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There was no jackpot winner in last week’s club lotto. The numbers drawn were 5-6-16-21 and three people shared the match 3 €100 prize. Next weeks jackpot is a massive €6,050.


Hard luck to Stephen Carr and the Donegal minors who were defeated by Galway in the All Ireland semi-final on Sunday .

The Lotto winning numbers for last week were 8-5-1-7-2-3-6-4. Martin McGlynn, Sean McGlynn and Laura McKenna matched 3 numbers and won €20 each.

The senior ladies had a great victory in the league against St Eunan’s. They were in control for the full hour and ran out winners on a score of 5-22 to 1–3. The team and scorers were; Faith Harkin; Rachel Ward, Sinead McGinty, Diane McGlynn, Mary Martin, Katy Herron, Jessica Martin; Karen Guthrie (0-3), Grainne Houston (1-2), Aine Ward, C McGrath (0-4),Laura McKenna (0-1), Roisin Moy (0-1),Yvonne McMonagle (3-8), Karen Ward (1-1). Subs Used: Maggie Farrelly (0-2), Catherine Browne, Ciara Ward, Kathy Ward.

Our seniors and reserves lost at home to Milford on Saturday evening.


The senior men had a good win over Downings at home on Saturday night.

Match ‘n’ Win numbers drawn last Thursday night were 11, 18, 21,23. The jackpot was not won. The €15 winners were: Anthony McHale, Straid,Martin Ruddy, Clonmany.Elaine Doherty, Gortfad.Lucinde Grant, Pollen Green.Mario Comiskey, Urrismanagh.

Jackpot next week is €1,740.


The senior men had a good win away against Naomh Columba on Saturday evening.

They are away Naomh Muire, in the championship on Sunday.

The new pool room is now open every Saturday and Sunday evenings in the clubhouse for anyone looking to play a game of pool. Pool competitions will be run in the Autumn. The club held a Ceili last Friday, well done to everyone who helped organising it and supplying the food on the night.

The club would lish to wish Eamonn Doherty Edwards, former Malin player from the 50’s and 60’s, all the best in his recovery after his recent illness. He is now on the mend and we hope to see him back soon supporting Malin. The club would also like to wish Gerard Green a speedy recovery from his knee injury picked up in last week against Four Masters.


The seniors went two points clear at the top of the league following a hard fought win against Gaoth Dobhair in front of a big crowd in Towney on Friday evening. The reserves were defeated by a very strong Gaoth Dobhair side.

Commiserations to the Donegal minor team who lost to Galway in the All Ireland semi-final Brian O’Donnell, Gary Molloy and Daniel Lyons all came on as second half subs.

The minor championship second leg match against Aodh Ruadh has been cancelled; no new date fixed as yet.

There was no winner of the lotto jackpot so next week’s Jackpot is €6,000. This week’s numbers were: 5, 15, 21 and 22 winners were: €50-Stephen Hegarty, Main Street, Kilcar; €30 - Kenneth Kennedy, Kilcar House, €20 - Arlene Cunnea, Glen and Sean McNelis, Killybegs.


The Seniors and reserves had great victories over St. Nauls on Saturday evening at home.

The lotto numbers drawn on Wednesday, 17th August, were 6, 8, 10, 16, 19, 20. We had no match six winners so jackpot rises to €3,300. We had three match 5 winners who win €35 each. They were Sheila Murray (Dublin 15), Willie Graham (Upper Keeldrum), William Stewart (Dunfanaghy).

The monthly €100 winners were: €500 - John Joe Curran, €100 each to Fiona Coyle, Maire McGee, McClafferty girls, Sally Duggan and Tom Feeny.

Congratulations to Banna Ceoil Cloich Cheann Fhaola on winning yet another All-Ireland title at the Fleadh Cheoil last weekend. Congratulations also to Conor Gallagher who won first place U-15 singing at Fleadh Cheoil Na hÉireann.

Commiserations to the county minors whose All-Ireland campaign came to an end last weekend against Galway. The club are proud of our own Jason McGee and Michael Mulhern who represented the club on the team and squad.

The club would like to extend our sympathies to James Mulhern (one of our club sponsors) on the passing of his father recently. Ar dheis lámh Dé go raibh a anam.


There was no winner of this week's Bunotto Jackpot. The winning numbers were 4, 5, 8, 16, 20. The €50 winners were Gary Hegarty, Doran Close, Bundoran; Martin Brennan, Kilcock, Co Kildare; Gina Witherow Tawley, Tullaghan.

The minors will play Dungloe in their championship playoff match next week at a neutral venue.

The seniors played Dungloe on Saturday evening and despite a brave effort it was the home side who came out on top.


An pota óir Lotto de €3800 bhuaigh Pat Sweeney C/O Liam Sweeney de Ailt an Chorràin. Ba iad na huimhreacha a bhuaigh 2, 12, 18 agus 20. Beidh €1000 sa phóta óir don seachtain seo. Bhain na daoine seo leanas €20 an ceann: Ann Harley - Arlands, Ciaran Martin - Tubberkeen, Shaun Sharkey C/O Kevina Boyle - Dungloe, Mary Walsh - 12 Loughanure and Noreen Rodgers - Meendernasloe.

The seniors defeated Bundoran at home on Saturday evening.

A very well done to Mark Curran and Ryan Connors who unfortunately were defeated in the All Ireland minor by Galway.

Well done to Lizzie Hanlon - Boyle who played at half time of the All Ireland semi final.


Both teams were away to Glenswilly on Saturday evening last and both recorded good victories.

There was no jackpot winner in the mini lotto on Sunday night. The numbers drawn were 2,5,8,11,12,15. There were no match five winners ; 24 people matched four and their names were drawn. The winner of the €100 was Damien McGinley, Ards Creeslough. This weeks Jackpot be €2400.

The U8s and U-10s had a very enjoyable evening on Friday last in Downings.

The U13s were unfortunate not to win last Friday evening at the Bridge in a League game against Lifford.


The lotto numbers drawn last week were: 02, 06, 08, 15, 18, bonus 16. Winner of €100 was E M G, Milford. The €50 winner was - Sheila McLoughlin, Pollaid. Next week's Jackpot is €1,150.

The ladies play Glenswilly in Milford this Sunday morning at 11a.m. in the Ladies Junior B Championship final. Fair play to our ladies and their management John and Hughie for getting this far.

The seniors picked up two valuable points in Buncrana on Saturday evening. the course of the game. Ryan McGonigle was also unstoppable, hitting two points and was very unlucky not to hit a late goal after a great save by Sean Parker. Half time score was Fanad 1-4 to 0-1 Buncrana.

The U16 boys defeated Carndonagh in the Northern Division Two final last Monday evening. Best of luck next Sunday (time and venue to be confirmed) when our boys take on Termon in the Northern final.

The Swilly Mulroy Parish League are on this Thursday evening in Traigh a Locha beginning at 6 pm.


Last Saturday evening in Dooey the senior squad secured another vital two points with victory over Carndonagh.

The under 13s season gets under way this Sunday evening with an away fixture against Naomh Brid/Pettigo.

The club’s committee would like to thank Aidan and Ann Marie Bonner TGC and the Doochary Festival committee on their recent fundraising event as the club were presented with a cheque for €1956.

The under 12s squad had a day they will never forget last Tuesday as they traveled to Croke Park to participate in the Ulster activities day.

On the day they had a tour of the stadium and then played in a go games competition in which all our players had the opportunity of playing on the hallowed Croke Park sod.

The lotto draw took place last Monday night in the hall. No jackpot winner. The numbers drawn were 2,3,17 and 27.Two lucky dip winners receive €50. They were Anne Marie Bonner, TGC Doochary and Vincent Devenney, Meenagowan. Next weeks jackpot now stands at €3650.

A reminder to all club 50 members the August draw takes place next Monday evening in the Hall.

The club draw tickets are on sale and can be bought from any committee member. The draw takes place on Friday 16th September.


There will be a minor board meeting on Thursday night at 9pm in Fintra.

This week's Kilotto numbers were 10,11,19,29. There was no Jackpot winner. Next week’s jackpot is at €7,500. There was no match 3 winner.

Well done to the U16 boys who won the divisional league semi final on Monday.

The club are hoping to organise a club trip to London for the October Bank Holiday weekend. Contact Sarah Tully if interested telephone 0863311733.


Hard luck to Aaron McCrea and the county minors in the All-Ireland semi-final against Galway.

The senior and reserves are home to Naomh Conaill on Sunday in the championship.

There was no winner of the lotto jackpot €2,200. The €50 winners in the lucky dip were Charlie McGinty, Lough Eske, Josie and Lara Britton, c/o Life Pharmacy. The numbers drawn were 4, 11, 12 and 13.


The seniors lost at home to Malin, in the league, on Saturday evening.

Championship Sunday is upon us this coming weekend as we play host Naomh Brid on Sunday evening.

The ladies played Robert Emmets in the championship on Sunday, in a tight game that ebbed and flowed the two teams couldn't be separated. It went to extra time but unfortunately had to be abandoned because of an injury to a Robert emmets player.

Great evening last Friday in Pairc Na nGael for the Mary Catherine Curran memorial tournament.

Well done to all teams who took part. Cup winners were our own boys and the Shield winners were Ardara B.

Our ten week draw is taking place in the coming weeks, As always we appreciate the community's support and help in our fundraising as our sellers travel around the Area in the coming weeks,

Anybody living away from the area that is willing to get involved or purchase tickets for our ten week draw, Please contact John Joe Doherty on 0858708189 or Contact Club PRO Sarah McMorrow on 0873112121 or on the Club Facebook page.


The division three league clash between Burt and Ballyshannon last Saturday saw the Inishowen men prevail by the minimum in Hibernian Park.

This Sunday sees Aodh Ruadh's bid for a first ever Intermediate championship title resume with the visit of Naomh Colmcille to Fr Tierney Park.

Commiserations to the Donegal minors who lost out to Galway in the All-Ireland semi-final. The club is very proud of the parts played by Nathan Boyle, Shane McGrath and Oisin Rooney in winning the Ulster title, as well as the contribution of Mick McGrath in the back room team.

The under 10s had their last blitz of the season last Saturday at Four Masters, giving a great account of themselves and winning all three of their games.

The under 8s will be taking part in the finals day in Ardara this Friday 26th August.

The senior hurlers sank to another championship defeat on Friday evening. They lost out away to MacCumhaill's on a scoreline of 2-18 to 1-8.

On Tuesday last we were delighted to have four of our under 12 hurlers taking part in the annual Croke Park Activity Day. Some 36 under 12 hurlers from the county were selected for this great event. Aaron Cullen, Danny Breen, Ryan Keenaghan and Aaron Neilan were the lucky lads.

The under 12 hurlers had another comprehensive victory on Thursday, this time against the youngsters from the famed Burt club.

The All-Ireland inter-county blitzes take place this Saturday. The Donegal under 14s are based in Abbotstown and are in a great group with Carlow, Derry and Sligo. We are delighted to have Nathan Owens-Kelly and Senan Rooney on this squad.

The under 16s got their first win of the league campaign with a convincing victory over Four Masters last Tuesday.

There was no winner of last week's lotto jackpot of €5,900. The winning numbers drawn were 4, 5, 6, 8, 10 and 18. In the lucky dip €20 went to Mary Duggan; Fiona McNulty; Primus Donagher; Kevin O'Connor, Cliffoney; and Ciaran Cullen. Next draw is in The Bridgend with a jackpot of €6,000 on Sunday at 8.30pm.


The senior football teams had mixed results last weekend at Pairc na nGael when they welcomed Naomh Bríd. The reserves lost their game while the seniors won by the minimum.

Our Family Fun Day will take place on Sunday 4th or 11th September at Pairc na nGael. (Date to be confirmed). In conjunction with the Fun Day we are running a Poster Competition for U-6, U-10 and U-14 years. The theme of the poster is 'Gaeil Leitir Ceanainn-20 bliain ag fás' because this year we celebrate twenty years of Letterkenny Gaels. Posters to be on A4 paper, name and age and address on the BACK of the poster. Entries to be brought to the Clubhouse on the Family Fun Day. Entry fee of €1. Winning posters will be printed, framed and put up in the clubhouse. Prizes for each age category.

On Thursday evening our young U-12 hurlers made the journey to The Scarvey to take on Buncrana in the U-12 league.

Both teams put on a great show of hurling with the Gaels claiming a deserved victory.

The U-8 footballers travelled to 'The Glen' this week to play against Glenswilly.

During the week, five Letterkenny Gaels U-12 hurlers, Matthew Winters, Cian Page, Caolan Boyle, Conal Boyle and Finn Doherty went to Croke Park to play in a blitz with thirty other players from hurling clubs across Donegal. Among these were rival clubs St.Eunan's, Buncrana, Burt, Setanta, Ballyshannon Gweedore Mac Cumhaills and Carndonagh.

Congratulations to Senior ladies player Leona Russell who played for the Irish Banshees in London at the weekend in the AFL European Championships.

The U-12 girls football training takes place at the pitch every Sunday morning from 11am-12noon.


The Senior team face v Dungloe this weekend in the Michael Murphy Sports Championship. The game throws in at 3.00pm in Glenswilly and will follow the Reserve team game which throws in at 1.15pm.

Congratulations to Rachel Mullen who represented Donegal in the Under 17 development blitz.

This Sunday Senior Ladies play in Junior B Championship County Final. They face Fanad Gaels in Milford at 11am. Good luck to all involved.

Well done to the ladies and their management team for getting to the final. Now go bring home the silverware!

Under 13 girls training will begin on Thursday 1st September. It will be at the main pitch from 6-7pm. Under 13's have their first game at home against Red Hugh's on Saturday 3rd.

Training for Under 16 girls is on Friday evenings at the training pitch from 6.15-7.30pm. Next game is on Tuesday 30th against Termon.

The Under 13s team had a good first league win over Red Hughs while the development team were beaten by Moville.

The Glendowan National School fun, run, walk takes place this Sunday. The event starts at 11.30am but registration is on the morning at McClafferty's Bar in Churchill from 9.30am on the morning of the race.

Lotto: The winner of last week's club lotto was James Pat McDaid who matched 3 numbers. The winning numbers were 9,13, 18 and 23.

Bingo continues in the hall every Wednesday at 9pm with more than €2,000 in prize money on offer.

Naomh Brid

There was no overall winner of this week’s Lotto draw. The jackpot now stands at £2,500. The numbers drawn were 3, 7, 8, 12, 22. The £25 winners were James Kelly, Eoin Quinn, J.P. Gallagher, Martina McGrory. The next draw takes place in the Country Inn, Laghey, on 29th August.

Naomh Brid seniors were defeated at the weekend against Letterkenny Gaels, the final score 2-14 to 3-10. Ross Gallagher played well for Naomh Brid and scored two fantastic goals. Up next Naomh Columba in the championship away on Sunday. Naomh Brid reserves recorded a very good victory winning on a scoreline of 3-13 to 0-8. Our scores came from Liam Duffy, Sean Rooney, Gerard Martin, Stephen Doherty, Stephen McDaid, Adam McClay, and Pauric Gormley. Our reserves also face Naomh Columba on Sunday in the championship.

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