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Current Archive: 2006

Goal of the Year!


Ladies club player Lorraine Brennan has been nominated for the TG4 goal of the year. Lorraine's goal for Leitrim against Longford in the All-Ireland semi-final has been short listed along with 14 others. Log on now to TG4 website and give Lorraine your vote.

League Shield Competition


We played Aughnasheelin in Aughnasheelin at the weekend in our first game in the Tier 2 league competition. In a close and entertaining encounter a late Cloone point insured a draw on a scoreline of 1-09 to 0-12.

Connaught Club Semi-Final.


Cloone will play host to another big fixture next weekend when Co champions Mohill take on Galway champions Corofin in the Connaught club semi final. As always we will be relying on the local community to assist us with running the fixture and those who are available for stewarding or helping out ar Read On....



Congrats and best wishes to senior player Mark Beirne who got married to Anaduff's Majella McGarry last week. The wedding to place in Anaduff parish church and reception took place afterwards in The Bush Hotel. Enjoy the honeymoon Mark - there's plenty of leagues to be won when you return! Congratul Read On....

Cloone qualify for League Final


The ladies team have qualified for the league final against Aughawillan. The girls defeated Kiltubrid in the Semi-Final on sunday evening last under lights in Cloone.

Connaught Club Semi-final set for Cloone


The Connaught club semi final between Leitrim champions Mohill and Galway champions Corofin will be played in Cloone on Sunday Nov 12th at 2:30.

Intermediate Team.


Well done to our intermediate team that defeated Allen Geals on Saturday last to retain their intermediate status. Cloone were comprehensive winners on the day and played some wonderful football so keep up the good work lads for the second tier of the league. We are scheduled to play Ballinaglera on Read On....



Heartiest congratulations to our near neighbours Mohill on their big win on Sunday last and commiseration to a gallant St Mary’s team in what was a very entertaining final. We look forward to having Mohill team and supporters back with us again in the near future should their Connaught Semi-final be Read On....

Half-Time Draw.


Our thanks to all those who supported our half time draw at the match last weekend. The draw presented us with an opportunity to raise funds for our on-going park developments and we appreciate all those who purchased tickets. The winner of the draw was Angela Monahan, Cloone

Co. Final


Our hosting of the Co. Final on Sunday last was a great success. Our sincere thanks to all those who helped in any way, to the many local people who were out stewarding or helping in various other ways we extend a huge gratitude. To the FAS workers who did magnificent work during the lead up to the Read On....

Co Final Arrangements.


Sunday next is a big day for the club as we host our third Co. final. All stewards are asked to be in the park at 1pm. With two very attractive fixtures taking place a huge crowd is expected and supporters are asked to allow plenty of time to get to the grounds and your co-operation with the steward Read On....

Hard Luck to Leitrim Ladies


Hard luck to the Leitrim Ladies team that was defeated in the All-Ireland Final on Sunday last. The girls gave a very spirited and committed performance and brought great pride to the county by reaching the final. It was a great and unique honour for the parish to have five players starting in an Al Read On....

Good luck.


Best wishes to the Leitrim ladies team who are taking on Sligo in the Ladies Junior All-Ireland final on Sunday next in Croke Park. Its a great honour for Cloone to have five players representing Leitrim in Croke Park so hopefully a large crowd will travel up to support Sinead, Lorraine, Teresa, Aoi Read On....

County Final


At the meeting of Coiste Riarachain na gCluichi Liatroma of 12 September it was agreed that Cloone will host the SFC/IFC Championship finals on 8 October 2006. This is as a result of construction work being carried out at Pairc Sean.

Ladies Intermediate Championship Final


Cloone 4-10 Kiltubrid 3-05.Inspired by team captain Eileen Donohue, Cloone turned back the years with a powerful display to capture the Intermediate Championship title against a brave Kiltubrid challenge in Ballinamore on Saturday evening last. While Cloone dominated the game with a solid and someti Read On....

Carrigallen go through.


CARRIGALLEN 1-10, CLOONE 0-9Carrigallen qualified for the quarter-finals of the GWP Intermediate Championship after they overcame a tough Cloone challenge last Saturday evening in Ballinamore. After their draw with Drumreilly in the group stages, victory over Cloone ensures Carrigallen's place in th Read On....

Championship Winners


Well done to the ladies team that captured the Leitrim Intermediate Championship on Saturday last in Ballinamore. After a strong challenge from Kiltubrid in the first half Cloone put in a very strong second half performance to run out comfortable winners.

U14 final.


Hard luck to our U-14 team who were defeated by Gortletteragh in the championship final after a replay recently.

Tommy Murphy Cup Final


The bus to to Dublin for the Tommy Murphy Cup final will leave Cloone on Sunday morning at 9:00. Cost is €10 for adults and €5 for U-16's.

Ladies into Co. Final


Good luck to the girls team who contest thw Co. Final against Kiltubrid on Saturday evening. The game will be played in Ballinamore at 7pm.

Pitch Sanding


Our thanks to the FAS workers who have been sanding the pitch in recent days. The sanding greatly assits the drainage of the field. Monday last also seen a first for the pitch when the recent dry spell required that it be watered.

League Win.


We played Dromahaire in Division two league on Saturday last and won on a scoreline of 5-08 to 2-07. That was our final game in this tier of the league. Thank you to Creegans Bar for refreshments after the game.

Good Luck.


Best wishes to former senior player Francie McHugh and bride to be Rosemary McMenamin who tie the knot on Friday next. No doubt Francie will Lord it in Donegal on Friday just as he did many times in Pairc Sean .

Championship Win.


The Ladies Senior team recorded a good win in the Senior Championship on Sunday last over Annaduff. Next game is against Aughawillan.

Hard Luck Leitrim.


Hard luk to the Leitrim Senior and Minor teams who were defeated by Mayo in the Connaught Championship on Sunday last. Cloone were represented on both teams with Mark Creegan coming on as a substitute for the minors and scoring Leitrim' second goal. Donal Brennan put in a fine performance for the se Read On....

Mohill Vocational School


Mohill Vocational School The Cloone club would like to congratulate Mohill vocational school on there recent Connaught final success, the club was well represented both on the team and on the panel so congratulations to all involved, well done lads.

Leitrm V Mayo Tickets.


Tickets for the Leitrim V Mayo match next weekend will be available from Cloone club officials at the lotto draw tonight (Saturday). The lotto draw takes place in Creegans Bar. Tickets are priced at €25 for seated and €15 for standing. Tickets will also be available from club officials during the we Read On....

Win for Intermediate Team


On Saturday evening our intermediate team travelled to Drumkeerin and recorded our first win of the campaign. Playing without county players Cloone scored 1-18 in a good all round performance. Our thanks to the Drumkeerin club and Davitt’s bar for the refreshments after the game.

Draw for Juniors


The junior team earned a draw against Leitrim Geals on Sunday last on a scoreline of 2-09 to Leitrim Geals 15 points.

Inter Provincals


Well done to Sinead Brennan who participated again this year in the Inter Provincals last weekend. No doubt she was as ever a great representative for the Club and County!

Leitrim U14 Blitz


Congratulations and well done to Keeldra Gaels who participated in the Leitrim U14 blitz in Annaduff last Saturday. Keeldra Gaels are an amalgamation of Cloone and Gortlettreagh U14 girls. Despite the girls never playing together before the blitz, they all played with great heart and determination a Read On....

Share of the spoils in Cloone


Cloone and Glenfarne-Kilty enjoyed a share of the spoils in this division two encounter played in ideal conditions in Cloone on Saturday evening. After six minutes of play a close encounter was always on the cards as the sides were level at two points each. Cloone then went two points in front with Read On....

9 Aside


We play Kiltubrid this Sunday in the 9 aside league. The match is in Cloone. Please check fixtures for the time.

Division 2 League


On Saturday last we drew with Aughnasheelin in a hard fought encounter in Cloone. Although having the lions share of posession Cloone failed to establish a lead and Aughnasheelin came back at the end of the game with a late goal to level the sides.

County Team


Hard luck to the leitrim ladies who were defeated by clare in the all-ireland division 3final in the last minute on sunday. well done to all concerned on getting that far however and especially to club members Carla Creegan, Sinead Brennan, Teresa Mylott, Lorraine Brennan and Aoife Kelly.

County Team


Hard luck to the leitrim ladies who were defeated by clare in the all-ireland division 3final in the last minute on sunday. well done to all concerned on getting that far however and especially to club members Carla Creegan, Sinead Brennan, Teresa Mylott, Lorraine Brennan and Aoife Kelly.

Senior League


This weekend the seniors take on mohill in the next round of the league. the game is fixed for mohill on sunday, check fixtures for time of the game.

Girls U-14


The under 14 girls have so far played two games in the league, the first day we travelled to kinlough to take on melvin gaels and despite a great second half comeback we lost out on the day on a scoreline of 4-12 to 6-1. cloone lined out, patricia tiernan, Catherine Murray, Katie Moran, Andrea Kel Read On....

Intermediate team earns a draw


Our intermediate team drew with St. Marys on Saturday evening last on a scoreline of 10 points each. Our Junior team was defeated by Ballinaglera on Sunday in Cloone by one point.



Training takes place Friday night at 9pm and again on Sunday morning, time to be arranged. Please ensure that all players attend

Cloone GAA Lotto


Cloone ladies will be holding the GAA Lotto draw on Sunday the 7th of May. Could all team members please ensure they get tickets from Eileen to sell. Your support as always will be greatly appreciated

9 A-side Action


We played our opening game in the 9 aside league against Aughawillan Saturday the 15th April. Due to crossed wires the Referee was not notified that the game was changed to the Saturday evening. Thanks to Aughawillans Maeve Quinn who kindly stepped in as Ref for us and did an excellent job.

Leitrim Ladies Game


Congrats to the Leitrim Ladies on an impressive 2-10 to 2-04 victory over Fermanagh at the weekend in the NFL Semi Finals. Cloone on the day was well represented with Sinead Brennan and Teresa Mylott both starting. Carla Creegan and Lorraine Brennan both came on in the second half to help Leitrim ov Read On....

Cloone 1-7 v Glencar Manorhamilton 1-12


Our intermediate team were defeated in the first round of the senior league in Cloone on Sunday. A strong second half performance by Cloone was not enough to avoid the North Leitrim men take both ponits. Pictures from the game can se seen here

Church Gate Collection


Cloone ladies Gaa would like to thank all those who contributed to our recent church gate collection. Your support is greatly appreciated.



Congratulations to club players Brenda Reynolds and Patricia Byrne who celebrated their 21st in Chris Reynolds and Burkes recently. We hope the girls had a great night from all your teammates. Congratulations also to former Cloone Ladies player Colette Brennan who got married on St.Patricks weeken Read On....

Defeat for Juniors


Our Junior team were defeated in their league game against St. Marys last Saturday. Despite putting in a very spirited performance the team was defeated by 1-07 to 1-06.

League Game


On sunday morning last we played kiltubrid in our second league game of the year. despite a good start cloone faded out of the game in the first half. cloone came out in the second half a different team and almost managed to turn the game around cutting an 11point defecit down to just one. unfortu Read On....

3rd Level Colleges Action


Last weekend the finals of the 3rd level colleges games were held in Dundalk, two Cloone players were in action. Una Creegan was part of the Liverpool Hope University team who were defeated in the Lynch cup by DCU and Aoife Kelly was part of the Cavan team who were defeated by GMIT in the final of t Read On....

Park Development Draw Results


We held our park development draw in Creegans Bar on Saturday night last. The draw was an outstanding success with all 400 tickets sold. We were also very fortunate to receive some very significant sponsorship towards the prize fund. Substantial sponsorship was received from Kevin Quinn at the Embas Read On....

The London View


The Irish Post newspaper carries a preview of this weekends London game in Cloone..... Click Here

Cloone Man heads GAA in Britain.


Former Cloone club member and player John Gormley was elected to the position of President of British Provincial Council of the GAA at their annual convention in London last weekend. This is a huge honour for John and for his home club of Cloone as it is the most senior GAA position in Britain. Cont Read On....

Mount Everest Base Camp Challenge


There will be a fundraiser in Nitelinks Mohill, on Friday Febuary 23rd for the charity childaid as Cloone ladies player Tara McCabe attempts to climb to basecamp in Mount Everest in aid of the Street Childrens projects in Nairobi. Music on the night will be by DJ Eamonn Mac with lots of spot p Read On....

London Game confirmed for Cloone.


Croke Park have confirmed that the Leitrim V London National League match will take place under lights in Cloone on Saturday March 4th. This will make Cloone only the fourth ever grounds in GAA history to host a National Football League game and the first in either Connaught or Ulster.

Floodlights go on....


On Thursday Feb 9th Cloone GAA grounds officially became the first fully floodlit grounds in the county. The power was connected earlier that day and the lights were left on for club members to inspect for an hour that night.

Weekend Away in Galway.


Some new pictures of the weekend away to Galway have kindly been given to us by Louise. There available here.

Intermediate Championship 2006


Cloone have been drawn in group 3 of the 2006 intermediate championship along with Carrigallen and Drumreilly.

Club Player of the year


The club would like to congratulate Carla Creegan on winning club player of the year for 2005 as voted by the county board. Carla is a very deserved winner who put in a tremendous effort for both club and county.



Congratulations to former club player Mary Teresa McNamara who got engaged recently. We wish her every happiness for the future.

Club AGM.


AGM. Our AGM took place on Friday night last in the Community Centre in Cloone. Before one of the largest ever attendences the officers of the club gave their reports and outlined the activities of the club for 2005. The large attendance and puncutal start to the meeting gave great encouragement for Read On....

County Senior club Player of the Year


Congrats to Carla Creegan who has won the Leitrim Ladies GAA Senior club player of the year for 2005. Carla also won the Cloone Ladies Senior club player of the year for 2005.

Lotto Draw


CLoone Ladies GAA will be co-ordinating the next lotto draw in Creegans on Saturday Jan 28th. All members are asked to sell an allocation of tickets.

Dinner Dance Photos added.


Photos from the recent dinner dance in the Bush Hotel have now been added to the photo gallery. Check the out here...

Club AGM


Our AGM takes place this Friday night Jan 13th at 8:15 sharp. All nomination forms should be returned on the night.