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County Convention


Best wishes to all the new officers elected at county convention on Sunday last, the club looks forward to working with you in the times ahead. Our own clubman Gerry McGovern stepped down after five very successful years as chairman. Gerry was also elected as one of Leitrim's delegates to Connacht C Read On....

Fundraising Table Quiz


Cloone GAA are holding a fundraising table quiz in Creegans Bar Cloone on Wednesday December 30th. Entry fee per table of four is €40.  The competition will commence at 9pm and will  be of the usual format.

Club Dinner Dance Details Announced.


The date for our forthcoming Dinner Dance has been set and it will take place in The Shannon Key West Hotel in Rooskey on Saturday January 16th. Music on the night will be supplied by the hugely popular GobSmacked. The victorious Intermediate Championship team will be there and a well known GAA pe Read On....

Final orders for Club Jackets


A number of people have being enquiring about getting one of the new tracksuit jackets that were on sale recently. One final order will now be put in so if anyone still wants one you need to get your order in immediately. It may take several weeks for delivery so we need to place the order in the co Read On....

Heroic Cloone Bow Out.


Cloone's run in the Connaught club championship came to an end on Sunday in Pearse Stadium as Naomh Anna Leitir Mor edged us out by one point in an epic and tough encounter. Cloone led for most of the first half but a dominant period for the first twenty minutes of the second half seen the Galw Read On....

Support Cloone with Vodafone Support your Club Programme


The GAA's alliance with Vodafone Ireland provides you with a terrific new opportunity to support Cloone at no extra cost to yourself! With the Vodafone Support Your GAA Club programme 5% of a Vodafone Ireland customer's mobile phone Pay Monthly bill or Top Up will go to Cloone, without cos Read On....

The Galway View


As Cloone's preperations continue for Sunday's forthcomming Connacht Semi-Final supporters may be interested in reading the preview from the Galway press ahead of the big game. Below are two links to two newspaper articles in two local Galway papers featuring their analysis of the teams chances Read On....

Commemorative Clocks on Sale


Commemorative clocks have been produced by a local company commerating our recent Intermediate Championship win. The clocks are made from slate with all graphics and inscriptions engraved onto them. If anyone would like to purchase a clock contact Adrian Nicholls on 086-6380863 or email info@cloone Read On....

Supporters Bus to Galway


The supporters bus going to the game in Galway will leave from the Community Centre on Sunday morning next at 10am. The fare to Galway is €10 return with a concession price of €5 for primary school kids. The bus will stop for refreshments on the way into Galway. 

Connacht Semi-Final Fixture Confirmed


The official notification for the Connacht Intermediate Semi-Final has been confirmed and as expected the match between Cloone and Lettermore will take place at 2:30 in Pearse Stadium, Salthill. The match referee will be Ronan Gurren from the Aghamore club in Co. Mayo. The game will be precee Read On....

Club Jackets available to order


The club will be ordering a number of jackets in the coming days and supporters may wish to avail of the chance to purchase one. The jacket which can be seen in the graphic below come with: Jacket with Full zip Lined with breathable knitted warm polyester Two concealed front pockets Read On....

Commemorative Mugs on Sale


A limited number of customised mugs with the club crest on them commemorating the recent intermediate final win are currently on sale. The mugs feature both the Cloone and Leitrim crests and are available in Tiernans, Creegans or McKeons.   Read On....

Hotel Offer for fans going to Galway


The Connaught semi-final has been confirmed for Pearse Stadium Galway on Sunday November 1st against Naomh Anna Leitir Móir. As a number of people may wish to make a weekend of it in Galway the club has organised a special group rate in The Carlton Hotel on the Dublin Road in Galway city. Rates Read On....

Cloone head Into the West


Cloone will be making their first voyage into the Connacht Intermediate Championship on Sunday November 1st where we will be meeting Galway champions Naomh Anna Leitir Móir. The club from the Connemara Gaeltacht beat Galway city side St. James by 0-9 to 0-7 in the Galway final. The historic meeting Read On....

Victory Social on Friday night.


Cloone are holding a victory social on Friday night to mark the winning of the Intermediate Championship last weekend. The function will take place in McKeons Bar with music on the night by Noel Cassidy. Looking forward to seeing all our supporters there on the night.

Cloone hang on to secure famous victory.


They may have given their supporters quite a few scares in the final minutes but Cloone showed their mettle by hanging on to claim the Glenfarne Wood Products Intermediate Championship title last Saturday in Pairc Sheain Ui Eislin as they just about held off a determined Aughawillan fight-back. GWP Read On....

"Up for the Final" Comes to Cloone


Cloone GAA are hosting 'Up for the Final' in Creegans Bar Cloone on Friday night next. The fundraising function will see a host of guests along with music, song and dancers take part in what will be a great warm for suppporters ahead of Saturday's final. A raffle for a Cloone jersey will take plac Read On....

Final Facts!


As Cloone prepare to play Aughawillan in the 2009 Intermediate Final a number of interesting links exist between the current Cloone team and some teams from past finals. Listed below are just some of the trivia connected to the upcomming match: When Cloone last won the Senior Championship in 1980 Read On....

Co. Final Preperations


A number of car flags and club flags are currently on sale in Creegans Bar or Tiernan's shop. Flags and other supporters colours will also be on sale in Cloone Community Centre this Saturday and Sunday after mass alongside the Coffee Morning for North West Hospice. Smaller flags and colours suitable Read On....

Co Final Set for September 26th


Cloone will face Aughawillan in the Co. Intermediate Championship final on Saturday September 26th in Ballinamore according to communication received from the Co. Committee. The game will be the main feature in a double header featuring the Masonite SFC Relegation Final Replay Aughnasheelin and Drum Read On....

Glenfarne defeated as Cloone power through to Co. Final


Cloone have booked their place in the GWP sponsored Intermediate Final in three weeks time after they took control of their semi-final game mid way through the first half and never looked back. Conditions did not favor fast flowing football as the persistent rain left players fumbling after a s Read On....

Final Heart Break for Cloone Ladies


Cloone ladies team were again on the wrong side of the scoreline as they were defeated by Aughawillan in the Senior Championship final on Sunday. Cloone got an early one point lead but soone after Aughawillan took a lead they would never loose. Cloone went in at half time down by 4 points and despi Read On....

Ladies County Final on Sunday next.


The ladies Senior Co. Final has been confirmed for Sunday next when Cloone will take on regining champions Aughawillan in Ballinamore. The game will have a 1:30 throw in.

Cloone Through to Co. Semi Final


Cloone are through to the GWP Imtermediate Championship Semi-Final after comprehensively defeating Glencar/Manorhamilton on a scoreline of 2-13 to 0-04 in Shane McGettigan Park Drumshambo this evening. The game was keenly contested in the early stages but while the North Leitrim men missed several c Read On....

Leitrim to face the Dubs in Cloone.


The Leitrim Masters team take on their Dublin counterparts in Cloone on Wednesday night next under lights. It will be the first time a Dublin inter county side play in Cloone and by coincidence the Dubs will feature former Cloone player Kevin Doherty amoung their ranks. The game throws in at 8pm W Read On....

Cloone Ladies back into County Final


Cloone Ladies are back into the Leitrim Senior Football final after defeating Mohill by five points in the semi-final in Ballinamore this afternoon. Cloone got off to a great start and led by 1-03 in the early stages helped by a Teresa Moylett goal, but Mohill found their form and brought the defici Read On....

Two from two in the Championship


Cloone recorded their second win in the Leitrim Intermediate Championship with 0-12 to 1-05 victory over St. Marys on Sunday last. Cloone were trailing by 1-02 to 0-4 at half time but a strong second hald performance seen them emerge victorious. Cloone now top their group and proceed to the Champi Read On....

Good start for Cloone to Championship Campaign


Cloone got their 2009 Championship ambitions off to a perfect start with a comprehensive 3-14 to 0-03 victory over Allen Geals in Ballinamore. Allen Geals took an early one point lead but after Niall Brennan finished a rebounded shot to the net in the 4th minute Cloone took a lead they would never r Read On....

Cloone Ladies Footballer Crowned 'Lady of the Erne'


Congrats to Cloone and Leitrim ladies footballer Aoife Kelly on being named the 2009 Lady of the Erne at a function in the Slieve Russell Hotel recently. Aoife has been an ever present member of Cloone Ladies teams for many years now and all in the club extend congratulations to her on her wond Read On....

Leitrim's Connacht football title win of 1994 recalled.


On Sunday last RTE Radio One's Sunday Sport programme took a trip down memory lane  to 1994 in the company of Declan Darcy who Captained Leitrim to their last Provincial Championship win on the 24th July in that year with a 12 Points to 2-4 win over Mayo at Dr. Hyde Park. On a memorable oc Read On....

Successful end to League Campaign


Cloone finished their Intermediate League Division 2 campaign with a comprehensive victory over Annaduff in Cloone on Sunday afternoon. Cloone took the lead in the early stages of the game and held the lead right the way through before going on to record a 3-15 to 1-07 victory. Cloone: Kieran Casey Read On....

Championship First Round Fixture Confirmed


Cloone will open their Intermediate football championship campaign on Sunday July 26th next against Allen Geals. The game has been fixed for Ballinamore with a throw-in time of 2:00pm. All supporters are asked to come along to Ballinamore on that day to support the team.

All-Ireland Glory for Patricia


Congrats to Ladies team player Patricia Forde and the Leitrim U-14 girls team on winning the All Ireland U-14 Shield B Final. Leitrim beat Offaly in the replay on a scoreline of 3-10 to 2-02 after an epic encounter played in Ballymahon on Sunday evening. Patricia plays at full back for the Le Read On....

Ladies Junior Team Back to Winning Ways


Well done to the ladies junior team who have put back to back wins together over Aughnasheelin and St. Josephs. In the Aughnasheelin game the girls were four points down at half time but put in a strong performance in the second half to win by six points. Against St. Joseph's the girls took the lea Read On....

All square in Dromahaire


Cloone made the long trip to Dromahaire on Saturday evening last to face the home side in what was always going to be a difficult encounter. Still flying after their long run in Celebrity Bainisteoir competition Dromahaire were unbeaten in the league while Cloone were travelling without some of our Read On....

Medal Presentation Function.


The presentation of last years Shield winners medals takes place on this Sunday evening at a Monster Barbeque including roasting of a pig at Creegans Bar.  Music will be provided by Ronnie Duignan from 7 to 9 in the evening. County Board Chairman Gerry McGovern will be presenting the Read On....

Wedding bells for Sinead


Congrats and best wishes to ladies club player Sinead Brennan on her marrige last weekend to Tomas Nannery from Mullahoran. Best wishes to you both for a long and happy life together.

Juniors Defeat Gortletteragh


Our junior team had an 8 point victory over Gortletteragh this afternoon. a hat-trick of goals from Gavin Reynolds along with two from Dermot McCrann and another from Mark Creegan gave Cloone a great foundation to gather the two points from. Gortletteragh had the gap back to 1 point at one stage b Read On....

School Teams take the honours


Well done to both the boys and girls school teams who won their respective county finals in the past few days. The girls team had an emphatic victory over Bornacoola on Thursday evening in Mohill. Cloone were much stronger throughout and took control from early on running out easy winners in the end Read On....

Cloone Schoolboys & Schoolgirls Reach Finals


Best of luck to both Cloone schoolboys and schoolgirls teams who play in their respective finals this week. Both teams play in the three teacher schools division of their leagues and have played extremely well in the last few weeks to make it this far. First up are the girls team who play Read On....

Congrats Grainne


Congratulations to ladies club player Grainne Tiernan on her recent marrige to Damien McGowan from Gortletteragh. Rumor has it that Snow has the transfer forms ready for Damien when he returns off honeymoon! Every success and happiness to you both. 

Mixed Fortunes for Seniors and Juniors


Our first team were defeated by Aughnasheelin on Saturday evening last in Aughnasheelin. Through exams and injury we were minus nine players but well done to those who played and will hopefully have learned from the expierience. Team: Ciaran Casey, Andy McGovern, Seamus McCaffrey, Denis McCaffrey, Read On....

Late goal seals Carrigallen win.


Cloone were defeated by Carrigallen in the ACL Division 2 game played in Cloone on Saturday evening. A combination of injuries and exams resulted in Cloone fielding a new look line up but with the sides level at half time it was clear many players were using this as a chance to claim a place on the Read On....

Online Competition Winner


Our first online competition was a huge success for us with entries from all over Ireland and further afield. Our sincere thanks to Connacht GAA Council who kindly sponsored the first prize of two tickets to the Leitrim V Roscommon Championship match. The lucky winner of the two tickets was Frank Read On....

Leitrim V Roscommon Match Tickets


Tickets for the Connaught Senior Championship game between Leitrim and Roscommon on Sunday next May 31st are now available. Admission charges for the match are as follows Seated Stand €30 (Limited Availability) Terraces €20, Under 16s €5. €10  Refunds for OAP and students at designated stiles o Read On....

Last Weekends Games Roundup


We had a bad weekend on the field last weekend with our first team being defeated by Carrigallen in the Shield while our juniors lost to Aughnasheelin in the League on Sunday in Cloone. Our schoolboys however did provide a victory over Ballinaglera during the week. Well done also to Damien O'Donne Read On....

Win Tickets to see Leitrim V Roscommon


In the run up to the Leitrim V Roscommon Championship game on May 31st next Cloone GAA have launched the regions first ever online GAA competition. The free competition is being ran entirely on the clubs website and is offering people the chance to win two seated stand tickets for the Read On....

Big Win for U-14 Girls


Well done to our girls U-14 team who had a big win over St. Mary's in the 15 a side competition on Tuesday evening. This is the first time Cloone have had a team in a 15 a side underage competition drawn entirely from the parish in many years. Well done girls and keep up the good work. Read On....

Third Leage Win for Cloone


Cloone had a comfortable 1-17 to 2-08 victory over Aughavas in the division 2 game played in Cloone on Saturday last. In a competitive first half there was nothing to seperate the sides at half time but a strong second half performance from Cloone seen them pull ahead. Cloone scored 8 points without Read On....

No Joy for Cloone in Belcoo


Cloone were defeated by Glenfarne/Kiltyclogher in the ACL division 2 game played in Belcoo on Saturday last. The game was switched to Belcoo on Friday after the Glenfarne ground was declared unplayable. Cloone started well and were five points clear of their North Leitrim opposition at half tim Read On....

Drumkeerin deliver first league defeat


Drumkeerin came to Cloone on Friday evening last and delivered Cloone's first defeat in the Intermediate league in 2009. The North Leitrim side took the lead in the first minute and led right the way through to the final whistle. Looking sharper throughout the field Drumkeerin led by 1-04 to 0-1 mid Read On....

Cloone Awarded points from St. Mary's Game


Leitrim Co. Board has awarded the points of last weekends ACL Division 2 fixture between Cloone and St. Mary's to Cloone. Cloone received notification 2 hours before the scheduled throw-in that St. Mary’s would not be fulfilling the fixture and that the game had been cancelled. After a meeting of Read On....

Ladies defeated by St. Joseph's


Despite going into a commanding lead early in this game Cloone lost out to a sharper more eager St. Josephs side. Cloone had a dream start scoring two goals in the first half but accurate kicking and a strong desire to win seen St Josephs win out in the end on a scoreline of Cloone 3-05  St. Jo Read On....

Victory for ladies team over Aughawillan


Cloone ladies senior side defeated Aughawillan in round 2 of the senior football league on Sunday in Cloone. Cloone took the lead early on and held the lead throughout the game. We are now joint top of the table with Kiltubrid with four points from two games. Team: Annette Donnelly, Grainne Tierna Read On....

Intermediate Championship draw 2009


Cloone have been drawn as the first team out in group two of the Leitrim Intermediate championship for 2009. Joining Cloone in this group will be last years Junior Champions Allen Geals and a traditionally strong St. Marys second string. While the Senior and Intermediate Championships are due to ge Read On....

Walkover for Cloone Ladies Team


Our ladies senior side recieved a walkover from neighbours Mohill in round one of the senior football league. Our next scheduled game is to play Aughawillan in Cloone on sunday next while our Junior side face gortletteragh afterwards.

Round 1 Shield Win for Cloone


Cloone enjoyed a 1-10 to 0-6 victory over neighbours Aughavas in this Shield A game on Firday night in Cloone. Cloone took the lead early on and remained in front the whole way through. Some wayward shooting by Aughavas in the first half cost them while Cloone were much more accurate Read On....

News round-up.


Our defense of the Shield competition begins on Saturday when our senior team play Aughavas at 5pm in Cloone. Supporters asked to come along to this derby match. Congratulations to team member Francis Reynolds who celebrated his 21st birthday at the weekend. Well done to Leitrim on getting Read On....

Juniors defeated by Drumreilly


Junior. Our junior team were defeated by Drumreilly by one point in the league on Sunday last. While it was disappointing to loose, many of our young players performed very well and some players were also playing in their first adult game.  No junior game fixed for this weekend. &nbs Read On....

Aughnasheelin Game called off.


Todays Division 2 fixture between Cloone and Aughnasheelin which had been due to be played in Aughnasheelin at 4pm has been called off due to a breavement in the Aughnasheelin club. The game will now be re-fixed at a later date.

Winning start to League Campaign


Cloone got their Division II campaign off to the perfect start with a hard earned victory over Eslin in Cloone today. Eslin started strongest and lead by 0-5 to 0-1 after 20 minutes. But Cloone fought back and scores from Mark Creegan and Damien O'Donnell (2) cut the deficit to the minimum. At half Read On....

Club Membership now due


Club membership for players and non-players is now due to be paid for 2009. Membership is €20 for players and €10 for non players and can be paid to club registrar Dermot McCrann or to any club official.

Intermediate League begins.


Cloone begin their 2009 League campaign against Eslin in the Division 2 League on Sunday next in Cloone at 2pm.

Leitrim Loose out to Sligo


Commiserations to Leitrim who suffered a heavy defeat to Sligo in the National football League on Sunday last. Cloone's Damien O'Donnell was playing at half forward. Leitrim play Carlow on Saturday next in Pairc Sean in a re-scheduled fixture.

Leitrim Supporters Club


Leitrim GAA supporters club membership is now available from club officers for 2009.  Entry into the supporters club also enters you into a draw for some very attractive prizes and members will receive a 2009 Supporters Club Car Sticker. Membership is just €40 and we encourage all club members Read On....

NFL Leitrim V London


Congrats to club player Damien O'Donnell who made an impressive debut in his first National Football League game for Leitrim against London on Sunday last. Damien scored two points from play for Leitrim in their five point win. Good luck to Leitrim on Sunday next in their next encounter with Carlow. Read On....

Ladies AGM 2009


On Sunday last we held our annual AGM.  Outgoing Secretary Teresa Mylott opened the meeting with the minutes from last years agm.  Outgoing Chairperson Sinead Brennan then gave her report for the year giving special mention to the teams who were victorious during the year.  Special co Read On....

Annual General Meeting 2009


Our Annual General Meeting was held on Sunday last in the Community Centre and the elected officers were as follows; Honorary Presidents: Paddy McCrann, Michael Reynolds, Jim Tiernan (UK), Mike Dillon (NY), Mike Joe Clancy & John Charlie Bohan.  President: Pat McNamara, Chairman: Adrian N Read On....

Good Luck Leitrim


Best of luck to the Leitrim team in their opening league game against London next weekend, hopefully they can get the campaign off to the perfect start and keep the big travelling support from Cloone happy.

Training Resumes


With the league starting in 4 weeks training will start on Friday night next at 8 o'clock sharp and all players are asked to be togged out and on the pitch at 8. We would like to wish our new management team of Gerry Flanagan , Padraig Quinn and Gerry Conway the best of luck for the year ahead. Read On....

Ladies AGM


The Annual General Meeting of Cloone Ladies club takes place on Sunday next at 3pm in Cloone National School. All players and members are asked to attend at the above time as a number of important items are on the agenda.

Lotto Draw


Our lotto draw will be held in Creegans Bar on Saturday night with a jackpot of €3,800 and Sean McGovern's team will be running the draw. The club would like to remind everyone that you can now enter our lotto draw's by playing online via our website   Read On....



The club would like to extend our deepest sympathy to the Keegan family Cankeel, after Mrs Mary Keegan passed away at the weekend. May she rest in peace.

AGM on This Weekend


All members are reminded that the AGM will take place this Sunday the 25th at 3pm sharp in the community centre.

Cloone GAA Lotto Goes Online


Cloone GAA lotto is now available to play online via our website. Supporters from across the world can now play our fortnightly lotto draw and help support the running costs of the club. To play our lotto simply click here and follow the on screen instructions.   Read On....

Lotto Sponsors


With the new year in we are again looking for lotto sponsors for our fortnightly lotto draw. Anybody who would like to get involved should contact any committee member. This was a huge success for us last year and its hoped to get as many as possible on board again this year.

Dublin Supporters Club Launch.


Leitrim supporters are reminded of the Leitrim Supporters Club launch in the Herbert Park Hotel on Thursday night 22nd January at 8.00pm. With Cloone represented on the county panel all Dublin based supporters are invited to hear  Mickey Moran & John Morrison and  their plans for the y Read On....

Senior Club Player of the Year


Congrtulations to ladies Senior player Grainne Tiernan who has been voted Leitrim Ladies Senior Club Player of the Year for 2008. Grainne will receive her award at the Co. Board Annual Dinner Dance in The Bush Hotel on Saturday Janurary 17th next. Congrats Grainne on a well deserved award.

Club AGM 2009.


Our Annual General Meeting for 2009 takes place on Sunday Janurary 25th at 3pm in the Community Centre. All players and members are requested to attend. Members should return their nomination and motion forms in advance of the meeting.

Bridie McGovern RIP


Sincere sympathy to the McGovern family of Cloone Village and The Grange on the death of Bridie recently. May she rest in peace.