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Current Archive: 2010



Dinner Dance 2011

 (26/Dec/2010)

The club will be holding a joint dinner dance with Cloone ladies GAA club once again this year. The date is set for Sat Jan 15th in The Shannon Key West Hotel in Rooskey. Music on the night is by The Late Nite Radio Band followed by a DJ and tickets cost €35 each. There is a coach leaving from Read On....

Christmas Table Quiz 2010

 (15/Dec/2010)

We will be running our Annual Christmas Table Quiz once again this year. The venue will again be Creegans Bar and the quiz takes place on Monday December 27th. The starting time will be 9:30 sharp and it is hoped all our members along with any other local quiz enthusiasts will come along. The quiz Read On....

Park Development Draw Winners

 (25/Oct/2010)

Our park development draw took place on Saturday night last in Creegans Bar. A big thank you must be said to all the draw sponsors, ticket sellers and especially to the many people who purchased tickets. The draw was an outstanding success and the club is deeply indebted to all those who supported i Read On....

Park Development Draw this Weekend

 (18/Oct/2010)

Our park development draw takes place this Saturday night in Creegans Bar. A sincere thanks to all for the magnificent support recevied in such challenging times which is greatly appreciated. There are still tickets available for those who may still wish to purchase. and for those away from home ent Read On....

Seamus Heslin RIP

 (18/Oct/2010)

It was with sadness that we learned of the death of Seamus Heslin formerly of Drumcauskeen and Glasnevin Dublin. Seamus played with the club throughout the 50's and 60's and was a constant presence on Cloone teams of this era. Seamus won Senior football leagues with Cloone at the start and end Read On....

New Date for Development Draw

 (09/Oct/2010)

Our park development draw scheduled for October 16th has been postponed by one week due to a clash with other GAA activities. The draw now takes place in Creegan's Bar on the Saturday of the October Bank holiday weekend, the 23rd. Music will be provided on the night and some lucky person will w Read On....

Ladies Connaught Club Championship

 (28/Sep/2010)

Following on from the Championship final, Cloone now go on to represent Leitrim in  the Connaught Championship. The game is against Carnacon of Mayo and has been confirmed for Ballyhaunis on this Sunday October 3rd at 2pm.  A supporters bus may be organised to the game on sunday if there a Read On....

Cloone compete well in All-Ireland Sevens

 (22/Sep/2010)

Cloone were Leitrim's representatives in The All-Ireland Intermediate Sevens as the regining Intermediate champions on Saturday last in Ratoath. The team performed very well making their way to the last 16 of the competition. In the first round Cloone beat the Down champions before drawing Read On....

Ladies win Connacht League Title

 (22/Sep/2010)

Well done to the ladies team who added the Ladbrokes.com Connacht Ladies Club League to the Senior Championship won the week before. Cloone comprehensively defeated St. Mary's Carrick-on-Shannon on a scoreline of 3-15 to 0-4. Cloone's opponents are a young team who won the Leitrim junior A title th Read On....

Ladies Win Senior Championship

 (16/Sep/2010)

Goals win games is a cliché as old as match reports and it was goals that made the difference for a nervous Cloone side who had to work extremely hard to over-come a valiant St. Joseph's side to finally claim the Cox's Steakhouse Leitrim Ladies Senior Championship title in Pairc Sheain Ui Eslin, Bal Read On....

Ladies Senior Championship

 (06/Sep/2010)

Congratulations to the Ladies Senior team who defeated Aughawillan in the semi-final on Saturday evening last.  The game was re-fixed after being abandoned the previous week due to an injury to an Aughawillan player to whom we wish a speedy recovery.  Once again Cloone got off to the Read On....

Development Draw Update

 (06/Sep/2010)

Ticket sales for our 400 Club Park Development Draw are now in full swing. As can be seen in the photo gallery a large development is taking place at the park and funds are badly needed to help complete the work. We have a large range of attractive prizes in the draw including a top prize Read On....

Ladies Junior Championship

 (06/Sep/2010)

The Ladies Junior team were in action on Sunday against Drumkerrin in the Junior Chammpionship.  Cloone lost a few players to the senior team the day before and despite a spirited display were well beaten by a much stronger Drumkerrin side. The team was, Lorraine Moran, Una McKeon, Linda Read On....

Seniors Retain Championship Status

 (26/Aug/2010)

Cloone retained their Senior Championship status thanks to a four point win over Allen Geals in Ballinamore on Sunday evening last. Cloone took the lead early on and it was a lead for long periods of the game. Despite a few nervous moments towards the end Cloone were able to put in a strong finish Read On....

U-14 Girls loose out in 9 a side final.

 (24/Aug/2010)

Hard luck to the girls under 14 team who were defeated by Leitrim Gaels in the 9 a side final on Saturday evening last in Fenagh.  The girls battled hard all through the game and despite a late come back were unlucky to lose the game on a 2-8 to 2-5 scoreline.  The team on the day was, L Read On....

Park Development Draw Launched

 (26/Jul/2010)

On Saturday night last in McKeon's Bar Cloone GAA launched their 400 Club Park Development Draw. A large development is currently taking place at St. Mary's park in Cloone with an extension to the dressing room area to provide increased viewing area, function room with catering facilities together w Read On....

Senior Championship 1st Round

 (26/Jul/2010)

Our return to senior championship proved unsucessful against last years beaten finalists Carrigallen on Saturday evening last in Ballinamore. Despite leading with just 7 minutes remaining we conceeded a late goal and eventually lost on a scoreline of 1-09 to 1-14. The final scoreline doesn't tell th Read On....

Lotto Jackpot Won!

 (12/Jul/2010)

Congratulations to our latest lotto jackpot winners Aidan Gildea, Eslin and Grainne Tiernan, Aughavas who scooped our €7,600 jackpot on Sunday night last. Both Aidan and Grainne are well known in Cloone and we wish them every happiness in enjoying their winnings. For the record the numbers drawn w Read On....

Football Activites

 (12/Jul/2010)

Commiseration to the Leitrim team who bowed out of the championship at the weekend to Kildare. While sucess wasn't to be enjoyed in 2010 all supporters know that it wasn't from the want of hard work and hopefully the deserved sucess will follow in 2011. Action now turns to the club championship whic Read On....

BBQ and Car Wash.

 (12/Jul/2010)

 Our thanks to all who supported our fund raising initiatives over the 'Cloone Bank Holiday Weekend'. Now in its 5th year CBH 5 was bigger than ever before and we wish to thank all those who supported and attended both fundraisers. Our thanks to all the girls for their hard work on Saturday and Read On....

Cloone Scoreboard Makes the News at O'Driscoll Wedding!

 (03/Jul/2010)

While St Mary's Park in Cloone often made the news for sporting reasons it was a rugby star's wedding that found us getting national mention today. Brian O'Driscoll and Amy Huberman celebrated their wedding at nearby Aughavas Church and as they made their way to Lough Rynn castle for their reception Read On....

Mixed League Fortunes for Cloone

 (30/Jun/2010)

Cloone had mixed fortunes at the weekend for both Intermediate and Junior teams with the juniors victorious while the Intermediate team had to do with a disappointing 2 point defeat. Cloone were playing Glenfarne-Kiltyclogherin Division 2 of the league and lost out 0-10 to 0-08 after a tight and ha Read On....

Fundraising Car Wash on July Weekend

 (17/Jun/2010)

Cloone Ladies GAA are organising a fundraising Car Wash on Saturday July 3rd in aid of the park development fund. The work gets under way at 11am and will continue until 6 on Saturday evening. A full car wash will cost a modest €7 and given the cause its hoped that the event will be well supported o Read On....

Summer BBQ Planned for July Weekend

 (16/Jun/2010)

A Massive Summer BBQ is being planned for Sunday July 4th next. The BBQ is taking place in the village on the site of the old fair green, next to Cloone Community Centre. The evening kicks off at 7pm with food being served and continues to Creegan's Bar later on in the evening for music by one of th Read On....

Park Development Update

 (27/May/2010)

Work is progressing well on the new development at St. Mary's park. The development which consists of a new press and function area along with gym / general purpose room has been in progress for the past few weeks. So far the main structure is in place and exterior finishing is currently taking plac Read On....

A little bit of history made...

 (04/May/2010)

It may only have been a division 5 league game but a little bit of history was made when Cloone played Mohill on Bank Holiday Monday. Having a father and son on the field together happens from time to time but in this game father and son were on opposing teams. Cloone had veteran Mickey Quinn at fu Read On....

Cloone lose out to Gortletteragh

 (01/May/2010)

Cloone were defeated by Gortletteragh in the Division II league this evening in Gortletteragh. Despite missing several players through injury we competed well and were very much in contention for until the last ten minutes. Cloone were trailing by 2 points at half time but at the final whistle were Read On....

Leitrim Ladies win Division 4 Title.

 (01/May/2010)

Cloone had five representatives on the victorious Leitrim ladies team that won the Bord Gáis Energy Ladies National Football League Division 4. Leitrim came from six points down in the first half as Limerick's search for elusive national silverware continues. With 19 minutes on the watch, Limeri Read On....

Philly McGuinness RIP

 (19/Apr/2010)

Sincere and heartfelt sympathies to the family and club mates of Philip McGuinness on his sudden and untimely passing. Philly was fantastic footballer for both Mohill and Leitrim and a hugely respected player throughout all GAA circles in the county and beyond. We hope that that the spirit and heart Read On....

U-14 team into County Final

 (19/Apr/2010)

Best wishes to our U-14 side who play in the 11 a side final on Thusday evening next. Cloone will play Aughnasheelin in Fenagh at 7pm. Aughnasheelin narrowly defeated Cloone in the group stages of the competition already so the lads will be hoping to up their game from the encounter and land the sil Read On....

Defeat to Aughnasheelin in League

 (19/Apr/2010)

We suffered another league defeat on Saturday evening last in what has been a disappointing campaign so far. Starting the game minus several regular players Cloone lost midfielder Mark Beirne in the first half which contributed to the problems. Although putting in a strong second half performance Cl Read On....

Tough Championship Draw

 (25/Mar/2010)

Cloone have landed a tough draw in our first year back in Senior Championship. Cloone are pitted in group 3 along with last years beaten finalists Carrigallen and 2005 champions Kiltubrid. Kiltubrid also contested the 2007 final and so both teams have huge expierience at this level. However if Clo Read On....

Dressing Room Development Commences

 (25/Mar/2010)

The development work planned for the dressing room at St. Mary's Park in Cloone has commenced. The project is likely to last for several months and involves a large extension to the existing building. The project involves: Extension to Press box area Erection of Gym/Indoor training area New r Read On....

League defeat to Glencar-Manorhamilton

 (25/Mar/2010)

Cloone suffered a surprise defeat to Glencar-Manorhamilton in round two of the ACL Division 2 League. Cloone were well positioned at half time but lost their way and focus in the second half before loosing out on a scoreline of 2-12 to 0-12.

Leitrim Scór Semi-Finals

 (07/Mar/2010)

Cloone failed to get through the Leitrim qualifiers on Senior Scor Saturday night last in Drumreilly. In Question Time competition Gus Cooke, Seamus Tiernan and Shane Tiernan competed well but fell short by a few points of the winners. In Solo Singing Joanne McCaffrey sang extremley well but failed Read On....

Good Start to League Campaign

 (02/Mar/2010)

Cloone enjoyed a good victory over Ballinaglera on Sunday last in the opening round of the Division 2 league. The scorline is a little unfair on the North Leitrim men as the competed with us for large portions of the game and but for a strong opening ten minutes from Cloone this could have been a ti Read On....

Club Leagues set to commence

 (19/Feb/2010)

Cloone will be back in competitive action on Saturday Feb 27th with home game against Ballinagleara. During the league Cloone will play five home matches and four away. Based on the provisional master fixtures plan Cloone's league schedule will be as follows: Saturday Feb 27th Ballinagleara Read On....

Membership for 2010

 (25/Jan/2010)

Membership is now being renewed for the forthcoming year and is priced at €30 for players, €20 for non-players and €5 for juveniles.We would like to encourage as many as possible to become members of the club and in particular those who are no longer living in the area to become members and keep up Read On....

Annual General Meeting 2010

 (25/Jan/2010)

The Annual General Meeting of the club took place yesterday in the Community Centre before a reasonable crowd. Full reports of the years activity were given by the chairman and secretary. The treasurer also outlined the clubs income and expenditure for the year which showed the club breakeven in our Read On....

Dinner Dance Update

 (06/Jan/2010)

Our Dinner Dance goes ahead in The Shannon Key West Hotel in Rooskey on Saturday next January 16th. The intermediate team will be presented with their championship medals on the night by All-Ireland medal winner and former All-Star Declan Meehan of Galway. Admission will be strictly Read On....