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Current Archive: 2017

Wedding Bells


Congratulations and best wishes to former ladies player Louise Heslin Streamstown Cloone, and Declan McCloskey Donegal who were married on Friday last in Sligo.

History Corner - Part 4


In the early seventies the under 16 championship came immediately after the under 14 and on June 25th 1971 Cloone defeated Gortletteragh in the Grange on a score line of 0-14pts to 0-12pts. The stats from the game would indicate that Gortletteragh dominated the early exchanges but that Cloone turned Read On....

History Corner - Part 2


In response to last week’s quiz, Sean Doherty was first in with the right answers. The game was against Gortletteragh, the County Champions of 1970 and the game was played in the Grange. Next in the trilogy, was a game played on Sunday March 28 th 1971, in what would now be considered an away game. Read On....

History Corner - Part 3


Following on from last week’s quiz, the answers were simple. The opposition were the 1970 Co under 14 champions Annaduff in the first round of the under 14 championship played in Dromad. A week later on the 4 th of June, Cloone made amends by defeating Bornacoola in the Grange by 4-12 to 0-01.There Read On....

Success for Co. U16 team


Congratulations to our up and coming football star Niall Keegan Faughill who was part of the successful Leitrim Under sixteen team that defeated Longford in the semi- final of the Fr Manning Plate in Longford on Saturday last. They now play Louth on Saturday next in the plate final. We wish Niall an Read On....

Recent Bereavements


It is with regret that we note the deaths of people who have contributed to the local community in many ways over a long number of ways. We remember the late George Argue who passed to his eternal reward in the last two few weeks, a man who contributed in no small way to everything that was progress Read On....

Big win for Tommy


Congratulations to our local Publican and Sponsor Tommy Creegan on his success in the Leitrim Club Cairde draw held recently. Tommy and Pat have been long-time supporters of Leitrim and Cloone GAA, and the Creegan name has been on the Cloone jersey since sponsorship in the GAA was introduced. Read On....

History Corner - Part II


The history corner in last week’s edition was a huge success with plenty of interest from many quarters. However nobody got all the answers correct, but there were some very close. The game was against Aughnasheelin, played in Ballinamore, and the referee was the late Charlie Lee from Aughavas. The Read On....

League concludes with defeat to Ballinaglera


On Saturday evening last we lost to Ballinaglera in the final game of the 2017 Intermediate league on a score line of 2-13 to 0-12. It brings the curtain down on what was an enjoyable year for the club successfully competing in both League and Championship, and with a little more luck could have mad Read On....

The famous 6!


Heartiest congratulations this week to our gallant group of 6 under 13 footballers who recently won the under 13 shield as part of the successful Mohill team who beat Allen Gaels on Sunday week last. The players, Conor Keegan, Cathal Donohue, Aaron McCrann Anthony Luby, Colin McNamara, and Michael T Read On....

History Corner - Part I


Having completed the playing activity on the pitch we now turn our attention to a little bit of history. Notes from the archives show that in 1970 Cloone GAA held their Annual Dinner Dance on the 27th of December and was attended by 186 guests. On January 7th the club held a very successful concert Read On....

National Club Draw 2017 - Your Chance to Support Cloone


The GAA National Club draw is once again up and running and the club will be taking part again this year. Having had a winner last year, no doubt there will be great interest in the draw again this year. The draw is sponsored by the GAA nationally with all prizes provided by GAA headquarters, w Read On....

Positive start to championship


We secured a comfortable win over Carrigallen in the first round of the intermediate championship on Saturday evening last in Ballinamore on a score line of Cloone 4-07 to Carrigallen 0-10. It’s great to start the championship on a winning note and hopefully thing will continue in a similar vein on Read On....

Second win from three in the league


We secured a very important win over Kiltubrid in Cloone on Saturday evening last on a score line of 2-09 to 1-09.We led from the start in this tight and very competitive encounter and had to withstand a strong fight back from Kiltubrid in the second half. Cloone: Ciaran Casey, Dara Tiernan, Aidan M Read On....

Visit from Kilmacthomas club


On Saturday evening last we had the pleasure of entertaining the Kilmacthomas GAA club from Waterford who were on tour for the weekend. A very entertaining Challenge game was played in the Park which Cloone won by four points. Afterwards our visitors were entertained in Creegans Bar where they prove Read On....

The late Paddy McCrann RIP


Cloone GAA would like to extend its sincere sympathy to the McCrann family on the death of Paddy McCrann Mount Ida Cloone. Paddy better known as ‘Stonewall’ was a stalwart of Cloone GAA with his career extending from 1942 to 1959. During this time he won five Leitrim senior championship medals, and Read On....

Club Trip to London


In conjunction with the Connacht Senior Football Championship match Leitrim V London on Sunday May 28th , Cloone GAA is proposing to organise a club outing to London. The trip would include a match against some of the opposition we have played against on previous outings. The trip will depend on num Read On....

The late John Charlie Bohan RIP


Cloone GAA would like to extend its sympathy to the Bohan family Edergole Cloone on the death of John Charlie Bohan whose death took place last week. John Charlie was a prominent member of the Cloone team and the holder of many medals and will long be remembered as a tough defender, and one that not Read On....

New York recognition for Mike Dillon


Cloone GAA would like to extend its heartiest congratulations to former Cloone player and New York resident Mike Dillon on being recognised for his lifelong commitment and dedication to New York GAA when on Saturday 25th March he will be presented with Joe Mc Inerney Memorial Lifetime Achievement Aw Read On....

Club AGM 2017


At a well attended AGM held on Sunday evening Jan 15th the following officers were elected for 2017. President Pat McNamara, Chairman Michael Lohan Vice Chairman Seamus Maguire. Secretary Martin McCaffrey ,Assistant Secretary Liam Reynolds, Treasurer, John Reynolds, Assistant Treasurer Gerry Keegan, Read On....

Recent Bereavements in the club


It was with deep regret that we learned of the deaths of two great stalwarts of Cloone Gaa over the Christmas period. Following the news of the death of former club and County player Paddy Kelly came the news of the death of one of our great supporters and officials Charlie Mitchell. Paddy Kell Read On....

Lotto Jackpot Winner


Santa came in style to Niamh Dillon Cloone whose yearly Lotto ticket turned up trumps as she was the lucky winner of our Lotto Jackpot on Christmas Eve. Congratulations Niamh. The jackpot was € 4,300.00 and the numbers drawn were 2, 6, 9, and 21. The Lotto jackpot now starts at € 2000,00 and the Read On....

Congratulations Galore!


We wish to extend our sincere congratulation and best wishes to our Club player and official Liam Reynolds who announced his engagement to Maeve Reynolds from Annaduff over the Christmas period. Wish them the very best for the future. Congratulations also to our Club player Adrian Kelly and Mary McC Read On....