News List

Mary Wynne Cup 2014

Friday 31st October, 2014


The Downs Ladies Football Club are delighted to confirm that the annual Mary Wynne Tournament will take place this Saturday at 2pm. This year U14 Girls teams will compete from Coralstown / Kinnegad, Killucan, Milltown and ourselves.

Bus organised for Leinster Minor Club tie in Carlow

Thursday 30th October, 2014


Our minor squad travel to Eire Og Carlow this Saturday to play Kildare champions Sarsfields at 5pm in the first round of Leinster Club Tournament for the Ger Hosey Cup. Bus leaves The Downs at 230pm - contact Steven Cleary at 087 6405723 if you wish to travel - places are limited.

Ladies Football Club annouce details of upcoming Vanity Fair

Wednesday 29th October, 2014


TE DOWNS LADIES VANITY FAIR SAT 29TH NOVEMBER 2014 IN THE DOWNS CLUBHOUSE
For the 2nd year we are holding our very successful Vanity Fair your support would greatly be appreciated for this our Main Fundraiser for The Downs Ladies Football Club. Again this year’s night is for the Ladies with display stands from beauticians/...

Minors to compete in Leinster club tournament

Wednesday 29th October, 2014


The lads have accepted an invitation to compete in Eire Og of Carlow's annual tournament which is open to all Leinster county minor champions. This Saturday the lads travel to Carlow to play Kildare champions Sarsfields at 5pm.

Club notes for week commencing 27th October 2014

Monday 27th October, 2014


Minor County Final The Downs 1:12 Shandonagh 2:8 On Sunday all roads led to Cusack Park as we went along to support our minors. Playing against the wind in the first half we were first to open our account with a free from Niall Gavin followed by 2 more unanswered points. On 20 minutes the sides were level 0:4 eachThe Downs finished the half with an...

Minors win Division 1 Championship

Monday 27th October, 2014


Photo courtesy of Westmeath Examiner The Downs 1:12 Shandonagh 2:8 On Sunday all roads led to Cusack Park as we went along to support our minors. Playing against the wind in the first half we were first to open our account with a free from Niall Gavin followed by 2 more unanswered points. On 20 minutes the sides were level 0:4 eachThe Downs finished the...

County Finals to be streamed live online

Saturday 25th October, 2014


Thanks to an initiative led by Shandonagh GAA, the minor and senior football finals will be streamed live online via this link:Watch County Finals live hereWe hope to provide updates via twitter for the minor game which starts at 130pm.

LAST MAN STANDING STARTS AGAIN !

Thursday 23rd October, 2014


Congrats to joint winners Bernard Smith and Gerry Moore who agreed to share the €274 jackpot ahead of last weekend's results. Thanks to everyone that entered and we have a new competition up and running online with a closing date of Sat 1st November. See link below:LAST MAN STANDING

Throw in time and officials confirmed for minor final

Thursday 23rd October, 2014


The county board have confirmed 130pm as the throw in time for this Sunday's minor A final v Shandonagh in Cusack Park Mullingar. Referee Shane Farrell (Ballynacargy) Linesman JP Reynolds and M. Galvin. The senior football final takes place at 330pm between Mullingar Shamrocks and Garrycastle. Referee Pat Fox (Rosemount)...

CLUB SHOP will be open Wednesday 22nd Oct from 7 to 730pm

Tuesday 21st October, 2014


Carmel will open up the shop on Wednesday from 7pm for half an hour - get your club gear and flags for the county minor final this Sunday. Carmel will also be taking orders for Christmas tel 087 9496347.

Club notes for week commencing 20th October 2014

Sunday 19th October, 2014


Final Countdown Gathering in support of our Minor Finalists and end of season club night in The Roadhouse Friday October 24th @ 9.30 music by Marty. Tickets €5 food served. Tickets available from club officials or The Shop. Minor County Final We wish our minors the best of luck in the county final on Sunday, go along and support the team ....

CLUB SHOP will be open tomorrow morning after mass !

Saturday 18th October, 2014


Carmel will open the club shop tomorrow after 1030am mass for anyone that wants to get their club gear or flags for next Sunday's county minor final or place orders for Christmas ! See link to the gear brochure on left hand side of website.

We remember Darren Price

Thursday 16th October, 2014


As the countdown to the minor final on Sunday week continues, it is most important to remember our deceased friend Darren Price who was taken too soon in March 2006. 18-year-old Darren was one of the club’s and Westmeath’s brightest prospects. Club Chairman Patrick Doherty stated at the time “Darren was a cult hero among young people in our...

Minor Girls Final re-fixed for this Saturday

Wednesday 15th October, 2014


The Minor girls take on Killucan in the Minor B County Final this Saturday at 1pm in Kinnegad. This game had to be called off last week owing to fog just before throw-in. Get there if you can, wear your colours and make some noise for the girls !

Club notes for week commencing 13th October 2014

Monday 13th October, 2014


Underage Football Training Underage training finished for the season on Saturday with a party in the clubhouse , thanks to all our coaches who looked after our younger players - developing stars of the future. Final Countdown Gathering in support of our Minor Finalists and end of season club night in The Roadhouse Friday October...

Minor Girls Final postponed owing to fog !

Saturday 11th October, 2014


Today's Minor B Girls Final v Killucan had to be postponed as the Tyrrellspass venue was unplayable owing to fog. No details od re-fixture as yet but probably next weekend.

GAA new Code of Behaviour (Underage) from Nov 1st 2014

Friday 10th October, 2014


Please clink on image for the new Code of Behaviour (Underage) that comes into effect on 1 November 2014. This is a joint Code shared by all of the Gaelic Games Associations.This, the 5th version of the Code, replaces all previous editions of the Code of Behaviour when working with children and young people. The Code you will note is but one section, albeit a...

UNDERAGE COACHING PROGRAMME CONCLUDES THIS WEEKEND

Thursday 09th October, 2014


Just a reminder as per text message sent today, our underage coaching programme is concluding this weekend. The normal Friday evening training is moved to this Saturday at 5pm with refreshments afterwards in the clubhouse. Carmel will have the shop open for club gear and we will also have some flags for sale as we countdown to the minor final on Oct...

Club notes for week commencing 6th October 2014

Sunday 05th October, 2014


Underage Football Training Underage training finishes for the season on Saturday 11th at 6. Lotto Lotto results 06/10/14 Jackpot : €3600 Numbers drawn: 6, 7, 17, 28 Result: No jackpot winner2 x €100 winners: Catriona Brennan, Mark / Niamh / James / Caoimhe. Next week's draw will be in the clubhouse with a jackpot of €3800. Tickets...

COMMUNITY GAMES AGM THIS MONDAY !

Friday 03rd October, 2014


To keep this active in our area we are asking parents with young children to get involved and assist the committee to facilitate the running of these activities. Spare time is a luxury for us all however we need more parents help to keep the Community Games in the Downs for 2015. Looking forward to seeing you....