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Club notes for week commencing 18th August 2014

Sunday 17th August, 2014


Underage Football Training Underage Football Training continues to Friday evenings @ 6.30 Including our : Laochra Oga for 4-6 Years Girls & Boys. An age appropriate introduction to sport and Gaelic football. We are concentrating on ABC - Agility-Balance-Coordination, RJT - Running-Jumping-Throwing and CPK -...

Pat Walsh Cup Boys U10 Tournament confirmed for Sat 30th Aug

Wednesday 13th August, 2014


The club are delighted to confirmed the line-up for this year's Pat Walsh Cup U10 boys tournament as follows: 1. Gowna Cavan2. St. Brigids Roscommon 3. Clan na Gael Meath4. Kilcock Kildare5. Navan O’Mahony’s Meath 6. The DownsThe competition will kick off at 11am. More details later.

Next round of senior championship confirmed for Sat 23rd August

Tuesday 12th August, 2014


The county board have confirmed the final round of group fixtures for the senior championship:Saturday 23rd August @ 7pm: The Downs v CastledalyVenue: TubberclairReferee: Brendan KeenaThis game will be preceded by Ballymore v Tang in the Intermediate Football Championship at 530pm.

Under 21's to travel to Garrycastle on Tuesday

Monday 11th August, 2014


The previously postponed under 21 match away to Garrycastle will take place tomorrow Tuesday August 11th @ 730pm. Best of luck lads.

Club notes for week commencing 11th August 2014

Sunday 10th August, 2014


Underage Football Training Underage Football Training continues to Friday evenings @ 6.30pm including our Laochra Oga for 4-6 Years Girls & Boys. An age appropriate introduction to sport and Gaelic football. We are concentrating on ABC - Agility-Balance-Coordination, RJT - Running-Jumping-Throwing and CPK -...

Laochra Oga Nursery Photos

Saturday 09th August, 2014


Click on photo below for link to photos from 8th August

We host championship double header this Saturday evening

Friday 08th August, 2014


Championship double header in The Downs Saturday 9th August Junior A Championship6pm: Milltown v St. Paul's ref Pat McGauranIntermediate Championship730pm: CFCW v Ballymore ref. Mick Murtagh Help required with stewarding etc - please contact Aiden McGuire.

Minor championship match reports

Thursday 07th August, 2014


Our minors got their championship campaign underway on Wed 30th July away to Shandonagh. The first half was evenly contested as both sides traded points right through the half. At half-time Shandonagh led by 9 points to 8. Shandonagh started the second half with a deflected goal but The Downs responded well with 3 unanswered points. Both sides...

Tonight's U21 fixture postponed

Tuesday 05th August, 2014


The U21 championship tie away to Garrycastle scheduled for tonight has been put back until Monday August 11th.

Live music in the clubhouse this Sunday night with John Scally

Friday 01st August, 2014


Live music in the clubhouse this Sunday night with John Scally.

LAST MAN STANDING Competition

Thursday 31st July, 2014


Click on link below to enter:The Downs GAA Last Man Standing Competition

Seniors record championship victory over Maryland this evening

Monday 28th July, 2014


Team and scorers from from this evening's 1-12, 1-6 win over Maryland: Ciaran McCormack, Peter Murray, Mark Dalton, Stephen Cleary, Jack Hogan, Alan Finch, Kevin Smullen, Brendan Murtagh (0-1), Niall Nolan, Dean Egerton (0-1), John Smith, Luke Folan (0-1), Barry Conroy (0-7), PJ Maguire (1-0), Shane Power (0-1). Subs: Niall Mitchell (0-1), Andrew...

Club notes for week comencing 21st July 2014

Tuesday 22nd July, 2014


Underage Football Training Underage Football Training continues to Friday evenings @ 6.30 Including our : Laochra Oga for 4-6 Years Girls & Boys". An age appropriate introduction to sport and Gaelic football. We are concentrating on ABC - Agility-Balance-Coordination, RJT - Running-Jumping-Throwing and CPK -...

U16 free passes for club senior championship game this Sat

Thursday 17th July, 2014


In conjunction with the County Board and on a trial basis, we are providing passes for U16's to gain free access (normally €3) to our senior championship game v Killucan this Sat in Cusack Park at 730pm. The U16 must be accompanied by an adult when entering the ground. Passes will be distributed at underage training on Friday and will also be available in...

Winners in Community Games World Cup Sweep

Wednesday 16th July, 2014


Congratulations to €50 Germany winner Kelly Finn Colgan (card 18) sold by Kenny Colgan. €25 goes to the runner up Miles Sleator (card 11) sold by Lorcan Sleator (Argentina) Well done also to the 4 who correctly predicted the winner and runner up:Paulo de Silva ( card 15 ) sold by Alma MurrayAndy Wozniak ( card 15 ) sold by Alma MurrayFijian Daly. (...

Boys U14 do well in Kerry

Monday 14th July, 2014


The Downs U14 boys returned from their 3 day trip to Kerry last weekend as division 2 runners up in the Comortas Peile John Egan. An action packed few days included a tour of the Sports Arena at University Limerick, meeting Kerry Captain Fionn Fitzgerald and the Munster Cup, team parade through the streets of Killarney and playing the div 2 final vs...

Club notes for week commencing 14th July 2014

Monday 14th July, 2014


Underage Football Training Underage Football Training continues to Friday evenings @ 6.30 Including our : Laochra Oga for 4-6 Years Girls & Boys". An age appropriate introduction to sport and Gaelic football. We are concentrating on ABC - Agility-Balance-Coordination, RJT - Running-Jumping-Throwing and CPK -...

The late Rose Duncan RIP

Thursday 10th July, 2014


Duncan (nee Whelehan) Rose – Tornanstown, Gaybrook, Mullingar – July 9, 2014 (peacefully) in the company of her devoted family at the Midlands Regional Hospital. Wife of the late Arthur and dear mother of Mary, Joe, Loman, Fergal and Damien. She will be lovingly remembered by her family, brother Paddy, sister Mary, son-in-law, daughters-in-law,...

Boys U14 heading for Kerry

Thursday 10th July, 2014


The boys U14 are departing for Kerry on Thursday July 10th for the Comórtas Peile John Egan. This year they will be hosted by Na Gaeil GAA Club in Tralee and will play group matches against their hosts, Wexford's St. John's Volunteers and local side Moyvane / Tarbert. Pictured below are some of the squad receiving tops from Jude Lagan of Lagan Cement. Thanks...

Club notes for week commencing 7th July 2014

Sunday 06th July, 2014


Underage Football Training Underage Football Training continues to Friday evenings @ 6.30pm including our : Laochra Oga for 4-6 Years Girls & Boys an age appropriate introduction to sport and Gaelic football. We are concentrating on ABC - Agility-Balance-Coordination, RJT - Running-Jumping-Throwing and CPK -...