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Unlucky for Under 14s

Posted on: July 4th, 2017 by admin
Great effort by our Under 14s in Thursday night’s final v St Colmcilles in Stamullen. Despite playing against the wind and rain in the first half Dunshaughlin played with great composure and created a number of chances. When trailing by two points a Darren Murphy effort was brilliantly save by the Cilles keeper Danny Ehicoya and his side then went up the other end to grab vital points that left them seven in front at the break. The black and amber cause look hopeless soon after the restart with two St Colmcille’s goals but the lads showed their true colours from then to the end.

Playing great football they dominated and hauled back the lead. Points from Calum Deehan, Conor Gray, Jack O’Riordan and a goal from Aaron Murphy and another brace from Conor Gray brought the margin down to 5 points. A goal bound effort that came off the inside of an upright but refused to drop into the net left the black and ambers cursing their bad luck and at the final whistle the Cilles were ahead by 2-8 to 1-7. Well done to all the panel and mentors, runners up in both the Feile final and the Under 14 decider. Keep it going lads.

 

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Looking to the future….be a part of it

Posted on: June 29th, 2017 by admin

As part of the Club Planning process currently underway, we are now establishing a number of Sub Groups to look at the specific areas listed and how they relate to our Club.

We are calling on people who would be interested to help work with us in these groups for the next 3/4 weeks. All that is required is enthusiasm and a willingness to help set the direction for the Club in the coming years. The specific subgroups are;

  • Coaching & Games Development
  • Club Structure and Administration
  • Finance & Fundraising
  • Facilities & Development
  • Communications, PR & Culture

If you are interested in participating in any of these groups you can contact Jim Gilligan 086-8291816, Neil O’Dwyer 086-1566384, Mary O’Regan 087-2775169 , Colum Bracken 0878548532.

Thank you.

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U-14 take on St. Colmcilles in final

Posted on: June 29th, 2017 by admin

Best of luck to our Under 14s in their Division 1 final against our great rivals St. Colmcilles at Stamullen this Thursday evening. Throw in is at 7.30 and we hope to see lots of black and amber support.
The two teams contested the Feile final in April with the Cilles winning and reaching the All Ireland semi final last weekend. Dunshaughlin qualified for this decider with a 4-24 to 4-10 semi-final victory over Duleek Bellewstown. Best of luck to the panel consisting of Alex Arkins, Fursey Blake,  Jarlath Byrne, Calum Deehan, Joseph Dunne, Cian Edwards,  Conor Gray, Colm Keane, Adam Kelly, Ruairi Kinsella, Pawel Majiec, Donagh Mc Carrick, Sean McConnell, John McDonagh, Oliver McEnroe, Dylan McKenna, John Muldoon, Aaron Murphy, Jack Nestor, Charlie O Connor, Kyle O Connor, Luke O Reilly, Jack O Riordan, Emmanuel Osas, Chris Pullen & Jared Rushe and to their manager Kieran O Riordan, and his fellow mentors Paul Nestor and Ultan Blake. All support welcome in Stamullen at 7:30 to what should be a pulsating game.

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€9,800 lotto won

Posted on: June 23rd, 2017 by admin

Well done to Gary Phelan, Dunoyne who matched 4 numbers to win our lotto this week. Gary can be seen below collecting his cheque from Dunshaughlin GAA Chairman Neil O’Dwyer and Dunshaughlin GAA Treasurer Niall MacCanna. Play our lotto online today!

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Win for our Under 15s

Posted on: June 14th, 2017 by admin

Under 15 Sevens

Dunshaughlin took part in the Under 15 seven a side competition on Saturday June 10th in Dunganny and came away winners of the shield competition. The panel of 11 was made up of seven under 15’s and four under14’s. Despite losing the first two games to Moynalty/Carnaross and Rathkenny that eliminated them from the cup competition the Dunshaughlin boys dug deep and in the quarter final of the shield defeated St. Olivers 10 points to 8 earning a place in the semi final against Walterstown. At the end of a very tightly fought match the referee awarded the match to Dunshaughlin, Walterstown felt the referee did not count one of their scores and Dunshaughlin very sportingly offered a 21 metre shoot out which went to sudden death after both teams scored their first 5 each, Jared Rushe was the seventh man up for Dunshaughlin and he calmly slotted over the blackspot after a Walterstown miss.

The opposition in the final was Dunderry and in another nail biting encounter Dunshaughlin held onto win by 9 points to 8.

The panel with scores in brackets was Adam Territt, Cillian McCool (2), Conor Gray (5), Fursey Blake (1), Jake Martin (4), James Traynor (5), Jared Rushe (2), Ruairi Kinsella (11), Sean Walsh (2), Shane Kennedy (4) & Tommy Toal (5).

Dunshaughlin clubman Frank Gallogly vice-chairman of Coiste fe 18 presented the shield to team captain Tommy Toal.

The club thanks John Kavanagh for running the competition despite some late withdrawals by teams.

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Winning Team

Back row: Ultan Blake, selector, Jake Martin, Cillian McCool, Shane Kennedy Conor Gray,  Fursey Blake & Derry McCool, selector.

Front row: Sean Walsh, James Traynor, Tommy Toal (Captain) Ruairi Kinsella, Jared Rushe & Adam Territt.

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Exam wishes

Posted on: June 6th, 2017 by admin

Best of luck from Dunshaughlin GAA to all our players who begin their Leaving or Junior Certs this week. Wishing you all every success.

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Help shape our clubs future

Posted on: May 30th, 2017 by admin

Let’s shape our clubs future together at this Club Planning Workshop. Wednesday 7th at 8pm in the St. Seachnaills National School. You don’t have to be a member to have a say. Everybody is welcome to come and voice their opinion on this very important topic. We look forward to seeing you on the 7th

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Lip Sync Friday 26th

Posted on: May 24th, 2017 by admin

Dunshaughlin GAA and Drumree GAA are delighted to present our Lip Sync Fundraiser in Trim GAA Club at 8pm on Friday, 26th May 2016. In what will be a highly entertaining night, up to 900 people will pack the venue to witness our brave volunteers take to the dance floor as they dance & Lip Sync songs from different genres from Tina Turner to Take That and everything in between.

The purpose of the night is to raise funds for the two clubs. Our parish is growing and extending and with more and more playing GAA we need to have excellent facilities for this generation and future generations. With your help, we can make this happen. Tickets cost €20 and are available from committee members and from Super Valu.

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100 not out for Maloney

Posted on: May 18th, 2017 by admin

Last night’s championship match marked 100 championship appearances for Ray Maloney. The midfielder has been on the go for quite some time but he has changed over the years. From his early Boyzone/Westlife loving days, Maloney was known on the pitch for his fiery temper and short fuse. He sported white boots, green boots, blue boots, he bleached his hair and grew a goatee. He even bleached the goatee. He then wore a blue knee bandage even though his knee was fine. He even bought a leather jacket at one stage. We can all rememeber his sending off against Skryne in Navan when he threw his gloves into the crowd and even blue kisses at them. Maloney however, has matured since then. His short fuse is gone but his taste in music still remains the same. Well done on reaching the milestone and great to hear you’ll be playing for another few years at least.

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2017 Golf Classic

Posted on: May 6th, 2017 by admin

A huge thanks to all those who took part in our Golf Classic which was held in the Black Bush Golf Club on Friday May 5th. The first five teams were:

1st Minnis Developments

2nd Fenergo

3rd Croskey Developments

4th Jim, Don, Enda & Dessie

5th Tom Foran

Another big thank you to all our sponsors including our main sponsor Quest Computing and prize sponsors Hire 2k, S.A Faughnan Insurance, Sean Mangan and Beko. We had many generous sponsors for tee boxes and greens. Without you we wouldn’t be able to have such a successful event.

Your continued support is greatly appreciated.