GOOD LUCK to our senior footballers who are contesting the Senior Championship Final on Sunday next in Markievicz Park. The opposition will be provided by St. Mary's.
This is a big day for the men in green and white. It has been a long wait since 1972 when the Owen B. Hunt Trophy came our way.
The flags are flying high, even a house or two has been pained to join the colour scheme.
Our panel is made of the following:– John Gilmartin, Jimmy Hayes, Martin Hayes, Alan Loftus, Adrian Marren, Stephen Marren, Brian Giblin, Donal Giblin, James Giblin, Michael Durcan, Barry Raymond, Brian McDonagh, Gary Maye (capt.), Kevin Giblin, Paul Durcan, Sean Davey, Keith Davey, David Colleary, Brendan Colleary, Paul Henry, Paschal Gallagher, Kevin Gallagher, Colm Walsh, John Brennan, Gerry Kennedy, Noel Stenson, Seamus Murphy, Anthony Brogan.
The selectors are John Doohan and Noel Caffrey. Manager is Denis Carney. Physio, Frances Henry.
Sincere thanks to our sponsors, Howley's Grocery and Lounge Bar; John Doohan Construction; Connacht Gold Ltd.
Supporters are reminded that a fund-raising night will be held in Howley's Lounge on Friday night September 28th. Your support will be appreciated.
The 1972 team was made up of the following players, Tommie Duffy, Pat Colleary, Paddy J. Doohan, Michael Colleary, Anthony Brennan, James Giblin (captain), Aidan Colleran, Tom Colleary, Johnnie Stenson, Aidan Colleary, Jim Colleary, Donal Brennan, Colin Brennan, Owen Henry, Michael Marren. Subs., William B. Colleran.
The fund-raising draw which was launched a few weeks ago will be drawn on Sunday, October 28th. There is a prize fund of £10,000. Tickets are £60 each. The raffle for All-Ireland tickets was won by Paul Durcan.