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Opening Round of Leinster Minor Championship

The 2019 Leinster LGFA season gets underway this weekend with the opening round of the Minor Championship. The competition will be a welcome break for many exam students around the province who have for the most part completed their mock exams. With the knockout competition a thing of the past, there will be more games for our minor players as the competition changes to a league format. The Minor Championship is one of Leinster’s most successful competitions and it is hoped changing to a league format will attempt to encourage continued participation amongst this age group. It falls on...

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Lidl National Football League – Rearranged Round 1 fixtures – Saturday/Sunday February 16/17

Saturday 16th February 2019   Lidl Ladies National Football League – Division 3 – Round 1 Sligo v Meath, 2.00pm, Cloonacool Community Park, (Gerry Carmody, Roscommon)   Lidl Ladies National Football League – Division 4 – Round 1 Antrim v Leitrim, 2.00pm, The Dub, Queens University (Pitch 13), (Shaun McLaughlin, Donegal)   Sunday 17th February 2019   Lidl Ladies National Football League – Division 4 – Round 1 Fermanagh v Derry, 2.45pm, Derrygonnelly, (Declan Callaghan,...

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38 clubs to benefit from 2019 Gaelic4Girls Programme

 Wednesday February 13, 2019   THE Ladies Gaelic Football Association is pleased to announce details of the 2019 Gaelic4Girls Programme – with 38 clubs from across the country set to benefit.   This is the 11th year of the Gaelic4Girls initiative, which has proven hugely-successful since its inception in 2008.   This year, 22 counties are represented among the 38 clubs, and Armagh star Aimee Mackin is on board once again as the official 2019 Gaelic4Girls ambassador.   The two-time TG4 All Star kick-started her glittering career with the Gaelic4Girls programme at club level with Shane O’Neills, and she’s a...

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Carlow Ladies Made It Two Wins Out Of Two At The Weekend

 Compiled by Barry Hayes Carlow Carlow Made it two wins out of Two games in the Ladies Division Four Lidl league. The Carlow girls travelled minus a number of girls who were on Ashbourne cup Camogie duty but the game finished Limerick 2-9, Carlow 4-4. The game started at a blistering pace and Limerick were first off the mark with a Mairead Kavanagh from play but after that it was the Carlow girls who took control. Points from Cliodhna Na She and Lauren Dwyer had the Carlow Girls in front. In fact the Bennekerry-Tinryland corner forward Dwyer would finish...

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Lidl NFL Division 1 RD 2 – Donegal 3-10 Mayo 2-7

Photo Credit: North West NewsPix Donegal 3-10 Mayo 2-7 By Michael Gallagher in St Mary’s Convoy Captain Karen Guthrie led the way again as Donegal battled through a deluge in Convoy to seal their second win on the trot when pulling away from a gallant Mayo outfit in the final quarter. The heavy rain made handling difficult but both sides produced some excellent passages of play before the home side closed powerfully to seal the deal. The opening half, played in heavy rain, was see-saw in nature with both teams enjoying periods of dominance and eventually ending up where...

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