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Crossmaglen Rangers Club Notes 05/08/19


Armagh SFL Rd 14
Killeavy V Cross 

Our last game in the Armagh Senior football league saw us travel to killeavy on Sunday afternoon.
We were quick off the blocks, four points one after the other in the opening five minutes to give us an early lead.
Rían slotted over two points before he scored the opening goal of the match to put us firmly in the driving seat.
Killeavy got their opening score as the first quarter was drawing to a close, two more points from the home sided followed before we did the same the opposite end of the field, three points in as many minutes. Both sides traded points and as the minutes ticked down on the clock to the break, we went on another scoring spree, 1-3 registered on the scoreboard, the goal thanks to Aaron Kernan who fisted the ball into the oppositions net to leave the score at the midway point;
Killeavy 0-04 Cross 2-13

Seconds after Kevin Faloon had thrown the ball in to get the second half underway, Killeavy had scored a point. This was to be the home-side’s best period of play, they scored another five points to reduce the deficit before we got our opening score of the half, a point from the boot of Rían in the twelfth minute.
A super score from Cían was matched seconds later by a killeavy point.
As the game entered the last quarter, Rían scored his eight point of the match.
A killeavy point was quickly followed by points from substitute Johnny McKeever (2) and Stephen Morris before Killeavy brought the scoring of the match to a close with a point as full time approached.
Killeavy 0-13 Cross 2-19
Well done lads and management.


Pic Below; Armagh 2019 Cormac Leonard Commercials Club Championship Launch




Intermediate Football Championship 
The Intermediate Championship draw has taken place and we are in group 4 along with
Mullaghbawn, Middletown and Tullysaran.
Our opening game will be against Mullaghabwn on Friday 16th August.
Good luck lads and management.
Senior Football Championship

The draw for the Senior Football Championship will be held on Monday 5 August at approximately 8.30pm from the Athletic Grounds, Armagh and will be streamed LIVE by Linwoods Armagh TV on the Armagh GAA Facebook page.  The SFC will commence on 16/17/19 August with Round 1 of the group series, it will continue with Round 2 on 23/25/26 August and Round 3 will take place on 6/7/8 September.  Play Offs are scheduled for 13/14/15/16 September, Quarter Finals 20/21/22/23 September, Semi Finals 4/5/6 October and the SFC final, 20th October in the Athletic Grounds.





Crossmaglen Rangers Golf Classic 2019







Crossmaglen  Rangers Summer Camp: In Association With Eugene Duffy Construction
The first of our registration will take place this Wednesday, 7th August, 6pm, Páirc na nÓg, Raonaithe na Croise.
The camp will run from; 
U6 – 10am-12am
U8-U14 – 10am-2.00pm
Price: £22/€25 per child. Family Rates Available.
Please Note: U6 children must be accompanied by a Parent/Guardian.
U14.5 Div 1 Rd 9
Clan na Gael V Cross V Mullaghbawn, Davitt Pk @7.15pm
U10.5 Section A Rd 2
Cross V Carrickcruppen
U10.5 Section B Rd 2
Thomas’ Davis V Cross, Camloch Craobh Rua
U16.5 Div 1 SF
Madden V Cross, Madden @7.30pm
U8.5 C Rd 12
Keady V Cross, keady  @11am
U8.5 D Rd 11
Cross V Shane O’Neills, Cross
U12.5 Section C Rd 2
Cross V Killeavy, Cross.



Cross Ladies Football Notes: 

Congratulations to Armagh Ladies, who are through to the All-Ireland Quarter Final after a big win against Cork last week. We couldn’t be more proud of our club players Aveen and Mairead. Special shout out to Mairead Watters who scored a goal! they now progress to the senior All-Ireland quarter final against Mayo. This game will take place Saturday 10th August in Longford.
Are you going to be a Lucky Duck? Our annual duck race fundraiser will take place on Sunday 18th August. The U12.5 girls will be selling ducks over the next few weeks. They cost £2 per duck or 3 for £5, so be quick and get your lucky duck before they are gone.  Prizes range from vouchers for local business, to hampers and much, much more!
Games & Training Info:
Championship preparation is in full swing for our ladies teams, so coaches remind girls to make sure they check training and game times over the next few weeks.
U16s are travelling to Keady, on Monday evening, please be at the club for 6.15pm.  Training continues for all U16 & U14 girls Saturday 27th at 4pm.
U10 & U12.5 training continues on Monday night at 6pm. There is an U10 challenge match coming up next week, Marion will have more details at training. Reminder that Ducks Sheets can be returned ASAP.
Registration: There are still some outstanding memberships for this season. Can all players ensure they are paid up as soon as possible? Membership can be given to any team manager.


Juvenile Draw

Our underage players and committee members are now selling the juvenile draw tickets. There are some fantastic prizes on offer including your chance to win two All Ireland football tickets & €250.
Tickets cost £2/€2 or 3 for £5/€5.
All proceeds from the draw will go directly to the underage teams in the club.
Well Done 
Well done to U8 squad and management who participated in the Ballyholland blitz on Saturday.
Congratulations and well  done to Zoe McShane, Culloville Rd who is a member of Tara Camogie Club, London who were runners up in the Shield at the GAA World games which were held in Waterford during the week.




Trip To Tipp


For those travelling on our overnight trip to Thurles on Thursday, 8th August, I will be collecting fares this Monday evening, @7pm, Back Room, Rangers Hall. There is still availability, please contact Róisín, telephone 0876659126.

Legends Of The Game 
I am now taking bookings for the Legends tour in Croke Park on Saturday 31st Augustwhich will be led by our very own Joe & Aaron Kernan.
The cost will be €20 to include tour and bus. Places are limited so early booking is advisable.
The bus will leave the Rangers Hall at 9am. The tour begins at 11am in Croke Park and will last two hours approximately
The entire club send our very best wishes and congratulations to Leon McShane on the recent birth of her wee boy, Aaron Patrick.
Best Wishes 
We send our very best wishes to Caolan Dillion who is recovering  from surgery.
Wedding Bells
Congratulations to Michael Short & Lara Armstrong who got married at the weekend.
Wishing you a lifetime of good health and happiness, Michael & Lara.
Draw; 04/08/19
Numbers Drawn;  3  10  24  28 
No Jackpot winner
2 Matched 3 numbers; Bridgid McKeown, Lismore & Pamela Muldoon, C/O Murtagh’s win £50 each. Well done Bridgid & Pamela.

Jackpot; £1800/€2800

Next Draw; 11/08/19


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