Our U14 squad had another historic and successful weekend – our A Team, for the first time in the Club’s history, won Division 1 of the Ulster Féile.
This elite competition comprised winners and beaten finalists from all 9 Ulster counties – in the challenging and unusual conditions of extreme heat that sunshine that bathed Páirc Ui Catháin, Dungiven recorded very strong wins over Down’s beaten finalists, Carryuff, and Donegal Féile winners, St Eunan’s Letterkenny to top their group. This set up a semi-final in Lavey against Tyrone Féile champions, Moortown. This turned out to be a tough encounter….Dungiven unusually did not take advantage of the assistance the wind provided in the first half and left themselves what appeared to be an uphill battle to make the final. However, a very impressive second half performance meant they ran out 3-04 to 0-07 winners. The team that emerged from the other side of the draw was Kilrea, and so the match was a repeat of the recent Derry County Féile final. It appears that Dungiven peaked at the right time – after a first point of the match from Kilrea, a stunning 10-minute performance saw our lads record 1-08 without reply. Half-time score 1-08 to 0-02. Dungiven showed no signs of nerves in the second half – despite losing a goal early on our players continued to play controlled football – assured handling and great work-rate meant we ran out very impressive 3-11 to 1-03 winners.
Our B Team also had a very successful Féile campaign – they recorded victories in the group stage against Drumsurn, Ballymacnab (Armagh), and group favourites, Castledawson. This set up a Slaughtmanus-based semi-final over Fermanagh’s Derrylin. An impressive performance saw Dungiven record a 1-06 to 2-01 win to make it through to the final. Unfortunately it wasn’t to be for our lads – a strong Slaughtmanus team beat our tired team heavily. Nonetheless, this was a fantastic achievement by our team and they should be very proud of themselves.
4Tickets to Westlife in Croke Park 23rd June
2Tickets to Madonna in the Aviva Stadium on 24th July
2Tickets to All Ireland Hurling Final.
Tickets £5 each
Draw will take place in St Canice’s Gac Club on 17th June 2012.
All Proceeds for this draw are to Dungiven’s 2012 All Ireland Feile.
St Canice’s Senior team travelled to Portstewart on Wednesday night to play Coleraine and were defeated by 3 points.
Full time score was Dungiven 0.11- 2.08 Coleraine.
Dungiven hosted Slaughtneil on Sunday in blistering heat that saw a good crowd come out to watch this game.
Full time score was Dungiven 1.04-1.07.
This Week’s Fixtures
Tuesday 29th May U14b v Sean Dolan’s (Away) 6.15pm
Tuesday 29th May U14a v Kilera (Away) Pearse Park Kilrea 7.15pm
Wednesday 30th May St Canice’s v Ballinascreen @Dean Mc Glinchey Park @ 7.00pm
Saturday 2nd June U12 Tournament in Galbally 10.30am – 3.30pm
Sunday 3rd June Seniors v Glenullin in Dr Kerlin Cup (Away) TBA
Club House Entertainment.
Friday Nights Play “A Night With George” which was sold out, And what a fantastic performance by Donna Murphy!!!
Has to be one if not the best nights entertainment ever held in the Club House.
A Big Thank You to Tony Devlin for bringing his Play to Dungiven. And i would also like to thank you the public for coming out and enjoying a great night in St Canice’s Gac.
I also would like to thank John Jennings & Penny Mc Gonagle of “Tyme Out” who provided the music afterwards.
Renovations to our club kitchen commence this week and if there are any able hands out there that would like to give some of their time helping with the work please contact Sean Daly on 07710 196977.
Advertising Hoardings around O’Cahan Park are currently being renewed. If you would like to advertise your business or would like to take one to Support the Club please contact Colum Mc Nicholl or Cormac Hasson.
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