Aughlisnafin GAC Notes For 24 July 2016


The U-16’s got their first win in the East Down A Championship last Thursday evening when they defeated Castlewellan for the second time this season. In his first game back from injury Shea Croskery led the charge with an impressive 4-4 from play. Oran Flanagan tallied 0-9 with seven from frees, one from play and a monstrous ’45 capping a virtuso display in place kicking.

Aughlisnafin Year 4's at the Go Games hosted by Bryansford on Saturday morning.
Aughlisnafin Year 4’s at the Go Games hosted by Bryansford on Saturday morning.

Conor Robb was on target with 0-2, the second of which the Town keeper pushed a goal bound effort over the bar. Eoin Lundy also on target with a point from play but he did his best work from deep and providing numerous assists. The ‘Fin led 3-06 to 1-06 at half time before outscoring the ‘Town 1-10 to 1-04 in a superb second half showing. Callum Haynes and Adam Lenaghan were strong in the full back line while Ben Ogle, Ruairi Quinn and Conor Matthews got forward at every opportunity to support the attack but were quick to defend when required.

Final score Aughlisnafin 4-15 Castlewellan 2-10.

Next game is at home to Saul this Thursday at 7.30 pm. Saul won the league fixture and the ‘Fin will be hoping to avoid a repeat of this result. Training every Tuesday at 7 pm.

The Seniors won convincingly by fourteen points in the end at home to Aghaderg on Friday evening despite several absentees and only twelve players finishing the game. Shane Mooney top scored with 2-3 with Sean Fitzsimmons and Ciaran Rice both getting 0-3 apiece. Sean and Ben Willoughby were also on target with a point each. Next match is at home to St Michael’s this Friday at 7.30 pm where a win would lift the ‘Fin above St Michaels and up to sixth place in the league standings.

The Year 6’s and Year 4’s were at St Patrick’s Park in Newcastle for the latest round of Go Games. The Year 4’s put in impressive performances in games against both Bryansford teams and Ballykinlar. The Year 6’s also showing well against Bryansford and Drumaness.

The U14’s are back in league action after a two week break and are away to Drumaness on Monday 1st August.

The U12’s are away to Kilclief this Sunday at 12 noon.