In round 2 played in Cloone on Saturday, we were beaten 0-12 to 1-6 by Gortletteragh. The first half was a close affair with Gortletteragh slightly the better team going in at the interval leading by 0-6 to 0-4. Daniel Duignan gave Annaduff hope with a well taken goal after 40 minutes, however, Gortletteragh weathered the storm to run out deserving winners. Annaduff: Jim McCormack, Nigel Cox, Chris Farrell, Gary Bohan, James Cox, Dillon Keane, Dean Gill, Matty Cox (Capt.), David Duignan, Ray Cox (0-2), Cathal Cox, Daniel Duignan (1-0), Kenny Cox, Sean McNabola (0-4), Eoin Gill. Subs: Hugh Moylan (for D. Gill), Conor Reynolds (for E. Gill), Francis McNabola (for K. Cox), Matthew Reynolds (for Daniel Duignan), Brendan Lynch (for S. McNabola), Keith Duignan (for M. Cox, Black Card).
Annaduff led by 0-12 to 1-3 after 54 minutes only to end up losing by a point in a very exciting Junior Championship match in Cloone on Sunday. The final score was Gortletteragh 3-5 to Annaduff’s 0-13. Annaduff started with the bare fifteen with Derek Cox coming in from the stand to replace the injured Alan Cox after 25 minutes. The first half was evenly contested with Gortletteragh leading at the break by 1-3 to 0-5. Annaduff had a great start to the second half building up a strong lead. Gortletteragh got the goals in the 55th and 56th minute to leave it 3-3 to 0-13. Gortletteragh got another point to draw level before scoring a point from a free with the last kick of the game. Despite the loss, this was a fine performance from Micheal O’Dowds team. Annaduff: Kevin Ludlow, Michael Lynch, Thomas Flanagan, Keith Duignan, Francis McNabola (0-2), Micheal O’Dowd, Hugh Moylan, Gerry Newton (0-1), Eoin Reynolds, Sean Duignan (0-1), Brendan Lynch (capt) (0-1), Alan Cox, Colm Cox (0-1), Joe Cox (0-4), Ronan Conroy (0-1). Subs: Derek Cox (0-2) (for A. Cox injured).
Annaduff G.A.A in association with Tesco and North West Hospice are holding a Fun Family Day on Sunday, August 10th. All are invited to join in the fun. You can make a donation or sponsor a Hamper. For further info., contact Ciaran Dolan @ 0862666088.
Day Retreat to Lough Derg on Sunday, 24th August. Bookings with 30 euro deposit to Maura Ward @ 9624353 or Maura Faughnan @ 9624540 or any Annaduff I.C.A member. Annual outing on Saturday, July 19th to Galway. Contact Pam Rowley @0876978544 or Teresa Faughnan @9631875.
Congratulations to Martin and Michelle Faughnan on the birth of a baby girl, Mai. Congratulations also to the proud grandparents, Maura and Michael John Faughnan, Fearnaught.
Ruby Wedding Anniversary
Congratulations to Seamus and Mella (Kangley) Condon, Dublin and Annaduff who celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary last week.