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posted 29 May 2013, 15:43 by Jonathan Tavey
By Peter Cassidy 

Lotto Results:
There was no Jackpot winner this week; the draw took place on Monday 27/05/2013. 
The numbers drawn where: 4: 5: 10: 28 next week's Jackpot is €4,900. 
€20 Lucky dip winners were: 
Myles Mc'Donnell, Dromiskin (R Finnegan) 
Joe Whelan, c/o John Boyle (J Boyle) 
Martin Garland, Corrinshiagh, Cullaville (J Boyle) 
Peter Dooley, Kednaminsha, Inniskeen (P Dooley) 
John Boyle, Dundalk (J Boyle) 
Next draw will take place on Tues 4th of June @ 7.30. 
Can all sellers ensure tickets are in for 7pm sharp. 
Thank you for the support. 

Senior Footballers: 
Our senior team when down to a strong enough Truagh outfit last week by a score line of 1-15 to 0-13.
Truagh got off to a blistering start after ten minutes which saw them take the lead with a score line of 1-07 to 3 points. However the lads hung in with a few points from Paul, Ronan, Colm Meegan and Mixie Lennon. That got them to half time trailing by 1-08 to 0-05. 
And as Shown on a few occasions this season the guys kicked into gear in the second half to make a real contest of it. With ten minutes to go we had them pegged back to 1-11 to 13 points, courtesy of points from Paul, Ronan and Mattie McKenna. 
However the resurgence hit a wall in the 54th minute when Mickie Fitzpatrick was sent to the line for a second yellow card. 
Truagh ran out eventual winners; however the lads can take a lot from the game. We are still in 5th place in the league, however with 2 games in hand on our closest rivals, so all is not lost. 
Team: Pauric Dowdall, Alan Ryan, Anto Keenan, Trev Hillard, Mixie Lennon (0-01), Micky Fitz, Padraig Garland, Gerry McArdle, Seamy Loftus, Robbie Lorenze, Mattie Mc Kenna (0-01), Eugene McArdle, Ronan Meegan (0-05), Paul Meegan (0-05) and Colm Meegan (0-01). 

Reserve Crawley cup Quarter final: 
Our B footballers have their first outing of this year's championship against Donaghmoyne in Pairc Grattan on Friday evening at 7.30pm. 
We wish Pete and all the guys the very best, so please come out and give them your support. 

Bereavement: 
We extend our sincere sympathy and condolences to the family and friends of Jim Finnegan, Grimsby and formerly of Mullaghinsha, Inniskeen. 

Jim came from a family that has been associated with the Grattan's since its foundation
Ar dheis lamh De go raibh a anam dilis. 

Monaghan Minor Footballers: 
Congratulations to the Monaghan Minors as they defeated Antrim by a scoreline of 4-20 to 3-06 last Sunday. 
Our Minor star Donal Meegan is making a speedy recovery, we hope that he will be on track to rejoin the squad soon. Next up for the guys is a semi final on June 29th, opponents to be confirmed.

Fixtures: 
(Team named first at home) 
Senior Hurling League: Inniskeen Vrs Truagh, Thurs 30th @ 8PM 
Reserves Football Championship: Inniskeen Vrs Donaghmoyne, Fri 31st @ 7.30pm (Pairc Grattan) 

Results: 
Intermediate football League: Truagh 1-15 Inniskeen 0-13, Wed 22nd 
Nicky Rackard Cup Semi final: Donegal 5-12 Monaghan 2-09, Sat 25th 

Grattan's Oige 

Fixtures: 
U14 football: Inniskeen Vrs Scotstown, Sat 1st @ 12pm 
U12 Football: Latton Vrs Inniskeen, Sat 1st @ 12pm 
U14 football: Inniskeen Vrs Truagh, Tues 4th @ 7.30 

Results: 
U16 football: Clones 5-19 Inniskeen 2-13, Thur 23rd 
U14 Football: Monaghan 5-19 Inniskeen 2-10, Tue 28th 
U14 Hurling: Carrick 5-08 Inniskeen 0-12, Mon 27th 
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