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posted 4 Aug 2010, 07:38 by Jonathan Tavey   [ updated 5 Feb 2012, 05:20 ]
Senior Hurlers:
Congratulations to our senior hurling team on winning the Senior Hurling Championship for the first time in the club’s history after a thrilling 0-17 to 2-10 win over Castleblayney on Sunday. Well done also to Trevor Hilliard who picked up the Man of the Match award. A big thank you to all the people who came out to support the team on the day.

Intermediate Championship:
We have been drawn against Aughnamullen in the back door of the Intermediate Football Championship. Date and venue are yet to be announced.

Fund Raising Draw:
Tickets are now on sale for the Inniskeen Grattans Development Draw. The 1st Prize is €5000, 2nd €1500 and there are 10 prizes of €100 to be won. Tickets are €20 each or 3 for €50 and are available from any committee member. The draw will take place on the weekend of the All Ireland Final.

Raft Race:
The annual Raft Race which has become a huge local attraction in Inniskeen will be run by Inniskeen Grattans GFC this year. It is hoped to run the event in the autumn time, but this will depend on the water level in the Fane. This year will also see the inclusion of a kayak race. More details to follow in the coming weeks.

Good Luck:
Good luck to the Inniskeen Ladies football team this Thursday, 5th August, as they take on Scotstown in the Junior Championship Final at 7.15 in Drumhowan.

Inis Caoin Cumann Lúthchleas Gael, on behalf of its entire membership, would like to offer our sincere sympathy and condolences to Eddie Hennessey and all the friends and family of Patrick Hennessey, Drumlusty who died recently. Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam dhilis.

New Website:
The Inniskeen Grattans website has moved to The website features club news, match videos, photos, history, fixtures, results, league tables and message board.

Weekly Draw Results:
The results of the weekly envelope draw for Tuesday 3rd of August:
1st Prize €250: Chuckie the Cat, Inniskeen (Paddy Dowdall)
2nd Prize €100: Patsy McKeown, Inniskeen (Fiona Monahan)
3rd Prize €50: Sean Brady, Dundalk (John Boyle)
4th Prize €30: Amy and Aaron Hughes, Inniskeen (Paddy Meegan)
5th Prize €20: Noel Brady, Inniskeen (Noel Brady)