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posted 3 Jun 2016, 01:54 by Jonathan Tavey
By Reamonn Finnegan 

Appreciation and Awards night: 
Takes place on Saturday week June 4thin the Inniskeen Social club where as a token of our deep felt appreciation and gratitude we will be hosting all the volunteers who help Inis Caoin Grattans throughout the year whether at Countryfest, promoting our Lotto, stewarding games or coaching our players. We will also be presenting all our adult players of the year awards and the hall of fame award for 2016. There will be tons of music, food and craic so feel free to come along and help us celebrate this great club that we all have a stake in. 

Platinum Tanks RFL. We host our neighbours Killanny this coming Sunday 29th May at 2pm in Páirc Grattan. Silver Hills Food SHL: We travel to Monaghan to play the Monaghan Harps hurling club in our first league game of the year tonight Thursday 26th May at 8pm  We then host Clontibret this coming Thursday 2nd June at 8pm in Páirc Grattan. 

Minor Football League: Our Minors had a great win over the Na Mullai Sarsfields amalgamation on a score line of 3.16 to 0.12. Well done lads. Platinum Tanks McKeown Cup RFC: Inis Caoin Grattan’s 2.14 Aghabog 2.14 It finished up a draw after extra time last Sunday in Páirc Grattan so we live to fight another day.

State Exams: 
We wish all our players and all the young and more mature students in our community the very best of luck in the forthcoming state exams hopefully the questions fall their way. Go nÉiri an t-adh libh.

There was no winner of our Pick Four Lotto jackpot of €3,800 for Monday 23rd May 2016.  The Numbers Drawn were: 5: 7: 13: 26. The lucky dip winners were, The Dooley family, Ballintra, Inniskeen (G Dooley): D Byrne Inniskeen, (C Keenan): Ollie Thompson, c/o Harry’s Bar. (J Boyle): Robert Ashfield Snr, Ednamo, Inniskeen, (R Ashfield) : Daig Rooney, Inniskeen. (P Dooley). Next Week’s Lotto jackpot is €3,900. 

Grattan’s Óige 
By Mickey Kindlon 

Juniors & U8: 
Training Saturday 11:00-12:00

Training Tuesday 7:15-8:15 Saturday 11:00-12:00

We have a game against Drumhowan this Monday 23rd may in Drumhowan at 7:30. We also play Sean McDermott’s this Saturday the 28th may in Páirc Grattan at 12:00. There will be no training this week.

We play Latton in Latton this Sunday 29th may at 12:00. We need to take the good second half performance and attitude in to the game next Sunday. Training as usual Monday and Wednesday. 

We played Magheracloone last Thursday night with a very good performance at times and should have come away with the win final score 5-13 2-16. We play Carrickmacross this Thursday night at 7:30 in pairc Grattan. This is the last game before the exam break. Training with the minors on Monday night.