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posted 15 Apr 2017, 14:04 by Jonathan Tavey
By Sile McArdle

There was no winner of our Pick Four Lotto jackpot of €7,500 last Monday night 27th February. The numbers drawn were: 10: 15: 21: 24 The lucky dip winners were, Tomas McGee, Carrickakelly. (O Greene). McKenna Family, Callanber (P Meegan): Carmel Boylan, St Daighs Tcr (P Meegan): Rita Murphy, Channonrock (P Meegan): Colin Hanratty, C/O Monaghan Elect (B Meegan)
Next Week’s Lotto jackpot is €7,600. Club Lotto envelopes are available from any committee member or may be purchased online on our club website and we encourage more users to use this facility and it allows you to play for as many weeks as you like and pay your money and no need to worry from week to week knowing that you have your numbers are included. Logon and check it out.

Weekly Prediction League
Our Weekly Prediction league is back and the winner for the 2nd time in a row was Padraig Garland. He scored 327 points and Padraig is currently 1st place in the national draw.

Juveniles Notes
U14s & U16s training Thursday night 7.15 to 8.45 in Pairc Grattan. U14 first league game is on the 11th March. Can all players please attend training.

National Club Draw:
All National club draw tickets have now been returned and the draw will take place on the 8th March 2017. There are 14 prizes in total with 1st Prize An Opel Corsa Car 2nd Prize A trip away with the 2017 all-stars 3rd Prize Travel Voucher to the value of €1500

Reserve League:
As we kick off the season the reserves Inniskeen team will take on Truagh in Pairc Grattans Wednesday 8th March @ 7:45. Best of luck to Stephan Callan as the manager for the reserves #bestofluck

National Hurling League
Monaghan will take on Louth in the national hurling league this Sunday 5th March. There are 8 InisCaoin lads on this Monaghan panel and as they enter into the 4th round they are currently unbeaten. Keep it up. Come see the play this weekend in Pairc Grattan on Sunday.

National Football League
Monaghan moved top of the NFL Div One after round three and this was down to a hard earned win over Kerry in Killarney last Sunday 26th Feb. Monaghan make the much shorter trip to Omagh next Saturday 7:00pm 4th March. Inis Caoin Pairc Grattans are delighted to host Roscommon later in the league on the 19th March 2017

Country Fest 2017:
With just 64 days left till what is going to be one of the biggest and fun weekends that will come to Pairc Grattans in all time. The line-up has been confirmed and tickets have been printed. Check out Friday night 28th April with Gerry Guthrie and Derek Ryan, Saturday 29th April will see Jim Devine and Nathan Carter take to the stage and on Sunday 30th April will see Johnny Brady and Mike Denver rock the Pairc Grattans. You can follow us on InisCaoin Grattons Facebook or for more details. Tickets are now on sale from  Get your tickets early so you won’t miss out on this great weekend. Make sure to check into the Inniskeen Grattans Facebook page for some great giveaways in the coming weeks #watchthisspace #nottobemissed

The club is asking for new referees and if you know of anybody that might be interested please let any committee members aware. We MUST fulfil its obligation for a hurling referee and if you know of should anyone that might be interested I ask for you to get in contact with our secretary Peter Dooley as soon as possible.
Irish Collage – Scholarship – Great opportunity for all Boys/Girls that are interested in heading to Irish Collage this Summer 2017 – Get your applications in early.

Fixtures For Pairc Grattan:
The club will host Camogie and Hurling this coming weekend.
All Ireland Post Primary Camogie Senior C Final. Team Castleknock Comm Sch Dublin v St Patricks, Keady Armagh Date: Saturday March 4th 2017 Throw in at 1:00pm
The Club will also host the Masita GAA Michael Cusack Cup SH C Semi Final – Teams St Fintans, Sutton vs St Patricks, Keady – Sat 4th March Throw in at 2:45pm
So busy day for the club this coming Saturday. Come and see 2 great games. #gooddayout #whatelsewouldyoubeat