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posted 23 Apr 2013, 02:44 by Jonathan Tavey   [ updated 23 Apr 2013, 02:44 ]
By Peter Cassidy 

Seniors (IFL): 
Our IFL campaign continued last week with mixed results. After the opening round win over neighbours Donaghmoyne, we were brought firmly down to earth with a 2 point defeat at home to Corduff. The game was played on Wednesday week past, again in very difficult weather conditions. Corduff took the most of their chances and ended up winning by a score line of 1-09 to 2-08. However the lads bounced back in emphatic style with an extremely hard fought win away to Clones last Sunday. Even going down to 14 Men (within the first 20 minutes) could not stop Inniskeen running out eventual winners by a score of 1-08 to 1-17. Next on the Calendar is an away trip to Drumhowan on Wednesday 1st May @ 7.30pm. It is a must win game to ensure we keep in touch with early pace setters Currin and Truagh. 

Senior Hurlers: 
Our lads finally get out to shake off the cobwebs as the first round of the league kicks off this evening (Thurs) away to Carrickmacross @ 7.30pm. Let’s get out and support Brian and the lads as the go in search of silverware. Both the league and the championship are most definitely within the capabilities of this young and exciting team. 

Lotto Results: 
There was no Jackpot winner this week; the draw took place on Monday 22/04/2013.
The numbers drawn where: 5: 13: 23: 25 next week's Jackpot is €4,300. 
€20 Lucky dip winners were: 
Geraldine Callan, Carrick lane (B.Murphy)
Martin Garland, Corringshagh (J.Boyle)
P.J Boyle, (P.J Boyle)
Philomena Meegan, Callenberg (P.Meegan)
Johnny Mc Kenna, Callenberg (P.Meegan)
Next draw takes place Monday 29nd of April.
Next month’s Rota’s as follows:
May: Tommy Mul, Gemma, Robbie & Raymond
June: Pete M, Tommy McK, Brendan & Mary 
Thank you for the support

Family Fun Monday, 6th May: 
We are glad to announce a new addition to this year’s festival.
The main feature of the day is a 7 aside charity football tournament called Clash of the Clans. 
32 Families/Clan’s/Neighbours play it out to raise funds for SOSAD (Save Our Sons And Daughters) Ireland.
32 teams, 7 minute matches, 7 pitches @ Unlimited fun.
If you are interested in putting in a team please contact us at 0879004463.
It will be kicking off from 1pm and will run through to 4pm.
The cup will be presented to the winners in the Marquee before the traditional music session kicks off.
There are also lots of kid’s sports day events on the day along with Face painting, BBQ and much much more.
Come on down and enjoy the fun.

Committee Meeting: 
Our next Meeting is on Monday the 29nd Apr at 7.30 Sharp. Mainly Country fest on the agenda.

Defibrillator Course: 
Inniskeen Red Cross holds a defibrillator course in St Daig’s School on the Last Monday of every Month. 
The Next course will take place on Apr 29th. 
We encourage as many people as possible to take this course. 
To book your place call Tomas Ruddy on 087 7657198 or Gerry Dooley on 0872342278 
The Course is tailored to both new members and refresher applicants. 

Your Club needs you: 
Volunteers are needed to carry out some maintenance and pre festival preparation on the grounds of Pairc Grattan. Pete with be immobilizing his crew from 9am on Saturday 27th. Come along and give us a hand and have a bit of crack. Also please make contact with us if you can be available to give a help out in the festival in one way or the other. 

Results: 
IFL: Inniskeen 1-09, Corduff 2-08, Wed 17th. 
Dev Hurling league: Truagh 3-10 Inniskeen 2-05, Thurs 18th. 
Ulster Minor Hurling Shield: Monaghan 3-07 Cavan 2-08, Fri 19th. 
Ulster Minor football league playoff: Tyrone 1-16 Monaghan 3-14, sat 20th. 
IFL: Clones 1-08 Inniskeen 1-17, Sun 21st.

Upcoming Fixtures: 
(Team named first at home)
Minor football league: Inniskeen Vrs Emerald Sarsfield, Tues 23rd @7.15pm 
Reserve Football League: Corduff Vrs Inniskeen, wed 24th @7.30pm 
Senior Hurling league: Carrick Vrs Inniskeen, Thurs 25th @ 7.30pm 
Reserve Football League: Emyvale Vrs Inniskeen, Fri 26th @ 7.30pm 
Ulster Minor Hurling Shield: Monaghan Vrs Donegal, Fri 26th @ 7.30pm Brewster pk. 
Ulster Minor football league Final: Monaghan Vrs Donegal, Sat 27th @ 12pm Brewster pk 
Reserve Football League: Killeevan Vrs Inniskeen, Sun 28th @ 3pm 
Minor football league: Killeevan Vrs Inniskeen, Tues 30th @ 7.15pm 

Grattan’s Oige: 

Results: 
U16 Football League: Eire Og 1-07 Inniskeen 3-12, Thurs 18th 
U14 Football: Truagh 8-19 Inniskeen 4-10, Sat 20th 

Fixtures: 
U 12 A&B: Blayney Vrs Inniskeen, Tues 23rd @ TBC 
Please come out and support our stars of the future. 
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