Mostrim up next – 8 August

Published in News, Senior Football

Seniors - Flipeadóirí Longfoirt ACL league game V St Columba’s took place at the Laurels on a wet pitch on Friday evening.  A depleted Slashers lost to St Columba’s on the night by 4pts but importantly were able to give game time to aspiring players like Darren Flaherty, Niall Kelly, Conor Clarke, Andrew Kelly, Martin Nevin and Shane Rodgers. Senior championship games are invaluable to these players at a time when every player will be needed as the championship progresses. Trevor Clendenning and Peter Brady came off with injury while Peter Foy was unlucky to be black carded on the night. Midfield Niall Mulligan & Michael Brady assisted by Mark Diffley worked hard with Niall scoring some important frees. The team looks forward now to the championship game V Mostrim on 8 August which is an important fixture for the team to focus ahead. Junior championship win Flipeadóirí Longfoirt junior team had a good start to the defence of their title last week when they met St Mary’s at home and recorded a victory. The team played very well combining to take good scores on the night. Experienced players like Barry O Rourke, Martin Jennings, Andrew Lyons, Mark Mulligan, Shane O Connell, Shane Dann, Patrick Farrell & James Martin blended in well with younger players who added real pace to the fixture. Daniel Doherty continues to shine as a first class keeper and Cian Kavanagh is a rising player for the club. Danny Monks found the net with a fist class finish. Team: Daniel Doherty, Shane Dann, Andrew Lyons, Cíarán Farrell, James Martin, Patrick Farrell, Daniel Kirby, Ross Flaherty, Mark Mulligan, Seán Costelloe, Danny Monks, Hugo Carey, Aiden Gilleran, Eoin Bartley, Rory O Brien, Ben Ryan, Martin Jennings, Barry O Rourke, Shane O Connell, Cian Kavanagh Nathan Steele, Conor Sheehan. Slashers July draw Our July draw took place in the club house on Thursday night and local winners included: Michael Keogh, David & Margaret Kelly, Ronan & James Ghee, JJ Farrell & Andrew Hanley. The 2015 draw has been a great success and was very well led by club treasurer Tom Mulligan.