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U-14 Championships 2018

U14 championships

A championship
Saturday 19th May – 4pm at Ballymaguigan
Dungiven 1.10 Magherafelt 2.11

Sunday 20th May – 11am at Glen
Ballinascreen won Ballerin lost

Final – 27th May – Ballinascreen won Magherafelt lost

A shield
Sunday 20th May  – 11am at Desertmartin
Callan Gaels 7.07 Ballymaguigan 5.12
Wednesday 23rd May – 7.30pm at Owen Beg

Steelstown conc v Ballerin w/o

Final – 27th May – Callan Gaels 13.16 Ballerin 7.05

B Championship
Sunday 20th May
Lavey 5.09 Lissan 6.07
Sunday 20th May

Claudy 4.04 Glen 1.06

Final – 27th May – Claudy 4.04 Lissan 3.13

Senior Fixtures – NFL Division 4 2018

The fixtures for the 2018 National Football League season have been released. Derry have three home and four away games ahead in the 2018 season.

Sunday 28th January – Wicklow v Derry

Sunday 4th February – Derry v Fermanagh

Sunday 11th February – Carlow v Derry

Sunday 25th February – Derry v Louth

Sunday 4th March – Antrim v Derry

Sunday 25th March – Limerick v Derry

Sunday 1st April – Derry v Kilkenny

Emma Doherty – Player of the Year

Steelstown’s Emma Doherty won the prestigious All Ireland Junior Players Player of the year award at a star studded All Stars Presentation Dinner at the Citywest Hotel in Dublin on Saturday past.

Congratulations Emma – all associated with Derry LGFA are delighted for you and are sure you are very proud of your achievement and award.

 

Annual Convention

The Annual Convention of Derry LGFA as fixed for Owen Beg last Tuesday saw Club delegates receive reports and be given an opportunity to reflect on 2017 activity at all levels.

In a wide ranging report the secretary detailed all activity that went on in the year and congratulated all involved in a busy calendar of activities.

The Registrar, Treasurer and Development Officer reports were all dealt with efficiently and a list of various recommendations were brought forward to be dealt with by the delegates in attendance.

Election of officers then took place and the following posts were filled as below:

Chairperson – Marlene Mullan

Vice Chairperson – Jock Groogan

Secretary – Paul Grant

Assistant Secretary – Terri McCallan

Treasurer – Clare Mullan

Development Officer – Gregory Mulholland

Fixtures Secretary – Brendan Walls

Irish Language and Cultural Officer – Ann Hassan

2017 Academy

The County U13s Development Squad participated in the Ulster blitz, Saturday 14th October at the Mid Ulster Sports Arena in Cookstown.
Derry had 3 Teams represented at the Ulster Blitz 2017, with 75 players competing and photos as below from the 3 teams.

The 3 Teams competed well at the Blitz with impressive wins over teams from both Down and Monaghan. A great day was had by all the girls, and augers well for the future of Derry County football.

2017 Academy

The County U13s Development Squad participated in the Ulster blitz, Saturday 14th October at the Mid Ulster Sports Arena in Cookstown.
Derry had 3 Teams represented at the Ulster Blitz 2017, with 75 players competing and photos as below from the 3 teams.

The 3 Teams competed well at the Blitz with impressive wins over teams from both Down and Monaghan. A great day was had by all the girls, and augers well for the future of Derry County football.

2017 Academy

The County U13s Development Squad participated in the Ulster blitz, Saturday 14th October at the Mid Ulster Sports Arena in Cookstown.
Derry had 3 Teams represented at the Ulster Blitz 2017, with 75 players competing and photos as below from the 3 teams.

The 3 Teams competed well at the Blitz with impressive wins over teams from both Down and Monaghan. A great day was had by all the girls, and augers well for the future of Derry County football.

 

Inter-county games

All Ireland Junior Championship

The Derry Ladies Senior team lost heavily to Longford last weekend, going down 9.26 to 0.03 in the Junior Championship semi final.

This was after a semi final win over a weakened Carlow side in the quarter final – final score Derry 5.06 Carlow 1.05.

All Ireland U-16 ‘C’ Championship 2016        

Hard luck to our County Under 16 panel who came up short in the All Ireland Under 16 C championship final played in Augher during the week. Well done on getting that far and ultimately goals were the difference.  Final score Longford 9.05 Derry 3.10.

Quarter Final – 29th June

Fermanagh 2.08 Derry 7.18

13th July
Semi Final 1:   Leitrim 5.06 Derry 5.10
Semi Final 2:   Longford 8.10 Down 4.08
Wednesday 27th July – 7.00pm Final: Derry 3.10 Longford 9.05

Hard Luck to Under 16’s

Hard luck to the Derry Under 16 girls that fell in the final to a Down team at Clann Eireann Park in Lurgan on Sunday.

Final score Down 6.09 Derry 5.10

Derry do however proceed now to the All Ireland “C” championship quarter final where they will play Fermanagh at the end of June at a venue to be confirmed.

2016 NFL Fixtures

Derry played 6 games in the NFL Division 4 campaign, winning 1 and losing 5. Results were confirmed as:

Sunday 31st January: Derry 1.07 Louth 8.18

Sunday 7th February: Antrim 3.11 Derry 1.02

Sunday 14th February: Derry 3.07 Longford 8.17

Sunday 28th February: Carlow 3.08 Derry 5.12

Sunday 6th March: Wicklow 6.18 Derry 0.01

Sunday 3rd April: Derry 0.02 Limerick 5.18