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Thankyou from 1916 Group

Sunday 17th April, 2016


The Downs 1916 Commeration night was held on 2nd of April 2016 it was a very enjoyable night attended by both young and old with a mix of music and song from 1916 . The committee would like to thank The Downs GAA for the use of the Clubhouse and facilities, to all those that attended the night, all the National Schools pupils and their teachers who put the...

We are very proud to have Adam Loughlin as captain of the Westmeath minor footballers this year. They open their Leinster championship campaign this Saturday v Longford in Cusack Park at 2pm. Get along if you can to support Adam and your county. Also in the squad are Dylan Carroll and Conor Gavin.

Under 14 Boys Family Table Quiz Family Table Quiz on Sat 16th April in The Downs Clubhouse in support of the Under 14 panel who are travelling to London for the weekend on 13th May to play in a tournament organised by our old friends Dulwich Harps / St. Paul's Academy who we hosted in 2013. Please come along and support this club...

The late Pat Coyle RIP

Friday 08th April, 2016


We send sincere sympathy to long term club Scór activist George Coyle and family on the passing of his brother Pat. Funeral details take from www.rip.ie:Pat Coyle, Feamore, Kiltoom, Athlone, Co. Roscommon and formerly of Bellmount, Ballinea, Mullingar, Co. Westmeath, April 2nd 2016, suddenly in Flanders, Belgium. Sadly missed by his loving wife...

This evenings underage training is OFF

Friday 08th April, 2016


Friday 8th April Tonight's training for U6 to U12 boys and girls is OFF owing to weather.

Tues 5th April: ACFL Div 2 Round 3 v BunbrosnaThis game is switched to The Downs with a 645pm start.

Underage Coaching Underage coaching continues on Friday evenings 6.30pm to 7.30pm Players can register at any training session, forms available from the shop upstairs. Scor All-Ireland The Leiriu travelled to Killarney to compete in the All-Ireland, despite giving a flawless performance the judge’s decision went to Monaghan...

Hard luck to our Leiriu in All Irelands

Sunday 03rd April, 2016


Hard luck to our magnificent Leiriu group who performed brilliantly on the INEC stage in Killarney yesterday but the gong went to Monaghan's Truagh Gaels. Thankyou for your hardwork and wonderful show that gave us many laughs over the last few months. #nadúntaabú Massive congrats to Hugo of St Joseph's for winning the storytelling and to the set dancers...

Sunday April 3rdACFL Div 3 The Downs v MilltownpassVenue: The Downs

Scor All-IrelandThe club maintains its presence in Scor All-Irelands with the Leiriu leading the way, as they make the journey to Killarney on Saturday. Best of luck to Sinead Lynam Curley, Niamh Moriarty, Trudie Rowan, Paddy Doherty, Kenny Colgan, John Kennedy, Noel Lynam, Anthony Rowan and Denise Doherty. Also to the other Westmeath competitors...

Underage Coaching Underage coaching reverts to our usual Friday evening slot 6.30 to 7.30 this week. Players can register at any training session. Scor All-Ireland The club maintains its presence in Scor All-Irelands with the Leiriu leading the way, as they make the journey to Killarney on Saturday. Best of luck to Sinead...

Busy weekend ahead

Thursday 24th March, 2016


Club fixtures this weekend:
Sat 26th: 2015 ACFL Division 6 League Final v Mullingar Shamrocks in The Downs 330pm
Sun 27th: Minor Boys League Division 1 v St.Loman’s in The Downs 1130am
Sun 27th: ACFL Division 2 v Tubberclair in The Downs 6pm (note change)

Underage Coaching Programme
Coaching continues for U6 to...

Community remember Easter 1916

Tuesday 22nd March, 2016


Underage Coaching Underage coaching started on Saturday @ 5pm and continues until we change to summer time when it moves to Friday evenings. Players can register at any training session. Lotto Lotto results 21/03/16 Jackpot: €14,000 Numbers drawn: 4, 11, 12, 20 Result: No jackpot winner 2 x €100 winners: Brenda Deihy,...

Sunday's Div 3 league game is OFF

Saturday 19th March, 2016


Tomorrow Sunday's ACFL div 3 fixture is OFF owing to bereavement in Killucan.

Boys U14 update

Thursday 17th March, 2016


Boys U14: Our boys U14's are back training and have played a few challenge matches recently in preparation for the league which commences in early April. They are also travelling to London for the weekend on 13th May to play in a tournament organised by our old friends Dulwich Harps / St. Paul's Academy who we hosted in 2013. To help defray some of...

Westmeath face Kildare in the Semi Final of the Leinster Under 21 Football Championship at O Moore Park Portlaoise on Wednesday 16th March at 7-30pm Both teams have had one outing to date with Westmeath defeating Wexford in Enniscorthy and Kildare overcoming Offaly at Hawkfield. Should Westmeath qualify then the Leinster Final will be on Wednesday 30th...

Underage Coaching Underage coaching started on Saturday @ 5pm and continues until we change to summer time when it moves to Friday evenings. Players can register at any training session. Lotto Lotto results 14/03/16 Jackpot: €14,000 Numbers drawn: Result: 2 x €100 winners: Don’t Miss a Chance to Win Forms...

Our Leiriu continued their marvellous journey by bringing home the Leinster title from the final in Ballymore on Sunday last. Well done to Sinead Curley, Niamh Moriarty, Trudie Rowan, John Kennedy, Noel Lynam, Kenny Colgan, Patrick Doherty, Anthony Rowan and our back stage person Denise Doherty. The All-Ireland final is on April 2nd contact...