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STRICTLY COME DANCING Strictly is heating up with a full schedule of practice last weekend and for the coming week. All couples are hard at work and looking to be that step ahead of the competition. Tickets are now available from any dancer and committee members. If you would like to sponsor a dancer or dance or take an advertisement in the...

GAELIC 4 MOTHERS moved to Tuesday next week

Thursday 22nd October, 2015


GAELIC 4 MOTHERS will take place on this Tuesday Oct 27th instead of the usual Monday night because of the bank holiday. Back to normal the following week on Monday 2nd Nov. New people always welcome.

Senior B Football Final is OFF

Thursday 22nd October, 2015


The Senior B Football Final fixed for this Monday is POSTPONED because of the rescheduled minor hurling final between Clonkill Hurling Club Official and RAHARNEY HURLING CLUB goes ahead at 1pm in Cusack Park on this Monday.

STRICTLY COME DANCING Strictly continues with couples now receiving their individual dance lessons and some couples are rumoured to be getting in extra practices to get the extra edge in the step. Tickets are now available from any dancer and committee members. If you would like to sponsor a dancer or dance or take an advertisement in...

Boys U16's are County Champions

Sunday 18th October, 2015


Congratulations to our U16 boys squad that won the division 1 championship county final on Saturday last. A hard earned 8 point victory over Athlone in Ballynacargy completed a memorable league and championship double. A nervous start from both sides resulted in scores being at a premium and we went in the break leading 1-2, 0-2. A rapid start...

Westmeath Under 16 Division 1 County FinalThe Downs v AthloneVenue: Ballynacargy Start time: 230pmReferee: M.Lynn #nadúntaabú

Strictly Come Dancing With the couples now announced strictly is taking a competitive edge, rumour has it that some dancers are downloading dance steps and studying youtube clips to get an advantage. Tickets are now available from any dancer and committee members. If you would like to sponsor a dancer or dance or take an advertisement in the...

Minor boys are County Champions !

Sunday 11th October, 2015


Well done to our superb minor squad and mentors who retained the Darren Price Memorial Cup today at Cusack Park defeating Rosemount 2-11,0-5. Minor County final: The Downs 2:11 Rosemount 0:5 On Sunday in Cusack Park in ideal conditions for football we retained the minor championship. The Downs dominated the first half opening the scoring in...

Our minor boys play Rosemount this Sunday in the County Final in Cusack Park at 130pm. We hope that you can get along to support the lads. Please wear your colours and make as much as possible for the lads. Carmel will open the Club Shop on Friday at 6pm for an hour and will have a small quantity of car flags plus the usual club gear. We also have free passes for U16's...

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STRICTLY COME DANCING Saturday evening saw the launch of our STRICTLY COME DANCING highlighted by the dancers performing their group dance to the large audience in the clubhouse. We would like to thank all the dancers for participating in this event for the club. It has been highly enjoyable over the past few weeks and with the dancers...

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Under 16 boys progress to County Final

Saturday 03rd October, 2015


Well done to the lads today in Moate who recorded a good win over Shannon Gaels 4-11,1-4.They now meet Athlone in the final who defeated favourites Rosemount today 1-10,0-11.

Boys U16's in County Semi Final this Saturday

Thursday 01st October, 2015


Best of luck to the boys under 16 panel and mentors who take on Shannon Gaels in the county semi final this Saturday in Moate at 2pm which will be followed at 330pm with the second semi final between Athlone and Rosemount.

Our underage coaching programme moves to Saturday this week at 5pm which will be the last session of the year with refreshments afterwards in the clubhouse.

We have the Launch of STRICTLY COME DANCING Saturday October 3rd @ 8pm in the club house. We look forward to see all members and supporters there. Music and entertainment afterwards. The club in conjunction with The Downs Ladies Football will holding the Strictly Come Dancing Night on Saturday November 14th in The Mullingar Park Hotel....

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STRICTLY COME DANCING Launch Night October 3rd We have the Launch of STRICTLY COME DANCING Saturday October 3rd. @8pm in the club house. We look forward to see all members and supporters there. Music and entertainment afterwards. The club in conjunction with The Downs Ladies Football will holding the Strictly Come Dancing Night on...

Minor boys progress to County Final

Saturday 26th September, 2015


Minor football championship div 1 semi finalThe Downs 6-8, Shandonagh 2-11 played in BallynacargyDon't be fooled by the winning margin, this game was much closer than the scoreline suggests. Trailing by 3 at the break (1-5,1-2) our lads struggled to get a grip on this game until the closing stages. The lads go on to play Rosemount in the county final which...