Club News 17th August 2020

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Club News 17th August 2020

August 17, 2020




Lotto Results 


Our lotto is back!!! In local shops and online, all Club Crossmolina members are automatically included.

Draw on Saturday 8th August 2020, Numbers drawn 12, 22, 26, 31.

No jackpot winner.

No match 3, 3 tickets drwn, Mikie Loftus, Michael Quirke and Paddy Carr and they win €50 each.

Next week’s jackpot is €5,850, many thanks for all your support.


Sweeney Shield Knockout 

Sat, 15 Aug, 

Venue: Bangor Erris, (Round: Semi Final 2), Kiltane V Crossmolina Deel Rovers 19:00,  Ref: Vincent Neary 


North Mayo Junior A Championship

Sun, 16 Aug, 

Venue: Crossmolina , (Round: Quarter Final 2), Crossmolina Deel Rovers V Killala 12:00,  Ref: John Walker 

North Mayo Junior B Championship 2020

Sun, 16 Aug, 

Venue: Moygownagh, (Round: Quarter Final 2), Moygownagh V Crossmolina Deel Rovers 15:00,  Ref: Benny Holmes 

Homeland North Mayo Minor B Championship

Fri, 14 Aug, 

Venue: Crossmolina , (Round: Round 4), Crossmolina Deel Rovers V Erris St. Pats 19:00,  Ref: John Walker 

Fri, 21 Aug, 

Venue: Cill Chomain, (Round: Round 5), Kilcommon V Crossmolina Deel Rovers 19:00,  Ref: Richard Cosgrove 

Homeland North Mayo U16 A Championship

Tue, 11 Aug, 

Venue: Crossmolina , (Round: Round 2), Crossmolina Deel Rovers V Naomh Padraig 19:00,  Ref: John Doherty 

Tue, 18 Aug, 

Venue: Tallagh (Belmullet), (Round: Round 3), Belmullet V Crossmolina Deel Rovers 19:00,  Ref: Richard Cosgrove 

Homeland North Mayo U14 A Championship

Thu, 13 Aug, 

Venue: Crossmolina , (Round: Round 2), Crossmolina Deel Rovers V Knockmore 19:00,  Ref: Pat Dowling 

Thu, 20 Aug, 

Venue: Crossmolina , (Round: Round 3), Crossmolina Deel Rovers V Naomh Padraig 19:00,  Ref: Raymond Devine 

Homeland U14 B All County Group 1

Mon, 10 Aug, 

Venue: Crossmolina , (Round: Round 2), Crossmolina Deel Rovers V Naomh Padraig 19:00,  Ref: Enda Munnelly 

Thu, 20 Aug, 

Venue: St. Joseph's Park, (Round: Round 3), Knockmore V Crossmolina Deel Rovers 19:00,  Ref: TBC 




Egan Jewellers Mayo IFC Group 4

Sun, 09 Aug, 

(Round: Round 2), Crossmolina Deel Rovers 1-22 Lahardane MacHales 2-6

@DeelroversGAA team selection:


 GK: Patrick Loftus

 RFB: Chris Myles,  FB: Kevin Mulhern,  LFB: Darren Caden

 RHB: Peadar Gardiner,  CB: Mikie Loftus,  LHB: Steven Duffy

 MF: Jordan Flynn,  MF: Conor Loftus (0-03)

 RHF: Cathal Carolan,  CF: Finaun Duffy (1-10),  LHF: Keith Hopkins (0-01)

 RFF: Dean Loftus (0-02),  FF: Brian Benson (0-04),  LFF: Tom Cafferty (0-01)


Summary:  5 substitutions made

09mins 2nd half  @DeelroversGAA--> off: Keith Hopkins  on: Sean Kelly

12mins 2nd half  @DeelroversGAA--> off: Mikie Loftus  on: Michael Gallagher

18mins 2nd half  @DeelroversGAA--> off: Cathal Carolan  on: Lorcan Loftus (0-01)

22mins 2nd half  @DeelroversGAA--> off: Brian Benson   on: JP Mulhern

27mins 2nd half  @DeelroversGAA--> off: Tom Cafferty  on: John Garrett


Homeland North Mayo Minor B Championship

Fri, 07 Aug, 

(Round: Round 3), Naomh Padraig 1-18 Crossmolina Deel Rovers 0-12

Homeland North Mayo U14 A Championship

Thu, 06 Aug, 

(Round: Round 1), Ardnaree Sarsfields 3-8 Crossmolina Deel Rovers 6-13

Homeland U14 B All County Group 1

Tue, 04 Aug, 

(Round: Round 1), Belmullet 7-5 Crossmolina Deel Rovers 5-9



Homeland North Mayo Minor B Championship

Fri, 31 Jul, Venue: Ardnaree, (Round 2), St. Muredachs 1-8 Crossmolina Deel Rovers 1-10.


Hosts St Muredachs  playing in Sean Duffy Park raced into a three points lead thanks to Sam Murphy Kristin McNiece and Daniel Touhy before Crossmolina opened their scoring with a point from Diarmuid Walsh in the 19thminute, Niall Coggins tacked on another, a minute later Shane Tolan and Sam Murphy again raised white flags for St Muredachs. Just before the break Diarmuid Walsh reduced the lead with a point 0 – 5 to 0 – 3. 

Crossmolina stormed back and were level after 40 minutes with two points from Diarmuid Walsh. Daniel Touhy pointed a free and  Joanthan Murtagh tied the score with neat point. The games changing score came in the 16th minute when Diarmuid Walsh was tripped in the square and Jonathan Murtagh drove the resulting penalty to the net off the goalkeeper finger tips.

Daniel Touhy and Harry Regan reduced the lead with points each and Luke Rowland pointed from play, Killain Fergus pointed after the now customary water break. As the game entered the last five minutes Jason Crean powered his way past a few defenders to tie the score with a shot to the corner of the net past a helpless John Tolan.  Two late points from Diarmuid Walsh secured the win for Crossmolina        

Crossmolian team and scorers John Tolan Conor Howley Jason Syron  Vladimier Gordetskyy Liam Connor Cillian Gilroy Jonathan Murtagh 1 – 1 Killian Fergus 0- 1   Niall Coggins 1 – 1 Luke Rowland 0 – 1 Diarmuid Walsh 0 – 6  James Williams Alfie Maloney Subs Niall Maughan for Jason Syron  Diarmuid Coggins for Michael Gill for Alfie Maloney Darragh Syron for  James Williams 

U12 Championship

Crossmolina carved out a comfortable 6 – 13 to 3 – 8 win over Ardnaree in North Mayo U12 Championship in Sean Duffy Park on Thursday last Dylan Flynn Luke Maloney  James O’Boyle and Kobe McDonald were the goal scorers in the  opening half Ardnaree’s  score getters  were Ben Doherty Nathan Roddy Matthew Quinn and Cian Connelly the latter three each scored goals in the third quarter to reduce the lead to ten points 6 – 7 to 3 – 6  That was as good as it got for the hosts and string of Points from Kobe McDonald Adam Mills Billy Loftus Joey Kean and Dylan Flynn  kept the challengers at bay Ben Doherty and Nathan Quinn tacked on points each before the final whistle  

Crossmolina team and scorers Patrick O’Malley Sean óg McGuinness Nathan Lynch Rory Connor Aaron Coggins Sean Heffernan Joey Keane 0 – 1  Martin Maloney Josh Moyles Luke Maloney 1 – 0  Kobe McDonald 2 – 6  Dylan Flynn 1 – 2 Shane Lynn James O’Boyle 2 – 0  Adam Mills 0 -  2 subs Billy Loftus 0 – 2 for Martin Maloney Ronan Walsh for Shane Lynn Luke Williams for Luke Maloney Liam Clancy for James O’Boyle.

Egan Jewellers Mayo IFC Group 4
  Sat, 01 Aug, Venue: Ballyhaunis GAA, (Round 1), Ballyhaunis 0-8 Crossmolina Deel Rovers 0-10


Crossmolina gained a hard-earned win in the opening round of the Egan’s Jewellers Mayo Intermediate Championship at a very wet evening in Ballyhaunis. The hosts opened the scoring with an Eamon Phillips point which Conor Loftus and Keith Hopkins cancelled out after six minutes. Jason Coyne pointed and Fionan Duffy struck over two frees, Jason Coyne pointed a free before Brian Benson gave the Deel-Siders a 0 – 5 to 0 – 3 lead at the break.

Joe Sutten and Fionan Duffy swapped points before Kevin Gallagher and Adrien Phillips from a 45 tied the score. Sean Kelly and Jason Coyne exchanged points and then Brian Benson and Jason Coyne had the sides level before those two late points from Brian Benson secured a precious away win in this very competitive group.    

@DeelroversGAA team selection:

GK: Patrick Loftus,

RFB: Chris Myles, FB: Kevin Mulhern, LFB: Darren Caden,

RHB: Peadar Gardiner, CB: Mikie Loftus, LHB: Steven Duffy,

MF: Conor Loftus (0-01), MF: Jordan Flynn

RHF: Cathal Carolan, CF: Finaun Duffy (0-03, 3f), LHF: Keith Hopkins (0-01),

RFF: Dean Loftus, FF: Brian Benson (0-04), LFF: Tom Cafferty.


Summary:  4 substitutions made

07mins 2nd half  @DeelroversGAA--> off: Cathal Carolan  on: Sean Kelly (0-01)

07mins 2nd half  @DeelroversGAA--> off: Keith Hopkins  on: Michael Gallagher

14mins 2nd half  @DeelroversGAA--> off: Tom Cafferty  on: Lorcan Loftus

23mins 2nd half  @DeelroversGAA--> off: Mikie Loftus  on: John Garrett


North Mayo Junior B League
Sun, 02 Aug, Venue: Bangor Erris, (Round 3), Kiltane - Crossmolina Deel Rovers W/O



Michael Walsh Intermediate Group 3
 Sat, 25 Jul, Venue: Crossmolina , Crossmolina Deel Rovers 0-12 Hollymount-Carramore 0-13


Both sides played their best football when they played into town end goal and against the light breeze  in St Tiernans Park in this second round Michael Walsh Intermediate league.

In a game that there was no real urgency Crossmolina put three scores on the board from Fionan Duffy  before Stephen Coen opened his sides account in the tenth minute. Denis Kelly and Darren Coen followed with points each.

Crossmolina dominated the second quarter with a string of points from Cathal Carolan, Fionan Duffy, Brian Benson, two, Conor Loftus and Fionan Duffy again. The south Mayo side scores came from Patrick Ferrick strode up from wing back kick a point from play and Darren Coen pointed a free to leave the half time score 0 – 9 to 0 -5 in favour of the Deel-siders. 

Hollymount/ Carramore were a Different side after the break they wiped out their four points deficit to take two points lead with points from Darren Coen, Conor Heneghan, two each, Kevin Ferrick and Stephen Coen one each. Brian Benson pulled one back but Enda Maloney restored his sides advantage with a point. Dean Loftus and Darren Coen swapped points.  Fionan Duffy and Darren Coen did likewise, sub J.P. Mulhern closed the scoring with a long-range point to leave the visitors deserving winner in the end    

GK: Patrick Loftus, 

RFB: Darren Caden, FB: Kevin Mulhern, LFB: Chris Myles

RHB: Peadar Gardiner, CB: Mikie Loftus, LHB: Steven Duffy

MF: Jordan Flynn, MF: Conor Loftus (0-01)

RHF: Cathal Carolan (0-01), CF: Fionan Duffy (0-06), LHF: Keith Hopkins

RFF: Deane Loftus (0-01), FF: Brian Benson (0-03), LFF: Tom Cafferty


Summary:  5 substitutions made

30mins 1st half  @DeelroversGAA--> off: Cathal Carolan  on: John Garrett

  @DeelroversGAA--> off: Steven Duffy  on: Tommy Walsh

16mins 2nd half  @DeelroversGAA--> off: Keith Hopkins  on: Lorcan Loftus

17mins 2nd half  @DeelroversGAA--> off: Peadar Gardiner  on: Patrick McAndrew 

24mins 2nd half  @DeelroversGAA--> off: Brian Benson   on: JP Mulhern (0-01)


North Mayo Junior B League
Sun, 26 Jul, Venue: St. Joseph's Park, Knockmore 0-10 Crossmolina Deel Rovers 1-12


Crossmolina overcame a stiff challenge in this second round north Mayo Junior B league tie away to Knockmore on Sunday week. In a closely contested first half Crossmolina lead by a point, with points from Tommy Loftus, two, and one each from Robert Murphy, Conor Caden and Michael Gallagher.  Knockmore’s scorers were Thomas Burke and Mick Lowther both from 45’s.

Crossmolina can thank David O’Boyles brilliant penalty save from Thomas Burke just before the break. The visitors dominated third quarter scoring 1 – 4 without reply Conor Rowland, Conor Caden points each and Lorcan Loftus goal and two points from Gerard Haran.

Knockmore tagged on six points in the last quarter two from Cian Brogan and four from Thomas Burke in between Derek Hegarty grabbed two points and Shane McKinley one to secure the win. Crossmolina defence were well tested in the last quarter and they all played a significant part in securing the points   

GK: David O'Boyle

RFB: Barry Murphy, FB: Daragh McCormack, LFB: Eoin McDonnell

RHB: Michael Gallagher (0-01), CB: Fearghal Gill, LHB: Patrick McAndrew 

MF: JP Mulhern, MF: Conor Rowland (0-01)

RHF: Robert Murphy (0-01), CF: Conor Caden (0-02), LHF: Keelan Hegarty  

RFF: Derek Hegarty (0-02), FF: Tommie Loftus (0-02), LFF: Lorcan Loftus (1-00)


Summary:  5 substitutions made

  @DeelroversGAA--> off: Keelan Hegarty   on: Gerard Haran (0-02)

  @DeelroversGAA--> off: JP Mulhern  on: Colm Hegarty

00mins 2nd half  @DeelroversGAA--> off: Robert Murphy   on: Adam Langan

10mins 2nd half  @DeelroversGAA--> off: Conor Caden  on: Shane McKinley (0-01)

16mins 2nd half  @DeelroversGAA--> off: Tommie Loftus   on: Kevin Keane


Homeland North Mayo Minor B Championship
 Fri, 24 Jul, Venue: Crossmolina , Crossmolina Deel Rovers 4-14 Ardmoy 6-7


Crossmolina minors came out on top with a hard earned on point win over neighbours Ardmoy/McHales at Tiernans Park on Friday week 4 – 14 to  6 – 7  The hosts got off to the perfect start with a Diarmuid Coggins goal Michael Gill quickly pointed Diarmuid Walsh tacked on 1 – 3 and Luke Rowland also pointed Jack McHale  Cathal Finnerty grabbed goals Oisin Carolan Jack McHale and Barry Gaughan pointed  to leave it 2 – 5 to 2 -4 at the break. With the scores coming thick and fast Luke Rowland Diarmuid Walsh Jonathan Murtagh Niall Coggins Cillian Fergus all contributed to the score board for the hosts Ardmoy/McHales  John McDonnell Jack McHale grabbed goals to edge their side in front entering the last five minutes Diarmuid Walsh tied the score and Luke Rowland late free secured a deserved  win on a damp evening  

Crossmolian team and scorers John Tolan Conor Howley Jason Syron Vladimier Gordetskyy Liam Connor Cillian Gilroy Jonathan Murtagh 0 – 1 Michael Gill 0 – 1 Niall Coggins 1 – 1  James Williams Diarmuid Walsh 2 – 7 Luke Rowland 1 – 3 Niall Maughan for John Tolan Injured Diarmuid Coggins for Diarmuid Walsh injured   



Club News 

Return to play,

As we return to St Tiernans Park for training and games in the coming weeks, please be mindful of all Government and GAA guidance’s on personal protocols. 

We have invested in signage and sanitisers but we will be depending on everyone taking personal responsibility.

If you have any concerns, there is a Covid supervisor appointed to each team, or you can ask any Club officer. 

GAA Club Membership

Crossmolina Deel-Rovers GAA Club any adults wishing to pay membership are asked to contact Mary Lynn at 087.6430598 for new membership forms and GDPR compliance. Membership can also be paid on line at


Covid – 19 Club Up date.

 We wish all our members and supporters well during this unnerving time. Our facilities are closed in line with Government and GAA guidelines. We will update you in line with best advice. Feel free to contact any of the Club officers if you feel we can be of any help. We are liaising with local businesses to help with deliveries and would ask everyone to keep a close eye on those in our community that may need assistance at this time



As all festivals and events are cancelled for the foreseeable future, the Crossmolina Festival group are putting their idle time to good use and are now available for deliveries to those people in the Parish that are staying at home during the virus pandemic. If you would like any shopping, prescriptions etc delivered to your home, simply contact any of the local retailers, butchers or pharmacies, place your order, request delivery and the retailers will organise for members of the festival group to deliver your order that evening with urgent orders delivered during the day. The festival would like to thank all those that have volunteered, now is the time to stay at home as much as possible and when normality returns, Crossmolina festival will be ready to host the events we will all need to celebrate.


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Crossmolina Deel Rovers Lock up duty Rota 2020




 From Monday

To Sunday

Name 1


Name 2



John O Donnell

Gerry Heffernan



Seamus Jordan

Micheal Judge



Tommy Jordan

Eamon Howley



Enda Lavelle

Richie Shelley



Cathal Prior

Sean Keane


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