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Deadline looms for Fantasy Race For Sam

Deadline looms for Fantasy Race For Sam

It’s that time of year again and the championship is only weeks away. The fantasy race for Sam 2013 is about to begin in earnest too. The rules are simple. For your €20 entry fee you will receive a team and a scorer from each province. Every time your team wins you earn 10 points.

Also every time your player scores a point you will get a point. There are bonus points on offer for counties which win the provincial title as well as the All-Ireland.

The winner will receive €500 with a consolation prize of €100 for whoever finishes in last place. The deadline for entry is the 17th May and the draw for teams/players will take place in the Bridgend Bar on Saturday, 18th May. A league table will appear on the website every Tuesday morning.

Entries are available from most committee members as well as in the following outlets: Bridgend Bar, Owen Roe’s Bar, Sean Óg’s and Ballybookies. If anyone wishes to enter online, drop an email to Come on and see if you can beat the reigning champion Rory O’Neill and his team of Ice Cream Rovers!

Duck Race

The annual Duck Race will take place this Saturday at 2pm down the East Port at McKenna’s Brook. Come along and enjoy the quack.

Fun Run

Donegal Creameries 5K Fun run / jog / walk in aid of Special Olympics Ireland takes place at Crossroads, Killygordon on Tuesday, 28th May at 7pm. Register via e-mail at or register at Donegal Creameries up to 6.30pm on Tuesday. Entry fee of €5 payable on registration which includes entry into a prize draw. Refreshments will be served.

Aodh Ruadh lotto

There was no winner of the €3,700 Aodh Ruadh Lotto jackpot last Sunday. The numbers drawn were 1, 4, 7, 9, 11 and 13.

In the lucky dip €20 each went to: Lorraine Ryan, Wardtown; Melissa Granaghan, Erne Dale Heights; Richard McDevitt, c/o Pat’s Bar; Eileen McIntyre, Assaroe View; and the Kane Family, Cluain Barron.

Next draw is in Dicey Reilly’s on Sunday at 8.30pm. The jackpot is €3,800 so get out there and buy your ticket; if you’re not in, you can’t win!

The lotto team for Kernan’s Spar this Saturday is: Senior Footballers.