Jimmy Flynn of Flynn’s Pharmacy, Claremorris, presenting Davitts Assistant Treasurer Breda Waldron with a cheque for an advertising sign at Davitt Park.
Thanks to Jimmy and all the other businesses who have purchased signs which will be erected before the first Senior League home game on April 6th/7th.
Anyone interested in purchasing a sign should get in touch with any Committee member.
The Senior League’s begin with Round 1 on 30th/31st March. Round 2 is on 6th/7th April. The following is the order of League games for our two adult teams.
League Div 3:
R1 : Bonniconlon v Davitts
R2 : Davitts v Kilmeena
R3 : Shrule Glencorrib v Davitts
R4 : Davitts v The Neale
R5 : Mayo Gaels v Davitts
R6 : Davitts v Lahardane
R7 : Davitts v Parke Keelogues Crimlin
R8 : Ballyhaunis v Davitts
R9 : Davitts v Swinford
R10: Achill v Davitts
R11: Davitts v Castlebar Mitchels
League Div 4:
R1 : Davitts v BYE
R2 : Knockmore v Davitts
R3 : Davitts v Kilmovee Shamrocks
R4 : Ballintubber v Davitts
R5 : Davitts v Kilcommon
R6 : Ballycastle v Davitts
R7 : Davitts v Ardagh
R8 : Killala v Davitts
R9 : Davitts v Eastern Gaels
R10: Ardnaree v Davitts
R11: Davitts v Ballina
R12: Westport v Davitts
R13: Davitts v Tourmakeady
Davitts travelled to Garrymore on Sunday for the opening game of the O Mara Cup but the homeside proved too strong and won by 2-11 to 0-6.
Garrymore played with the aid of the stiff wind in the opening half and raced into an early lead, scoring 1-2 in the first eight minutes. Davitts settled somewhat after this and two pointed frees from Ronan McNamara and Josh Ronayne narrowed the deficit but Garry pushed on and added three further points before the break to lead by 1-5 to 0-2 at halftime.
Garrymore started the second half in devastating fashion and added four unanswered points in the opening ten minutes to really knock the stuffing out of the visitors. While Davitts enjoyed plenty of possession they found it extremely difficult to penetrate an impressive Garrymore backline. Ronan McNamara landed a long range free and the same player looked poised to goal from play but his shot screwed off his boot and went wide. Garrymore goaled again and fired over three points to add to their tally before Davitts ‘new lad’ Darragh McGale scored a classy point, his side’s only score from play and Ronan McNamara nailed two more trademark free kicks before the final whistle sounded.
Davitts best performers were Padraig Mangan, Lawrence Daly, Dmitry Trench, Tom Corless, Michael Waldron, Ronan McNamara, Tommy Waldron and Darragh McGale.
Davitts: David Mitchell, Patrick Keadin, Padraig Mangan, Lawrence Daly, Dmitry Trench, Cathal Higgins, Tom Corless, Michael Waldron, Ronan McNamara (0-4), Josh Ronayne (0-1), Keith Prendergast, Tommy Waldron, Cathal Hennelly, Liam Kearns, Evan Ronane. Subs used: Liam Noone, Darragh McGale (0-1), Liam Macken, James Cummins, William Freeley, Frankie Barrett.