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Centenary Weekend Events Recap
Jul. 17, 2017
Friday Night – RORY STORIES & THE WHISTLIN DONKEYS
Rory Stories provided the early entertainment with a superb comedy sketch which left no man, woman or child safe from interactions with him. It was a laugh out loud stuff throughout.
The Whistlin Donkeys took to the stage and were excellent as the large crowd took to the dancefloor until the wee hours of the morning.
Rory Stories warming up the crowd before reappearing as 'Jimmy' and he's giving Daire Keaney abuse (Pics TF)
The Whistlin Donkeys (Pics TF)
Saturday – FUN DAY
A fleet of activities, games and craic was had at the family fun day. The weather wasn’t the best but everyone once again had a fine afternoon.
Results of our Events at Saturday's Fun Day.
4 Event Challenge: 1st) Sinead Barrett, 2nd) Eve Barrett, 3rd) Cara Gray.
U14 Speed Bounce: Joint 1st) Sinead Barrett & Ciara Nolan, 2nd) Josh Killilea, 3rd) Thomas Magee.
U10 Speed Bounce: 1st) Riona Keaney, 2nd) Aiden Kelly, 3rd) Rian Kennedy.
U14 Long Jump: 1st) Sinead Barrett, 2nd) Eve Barrett, 3rd) Aisling Cullen.
U10 Long Jump: 1st) Michael Magee, 2nd) Tom Mullally, 3rd) Shea Feeley.
U5 Long Jump: 1st) Patrick Magee, 2nd) Finn McCallion.
Sinead Barrett claimed 3 Golds in the Events she took part in while Sam Martin, Eve Barrett, Scarlett O'Connor, Siofra McAloon & Rachel Nolan got their faces painted.
Josh Killilea takes aim for a handy pot in FootPool. The Bubble Football, Foot Darts, Beer Goggle Football and Human FuzzBall all proved bit hits with the Kids.
Saturday – EMPTY THE TANK DRAW
The Ride-On Lawn Mower was driven by Aidan ‘Jess’ Kelly and it was to run out of petrol in the position of Martina Mangan c/o Ronan Keaney ticket. She gets the Mower. 2nd - £300 to John Maguire, 8 Cornmill Belnaleck. 3rd - £200 to Vera McGowan, Dublin Road, Enniskillen. Massive thanks to all those who bought and sold tickets for this draw. Your continued support is greatly appreciated.
Saturday – WHITE COLLAR FIGHT NIGHT
This was a tremendous evenings entertainment in front of a packed Marquee. 20 Fighters took to the ring for 10 very close fights in what was a great atmosphere generated by the legions of support for each particular fighter. From the introductions to the walk on’s, the fights themselves, announcement of winners and interviews afterwards. It was a thoroughly enjoyable spectacle.
Huge thanks to all sponsors, fighters, supporters and the Derrylin Boxing Club for their work with these lads over the last number of weeks. The hard work paid did indeed pay off.
Ger Treacy was MC for the night while the Referee gives Chris McCaffrey & Aaron Leonard instructions before the opening fight of the night
James Gillespie makes his entrance carrying two belts 'Champ Champ' would retain his crowns by defeating Stephen Nolan while Shane McAloon was produced the most polished display of the night of defeat Newtownbutlers Jarly Jackman in Bout 7.
Jonathan Feeley makes his ring walk before going into battle with Aaron Dolan in the nights closest encounter.
Christopher Leonard having just contected with James McGourty while the Coa contingent were delighted their man Jack Harte emerged victorious over Niall McGovern.
The 20 fighters with coaches and mentors prior to the event.
Sunday – THE ULSTER FINAL COMES TO BELCOO
Another well attended event seen the curtain come down on the weekend as the Large Screen sponsored by Mac Nean Incorporated, Boston Massachusetts allowed both the Ulster Final between Down & Tyrone as well as the Leinster Final between Dublin & Kildare to be shown while Shane McCabe hosted a chat with current Fermanagh footballer Barry Mulrone, our own Stephen Maguire and referee Martin Higgins.
The Panelist & Crowd enjoying the two games.
The Centenary Exhibition was on show again for all to view as the weekend concluded.
Once again, everyone who helped put this together should be very proud of the Weekend they ran. To all who contributed in any way to organising, helping, sponsoring, supporting and attending, we thank you wholeheartly for your time, efforts and continued support.
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