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Swinford GAA Annual General Meeting 2017


The Annual General Meeting of Swinford GAA Club will be held in the Gateway Hotel, Main Street, Swinford on Sunday 19th November at 5-00pm..


1. Standing Orders

2. Minutes of AGM 2017

3. Secretary’s Report

4. Treasurer’s Report

5. Chairman’s Report

6. Election of Officers and Members to the Executive Committee

7. Notice of Motions

The closing date for Nominations and Motions is Thursday 16th November 2017. Please return completed forms to the Club Secretary.


Senior League Div 1C Bonniconlon v Swinford Match Report


When the pressure was on the last few weeks this Swinford team stood up and were counted, every man that threw on the jersey, be they on the first fifteen or on the bench. When no-one was giving us a chance, including some of our own we travelled to Bonniconlon and got the win we needed.
Starting the day on 6 points and looking for results to go our way, we first off had to win our own game and that we did. We started the game very nervously and Bonniconlon opened the scoring with a point, before adding a 45. A pointed free from Jack McDonnell got us off the mark but the home team rattled off a free, another 45 and a point from play to take a 4 point lead. A free from Liam Moran kept us ticking over. Despite playing some good football we just could not breach the Bonniconlon defence. A score from play and a free gave Bonni a five point lead but we then found our rhythm and three points from Jack McDonnell, a Mark Forkan point and a free from Jack had us level just before the break. Bonniconlon got one just before the break to lead 0-8 to 0-7.
Jack McDonnell added another free shortly after the restart to levele the game for the second time. Bonniconlon then added three points to take a good lead. Kevin McShea pulled one back before Jack added what appeared to be a fine point but not given by any of the officials. Jack soon added another free followed by a free from Liam Moran as we brought it back to a point. Bonniconlon added their twelfth point. Mark Forkan leveled the game for the third time before Liam Moran put us ahead for the first time with ten minutes left. Then came a crucial moment in the game, a great save by Aaron Kinsella in the Swinford goal kept our lead intact and in the game. Bonniconlon leveled but with his third point of the game Mark Forkan put us back in the lead. There was one more throw of the dice for Bonniconlon with a 45 deep into injury time but thankfully it sailed to the left of the post and wide. A great win on a score of Bonniconlon 0-14 Swinford 0-13 at a ground that it is never easy to come away with the two points.
That win puts us on 8 points level with Bonniconlon, Louisburgh and Castlebar Mitchells. The Mitchells did not field a team a team against Shrule this morning and are relegated as a result and we defeated both Bonniconlon and Louisburgh over the season and surely stay up on the basis of head to head.
The forwards will get the credit (richly deserved) but our defence was outstanding today led by our keeper Aaron Kinsella with two great saves at crucial times during each half. Whatever happens in the coming days in the committee rooms of Mchale Park to decide our fate the team have been outstanding in the last few months, Everyone has given huge commitment over the season and with a bit of luck and fortune in some games would be pushing near the top of the division.

Swinford Aaron Kinsella, Aiden McLoughlin, Sean Brady, Alan McLoughlin, James Lavin, Mark Forkan, Joshua Smith, Johnny Burke, Michael Walsh, Michael Prendergast, James Sweeney, Liam Moran, Kevin McShea, Jack McDonnell, Darren Campbell Subs Kevin Barry, Jason McLoughlin, Tom Horkan, Conor Conway, Anto Friel, Mark McNicholas,

Scorers Jack McDonnell 0-7, Mark Forkan 0-3, Liam Moran 0-3, Kevin McShea 0-1

Swinford GAA Upcoming Fixtures



Monday 5th June 7pm

Under 12 Spring League Swinford v Westport St Patricks

Wednesday 7th June 7-30pm

Canon Henry Cup Swinford v Kilmovee

Thursday 8th June 7pm

Under 14 Championship Swinford v The Neale

Saturday 10th June 7pm

Centenary Cup Charlestown v Swinford

Wednesday 21st June 7pm

Minor League Div 3 Westport v Swinford

Thursday 22nd June7pm

Under 14 Championship Ardmoy v Swinford

Subject to change, please check our Facebook page, Twitter and www.swinfordgaa.ie

Swinford GAA Upcoming Fixtures Week 1st May



Monday 1st May 7pm

Minor Div 3 Round 2 Mayo Gaels v Swinford

Thursday 4th May 7pm

Under 16 Div 3 Swinford v Kilmeena

Friday 5th May 7pm

Minor Div 3 Round 3 Kiltimagh v Swinford

Sunday 7th May 4pm

Intermediate Championshp Swinford v Shrule Glencorrib

Monday 8th May 7pm

Minor Div 3 Round 4 Swinford v Moy Davitts

Monday 8th May 6-30pm

Under 12 Spring League Swinford v Kiltimagh

Tuesday 9th May 7pm

Under 16 Div 3 Balla v Swinford

Any changes will be on our facebook page, twitter and swinfordgaa.ie

Swinford GAA Fixtures:



(any changes will be posted on Facebook/Twitter/SwinfordGAA.ie)

Tuesday 21st March 5-30pm (Postponed)

Under 16 Div 3 Round 1 Swinford v Burrishoole

Sunday 26th March 11am

Under 16 Div 3 Round 2 Aughamore v Swinford

Sunday 26th March 1pm

Michael Walsh Quarter Final Kiltimagh v Swinford

Thursday 30th March

Under 14 Div 3B Round 1 Burrishoole v Swinford

Under 14 Div 6B Round 1 Swinford v Breaffy

Tuesday 4th April

Minor Div 3 Swinford v Cill Chomain

Thursday 6th April

Under 14 Div 3B Round 2 Swinford v Achill

Weekend 8/9 April

Senior League Div 1E Round 1 Swinford v Breaffy

Senior League Div 1C Round 1 Swinford v Shrule Glencorrib

Sunday 9th April

Under 16 Div 3 Round 4 Swinford v Ardnaree Sarsfields

Thursday 13th April

Under 14 Div 3B Round 3 Kilmeena v Swinford

Friday 14th April

Under 16 Round 8 Swinford v Kilmeena

Weekend 15/16 April

Senior League Dix 1E Round 2 Eastern Gaels v Swinford

Senior League Div1C Round 2 Castlebar Mitchels v Swinford

Tuesday 18th April

Under 16 Div 3 Round 5 Parke v Swinford

Thursday 20th April

Under 14 Round 4 Swinford v Naomh Padraig

Weekend 21/22 April

Under 16 Round 6 Swinford v Hollymount-Carramore

Senior League Div 1E Round 3 Swinford v Hollymount-Carramore

Senior League Div 1C Round 3 Lahardane v Swinford

Tuesday 25th April

Under 16 Div 3 Round 7 Naomh Padraig v Swinford

Thursday 27th April

Under 14 Round 5 Crossmolina v Swinford

Monday 1st May

Minor Div 3 Round 2 Westport St Patricks v Swinford

Friday 5th May

Minor Div 3 Round 3 Swinford v The Neale

Monday 8th May

Minor Div 3 Round 4 Kiltimagh v Swinford

Tuesday 9th May

Under 16 Div 3 Round 9 Balla v Swinford

Friday 12th May

Minor Div 3 Round 5 Mayo Gaels v Swinford