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2020

Cultural, Social and Community

  • 78 youngsters representing Clonduff in early rounds of Scór 2020 in November 2019 – 4 South Down titles and 4 runners up places all into County Final. Secure County titles in Recitation (Brian McGreevy), Instrumental Music and Set Dancing. Brian and Instrumental Musicians qualify for Ulster Final from their respective semi finals.
  • Clonduff Instrumental Musicians provide pre-event entertainment at Down Dinner and Annual Awards.
  • Clonduff Scór Sinsir Quiz team – Colin Shields, Paul Shields, Brian Canavan, Anita Brannigan – runners up in South Down qualifying for new-look County Final.
  • 14-year-old Rebecca Morgan wins Friends of Clonduff’s first ever £10K Lotto Jackpot – ticket bought by her grandfather Paddy Morgan.
  • 48 Clonduff Coaches, helpers and administrators attend Safeguarding & Child Protection Awareness Course in Club in February 2020

Handball

  • Clonduff youngsters collect eight (8) County Handball titles (no opposition in six) – Patrick Cowan U17 (reached Ulster Semi Final), Ella McCumiskey/Orlaith McCusker U17 Doubles, Ellen Shields U16 (straight into Ulster Final), Blaithin Shields U15 (reached Ulster Semi Final), Clodagh Kelly U14 (reached Ulster Semi Final), Hannah Shields U13, Caoimhe McConville/Anna Rose Carville U12 Doubles, Therese Cowan U12 reaches Ulster Final

Camogie

  • Having retained their Ulster title in 2019, Clonduff Camogs relinquish their All Ireland crown in All Ireland Semi Final to the team they beat in last year’s Final – Gailltir (Waterford).
  • After ‘Lockdown 2020’ Clonduff Camogs collected their 4th-in-a-row County titles defeating Ballygalget by 8 points. Ulster Competition planned for January 2021
  • Down Junior Camogs beat Armagh in the Ulster Junior Final on a score of 3-11 to 1-11 with Erin Rafferty, Isabella O’Hare, Jenna Boden, Clara Cowan, Katie McGilligan and Beth Fitzpatrick on the team. However, it was Armagh who played in the All Ireland series and went on to win the title as it was only senior teams that were allowed to compete in All Ireland due to Covid 19.
  • Down Senior Camogs lifted the All Ireland Intermediate Crown in Kingspan Breffini Park on 5th December 2020 with twelve Clonduff girls on the panel – Fionnuala Carr, playing in her 22nd year of inter-county Camogie was joint captain of the team (with Karen McMullan); then there was Fionnuala’s sister Sara Louise Graffin, Paula O’Hagan, Clara Cowan, sisters Beth and Cassie Fitzpatrick, Isabella O’Hare, Jenna Boden, sisters Clare and Katie McGilligan, Erin Rafferty and Orla Gribben.

Football

  • Ross Carr (Jnr) marks his debut for Down Seniors in McKenna Cup v Fermanagh with a great point. Darren O’Hagan continues to captain the team and his brother Barry is also on the team.
  • Senior Footballers reach League final to play either Burren or Mayobridge – postponed due to Covid 19
  • 2nds, 3rds, U21 and U19 Football postponed due to Covid 19 (as of Mid October 2020)

Ladies Football

  • Shannon O’Reilly drafted in as Down Senior team Goal-keeper following her exploits in Clonduff’s successful Junior Championship campaign.
  • U7 LGFA played first ever game at this level v Mayobridge – 8 girls play regularly in U7 Football Academy.

Hurling

  • U13 Boys into Shield Final – postponed due to Covid 19
  • Senior Hurlers still await (
  • Mmid October 2020) the start of Championship due to Covid 19

Clonduff Awards

  • 19 year-old Erin Rafferty selected as Gaelic Life Ulster Dual Player of the Year; Erin, Paula O’Hagan and Sara Louise Graffin awarded Gaelic Life Camogie Club All Stars
  • At Down Dinner and Awards Aoife Trainor presented with commemorative medal by Úachtaran Cumann Luthchleas Gael John Horan (on behalf of Down GAA). Ross Carr as member of 1994 All Ireland winning team honoured along with his team mates.

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