Emmet Handball! For handball supporters Corduff was the venue to be when before a full house Emmets Oran Kiernan and Kieran Brennan of Corduff served up an epic Junior Ulster final after three outstanding games. The Emmets man came out on top on a scoreline of 13-21 21-14 and 21-10in what was a great night for handball. Both players gave the crowd plenty to cheer and the game had everything that was good in this local contest. Oran now meets a Munster opponent in the All-Ireland semi-final. Commiserations to Frank Duffy who was beaten in the Monaghan Junior final by a Monaghan Harps opponent and to John and Ronan Kiernan were beaten in the Ulster Junior Doubles by Antrim rival. Finally Jimmy McCahey and Robbie Duffy were also defeated in the Ulster Silver Masters Doubles again by men from County Antrim.
Registration Night! The Club Registration which was cancelled will be held on this Friday 6th March (Tomorrow) between 7pm and 9pm in the Emmet Centre: All juvenile players have to be registered before they can play. The membership for Juvenile is €30 and Family membership is €120: and if you have not paid your Adult membership will also be taken on the night and it is €50:
Emmets Fixtures! The draft plan for the year was published recently and it indicates that our first Senior league match is an away game in Ballybay on Sunday 29th of this month followed by a home game the following Saturday to Clontibret; on Saturday 11th we travel to Inniskeen while on Saturday 18th we entertain Castleblayney in Emmet Park: The Reserve game against Seans was postponed last Saturday and is now pencilled in for Saturday 14th March: So this weekend hopefully we will get the ball rolling with a home Reserve game against Emyvale on Saturday at 4pm and a chance for Emmet supporters to shake off the cobwebs
Golf Scramble! Carrickmacross Emmets are holding a Golf Scramble Fundraiser on Friday 1st of May Bank Holiday Weekend at the Nuremore Golf Club. The event is being organised to aid the development and erection of floodlights in Platinum Tanks Park on the Donaghmoyne Road and the initial response is very encouraging from the business community and individuals as we make this appeal to our loyal Emmet supporters. firstname.lastname@example.org
When it’s gone; It’s Gone! The Lotto was held on Monday night with the Jackpot standing at €11,000 and there was an outright winner! The numbers drawn were 19-22-25-28: The winner was Theresa McCabe Meathhill. Remember the Lotto is accessible on-line on the Emmets website; or available at O’Rourkes, Birdy’s, Walshe’s Newsagents or Nallo’s: Jackpot €1,000:
Meet the Managers! Under 7s (Andrew Matthews, Nigel Finn, Shane Crosby, Michael Henry) Under 9s (Robbie McMullan, Cillian Cromwell, Ciaran Reilly, Rory Gartlan, Niall O’Sullivan) Under 11s (Niall Carolan, Robbie McMullan, Ciaran Reilly, Darren Finnegan, Kevin Donnelly) Under 13s (Eamonn Allen, John O’Brien, Eamonn Lawless, Padraig Rafferty) Under 15s (Leo Carolan, Shane Donohue, John Conlon) Under 17s (Ciaran Ward, Peter Cromwell, Paraic Watters) The Emmets wish all our coaches a very successful year and thank them for volunteering to fill these very important roles where the future of the club lies in their hands!