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Castleblayney Faugh’s Club Notes 02.03.2023

March 1st, 2023


Juveniles: Training has started back for all juveniles this week and next week. New players are always very welcome to join us at any age grade. Please contact Ray McArdle on 087 138 3603 is you have any questions. 

U6: Training continues Thursday at 5:15-6:15pm at Castleblayney College Gym. 

U7 Boys: Training continues Thursday at 5:15-6:15pm at Castleblayney College Gym. 

U8 Girls: Training continues Monday at 6-7pm at Our Lady’s Astro Turf 

U9 Boys: Training continues Thursday at 6-7pm at Our Lady’s Astro Turf 

U10 Girls: Training continues Monday at 6-7pm at Our Lady’s Astro Turf 

U11 Boys: Training continues Thursday at 7-8pm at Our Lady’s Astro Turf 

U12 Girls: Training continues Monday at 7-8pm at Our Lady’s Astro Turf 

Dinner Dance: Faugh’s Dinner Dance with presentation to our 2022 Ladies Champions will take place on this Friday 3rd of March at 7:30pm in The Glencarn Hotel. A Club night of good food, music and company. Dance to Ronnie Morgans Band. 

Tickets available from: Supervalu, Melissa (087) 7617216 Any member of the Ladies Squad Tom (087) 6290806 / Darren (086) 384 4055 or Keith (086) 822 5982 Also online at 

Good luck: Best wishes to all the county teams playing in the next few weeks, especially our club players representing their county.  

Registration: Club registration is now open You must register online at: All players need to be registered otherwise they will not be insured (for both training and matches). Registration nights take place on Thursday 2nd March 6.30-8.30pm and Friday 10th March 7.00-8.00pm at St. Mary’s Park, Castleblayney A75 A034. 

Membership rates: Players: Adult €100 includes gym use; Student €60 includes gym use; or Cairde €300 this includes player and family membership for the year. Non players: Adult full €50. Juvenile and family: 1 adult and 1 child €40; 1 adult and 2 children €70; or Family €100. Please note all children must have an adult sign up this year. For any enquiries please contact the club treasurer on (087) 918 6640.

Cairde: The club Cairde payment is now due, we kindly ask all members who used to contribute via Ulster bank to now move to our AIB account. To set this up, please; 

Go to banking online and set up a new DD. The iban number is IE44AIBK93242617389131, and THE BIC is AIBKIE2D 

Please put your name in the subject box [the Cairde 25 p/m]. A massive thank you to everyone who has done so already 

Fitness: The walking track is open every evening and fully lit from dusk until 9pm. No dogs allowed. 

Lotto: Lotto results Jackpot €5,300 wasn’t won, the numbers were 02, 10, 17, and 20. Next week’s jackpot is €5,400. The 4 lucky dips are Nuala Bennetts, Elizabet Smith, Tommy Murphy, and Mary O’Connor.

Bingo: Bingo continues each Wednesday at 8pm at Our Lady’s Secondary School concert hall. Great prizes. Parking at Iontas. See you there. 

Culture: Scór time again. We have our team from last year but if any 2nd level student interested in joining at practices, text Clare on 0860702195. 

Culture: Anyone interested in singing National Anthem before matches contact 0860792195. A big thank you to our MCs and singers throughout 2022. 

Culture: A big thank you to all the children who wrote news as Gaeilge. You were all brilliant. Any students interested in writing a few sentences in Irish weekly for club notes contact Clare on 0860702195. 

Advertising: There are a number of slots still available for signage around the field. Thank you so all our new sponsors for taking up signage at the pitch, they looked great on BBC and RTÉ during the recent televised game. For further information please contact any committee member.  


Volunteer: Our various committees are already busy working hard for next season. Anyone interested in helping out as a volunteer or as a coach please contact any committee member, we would love to have you on board. Thank you. 


Referees: There are severe shortage of referees within Monaghan. A good supply of referees in needed to ensure the smooth running of our games. Anyone interested in refereeing to contact any coach or committee member. Thank you. 


Development: New pitch is progressing really well.  The goals are already up as are the posts for the ballstops. In the next short while we hope to have the ballstop nets fitted as well as the walking path and fence completed. 


Golf Classic: The club golf classic is booked for Concra Wood for May 20th. The club is calling on all golf enthusiasts to book their tee times in. Tee and green sponsorship is also available. 


Music Festival: The club music festival is taking place on the August Bank Holiday weekend. It kicks off on the Thursday night with a non-alcoholic teenage disco, followed by the Friday night headlined by the tumbling paddy’s, Saturday night headlined by the whistling Donkeys and Sunday headlined by Mike Denver. Lots more acts throughout the weekend. 

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