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Castleblayney Hurling Club Notes 09.03.2023

March 7th, 2023

50/50 Draw for March takes place on the last Friday of the month. To be organised for the March draw, you can get your entry through our normal channels, by following the Clubforce link or on our club website Alternatively you can get an entry by Revoluting €10 to bbol123 putting your name and contact telephone number in the note. If you would prefer to enter through cash, you can do so through any committee member who will be happy to get your entry included. Good luck!

A big thank you to all those who continue to support us every month, it is much appreciated.



Membership at a recent club meeting the following rates were agreed on: Juvenile €25, Juvenile Family €50, Adult €30 and Cairde €120. We are delighted to announce that we are running another free membership draw for all paid up members at the end of March, so get registering! We would ask members to register if they haven’t done so already, link for membership is


Volunteers the club is actively encouraging anybody who might be interested in helping out with our underage teams. Please contact Coaching Officer, David Connolly on 086 2517407 for further details.


Referees we are actively encouraging people who have played the game to consider taking up the referee mantle. Without referees our games cannot go ahead, it is a way of giving back to the game and indeed in staying involved with the GAA family. If you would consider taking up the challenge, contact any committee member who will ensure that you are trained and supported all the way. Give it a go!


U7’s & U9’s continue training Wednesday 6-7pm in Castleblayney College gym.

Any child born 2016 and 2017 looking to join our U7s can contact David 0862517407 for further details. U9’s coach is Paul 086 1964932.


Dates for future blitzes are as follows:


U7 – 11th Mar 12-2pm

U9 – 18th Mar 12-2pm

U11 – 25th Mar 12-2pm


U11’s continue training on Monday nights in Castleblayney College gym from 7.30 – 8.30pm. €2 per child to cover cost of hall. Child to bring own hurl, helmet and water bottle.


U-13 training continues on Wednesdays in the Boys School Astro turf from 6-30 to 7-30pm.

The boys participated in an Ulster GAA indoor hurling blitz in Meadowbank Arena, Magherafelt on Saturday 4th March and played teams from Glenariffe, Ballinascreen, Cloney Gaels, Buncrana & St John’s Belfast. The boys were excellent ambassadors for the club and the game of hurling, being competitive in all matches and winning 2 games. Go h-an mhaith.


U15’s continue training from 6.30 to 7.30pm on Mondays at the Boys School Astro turf.


Monaghan Hurlers make the long spin to Castlebar on Sunday 12th March where they meet Mayo on home turf at 2pm. Best of luck lads.


Congratulations to the Faughs Ladies and their management who celebrated their successes at their Presentation Dance at the weekend, a party time that was well deserved!



Garda vetting: Castleblayney Hurling Club is committed to the welfare and protection of all our members. As part of this commitment the club requires all coaches, training assistants and volunteers who are associated with our underage teams to comply with the legal requirement to have Garda vetting. Please complete your vetting asap. Any questions, contact Marisa email:

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