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Castleblayney Hurling Club Notes 16th March 2023

March 14th, 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.


Last Man Standing Premiership competition is down to the final three. Good luck to those still in the hunt and thanks to everyone who got involved and supported.


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! A reminder to all players that they need to be registered prior to Mar 31st to be covered for the Player Injury fund. 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. Well done to our U-7’s who competed today in their 2nd DKIT Regional Blitz organised by RDHO, Oisin McManus. They played six games against Warrenpoint, Clonduff, Knockbridge & Craobh Rua.


Dates for future blitzes are as follows:


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.


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


Monaghan Hurlers next match is against Roscommon next Sat 18th March in Clontibret at 2pm. Best of luck lads.


St Patrick’s Weekend and Mothers Day fall on this Friday and Sunday respectively and no doubt all our hurlers will be showing some TLC to their mammies! Hope everyone has a lovely family weekend celebrating these two very special days.


Condolences to the Fullerton family, Keady on the death of their son, ar Dheis De go raibh a anam.


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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