Castleblayney Hurling Club Notes 23.03.2023
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 https://member.clubforce.com/memberships_cart_m.asp?LL_ID=2767&intMF_ID=7833#Anchor or on our club website Castleblayneyhurling@gaa.ie. 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! 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 two U-9 teams who competed on Saturday in their 2nd DKIT Regional Blitz organised by RDHO, Oisin McManus. They played games against Naomh Moninne, Warrenpoint, Clonduff, Inniskeen, Blackrock & Newry. Great skill and effort on display lads.
Dates for future blitzes are as follows:
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 meet Armagh next weekend in Division 3A League semi-final, the winners of which will go on to meet Roscommon in the final, the following weekend. The Monaghan v Armagh semi-final will be played next Sat 25th Mar in The Athletic Grounds Armagh at 2pm, come out and support the lads.
Congratulations and good wishes are extended to Áine @crafty in Castleblayney, one of our favourite shops and now they’re selling coffee!!! Best of luck Áine and Gingie!!!
We should also give Odhran from Grinded a mention who is concentrating on his Monaghan shop, best of luck with that Odhran.
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: email@example.com.