Castleblayney Hurling Club Notes 20.04.2023
50/50 Draw The April draw will take place on the last Friday of the month as per usual. 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. A big thank you to all those who continue to support us every month, it is much appreciated.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fixtures for week of 17th April:
Mon 17th April U17 v Carrick in Carrick 7pm
Wednesday 19th April U-15’s Táin Óg v St Fechin’s, 7pm Páirc Naomh Feichin
Thurs 20th April Reserves v Monaghan Harps in Concra, 7.15pm
Results well done to the U-17’s on their win against Carrick on Monday evening.
Membership is now overdue and this is a reminder to all players that they must be registered prior to playing or training in order to be covered for the Player Injury fund. Link for membership is https://member.clubforce.com/memberships_cart_m.asp?LL_ID=2271
Summer camp Exciting news for all our young hurlers out there with the details of the Hurling summer camp being announced, starting Monday 10th July to Wednesday 12th July, 9.30 – 12.30pm. Details are as follows: Registered 1 child €35, siblings €25, unregistered child €50, siblings €40. Registration is now open and can be accessed at the following link: https://member.clubforce.com/memberships_cart_m.asp?LL_ID=2767
Sponsor The club would like to acknowledge our ongoing main sponsor, Pete McMahon of Centra & Supervalu Castleblayney. Pete’s sponsorship is important to the club and is greatly appreciated.
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!
Juvenile Presentation takes place on Mon 8th May in Iontas when all outstanding medals will be presented. This will be the club’s first Juvenile Presentation since pre Covid and the following 9 teams will receive their medals on the night from our Special Guest and County Captain, Niall Garland:
U13 2020 Championship
U15 2020 Championship
U13 2021 Championship
U17 2021 Championship
U13 2022 Táin Og
U15 2022 Táin Og
U15 2022 Championship
U15 2022 League
U17 2021 Championship
U17 2022 League.
Congrats to all our players and we look forward to seeing you all on the night for your medal presentation and team photograph with food served afterwards..
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.
U11’s are on a break for Easter this week and will resume training on Monday night in Concra from 7pm – 8pm. Child to bring own hurl, helmet and water bottle.
U-13 training on Wednesday evening 6pm to 7pm at Juvenile pitch, St. Mary’s
U15’s training Wednesday 6pm in Concra pitch. Our next outing in the Tain Og competition is a home game against St Fechins from Louth on Wednesday 19th April.
Last Man Standing congratulations to Kieran Brennan and Tim Lacey who shared the Premiership Last Man Standing pot over the weekend. Thanks to everyone who supported over the year, and thanks to Cormac McNally for managing the competition.