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Blackhill Emeralds Club Notes 08.06.2023

June 9th, 2023

Blackhill Annual Sports Day:

Blackhill Annual Sports day took place on Bank Holiday Monday June 5th in glorious sunshine. Our U-7’s and teams from Oram, Doohamlet and Toome were the stars of the show this year and served up some great football. Thank you sincerely to everyone who supported this traditional community event and to the club volunteers who organised and ran the event. Thanks also go to Brendan McMahon who sponsored the burger buns, and to Gerry Quinn and Donal Comiskey who part sponsored the burgers and the milk for the day.

Eurotech Junior Football League:

JFL Rd 6 Scotstown v Blackhill Saturday June 10th 2pm

JFL Rd 7 Killeevan v Blackhill Friday June 16th 8pm

Platinum Tanks Reserve Football League:

RFL Div 3A Rd 6 Castleblayney 1-09 Blackhill 2-10

Team: Shane Farrell, Senan O’Brien, Matthew McArdle, Stephen Courtney, Killian Carragher, Dan Cannon, Tomás Courtney, Gerard McArdle, Conor Martin (0-01), Kevin Flanagan, Dean Martin (0-01), Andrew Burns (1-03), Barry Duffy, Niall Donnelly(1-02) & Jason Finnegan. (0-02) Subs Used: John McManus, Darren Woods, Jonathan Irwin, Colin Woods.

RFL Div 3A Rd 7 Blackhill 3-09 Scotstown 1-09

RFL Div 3A Rd 8 Carrickmacross v Blackhill Tuesday May 20th 8pm


Our nursery for U-5’s & U-7’s coaching continues this Saturday 10-11am. All are welcome. 

U-9’s Blitz Saturday in Drumhowan at 9.30 and U-9’s training Tuesday 7pm.

U-11’s/U-13’s training Tuesday 7pm 

U-13’s Training Thursday 7pm

U-15’s Emerald Sarsfields are on the exam break now.

Monaghan GAA:

Congratulations to Hugh Byrne, Aaron Kenn and all the hurlers on their great victory in the Lory Meagher Cup Final in Croke Park last Saturday.

Good luck to the Monaghan minor team and management in Saturday evenings All-Ireland QF v Mayo in Carraig.


Blackhill GAA extend our sincere sympathy to the Murphy family, The Crescent following the recent passing of Gerry Murphy. RIP. Gerry was a great Gael, a pioneer in Monaghan Hurling and Camoige and he previously coached in Blackhill in a voluntary capacity. Go ndéana Dia trócaire ar a anam dhílis.

We also extend our Sincere condolences to the Connolly and McGuinness families following the passing of the late Ian Irwin in England and formerly of Tattygar. Ian was a great supporter of our club down the years. Go ndeana Dia grasta ar a anam dílis. 

Social Centre:

Our social centre is open from 8pm nightly.

For social centre members bookings contact Hugh Cullen on 0862541200 

Young at Heart:

Music and dancing to Mickey the Butcher from 9.30pm Monday night. Supper served and all are welcome.


Bingo every Thursday night 8pm

The jackpot is €3300 this week on 47 calls

Emeralds Lotto:

1st Matthew Callan

2nd Orlene Aherne

3rd Patrick Duffy

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