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Castleblayney Faugh’s notes week beginning 22.06.2023

June 22nd, 2023


U18 girls: Training Monday and Thursday from 7-8pm


U12 girls: The A team had a home win against a determined Aghabog team. The A’s face St. Brigid’s in Ballybay on Saturday morning at 11am. The B team were defeated by a physically bigger Maghercloone team last Friday evening. This Friday evening they play Carrick at home at 6:45pm. Training continues on Monday at 6pm. New players welcome.


U11 boys: All new players welcome. All new players welcome.


U10 girls: Last Sunday the u-10 girls played in a blitz in Aughnamullen. It was a great afternoon of football. Training continues every Monday at 6pm. New players are always welcome.


U9 boys: Training continues on Thursday evenings at St. Mary’s Park from 6:00-7:15pm. New players are always welcome.


U8 girls: Well done to our U8 girls who played Aughnamullen and Magheracloone on Sunday 18th at a blitz in Aughnamullen. The girls played really well and are improving all the time. Training continues every Monday 6pm to 7pm in St Mary’s Park. New players welcome.

Under 7’s: Under 6’s & 7’s training on the juvenile field every Thursday at 5.15pm. All new faces welcome.

Cul Camps: Castleblayney Cul camp takes place from Monday 3rd – Friday 7th July. The camp starts at 10am each morning and finishes at 2pm. The camp will be an action packed and fun filled week of activity during the summer holidays based around Gaelic Games. The camp caters for boys and girls between the ages of 6 and 13. The cost for a first child is €75, second child is €60 and its €50 for subsequent children attending the camp.  Each child who attends the camp will receive a cul camp kit consisting of a backpack, Jersey and 1/4 zip top. To book a place on the camp please visit

Fitness: Both of our walking tracks are open every evening and fully lit from dusk until 9pm. No dogs allowed.

Lotto: Lotto results Jackpot €6,900 wasn’t won, the numbers were 02, 04, 05, and 17. Next week’s jackpot is €7,000. The 4 lucky dips are Jackie Keenan, John Kernan, Jimmy Lacey, and Susan McBennett. Play online or at the lotto boxes in SuperValu, at Coyles pharmacy or Watters Londis.

Bingo: Bingo continues each Wednesday at 8pm at Our Lady’s Secondary School concert hall. Great prizes. Parking at Iontas. See you there.

Culture: On Friday last we hosted the Acorn Life Spraoi Scór quiz in Iontas. A massive thank you to Darren for having everything set up.  We entered 2 teams. Team one: Ryan Hatchett, Liam Beirne, Max Lambe, Eoghan Lambe. Team two: Niamh Brennan, Saoirse Mc Mahon, Reece Morris, Ellen Casey.

Then on Friday evening in Clontibret Niamh Brennan sang a beautiful rendition of Grace winning 3rd place. Well done Niamh and we look forward to you representing our club again.

If anyone would like to enter or help with Scór text Clare 0860702195.  Senior Scór is in September and would be great to enter a few events.

Congratulations: To Kealan & Aimee Duffy; Johnny & Gail McGeough; Deaglan & Kate Crowe On the birth of their baby boys recently.

Sympathy: Is extended to Byrne family on the death of Paddy; Murphy family on the death of Gerry; Michael Carroll on the death of his father Seamus; and Diane Murphy on the death of her father James Gartland.

Advertising: There are a number of slots still available for signage around the field. Thank you so all our new sponsors for taking up signage at the pitch. For further information please contact any committee member.


Volunteer: The club is seeking the assistance of event organisers, choreographers, and all-around helpers for our major fundraising event in November. If you feel u could help, please get in touch with any committee member.


Music Festival: Big thank you to Francie McGeough who has been busy erecting the festival signage, please keep the August Bank Holiday weekend free, it’s going to be a mighty festival this year. It kicks off on the Thursday night with a non-alcoholic teenage disco, followed by the Friday night headlined by the tumbling paddy’s, Saturday night headlined by the whistling Donkeys and Sunday headlined by Mike Denver. Lots more acts throughout the weekend. Tickets are now on sale check out for the line up over the 4 days Thursday to Sunday 3rd to 6th of August.

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