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Castleblayney Faughs Club Notes 26.10.2023

October 31st, 2023

Congratulations to our minors as they won the U17 Div 1 Championship on Sunday past in Clones.
Preceding the county senior final and played in glorious sunshine the lads took on Carrick and both teams did not disappoint in an exciting end to end game.
The Faughs got off to a great start and quickly went 4 up, but Carrick hit back.  In a flash we were 1-02 to 2-03 down within the first 10 minutes.
But these lads did not lie down and fought back to be only down by 2 points at half time, 2-05 to 1-06.
The lead changed hands a few times in the second half until the Faughs pulled away in the last 10 minutes and did not take the foot off the accelerator.
Final score Faughs 1-15, Carrick 2-09.
A great result that ties up the double after this team won the league earlier in the season.  The boys now go onto compete at the St. Paul’s tournament representing Monaghan.
Our seniors lined out in the Intermediate League Final on Saturday past in Inniskeen
In an underwhelming performance the lads never got going against a hungrier Cremartin side and lost out on a final score Faughs 0-07, Cremartin 2-08.
This was the last game of the season.
A good win for our U14 girls development team over Monaghan Harps last Saturday morning. The teams were evenly matched throughout, our girls worked hard to the end and ensured a place in the semi-final away to Donaghmoyne this Saturday at 11am. All support welcome.
Operation TransFAUGHSmation continues this week;  well done to everyone taking part – keep up the great work.
In addition the Couch-2-5k has begun,  this takes place at the pitch every Sunday at 10.00am.  Everyone is welcome to attend.
Our AGM is on Thursday 23rd November, 7.30pm in Iontas. This is your opportunity to find out what has been happening in and around the club this past year and have your say in how the club is shaped in the year(s) ahead.  Nomination and Motion forms to be submitted by Nov 9th are available from
Alternatively you can contact club secretary Philip on 087 920 1381.
Forms are to be submitted by Nov 9th by emailing to
or by contacting Philip on 087 920 1381.
Lotto result:  No winner of the €8700 jackpot.
Next week the jackpot will be a massive €8800
Lucky dip €25 winners:
Rose Finnegan, Inniskeen
James Martin, Knocktornagh
Lorraine Myles, Park Rd
Ann Heaney, The Cresent
Sympathy is extended to the Shields family on the death of Noel.
Noel wore the green and gold Jersey with pride and distinction on many occasions. He played in 3 minor finals 1974 1975 and 1976 winning in 1974.
In 1975 Noel, along with Nudie Hughes Anthony McArdle Philip Brady and Brendan Brohan were brought onto the senior panel winning the final where he scored 2 points.
He won Senior championship medals again in 1976 1982 1986 and 1988. In 1986 Noel had the honour of captaining the team when they won their first Ulster Club.
Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam.

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