RSA are having a road safety awareness day on Friday 4th August at McCaughey’s Service Station on the N2 at Broomfield from midday to 7pm.
Experience simulated virtual situations and experience first-hand the dangers of driving and texting and driver fatigue.
· See how driving environments and speed affect your braking distances on the brake reaction timer.
· Learn about tyre safety
· Practice you driving skills on car, motorbike & bicycle simulators.
· Take a road safety quiz in the activity zone.
· Practice the driver theory test on board.
· Test your fancy footwork by dancing to the Safe Cross Code in the activity zone.
· Practice your safe cycling skills on the state of the art bicycle simulator.
The Rollover Simulator which is a car body fitted to a rotating hydraulic platform will allow you to experience a half or a full rotation, to show how it would feel if you were in a car which turned over in a collision and the lifesaving benefits of wearing a seatbelt.
Fun in the Park: This week our Fun in the Park initiative was in Cresent Hill where everyone involved had great craic! Well done to all involved especially the boys and girls who participated. A special mention to all the coaches and players who attended and helped out in any way – it showed great community spirit
Faughs Summer Camp: Our annual McMahons Centra Faughs Summer Camp takes place on the 9th-12th August. This promises to be a great event for the children from around our locality. Application forms for the camp will be available at training over the coming weeks and also in McMahons Centra & Supervalu. Continue reading
Under 10 Boys: Our U10 boys were split on Saturday past with one set taking part in the Camlough Tournament and the other set taking on our old friends Scotstown in St Marys Park. Continue reading
RFL: In an entertaining game of football, the Faughs hosted Aughnamullen in Div1B, Rd8 of the RFL. Played in damp conditions, Aughnamullen got off to a blistering start registering 1-03 without reply after only 5 minutes. The Faughs then rallied and came back strong to lead 1-08 to 1-04 at half time. Continue reading