Club Notes 25/03/21

Lotto: There was no winner of this weeks jackpot worth €3200. The numbers drawn were 7, 15, 23 & 25. Lucky dip winner this week was Mark O’Connor, The Cresent. Next weeks jackpot is €3300. Continue supporting the club by playing online at lotto.castleblayneyfaughs.com or alternatively at the various lotto boxes situated in town

Fundraiser: Exciting times at the Faughs over the last week with the much anticipated launch of our major fundraiser. Feedback so far has been exceptional with the launch video starring our own Nudie Hughes and Declan Loughman earning rave reviews both far and wide. Many thanks to the guys and all involved for making the launch a huge success. With a super list of prizes, be sure and not miss out and buy early online @ www.winanewcar.ie. Tickets have also now been distributed amongst our players and committee members. All funds raised going towards finishing our new development. We encourage you all to visit our social media sites and keep sharing our page as with the help of everyone, we can without doubt achieve our targets for this fundraiser.

Faughs in Conversation: Faughs in Conversation returned last weekend with special guest for the evening been the one and only Gerry Fitzpatrick. Once again hosted by Stephen Dignam, it was another highly entertaining evening. Stay tuned to social media for details of the next installment of Faughs in Conversation. The link as usual will be available by contacting Stephen on stephendignam75@gmail.com and it will be posted on the Friday prior to the event.

Membership: Thank you to everyone who has completed their membership to date. As per everything else at the minute, the setup is different with club memberships and registrations been completed online. The breakdown of membership for the year is as follows, Adults 100 euro, Student 60 euro both of which include gym use. Juveniles 30 euro, Cairde 300 euro which includes player membership fee. Non player rates are as follows Adult 50 euro, Adult social – for walking track only 25 euro, Family 100 euro. Pay online by logging in and registering on returntoplay.gaa.ie or alternatively drop it into a sealed envelope at the various lotto boxes located in the town. Anyone with any issues or questions, contact the treasurer on 0879186640.

Pitches: Please note that the pitch still remains closed until further notice. The pitch is still recovering from the wet winter and also in line with current guidelines will remain closed until it is safe to do so. Thanking you for you cooperation.

If there are any notes/events you wish to have published as part of our notes please don’t hesitate in contacting Brendan Carr on 0872926456 or by emailing pro.castleblayney.monaghan@gaa.ie

Club Notes 18/03/21

Major Fundraising initiative launched on St Patrick’s Day: Castleblayney Faughs are running a massive draw with €54K of prizes to giveaway – besides a top prize of a the new state of the art Toyota CH-R Sport plus €5000 in cash, there are 10 runner up prizes of €1000 each and also at various stages for the duration of the draw there will be spot prizes for ticket holders totaling €4000. So we encourage everyone far and wide to get in early and avail of the more chances to win. The draw is to take place in June 2021and ticket prices are €20 for one or three for €50. To enter, just go to www.winanewcar.ie and follow the instructions. The aim of this draw is to complete the new development at St Mary’s Park so as to enhance the experience, to create more room and invest in the ever growing numbers of young players in castleblayney faughs. Supplied by Marron’s Garage, Castleblayney the all new 2021 Toyota CH-R Sport is a fantastic car packed with plenty of technology and safety features with stylish looks to boot. So be sure to get out there and purchase your tickets now and be part of securing excellent facilities for our future generations.

Lotto: No winner of this weeks Lotto jackpot of €3100. The numbers drawn were 2, 8, 20 & 28. Lucky dip winner was Seán McDonald c/o Seans Bar. Next weeks draw is worth €3200. Keep playing and supporting your club on lotto.castleblayneyfaughs.com

Membership: That time of year again were our club memberships is due. As per everything else at the minute, the setup is different with club memberships and registrations been completed online. The breakdown of membership for the year is as follows, Adults 100 euro, Student 60 euro both of which include gym use. Juveniles 30 euro, Cairde 300 euro which includes player membership fee. Non player rates are as follows Adult 50 euro, Adult social – for walking track only 25 euro, Family 100 euro. Pay online by logging in and registering on returntoplay.gaa.ie or alternatively drop it into a sealed envelope at the various lotto boxes located in the town. Anyone with any issues or questions, contact the treasurer on 0879186640.

Pitches: Please note that the pitch remains closed until further notice. After all the recent poor weather, the pitch needs time to repair so it is ready for the date we are all so anxiously waiting for. Thanking you for you cooperation.

Condolences : Castleblayney Faugh’s wish to extend our deepest and heartfelt sympathies to the McMahon family on the passing of their dear mum, Maureen. Mrs McMahon was a huge supporter of the club her whole life and this love for the club and GAA has been passed down to her children and grandchildren. She will be sadly missed by all those who knew and loved her. Ar dheis Dé go raibh a hanam.

If there are any notes/events you wish to have published as part of our notes please don’t hesitate in contacting Brendan Carr on 0872926456 or by emailing pro.castleblayney.monaghan@gaa.ie

Club Notes 11/03/21

Lotto: With last week’s lotto going, this weeks jackpot began at €3000. The numbers drawn were 6, 12, 18 & 23. There was no winner. Lucky dip winner this week is Vincent McDonald, Crescent Hill. Next weeks jackpot is €3100. Keep playing on lotto.castleblayneyfaughs.com

Farney Sismsa Challenge: The Farney Sismsa challenge is now in full flow and there is still plenty of time to submit a piece. Remember it is running every day in march right up to and including the 31st of March. Everyday entrants videos and submissions will be posted monaghan gaa’s social media platforms. Households can take part in one or all of the following: Song as Geailge no as Bearla
Art. Huge scope here Theme can be Gaa / March/ Gaeilge / St Patricks Day
Tune, Comhra (can be a good news story as Gaeilge or Sean Focail)
Recitation, Dance, Local Heritage (Landmarks, Cures, Superstitions, Traditions in the Family, down memory lane etc) this can be text and photos or audio. All entries will be posted on Monaghan GAA social media.
Videos, taken landscape, and recordings are to be max of 2 mins of duration. Any queries text 0860602195

Stay posted: Exciting times ahead as our fundraising committee are close to launching their major Fundraiser for the year, to raise funds for their new development. With some brilliant prizes, it’s one not to be missed. Stay tuned to your social media sites as its going to be big.

Faughs in Conversation: Last weekends installment again was a huge success with Aiden Tavey and Derek Sullivan being the main guests for the evening. The event continues this weekend. Stay tuned to social media for details of this weeks guests. The link as usual will be available by contacting Stephen on stephendignam75@gmail.com and it will be posted on the Friday as per last week. The interview will start at 8pm on Saturday 13th March.

Membership: That time of year again were our club memberships is due. As per everything else at the minute, the setup is different with club memberships and registrations been completed online. The breakdown of membership for the year is as follows, Adults 100 euro, Student 60 euro both of which include gym use. Juveniles 30 euro, Cairde 300 euro which includes player membership fee. Non player rates are as follows Adult 50 euro, Adult social – for walking track only 25 euro, Family 100 euro. Pay online by logging in and registering on returntoplay.gaa.ie or alternatively drop it into a sealed envelope at the various lotto boxes located in the town. Anyone with any issues or questions, contact the treasurer on 0879186640.

Referees: Monaghan gaa are currently seeking additional Referees for the upcoming season. Courses are currently been prepared with no exact dates released yet. Anyone interested, don’t be shy and contact by email to secretary.monaghan@gaa.ie or private message on Castleblayney Faughs Facebook page and we will be happy to forward on any details.

Pitches: Please note that the pitch remains closed until further notice. After all the recent poor weather, the pitch needs time to repair so it is ready for the date we are all so anxiously waiting for. Thanking you for you cooperation.

If there are any notes/events you wish to have published as part of our notes please don’t hesitate in contacting Brendan Carr on 0872926456 or by emailing pro.castleblayney.monaghan@gaa.ie

Club Notes 26/02/21

Lotto: Lotto numbers for this week were 10, 17, 20 & 30. There was no winner. Lucky dip winner was Leslie McDonagh, The Crescent. Next weeks draw is worth a mighty €9200. Keep playing Faughs lotto online at lotto.castleblayneyfaughs.com or alternatively at the lotto boxes at various locations in the town. All money raised going towards our new development so we ask all to continue making the effort to support the club.

Faughs in Conversation: Faughs in Conversation is a series of online chats with Faughs players and personalities from the past and present, hosted by Stephen Dignam. We hope this will pass the lockdown evenings and will raise a few eyebrows along the way.We will delve into their past, present and future involvement with the Faughs and wider GAA community. They’ll be tasked with identifying the Greatest Game they’ve been involved in; The 5 Greatest players they’ve faced; &, maybe controversially, the 5 Greatest players they’ve played with.First up is Declan Loughman, who needs little introduction and we can’t wait to get started next Saturday 27 February at 8pm.To get linked up to the event just text Stephen on 087 2246579 or email stephendignam75@gmail.com

Last Man Standing: The club would like to thank everyone who supported the last man standing Fundraiser. We are sure there was plenty of eyes on results over the weekend. Remember if you were unlucky not to make it through week one, you have the option for one last chance to try your luck and buy back in for week two. Give it a lash and again thank you for supporting.

Pitches: A reminder that the pitch remains closed at the minute both due to Covid 19 and also the need to repair itself after all the poor weather conditions.

Well done: Congratulations to all our club coaches and members who completed first aid training with Noeleen Boyle this week. The club would like to thank Noeleen for delivering an excellent course.

Membership: That time of year again were our club memberships is due. As per everything else at the minute, the setup is different with club memberships and registrations been completed online. The breakdown of membership for the year is as follows, Adults 100 euro, Student 60 euro both of which include gym use. Juveniles 30 euro, Cairde 300 euro which includes player membership fee. Non player rates are as follows Adult 50 euro, Adult social – for walking track only 25 euro, Family 100 euro. Pay online by logging in and registering on returntoplay.gaa.ie or alternatively drop it into a sealed envelope at the various lotto boxes located in the town. Anyone with any issues or questions, contact the treasurer on 0879186640.

Condolences: Our sympathys go out to the family, friends and relatives of Victor Boyd and John McArdle who recently passed away. Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam

If there are any notes/events you wish to have published as part of our notes please don’t hesitate in contacting Brendan Carr on 0872926456 or by emailing pro.castleblayney.monaghan@gaa.ie

Club Notes 04/03/21

Lotto: Massive congratulations to Lisa Glynn who was the winner of our €9200 jackpot this week. Enjoy spending your winnings and maybe buy another ticket or two next week. The numbers drawn were 2, 7, 19 & 24. Next weeks jackpot is starting at €3000. Keep playing on lotto.castleblayneyfaughs.com

Farney Sismsa Challenge: Looking for something to do. Monaghan gaa have launched the Acorn Life ‘Farney go Rockland Siamsa Challenge 2021’. This will run from the 1st – 31st of March. Each day in March they will post videos and submissions for the Challenge to their social media platforms. Households can take part in one or all of the following:  Song as Geailge no as Bearla    
Art. Huge scope here Theme can be Gaa / March/ Gaeilge / St Patricks Day   
Tune, Comhra (can be a good news story as Gaeilge or Sean Focail)   
Recitation, Dance, Local Heritage (Landmarks, Cures, Superstitions, Traditions in the Family, down memory lane etc) this can be text and photos or audio.  All entries will be posted on Monaghan GAA social media.
Videos, taken landscape, and recordings are to be max of 2 mins of duration. Any queries text 0860602195

Steward training: Europlan in conjunction with Cumann Lúthchleas Gael have now placed the Approved Stewards Training Course Online. The course is simply set and accessible on a 24-hour basis out for all users to facilitate those on various work schedules. We hope the course assists all counties in preparing for the return of patrons to our games later on. Any interested candidates must text/email their contact details to 087 920 1381 or to secretary.castleblayney.monaghan@gaa.ie for more information.

Faughs in Conversation: Last weeks event proved to be a massive success with a great evenings entertainment. This weekend on “Faughs in Conversation” Stephen Dignam is joined by Aidan Tavey & Derek O’Sullivan to discuss their footballing journey from historic unbeaten juvenile teams to making their championship debuts as 16 year olds. They will also look back at their championship highs and lows as well as their favourite moments in the Green and Gold. The link will be available by contacting Stephen on: stephendignam75@gmail.com and it will be posted on Friday as per last week. The interview will start at 8pm on Saturday 6th March.

Membership: That time of year again were our club memberships is due. As per everything else at the minute, the setup is different with club memberships and registrations been completed online. The breakdown of membership for the year is as follows, Adults 100 euro, Student 60 euro both of which include gym use. Juveniles 30 euro, Cairde 300 euro which includes player membership fee. Non player rates are as follows Adult 50 euro, Adult social – for walking track only 25 euro, Family 100 euro. Pay online by logging in and registering on returntoplay.gaa.ie or alternatively drop it into a sealed envelope at the various lotto boxes located in the town. Anyone with any issues or questions, contact the treasurer on 0879186640.

Pitches: Please note that the pitch remains closed until further notice. After all the recent poor weather, the pitch needs time to repair so it is ready for the date we are all so anxiously waiting for. Thanking you for you cooperation.

If there are any notes/events you wish to have published as part of our notes please don’t hesitate in contacting Brendan Carr on 0872926456 or by emailing pro.castleblayney.monaghan@gaa.ie