Castleblayney Faughs Club Notes 22/5/24

Ladies Football:  

Senior Ladies: Our senior ladies had a two week break owing to Monaghan being in the Ulster Final. They are back out in round 5 of their league this Sunday 26th May with a home game to Scotstown, St. Marys Park 11:00AM

U16’s Div. 1: Our U16’s were out Monday 20th away to Latton. We came away with a win and the points owning to the 26-point score difference. Castleblayney 5-22 (37) Latton 1-08 (11)

Minor’s: Our Minor Div 1. game has been changed to Friday 24th at 7:30PM in St. Marys Park v Aughnamullen.

Mens Football:

Senior Men: Our seniors also had a break but our reserves were out mid-week in the preliminary round of the O’Duffy Cup/Championship. We played Clontibret in a home game for us winning by a 5-point margin – Castleblayney 0-10 Clontibret 0-05

Next Senior Match: Castleblayney Faughs v Blackhill – Saturday 25th May, Blackhill 7:00PM

Minor Boys: Our Minor had a home game on Tuesday 21st playing Truagh in St. Marys Park. A great performance from the lads but, goals win game. Castleblayney 1-12 (15)  Truagh 3-11 (20)

Fixtures for the coming week:

Maurice Hanratty Memorial Golf Competition Launched: Members of the Hanratty family and Castleblayney Faughs GFC Executive members formally launched the annual Maurice Hanratty Open Golf Competition recently.

Organised  on an annual basis in conjunction with Castleblayney Golf Club at Concra Wood and as a fundraising initiative on behalf of Castleblayney Faughs development projects at St. Mary’s Park, this very popular event expects to once again attract entrants from throughout the county, the country and beyond.

The winner will be presented with the Maurice Hanratty Memorial Cup and an impressive array of prizes including a prize for the best  score returned by a non island of Ireland entrant will be presented at the presentation event on June 7th at Concra Wood.

This year’s event to take place on June 7th is generously sponsored by Thomas O’Neill and SFS (Steel Form Sections) Castleblayney  and the Hanratty Family. It is also supported by on course sponsors. The list of sponsors will be displayed on the day at Concra Wood and permanently on display at St. Mary’s Park.

As an open counting competition the event has already attracted a significant number of entrants. The entry fee is €25 for Castleblayney Golf Club members and €50 for members from other clubs. On-course sponsorship will  cost €100. 

Tee times can be reserved on or by calling the office at Concra on 0429749485. Any member of the Castleblayney Faughs Executive will be happy to facilitate donations for on course sponsorship. 

Faughs Summer Camp Coaches:

Can the parents of any 16-18 year olds interested in coaching at this year’s Faughs camp in August please contact 085-7179130 re Garda vetting requirements.

Mini Faughs: Fun & Games Training every Thursday 5.45pm – 6.30pm in Castleblayney College.

For More info: Call/Text 087 6290 806

Lotto: Lotto results Jackpot €11,500 wasn’t won, the numbers were 04, 07, 16, 30. Next week’s Jackpot will be €11,600. The 4 lucky dips are Daithi Funcheon, Charlene McMahon, Louise Kingham & Marie Lynch. Lotto boxes are placed outside SuperValu, Post Office,­ Coyle’s Pharmacy, Watters Londis or play lotto on-line: Play Here

Thank You: The club would like to thank Eddie Ruddy who has again this year sprayed all the weeds within the environs of St Marys Park. This is an onerous job, but no job too big for Eddie.

Bingo: Faughs Bingo on every Wednesday at 8pm in Our Lady’s Concert Hall.  Over €3500 in prize money to be won on the night.

Advertising: Anyone interested in promoting their company or business, speak to anyone on the finance committee about erecting a 16ft x 4ft sign around the perimeter of St Mary’s Park.

Club Membership: Player rates, Juvenile/Family and Non-Player rates – Contact club treasurer: 087 918 6640

Music Festival: Castleblayney Music Festival is going to be back for its 4th year from August 1st to 4th, 2024. Keep an eye out for the line-up and other news.

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Castleblayney Faughs Club Notes 22/5/24
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