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Castleblayney Faugh’s notes week beginning 04/04/2022

Fixtures Seniors: Faugh’s v Donaghmoyne in Donaghmoyne, on Wednesday 13th April at 7:15pm in the Reserve Football League Division 3 Platinum Tanks Round 2.

Fixtures Senior Ladies: Senior ladies reserve team away to Sean McDermotts next Sunday 10th April at 2pm.

Fixtures U19’s: Faugh’s v Scotstown in St. Mary’s Park, Castleblayney on Sunday 10th April at 2pm in the Division 1 Martin Fox and Sons contractors Round 2.

Fixtures U17’s: Faugh’s v Óglaigh Naomh Buach at Corduff on Tuesday 12th April at 7:15 in the U17 Spring League Competition, Round 2.

Fixtures U16’s: Faugh’s play away to Truagh on Monday.

Fixtures U15’s: Faugh’s v Corduff on Thursday 7th April at 7pm in the 2022 U15 Bogues Foodhall Monaghan League D1 Round 1.

Fixtures U15’s: Faugh’s v Magheracloone in Magheracloone on Friday 8th April at 7pm in the 2022 U15 Bogues Foodhall Monaghan League D5A Round 1.

Fixtures U15’s: Faugh’s v Aughnamullen in Aughnamullen on Wednesday 13th April at 7:15pm in the 2022 U15 Football Leagues D Bogues Foodhall Monaghan Round 2

Analysis Faugh’s Senior Ladies v Kileevan: The Faughs ladies defeated Kileevan in St Marys Park on Sunday evening on a score line of 4.13 to 2.4 with a much improved team performance against a Kileevan team who were missing a number of players.

The Faughs ladies defence put in a very steady performance throughout the game. Midfield managed to hold the upper hand and gave the forwards a good supply of ball to keep the scoreboard ticking over. Kileevan fought to the end and put the Blayney goals under pressure in the second half but the Faughs secured two league points to add to their tally.

Easter Egg Hunt: The Faugh’s invites you to our Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday 16th April at 3pm at St. Mary’s Park. It will be for all children under 12 and everyone is welcome to join. There will be a BBQ, the egg hunt and games.

Faugh’s Summer Camp: Save the date for the summer camp: 10th-13th August.

Pitch: The pitch remains closed.

Juveniles: Spring training started, all details on training are below, on Facebook and the HEJA groups. For any queries, please contact Ray McArdle on 087 138 3603.

U6s: (2016 – 2018) Every Thursday 6pm – 6:50pm at Castleblayney College Gym. New members welcome.

U7 Boys: (2015) Every Thursday 6pm – 7pm at Castleblayney Boys School Astro

U8 Girls: (2015 & 2014) Every Monday 6pm – 7pm at Our Lady’s Astro Turf

U9 Boys: (2014 & 2013) Every Tuesday 6-7pm at Our Lady’s Astro Turf

U10 Girls: (2013 & 2012) Every Monday 6-7pm at Our Lady’s Astro Turf

U11 Boys: (2012 – 2011) Every Thursday 5:30–6:30pm at Castleblayney Boys School Astro

U12 Girls: (2011 & 2010) Every Monday 7-8pm at Our Lady’s Astro Turf

Membership: Now that football has started back registration must be completed ASAP. You can do it online at: ReturnToPlay.gaa.ie and we encourage you to sign up this way.

Lotto: This week’s winning numbers are: 06, 14, 28, and 29. The four €25 lucky dip winners are: Andrea O’Connor, Lorraine McMahon, Monica Ward and Thomas Myles. Next week’s jackpot is €8,600. Lotto ticket volunteers also required for weekend lotto sales around the public houses, please let us know if you are able to help out with this.

Bingo: The increase in prize money is really attracting the bingo players. With over €2000 in prize money every week before the €1350 jackpot this is a weekly event not to be missed. 8pm every Wednesday night Our Lady’s Concert Hall. Anyone available to help out at bingo, please get in touch with any committee member.

Golf Classic: Castleblayney Faugh’s Golf Classic will take place on Friday 20th May, at Concra Wood golf course, the Maurice Hanratty Cup will be up for grabs for the winning team. The club is looking to form a committee to help organise this event, anyone interested please make yourself known to any committee member. Golf classic committee meeting Tuesday 5th at 8pm in press all welcome.

Condolences: to Mairead Casey on the death of her mother Margaret Simpson and to Eoghan, Shea and Connaire on the death of their grandmother. May she rest in peace.

Condolences: to the family of Peter Tavey, to brothers Eamon and Thomas and the extensive Tavey connection who have had a long involvement with the Castleblayney Faughs club for many years. The club will fly both Blayney and Donaghmoyne flags at half-mast as a mark of respect. Ar dheis Dé go rabh a ainm.

Congratulations: to our u14/16 players Eimear Bolger and Annie Carroll who represented themselves, their club and County in the u14 Gold Cup Final in Crossmaglen last Saturday against Cavan. Unfortunately beaten after extra time by 2 points.

Congratulations: to our county minor players on a great win v Antrim.

Hard luck: to our county U20 players on a hard fought battle against Cavan in Inniskeen,  there will be better days to come for these lads.

Best wishes: Continued success to all club players taking part in any of the county Development Squads.

Gaeltacht Scholarships: Coiste Cultúir & Gaeilge Chontae Mhuineacháin each year offer Scholarship for young members in the Clubs to attend Gaeltacha to enhance and broaden their skill as Gaeilge and to promote Gaeilge in Clubs and as a whole in the County. Anyone interested please text 0860702195 for information.

Music Festival: Tickets are on sale NOW! The dates for this year’s festival are Friday 29th, Saturday 30th and Sunday 31st July. It’s been confirmed, Philomena Begley will continue her 60yrs of success in the music industry at this year’s Country music festival in Castleblayney on the August Bank Holiday weekend. Line up also includes: Nathan Carter, Mike Denver, The Whistlin’ Donkey’s, Johnny Brady, The Urge, Eamon Toal and many more…Tickets can be purchased online at: Castleblayneymusicfestival.ie

Walking track: The lights for the walking track have been officially switched on this week and will be lit from 5-9pm every day. This is open to anyone in the community who wishes to use the walking track amenity. Please note dogs are not permitted on the grounds.

Advertising: We now have availability around the field for adverts up for grabs. If you would like more information on how to advertise with us, please ask any committee member.

Volunteer: Our various committees are already busy working hard for next season. Anyone interested in helping out as a volunteer or as a coach please contact any committee member, we would love to have you on board.