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Castleblayney Faugh’s notes week beginning 11/07/2022

Seniors Men: Our next Game is away to Inniskeen on Sunday 17th July. Best of luck lads!

Seniors Ladies: Faughs ladies had no games last weekend but this Wednesday the 13th they take on Monaghan Harps in the league semi final at 7pm in St Mary’s Park. Best of luck girls!

U16’s: U16 girls had an afternoon on the lake at Castleblayney Outdoor Adventure Centre. A really enjoyable day had by all followed by a BBQ afterwards which the parents attended.  Thanks to all the parents who helped sponsor the event and to Keith Shortt for sponsoring the burgers. 

Training continues Friday at 6pm

Semi final on Monday 18th at Home against Aughnamullen.

U15’s: The 1st team took on Clontibret on Thursday last in a very close and competitive game. Blayney started well and continued their good work for the first half and held a narrow two point lead at half time. Into the second and the visitors came back strong and raised the green flag to take a 4 point lead. But Blayney responded like they always do and battled back to level the game. The game could have swung either way but Clontibret took two late scores before a late Blayney point left a single point between the sides. While disappointing result for the team, they get to respond with a home game V Monaghan Harps this Thursday at 7.30.

The 2nd team where awarded the points in their game V Donaghmoyne. They play their final league game away to Clontibret on Friday at 7.30.

The 3rd team have no fixture this week.

U13’s: Best wishes to u13s who are in the league final this weekend.

Juveniles: U6 and U7 training continues in St Mary’s park Thursday evening. U6 6.00pm to 6.50pm and u7 runs from 6.00pm to 7.00pm.

New players are very welcome.

Contact Ray Mcardle on 0871383603.

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

Muckno Mania: There was a fantastic turn out for the Muckno Mania Sports Day held at St Mary’s Park on Saturday last  and a great evenings fun was had by everyone. Thanks to Paul MacCormak for sponsoring the event and thanks to everyone who helped out  to make the occasion so fantastic.

Garda Vetting for Coaches: A reminder to all coaches involved with underage teams to complete their vetting ASAP if requested to by the Children’s Officers. Coaches are not permitted to be involved with teams if their vetting, safeguarding and foundation coaching courses are not up to date. If there are any queries or technical issues, contact Melissa Conlon.

Juveniles: For any queries, please contact Ray McArdle on 087 138 3603.

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.

Help needed: With the Music festival only weeks away, the club is looking for volunteers for bar work, stewarding, carparking, and BBQ. Please contact the Facebook page or any committee member if you can lend a few hours. Music Festival which runs from Friday 29th July to Sunday 31st July please contact any committee member.  This year we expect a bumper crowd so all help will be greatly appreciated.

Lotto: This week’s winning numbers are: 05, 16, 23, and 29. Next week’s jackpot is €2,000. The €25 Lucky dip winners are: Geraldine Cumiskey, Sarah Burns, Kathleen Maguire, Martin Morgan. 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 €2200 in prize money every week before the 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.

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.