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Castleblayney Faugh’s notes week beginning 18/07/2022

Seniors Men: Faugh’s v Carrick on Saturday 23rd July in Inniskeen for the Senior Football League Loughman Sports Relegation League Final at 7:00pm. Good luck lads.

Seniors Ladies: The Faughs Ladies take on Kileevan next Sunday in the League Final. No venue or time has been released yet, will be posted on Facebook. Best of luck ladies.

U17’s: Faugh’s v Gaeil Triucha clg on Monday 25th July at 7:30pm in the 2022 u17 league round 7.

U16’s: U16 girls had a home semi final against Aughnamullen on Monday evening.  With the high temperature it was going to be a tough one on players.  A close start to the game with a few scores exchanged.  Half time had the score line 1-6 to 1-3 in favour of Aughnamullen.  Blayney defence held strong but we just couldn’t get the scores up front we needed to get ahead.  The final whistle had Aughnamullen win by 4 points and go on to play Magheracloone in the final.  Hard luck to the girls and management on a great effort you did yourselves proud.

U15’s: The Div 1 U15 team qualified for the league final with a very strong team display on Thursday last at home to Monaghan Harps. The team settled well and held a lead early on before the visitors narrowed the gap to the minimum as the half reached midway point. However a goal before half time give Blayney a 4 point lead. The Harps flew out of the traps in the second half and their second goal of the half give them a 3 point lead. The Blayney side grew into the half and soon raised a green flag of their own to take the lead and they never looked back running out convincing winners on the scoreboard which wasn’t a true reflection of now close a game it was throughout. They face Clontibret in the final on 28th July.

The 2nd team have also qualified for their Div 5A final with a strong second half showing away to Clontibret on Friday last. Played in warm conditions, the team dominated possession but didn’t get the scores their play deserved until the second half. They played some great, quick football in the second half to seal the win and their place in the final where they face either Clontibret or Maghercloone, date to be confirmed.

No fixtures for any of the teams this week.

U13’s: Well done to the u13 development squad on winning the league.  A great bunch of lads who deservedly took top honours. 1 Cillian Callan; 2 Emmett Malone; 3 Dylan O’Sullivan; 4 Michael McArdle; 5 Aaron O’Connor; 6 Brenog Tavey; 7 Daithi McCarthy; 8 Mark Boyd (JC); 9 Max Lambe; 10 Donnacha Ruddy; 11 Bobby Miller (JC); 12 Jamie Irwin; 13 Ollie McGeough; 14 Harry Sibley; 15 Oisin Comiskey; 16 Paudie McEntee; 17 Cillian Boyd; 18 Bobby O’Brien; 19 Iollan Murphy.

U12’s: Its two from two for the Division 1 team. An opening away win against Truagh was followed by a home win against Emyvale on Saturday morning last. Up next is an away game to Maghercloone with this date and time to be confirmed. The Division 3 team opened their league with a tough start and defeat away to Corduff but they fought hard throughout and played the better football in the last 20 minutes. Last Saturday, on a very warm afternoon they welcomed Maghercloone to St Mary’s Park and the girls got their first win with an impressive display. Up next is a home game against Donaghmoyne on Friday the 22nd at 7pm.

Juveniles:

Faugh’s Summer Camp: The McMahons Supervalu Faugh’s Summer Camp is fast approaching, Wednesday Aug 10th to Friday Aug 12th.

3 Days of FUN & GAMES 🤩

Registration is even easier this year, Online: https://www.castleblayneyfaughs.com/summercamp Instore:

McMahons Supervalu, leave for Melissa’s attention. Registration evening: Thursday 4th August, 6.30-7.30pm

This years promises to be the best yet! – Places fill up fast, so get registering‼️

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: Lotto results Jackpot €2200 wasn’t won, the numbers were 2, 6, 9, 10. Next week’s jackpot is €2300, the 4 lucky dips are Patrick McArdle Castleblayney, Callum Wood Dundalk, Marie O’Brien The Creasant, Rory McGuinness The Creasant.

Bingo: Bingo continues every Wednesday night at Our Lady’s Concert Hall, jackpot is €2200, winner takes all played at game 8 and double your money at game 10 and high low game played after game 8. Lots of chances to win lots of money.

Music Festival: As the Festival is nearly upon us. Lots of help required with the Bars, BBQ, shop, Tickets stewarding, please let Ray know if your available to help at the Bar, Darren the BBQ, Claire the shop, Martin Carville stewarding and Philip the tickets.

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.