Club Notes 21st November

Operation TransFAUGHSmation: After all the hard work and months of training, Operation TranFAUGHSmation ends on a high this weekend (Sunday) with the McMahon SuperValu 5K taking place in Castleblayney.

If you have not already, please register and can we ask each participant to take somebody along on the day of the run to take part; we would like to get as many people to take part as possible.
Mc Mahon Supervalu 5K: This Sunday see the McMahon SuperValu 5K take place in town. We would encourage the whole community to get involved, you don’t need to run to participate – we are looking for people to walk and support as much as we are looking for runners. The event which has now become part of the calendar of the Castleblayney area has developed each year, with an increased number of people competing in the event.
Please remember too there is a 2K race for all children Under 14 starting at 1pm while the main race will follow at 2pm. We are asking that every Club member participates on the day; registration is available online at or

Well Done: Well done to all our juveniles this year. On Friday past we had a great evening at the Juvenile Presentation, where MC duties were ably performed by Brian Sherry.

Well done to Gael Scoil Lorgan who won their final in extra-time against tough opposition. All the lads performed great in the lead-up to the final and in the final itself. There were a few Faughs players on the team, and our own Cian Malone was team captain. Congratulations to the everyone involved with the team.

Photos Needed: Joe Hanratty is presently updating the history of the Faughs club which was originally published in 1984, and is trying to track down team photos from 1985 to the present day. Photos would be scanned and returned to their owners expeditiously. They can be given to Joe or to any member of the committee. If people have photos and wish to scan them themselves and email them to Joe directly that would be great. If emailing photos would you please include team names and the year the photos was taken. If there is more information re; the match, competition and venue at which the photos were taken that would also be greatly appreciated. Photos can be emailed to or to Castleblayney Faughs secretary Melissa at the following email address

Date for the Diary: Our Club AGM takes place Dec 1st, 7.30pm in the Castleblayney Enterprise Centre. There will be various reports from our different officers within the club. We encourage all of our members to attend – this is an important event within the club and is a great opportunity to raise any questions/issues on the night.

Juvenile Training: The winter training schedule is well underway. As usual, we would be delighted to see new faces, so please spread the word. For more information on training please contact our Juvenile Officer, Brian Sherry, on 086 233 4287.
U8 & U10 Girls: Mondays, 6.30pm, Our Lady’s AstroTurf
U6: Boys and Girls: Thursdays, 6.00pm, Rath na nOg
U8 Boys: Thursdays, 6.30pm, Our Lady’s AstroTurf
U10 Boys: Thursdays, 7.30pm, Our Lady’s AstroTurf

Club Notes 21st November
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