BALLINTEER ST JOHN'S
BALLINTEER ST JOHN'S
NO winner of the May 14th Lotto draw for €4,600. Jackpot will be €4,800 next week. Our Joker Wild draw continues this Thursday; it is open to Lotto players present in the clubhouse on the night. Tickets are available online at www.ballinteerstjohns.com or from the usual outlets. Bingo every Monday night in the clubhouse - starts at 8pm and all welcome for a great night's entertainment. Great win for our senior hurlers over Faughs in the Championship on Friday. Junior As also had a great win over Brigid's, while the Junior Bs beat Naomh Fionnbarra. 3rd Annual Golf Classic takes place in The K Club on July 31. See ballinteerstjohns.com/golf or email firstname.lastname@example.org
BALLYBODEN ST ENDA'S
CONGRATULATIONS to our senior hurlers, who overcame St Pat's of Palmerstown in the Dublin SHC A Group Three clash with a scoreline of 4-27 to 1-14. Hard luck to our A & B Feile football teams, whose campaign ended short. Well done to the Cs on reaching Division 8 semi-final, only to be beaten by the eventual winners Liffey Gaels. Best of luck to U16 footballers as they take on Naomh Olaf in Division 1 Championship Football Final in Parnell Park, Saturday 23rd @4pm. Please support. Congrats to our senior camogie girls, as they overcame Erin's Isle by 3-16 to 4-6 in PUM last night, despite being 12 points down at half-time. The game was notable for it contained one of the rarest of skills - the sideline cut score. Our very own Anne Griffin repeated her deed from the county final almost 3 years ago last night, with a wonderful cut from 13 metres. Knocklions Special Olympic Club are hosting their Annual Table Quiz in Ballyboden St Enda's on the 28th May at 8pm. It's for a great cause, so pop down. There was no winner of this week's Lotto. The numbers drawn were 2, 8, 20 & 5. Match Three winners were Maura Mulkerrin from Knocklyon, Denis Nagle, Firhouse and Tadgh Cashman.
WELL done to our adult 2nd team, who had a great win away from home in the cup v Raheny, 2-18 to 0-6. Our U12 girls had a good win, beating Scoil Ui Chonaill. Hard luck to our U14 girls, who lost at home in very testing conditions last Monday evening at home v RT Clondalkin. Hard luck to our U16 girls' team, who were beaten v St Anne's. Good wins this weekend for our U8s v Naomh Fionnbarra, our U10 girls' v Clann Mhuire & our U11 boys' v Scoil Ui Chonaill. This week's fixtures: Wednesday 20th - our adult 1st team play Intermediate Championship v Kilmacud Crokes at 7.15pm in Blakestown. Saturday 23rd - adult men's 1st team play at home in the league v St Jude's at 6.30pm. U13 St Peter's boys play away to Clontarf at 2pm. Sunday 24th - men's 2nd team travel to play Geraldine P Moran, away at 11am. U15 St Peter's boys play Cuala, at home 11.30am. U12s play away v St Brigid's at 5pm. Our U16 St Peter's girls play at home v Craobh Chiarain, 4.30pm. Ballyboughal GFC would like to wish Ballyboughal National School, senior team, the best of luck in their Schools Final in Parnell Park this Tuesday at 12.15pm. Last week's Club Lotto results. Jackpot: €3,560. Numbers drawn: 2-18-41. No Winner. €20 Winners: D Donnelly, B Tindley & B Farrell. Next week's Jackpot: €3,660. Tickets still available for our 80s/90s Fancy Dress Disco that will take place on Sunday 31st of May in Kettle's Hotel. Tickets: €20. Contact Lar; 086-3866502 or Vicky; 086-8334411.
THIS week's lotto numbers were 5-15-20-24; there was no winner of this week's Jackpot, €6,400. Check Facebook page for the four €30 winners. Tickets are €2 each and are available from club members or in Chasers itself. Please help support the club by getting your Lotto ticket. The club is always looking for new players for all teams; anyone interested can contact Paul on 086-2189173.
OUR Heroes of the Week are our U14 team, who won their Division in Feile in magnificent style, and while some players were exceptional like Mr Kelly at wing-forward or Mr Rooney at full-back, it was the team of players, mentors and manager that deserve the full accolade. So take a bow you lot, you are our Heroes of the Week, and never a more deserving bunch. Maith sibh, Laoch na Seachtaine. What a set of performances. What a credit you are to the club, and your families, and to keep the best performance for the final was the icing on the cake. Enjoy the glow of victory, its well deserved. The management want to pass on the thanks to all the great support, and also to Fingal Ravens and St Peregrine's, who were excellent tournament hosts. Our congratulations also to Darragh Conlon and Sean Tuke, who were representing the club for the Dubs squads this week, but they have a busy weekend next weekend, with the U16s playing the Shield final away to Sylvester's on Saturday. Please try and support the team. Our minors defeated Na Fianna on Sunday morning with a superb Carl Keeley in command. He was assisted by Ryan O'Leary, Leon Young, Dean O'Brien and Aaron Elliot. A reminder to them for gym training on Wednesday at 7pm. Congratulations to Simon Lawlor and his new bride Joyce on their recent marriage. We wish you both a long, happy and healthy life together. Finally, a reminder that our Annual Golf Classic is on in The K Club on August 28th.
JUNIOR team training on Wednesday 7.30pm. New players welcome. Mid-week results: U9 girls away to Na Fianna. Well done girls. Great effort by Olivia Giblin and Isabella Cronan. The U11 girls' impressive run continues with great performances by Lainey Cuddy and Mia Kennedy. Home v St Sylvester's. U13 hurling @ away v Faughs @ 7.30pm. Weekend results: We entered our first team in a boys' Féile Peil na nOg competition. The U14/U13 team put a great effort in on the day and played some great football, beating St Monica's in the opening match but unfortunately they were up against bigger and stronger teams in Na Fianna and Liffey Gaels. U9s bye. U10s at home Vs Skerries. Great win by the U11s, home v St Pat's (Palmerstown). Great performances by Conor White and Ben Horgan. Lotto numbers: 2, 11, 15 & 22. No Jackpot winner, €9,200. 3 numbers: Ray Collier.
WELL done to all players and everyone involved in the Boy's Feile teams at the weekend. The Division 1 lost out on a semi-final spot on points difference, while the Division 6 team lost out by a point in the semi-final. All Feile teams did the club extremely proud this year. It was a great week for the club last week in adult hurling, with all three teams winning their respective Championship matches. See the website for details on the club mini-leagues, which run from the 25th-28th May. Contact Barbara O'Neill at 086-3782419 or email@example.com for interest in taking part in Scor na bPaisti on the 24th May. The club would like to express deep sympathy to club mentor Niall O'Connell on the death of his father Richard. Application forms for the Summer Camps are now on the website. There was no winner of the Lotto Jackpot, which now stands at €3,200. The nursery is on every Saturday in Tir Na nOg at 10am, and all new players and families are welcome.
ROUND 2 of the Group Stages of the Championship didn't produce the intended results. Our first team, weakened by a number of absences, was left to reflect on missed chances in losing to St Sylvester's at Islandbridge by the narrowest margin. The game was evenly matched in the early stages, but with the benefit of wind assistance the visitors were 6 points ahead at half-time. We got back into the game and the scores were tied with three minutes remaining, when Sylvester's converted a long-range free and secured victory by 2-10 to 2-9. Our second team played Wild Geese in Oldtown. The half-time score of 3-4 to 0-3 would make it seem like all one-way traffic, but there wasn't much between the teams in first-half play. We got no return from repeated attacks on the Wild Geese goalmouth, while the home side had a couple of dominant players and two of their goals could be better described as freak accidents. Despite our second-half pursuit of goals, the Wild Geese defended solidly and pressed their advantage with better fitness and distribution, eventually winning by 4-11 to 0-5. The pressure is on now for both teams in the remaining group games if we are to advance to the knock-out stages in the Championship. Training as usual on Monday and Wednesday evening in Islandbridge at 7pm.
CLANNA GAEL FONTENOY
OUR U14 footballers did themselves and the club proud in the Division 1 Féile over the weekend at the Ballyboden St Enda's club. Drawn in a tough group comprising of St Sylvester's and Kilmacud Crokes as well as the hosts, they qualified for the semi-final due to tremendous victories over Crokes and Ballyboden. However, Whitehall Colmcilles proved just three points too strong for them in the semi-final. Notably, this was the same winning margin Whitehall enjoyed over Sylvester's in the final - further evidence of how well Clanns performed in the tournament. The club welcomed Dublin footballer, Jonny Cooper, to make a presentation to our U15 football squad in recognition of success achieved on the playing field. He had some sound advice to impart to the players, not least the need to ensure balance in their lives between sport, education, family and travel. The occasion was also used to conduct a focus group with the players to identify how that success could be built on going forward in terms of participation - anything more than that would be 'icing on the cake'. The combined Uí Chonaill Fontenoy U16 hurlers were involved in a thrilling Division 1 encounter against Na Fianna, which they were somewhat unfortunate to lose by a single goal with a final scoreline of 2-16 to 3-16. The following Lotto numbers drawn on the 11th May did not produce a winner for a Jackpot of €9,000: 6, 12, 27 and 29. The Jackpot increases to €9,200.
TEAM of the Week goes to our U14 boys, who won Feile Division 2. Well done to all involved on a super victory. Adult A hurlers had a great win over Finian's in the Junior Championship, while B team had a big win over O'Toole's. Congratulations to our 5 Dublin players; Sarah Fagan, Caoimhe O'Connor, Heather Bolger, Aoibhe Bell and Niamh Hertherton, in their great victory over Meath in the Leinster U16 Final on Sunday. A fantastic occasion for the club and was capped off with Heather picking up the Player of the Match Award. Our adult players are organising a Fake Wedding Social Night on May 30th. Tickets costing €20 can be purchased from Marguerite (086-1679110) or online via club website. Registration is now open online for our Summer Camps. Tickets for the Leinster Championship double-header on Sunday May 31st can be ordered from Kieran (086-1791120). We would encourage our juvenile mentors to bring in their teams to these matches. There will be a BBQ back in the club following the matches. The club is holding a Golf Classic on Thursday July 2nd in St Anne's Golf Club. Members who would like to enter a team or sponsor a hole, please contact Gerry Reid (087-9175839)
WELL done to all teams over the weekend. Well done to the juniors in their win v Erin Go Bragh in the Championship. Hard luck to the intermediate team v Raheny. Best of luck to Scoil Chrónáin, who are in the hurling semi-finals on Thursday. Saturday 23rd - U8s home to St Anne's @ 10am; U10 home to Naomh Mearnog @11am; U11 hurling home to Naomh Mearnog @ 12.15pm. Sunday - Commercials U11 camogie home to Jude's @12pm; U13 home to Good Counsel @ 10am. U8s/U9s Camogie Come Hurl with me continues every Tuesday, 7pm-8pm. National Participation Day will be held on 6th June, wrapping up the Come Hurl With Me Programme. Golf Classic 22nd May. Contact Mark, 087-1470177, for further details. We are always looking for new players for all of our teams in the club. Anyone interested in joining our club, contact Peter Elliott on 086-8572569. Check out our website, www.commercialshurlingclub.gaa.ie, for all information. You can also follow us on Twitter https://twitter.com/CommercialsHur1 or our Facebook page: Commercials Hurling Cumann iomanaiochta. Club Gear available from Siobhan on 086-3898844.
NO winner of Lotto jackpot of €4,000 for Monday 11th May. Six Match 3 winners each receive €100. Numbers were: 5-15-16-19. Next Jackpot will be €4,500. Tickets are €2 and the draw takes place in the Club Lounge every Monday at 11pm. Senior hurlers had a great win in their second game in the Round Robin Series of the Championship. Minor footballers also recorded a fine win. Hard luck to our Feile team, who were beaten at the semi-final stage. Adult footballers play their Championship game versus Parnell's in Balgriffin tomorrow evening at 7pm. U16 footballers play in the semi-final of the Championship Shield tonight in St Anne's 6 at 7.30pm. Juvenile shorts and socks can now be purchased online. There is a link available on our Facebook page or you can go to myclubshop.ie/craobhchiarain. There is also a range of polo tops and gear bags available. Please note that adult knicks and socks are not available as yet. Strictly Craobh takes place on Saturday, starting at 7.30pm. Tickets at €20 each are as rare as hen's teeth, so if you do not wish to miss out contact Breda Ryan immediately. You can vote for your favourite on Facebook or by buying a line. Each vote costs €2. Best of luck to all our dancers. It should be a great night. Music continues in the lounge every Sunday. The family of the late Vinny Connor, who sadly passed away last week at the age of 52, have organised a mass to celebrate his life. Fr John Ennis will be the celebrant tonight in Donnycarney Church at 7pm. Refreshments will be served in the club immediately afterwards. Please spread the word. Tickets for the double header in Croke Park on Sunday 31st May must be ordered by Sunday next, 24th.
CROÍ RÓ NAOFA
WELL done to the U16 girls, who won today against Ballyboden St Enda's. Best on the day were Nicole Scoot, Dionne Kinsella and Casey Lawrence. Men's team got another win in the cup. Ladies team were beaten in the Championship during the week. U12 girls played out two great games against St Jude's and St Anne's. No winner of this week's Lotto. Numbers were 4, 10 and 29. 2x €20 winners were PJ, B and Carmel. Next week's Jackpot €400. Thanks for your continued support. Some members of the ladies team will be running the ladies mini-marathon this year. Anyone wanting to do it on behalf of the club, contact Nicola Brown for details. The Golf Classic is on the 29th of May, in the Dublin Mountain Golf Club. Contact Alan Murphy or the club's Facebook page for details. Committee meeting Tuesday the 19th May at 7:30pm. Training times for the upcoming week will be posted on Monday. Memberships are now overdue, please see you team manager for details. Anybody looking to have items included in the weekly club notes, please contact club secretary before 10am every Monday.
CONGRATULATIONS to our Boys' Feile team, who did double, picking up both the hurling and football titles with a fine win over Lucan in Parnell Park on Sunday. More juvenile success was had with our U12s beating Naomh Mearnog by a single goal in a thrilling contest. We would also like to give a special mention to Paris Chebah and Amber Roche on picking up their Player of the Year Awards for Loreto. Our final registration for the Jim Boggan Cycle Night will be Monday the 18th of May in the club at 8.30pm. All monies must be paid up by this date and the fee is €60. We are also having a jersey measuring night on Thursday the 21st of May in the club at 8.30pm, with the official supplier of the jerseys. So make sure you are there to get the right fit. Hard luck to both our junior and senior hurlers, who were beaten on Sunday in their respective Hurling Championships. Club Lotto was not won and there were 3 Match 3 winners. The numbers drawn were 7-14-19-20. Next week's winning Jackpot will be €2,850. Club Shop now open every Thursday at 8pm-9pm at our clubhouse in Lorcan O'Toole Park. Joker Poker was not won and next week's Jackpot will be over €1,000. Club Bingo every Sunday night in clubrooms. Finally we expect to be launching our new website in the coming days.
GREAT win for the Cuala senior hurlers in the 2nd round of the Dublin SHC. Good win also for the Cuala junior As in the Championship against a competitive St Mark's side. Hard luck to the 3rd hurlers, who lost to Na Fianna by 1-14 to 1-11 in the Junior D Championship and the Junior F team, who lost to St Joseph's. Congratulations to Jennifer Dunne and Eimear Loughlin on being part of the Dublin ladies U16 team, who won the Leinster Final on Sunday following a 2 goal victory over Meath. After a pulsating match in Hyde Road on Sunday morning, the minor A football recorded their first league win of the season. Despite being 4 points down with 12 minutes to go, they went on to win by a point. Final score: Cuala 1-11, Clontarf 1-10. The May Fair was a huge success, thanks to everyone for turning up and supporting it. Thanks to all those who helped out on the day. A special thanks to Brian Mullally and Lorraine Hayes for leading the troops and making it happen. There are photos of the event in the Cuala Gallery. Next weekend sees a full round of football league fixtures. Our seniors play St Brigid's on Saturday in Shanganagh at 6.30pm, our inters are away to Innisfails, our AFL8 team are away to Kevin Killian's & our AFL10 team face St Brendan's in Hyde Park next Sunday at 3pm. Our adult ladies are joint top of their table after last week's win over Kilmacud Crokes in Junior A Championship. The 1st adult camogie team had a fantastic 8-14 to 1-3 win over Skerries Harps in the Senior 5 league last Thursday. The 2002 girls win over Good Counsel in Drimnagh on Sunday shows that Cuala's camogie talent pipeline continues.
ERIN GO BRAGH
WELL done to all our underage teams at the weekend. Well done to our Feile footballers, who reached their final only to be beaten by St James Gaels. Our ladies football & camogie teams are looking for players. Gaelic4mothers and others continues Tuesdays, 9pm-10pm, at Ongar Community Centre. Call Ciara, 087-9147154, for more. Anyone interested in playing football can call Pat, 087-7642155. Hard luck to our hurlers, who lost by 1 point to Commericals in their Championship game on Sunday. Anyone interested in playing hurling can call Karl, 087-2352074. Congratulations to Mark and Caroline Melbourne, Pat and Zoe Murphy and Colin Gaughan and Lisa Heffernan on the birth of their children. There was no winner of our weekly Lotto. Numbers drawn: 5, 8, 17 & 24. Well done to our 5 x €20 winners: J McFarland, H Kennedy, J Cass, A Carroll & S Chaney. Next week's Jackpot will be €1,700. Tickets on sale at training and also in The Paddocks, The Vineyard, The Grasshopper and The Strawberry Hall for €2 each or 3 for €5. We also have an annual subscription option. Call Tom, 087-2245823.
FEILE footballers got through to the semi-finals, but were beaten by Thomas Davis. Well done to St Oliver Plunkett's, who were outright winners. Our lads performed well in group, securing semi-final place with good wins in first two games. Well done to all involved and to everyone who supported on the day and made the trip out to Donabate for the semi-final. Senior hurlers beat Fingallians in Championship last Wednesday. Intermediate Football Championship takes place this Wednesday v St Jude's at 7:15pm in Cloghran. Weekend games: AFL2 v Ballinteer at home at 6:30pm on Saturday. AFL5 v Thomas Davis in club on Sunday morning at 11am. Junior footballers play Peregrine's, away at 3pm Sunday. Memberships are now overdue. New members must pay before playing or training. Yvonne Berigan (086-0790924) will be in Juvenile Room on Saturday from 11am-1pm for further info. Live music in the Bar every Sunday. Bingo every Monday with music from The Cubes. Main Bingo in Hall every Thursday night at 8:30pm. New players always welcome. There was no winner of the Club Lotto last Thursday. Numbers drawn were 10-13-15-22 and bonus number was 11. Next week's Jackpot is €5,800. You can now do the Lotto online on club website or through Facebook.
THIS week's "Team of the Week" is our Junior Bs, who had an amazing 11 point win over Crumlin on Sunday morning. This was a great team performance and it would be unfair to mention any one player. Well done to team and management. Following a slow start, our seniors stormed back to lead by two points going into the final minutes of the game. Only to be foiled by a last-gasp goal from Ballinteer St Johns in their Championship game on Friday. Junior As lost narrowly to Oliver Plunkett's/Eoghan Ruadh on Saturday. Camogie - Table Quiz next Friday 22nd May @ 8pm. Table of 4, €40. Camogie girls in great form again this week - Senior 3s drew with Crokes, Senior 6s had great wins against St Mark's and Round Towers, U16 Division 1 had a convincing win over Ballyboden St Enda's and last but not least, our U13 Division 1 team had a gutsy win over Na Fianna. U10 hurlers - Quiz Night changed to 10th June. Last Wednesday night saw the results of the "History of Faughs" competition. Well done to all entrants, the standard was excellent. Everyone learned a little from the projects. A big "Happy Birthday" to Eoin Prendergast, alias Prendy, who got the key of the door this weekend. Also, to Michael Clayton, who celebrated his birthday last week. Wednesday 27th May - 20/20 Planning Night. All parents are urged to attend to plan for the future of the club. Golf Society: Next outing in Roganstown, Saturday 23rd May. Contact Gus Brennan for further details at 087-2226180. "Lucky First Goal" scratchcards for the Dublin v Galway match are now on sale in the clubhouse @ €2 each or 3 for €5, so get yours early and be in with a chance of winning €500.
LAST week's results: The minor team had a great win on Sunday morning against Good Counsel. Hard luck to our Feile team, who were unlucky not to reach the semi-final on Saturday. A huge shout out to the panel of players and their mentors, to Mick Foley & Paul Creaby for all their help and to Trudy and all the ladies, who did a marvellous job keeping everybody fed and watered all day. Well done to you all for hosting another very successful Feile. Huge thanks to Ray Aherne and Rolestown Service Station for sponsoring a new set of jerseys for our junior team. Good luck to our boys' U16 this Saturday in their Shield Final away to Oliver Plunkett's. Throw-in is 3.30pm - all support welcome. Lotto results: There was no winner of this week's Lotto. Numbers drawn were 7-18-29-35. €20 to Greg Kidd, Pat Norton & Ann Kinsella. Next week's Jackpot is €14,552. It is with great sadness that we learned of the untimely passing of Ciaran Griffin last Friday. He was a lifelong member of our club. Dugs was one of the greatest ever Fingal Ravens players and he was also one the first players from our club to represent his county. Our condolences to Ciaran, Rory, Aidan and Deirdre, his partner Joan and his brothers and sisters. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this sad time. Please note that our Summer Camp will take place from June 29th-July 3rd. Adult fixtures this week: Our senior team play St Vincent's in the St Vincent De Paul Cup on Wednesday at 7.15pm at home. Our junior A team play Fingallians away in the Stacy Cup on Thursday 21st. Throw-in 7.15pm. The ladies team play Donabate away in the league on Wednesday. Throw-in is 7.30pm.
SUMMER has arrived, and so has the inter-county season. Firstly, congratulations to Sinead Finnegan & Fiona Hudson, who have been selected to represent Leinster. Shane Howard helped the Dublin minor footballers, as they advanced to the Leinster semi-final with a win over Wexford. There was silverware for Aoife Foley, Laura Dempsey, Shannon Murtagh & Dervla Snow, as the quartet helped the Dublin U16s to the Leinster title and finally congratulations to Emma McCormack, who represented Dublin U14 ladies in the All Ireland Blitz on Saturday. Pitch Maintenance Draw: Tickets are in circulation at present and costing a minimum of 1 cent to a max of €10. Any member looking for a ticket, please contact any mentor or call to the Club Bar. The draw will take place on Sunday the 31st May 2015 in the Club Bar (early bird draw at 7pm and main draw at 8pm). There are 10 prizes ranging from €1,000-€50. There will be music in the Club Bar that evening from 6pm-9pm after both Dublin games. Senior Ladies Championship: Our ladies opened their Championship group with a draw on Wednesday evening v St Brigid's. This Wednesday, we play away to Thomas Davis at 7.30pm. Féile 2015: The last of the club Féile's took place on Saturday, as we have both an A & B squads in action. Our A team bowed out in the semi-final to the eventual worthy winners Templeogue/Synge Street. Summer Football & Hurling Festivals: Over 120 kids from U7-U10 took park in the mini-football games over two evenings. This week it is the turn of hurling on Tuesday & Thursday (19th & 21st). It cost €3 per child and it is open to both members & non-members. U7 & 8 at 6pm and U9 & 10s at 7.15pm.
BEST of luck to our senior and junior teams when they start their Championship campaigns on Wednesday night. Last year the seniors made it all the way to the final and were very unlucky to lose - in fact it was the only competitive game they lost last year. To date, they have won all the games that they have played in the league and cup, but the championship is a different ball game as this is the competition that every team wants to win. This year they are in a very tough group along with Ballyboden, Clanna Gael Fontenoy and St Sylvester's. To add to the challenge, 2 of the games are away from home and it's vital that they win their home game. Their only home game is this Wednesday night against Ballyboden with the throw-in at 7:30pm. We would encourage all supporters to come along to Kilbogget on Wednesday evening and support the team. Having won the Junior C Championship last year, our junior team will play in the B Championship this year. They too face a very tough group having been drawn in the same group as Raheny, O'Toole's and Naomh Barrog. On Wednesday, they travel to St Anne's Park (pitch 10) to take on Raheny in what is a "double header". These teams were due to play in the Cup competition a few weeks ago, but got cancelled due to the weather, so the game on Wednesday night is of even greater importance to the team. For those of you unable to make it to either game, we'll be posting updates to Twitter, so please follow us - @OfficialFoxCabGAA - if you want to keep up to date on how the games are going.
WELL done to our ladies, who beat Trinity Gaels in the Cup on Wednesday. The ladies will play Erin's Isle in the league on Wednesday night in Finglas at 7.30pm. Well done to our U14 boys, who took part in the Feile at the weekend. Juvenile training continues on Tuesday evenings from 6pm. New members, adult and Juvenile, are always welcome to join our club. Lotto results for last week. Numbers: 1-5-22-27. No winner. €20 winners: John Donnelly, Sean McDonnell and Andrew Fitzpatrick. Seller: Johnny McCann. Next week's Jackpot is: €1,100. Please play our Club Lotto. Tickets are available from any Lotto committee member, Gough's Shop and Gormley's Pub. Our Annual Golf Classic will take place on June 14 at Swords Open, contact: 087-2462992 to get your tee time. Everyone is welcome to play in this competition, so get your teams together. Congratulations to all who made their communion in Garristown on Saturday.
IT was a mixed week of results for the club. The adult hurlers were beaten at the weekend by St Brendan's and the U15 hurlers were unlucky against Lucan. Both adult camogie teams won last week, with the senior 2 side beating Ballyboden and the senior 5 side beating St Vincent's. Next week, the first team footballers play St Oliver Plunkett's on Saturday at 6.30pm at home, while on Sunday the second team play Ballinteer St John's in Marley Park at 3pm. On Tuesday, senior 2 camogie play Lucan away and on Thursday senior 5 camogie also play Lucan. Both games are in Lucan and throw-in at 7.30pm. The old dressing rooms, and toilets across from them, are being repaired at the moment, so please do not use any of these facilities until further notice. Please use dressing rooms 1 and 2 and the toilets in the extension. The Good Counsel Summer Camps will be taking place for boys and girls, U13, on the following dates: Hurling and Camogie Camp takes place on Monday 13-Friday 17 July. Football Camp will take place from Monday 20-Friday 24 July. Both Camps run from 10am-2pm each day. The Camps will be supervised by qualified coaches and there will be Dublin stars as guest coaches. The Club Lotto was not won this week. The numbers were 7-9-23. Next week's Jackpot is €5,500. Bingo continues on Wednesdays in the club at 8.30pm. Texas Hold 'Em is on Fridays at 9pm. Button accordion and concertina lessons are on Mondays at 8pm and set-dancing is on Mondays from 7.30pm.
LEAGUE game at home this Sunday 24th May, throw-in @11am. All support welcome. Cul Camp, 27th-31st July. 4-12 years, 10am-2pm. Register online by going onto the Kellogg's Cul Camp site and select booking and then select Innisfails. Bowls team would like to invite new members, please contact the club for details. Pitch and Putt every Sunday morning, tee time 10.30am. New members welcome, please contact John Preston @087-8270265 for details. No winner of the €5,000 Lotto this week. Numbers were 3-8-12-17. Also, no winner of the €4,150. Numbers were 7-9-11-23. Winners of the €20 Lucky Dip were Christy c/o Benny, Esther Kelly and Gerry Carthy. Thank you for your support. Bingo with Ivan every Wednesday night. Jackpot €60. Magic Six Jackpot this week stands at €850. Condolences to the Larmon Family on their recent sad loss.
HARD luck to both adult teams, who were beaten in the Championship at the weekend. Next senior match is Wednesday 27th v Naomh Barrog, away at 7.15pm. Next junior match is Tuesday 26th v Ballinteer in Dolphin at 7.15pm. Full round of CCC1 Juvenile fixtures this weekend. See dublingaa.ie for details or contact mentors. The Weekly Lotto draw continues each Monday. It is 4 numbers now, €3,300. Last night's draw, Monday 18th May, was in Ryan's Pub, Camden Street. Contact Gerry Hall for info or any Lotto queries on 087-6463950. The results are also posted on Kevin's Facebook page the Tuesday after each draw. All the dates & times for the Summer Camps are on the website now & details for booking with Patricia Halton. The annual subs are now long overdue, can everyone please make payment. The ABC Nursery is on every Saturday, 10.30am-11.30pm. Contact Marcus with any queries on 087-6620282. The camogie girls, age 7-10, are also back training in Dolphin Park, Saturday mornings 10.30am-11.30am.
A fantastic weekend was had with our U14 Feile team winning their division against Kilmacud Crokes in Blakestown on Sunday. Well done to all the players, mentors and parents involved. The club are so proud of your achievement in not only winning the Feile, but also the manner in which you did. The U16 Rialto Gaels team is also currently on top of their hurling league, so congratulations to them on another great win last week. Great wins were also had by the Rialto Gaels U15s, as well as Liffey Gaels U11s and U12s, who were losing by 19 points at half-time and won the game by a point. A great laugh was had by all the mams who did Zumba with Ciaran last Wednesday. The class is open to everyone and only costs €5, so why not try it this Wednesday at 7pm. Details of Summer Camps will be given to parents shortly, they will take place over the first 2 weeks in July. Who's Eddie will play in the club on Sunday 14th July, so why not get a gang together and come down for a great night of music and dancing. There was no winner of the Lotto last week, so the Jackpot now stands at €5,300. Tickets are available in Club Bar and Parents' Room. Thank you for your continued support.
MANY thanks to all the teams who sent in match reports this weekend. Full details can be found on our website, www.lucansarsfields.ie. Over 1,500 players in action in the last week across all 4 codes from age 7-40+. Thanks to everyone you took the time to complete and return our club questionnaire. We will be presenting the analysis of the returned questionnaires next Friday night in the Lucan Spa Hotel at 8pm at our club strategic planning forum. If you would like to be part of this planning forum, please make every attempt to attend this event. The event will be facilitated by Niall Cooper from the Dublin County Board. This is your chance to play an active role in shaping the future of our club. Please support us as we attempt to develop a club strategic plan that will give us the framework to further develop our club. Well done to our U14B footballers, who were runners-up in the Division 7 Feile at the weekend. Bookings are now open for our Summer Camps Kellogg's Cul Camp: Football - 6th-10th July; Hurling/Camogie - Monday 13th July-Friday 17th July; Football - Monday 10th August-Friday 14th Aug; Hurling/Camogie - Monday 17th August-Friday 21st August. The next Lucan Sarsfields Bingo Night takes place Wednesday May 27th at 8.30pm in the clubhouse. Our Golf Classic takes place on June 19th this year. Book your tee time now to avoid disappointment. Clairvoyant Bernie Stokes will appear at the club on June 13th. Tickets on sale every Tuesday and Thursday at the bar, 7:30pm. Have you got what it takes to beat The Kube? If so, keep Friday 5th June free and contact the organising committee on 087-4650729 to register your interest. The Club Shop is open on Thursdays, 7:30pm-8:30pm and Saturdays from 10:30am-1:30pm.
LADS had a good away win in the cup against St Vincent's on Saturday. Ladies lost the opening Championship game on Wednesday to St Maur's. The girls are home in round 2 this coming Wednesday against St Peregrine's. A proud day for the club hosting the Division 6 Dublin Feile on Saturday. We were delighted to host Erin Go Bragh, Craobh Chiarain and St Mary's Saggart. Thanks to all club members who volunteered on the day. U11 boys had a great away win over Tyrellstown on Saturday morning. U12 girls lost at home on Sunday against Clontarf. Orders for tickets For Dublin's Championship game v Longford can be made at 01-8438091 before 6pm on Sunday 24th May 2015. Clubhouse and grounds launch weekend will take place over the weekend of June 20th. Details to follow. Club members are asked to support the Kits for Clubs Initiative to support the club. Spend €40 or more in Supervalu Balbriggan or Skerries and place your token in the Man-O-War section. Condolences to the Sweetman family on the tragic loss of Stephen Sweetman.
HARD luck to our senior hurlers on losing in Championship on Friday night and well done to our intermediates on their win on Saturday. Mixed fortunes for our junior hurlers in Sunday's Championship outings, with a win for the As and the Bs just losing out. Good win for our junior A footballers in Conlon Cup and hard luck to minor A and C footballers. Congrats to our Féile football teams on Saturday, who both made it to semi-final stages. Well done to all involved and thanks to all our travelling support. Junior C footballers away to Raheny in Murphy Cup on Tuesday at 7.15pm. Adult camogie this Tuesday night 7.30pm; Senior 1s play Erin's Isle away and Senior 6s play Round Towers in Mobhi Road. Ladies football Wednesday at 7.30pm. Seniors play St Brigid's in Championship in Mobhi Road and juniors away to Naomh Barróg in league. Adult league football in Mobhi Road on Saturday with seniors playing St Jude's at 6.30pm preceded at 4.30pm by intermediates against St Sylvester's. Both junior football teams play at 11am on Sunday; As host St Sylvester's in Mobhi Road and Cs host Starlights in Collinstown. U16B footballers in Championship Final, 11.30am Saturday against St Sylvester's in Parnell Park. Best of luck to all teams. Na Fianna Mini-Leagues 2015, forms available on club website. Defibrillator training course, Wednesday 27th May 8pm in club. Contact organiser Muiread Gaffney, 085-4170349. Na Fianna Senior Footballers' Golf Classic, Friday May 22nd, Donabate Golf Club. Details from committee. Na Fianna Golf Society outing to Laytown & Bettystown GC, Monday June 8th. Contact Ciaran Gray, 087-2269133. Sincere sympathies are extended to the Boland Family on the passing of Noeleen McShane, sister of Seamus Boland and aunt of David and Vanessa. Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam.
GOOD luck to the senior footballers against Scoil Uí Chonaill in the Championship in Drumnigh at 7:15pm on Wednesday. Good luck to the junior A footballers against Skerries in the Championship in Barróg on Tuesday at 7:15pm. Good luck to the ladies footballers in their home Championship against O'Toole's at 7:30pm on Wednesday. Mentors' Meeting this Wednesday at 9pm. George Michael Tribute Act on in the club this Saturday. Barróg are hosting their Annual Comedy Night on Friday 5th June. Willa White, Joe Dowlin, Paul Marsh and Karl Spain will be performing. €15 entry. DJ after. Starts 9pm. Well done to the senior hurlers on beating Naomh Olaf, 2-11 to 0-12, in the Championship. Get well soon to Brian Dennis, who broke his leg during the game. Well done to the junior hurlers, who beat St Pat's Donabate, 2-11 to 2-10, in the Championship. Get well soon to Martin Tuite, who got injured during the game. Well done to the U15 hurling team, who beat Kilmacud Crokes, 6-11 to 3-7, in the league on Sunday. Great all-round team performance, which lifted them to mid-table in Division 2. Well done to the U14 boys, who had a good win against Whitehall away, 8-15 to 0-2. Great all-round team performance. Well done to the U9A team, who got to the final of the conditioned Hurling Blitz held in O'Toole's. They beat Ballyboden, Sylvester's and Skerries to reach the final against O'Toole's, which they lost 10-9. Well done also to the B team, who reached the semi-final. The ticket book for the Leinster Hurling and Football Championship double-header in Croke Park on May 31st is now at Clubhouse Bar. The ticket book closes this Sunday. The next outing of Naomh Barróg Golf Society is on Friday week to Corristown GC, May 29.
OUR senior hurlers had another win in the Championship against Round Towers Clondalkin on Saturday night at Monastery Road. It was a very close game, keeping us all in suspense right up to the final whistle. The "Barrs" scored a goal from the throw-in, but Towers came back into the game and took a six point lead. The lads found their form again and lead by two points at half-time. The second half was very tight and the game went right to the wire with the "Barrs" just edging to victory by one point. Well done to all concerned. Our minor footballers had a very good win over Erin's Isle in the "Bogies" on Sunday morning. It was a great victory for the lads, as they had to field without six of their regular players due to injuries. Go maire sibh lads. No juvenile results at hands. Upcoming fixtures this week; our intermediate footballers are playing St Finian's Swords on Saturday night in the league. All support welcome. C'mon the parish. We would like to wish a speedy recovery to our young player, Jack O Floinn, who is recovering from surgery at Crumlin Hospital. We are all thinking of you and your family. Looking forward to seeing you back on the pitch again. Go n-éirì leat. Executive meeting on Thursday night 8pm. Juvenile meeting on Tuesday night 9pm. Music in clubhouse every weekend. See notice board for details. Carvery lunch every Sunday. This week, Club Lotto numbers are 2-12-27. Bonus 2. No winner.
IT was with deepest sadness in St Maur's GAA Club we learnt during the week that our esteemed member, mentor and player for many decades, Mr Gary Byrne, sadly passed away. Gary will be sadly missed by all in the club and the membership and management of St Maur's would like to express its sincerest condolences to Gary's wife Emer and family. Great win by the adult ladies footballers. Some great scores in their 5-16 to 2-7 win against Man-O-War in the Championship. The girls' U15 Football League won over Kilmacud Crokes, 2-11 to 2-7, to finish second place in their first year in Division One. U14 Feile football team beat Ballinteer in the first game and lost out to Clontarf and St Margaret's in the subsequent games. A big thanks to Keego and Mick for all their work with the lads and thanks to Bam Construction for their kind sponsorship. Our U14 camogie girls had another league win tonight, making it 5 out of 5 - Maur's 5-3, Whitehall 1-1. Well done to our U13 camogie team, who made it 5 wins from 5 with a very good performance against Beann Eadair. U13 girls' footballers travelled to Erin Go Bragh and they lost out to a very strong side. Well done to the U12 girls' footballers, who had a great win against Fingallians Sunday, in a match of 4 seasons in one day. Well done to U11 boys' 2nd team, beating Skerries after great comeback in the second half. 1st team were well beaten. The U11 girls' footballers travelled to Shankill today and it was well worth the time spent on the M50, with our ladies running out winners in style. U9 girls' footballers travelled to Skerries Sunday. Over the games - played 4, won 4.
A charity football match, in aid of the Nurses for Night Care section of the Irish Hospice Foundation, will see the Paddy McConnell Selection take on the Naomh Mearnóg Dublin Stars, Saturday 23rd of May. Throw-in at 6:45pm. There will be a collection bucket for the charity pitchside on the day and any contributions would be greatly appreciated. Please support this worthy cause. Well done to our Féile football team, who performed well over the weekend. We had wins for senior, junior, U16 and U12 camogie girls. On Sunday, the U10 and U12 girls enjoyed a trip to James Stephens in Kilkenny. The senior footballers continued their good run with a win over St Pat's. Our U15 ladies football team won, while our junior hurlers drew. Our senior camogie girls are at home tonight (Tuesday) at 7.30pm. Our "Operation Transformation" health programme is up and running and we wish all the participants the best of luck.
CONGRATULATIONS to Naomh Olaf's Clara O'Sulllivan, captain of the Dublin U16 Ladies Gaelic Football team, who defeated Meath in the Leinster Final in Clane on Sunday. Final score: Dublin 3-10, Meath 1-10. Clara, playing at No 15, scored 1-1 in the final and lifted the Cup for Dublin. She follows in the footsteps of U21 captain David Byrne earlier this year. Naomh Olaf captains have brought home two titles for the Dubs this year. Great achievement and great leadership shown by these two young Naomh Olaf players. Senior footballers through to the Loving Cup final after a very tight game in Westmanstown on Saturday evening. Final score: Naomh Olaf 2-12, Garda 0-17. In the Senior Hurling B Championship, Naomh Olaf lost out to Naomh Barrog on Saturday evening. Final score: Naomh Barrog 2-11, Naomh Olaf 0-12. Congrats to Naomh Olaf's Tom Keane and the Dublin minor footballers on reaching the Leinster semi-final, defeating Wexford in Enniscorthy. Full-time: Dublin 3-8, Wexford 0-11. Naomh Olaf GAA U16 football team contest the club's first ever U16 "A" Championship Final next Saturday at 4pm in Parnell Park against the Ballyboden St Enda's GAA Club. Buses will be leaving at 2.30pm from the club and parents who wish to book their children on the buses can contact Anne-Marie on 087-6590899. Winning numbers: 6-7-21. No winner of the Jackpot this week. Next week's Jackpot €2,100.
HUGE congratulations to all U14 Féile players and mentors, who had a fantastic weekend, making it all the way to the final in Parnell Park. Unfortunately, it wasn't their day but they did their club very proud. First team play Round Towers Lusk in Balbriggan at 11am on Sunday 24th May in the league. Second team play Whitehall Colmcille on Sunday 17th May @3pm in Cloghran. All support appreciated. Names will be taken Tuesday night 21st May for Dublin's first match of the Championship against Longford. Contact Kevin for more info, 086-3649840. GAA for Mams and Dads takes place on Monday 25th May in conjunction with Balbriggan Summer Festival. Meet at 7.30pm on the all-weather pitch. All welcome. Match reports to firstname.lastname@example.org by Sunday afternoon to be included in club notes. Skills Camp continues on the pitch on Saturday morning from 11am-12.30pm for primary school children age 4-7 years. Beginners always welcome. We are always looking for helpers and parents are welcome to stay and help/coach. Registration for Summer Camps is now taking place on Saturday mornings in the clubhouse from 11am-12.30pm. Outdoor Bingo takes place Sunday 24th May in Bremore Park at 3.30pm. €4,000 in prizes to be won. Juvenile fixtures for the coming week can be found at www.dublingaa.ie/fixtures. Girls' fixtures can be found at www.dublinladiesgaelic.ie/clubFixtures. There was no winner of last week's Lotto. Jackpot on Monday 18th May will be €3,546. See www.odwyersgaa.com to play.
WELL done our senior hurlers on their tremendous win over Na Fianna in the Championship on Friday night. It was a great game to watch, as O'Toole's dominated from start to finish. Our junior hurlers had a superb win on Sunday in their Championship match against Maur's. Overall, the lads played with flair but a few such as Graham, Keith, Paul, Conor, Anto & Dean stood out from the rest. Congratulations to our senior girls on another fantastic win in the Cup. This was a home game to Scoil Ui Chonaill, where our lassies won by an amazing score. This young side have the potential and the will to do well. Tomorrow night, at 7:30pm, the girls are away to locals Naomh Barrog for their Championship bout. Our U14 footballers had a bittersweet experience at the Féile Peil over the weekend. The lads were wonderful, winning all their games in the group stage. Only then to have the limelight snatched away by in-form side Ballymun Kickhams in the semi-final. The lads can hold their heads high. They did themselves, their mentors, parents and O'Toole's proud. Our minor footballers are looking for your support tonight as they travel to Skerries for their league fixture. Throw-in at 7:30pm. This Saturday night in our spacious lounge, it's 'Diablo' and Sunday 6pm-8pm its Georgie Murphy. There was no winner of our Thursday night live Lotto draw. The numbers drawn were 1-3-17-19. This week the Jackpot is a cool €3,000.
CONGRATULATIONS to U16 Dublin girls on winning the Leinster Cup v Meath. Special mention to our own Siabh Hannigan and Jessica Darby. Hard luck to the U14 footballers, who reached the Feile Final on Sunday, but lost out to an excellent Ballymun team. Well done to mentors and players and thanks to all supporters. Many thanks to Fingal Ravens as hosts and congratulations to Ballymun Kickhams. 3 from 3 for Parnell's U12s, with a great win against a very good Ballyboden side with excellent performances from Sean McHugh, Alex Wylders, Cian Smith, Cathal O'Hanlon, Raymond Scully and Thomas Redmond. Great performance by the U12B team away against Na Fianna, winning 6-6 to 3-7. The team withstood a strong second-half challenge from the home team. Man of match jointly - Josh Adamson & Sam Davidson. U16s meet St Jude's on Saturday in the County Final at 2.30pm in Pairc Parnell. Great shift by senior hurlers in Championship on Wednesday v county champions Kilmacud Crokes. Only 4 points in it at half-time, but being the Champions they are, Crokes pulled away in the end. Some great individual displays by Mackey at full-back Keith Mulligan & Aaron Hurley midfield and Colly Mc and Stephen Duffy in the forwards. A special mention to Kilmacud Crokes' Oísin O'Rourke, who was superb on the night. Also a huge thanks to Kilmacud Crokes sportsmanship. The AGM takes place on 28th at 8pm. All documents have been posted out, except the secretary's report due to circumstances beyond our control. It will be available on the night. Club Treasurer is holding briefings to take members through the 2014 out turn. They take place on Sunday 24th, 10am-11.30pm; 12pm-1.30pm and 2pm-3.30pm. Please register your interest with the club registrar or club secretary by Thursday 21st. Members only.
WELL done to our Heroes of the Parish, our U14 footballers, who fought hard to get to the Dublin Feile Final and who narrowly lost to Templeogue. Mentors, players, parents and supporters, you did the club proud. Thank you to Adrienne Atkins and congratulations to all our U9 girls, who made their communion on Saturday. All gathered on Sunday morning for a puck around in their dresses. It really is congratulations all around. Our junior B hurlers are now through to the quarter-finals of the Championship, under the guidance of manager extraordinaire Mike O'Brien. Our hurlers had a good win over Commercials in the Dublin IHC. Well done lads. And last but not least, our minor footballers had another great result, Raheny 4-10 v 2-7 St Brigid's. Another fantastic performance from the lads. We were well represented in Blue this weekend. Brian Howard (captain), Glen McNamara, D Byrne and S MacMahon, who with the Dublin minors are through to the Leinster semi-final. Also Ciara McDunphy, who scored 1-1 in the Leinster Final with the Dublin ladies U16 footballers. Well done to Scoil Aine camogie team, who won their semi-final and are playing in another final in Croke Park. Thank you to all involved in the Battle of the Schools on Friday night. We had a massive 170 children playing, the future of the club is safe. Our ladies footballers are urgently looking for a manager. They have 26 committed players and had great start to the season. If interested, please contact Claire on 086-1275502.
RANELAGH Gaels' ladies will play a challenge match against St James' Gaels at the Iveagh Grounds tomorrow, throw-in 7.30pm. This is because the scheduled league game against Raheny has been re-fixed, as Raheny are in Championship action. For the lads, Sunday is the second leg of a double-header against St Joseph's OCB. This weekend's game is in Bushy Park in Division 8 of the league and follows on from last week's Cup win over the same opponents on Alfie Byrne Road. The next draw in the Ranelagh Gaels Club Lotto will take place on Thursday, May 28 in Smyths, when the top prize will be an impressive €2,500. Tickets cost just €2 and can be brought from Smyths, Birchalls, Humphreys and The Tap House. Or you can play by logging into www.locallotto.ie and playing online. Men's training is on Tuesdays and Thursdays in Wesley College Ballinteer (7.45pm). The ladies team also train on the all-weather pitch in UCD on Mondays at 7.45pm. The Ranelagh Gaels Academy runs every Saturday in Herbert Park at 11.45am. This year we are competing in U8/9/10 competitions in football and U8 in hurling too. Home games this season are in Dartry Park. The Academy offers Gaelic Games training in a fun and safe environment for children four-years-old and up. For details and updates on the Academy, Lotto, training, matches and everything else to do with Ranelagh Gaels.
AFTER the success of The Kube last week, our teams continued the success this time on the pitch with our U9, U11 and U12 teams all unbeaten over the weekend. In a closely-contested match, our U12s defeated Templeogue/Synge Street with an outstanding team performance with terrific skills from Darragh Malone, Liam Mostyn, Killian Farrell, Ruairi O'Connor and Killian Carolan in goal. Our U11s had a well-deserved win over Erin Go Bragh. Well done lads, keep up the good work. Our Kellogg's Cul Camp will take place from the 6th-10th July. You can sign up online with the club, kellogsculcamps.gaa.ie.
ROUND TOWER, CLONDALKIN
WELL done to our U14 footballers, who represented the club with distinction in the Division 2 Féile. Facing tough opposition v Naomh Mearnóg, St Vincent's and Na Fianna. Well done to players and mentors. Senior hurlers suffered one point Championship loss v Naomh Fionnbarra. Junior hurlers beat Lucan Sarsfields, also in Championship action. Well done to Riona McTavish, who was on Dublin U16 ladies football panel that won Leinster Championship over weekend v Meath. We encourage all our adult teams to support Round Tower GAA Club Golf Classic. Please note change of date - it will take place Friday 10th July at Newlands Golf Club. If you know of a business that might be interested in entering a team or taking tee box sponsorship, please let us know. Details available from any member of the Executive. Thank you to all who supported our Annual Night at the Dogs last Friday and to Jimmy Lee, who brought event together. Round Tower lotto draw 11th May. Numbers drawn: 2-10-17-30. Bonus Ball: 27. No winner of the €7,400 Jackpot. 3 x €100 winners: Ivan Wells, Joan Steed & Tony Martin. Play the Club Lotto online at www.roundtower.ie and support this very important club fundraiser. We again advise, Round Tower is offering excellent party packages, including for no extra cost cake, balloons and decorations. We can also provide DJ and hot food. Enquiries to Jimmy at 087-7453478.
ROUND TOWER, LUSK
OUR Academy runs each Saturday morning from 10:45am-12pm and caters for boys and girls aged between 4-7 in both Gaelic Football and Hurling/Camogie with a small cost of €2. This is a great 1st step for your child into the world of GAA. The Academy have a special offer on a kit for your little player, which consists of jersey, shorts and socks for €25. Please contact our GPO James Costello for further details on 086-3465433. Dates for our Summer Camps have been finalised and will run as follows: Club Academy Camp (4-7 year olds only) 7th-9th July; Club Camp (4-13 year olds) 10th-14th August; Kellogg's Cul Camp (4-13 year olds) 13th-17th July. Further details from James Costello/086-3465433. Best wishes to Corduff NS & Lusk NS, who play in the Fingal Schools League Finals this Tuesday in Parnell Park. Corduff are up first at 11:15am with Lusk taking to the field at 12:15pm. All club gear can be ordered online on our website: www.roundtowerslusk.ie. There was no winner of our Lotto this week; numbers drawn were 4, 6, 24 & 26. €50 went to G Murphy, while €25 went to Caroline & Gerry and D Murphy. Next Jackpot stands at €6,250. Bingo continues each Monday night at 8:30pm with a book costing €12.
SCOIL Uí CHONAILL
THE re-scheduled Intermediate Championship game v Naomh Barrog is set for tomorrow, Wednesday 20th May, at 7.15pm in Drumnigh (Trinity Gaels). Support very welcome for this game. Good win for the hurlers in their Championship game on Saturday evening. The new jerseys, sponsored by Erin Property, got their first outing at this game. No fixture for the 2nd team as they had a bye in their Championship. Well done to the U14 boys, who competed in Football Féile Peile na nÓg on Saturday and gave it their all. Thanks to St Peregrine's, who hosted the division and looked after all the participants. The team were a credit to the club and the coaches, parents and supporters were delighted with their performance. Some big fixtures next weekend also, with the senior footballers heading to Portmarnock on Saturday for their game at 6.30pm. Earlier on Saturday, the U15 girls play their final scheduled league game and a win would put them in contention for the Division 1 title. On Sunday, the 2nd football team play Portobello away at 11am, while the 3rd team host Skerries at 3pm in Clontarf. Support very welcome for all games. Nursery/Mini-Games continues every Saturday at 10am in 95 Clontarf Road. Club Shop also open every Saturday, 10am-12pm. Training for U8s-11s continues every Tuesday and Wednesday at 7pm. Next Saturday, 23rd May the U14 boys host their Féile Fundraisers, including a coffee morning & Sausage Sizzzle.
AR an gCéadaoin seo caite theip ar na Sinsear in aghaidh Naomh Uinsionn sa Chraobh A i bPáirc Parnell. Bhí Naomh Uinsionn i bhfad ró láidir dúinne agus go n'éirí leo sa ceathrú chraobh. Ar an Domhnach d'éirigh leis na Sóisir an lámh in uachtar a fháil ar Réalt Dearg sa Chraobh D. D'imir cúigear mhionúr agus chuir sé áthas orainn Alan Breathnach a fheiceáil arís ag imirt i gcomhair Setanta. Don dara bhliain i ndiaidh a chéile bhí cluiche speisialta againn in aghaidh na mac léinn ón tSeapáin atá ag freastail ar DCU agus bhí an-oíche againn sa chlub tar éis an cluiche. Tá ár mbuíochas tuillte ag na daoine seo a leanas a bhí ann ag tacú leis an ócáid. Uachtarán CLG Aogán Ó Fearghail, Seán Mac Coisdealbha agus Seán Shanley ó Choiste Átha Cliath agus oifigeach cultúr ó Ambasáid na tSeapáine. Freisin, tá ár mbuíochas tuillte ag Pat Daly, CLG a bhí sásta sliotair, camáin agus clogaid a sholáthair dúinn don ócáid. Maith sibh. Ní féidir linn dearmad a dhéanamh freisin ar Barry agus Mick agus an méid a rinne siad leis na cuairteoirí.
JUVENILE Academy every Saturday morning in the Castle at 10am for 4-8 year old boys and girls. Gaelic Football, Hurling & Camogie. €2 each child. No annual subscription. Special thanks to Bray Emmets for hosting a Blitz for our three Academy teams. Girls' U9 & U11 teams lost their first-ever league games to Ballinteer St John's and St Maur's. No match next week. Training Wednesday at 7pm and Saturday 10am in the Castle. Boys' U12 beat St Sylvester's mid-week and Fingallians on Saturday. Next match is at home to Clontarf this Saturday. Training Wednesday 7pm in the Castle. Men's adult team lost to Croi Ro Naofa. No match this week. Training 7.30pm, Thursday in the Cliffs. Team contact: Damien, 085-2327359. Club Summer Camp is from 6-10 July. Costs are €45 members, €50 non-member, with €5 reduction for siblings. There will be Gaelic Football, Hurling, Rounders, a free t-shirt and lots of fun. Information: email@example.com or telephone: 086-3215087.
HARD luck to the Moriarty's Supervalu Football Feile team, who lost to St Sylvester's in semi-final of Division 1 on Sunday by the narrowest of margins, 0-7 to 0-6. Great effort from all involved; players, mentors, helpers and supporters. Good wins during the week for the junior ladies football, senior camogie and junior hurling. Well done to Donal McIlgorm with the Dublin minor footballers win in the Leinster Championship quarter-final. Also to Fionnan O'Sullivan, Liam Woodcock and Sam Jones with Dublin U15s in Blitz. Congrats to the Skerries U11 hurling and U10 Football Community Games teams, who won their Dublin finals during the week. Best of Luck to St Patrick's SNS Senior Boys and Girls in their finals on Thursday 21st May in Parnell Park. Congrats to Lyndsey Davey on her selection on the Leinster Inter-Pro team, and to Aisling Spillane who was named on the Gael Linn Junior Camogie Inter-Provincial team. The Primary Schools Football League continues on Monday night, first games 6.20pm. Tuck Shop open. Academy on Saturday morning at 10am. Club Shop also open. Tea and Coffee available upstairs in clubhouse. Souvenir programme of opening of clubhouse available: 64 page colour booklet featuring photos of all current juvenile and adult teams, plus loads of articles and history of the club. A great memento of the occasion. Available from Fergal, 086-8984657; Joanne 086-4058523 or from the bar at €5. Fixtures: Tuesday 19th - Minor Football v O'Toole's, home 7.30pm; Senior Camogie v St Vincent's, home 7.30pm & Junior B Football Championship v Naomh Barrog, away 7.15pm. Wednesday 20th - Senior Ladies Football v Castleknock, home 7.30pm. Thursday 21st May: Junior Camogie v Castleknock, home 7.30pm. Saturday 23rd May: Senior Football AFL2 v Naomh Barrog, home 6.30pm.
BEST of luck to our U16 footballers, who play Templeogue/Synge Street in the Championship Final this Saturday. Parnell Park at 1pm. All support welcome. Next round of the Senior Championship is fixed for Saturday 6th June at 5pm against Ballinteer St John's. A big thank you to Fergus Daly & Hitachi Air Conditioning Europe SAS, who presented our seniors with new jerseys. Well done to our U14s in the Boy's Féile last weekend. Congratulations to Lee Moroney and the Dublin ladies U16 on being crowned Leinster Champions on Sunday last. Very best of luck to all our dancers, as they take to the stage this Saturday evening in City West Hotel for "St Anne's Strictly Take 2". Voting is now open via our website, so please start voting for your preferred couple. Thank you to all our sponsors and supporters of this fundraiser. There are still some tickets on sale for this not to be missed event, so please contact any of the dancers, Declan on 087-2832687 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for further details. Mega Draw 2015/16 tickets now on sale and we are asking our members to support and promote this draw. Lucky number on 17th May was 29 with 3 winners. Weekly activities including all live music sessions continue as usual this week.
STARS OF ERIN
MEN'S adult team had a good win over Kilmacud. Ladies team beat Sylvester's last Wednesday. U8s girls' football had a good win over St John's. U8 boys lost to Saggart. Kube takes place on Friday 19th June in Powerscourt Hotel. Clothes Bank in car park. No winner Lotto Jackpot. Numbers drawn: 3-4 -32. €20 winners: Luke Downes, Gavin & Sylvia, Carole & Anne Cushin. Next week's Jackpot is €800. Thanks for all your support.
LOTTO results 16th May: numbers drawn were 5, 6, 11 & 20. No winner. €50 winners were Alan Browne c/o the Coachman's Inn, Bernie Roberts c/o Marie and Deco Lynch c/o the Swiss Cottage. Next week's Jackpot is €1,100. Many thanks for your continued support. Cup match this Tuesday 19th May, at home to the Wild Geese. Players to meet at the pitch at 7:15pm sharp.
LADIES footballers defeated St Jude's on Wednesday in the Division 9 Cup. Hurlers had a victory in the Junior B Championship over Good Counsel last Sunday. Both football teams were in Cup action last Sunday, but the 1sts lost to Bank of Ireland in the Stacy Cup and the 2nds also lost to Clontarf in the Duffy Cup. Ladies footballers are away to Trinity Gaels this Wednesday at 7.30pm in the Division 9 league. Both football teams in league action this Sunday, with the 1sts away to Castleknock in AFL6 this Sunday at 11am and the 2nds are away to Cuala in AFL10, also this Sunday at 3pm. St Brendan's GAA Saturday Kidz Club continues this Saturday morning at 9.30am. Any parents interested in enrolling their children to play for St Brendan's, please contact Paul McDonough, 087-6701064 or Malachi Doyle, 086-3322076. Details can be found on our Facebook page, also Twitter @stbrendansdub7 or check out our website, www.stbrendansgaa.org. Training continues for the footballers this Tuesday and Thursday at 8pm and for the hurlers at 7pm at Longmeadows. Ladies team are training on Monday and Wednesday at 7.30pm.
BEST of luck to Eoin Kennedy in the Senior Singles Handball Final this weekend v Mayo's Joe McCann. Well done to our Féile footballers on reaching the semi-final stage on Saturday afternoon. A special word of thanks to all the parents and volunteers for their help in Russell Park on Saturday. St Brigid's GAA Annual Mini-Leagues will take place from Monday 8th-Saturday 13th June. A Gaelic Football League for boys and girls from U6-U12 (and any U13 kids still in National School.) The Mini-Leagues are open to St Brigid's club members and non-members alike. To register online visit the club website: www.stbrigidsgaa.com. Last chance to enter a team in the St Brigid's GAA Annual Golf Classic in Royal Tara Golf Club this Friday 22nd May. Contact Paddy Davey: 086-8229312. Our Club Nursery runs as normal this Saturday 23rd May from 9.30am-11am. We welcome all 4-7 year olds in the Castleknock and Blanchardstown area and new members and families are always welcome. For more information, contact Paul: 087-9154748. The Club Lotto Jackpot remains a massive €15,000, with the reserve rising to €6,600 for this week's draw in The Vineyard on Thursday 21st May. St Brigid's GAA are delighted to be supporting the Castleknock 5K Run 2015. The event takes place on June 21st and is open to all abilities. Register online or with your team mentor. Twist are running a 'couch to 5km' training programme for all on Saturday mornings at 11am to get you prepared to cross the finish line. Best of luck to our senior ladies footballers v Na Fianna in the Championship this week.
THE club and its committee would like to thank everyone for supporting the Table Quiz on Friday night. It was a great success. Hard luck to the adult football team, who lost in the Sheridan Cup against Beann Eadair of Howth. Next Sunday (May 24), the team play Ballyboden St Enda's in a league match in Balheary at 3pm. Training will take place both Tuesday and Thursday from 7pm-8pm in Balheary. Lotto- Monday (May 11) nights numbers drawn were 6-9-15-28. There was no winner. Next week's Jackpot stands at €11,200. There was two consolation prizes of €100 awarded. Thank you for your continued support. Envelopes can be got in the clubhouse bar, the Estuary Bar, the Harp Bar and the Pound bar. Don't forget you can download the Cilles App on your smartphone. Darts- The Darts team continue with their "Summer Darts League" this Friday until the19th June. €20 registration fee and €5 entry fee per night. Each player must play 4 out of 6 games. Starting at 9pm each Friday. All welcome. For more information contact Aaron on 086-3916938. Pool- The pool league is over for this season. The Colmcille's team came fourth in the league. Well done to all involved. The pool team would like to extend their thanks to everyone for their support throughout the year. 5-card poker is held in the clubhouse bar each Friday evening. Rooms are available for rental for parties and private functions.
ST FINIAN'S, SWORDS
PRIDE of place this week goes to our U13 girls, both camogie and football teams who, with wins this week, put themselves in great position to win their respective Division 2 leagues. Well done girls, looking forward to the deciding fixtures. It was Hurling Championships for both our adult hurling teams this week, with mixed fortunes. A defeat for our first team against Clontarf on Wednesday and a win for our second team versus Round Towers (Lusk) on Sunday. A meeting will take place in the clubhouse this Tuesday at 8pm for parents of girls born in 2008 & 2009. A new girls' team will be formed and all parents are encouraged to attend. For more information, contact James, 086-4000324. Friday night saw the first of our Bingo nights in Peacock's. A good turnout was achieved and lots of positive feedback was received. Please continue to promote with (and attend with) family, friends and neighbours. Our Lotto Jackpot was €3,100 and the numbers drawn were 3-13-16-20. There was no Jackpot winner. The €25 Lucky Dip winners were Tanya Mulligan, P Cooke & J Montgomery, Des & Gus, and Angela Murphy. Next week's Jackpot will be €3,200. Supervalu have teamed up with O'Neill's and the GAA to bring an amazing opportunity to local GAA clubs. Any time you spend €20 in SuperValu Boroimhe, ask for the 'Kit for Clubs' tokens and deposit them in the special letterbox within the shop. Once 1,000 have been collected, St Finian's can collect €1000 worth of equipment from SuperValu. So don't forget to collect your vouchers when you shop in Supervalu and please be sure to let your friends and family know about this promotion. Ticket applications for the Senior Football & Hurling Championship fixture must be sent to email@example.com before Friday 22nd at 8pm.
ST JAMES GAELS
WHAT a week for everyone involved in the club. Our fantastic weekend started on Friday evening with the huge success of our biggest fundraiser to date. The Kube, which was held and well-supported by all our club members in the Red Cow Pavilion. A massive thanks to the Fundraising Committee, all who took part, our sponsors and everyone who supported and attended, making the night a huge success. This was followed by two days of fantastic performances by our U14 boys, who went on to win their Feile Final Sunday morning against a very strong Erin Go Bragh side. Massive effort has been given by the lads and management over the past year and this was clear to see over the two days. A big thanks to Molly Hand, Brian O'Neill and Eugene Murphy, who put in great effort to ensure the lads were as prepared as could be. Also, congratulations to adult player Alan McGreal, who scored in helping his soccer team Crumlin United win the FAI Intermediate Cup on Sunday in the Aviva. All teams are well into their season now, with training and matches every week. Keep an eye on our ever-growing Facebook page for daily updates with all things happening. Our Summer Camp will be launched next week and our Academy will be welcoming anybody who is interested in throughout the summer.
HARD luck to the boys' Feile team, who just missed out on progression from the group stages on Saturday. Well done to all involved in the organising of Saturday and the Feiles over the past few weeks. Well done to the inter hurlers, who recorded a 5-14 to 1-5 win over Clanna Gael to maintain a 100% Championship record. Well done also to the juniors, who picked up a win against Thomas Davis. Leinster Senior Camogie Championship Semi-Final: Offaly 2-11 Dublin 0-7 (FT). Commiserations Helen & Leah. Better luck in the All-Ireland Championship opener v Kilkenny on June 2. Congrats to Riona McTavish, daughter of our club GPO Ger, who was part of the Dublin U16 ladies football side that won the Leinster title yesterday. Lotto results - Numbers drawn: 11-12-19-20. No Match 3 or 4. Jackpot next week: €6,100.
TRAINING for the Academy and U10s this Saturday from 10.30am on the GAA pitches in Kilnamanagh. The Croke Park Tour has been organised for the Juvenile Section for June 27th at 11.30am. The cost is €10 per adult and €11 per child. Children's tickets also include lunch (chicken goujons, chips, juice, crisps and jellies), adults can purchase food on the day also, but is not covered in cost of ticket. Each child requires an adult/guardian to attend. We need definite numbers by this Saturday please. Training for the junior men's team is Tuesdays at 6.45pm and Thursdays at 7.45pm at the GAA pitches in Kilnamanagh. New members always welcome. If you are interested, just pop along to one of the training sessions or contact the club. See club website for contact details. Congratulations to the junior men's team on their hard-fought win against Geraldine Morans in the Murphy Cup on Sunday. Next match is in the league on Sunday 24th May. Throw-in at Kingswood is 11am against Cuala. This year's Cycle Rally will take place on Saturday the 25th July 2015. Anyone from the community interested in coming on board to help organise it are more than welcome. Just contact one of the committee members (contact details on the club website, www.stkevinskilliansgaa.com). The application process to sign up for the rally is open - http://stkevinskilliansgaa.com/cycle-rally-2015-registration-form/. There have been a few practice cycles around Kilnamanagh and Kingswood over the past couple of weeks and these will continue up until the rally.
LOTTO results: 5-6-17-27. No winner this week. €20 winners are Orla & Hubert Madigan, Vickey Coleman, Sandra Madigan, Paddy Henderson & Angela Kennedy. Next week's Jackpot is €3,600. A very well done to our U14s, who managed to get to the semi-final of Division 2 Feile. They were unfortunate to have missed out on a place in the final by a point to St Vincent's with a last minute goal. The guys did tremendous & we witnessed some spectacular football in the 1st 3 games. They should be really proud, they represented the club with pride. Thanks to all the players & to their managers; Neville Monaghan, Thomas Flood & James O Connor. The U10s had a lovely win against Oliver Plunkett's last week. U15s have a league game against Ballyboden, home at 11.30am. Training continues Tuesday/Thursday, 7pm-8.15pm. Congrats to Jordon Spratt, who represented the club in a 4 County Blitz with the Dublin North squad the weekend. Minors got a walkover against Naomh Mearnog in the league. All the best to Ciaran Duffy, as his recovery from his knee operation appears to be longer than expected. The intermediate ladies had a great win in the 1st round of the Championship against Croi Ro Naofa, 5-14 to 2-7. They play Ballinteer St John's, Wednesday night away at 7.30pm in the 2nd Round of the Championship. Juniors had a win in the Cup, 5-9 to 0-10 against Na Gaeil Oga. They play Clontarf Tuesday night in a challenge. Home at 8pm. Intermediate men's will play Championship against Ballyboden, Wednesday night in Newcastle at 7.15pm. They will also play Ballyboden in the league, Saturday. Away at 5.30pm. Tickets for the Championship should be ordered now for the double-header on the 31st May in Croke Park. Contact Paul Sutton on 087-2552239.
MONTHLY draw tickets available from the club. Please support. €20 a month for three months. First draw is Thursday the 28th of May. Tickets must be in by Wednesday the 27th of May. St Mark's Presents "The Kube" This will take place on the 5th of September 2015. Contact Neil Ussher on 086-2273123. Next Quiz will take place on Friday the 12th of June. Further details to follow. Slimming World every Tuesday in the club at 5.30pm & 7.30pm. New members welcome. Irish Dancing classes, registration 11.15am-11.30am every Saturday morning for new members. Call Anne Marie Martin on 085-1635058 for details. Set-Dance classes every Monday evening in the club. All welcome. Bar opens at 2pm on a Saturday and 12.30pm on Sunday. Bingo every Thursday evening at 8pm. Come along and have some fun. Music this Saturday the 23rd of May, "Eamon Toal". Party Facilities available at St Mark's, Main Lounge, Players' Lounge and Hall. Please continue to support the Club Lotto. €3,500 Jackpot not won. 3, 4, 8 & 28. Next week's jackpot €3,600. 6 X €50 winners: 1 Conor Casey 2 Colm Waters 3 Eamon & Des 4 Sheila Moore c/o Bingo 5 Thomas Redmond + 2 6 Martin Rafter. Lotto tickets are €2 per ticket or 3 tickets for €5.