Castlewarden to welcome Blue Jackets
THE Dublin hurling community are heading for the Castlewarden Golf and Country Club next month.
It's the tenth annual Friends of Dublin Hurling Golf Classic. It takes place on Thursday, May 21st.
The course is near Sallins in Kildare.
With it's tall trees and water features, there's a touch of Augusta about the venue.
The great Colm Smith gave it a glowing report many years ago when it was about to tee off for the first time.
Michael O'Grady says that there's a few Jordan Spieth's among the Dublin hurling family.
"It's always an enjoyable day. There will be good golf and we'll have a nice meal afterwards. It's a very social occasion.
"People get to meet up and there's great banter as everybody puts their predictions on the line for the hurling championship."
Demand is always brisk. "We operate a first-come, first served policy, so it's better to book a place as soon as possible."
The format is a four-person scramble. The cost is 300 Euro. Tee-box sponsorship is 200 Euro.
"Any clubs that enter, the FODH will sponsor a hole in their club's classic," states Michael.
To book a place, ring Michael on 087-2331983.
SUPER SIMON STARS
ALL at St James's Gales were thrilled to see Simon Murphy make it onto the Dublin U14 Football Development squad.
"We are very proud of Simon. He has the talent and the determination to succeed," says club PRO, Molly Hand.
Liam Hand and Sean Dunne also impressed at the trials. where the standard was extremely high.
The 14's are thriving. New players welcome. Call Molly on 086-1549809.
FINS PLAN FUTURE
BIG Night at Fingallians next Monday (7.pm).
The club's road map for the next three years will be the focus.
It will be determined from the results of the club survey and next Monday's Workshop.
The survey got great reaction. A full house is expected.