2006 Weekly Club Notes

31 December 2006
Wishing all our members, players and friends a very Happy Christmas and Prosperous New Year.  On Friday from 9.00 p.m. our now annual Christmas Party will be held in The Bell.  Food, refreshments and entertainment for all.  Members, players and friends are all very welcome.  See you there! Remember the Race Day on January 21st.  A few tables are still available.  Ring Mick Lynch at 086 2531600 or Olive Hillery at 086 8246918 for further details. Well done to all the mentors who have returned the Hurlathon receipts.  There are still some outstanding, so try and round them up. There was no winner of last week’s Lotto.  Next Thursday’s draw is in Myo’s, top prize is now €9,000.

Club Notes 4 – 11 December 2006
The Junior ‘A’ footballers rounded off their year with a hard fought win over Kilmacud Crokes in Silver Park. That’s the league won without the loss of a single point. The U16 boys lost to Clann Mhuire in Naul after a rip roaring game on Saturday afternoon. Well done to Eddie Grange, Michael Feeley, Vinny Conway, and the parents who contributed to a great juvenile party last Saturday in C.C.C. The CHFC 2007 Calendar now on sale in the Club shop. Click here for details >>> Remember all Club merchandise available in Club shop – ideal Christmas gifts. Club Shop open this Sat morning from 10am and closed until New Year.  Click here for Club Merchandise >>> Make a big effort to get those tables sold for our Race day on January 21st. Important G.A.C 2 meeting this Tuesday evening, upstairs in Kavanaghs, starting at 8.30pm. The Christmas Party is being held in The Bell on Friday 22st December. All adult players and members welcome. There was no winner of last week’s lotto which was in The Carpenter. Thursdays draw will be in The Bell, with a top prize of €8,800

Club Notes 27 November – 3 December 2006
Congratulations to out Junior A footballers who secured the league title by beating a strong St. Vincent’s side in Marino.  Great credit is due to all the players and the management team of Willie Brennan, Michael Marron and Pat McKeown for all their hard work throughout the year. Along with our Junior Hurlers winning their Championship this was an excellent year for our adult section. The U16 footballers beat Kilmacud Crokes on Saturday afternoon. The U12’s were too good for St. Maurs in the hurling league and the U10s played 3 great games against St. Sylvester’s and Oliver Plunketts in the cup semi-finals,with the 10A’s making it to the final. The CHFC 2007 Calendar will be available from this weekend in the Club shop. Remember all Club merchandise available in Club shop – ideal Christmas gifts. Club Shop open every Sat morning from 10am.Club shop will also be open this Saturday from 2 – 5pm for the Juvenile Christmas party. Juvenile Christmas Party this Saturday 9th December in Castleknock Community College starting at 2.30pm.Cost is 5 euro payable at the door. Book your table/seat for our much anticipated Race Day which is being held in Fairyhouse on 21st January 2007. Contact Mick Lynch 086 2531600 or Olive Hillery 086 8246918 for details. Well done to our Ballad Group and our Set Dancers who   qualified for the Leinster Final of Scsr na nSg on January 14th in Heywood, Co. Laois. There was no winner of the weekly Lotto jackpot draw which was held in Brady’s. Next draw in The Carpenter this Thursday with a Jackpot of €8600

Club Notes 20 – 26 Nov 2006
The Junior ‘A’ footballers had a hard fought victory over a strong Sylvestor’s team in Malahide to preserve their unbeaten record in the league. This Wednesday they tackle St. Vincent’s in Marino – all support welcome. The Junior B’s lost to Whitehall Colmcille. The U16 footballers beat visitors Whitehall Colmcille and the U15’s returned to winning ways against St’ Jude’s. The U7 boys won all their games in Ballymun against Ballymun Kickhams and Peregrines. The U8 boys won 3 and lost 3 against Raheny. The U10 boys won 3 good games also against Whitehall Colmcilles. The U11 C’s won their Cup competition after a great victory over Clontarf and the U11B’s lost to Ballymun. Many thanks to Erins Isle who provided the facilities for the 2nd Annual Hurlathon. Well done to all the mentors and parents.Click here for photos of the event >>  The Annual Juvenile Christmas Party is on Saturday 9th December in CCC at 2.30.  The Club is running an all day first aid course for members on Sat 9th December. Contact John Kilkenny on 086823907 if you wish to attend. Best of luck to our Ballad Group, Novelty Act and Set Dancers in the Leinster semi-final of Scór na nÓg in Leixlip GAA Club at 3.00 p.m. on Sunday 3rd December – all support welcome. Race day in Fairyhouse on January 21st 2007. Contact Mick Lynch 086 2531600 or Olive Hillery on 086 8246918 for further details. There was no winner of the Club Lotto which was held in Myo’s. Next draw in Brady’s Castleknock Inn this Thursday with a Jackpot of €8400. Castleknock Hurling and Football Club would like to extend its sympathy to the family and friends of Rebecca Kiely on their sad bereavement. Ar dheis de go raibh a n-anam.

Club Notes 13  – 19 November 2006
We offer our condolences to the Secretary of Erin’s Isle Club, Greg Leonard and family, whose son Fran died tragically during a football game last Saturday.  As a result, the much anticipated hurlathon, which was scheduled to be played between our clubs on Sunday, was postponed.  Sunday next is the provisional date.  Also, on the local front, John Lane who helped design our Club Crest, passed away last Friday.  We express our sincere sympathy to his wife Mairead and family. On a weather restricted week-end the u8 boys played three good games against Blanch lads St. Brigids.  The u11As lost to Clontarf and the B+C group recorded victories.  A great performance by the u12As against Naomh Mearnóg where they scored 5-16, virtually guarantees them the Division 2 title.  Our u12Bs also played a fine game before going down to Fingal Ravens As Our u16 girls lost their Championship semi-final to Ballyboden St. Endas.  Best of luck to the Boden girls in the final, and well played to our girls who had a great season. Juvenile meeting this Thursday.  There was no winner of last week’s Lotto.  This week’s draw will be in Myo’s, top prize €8,200.

Club Notes 6 – 12 November 2006
Congratulations to our Junior Hurlers who turned in a fantastic performance on Saturday to beat Scoil Um Chonail in the Championship final.  A great result for team and club. On a busy weekend of Juvenile action, the -15s lost to Na Fianna and the -14s went under to Lucan Sarsfields.  The -13 lads had a good victory over Clontarf and the -12s drew with Ashbourne.  The -11s lost two and won one versus Naomh Barrsg and the -10s had three good victories over Plunketts Eoghan Ruah.  The -9s tackled Naomh Barrsg in the 10 a side games as did the -8s, who were visitors to St. Peregrines.  Hard luck to the -11 girls who lost their final to Ballyboden St. Endas. Next Sunday is Hurlathon day with all groups from -7s to -15s tackling Erins Isle.  Everyone is expected to make a big effort for sponsorship and get those cards back! On Wednesday, the Leinster Scór takes place in Craobh Chiaran clubhouse at 7.30p.m.  Ring Barbara O’Neill at 0863782419 for further information. There was no match 4 winner in last weeks Lotto draw.  This week’s draw will be in The Bell, with a jackpot of €8000.

Club Notes 30 October – 5 November 2006
Congratulations to Crumlin GAA club who beat our lads in the Junior ‘A’ final in Parnell Park on Saturday. Well done to all our players and mentors on a great championship, who now resume playing for league promotion. The Junior hurlers play their final next Saturday in O’Toole park. All support welcome. On a busy weekend, our u10 boys were too good for neighbours St.Brigids, while the u11 lads lost two and won one game against the same opposition. The u12A’s lost way to Whitehall Colmcilles but Michael McCarthy’s u12B’s had a fine victory over Naomh Barrog. The u14 boys lost to Raheny and on Sunday morning, the u15’s were beaten by Lucan Sarsfields. The junior ‘B’ footballers had a good victory over visitors St.Vincents, which leaves us in with a chance of the playoffs. On Sunday we entertained four famous clubs in Tir Na N-og & Porterstown, Aughawillian of Leitrim, Mayobridge of Down, St.Finbarrs of Cork and O’Donovan Rossa of Antrim. Well done to the parents who provided the food for all the mentors and Mr. Brendan Kelly of Castleknock Community College, who arranged the use of the schools excellent facilities. The club A.G.M is on Monday, 13th of November. There will be a juvenile meeting at 9.30pm on Thursday. There was no winner of Thursdays lotto, which was in Brady’s. This week’s draw will be in The Carpenter, with a top prize of 7,800 euro.

Club Notes 23 – 29 October
Next Saturday in Parnell Park our ‘A’ footballers play Crumlin in the Junior A football final. Every effort to be made to support the team. On the following weekend our hurlers face Scoil Uí Chonnail in Junior Hurling Final. Best of luck to both teams. Many thanks to Marbella Gaels and their Chairman Jed O’Connor who hosted the Castleknock footballers on their trip to Spain.  On Sunday next our Juvenile section welcome Mayobridge from Co. Down, O’Donavan Rossa from Co. Antrim, Aughawillan from Co. Leitrim and St. Fionbarrs from Co. Cork to Castleknock. We look forward to a great days sport. Well done to our Scór Na nÓg contestants who got through to the Dublin Finals in 7 out of the 8 categories. Adult Members interested in taking part in Scór Sinsear which takes place in January contact Barbara O’Neill on 086 3782419. Get your Hurlaton cards back – remember every Euro counts. More cards available from Johnny Corcoran on 086 6034772. Get your nominations and motions to Club Secretary David Leydon asap for AGM on Monday 13th November. Our 2nd Poker Classic takes place on Saturday 18th November. Contact John McMenamin for details on 087 8179456. No Jackpot winner in Thursdays Lotto draw which took place in Myo’s. Next draw this Thurs in Brady’s Castleknock Inn with a Jackpot of €7600.

Club Notes 16 – 22 October 2006
On Thursday last, in Saggart, the Junior ‘A’ footballers qualified for the junior A final by virtue of a great 1-11 to 0-08 victory over Naomh Olafs. The game is fixed for Saturday, November 4th, in Parnell Park. Our adult hurlers will play their championship final th following weekend. The footballers also consolidated their position on top of the league with a good victory over Na Fianna. There were good wins for our u8 footballers over St.Vincents in tir Na N-og, the u9’s paid a visit to Clonguish,Co. Longford and the u10’s played Ratoath in hurling and football. The u11’s were too good for Whitehall Colmcilles and the u12 B’s beat Na Dubh Ghall. The u13A’s beat Clontarf but the B’s lost to St.Judes, and the u14’s returned to winning ways with a victory over Clontarf A’s. The u13 girls beat St.Josephs but the u16’s lost to the combined Foxrock, Cabinteely outfit. Everyone should have their hurlathon cards at this stage. If not, ring Johnny Corcoran at 086 6034722, Jim Mahony at 086 2338962, or Ollie Coffey at 087 4185183. There was no match four winner of Thursdays lotto draw, which was in The Bell. 7 “match 3” winners receive €45 each: Noreen Maher, Breda Nolan, Vivian Peelo, Jacinta Larney, Eoghan Brady, Diarmiud Ó Riághne, Joanne Boyle. This weeks draw will be in Myo’s with a jackpot of €7400. All nominations to the executive committee should be returned A.S.A.P. There is a juvenile meeting at 9.30pm, sharp, on Thursday. Castleknock Hurling and Football Club would like to extend its sympathy to the Ger O’Reilly and family on the death of her mother, Madeline Ryan. Ar dheis de go raibh a n-anam. 

Club Notes 9 – 15 October 2006
Our junior hurlers have qualified for the championship final by virtue of a great second half performance in their replayed semi-final. Well done to all concerned and we all look forward to the final. The junior footballers semi-final was again postponed, but will be played this week under lights, so watch the website and the grapevine for further notice. All outstanding juvenile registration should be returned as soon as possible to the mentors. On a busy weekend, the u8’s got the better of Naomh Barrog and the u10’s won two and lost one versus Na Fianna. The u11 hurlers had a great trip to Dickboro County Kilkenny and drew with the local team. The u12’s drew with St.Maurs in Rush and the u13 hurlers beat Skerries on Saturday and Kilmacud Crokes on Sunday to virtually guarantee a league and championship double. On Sunday morning the minor footballers were too strong for visitors Round Towers of Lusk. The U11A girls drew 2-3 to 1-6 with Kilmacud in the Championship Final on Saturday. The U16 girls had a great victory over St.Brigids on a scoreline of 3-10 to 2-04. Best of luck to our Scor na nÓg representatives in the semi-final on Monday next, October 23rd in St. Mark’s GAA Club in Tallaght at 7.30 p.m. There was no Jackpot winner of last Thursday’s  lotto, which was in The Carpenter. Numbers drawn 3,13,15,16. Five Match 3 winners each receive €60 Ciara Fahy, Nicolas Fagan, Gary Johnston, Charlie Spillane, Annmarie Freeman. This week’s draw will be in The Bell, with a top prize of €7,200.

Club Notes 2 – 8 October 2006
Another milestone in our eight year old club was reached when our u13 hurlers beat Ballyboden St.Endas in the final of the ‘A’ championship. This was a super performance and top marks to all involved with both u13 teams. Our u10B girls brought home the silverware as well with a fine win over St.Brigids in the shield final. Well done to Kathleen and Gary. The u8 footballers played a great blitz with Beann Eadair of Howth, Na Dubh Gall of Baldoyle and Erin Go Bragh. The u10 footballers lost to St.Vincents, but the u12’A’s had a super league victory over a strong Raheny side. The u14 hurlers lost to St.Finbarrs in the Bogeys. The u16A ladies recorded a fine win over Ballyboden St.Enda’s on a scoreline of 2-6 to 1-5. We wish Luke Lynam of the u11 squad a speedy recovery following his recent injury.  Well done to the fashion committee who have the show completely sold out. We all look forward to Monday nights extravaganza which will be held in The Castleknock Hotel and Country Club. Well done to Donal Keoghan, former Castleknock clubman on his appointment of Cavan team manager. There was no winner of last week’s lotto which was in Brady’s. Thursdays draw for 7,000 euro will be in The Carpenter. Juvenile meeting at 9.30 sharp on Thursday.

Club Notes 25 September – 1 October 
Hard luck to our gallant minors who went down to St Maurs in the C Championship final after a brilliant championship run. Congrats to St Maurs. Well done to the junior hurlers who had a draw with Cuala. U/8s had a busy weekend with a hurling blitz in Round Towers on Saturday and winning streak in football against Ballinteer on Sunday. U/9s had a good win against Naomh Olaf in hurling U/10s played a hurling blitz in St Oliver Plunketts with the hosts and Naas, winning 3 out of 6 matches U/13A’s picked up 2 points in their Div 1 hurling clash away to Ballinteer, and the U/13B’s won against Thomas Davis in football. There was no winner of last weeks Lotto which was held in mYOS. Lotto is now worth €6,800 and will be held in Brady’s this Thursday. 

Club Notes 18 – 24 September 2006 
Well done to all who helped in the bag packing which took place in Tesco’s, and raised some much needed funds.

In a busy weekend for the juveniles, pride of place goes to the u13A hurlers who beat visitors Kilmacud Crokes’A’ in the semi-final of the championship.

The u8 footballers played four good games against St.Vincents in C.C.C, winning two and losing two. The u10’s were too strong for Scoil Uí Chonail, the u12A’s beat Donaghmore Ashbourne and the u12’B’s beat Naomh Barróg. The u16 hurlers were beaten by St.Finbarrs.

Next Saturday evening the Junior hurlers play in the championship semi-final and on Sunday morning, our minor footballers play in our first ever minor Championship final. This game is fixed for Parnell Park. All support welcome for both games.

Well done to the u16 girls, who had a great victory over Kilmacud Crokes in the championship.

There was no winner of last Thursdays draw, which was in The Bell. The lotto prize is now 6,600 euro and will be held in Myo’s.

Club Notes 11 – 17 Sep 2006 Congrats to Deborah Geraghty and Ailish McKenna who starred for the Dublin u16 footballers in their great win over Cork in the All-Ireland final.

Well done to the Junior Hurlers who had a fine win over Naomh Mearnóg in the Championship last Saturday.

On Sunday morning in Porterstown our boys tackled visitors St. Brigids in the semi-final of the Minor Championship. After a rip roaring game in front of an enthusiastic crowd, Castleknock came out on top by the narrowest of margins. Best of luck to injured player Kevin Brady.

On Saturday the u8 & u10 hurlers played visitors Naas. The u11s played St. Judes & u12s played Naomh Barróg.

The u13A footballers lost to Ballymun Kickhams and the u13B lads had a great win over Raheny.  The u14A boys also had a nice win over St. Pats of Palmerstown. The u15s lost to Na Fianna on Saturday.

Next weekend our Junior Footballers play in the semi-final of the Championship. Watch paper & website for details. 

There was no winner of last week’s lotto which was in The Carpenter. Thursday’s draw will be in The Bell. Top prize €6,400. Juvenile meeting at 9.30 p.m. sharp.

It’s bag-packing time again next Thursday, Friday & Saturday in Tesco, Roselawn – see mentors for details

It was good to see Tír na nÓg hopping on Saturday morning. Keep it up Daire and Co.

There were good wins for the u8 footballers away to Plunketts Eoghan Ruadh and the u9’s over Fingallians. The u11’s got the better of Naomh Barrog and the 12A’s had a great win over Whitehall Colmcilles. Thanks to St.Maurs of Rush, who provided our u10 boys with a friendly. The u13A hurlers had a great win over Lucan Sarsfields and on Saturday week, they will play in the semi-final of the ‘A’ championship. Hard luck to the u13B hurlers lost to St.Margarets in the league. The u14 hurlers lost to Kevins hurling club and the u16 hurlers drew with Parnells in the championship.

On Sunday morning the minor footballers recorded a fine win over Clontarf in the Championship and now tackle St.Brigids in the semi-final.

The junior hurlers beat St.Finnians of Swords in the league in Porterstown. On Saturday they will play Naomh Mearnóg in the championship semi-final. The game is fixed for St.Peregrines pitch at 4pm. All support welcome.

Juvenile meeting at 9.30 pm, Thursday. There was no winner of last week’s lotto which was in Brady’s. Thursdays draw will be in the Carpenter.

Good luck to Ailish McKenna and Deborah Geraghty who are playing for Dublin in the All Ireland u16 final next Saturday, in Cashel.

The preliminary round of Scór na nÓg in Dublin takes place on October 24th, with the County Final on November 15th. Further info from Barbara O’Neill at 086 3782419 or barbaraoneill@eircom.net

Well done to Fiona Lyons and Amy Mahoney from the Under 11 Camogie team who played in the half-time game in Croke Park last Sunday.

Club Notes 28 August – 3 September 2006 Our Junior ‘A’ footballers continue to set the standard with a fabulous victory over neighbours Garda in the quarter final of the championship. Well done to all and we now tackle St.Olafs in the semi finals. The pitch and grounds were a credit to Joe Coyle and Mick Geraghty. There is a good report of the game in The Blanch Gazette.

The junior hurlers played great in the ‘All Ireland Sevens’ before falling to Galway outfit Portumna. There is an important league game in Porterstown on Sunday at 11.00am against St.Finnians of Swords. At the same time the minor footballers play Clontarf in the quarter final of the championship in St.Annes Park.

Our u10 footballers traveled to Aughawillan County Leitrim for the annual Liam Gormley tournament. With clubs from seven counties competing, the action was top class and our boys took the trophy home after beating Drumlane of Cavan in the final.

The u14 footballers lost to Naomh Mearnog and the u15’s were beaten by Plunketts Eoghan Ruadh. The u13a footballers had two great midweek victories over Kilmacud
and Lucan Sarsfields, and it was a tired team who lost to Ahane of Limerick, Ballyboden, and drew with Thurles Og in the underage Kilmacud hurling tournament at the weekend.

Both u16 girl teams recorded fine victories with the A’s beating Kilmacud Crokes and the B’s beating Raheny.

There will be a juvenile meeting at 9.30pm on Thursday. There was no winner of last week’s lotto which was in Myo’s. This week’s draw will be in Brady’s.

Club Notes 21 – 27 August 2006

Well done to the Minors Footballers who had a good win against Na Fianna in the Championship.

This Tuesday evening in Porterstown our Junior A footballers play neighbours Garda in the 3rd round of the Dublin Junior Championship. Throw in at 7.00p.m. Please come down and support the team.

Also on Tuesday evening, the U16 hurlers are playing Craobh Chiaran away at 7.00p.m. 

On Thursday, the Junior B footballers play Croi Ro Naofa in Killinarden.

The U11 footballers had a good win in Russell Park over St. Brigids.

Hard luck to the Dublin footballers on Sunday, and all the best to Mayo in the final.

Juvenile meeting resumes on Thursday at 9.30p.m.

There was no winner of last week’s lotto which was in The Bell.  Thursday,s draw will be in Myo’s with the Jackpot now €5800.

Scór na nÓg will be in October and Scór sinsear will be in the New Year. Anyone interested in taking part please contact Barbara O’Neill at 086 3782419 or email scorathacliath@eircom.net.

Club Notes 14 – 20 August 2006
Our Junior A footballers took a giant step towards Div 6 when they beat 2nd placed Templeogue Synge St in a pulsating game on Sunday morning.  Final score Castleknock 0-13 to 1-6.  The second team also had a good win over visitors Ballyfermot De La Salle 1-16 to 0-4.

Our -13A hurlers proved too strong for St. Brigids.  Final score 5-11 to 2-5.  Our -13B hurlers were unlucky not to record a great victory over Plunketts Eoghan Ruadh in their championship encounter.

Congrats to the -11B hurlers who won their division of the Camaint in Parnell Park on Saturday, and the-11A were just beaten by eventual winners Ballyboden St. Endas.

Congrats to Deborah Geraghty and Eilish McKenna who starred in Dublin victory over Monaghan in the All Ireland -16 football semi-final.

Football summer camp and school of excellence was a great success last week. Hurling summer camp and school of excellence this week.

Junior B football championship replay in Mobhi Road on Tuesday evening at 7.15pm.  Minor football championship versus Scoil Ui Chonaill in Porterstown on Wednesday, also at 7.15pm.

No winner of last week’s lotto in the Carpenter, Thursday’s draw in The Bell, top prize €5600

Club Notes 7-13 August 2006

Summer camps and the school of excellence are in full flow this week. The 13A hurlers play Ballyboden A’s in Porterstown this Tuesday evening and the 13B’s travel to the Navan Road to tackle Oliver Plunketts Eoghan Ruadh, also on Tuesday evening.

The u14 hurlers play St.Brigids in their first round in Porterstown.

On Wednesday, the Junior ‘A’ footballers travel St. Vincents in St. Annes Park @ 19:30 and on Sunday play Templeogue Synge St. in Porterstown @ 11am. The Junior B footballers play Park Na Dubhghall in Donaghmede on Thursday evening and Ballyfermot De La Salle in Porterstown on Sunday @3pm.

There were 6 “Match Three” winners of weekly Lotto on Thursday, Con O’Gorman, Paul Lennon, Vivian Peelo, Caroline Reilly, Gerrard Casey, Gerry Brown. Next draw this Thursday in The Carpenter with a Jackpot of €5,400.

We would like to extend our sympathy to the Michael Wiley and family on the death of his father, Michael Senior. Ar dheis de go raibh a n-anam.

Club Notes 24 – 30 July 2006
Dates for next Summer Camps (School of Excellence): Football: 14th Aug and Hurling: 21st Aug. Contact Daire O’Neill 0876325632 or Michael Wylie 0868520638.

Models required for “CHFC Fashion-show” to be held on 16th October. Contact Muirinn Connor -0879507100 or click here for details >>>>Congratulations to Richard Brennan and his wife Fiona on the birth of their baby boy.

CHFC Golf Society next outing this Bank Holiday Monday 7th Aug in Corballis. Tee-times from 1:30. Contact Joe O’Reilly (087 854 0762) to book.

There was no winner of last week’s lotto, which was in The Bell. Three “Match 3” winners receive €100 each: John Laverty, Christine Lynch & Donal Cunningham. Next draw will take place in Myo’s next Thurs 3rd August. Lotto direct debit forms available from any committee member.

Club Notes 17 – 23 July 2006

Our adult footballers lit up Porterstown Park with two great displays on Sunday. The ‘A’ team produced a top class display to overcome a sporting St.Judes. We are now in the quarter finals of the Junior ‘A’  Championship. The Junior ‘B’ lads tackled Na Fianna in the afternoon and after a smashing game the sides were level at 1-10 to 0-13. Well done to both sets of players and mentors.

Our football summer camp was a brilliant success, with both coaches and children really enjoying themselves. A big thanks to Mags Heelan, Philip Burke and Daire O’Neill.

On Wednesday evening the Junior hurlers play O’Tooles away, and on Sunday next at 11.00am, they play Cuala in Dalkey, both championship matches.

There was a great turnout for our traditional session in Kavanaghs last Saturday. Well done to Laura Donoghoe and Gerry Cadden.

Please text the Club phone 087 7532030 with your order for the next Dublin game. Closing date for orders is 6pm on Thursday (27 July).

The Lotto was held in The Carpenter last week. There was no match four winner. This weeks draw will be in The Bell, with a top prize of 4,800 euro.  

Club Notes 10 – 16 July 2006

Well done to the u11 and u12 hurlers who competed in the annual Erins Isle run Alan Cregan Tournament. After great day’s hurling, they lost to winners Kilmacud Crokes. Eamon Connor and Vinny Conway along with Padraic Púirseal from the u11 boys kept the show on the road here.

The Junior Hurlers had a good win against Faughs on Wednesday last. They face Cuala in Dalkey in their next game.

The Junior Footballers got the better of St Peregrines in the Conlon Cup and the Minor Footballers entertained St Marks in a football challenge.

There was no winner of last week’s lotto, which was in Brady’s. Thursday’s draw will be in the Carpenter. Top prize €4,600.

Saturday is ballad night in Kavanaghs. Curtain up at 9 p.m. All welcome.

On Sunday at 11a.m. in Porterstown we welcome St. Judes in the second round of the “A” Championship. The best of luck to all concerned. All support welcome.

The hurling summer camp was a great success. Football all next week. Wear sunblock.

Well done to Dublin on retaining their Leinster Championship, and we all look forward to the remainder of the All Ireland Series.

Club Notes 3 – 9 July 2006

A great week for the first football team who tore into Civil Service in the replayed first round championship game in Islandbridge.  It was effectively over by half time, with a rampant forward line registering 2-13 in the first half.Then on Saturday evening the boys beat Starlights first team in the second round of the Leinster Junior Championship qualifier. Well done lads.

The Muckalee Hurling Club were our guests on Saturday, and despite the inclement weather, the -10 camogie team and the -13 and -14 hurlers all played good games, and were well fed and watered after the action.

A big Castleknock welcome to Sean Óg sHailpin who visited us on the first day of our summer camp. Well done to John Kilkenny and son Ciaran who arranged the visit.

The Dublin -16 hurlers played top class stuff against Kilkenny, Wexford, Carlow, Offaly and Laois in Kilkenny City last weekend.  Well done to Conor Corcoran who was in great form.

Best of luck to the Dublin footballers in the Leinster final next Sunday. Tickets can be collected on Thursday after 10pm in Bradys at the weekly lotto draw.

There was no winner of last weeks lotto in Myos.  Top prize is now €4400.

Club Notes 26 June – 2 July 2006
The Adult ‘A’ footballers recorded two good league victories last week, beating Fingallians in Swords on Wednesday and St.Josephs O.C.B in Porterstown on Sunday.

The B’s are also in flying form at the moment, beating both St. Marks on Thursday and Balinteer St.Johns on Sunday afternoon.

Our Adult hurlers travel to Pearse Park on Wednesday to tackle Crumlin. Throw in at 7.45.

On Thursday all roads lead to Islandbridge where our first team will play Civil Service in the Junior ‘A’ championship replay. Throw in at 7.45pm.

On Wednesday the annual u11 and u12’s camaint tournament begins. As usual we will be well represented and expect to give a good account of ourselves.

The club shop will be open on Saturday but will not be in action for a few weeks after, so stock up.

Get your summer camp forms in A.S.A.P.

There was no winner of last week’s lotto which was in The Bell. Thursdays draw will be in Myo’s with a top prize of 4,200 euro.

Club Notes 19 June  – 25 June 2006
The Junior A footballers had a convincing win over Ballyboughal in the first round of the Leinster Junior Championship on Saturday. On Sunday morning the adult hurlers overcame St.Kevins in their third championship match of the round
robin stage.

On Saturday last the u8 boys traveled to Belfast to play O’Donovan Rossa and St.Endas. Many thanks to Dave O’Brien for organizing a very enjoyable trip.

The u11 boys had a good win against Finbarrs while the u10’s shared the spoils with St.Maurs.

On Monday night the Under 11A girls beat Kilmacud Crokes in the football Championship with a scoreline of 1-2 to 0-2. This result means that the girls have won their group in the championship and qualify for the semi-final in September.

On Tuesday night it was the turn of the u11 camogie team, who also beat Kilmacud.

Don’t forget to return your summer camp forms ASAP.

Last week’s lotto was not won . Thursdays draw will be held in The Bell with a top prize of 4,000 euro.

Club Notes 12 – 19 June 2006 Our 7th annual golf classic was held in Hollystown on Friday last. The first prize went to Chris Glynn’s team, second prize went to the Igoe family, third prize went to Dermot O’Callaghan’s team and the fourth was won by Donal Waters team. Thanks to all our sponsors and to all those who helped to make this an outstanding success.

All juveniles have to get their summer camp application forms back to their mentors or Michael Wiley ASAP.

Our u8 boys played six games against Naomh Mearnog, the u10 footballers got the better of Scoil Ui Chonaill. The u11’s were in action against Whitehall Colmcilles on Saturday and St.Brigids on Thursday, winning both games.

The u16 boys had a convincing win over Whitehall Colmcilles in Ellenfield on Saturday with Dermot Molloy and Sean Clarke in great form.

On Sunday afternoon the adult hurlers turned in a fine performance to beat Naomh Barrog 3-16 to 1-09.

There was no winner of Thursday’s lotto which was in Brady’s. This Thursdays draw will be held in The Carpenter with a top prize of 3,800 euro. Tickets ordered by members for Dublin/Laois match will be distributed at Lotto draw from 10pm.

Juvenile meeting on Thursday @ 9.30pm

Club Notes 5 – 11 June 2006

The u8 hurlers tackled St.Brigids in Tir Na Nog, the u9’s played Whitehall Colmcilles away and the u10’s were away to St.Plunketts.

Porterstown was in fine condition on Saturday when we entertained Lucan Sarsfields, Kilmacud Crokes, Ballyboden St.Endas, Skerries Harps and Balinteer St.Johns in the top division of the P.J Troy tournament. Well done to Nick Boland, who got our boys to the final, where they lost to Lucan.

On Sunday the adult ‘A’ footballers came back from the dead to get a deserved draw against Civil Service. In the afternoon our second team were too strong for a gallant Ranellagh Gaels outfit.

The ladies U11A’s beat Ballinteer on Saturday and on Sunday, the U12’s beat Raheny in the Championship.

There was no winner of the club lotto which was in Myo’s. Next Thursdays draw will be in Brady’s.

All summer camp forms should be handed to mentors A.S.AP. Application forms are still available from the shop. Contact Michael Wylie on 0868520638.

Our annual Golf Classic will be held in Hollystown on Friday. All enquiries as regards the event should contact Mick Lynch at 0862531600.

Club Notes 29 May – 4 June 2006

Next Sunday our Junior A footballers host Civil Service in the first round of the Championship, and the B’s host Ranelagh Gaels. All support welcome.

The Junior hurlers lost away to Ballyboden in the League on Wednesday.  Hard luck to the -13 B team who lost to St. Finbarrs in their semi-final.

The -11 & -12 hurlers had a great trip to Good Councel of Wexford on Saturday.  Well done to Tom Doyle.

Our -9 & -10 boys played Knockbride, Co. Cavan in two great games in Tir na Nog On Friday evening.

All enquiries regarding our Golf Classic to Mick Lynch @ 0862531600.

There was no winner of last week’s lotto draw. Thursday’s draw will be in Myo’s, with a top prize of €3400.

Club Notes 22 -28 May 2006

Our Junior hurlers had a good win over Erins Isle in the Championship on Sunday morning. Mick Geaney was in flying form. Final score there 1-15 to 1-10. Wednesday evening they play Ballyboden St. Endas in Ballyboden.

The U-12 hurlers played great stuff to win there section of the Leinster tournament.
Well done boys. The U-13 hurlers were too good for Ballinteer St. Johns and the U-14 boys got the better of Raheney. The U-9 boys also got the better of Ballinteer St. Johns. The U-15 and U-16 hurlers enjoyed a great ‘Trip to Tipp’ on Sunday to watch Cork versus Clare. A great day was had by all.

There was no winner of last weeks lotto draw. Thursdays draw will be in the Bell. Top prize €3,200.

Juvenile meeting this Thursday at 9.00pm

Congratulations to our club Games Promotion Officer Daire O’Neill and his wife Eimear on the birth of their baby girl.

Best of luck to our U-16 hurler Davy Flynn who has qualified for the All Ireland Cross Country Championship finals.

Golf Society outing next Monday June 5th in Swords open. Contact Jim Prunty (0862498370) to book Tee-time.

Club Notes 15 May – 21 May 2006

The weather was the spoilsport of the weekend with games called off right across the board with the exception of the u13b’s football championship.
They came away with a great win on a score-line of 3-05 to 3-03, away to Cuala. On Sunday morning there was only one game with the u15 boys losing to St.Finbarrs in the Bogies.

The Golf Classic will be held on Friday 16th of June. Anyone who wants to sponsor a hole or enter a team can ring Mick Lynch at 0862531600 or else any member of the committee.

There was no winner of last weeks lotto which was in Bradys. Thursday nights draw will be in The Carpenter with a top prize of 3,000 euro.

There is a juvenile meeting on Thursday at 9.00pm sharp

Club Notes 8 – 15 May 2006 Hard luck to our Feile team who were pipped at the post by the Crumlin hurling club. Many thanks to Naomh Fionbarra who were our hosts during Friday and Saturdays
qualifiers. A speedy recovery to Ian Cleary who was injured in the semi-final.

On Saturday the u7 footballers hosted Erins Isle.The u8 hurlers drew with Round Towers Clondalkin and the u9’s out hurled Portmarnock. The u10’s lost narrowly
to Na Fianna and the u11’s had a brilliant trip to St.Finbarrs of Cork, well done to all concerned. The u12 lads beat Faughs away and the u13’s and 14’s
were competing in the Feile. On Thursday the u16 hurlers produced a great second half to beat  Lucan Sarsfields in Porterstown.

A full attendance is expected at all juvenile and adult workshop meetings this week. Check website for further details. There will be a club development Meeting
on Monday, the 22nd of May at 8pm in Castleknock Community College.

The u16 girls were too good for Round Towers Clondalkin. Best wishes to the injured Orla Peelo.

The adult ‘A’ football team are playing at home tomorrow at 7pm and on Sunday at 11.00am.

Commiserations to Nick Boland and family on the death of his father, Nicholas.

There was no winner of last weeks lotto which was in Myos. Thursdays draw will be in Brady’s with a top prize of 2,800 euro.

Club Notes 1 – 7 May 2006 Well done to John McMenamin, Niall Tutty and team with the poker classic which was a great success. Many thanks to Castleknock Tennis Club who provided the facilities.

The u9 boys lost to Raheny and the u10’s drew with Whitehall Colmcille. The u11’s beat Naomh Barrog, the 12B’s lost to Inisfails, the u13 hurlers went down to Kilmacud Crokes and the u14 hurlers lost to Raheny.The u11 hurlers played two great games against Na Fianna on Thursday evening.

The Junior Hurlers drew with visitors Faughs on Thursday and lost to Scoil Ui Chonaill in Clontarf on Sunday morning. 

Well done to Lorna Hillery who captained Dublin to minor success on Saturday.

Juvenile meeting on Thursday at 9pm sharp.

There was no winner of last weeks lotto which was in The Bell. Thursdays draw will be in Bradys.

Club Notes 24th April – 30 April 2006
Next Monday, 8 May 2006, at 8 p.m. in Castleknock Hotel & Country Club, our Club Secretary, in conjunction with the Dublin County Board and Croke Park, is presenting a ‘Club Planning & Development Evening’. All parents and mentors are urged to attend.

Last Saturday, in beautiful sunshine, we hosted the Féile in Porterstown. It was a brilliant day. Full marks to Juvenile Chairman Eamon Connor, and all who helped make it a special occasion. The highlight of course, was the performance of our boys, who beat St. Brigids, Naomh Barrog and St. Pats, Palmerstown to top their division. They then travelled to Lucan, and beat St. Annes to qualify for the final. On Sunday, the club travelled in strength to St. Peregrines to watch the lads put in a tremendous performance, and outclass St. Brigids on a scoreline of 4-9 to 0-4.Well done the mentors Joe Sweeney and Conal Healy, who had the team in tip top shape.

Hard luck to our -14 girls Féile team, who competed brilliantly, but were somewhat unlucky not to qualify from their group.

The Junior footballers continued their fine run, with victory over Naomh Finbarra, and the second team were too good for Baldoyle. The Junior hurlers lost to St. Vincents, and the Minor footballers were beaten by St. Maurs.

The U16 boys put in a fine performance, beating St. Peregrines in Hartstown.

The Junior A footballers play Starlights tonight in Collinstown, and the Minors travel to St. Margarets tomorrow evening.

Poker classic on Saturday next in Castleknock Tennis Club. A full house expected. Starting time 8p.m. Further info on www.castleknock.net.

There was no winner of last week’s lotto in The Carpenter. Thursday’s draw will be in The Bell. Top prize €2,400.00.

Club Notes 17 April – 23 April 2006
The junior A footballers were too good for visitors Portobello. Tomorrow evening they take on Naomh Fionnbarra in ‘The Bogies’.

The u10A girls lost to Foxrock Cabinteely on Saturday evening. The u11’s lost to Cuala and the 12A’s to Raheny on Saturday morning. The u13A footballers beat Clontarf after a quality game in St.Annes and the u14’s beat Plunketts Eoghan Ruadh. On Sunday morning the u15 footballers got the better of St.Judes A.

On Saturday 6th May the club is running a ‘No limit Texas Hold ‘Em’ Poker game in Castleknock Tennis Club. There will be a 50 euro entry. Registration at 7.15pm and games beginning at 8pm. Further details at 0877532030 or info@castleknock.net or www.castleknock.net. The event is sponsored by Pat Toolan Bookmakers.

There was no winner of last weeks lotto which was in Bradys. Thursdays draw will be in The Carpenter with a top prize of 2,200.

Next Saturday we are hosting a division of the Dublin u14 football feile.The very best of luck to our lads.

At the same time the u14 girls are playing in Russell Park.

Well done to James Martin, Rory Corcoran, Lorna Hillery, Joseph O’Callaghan and Colly Carr who all played for the county in various competitions at the weekend. A special mention for Lorna Hillery who has beeen announced as the captain of the Dublin minor footballers.

Well done to Richard Brennan who performed brilliantly in the All Ireland Scor Final, and to all those who traveled to Killarney to give him support.

The Club Planning and Development initiative with the Dublin County Board will take place on Monday the 8th and 22nd of May. The meeting on the 8th takes place in Castleknock Hotel and Country Club at 8pm. Further information, www.castleknock.netinfo@castleknock.net or 086 3262208

Club notes 10 – 16 April 2006

Best of luck to Richard Brennan who is representing the club in the Scsr Sinsear finals in Killarney on Saturday. Well done to Barbara O’Neill and friends.

For the second year in succession, the North County beat the South County in the annual Easter Tournament.  Our club was represented by top class footballers in Dermot Murray and twins Andrew and Brian Hughes.

Good wins for the U-14 and the U-13 hurlers with victories over Ballinteer St. Johns and Cuala. Juvenile meeting on Thursday at 9.00p.m. sharp.

Second Lotto Jackpot winner in two weeks last Thursday in Myo’s. Next draw in Brady’s this Thursday with Jackpot of €2000.

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Club Notes 3 April – 9 April 2006
The junior ‘A’ hurlers got their campaign off to a great start with a fine victory over visitors Lucan Sarsfields on a scoreline of 2-18 to 2-10.

The u10 footballers beat Oliver Plunketts Eoghan Ruadh, the u11’s beat St.Vincents in Porterstown, and an illness ravaged u12 team lost to St.Maurs also in Porterstown.

On Saturday afternoon the u13A’s were too strong for neighbours St.Brigids in the championship. The u13 B’s made it a great double with a win over St.Josephs
O.C.B. The u14’s lost to Lucan Sarsfields and the u15 boys were beaten by Raheny in St.Annes.The minor boys had a good win over St.Margarets in Porterstown and
the Junior B’s lost to Croi Ro Naofa.

The u10 camogie team played a friendly against Na Fianna and the u10 lady footballers lost to Ballyboden St.Endas.On Saturday evening the u16 girls had a fine win over Parnells.

Our new and innovative mentors log book was launched last Thursday. Well done to club Games Promotion Officer Daire O’Neill.

There was no winner of Thursdays lotto which was in The Bell. This weeks draw will be in Myos.

The club newsletter is still available from the club shop.

There will be a juvenile meeting at 9pm sharp.

Happy Easter to all our members and friends

Club Notes 27 Mar – 2 Apr

Congratulations to Alan King who scooped the €7,400 top prize in our Club Lotto last Thursday in The Carpenter. This week’s draw will be in The Bell. The Junior A’s started the league with a good victory away to Skerries. The U12A footballers had a rewarding visit to Russell Park where they beat St.Brigids A. The U9 hurlers beat Naomh Mearnog, the U10’s lost to Na Fianna, & the U11’s shared the points also against Na Fianna.

The U12 hurlers beat Good Counsel. The U13A’s got the better of Ballyboden but the B’s lost to St. Marks. The U14’s lost by two points Round Towers, and the U16 hurlers lost by a goal to Craobh Chiarain.

The U10 girls got the better of St. Brigids in the Division 1 league and the U11A Girls started the new season off well on Saturday by beating Ballinteer St. John’s in the first league game.

Well done to Laura Donoghue and Gerry Cadden who organized a super trad/ballad session upstairs in Kavanaghs last Saturday. Looking forward to the next one already! Richard Brennan gave a great performance of ‘Chantelle Champignon’ just as a prelude to the All Ireland Scor finals in Killarney.

Club Notes 20 – 26 March 2006
The weather was the spoilsport once again as almost every game fell to the elements.

Tir na nog went ahead on Saturday morning aswell as hurling on the tennis courts on Sunday. The real competitive action was left to the ladies who reached the final of the St.Peregrines Marianne Costelloe memorial tournament. On the way they beat Portobello, Na Fianna and Raheny in the semi final on a scoreline of 2-03 to 0-07. In the final they lost to Roscommon side Padraic Pearses. Well done to Mentors John Hillery and Peter Bates and the St.Peregrines club on a great weekends work. This is the last week of the ‘hired’ training facilities. All teams should have alternative arrangements made for spring/summer training.

Well done to the Junior B’s who got the league off to a flying start with a victory over Fingallians.

Next Saturday night all mentors and supporters are invited to Kavanaghs from 9.30 for a social evening of ceol agus craic with a live trad group entertaining.No cover charge.

There was no winner of Thursdays lotto which was in Bradys.Thursdays draw will be in The Carpenter with a top prize of 7,400 euro.

Club Notes 13 – 19 March 2006

The Junior Hurlers travelled to Whitehall Colmcilles for their first competitive game of the year where they lost by a point to the locals. The U16 hurlers went down by two points away to St.Finbarr’s and the U14‘s were too good for St.Maurs.

The Liam McCarthy Cup will be in Castleknock on Wednesday night and will be doing rounds of the schools on Thursday.
Well done to twins Andrew and Brian Hughes and Dermot Murray who were selected to play for Dublin West in their Easter tournament.

The U10 boys are looking forward to having Brendan Kearney back in the fold after his unfortunate accident.

There was no winner of last week’s lotto which was in Myos. Thursdays draw will be in Bradys with a top prize of 7,200 euro.

Good luck to our Recitation Group who take part in the Leinster Final of Scór Sinsear next Saturday in Offaly

Club Notes 5-12 March 2006

Congratulations and best wishes to Principal Padraic Clerkin and the staff of St.Patricks National School who have just moved into their new premises in Diswellstown.

The U16 footballers were just pipped by Thomas Davis after a great game in Porterstown. The u8’s lost to Plunketts, the u10’s beat St.Maurs, the U11’s beat Whitehall Colmcilles and the u12’s beat Raheny.The U13A’s lost to Ballyboden St.Endas, the u13B’s game was called off and the U14’s lost to St.Pats. On Sunday morning the U15’s just lost out to St.Judes.

Well done to Cathleen Murphy and co. whose U10 girls recorded their first win away to Naomh Barrog.

The lotto was held in The Bell last week. There was no match 4winner. Thursdays draw will be held in Brady’s with a top prize of 7,000 euro.

Commiseration to County Secretary John Costelloe on the death of his Father Pat.

Club Notes 27 Feb – March 5 2006

The U16 footballers had a great championship victory over Clontarf in Porterstown on Saturday. Ronan O’Callaghan, Matthew Griffin and Colly Carr were in flying form. The Minor boys also recorded a good win against Clanna Gael Fontenoy in Ringsend. On Saturday afternoon the U14 hurlers were too good for Raheny in the first round of the league. The adult hurlers got the better of Naomh Mearnog in a cup match on Sunday morning.

Sympathy is extended to the Cunniffe family on the tragic death of Mrs. Cunniffe’s nephew Joseph Browne, from Achill, Co.Mayo.

There is an important coaching course for prospective summer camp coaches at 7pm in CCC on Wed evening.

The club lotto was held in The Carpenter where there was no match ‘4’ winner. This week’s draw will be in The Bell with a top prize of 6,800 euro.

Well done to our Scór Sinsear groups. Our Ballad group reached the Leinster Semi-final, while the Recitation team qualified for the Leinster Final which will be held on Sat March 25th.

Club Notes 20 – 26 Feb 2006

Tuesday and Thursday evening Daire O’Neill is holding a hurling and football course.  This is a must for anyone wishing to coach in our summer camps. Ring 0861729988 for further details.

It took the combined efforts of the Cabinteely and Foxrock girls to beat our U14s in the County Final.  Hard luck to all in a great campaign.

The U8 boys shared the spoils away with Na Fianna, the -10s lost away to St.  Vincents and the U12As had a good victory over Fingallians. The U12b’s went under to Ballymun Kickhams. A good performance by the-13As in Ballinteer resulted in a 2-13 to 2-05 victory over the local St. Johns, and the -13Bs lost to Naomh Mearnóg.  The U14s drew with Naomh Barrog and the U15 game was off.

Hard luck to Castleknock Community College who lost the Final to Dunboyne in Newbridge on Saturday.

A good game of football was played in Donabate between our first team and the local St. Patricks.  Final score Castleknock 1-6, St. Pats 0-11.

There was no winner of last week’s lotto. Thursday’s draw will be in the Carpenter. Juvenile meeting on Thursday at 9.00pm sharp. 

Training for adult footballers on Tuesday and hurlers on Thursday.  A full attendance is expected. 

Club Notes 13 – 19 Feb 2006
The u8 boys tackled St. Brigids in Tir Na Nóg on Saturday morning and the u9s travelled to Croke Park due to Porterstown Park being closed.  The u11s played three games in Marino against St. Vincent’s.  There was a very good standard of football played in these games.  The u12As trained and the 12B s beat Baldoyle away.  The u14 lads had a fine win over Raheny and the u16s secured a credible championship draw away to St. Monicas.

On Sunday the u8, u9 & u10 hurlers were pitted against St. Peregrines, Setanta, Raheny & Na Fianna in D.C.U. and in St. Peregrine’s fine indoor facilities.

Also on Sunday the u11s played Na Fianna and St. Maurs. The u12s played St. Pats of Donabate. The u13s played three great games against Skerries Harps, Ratoath and famed Meath hurling club Kiltale. Well done all concerned.

The Junior A footballers lost in the cup to St. Monica’s and the Junior B lads also went down to Ballyfermot De La Salle.

If interested in coaching at our Summer Camps, please text John O’Sullivan at 0861729988. Daire O’Neill is organizing a suitable course for coaches on the 28th February and the 2nd March.

There was no winner of last week’s lotto which was in Myo’s.  Thursday’s draw will be in Brady’s, and the top prize is €6,400.

Club Notes 6 – 12 Feb 2006

The Castleknock Hotel & Country Club was hopping to the sound of 400 happy revelers at our second annual Spring Ball.  Congratulations to Brian Kelly & Paddy O’Brien who won the Footballer of the Year Award and to Mick Geaney who claimed the Hurler of the Year Award.

The U9s played St. Vincent’s in Marino.  The U10s were too good for St. Brigids in Russell Park, and the U11s got the better of Naomh Barrog.  The U13s beat Lucan Sarsfields but the U14s went down by a goal to St Annes of Bohernabreena.

The U15s were beaten by St Finbarr’s and the U16s gained a credible draw in Naul against Clann Mhuire.  On Sunday the minor boys got the better of Round Towers of Lusk, Score 1-15 to 3-6.

The adult footballers started the year well with a victory in the Dardis Cup, which is organised by the St. Brendan’s Club.  They beat Round Towers Clondalkin and Na Fianna to claim the trophy.

The lotto prize is now €6,200 and this Thursday’s draw will take place in Myo’s.

Juvenile meeting at 9.00p.m. also on Thursday.

We extend our condolences to Ambrose Galligan and family on the death of his father Thomas (Tommy) of Denbawn, Co. Cavan.

Club Notes 30 Jan – 5 Feb 2006
Well done to the u11 girls who won our first ever camogie title when they claimed the top prize in the St.Brigid’s indoor tournament. Team mentors were Jim and Louise Mahony and Fergal Quinn.

Kilmacud Crokes u8 boys made their first visit to Castleknock on Saturday morning, the u10’s played Ballyboden St.Endas, u11’s tackled St. Judes in three games, and the u12’s played Ballymun Kickhams and Naomh Barrog. The u13’s, u14’s. u15’s and u16’s all had fabulous victories over Lucan Sarsfields, St.Oliver Plunketts, St.Judes and St. Monicas.

The Junior B team lost the playoff for promotion on Sunday.

There was no winner of last week’s lotto which was in The Carpenter. Thursdays draw will be in The Bell with a top prize of 6,000 euro.

Dig out the glad rags for this Saturdays Spring Ball. A great table quiz was held in The Bell. Forty teams took part and the winning team was led by the ebullient Gerry Kelly.

Club Notes 23 – 29 Jan 2006
The u11’s traveled to Ballyboden St. Enda’s where they played two good games. The u12’s got the better of Erins Isle and Scoil Ui Chonaill but the u13a’s lost to Ballymun Kickhams. The u14’s beat Clontarf in St. Anne’s and the u15’s recorded a great victory over visitors Raheny ‘A’. Our u16’s were somewhat unlucky to lose to Craobh Chiarain and the junior ‘B’ footballers played St. Peregrines in a friendly. The u14 girls reached the championship final after beating Croi Ro Naofa away.

There was no winner of last week’s lotto which was in Brady’s. Thursdays draw will be in The Carpenter with a top prize of 5,800 euro.

Please support the Table Quiz in The Bell on this Tuesday night @ 9pm. 20 Euro per team of 4.

A full attendance is expected for the juvenile meeting at 9.00pm sharp on Thursday.

New adult footballers/hurlers very welcome. Contact Donal 0866189857. Training every Tuesday @ 7.30pm.

Club Notes 16 – 22 Jan 2006

The best of luck to our new Executive which will be led by Chairman Mick Lynch and Secretary David Leydon. The rest of the executive is Vice-Chairman Vivian Peelo, Treasurer Niall Tutty, P.R.O John Hillery, Grounds Chairman Ciaran Prunty, Fundraising Joe O’Reilly, Registrar Laura O’Donoghue, I.T and Marketing Tony Nulty, Adult Games Chairman Gerry Cadden and Juvenile
Chairman Eamonn Connor.

The u8 boys had their first trip to Kilmacud Crokes on Saturday, the u11 hurlers played Lucan Sarsfields and the u12 and u13 hurlers traveled to Gormanstown College. The u14 footballers played St. Pat’s of Palmerstown and
the u15 and u16 boys trained in Porterstown.

The Bell will be holding a pub quiz on Tuesday the 31st of January and The Spring Ball in early February is not to be missed. The shop will be back in action next Saturday.

There was no winner of the club Lotto which was in Myo’s on Thursday. This week’s draw will be in Brady’s with a top prize of 5,600 euro.

We send our deepest condolences to the McAlinney family on the sudden death of the great gael Michael, a loving husband and father. Michael was secretary of the Robert Emmets club.Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam dhílis.

Club Notes 9 –  15 Jan 2006 We take this opportunity to thank John Hillery has stepped down as chairman after four extremely successful. Best wishes to Mick Lynch who has taken up the baton to lead us in the next stage of our development.

We wish the incoming executive all the best in the coming year.
Chairman: Mick Lynch,
Vice Chairman: Vivian Peelo
Secretary: David Leydon
Treasurer: Niall Tutty
PRO: John Hillery
Registrar: Laura Donoghue
Grounds Chairperson: Ciaran Prunty
Juvenile Chairman: Eamonn Connor
Marketing & IT: Tony Nulty
Fundraising: Joe O’Reilly

The grounds committee of Jim Healy, Ciaran Prunty, Vivian Peelo John Hillery and John Conway have surpassed all expectation by delivering to the club a real ‘field of dreams’ in the shape of Somerton. This is a dream come true and we can now face the future with growing confidence.

Our U11, U12 and U13 hurlers started their season in The Gormanstown indoor tournament and the second adult football team had a good challenge with neighbours St. Peregrines.

All teams are due back training this week. There was no winner of last week’s lotto which was in The Bell. This week’s draw will be in Myo’s with a top prize of €5,400.

Next Saturday the clubs ballad group is representing Dublin in the Leinster final of Scór. Barbara O’Neill is the contact at 086-3782419.

Club Notes  2 – 8 Jan 2006

This Friday the clubs A.G.M is on in The Castleknock Hotel and Country Club at 7.30pm sharp. The date for the juvenile A.G.M will be announced at the meeting.

The same venue will hold our annual Spring Ball on Saturday 11th of February at 7.30pm. Order your tickets immediately, which are fifty euro each. Dress code is semi-formal. Contacts for tickets are: Catriona Prunty at 0868030495 and Olive Hillery at 0868246918.

Activity has resumed around Tir na nOg and Porterstown after the Christmas break.

Congratulations to Barbara O’Neill who was elected to the Dublin County Board as an Irish Language Officer.

There was no winner of last Thursdays draw which was in The Carpenter. This week’s draw will be in The Bell with a top prize of 5,200 euro.

Club Notes 2 Jan 2006 A Happy New Year to all our members and friends and the best of luck to all in the coming year.

The club A.G.M is on the 13th of January in The Castleknock Hotel and Country Club, a full attendance is expected. Please return your nominations and motion forms immediately to Vivian Peelo,23 Bramley Heath, Castleknock.

The Lotto draw is resuming this Thursday in The Carpenter. There was no outright winner of our last draw which was in Brady’s. This week’s draw is for 5,000 euro.

The Annual Spring Ball is on Sat 11 Feb in The Castleknock Hotel and Country Club. Tickets available now, phone 0868030495 or 0868246918.

Many thanks to all who sponsored our excellent club calendar. Some copies are still available.