2007 Weekly Club Notes
Club Notes 5 – 11Nov 2007
On a busy weekend the u8 footballers beat Fingallians in Balheary, the u9 boys lost to visitors Na Fianna and the u10’s got the better of Scoil Ui Chonaill in Porterstown. The u11’s were too good for St. Sylvesters in Malahide and the u12’s drew away to Fingallians. The u13’s lost to Naomh Mearnog, the u14A’s beat visitors Clontarf and the u14B’s had a good win over Plunketts Eoghan Ruadh. On Sunday morning the u15 footballers drew with neighbours St.Brigids in Russell Park. Hard luck to our junior hurlers who lost by a point to Killurin of Offaly in the semi-final of the Leinster Junior Championship. Best of luck to Killurin in the final. Our annual Hurlathon will be played versus Erins Isle in Finglas on Saturday, December 1st. Get those cards filled! Club A.G.M on Monday next in Castleknock Hotel. All expected to attend. Good luck to all those taking part in the Co Final of Scór na nÓg on Wednesday in Craobh Chiarain starting at 7.30 p.m. Annual Race Day on Jan 20th in Fairyhouse. Contact Olive (086 8246918) or Mick (086 2531600) for details. Commiserations to Jim Healy on the death of his Mother, and to Maureen Coffey on the death of her Father. There was no winner of last week’s lotto which was in Brady’s. Thursdays draw will be in Kavanaghs of Laurel Lodge. No winner of last week’s lotto in Bradys, this week’s draw will take place in Kavanaghs, Laurel Lodge, with a top prize of €15,000.
Club Notes 29 Oct – 4 Nov 2007
Congratulations to our ‘A’ footballers who won promotion to division 5 of the county league by virtue of their victory over Ballyboden St. Enda’s and our adult hurlers beat the Wicklow representatives Barndarrig to qualify for the semi final of the Leinster Junior hurling championship. The semi final of the Leinster Junior Hurling Championship is next Sunday.
The u7 boys welcomed Na Fianna to Tir na nog for three great games. The u8 footballers entertained St. Vincent’s in the same venue. The u9 boys played host to Clontarf, the u10’s traveled to Ballymun Kickhams and the u11 footballers played 3 games against Na Fianna.
The u12’A’s played great away to St. Sylvester’s and the u12b’s beat St.Pats of Donabate. The u13 lads played two great friendly’s versus Confey in hurling and Dunboyne in football. The u14A game was off and the u14B’s lost to a good Robert Emmett’s side. On Sunday the u15 footballers had a fine win away to St. Maurs.
Well done to the U12 division girls who beat St. Sylvester’s. This means that they finish runners up in both League and Championship. Good luck to all those taking part in Scór na nÓg on behalf of the Club this Tuesday night in St. Mark’s GAA Club in Tallaght. All tickets are sold for the much anticipated Christmas party which will be in The Castleknock Hotel. No winner of last week’s lotto in Myo’s, this week’s draw is in Brady’s, with a top prize of €15,000. Sincere sympathies to the Bates’ family on the death of Mary’s Mother Lilly.
Club Notes 22 – 28 Oct 2007
Big game this Sunday for the Junior A Footballers in the final league game against Ballyboden in Ballycullen at 11:00 am. Please come along and support. The under 14B panel played host to Eire Og from Belfast at the weekend. Eire Og is based in South Belfast based in Dunmurray. Well done to Michael Wylie for organising the game. The annual Hurlathon is again being hosted in Erins Isle on Sunday 25th November. Contact Johnny Corcoran for details. The Club AGM is being held in the Castleknock Hotel & Country Club on Monday 19th November ay 7:30pm. All members are asked to attend. Reminder our Christmas Party on November 24 is in the Castleknock Hotel & Country Club. No winner of last week’s lotto in The Bell, this week’s draw is in Myo’s, with a top prize of €15,000.
Club Notes 15 – 21 Oct 2007
Hard luck to the U15 footballers who lost to Lucan Sarsfields in the ‘B’ Championship final on Sunday. Also to the Minor boys who lost to a Fingal selection in the Hurling Championship. Our Junior A footballers are set for a final game showdown against Ballyboden after our win over visitors Bank of Ireland. The last game is fixed for Sunday week. The U8 footballers traveled to Erin’s Isle, the U9s to Plunketts, the U10s to Trinity Gaels and the U11s to Whitehall and Rush. Twelve games were played between those fixtures. The U12s beat Clontarf and the -14s beat Ballinteer St. John away. Well done to the U16 Girls who beat Cuala in the Shield Final. Congrats to the 4 Dublin lads who won All-Stars on Friday evening. The John Locke’s Hurling Club of Callan, Co. Kilkenny who were our hosts during Feile, are provisionally penciled in for a weekend visit on Nov. 17th. No winner of last week’s lotto in The Carpenter, this week’s draw is in The Bell, top prize of €15,000.
Club Notes 8 – 14 Oct 2007
On a busy weekend the U8 hurlers played Fingallians in three fine games, and the U9s traveled to Ellanfield to play Whitehall, also in three games. Our U10 boys also tackled Whitehall Colmcille. The U11 hurlers played Bray Emmetts in Old Conna, Bray and the U12As game was off. The U12Bs had a good victory over visitors Craobh Chiarain. The U13s beat Clontarf and the U14A boys turned on the style to overpower Kilmacud As in their final league game. Next Sunday, the U15 footballers play their Championship final versus Lucan Sarsfield and the Junior A footballers have a crucial league game versus Bank of Ireland. All support welcome. Deepest condolences to Donal Cunningham on the death of his father Michael, and to the Uzunof family on the death of brave young Stefan. Hard luck to the U12A girls who lost the Championship final versus Ballyboden St. Endas, and to the U15 girls who lost to Croi Rs Naofa. Last remaining tickets available for the upcoming cooking exhibition and Christmas Party. Get yours now. Contact Leona 086 8490668 or Michael 086 2262128. There was no winner of last week’s lotto which was in Brady’s. Thursday’s draw will be in The Carpenter.
Club Notes 1 – 7 Oct 2007
On Saturday morning in Porterstown visitors Clontarf and our u11 boys played great football with three separate groups. Well done to both sets of mentors. The u13b’s played heroically before losing to Cuala and the u12b’s were too strong for Naomh Barrog. Well done to the U14A footballers who are un-catch able in division 1 after their win over Na Fianna. This is another milestone in our development. On Sunday the gallant u14b hurlers lost their shield final to Raheny. These boys have put in a great years work. The u15 footballers played a great second half against Whitehall to qualify for the county final. The u16 hurlers were somewhat unlucky to lose to Na Fianna on Sunday in the semi final replay of the championship. Our Junior ‘B’ footballers lost to Parnell’s in a crucial league game on Sunday evening. Remember, get those registrations in A.S.A.P. There’s juvenile training every Saturday morning in Tir na nÓg, beside Castleknock Community College, at 10.00 am. Get your tickets for the upcoming cooking exhibition and Christmas Party now. There was no winner of the lotto, which was in Myo’s, with a top prize of 15,000 euro. Thursdays draw will be in Brady’s.
Club Notes 24 – 30 Sept 2007
We offer our condolences to the family of the late Mick Holden, the great Cuala hurler and footballer who was buried last Saturday. The u8 hurlers traveled to Blakestown and played a great series of games against hosts St. Peregrines. The u9’s tackled Scoil Ui Chonaill and the u10’s played Clontarf and Faughs. St.Brigids were the visitors to Porterstown where two great games were played. On Saturday afternoon our u16 hurlers drew with Na Fianna in the championship semi final, on a score-line of Castleknock 1-13, Na Fianna 0-16. Faythe Harriers of Wexford played our u14 ‘A’ boys in a fine friendly on Sunday. The u14 ‘B’ footballers played a friendly away to Clontarf. The U12 Girls Division 2 team beat Skerries in the shield and the Div 1 team beat Kilmacud in the championship semi-final. It’s time to start preparing for Scór na nÓg, so if you are under 17 contact Barbara O’Neill at 086 3782419 or email@example.com. We are looking for people to take part in Céilí Dancing, Solo Singing, Instrumental traditional music, Recitation, Novelty Act, Quiz, Set Dancing and Ballad Group. CHFC have two social events this autumn in the Castleknock Hotel. On 22nd of October we have a cooking exhibition and on November 24 we have the Christmas Party. Order your tickets now from Leona at 0868490668, or Micheal at 0862262128. No winner of last weeks lotto, which was in The Bell. Thursdays draw will be in Myos.
Club Notes 17- 23 Sept 2007
Hard luck to Donal and the Junior B Footballers who piped at the post by St. Vincents in the Junior Championship final in a thrilling match in Parnell Park.
The U15 boys had a great win over Nh Fionnbarra in the quarter final of the championship. The U14A’s beat St Sylvester’s, U13A beat St Oliver Plunketts and the U13B’s beat St Jude’s. The U11A’s lost to St Sylvester’s, while the 11B’s beat St Sylvester’s and U11C’s beat Garristown Both U10 teams beat Erin’s Isle. The U12a girls who had a comprehensive win over Lusk/ St. Margaret’s in the division 1 league during the week. Tickets are now on sale for our Cookery Demonstration night on Monday 22nd Oct. Proceeds will be used to purchase two defibrillators. Christmas Party (Sat 24th November) tickets also on sale. Tickets for both events are on sale at the Club shop on Saturday mornings or contact Leona 086 8490668 or Michael 086 2262128. There was no winner of last week’s lotto which was in The Carpenter. Thursday’s draw will be in The Bell with a Jackpot prize of €15,000. Keep up todate with all Club news by checking our website www.castleknock.net
Club Notes 10 – 16 Sept 2007
On a busy weekend on the hurling front, the U16 boys scored a 10 point victory away to St. Marks, but unfortunately our U14As lost to Ballyboden in the Championship. The U13s had a fine semi-final victory over St. Vincent’s in the shield, but the U12 lads lost to Kilmacud Crokes. The U11s traveled to Dalkey and lost one and won the other of a double bill. The U10s were too good for Scoil Ui Chonaill, and the U9 boys had good wins over Skerries, Naomh Olaf and Bray Emmetts. Next Sunday 23rd Sept. our Junior B footballers tackle St. Vincent’s in the Championship Final in Parnell Park. Throw in at 2:15. Please come along and support the team. Mentors/parents please email firstname.lastname@example.org with team/action photographs from during the year for inclusion for our 2008 Club Calendar before Sunday 23rd Sept. There was no winner of last week’s lotto which was in Brady’s. Thursday’s draw will be in the Carpenter with a Jackpot prize of €15,000.
Club Notes 3 – 9 Sept 2007
The Junior ‘A’ footballers went a long way towards promotion with two good wins in the past week. On Tuesday last they beat Plunketts Eoghan Ruadh helped by a great performance by Stephen Lynch and on Sunday Thomas Corcoran scored 3-5 in a fine win over Clontarf. Hard luck to Con O’Gorman and our adult ladies who lost to St.Margarets in the championship final in The Naul.
The u12 ‘A’ hurlers drew with Na Fianna and the u12 ‘B’s lost to St.Finians after a great game. There was a good victory for the u11 footballers over St.Vincents but the u12’A’ footballers lost to St.Brigids.
The u13 ‘A’s beat Clontarf and the u13 ‘B’s had a fine win over Naomh Mearnog. In the 14’A’ championship our first team were too good for Clontarf and the B’s had a bye. The u15 lads got the better of visitors St.Brigids in the juvenile football championship. On Saturday the u16 lads lost to visitors Thomas Davis.
Hard luck to the Dublin u21 hurlers and well done to the juvenile committee who brought a group of kids to Croker. There was no winner of this weeks lotto which was in Myo’s. Thursdays draw will be in Brady’s with a top prize of 15,000 euro.
Club Notes 27 Aug – 2 Sept 2007
Well done to the Junior ‘B’ footballers who beat St.Pats of Donabate to qualify for the county final. Also to our ladies who got the better of a spirited Bohernabreena outfit to book a spot in the final which is on this Wednesday in the Naul at 7pm. There were good wins for our u10, u14, and u16 hurlers. On Saturday the u9 hurlers drew their two games with Skerries and the u11 boys won one and lost one against Kilmacud Crokes. Our u12 hurlers beat St.Vincents ‘A’ in the camaint semi-final and then accounted for a gallant St.Brigids in the final. The u13’s lost to Cuala but the u14 A’s recorded a great win against Lucan Sarsfields.The u16’s bet Thomas Davis in the championship, and the u15 footballers scored a fine victory away to Clontarf. Best of luck to injured players Dave Sweeney and Conor Corcoran. This Tuesday evening the adult ‘A’ footballers entertain Plunketts in an important league game in Porterstown. Well done to Shane Boland, John Conroy, Ross Mullins, Ciaran Kilkenny, Ian Cleary, and Conor Prunty who played for Dublin in the Tony Forristal U14 hurling tournament. There was no winner of Thursday’s lotto which was in The Carpenter. This weeks draw will be in The Bell with a top prize of 15,000 euro.
Club Notes 13 – 19 August 2007
Tir na n-og resumes next Saturday morning at 10.00, and also hurling training in Laurel Lodge on Sunday morning also at 10.00am. Well done to the u11 hurling group who completed brilliantly in the final stages of the camaint in Parnell Park. The ‘B’ side beat a gallant O’Tooles in their final and the ‘A’s were pipped by Whitehall Colmcille after a great division one final.
The hurling school of excellence is on this week in Coolmine and the second football camp is in full swing in Tir na n-og.
On Thursday our u15 hurlers are playing St. Brigids in the championship in Porterstown. Throw in is at 7.00pm. On Friday evening our second adult footballers are playing St.Pats of Donabate in the semi final of the ‘D’ championship.Throw in is at 7.00pm. All support welcome for both games.
There will be a juvenile meeting at 9.30pm on Thursday.
There was no winner of Thursdays lotto which was in Bradys. This weeks draw will be in The Carpenter, with a top prize of 15,000 euro.
Congratulations to the players and management of the u21 hurling team who reached the All-Ireland final for the first time in thirty five years.
Best of luck to the senior footballers against Kerry. Tickets are being distributed at the lotto on Thursday.
Club Notes 6 – 12 August 2007
Well done to the Dublin footballers and we all look forward to the clash versus the old foes Kerry. Best of luck to the u21 hurlers who are playing in the semi-final next weekend.
The u11 camaint finals take place this Saturday in Parnell Park. We have a team in division 1 and division 4.
This week our second hurling camp is in action and next Monday the second football camp will be in full swing.
Its great to see the teams getting back into action.
Best of luck to all our members who are awaiting exam results.
There was no winner of last weeks lotto which was in Myos. Thursdays draw will be in Bradys, with a top prize of 15,000 euro
Club Notes 16 – 22 July 2007
Well done to the Junior B footballers who beat Cuala in the championship on Thursday last to reach the semi-final.
Hard luck to Collie Carr and the Dublin U16 footballers who were beaten in the Gerry Reilly Memorial tournament final in Oldcastle on Sunday night.
U11 hurlers played three good matches at the weekend in the Camaint tournament. The U12 hurlers drew with Lucan after a great game.
No winner of Thursday’s lotto which was in The Carpenter. This week’s draw will be in The Bell with a top prize of €15000. As €15,000 is the limit on our LOTTO Jackpot, €200 has been added to the next Jackpot fund. To automatically be entered into the weekly Lotto draw, why not join the Club Lotto direct debit. Contact any committee member for details.
Club Notes 9-15 July 2007
Best of luck to The Junior B footballers in the championship quarter final v Cuala in Porterstown this Thursday at 8pm. Please come down and support.
Well done to the Dublin U21 hurlers who beat Offaly in the Leinster final.
Football summer camp is currently underway and going very well.
No winner of Thursday’s lotto which was in Bradys. This week’s draw will be in The Carpenter with a top prize of €15000. To automatically be entered into the weekly Lotto draw why not join the Club Lotto direct debit. Contact any committee member for details.
Keep up to date will all club activity on www.castleknock.net
Club Notes 9-15 July 2007
Hurling Summer camp went well last week despite the inclement weather. The first football camp starts this week.
The U10, U11 & U12 hurling camaint is proving very popular and all teams going well. There is another list of fixtures for Tues/Wed.
U12 hurlers were disappointed when the great Alan Creegan tournament was cancelled. Hopefully Erin’s Isle will stage it at a later date. The U8 and U9 footballers played their first inter-county game when they entertained Clonmore of Carlow at Tir na nÓg on Sunday morning.
Well done to the Dublin footballers who claimed their third Leinster title in a row. Commiserations to Aislish McKenna and Deborah Gerathy who played on the Dublin minor football who were beaten by Cork in the All-Ireland final. Best of luck to the Dublin U21 hurlers who play Offaly in the Leinster final in Parnell Park.
The Junior A footballers got back to winning ways with a victory over visitors Templeogue. The Junior Hurlers play Ballyboden St. Enda’s in Porterstown this Tuesday evening at 7.30.
No winner of Thursday’s lotto which was in Myo’s. This week’s draw will be in Bradys with a top prize of 14,800 euro.
Club Notes 2 – 8 July 2007
Thanks to Michael Maher, Jimmy O’Dwyer and their friends in the Munster Council for arranging seats for our u-14 boys and mentors for the munster final.
Summer camps start this week.
Big game this Tuesday evening in Blakestown for our Junior ‘A’ footballers against St.Peregrines. All support welcome. Throw in is at 7.30 sharp.
Well done to Mick Lynch & Charlie Spillane who organised our very successful Golf Classic in Westmanstown. Thanks to our main sponsor W.P O’Reilly & Associates, all sponsors, those who entered teams and all who helped out on the day.
Tickets for Dublin v Laois SFC Leinster game will be distributed to Club Members in Myo’s this Thursday at 10pm.
No winner of Thursdays lotto which was in The Bell. This weeks draw will be in Myos with a top prize of 14,600 euro.
Club Notes 25th June – 1st July 2007
Our two adult teams had good wins in football on Sunday. Hard luck to our adult hurlers lost their Championship Junior A semi-final.
U14/15s played an entertaining challenge against Kilmacow, Co Kilkenny on Sunday morning. Juvenile meetings are finished until mid August.
Well done to Raheny on getting to the Football Féile final. Congrats to the Dublin Minor Hurlers.
Condolences to the family of John Egan who died tragically at the weekend. John was a great support to us in setting up our club.
No winners of the Lotto – next draw in the BELL on Thursday with a jackpot of EURO 14,400
Club Notes 18-24 June 2007
As a result of our national Feile win, we have received messages of goodwill and congratulations from clubs all over the country. On behalf of all concerned, we take this opportunity to thank them for these kind regards.
The u8 boys played two good games versus St.Peregrines and the u9 footballers entertained St. Oliver Plunketts Eoghan Ruadh. The u10’s traveled to O’Toole’s and the u11’s played two great games against visitors Whitehall Colmcilles. The u12 A’s had a bye and the B’s traveled to Craobh Chiarain. The u14 A’s game against St.Brigids was postponed and the B team lost away to St.Marks.
The u15 footballers lost to St.Anne’s, and the u16 hurlers had a fine two point victory over Fughs.
The junior hurling championship game against Faughs was canceled. Watch the paper for re-fixture.
This Tuesday evening our junior A footballers travel to Thomas Davis to play a crucial league game and the B team entertain Croi Ro Naofa in a replay of their second round game.
Well done to the Dublin senior footballers, the u21 hurlers and the minor hurlers who all reached the Leinster final in the past week.
No winner of last week’s lotto, which was in Brady’s. Thursdays draw will be in The Carpenter. Get those forms in A.S.A.P for the summer camps.
New members required for Lotto committee. Meeting in Kavanaghs this Wednesday 27th @ 9.30 for members willing to help out and get involved.
The Club extends deepest sympathy to Fergus & Helen Hamill on the recent death of Helens brother Michael Coleman R.I.P.
Ar dheis Dé go raibh a ainm dílis.
Club Notes 11-17 June 2007
A thousand people welcomed home our U14 Féile hero’s back to Tir na nÓg after their magnificent victory in the All-Ireland Féile Hurling Final. Along the way Castleknock beat John Lockes, Graigue-Ballycallan, Ballyea, Blackrock of Cork in the quarter final, Offaly champions St Rynaghs in the semi-final and Ahane of Limerick in the All Ireland final.
There are too many people to mention or thank as this was an accumulation of a fantastic Club effort. We would like to express our appreciation to John Lockes of Callan especially Bosco Byran, who were our magnificent hosts for the weekend. Thanks also to John Costello from Dublin County board who welcomed the team back to Castleknock.
Our Junior Hurlers beat Lucan in the league and play Faughs in the Junior A semi-final this Friday in O’Toole Park.. Hard luck to our Junior footballers who were beaten by Whitehall Colmcille in the Junior A championship. The Junior B footballers replay their championship game against Croi Ro Naofa this Tuesday in Porterstown.
There was no winner of last weeks lotto which was in Myo’s, Thursdays draw will be in Bradys with-top prize of €14000.
Tickets for Dublin v Offaly game will be distributed to CHFC Members at Lotto draw in Brady’s on Thursday 14th June @ 10:30.
Club Notes 4 – 10 June 2007
Our Junior Hurlers scored a great victory in the Junior A Championship quarter-final against Ballyboden. Final score Castleknock 1-13 Ballyboden 1-12. The semi-final is fixed for Sunday week. This Sunday 17th June, Junior A Championship football against Whitehall in Cloghran and Junior B against Croi Ro Naofa in Killinarden Park. Support welcome.
The U14B footballers put in a terrific display before losing to Man-O-War in the semi-final of the championship. These lads still have a great chance of winning the league.
The under8 footballers lost to Plunketts, the under9’s drew with the same opposition. The under10’s beat Craobh Chiaran and the under11’s lost to Clontarf in St. Annes. The under13 hurlers beat Lucan, and the under14A Hurlers drew with Sarsfields in there last run out before next weekend’s feile.
The best of luck from all in Castleknock to our U14 hurlers who are competing in Div 1 of the All-Ireland feile in Kilkenny next weekend. Congratulations and best wishes also to Ciaran Kilkenny who is representing Dublin in the All-Ireland skills final. The bus leaves for Kilkenny on Saturday at 8am, limited number of seats still available ring Damian Whelan on 0872304474.
There was no winner of last weeks lotto which was in The Bell, Thursdays draw will be in Myos-top prize of €13800.
Summer camp registrations continue in tir-na-nog next Saturday 10am to 11.30am.
Tickets will be distributed to CHFC Members at Lotto draw in Myo’s on Thursday 14th June @ 10:30.
There is a Juvenile meeting at 9.30pm on Thursday.
Club Notes 28 May – 3 June 2007
Congratulations to Scoil Thomais Senior Boys Football team and also their Senior Girls Football team who pulled off a brilliant double of victories in the Cumann na mBunscoil finals. The backbone of both these teams are members of Castleknock Hurling and Football Club from our U11, U12 and U13 panels.
Very important Junior hurling Championship playoff v Good Councel in Erins Isle this Tuesday evening at 7.30. Support welcome. Goods wins for both Junior football teams in their leagues during the week.
There was no winner of last week’s lotto in The Carpenter. This Thursday’s draw will be in The Bell with a Jackpot prize of €13,600.
Club Members text 0877532030 for tickets for Dublin v Meath SFC replay BEFORE this Tuesday (5th June) night. Tickets will be distributed to CHFC Members at Lotto draw in Myos on Thursday 14th June @ 10:30.
Best of luck to all members who are sitting their Junior & Leaving Cert exams this week.
Club Notes 21 – 27 May 2007
Well done to the U12B hurlers who beat St. Peregrines in their section final of the league. The U13 hurlers had a good win over Ballinteer St. John’s and the U14As had a big win over Ballyboden St. Enda’s. The U14B hurlers went down to Raheny. The U10 boys traveled to Clontarf where they drew with the Scoil Um Chonaill hurlers.
A late surge of scores was enough to get our Junior A footballers over a determined Civil Service team in the first round of the Championship, played in Islandbridge. This Tueday evening in Porterstown, they play St. Finians of Swords in the League. On Thursday, the second team travel to play St. Mark’s of Tallaght.
The Junior hurlers were unlucky to lose away to Good Counsel in the Championship, but are still not out of the hunt.
A table quiz is being held this Tuesday night in the Carpenter to raise funds for the U14 Féile finals in Kilkenny. Teams of four. Starting at 9pm.
There was no winner of last week’s lotto in Brady’s. This Thursday’s draw will be in The Carpenter with a Jackpot prize of €13,400.
Tickets for Dublin v Meath SFC will be distributed to CHFC Members at Lotto draw in The Carpenter on Thursday 31st May @ 10:30. Please be aware due to demand we will not receive all tickets ordered.
Club Notes 14 – 20 May 2007
Dual star Mick Stokes scored 3 goals in the first 7 minutes of the Junior’ B championship clash away to Ballyfermot De La Salle to secure a comprehensive victory in the first round. This Tuesday evening Willie Brennan’s Junior A footballers play Civil Service in the first round of the ‘A’ championship and the hurlers play Good Counsel in Good Counsel in their ‘A’ championship match. All members are asked to make an effort to support these team in large numbers.
The U10 footballers won one and lost one away to St. Sylvester’s. The U11 hurlers had 2 wins over visitors Erin’s Isle, and the U12 s had a good win in a challenge against Lucan Sarsfields. Both U13 football teams lost out in the championship against Kilmacud and Na Fianna. The U15 footballers were beaten at home to Lucan Sarsfields, and the U16 footballers also lost their game, away to Plunketts. On Sunday the U11 footballers drew with visitors Dunboyne after a great game of football.
There was no winner of last week’s lotto in Myo’s. This Thursday’s draw will be in Brady’s with a Jackpot prize of €13,200.
Get your flags made for the great trip to Kilkenny in June, to support our U14 hurlers in the All-Ireland Féile.
Club Notes 7-13 May 2007
Another chapter was written in our short history when Castleknock captured the Feile na nGael hurling Division 1 final in Parnell Park, when they defeated Ballyboden St Enda’s 1-8 to 3-1. On the way they beat Lucan, Kilmacud and St. Brigids. As well as securing the title, Ciaran Kilkenny was picked to represent Dublin in the All-Ireland skills competition. Our U14b’s performed heroically but didn’t make it through in the Div 5 section. Congrats to all concerned for a memorable weekend.
Well done to Donal Cunningham and his Junior B team who beat neighbours St. Brigids in the Duffy cup final during the week. Best of luck to these lads in the Junior Championship on Sunday v Ballyfermot in Ballyfermot at 3pm.
Hard luck to our Junior Hurlers who were beaten by St. Sylvesters at the weekend.
There was no winner of the lotto which was held in The Bell, the next draw takes place on Thursday 17th May in The Bell with a jackpot of €13,000.
Club Notes 30 April – 6 May 2007
The Minor Hurlers had a good win over Scoil Ui Chonaill and the Junior B footballers had a fine win over Good Councel in the football league. U8 hurlers lost by a point to Skerries. U9 beat O’Tooles. U10’s were too good for Raheny & U11 boys had a bye. U12A hurlers had a good win over Ballyboden A’s and the U13 had a walkover. U14a beat Na Fianna and the B’s had another fine win over St Margaret’s. The U16 hurlers were piped by Kevins hurling club.
May thanks to St Anne’s of Bohernabreena who were excellent hosts to our U14bs during the football Féile.
Next weekend Castleknock host Division 1 of the Hurling Féile in Porterstown. All hands on deck and the best of luck to our teams.
There was no winner of the lotto which was held in The Carpenter, the next draw takes place on Thursday 10th May in The Bell with a jackpot of €12,800.
Keep up to date will all news/fixtures/reports etc on www.castleknock.net
Club Notes 23 – 29 April 2007
Its 9 years since our club entered county competitions and last weekend was as memorable as it gets.
Tir no nOg hosted a brilliant U8 and U9 inter-provincial tournament on Saturday morning – well done to all involved.
We had 2 U14 teams compete in Feile Peil na nOg over the weekend and both covered themselves in glory.Our U14Bs played heroically and just failed to qualify with our U14As losing to Raheny in a super final,on the way they took the scalps of Cuala A,Lucan A and Ballymun in the semi final.Well done to Michael Wylie, Nick Boland, John Kilkenny, and all parents and supporters. We look forward to the hurling Feile.
Our Junior hurlers got back into Championship contention by beating Naomh Barrog and our Junior B footballers qualified for the Duffy Cup finalwith a win over Na Dubh Ghall.
On the Juvenile football front our U10s had a great win over Skerries,our U11s beat St Brigids and our U13Bs beat Lucan Sarsfields.
There was no winner of the lotto which was held in Bradys,thenext draw takes place on Thursday 3rd May in The Carpenter with a jackpot of €12,600.
Club Notes 16 – 22 April 2007
The Junior ‘A’ footballers made it four wins on the trot in this year’s league with a hard fought win over O’Toole’s. The Junior ‘B’ lads went down to Round Towers of Clondalkin by two points. The Junior Hurlers’ training continues on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 7.30 p.m. in Porterstown.
The Minor Hurlers got a walkover from St. Monica’s in the Championship.
The u8 hurlers lost to Na Fianna. The u9 hurlers beat Naomh Barróg away. The u11s lost to Faughs and the u12As beat St. Brigids. The u13 boys beat Naomh Mearnóg and the u14B footballers went down to St. Pats of Palmerstown, while the u14A hurlers beat St. Brigids in Portestown.
Well done to the Camogie girls with wins for the U10’s v Naomh Barrog, the U11’s v Setanta and the U12 v Raheny. Credit to Fergal Quinn & Jim O’Mahony for their hard work.
Next week is football feile weekend, so watch website and papers for fixtures.
A speedy recovery to injured pair Eoin Conway and Brian Dunne.
There was no lotto winner in Myos last week. Thursday’s draw will be in Bradys.
The club offers its condolences to the family of the late Michael Boran of Newcastle and the Commercials hurling club, who died suddenly last week. Ar dheis de go raibh a n-anam.
Club Notes 9 – 15 April 2007
On Saturday last our U8 boys entertained Na Fianna in Tir na nÓg and the U9 footballers got the better of St. Brigids in Russell Park. The U10’s drew with Ballymun Kickhams and our U11’s beat St. Sylvester’s. The U12b’s had a great win over Naomh Barrog and the U13 hurlers had 4 points to spare over Oliver Plunketts ER. On Saturday afternoon the U16 hurlers beat Cuala.
The Junior hurlers lost to St. Judes by a goal in the A championship on Sunday. The Junior B footballers were too good for Liffey Gaels.
Condolences to the O’Callaghan Family on the death of Dermot’s father Michael and to the Kilkenny family on the death of John’s mother Brigid.
Go dtuga Dia suaimhneas siorraí dá anam uasle.
Scór is being organised in Dublin in late May for boys and girls U13 years of age. Contact Barbara O’Neill @ 086 3782419 for further information.
The U16 Hurlers wish Brian Dunne a speedy recovery and hope to see him back in action very soon.
Juvenile meeting this Thursday.
No Lotto jackpot winner last week. The lotto prize is now at 12,200 euro and the draw will be in Myos this Thursday.
Club Notes 26 March – 1st April 2007
The Junior hurlers started their league campaign with a good away vicyory over Lucan Sarsfields.The Junior ‘A’ footballers lost in Kilbarrack to the local lads in a good cup game and the B’s travelled to Brittas where they beat St.Martins.
The u15 footballers beat St.Maurs and the u14A’s beat Balinteer St.Johns.The u14 B’s also had a good win away to Naomh Barrog.The u13A’s lost at home to Whitehall Colmcilles.
On the juvenile hurling front,the u8’s lost to Crokes,the u9’s won one and lost one versus Sylvesters and the u10’s shared the spoils with Skerries.The u11 group won one and lost one versus Cuala and both u12 teams won at the expense of St.Maurs and Beann Eadair of Howth.
There is no juvenile meeting this Thursday.Best of luck to Daire O’Neill and Mags Healan with our Easter camp this week.
There are lots of important games during the week so keep your eye on the fixture list on www.castleknock.net.
Well done to Ciara Grange U11 footballer and daughter of mentor Eddie who recently became Dublin High Jump Champion.Good Luck in the Leinster Finals.
The lotto prize is now at 11,800 euro and the draw will be in The Carpenter on Thursday.Last weeks draw was in Bradys Castleknock Inn.
A happy Easter to all our members and friends.
Club Notes 19 – 25 March 2007
Tir na Nóg was hopping on Saturday morning when St. Peregrines arrived to challenge our U7 boys in their first competitive football games. Well done to both clubs who contributed to a great morning’s football.
The U8 boys travelled to Russell Park and got the better of hosts St. Brigids. The U9s beat Raheny in Porterstown after a top class competition and the U10 footballers were too strong for Craobh Ciaráin. The U11s played Clontarf in three fine matches and came out on the winning side. The U12A v St. Sylvesters was off and the U12Bs drew with St. Brigids.
The U13A hurlers won a fine open game v Lucan Sarsfields and the U14As also tackled and beat Lucan “A”s.
On Sunday morning our young minor hurlers played some nice stuff to beat hosts Thomas Davis.
The Junior “A” footballers recorded two out of two league victories with a win over Starlights, and the “B”s beat Croí ró Naofa away also, to maintain a 100% record.
The Junior “A” hurlers opened their campaign with a tidy victory over visitors O’Dwyers.
Well done to our Under 12A Girls who beat St. Sylvester’e 4-7 to 3-3 on Sunday.
Juvenile meeting on Thursday night at 9.30 sharp.
Easter camp registration still open. Ring Daire O’Neill at 0876325832 for further info.
Hard luck to our Ballad Group which competed in the Leinster Final of Scor Sinsear on Saturday.
There was no winner of last week’s lotto, which was in Myos. Thursday’s draw will be in Bradys Castleknock Inn. Jackpot prize now €11600.
Good luck to our Ballad Group competing in the Leinster Final of Scor Sinsear in Taghmon Co. Wexford next Saturday March 24th. Go n-eiri libh.
This weekend in the league our first adult football team play Starlights in Porterstown and the second team travel to Croi ro Naofa.
Well done to the Dublin Hurlers with their league win over Galway.
CHFC are holding a Nursery and Juvenile Easter Camp (April 2nd- 6th). Members and Non Members welcome. For further information contact Dáire O’Neill @ 0876325632 or www.castleknock.net
There was no winner of last week’s lotto, which was in The Bell. Thursday’s draw will be in Myos. Jackpot prize now €11400.
Club Notes 5 -11 March 2007
Both adult football teams started their league campaigns with good wins. Ger O’Brien scored a great late goal to give our lads a deserved victory over hosts Parnells, and in Porterstown the second team were too strong for neighbours St. Peregines. The minor hurlers lost to visitors Cuala after a fine game, and the -16 footballers lost away to Raheny. Also on Sunday the-15s were unlucky to lose to Clontarf.
On Saturday the u8 hurlers got the better of Erin’s Isle and the u9 hurlers beat Sylvesters. The u11s drew one and lost one to Lucan. The u12As had a great 2-6 to 2-2 victory away to Cuala and the ‘Bs’ lost to Scoil uí Chonaill. The u13As beat Naomh Barrog and the ‘Bs’ beat Good Counsel. The u14A footballers had a busy weekend defeating Na Fianna in the league on Saturday, and traveling to Armagh on Sunday where they beat the famous Crossmaglen Rangers.
There was no winner of last week’s lotto in the Carpenter. Thursday’s draw will be in The Bell, top prize €11,200.
Beannachtaí Lá Féile Pádraig do baill an Chumainn, imreoirí agus ár gcairde ar fad
Club Notes 26 Feb – 4 Mar 2007
On a weather curtailed week-end, with Porterstown unplayable, Tir na Nog came to the rescue once again. Skerries Harps were the visitors and they played 4 good games against our U8s. The U10, U11As, Bs & Cs were all cancelled. Fingallians beat our U12As 4-8 to 2-7 and the U12Bs had a great win 7-5 to 6-3 against St. Vincents. The U13A & B games also lost out.
In the U14A hurling league away to Ballyboden, Conor Prunty produced a great performance at full back to inspire our boys to a fine victory.
Our first adult football team lost by a point away to St. Pats of Donabate in the cup. The league starts next Sunday with an away fixture against Parnells.
Congratulations to our great ballad group who won the semi-final of Scór Sinsear in Leixlip on Sunday night, and are performing in the Leinster final in Taghmon, Co. Wexford on 24th March. Thanks to Barbara O’Neill for all the hard work.
CHFC are holding a Nursery and Juvenile Easter Camp (April 2nd- 6th). Members and Non Members welcome. For further information contact Dáire O’Neill @ 0876325632 or www.castleknock.net
There was no winner of last week’s lotto, which was in Brady’s. Thursday’s draw will be in the Carpenter. Jackpot prize now €11000.
Club Notes 19 – 25 February 2007
Our 6th annual Spring Ball was its usual great success. Well done to all concerned -committee, special guests, local celebs, friends, club members and of course M.C. John Conway, who along with the great Nicky English kept the ball rolling.
Footballer of the tear was Paddy Molloy, and hurler of the year was Ciaran Callighy. Congrats again to our adult hurlers and footballers who were presented with their championship and league winners medals.
The U12A hurlers travelled to Dalkey and had a great one point victory over Cuala. The U13A footballers were too good for Erin’s Isle and the ‘B’s got the better of Na Fianna. The U14As beat St. Sylvesters where Kevin Kindlon was in super form, and the U14Bs got a walkover. The U16 footballers put it up to St. Sylvesters in championship, before losing out on a scoreline of 2-13 to 1-10.
Adult A team lost to Scoil Uí Chonaill, while Adult B team beat Ballyfermot.
Hurling coaching course this Tuesday evening in Blanchardstown I.T. at 8p.m. Dara O’Neill presiding.
Condolences to Kathleen Murphy and family on the death of her father Hugh O’Neill.
There was no winner of last week’s lotto, Thursdays draw will be in Brady’s.
Juvenile meeting at 9.30p.m. sharp Thursday.
Club Notes 12 – 18 February 2007
The Spring Ball is now sold out. Members must collect & pay for tickets ASAP. Tickets not collected or paid for will be re-issued to members on the waiting list for tickets. Please contact Catriona Prunty (086 8030495) or Olive Hillery (086 8246918).
Well done to our Junior B footballers who defeated St Brigids in the Duffy Cup last Saturday.Our U8 boys won three great games v Donaghmore,our U9s went down to St Sylvesters,U10s won one and lost one against O’Toole’s while our U11s were beaten by St Vincents.Our u12As overcame Naomh Barrog and U12Bs lost to Whitehall.Both our U13 teams had victories over Lucan while there were also good wins for our U14A,U14B and U15 teams.
Well done to our U16B Ladies team who have reached the Championship final after defeating Parnells in their semi.
Well done to our Ballad Group who won the County Final of Scor Sinsear on Tuesday night and qualified for the Leinster semi-final which is on Sunday march 4th at 6.00 p.m. in Leixlip GAa Club. Thanks also to all those who competed in other categories.
County Board Gaeltacht scholarships are available for students attending An Gaeltacht, contact Barbara O’Neill @ 086 3782419 for further details.
There was no winner of last weeks Lotto which was held in The Bell,next weeks Lotto draw takes place in Myos with a jackpot of €10,600
Club Notes 5 – 11 February 2007
The Spring Ball is now sold out. Members must collect & pay for tickets ASAP. Tickets not collected or paid for will be re-issued to members on the waiting list for tickets. Please contact Catriona Prunty (086 8030495) or Olive Hillery (086 8246918).
Both adult footballers & hurlers have re-commenced training. All new players are welcome. Contact Donál Cunningham (0866189857) for training details.
The Club is forming a Junior Ladies Adult team and new players are welcome. Please contact Mags Heelan 086 2577461 if you are interested in playing.
Well done to our U8 footballers who played their first competitive match against St. Peregrines.
CCC1 (Nursery – U12) meeting on Thursday 15th February at 9pm in the Church of Ireland hall, Castleknock. All mentors and co-mentors are asked to attend.
The County Final of Scór Sinsear Atha Cliath is on Tuesday night, February 13th, in Craobh Chiarain, Good luck to all our competitors.
There was no winner of the Lotto draw held in The Carpenter on Thursday last. Next draw is Thursday in The Bell with a jackpot prize of €10,400.
Club Notes 29 January – 4 February 2007
Well done to the Naomh Fionnbarra Club who ran a fabulous U14 hurling tournament over the last few weeks. At the finish our boys were worthy winners of the Gerry Keogh Cup. As well as the medals they also received a beautiful set of hurleys. Seven of this group have been picked for the County College Team. The U14B footballers had a good win in St. Anne’s over Raheny.
Hard luck to the U11A boys were beaten by St. Vincent’s in the deferred U10A Football Cup final from last year.
Table Quiz in Kavanaghs Lounge, Laurel Lodge on Monday 12th February starting at 8:45pm. €10 per person (team of 4). Everybody welcome.
There was no winner of the Lotto draw held in Brady’s on Thursday last. Next draw is Thursday in The Carpenter with a jackpot prize of €10,200. Join our Lotto direct debit and your numbers will be automatically entered in the draw every Thursday. Contact any committee member for details.
Club Notes 22-28 January 2007
Annual Spring Ball in Castleknock Hotel & Country Club on Saturday 24th February. Tickets are selling fast. Contact Catriona Prunty 086 8030495 or Olive Hillery 086 8246918.
Thanks to Fr. Dan Joe & Fr. Eugene for celebrating our Annual Club Mass on Sunday.
This Thursday there is Indoor Hurling Drills in St Pats from 7 – 8 pm. All mentors welcome particularly new ones. Check website www.castleknock.net for all coaching workshops.
Our U16 footballers lost to Plunketts while the U15’s beat O’Tooles. The U13A’s & B’s beat Naomh Barog & Good Counsel respectively. The U12A’s beat Plunketts while the B’s lost to Finbars. All outstanding Club registrations are due in ASAP.
There was no winner of the Lotto draw held in Myo’s on Thursday last. Next draw is Thursday in Bradys with a jackpot prize of €10000.
Club Notes 15-21 January 2007
Our first annual Race day in Fairyhouse was an outstanding success. Many thanks to all those who bought tables or seats and to the sponsors of prizes. A big thanks to Olive Hillery and her organising committee for their hard work.
On Sunday next 28th January our first Annual Mass for all members, family and friends will be celebrated in St Thomas the Apostle Laurel Lodge. Mass time is 5.30pm. Everybody welcome.
Well done to Michael Carthy for taking the U13 hurlers to Grangegorman on Sunday. There is a coaching course for new parents on this Thursday in St. Patrick’s School from 7-8pm. Contact Club GPO Daire O’Neill @ 087 6325632 for further details.
Adult Football meeting this Wed 24th @ 9:45pm in Kavanaghs. All players must attend.
Condolences to the Neville and Madden families on their recent family bereavements.
There was no winner of the Lotto draw held in The Bell on Thursday last. Next draw is Thursday in Myo’s with a jackpot prize of €9800.
Club Notes 8 – 14 January 2007
Sunday next is our first race day. Fairhouse is the lucky venue. Get your tables filled and receipts in to either Mick Lynch or Olive Hillery.
Well done to the second adult football team who had a hard earned one point victory over their north county host Ballyboughal. They are still in with a chance of promotion.
There was no winner of the club lotto which was in The Carpenter. Thursdays draw will be in the Bell. Top prize is now €9800.
Get all outstanding registrations in as soon as possible.
On Sunday week our first annual mass for all members, family and friends will be celebrated in St Thomas the Apostle Laurel Lodge. Mass time 5.30pm
Club Notes 1 – 7 Jan 2007
Our forthcoming Race Day on Sunday 21st January is selling fast. Tables & seats still available. Please contact Olive Hillery on 086 8246918 or Mick Lynch 086 2531600 for further details.
Good luck to our ballad group and set dancers competing in the Leinster Final of Scór na nÓg on Sunday January 14th at 3.00 p.m. outside Abbeyleix. If you are interested in coming to support them please contact Barbara O’Neill at 086 3782419. Tickets are €10 and must be booked in advance.
CHFC 2007 Calendar still available in the Club shop every Saturday. The Calendar costs €3 each or 2 copies for €5.
There was no Jackpot winner of last weeks Lotto draw held in Bradys Castleknock Inn. The new Jackpot is now €9,400. Next draw in The Carpenter this Thursday 11th January.
Club Nursery Nursery ((6/7 years old & upwards) open every Saturday morning from 10:00 – 11:00 beside Castleknock Community College (CCC). New kids always welcome. Keep up to date with all Club activities by checking our club website www.castleknock.net