Castlewellan Notes 25th August 2006
Maolmhoig Caislean A Mhuilinn
Lotto, Jackpot this week £1800.
unforeseen circumstances the "Playing for Life"
Fund raiser organised by RGU
Downpatrick has had to be switched to Friday 1st
September from the original date of 18th
August. 'Red Biddy' have been re-engaged for
the function. Tickets £5 from any RGU committee
member or from their club rooms.
“Playing for Life” project being undertaken by
Gregory McCartan, and his St Malachy’s GAC team
in Malawi in October will provide sporting
facilities and programmes to combat the spread
of HIV/Aids by delivering education on this
problem via sports activities and educational
programmes. Donations to this worthy cause can
also be made directly to Gregory McCartan by
Cheque only and made payable to Playing for
Life. You can contact Gregory on 0780 1017038.
Meeting: Finance meeting Thursday 30th
September at 8.30.
Minor Camogie Training Minor Camogie
Training for 10 years olds and upwards every
Wednesday night from 6.00 to 7.00pm Bann Road
Playing Fields. Also Underage Training (under 12
and younger) Every Saturday Morning From 10.00am
to 11.00am St Malachy’s Park
St Malachy's 27th Men's All-Ireland Invitation
Seven-A-Side senior football competition,
sponsored by O’Neill’s International Sportswear
will be held in Castlewellan Co. Down on
Saturday 2nd September 2006. Members please
make yourselves available to help run this
important Club event. Please contact any
committee member if you are willing to help out.
to our Under 12 Footballers who won the Annual
Kilcoo Tournament. In the semi-final they beat
Kilcoo and in the final they beat Clonduff by 9
points to 8, after extra time. A good
performance by all team members. The hard work
put in at training was rewarded with this win.
Senior football Championship- Good luck
to our senior footballers who meet our
neighbours Kilcoo in the Championship quarter
final 3.00pm on Sunday 27th August at RGU
Downpatrick. Also our Minors who play Bosco in
the championship quarter finals in the meadow
tonight (Wednesday) at 7.00pm. Come along and
give your support to the boys in green.
Congratulations to our senior ladies team who
defeated much fancied Bredagh to win a place in
the quarter finals of the County Championship.
Commiserations. Commiserations to our U14
boys who were beaten in the championship final
on Saturday past by our neighbours, and
all-Ireland champions Kilcoo. Some fine
individual displays by some of our boys, giving
Laurence, Ben, Sean & co something to think
about for the future. Castlewellan never got
going in the first half of this East Down Under
14 Football Final at Ballykinlar and at
half-time were well behind. In the second half
they played much better, with every player
prepared to take on his opposite number and they
held Kilcoo to 2-6.Castlewellan team and scores:
Thomas Rice, Paul Ward, Aidan Dornan, Michael
McCartan, Joseph O'Neill, Finbar Toner, Colin
Devlin (0-1), Ciaran Rice, Caolan Corrigan,
Peadar McGrady, Miceal Corrigan (1-4), Michael
McCabe, Fiachra Maolcrroibhe, David
Gilmore(0-1).Subs used: Brian McVeigh, Darren
McCartan, Aidan Caldwell, Noel Travers. Subs not
used Michael Cunningham, Michael Sweeney.
Castlewellan Player of the Game: Joseph
O'Neill. The Management and Players express
sincere gratitude to Gary O'Reilly of Co-Op,
Castlewellan for providing refreshments for
during the game and to Mulhollands for the food
after the game.
Bingo. Every Friday night –
visitors welcome (caller 1st September -
Entertainment. Entertainments as usual
Saturday night in the member’s lounge.
Admission free and visitors welcome.
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