Weekly Club Notes - Feb 17th

(16 Feb 2020)

17/02/20 Castleknock Club Notes

Great to see Darragh Warnock receiving his 2019 Dublin U-20 Leinster Football Championship and All-Ireland Runners-up medals. Yet another proud moment for the Club.  It’s been a great start to 2020 for Senior Footballer, Limerick native Seamus O’Carroll who has followed up Limerick’s McGrath Cup success with three straight NFL wins.

Feb.12 – Well done CCC students Callum Sheridan and Dylan Clarke on joining the Second Year North Dublin Colleges Squad and on playing for North Dublin in their 8-17 1-5 League win in Abbotstown.  

Feb.13 – No Lotto Jackpot Winner. Next week’s Jackpot €4,400. Six Match 3 winners get €50 each – Oonagh Boland, Joe Garry, Jenny Hickey, Aoife McLoughlin, John Hynes and Padraig O’Brien. Lucky Dip €30 winner – Willie Green.

Feb.14 – Congrats to Caitlin Coffey centre-half forward on the Dublin Ladies Minor Football team on beating Meath 2-11 2-10 in the First Round of the Leinster Championship in the Meath Centre of Excellence in Dunganny on St. Valentine’s Day.

Feb.15 – The 2012 Boys hold a special Tree Planting ceremony in Tir na nÓg in memory of Calum Farrell. Thanks to everyone who organised this wonderful tribute to Calum.

Congrats to Luke Swan and Senan Forker on Dublin U-20’s Leinster Football Quarter-Final win 3-10 0-9 over Longford in Parnell Park. Dublin now meet Meath in the Leinster Semi-Final next weekend.

Wonderful to see five Castleknock players, Aisling O’Neill, Cara Feeney, Lucy Quinn, Mollie Turner and Caitlin Coffey, in the Dublin Minor Camogie squad for the first match of this year’s All-Ireland Series. Dublin beat the 2019 All-Ireland Minor Champions Cork in Bray by 1-12 1-09 helped by four points from play from corner-forward Aisling O’Neill. Lucy Quinn started in the other corner and Cara Feeney at wing-back with Caitlin Coffey and Mollie Turner on the bench. Another great day for Castleknock.

Storm Dennis wipes out the entire weekend calendar of Club games at Juvenile and Adult levels.

Upcoming: Following the disappointment of last weekend’s postponements this weekend sees the beginning of the 2020 Adult Hurling Leagues. The Senior Hurlers travel to Tallaght to play St. Mark’s in AHL Div.3. on Sunday morning (Feb.23) at 10am. In Div.5 Castleknock play Realt Dearg in Drimnagh Castle at midday and the Div.9 North side meet Setanta in Ballymun at 3pm. The Minor Football Leagues begin on Sunday morning as well.

Castleknock Community College Senior Football team which includes a number of our players meets Malahide Community School in the Dublin SF ‘B’ Final on Tuesday Feb.25 on the 3G pitch in Abbotstown at 1.30pm. All support welcome.

Please support the U-14 Girls and Boys Féile 2020 Table Quiz in The Carpenter (Upstairs) on Friday February 28 @8pm. Teams of 4 - €40. Don’t forget the Féile 2020 Cash4Clobber Fundraiser as well.

03/02/20 Castleknock Club Notes
Exciting times for Camogie in the club, as first Aoife Whelan joined the Dublin Senior team and now the news that Aisling Andrews has joined the Dublin Intermediate team. Congrats to Mollie Turner on St. Dominic’s Cabra winning the Camogie Senior ‘C’ All-Ireland Post Primary Schools Semi-Final beating St. Annes, Killaloe 4-9 2-7. Congrats also to the Castleknock girls on the recently successful
CCC and Mount Sackville teams. 

Feb.4 – Thanks to senior footballer, James Sherry of Somerton Physiotherapy Clinic, for his very informative Clubhouse talk on Injury Prevention. Thanks also to the many parents and mentors who turned up and engaged in some great discussions afterwards.

Feb.8 – Congrats to Luke Swan (0-3), full-forward on the Dublin U-20 team which beat Wicklow 1-17 1-07 in the Leinster U-20 Championship First Round in Aughrim. Great to see Senan Forker named among the subs as well. Dublin now play Longford in the Quarter-Final next Saturday (Feb.15) in Parnell Park at 2pm. Hats off to Ciarán Kilkenny and his Dublin colleagues on a miraculous comeback against Monaghan to gain a thrilling NFL draw. Castleknock U-16 Footballers lose by 1-7 2-10 to Thomas Davis in the league but victories for
Castleknock’s ‘A’ and ‘B’ teams in the U-13 Grading Football Leagues beating Fingal Ravens and St. Sylvesters although the ‘C’ team loses out to Good Counsel Liffey Gaels. The U-15 Football League fixtures were called off due to the weather.

Feb.9 – The U-14 (2006) Boys enjoy their first visit to the National Sports Campus in Abbotstown led by Senior Footballer James Sherry.

Upcoming: The 2020 Adult Football Leagues begin next weekend. The Senior Footballers mark their return to Div.1 with a home match in Somerton against neighbours St. Brigid’s on Sunday morning (Feb.16) at 10.30am followed at midday in Somerton by a Div.8 AFL game against Kilmacud Crokes. The Div.4 AFL side play St. Sylvester’s away and the Div.11N team travel to St. Maur’s in the afternoon. The three Minor Hurling teams also begin their League campaigns on Sunday morning. The Club’s Easter Camp which will be held from April 6 th -9 th in Tir na nOg is now Sold Out. If you want to claim a place on the Waiting List contact our Games Promotion Officer Maria Bergin on 0877563654 or maria.bergin.gpo.dublin@gaa.ie.

Any coaches who are interested in coaching during any of this year’s camps i.e. Easter Camp April 6 th - 9 th, Cúl Camps June 29 th -July 3 rd and July 6 th -10 th or Club Camp August 17 th -21 st email Maria Bergin requesting an application form. In your email you should specify which camp/camps you are applying for. Applicants must be 16 years old by June 28 th 2020.

Castleknock Club Notes Feb 2nd 2020

Congrats to all the Castleknock players who recently represented Dublin. Eoin O’Brien and Graham Hannigan played for the Dublin Senior footballers against Longford in the O’Byrne Cup. Darragh Warnock, Ciaran Murphy, Senan Forker, Conor Chawke, Conor Kelly and Luke Swan played for Dublin U-20 footballers in the John Kerins League and Cian Boyle, Conor Murray, Matthew Lynam, Evan McSherry, Luke Swan and Conor Chawke on representing Dublin North in the Leinster Colleges Senior Hurling Championship. Proud of you all.

Jan.30 – Congrats to all our players on the Castleknock Community College team on winning the Dublin Senior ‘B’ Football Championship Semi-Final beating Lucan CBS 7-8 2-13. Wishing Ben Harding a speedy recovery.   

Jan.31 – No Lotto Jackpot winner. Next week’s Jackpot €4,000. Six Match 3 winners receive €50 each – Rita O’Gara, Paula Harper, Conor Horgan, Brian McCann, Kevin Moloney, Dermot Nolan. Lucky Dip €30 – Madeline-Anna-Noel.

Feb.1 – Great Man of the Match display from Ciaran Kilkenny in Dublin’s NFL Div.1 victory over Mayo in Castlebar.

Feb.2 – Congrats to Aoife Whelan on making her Dublin Senior Camogie competitive intercounty debut in the second-half of the National Camogie League defeat to Galway. Aoife becomes the first Castleknock player to represent Dublin at this level.

Good win in the Leinster Camogie Club League Div.2 with Castleknock edging out O’Moore’s of Laois by 4-7 3-8 while in Div.4 Castleknock ‘B’ lost by 3-12 3-04 to Athy of Kildare.

The U-15 Football Leagues begin with two wins. In Div.2 Castleknock ‘A’ record a 1-9 1-7 win away to Whitehal Colmcille and in Div.7 the ‘B’ team score an impressive 4-7 0-7 victory over St. Pat’s Donabate. 

Upcoming: Feile time again and everyone is asked to support our Cash 4 Clobber Fundraiser in aid of the U-14’s Boys and Girls 2020 Feile teams. Simply drop your unwanted clothes, shoes, linens and bags (no duvets, cushions or pillows please) into the container in Somerton or on Saturday mornings to the Sign-in-Desk in the Nursery or the Club Shop. 

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