Skerries Harps Newsletter - 12th Jan 2015

posted 12 Jan 2015, 00:47 by Skerries Harps

Congrats to Bryan Cullen on a great Dublin career. Bryan made his Senior debut in 2003 and was a key figure on the team for much of the next decade, culminating in Captaining Dublin to All-Ireland success in 2011. Who will ever forget the homecoming! Bryan also won 10 Leinster titles and two leagues, as well as two All-Irelands. He also represented his country in the International Rules Series, Bryan has been a credit to his family, club and county and the club are looking forward to see him playing with Skerries Harps over the next few years.

Fundraising: Tickets for the GAA National Club Draw are now on Sale. Tickets are €10 and all the money collected stays in the club. Tickets available from Fergal 0868984657, Ger 0866032017 and Joanne 0864058523. Please Support this Club fundraiser as all proceeds go to the costs of entering teams in next seasons leagues. Closing date for entries 24th Jan. Tickets will be available on Thurs night at the Games meetings.

Membership and Player Injury fund fees are now due and may be paid online or to the club registrar David Watson. See full details at Please note: The Mandatory Players Injury Scheme does not seek to compensate fully for injury but to supplement other Schemes such as Health Insurance.  Ultimately, the responsibility to ensure that adequate cover is in place lies with the individual member.   Also note: The GAA Constitution specifies that members must have paid in full by 31st March each year to have a vote at AGM. Members paying after that date have NO vote. In addition, only members who pay by 31st March qualify to participate in the All-Ireland tickets draw.

Adult Training has now commenced. Any person interested in playing or helping with any team can contact Paul Donnelly 0868431268, or any one interested in playing with a juvenile team or helping out can Contact Pat Delaney 0876181179.

Well done to Harry Dawson, Alan Cullinane and Jack Smith who enjoyed victories with Dublin, UCD and DCU in the O'Byrne Cup during the week.

Juvenile Games Meetings resume on Thurs (15th Jan) night at 9pm, and Adult Games meeting at 10pm. Juvenile Academy resumes on Sat Morning (17th Jan) between 10am and 11am. Registration  for Gormanston Indoor Hurling also taken on Saturday morning.

Last Night in The Old Clubhouse takes place this Sat night 17th Jan with Music by Martin Byrne. All welcome to say a farewell to the old house. Some Great memories over the years! Sure to be a nostalgic Night.

Photos of Juvenile Awards Night now on Flickr page on website

Lyndsey Davey has also been nominated for The Fingal Independent Sports Star of the Year. To Vote for Lyndsey fill out the form in the Fingal Independent over the next few weeks. All support very welcome.

Zingo result 4-2-6-3-1-5-7 . No J/pot Winner, Jackpot Now €2,500. All proceeds go to the day to day running of the Harps. Nice Prize for the New Year!! Next Draw Thurs 15th Jan in The Snug at 10.30pm. Envelopes €2 from Gary Holland or by quarterly bank standing order or play on-line at Playing Makes It possible and Help Your Club at the same time.