Skerries Harps Newsletter - 16th Feb 2015

posted 16 Feb 2015, 01:04 by Skerries Harps

Good wins for McMeel's Phamacy sponsored Junior footballers over Fingallians in Stacey Cup, Minor footballers  who defeated Parnells in league and Moriarty's Supervalu sponsored U15 footballers who overcame St. Sylvesters 5-5 to 3-7.

Date for the Official Opening of Clubhouse has been set for Sun 3rd May and will feature the Dublin Ladies Senior Footballers captained by Harps hero Lyndsey Davey, playing opposition TBC. Also The Dublin Senior Footballers will play a match against opposition to be confirmed on Sun 19th April on the Main Pitch. More details later on other events planned for the official opening.

Fixtures: Sun 22nd Feb: AFL2 Senior Football V St.Peregrines Blakestown 10.30am. AFL6 Junior Football V Castleknock Home 12pm. AFL11N Junior Football V St.Monicas Home 2.30pm. For more fixtures, results and up to date news see the website

Well Done to Jack Smith who helped DCU reach the semi-final of the Sigerson Cup where they will play UCD who have Alun Cullinane in their panel, best of luck to both, to Ross McGarry and Ian Furlong on Fingal hurler’s victory in NHL over Fermanagh. Congrats to Eoin Smith on winning the Fresher All-Ireland league title with DCU during the week.

Club Annual Membership now Due. All players MUST also pay the mandatory Injury Fund Fee and Membership Fee before the season starts. Subscriptions as last year with an extra Social Membership Now available at €50. You can now pay on line at and follow the links.

Adult and Juvenile Training are now back in full swing. Any person interested in playing or helping with any team can contact Paul Donnelly 0868431268, or anyone interested in playing with a juvenile team or helping out can Contact Pat Delaney 0876181179.

Adult footballers WANTED for new third team. If you are interested in playing or helping with the team you can Contact Paul Boyd 0872298276. Training on Tues and Thurs 8pm. Will be flexible re Work commitments and exams etc: Games usually Sun afternoons.

Juvenile Games Meetings continue every Thurs night at 9pm, and Adult Games meeting at 10pm,  in the clubhouse. Juvenile Academy Sat Morning between 10am and 11.30am.  Gormanston Indoor Hurling final week on Sunday.

This week saw the old clubhouse knocked down to make way for a new entrance and Car Park for the New Clubhouse which opened last Sat night. Bar Opening Times Thurs and Friday from 7pm, Saturday and Sunday from 2pm. All welcome to come down and have a drink in the new facilities.

Dates for Diary: Fashion Show Fri 13th March in New Clubhouse. Harps Golf Society Dates Fri June 5th Balbriggan GC. Fri 17th July Swords Open GC, and Fri 25th Sept Captain's Day in Skerries GC. All New members welcome. Club Membership includes Golf Society membership.

Coming soon: Annual Cheltenham Tipster Club Fundraiser First Prize €1,000. Tickets €10 or 3 for €20 now on Sale from Fergal 0868984657 or any committee members. Tickets Available Thurs night at meetings, Please Support this Important Club Fundraiser.

Harps Club Ties Now in stock at €15. Great Gift Idea!! Contact Fergal 0868984657.

Zingo result 6-7-5-1-4-3-2. No J/pot Winner, Jackpot Now €3,000. All proceeds go to the day to day running of the Harps. Next Draw Thurs 19th Feb in Clubhouse 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.