Skerries Harps Newsletter - 9th Feb 2015

posted 9 Feb 2015, 00:53 by Skerries Harps   [ updated 10 Feb 2015, 01:05 ]

Our New Clubhouse will open on Sat 14th February and all welcome to come down and enjoy the fabulous new facilities. Date for the Official Opening 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 15th Feb Minor Football V Parnells 11am Chanel and Stacy Cup Junior Football V Fingallians 12pm Home.

Well done to Lyndsey (0-1) and the Dublin ladies footballers on their draw against Galway on Sunday.

Sun 22nd Senior Football will open their AFL2 campaign with a trip to Blakestown to play St. Peregrines 10.30am. For more fixtures, results and up to date news see the website

Well Done to Jack Smith DCU who beat UUJ in Sigerson Cup and to Alun Cullinan UCD who beat AIT in same competition, also to Ian Furlong and Ross McGarry who captained Fingal Hurlers in the Kehoe Cup. Best of luck to Eve Kehoe with the Dublin U21 footballers.

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 Thursday night at 9pm, and Adult Games meeting at 10pm,  in the clubhouse. Juvenile Academy Sat Morning between 10am and 11.30am.  Gormanston Indoor Hurling has begun and will continue for the next few Sundays. Contact Denis 0868177965 for more info.

Skerries Harps Club Ties back in stock at €15: Contact Fergal 086-8984657.

This week the old clubhouse "Pacelli" will be knocked down to make way for a new safer entrance and Car Park.

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. Tickets €10 on sale soon. Please Support.

Zingo result 2-7-6-1-5-3-4. No J/pot Winner, Jackpot Now €2,900. All proceeds go to the day to day running of the Harps. Next Draw Thurs 12th Feb in Nealons 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.