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Skerries Harps Newsletter 14th April 2014

posted 13 Apr 2014, 23:28 by Skerries Harps   [ updated 13 Apr 2014, 23:43 ]

The New Clubhouse launch last Thursday night proved to be a very successful and proud night for all members and friends of the club. The progress and plans for the build were outlined in extensive detail on the night, thanks to all concerned for their presentations. Among the large gathering were Paraic Duffy GAA Director General, John Costello and Andy Kettle Dublin Co. Board. The organising Finance Committee would like to thank everyone for their attendance. The clubhouse is due for completion in Jan/Feb 2015. More details and photos on website.

Schools Hurling/ Camogie tournament at Easter: Tournament will take place on this week. Open to Boys and Girls in 3rd,4th,5th and 6th classes in all Skerries schools. Time 3pm to 6pm each day and its FREE. Contact Stephen 0851559546 for More details.

Minor Hurlers continued their winning start to the season with a victory over Ballyboden.

The MODS (Maurs, O'Dwyers & Skerries) U16 Camogie team got back to winning ways in their Division 2 clash against a heretofore unbeaten Crumlin in Rush on Wednesday evening. Having dominated the opening 10 minutes the MODS were unlucky to go behind by a goal. Not to be discouraged the North Dublin girls equalised through Dara Bogan and then went ahead through a Veronica Faye Watt free - they were never to go behind again. Despite losing Aoife Kelly & Alex Rice early to injury,the Fingal girls established dominance in the last 10 minutes of the first half. They were to be 7 clear at the break. The MODS dominance continued in the second half with scores from Grace Leach, Emma Dardis, Veronica Faye Watt, the ever industrious Nicola Thorn and player of the match Ann Casey. Having lost to a much better Erin's Isle last Saturday this win was a welcome boost in the midst of a heavy schedule of games. Next up, the MODS are away to Naomh Olaf next Wednesday evening.

Fixtures: Tues 15th Senior Camogie V Lucan Away 7pm. Wed 16th Ladies Senior Football V O'Tooles Home 7pm. Thurs 10th Junior Camogie V Whitehall Away 6.45pm. For all other results and fixtures and updated news see website www.skerriesharps.ie.

Juvenile games meeting every Thurs 9pm followed by Adult Games meeting at 10pm.

Zingo result: 4-2-3-1-6-7-5. No Jackpot winner. Jackpot now €4,600. Nice Prize!!  Next Draw Thursday night in Raffs on the Corner at 10.30pm.Envelopes €2 from Gary Holland or by quarterly bank standing order or play on-line at skerriesharps.ie

Players, at all grades, should now be wearing gum shields for games and training - this is a requirement under the Injury Scheme rules. Indoor training in the Club Gym continues as per the individual team rota – players should contact team mentor re access to Gym.

While work continues on new clubhouse, Car Park will remain closed. Access to pitch is via steps/gate on left hand side. See website for alternate parking arrangements at: http://www.skerriesharps.ie/news/alternativecarparkingduringbuildingdevelopment

Membership Fees for 2014 are now overdue. Please Note – application for tickets for  Dublin's championship games is confined to paid up members only. In addition, only members paid up before 31st March are entitled to enter draw for All Ireland tickets. All players must also pay the Injury Fund contribution, which is mandatory.

The club wishes all its Members, friends and supporters a very Happy Easter.


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