Skerries Harps Newsletter 17th Mar 2014

posted 18 Mar 2014, 00:38 by Skerries Harps   [ updated 19 Mar 2014, 06:08 ]

Cheltenham tipster results: winner of €1,000 was Brian Grimes who won on the tiebreaker with 37 points; in second place was Jim Lawton (€300) also on 37 points     and third was Richard Seaver (€200) on 33 points. Thanks to all who supported this fund-raiser – see you all again next year!. 

Thanks to Dublin's Joey Boland for the Hurling Workshop in Skerries last week.

On Saturday our Minor Girls entertain Bray Emmets and on Sunday the Senior footballers are away to St Pats in Palmerstown in Div.2 at 10.30, our Minor Hurlers are home to O'Tooles at 11.00 and our Juniors are home to Nm Fionnbarra at 12.15. in AFL5. Seniors have again been drawn against UCD in first round of the SFC.

Good Luck to Paul Cashman and Eoghan McGinley with Dublin under 21 footballers on Wednesday v Longford.

Easter School Hurling & Camogie Tournament for 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th Classes. It’s on the 1st week of the Easter School Holidays from 3pm to 6pm and IT’s FREE. For more details contact Stephen Fitzgerald on 085-1559546.

Academy each Saturday morning at 10 am with Club Shop open for playing gear.

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. 

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.

Juvenile Games meeting on Thursdays at 9 pm and Adult Games meeting at 10 pm.

Executive Meets on first Wednesday each month. There will be a public information meeting re new clubhouse plans on Thursday 10th April in Skerries Community Centre at 7.30 pm, including a question/answer session. All welcome.

Zingo:  6, 3, 1, 5, 2, 4, 7.  No winners. Jackpot is now €4,200. Next weeks draw is in The Bus Bar on Thursday at 10.30 pm. Entries only €2 from Gary Holland or by quarterly bank standing order  or play online at

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.

Well Done to club PRO, Fergal Lynch, who took part in The Kube in City North Hotel on Sunday. Thanks to Ollies Place for sponsorship.