Skerries Harps Newsletter 24th Feb 2014

posted 24 Feb 2014, 00:38 by Skerries Harps

Membership and Player Injury fund fees are now due and may be paid online or to club registrar David Watson. See full details at: . Members 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. Players must be paid up before playing this season.

Building will start this week on the new clubhouse and members please note that the car park will be closed for the duration of the build, which will take about twelve months. See website for more details and alternate plans and updates.

Well done to Lyndsey Davey (0-3)  and the Dublin ladies footballers who drew with Monaghan in the National football league. Congrats also to Ross McGarry and Iain Furlong with Fingal's Hurlers, who beat Armagh in the NHL, to Eve Kehoe on Dublin' minor Camogie victory against Cork, to Donal McIlgorm with Dublin's minor footballers who defeated Limerick. Hard luck to Orlaith Durkan with Dublin's Senior Camogie who lost to Cork.

Clubhouse will be open for Dublin' NFL game V Cork on Sat 1st March. All very welcome.

Juvenile Academy continues on Sat mornings at 10am(football only). Contact Stephen GPO for more details. Club shop open on Sat mornings from 10.30am.

Sunday 2nd march fixtures: Junior Hurlers V Good Counsel in AHL5 at Home 12 noon, and Minor football V Whitehall in Cloghran at 11am. For all other fixtures, results, news and updates see the website

Gormanston Indoor Hurling/ Camogie tournament ended last Sunday and was a huge success again. Thanks to Denis and all who helped out with the teams and especially the players who performed well, more reports on website.

Interested in playing Adult Ladies football in 2014. Any new or former players interested in playing can Contact Paul Donnelly 086 8431268. Training has started for New Season on Wednesday nights at 8pm. All welcome.

The GAA National Club Draw has been launched and Tickets €10 are now available from all club Members. Great Prizes on offer including 1st Prize Trip to 2014 International Rules in Australia for 2, inc match tickets, airline tickets and accomadation. All proceeds from Draw will go to the day to day running of the club. We would request all members to sell tickets. Anyone who has not already got tickets Please Contact Fergal 0868984657 or Catherine 0863452754 and we will organise them. This is a very important fundraise and every ticket sold is important. Closing Date for return of Tickets is 28th Feb.

Fundraiser: The Cheltenham Tipster forecast forms will be out shortly. More details later. Contact Fergal 0868984657 for forms.

Zingo Result:6-2-1-3-5-7-4 . No Winners Jackpot now a cool €3,900. Nice Prize! Maybe a Sun Holiday!!  Envelopes €2 from members or Club Promoter Gary, or play on-line at and follow the links. Every Envelope sold can make a Difference to your Club. Next Draw in The Bus Bar on Thurs 28th Feb at  10.30pm.