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Club Notes 25th April 2016

posted Apr 25, 2016, 1:52 PM by Ger McGloin   [ updated Apr 26, 2016, 1:31 PM ]

Congratulations to our Brian Fenton and the Dublin Senior Team on winning the Allianz Division 1 League Final v Kerry.  

Becky McMullan, Caragh Downey and Sinead Stack were all doning the blue jersey yesterday, Becky for U16a and Caragh and Sinead U16b who won the Leinster camogie Championship yesterday. 

Senior Hurlers had a win over Commercials in the intermediate championship, Raheny 1.6 to 0.14 Commercials.  

U17 ladies footballers are an a winning streak, Raheny 5.14 to 2.5 St Brigids, well done ladies.  

Our U16 footballers won their first match of the championship Raheny 5.8 to 3.10 Castleknock. 

Hard luck to our senior ladies footballers who lost to Crokes. 

Feile Girls Camogie.
Hard luck to our U14 camogie team in their Feile at weekend.  

Great night was had on Saturday Night with the unveiling of two Dublin jerseys for our wall of fame, Brian Fenton and David Henry and also a big thank you to Mary Henry and Miriam Markham who had retired from the Club shop.  We now a have a team of ladies running the shop which is open every Saturday morning 9.30- 12 (except bank holidays) also the first Thursday of the month from 8-9 Thursday week 5th May.

Pub Quiz :- One of our Local Secondary Schools are holding their annual Pub quiz on 5th May in the club hall at 8pm. 10euro per person and max of 6 people per table. Please support well.


There will be NO Saturday morning Orga on 30th April due to the Bank Holiday weekend. 

There will be Ogra on Friday evening @ 6pm on pitch 12A

We're always looking for volunteers to assist with coaching, admin/registration, and preparation of the fresh fruit (on Saturdays). Absolutely no experience is required for any of the roles. If any parents/coaches are available to assist on either Friday nights or Saturday mornings from January to June, please contact Seamus Dunne or Tom Reynolds at the following email addresses:

  • Friday Hurling Ogra Fridays 6pm Club Astro
  • Saturday Ogra Saturday10am Club Astro

The Ogra caters for our youngest players - if you are interested in playing games with school friends just pop up to the club either day, we are sure you will have a great time.

Our Club shop 

Sat 9.30 – 12.00 Ongoing

First Thursday of each month 7.30 – 8.30 pm

5th May, 3rd June.

Thank you to all who have paid their membership to date, remember if your membership is not paid in FULL by 31st March 2016, we will be implementing a strict NO PAY NO PLAY policy.

The Club Hall is available for hire for parties, communions, confirmations, christenings and we have had a few weddings as well. If interested in hiring the hall please contact Tommy (Mon,Wed or Fri morning) 01-8313530.

Fancy getting fit and in shape and meeting other mothers and others for some fun filled football training sessions why not come along on Sunday's from 8-9 to Raheny Astro (absolutely no GAA experience needed, you just need to be female). Contact Amanda for more details on 

(087) 136 8673.

The Swing Cats will be performing in the club on May 1st at 8PM. Tickets 15Euros contact Cian on 0877950130/Ciaran on 0862660437

Ever fancied a role in Management?
Our AFL4 are currently looking for a management team. If you are interested please contact Ronan on (087) 250 5462

Raheny GAA Golf Society
Thanks to all who played last Friday's 12 hole completion  and there was a great buzz back in the GAA club afterwards. Huge competition in the Leech household as you will see from below!

1st place ( 40 euro McGuirks voucher) Conor Burns - 29 points
2nd place (30 euro voucher) Kevin Leech - 25 points (count back on last 6)
3rd place (20 euro voucher)  Ronan Leech - 25 points (count back on last 3)

Honorable mentions to Eoin Leech and Neil Kelly who also got 25 points but lost out on the count backs. However,  they got some golf balls as a consolation prize.

Please note the next outing is Friday 27th May in St Annes so please keep the date free.

Summer Club Fundraising Golf Classic


Please note you may know from other emails that there is a special separate Club fundraising golf outing at 2pm on  Friday August 12th in Luttrellstown - please contact  Brian Kavanagh briankavanagh@gaelic.ic  or Andrew Dowling if you wish to take part in that or indeed sponsor a hole (Team of 4 Players costs €380 which includes round of golf, golfers grill and 4 drink vouchers for use in club bar that evening).

Torthai an Chranchuir 
Monday 25/04//16. Uimreacha; 7, 9, 21, 24-Ní raibh aon buaiteoir. Pota Or 02/05/16 - €4,400. Go n-eiri libh go leir.

The three €25 Lucky Dip Winners this week are:
1) Donna, Sinead & James.
2) Mary Lawlor.
3) Patrick Whyte.

The €200 Monthly Draw for April was held on Monday 25th April.

The entrants were:
1) Louise Bissett.
2) Tommy Hogan.
3) Gene Henry.
4) Greg Brough.
5) Breno & Maria.
6) Martina Byrne.
7) Helen Conor.
8) Thomas O'Flynn.
9) Eamonn Doherty.
10) Eamonn Doherty.

Congratulations to No. 6) Martina Byrne-€200 Winner.

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