Castledaly club notes

April 08, 2019


Division 2 ACFL .

Saturday 13th 6.30pm Home vs Tubberclaire Ref D Nugent.

Division 5 ACFL .

Sunday 14th 11.30am Home vs St Joseph's Ref G Duignam.


Under 8 & 10s.

Our Under 8 and 10 players got their season up and running with short

journey to play Athlone over the weekend. The Under 8 boys and girls

played Saturday morning and Under 10s played Sunday morning and as

always their attitude and skill levels were to be


Under 10 team: Fionn, Ally, Brian, Jacob, James, Joe, Charlie,

Finnian, Alex, Michael,

Aine, Aoibhe, Aoibhainn, Sophie, Gemma, Tadhg, Logan, Keira, Eoin, Joe,

Nathan, Eoin, Anna, Emily, Grace, Mary, Niamh Georgia.

A great group of 18 kids played in 2 teams and produced very good performances

despite cold conditions. Well done to all players and mentors involved.

Massive THANK YOU to Athlone GAA for being such good hosts and special

mention Athlone referees who were very helpful in implementing the Go

Games rules.

It is an exciting week for all players, parents and coaches involved

with our Under 8 team as next Saturday Castledaly will take part in

the GAA  'Stay and Play ' games in Croke Park. The players are due to

take to the famous pitch at 12.00 against Straffan

in what promises to be a memorable occasion for everyone involved.


LOTTO Draw new jackpot €5,600 with draw on 14th April in Ftizgeralds

Lounge Castledaly. Thanks to everyone for their support.


Club membership is due for new year and as per AGM the rates are Adult 35

euro Under 18s & OAPs 15 euro Family 60 euro.  Membership can be paid

to club registrar Damien Stone.


Castledaly Fit Club continues each week Monday Wednesday Friday with ladies

classes at 7 and gents at 8pm under the expert guidance of Liam Lorcan and



Walking Track looks inviting in the long bright evening hours.  available

to club members it is always great to see people making use of this

wonderful facility.


UnderAge Training continues for Under 6 (born 2013/14) and Under 8 (born

2011/12) boys and girls at Castledaly pitch Fridays at 6.30pm. The emphasis

in training is on fun and enjoying sport. New players are always welcome to



Castledaly GAA will host a 25th anniversary celebration of their 1994

County Football Intermediate Championship team with Dinner Dance and

Presentation in the Grand Hotel Moate April 20th 8pm with entertainment by

The Secrets. Tickets available from committee members 30 euro to mark this

historic occasion. Photos or videos of the day would be appreciated.


Congrats to Jack Cooney and Westmeath footballers on securing promotion to

Div2 next year after a year of hard fought victories. Well deserved. Ìarmhi



Congrats to Moate Community School who won Lidl All-Ireland Post-Primary

Schools Junior B Final against Coláiste Oiriall (Monaghan).

Castledaly were represented by player Anna Sheerin and trainer Patrice

Smyth -  both young ladies who competed in the Castledaly jersey with

pride at Under age 8s n 10s

before graduating to Moate Ladies and Westmeath Ladies, as well as Moate CS.


Sympathies to families and friends of  all recently deceased members

of our GAA community, we especially remember

Tommy Broder, Tubber Road, Moate;

Bruno (Seamus) O’Brien; Coolatore, Rosemount;

Annie Nugent (nee Mullen); Mount Temple. and

Vincent Murphy, Bleach Hall, Hall, Moate,

who left us far too soon in recent weeks. Ar dheis Dé go raibh a n-anamacha .

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