Blessington club notes

December 11, 2017

This is the last notes for this year. Hopefully there will be a new PRO in place and notes will resume in the New Year. Thanks to all who contributed during the year. On behalf of Blessington GAA I would like to wish our members and supporters a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.


Dunne Cup Final - Blessington v St Pat's was not played on Fri 8 Dec. Decision now with the CCC as to when, where, how this will now take place. Blessington were available to play the game.


G4M&O - Training on Wed 7pm to 8pm. The ladies are finishing up for this year on Wed 13 Dec and will be back on the 2nd week in Jan.  For more information on G4M contact Michelle 0863734748, Sinead 0862446510 or Lorcan on 087 6647625.

Juvenile awards - Well done to all the players who received awards at the U7/U8/U9 football and U7U8/U9/U10 hurling awards held in St Joseph's Hall on Mon 4 Dec. Well done to all players and coaches.

Hurling U7 - Most Dedicated : Peter Murphy, Most Improved : Tom Fleming, Player of the Year : Sean Parrells Molloy

Hurling U8 - Most Dedicated : Brandon Ryan, Most Improved : Layla McGrath, Player of the Year : Fiacha Duffy

Hurling U9 - Most Dedicated : Ruairí Rooney, Most Improved : Sarah Fleming, Player of the Year : Paddy Balfe

Hurling U10 - Most Dedicated : Dean Carey, Most Improved : Philip Hopkins, Player of the Year : Luke Higgins

Football U7 - Most Dedicated : Fionn Whelan, Most Improved : Callum Brennan, Player of the Year : Kayden McMahon

Football U8 - Most Dedicated : Oisín Quigley, Most Improved : Luke Deniffe, Player of the Year : Ryan Sargent

Football U9 - Most Dedicated : Cillian Behan, Most Improved : David Caldwell, Player of the Year : Ciarán Butler

Lotto -  Next draw in Hennessy's on 12 Dec and will be the last draw of the year. There will be a special draw for 10 vouchers of €20 each. Make sure you play. If you're not in you can't win! Jackpot€4600.  Nice just in time for Christmas. Could be the best €2 spent. Tickets available in shops and pubs in the town and committee members. Don't miss a draw again and sign up for Direct Debit. Contact Noelle McGarr 0877460327 or Arthur Hennessy for details 087 2396157. Remember you can also play online at

Scór na n-Óg Leinster semis - Due to be held Sun 10 Dec in Oulart, Co Wexford was cancelled due to weather forecast. New date TBC.


PRO - The club is currently looking for a new PRO. The current PRO is double jobbing a long time and had stepped down from the position at the AGM. If anyone is willing to take up the challenge please contact Noreen 0872858375.


Physio -Physio is now finished. Anyone seeking physio attention please contact Pat Molloy 0868230130. 


Hurl repairs - Hurley repairs - €5 a fix, €2/hoop. Contact Ciarán 085 7145288 


Clothing Collection ongoing - collecting good quality second hand clothing suitable for re-use. Please fill as many black bin bags as you can - the more we collect, the more our club receives. Please contact: John Magee Snr 086 871 7483 or Breda Brophy 087 225 3892. Thank you for your support.

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