Blessington GAA Club Notes

March 05, 2018

Blessington GAA pitches and astro will be closed for the next week. Please check Blessington GAA Facebook page and website for updates.


Due to the postponement of fixtures at the weekend a full revised fixtures programme to cover the remaining rounds of the Allianz Leagues will be issued on Mon Mar 5. For the moment, the following should be noted as broad principles:
- Round 5 of the Allianz Hurling League will now take place next weekend (Mar 10/11)
- The Division 1 Allianz Hurling League Quarter finals will move to the weekend of Mar 17/18, the semi-finals to the weekend of Mar 24/25 and the Allianz Hurling League final to Mar 31.
- Round 5 of the Allianz Football League - due to be played this weekend - will move to Mar 10/11.

Any exceptions to the above will be addressed in the revised fixture programme to be issued on Mon 5 Mar.


Senior and Junior Fixtures - Updates will be on the clubs Facebook and website pages.

Club physio - Contact Pat Molloy regarding any enquiries/emergencies on 0868230130.


Academy - Our academy was due to return on Sat 3 Mar unfortunately due to the weather this was cancelled. Keep in touch with updates on Facebook and website.


Easter Camp 18 - Blessington GAA Easter Camp will run on Mon 26 & Tue 27 Mar 2018. Last year was again a huge success with our highest attendance to date - 207 kids attended. THIS YEAR ALL KIDS WILL RECEIVE TOP OF THE RANGE CRESTED GLOVES. Forms will be dropped into schools before Midterm break.. REGISTER EARLY IS THE ADVICE!! Any queries don't hesitate to contact Jess Brennan 0868602822.


Coach training - Award 1 Youth/Adult Football 8 March in Dunlavin 7.30pm - 10pm. To book contact Paul Garrigan GDA 083436680.


Club coaching officer training - Workshop moved to Wed 14 Mar at 7.30pm in Ballinakill.


Late Go Games Player Pathway Workshop - Will take place on the 7 Mar in Dunlavin at 7.30pm.

Go Game Referee Course - Due to the ongoing poor road conditions we have been forced to change another workshop which was due to be held on Mon 5 Mar in Dunlavin. This is a Go Game's referee course.  Must be over 16. The location is now Baltinglass GAA (upstairs) at 11am next Sat morning 10 Mar. There is a cost of €20 per young referee however they will be provided with a referee's jersey and a whistle.  Contact Paul Garrigan. Wicklow GDA. 083 4366801.

New referee course - Will be held in Ballinakill on 13 Mar at 8pm. Referees must be over 18 years of age. Contact Hugh 087 2718537. Clubs are required to send one coach involved with U11 hurling and football teams for 2018 to this course.


Lotto -   No winner of lotto on 27 Feb 18. 3 people matched 3 numbers. Each one wins €200. (Match 3 not won in last draw). Numbers drawn 4, 23, 24 and 28. Jackpot now €2400. Draw 13 Mar in Mick Reid's. Thanks for your continued support. 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

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