Blessington GAA Club Notes

March 12, 2018

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


Junior Fixtures - Sun 18 March away v Enniskerry at 3pm. 


Minors - First game v Michael Dwyers in Baltinglass on Fri 16 Mar at 8pm.


U14 & U15 - 9 Aside Astro League finals played on 11 Mar. Ballymore had a narrow win against Eadestown in the 1st and 2nd team play off. Blessington Blue team had very competitive against St.Kevin's. Blessington winning on a narrow margin. Blessington white team had a walk over V Kill but played Blessington Blue team and came away with a good win. Big thanks to Eadestown, Ballymore, St Kevin's and Kill for making it a very enjoyable and competitive number of weeks. 


U14 and U15 parents meeting on is on Wed. 14th at 8pm. U15 Cross-border league Semi-final and Final Mon Mar 19t. Venue TBC


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


Academy - Keep in touch with updates on Facebook and website regarding dates to return.


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 - Early Teenage Workshop for Under 13 Coaches will take place tomorrow night 12th March in Baltinglass GAA Grounds at 7.30pm for Under 13 Football coaches in your club.


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

Cul Camp Coaching Application Form 2018 is available on our website. The closing date for applications is Friday May 4th. Applicants must be over 18 before the Camps begin on July 2nd. Applications can be posted to Garrett Doyle, Wicklow GAA Cúl Camp Coordinator, Wicklow GAA Centre of Excellence,
Ballinkill, Rathdrum, Co. Wicklow. or emailed to [email protected]


Lotto -   No winner of lotto on 27 Feb 18. 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


Scór Sinsear - Our two reps for the club did very well in the Scor Sinsear Leinster Final today in the Helix. Unfortunately, they alongside the ballad group from AGB did not progress to the final. On behalf of the club we wish to thank Chris Walsh and Sheila Naughton for representing Blessington GAA.

Naas CBS - Congrats and well done to Naas CBS who won the Leinster Senior A Final tomorrow in Tullamore on Sat 10 Mar v Marist College. What a great achievement for our club lads Jordan Mcgarr, Ethan Cotter and Conall O'Gallchobhair. They now take on Connacht champions Rice College in the Hogan Cup semi-final which is pencilled in for March 24th.


Condolences - Blessington GAA wish to pass on condolences to the family of Pat Kelly, Lisheen who along with Jimmy Callaghan looked after a generation of Blessington and Kilbride footballers during the juvenile years of his son Mark. Condolences also to the family of Seamus Byrne, Knockerin whose sons were with the club in their juvenile years. Both true gentlemen. Ar dheis De go raibh a h'anamacha dilis.

Blessington GAA Jackets are on sale for €30. With the season ready to kick off stay warm at training/matches with these great quality club coats. Sizes in stock are Adult M, L and XL. Kids sizes can be order if required. Contact Jess on 0868602822.

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. If you are unable to bring them to the GAA Grounds we can arrange collection. Please contact: John Magee Snr 086 871 7483 or Breda Brophy 087 225 3892. Thank you for your support.


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