Blessington club notes

April 09, 2018

Lotto - Next draw West Wicklow House 10 Apr. Jackpot €2800. Thanks for 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 www.blessingtongaa.ie.

 

Div 1- Sat 7 April at home. Our Seniors had a 1-08 to 0-09 win over Dunlavin. Scorers: Mikey O Connor 1-1, Curtis Geraghty 0-3, Kevin John Rogers, Dean Siney, Paul Mc Loughlin and Patrick O Connor 0-1 each. Next up is a home game v Rathnew Sun 15 at 11am. TBC.

 

Div 3 - Sat 7 April at home. Blessington 5-12 Coolboy 1-05. Scorers: Adam Boland 1.2 Ciaran Mescall 1.1 Kieran Mc Govern 1.1 Ethan cotter 1.1 Bradley Foster 1.0 Sean Mescall 0.3 Jack Cotter 0.2 David Behan 0.1 Eoin Higgins 0.1. Next up away v Hollywood next Sat 14 April 5pm.

 

Minors -Two wins out of two for the minors. Next up is on Mon Apr 9 at home v Bray at 7.15pm.

 

U13 & U14 - U13 at home v St Nicks on Mon 9 Apr at 7pm.  

 

Football Feile - Feile postponed from last week to Fri 20 and Sat 21 Apr. Blessington will play in Donard at 7pm v St Nicks 2 and St Kevin's.

 

U14 & U15 - Wed 4 Apr at 8pm U15's first round of the league away V St Nicks in Donard. Training Wed 7pm - 8.15pm. Training on Sat at 5.30pm.

 

U12's - Sat 14 Apr - U12 v Naas at home 4.40pm.

 

U11's - Training Wed night for all U11 players 2007/2008 kids 18.30 to 19.45. All our U11 Wicklow fixtures were postponed last Wed due to weather. NKB at home v Clane 2 on Sat 14 Apr at 4.30pm.

 

U10's - Sat 14 Apr - U10's at home v Naas 2 at 3.30pm.

 

U9's - The U9's put in a super team performance away to Ardclough on Sat Apr 7 in the NKB league. All the team played exceptionally well with all their skills on show but their kick passing really stood out. With a lot of the regulars away special mention to Kayden and Fionn who stepped up from the U8's and slotted in perfectly.

 

U8's - 36 U8 hurlers and footballers had a fantastic day in Croke Park on Tues 3 Apr. Great memories for the kids and families alike. Thanks to the coaches for a great day. Sat 14 Apr U8's x 2 at home v St Kevin's 2.30pm.

 

U7's - We had our first U7 match on Sat 7 Apr in NKL against Raheen's. We performed very well working hard for each other and with the majority playing their first ever game we came out on top at the end. Well done to all and BIG thank you to all the parents that made the journey to support. Training on Mon 6.30pm - 7.30pm.

 

Go games - Stratford Go Games blitz was postponed due to unplayable pitches on Sat 7 Apr.

 

Senior Ladies - Blessington GAA Senior ladies v AGB at home on Fri 6 Apr. Great win for our ladies. 6-14 to 1-03. Brilliant preformance from the whole team from the first second to the last forward and defensive play was excellent all over the pitch. A great start to the league campaign. Very hard to pick but Anna Vas was lady of the match tonight with a super preformance. Well done to Ellie McKeever and Sarah Bohan who both came on to make their senior debuts. Scorers: Shona O'Connor 3-0, Jess Brennan, 0-6, Roisin Ellis 2-0, Laura Allen 1-01, Molly Cullen 0-3, Ellen Quinn 0-1, Amy Ryan 0-1, Nicole Walsh 0-1, Emma Reid 0-1. Ladies are away v Ballyboden on Wed 11 Apr at 7pm. Fri 13 Apr ladies are away v Tinahely 7pm.

 

U14's - Tues 10 Apr - U14 White Away v Valleymount at 6.30pm. U14 Blue away v Bray Emmets at 7pm.

U12's - Great start to the League for our U12 Girls Teams at home on Sat 7 Apr. WHITE Team played a brilliant game against Eire Og and after a strong second half came out winners 3-4 to 1-3. Scorers: Abbie O'Riordan 1-1 Asia Duggan 1-1 Aoife Kinsella 1-0 Aibhe King 0-2. Player of the match was Aibhe King who had an outstanding game in her first ever GAA match. BLUE Team had a strong team performance defeating Baltinglass 2-5 to 1-1. Scorers: Leila Shannon 1-0 Aisling Brennan 1-0 Anna Carlyon 0-3 Ella Richardson 0-1. Super game for player of the match Aisling Brennan

 

U10's - The U10 girls played Baltinglass Sat 7 Apr. Great performance by all the girls in their first game of the season. Well done to all.

 

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

                                                                                                                                          

Hurling - Feile Hurling on 14 and 15 Apr. Western Gaels are up against Carnew and Glenealy. Commences at 11am. Venue to be confirmed.

 

U15's - Wed 11 Apr Michael Dwyers v Bray Emmets in Blessington 7pm.

 

U7/U9 - Monster blitz in Ballinakll at 11am.

 

U9's - Sun 15 Apr - U9's at home v Broadford at 11am.

 

U8's - Our U8's travelled to Maynooth on Sun 8 Apr. A tough game but we won well. Indoor training sessions appeared to have paid off. Well done to Abbey McCarthy on her first game. Tom Fleming and Luke Fairfax determination was evident. Manager Jack was well impressed. Training on Thurs.

 

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,
Ballinakill, Rathdrum, Co. Wicklow. or emailed to [email protected]

Special Olympics appeal - Collection in Blessington 20 Apr commencing at 6am - 8pm. If you have 3 hrs to spare (no more than 3 hrs for any person) please contact Ger McTavish on 087 6833596 who is the Club Coordination for Special Olympics Ireland. [email protected]

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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Remember to keep updated on what is happening in the Club log on www.blessingtongaa.ie

 and Blessington GAA on Facebook and on Twitter @blessingtongaa. If you wish to be on the Blessington GAA Supporters text list, please text your name to 085 1607808. 



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