August 12-18 - Castleknock Club Notes
Aug.12 – In spite of Castleknock’s AHL9 Hurlers losing by 1-10 3-14 to Clontarf the team remains in 3rd place in Division 9. The last time the U-15 hurlers met St. Judes in Div.1 of the League they had 24 points to spare, this time it was just five, Castleknock 1-16 St. Judes 1-11.
Aug.13 – Leaving Certificate Results Day – well done to everyone concerned.
Aug.14 – An amazing 13-point comeback against Ballyboden ending in a 5-10 4-13 draw, helps Castleknock’s Ladies ‘B’ Footballers maintain their unbeaten 7 game record in the Adult League Div.5. A high scoring Castleknock win, 8-9 1-9, also against Ballyboden, in the Minor Hurling League Div.3.
Aug.15 – No Lotto Jackpot Winner. Jackpot now €6,600. Match 3 winners, Eilish Andrews, Helen Dempsey, Niamh Greene, Hagit Yogev and Tommy Monaghan each receive €60. Lucky Dip winner Vivian Peelo €30.
Aug.16 – The AFL2 against Na Fianna is unfinished due to an injury to Castleknock’s Graham Hannigan. The great news since is that Graham is once again up and moving. Castleknock led 0-4 0-1 when the game was stopped.
Aug.17 – Great to welcome the Mayo and London Masters Football teams to Somerton for their Plate Play-off, hopefully the first of many inter-county contests in Castleknock – London 0-10 Mayo 0-8. Mayo miss last minute penalty. Defeat for our AFL4 footballers out in the Naul, Castleknock 1-10 Clann Mhuire 2-14. Congrats to St. Jude’s on winning Div.4.
Well done to our U-14 players, Dylan Clark, Callum Sheridan, Sean Doyle and Bobby Lynch all part of the Dublin U-14 Football Panel who beat Meath, Westmeath and Offaly before losing the Leinster Competition Final to Wexford.
Congrats to Emmet Hogan and Mick Lynch on winning a pair of tickets each in the Raffle for All-Ireland Hurling Final Tickets.
Aug.18 – The AFL9 footballers lose by 2-10 1-17 to Clann Mhuire. The team is now a point behind 4th placed Cuala with two games in hand in the chase for a Promotion Play-off Place. Commiserations to Rob O’Shea and the Dublin U-16 footballers on losing the Gerry Reilly Memorial Cup Final to Meath, 2-10 2-11, the slimmest possible margin, in Oldcastle, Co. Meath (a competition Stephen Cluxton among other Dublin stars once played in). Proud of you Rob.
Upcoming: The Club Camp finishes this Friday (Aug.23). The Nursery returns after its Summer break this Saturday (Aug.24) and the raffle for All-Ireland Football Final Tickets is in the Carpenter on August 31st.
Final preparations now underway for Saturday, September 7th our Family Fun Day and the official opening of the Clubhouse in Somerton. All welcome.