Harlesden Harps club notes

July 29, 2019

Upcoming fixtures:


Harlesden Harps will play the first round of their VGC Services Intermediate Football Championship against Éire Óg this coming Saturday 03rd August at 2:30pm at the county ground of McGovern Park in Ruislip (14 Masson Avenue, HA4 6QU), referee: Brian Conaghan. As usual, make sure you check public transport is in use and for any likely traffic delays, etc and ensure everyone is at the venue nice and early for a proper preparation for the game. Let’s go all out to get off to a flying start in this years championship.


Previous Matches:


A tough couple of weeks for the team with relegation from the league confirmed but results don’t always tell the story of some fine performances, the real stuff starts now with championship, let’s hit the ground running starting this weekend (see above).




Training continues this week taking place on Tuesday and Thursday evening, at 7:45pm in The Shamrock Club, 307A Horn Lane, Acton, W3 0BP (nearest tube station: North Acton on the Central Line). Any new players wishing to "play a bit a ball" are very welcome to come along to this well-run club. If needed we can offer good jobs, along with accommodation and a social life to our members. Transport to and from training and pick up from local stations can also be arranged.


Championship fixtures:


August 03rd IFC R1v Éire Óg

August 21st IFC R2 v Garryowen

September 03rd IFC R3 v St Joseph’s


Player recruitment:

A priority for the new season is to recruit new players of all levels. Whether you’re looking for a new club, just arrived in London, out of the game for a while or fancy trying out Gaelic Football for the first time then why not get in touch and a warm club welcome awaits.

Annual Golf Day 2019:


Harlesden Harps held a very successful golf day recently at Mill Hill Golf Club. Although not a hole-in-one to be seen a fine sunny day made for a very enjoyable day out for everyone. Special thanks to the main sponsors of the day, the Conneely Group and also to club members James Minehan and James Mannion who helped organise and coordinate the day.


Club Contacts:


Michael Cawley tel: 07811 169422

Noel Furlong tel: 07895 726593

Joe Lynch tel: 07971 242681

Tony O Halloran tel: 07773 336974

Membership 2019:

Membership for the year is £60 per person. You will get your own club socks and shorts once membership has been paid. Everyone please pay a club officer sooner rather than later.

You can add the club on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/harlesden.harps to get more updates or follow us on Twitter at https://twitter.com/harlesdenharps.

If you are interested in sponsorship or getting involved, please feel free to contact the club and we will be happy to help.


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