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Castlebar Mitchels Hurling Club Notes
By Mike Murphy
13, Mar 2002 - 09:05

Castlebar Mitchels Hurling Club Notes
Our club is 100 years old this year, being founded in 1902 and over the years it has seen it’s fair share of good and bad days. This year has seen our club take on an ambitious hurling development plan and our members are working hard behind the scenes implementing it. Here is a sample of what is going on.............

Castlebar Credit Union Hurlers of the Week 6/3/02

1.     Snugboro N.S.             Caroline Ormsby 5th class 

     2.     St. Patricks N.S.             David Joyce 5th class

     3.     Scoil Rafteri N.S.           Rachael Ni Luideain 5th class

     4.     Breaffy N.S.                   Alan Kileen 6th class           

     5.     Cornanool N.S.             Michael Reid 6th class

     6.     St. Patricks N.S.             Andrew Butler

Each week the Castlebar Credit Union will sponsor a prize of a hurley for the ‘hurler of the week’ in each of the schools.

Congratulations to all our winners in week 1.

Castlebar Credit Union Hurlers of the Week 13/3/02

1.     Snugboro N.S.             Brian Towey 5th class 

     2.     St. Patricks N.S.             Mathew Armstrong 6th class

     3.     Scoil Rafteri N.S.           Eoin de Búrca 5th class

     4.     Breaffy N.S.                  Roy Cresham 3rd class           

     5.     Cornanool N.S.             Tanya McLoughlin 5th class

     6.     St. Patricks N.S.             Philip Redmond 4th class

Each week the Castlebar Credit Union will sponsor a prize of a hurley for the ‘hurler of the week’ in each of the schools.

Congratulations to all our winners in this week 2.

16 New Hurling Coaches

An essential part of the Castlebar Mitchels hurling club development plan is the training of coaches, so congratulations to the 16 people from our club who have taken their Foundation level coaching badges over the winter. They are Michael Cryan, Darren Greaney, Paul Duane, Donal Horan, John Kennedy, Daithi Hughes, Michael Murphy, Martin Greaney, Gerry Lane, Sarah Casey, Tony Gavin, Aiden Keane, Michael Boland, John Joe Ormsby, Stephen McKeogh and Seamus Devaney. Thanks to Jackie Coyne for organizing the courses and to Pat Monaghan for facilitating them. The certificates will be presented at a later date.

Congratulations

Last Saturday night saw a good gathering of the hurlers at the Club Dinner Dance. A good night was enjoyed by all and congratulations from everyone in the club to Tony Stakelum on his ‘Club Commitment Award’, and to Padraig Felle on his ‘2001 Senior Player of the Year Award’.

 

U-14 Hurling Training

This years U-14 hurling team will be coached by Darren Greaney, Daithi Hughes, Steve McKeogh with the assistance of Tony Stakelum. Training has just started, so if you haven’t been there yet why not come along & join in the fun.

Where? – Celtic Astro-turf

When? – Tuesday & Thursday evenings @ 5pm

New hurlers are always welcome.

U-14 Mayo Féile is being hosted by Castlebar Mitchels on Monday April 1st. 

 

Under 10 & Under 12 Hurling Training

The starting date for U-10 and U-12 training will be on April 10th. Gerry Lane and Sarah Casey will be looking after the U-10s while Tony Gavin and Aiden Keane will lead the U-12s. If you are interested in helping out in any capacity with either team please contact any of the managers.

Senior Hurling Training

Tuesday & Thursday nights in G.M.I.T. @ 8pm.

Sunday mornings @ 11am on the back pitch in McHale Park.

New players are always welcome.

1st senior game versus Ballina on March 30th.

 

Senior Hurling Connaught Club Cup

Castlebar Mitchels have drawn Oran from Roscommon in the 1st round of the Senior Hurling Connaught Club Cup. The game will be played in Castlebar on Wednesday April 3rd.

                                                    Castlebar Mitchels to host Mayo Hurling Féile

The Mayo Féile na N’Gael, that wonderful U-14 hurling tournament, will be hosted by the Castlebar Mitchels hurling club on Monday April 1st. The games commence at 10am that morning, with the following being the draw……

A. Ballyheane               V            Belmullet

B. Castlebar                 V            Ballyhaunis

C. Ballina                     V            Tooreen

D. Westport                 Bye

Semi-finals                    A  v  B             C  v  D

The winners will go on to represent Mayo in the National finals.

 

Juvenile Hurling Table Quiz

Thanks to all who supported the Juvenile hurling table quiz in McGoldricks on Thursday night. Thanks also to Ger Devaney, Aideen Brett and Rosaleen King for their usual high standard of questions and efficient running of the night, to Tony Stakelum, Darren Greaney and Mark Deeley for organizing and to Pat Tierney for hosting it. Congratulations to the winners who were Christy Joyce, Stephen O’Grady, Dave Flannelly and Tricia Sheridan. The final quiz of the year will be on Wednesday night 27th March in McGoldericks.

·       Just moved to Castlebar?

·       Would you like to become part of something and make new friends?

·       Interested in Hurling?

Why not join Castlebar Mitchels Hurling Club. Contact Fr. Michael Murphy (Chairperson) @ 21844 or any club member.

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The Scoil Raifter Cula team who won the Castlebar section of the girls competition are pictured here with their muinteoir Conall ODomhnaill.

The Scoil Raifterí Culaí team who won the Castlebar section of the girls competition are pictured here with their muinteoir Conall O’Domhnaill.



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