19Ú FEABHRA 2018


Na Fianna Club Notes

19ú Feabhra 2018

Weekend Results – Torthaí na deireadh seachtaine

Mixed fortunes for our Adult Football teams on opening weekend of new season. Wins for AFL5’s and AFL10’s, Senior 2’s drew and losses for Senior 1’s and AFL8’s. In hurling, a win for our Minor B’s while A’s just lost out to a late goal.

Hard luck to Shane Barrett, Donal Burke and Dublin’s Senior hurlers against Limerick on Saturday. Also to Roisín Baker, Arlene Cushen, Alex Griffin, Eve O’Brien, Zoe O’Donoghue and Dublin’s Senior Camogie team on their loss to Waterford. Congrats to Niamh Gleeson, NiamhRock and Dublin’s Premier Juniors on their win against Tipperary and hard luck to Orla Gray and Dublin’s Minors against Cork.

Fixtures – Liosta na gcluichí

Attention turns to Adult hurling leagues next Sunday and all our four adult hurling teams are away. Seniors play O’Tooles and Inters play St Judes, both at 10.15am. Junior A’s play Crumlin at 12 and B’s play Erin’s Isle at 2.30pm. Our three Minor football teams are also all away on Sunday at 11am. A’s are in Skerries, B’s go to Erin’s Isle and C’s travel to Russel Park to play St Brigids. Best of luck to all teams, support welcome.

Best of luck to Donal Burke, Colin Currie, Paul O’Dea and DCU Dochas Eireann in their first Fitzgibbon Cup final next Saturday in Mallow against UL.

Other News – Rudaí eile

Tickets on sale from the Helix and club bar for Na Fianna Sports Forum in the Helix Friday 9th March. Serious panel of sports stars and raffle on the night for terrific prizes and all in aid of Na Fianna, please support.

Na Fianna’s Operation Transformation, going from strength to strength, continues every Monday night at 7pm, all welcome.

A brand new club initiative, Na Fianna Connects, will hold its first interactive talk on March 2nd, 7.30pm in the club. The first night’s guest will be Oisin McConville who will share his own story with us and entry is free to all members.

Draíocht Players return to Na Fianna for their annual visit on Thursday 1st March at 8pm with The Plough and The Stars. Tickets €10 available from Ann Ryan or club office, a must see for any Leaving Cert household.

Tickets for NFL1 Dublin Kerry game in Croke Park on Sunday 3 March are available through club, see details  https://clgnafianna.com/follow-the-dubs/

Congrats to Cormac O’Sullivan on scooping the first Club Lotto Jackpot of 2018 worth €4,750.

Members’ subscriptions due. can be paid in Club office Mon-Fri 9.30-1pm, Saturdays in Club or online.

Sympathies – Comhbhrón

Sincere sympathies of the Club to the Skelly family on the passing of Mrs Nora Buckley, Mother of Miriam Skelly, Mother in law of Brian and Grandmother of Eoin (Adult hurler), Patrick (Minor Football & Hurling) and Lucy (U-16 Ladies football & Camogie).  Ar dheis Dé go raibh a h-anam.

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