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Castlelyons GAA Notes WE 27.7.20.

Thursday 30th July, 2020


Win for Castlelyons in Rebel Óg East Minor Hurling Championship.Castlelyons 2-19 Bride Rovers 1-21.At the gate of Páirc an tAthair Peadar last Tuesday evening we should have that song "Hard Times" blaring with a total of just 200 tickets available to the locals and...

Castlelyons GAA Notes WE 20.7.20.

Thursday 23rd July, 2020


I H Challenge.Castlelyons 2-16 Fr O Neills 2-15Last year’s premier champions Fr O Neills came to visit us in Castlelyons on Friday evening as both teams are preparing for their championship games in the senior shortly. O Neills had some year in 2019 winning Cork, roaring through Munster, and...

Castlelyons GAA Notes WE 13.7.20.

Thursday 16th July, 2020


Castlelyons commence Rebel Óg Underage Competitions.Our underage managers have been in action recently tuning up the lads for the various Rebel Óg competitions which are due to commence shortly. In Under 18 Hurling and Football; Will Casey and Pat O Neill are in charge and have...

Castlelyons GAA Notes WE 6.7.20.

Thursday 09th July, 2020


Return of Castlelyons GAA Weekly Lotto Draw.It was decided at our recent meeting to hold our weekly lotto again on Monday 20th July in the Community Centre at 9.30.pm. Thanks to many of our collectors and those who run the draw as they are all back again after some months cocooning. Tickets are...

Castlelyons GAA Notes WE 29.6.20.

Wednesday 08th July, 2020


Playing Fields full again.The appointment of Covid Supervisors, completion of health questionnaires and use of sanitization by management, players and parents / guardians has been outstanding as is the compliance to date. Páirc an tAthair Peadar and Leahy’s Field are full again...

Castlelyons GAA Notes WE 22.6.20.

Monday 29th June, 2020


Fast Forward on return to action.The latest Government revised roadmap for the opening of society and business was announced on 19.6.20 and Cumann Luthchleas Gael responded to this the following day by fast forwarding into action as pitches open together with non-contact training on Wednesday...

Castlelyons GAA Notes week WE 18.6.20.

Saturday 20th June, 2020


Update on return to train and play for our players.All clubs have recently received a stern reminder from the County Administrator that no permission of any kind has been granted by Cumann Lúthchleas Gael or Coiste Chontae Chorcaí to resume organised training as pitches remain...

Castlelyons GAA Notes WE 8.6.20

Friday 12th June, 2020


Back in action on Monday June 29 as GAA Pitches reopen.There were so many dark days since lockdown as our country wrestled with a worldwide pandemic that unfortunately took so many lives and brought the nation to standstill. Now in line with a gradual reopening of the economy there huge challenges to...

Castlelyons GAA Pitches open on Monday 29th June.

Saturday 06th June, 2020


Briefing Notes on Safe Return to Training.Training - Adult & Juvenile & Camogie Team Groups (below)NO ACCESS - GAA buildings / Meeting Rooms / Indoor FacilitiesOne exception: Sanitized Toilet facilityEntry to Grounds Restrictions: Players & Management only.Underage...

Castlelyons GAA Notes WE 1.6.20

Thursday 04th June, 2020


Will we see games in 2020?It was Christy Moore who said in his famous song Lisdoonvarna that RTE are makin’ tapes, takin’ breaks and throwin’ shapes. This is heaven, this is hell. Who cares? Who can tell? (anyone for the last few Choc Ices now? Well Christy’s song was in the...

Castlelyons GAA Notes WE 25.5.20.

Thursday 28th May, 2020


The Castlelyons hurlers of 1993 bridge a 38-year gap.Castlelyons returned to the big time when they defeated Killeagh 2-11 to 1-9 in the ‘Hill in 1993. In doing so they bridged a 38-year gap as they last won the Jamesie Kelleher trophy back in 1955. There were some good days in between including...

Castlelyons GAA Notes WE 18.5.20

Thursday 21st May, 2020


The minor hurlers of 2015 – a regional victory and county defeat – overall a good year.Castlelyons 3-15 Cobh 4-08Castlelyons hurlers won Rebel Óg Eastern Region Minor C Hurling Championship when they defeated Cobh in Lisgoold. With numbers being very tight at this age group...

Castlelyons GAA Notes WE Monday 11.5.20.

Thursday 21st May, 2020


A return to training and games raises more questions than answers.The resumption of Gaelic games activities and indeed all sport will be a complex process. Club and County championship dates have come and gone as famous stadiums echo the sound of silence. The resumption of training and games will...

Castlelyons GAA Notes WE Monday 4.5.20.

Friday 08th May, 2020


Squash in Castlelyons over the years.The game of Squash had an unlikely birthplace in Fleet prison in London back in the mid 1800’s. The game progressed by some strange route to Harrow School and other select schools in England. It was promoted by the Squash Rackets Association of England and...

Castlelyons GAA Notes WE 27.4.20.

Thursday 30th April, 2020


Reliving a historic year as Castlelyons took the 1997 County Junior Hurling Championship.As the Sundays rolled on in Castlelyons in 1997 we had a feast of hurling bliss that have left powerful memories in the annals of the Club history so well done all. There is always a lead in and Dave Hegarty our...

Castlelyons GAA Notes week ended 20.4.20.

Thursday 23rd April, 2020


Would our players overseas beat the boys at home?Lockdown all around with the pitch gates closed and games nearly a distant memory as we all face an invisible enemy. I do not wish to be political, but I think our present government are doing a great job together and our frontline workers. Overall, the...

Castlelyons GAA Notes WE 13.4.20.

Friday 17th April, 2020


1955 – A tale of brave hurlers, loaded lorries and white booted players from Tipperary Castlelyons experienced a little disharmony in the early fifties but Fr Corkery PP did a mighty job in restoring goodwill and a focus on the camán resulting in the Club winning the East Cork B...

Castlelyons GAA Notes week ended 6.4.20.

Tuesday 07th April, 2020


Dick O Brien – still busy in a valued life.Dick O Brien from Castlelyons was live on Facebook during the week entertaining us during these dreadful times. He brought great life and joy to us all for a few hours with a collection of songs and some dance music on the mouth organ. A true Castlelyons...

Castlelyons GAA Notes WE 30.3.20.

Wednesday 01st April, 2020


Castlelyons men Fitzgibbon Cup medals winners.The number of Castlelyons men holding Fitzgibbon Cup medals has to the knowledge of this writer risen to five. The Fitzgibbon Cup is the holy grail for the third level colleges scene and dates to 1912. Dr Edwin Fitzgibbon, a Capuchin Friar, was based as...

Castlelyons GAA Notes WE 23.3.2020.

Tuesday 24th March, 2020


Castlelyons GAA Notes week ended 23.3.2020.Message from Tracey Ní Chinnéide, Cathaoirleach, CLCG, Contae Chorcaí.Our county chairperson Tracey Kennedy has sent out a strong message to us all which captures the best advice and best practice available on prevention of...

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