The ÓRathaile u16 hurling team travelled to Kilclief on Sunday morning and came away with the points putting up a big score against a battling home side. Thats three wins out of three in the league with the next game at home against Carryduff next Saturday evening. Well done lads.
Great turnout for our first coaching sessions for our Nursery to P6 children. Thanks to all coaches, parents and children. Coaching continues for the nursery to P6 children next Saturday in the High School at 10am. Anyone who missed last Saturday please come along this Saturday. All new members welcome. £5 each please bring your water bottles.
Comhghairdeas to St Patrick's Grammer School, Downpatrick and our own players Cormac Barr, Cormac Watson and Nathan Garland on winning the Kevin Smith Tournament hosted by St Malachy's High School. Commiserations to the defeated finalists, host school St Malachys High School, and our club players Shea Stratton and Donagh Keary. Great to see the 5 Town lads reaching the final for their respective schools.
250 Cyclists from across Ireland will be taking part in the 'Cycle Against Suicide' break the cycle event which visits towns and cities across the country over a 2 week period. The event will be coming to Castlewellan/Newcastle area on Monday 24 April. The lead co-ordinator is our own Ladies Senior Footballer, Lisa Morgan.
The event, part of the Homestay Programme sees people in the local community open their homes to participants of the cycle providing them with a warm meal, a chance to freshen up and a bed for the night. It provides the opportunity for people to lend their support to Cycle Against Suicide without necessarily having to get on a bike themselves.
The Cycle will arrive to Castlewellan/Newcastle on the evening of 24 April and the host families will be able to collect their guest and drop them off again there the following morning. If you are interested in helping out on the day even for a few hours and/or becoming a host family for the evening, please contact Lisa on 07734858557 for more information.
Membership should be paid at this stage for the season ahead. Anyone who has not plase do so via the clubs website or speak to your management team.
The Castlewellan Spring lake challange is on Sunday April 2nd. There will be 10kand 5k routes, everyone is welcome. There will be refreshments afterwards in the club rooms followed by music with Tommy Fitz.
Date for you diary, on Friday 28th April there will be a night of the races in the club rooms. This is a very important event that will see all money raised going to medical equipment for all teams within the club, it is also to fund a new set of defib pads for our second defib that will be stored at the bann road complex. Each Senior team will be given one race to sell with 3 races between all juvinille teams, each management team will have the cards this week. Please all get involved and help fund the importance of your safety.