DLGFA - Weekly Update 12st October 2009

DLGFA – Weekly Update 12st October 2009

Despite losing the All-Ireland senior final to Cork in September the Dublin players and management received a huge boost during the week with nine players being nominated for All Star selection. All will be revealed on Saturday 14th November. All-Ireland champions, Cork, received twelve. The Dublin players nominated were as follows – Cliodhna O Connor, Naomh Mearnóg, Noelle Comyn, Ballyboden St. Enda’s, Maria Kavanagh, Round Towers, Clondalkin, Colleen Barrett, St. Brigid’s, Siobhan McGrath, Thomas Davis, Denise Masterson. Naomh Mearnóg, Mary Nevin, Na Fianna, Lyndsey Davey, Skerries Harps and Sinead Aherne, St Sylvesters. We wish them well. It is not beyond the bounds of possibility that the Jackies will be rewarded with three or four All Stars.

Congratulatios to St. Brigid’s on reaching the Leinster Intermediate Club Championship final on October 25th having comfortably accounted for St. Fortcherns of Carlow by 2-13 to 0-3 at Fenagh, Carlow on Sunday last. Full report on the web.

Well done to Cumann Peil Gael Na mBan and St Sylvester’s GAA Club on the inaugural Gaelic4Mothers National Blitz which ran like clock work on Sunday. The tournament was deemed a great success. Dublin clubs that participated were Kilmacud Crokes, St Monica’s,Round Towers Clondalkin, Lucan Sarsfields, St Peregrines,St Slyvester’s and Whitehall. Photos from the tournament can be viewed on http://allsportsphotography.zenfolio.com/

Reminder re. club forum in Croke Park on Tuesday 17th October on Strategic Planning for the Ladies Football Association for the next six years. One player and one club representative are expected to be in attendence from every club. All attending should read the list of recommended documents sent out as an e-mail attachment to all Dublin clubs by the County Secretary.

Why not compete in Scór na n-Óg this year? It has been years since Dublin had a victory in either the boys’ or girls’ categories in this competition. So why not organise teams or individuals for same this year? Details are listed in an e-mail sent by the County Secretary recently to all clubs.

The Executive will meet tonight at 7.45pm in Ballinteer St. Johns. A full attendance is requested.

Dublin Ladies Board wishes to convey its sincere sympathy to Máire Ui Scolai, her brother, Eamon and Niall Scully on the recent death of Máire and Eamon’s father, Sean. Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam dilis.

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