Our U8’s had a tough first match on Saturday morning against Na Fianna, well done to all, best for NDG was Nathan Melia with Ciaran Bolger most improved. The U9’s team played in a 3 team blitz on Saturday morning with Erin go Bragh hosting. In the first match NDG won by two skill points with superb blocks by the lads. In our second game NDG played strong Parnells teams and came out victorious by two points, onto the third game and again NDG where to strong for our host team to win by two goals to no score, and so to the final game where there was a reverse of our first game with Parnells with NDG going down by 1 point. There was some great team performances and great football with Paul Nestor shinning for NDG throughout the blitz. U10’s – a great game of football played by both NDG and St Finians with NDG just edging it in a very entertaining game with some brilliant displays from both sides, with whole team giving MOM performances. U13 NDG had a hard fought victory with only 13 players against a tough Naomh Fionnbarra’s team. Great all round display from the lads in black n white. U13 girls lost to a good Skerries team, best for NDG was Danelle and Karla, many thanks to Chris from Skerries for the cold cool pops at half time. U15 girls wrapped up their league with a tremendous win on Saturday, they are now league winners and deservedly so, they have had a great league campaign winning every game, you have a very proud mentor who is still drying off after the soaking you all gave her. Its a great achievement girls and the club is very proud of you all. Many congratulations to the Dublin Ladies U14 team who are Leinster Champions after a great win over Kildare on Sunday. Well done girls and good luck in the All Ireland semi final this weekend.
Nursery played Fingal Ravens on Saturday in glorious sun shine, Cian Donnelly and Annastasia were superb, special mention to Mickeal and Nathan who played their first game. U9 played some great hurling to win 6 goal 1 pt to nil, mom was Cian Grassick. U10’s a great game of hurling played by both teams, some excellent hurling from NDG with the whole team giving it everything well done lads. Football training Monday and Hurling training every Thursday. Great win for U11 girls on Tuesday against Parnells 5-6 to 0-2 potm goes to the whole team as they were all great. U13 girls had a great game v Na Fianna in Seagrange, girls played great with Karla, Rebecca, and Niamh playing great. Get well soon wishes go out to Joy our Club Secretary, hope you are back soon.
Our sincere condolences go to the Foley family on the death of Paddy who was a stalwart Chiarans player, mentor, Manager and member for over 40 years. Paddy also in later years helped with the new Gaa club in Baldoyle and helped restart the Juvenile section of Binn Eadir, one of life true gentlemen, Paddy Foley. Congratulations to our U9 boys who made their Communion on Saturday and our U9/U10’s who were for once angelic like, singing in the choir. U16 boys had a very good win V Cuala in Dalkey last Monday good work ethic and discipline lead to the win with Ciano and Davey having a great game. U13 girls many thanks to Lucan for the friendly on Sunday in a tough but fair game, the Baldoyle girls came out on top with Karla Ong, Ciara Lawless and Ciara Murrey having great games. U15 girls had a brilliant win over O’Dwyers on Thursday playing fantastic football in the process, girl of the match Lisa Flood, the girls carried on their unbeaten run by Naomh Mearnog on Saturday a great team performance. Keep up the good work girls you are all doing great. Minors gave a good performance V Fingallians loosing by 2 pts with Al and Bermo having a fine game, many thanks to Fingallians for the help with the fixture. The U11 girls have a match in Seagrange park on Tuesday 11th @ 6.30pm all support is very welcome.
NDG U9’s drew with Trinity Gaels 4-4.it was a great game and all the boys performed really well.MOM was Eoin Kelly.Our U10’s played a super game of hurling against a strong O’Tooles side with some very good hurling from both sides.MOM Cian Grassick for some brilliant saves,Mip Craig.Well done to Lauren and the Ladies U14’s who had a great win on Tuesday to get themselves into the Leinster final,Good luck girls !! Dissapointment again for our U15 girls when their game was called off on Thursday. Refixed for this Thursday 7:15 in Seagrange Park all support welcome and appricated.All entries for the design a jersey competion need to be returned by 12/05. Good luck to all entrents.Congratulations to the Dublin U21 team on their great performance and All Ireland success. Lotto numbers 1,7,9,29 No winner nxt wek J.pot €5100 after the bank holiday €1000 draw.45 club winner was no 42 Jen Fitzgerald .
U9 and new U8’s had a friendly game on Saturday with brother V brother and a good mornings fun had by all, mom Al Burke, U8’s best player. Thanks to the U9’s for the help. U10’s played a great game Vs St Monica’s with victory going to NDG. Special thanks to the girls Alex Nestor, Sophie and Katie for coming down, mom – whole team, with Dylan Bennett most improved, training as usual. U13 girls had a great game V Clontarf on Sunday with some great performances all round from the Baldoyle girls. Disappointment for the U15 girls all set to play O’Dwyers on Saturday but no referee showed up. Minor team had a good 5pt win over Sylvestors last Monday, player of the match Connor Kelly.
NDG U9s had a narrow defeat to Garristown on Sat great numbers down, well
done to all our new players who did so well on their debut Man of the
match Cian Grassick. U10 boys had a good win away to Fingal Ravens winning
32 points to 15 with some great football being played, Man of the match was
Ciarain Heavey with some well taken skill points, most improved was Dylan
Bennet. Well done to Mark Cooper and Martin Doyle on a very well run and
successful Easter Camp, the kids had a ball, thanks to Barry Cahill for
coming out and chatting to the kids.
U14 girls Feile team had a good run out v Castleknock on Sunday with
several good performances on the day, best of which were from Karla Ong,
Asho, and Katie Grassick, thanks to Castleknock for a great game, best of
luck in the Feile next Saturday girls we are all behind you. Well done to
Lauren Buckley who played full forward for the Dublin U14 Ladies team on
Sat in their great win over Laois, Lauren contributed with a personal hall
of 3-1, Lauren becomes the first Dublin player to represent our club, we
are all very proud of you Lauren. All training back to normal after Easter
break with all teams except nursery now moving out side.
The Na Dubh Ghall U9’s won by 4 goals – 5 points and 2 skill points to 5 points against Fingal Ravens, best for NDG was Jamie Craig. U13 girls had a narrow win over a very good Perigrines team in Hartstown, best for us was Karla and Clareese. Well done to Na Dubh Ghalls very own Katie Grassick, Emma Dowling and Lauren Cuthbert all members of the Dublin Thunders cheer-leading team who took an incredible 2nd place at the world championship in Florida on Saturday, they add this to the Irish title they won before Christmas. Places are still available for this years Easter camp, please contact your Coach, Martin Doyle or Mark Cooper. Lotto numbers 3, 4, 12, 32 no winner next weeks jackpot €6,700.
Our Nursery went out on a cold Saturday morning to play St. Monica’s at Edenmore, they went onto play two fine games with some excellent football on display. NDG came out on top in both games with great team performances by both our teams that all players get mom awards this week, thanks to Monica’s for hosting the games. The NDG U9 hurlers played some fantastic hurling in beating St. Pats of Palmerstown by 6 -1 to no score. Mom for NDG was Robert O’Connor, special thanks to St. Pats for the loan of a couple of players. U10 boys played a great game of hurling against St. Monicas running out victors with a score of 8 goals & 2 pts to 3 goals, mom Kalum Meade and most imp David Farrelly. U13 boys had a great victory against a tough Ballyboughal side, great team performance. Special mention for Patrick Mongan and Ciaran Cullen who had great debut games, mom Jake Kenny. U16 boys played Good Council on Saturday and had a good win, Captain Mark Durran, Danno and Jonnie all played very well. Well done to Lauren who made her debut for Dublin U14 ladies team Vs Kildare on Saturday. It was a great win for the girls, well done to you all. Lotto number 11, 17, 22, 30 no winner this week next weeks jackpot €6,600.
The Nursery played two good games of football on Saturday morning with a good showing from our young footballers in both games, thanks to Scoil Ui Connall for arranging the games. U9’s drew 3-11 with Binn Eadir, good performances from NDG with Nathan Bruen best for NDG. U10 boys had a good win away to Ballyboughal on Saturday, fine weather was matched by fine football with Craig Kavanagh man of the match and congrats to Dylan Burke on a great first game for the Dark Strangers. A little bit of history was made on Sunday when our first ever Minor team was beaten away to Castleknock, a rather depleted team mad the best of the match. A great win for our U11 girls on Saturday in their first league match, all played very well with Katie Grassick player of the match. U15 girls got the season off to a great start with a 12 point victory, great team performance, Lauren and Lisa the girls of the match. Thanks to the girls from the U13’s who played with us. Lotto numbers 22, 25, 27, 28. no winner next weeks jackpot €6,500
Congratulation’s to our U7 nursery hurling team which placed 2nd in the indoor hurling tournament in Gormanston. This week they had a superb win against Rathoath with outstanding displays by Alan Lawless and Cian Donnelly but great credit to every member of the team and all players deserved man of the match award this week. Our u9 team finished their tournament with a 5 – 1 win finishing in winning fashion with excellent performances by all with Cian Grassick and Jack Kennedy best for NDG. Well done to all the players on their efforts for the past 6 weeks. On Saturdays the U9 lads went down 1 – 0 Vs O’Dwyers, despite the reverse a very good performance by NDG with Sean Walsh MOM. The U10’s played some good hurling on Saturday with some great individual displays of hurling, best for NDG was Luke Doherty with Ben Cuthbert most improved. The club would like to congratulate Lauren Buckley on her selection to represent Dublin at U14 level, we are all very proud of you. Lotto numbers – 10, 17, 27, 29 no winner next weeks Jackpot €6,400