GREAT BUZZ IN CASTLEBLAYNEY AS… TOWN HURLERS ARE POISED FOR ALL-IRELAND LAURELS

8 February 2019 No Comments by The Northern Standard

Business and trade leaders in Castleblayney, who have shown consistent support for the Club, are firmly focused on the outcome, and have great confidence in the capability of the players to make their day—and an All-Ireland dream come true!.

By Patsy McArdle

ALL sections of community life in Castleblayney, and the surrounding area, are enjoying a great buzz this week in the countdown to a deserving battle for All-Ireland laurels by the town’s hurling heroes—the local hurling team which hopes to claim the All-Ireland Junior Championship club title on Sunday next in Croke Park when they face the Kilkenny junior caman champions, Dunnamaggin. Indeed having enjoyed a tough, but spirited, run to the national decider, the Castleblayney hurlers are very optimistic of taking the national honours to their native town.

Castleblayney has been a citadel of local hurling since a caman club was organised in 1954 by a group of dedicated veterans of the game, a number of whom have unfortunately since gone to their Eternal Reward. Apart from currently keeping the flame alive for the game in the town, the present successors of the key hurling promoters…

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