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Cuala Club Notes

Thanks to all who made the recent coaching conference such a success when we welcomed Micko Dwyer to Dalkey.
Please ensure all juveniles are registered as soon as possible as leagues will start next week.
Juvenile girls’ registration will occur on Saturday, January 23.
Forms can be found on the Cuala website at
A notice re the AGM has been circulated, please check e-mail accounts for details.
Junior hurlers are resuming on Wednesday from 7 to  8pm in Holy Child Killiney.

Southsiders named nominees for team of the year

Cuala’s Oisin Gough and David Treacy, together with Ballyboden’s Stephen Hiney, were among the local nominees for the GPA Hurling Team of the Year announced this week.

The shortlist for the Opel GPA Hurling Team of the Year includes three players for each position reflecting the dominant role played by the player during the 2009 season. The list contains players from seven counties including; Kilkenny, Tipperary, Cork, Waterford, Limerick, Dublin and Galway.


Eight Dubs in hurling and football all star nominees

The 2009 All Star nominations in football and hurling have been announced, and an array of local talent has been included in both panels for the prestigious awards.

St Brigid’s Barry Cahill and St Oliver Plunkett’s Alan and Bernard Brogan, together with Stephen Cluxton, were the nominees in the football longlist, whilst Stephen Hiney of Ballyboden St Enda’s and Cuala’s David Treacy were the Dubs on the hurling longlist, together with Alan McCrabbe and David O’Callaghan.

The awards are presented at a gala dinner in the CityWest Hotel on October 16.


Ballyboden St Enda’s face Cuala in U-15 hurling final

Ballyboden St Enda’s and Cuala will face off on Sunday, September 27 at Parnell Park in the Under-15 hurling championship final.

This is the top-level division for hurling at this age group and many of the players from both teams have represented South Dublin in 2009, and were part of a squad that won the Leinster-wide Michael Foley Cup competition in Wexford recently.

Tip off is at 2.30pm.


Young Cuala girls’ sides showing promise

Cuala’s juvenile girls’ teams have been recording a succession of fine results over recent weeks.

The highest accolade last weekend went to the U-10 team who recorded wins against Ballyboden in camogie and Kilmacud Crokes in football. The U-11s also had a big win against St Judes in camogie.

This weekend, the U-9 camogie team play St Mark’s on Sunday, the U-10 footballers play St Brigid’s on Saturday, and the U-11s play Clontarf in football on Saturday and Raheny in camogie on Sunday.

The U-12s play Naomh Barrog (camogie) on Saturday, and Lucan (football) on Sunday.

Wrapping up a busy weekend, the U13s play Oliver Plunkett’s (camogie) on Saturday, and St Brigid’s (football) on Sunday.