Thursday, January 28, 2010

Under 12 Friendly against Mount Merrion on Sunday

We have arranged a friendly match against Mount Merrion for next Sunday (31/January). This is a home match so it will be our first chance to enjoy the full benefits of the new clubhouse. Players should assemble in Porterstown at 10:30am. Brian won't be available so Hugo will take chanrge of the team.

Lost Property and Parent Consent Forms

At training last night a number of things were left behind. Someone left a white hair band (Brian has this) and someone left behind a black and white Nokia jacket (Tony has this). These can be collected at the next training session or else contact us if you need them more urgently.

We now have the league registration forms almost complete. However, we are still missing a few signatures from parents/guardians. Can someone sign the form for the following players at our next training session.
  • Fiona Fitzgerald
  • Áine Waters
  • Ellie Wilde
  • Dearbhla Monaghan
  • Holly Larkin

We should know how the leagues are re-arranged this weekend and the matches should restart the weekend after that (i.e. Sunday 7th of February)

Friday, January 22, 2010

Extra trainning session

We have just found out that Porterstown pitches have been declared playable tomorrow. Since we have no match arranged it seemed like a shame to waste one of the rare opportunities to get out on a real grass pitch.

Therefore we will hold an additional trainings session tomorrow (Saturday 23/Jan) from 10:30am to 12 noon. We apprciate that this is very short notice so don't worry if you can't make it. If you are coming down, don't forget to wear your boots.

Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Update on DWSL plans for 2010

I just spoke to the organizers of the DWSL league. It seems that the executive committee meeting which is going to decide the assignment of teams to new divisions has been delayed until Thursday 28th of January. This delay means that matches in the new divisions won't start until Sunday 7th of February. Of course the recent bad weather means that it was unlikely that pitches would have been playable before then anyway.

Wednesday, January 13, 2010

First Training Session of the new Year this evening

After viewing the condition of the all weather pitch and checking the weather forecast for this evening, we have decided to go ahead with training this evening. Please dress warmly because the weather is not likely to be very pleasant (although not quite as bad as the day of the Blitz).

As I told you at the Blitz, I will be collecting the under 12 jerseys and in future giving them out on the day of the match - swapping jerseys mid-match is causing us problems. If anyone does not have club shorts and socks let me know and I will get them for you.

The club calendars are now available and are a bargain at 5 euro each.

Monday, January 4, 2010

Delayed return to training

It appears that there is quite a bit of snow and ice on the All-Weather pitch at the moment and so I think it would not make sense to return to training this Wednesday (6th/January). Instead we hope to restart training  on Wednesday 13th of January.  I hope you all enjoy the additional week's rest - it will be especially needed by the girls who took part in the abortive Blitz in the Blizzard.

By the way, the club calendars are now available. They look great and are great value at only €5 each.