Inter County News: Congratulations to the senior team on their 3-9 to 2-6 win over Galway in the TG4 senior championship last Saturday. Dublin will now play Cork in the All-Ireland quarter-finals on Saturday, August 20 at 6pm in Birr.
Senior 'B' team had an excellent 2-15 to 1-4 win over Meath in the Aisling McGinn championship. Next up for the Dubs is a home game on Monday, August 15 versus Galway at 8.30pm in St Margaret's GAA club.
Best wishes to the Dublin U16 team who play Galway Sunday week in the All-Ireland semi-final at 3pm in Ballymahon, Co Longford.
Fund-Raising Events: A big thank you to everyone who supported the Dublin U16 team "Duck Race" which took place last Saturday. Best were 1st Eoin McGuigan, 2nd Cathal Keirns, 3rd Conner Lambe, 4th Ciaran Smith and 5th Tina Adams.
Meanwhile, the Dublin minor team are going to the dogs this coming Monday -- racing starts at 8pm in Harold's Cross. Tickets cost just €10 and can be bought on the night or in advance from Fintan O'Curry, who can be contacted on 0868656660.
Registrations: A reminder that the juvenile season is due to recommence shortly and clubs should have all players registered prior to the commencement of competitions. The registration forms have been circulated to all clubs and should be emailed back for the attention of Aislinn Harkin, email@example.com. Please note registrations will only be processed on receipt of fees. Please allow at least five working days for registrations to be processed.
New Referees: Over 30 new referees have completed the latest Grab Your Whistle course, we now need to acquire some "match practice" for them. Therefore if any team/club are holding juvenile friendlies, blitzes, etc, over the coming weeks and are looking for officials please contact Paul McLoughlin on 086-2503844.
Glasgow Tournament: Tir Conaill Harps GAC are still looking for female Gaelic football teams to attend their annual festival in Glasgow. The Celtic festival this year will take place over the weekend of September 30-October 2. If your club are interested in competing to get in touch asap for further details email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dublin Selection v Amsterdam RFC: A charity match between a Dublin club selection versus Amsterdam Ladies rugby club will take place this coming Friday in St David's Schools Artane (7.30). A bucket collection will take place at the venue in aid of the Irish Guide Dog Association. Andrew McAllister will be the man in charge of this novel fixture. Dublin LGFA would like to thank Parnell's for hosting the event.
Development Info: A number of coaching courses will take place over the coming weeks; level 1 coaching course will take place on Saturday, August 27 in Lucan Sarsfields and Kilmacud Crokes GAA clubs, while a Fundamentals course will take place on September 3 in Parnells GAA club. For more information please contact Camillus Kilpatrick at email@example.com.
August County Board meeting: The County Committee meeting will take place on Tuesday, August 16 at 7.30pm in Parnell Park. All clubs are requested to have at least one delegate in attendance at the meeting. The draw for the juvenile championship will take place at this meeting. All requests in relation to juvenile championship gradings have now been received by the Fixtures Committee, no submissions will be accepted on the night and the finalised gradings will be circulated to all clubs in advance of the meeting on August 16.