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posted 20 Sep 2010, 15:56 by Jonathan Tavey   [ updated 5 Feb 2012, 05:18 ]
Senior Hurling Final:
This Sunday, 26th September, our senior hurlers will take on the winners of Wednesday's Castleblayney V Truagh semi final in the Senior Hurling League Final at 12.30pm in Blackhill.

Intermediate League:
Last Thursday we moved to 4th in the league with a 1-13 to 0-10 win over Rockcorry. Our game against Aughnamullen has been moved to this Wednesday, 22nd September, in Pairc Grattan due to the Senior Hurling League final this Sunday. Our final two league games are away to Tyholland and Aghabog on 9th October and 24th October respectively.

Raft Race:
The annual Inniskeen Raft Race has been set for Saturday 2nd October at 3.00pm. The water level is being closely monitored to ensure the race can be run safely. This year will also see the inclusion of a kayak race. The cost of entry is €120 per Raft / €35 per Kayak. The race starts at Magoney Bridge and finishes in Inniskeen Village. The race will be followed by a night’s entertainment in the Inniskeen Social Club. Contact Noel Brady on 0879529238 for more details.

Games in Pairc Grattan:
This Friday, 24th September, Castleblayney take on reigning senior football champions Clontibret in the Senior Football Championship semi final at 8.15pm. On Monday, 27th September, Castleblayney and Clontibret meet again, this time in the Reserve Football League Div. 1 final at 8.00pm

All Ireland Tickets:
Congratulations to Joe Butler, Paul Meegan, Edwin Harrin, PJ Woods, Kevin Boylan and Fergal Duffy who were the winners in the draw for the All Ireland Hurling Final tickets. Congratulations to Stephen Callan, Gemma Woods, John Boyle, Seamus Callan, Ollie Woods and Pete Meegan who won tickets to the All Ireland Football Final.

Congratulations to committee member Peter McKenna and Karen Quigley on the birth of their baby son last week.

Fund Raising Draw:
Tickets are now on sale for the Inniskeen Grattans Development Draw. The 1st Prize is €5000, 2nd €1500 and there are 10 prizes of €100 to be won. Tickets are €20 each or 3 for €50 and are available from any committee member. We have been forced to push back the date of the draw due to a delay in the distribution of tickets.