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Basketball:
This was another great day for the Blackwater Steelers Basketball club when during some home matches last Sunday Greg Devlin from Silverhill Farms presented the club with what has become an annual sponsorship cheque. The Blackwater Steelers basketball club was formed in 2007, and since 2012 this very successful local company have been very supportive to the club each year. For anyone who doesn’t know, and I can’t imagine there are many, Silver Hill Farm is located just outside Emyvale and is a fully integrated family owned Duck Company.  All aspects of the duck production are owned and controlled by Silver Hill Farm, from breeding, egg production, hatching and selection, to processing, cooking and packaging.  To ensure all this work is done to an excellent standard, Silver Hill Farm now employs 200 workers, making it a pillar for local employment. Over the last number of years Silver Hill Farm has seen great growth and now supply quality duck and duck products to outlets all over the world.  Despite exporting most of the product, Irish fans are not left without and can find Silver Hill Duck in many shops and restaurants throughout Ireland, as well as our lovely Farm Shop in Emyvale. Blackwater Steelers are just delighted to have such a world leading company supporting them for another year. The club has presently 10 underage teams participating in the North East Basketball League which covers the areas of Monaghan Cavan Meath Longford and Louth. There are some 150 kids on registered teams at all the age groups and a further 60 younger aged kids playing with our junior academy. We also have a very successful Men’s team who are on course for a third-place finish in their first year. The club is out training every evening of the week from approx. 6.30 to 9 between St Macartans College and Colaiste Oiriall Monaghan. The competitive games are held most weekends with coaches, kids, parents and helpers travelling to such places as Dunshaughlin or Virginia Cavan. Since its foundation the club has won numerous regional titles each year at U12, U14, U16 and U18 age groups with both boys and girls. 2017 was a special year for the club when they won Two All-Ireland competitions with the U14 Boys team achieving their gold title in Limerick in April and the U16 girls gaining their title in Carlow in the same month. Blackwater Steelers wish to express their sincere gratitude to Silver Hill Farm for their continued support At the weekend there were 5 games in the Phoenix Centre when we visited our near neighbours Carrick Cruisers. The U 12 girls won a tight game in overtime by 31pts to 28pts which will secure 2nd place and a Top 4 semi-final. The U 12 boys won with a good pacey performance by 42pts to 22pts and have secured 2nd place and a Top 4 semi-final. The U 14 girls were beaten by a good Carrick team and the U 14 A Boys won by 33pts to 25pts, but it won’t be enough to secure a Top 4 finish for either side. The U16 B Boys had a good win by 42pts to 13pts and have an outside chance of making the Top 4’s. Meanwhile at home in the Sem on Saturday the U 16 girls took one step closer to winning the U 16 A league by beating top team Drogheda Sparks by 61pts to 40pts. It’s certainly in their own hands and they have another tight game in the Sem at 7.15pm on Thursday against Muckno Lakers. Later on Saturday evening the Steeler Men secured 3rd place and a semi-final against East Cavan Eagles when they beat Drogheda Bullets B Men by 75pts to 61pts. That Semi Final is in the East Cavan Eagles home court in Virginia, Co. Cavan this coming Saturday night at 7.30pm. Picture Shows: Gregory Devlin from Silver Hill Farm presenting U 12 coach Patricia Mc Adam with the sponsorship cheque. Also in the picture are coaches Bronagh Hamill, Tom O Connor, Alex Mingorance and the U 12 Dev Boys.
Basketball:
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This was another great day for the Blackwater Steelers Basketball club when during some home matches last Sunday Greg Devlin from Silverhill Farms presented the club with what has become an annual sponsorship cheque. The Blackwater Steelers basketball club was formed in 2007, and since 2012 this very successful local company have been very supportive to the club each year. For anyone who doesn’t know, and I can’t imagine there are many, Silver Hill Farm is located just outside Emyvale and is a fully integrated family owned Duck Company.  All aspects of the duck production are owned and controlled by Silver Hill Farm, from breeding, egg production, hatching and selection, to processing, cooking and packaging.  To ensure all this work is done to an excellent standard, Silver Hill Farm now employs 200 workers, making it a pillar for local employment. Over the last number of years Silver Hill Farm has seen great growth and now supply quality duck and duck products to outlets all over the world.  Despite exporting most of the product, Irish fans are not left without and can find Silver Hill Duck in many shops and restaurants throughout Ireland, as well as our lovely Farm Shop in Emyvale. Blackwater Steelers are just delighted to have such a world leading company supporting them for another year. The club has presently 10 underage teams participating in the North East Basketball League which covers the areas of Monaghan Cavan Meath Longford and Louth. There are some 150 kids on registered teams at all the age groups and a further 60 younger aged kids playing with our junior academy. We also have a very successful Men’s team who are on course for a third-place finish in their first year. The club is out training every evening of the week from approx. 6.30 to 9 between St Macartans College and Colaiste Oiriall Monaghan. The competitive games are held most weekends with coaches, kids, parents and helpers travelling to such places as Dunshaughlin or Virginia Cavan. Since its foundation the club has won numerous regional titles each year at U12, U14, U16 and U18 age groups with both boys and girls. 2017 was a special year for the club when they won Two All-Ireland competitions with the U14 Boys team achieving their gold title in Limerick in April and the U16 girls gaining their title in Carlow in the same month. Blackwater Steelers wish to express their sincere gratitude to Silver Hill Farm for their continued support At the weekend there were 5 games in the Phoenix Centre when we visited our near neighbours Carrick Cruisers. The U 12 girls won a tight game in overtime by 31pts to 28pts which will secure 2nd place and a Top 4 semi-final. The U 12 boys won with a good pacey performance by 42pts to 22pts and have secured 2nd place and a Top 4 semi-final. The U 14 girls were beaten by a good Carrick team and the U 14 A Boys won by 33pts to 25pts, but it won’t be enough to secure a Top 4 finish for either side. The U16 B Boys had a good win by 42pts to 13pts and have an outside chance of making the Top 4’s. Meanwhile at home in the Sem on Saturday the U 16 girls took one step closer to winning the U 16 A league by beating top team Drogheda Sparks by 61pts to 40pts. It’s certainly in their own hands and they have another tight game in the Sem at 7.15pm on Thursday against Muckno Lakers. Later on Saturday evening the Steeler Men secured 3rd place and a semi-final against East Cavan Eagles when they beat Drogheda Bullets B Men by 75pts to 61pts. That Semi Final is in the East Cavan Eagles home court in Virginia, Co. Cavan this coming Saturday night at 7.30pm. Picture Shows: Gregory Devlin from Silver Hill Farm presenting U 12 coach Patricia Mc Adam with the sponsorship cheque. Also in the picture are coaches Bronagh Hamill, Tom O Connor, Alex Mingorance and the U 12 Dev Boys.
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