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St.Brigid's Club Notes 12th May 2013

posted May 13, 2013, 3:24 AM by Aine Martin   [ updated May 13, 2013, 6:28 AM ]

St. Brigid's GAA Club Notes 12th May 2013



Senior Championship

St. Brigid’s vs Western Gaels in Kiltoom at 7 pm on Saturday 18th May.


Intermediate Championship

St. Brigid’s vs St. Barry’s in Tarmonbarry at 1.30pm on Sunday 19th May.


Championship Starts Again

It may not seem like a long time since championship has finished but it’s that time of year again when county championship begins. This weekend will see our Senior team take on Western Gaels in Kiltoom on Saturday evening and our Intermediates taking on St. Barry’s in Tarmonbarry on Sunday. Please come along and support our teams.


Medal presentation night

The club will host a medal presentation night for our Junior B and Senior Ladies teams as well as presenting O'Rourke Cup medals to the senior panel on Sunday 2nd June in the clubhouse. There will be food served on the night as well as music following the medal presentation. 


County Board Draw


Tickets are now on sale for Roscommon GAA's Annual Draw. With a prize fund of €50,000, there are 20 great prizes to be won, first prize is €35,000. Tickets are €100 and can be purchased from any club executive member. Please support. 


All Ireland Final DVD 


A DVD of the All Ireland Final with Willie Hegarty's commentary, highlights of the build up to the game and the homecoming is available in all local shops, pubs and the club for €25.  


Club Website 


The web address for the club website has changed in order to access our new look website please log on to or

Also if anyone is interested in helping to maintain the website or report on matches etc please contact 0870673985.   


Junior A League

St. Brigid’s 1-14, Creggs 2-9.

Our Junior A side were victorious over Creggs on Saturday evening last in Creggs.

Team: P. Martin, J. Grehan, J. Kelly, K. Monaghan, I. Monaghan, B. Mannion, K. Dolan, S. Monaghan, S. Fuery, E. Menton 0-1, C. McDonnell 0-7, D. Cunniffe 1-1, A. McHugh, K. Kilkenny 0-5, K. Quinn.

Subs: M. Daly, M. Irwin, N. Kilcommins.


Ladies Training

Training continues for all grades from U8s to Senior. Players will be notified of any changes to normal training times. We are always welcoming new members. Training schedules or further information on St. Brigid’s Ladies GAA contact 086 0876933.

Training for Senior and Minor Ladies continues on Wednesday evenings and Friday evenings at 8.00 at pitch. Training for U 12 and U 14 girls continues on Tuesday evening at 7:00 at pitch. Training for U8s & U10s continues on Wednesday evening at 7:00 at pitch.


Gaelic for Mothers and Others 

Any ladies aged over 18 years interested in a bit of light, fun training with a bit of a kick about afterwards, nothing too strenuous, exercise, fun and a laugh. We hope to set this up in Mid-May depending on interest.  All welcome.  If you are interested please email to express your interest.


St. Brigid’s GAA Club Lotto   


Jackpot this week €8,600, numbers drawn 1/19/21/23.  No Jackpot Winner.  2 Match Three Winners, each receives €200;

Eamon Glynn, Curramore, Kiltoom

David Henry, Kiltoom, Athlone

Draw takes place on Sunday night 19/5/2013 in St. Brigid’s Sports and Social Club at 11pm.





Minors: The minor team lost at home to Padraig Pearses in the league last week. Trailing 0-10 to 0-4 at half-time, St Brigid’s worked very hard to get back into the game and were trailing by just two points before Pearses finished the stronger on a score line of 0-16 to 0-9. Team and scorers: Shane Mannion, Ciaran Walsh, Keith Dolan, Jason Nestor, Eoin Gleeson, Robbie Fallon, Martin Nolan(0-1), Eamon Cunnane, Mark Daly(0-3), Killian O’Donnell(0-1), John Cunningham, Luke Carty(0-1), Jack McDonnell(0-2), Conor Gleeson, Conor Quinn(0-1). Subs: Diarmuid Colgan for C. Gleeson (inj.), Brian Stack for J. Cunningham, Ross Flanagan for E. Gleeson, Conor McNiece for Robbie Fallon, Niall Ryan for M. Nolan.


U-16s: The U-16s took part in a very successful St Dominic’s 11-a-side blitz held in Knockcroghery last Saturday. Having won their three preliminary games during the day, St Brigid’s progressed to the semi-final but were beaten by the host club St Dominics. The U-16s next focus is on the championship and will be hoping to continue their unbeaten run in this competition when they play Padraig Pearses this Friday evening, May 17th, at 7pm in Woodmount.


U-14s: The U-14s game against Roscommon Gaels last Thursday was postponed. They are now scheduled to play Oran at home this Thursday, May 16th, at 7 pm.


U-12s: The U-12s lost out to Oranmore in the Easyfix tournament last Sunday on a combined score line of 7-4 to 2-5. In atrocious weather conditions, both St. Brigid’s teams put in plenty of hard graft against a very strong Oranmore outfit. This was a very good workout for the U-12s against one of the top teams in the province. Full U-12 squad: Robbie Dolan, Ciaran Quinn, Eoghan Derwin, Cormac Canny, Luke Grislean, Shane Cunnane, Ruairdhí Fallon, Faolán Kennedy, Darragh Murray, Daniel McDermott, Liam Egan, Evan Gallagher, Shane Kelly, Adam Samuels, Ben O’Carroll, Adam Lennon, Brian Monaghan, Jack Scouler, Seán Trundle, Shane Keenan, Luke O’Rourke, Ultan O’Rourke, Cian Lawless, James Flanagan, Ben Moran, Diarmuid Glynn, Daniel Butler, Michael Butler, Shane Finnerty, Darren Lee, Karl Colgan, Luke Martin, Eoin McGrath, Fergal Cunniffe, Jack Martin, Gavin Daly, Jack Ryan, Fergus O’Sullivan, Eoghan O’Sullivan, Leo Fenlon, Aaron Dolan.


U-10s: In their second game of the season, the U-10s had another successful challenge game at home to Athlone last week. StBrigid’s U-10s will also be involved in an U-10 Football ‘Go Games’ blitz due to take place in the very near future. In their group, the U-10s will be playing against St Dominic's, Clann na nGael and St Ciarans. Players will be notified of full details by their coaches. Community Games: Well done to the St Brigid’s U-10 Community Games team who defeated Strokestown on Sunday last in Ballyleague on ascore line of 2-6 to 2-2. The Community Games squad have now reached the quarter-finals of the competition.


U-8s: St Brigid’s U-8s will also be involved in an U-8 Football ‘Go Games’ blitz set to take place shortly. Players will be notified of full details by their coaches.


Nursery: The St. Brigid’s nursery programme, aimed at children aged between 4 and 6 years, continues on Saturday mornings from 11am to 12pm. In a fun environment, the nursery gives boys and girls a basic foundation in the core skills of Gaelic football. The nursery welcomes new faces every week and for more details contact Kieran on 087-9093149 or