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St. Brigid's GAA Club Notes 10th August 2014

posted Aug 11, 2014, 6:34 AM by Sean Desmond
Official opening of the Club walking track 

On Saturday 16th August at 11 am the President of the GAA Liam O'Neill will officially open 
St. Brigid's walking track and outdoor exercise equipment area. 
All walkers are asked to attend the opening and take part in a lap or two of the track on 
Saturday. All of our teams are encouraged to attend for this event with many of the underage 
teams incorporating the opening of the track into training. 

Please come along and show your support for the walking track, refreshments will be served 
after. 

Annual Family Fun Day and Race Day

Family Day and race day has being postponed until the end of August. Activities Start at 3pm. 
Races start at 6:30. coaching for u8s, u10s and u12s - activities for all. Parents vs underage 
players game planned. 'Horse' in race entitles members of family to food on the day. 'Horse' can 
be bought from any member of the adult teams. Come along and support.

Senior Championship sponsored by The Hodson Bay Hotel

St. Brigid's 3-16, Boyle 1-12,

Our Hodson Bay Hotel sponsored senior team won their second game in the group stages of the 
championship against Boyle in Boyle on Saturday evening last. 

Please see sports section for full match report.

Crime Fitness 

For women and men all fitness levels, it consists of Circuit training, Resistance training, Interval 
training, Military circuits and Endurance training. All newcomers are free on the first night and 
its 5 euro per session after that, pay as you go. Mondays and Thursday 7-8 pm in St. Brigids 
Clubhouse. Run by Anthony Jinks for more info contact 0876670600. 

Club Lotto

St. Brigid's GAA Club is delighted to announce that our weekly lotto is now available to play 
on-line http://www.stbrigids.gaa.ie/club-lotto, the jackpot, numbers and match three winners is 
all available also on this website. 

Last Weeks lotto results as follows: numbers drawn 1/2/8/29, no jackpot winner, 3 match three 
winners:-

Daniel McDermott, Newpark, Kiltoom

Neil & Anne McGuinness, Barrymore, Kiltoom
Joe Lennon, Glasson, Athlone.

This week’s Jackpot will be €7,000. Numbers drawn 1/4/17/30. No Jackpot Winner. 3 Match 

Three Winners, each receives €70:

Mattie & Marian O’Brien, Eskerbane, Brideswell
Ann Kelly, Hodson Bay, Kiltoom
Vincent O’Connor, Barrymore, Kiltoom

Draw takes place on Sunday night 17/08/20414 in St. Brigid’s Sports & Social Centre at 11pm.

St Brigid’s Ladies Report wk. ending 10/08/2014

Minor Girls

Our minor girls defeated St. Ciarans on Sunday last second round of the championship

Final score 1-8 to 1-7

Panel: Alaine Morris, Shauna Francis, Sarah Byrne,Niamh Duignan, Caoimhe O Reilly, 
Rachel Slattery, Niamh Sweeney, Karen O’Boyle, Sarah O Rourke(0-2), Nicole Nestor(0-4), 
Maeve Coyle (1-0),, Emma Lydon, Rebecca Whyte(0-1),, Sarah Kelly (0-1), Ciara Egan, Fiona 
Dolan, Rian Callaghan, Megan Cummins, Rebecca Byrne, Orla Donnelly

Fixtures

Our Minor girls play Clann Na nGeal in Kiltoom on Friday the 15th and are due to play Castlerea next Sunday at 6pm in Kiltoom.

Team sponsors are always welcome in St. Brigid’s GAA Club.

St. Brigid’s would like to say thanks to all our team sponsors for your continued support. Your 
help goes a long way in allowing all our teams develop and provides funding which is vital to 
St. Brigid’s continued success.

If you would like to become a team sponsor please contact a member of the executive 
committee, team management or email:sec.st.brigids.ladies.ros@gmail.com or phone Tomás 
on 086 0876933.

Best of luck to Kieran, Patsy and Jenny and all the Roscommon girls in the All Ireland quarter-
final next Saturday

ST BRIGIDS MINOR COMMITTEE NOTES WEEK ENDING AUGUST 10th 2014

Minors: The RBK sponsored minors had a comprehensive win against Pádraig Pearses in 
Kiltoom on Sunday last in round 2 of the Division 1 championship. Final score: St Brigid’s 4-
10, Padraig Pearses 0-6. Their next championship game is away to Clann na Gael this Thursday 
evening, August 14th at 7pm.

U-14s: Pride of place this week goes to the Homewatch sponsored Division 1 & 4 U-14 teams 
who lit up Oran in the Division 1 and 4 finals last Saturday. The Division 4 team captured the 
championship title while the Division 1 side put in a heroic performance against Clann na nGael 
in a pulsating game which couldn’t separate the two sides. They now meet again in an eagerly 
awaited replay. 

Division 4 Final: The Division 4 team set up a very entertaining and exciting day of football with a two goal victory over a gallant St Croans team. Final scoreline: St Brigid’s 6-6. St Croan’s 4-6. Goals from Diarmuid Glynn, Ben O’Carroll and Shane Kelly helped set up a five point cushion at the break but an early goal by Croan’s straight after the 
restart set up a very exciting second period. Going into the last quarter, the teams were level following a Croan’s converted penalty. O’Carroll settled the nerves with a superb third goal five minutes later and Diarmuid Glynn’s flick to net late on ensured the title was coming to Kiltoom. Well done to the management, all the players and full panel who were rewarded for their huge effort this year. Division 4 team: Evan Gallagher, Faoilean Kennedy, Sean Trundle, Paddy 
O’Boyle, Shane Keenan (0-1), Jack Martin, Diarmuid Glynn (2-0), Ben O’Carroll (3-2, one 
free), Shane Kelly (1-2), Cian Daly, Fergus O’Sullivan. Subs used: Brian Monaghan (0-1) for F.O’Sullivan, Brian Nestor for S. Kelly, Luke O'Rourke for B. Monaghan. 

Division 1 Final: No-one would argue that the Division 1 game played after the Division 4 final was as good a game 
at this level that has been seen for many years as these two rivals squared up to each other for the third time in the championship. The skill level was very high and there was a ferocious intensity to the exchanges. Having won the last two, Clann were favourites but the St Brigid’s team put in their best performance of the year which almost got them over the line for a famous victory. St Brigid’s roared out of the blocks in the first half and with some scintillating football, 
raced into a 2-5 to 0-2 lead five minutes from the break, the goals coming from Daniel McDermott and Ruairi Smith. But Clann, with an unanswered 1-3 just before half-time, set up an intriguing second half. The last thirty minutes was enthralling stuff and while Clann tried to turn the screw after levelling the game in the 40th minute, 2-7 apiece, St Brigid’s refused to 
yield. A Clann purple patch put them three ahead but the first of Ian O’Rourke’s goals and two Billy McDonnell long-range points in between a Clann score helped put them ahead by one with ten minutes left. Incredibly, Clann responded with a goal three minutes from time but O’Rourke’s second goal moments after looked like the score that could secure victory. However, Clann had the last say with a late equaliser to set up a mouth-watering replay. Hats off to both sides who served up an absolute cracking game and well done to the St Brigid’s team for a wonderful display of football. We look forward to more in the replay! Division 1 team: Liam Martin, Mark Haran, Paul McGrath, Luke Grieslan, Ciaran Quinn, Billy McDonnell (0-2), Pearse Frost, Shane Cunnane, Darragh Murray, Adam Murtagh (0-2), Ian O’Rourke (2-0) , Robbie Dolan, Tom O’Carroll (0-1), Ruairi Smyth (1-4, one free), Daniel McDermott(1-0). Subs. used: Ciaran Sugrue for A. Murtagh, Ruaidhri Fallon for Ruairi Smyth, Gary Daly for D. Murray.

U-12s: The respective leagues resume this weekend so plenty of game time now awaits for ourMillmount sponsored panel of players. Players will be notified of all match details during the week.

U-8s: The O’Rourke fireplaces sponsored U-8s had a good work-out in challenge games against Ballinasloe on Saturday last in Kiltoom.
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