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St. Brigid's G.A.A Club Notes 10th July 2016

posted Jul 12, 2016, 8:43 AM by Aine Martin

St. Brigid's Golf Classic

The Hodson Bay hotel sponsored St. Brigid’s annual golf classic is on this Friday 22nd July in Athlone Golf Club. 
This yearly event has proven to be an enjoyable day out for all patrons in the wonderful surroundings of Athlone Golf Club. If you would like to enter a team (timesheet in operation) or sponsor a tee, please contact P.J. Martin on 086-8053037 or 090 6494402.  Entry fee for a team of 4 made up of men/women or mixed is €200 with a meal included. Sponsorship of a tee is €100. We would like to thank everyone that supported this event in the past and hope that you will continue to support us this year.

Summer Camps

Started last Monday 11th July 2016, with week 1 being the Kellogg's GAA Cul Camp which is exclusively GAA and the second week having a variety of GAA sports and other fun activities. Camps run from 9.30-2pm daily. Cost per week is €40 for one child, 2 children €60 and 3 children €80. Children must be of school going age. To book a place please contact Kieran on 087-9093149/ or John on 087-3791691.

Club Shop

The club shop is open every Friday from 8-9pm. 
A new supply of club crested gloves have arrived and are available for purchase.

Super Valu GAA Kits for Kids

Super Valu in Monksland are running their GAA Kits for Kids promotion again. When you spend €40 or more in store you will be given a token simply place it in the St.Brigid's box to help win an O'Neill's kit for our players. 
Promotion ends 30th July.

Up for the Match

Many thanks to all that helped out with Shannonside fm's Connacht Final special Up for the match. It was a huge success and a great night was had by all. 

U10 Boys

U-10s: The U-10s had their first match in Round 1 of the Tormey’s Tournament versus St. Dominic’s in Knockcrioghery on Monday 4thJuly 2016. It was a good session for both teams who played well.

The squads were : J. Carney, B. Carr, K. Casey, N. Daly, N. Derwin, J Dowling, A. Feeley, C. Ferry, B. Ferry, J. Fox, D. Glynn-Desmond, M. Gordon, M. Henehan, J. Kinahan, R. Lawless, J. Lennon, D. McCarthy, J. Morris, C. Mulligan, C. O'Carroll, M. O'Connor, J. O'Rourke, C. Skene, R. Trundle, J. Tully, T. Warby and L. Wehder, D. Dennehy.

U-10 blitz in Padraig Pearse's on Saturday 9th July was cancelled due to weather.

U14 Boys

Division 1 Championship

St. Brigids 2-12, Boyle 1-8.

Our McGorisks Pharmacy sponsored u14 team recorded a victory over Boyle in the championship on Thursday night last. 

Team: Justin Kelly, Shane Daly, Ruairi Fallon, Shane Finnerty, Daniel Meeley, Brian Nestor, Brian Monaghan, Ben O'Carroll, Thomas O'Brien, Bobby Nugent, Martin O'Grady, Luke O'Rourke, Adam Samuels, Adam Lennon, Oisin Canny. 

Subs: Daniel Keenan. 

Scorers: Adam Lennon 1-4, Oisin Canny 1-1, Ben O'Carroll 0-2, Bobby Nugent 0-2, Daniel Keenan 0-1, Thomas O'Brien 0-1,  Luke O'Rourke 0-1. 

U16 Boys 

Division 1 Championship

St. Brigid's 2-9, Strokestown 1-4.

U16s got off to a winning start to the Div1 championship last Wednesday against Strokestown in Strokestown.

Panel: Evan Gallagher, Faolain Kennedy, Billy McDonnell, Gary Daly, Luke Greislan, Darragh Murray, Robbie Dolan, Shane Cunnane, Eoghan Derwin,  Cormac Canny, Tom O'Carroll, Ruairi Smith, Ciaran Sugrue, Cathal O'Grady, Cian Daly, Shane Kelly, Jack Gartland, Danny McDermott, Cian Lawless, Liam Egan. 

Ladies Notes 

The u12 girls championship came to an end last Sunday  , when our brave Div 1 team  were beaten in the county final by neighbours clann na ngael . These wonderful girls were narrowly beaten just by 2 points, They played their hearts out till the final whistle, Final score :
St Brigids 1-7.  Clann na Gael 1-9

Team : H Martin, A Lennon, E Gallagher, J Hughes , L O Donovan ,A Gallagher, E Donnelly, R Lennon 1-1, A Murray, H Lennon, N canny 0-1 , K Hamrock, H Mcgrane (c) 0-1, S loftus, 0-4, K Gallagher,
Subs used : A Hardiman, F loftus, M McDonnell,
Panel: E Harmon , D O Ruairc, SO Rourke, C Fallon, J Hennelly, K Salmon, , R Rourke, R Reid, S O Hara, G Keenan, L Morris, J Collins, M Beaumont, S Dolan
Well done girls and management on a great year , special thanks to your parents and looking forward to seeing you all next season .

Best Wishes  to Roscommon u16 ladies who play Tipperary on Wednesday night in Banagher at 7pm in the all Ireland semi final with special wishes to our own players , Kate Nolan, Rachel Gallagher and Lauren Curran
Also Best Wishes to our own Grace o Brien , and the county minors in the all Ireland semi v Waterford on Saturday in Nenagh at 1.30pm 💙💛

Senior Ladies championship
St Brigids v Clann na ngael
In Kiltoom Sunday 17th at 5pm



Last Week’s Results

Numbers Drawn / 18 / 25 / 29






Grace Doyle, Hodson Bay, Kiltoom

Mary McDonnell, Coolgarry, Curraghboy

Thomas Mannion, C/O Jimmy Curley

Damian Cunningham, C/O McDermotts, C’Boy

Sharon Buckley, C/O Sean P Morris

Eimear Kelly, Eskerbane, Brideswell


Draw takes place on Sunday night 17/07/2016

in St Brigid’s Sports & Social Centre at 11pm