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St. Brigid's GAA Club Notes 13th September 2015

posted Sep 14, 2015, 1:55 AM by Naomh Brid   [ updated Sep 14, 2015, 1:57 AM ]

Monster Auction

We are holding a monster auction on Sunday 4th October in the clubhouse. The club seeks your support in funding our teams coaching and development to the highest standard.  The donation of one saleable item for inclusion in the auction will contribute to the success of the fundraiser. We will accept unwanted gifts, vouchers, farm produce and services, furniture (in good condition), bicycles, general services, bric-a-brac and crystal.  Should you wish to donate items please contact: Dermot 0867725128, Tomas 0860876933, Barry 0868504676, Gerry 0868103665 and Ger 0871787397.

All auction items will be sold on the day so come along and get the best bargains of 2015!


Jackpot this week €6,600.  Last week’s results, numbers drawn 1/11/13/29.  No Jackpot Winner. No Match Three Winners.  Draw takes place on Sunday night 20/09/2015 in St. Brigid’s Sports and Social Centre at 11pm.

U-10 Boys

U10's had a busy schedule over the past couple of weeks beginning with the two latest rounds of the Tormey's Tournament in which we played Clan na nGael and Athlone.

On Saturday we had a day out for the lads beginning with a challenge game against Tulsk and then followed by a very enjoyable afternoon in Lough Key Forest Park.
We have two fixtures remaining for this year firstly a home game against Garrycastle on Monday evening at 7pm, and the finals night of the Tormey's Tournament which is yet to be confirmed.


U-14 Boys Championship County Finals

Division 4 Final

St. Brigid's 2-6, St. Croan's 10-6.

Our division 4 side were unfortunately defeated by a very strong St. Croan's team on Saturday last in Knockcroghery. Despite going in at half time only two points down, Croans came out strong in the second half and our lads just couldn't find a solution to Croan's second half goals blitz. 

Team: J. Kelly, S. Finnerty, G. Daly, A. Samuels, F. Cunniffe, J. Martin 1-1, A. Flanagan, B. Monaghan 0-1, C. Lawless, B. Nestor 0-1, U. O'Rourke. 
Subs: J. Ryan, O. Canny, C. Hand 0-2, S. Daly. 

Division 1 Final

St. Brigid's 5-14, Clan na nGael 1-3.

Our division 1 side had a fantastic win in the final over neighbours Clan na nGael. Although we had a slow first half our lads came out in form for the second half and score 4-7 in the second half in comparison to Clann's single goal.  
(See sports section for full report.)

Team: J. Scouler, F. Kennedy, D. Murray 0-2, S. Trundle, L. Griselain, R. Dolan, B. O'Carroll 0-1, S. Cunnane 1-0, C. Quinn, D. McDermott, R. Fallon 0-2, A. Lennon 2-1, S. Kelly, E. Derwin 2-7,

C. Canny 0-1.
Subs: E. Gallagher, L. Egan, S. Keenan, B. O'Hara Duggan, F. O'Sullivan, L. O'Rourke.

Congratulations to the team and management on a fantastic year. The future looks bright. 

Minor Boys Championship

St. Brigid's 0-11, Clan na nGael 0-7.

Our Minor side are through to the county semi-final and beating Clan na nGael on Friday night last in Johnstown in the final game of the group.  Brigid's started strong and went in 8 points to 3 up at half time thanks to an excellently taken free from Jack McDonnell and a superb point from Brian Stack. The home side really put it up to us in the second half but points from Kealan Byrne and Brian Derwin insured we kept our lead and secures our place in the semi-final against the winners of the playoff between Kilmore and Clan na nGael.

Team: C. McDonnell, D. Carroll , J. Curley,  S. Fuery,  E. Nolan, C. Walsh, E. Minagh,  B. Stack 0-1, J. McDonnell 0-3, P. Daly,  D. Gately 0-1, E. Egan 0-1, K. Byrne 0-2,  B. Derwin 0-2, G. Byrne 0-1.
Subs: L. Carty, N. Murray.

Junior A Championship 

Quarter Final

St. Brigid's 3-8, Kilglass Gaels 0-9.

The Snug sponsored junior team booked their place in the county semi-final against Ballinameen following an eight win over Kilglass Gaels on Sunday last in Strokestown. 
(Full match report please see the sports section of local papers.)
Team: P. Martin, S. McBrearty, K. Dolan, J. Grehan, I. Monaghan 0-2, M. Grehan, D. O'Connor, M. Daly, M. Nolan, E. Cunnane, D. O'Connor, J. Cunniffe 2-2, J. McDonnell 1-1, D. Blaine, K. Kilkenny 0-1.
Subs:  C. McDonnell 0-2, A. Daly, M. O'Carroll, R. Fallon, K. Quinn, C. Quinn.

U-8/U-10 Girls

The end of the season has come for the u10 and u8 girls, they have had a wonderful year and played some fantastic football. We would like to thank all the management teams, the parents for the support throughout the season, and we are looking forward to meeting you all next spring!

Panel U8 Girls: L Benton, M Daly, L Sheffield, A Walsh  R Keenan, A Minnock, S Hand, A O Grady, R Fox, A Higgins, L Walsh , E Fallon, H Donovan, K Rowan, S Walsh, A Moran, R O Donovan, A Joyce

Panel U10 Girls: J Collins, C Walsh, F Loftus, J Hennelly , C Fallon, K Gallagher, K Sammon, A Lennon, M McDonnell, R Rourke, A Hardiman, G Keenan, L Murray, S Dolan, L Morris, M Beaumont, R Reid, N Joyce

Senior Ladies

Our Senior ladies take on neighbours, Clann na Gael next Saturday in Knockcroghery at 2pm in the county semi-final, please get out your flags and come out and show your support for the ladies. Best wishes to the players, Tom and Brian and all of the management team.


The U14 girls take on St Dominic's in the championship semi-final, this postponed match is now scheduled for Monday next at 7.30pm in Kiltoom. Best wishes to all management team and players involved.