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St. Brigid's GAA Club Notes 15th Sept 13

posted Sep 16, 2013, 2:56 PM by Aine Martin



Senior Ladies County Final


St. Brigid’s vs Strokestown, Saturday 21st September at 5.45pm in Knockcroghery. 

Senior Men’s County Semi Final


St. Brigid’s 1-7, Clann na nGael 0-9


Our Hodson Bay Hotel sponsored senior men were victorious over neighbours Clann na nGael by the slightest of margins in the county semi final on Sunday last in the Hyde. They will now play Western Gaels in the County Final on Sunday 6th October.


Please see sports section for full match report.


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St. Brigid’s Ladies Newsletter  


Hamrock’s of Brideswell sponsored Senior Girls 


St. Brigid’s 6-11, Clann Na nGael 1-3.


The Hamrock’s of Brideswell sponsored senior ladies were victorious over Clann Na nGael in the county semi-final on Sunday last in Johnstown. They will now play Strokestown in the County Final on Saturday next 21st September at 545pm in Knockcroghery. This will be the ladies 9th time in the county final in as many years and they will be looking to win their 8th Senior title. Please come along and support the Ladies.

Management: Ryan Casey, Paul Sweeney.  Panel: Alaine Morris, Shauna Francis, Caoimhe O’Reilly, Nicole Nestor, Niamh Sweeney, Sarah O’ Rourke 0-2, Emily Staunton, Karen O’ Boyle, Aine Kelly, Aine O’ Brien 2-5, Aisling Mc Hugh 2-0, Aoife Cunningham 0-1, Christine O’ Malley, Olive McGrane, Claire Grehan 1-01, Clionhna Mc Hugh 1-0, Emer Kelly, Fiona Gavin, Grace O’Brien, Jennifer Conlon, Laura Harrison, Sarah Byrne, Michelle Kelly, Michelle Walsh 0-2, Joanne Martin, Laura Cunniffe, Sarah Finnerty, Sinead Taylor. 


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: or phone Tomás on 086 0876933. 


Training Tops


St. Brigid’s navy training tops are now available for girl’s teams. The order will be submitted this Thursday so if you wish to order one and have not done so to date please order through the team mentors asap.  Cost €20.(Normal retail price €50). 


Croke Park Visit


The Ladies committee are planning to bring as many of our under-age girls teams as possible to Croke Park in on Sunday 29th of September for the TESCO All Ireland Ladies Finals. . Cost €5. Parent to accompany Under 8’s. More details at a later date. Full details will be distributed through team managements in coming weeks. 




JACKPOT THIS WEEK€12,200, last week’s results, numbers drawn4/11/21/32.  No Jackpot Winner, 6 Match Three Winners, each receives €25;


Austin Mannion, Ballyline, Curraghboy

Tom Blaine, Moyvannion, Kiltoom

Fr. Hugh Lee CC, Curraghboy

Eoin Sammon, Cappalisheen, Kiltoom

Pat Monahan, C/O Monahans, Baylough

John Kelly, Curraghaleen, Drum


Draw takes place on Sunday night 22/09/2013 in St. Brigid’s Sports & Social Centre at 11pm.




U-16s: The Derek Duggan Travel sponsored U-16s will play St Ciaranson Saturday next in the U-16 Division 1 semi-final. Time and venue not confirmed at time of going to press. Date and details of the team’s championship semi-final against Kilmore/Shannon Gaels has yet to be confirmed.

U-14s: Hard luck to the D & M O'Grady Builders sponsored U-14 team who were narrowly defeated by Clann na nGael in the Division 1 Championship Final in a thrilling game on Friday last in Ballyforan. Final scoreline: Clann na nGael 4-8, St Brigid’s 4-7. (See full match report in the sports section). It was nip and tuck in the first half with both sides missing a number of kickable scores. With the two teams on 1-3 apiece at the break, the scene was set for an exciting second half and that’s exactly what unfolded. Clann surged six points ahead with two minutes left but St Brigid’s staged an amazing comeback with goals from Brian Derwin(penalty) and Donnchadh Gately. But heartbreak followed straight after when Clann hit 1-1 without reply. Ciaran Sugrue snatched Brigid’s fourth goal but it wasn’t enough as the final whistle sounded. Well done to every player in the squad and the management for putting in a tremendous effort all season. There were some outstanding performances on the night, particularly Gary Daly, who cleared two certain goals off the line, Donnchadh Gately, Brian Derwin, Eoin Egan and Ciaran Sugrue. Big thanks also to the large St Brigid’s crowd that attended the game. Squad and scorers: Daniel Sugrue, Billy McDonnell, Eoin Minagh, Gary Daly, Pearse Frost, Tommie Glynn, Paul McGrath, Cian McBrearty, Niall Murray, Eoin Egan (0-1), Donnchadh Gately(1-2), Ruairi Smith, Seamus Smith, Brian Derwin (2-2, one free), Ciaran Sugrue(1-2). Subs used: Tom O'Carroll for S. Smith, Keelan Connor for B. McDonnell, Ian O'Rourke for R. Smith, J. Leonard for Pearse Frost. Other panel members: Cathal Sweeney, Cian Daly, Ronan Campbell, Adam Murtagh, Mark Haran, Matthew Cochrane, Ted Brosnan, Cathal O’Grady, Liam Martin, Jack Gartland.

U-12s: In the latest round of the Summer league, the Millmount Maintenance Services sponsored U-12s recorded a win and a loss over the weekend against Roscommon Gaels and Western Gaels respectively. Players will be notified of upcoming matches in due course.

U-10s: The Sheraton Hotel sponsored U-10s completed their final group game of the Clann na nGael tournament on Wednesday with victories over Garrycastle in Kiltoom. Players will be notified shortly as to whether the team has qualified for the ‘A’ or ‘B’ final of the tournament. The squad enjoyed another Go Games Blitz on Saturdaylast in Fuerty. Thanks to the host club, St Ciarans, Roscommon Gaels and Padraig Pearses for an enjoyable day.

U-8s: The O’Rourke Fireplace sponsored U-8s will participate in another Go Games Blitz on Saturday next. Players will be notified of details during the week.