Kilbride Ladies are County Champions!
September 17th 2016 will live long in the memory of the Kilbride players and supporters following their historic victory over St. Brigids in what was their first ever appearance in a Senior Championship Final. There were marvellous scenes at the final whistle when they players realised they had just been crowned Senior County Champions. The huge crowd of supporters made their way onto the pitch and tears of joy flowed , hugs and handshakes were exchanged as a sea of green and white descended onto the pitch . Johnny Cox (Joint chair of fixtures committee) firstly presented player of the match to Siobhan Tully before presenting the Gerry O Malley cup to our wonderful captain Aoife Feely. The team celebrated into the early hours of Sunday morning. A tour of the parish took place on Sunday afternoon and once again our supporters were out in force at various locations en route with flags flying and bonfires blazing. No doubt the celebrations will continue for many more weeks .
The club would like to compliment Roscommon Ladies Board and the St. Dominics club for their excellent organisation of the County finals on Saturday . It was a wonderful day for Ladies Football in the County so thanks to all who were involved in the organisation of same.
We would also like to thanks our sponsors
Firstly to EVROS our main sponsor who supplied gear bags and polo shirts for the team . A big thank you to Davy Noone who was instrumental in securing this sponsorship deal . Thanks to McSharry Bros Manufacturing who sponsored the meal for the team and thanks to Mary Gleeson and her staff for providing a gorgeous meal in beautifully decorated surroundings. Thanks also goes to Mick Murray Clashaganny , The Red Parrot , Foxes Bar , Paul Foxe Accountant, Kilbride Community Shop and Cohan Refrigeration who all provided financial sponsorship.
Hard luck to St. Brigids who were very gracious in defeat . We know ye will be back again next year to challenge for the title.
Under 14 Boys defeated
Hard luck to our U14 boys team who came out the wrong side of a one point defeat against St Faithleach’s last Friday in Kilbride 2-09 to 3-07.
Team – C Feely; A Carroll; G O’Hara; M Devine; K Murray;L Doyle; W Tully; ; E Bracken; R O’Connor; A Merriman; D Brennan; O O’Connor; T Kellly; Subs A Looby for O O’Connor; J Stratford fro T Kelly & N Shanagher for R O’Connor.
Best of luck to our U12 boys who contest the U12 Division 2 & 6 finals against Elphin/Ballinameen and St Ronans respectivly in Ballyleague on Saturday at 12pm & 1.30pm On Sunday our U16 boys are in the U16 final against Elphin/Ballinameen at a venue to be confirmed.
Cash for Clobber
Last chance to de-clutter that wardrobe. Drop your Clutter into the clubhouse to earn much needed funds for the club.
Kilbride GAA Last Man Standing
44 people remain standing in our last man standing competition.
To our U 10 girls team who played a very entertaining exhibition match against the St. Brigids U 10s at half time in the Senior final . This was a lovely opportunity for them to showcase their skills and entertain the large crowd at the game .
Trip to Croke Park
The club has organised to bring our u14 and U 12 teams to Croke Park next Sunday to attend the ladies All Ireland Finals . A very limited no of places are still available . If interested please contact Sandra @ 086 0610540 for details . Places will be allocated on a first come first served basis