St Brigids GAA

St Brigids GAA update October 3rd

St Brigids GAA
Annual Club Fundrasing Lunch

The club’s now annual fundraising lunch will take place in the Hodson Bay Hotel on Sunday 16th October at 1pm. This lunch kindly sponsored and provided by our main sponsors the Hodson Bay Hotel is a huge success each year and we would encourage as may as possible to come along and show your support for the club. Book a table or order tickets with Barry on (086) 850 4676, Gerry on (086) 810 3665 or Michael on (086) 248 3362.

Special Meeting

A meeting will be held at Cam Community Centre Brideswell on Wednesday 5th October at 8pm with a view to honouring the legendary Gerry O Malley. All are welcome.

Nursery Programme

Our nursery programme for all kids of school going age starts back on Saturday next 8th October from 11-12 in the club hall. New kids are welcome to come along and join in.

Black and white pudding night

A great night was had on Saturday last in the clubhouse for the Black and White Pudding Night in aid of Pieta House. Thanks to everyone that supported the fundraiser. Many thanks to the St Brigids Choir and UN Vets for the musical entertainment. Thanks to everyone that sponsored prizes and auction items. Thanks to everyone that helped out but most importantly thanks to Marie Donnellan, Deirdre Keenan, Mick Donnellan and Padraig Keenan for arranging this event and running it so well. A fundraiser that was very well organised and ran.

Hodson Bay Hotel sponsored Senior Championship Semi Final: St Brigids 4-10, Boyle 2-8.

Our Hodson Bay Hotel sponsored Senior team are into the county final after a brilliant win over Boyle on Sunday last in Strokestown. Following the disappointment of last year we are delighted to be once again contesting a county final over neighbours Padraig Pearses. The final is set for Sunday 23rd October in Kiltoom.
Thanks to Strokestown for their hospitality on Sunday and have the facilities in perfect condition as always. Well done lads great win.
Team: S. Mannion, N. McInerney, D. Donnelly, D. Sheehan, R. Stack, M. Daly, E. Sheehy 0-1, G. Dolan 0-1, I. Kilbride 0-1, C. Murray, D. Dolan 0-1, C. McHugh 0-2, K. Mannion 1-0, S. Kilbride 1-1, B. Stack 1-1.
Subs: J. Murray, D. Cunniffe 0-1, J. McDonnell 1-0, F. Dolan, N. Grehan, J. Cunningham 0-1.

U14 Girls County Semi Final: St Brigids 5-10, Elphin/Kilmore 1-3

Our u14 girls are into the county final following a comprehensive victory over Elphin/Kilmore on Saturday last in Kilmore. Despite a good first half from Elphin/Kilmore, our girls were too strong and pushed the margins going in 4-2 to 1-3 up at half time and not allowing any scores from the home side in the second half.
It was a great performance by our girls and we wish them the very best of luck in the county final against Clan na nGael next Sunday. Time and Venue to be confirmed.
Team: R. Lennon, A. McGrath, S. Dolan, A. O’Donovan, A. Lennon, R. Collins, H. Martin, A. Curran, L. Gallagher 0-3, A. Fallon 1-0, G. Loftus, M. Nolan 1-2, A. Whyte 1-3, S. Butler, A. Nestor 2-2.
Subs: C. Lennon, I. Finnerty.

U8 Boy’s

Congratulations to our u8 boys who won the Ultan Feeley Cup following a one point victory after extra time over Roscommon Gaels.

Progressive 25

Commences in handball complex Curraghboy on Tuesday 4th october at 9pm. All welcome.

Scor na nOg 2016/17

Entries are being taken for boys and girls under 17 on 1st January 2017 that would have an interest in representing St Brigids in the Scor na nOg competitions this year. The disciplines are as follows: solo singing, recitation/storytelling, instrumental music, ballad group, leiriu (sketches) or table quiz (4 per team). Please contact Diane on 086 7821022 for all entries and further information.

St Brigids GAA Lotto

At the moment we are having an unprecedented run on the lotto jackpot. The lotto jackpot is now at an all time high never having reached this amount before. With the jackpot so high it is a great opportunity to raise vital funds for our club. It is also very easy to sell the lotto when the jackpot is so high. With this in mind we are asking people if they can take some lotto books and try and sell tickets to family, friends and work colleagues. If you think you coukd sell tickets please contact Barry on 086-8504676.
St. Brigid’s lotto can be played in all local shops and pubs, as well as online at Tickets are only €2 each and this week’s jackpot is €17,600.
Last Week’s Results
Numbers Drawn 9 / 12 / 14 / 24
Deirdre Sheehy, Curraghboy
Jackie Comiskey, Dysart
Enda Kenny, Curramore, Kiltoom
Cait Walsh, Curnaseer, Kiltoom
David O’Connor, Newpark, Kiltoom
John Kelly, C/O Ger Walsh
Tony Ward, Curraghboy
Noel Kilcommins, Curnaseer, Kiltoom
Rosemary Morris, C/O Kiltoom Stores
Sean Gately & Co, C/O McDermotts Bar
Amanda Flanagan, Purts, Kiltoom
John Cusak, Retreat Park, Athlone
Joe Healy, Curraghboy

Draw takes place on Sunday night 09/10/2016 in St Brigid’s Sports & Social Centre at 11pm.

St Brigids GAA Merchandise

There are new club jackets available to order from the club shop. Jackets are available to try on and order in our club shop on Friday evenings from 8-9pm or contact Bernie on (086) 606 4604. Get all your flags, beanie hats, jerseys, half zips etc in the club shop ahead of the County Final.