Annual Club Fundraising Lunch
The club’s now annual fundraising lunch will take place in the Hodson Bay Hotel this 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. The lunch will include a presentation to Fr John Cullen for his ongoing support to the club over the last 15 years as Parish Priest in Kiltoom & Cam. Also we will be acknowledging Club Stalwart Jimmy Mannion, on many years of continued service to the Club Executive.
Book a table or order tickets with Gerry on (086) 810 3665 or Michael on (086) 248 3362.
Marie Corcoran Memorial Game
A St.Brigid’s selection played St Dominic’s on Saturday as part of a memorial weekend for Marie Corcoran.
An entertaining and enjoyable game was played with St.Brigid’s edging it on the scoreboard. The presentation of the trophy was made by Marie’s son David to her nephew Alan Daly.
St. Brigid’s would like thank the Corcoran family and St. Dominic’s for their invite and hospitality.
As most of you probably already know, St Brigids GAA Club will host the 2016 Hodson Bay Hotel sponsored Senior County Final between ourselves and Padraig Pearses. The county final takes place at 3:30pm on Sunday 23rd October. These days will not come around every year so we are encouraging everyone to show your support for the club by getting all your green and red flags, bunting, banners etc out and flying high.
U14 Boys Division 1 County Final: St Brigids 4-10, Clann na nGael 1-6
Our McGorisk Pharmacies sponsored u14 team made it two in a row after winning the county title on Friday night last in Kiltoom. It was a great display of football by our players and thoroughly deserved win.
Team: J. Kelly, D. Meeley, R. Fallon, S. Finnerty, C. Hand, B. Nestor, F. Cunniffe, B. O’Carroll 0-1, B. O’Hara-Duggan, T. O’Brien, S. Trundle 0-2, M. O’Grady 0-1, L. O’Rourke, A. Lennon 2-6, O. Canny 2-0.
Subs: S. Keenan, B. Monaghan, S. Daly, B. Nugent, U. O’Rourke, D. Keenan.
U14 Boys Division 4 County Final: St Brigids 4-7, Michael Glavey’s 4-12
Our division 4 team unfortunately lost out to Michael Glaveys in their county final on Saturday last in Athleague. it was a much tighter game than the scoreline would suggest with Glaveys getting a goal in injury time.
Team: J. Halpin, D. Dolan 0-1, L. Hennelly, K. Derwin, O. Benton, J. Goose, M. Sugrue, J. Curley, J. Rourke, H. Cunniffe, C. Derwin.
Subs: H. Grislean 0-1, S. Trundle, P. Higgins, B. Armstrong, D. Skene.
U14 Girls Division 1 County Final: St Brigids 3-3, Clann na nGael 1-10
Our u14 girls were very unfortunate to lose to Clann by a single point. Our girls were slow to get off the mark and despite a few chances just couldn’t get scores. At half time we were four points down. St. Brigid’s came out strong in the second half and despite being down eight points at one point we managed to get back level. However, Clann were able to get the point needed to win out the game.
Team: R. Lennon, A. McGrath, S. Dolan, A. O’Donovan, A. Lennon, R. Collins, H. Martin, L. Gallagher 0-2, A. Curran 2-0. A. Fallon, G. Loftus, M. Nolan, A. Nestor, S. Butler, A. White 0-1.
Subs: A. Murray 1-0, C. Lennon, I. Finnerty.
Our nursery programme for all kids of school going age, has started back on Saturday’s from 11-12 in the club hall. New kids are welcome to come along and join in.
Progressive 25 has re-commenced in handball complex Curraghboy on Tuesday nights at 9pm. All welcome.
Scor na nOg 2016
Entries are being taken for boys and girls under 17 on 1st january 2017 that would have an interest in representing St Brigid’s 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 on-line at stbrigids.gaa.ie. Tickets are only €2 each and this week’s jackpot is €17,800.
Last Week’s Results: Numbers Drawn 7/8/11/30 – NO JACKPOT WINNER
8 MATCH THREE WINNERS, EACH RECEIVES €25
Frances Keenan, Curramore, Kiltoom.
Colette Gunning, Ardmullen, Kiltoom.
Glen O’Rourke, C/O SEC Gerry Walsh.
Bill Grenham, C/O Bertie Watson,
Fidelma Kenny, Gort, Lecarrow.
Damian Cunningham, C/O McDermotts Bar, Curraghboy
John McDermott, C/O McDermotts Bar, Curraghboy.
Aidan Connaughton & Aishling Grady, Knockcroghery.
Draw takes place on Sunday night 16/10/2016 in St Brigid’s Sports & Social Centre at 11pm
St Brigids 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 also.