St Brigids GAA

St Brigids GAA update November 7th

St Brigids GAA

Connacht Club Championships
Our Hodson Bay Hotel sponsored senior team take on Leitrim County champions Aughawillan in the Connacht Semi Final, on Sunday next in Pairc Sean Mac Diarmada, Carrick on Shannon at 2pm.

Also our Russell Brennan Keane sponsored minor team play in the Connacht Final against Galway champions Salthill-Knocknacarra on Saturday in the Connacht GAA Centre at 8:30pm.

Club Dinner Dance
Our Club Dinner dance will take place on 14th January 2017 in the Sheraton Hotel, Athlone. Presentation of medals for our Minor and Senior County Champions will take place on the night.

U13 Feile Semi Final: St Brigids 7-9, St Michaels 2-5.
The match was played in dry conditions in Kilbride and it was played in a competitive sporting manner. We have a large panel who helped us in this fixture.
Team: Kevin Derwin,Shane Daly, Michael Sugrue, David Dolan, Daniel Meeley, Adam Donovan, Conor Hand, Thomas o Brien, Paddy Higgins, Brian Nestor, Martin O Grady, Hughie Cunniffe, Bobby Nugent, Luke Murphy, Evan Harte, Sol Trundle, Eoin Reid, James Goose, Eanna Mc Donnell, Ciaran Derwin,Daniel Skene, Oran Benton, Brian Gonley, Bryan Armstrong, Mathew Samuels,Luke Whelan.

U20 Championship: St Brigids 1-11, Roscommon Gaels 2-7.
In their first game of the championship our u20 side recorded a one point win over Roscommon Gaels on Sunday last in Kiltoom.
Team: S.Mannion, D.Carroll,M. Nolan 0-1, C. MacNiece, R. Fallon 0-1, A. Daly, G. Byrne, E.Cunnane, G. O’Hara, D. Gately, C. Gleeson 0-1, J. Cunningham 0-2, C. Quinn, J. McDonnell 1-4, B. Derwin 0-2.
Subs: C.Murray, B. Stack.

Club Shop
Get all your flags, beanie hats, jerseys, half zips etc in the club shop. The shop will be open from 8-9pm on Friday or contact Bernie to arrange a time on 086-6064604.

Nursery Programme
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
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.

Club 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 Tickets are only €2 each and this week’s jackpot is €18,600.

Last Week’s Results
Numbers Drawn 13 / 19 / 29 / 32 – NO JACKPOT WINNER

Caroline Clarke, C/O Jimmy Curley
Phil Gavin, Curramore, Kiltoom
Sinead Kelly, Glanduff, Kiltoom
Mary O’Neill, Summerhill, Athlone

Draw takes place on Sunday night 13/11/2016 in St Brigid’s Sports & Social Centre at 11pm.