Kilbride GAA

Kilbride GAA update March 23rd

Kilbride GAA

Our Junior men’s team won their opening Division 5 match against Kilglass Gaels on Friday in Kilbride. Kilbride winning on a scoreline of 3-09 to 2-07.

Kilbride came out on top our U16 boys played Western Gaels on Sunday in the wet and windy conditions. They played extremely well but leading by two points with a few minutes to go Western Gaels scored a goal to put them up by a point with time running out. The Kilbride lads didn’t give up however And they managed to win the kickout and go down the pitch and equalise which was the last play of the game. Full time score Kilbride 2-08 Western Gaels 2-08.
Kilbride team: 1. Cian Feely 2. Eoin Bracken 3. Keelan Murray 4. Liam O Beirne 5.Sean McLoughlin 6.Dylan Cronin 7.Jason Simpson 8 Richard O Beirne 9. Simon O’Beirne 10.Sean Tully 11.Ruairi O Connor 12.Alan Merriman 13. Josh Stratford 14. Daniel Brennan 15.Jack Keegan 17.Michael Devine

Our U14 Boys opened their Division 2 league campaign away to Strokestown on Friday. The match was played in extremely difficult condition but Kilbride battled hard throughout but they were beat by a stronger team. Full time Strokestown 4-15 Kilbride 2-04
Kilbride Team: M Shally; C O’Grady; C Kedian; E McLoughlin; M Devine, 1-00; K Murray; T Kelly; A Looby; G O’Hara; B McLoughlin; O O’Beirne, 1-02, 1 free; O O’Connor, 0-02; D Mullaney; F Shaughnessy; D Giloolly; Subs J O’Connor for O Hara; D Brennan for Shaughnessy;

Our Minors are scheduled to play Boyle in Kilbride on Sunday at 11am.

Our U 16 girls had a busy weekend with games on Friday and Sunday . The girls came up agaimst a physically stronger side in Kilmore/Elphin in Kilbride on Friday morning and lost on a scoreline of 5-06 to 2-03. However they returned to winning ways on Sunday when they travelled to Four Roads beating them comprehensively on a scoreline of 9-10 to 4-03. Next game is awayto Castlerea next Sunday at 4 p.m.
Panel: Rachel O’Grady, Aoife Leonard, Aine Griffin, Aine Biesty, Alexandra Gigon, Ruby Kenny, Robyn Dowling, Caroline Lapina, Roisin Tully, Shauna Mannion Feely, Mairead Tully, Eleanor Walsh, Saoirse Murray, Ellen O’Beirne, Leah Fallon, Julia Garvey, Amy Shanagher, Elaine O Grady, Emma Gibbons, Aisling Hanly and Sarah McTiernan.

U 12 training will commence on Tuesday 28th March from 6p.m. to 7p.m. on the top pitch . Gum shields are compulsory and bring your own drink please.


Congrats to Tara , Eilish Alice . Rochelle , Cathal and the ladies Intermediate team on their great win over neighbours Leitrim on Saturday in the National league . Best of luck next weekend when they travel to Limerick for the next round on Sunday 26th.

Congrats to Rochelle who was selected for the HEC rising All-Star team following on her performances at the Colleges weekend recently.

Congrats once again to Fiona Tully who has added yet more silverware to her impressive collection by winning the All Ireland Ladies Intermediate Singles Final on Saturday.