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Club Notes 22nd April 2018

posted Apr 26, 2018, 2:33 PM by Aine Martin

Table Quiz

Get your thinking caps on and teams ready as we are having a table quiz this Friday night 27th April at 9pm in St. Brigid’s clubhouse. Tables of 4 are €40, with first prize €100 and there will be loads of spot and raffle prizes too. Please come along and support our Snapper cast in their Oskars fundraiser. 

Life Saving and AED Training Course

A certified Basic Life Saving and AED Training Course is being provided in St Brigids Clubhouse on Wednesday 23 May from 6 to 10pm. Numbers are limited to the first 36 participants at €30 each. Please book a place by entering your name on the BLS & AED Training List in the clubhouse or contact Tommy on 0863055383.

This is an OSKARS Fundraising Event organised by the Shawshank Redemption Players.

Cash for Clobber

Unwanted clothes, bed linen, duvet covers, curtains, paired shoes and handbags 


Clothes Bag collection – Drop off at clubhouse

From Monday April 23rd

Daily:            11am – 12 noon

Evenings:       7pm – 9pm



Any Queries Contact: Sandra on 086 8321700 or Maria 087 65 8886

Cookstown Textile Recyclers Pickup:

Thursday 10th May @9am


How it works

Your GAA Club has agreed to participate in our clothing recycling programme, known as Cash for Clobber. Contribute used or unwanted clothes, in Plastic Bags to a designated area in you GAA clubhouse.


Your club receives payment in full (value directly linked to weight collected) for your recycled clothing.

Guaranteed premium rates for your clothing, you can rely on our professional and helpful service to deliver (and collect!) to your requirements.

In addition, we are compliant with all legal and licensing requirements, and are certified to BSI standards.


What happens to the clothing? 

Provided they are of suitable quality, reusable items are exported to developing Countries, including sub-Saharan Africa, Pakistan, and in some instances Eastern Europe.

We also accept shoes (pairs only), handbags and belts, but please note that pillows and duvets cannot be re-used for hygiene reasons.

80’s Disco

Massive thank you to all that attended and supported our fabulous 80’s disco. It was a huge success and a fantastic night’s entertainment. Special thank you to Marie McDonnell and Aidan Dolan for organising the event. Can’t wait to do it again. 

U12 Boys

Our Under 12 Division 2 side traveled to Four Mile House last Saturday, where they we're comprehensively beaten by Kilbride.


Jack Tully, Adam Feeley,  Jack Kinahan, Kian Mulligan, Niall Daly, Michael Henehan, Jaime Fox,  Niall Derwin, James O'Rourke, Josh Dowling, Cathal Ferry, Brendan Ferry, and Matthew O' Connor and Finnan Kilcommins

Under 12 Girls

On Thursday evening we played Four Roads away in the league. The girls got off to a very good start keeping Four Roads at bay until well into the first half and led at half time. Second half we started slowly and Four Roads scored the first 3 scores. We gathered our composure again and took control of the game again and in the end winning the match comfortably. 

U14 Boys 

St. Brigid’s U14’s hosted Padraig Pearses in the Division 4 Spring League on Thursday evening April 19th and just came out on top against a young Padraig Pearses team who battled hard throughout. In a free flowing game both sides enjoyed the opportunity to demonstrate their skills.

For the home team Noah Heavey, Luke Sylvester, Cormac Meeley and Robert Keenan defended well throughout, even when outnumbered at the back. Up front Billy Ray Dolan, Luke Whelan and Andrew Sheffield were accurate when the opportunities arose and contributed with fine scores.


Squad: David Dolan, Alex O’Donohue, Cormac Meeley, Noah Heavey, Luke Sylvester (0-2), Robert Keenan (0-02), Bryan Armstrong (0-01), Sean Minnock (0-01), Brendan Murphy (0-02), Eanna McDonnell (1-00), Killian Curley (0-01), Billy Ray Dolan (3-04), Luke Whelan (1-01), Andrew Sheffield (1-03)

U16 Girls Championship 

U16 Division 1 group stages have now been completed and the  Brigids girls played five games in this stage. They won against Elphin- Kilmore and Four Roads, Padraig Pearses but were beaten by Clann na Gael. They also lost to Boyle on Sunday last by one point in a very exciting game. Championship will now progress to knock out stages with fixtures and dates to be finalised.

Panel: H. Martin, A. Murray McGonigle, A. O’Donovan, I. Finnerty, A. McGrath, R. Collins, A. Lennon, L. Gallagher, A. Fallon, R. Lennon, A. Curran, M. Nolan, A. Nestor, G. Loftus, A. Whyte, S. Downey, H. Martin. 

Intermediate Championship Rd 2 

St. Brigid’s 0-10, Eire Og 1-13

Our Intermediate team suffered defeat in 2nd round of the championship away to Eire Og on Sunday.

Brigids started well with the wind and led by 0-8 to 0-5 at the break.  They continued to led going into the final quarter but Eire Og finished strongly to run out winners on a score of 1-13 to 0-10.


S Smith, S Furey, M Nolan, J Leonard, D Carroll, N Grehan, K Connor, A Daly, E Flanagan,  C Quinn(0-1), J Cunningham,  G Byrne(0-1), J Cunniffe (0-5 2f), C McHugh (0-2), K Byrne, Subs used: E Minagh, C Carroll and T Hanley.

Senior Championship Rd 2

St. Brigid’s 1-11, Strokestown 1-6. 

Our Senior team recorded a victory in the second game of the championship at Home on Friday night last in Kiltoom. 
For a full match report please see the sports section of local papers. 

Team: S. Mannion, N. McInerney, D. Donnelly, P. Domican, R. Stack, D. Dolan, I. Kilbride, M. Daly, G. Dolan 0-2, B. Stack 1-0, P. Kelly 0-1, C. Murray, J. McDonnell 0-1, S. Kilbride 0-5, D. Cunniffe. 
Subs: D. Sheehy, G. O’Hara, E. Cunnane, B. Derwin 0-2, Conor MacNiece. 






Last Week’s Results


Numbers Drawn 3/4/11/24  






                                  Sean Cleary c/o Frankie Donnelly

                                  Cormac Sheehy,Hodson Bay

                                  Daire Creaton,Curramore

                                  Helen Hassett c/o Tony Power

                                  P&M Rohan c/o Martin O’Connor





Draw takes place on Sunday night 29/04/2018

in St. Brigids Sports & Social Centre at 10.00pm