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Club Notes 2nd April 2017

posted Apr 3, 2017, 12:08 PM by Aine Martin
Cash for Clobber

St. Brigid's are running a "Cash for Clobber" collection in the clubhouse to raise funds for our Ladies teams. 

Bring your unwanted bags of clothes, footwear, bags, belts, towels and sheets to the clubhouse dressing room 6 any evening after 7pm. 

Final collection on Good Friday 14th April 6-8pm in the clubhouse. 

Contact Brenda: 086-819 9001. 

U16 Girls Championship

St. Brigid's vs Padraig Pearses

This game was held in Woodmount on Sunday last with our girls proving too strong for Pearses as Pearses conceded this game at halftime. 

Team: M. Nolan, R. Dolan, S. Dolan, A. O'Donovan, A. Lennon, R. Collins, H. Martin, K. Nolan, E. Gleeson, A. Curran, L. Gallagher,  J. McGrane, A. Whyte, E. Curran, A. Nestor. A. Fallon, N. Donnelly, A. McGrath, A. Downey, C. Lennon.  

St.Brigids U14 Boys Div 4:

St.Brigids 4-8, Padraig Pearses 1:2

Our Division 4 team got their Spring league campaign off to a great start with a fine win in Woodmount on Saturday 25th MarchFrom the start of the game, Liam, Harry and Oran were solid in defence and Daniel and Sol dominated midfield and provided a plentiful supply of good ball into the forwards. Despite some great movement and passing combinations by Alex, Eoin and Luke, some poor finishing and decision making, ensured that Brigids only had 2 scores to show for their efforts at half time. 

Some early scores by Pearses in the second half ensured that the game  remained in the balance, but the Brigids forwards then found their scoring touch and reeled off some great scores to finally put daylight between the teams.  Paddy, James and Eanna’s hard work eventually paid off  in the half forward line and they contributed 2-6 between them.  In addition to the above mentioned, Matthew’s kickouts set up numerous attacks, and Brian G, Luke and Bryan A were outstanding throughout the game in the half back line. 

Team:M.SammualsL.HennellyH.GriselanO.BentonB.GonleyL.Murphy,B.ArmstronD.SkehanS.Trundle 0-1J.O’Rourke 0-3P.Higgins 1-2E.McDonnell 1-1E.Reid 1-0, A.O’Donoghue1-0, L.Whelan 0-1.


St.Brigids U14 Boys Div 1:

St.Brigids 3-11, Padraig Pearses 5-6

Our Div 1 team lost narrowly to Pearses in an exciting game in Kiltoom on Monday evening. Brigids were very sluggish at the start and allowed  Pearses to get off to a great start and andfound themselves 10 points down after only 15 minutes.  Some positional switches and inspirational play by Adam O’Donovan and Oisin Canny awoke our lads and they played some great football for the remainder of the half to reduce the deficit to just 2 points at the break.  Brigids commenced the 2ndhalf in the same style and raced into the lead for the first time in the game.  However, some slack defending allowed Pearsesin for two soft goals. Two further points followed to establish a 4 point lead going into the last 10 minutes. Brigids rallied again and reduced the deficit to two points, but despite some brave attacking play, Pearses  managed to hold on the the lead until the final whistle and just about deserved their victory.  While our lads were disappointed to lose this game, they can take great heart from the football they played and the determination they showed to come from 10 points down, but will need to ensure that they play for a full 60 minutes in future. Team and scorers:

K.DerwinS.DalyA.Donovan,D.Dolan,D.Meeley,B.Nestor,M.Sugrue,T.O’Brien1-1,M.O’Grady 0-1,R.Doyle, C.Hand 0-2, P.Higgins,D.Keenan1-1, B.Nugent1-1, J.Curley 0-1. Subs O.Canny 0-4 for P.Higgins.

O'Rourke Cup Senior League

St. Brigid's 3-18, Tulsk 0-7.

St. Brigid's senior team recorded their first win in the league in their third game against Tulsk on Friday last in Kiltoom. St. Brigid's were the stronger team through out and produced the majority of their scores in the first half going in  3-11 to 4 points at half time. 

St. Brigid's Team: F. Dolan, C. MacNiece, D. Sheehy, J. Murray, E. Sheehy, P. Domican, G. Byrne, G. Dolan 0-1, I. Kilbride 0-1, E. Cunnane 1-0, P. Kelly 0-3, J. Cunningham 0-1, C. Gleeson 0-2, C. McHugh 1-7, D. Cunniffe 1-1.

Subs: S. Fuery, E. Nolan, J. McDonnell 0-2, K. Byrne, J. Grehan, C. Quinn. 


Tulsk Team: R. Fahey, D. Donoghue, D. O'Rourke, N. O'Connor, N. McNamera, D. Jones, G. Callaghan, J. Murray, C. Burns, C. O'Rourke, P. Scott, R. Kelly, J. Conlon 0-5, R. Feeney 0-2, C. O'Regan. 

Subs: P. Beirne, S. Murray, S. Lennon, J. Donoghue, S. McCormack, T. Murray, C. Flanagan, I. Jones, N. Casserly. 

Club Registration 

Final Reminder: Club registration is due. As teams are now back training and playing we request that all players are registered for 2017. Registration is €60 for u18's, €80 for adult players and €50 for adult members. It is essential that all players are registered in order to participate in training and in club games. We would encourage all outstanding members to finalize membership as soon as possible, as coaches want to ensure that players are eligible to train.  We thank you for your continued support to the club. Also you can register online via our website stbrigids.gaa.ieand

Club Lotto
Our club lotto has been running very successfully for over twenty year. The lotto is a means to raise vital funds for our club for our on-going running expenses. We are asking if you can take some lotto books and try and sell tickets to family, friends, and work colleagues. If you think you could sell tickets, please contact Tommy on (086)4493871.                                                                                                              You can now pay the club lotto on-line









Last Week’s Results

Numbers Drawn 5 / 17 / 24 32







Dympna Lynch, Dept. of Ed., C/O Ger Walsh


Draw takes place on Sunday night 09/04/2017

in St Brigid’s Sports & Social Centre at 10.00pm