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St. Brigid's GAA Club Notes 17th April 2016

posted Apr 21, 2016, 12:43 PM by Aine Martin

Rory Stories  

****This Friday night*****
We are delighted to announce that the very popular GAA Comedian Rory Stories will perform a live show in 
St. Brigid's clubhouse on Friday 22nd April at 9.30pm. 
There will also be a presentation of the 2015 O'Rourke Cup medals made to our senior team in the bar following the show. Don't miss out on what promises to be a great night’s entertainment. 
Tickets for Rory Stories are €10 and are available from the clubhouse bar or contact Tomas on 0860876933 or Aine on 0863791294. 

Strictly Encore 

Dates have now been agreed for our Strictly Encore. The Event will be held over the weekend November 25th, 26th next, with training commencing in late September. 
Anyone interested in taking part should contact Helen Ryan (087 6877629) or Marie McDonnell (085 7711720).

Cardiac Screening Clinic  
****Book now, screening this Saturday*****
Will be held in the club on Saturday 23rd April. The clinic will be open from 9.30am-5pm. Each screening will take 20 minutes and is open to all club members at a cost of €65 per person. 
Anyone with LAYA is FREE but please remember to mention this and have your Laya details with you. 
Why undergo a Cardiac Screening? 
Up to 100 young people die each year in Ireland from Sudden Adult Death Syndrome (SADS) 
1 in 300 people may have a cardiac abnormality 
The national register recently reported that the incidents of SADS are higher in Ireland than many other European countries. 
In Italy cardiac screening is mandatory for anyone aged 12 to 35 years involved in competitive sport for the past 25 years. They have reduced the incidents of SADS by 89%. 
The GAA’s Medical Scientific and Welfare Committee and the International Rugby Board recommend cardiac screening for all players over the age of 14 years 
The European Society of Cardiology & the International Olympic Committee recommends cardiac screening. 
Heartaid’s service is based on the recommendations of the above named organisations. 
Bookings can be made online or over the phone (1890 300 333). Go to

Club Shop 

The club shop is open every Friday from 8-9pm for all your club gear including socks, shorts, gloves, hats, jackets etc.

U14 Boy's division 1

St. Brigid's 5-8, Clan na nGael 1-4.

Our division one side had a comprehensive victory over Clann on Thursday last in Johnstown.

U16 Girls Championship Semi-final

St. Brigid's 2-2, St. Dominic's 3-14.

Our Pieta House sponsored u16s were defeated by a very strong St. Dominic's side in the division 1b semi final on Sunday last in Knockcroghery. Despite a close first half,  our side were not able to keep up the pace and Dominics pulled ahead to book their place in the county final. 
We would like to wish Rachel Gallagher a speedy recovery following a knock she sustained during this game.

Team: H. Martin, R. Dolan, S. Dolan, E. Carroll, A. Lennon, A. Coyle, E. Gleeson, K. Nolan, R. Callaghan 0-1, J. McGrane, E. Curran, R. Gallagher, A. Curran 1-0, L. Curran 0-1, K. Harmon 1-0. 
Subs: C. Dolan, A. O'Donovan, N. Donnelly,  A. Nestor, A. Downey, S. Downey, L. Hannon.

Minor Boys league

St. Brigid's 5-12, St. Faithleach's 0-7.

Our RBK sponsored minor team had a comprehensive victory over Faithleach's on Friday night last in Ballyleague.

Team: S. Smith,  K. Connor, E. Minagh, S. Fuery, T. Glynn,  J. Curley,  J. Leonard, N. Murray, G. Byrne, D. Gately, B. Derwin, K. Byrne, E. Egan, E. Nolan, B. McDonnell, D. Daly, D. Sugrue, C. Killion.

O'Rourke Cup Senior League

St. Brigid's 0-15, Padraig Pearses 1-12.

Our Hodson Bay Hotel sponsored senior team drew with home side Pearses on Sunday last. Brigid's had a very poor start going in at half time trailing by 1-9 to 4 points. However Brigid's rallied in the second and kept tapping away at the points. A superb point from Karol Mannion in the last kick of the game was the leveller for Brigid's.

Team: C. Sheehy, J. Grehan,  D. Sheehy, J. Murray, R. Stack 0-1, D. Dolan, A. Daly, G. Dolan 0-1, M. Daly, J. McDonnell 0-3, K. Mannion 0-4, D. Cunniffe,  C. Quinn,  C. McHugh 0-4,  C. McNiece. 
Subs: J. Cunningham 0-2, N. Grehan, B. Stack, R. Fallon, P. Fuery. 



Last Week’s Results 

Numbers Drawn   2 / 3 / 10 / 24 


Bernie Murray, Kilkeeran, Ballinasloe. 
Tom Lally, Curry, Brideswell.
Tony Mulhern, Carrowkeeney, Kiltoom.

Draw takes place on Sunday night 24/04/2016 in St Brigid’s Sports & Social Centre at 11pm.