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St. Brigid's GAA Club Notes 3rd April 2016

posted Apr 4, 2016, 12:06 PM by Aine Martin

Rory Stories

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

Following the success and the enjoyment of our maiden 'Strictly Come Dancing Brigid's Style' the Club is planning a 'Strictly Encore' in the autumn. We are now looking for any 'movers and shakers' who would like to take part. As you know from the first 'victims' no prior dancing experience necessary, just a great time promised! If you are interested or know of anybody else who might be please contact Kevin Clabby at 0862588334.
As we already have some 'eager volunteers' lined up the remaining places will fill quickly. So get your names in fast!!

Cardiac Screening Clinic

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

Our division 1 team had a comprehensive victory over Roscommon Gaels on Thursday last in Lisnamult.
Team: Justin Kelly, Shane Keenan, Shane Finnerty, Luke O'Rourke, Fergal Cunniffe, Sean Trundle, Daniel Meeley, Ruairi Fallon, Ben O'Carroll, Brian Monaghan (captain), Oisin Canny, Conor Hand, Tomás O'Brien, Adam Lennon, Brian Nestor, Shane Daly, Ronan Doyle, Daniel Keenan, Gavin Daly, Michael Sugrue, Adam Samuels, Martin O'Grady, Hughie Cunniffe.

U14 Boy's Division 4 League

Our division 4 team secured a one point win over Padraig Pearses in Kiltoom last Tuesday evening.

Team: Harry Grislain, Shane Finnerty (captain), Gavin Daly, Adam Samuels, Shane Daly, James Goose, Martin O'Grady, Thomas O'Brien, James O'Rourke, Jack Tiernan, Jamie Curley, Hughie Cunniffe, Ciaran Derwin, Oran Benton, Daniel Keenan.

U16 Girls Championship

St. Brigid's 5-9, St. Croan's 2-6.

Our Pieta House sponsored u16 girls had a comprehensive victory over St. Croan's on Sunday last in Kiltoom. The first half was much closer than the second half with our girls coming out strong and taking control of the game.

Team: H. Martin, R. Dolan, S. Dolan, E. Carroll, A. O'Donovan, A. Coyle, E. Gleeson, K. Nolan 1-3, R. Callaghan, J. McGrane 0-2, E. Curran, R. Gallagher, N. Donnelly, L. Curran 4-3, K. Harmon. 
Subs: C. Dolan, A. Lennon, A. Curran, A. Nestor, S. Butler, L. Hannon, S. Downey, A. Downey.

U16 Girls Championship

St. Brigid's 2-3, Clan na nGael 7-15.

Our u16 girls were defeated by a good Clan na nGael side on Easter Monday in Kiltoom.

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

Under 16 Div 1 – 27th March 2016

Clann na nGael 2-05 v 1-11 St Brigids

Team: - Jack Scouler, Gary Daly, Billy McDonnell, Luke Griselain, Mark Haran, Pearse Frost, Ciaran Quinn, Darragh Murray, Shane Cunnane, Oisin Reilly, Robbie Dolan, Danny McDermott, Ruairi Smith, Eoghan Derwin, Ian O’Rourke

Subs: Evan Gallagher, Cormac Canny (for Danny McDermott), Shane Kelly, Faolain Kennedy (for Gary Daly), Liam Egan

Under 16 Div 4 – 28th March 2016

Michael Glaveys 0-05 v 5-13 St Brigids

Team: - Danny McDermott, Daniel Butler, Luke Griselain, Faolain Kennedy, Liam Egan, Ciaran Quinn, Robbie Dolan, Fergus O’Sullivan, Cian Lawless, Shane Kelly, Cormac Canny

Subs: Michael Butler (for Cian Lawless), Brian Monaghan (for Cormac Canny), Ultan O’Rourke (for Ciaran Quinn), Brian Nestor (for Faolain Kennedy)

Under 16 Div 1 – 2nd April 2016

St Brigids 6-11 v 0-04 Oran

Team: - Jack Scouler, Faolain Kennedy, Billy McDonnell, Mark Haran, Ciaran Quinn, Pearse Frost, Paul McGrath, Darragh Murray, Shane Cunnane, Jack Gartland, Oisin Reilly, Robbie Dolan, Ciaran Sugrue, Eoghan Derwin, Ian O’Rourke

Subs: Evan Gallagher, Gary Daly, Luke Griselain, Ruairi Smith, Tom O'Carroll, Cormac Canny, Shane Kelly, Liam Egan, Matthew Cochrane, Cian Lawless, Danny McDermott, Cian Daly,

Tansey Cup Junior league

St. Brigid's 2-8, Western Gaels 1-11.

Our junior side were lucky to get a draw out of this game as it was neck and neck most of the game. Despite us pushing ahead in the second half thanks to points from the Cunniffe brothers, we let Western Gaels come back and they managed to score a free in injury time to put them ahead by one. Thankfully there was still time left and John Cunningham scored the levelling point to draw the game.

Team: M. Moran, D. O'Connor, J. Gallagher, C. McNiece, C. McDonnell, A. Daly, J. Grehan, E. Cunnane, M. Nolan 1-0, D. Cunniffe 0-1, J. Mannion 1-0, C. Quinn, J. Cunniffe 0-5, J. Cunningham 0-1, C. Sheehy 0-1. 
Subs: K. Quinn, A. McHugh.


Congratulations and well done to the u14 county girls following their victory over Leitrim in the Connacht Championship last Saturday.


Jackpot this week €12,400.  Last Week’s Results, numbers drawn 11/16/21/24.  No Jackpot Winner. No Match Three Winners.  Draw takes place on Sunday night 10/04/2016 in St. Brigid’s Sports and Social Centre at 11pm.