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St. Brigid’s GAA Club Notes 8th March 2015

posted Mar 9, 2015, 3:23 AM by Naomh Brid

Club Registration

Anyone that did not make the registration night is urged to pay membership as soon as possible. Membership for all u18’s is €60 each, Adult non playing members €50, Adult playing members €80. It is extremely important that all players, coaches and mentors are registered for insurance reasons. Only fully paid members will be allowed to play, coach, mentor or hold a position on any club committee.

Club Dinner Dance

The club dinner dance will take place on Saturday 21st March in the Hodson Bay Hotel. Guest speaker on the night will be Paddy Carr, our new senior team’s manager and music will be by the fantastic ‘Big Deal’.  Tickets on sale from Gerry McInerney 086 8103665, Marie McDonnell 085 7711720, Andrew Harran 086 8281388, John O’Rourke 087 2485727.


We would like to extend our congratulations to Peter Domican, James Martin, Gavin Murphy and Claire Kelly on winning the GAA World Games in Abu Dhabi.

Club Walking Group

Following on from the success of Operation Transformation a walking group has being established which will hold walks around St. Brigid’s walking track every Monday, Wednesday and Friday nights at 8pm. New members are welcome to join in. For more information contact Marie on 087-2389947.

Tansey Cup

Junior league

St. Brigid's 1-11, Western Gaels 0-7.

Our Snug sponsored Junior team recorded their second win in their third game of the league at home to Western Gaels last Friday night. After a fairly even first half Brigid's pulled away in the second half thanks to a goal from Conor Gleeson and some wonderfully taken points from Jack McDonnell, Alan McInerney, Paul Fuery, Mark Grehan and John Cunningham.

Team: P. Martin,  C. McNiece, P. Kelly,  J. Grehan 0-1, I. Monaghan,  P. Fuery 0-1, M. Grehan 0-1, R. Gilligan, D. Sheehy 0-1, G. Dunning,  D. Blaine 0-1, E. Cunnane 0-1, J. Cunningham 0-3, D. O'Connor, G. Mulligan.

Subs: C. Gleeson 1-0, A. McInerney 0-1, G. Aherne, D. Cunniffe,  J. McDonnell 0-1, K. Noonan.



Numbers Drawn      6/8/23/28


Veronica Tiernan, C/O John Tiernan

Mattie Kelly, Brideswell, Athlone

Peter Domican, Dubai

Dominic Higgins, Corroclough, Kiltoom

Lisa Kelly, Lisbrock, Kiltoom

Draw takes place on Sunday night 15/03/2015 in St Brigid’s Sports & Social Centre at 11pm

Club Shop

The club shop is open every Friday from 8-9pm. 


U16 round 3 championship v St. Barry's in Tarmonbarry at 4pm Sunday 15th

The senior ladies had a comprehensive victory over Kilglass Gaels last Saturday in the 2nd round of the senior league.

Kilglass Gaels 0-3.   St Brigids 6-9

Team as follows:

K o Brien, F Dolan, F Gavin, K o Boyle, E Menton, A Morris, S Byrne , M Walsh , C Grehan 0-1, S Gonley, C o Brien 1-0, R Callaghan, L Cunniffe 1-0, A o Brien 1-5, A Kelly 3-3

Also Congratulations to Claire Kelly , former St. Brigids player who was part of the victorious Middle East team who beat Australasia in the GAA World Games in Abu Dhabi (UAE ) last Saturday .


Monster Progressive 25 Card Game

Takes place on Friday, March 13th at St Brigid’s Sports and Social Centre, Kiltoom. €5,000 in prize money is up for grabs and admission is €25 per person. Participants are guaranteed at least twenty games.
This promises to be an excellent night’s entertainment while being an important fundraiser for the Féile. Please support if you can and if you don’t play cards, spread the news about this once-off card-playing

5km Fun Run

The 5km Fun Run/Walk/Crawl takes place on Sunday 29th March at 11am from St. Brigid’s GAA Clubhouse. Entry is €10 or €15 for a family.  Registration begins at 9.30am, with refreshments served afterwards. We encourage as many people as possible to join us for this event.