Minor Notes April 21st 2013

posted Apr 25, 2013, 6:07 AM by Richard Canny   [ updated Apr 25, 2013, 6:07 AM by Naomh Brid ]
Minors: The minor team are away to St Croans in Enfield in the league tonight, Tuesday,
April 23rd at 7pm.

U-16s: St Brigid’s U-16s got their championship campaign off to a winning start when
they defeated Oran in Kiltoom on Thursday last on a scoreline of 2-10 to 1-07. Squad and
scorers: Cormac McDonnell, Anthony Ryan, Conor Murray, Eddie Nolan , Gavin Byrne,
Ciaran Walsh, Jimmy Curley, Jack McDonnell(1-2), Brian Stack(0-1), Shane Furey(0-1),
Paul Daly(0-2), Colin Daly(0-1), Ross Nestor, Luke Carty(0-2), Fiachra Lennon(1-1). Subs:
Keelan Byrne (for C. Daly), Damon Daly ( for R. Nestor). Unused subs: Brian Daly and
Senan McBrearty. The next championship game is against St Ciarans on Sunday, May 5th.

U-14s Féile: With wins over Roscommon Gaels and St Aidan's in the previous two rounds,
St Brigids U-14 progressed to the County Féile final on Saturday evening last following an
impressive victory away to Strokestown. The home side proved to be skilful and determined
opposition but St Brigid’s got off to a flying start with early goals from Brian Derwin and
Ian O'Rourke. Cian McBrearty and Niall Murray were dominant at midfield, providing the
forward line with many opportunities to score while in a stout defence, Tommy Glynn was
outstanding. St Brigid’s were ahead at half time but knew that the job was only half done.
The second half started well for St Brigids as they again notched a number of early goals.
By this stage, Donncha Gately and Eoin Egan were proving a handful for the Strokestown
defence, leading to further scores. To their credit, Strokestown never surrendered but St
Brigid’s won in the end on a scoreline of 8-7 to 2-8. The U-14 squad now looks forward to a
final meeting with either Clann na nGael or Oran for the honour of representing Roscommon
in Féile this Summer. Squad and scorers: Liam Martin, Keelan Connor, Eoin Minagh, Gary
Daly, Pearse Frost, Billy McDonnell, Tommie Glynn, Cian McBrearty, Niall Murray(1-0),
Eoin Egan(0-1), Donnchadh Gately, Ciaran Sugrue, Iain O'Rourke(1-1), Brian Derwin(3-
3), Seamus Smith(3-2). Subs: John Leonard, Adam Murtagh, Cathal Sweeney, Matthew
Cochrane, Cian Daly, Mark Haran, Ronan Campbell, Jack Gartland, Paul McGrath, Cathal
O'Grady, Ted Brosnan, Ruáiri Smith, Daniel Sugrue (inj.), Tom O'Carroll (inj.).

U-12s: The U-12s are scheduled to play Annaghdown in the next round of the Easyfix
tournament on Saturday next, April 27th. Players will be notified of full details by their
coaches. A very successful half-day coaching camp took place last Saturday, April 20th for
the U-12s. Thanks to all who gave of their time and for the presence of senior players Frankie
Dolan and Gearoid Cunniffe who made it a special day for the players.

U-10s: Challenge games are currently being organised and players will be notified through
their coaches.

Training: Training continues for all grades from U-8s to Minor. Players will be notified of
any changes to normal training times.
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