Bride Rovers GAA News

29 August, 2012

BrideRovers GAA Club Notes.


SeniorHurling on Sept 16th.

Our SeniorHurling Relegation game against Cloyne has been fixed for Sunday fortnightSeptember the 16th but at this stage it is a provisional fixture. Cloyne playFermoy in the Co Intermediate Football championship this weekend with thewinners down to play Cill na Martra the following weekend. If Cloyne aresuccessful in these two games they would be playing the County Semi Final inthe Intermediate Football on the 16th and the Senior Hurling game would goback. We have Senior Hurling League games against Sars, the Barrs and Countychampions Carrigtwohill to play yet. There is a possibility that the Carriggame could be played this weekend but nothing has been definitely fixed at thetime of writing.


Our MinorFootball team are fixed to play Ballinora in the championship semi final onWednesday next September the 5th. The game is fixed for 6.45 but no venue hasyet been arranged. Ballinora beat us well in the League in April and are a verystrong side. We played well to defeat Cloyne in the Championship quarterfinalbut we had a very understrength team on duty last Saturday nigh in the Leagueversus Donoughmore. This game was played in Donoughmore and we were defeated by2 11 to 0 9. It was really a game of contrasting fortunes, Donoughmore werewell in control in the first half but we scored some great points in the secondhalf.

Team vDonoughmore; F. Hogan, J. Kearney, J. Macak, E. Howard, S Cotter, D. Quinn. T.O Sullivan, C. O Connor, J. Barry, S. O Leary, L. O Leary, W. Finnegan, B. OSullivan, D. Moore.


Junior CHurling.

The EastCork Junior C Hurling Championship commences next week. We are in actionagainst Castlemartyr on Friday September the 7th. This will be our third adultteam to go into championship action this season. We will be under pressure asour opponents are the second string from the Castlemartyr Club. We havecompeted in Division Three of the East Cork League. In reality it's been toughat times to field a team but it's great to be able to provide games for so manyhurlers in the club. The Championship tie will commence at 6.45; the venue isnot decided yet. Best of luck lads in this game.


Weekly ClubLotto.


Lastweek’s draw took place in The Central Bar, Rathcormac on Tuesday August 21stfor a jackpot of €5,200. The numbers drawn were 2/5/10 &12 and there was no jackpot winner.

The winners of the five €30 'Lucky Dips’ were;

. Felicity Hanrahan c/o Laya Healthcare
. Tom Barry, Rathcormac
. May Barry c/o Liam Cahill
. Dave Kenneally, Ashfield Place
. Kay Collins, Mondaniel.

This week’s draw took place in The RathcormacInn on Tuesday August the 28th for a jackpot of €5,400.

The Club says a big ' thank you' to all thosewho week in, week out support the Lotto. Yourongoing assistance is greatly appreciated. Every €2 sold is very valuableincome for our Cub. Our further Development Plans are completely dependent onraising finance. The various ways you can support the Lotto are as follows;

1 Purchase a ticket each week from Club Membersor in local Business outlets and ask friends and family members to do the same.

2 Buy Tickets online at, we urgemembers and friend who have contacts around the country and abroad to spreadthe news about the Lotto.

3 Purchase a yearly ticket, available at areduced rate of €90

4 Sell a book or a half book of Lotto ticketsevery week. The club is always anxious to get new Lotto sellers- 'many handsmake light work', if you are interested in helping the Bride Rovers Club bybuying or selling the weekly Lotto Tickets please contact any Club officer ormember.

Well Done Kildorrery.

Congratulations to the Kildorrery Junior Hurlers who won the North Cork Hurling title for the first time since 1988 at Kilworth on Saturday evening. Best of luck in their County JHC campaign.



The next Bride Rovers Club Executive meeting ison Monday September the 3rd in the clubrooms at 9pm.

Cork Beaten.

Is it the end of an era? No one knows yet butthe winds of change are certainly blowing through Gaelic Football withDonegal's win over Cork last Sunday. While it was a disappointing end to theRebels campaign there is no doubting the merits of the Ulster side and the typeof football they played. Great credit though to Conor Counihan and his team forthe great displays over recent seasons. Just one All Ireland victory in 2010 isscant reward for this fine bunch of players and their mentors. There may wellbe changes in playing personnel in the future but all the Cork footballers havebeen great ambassadors for the County in recent years. Donegal are nowqualified for just their second ever All Ireland Final and it will be somemonth in the north west.



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