Bride Rovers GAA Club News

07 May, 2013



Juniors Win

Our Junior Hurling team had a good win over Ballyhooley on Saturday night. This was our fourth game in the Cavanaghs of Fermoy JHL Division 1 and we recorded our first victory.  It was a good game of hurling with plenty of top class scores from both sides.

The final score was Bride Rovers 2  15, Ballyhooley 1  10.

Team; F.Hogan, T.O Sullivan, B. O Driscoll, T. Kearney, D. Carr, K. Collins, J. Murphy, J. Pratt, S. Boyce, J. O Driscoll, C. O Connor, R. Cahill, G. O Flynn, P. Walsh, T. Broderick.

Subs; E. Murphy, S. Hackett, J. O Connor.


We are down to play Kilshannig at homer in this competition on Sunday week May 19th.


Senior Hurling v Kilmallock.

On Friday evening we travelled to the picturesque venue of Kilmallock to take on the home side in a Senior Hurling Challenge. It was a lively game but the Kilmallock si8de took their chances well and scored 1` 16 to our tally of 1  10.

Team. F. Hogan, A. Collins, B. Murphy, S. Kearney, P. Walsh, B. Johnson, D. Dooley, T. Broderick, J. Mannix, S. Ryan, B. Murphy, K. Collins, J. Pratt, J. O Driscoll, E. Murphy, P. Murphy, B. O Driscoll, S. Boyce, G. O Flynn..

We are down to play Blackrock away tonight Thursday May 9th in the RED FM Co. SHL.



This week’s draw took place in O’Coileán’s Bar for a jackpot of €3,800 on Tuesday April 30th. The four numbers drawn were 1,9,20 & 26 and there was no jackpot winner.

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

.Brendan Walsh, Shanowen
.Nicola Butler, Rathcormac
.Donie Healy, Kildinan
.Lynda O’Callaghan c/o Laya Healthcare
.Mar & Una c/o Una Moloney.

This week’s draw took  place in Barry’s Bar on Tuesday May 7th for a jackpot of €4,000.


Minor Hurling League.

We were due to play city side St. Vincents in the Co MHL last Thursday night but we received a walkover.

We will have a break from competitive Minor games now until after the Examinations but training will continue.


RATHCORMAC NS REUNION.     Plans for a Rathcormac National School are underway. September the 13th and 14th are the days planned for the event. Regular organisational meetings are now being held so all past pupils try and help out especially with information on those left the parish. This year 2013 is the Year of the Gathering when visitors are being welcomed home from abroad to events all over the country.


Astro-Turf available to Hire;    The Astro-turf pitch at Bride Rovers is available for hire by contacting James Bermingham on 086 8350741. Pitch is suitable for 5 a side teams and costs €50 per hour with lights. A reminder to all those who have pre-booked the facility, if for some reason your group cannot take up their allocated time slot please let Club Officers know immediately.


Set Dancing.;       Set Dancing Classes are held at 8.30 each Wed night in the Rathcormac Inn.

  Club Website.

The Bride Rovers GAA Club website is proving popular at home and abroad. If you have any ideas for improving the website or suggestions for additions please contact us. Please let family members abroad know about the site.


The next Car Boot Sale is on Sunday May 26th. Items for the Parish Stall will be accepted on Saturday morning May 25th.  Volunteers who can give an hour or two on the day will be very welcome. Please contact any Club Member.


Well the 2013 playing season is in full swing and the value is as good as ever at the Bride Rovers Club Shop. We have a huge range of Stock just in. Jerseys, togs, Socks, Hoodies, Training Shorts, Track Suits, Training Tops, Gear Bags, Polo Shirts, Bottle Green Wind-Sheeters, Green Half Zip Hoodies, Rain Jackets, Beanie Hats and Medal Boards  are all available. Be seen to support your club with the club colours and club gear. If you want to place an order just ring  086 3807784 or 086 1540902 to purchase all the above items.


Bride Rovers on Twitter.

You  can now  follow us on twitter  @ BrideRoversGAA and thus get all the club news and reports sent directly to your phone. 

The Bride Rovers GAA Club main sponsor is The Rathcormac Inn/Conversation Piece.