Bride Rovers GAA Club News

15 April, 2014

BRIDE ROVERS GAA NOTES.

GOOD WINS FOR MINORS AND JUNIORS.

REBEL OG, MINOR A HURLING LEAGUE.
On Thursday  April 10th  we travelled to Castlemartyr to take on Kiltha Óg in the Minor A Hurling League. This was always going to be a tough game as our opponents were a combination of Castlemartyr and Dungourney players. The game was nip and tuck for the first half with some great long range striking from DJ Cahil and Shane O' Connor in particular. The Kiltha Og side got great points also to lead by a single point on a scoreline of 0-8 to 0-7. From the restart our lads battled hard for possession which lead to a brilliantly worked goal from William Finnegan. Kiltha Og then came back into it but just when the game looked to be heading for a draw, with five minutes remaining Jesse O' Keeffe planted the ball in the net after some great work by Cian O' Connor and Shane Walsh. The Rovers then closed  the game out to record our second win on the bounce on a scoreline of 2-12 to 0-16. Our next game  away to Watergrasshill was originally fixed for this coming Saturday  April 19th but has been changed to Easter Sunday, time and venue to be confirmed.
Team v Kiltha Og: D. Moore, J. Tobin, T. O Sullivan, J. Barry, C. Howard, R. Prendergast, J. Connor, C O Connor 0-2, J. O Keeffe 1-0, DJ Cahill 0-2, W. Finnegan 1-1, S. O Connor 0-1, C. O Grady, D. Lenihan 0-3, S. Walsh 0-2. Subs: J. Service, J. Fitzgerald.
WE have to play St. Catherines and Erins Own also in this competition.

CAVANAGHS OF FERMOY AVONDHU/IMOKILLY JHL DIV.1.
We were to have played Doneraile in Round 5 of the Inter Divisional JHL on Saturday evening but the game was switched to Sunday evening at Doneraile's request.
We asked for a full turn out of players and consequently  it was great to see 33 players attend for this important  game on Palm Sunday Evening.
We opened play brightly and had three point on  the board within minutes having opened proceedings with the aid of the wind. Some excellent inter changing  play saw us take control of the game and by half-time we had 1-10 on the board to 0-4 for Doneraile.
We made several switches for the second half and used our full quota of subs and we ran out easy winners of a score of 3-18 to 2-9.
Panel:  F.Hogan, A.Buckley, T.Kearney, J.O'Connor, J.Murphy, L.Forde, R.Prendergast, M.Liddane, F.Collins, W.Finnegan, C.O'Connor, S.Pratt, T.Broderick, J.O'Driscoll, J.Mannix, R.Cahill, G.O'Flynn. D.Linehan, B.Collins, T.O'Sullivan, G.Quill, D.Burke, S.O'Brien, S.Hackett, S.Boyce, C.Howard, P.Noonan, C.Howard,A.O'Keeffe, D.Buckley, G.Clerkin,J.Makau, J.Hogan

Scorers:  J.O'Driscoll 2-4.D.Linehan 1-0, W.Finnegan 0-6, T.Broderick 0-4, R.Cahill 0-2, C.O'Connor 0-1, S.Pratt 0-1.
We still have games against Castlemartyr, Midleton, Shanballymore and Ballygiblin to play in this competition.


WEEKLY CLUB LOTTO.
Last  week’s draw took place in The Rathcormac on Tuesday April the 8th  Inn for a jackpot of €2,800. The four numbers drawn were 4/6/10 & 11 and there was no jackpot winner.

The winners of the five €30 'Lucky Dips’ were;
. Michael O’Regan, Mondaniel
. Patrick O’Driscoll, Rathcormac
. Fergal Somers, Ballinagore
. L & G Johnson, Ballyreidy
. Patsy Kelleher, Cobh.
This week’s draw took  place in O’Coileán’s Bar  on Tuesday April 15th for a jackpot of €3000.
Tickets for the Loot are available from Club members and in local business outlets at just €2 each. A yearly ticket is also available. Tickets can also be purchased online at locallotto.ie
SENIOR HURLING LEAGUE.
We are at home to na Piarsaigh in the Red FM Co. SHL on this Thursday night April the 17th at 7pm.
Other SHL fixtures coming up are as follows;
27/4 v Sars
29/4 v Erins Own
12/5 v Youghal
17/5 v St. Finbarrs.

Championship Fixtures.
May 10th Co JB Football Championship v Abbey Rovers in Fermoy
May 31st Co SHC V Carrigtwohill in Riverstown.

SCRAP COLLECTION.
As part of our Fund Raising Campaign the Club is holding a Scrap Metal Collection in May. All scrap metal items, large and small are welcome as well as batteries. Closer to the date we will announce the drop off points. If you can deliver the scrap we would be very grateful but if you need it collected the Club can arrange this. We will publish full details as well as contact names and numbers next week.


Astro-Turf available to Hire
    The Astro-turf pitch at the Bride Rovers Club grounds  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.

Phil Leahy RIP.
It is fair to say that all of North East Cork was plunged into sadness last week when we heard of the death of Philly Leahy of Ballyhooley. A community activist and worker in so many organizations  for decades Philly was a larger than life character. He served Ballyhooley GAA as a player and administrator for over thirty years. He will be sorely missed. Deepest sympathy to his wife Anne, son William, Patrick and Philip, brother Mike and sister Mary.
BRIDE ROVERS GAA NOTES.

GOOD WINS FOR MINORS AND JUNIORS.

REBEL OG, MINOR A HURLING LEAGUE.
On Thursday  April 10th  we travelled to Castlemartyr to take on Kiltha Óg in the Minor A Hurling League. This was always going to be a tough game as our opponents were a combination of Castlemartyr and Dungourney players. The game was nip and tuck for the first half with some great long range striking from DJ Cahil and Shane O' Connor in particular. The Kiltha Og side got great points also to lead by a single point on a scoreline of 0-8 to 0-7. From the restart our lads battled hard for possession which lead to a brilliantly worked goal from William Finnegan. Kiltha Og then came back into it but just when the game looked to be heading for a draw, with five minutes remaining Jesse O' Keeffe planted the ball in the net after some great work by Cian O' Connor and Shane Walsh. The Rovers then closed  the game out to record our second win on the bounce on a scoreline of 2-12 to 0-16. Our next game  away to Watergrasshill was originally fixed for this coming Saturday  April 19th but has been changed to Easter Sunday, time and venue to be confirmed.
Team v Kiltha Og: D. Moore, J. Tobin, T. O Sullivan, J. Barry, C. Howard, R. Prendergast, J. Connor, C O Connor 0-2, J. O Keeffe 1-0, DJ Cahill 0-2, W. Finnegan 1-1, S. O Connor 0-1, C. O Grady, D. Lenihan 0-3, S. Walsh 0-2. Subs: J. Service, J. Fitzgerald.
WE have to play St. Catherines and Erins Own also in this competition.

CAVANAGHS OF FERMOY AVONDHU/IMOKILLY JHL DIV.1.
We were to have played Doneraile in Round 5 of the Inter Divisional JHL on Saturday evening but the game was switched to Sunday evening at Doneraile's request.
We asked for a full turn out of players and consequently  it was great to see 33 players attend for this important  game on Palm Sunday Evening.
We opened play brightly and had three point on  the board within minutes having opened proceedings with the aid of the wind. Some excellent inter changing  play saw us take control of the game and by half-time we had 1-10 on the board to 0-4 for Doneraile.
We made several switches for the second half and used our full quota of subs and we ran out easy winners of a score of 3-18 to 2-9.
Panel:  F.Hogan, A.Buckley, T.Kearney, J.O'Connor, J.Murphy, L.Forde, R.Prendergast, M.Liddane, F.Collins, W.Finnegan, C.O'Connor, S.Pratt, T.Broderick, J.O'Driscoll, J.Mannix, R.Cahill, G.O'Flynn. D.Linehan, B.Collins, T.O'Sullivan, G.Quill, D.Burke, S.O'Brien, S.Hackett, S.Boyce, C.Howard, P.Noonan, C.Howard,A.O'Keeffe, D.Buckley, G.Clerkin,J.Makau, J.Hogan

Scorers:  J.O'Driscoll 2-4.D.Linehan 1-0, W.Finnegan 0-6, T.Broderick 0-4, R.Cahill 0-2, C.O'Connor 0-1, S.Pratt 0-1.
We still have games against Castlemartyr, Midleton, Shanballymore and Ballygiblin to play in this competition.


WEEKLY CLUB LOTTO.
Last  week’s draw took place in The Rathcormac on Tuesday April the 8th  Inn for a jackpot of €2,800. The four numbers drawn were 4/6/10 & 11 and there was no jackpot winner.

The winners of the five €30 'Lucky Dips’ were;
. Michael O’Regan, Mondaniel
. Patrick O’Driscoll, Rathcormac
. Fergal Somers, Ballinagore
. L & G Johnson, Ballyreidy
. Patsy Kelleher, Cobh.
This week’s draw took  place in O’Coileán’s Bar  on Tuesday April 15th for a jackpot of €3000.
Tickets for the Loot are available from Club members and in local business outlets at just €2 each. A yearly ticket is also available. Tickets can also be purchased online at locallotto.ie
SENIOR HURLING LEAGUE.
We are at home to na Piarsaigh in the Red FM Co. SHL on this Thursday night April the 17th at 7pm.
Other SHL fixtures coming up are as follows;
27/4 v Sars
29/4 v Erins Own
12/5 v Youghal
17/5 v St. Finbarrs.

Championship Fixtures.
May 10th Co JB Football Championship v Abbey Rovers in Fermoy
May 31st Co SHC V Carrigtwohill in Riverstown.

SCRAP COLLECTION.
As part of our Fund Raising Campaign the Club is holding a Scrap Metal Collection in May. All scrap metal items, large and small are welcome as well as batteries. Closer to the date we will announce the drop off points. If you can deliver the scrap we would be very grateful but if you need it collected the Club can arrange this. We will publish full details as well as contact names and numbers next week.


Astro-Turf available to Hire
    The Astro-turf pitch at the Bride Rovers Club grounds  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.

Phil Leahy RIP.
It is fair to say that all of North East Cork was plunged into sadness last week when we heard of the death of Philly Leahy of Ballyhooley. A community activist and worker in so many organizations  for decades Philly was a larger than life character. He served Ballyhooley GAA as a player and administrator for over thirty years. He will be sorely missed. Deepest sympathy to his wife Anne, son William, Patrick and Philip, brother Mike and sister Mary.


CHILL INSURANCE GAA CLUB AFFINITY SCHEME.
The Cork GAA Sponsors Chill Insurance have  announced a new Affinity Scheme which can help raise funds for individual  Clubs in the County.  Its simple, if people in the county of Cork are taking out policies with Chill Insurance we will donate €10 from each policy to any Cork GAA club they wish. All they have to do is quote their designated club code when going online at www.chill.ie or phoning the Cork Office on 021 601 8600.

Twitter and Tweet. And Website.
The Tweets and Twitters have been going well all year. So many people at home and abroad are now very hi-tech when it comes to keeping in touch with the activities of the Bride Rovers Club. The online editions of newspapers are growing in popularity. Meanwhile you can follow the Club on twitter at twitter@ Bride RoversGAA or on our own website at www.briderovers.ie
Any news items or general items of interest are very welcome for inclusion and should be sent to Gerard Lane.


BRIDE ROVERS CLUB SPONSORS.
Thanks to our Main Club Sponsors Rathcormac Tyres, Veoila Environmental Services and O Coileains Bar for their ongoing support.

CHILL INSURANCE GAA CLUB AFFINITY SCHEME.
The Cork GAA Sponsors Chill Insurance have  announced a new Affinity Scheme which can help raise funds for individual  Clubs in the County.  Its simple, if people in the county of Cork are taking out policies with Chill Insurance we will donate €10 from each policy to any Cork GAA club they wish. All they have to do is quote their designated club code when going online at www.chill.ie or phoning the Cork Office on 021 601 8600.

Twitter and Tweet. And Website.
The Tweets and Twitters have been going well all year. So many people at home and abroad are now very hi-tech when it comes to keeping in touch with the activities of the Bride Rovers Club. The online editions of newspapers are growing in popularity. Meanwhile you can follow the Club on twitter at twitter@ Bride RoversGAA or on our own website at www.briderovers.ie
Any news items or general items of interest are very welcome for inclusion and should be sent to Gerard Lane.


BRIDE ROVERS CLUB SPONSORS.
Thanks to our Main Club Sponsors Rathcormac Tyres, Veoila Environmental Services and O Coileains Bar for their ongoing support.