Bride Rovers GAA Club

06 December, 2017



'As You Were' at Annual General Meeting.

The Annual General meeting of Bride Rovers hurling and Football Club took place on Friday night December the 1st in Bartlemy Parish Hall. A fair sized attendance reviewed the 2017 season both on and off the playing fields. Outgoing Chairman Richie O Regan welcomed all present and mentioned apologies from several members who were unable to attend. The Secretary's  report was presented by Runai Daniel Lane and was an extremely detailed account of all aspects of the Club activities for the past year. Treasurer Dan Quill outlined the huge expense involved in running the Club especially as we are involved in so much ongoing Development work. The Chairman thanked all the players, members, supporters and sponsors who had helped the Club. He asked for the help and cooperation of everyone involved with Bride Rovers as launch our massive Development and Fundraising campaign shortly.




The Election of Officers for 2017 resulted as follows;

President: Pat O Connor

Vice Presidents: Fr Neilus O Donnell, Canon Michael Leamy PP, Mick Barry, Henry Hazelwood, John Arnold, Tom Barry. 

Chairman: Richie O Regan

Vice Chairman: Gerard Lane

Secretary: Daniel Lane

Asst Secretary: Patrick O Driscoll

Treasurer: Dan Quill

Asst Treasurer: Vacant

PRO: John Arnold

Insurance Officer: Dan Quill

Membership Officer / Registrar: Daniel Lane & Dan Quill

Children's Officer: Patrick O Driscoll

Oifigigh Gaelige & Cultur: Mossie O Sullivan

Health & Well-being Officer: Jerome O Driscoll

Coaching Officer: Jerome O Driscoll

Players Rep: Rotation Basis

Delegates to Cork County Board: John Arnold & Daniel Lane

Delegates to East Cork Board: Brendan O Driscoll & TBC



Team Managements

Senior Hurling: Pat Walsh

Junior A Hurling: Oliver O Connor

Junior C Hurling: TBC 

Under 21 Hurling: Brian Murphy

Junior B Football: TBC

Under 21 Football: TBC 
The appointment of sub-committees and Junior and Under 21 Football selectors were lefty over until the next meeting.


The Jackpot on Tuesday November the 29th was €17,000. The four numbers drawn were   3, 7, 17 and 26 - and there was No winner. €30 each to Pat Cullotty, Barnahash, S. McSweeney c/o LAYA, Connie Barry, Rathcormac, Noel Flood c/o SPAR and Paul O'Dowd, Rathcormac .

The Jackpot for Tuesday December the 5th was  €17,200.

Tickets for the Lotto are just €2 each and can be bought from Club members, in local business outlets and online at Your ongoing support of the Lotto is really appreciated.


Fencing in pitch. 

  A huge transformation has taken place in Pairc na Bride in recent weeks with new fencing surrounding the plating field having been erected. It looks superb and is another phase of the ongoing work to enhance and upgrade our facilities.


Juvenile Club AGM.

The AGM of the Juvenile Club is on this Friday night in the Rathcormac Inn at 8.30 pm  and are a marvellous year on the playing fields of Cork for the Club hopefully their will be a giood attendance at the AGM,


Walter Bermingham RIP.

Sympathy is offered to the sons and extended family of the late Walter Bermingham of Grange. In his late 90's Walter was a proud member of the Grange GAA Club all his life. He was also a great historian and storyteller  and a real character in the Grange area.

St. Colmans Award.gaa n

The Club are being presented with an award by St Colmans College on tonight Thursday December the 7th in recognition of the input of Bride Rovers Players to St Colmans team.

Minor Hurling League Final.

The Final of the County Minor Hurling League v Watergrasshill is provisionally fixed for this coming Saturday December 9th. Glenville Minor footballers were to play a MFL semi final last night (Wed) - if they won they are playing the final of that competition this weekend. If they lost the MHL Final is scheduled to go ahead.


 GAA Draw Winners.

Congrats to Mary Arnold and Esther O Keeffe who both won €150 in the Cork GAA Members December draw on Friday night last.


All bookings of the two Astro Turf playing areas are to be made by contacting the Club Runaí Daniel Lane at 087 2070100

  Co. Convention

The annual Convention of the Cork GAA Board takes place in Pairc  Ui Chaoimh on Sunday next Dec 10th. It will mark the end of a busy three year term for Gerard Lane as County Board Chairman. Gerard will continue to serve Cork GAA as a Munster Council delegate. The Draw for the 2018 County Senior Hurling Championship will also be made.


Twitter and Website. 

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@ BrideRoversGAA or on our own website at


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