Bride Rovers GAA Club

21 February, 2018

Bride Rovers GAA Notes.

Draw in JFL.

The Junior football team had their second outing of the year away to Glenville on Monday night.  The strong winds we experienced in Cobh were not present, but very soft underfoot conditions made it a difficult game, and the team put in a strong effort to secure a point, with the game ending 1-7 to 2-4.  Daniel Dooley opened the scoring with a well taken point from 30 yards, which was followed up by a point from Richie Cahill.  A good Glenville move resulted in a goal, which they quickly followed up with a point, to put us two points down after 15 minutes.  Bride Rovers finished the first half stronger, with a point from Ken Drury, followed by a goal from Shane O'Flynn.  This was a just reward for the amount of possession we had in the first-half, and the effort of the midfield and half-forward line in delivering good ball into the full-forward line.  The second-half started well with two points in the first ten minutes from William Finnegan.  The four point lead didn't last too long, as Glenville fought back to score a goal and a point to level the game.  Injuries forced Shane Walsh and Conor Barry to be replaced, which coincided with a period of Glenville domination.  We went behind by a point, before Damien Buckley levelled, which was quickly followed by a point from corner-back Griffin O'Keeney, the seventh Bride Rovers players to score in the game.  Glenville piled on the pressure for the last few minutes, and eventually scored a point from a free to level the game.  The final score on full-time was Bride Rovers 1-7 to Glenville's 2-4.  Considering the conditions and the lack of football preparation, this was a well earned point, and credit is due to the sixteen players who worked hard throughout the sixty minutes.

Team: Frank Hogan, Jordan Mannix, Shane Walsh, Griffin O'Keeney, Tadhg O'Sullivan, Ryan Prendergast, Diarmuid O'Keeffe, Damien Buckley, Daniel Dooley, William Finnegan, Richie Cahill, Jake Tobin, Conor Barry, Ken Drury, Shane O'Flynn, Pa O'Driscoll.



The Four numbers drawn on Tuesday Feb 13th were 11, 18, 20, 24 and there was no winner. €30 each to Pat Horgan, Dripsey, Esther O'Keeffe Bartlemy, Dan Dooley, Snr Rathcormac , Billy Timlin, Rathcormac and Linda Carroll, Rathcormac. The  jackpot   was €19,400 on Tuesday February the 20th.

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. The Income from the weekly Lotto is vital in helping with the day-to-day running of the Club. The Jackpot for last Tuesday February the 20th was €19,400.


Juvenile Club Victory Social.

Last year both our under 16 and Minor Hurling teams won their respective County Championships in great style. On Sat next February the 24th a Victory Dinner and Medal Presentation event is being held in the Firgrove Hotel Mitchelstown  beginning at 7.30pm. Tickets are €30 each and can be booked from the Juvenile Club Secretary Lisa Collins.


CLUB 100.

The Club 100 scheme is well underway.  Club Members promoting the Club 100 initiative will be contacting and calling to households in the Parish over the next few weeks. We are hoping for a good response. The whole idea is to create an income stream for the Club over the next few years to ensure we can have sufficient funds to undertake the major Development work we plan to undertake. The three options on offer provide a mixture of weekly and monthly Draw membership -Lotto and GAA Members Draw, Club Membership and a donation towards our Development Fund. We have named the three options as Gold, Silver and Bronze.

The Gold option costs €9.24 per week,  €40 per month or €480 per year. For this you get;

 Full Club Membership for you and your family

  Cork GAA Club Draw Ticket

 2 Bride Rovers GAA Club Yearly Lotto Tickets

 Entry to Club 100 Bonus Draw


The Silver option costs  €6.93 per week,  €30 per month or  €360 per year. For this you get;

Full Club Membership for 1 Individual

 Cork GAA Club Draw Ticket

 1 Bride Rovers GAA Club Yearly Lotto Ticket

 Entry to Club 100 Bonus Draw


The Club 100 Bronze option costs  €4.62 per week, €20 per month or €240 per year.

For this you get

 Non-Playing Club Membership for 1 Individual

 1 Bride Rovers GAA Club Yearly Lotto Ticket. We are asking supporters to 'sign up' for an initial term of twelve months and everyone involved will then be contacted to review the promotion.



We begin our 2018 SHL programme this weekend with a home game against the Barrs on Sunday at half 11

 Senior Hurling League Fixtures:
Sunday 25th Feb  v St. Finbarrs in Rathcormac at 11.30am
Saturday 3rd March v Ballyhea in Rathcormac at 4.30pm
Saturday 10th March v Sarsfields in Riverstown at 6.30pm


Rebel Og Minor Football League.

 We play Cobh at home in the MFL on Sat Feb 24th.


 U21 Football C.ship.

We play Carrignavar in the first round of the u 21 FC on Sunday 4th March at 3pm in Rathcormac.



We had a double victory in the East Cork Scor Final in Lisgoold last Saturday, winning the Leirui (Dancing With Our Stars) and the Question time. Congrats to Betty Cahill, Carol Marie Dooley, Pa O Driscoll, Mossy O Sullivan, Marie Gubbins and John Arnold .

The Co Final is down for Ovens next Sat night at 6.30 -an unfortunate clash with our Victory Dinner.

GAA Congress 2018.

The annual GAA Congress takes place in Croke Park this weekend when the new GAA President will be installed.  At the first meeting of the Cork GAA board for this year two delegates from the Board were selected to attend Congress. Congrats to our Runai Daniel Lane on being selected along with Willie Ring.



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



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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