Bride Rovers GAA

18 February, 2020

Bride Rovers GAA Club Notes.


Under 21 Footballers Win.


Bride Rovers U21 B footballers travelled to Cobh on Friday evening last for the second game in the round robin section of the East Cork Championship for a meeting with the host side in what was a repeat of last year’s U21 C final. On that occasion we were successful and on the lads were well aware of the ability of this Cobh side. The game was played under lights on a dry, cold night. The first half was played at a frantic pace with end to end football in testing underfoot conditions. There was nothing to choose between the sides after twenty minutes with both sides have kicked three points however it was in the final ten minutes before the break that the Rovers lads kicked on and started to dominate the contest.  Goals from Shane O’ Flynn and Brian Roche giving the lads a half time lead of 2-04 to 0-05 points. The second half was to be a similar story with Rovers dominating the early exchanges taking a lead of 2-07 to 0-05 with 10 minutes remaining, however the never say die attitude of the Cobh lads resulted in a tense closing to the game with Cobh scoring two late goals. The final result saw the Rovers win this one on a score line of 2-09 to 2-07. This result leaves the lads waiting on the result of the final group game between Cobh and Castlemartyr to see if they will automatically progress to the final having being undefeated in this year’s championship. We are now on three points and Castlemartyr are on one with Cobh on none.


The team on Friday night was Ben Hogan, Oisin Roche, Patrick O’Flynn, John O’Sullivan, Matthew Quinn, Eoin Roche, Tom Murray (C), Conleith Ryan, Cian Hogan, Conor Barry, Kieran Kearney, Jordan Mannix, Shane O’ Flynn, Brian Roche, Seamus Ahern, John Buckley, Tomas Macak and Edmund Cashman.


Senior Game off.


Due to weather conditions last weekend our Division 1 Senior Hurling League against St. Finbarrs was cancelled last  Sunday. Next Sunday we are billed to play Glen Rovers  away at 11.30 on Sunday but again this fixture depends entirely on the weather and the forecast is brutal.


CPR Training.

Training in CPR (Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation ) is a vital and beneficial need in this day and age. If CPR can be administered to an ill person very soon after their initial illness it can be key to recovery and especially helps until Medical help arrives. On Saturday February the 29th the Irish Heart Foundation are providing free CPR training in Rathcormac. Free one hour sessions will be held at 10 am, 11.30am  and 1 pm. The numbers are limited so anyone interested is asked to book a place immediately. Booking can be made by contacting Jerome at 086 1429439 or Linda at 086 8238185.  Please ring and indicate which time slot suits you best. The CPR training will be held in Scoil Bride, Rathcormac.


SCOR County Finals

Over the next two weekends we will be involved in County Scor Finals at Senior and Scor na bPaisti levels. On this coming Saturday in Eire Og GAA Pavilion in Ovens we are involved in the Recitation/Storytelling and Novelty Act Finals. Starting time is 6.30pm. On Sunday week march 1st a group from Bishop O Brien NS will represent the Club and Parish in the Novelty Act (Nuachleas) section with a piece titled 'Fado, Fado'  Go n eiri an t-adh le gach einne ata ag glacahadh pairt ann.


Sports Prediction Quiz.

It’s Sports Prediction Quiz time again. This fundraiser has been a great success for the Club over the last few years. This year we have selected 21 National and International Sporting events from March til October of this year. The first event is to predict the Cheltenham Gold Cup winner and the final prediction to be made is to pick the winner of the Cork Premier Senior Football Championship. For all your predictions you are given four possible ‘winners’ or if you want to pick someone else you can select ‘Other’. Different points are allocated to each selection and whoever accumulates the most points will be the winner. Tickets priced at €10 are now on sale from Club Members. The Closing date for entries is march 9th so do join up straight away. If anyone gets the 21 predictions all correct a grand prize of €3000 is on offer. If there is no 'all-correct' entry it's the best points total. In That case we are giving prizes of €500, €200, €100  and two prizes of €50 ach. If you're not in you can't win.


On tonight Thursday February the 20th  Blackwater Valley Fit Up Festival returns to Bartlemy for the final week of the 2020 season with 2 plays 

 . 'Appropriate' written and performed by Sarah-Jane Scott, directed by Paul Meade..

The second show has a huge GAA content when Chalk it Down productions presents 'Spliced', written and performed by Timmy Creed, directed by Gina Moxley



  Numbers drawn  on February 11th 8,10,22 and 30 - No winner. €30 each to Aoife Kelly Innishannon, Sorcha Lowry, Kieran Hogan,  Dermot Dorgan and jerry Cashman.


.Tickets for the Weekly Lotto cost just €2 each and can be purchased from Club members and in local business outlets. Tickets can also be purchased online at

We are very grateful to each and everyone who regularly supports the Weekly Lotto as the funds raised are vital for the day to day running of the Club. An Annual Lotto Ticket can also be purchased for €90 and would be a great present for a GAA supporter for 2020 To Download our App on your phone to play Bride Rovers Lotto just go to and join up and make sure you won't miss any Draw. The Jackpot for last Tuesday January the 28th was €20,000.



 RED FM Div 1 HL Sunday next away to Glen Rovers at 11.30.


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