Bride Rovers Ladies’ Football Notes 1-8-16



Cork Minors Retain All-Ireland Title.

Cork Minor Ladies Footballers retained their All-Ireland title with a hard fought 2-19 to 4-09 over Dublin in Glennon Bros. Pearse Park, Longford on Monday.

Cork were in control of this game through out despite Dublin getting a goal in the opening minute, and victory seemed assured as they led by 9 points entering the last ten minutes but 2 goals from Dublin had the game in the melting pot, Dublin reduced the deficit to 2 points but in those last few hectic minutes Cork showed great maturity in retaining possession and picked off two great points from Ciara McCarthy & Sadhbh O’Leary , a cousin of Emma Roche’s, to secure a great win for Cork.

Cork forwards were in excellent form with Grace Culloty (0-2), Ciara McCarthy, Laura Cleary & Sadhbh O’Leary notching up 12 points from play between them but Cork scorer in chief was Nemo Rangers girl, Saoire Noonan who scored 2-05.

Cork were coached by former Cork footballer John Cleary and the side was captained by his daughter Laura. A huge congratulations to all involved in this wonderful team and no doubt we will see many of them with Cork Seniors in years to come.

For Bride Rovers, it was a great occasion with Grace Culloty & Laura Quirke part of the winning team. Grace contributed to Cork’s tally by scoring 2 wonderful points.
Both girls have being training since January with Cork and it was a great and proud day for their families and the club. Thanks to all the Bride Rovers supporters who travelled to Longford.

Senior Championship
Bride Rovers begin their senior championship campaign against local rivals Fermoy on Sunday evening at 7pm in Rathcormac. This promises to be a close game so all the support would be greatly appreciated.

Summer Camp

Bride Rovers Ladies Football & Camogie Club Summer Camp finished on Friday last with a record 64 girls taking part.
After a great week, where the weather stayed good and the craic was mighty, we finished on friday with a surprise visit from Cork goalkeeper, Anthony Nash.
Anthony spoke to the girls in length and answered all thier questions. He took time to pose for selfie’s and sign autographs and even presented our amazing Camp Co-ordinator Claire O’Flynn with a bunch of flowers.
Many thanks to Claire O’Flynn & Irene Hogan for a super job and all the coaches and a special thanks to all the players and their parents for their support.

U12 Camogie Blitz
Our U12 Camogie team are travelling to Croke Park on Monday to take part in an All-Ireland U12 Camogie Blitz.
They will be playing at least 3 matches against teams all over the country. This will be a great occasion for the players playing in Croke Park.


Cork Ladies Football Summer Camp

Cork Ladies Football Summer Development Camp will take place from 15th to 18th August in Fermoy.
Coaching will be by Cork Senior & Minor Players.
The Camp will run for 4 days from 10am to 2pm and is For registered players from U8 to U16.
Cost €30 for 1, €50 for 2 & €70 for 3.
Each player will get a Supervalu Cork Jersey at end of camp.
To book your place contact Liam Barry 087 6893829 or contact your team secretary before Tuesday 9th August.

Clothes Collection THIS FRIDAY
Many thanks to everyone for their continued support of our monthly clothes collection.
The clothes go to the National Council for the blind who sort the clothes in their depot in Kildare before distributing the stock amongst their many stores around the country. So your old clothes, handbags, shoes are benefiting both the Bride Rovers Club but also the National Council for the Blind.
Next clothes collection Friday the 5th of August, 2016 7.30 p.m. to 8.00 p.m. at Rathcormac Community Hall (garage to rear).

Church Gate Collection
Our annual church gate collection will take place in Rathcormac & Bartlemy on the weekend of the 13th & 14th August. If you are available to help out please let the club officers know.

Bride Rovers Ladies Football and Camogie Club Sponsored by Spar Rathcormac
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