Seniors defeat Fermoy
Bride Rovers Senior Ladies Footballers defeated Fermoy in the first round of the Cork Ladies Football Championship on Thursday last in Rathcormac.
This was a great game of football played to a high itensity by both teams. The Rovers opened the scoring with points from Grace Culloty & Grace Kearney. Fermoy opened their account with a point before Katie Quirke finished a great move to the net. Fermoy’s response was immediate, a strong run by Aisling Hutchings leading to a goal for Fermoy. From here til half time both sides swapped points and were level on 4 occassions, the Rovers points coming from Grace Kearney, Grace Culloty, Emma Roche & Katie Quirke with a pointed free. At half time we held a slender lead, 1-08 to 1-07.
On the resumption the Rovers defence tightened up to reduce Fermoy’s scoring chances while at the other end the Rovers forwards picked off some great points to extend our lead. Withe the Rovers leading 2-16 to 2-10 following Katie Quirke’s second goal, Fermoy staged a comeback and attacked the Rovers rearguard. Caitriona Vaughan denied Fermoy a goal as they fought for the winner but the Rovers held out to win 2-16 to 2-14. Well done to both teams for an entertaining game of football.
Team: C.Vaughan, M.Hartnett, E.Collins, N.Barry, A.O’Riordan, T.O’Sullivan, L.Quirke, E.Ahern, G.Kearney, E.Roche, G.Culloty, J.Cahill, E.Culloty, K.Quirke, K.Connor.
Our next game in this championship is against Eire Og on Monday 17th July at 7.30pm in Ovens.
On Monday night last our juniors played a very competitive challenge match v Ballyduff. At the end the Rovers won by a point and this is sure to be great preparation for championship.
Our first game in championship may be against Banteer this weekend.
Participants in our Summer Camp which runs from the 24th to the 28th July, please note the time change, the camp will start daily at 1.30pm & finish at 4.30pm.
We have a large number of players taking part in the camp this year and it is sure to be alot of fun.
BOOKINGS NOW CLOSED FOR SUMMER CAMP
Best wishes to Sarah Murphy, Katie Quirke, Aine Keating, Sally McCarthy & Grace Culloty who are in action with Cork u16’s & Cork Minors in their All-Ireland Semi-Finals this week. The U16’s play Cavan in Birr on Wed. 12th while the Minors travel to Mullingar on Saturday 15th to play Tyrone at 3.15pm.
Senior & Junior Hurlers
Best of luck to our Senior 7 Junior Hurlers who are in Championship action this weekend. The Seniors play Duhallow on Sunday at 2.15pm in Pairc Ui Rinn while the Juniors play Erins Own in Watergrasshill at 7pm on Saturday.
Congrats Brian & Eoin
What a day for Cork last Sunday in Thurles winning both the Senior & Minors titles. A huge congrats to our own duo of Brian 7 Eoin Roche who were part of the minor team.
Guess the Score Winners
Congrats to Ted O’Sullivan & Caitriona Vaughan on predicting the correct score in the Munster Final. Many thanks to everyone who supported this fundraiser.
SPAR Rathcormac & Barrys Bar, Sponsors of Bride Rovers Ladies Football & Camogie Club.
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