Bride Rovers Ladies Football News 39/17


GAELIC FOR MOTHERS AND OTHERS

Bride Rovers G4M&O finished their season on a high while competing at half time in the exhibition games at the Ladies Football All Ireland Finals day in Croke Park on Sunday last. The team were chosen to play at half time in the Senior final which in itself was a great honour. Ballymun Kickhams of Dublin were the opposition and were a tough opposition. However the ladies settled well and savoured the battle. As it is a non-competitive initiative scores weren’t kept but it was obvious the rebel representatives were the better team for the duration and the video evidence proves same! The ladies were in their element as they marched onto the pitch from the tunnel egged on by their large group of loyal supporters. While the game was only 10 minutes long it was the overall experience that will live long in the memory for this group. No doubt many stories will be told for years to come of the day we played in Croke Park. History was created for the ladies but also for the LGFA and female sports events in general as the attendance reached record figures of 46,286. This figure was 12k up on last years attendance and while we knew we would draw a crowd this figure went beyond our expectations! Dreams do come true and fulfilling a lifetime goal were just some of the sentiments felt by the Mammy’s at the end of the day. 2017 season is brought to a close with the 2018 season holding lots of promise for more games and social events. There is even talk of doing some indoor training for the winter so watch this space for further details of this. Well done to all involved in this magnificent achievement. Thanks again to the club, supporters, Ben Hogan, Liam Barry and all at Fermoy Print and design and TVM for the video footage of the game. This would not have been possible without all the help and support along the way and it is really appreciated by eveyone.

Bride Rovers panel for the finals: Mary Ryan, Catherine Guinan, Marie Prior, Stephanie Jones, Sinead O’ Driscoll, Martina Hoskins Somers, Caroline Broderick, Catherine Hegarty, Fiona O’ Callaghan, Michelle O’ Brien, Kate O’ Driscoll, Clodagh Bermingham, Linda Ahern and Irene Hogan.

 

Camogie Replay
The All-Ireland Intermediate Camogie replay between Cork & Meath will take place on the 1st October in Limerick at 2.30pm.
After an exciting contest in the drawn match this is sure to be another close contest. Bride Rovers are represented by Jen Barry on the team & Mossie O’Sullivan (Selector).
best of luck to Cork.

Championship Action
Junior C County Semi-Final

On Saturday afternoon our Juniors will travel to Newcestown to play Tadhg MacCarthaighs in the County Semi-Final, throw in 4.15pm.
We have had a very successful year to date in the championships, winning 3 games against Erins Own, Banteer & Passage West.
Saturday oppostion will be tough as they topped Group 1 while we finished second in Group 2.
However the girls played great football in the group stages and we wish team captain Katie Kelleher & her team all the best.

Sunday 1st October our U12’s girls take on Naomh Aban in the County Final.

CLOTHES COLLECTION

Clothes collection on Friday the 6th of October, 2017 at Rathcormac Community Centre 7.30 p.m. to 8.00 p.m. (garage to rear).

WEEKLY CLUB LOTTO.
The Jackpot for Tuesday September the 26th was €15,200. Please support the club by purchasing a ticket from members or from local businesses.

Bag Pack in Blackpool
Our annual Bag Pack Fundraiser takes place in Dunnes Stores Blackpool on Friday 27th & Saturday 28th October. This is a great fundraiser for the club. Any parents available to help out please contact your team secretary ASAP.

Bride Rovers Ladies Football & Camogie Club Sponsored by Barrys Bar Rathcormac and Spar Rathcormac

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