Bride Rovers Ladies Football News 8/18


U14 Football

On Saturday the 17th of February, 2018 our U14A team played Rockbán in Rathcormac. After a thrilling game Bride Rovers came out winner beating Rockbán 5-4 to 2-6. Due to poor pitch conditions in Glanmire our U14B team’s game against Glanmire B due to be played on Sunday afternoon was called off.

Huge congratulations to Caoimhe Hazelwood, Shauna Hayes and Ava Hallahan who played with Loreto Fermoy in the All Ireland PP Senior B Camogie Final on 3/3/18. Full Time Score Loreto 2-9 St Clare’s 1-7. Congrats to our own Emma B who was unable to play due to injury but will be back to full fitness for the final.

Junior League – 18th of February, 2018

Cork LGFA County League Division 6, 18th February 2018.
Mallow 1-11 Bride Rovers 2-8

Our junior team had a very satisfactory start to the 2018 league when they shared the points with the home side at Mallow GAA last Sunday.

We were in control for much of the match, leading by 6 points at half-time, but Mallow got back into the game for 10 minutes after the interval and ultimately we were grateful for a late point from substitute Rachael O’Flynn to earn a deserved draw.

Goalkeeper Caitriona Vaughan excelled throughout and had the distinction of saving a penalty twice, when it was ordered by the referee to be retaken.

Our backs played well throughout with a very young full back line of Mary Hazelwood, Claire Hickey and Talitha Neill excelling. Arlene O’Callaghan’s experience at centre back was vital and she was aided very well by wing backs Aine Cashman and Emily Larkin.

Niamh Barry and Siobhan O’Sullivan played their part at midfield often driving forward to join the attack, Siobhan scoring a goal from distance also.

Our forwards scored well, especially in the first half, many of the moves beginning in the half-forward line of free-taker Elaine Culloty, goalscorer Meg Kelliher and Katie Connor.
The full-forward line was a mixture of youth and experience also with Anna Murray and Lucy Hicks lining up alongside Imeda Dorgan.

Rachael O’Flynn and Chloe Ahern, despite still recovering from a recent illness, both came on as replacements.

Well done to everyone who togged out on on the day for what proved to be a very enjoyable game.

Scorers:

  • Katie 0.1
  • Niamh 0.2
  • Mel 0.2
  • Siobhan 1.0
  • Meg 1.0
  • Elàine 0.2
  • Rachel 0.1

 

Team: Catriona Vaughan, Claire Hickey, Mary Hazelwood, Talitha Neill, Emily Larkin, Arlene O’ Callaghan, Niamh Barry, Elaine Culloty, Meg Kelleher, Katie Connor, Anna Murray, Imelda Dorgan, Lucy Hicks – Subs Rachel O’Flynn & Chloe Aherne

 

Cork Players

 

Congratulations to Katie Quirke and Sarah Murphy who have been selected on the Cork Minor Football Panel 2018, Lily Murray and Abbie Hoare on the Cork U14 Football Panel and Shauna Hayes who has been selected on the Cork U16 Camogie panel for 2018.

 

Well done to Niamh Barry and Loreto Clonmel on winning the Lidl Munster Senior A PPS Senior A Final – Loreto Clonmel 1-12 ISK Killorglin 1-07. They will represent the province in the upcoming All Ireland PPS Semi Final

 

Clothes Collection

Bride Rovers Ladies Football & Camogie Club next collection of clothes, shoes & handbags is on Friday the 2nd of March, 2018 7.30 p.m. to 8.00 p.m. at Rathcormac Community Centre (garage to rear)

Our first registration night took place last Friday the 16th of February, 2018 at 7.30 p.m. in Rathcormac Community Centre with quite a good turnout. We will have another registration night in the next few weeks date and time TBD.

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

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