Bride Rovers GAA Club notes & news round-up for the week.

November 8, 2018

AGM on Monday Night

The Annual General Meeting of the Bride Rovers GAA Club will be held on Monday December the 10th at 8pm in the Clubrooms. All outgoing members, players and supporters are welcome to attend. The Club is always anxious to see new members joining the Club. New Players are also most welcome. There is a lot of work each year in running a GAA Club. At adult level we field seven teams. The Juvenile Club sees after the minor and juvenile teams and then the Ladies Club caters for Camogie and ladies football. It takes a lot of people to act as selectors, trainers, team mentors, fundraisers as well as personnel to see after our pitches and other facilities. They say ‘many hands make light work’ so there is a role for everybody whether you can give an hour a week or a few hours on a Saturday or maybe an hour once a month at the Car Boot Sale. Volunteers are the heart and soul of GAA Clubs and in Bride Rovers we make everyone welcome. The AGM is a good place to start so hope to see you all on Monday night. 

Great Lotto News

Over the year the Club has made a few applications for Capital Grant Aid under the Sports Capital Fund. These were unsuccessful. Earlier this year when further development plans for the Club were fo0rmulated an Application was made under the 2012 Sports Capital Programme. We learned at the weekend that a sum of €80,000 has been allocated to the Club. This is a fantastic boost for the Club, as it will ensure tht further development of facilities will be possible. With growing numbers of players we need extra training space is provided. The Club wish to thank all who lobbied on our behalf to obtain this very welcome grant especially Senator Paul Bradford and the four Cork East TDs, deputies Barry, McLellan, Sherlock and Stanton.


Well the 2012 playing season is over but the value is as good as ever at the Bride Rovers Club Shop. Christmas is  coming and on Sunday last the Club Shop was ‘on tour’ at the Craft Fair in Bartlemy Hall. Training gear, Polo Shirts, Bottle Green Wind-Sheeters, Green Half Zip Hoodies, Rain Jackets, Beanie Hats and Medal Boards  are all available. Be seen to support your club with the club colours and club gear. Ring  086 3807784 or 086 1540902 to purchase all the above items. Orders for Christmas are still being taken.

Camogie Club Equipment Appeal

The Bride Rovers Camogie Club is looking for hurling helmets and small size hurleys to promote the game at under 6 and 8 level. If anyone has such items the camogie Club would be delighted to get them.

 Astro-Turf available to Hire

The astro-turf pitch at Bride Rovers is available for hire by contacting James Bermingham on 086 8350741. Pitch is suitable for 5 a side teams and costs €50 per hour with lights.

GAA Season Tickets.

The 2013 GAA Season tickets are now on sale.  The Ticket combines admittance to the National League games and first round championship game for either the Cork Hurling and/or football teams. The Ticket represents a huge saving on the individual ticket prices to each game. Full details on 

Scór na nÓg
The  Uí Mac Coille Final of Scor na n og took place in Lisgoold on Saturday night. We finished as runners up in the Question Time Competition.

Set Dancing

Classes for the autumn and winter have recommenced in the Rathcormac Inn. The classes are held each Wednesday night commencing at 8.30pm. Bingo is held in the Rathcormac Inn every Friday night.

Club Website

The Bride Rovers GAA Club website is proving popular at home and abroad. If you have any ideas for improving the website or suggestions for additions please contact us. Recently over 100 extra photographs have been added in the Gallery Section as well as extra match reports. If you have any old Club photos we would love to put them up on the website so please contact any Club Officer. We have very few photographs from the 1940’s and 1950’s and would seek any GAA related pictures taken in thee parish during this period. Even photos of groups or individuals at carnivals, tournaments or East Cork games would be very welcome.

 Cork GAA County Board Convention

The Annual Cork GAA Convention takes place on his coming Saturday night in Pairc Ui Chaoimh. The various reports will be discussed as well as the Stadium Development Plans. Best of luck to Ciaran McGann of the Castlelyons Club who is contesting the election for Co. Board Cultural Officer. Highlight for most Clubs will be the 2013 Championship Draws.

Best of Luck To Kildorrery

The Cork CO JHC champions Kildorrery are  the Munster Final in Mallow on Sunday December the 9th. Seldom will a club have a chance to play a Provincial Final so close to home so it augurs well for the North Cork side. Best of luck to the team and management.

Car Boot Sale

The next Car Boot sale in Rathcormac is on next  Sunday December the 9th. Items for the Parish Stall will be accepted on Saturday morning  December the 8th. Goods for the Parish Stall will be accepted on Saturday morning at 10.30. If you can spare an hour on Saturday or Sunday to help out it would be much appreciated.

The Buachaills in Rathcormac

The well known and very popular group ‘The Buachaills’ will be playing in the Rathcormac Inn on Saturday December the 29th.

The Bride Rovers GAA Club main sponsor is The Rathcormac Inn/Conversation Piece