Thursday, February 4, 2010

BRUREE NOTES 31/1/2010


Social: The Bruree GAA Annual Social will be held at Bulgaden Castle on this Saturday, February 6th starting at 8.00 pm. All those attending are asked to co-operate by turning up on time. Music will be provided by Terminal 11 and we hope that everyone will make the effort to attend to celebrate another successful year for the club. Tickets at just €30 each are available from Noel O’Halloran or Johnny Wall.

Membership: The annual membership subscription is now due and should be paid to Kit O’Halloran immediately. The membership fee for 2010 is €20 for adults. Any player will not be allowed participate in training or play in games until such time as they have paid their membership fee.

Mackey Draw: The Limerick GAA Development Draw will once again be a major fundraiser for Bruree GAA during 2010. This year’s draw features all cash prizes for the ten draws with a top prize in each draw of €18,000 and prizes of €5,000, €2,000 and €1,500 as well as numerous lesser prizes. The subscription is €10 per draw or €100 for the year. You can join the draw with any of the clubs promoters.


News from Bruree is now available online at


Winners of the 45 Drive last week with eight games were Fintan Stone and Mike O’Brien and John Sheehan and Mary O’Leary. The table prize was won by Tom Hanley and Eddie O’Dea. Raffle prizes went to John Moloney, Katherine O’Regan, James O’Connor and Anne Potter. The 45 Drive continues in the Community Centre every Tuesday night, starting at 8.30 pm sharp.


Lucky dip winners in last week’s Bruree GAA/Rockhill Rovers lotto draw were €50 Joan Quirke €25 Mike Sexton, Bill and Kathleen Kiely €20 Pat Bray, Athlacca, Mike Fitzgerald, James Fitzgerald, Hospital.


The collections for the parish clerks will take place in Rockhill on Saturday, February 13th and in Bruree on Sunday, February 14th. Your usual generosity would be greatly appreciated.


Indoor Hurling 2010: This year’s indoor hurling competition gets under way in the Community Centre this February. Dates and times are as follows:

Under 12: Thursday 4th February, Thursday 11th February, Thursday 18th February, Friday 19th February, Thursday 25th February, Friday 26th February, Thursday 4th March from 7.00 to 8.30 pm

Under 8 and 10: Monday 8th February, Monday 15th February, Monday 22nd February, Monday 1st March, Monday 8th March from 7.00 to 8.30 pm

The semi finals for Under 12, the shield final for Under 8 and Under 10 and the Cup final for Under 12 will take place on Thursday March 11th from 7.00 to 9.00 pm.

Once again, this year’s main sponsor is Ray Moloney Butcher, Bruree. All players are asked to only attend on the nights they are playing. The finals are on Thursday, 11th March, and all players must attend on this night as there will be presentations. Team lists have been put on the notice board at the school and managers over each team will receive a full list.

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