Monday, February 6, 2012

BRUREE NOTES 28/1/2012


Winners of last week’s 45 Drive were Brendan O’Kelly and Anne Frawley with nine games. Runners up with eight games were Tom Collins and Patsy Healy. Raffle prizes went to John Moloney, Josephine Lynch, Tom O’Rourke and John Sheehan. The 45 Drive continues in the Community Centre every Tuesday night, starting at 8.30 pm sharp.


News from Bruree and Rockhill is available on the internet at This is updated weekly.


Children from Bruree National School featured in the Children’s Choice segment of Ballyhoura View on BCR92.6FM on last Saturday.


Training for the following teams will continue at these times until further notice.
Under 12 - Saturday in the field from 10.00 – 11.30am.
Under 14 - Sunday from 10.00 -11.00am.


There will be a local art competition held at the school hall on Saturday, 11th February, 2012 at 10.00 am. Under 6 up to Under 16 are eligible to compete. Further details will be available from the school closer to the time. The Under 10 handwriting competition will also take place on this day, same venue. There was a lot of interest expressed in developing a tag rugby team for the games and we are seeking volunteers (over 18) to coach our Under 11 and Under 14 teams. If interested in this position please contact Rebecca at 087-2847429 a.s.a.p. or any member of the committee.


We extend our sincere sympathy to the family, relatives and friends of Edward Draper, Rosscarbery, Elizabeth O’Rourke, Granagh, who died recently.


The collections for the parish clerks will take place in Rockhill on Saturday, February 11th and in Bruree on Sunday, February 12th. Your usual generosity would be greatly appreciated.


Congrats: Congratulations to Michael Lane on winning a Lory Meagher Champion 15 award for his performances with Leitrim hurlers during 2011. The Awards will be presented to the winners at a ceremony in Croke Park on Saturday, January 28th.
Mackey Draw: Bruree GAA will once again promote the Limerick GAA Development Draw for 2012 as one of its main fundraisers. The top prize each month is €15,000 and the subscription is €100 for the year. Please support your club and your county by joining the draw with any of the local promoters or any committee member.
Award One Courses: Limerick Coaching & Games are holding three Award 1 youth courses which are aimed at club coaches who will be coaching youth teams (U13-U18). Participants must have completed a foundation award course before they can apply for the Award one courses. Participants must attend the entire course to ensure certification at Award One Youth Level. Booking is essential as there are a limited number of places available on each course. These are dual courses and the course fee is €50 per person. Anyone wishing to attend these courses must complete the application forms and return it by Friday, February 10th, for the Youth Courses. Further information can be obtained from Noel Hartigan @ 087-9581568,

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