Wednesday, April 18, 2012

BRUREE NOTES 15/4/2012


On this Saturday, April 21st, and Sunday, April 22nd, the Sportsfield Development Committee will hold a scrap metal collection to raise funds for the proposed development. Support the Sports Field Development fund by brings along any old scrap metal to the designated collection point which is the Old Creamery Yard situated between O’Rourke’s Cross and Bruree. This will be signposted on the day. Domestic items suitable for collection include saucepans, kettles (non plastic), washing machines, radiators, solid fuel cookers, food mixers, old boilers, fireplaces (steel), engine parts, golf irons, swing frames, bicycles, lawnmowers, engine parts and old cars. Agricultural and industrial items could include sheet metal, industrial equipment, plant batteries, gates and steel frames, copper, engines and car parts, railway line, tractors and diggers, barrels, aluminium frames, cement mixers, old farm machinery, old scaffolding, stainless steel, brass and lead, steel girders, horse machinery, and diggers. Donors are asked to note that fridges, gas cylinders, televisions or tyres will not be accepted. Pickup of large items or large quantities can be arranged.
For more information contact: Ger Murphy (087) 2108991 or Jim O'Connor (086) 3527045.
Soccer Tournament: A 6-a-side tournament to fundraise for Rockhill Bruree Sportfield will be held on Sunday, June 10th, at Bruree Sportsfield. Players must be over 16. The squad of 8 must have two women and one player over 35. The entry fee is €80 per team and the tournament is limited to 16 teams so get your team early. Contact Sean Deane for further details. Sign up your team at
Website: Keep up to date with all the happenings with regard to the sportsfield on our website at


County Senior Hurling Championship
May 13th (weekend of) v Emmetts
June 3rd (weekend of) v Adare
August 5th (weekend of) v Granagh/Ballingarry
County Senior Hurling League
Saturday April 21st v Knockainey at Knockainey at 7.00 pm
Saturday May 26th v Effin at Bruree at 7.15 pm
Friday June 22nd v Adare at Adare at 7.45 pm
Sunday July 8th v Granagh/Ballingarry at Bruree at 12.00 noon
Sunday July 22nd v Ballybrown at Ballybrown at 12.00 noon
Sunday July 29th v Croom at Bruree at 12.00 noon
South Junior B Hurling Championship
Sunday July 8th v Blackrock
Sunday July 15th v Effin
Sunday July 22nd v Dromin/Athlacca
Sunday August 5th v Camogue Rovers
South Junior B Hurling League
Tuesday April 24 v Knockainey at Bruree
Sunday April 29th v Dromin/Athlacca at Athlacca
Tuesday May 22nd v Kilmallock at Bruree
County Minor Hurling 12 a side
Sunday July 1st v Knockainey at Bruree at 7.45 pm
Friday July 13th v Na Piarsaigh at Na Piarsaigh at 7.45 pm
Friday July 27th v Cois Laoi Gaels at Bruree at 7.30 pm
Intermediate Football Championship
May 6th (weekend of) v Gerald Griffins
June 17th (weekend of) v Athea
August 12th v Pallasgreen
September 2nd v Claughaun


Our Under 16 hurlers had a very good win over Feenagh/Kilmeedy in Feenagh. Eoin O’Connell was outstanding in goals and there were also great individual performances from William Howard, Pa Carey, Seamus Lyons, Cian McCarthy, Shane Feane and Aaron Fitzgerald. We now take on Glenroe in Bruree next Monday evening at 6.45pm.
Drug Awareness: Bruree Juvenile GAA is hosting a Drugs Awareness Night on tonight, Thursday, April 19th, at 7.30pm in the school. This talk is highly recommended for parents of older children and teenagers and all are welcome.


There will be a Table Quiz in aid of the Kilmallock and North Liberties Mental Health Association on Friday, April 27th, at the Central Bar, Bruree. The quiz will start at 8.30 pm and the subscription is €40 for a table of four. Finger food will be served and there will be a raffle on the night. Contact Jessie (087-6392267) for further details. Your support would be greatly appreciated.


We offer a special thanks to all who donated towards the Daffodil Day Coffee Morning in aid of the Irish Cancer Society. Thanks also to all those who helped out. Thanks to Mrs. Josephine Lynch for her contribution from the sale of daffodils in Costcutters and money raised from the cards in Athlacca. The total amount raised to date is €1,583. Your support is much appreciated.


Lucky dip winners in last week’s Bruree GAA/Rockhill Rovers lotto draw were €50 jane c/o Eileen and Jim O’Connell €25 Mary Coleman, Ballyhea, John Garvey, Kilmallock €20 Mary Sheehan, Charleville, Dermot G.Cregg, Charleville, Ashling Fitzgerald, Hospital.

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