Bray Emmets club notes September 21

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Kick Fada

The 16th annual Bray Emmets Kick Fada competition will take place on Saturday, September 26th at 1pm with the ladies competition; the men’s competition  starts at 2pm. A host of the county’s and the country’s leading kickers are expected to attend. This is a huge day for the club so please turn out.

More details to follow. Please check our Facebook page.

Intermediate Hurling Championship

We play Glenealy in the semi – final of the Intermediate championship on Tuesday next 22nd Sept at 7.30pm in Eire Og, Greystones.  This is our first year to enter an intermediate team and the team has performed very well, winning all their games in the league section.  The Glenealy team will provide very strong opposition but our management team are confident of victory with all our players available.  Again all support would be greatly appreciated by the team.


Senior Hurling

Congratulations to the Senior Hurlers who have reached a second county final in a row after beating Eire Og on Saturday. A great achievement.


Camogie Final

Well done to the Senior Camogie team who unfortunately came up short against Carnew in the county final. You did yourselves and the club proud.

Table quiz

The Adult Camogie team are holding a Table Quiz on Friday the 2nd of October in the Clubhouse at 8pm.The cost per table of 5 is €25 euro. On the night of the Table Quiz,people can also bring a bag of clothes for the recycling fundraiser the next day.

Peil Abu /Tag Gaelic Football is seeking new players

Peil Abu , every Thursday at 7. Cost €5. Open to all over 18. All you need is runners and plenty of water. Contact Gary on 086 8545 100 if you are interested or turn up on the night. This is a great non-contact way to get fit and have fun.

Club jerseys, unused hurleys and helmets

Would all players, parents and mentors to check if they have any Bray Emmets team jerseys.  There are a number of jerseys missing from juvenile and adult team sets .  The jerseys can be returned any night of the week to the clubhouse or on Saturday morning between 10.30 and 12.30pm. We are also looking for any hurleys and hurling helmets that are not being used at present to be dropped into the clubhouse where we will find good use for them.


Ciaran Barnes  is the Bray Emmets Referee Coordinator . He can be contacted at 0876693206. Requests for home-game referees should be made to Ciaran  on a Tuesday so he can plan for the week.

Dates For Your Diary

Kick Fada Competition: Saturday 26th of September at 1pm

Adult Camogie team table quiz: Table Quiz on Friday the 2nd of October in the Clubhouse at 8pm.The cost per table of 5 is €25 euro.

Clothes recycling fundraiser: Saturday, 3rd October, Bray Emmets

Match Reports

U12 Hurling

Bray Emmets vs St Pats

On a cool and cloudy 14th of September evening Bray Emmets under 12 hurling team hosted St Pats Wicklow in their latest Wicklow league game.

After winning the toss and electing to play with the slight breeze the team tore into the game and quickly set the scoreboard moving scoring a couple of long range points and a goal that started with a battle won by the backs. St Pats, to their credit, never let Bray fully settle and between a number of good Bray scores garnered a couple of goals themselves. The half finished as it has started with Bray adding a couple of points to leave them leading 4-5 to 2-1.

The second half followed a similar pattern to the first with Bray goaling early followed by a few Pats scores before the team pressed on in the final quarter. The final few minutes saw the team play their best hurling as they moved the ball through the lines to heap pressure on the Pats goal. The team eventually ran out winners by a margin of 7-9 to 5-2.

Team: John, Conor M, Jamie, Finn, Art, Nathan, Luan, Oscar H, Gavin, Cian, Evan, Tim, Michael, Adam, Simon, Fionn, Conor D, Eoin.

U12 Camogie

Bray Emmets vs Na Fianna

9-0 to 2-2

The U12 Camogie team played Na Fianna, Glasnevin, Saturday 19th in Páirc Emmet Bhré. This league encounter was a keenly contested affair from start to finish. Bray got out of the blocks early through quality strikes from Ellen O’Doherty and Áine Farrell, while midfielder Catherine McGarry and half-forward, Fionnuala Crowley played particularly well.

In the second-half, Pearl O’Connor and Róisín Benville were very solid in defence, supported by the energetic MaryAnne Aherne.  A great win, which the supportive parents also savoured. Míle buíochas le Eugene Canavan freisin a bhí ag obair go mór ar an líne.

Foireann: Áine Farrell (2-0), Aoife Canavan, Catherine McGarry, Ellen O’Doherty (4-0), Erica Brierton (1-0), Fionnuala Crowley (1-0), Kaleigh Broderick, Mary-Anne Aherne, Pearl O’Connor, Róisín Benville, Sarah Lambe (1-0), Sarah Staunton. Bainisteoir –  Brian Lambe.

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