Bray Emmets club notes week March 13th

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 St Patrick’s Weekend at Bray Emmets

We have a jam packed weekend coming up. It throws in on Thursday with the Oskars launch night in the Martello at 7.30.

On Friday, St Patrick’s Day, we are taking part in the parade, assembling at 2.30pm opposite St Cronan’s school., please wear your Bray Emmets gear.

And we round off the weekend with the club awards night on Saturday, starting at 8pm in the club house. Tickets are €20 and available from Pat: 086 8480496; Brenda 086 1991119; Liam 086 602 3886; Peter: 087 9551991.

Please support all these major club events and have a great St Patrick’s Day!

Bray Emmets

Clothes Recycling Drive

Our clothes recycling drive takes place on Saturday 8th of  April. Bags can be left at the clubhouse on training nights prior to the drive or on the morning of the 8th up to 12.30. Please support this great initiative.


RNLI and GAA to work together to prevent drowning.

Paul Sweeney and Frances Stephenson represented Bray Emmets at the launch of a major partnership between the RNLI and the GAA in Croke Park on Wednesday 8th March.  The RNLI’s drowning prevention campaign “Respect the Water” will be supported through the GAA’s Healthy Clubs initiative and the wider GAA club network. Bray Emmets was chosen as one of four clubs in Ireland to attend the RNLI training college in Poole and the Portsmouth University where they took part in specially created rescue scenarios.  The RNLI will work with the GAA volunteers in local communities to promote the campaign and share key safety messages and advice. (photo attached of Paul and Frances in Croke Park).


GAA Healthy Clubs Leinster Roadshow

Bray Emmets as part of the Healthy Club Programme in the GAA shared our experiences on one of the stands at the Leinster Roadshow in Croke Park on Saturday(photo attached).  A full programme covering the four pillars of the Healthy Club initiative including Physical Activity, Mental Fitness, Healthy Eating and Link with the Community was attended by a large number of Leinster clubs.  Michey Harte, Michael Fennelly, Alan Brogan and Anna Geary were there to share their experiences and outline the benefits of adopting the Healthy Club approach. Clubs shared their experience including St Johns Volunteers in Wexford who were the first club in Ireland to make their club a Smoke Free zone.  Would you like Bray Emmets to be a Smoke Free Club? Contact Frances Stephenson or Clare Dornan with your views.


Bray Emmets Easter Camps

Times: 10.00 to 2pm

Dates: Monday 10th April to Thursday 13th April

Activities: Age specific FUN activities in Football, Hurling & Camogie

Price: Members Price: 1 child €30, 2nd child €25 & 3rd child €15

Non-members: €35 one child, €30 for 2nd child & €20 for third or more.

Contact: Willie Braine 0860266506 or Dave Barry 0861208083

An application form and information leaflet is attached to this email


 Kellogs Cul Camp Coaches

Cul Camp coaches are now being recruited. Please find an application form attached to this email.


Get fit with Bray Emmets

BE FIT (Bray Emmets Fun in Training) returning on Tuesday 24th January with a variety of indoor & outdoor circuits, army style obstacle course, Pilates, yoga and aerobics. 
Every Tuesday & Friday 7-8pm
All welcome, male & female, we cater for all levels of ability. 
If further information required please ring PJ 086 8217631 or Linda 086 8566202


 Club players Association

The Club Players Association is now open for registration. Click here for more information and to register.


Peil Abu is  back

Every Thursday, 7-8pm on the all-weather pitch.  All welcome.


Old photos

We are looking for old Bray Emmet photographs. Contact


Dates for Your Diary

Oskars Launch Night: Martello. 7.30, Thursday 16th March

St Patrick’s Day ParadeFriday 17th, 2.30pm, St Cronan’s school

Club Awards Night: Club house, 8pm, Saturday 18th

Clothes Recycling Drive:  Saturday,  April 8th

Easter Camps: Monday 10th April to Thursday 13th April


Match Reports


Bray Emmets vs Cuala U14 Hurling

Bray Emmets 8:11 Cuala 1:6.

Bray Emmets under 14 hurlers got their new Dublin Hurling League campaign off to a successful start with a convincing win against Cuala. The team played particularly well in the first half utilising a stiff breeze to build up a large lead by halftime. The second half was a tighter more competitive one with the Bray just shading it. There were some terrific individual performances all over the pitch but what was more pleasing was the collective desire shown by the team to play right to the end.The team and management would also like to express their thanks to Liam for facilitating the playing of the game which had to be switched to Old Conna at very late notice due to Cuala’s pitch being unplayable.

Team: James, Fiachra, Louie, Simon, Dara, Cillian, Oscar D, Nathan P, Michael, Conor, Luan, Jamie, Evan, Tim, Gavin, Cathal, Nathan H, Oscar H, Alex and Shane.

Michael Roddy

U13 Boys Football

Bray Emmets vs Navan O’Mahony’s

The under 13 boys football team travelled to Navan OMahonys Meath for the last of their cross border leauge matches on saturday. Missing some of our regular players due to confirmation commitments some of the younger boys had to step up and give a dig out. This was for some of the boys their first experience playing on a full size pitch and this was a big pitch think it could have been bigger than croke park! The lads started off well in the first half having to change their way of play as bouncing the ball wasn’t really an option as the pitch wasn’t what they are used to playing on. In the second half the boys came out all guns blazing. The lads in defence had an amazing performance and I lost track of how many block downs they did amazing to see. Mid field had to work hard with a lot of running to be done but were well up for it and took control of the game giving some lovely balls into the forwards. Lads up front some of new to full pitch worked great and secured some fantastic scores. Not to forget our keeper Fiachra who played an outstanding game saving us many times but the peno that he saved to knock over the bar was a cracker. Looking forward to the year ahead with this great bunch of lads.

Team. Fiachra, James, Cian L, Jamie, Ciaran, Sean, Oisin, James, Patrick, Callum, Adam, Shane, Cillian , Fionn, Liam.

Gary Prunty


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