Bray Emmets club notes week January 14th

Lotto Winner!! 
The long wait is over. WE HAVE A WINNER!

Congratulations to Dave Barry who is richer by €20,000 after tonight’s draw. Dave is one of the most widely known people in Bray Emmets due to his involvement in so many areas of the club. He coaches in the academy, ladies football and many other teams. He assists in every fund-raising activity, danced in Strictly and takes on a special role just before Christmas each year. And so much more.

The comments on our Facebook page show just how popular a winner this was…
“No more deserving man for all the dedication to the ladies team’s over the years. Bray emmets ladies legend!”
“Well done Dave, truly couldn’t happen to a nicer person!”
“Well done Dave couldn’t have gone to anyone more worthy”
“Honestly couldn’t have gone to a nicer guy!!! Congratulations Dave!”

Congratulations from everyone at Bray Emmets Dave, a very worthy winner!

Academy Training – players/helpers wanted
The Academy returns this Saturday (12th) morning in Coláiste Raithín.

Please see below the changes to the academy structure.

The following are the new training times:
2014/13. 10-11 ( indoor hall)
2012. 11-12 (indoor hall)
2011. 10.30-12 (pitch)
Please arrive 15 minutes prior to training times to sign in as we must start and finish on time.

Parking is allocated in the set down areas outside the school not in the school grounds . Please follow the instructions of the parking stewards.

*Entrance* :
Access to the indoor hall is via the side door on the left hand side of the building please refer to attached map.

No football boots or black marking soles allowed in the hall
*Food and drinks : *
Food and drink is not permitted in the hall .

*Help Needed*:
We will need an additional 4/5 people along with coaches to provide supervision. This will cover parking, hall and toilet access. supervisory capacity to steward traffic/ parking the door and toilets. If you are able to help out it would be much appreciated, please forward your name and childs group to Willie (Club coach) 087 286896.

Coláiste Raithín – facilities

Scór na nÓg agus Tráth na gCeist County Final

The first Irish Language cultural event of the year takes place shortly. This is the Annual Scór na nÓg Tráth na gCeist (Question Time) County Final. This is scheduled for Friday the 18th of January at 8pm in Ballinakill Centre of Excellence. Participants are asked to be there at 7:45pm.

Some pertinent details regarding the Tráth na gCeist are as follows:
Age category is under 17 (born on 1 of January 2002 or later)
Teams of 4 (clubs can enter more than one team)
10 rounds of 8 questions
Topics include: 1. Gaelic and Ladies Football 2. Hurling and Camogie 3. General GAA 4. Irish History 5. World History and Geography 6. Irish Geography 7. Irish Current Affairs 8. World Current Affairs  9. Irish Culture 10. General Knowledge
Current Affairs Questions will relate to 2018 and early 2019
GAA questions will not cover any events prior to 1998
1 question as Gaeilge in each round
Engraved medals for winners
The winners of the Tráth na gCeist County Final will have the honour of representing the county in the All Ireland Final which takes place on the 16th of February in Castlebar.

If any club members are interested, please contact Brian Lambe at

The numbers drawn were: 01    08    16    21

The next jackpot will be: €1,000

Congratulations again to Dave Barry on being a very worthy winner of the jackpot. 

Please sign up to our club lotto here, it’s a fantastic way of supporting the club and winning some cash. You could be the next Dave Barry…


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