Our U6 hurlers are coming to the end of their first month in the Bridge Bucks academy and have been blessed with glorious weather for all the sessions to date. A huge thanks to all the new parents who have come on board to help out with the coaching and its clear too see the massive difference the help makes with the boys already well up on the basics of holding the hurley, Ready potision and swinging. Training contiunes every Friday evening 6-7pm and all boys aged between 4 & 6 (Born 2012-2014) are invited to come along - All you need is a Hurley & a helmet. Club membership for the bucks is €20 and can be paid online here
Training continues every Monday and Wednesday at 6PM for our U8 hurlers with head coaches Caimin Morey and Martin Conlon putting all the lads and coaches through an hour of fun, skill and games. Thanks to John Reddin for the ice creams on Wednesday night in what was a real treat in the sweltering heat. John is now firm favourite with the boys for coach of the year 2018!
Newmarket was the venue on Saturday morning for our U8 teams blitz and the club was again represented with record numbers fielding 7 teams with over 50 players seeing action in 3 x 10 minute a side games. There was plenty of fun and light hearted rivalry between class mates in Clonmoney as well as neighbours and relations from both parishes in what was a super morning of hurling action. Parteen, Tulla and Broadford completed the lineup and a big Thanks to the host club for organising and the refreshments after the blitz. Due to the bank holiday our U8s will get a rest day today but we hope to hear they were out practicing their skills themselves given the great weather we are having or drop down to the field to support the Seniors this afternoon. Official training is back on Wednesday at 6PM in Cappa Lodge so please remember to bring a drink to keep you hydrated.
Some Photos from the Blitz here
Community Games Hurling
Best of luck to our hurlers today int he Communify Games County finals being held in O'Callaghans Mills. The Bridge/Kilmurry will have 2 teams in the competition: BK Yellows and BK Blues.
09.45 am Sixmilebridge/Kilmurry (Blue) V Doora/Barefield
11:00 am Sixmilebridge/Kilmurry (Yellow) V Ruan
Eire Óg were visitors to O'Garney Park on Saturday morning for the first games in this years U12 competition with 3 teams from each club playing it out in glorious sunshine.
Our U14 hurlers are out in action in their U14 A Shield Semi Final this coming Wednesday June 6th in O Garney Park at 7pm. They will face near neighbours Wolfe Tones. With a rocky start to the year due a number of unforseen njuries the lads showed tremendous spirit to eventually finish 5th overall in the group's. Best of luck lads.
Our Junior B hurlers received a walk over form Clarecastle this weekend so now have 3 wins from 4 games in the league. The Intermediate team went down by 2 points to Parteen on Sunday morning in Round 8 of the league while the Seniors are in action today at 3PM in O'Garney park in a repeat of last years county final against Clooney/Quin.
Congratulations to our U14 camogie team who were crowned county champions last week after a 1-7 to 2-2 win over Ballyea. What was super to see was the support of all the teams in the club from Senior to U6 at the game supporting the girls in what was a highly entertaining game full of skill and determination. Report here
Commiserations to our Senior camogie team who lost out in the league final recently - The team have been making great progress under new management and we wish them all the luck in their upcoming championship. The draw for the 2018 camogie championship is:
Group 2: Inagh/Kilnamona (Holders), Kilmaley, Truagh/Clonlara and Sixmilebridge.
Congratulations to Ronan Hayes and Pamela Ryan who were married recently in Borrisileigh and to Aidan Quilligan and Edel O'Brien who tied the know last week in Crusheen. Wishing both couples a lifetime of health, luck and happiness in their futurel lives together from all in the club.
The Club Shop is open every week so keep an eye on the website at the start of the week for opening hours. Any equipment (Huleys, Helmet etc) or gear (playng sox, togs, jersey) or leisure wear make sure and call in to Linda.
Any outstanding membership for players of supporters needs to be paid this week - You can pay online here
Child Protection Course
Thanks to all the coaches who attended the course in Parteen last week. We have a big push to get all coaches to complete the course ASAP as well as completing Garda Vetting so please support the great work our Child Protection officer Corey Downes is doing in relation to this most important area in protecting our youth.
As you may be aware GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) came into play opn May 25th. We have been working closely with our Communications and Membership management platform provider Clubify to ensure the club are compliant with the new regulation.
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