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St Brigids GAA Club Notes July 4

Jul 4, 2022 11:07 By Dave Hooper
St Brigids GAA Club Notes July 4 St Brigids GAA Club Notes July 4
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St Brigids GAA Club Notes July 4

Cardiac Screening

With all the football related activities recently, this may have been overlooked by many, but it is very important that young people look after their overall health.  No one is bullet proof, even though we all think "we" are.

We have organised a certified company to come to the club on Saturday 23 July to carry out cardiac screening on players and anyone within the community who want to get checked. It will cost €72 or free if you have laya health insurance. It needs to be booked online

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Go to www.ameds.ie Click on the ‘Online Booking’

Enter the clinic code brigids

Or use this link which can be sent by text or WhatApp https://bookings.ameds.ie/booking/from-code?code=brigids

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Why undergo a Cardiac Screening?

  • Up to 100 young people die each year in Ireland from Sudden Adult Death Syndrome (SADS)
  • 1 in 300 people may have a cardiac abnormality
  • The national register recently reported that the incidents of SADS are higher in Ireland than many other European countries.
  • In Italy cardiac screening is mandatory for anyone aged 12 to 35 years involved in competitive sport for the past 25 years. They have reduced the incidents of SADS by 89%.
  • The GAA’s Medical Scientific and Welfare Committee and the International Rugby Board recommend cardiac screening for all players over the age of 14 years
  • The European Society of Cardiology & the International Olympic Committee recommends cardiac screening.

Summer Camp

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The club will be running 2 Summer Camps this year. 18th July until 22nd July and 8th August until August 12th.

Camps are for all primary school aged kids and will run from 10am to 2pm daily. €50 per child, €80 for two children from the same family and €100 for three children from the same family.

To book your child’s place, email [email protected] with the child’s name, contact number, child’s age, date of camp you want to book and number of places.

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Club PRO/Social Media Manager

We are looking for a club PRO or Social Media Manager to look after all things media related both press and social media. There are a number of people that currently help out in different areas of the role and we are looking for more people to get involved. If you are interested or want to know more please contact club secretary Áine Martin on 086-3791294 or any of the club executive members.

O’Gara Cup

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Intermediate League

St. Brigid’s 3-11, St. Croan’s 2-11.

The intermediates finished their league campaign with a win over St. Croan’s on Friday night last in Kiltoom.

Team: S. Smith, D. Carroll, L. Griselain 1-0, C. MacNeice, C. Quinn, S. Fuery, R. Doyle, M. Daly, G. Murphy, B. McDonnell, D. Cunniffe 2-1, G. Byrne 0-4, K. Byrne, E. Derwin 0-5, C. Quinn 0-1.

Subs: P. Fuery, D. Keenan, S. Keenan, J. Curley, B. O’Hara Duggan.

O’Rourke Cup

Senior league semi-final

St. Brigid’s 0-16, Western Gaels 3-8.

Our senior side lost out to Western Gaels in the league semi-final on Sunday last in Kilbride. for full match report please see sports sections of local papers.

Team: J. Martin, M. Nolan, P. Domican, D. Sheehy, A. Daly, R. Stack, R. Dolan 0-1, B. Stack, E. Nolan, P. Kelly 0-1, G. Dolan, S. Cunnane 0-4, B. Nugent, B .Derwin 0-1, B. O’Carroll 0-9.

Subs: J. Cunningham, B. O’Hara Duggan, D. Cunniffe, M. Daly, B. McDonnell.

Brigid’s G.A.A. Lotto

Jackpot this week: €12,800

Last week’s results numbers drawn   4 / 10 / 13 / 14

No Jackpot Winner

9 Match three winners each receives €25

Patricia Loftus Feamore (on-line), Kathleen Walsh Curraghmore (on-line), Molly O’Connor  c/o Michelle Daly O’Connor (on-line), Peader Healy Taghboy, Ballyforan (on-line), Fidelma Kenny c/o Christy Leonard, Sheila Sheehy  Derryglad, Essie Finneran   Curraghboy  c/o Ethna Leonard, Joe Whelan c/o Timmy Doyle, Anthony and Kev  c/o Dooley’s Fruit & Veg.

Draw takes place on Sunday night 10/07/2022 in the St Brigid’s Sports and Social Centre at 9.00pm

Buy On-Line closing Sunday at 8pm

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