Dec 142023

Results: Another fantastic win for our senior men’s team, with only one loss in 8 games so far this season. A tricky start for bruff but fantastic resilience shown with the score 0-0 at halftime. Tullamore started the second half with a penalty but bruff scored the first try at the hands of Paul Collins which he converted himself. Tullamore came back with a converted try with only minutes left on the clock. The never say die attitude of bruff prevailed again and after a solid team effort near the try line, rob browne scored a try at the death which was then converted by Paul Collins. The final score was 14-10, our first win away in Tullamore since 2017. That leaves us in fourth place going into the last game of 2023. Our seconds team won 22-10 against Clonmel on Sunday with try’s from Johnny Cleary, Mark O’Connell and Eamonn Cooke with a conversion from Adam O’ Dwyer. We had fantastic underage results with the u14, u16 and u18 girls winning out all their games. A fantastic day for the club having 60 bruff girls playing on Saturday. The u18 white team also had a great win on Friday night against Mallow.

Upcoming Fixtures: A busy but exciting weekend ahead in Kilballyowen with our three senior teams facing Midleton at home. Our men’s first team play at 2:30pm Saturday 16th with our seconds following at 4:30pm. We will have live music in the clubhouse from 5:30. Our senior womens team kick off at 1:00pm Sunday 17th. Our u18.5 yellow team are away to Highfield at 12:00 Saturday with the white team at home to Kilrush 12:00 Sunday. The u14 boys are playing in the North Munster Plate Final V Shannon in Annacotty 11.15 Sunday.

Underage: Congratulations to Alana Griffin, Sophie O’Riordan and Isobel Davern-Wiseman for making the u16 Munster Development squad. A fantastic achievement and well deserved for you all. 

Split the bucket: Our split the bucket starts this Saturday the 16th with Mary Paul doing the draw in the clubhouse on Sunday afternoon. 

Club Raffle: Congratulations to our winners from the club raffle which was done last Saturday in the clubhouse.  Sean Garvey ,Donnach Daly, Heather Ellevsen, Kate o Connor, William Ryan, Robert Grimes.

Club Shop Christmas Opening Hours: Our club shop will be opening Sunday 17th December 9:30am-12pm, Monday 18th December 7pm-8:30pm, Tuesday 19th December 7pm-8:30pm and will close until the new year after the 19th.

Club Lotto: Congratulations to our first Jackpot Winner Claire Mc Mahon who won €12,300! You can enter for the next draw here:

Membership:  Tickets for the six nations will be allocated in January, don’t forget you need to be a member to apply for them! You can access membership registration here:


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