In a Bruising game played on Sunday, the ladies team were beaten 12-7 by Richmond in the second round of the league. The Bruff scores coming for an Eileen O Gorman try which was converted by Catherine Quinn. This was the women’s team’s first outing in a 15 a side game and great credit should go to all involved with this squad. The team has been a few years in the making and the tireless work of all involved is beginning to pay off as player numbers increase season after season.
The women’s team are still looking to recruit players. If you are interest in playing you can contact the ladies on FB @ https://www.facebook.com/BruffWomensRugby or check Bruffrfc.com for contact details.
Squad Audrey Dempsey, Aoife O’Sullivan, Eileen O’Gorman, Grainne Hayes, Leah Ryan, Catherine Quinn, Katie Lynch, Holly West, Breda Cahill, Ineke Spratt, Niamh Gleeson, Niamh Raleigh, Eilis O’Sullivan, Emma Bowler, Heidi Van Schayk, Danielle Nash, Noreen Sheedy, Tracy Hayes, Fiona Cahill, Elaine Taylor
The U18’s had a 26-16 win on Sunday in a friendly away to Cashel. Bruff try scorers were Dylan Reeves-Wasik, & Jack O Grady. Kevin McManus was on kicking duties landing a number of conversions.
Squad- Kevin McManus, Dean O’Shea, Odhran Ring, Thomas Breen, Darren Kennedy, Matthew Lockhart O’Dea, Tadgh Leddin, Brady Day, Thomas Quigley, Darragh Moore, Cian Mulqueen, Fearghal Cooke, Gareth Cooke, Conor Fitzpatrick, Simon Divilly, Jack Fitzgerald, Brian Bulfin, David Crofton Young, David Moloney, Cian Clifford, John Bulfin, Jack O’Grady, Dylan Reeves- Wasik, Niall Byrne , Sean Hartigan ,Adam Sheehy ,Cormac Daly ,Aaron Daly ,Lorcan Hayes
The U16’s were off last weekend. They will have training Thursday night with a game away to Garryowen on Sunday time TBC
Also Played on Sunday the u14’s had a convincing 36-7 win over UL/Bohs in Annocothy. Bruff scored 6 try’s on day and also kicked 3 conversions, with the try’s coming from Frank McNamara, Michael O Halloran, Paudie Mulcahy & Darragh McNamara. Sam Cronolly kicked 2 conversions & Killian O Shea chipped in with the final kick. There was a man of the match display from captain & hooker Dara Browne. Other notable displays from Mark Fitz and Niall Kelly in Defence and up front Shane Dwane, Brendan Gleeson and Tim Lyons provided the platform for the rest of the team to work from. Bruff are now joint leaders in the league on maximum points after 4 game scoring over 160 points and conceding just 17. There is a top of the table clash in two weeks when joint leaders Presentation/Richmond are the visitors to Kilballyowen.
This is bound to be a cracker of a game so please come out and support this fantastic group of young guys.