Bunbrosna GAA

Founded 1901

Co. Westmeath

Bunbrosna GAA Notes 7/05/23

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Club Lotto

No winner of Club Lotto on Sunday last. Numbers drawn were 4, 5, 8 & 20. 5 Match 3 - Eoin Clarke, Dolores McCormack, Padraig Keenan, Padraig Keenan & Grace Newman. Sellers Prize went to Hughie Tormey. Next draw on Sunday 21st May. Jackpot will be €12,700. Thank you to all who support our Lotto.

ACFL Division 6

We hosted Mullingar Shamrocks on Monday May 1st last in what was an ideal day for football. Bun started this game brightly and put together some fine passages of play to record quality points.

Finian Newman was first off the mark with a pointed free before Shamrocks equalised with a point of their own. Cian Tighe scored two quick fire frees to stretch Buns lead before Luke Kiernan scored a great point from play after a strong run. Shamrocks replied with two points before Tighe added another two frees, one which he won himself, after some good attacking play. At half time, Bun led 0:06 to 0:03.

Shamrocks were a different team in the second half and went about reducing the arrears. There was a lively pace to this game and while Bun played well in patches, some key turnovers went against them to put them under pressure. Shamrocks were able to bring in a mix of youth and experience from their bench which helped to turn the tide in this game.

Shamrocks got the first two scores of the half before Noel Yourell scored a good point from play for Bun. Shamrocks then scored the next six points to grab hold of the game and put them into a four point lead. Excellent points from Gavin Lyons and Fintan Finnan reduced the arrears before Shamrocks recorded the final score to win the game by three points.

Well done to Kevin Tormey who made his return to the club colours in this game. It was his first game for the club in over nine years.

Team: Tommy Murphy, Eoin McGowan, Joe Tormey, Eoghan Murray, Matthew Hope, Liam Mitchell, Gavin Lyons, Simon Moorehead, Noel Yourell, Finian Newman, Fintan Finnan, Luke Kiernan, Cian Tighe, Brian Maguire & Enda Newman. Subs: Alan Maguire for Joe Tormey, Kevin Tormey for Liam Mitchell & John Casey.

League Fixtures

We play Moate All Whites in Round 8 of Division 3 of the League on Thursday evening next in Bun. Throw in is at 7:00pm.

On Saturday, we host Ballycomoyle in Division 6 of the League. Throw in is at 6:30pm. All support would be greatly appreciated.

Club Meeting

There will be a Club Meeting on Monday 8th May at 9:00pm. This will be a hybrid meeting and will take place in the Meeting Rooms in Bun. There is also an online link available from Ken Conroy for those who wish to join the meeting remotely.

Go Games

Well done to our under 7s, 9s and 11s who all performed brilliantly at their blitzes in St. Lomans on Saturday morning last. Many thanks to all the coaches and parents for looking after them. All of their hard work is paying off!

Inny FC

Congratulations to Thomas O Hora and his Inny FC team mates who won their soccer Final in Longford on Monday last. Thomas plays with our U11 team and is a very talented sportsman. Well done Thomas.

Westmeath Hurlers

Hard luck to Shane McGovern and the Westmeath Senior Hurlers who lost out to Galway in the 3rd round of the Leinster Championship in Nowlan Park on Saturday night last.


We hosted Rounders matches on Sunday last when we welcomed Limekiln and Breaffy to Bun. There were games involving Mixed, ladies, then mens. Thanks to John Tormey for marking out. Practice continues Saturdays at 6:00pm.

Darkness into Light

Well done to all our members and indeed everyone who took part in the annual Darkness into Light event for Pieta. Events took place in Westmeath and right across the country to raise money for Pieta.


This is a gentle reminder that Membership for 2023 is now available. All players need to have their membership paid in order to play. The rates of membership this year can be found on Foireann. There are various options available for members as well as for those who wish to avail of access to our newly refurbished Gym. All membership must be done through Foireann.

In order to register, log on to your Foireann account from last year and follow the membership prompts. If you don’t have a Foireann account just log onto www.foireann.ie and register a new account and select Bunbrosna as your club. Once you have this done you will be able to select the membership option that suits you best.

Wedding Bells

Congratulations to Eimear Geerah and Jack Hogan who celebrated their wedding last week. We wish you both a lifetime of health and happiness together.

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