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Men's Junior A Football Championship

24 May, 2015

Bray Emmets Vs Shillelagh Our mens Junior footballers enjoyed their second win in their Championship group on Saturday evening, against Shillelagh in Arklow. Bray rang our eventual winners on a score line of  1-11 to 1-7 in a competitive game, in which Bray worked hard to graft out a win. Team: Keith Heillick, Mark Mulvaney, Matt Thompson,. James Duggan, Gavin Cahill, Ben McCormack, Fin Greene, Rob Walsh, John Breslin, Peter Walsh (Capt) Donnacha O'Midheach, Ross Masterson, Philip Redmond, Peter Quinlan, Garrett Crowley, Oisin O'Hannaigh, Declan Snow, Andrew Sutton. Bainisteoir: Ian Smith Our next league game is fixed for Tuesday 23rd June, in Greystones, against our neighbours Eire Og. Training  for the men's Junior football team takes place every Tuesday and Thursday at 7.30pm....

Junior Football

1 November, 2014

Junior B Championship Final Replay 2014. Bray Emmets 1-9 Rathnew 0-3Our men’s junior football team travelled to Arklow last Saturday to take on Rathnew in a replay of the Wicklow Men’s Junior B football final. The weather conditions were very poor for the game, but this did not dampen the spirit or resolve of the Bray lads. Bray lead at half time on a score line of 1-2 to 0-1, with a fine point by one of Brays veterans Raymond Lambe, and a well-executed goal by Garret Crowley. The weather condition did not improve for the second half, but Bray continued to battle well against Rathnew, with some good tackling, and well executed scores from Ben McCormack, Cathal McGee, Matt Thompson and Dylan Terry, Bray ran our victors on a score line of 1-9 to 0-3. The man of the match was Peter Walsh, who had a very strong game for the victors. Other notable performances were from Brian O’Keeffe, who ended his playing days with Bray on a high. The Bray captain Mark Mulvaney accepted the cup on behalf of the team, with a lengthily acceptance speech as Gaeilge, and the celebrations continued in the Ardmore in Bray. This was a good team performance on the day. The team is a mixture of youth and age, with the vastly experienced Brian, Ray, Oisin and Geoff, along with the introduction of seven minors from this year’s minor football panel in to Adult football. The team on the day lined our as follows: Lee Brandon, James ‘Taz’ Duggan, Geoff Morrissey, Mark Mulvaney (Captain) Mark Mulvaney, and Oisin O’Hannaigh. Shane Lohan, Ray Lambe, Brian O’Keeffe, Eoin McCormack, Peter Walsh, Donnie O’Midheach, Ben McCormack , Cathal McGee, Garret Crowley, Matt Thompson for (G. Crowley) Dylan Terry (D O’Midheach) Ross Masterson (E McCormack) Fin Greene (Taz Duggan) Shane O’Sullivan (C McGee). On foot of this Championship win we now play Blessington in the Swan Cup next Friday night (7th November) in Eire Og, Greystones, and throw in is at 7.45pm. This competition is the Junior A Champions playing the Junior B Champions. We would encourage you all to come along and support the Bray lads on Friday night in this unique competition. The Junior team also have a league game against Ashford on Sunday 9th, in Old Conna at 11.00am....

Junior Football

21 September, 2014

Bray Emmets   3–10 Baltinglass   1-12 Congratulations to the Men’s Junior footballers who beat Baltinglass in the Junior B semi-final on Sunday morning in Blessington  In a very competitive match,  the Bray  lads worked very hard for the 60 minutes,  driven on by the experienced veteran Ray Lambe, we ran out eventual winners on a score line of 3-10 to 1-12.   We will meet Rathnew in the final, date and venue to be confirmed. We would like to thank the Ardmore for providing sandwiches after the game on Sunday. Congratulations also to both Ray and Shane Sullivan who both recently became proud fathers of two daughters. ...

Junior Football Championship

20 July, 2014

Bray Emmets 4-8 Enniskerry 1-9Our Junior Footballers continued their championship campaign with a good win on Sunday in Greystones against neighbours Enniskerry.  The lads have been working hard all year.  Well done to Ian and all involved.  ...

Junior Football Championship

4 July, 2014

Bray Emmets 1-6 Kiltegan 0-8Bray Emmets got their junior championship underway against Kiltegan in Arklow on Friday night last. Bray started the brighter however only managed 1 point in the first 15 minutes. Kiltegan took the reins for the remainder of the half but equally found it hard to take advantage on the score board. However a goal from Donnacha O Midheach against the run of play put bray ahead at half time.The second half was as tight as the first with both teams trading point for point. Bray rang the changes with each substitute having their own positive impact as the half ran on. None more so than Ronan Cunningham hitting the winner 3 mins from fulltime. Bray finished stronger holding out to win 1.6 to 8. Bray now play Enniskerry next in the championship on the 20th July in Greystones.Team  1.Keith Hillick  2. Mark Nolan 3. Rob McNamee 4. Mark Mulvaney  5. James Duggan 6. Jeff Morrissey 7. Ishmal Mnensa 8. Ray Lambe 9. Peter Walsh 10. Brendan Snow 11. Eoin McCormack 12. Jamie Queeney, 13. Donnacha O Midheach 14. Garreth Crowley 15. Oisin O'Hannaigh  Subs: 16. Shane Carton, 17. Rob Walsh, 18. Ronan Cunningham, 19. Finn Greene, 20. Kaleum Murphy, 21. John Breslin ...

Junior Football

10 May, 2014

Enniskerry 1-12 Bray Emmets 2-10  On Saturday evening Bray made the short journey to our neighbours in Enniskerry in Div3 of the adult football league. Armed with a full bench for the first time this year all be it with a few injuries. Bray made use of the first half wind and led 9 - 3 at the break. The second half was ominous to be an onslaught from our opponents and it was. Enniskerry turned the screw chipping away at the Bray lead but 2 excellent goals kept Bray above water as the wind proved a difficult factor in this half. To their credit Bray displayed some ferocious commitment and tackling for long periods. As players emptied the tanks the introduction of Daire Henderson, Matt Thompson, Rob Connaughton and Geoff Morrissey increased the intensity of the work rate being displayed. Bray held out to win by a single point   Team Lee Brandon, James Duggan, Oisin O'Hannaigh, Mark Mulvaney, Ishmal Mnensa, Dara Gaskin, Mark Nolan, Ray Lambe, Peter Walsh, Shane Sullivan, Eoin McCormack, Jamie Queeney, Cathal McGee, Garreth Crowley, Donnacha O Midheach Subs, Tadgh Doran, Matt Thompson, Hugh Armstrong, Daire Henderson, Brendan Snow, Rob McNamee, Geoff Morrissey, Rob Connaughton...

Division 3 Football -v- Kilbride

6 April, 2014

Bray travelled to Manor Kilbride on Sunday morning in Div3 of the adult football league. Home advantage was quickly cancelled out for Kilbride when the pitch was deemed unplayable and both teams made the journey to Lacken to play the fixture. Brays adapted the quicker to the harsh conditions and were rewarded by some excellent scores. Lee Brandon was on target from both play and frees for Bray. Cathal Magee rattled the net for Bray after some good football and on 20mins Bray found themselves 1-4 up. Worryingly Bray conceded 1.3 to their 1 pt in the 10mins before halftime. The in form Cathal Magee had to depart the action just before half time due to injury and Goalkeeper Tadgh Doran found himself in the fray. Bray lead at halftime 1-5 to 1-3. Conditions worsened in the second half and this game became a dogfight with both sides not giving an inch. The turning point was a Shane McNicholas goal, after a good turnover by Shane Sullivan the ball was darted into Garreth Crowely who found the goal scorer thundering through with a delicate pass. Kilbride closed the gap with a late surge but Bray held their discipline and with the sight of just Ian Smith left on the bench everyone emptied the tank to run out 2-8 to 1-8 winners. Training continues on Tuesday at 8pm. We all wish Cathal a speedy recovery. Team Keith Hillick, Brendan Snow, Rob McNammee, Mark Mulvaney, Ishmal Mnensa, Jeff Morrissey, Mark Nolan, Ray Lambe, Peter Walsh, Shane Sullivan, Shane McNicholas, Lee Brandon, Cathal Magee, John O'Mahoney, Garreth Crowley, Tadgh Doran, Ian Smith....

Division 3 Football -v- Eire Og

21 March, 2014

The Men's Junior A team played their second league game in Division 3 against our neighbours Eire Og in a very closely contested game, played last Friday night in Bray. Eire Og had the benefit of a strong win in the first half, and lead Bray by four points at the interval. In the second half Bray took the game to Eire Og,, with some well taken points from Garrrett Crowley, Cathal McGee, and Shane O' Sullivan , we began to pull our way bank in to the game. At the closing stages of the game Mark Nolan was bursting through on goal be pulled down, and we were award a penalty, which Garrett Crowley duly scored, and victory was snatched from Eire Og. Final score 02-05 to 0-10. The team lined out as follows, Tadgh Doran, Mark Mulvaney, Mark Nolan, James(Taz) Duggan, Fin Greene, Geoff Morrissey, Ishmael Mnensa, Peter Walsh, James Queney , Matt, Thompson, Sean Liddy, Lee Brandon, Brendan Snow, Garrett Corwley, Marc Lennon, Shane O'Sullivan, Cathal McGee , Declan Snow, Robert McNamee, Oisin O'Hannaigh, Patrick Cunningham Our next game is away to Kilbride on Sunday, 6th April 2014 , throw in at 11.30am. Training every Tuesday night at 8.00pm in Old Conna, and training this Saturday at 11.00am in old Conna. We would like to wish Ross Masterson a speedy recovery to a hand injury, which he picked up in our game against St Pats, and which required surgery last Friday. Hopefully we will see him back shortly in a Bray Emmet's jersey. Also we would like to extend our congrats to Oisin and Monika on the arrival of their new baby Cormac....

Goals win it for Juniors

9 March, 2014

Bray overturned a seven point deficit at half time to run out winners 5-08 to 2-11 against St.Pats in Wicklow on Sunday morning. Brays lined out with a mixture of youth and experience. Some excellent football was played and this laid the platform for each of Brays goals any of which wouldn't be out of place in Croke Park. Team Keith Hillick, James Duggan, Mark Nolan, Mark Mulvaney, Finn Greene, Jeff Morrissey, Ross Masterson, Ray Lambe, Peter Walsh,  Declan Snow, Sean Liddy, Lee Brandon, Marc Lennon, Donnacha O Midheach, Garreth Crowley Subs; Tadgh Doran, Brendan Snow, Jamie Queeney, Shane Sullivan Training continues on Tuesday at 8pm.  ...

Junior footballers defeat Laragh

20 September, 2013

The Junior Footballers played their final home game of their Division 3 campaign when they played Laragh in perfect conditions at Páirc Emmet Bhré on Friday evening, 20th September. Despite missing a few regulars, Emmets got off to a fine start and were dominating the game when Eoin McMahon goaled midway through the first half. However, Laragh got themselves back into contention as the home side began to struggle to take their scores and at the break, Emmets led by 1-7 to 0-6. The second half began with the visitors applying more pressure on the Bray defence but a goal by Enda Molloy steadied the ship and Emmets held on for a fine win. Final score: Bray Emmets 2-9 Laragh 0-12. On the night, Bray were best served by the evergreen Conor Spillane at corner back, Enda and Dan Molloy who combined well down the left throughout the game, Oisin O hAnnaidh and Ray Lambe at midfield, Eoin McMahon who kicked some fine long range scores and linked up well with Gar Crowley, who himself was a constant threat to the Laragh defence. Team: Keith Hillick, Dan Molloy (0-1), Rob McNamee, Conor Spillane, Enda Molloy (1-0), Geoff Morrissey (0-1), James Talbot (0-1), Oisin O hAnnaidh (0-1), Ray Lambe, Eoin McMahon (1-2), Sean Liddy (0-1), Declan Snow (0-1), Gar Crowley (0-1), John Walsh, Tadhg Dornan. Substitutes: Gavin Cahill, Fionn Crowley, Jamie Quiney...

Snow brace sees Juniors past Avoca

15 August, 2013

Bray Emmets opened their Junior B Championship campaign when they hosted Avoca in Páirc Emmet Bhré on Thursday, 15th August. This was an entertaining and keenly contested game between two committed sides. With the aid of a stiff breeze, Avoca got off to a fine start and rifled over three early points. However, Emmets settled into the game and thanks to two well taken Declan Snow goals, it was Bray who led at the half-time break. A second yellow card for Sean Liddy saw Emmets reduced to fourteen men whose efforts were further disrupted by injuries to key players Ray Lambe and Geoff Morrissey. In a matter of minutes, the spine of the team had been greatly affected and naturally, Avoca took full advantage and began to close the gap. Bray dug deep though and weathered the storm to reply with some fine points of their own, to eventually close out the game with six points to spare. Best for Emmets on the night were Matt Thompson, Oisín Ó hAnnaidh, Declan Snow, and Gar Crowley.  Final score: Bray Emmets 2-9 Avoca 0-9.  Emmet Bhré: Keith Hillick, Mark Mulvaney, Rob McNamee, Mark Nolan, Dan Molloy, Geoff Morrissey, Matt Thompson, Oisín Ó hAnnaidh, Ray Lambe, Ross Masterson, Sean Liddy (0-1), Gar Crowley (0-4), Declan Snow (2-2), John Walsh, Ben McCormack  Substitutes: Dave Sullivan, Brendan Snow, Conor Spillane, Tadhg Doran, Marc Lennon, Shane Waldron (0-2), Hugh Armstrong...

Junior Footballers return to action

1 August, 2013

The Junior Footballers returned to competitive action for the first time since the end of May when they travelled to Ashford on Thursday evening, 1st August. The game was played with real intensity but the greasy conditions made it difficult for players on both sides. The lead was exchanged throughout the first half and this pattern continued after half-time when there was rarely more than a point between the teams. The decisive score came late in the second half when a high ball into the Bray square, one of many on the night, was punched to the net. Emmets probably had the opportunities to seal victory before that goal but despite the result, the game was ideal preparation for the upcoming Junior B Championship which begins on Thursday 15th August.Best for Bray on the night were Keith Hillick, Mark Mulvaney, Oisin Ó hAinnidh and Gar Crowley.Emmet Bhré: Keith Hillick, James Talbot, Rob McNamee, Mark Mulvaney, Dan Molloy, Geoff Morrissey, Matt Thompson, Oisin Ó hAinnidh, Sean Liddy, Ben McCormack, Gar Crowley, Ross Masterson, Daire Henderson, Declan Snow, Marc LennonSubstitutes: Dave Sullivan, Brendan Snow, Conor Spillane, Tadhg Doran, John Mahony...

Mens Junior Football

16 April, 2013

Bray Emmets were well beaten in Division 3 of the County League by a much stronger Rathnew side on Tuesday, 16th April. Losing midfielder Ray Lambe early on, Bray were always on the back foot and trailed the home side at the break. In the second half Rathnew continued to pile on the pressure and ran out easy winners. Final score: Rathnew 5-13 Bray Emmets 1-4. Best on a disappointing evening for Emmets were Geoff Morrissey, Dan Molloy and Rob McNamee.Emmet Bhré: Tadhg Doran, Mark Mulvaney, Rob McNamee, Enda Molloy, Dan Molloy, Geoff Morrissey, Ross Masterson, Ray Lambe, Fergal Devlin, John Mahony, Niall McCague, Jamie Queney, Declan Snow, Gar Crowley, Brendan Snow.Substitutes: Keith Hillick, Gavin Cahill, Mark Nolan...

Junior's get points on the board

5 April, 2013

Bray Emmets recorded their first victory in Division 3 of the County League when they carved out a hard fought win over Kilbride at Páirc Emmet Bhré on Friday, 5th April. The visitors enjoyed much of the early pressure resulting in Bray having to work much harder for their scores. The boot of Conor Flannery from frees (0-2) kept Emmets in touch before the same player raised a badly needed green flag. This was quickly followed by a Ray Lambe goal which meant the sides went in at half time 2-2 to 0-6. Bray took control in the second half and held off a strong Kilbride late surge to win 2-8 to 1-8. Hard work was evident all over the pitch with Alan Corr, Oisin O'hAnnaidh and Conor Flannery impressing most. Best wishes to Conor who was carried off before the end of the game with a recurring injury. We wish him a speedy recovery.Emmet Bhre: Keith Hillick, Mark Mulvaney, Rob McNamee, Alan Corr, Dan Molloy, Geoff Morrissey, Oisin O'hAnnaidh, Ray Lambe (1-0), Fergal Devlin, Ross Masterson, Sean Liddy, John Mahony, Brandan Snow, Gar Crowley (0-3), Conor Flannery (1-3) Substitutes: Jamie Queeney (0-1), Mark Lenihan, Niall McCague...

Juniors draw with Eire Og

21 March, 2013

In what could only be described as atrocious weather conditions, the Junior Football team played out a very exciting draw with Eire Og in Greystones in Division 3 of the County League last Thursday night, 21st March. Greystones dominated the first half and assisted by the driving wind and rain, they bombarded the Bray defence repeatedly. However, Emmets defended stoutly and went in at half-time only three points down: Eire Og 0-4 Emmets 0-1. With the wind to their backs in the second half, Bray were now in a good position but credit must go to Greystones who had 1 -1 on the scoreboard within 90 seconds of the restart. Despite this poor start, Bray came into the game strongly and with the aid of the elements, they powered to a lead of 3-4 to 1-6 with just three minutes remaining. However, victory was not to be and Greystones snatched 1-1 before the final whistle to share the spoils on a final score of Eire Og 2-7 Emmets 3-4. Indeed, had it not been for a great save from Tadhg Doran right at the death, Greystones could have taken all points. Both teams and referee Johnny O'Brien have to be credited for their efforts in some of the worst weather conditions many had seen football played in for some time! Bray showed great team spirit and determination throughout the game which augurs well for the season ahead.  Emmet Bhré: Tadhg Doran, James Talbot, Rob McNamee, Mark Mulvaney, Dan Molloy, Geoff Morrissey, Oisin O'hAnnaidh (1-0), Sean Liddy, Fergal Devlin, Ross Masterson, David Haughton (0-2), Matt Thompson, Brendan Snow (1-0), Gar Crowley (0-2), Johnny O'Leary, Subs:  John Mahony (1-0) for Johnny O'Leary, Mark Lenihan for Matt Thompson,Alan Wallace for Ross Masterson, Gavin Cahill for James Talbot, Declan Snow for Brendan Snow,Conor Spillane, Paul Barry, Ed Keating, Keith Hillick. ...

Juniors go down in first Division 3 outing

8 March, 2013

After the success of winning last year's Junior C Championship, our Junior Footballers made the step up to Division 3 on Friday night, 8th March when they took to the field against a strong St. Pats team on the 3G pitch in Old Conna. Very encouragingly, Bray stepped up to the plate in the first half and after some early pressure from St. Pats, Emmets gradually took control of proceedings and dominated right up to the half-time whistle. However, this dominance did not translate to the score board and Bray trailed at the break to a more economical St. Pats by 2-4 to 0-4, despite St. Pats being reduced to fourteen men on the stroke of half-time. In the second half, the effects of having only one week's notice of the teams inclusion in the Junior A Division came to the fore. A fitter St. Pats team gained momentum and in the end ran out 2-16 to 0-7 winners. Bray had very good performances throughout the pitch in the first half, particularly Ross Masterson who worked tirelessly throughout. Encouraging on the night was the commitment by all panel members to attend on such short notice. Training continues on Tuesdays at 7.30p.m. Team and Scorers: Keith Hillick, Mark Mulvaney, Rob McNamee, Gavin Cahill, Mark Nolan, Oisin O'hAnnaidh, Dan Molloy, Nicky Sweeny, Sean Liddy (0-1), Ross Masterson, Jamie Queeney (0-1), Mark Lenihan, Lee Brandon (0-3), Garreth Crowley (0-2), Enda Molloy, Subs: Brendan Snow, Alan Wallace, Rob Connaughton, Tadhg Dornan ...

Bray Emmets take Junior C title

20 October, 2012

Well done to the lads who won the Junior C Championship on a scoreline of 3-10 to 0-4 points ...

Junior's advance to Championship Final

16 September, 2012

The Men's junior football team travelled to St Patrick's, Wicklow Town on Sunday morning (16th) for their semi final encounter with their neighbours Kilmac. On a windy morning in Wicklow Town, the game was a very even contest in the first half, with Bray taking a small lead in to half time, on a score line of 3 pints to 2. Johnny O'Leary and Jamie Queeney took some good scores in the first half. In the second half, Bray conceded an early goal, in a move that split Brays defence, and Kilmac hit the back of the Bray net. Bray didn't panic at this stage, and settled down in to the game. Bray made a double substitution early in the second half, and brought on Eoin Mason and Fergal Devlin for Enda and Cillian O' Maolmhuaidh, Both Eoin and Fergal settled in to the game very quickly. Bray began to take control of the game with some very good scores from Johnny O'Leary, Jamie Queeney, and Sean Liddy. Mid way through the second half Bray introduced Matt Thompson Jnr for Ross Masterson. On his introduction, Matt received a ball from Johnny O'Leary and hand passed it in to the path of Sean Liddy who finished off the move with a well taken goal. A further point from Conor Flannery, who replaced Dave Gilmore, Bray ran our eventual winners, on a score line of 1-9 to 1-3. Overall Bray did not perform well in the first half, but Bray lifted their game in the second half to earn a good win, and a place in the Junior C Football Final against Blessington.Gavin Cahill was inspirational at corner back for Bray, and put in a man of the match performance during the game. , Gavin contributed strongly to Bray's win, along with Dan Molloy, Sean Liddy, Johnny O'Leary and Jamie Queeney. The team lined out as follows, Keith Heillick, Gavin Cahill, RobMcNamee, Mark Nolan, Dan Molloy, Geoff Morrissey, Cillian O'Maolmhuaiodh, Jamie Queeney (0-2), Alan Wallace, Ross Masterson, Sean Liddy (1-1), Enda O'Maolmhuaiodh, Dave Sullivan, Dave Gilmore and Johnny O'Leary (0-5) , Eoin Mason, Fergal Devlin, Matt Thompson, Conor Flannery Tadgh Doran, Mark Mulvaney, Stephen Ebbs, Brendan Snow & Declan Snow. There is training every Tuesday and Thursday evening for the Junior panel at 7.00pm in Old Conna. ...

Junior's advance to Championship semi-finals

26 August, 2012

Bray Emmets 3.14 - Valleymount 0.04 The Men's junior football team travelled to Roundwood on Sunday morning for their quarter final encounter with Valleymount. On a perfect morning for football, Bray took an early lead with some good scores in the first half from play and an excellent free kick from Jamie Queeney. Bray were ahead 1-7 to 0-1 point at half time. In the second half Bray slowly took control of the game, Valleymount conceded an early own goal, from a shot in to the 6 yard box by Ross Masterson. A third goal scored by Enda O'Maolmhuidh, and with further points from Enda, Dave Sullivan, and John O'Leary,Bray ran out comfortable winners with a score line of 3-14 to 0-4 pints. Valleymount did have plenty of chances from play in the second half, but were guilty of shooting over 9 wides. Over all it was a good team performance from the Bray team, with some good defending by our backs, and some very good scores from play taken by our forwards. We now play our neighbours Kilmac in the semi final of the Junior C Championship. There is training every Thursday evening for the junior panel at 7.00pm in Old Conna. The junior football team would like to wish our Senior Footballers every success in their quarter final encounter next Sunday against Rathnew. ...

Junior football Championship back on track

16 August, 2012

The Men's Junior football team got their Championship campaign back on track with a victory against Stratford last Thursday the 16th. The game was played in Blessington, in very wet conditions, but the rain did not dampen an evenly contested first half, with some good scores from play from Sean Liddy and Mark Nolan.Bray's only goal came from a cracker of a shot from Dave Gilmore, and at half time Bray were ahead 1-6 to 0-5.After the second half Bray introduced Eoin Mason for Sean Liddy, and Ross Masterson for James Talbot.Bray conceded a very soft goal mid way through the second half, but Bray battled on to eventual winners, with a score line of 1-10 to 1-7. Over all it was a good team performance from the Bray team, and Bray now top their Group on foot of this result. The team lined out as follows, Tadgh Doran, Gavin Cahill, Rob McNamee, Mark Nolan, Dan Molloy, Geoff Morrissey, James Talbot, Alan Wallace, Jamie Queeney, Enda O'Maolmhuidh , Sean Liddy, Cillian O'Maolmhuidh, Dave Sullivan Dave Gilmore, Johnny O'Leary, Eoin Mason for Solidly, Ross Masterson for James Talbot, Stephen Ebbs and Mark Mulvaney There is training every Tuesday evening for the Junior football panel at 7.00pm in Old Conna. New or not so new players are always welcome. ...

Junior B's start on the right foot

26 July, 2012

The Men's Junior football team got their Championship campaign off to a good start with a victory over Coolkenno last Thursday evening in Aughrim. On a perfect evening for football, the game was evenly contested in the first half, with some good scores from play. Tadgh Doran took an excellent point from a free early on, but had to retire early due injury. He was placed by Matt Thompson, who came close to scoring a goal on his introduction. John Mahony got the only goal of the first half, and Bray were ahead 1-4 to 3 points at half time. In the second half Bray slowly took control of the game and with a 2nd goal for John Mahony, and some well taken scores from our forwards, the game ended 2-9 to 5 points in our favour. Over all it was a good team performance from the Bray team, with some excellent defending by our backs, and some very good scores from play taken by our forwards. The team lined out as follows, Keith Hillick, Gavin Cahill, Rob McNamee, Mark Nolan, Dan Molloy, Geoff Morrissey, Ross Masterson, Alan Wallace, Jamie Queenry, Tadgh Doran, Sean Liddy, Eoin Mason, John Mahony, Dave Gilmore, and Declan Snow. Matt Thompson for Tadgh Doran, Stephen Ebbs. There is training every Tuesday evening for the Junior football panel at 7.00pm in Old Conna. New or not so new players are always welcome. ...

Junior B V Newtown

19 May, 2011

Our Junior B team travelled to Newtown for their 6th Division 4 game last Thursday. Due to injuries and work commitments Bray were forced to make a number of changes to the team. With the introduction of Adam Conway, Philly Haughton, Cillian O 'Maolmhuaidh, and Rob McNamara for this game, Bray had the better of the exchanges in the first half and lead by 0-6 points to 0-3, with a lot of thanks to Brays keeper Keith Hellick, who pulled off some marvellous saves in the first half. In the second half Newtown did make a come back at Bray, but with strong performances from Owen Mahon, Jamie Queeney, John Walsh, Enda and his brother Cillian O'Maolmhuaidh, and the introduction of David Sullivan , Bray held on to win a very tight game by 1-10 to 0-10, with an excellently taken goal by Adam Conway. The win was also greatly assisted again in the second half by some excellent keeping by Keith Hellick. Bray lined out as follows, Keith Hellick, Stephen Ebbs, Cillian O'Maolmhuaidh, James Talbot, Rob McNamee, Philly Haughton, Jonathan Scanlan, Owen Mahon, Shane O'Sullivan, James Queeney (0-4) Enda O'Maolmhuaidh (0-2) Adam Conway (1-1) John Walsh (0-2) , Stephen Carton, Fionn Crowley for Stephen Ebbs, Dave Sullivan (0-1) for Stephen Carton, Mal Doyle and Alan McDonagh. Out next game is away to Ashford next Thursday at 7.15. Training every Tuesday night at 7.pm in Old Conna. ...

Junior B V St.Pats

21 April, 2011

Our Division 4 football team played their second league game away to St. Pats on Thursday the 21st April. On a perfect evening for football, Bray controlled the first half against an under strength St. Pats team, and Bray held a considerable lead at half time, with some fine scores from Sean Liddy, John Walsh, Eoin Mahon and Gavin Cahill. In the second half our performance was not as effective as the first half, with the exception of an excellent save from our inform Goal keeper Keith Heillick.Bray ran out comfortable winners in the end. The team lined out as follows, Keith Hellick, Enda Molloy, Conor Spillane, Mark Mulvaney, Noel Keane, Geoff Morrissey, Gavin Cahill (0-2), Eoin Mahon (0-3) Alan Wallace (0-1), Shane O' Sullivan 0-1), Sean Liddy ( 2-3) , James Talbot (1-1) John O'Leary (0-1 ) John Walsh (2-3) , Mal Doyle and Stephen Ebbs Our next game is at home to Laragh on the 28th at 7.15 and all support is welcome. Training every Tuesday evening for the Junior panel at 7.00pm in Old Conna, and is open to any new players who are interested in playing football for the Summer. ...

Junior B Football V Rathnew

14 April, 2011

Bray Emmets 4-9 Rathnew 1-11 The Junior B football team got their league campaign off to a great start with a victory over old rivals Rathnew last Thursday night. Bray goaled four times, with Johny O'Leary, Garreth Crowley and the evergreen maestro John Walsh causing problems for the Rahnew defence. Further back Eoin Mahon, Alan Wallace and Jonathan Scanlon all contributed strongly. The backline held firm despite an onslaught from the Villagers in the final twenty minutes. Keith Heillick, Mark Mulvaney and young Enda Molloy particularly impressed. The team lined out as follows, Keith Hillick, Enda Molloy, Conor Spillane, Mark Mulvaney, Alan Wallace, Alan Corr, Gavin Cahill, Jonathan Scanlon, Eoin Mahon, Shane O'Sullivan, Gar Crowley, Ross Murphy, Johny O' Leary, John Walsh and Sean Liddy, James Talbot, Mal Doyle, Noel Keane, Niall McManus, Kieran Doyle and Stephen Carton. The experienced Paddy Moynihan has joined the Junior team this year and combined with the wisdom of Ian Smith and the former great Adrian Flannery, the management team can be very happy how the team performed on their first outing. The next game is Thursday 21st, away to St Pats , throw in at 7.15. There is training every Tuesday evening for the Junior panel a 7.00pm in Old Conna and every one is welcome. We would like to express our deepest sympathy to Stephen and Gerry Ebbs and their family and friends for the recent passing of their father Jimmy Ebbs. May he rest in peace. ...

Junior B Football Championship V Donard the Glen

22 August, 2010

Bray Emmets 2-4 Donard/the Glen 0-11 Bray were found wanting in Gaelic football basics during the first half in particular, with catching high balls with two hands! Thanks to Gareth Crowley (0-1) and John Walsh (0-1) we were only 2 points behind at half time. We upped our game in the second half with good teamwork resulting in excellent scores from John Walsh(1-01) John O'Leary(0-1) and last but not least Gareth Crowley(1-1) but unfortunately it was not enough on the day and we were beaten by a point. Team: S.Carton S.Ebbs C.Spillane G.Morrissey G.Cahill R.Connaughton M.Mulvaney J.Scanlon N.Mcmanus O.Mcmahon S.Liddy D.Hannon J.O'leary. J.Walsh. G.Crowley. Scores: G.Crowley(1-1) J.Walsh(1-2) J.O'leary(0-1) Replacements: R.Masterson For R.Connaughton M.Doyle For G.Morrissey C.Murphy For D.Hannon J.Talbot For M.Mulvaney. ...

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