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1886 Ballincollig one of the frst to join Cork County Board


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History-1910 to 1939

History 1910 to 1939

  • 1912

    Club wins it first major title by winning the County Intermediate Hurling Title by defeating Redmonds in the final. Neallie Hallihan , joe Hallihan and Jerry Long win All Ireland Senior Hurling Medals.

  • 1913

    Senior Hurling Status achieved once more and 15 a side matches were introduced. Ballincollig played in Blue and White and were beated by Barrs in the championship. Neilly Hallihan (captain ), Joe Hallihan and Jerry Long win Cork Junior Hurling All Ireland Medals

  • 1914

    The Great War began and Ballincollig being a garrison town was deprived of many players in this timeframe

  • 1919

    Green and White Colours selected by the club for the first time

  • 1920

    Ballincollig did Not affiliate this year because of the situation in Ireland. Local hero Commandant Leo Murphy was shot and the barracks were subsequently named after him.

  • 1922

    The continued unrest in the country saw the barracks vacated by British and it remained a ruin for the next 20 years. With the demise of Ballincollig Barracks the town went into recession.

  • 1923

    Re affiliated with the Cork County Board and are graded Intermediate once more

  • 1924

    The Mid Cork Board is formed to replace the League Committee

  • 1925

    Mid Cork Board introduced the Minor (U18) Championship. Prior to this there was no age limit and was liked to the present Grade B. Ballincollig win the Schools Shield holding promise for the future.

  • 1927

    Football was introduced to Ballincollig for the first time and the club won the Mid Cork Junior Football Title and also went on to win the County Junior HUrling Title.

  • 1929

    Club wins an Intermediate County Title to reclaim their senior status

  • 1930

    Senior Status in Hurling and a Mid Cork Minor Hurling title to join the Mid Cork Junior Football Title. The Club reached the County Final only to be beaten by Clonakilty

  • 1931

    First Mid Cork Minor Football Title

  • 1932

    Mid Cork Hurling Title

  • 1933

    County Junior Football Title and a prestigious school shield double

  • 1934

    Club Double affiliation at Intermediate level and a win in the County Intermediate Hurling Title

  • 1935

    County Intermediate Hurling title again this year as they did not regrade and the Minor hurlers take the Mid Cork Title

  • 1936

    Mid Cork Junior Football Title and a Mid Cork Minor Hurling Title

  • 1937

    Mid Cork Junior Football Title (regraded from Intermediate ) and a Mid Cork Minor Hurling Title. Thre players win Minor Hurling All Irelands (Dan Lynch , Jum Burrow and Jack Radley holding great promise for the future.

  • 1938

    Mid Cork Junior Football title and reached County final only to be beaten by Drumtarriffe

  • 1939

    County Intermediate Hurling Title (regraded)


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