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Rebel Og recently held their workshop for club coaching officers. It was attended by over 100 clubs throughout Cork. Ballincollig GAA club were asked to give a presentation to the workshop because we were the Lee flag gold category winners in 2013 and are viewed as a leader in underage development in Cork over the last few years. The presentation was given by...

U13 footballers defeat Nemo in Final

Wednesday 26th November, 2014



Ballincollig 5-08 Nemo Rangers 5-03. Last Saturday our U13 footballers took on Nemo Rangers in the Premier 1 Football Plate Final. A good start saw Ballincollig take an early two point lead before Nemo responded with three points on the trot to lead by one. Ballincollig then took control with goals from Fionnan O'Sullivan and Evan Cooke plus a couple of...

Even in defeat Ballincollig did their Club Proud

Wednesday 19th November, 2014



THERE were times last Sunday when it felt Ballincollig’s incredible season was on course to reach new heights. That what was in theory mission impossible, a victory over a Kerry side on their soil, was merely going to be a stepping stone to a Munster final and beyond.A sense of destiny was in the air when the panel jogged across towards the bench for the...

Junior B Footballers Capture League Title

Thursday 13th November, 2014



Ballincollig 3-10 Ballinora 1-5On Sunday last on a fresh but dry day at Ballincollig GAA grounds, we took on local rivals Ballinora in the Muskerry Junior Football Division 3 league final. After the disappointment of losing to Kilmurry in the semi final of the championship 3 weeks ago, this was seen as a chance to atone for that defeat and end the season on a...

Buses For Austin Stacks Game On Sunday

Wednesday 12th November, 2014



The Ballincollig GAA Golf Society was recently presented with a cheque from our main Golf Classic sponsor, Spillane’s Maxol which sees the partnership head into its 5th year. This year saw Ballincollig GAA club row in behind a new initiative whereby anyone who purchased fuel at Spillane’s Maxol could leave their receipt in a specially designated box...

U13s visit Ballyboden

Tuesday 11th November, 2014



Last weekend our U13s travelled to Ballyboden in Dublin. On arrival we were treated to lunch by our hosts before the games began. We played 3 games of football against Castleknock, Rathoath from Meath and Ballyboden, with each game lasting 20 minutes. Weather conditions were appalling but the all weather pitch was perfect. We beat Castleknock and Rathoath...

Joe Kavanagh Celebrates 100th Birthday

Monday 10th November, 2014



Joe Kavanagh of Ballincollig celebrated his 100th birthday last Saturday in the Ballincollig GAA Pavilion. Joe is pictured here with (L-R) Seamus O’ Callaghan, Club Chairman; Laura Barry, Belle of Ballincollig who made a presentation on behalf of the club to Joe on the happy occasion; Martin O’ Sullivan, Club Treasurer; Gerard O’ Donovan, Senior...

Club going to the Dogs - 5th December

Sunday 09th November, 2014



Ballincollig Hurling & Football Club are expecting a huge turnout for their Fundraising Night at the Dogs in Curaheen Park on Friday 5th December next. The proceeds from this fundraiser will help to defray the substantial costs associated with running the Senior Section of the club in 2014. Cork County Senior Football Champions for the first time...


John Miskella was a vital cog in Ballincollig's county triumph, which saw him picked as the monthly Southside and District Sports Star Award recipient, hosted in association with Gerald McCarthy Awards and Gifts and the Cork International Hotel. The satisfaction from helping Cork to Sam Maguire glory in 2010 compares favourably to the Andy Scannell Cup...


REARDENS CORK CLUB GAA ALL-STAR NOMINEES NAMED ( Extract from the Evening Echo Article , Nov 02 )The third annual Reardens Club All-Star awards takes place on Monday, November 10 at 7.30pm, with 45 hurlers and 45 footballers in contention to be recognised for their excellence in the senior championships this season.The prestigious event will also see a...

Cup coming to club for Juvenile Party

Friday 31st October, 2014



Celebration with the Juveniles:In order to allow the Juveniles and Youth Development youngsters in the club a chance to meet and have a chat with the our new crowned heroes of the Senior Footballer Team , there will be a juvenile party in the club this Sunday at 3PM. The players are due to arrive around 3:15 so get there early to give them the roar they deserved...

U13 Hurling League Champions

Tuesday 28th October, 2014



Ballincollig 3-11 Midleton 2-06Midleton were the visitors last Saturday for the Premier1 U13 Hurling League Plate Final. We got off to the worst possible start, finding ourselves down by 1-01 after just five minutes. After that it was all Ballincollig. A goal by Evan Cooke steadied the ship and with the Ballincollig back line dominant at this stage we...

Senior Football County Champions At Last

Thursday 23rd October, 2014



Senior Football County Champions At Last A special day for our club resulted in victory in the County Final on Sunday. On behalf of the senior section we would like to thank everyone who travelled to support the team for this historic victory. The whole parish united behind the club and we are extremely grateful for that support. A huge congratulation to...


Ballincollig manager Michael O’Brien.talks to Mark Woods of the Evening Echo BALLINCOLLIG expect to be unchanged for their first Cork County SFC final against Carbery Rangers at Páirc Uí Chaoimh on Sunday (3.45 pm).Remarkably, the club have used only 16 players in their starting line-ups in victories over St Finbarr’s, Carbery, Muskerry and Nemo...


Ballincollig – A Club Working TogetherBallincollig Hurling and Football Club are delighted to be playing in their first County Senior Football Championship final ever. The game against Carbery Rangers is due to take place at Pairc ui Chaoimh next Sunday 19th October at 3.45pm. We would like to wish the players and the team mentors the very best of luck in...

Pa Kelly Interview with The Echo

Friday 17th October, 2014



Red-hot Kelly is eager to make up for lost timePA KELLY is producing some of the best football of his career right now, and Ballincollig have benefited enormously from his rejuvenation following a frustrating spell blighted by injury.Kelly has recovered from a troublesome hip issue that curtailed him with both club and county in the last number of seasons....

Catch the Big Green Bus to the Pairc..

Friday 17th October, 2014



County Final weekend is here at last and the chance to wear the club colors again. Start the day off with a trip to the Clubhouse and then onto the Park where the bus will take ya roight up the door of the stadium and delivered ya back to Ballincollig afterwards.There are multiple buses leaving the Club on Sunday to head for the Pairc but to ensure everyone is...


Evening Echo deputy sports editor and central committee PRO Éamonn Murphy reflects on the last time before this season that Ballincollig made it to the county semi-finals, losing to a College team who didn’t let the nickname UCK put them off.1999 SFC semi-final, Páirc Uí Chaoimh:UCC 0-16 Ballincollig 0-11THIS was a UCC team that incurred the wrath of...


Ballincollig Take on Inniscarra in the Snior Camogie County Semi final replay in Cloughduv on Wednesday Octiber 15th at 8PM. Houge game for these girls as they pulled back a big first half deficit at the weekend to earn the replay and now all to do again...Grab the colours and head for Cloughduv for what promises to be a cracker of a game...

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