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Remember - 1999 SFC semi-final, Páirc Uí Chaoimh:

Wednesday 15th October, 2014


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...

Cork GAA Launches County Final Build Up

Monday 13th October, 2014


Sunday is County Football Finals day... The highlight of the football calendar in Cork!! Check in regularly this week for our build-up to the finals. County Senior Football FinalBallincollig v Carbery RangersSunday, 3.45pm @ Páirc Uí ChaoimhReferee: James Bermingham (Bride Rovers)County Premier Intermediate Football FinalNa Piarsaigh v Valley...

Alternative 15 who were NOT available this year

Monday 13th October, 2014


Best Alternate 15...Ballincollig haven't lacked for talent over the past few seasons. Here Éamonn Murphy, Evening Echo deputy sports editor and central committee PRO, picks a best 15 of players since 2006 who aren't in the current panel. What do you think? Comment on Facebook. FOR the week that’s in it – and given the amount of top-class footballers...

Path to the County Final - Nemo Rangers ( Semi Final )

Sunday 12th October, 2014


O’Brien’s charges upset the odds to reach first senior football finalBallincollig 2-10 Nemo Rangers 0-9BALLINCOLLIG carved out their own slice of history by reaching a first county senior football championship final after surviving treacherous conditions at Páirc Uí Chaoimh.Two early goals by Cian Dorgan and John Kelly, his third in...

Path to the County Final - Carbery Division ( Round 4 )

Thursday 09th October, 2014


Kelly’s double sends Ballincollig into the quarter-finalsBallincollig 3-15 Carbery 1-11BALLINCOLLIG produced one of their best displays in years with a stunning 10-point victory over last season’s semi-finalists, Carbery, in a high-quality SFC fourth-round tie in Cloughduv.Despite being 3-1 outsiders in the betting they blitzed the...

Path to the County Final - The Barrs ( Round 1 )

Wednesday 08th October, 2014


Classy Miskella leads Collig's new waveBallincollig 1-9 St Finbarr’s 1-8 THE whole season hinged on Ballincollig’s first round win over St Finbarr’s. It’s not that they wouldn’t have had the quality to come through the backdoor, but having only scored a point in the first half and shot wides, they were in real trouble at half-time in Páirc Uí...

Ballincollig reach their first ever Cork SFC final with win over

Monday 06th October, 2014


Ballincollig 2-10 Nemo Rangers 0-9 Early goals from Cian Dorgan and John Kelly paved the way for Ballincollig to advance to a first-ever Cork SFC final as they beat Nemo Rangers at Páirc Uí Chaoimh this afternoon.In bad conditions, Ballincollig produced an excellent performance built upon outstanding defending, with Liam Jennings and Noel Galvin...

Get on the Big Green Bus heading to Pairc Ui Caoimh

Friday 03rd October, 2014


County Semi Final weekend is coming and the chance to wear the club colors again..... Large crowd expected for this game so the club has organized a bus to head to Pairc Ui Caoimh. Time : 1:30 to be in place for 2:30 kickoff.Cost : €3 per person or €10 max for a family.Returns : the bus will back to the club for 4:30 ( ish )NOTE: All U10's must be accompanied by an...

Junior Football News

Wednesday 01st October, 2014


Junior A LeagueOver the last week, the Junior A team were out 3 times over the course of 5 days. The week started with the one clear objective, beat Canovee, our direct rivals for the second league final spot on Monday night in order to give us a chance to qualify for the final. After a tight and sometimes scrappy game, Canovee looked to have snatched victory from...

Biggest Game of the Year So far... SFC Semi Final v Nemo..

Wednesday 01st October, 2014


BALLINCOLLIG V NEMO RANGERS@ Páirc Uí Chaoimh @2.30pmOur senior footballers are in semi-final action this Sunday afternoon. This is our first semi-final since 1999 and a massive Ballincollig crowd is expected to travel. We have enjoyed great victories over St Finbars, Carberry Division and Muskerry Division. Our defence has been rock solid all...

All Ireland Medals for Ballincollig Camogie Ladies

Thursday 18th September, 2014


Great weekend for Cork Cmogie with a massive win in the All Ireland Senior Camogie Final. Two of our own Ballincollig Girls , Denise Cronin and Sarah Buckley did us proud in Croker and a large group travelled from Ballincolig in support onthe day and again for the home coming during the week.Well Done ladies and may it be the first of many :-)Sarah Buckley With...

Cork GAA Club's Draw 2015

Thursday 18th September, 2014


The Cork GAA Clubs Draw commenced in 1992 following the Purchase of Páirc Uí Rinn by the Cork County Board.It had three main aims: - To develop Páirc Uí Rinn as a modern stadium- To provide the CLCG Chorcaí with funds for coaching and youth development throughout the County- To provide Clubs with finance to fund their ongoing developments both on and off...

Senior Section - Summer Review

Thursday 18th September, 2014


SENIOR FOOTBALLERS FACE MUSKERRY ON SUNDAY @ 7.00PM IN CLOUGHDUVOur senior footballers are in the quarter-final of the County Championship this Sunday evening in Cloughduv. This will be a real local derby against Muskerry Division. We have enjoyed excellent victories over St Finbars and Carberry Division in the campaign. We defeated Carberry Division...

Junior C Football Championship

Thursday 04th September, 2014


Ballincollig 1-7Aghinagh 4-14After a competitive start in which Ballincollig put a lot of pressure on the Aghinagh defence, it was disappointing to be 7 points to 3 down after 15 min. However, a great move involving Matt O Sullivan, Killian Buckley, Luke Carey Murphy was finished to the net by Padraig Harrington leaving 1 point between the sides. After...

Mid-Cork Semi-Final V Cloughduv

Wednesday 20th August, 2014


Cloughduv 3-10Ballincollig 0-15Our Junior hurlers lost out to Cloughduv in the Ballincollig Credit Union JAHC Final in Blarney on Saturday night. Three goals in a four minute period in the opening quarter ensured Cloughduv led by 3-4 to 0-8 at the break. Ballincollig battled back bravely but they never looked like scoring a goal.Both sides looked evenly...

Disappointment for U21 Hurlers

Friday 15th August, 2014


Éire Óg 1-13Ballincollig 0-11Our U21 A hurlers suffered a disappointing defeat to Éire Óg in Cloughduv last Tuesday night. Ballincollig started brightly against a strong breeze and raced into an early lead with points from Luke Prendergast and Aidan O’Donovan. There was very little between the sides in the opening quarter as two placed efforts...

Impressive win for Senior Footballers

Friday 15th August, 2014


Ballincollig 3-15Carberry 1-11Our senior footballers are through to the quarter-final of the County Championship following a terrific team performance last Sunday in Cloughduv. Patrick Kelly scored 2-2 while John Miskella showed outstanding leadership when the need was greatest. We started brilliantly and Kelly scored a superb goal to give us a four...

Junior Hurlers Continue Winning Ways

Wednesday 06th August, 2014


Our Junior hurlers outclassed Éire Óg in this Ballincollig Credit Union JAHC quarter-final game played in Cloughduv during the week. A powerful second half performance from Ballincollig sealed an impressive victory after we led by 0-12 to 0-7 at the break. Ballincollig dominated the third quarter with some excellent point scoring while our team...

JBFC -Local Rivals defeated..

Wednesday 16th July, 2014


Ballincollig 1-15 Éire Óg 0-11In what has traditionally been a testing venue for Ballincollig over the years, Mícheál Quealy’s Junior B team recorded a solid victory over Éire Óg in the 1st round of the Junior B Championship. Ballincollig took some time to settle but they were always a threat inside with Gavin O’Callaghan and Ronan Cambridge...

Junior Football League Division 1

Monday 14th July, 2014


Ballincollig 3-20 Beal Athan Ghaorthaidh 2-7 In what is likely to be the Junior A’s final league outing before Championship on Sunday 20th against Donoughmore, the players were determined to show the management team what they are capable of and they proceeded to brush past Ballingeary with ruthless efficiency. On a warm summer’s evening...

Junior A Hurling Championship Victory

Monday 14th July, 2014


Ballincollig 1-16 Inniscarra 1-7Our junior hurlers were comfortable winners over Inniscarra in the second round of the Ballincollig Credit Union JAHC at Blarney last night. We led by six points at the break and completely dominated the third quarter of the game. Inniscarra did briefly threaten to get back in the game but the Ballincollig defence held...

Junior C Footballer Post League Win

Saturday 05th July, 2014


Ballincollig 2-16 Kilmurry 2-12 On a beautiful Tuesday evening In Kilmurry GAA grounds, the Ballincollig Junior C team got their 1st win of the league campaign with an exciting win over Kilmurry. Ballincollig started brightly and lead by 3 points to 1 after 10 minutes with scores from Gavin O’Callaghan, Michael McNulty and Daniel Barry. Exchanges were...

U21 Footballers advance to the County Final

Saturday 05th July, 2014


Ballincollig 4-19 Aghada 0-5Our U21 footballers are through to the County Final after completely outclassing Aghada at Páirc Ui Rinn last Friday night. We are now facing Nemo Rangers in the County Final next Friday night at 7.00pm. We completely dominated our semi final and got an early goal through Daniel O’Connor. The Kiely brothers were very...

JAHC- Old rivalries renewed

Monday 16th June, 2014


Ballincollig 1-12 Ballinora 1-12Ballinora were denied victory by an excellent double save from Ballincollig’s goalkeeper Niall Connaughton in injury time of this exciting Ballincollig Credit Union JAHC first round game at Ovens on Saturday night. This was a typical local derby with both sides enjoying periods of dominance. Ballinora led a point at...

Brilliant Win For Junior Footballers

Wednesday 28th May, 2014


Ballincollig 2-6 Clondrohid 1-8 Our Junior footballers had to dig deep to see off a dogged Clondrohid outfit in an exciting Ross Oil JAFC replay in Kilmurry on Saturday night. Alan Donovan showed brilliant composure and scored the winning goal with five minutes remaining following an excellent team move. Clondrohid had a couple of chances to equalise they...

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