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U12's Trip to Tipp

Tuesday 03rd April, 2012

Cork v Tipp in ThurlesWe set off early last Sunday morning by coach to Thurles for the National Hurling League game between Cork and Tipperary and to play a hurling challenge. First port of call was Drom and Inch GAA club for our challenge game. We played one game which consisted of three twenty-minute sections which gave us a chance to play all our 29 players who...

U15 League Season Round up

Tuesday 03rd April, 2012

U15 HurlingBallincollig 5-15 Ballinhassig 0-01Our under 15 hurlers got their league campaign off to a flying start on Saturday afternoon with a comprehensive win over Ballinhassig. After a comprehensive warm up by Rory Doherty our lads got into their stride straight away and got some lovely scores to settle the team. This was a fine team performance by all...

Bizarre Feile Football Game.

Sunday 01st April, 2012

Cork Feile Football Quarter final last Friday night ended in the most bizarre fashion. Ballincollig were hot favourites in this one as reigning County Champions from U12 and U13 grades last year and the year before. But Kilmurry were not giving them any credit for those county wins and put on a very strong performance and almost caused the biggest upset in...

Ladies Football Underage Update - 28th March 2012

Wednesday 28th March, 2012

Ballincollig Ladies Football had a very exciting week this week, with our Junior team winning their first two league games of 2012 and our under 12 panel travelling to Newtownshandrum to compete in a Munster Go-Games Blitz. The weather was fantastic for playing football and it was wonderful to see such great turnouts consistently to all our training...

u12 Ladies travel to Newtownshandrum for Munster Go Games Blitz

Tuesday 27th March, 2012

A panel of twelve of our under 12 team headed off on Saturday, 24th March, to north Cork for the Munster Go-Games Blitz in Newtownshandrum. The weather couldn't have been better for our early start and what a terrific day we had. Our first two games saw us playing two Tipperary teams, Brian Borus of Clogheen and Mullinahone, who gave us two great matches. Our...

Half time in Pairc Ui Caoimh

Tuesday 27th March, 2012

As part of the promotions by Cork GAA in the primary schools , Ballincollig schools were invited to this weekends National Hurling League game down in the park between Cork and Kilkenny. The half time game was made of of a mixed team of young hurlers from Scoil Eoinand camogie players from the club and they played 12 minute match in front of the 12,000 in...

Paddy Day Parade

Friday 23rd March, 2012

A heavy shower of hailstone an hour before the start of the St. Patrick's Day parade was the only glitch on a marvellous occasion for the people of Ballincollig and surrounding areas. The Youth Development teams assembled in Down's Supervalu car park and on the stoke of three bells the parade began, led by a choice group of under 11s proudly carrying the club...

Juvenile Championship Draws

Friday 16th March, 2012

Juvenile Championship draws took place at last nights rebel og board meeting so every team in the club knows whats ahead of them at this point. With a total of 13 teams across football and hurling invovled in Championship action , there will be a busy summer ahead for all involved. Pick of the first round action would the meeting of Douglas and Ballincollig in...

U13 Footballers Suffer Defeat To Glanmire

Tuesday 21st February, 2012

Ballincollig 2-05 Glanmire 6-02 Harry O'Brien gave an outstanding display in the corner back position in this encounter between two evenly matched sides last Sunday. Ballincollig started the game in great form and led at half time 0-04 to 1-00. Coach Neil Kiely was very happy with the display in the first half and it was now a matter of upping the tempo. A...

U16 Footballers lose out to Courceys

Tuesday 21st February, 2012

Ballincollig 4-6 Courcey Rovers 4-11After a great start to the 2012 campaign the U16 footballers lost out to Courey Rovers last Sunday down in Ballinspittle. A resounding victory over Ballinhassig last week gaver these lads a great start to the year. The magnificent football that they played in the Ballinhassig game was missing from this...

U14 Footballers Open Their Season

Tuesday 21st February, 2012

Ballincollig 2-8 Carrigaline 2-4The U14’s played their first game of the new season when they played host to Carrigaline in the Premier 1 Football league on Saturday last. In difficult conditions Ballincollig, despite missing numerous chances were on top for all but the last 10 minutes of the game. They scored the first 3 points but Carrigaline...

Ladies football Update ( Feb 6 2012)

Monday 13th February, 2012

Ballincollig Ladies Football Club would like to welcome back all our Mentors and Players after a well-earned Christmas / New Year break - all well rested and eager to get back to training! It was back to business at our AGM, which was held on the 26th January. The successes of the year were recalled, and a new committee was appointed as follows:Chairperson:...

Under 13's win their first league game of the 2012 season

Thursday 09th February, 2012

Ballincollig 7-04 Bishopstown 2-07 Our fe 13 football team met Bishopstown at home on Monday night last 6 Feb. Playing a direct style of football we ran out easy winners on a scoreline of 7-04 to 2-07. Players to stand out in this fixture where Ross O'Donovan, Harry O'Brien, Brian Boyd, Midfielders Jordan Murray and Dylan Foley. In attack Karl Walsh, Alex...

Registration Day

Saturday 28th January, 2012

This weekend Sunday 29th January is our annual registration Day at the club pavilion. All age groups from under 6 to under 16 are catered for beginning at 11am and going on until 1pm. But Don't worry if you missed it. Just bring your child along to any of the sessions on the following sunday mornings at 11 am and he or she can sign up then. Family Registration:This...

U13 Premier 1 Football County Champions

Thursday 01st December, 2011

Our U13’s travelled to sunny Cloughduv to play Glanmire in the Premier 1 County Final on Sunday last. A large crowd gathered to witness a tremendous Final played in a truly sporting manner by 2 outstanding teams, on a good if somewhat heavy pitch. The first 15 minutes was all about Glanmire. They settled quicker and with 2 points on the board they received...

U12s exit the Youth Development section in style

Thursday 01st December, 2011

Sunday 06 Nov was D day for our Fe 12 Hurlers, as they finished their term with the Youth Developement Section of the club. The squad first got to-gether as 5&6 Year olds and the skill set they have developed since then stood them in good stead when they travelled to the hurling stronghold of Na Piarsaigh in Caherdavin, Limerick, and gave a great display of...

Ballincollig Ladies Football ( Update 29 Nov)

Tuesday 29th November, 2011

U16s, U18s & Juniors: Training on Mondays 7-8pm & on Thursdays 7-8pmNo rest for the wicked!!!With December fast approaching, the U21s have reached the Final of the County Championship, with Ballincollig taking on Carrigtohill in the County Final at the weekend. Training has been very effective with good turnout and meaningful matches being...

U11s Win Garda Football League

Saturday 26th November, 2011

Last Saturday we travelled to St Vincent’s to play our near neighbours Eire Óg in the final of the Garda Football League. It was beautiful day weather wise and a large crowd turned up to watch the games. Two games were played to decide the outcome and the first game started at 12.30pm and Ballincollig trailed at half time having played into a stiff...

Juvenile AGM Fixed

Friday 25th November, 2011

This years Ballincollig GAA Club Juvenile AGM has been fixed for December 7th ( Time: 8:00 ). All memebers are asked to attend in order to have as many people aware and contributing to the issues facing the club for the next year and a view of the progress the Club has made in 2011...

U13 Footballers Advance to County Final

Thursday 24th November, 2011

Ballincollig 3-14 St Michaels 3-13 Our U13’s travelled to Mahon to play the home team St. Michaels in their long- awaited Premier 1 County Semi Final on Saturday last. The game, played in an excellent pitch considering the rainfall over the previous two days, turned out to be an absolute cracker. St Michaels started at a frantic pace and Ballincollig,...

Ladies Football Update ( 18 Oct )

Saturday 22nd October, 2011

Cork Development SquadsTwo Ballincollig U13s lined out for Cork with the U13 Development Squad intercounty blitz at CIT last Saturday, against Tipperary. Both Michaela & Róisín featured in the half-back line and enjoyed the opportunity to wear a Cork jersey immensely!Several Ballincollig U15 players will be lining out for Cork...

U15 Footballers bow out..

Saturday 22nd October, 2011

Ballincollig 0-7 Kilta Og 1-6Ballincolligs U15 Championship came to an end last Tuesday Night with the Footballers losing out to Kilta Og in this Premier 2 County Championship. Home venue and under lights on pitch 2 gave us every starting advantage and Ballincollig opened well keeping the game very tight. The wet conditions made the ball difficult to...

U14 Championship Semi Final

Saturday 15th October, 2011

Ballincollig 2-06 St Michaels 4-07The U14 Footballers reached the Premier 1 County Semi Final last Wednesday night on home ground. After battling through prelimary rounds with wins over Bishopstoen and then a resounding victory over Aghada, St. Michaels were to prove one step too far. A powerful first half performance from Ballincollig really rattled...

U16 Footballers Lose out in Quarter Finals

Saturday 15th October, 2011

Ballincollig V St Nicks Ballincollig lost out St Nicks in the quarter Final of the Premier 1 Football County last Thursday Night. After a very promising start to the Championship with an impressive win over Valley Rovers in teh opening round. Waiting on Match Report..

U16 Footballers through to next round

Thursday 06th October, 2011

Under 16 County Premier Football ChampionshipBallincollig 2-11 Valley Rovers 0-6Ballincollig came out of the blocks all fired up for this championship fixture. Peter O’Neill opened the scoring with a well taken point after three minutes. He quickly tagged on a further two scores and led the Ballincollig charge. Diarmuid McDonnell dominated at...

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