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Youth Development Training continues

Tuesday 04th March, 2014

U-6 Training in Gaelscoil Ui RiordainOur under six age group will continue training indoors in Gaelscoil Ui Riordain every Sunday morning. Training will be from 9.45am to 11am. We would ask parents to arrive at 9.30 so the children are ready to begin at 9.45am sharp. The only gear required is Helmet, Runners and Gum shields - no hurleys required. For more...

Patricks Day Parade

Tuesday 04th March, 2014

We will be participating in this years parade again and would like to invite any member of Juvenile/Youth Development to come and walk with us on the day. This parade has been a huge success since it began and huge thanks must go to the Ballincollig Business Association for all their hard work in organising such a great community event. So, again we would ask if...

U14 Ladies make it Two wins out of Two

Friday 28th February, 2014

Ballincollig 2-5, Passage West 2-3 Ballincollig Ladies are in a unique position this year with two Under 14 teams competing in the League. Foireann Bán and Foireann Glas were busy last weekend with matches on Saturday and Sunday. Foireann Bán were in action when they met Passage West at home. The girls once again put on a great display of team...

Minor Footballers Pip Bantry Blues

Monday 24th February, 2014

Ballincollig 2-13 Bantry 2-12Well done to our minor footballers on their thrilling league win over Bantry yesterday. This was an absorbing game played in a great spirit by two very good football teams. Ballincollig drifted behind during the second half, but showed some great character to put 1-3 on the board without reply and pulled themselves back into...

Indoor Start for U6 Training programme

Saturday 08th February, 2014

U-6's Training ScheduleOur U-6 age group will start their year on Sunday 9th of February in Gaelscoil Ui Riordain where they will embark on a 6 week indoor programme of FUN FUN FUN!! With the inclement weather showing no signs of abetting the coaches felt it would be better to avail of the fine facilities that are available to us in the Gaelscoil for the next few...

Minor Footballers Off to a Great start

Monday 03rd February, 2014

Premier 2 Minor Football LeagueBallincollig 1-10 Inniscarra 0-09A great start to the Minor Football League on Sunday night for Paddy Lucey’s troops with a fine win over a very good Inniscarra team. This game was played in a great spirit by both teams and it was encouraging to see play flowing from one end of the pitch to the other with no sign of any cynical...

Youth Development Registration Day

Monday 27th January, 2014

The 2014 Juvenile and Youth Development Registration will take place on February 2nd, from 12-1pm down in the club. Please note;1. Under 6 groupChildren born in 2008 and 2009 are both welcome. Having fun and making friends is the main aim at this age. Parents are more than welcome and encouraged to get involved. Training will be given to new coaches if...

Juvenile AGM Booklet released

Wednesday 15th January, 2014

For all those who didn't attend the Juvenile AGM the follwing Booklet was handed out with a synopsis of how the club did in the Juvenile sections for 2013 and new set of club rules to be implemneted for the 2014 season.Downlaod Juvenile AGM Booklet

Juvenile Christmas Draw Results

Wednesday 01st January, 2014

Ballincollig GAA Club (Juvenile Section) would sincerely like to thank all of our sponsors for their generous support and also the buyers & sellers of these tickets, which made this event such a success. We wish you all a prosperous New Year - go raibh maith agaibh.Mike McGrath, PRO - 086-8984422Draw Results...

Club Gear For Christmas

Wednesday 11th December, 2013

Looking for club gear for Christmas? You can now order all your essential club gear for young and old alike. So, before you go out and buy anything, have a look at a club hoodie, polo shirt or tracksuit as they make the ideal present and help promote the club along the way. Take note of the items in the Club Shop, online or on the newsletter over the next few weeks....

Ballincollig win U12 Ladies Football Championship

Wednesday 27th November, 2013

Ballincollig 2-4, Grenagh 0-1Ballincollig U12 girls were crowned Mid Cork Champions last Friday night after an impressive win over Grenagh. On what proved to be a fantastic football occasion under lights, the Ballincollig girls put their heart and soul into the game from the first throw of the ball. The girls showed great confidence, which increased as...

John Dwyer Mid Term Hurling Camp

Tuesday 05th November, 2013

The Club would like to greatly thank John Dwyer and his team of coaches for organising a very successful hurling camp last week. The camp focused on developing advanced hurling skills from the classroom and within the great facilities of the club. This additional training and development will be a huge benefit to the club in years to come. Most importantly,...

U13 Footballer finish out the Year

Sunday 03rd November, 2013

U-13's Football vs St. FinbarrsWe finished off our football league campaign with a good win over St. Finbarrs on Saturday at home. After soaking up a lot of pressure in the first quarter we still found ourselves trailing by 2.02 to 0.01. Padraigh Sweeney found the net after some hard work by Troy Jordan up the right wing and we went in at half time only a goal...

Bawnie Mehegan Tournament - U11

Tuesday 24th September, 2013

St Finbarrs invited us to compete in their annual U-11 hurling tournament for the first time last Saturday morning. This is a very prestigious event which is run in the memory a very proud St. Finbarrs stalwart so to be asked to play in his memory on behalf Ballincollig was a great honour. The format was set up around 2 x 11 a side teams and consisted of ourselves,...

Sunday Morning Invitation to Youth development

Saturday 07th September, 2013

Youth Development Training has resumed since the 1st September. Training takes place every Sunday from 10.30am down in the club and all are welcome. For the next few weeks, our Youth Development Training will be available free-of-charge to new/prospective members, who would like to experience our Gaelic Games. Please contact the coaches below for...

Muskerry U13 Hurling - 6 Representatives

Saturday 07th September, 2013

Congratulations to the under 13s who made the under 14 Muskerry development squad for next year.With a bit of luck we might get one or two more on if we work hard in training.To get 6 young lads on this says a lot of the quality of hurlers inthis group as Muskerry is a big district with a lot of clubs to pick from....From L-R Stephan O Connor(football),Tom...

Cork U14 Hurlers Win Tony Forristal Cup With 4 Ballincollig Lads

Saturday 07th September, 2013

Congratulations to Sean Walsh, Jordan Murray, Ross O Donnovan and Ben Keohane who played on the victorious Cork under 14 hurling team in Waterford last weekend. This was their first major outing with the Cork team and in the group stages Cork beat Dublin and Kilkenny followed by a semi final win over Galway. They then went on to play Clare in the final for the...

U 14 Hurling Championship

Saturday 07th September, 2013

Ballincollig started very impressively opening up a 5 point gap after 15 mins and then maintaining that lead through to half time. In the second half Duhallow came back strong with the aid of the breeze and had the scores tied with 15 mins left to play, however a super show of skill, classy scoring and raw determination saw Ballincollig close the game out very...

U11 Hurling - Joe Delaney Cup Winners

Tuesday 25th June, 2013

On Saturday last the 22nd of June the juvenile section of Ballincollig GAA club held the inaugural under 11 hurling tournament, The Joe Delaney Cup. Clubs involved were Ballincollig, Midleton, Sarsfields and Blackrock, each club brought 3 teams with them and in all approximately 150 boys took part. The day itself was a fantastic success, the weather...

2013 John Kerins Finals ( U11 )

Saturday 22nd June, 2013

They say that sometimes you can learn a lot about yourself in defeat and this was definitely the case last Saturday morning in Pairc Ui Rinn. Having led throughout the game and playing superb football, we lost a 2 point lead to a last minute goal which broke the hearts of both players and mentors alike. What we learned from the day is that even our expectations of...

2013 Cashman Cup Finals ( U10 )

Saturday 22nd June, 2013

The hype surrounding the Cashman Cup, which ended last weekend, touched a lot of peoples lives over the last 6 weeks; no more so then the 39 different boys who represented Ballincollig GAA in this years competition, showing hurling skills above their years. The scene was Blackrock on a hot summers day with both Ballincollig Teams reaching the semi-final...

Family Fun Day a Huge sucess

Wednesday 12th June, 2013

AFter being washed out in previous years , we couldn't have gotten a better day for the festivities as the sunshine drew crowds to the family fun dy. The Yiouth devleopement finals inthe morning as always went off without a hitch and non sto activiteis inthe afternoon kept all the kids entertained giving the parents time to enjoy the sunshine...The pictures...

Inaugural Joe Delaney Cup

Tuesday 11th June, 2013

The Juvenile section of Ballincollig GAA club are delighted to announce the inaugural festival of hurling that is The Joe Delaney Cup. The tournament will be held for Under 11 boys in Cork with up to 160 children on show from strong hurling clubs such as Ballincollig, Midleton, Sars and Blackrock, just the way Joe would have liked it.The Joe Delaney Cup...

U16 Divisional Munster Hurling

Wednesday 05th June, 2013

Earlier this month, the club had 4 hurlers with the Muskerry Under 16 team for the Munster Inter-divisional hurling Championship. This was held over 2 days, with 3 matches in Limerick and final held in Mallow, where Muskerry beat North Kerry in the final. Our club representatives, David O'Leary, Aidan O'Donovan, Jason Murray and Cameron Lucey, all played...

Under 16 Hurling League V Whitechurch

Friday 03rd May, 2013

Ballincollig 6-10 Whitechurch 3-05.The U16 Hurling team played Whitechurch in their second league game of the year in Whitechurch on Thursday 2nd May.Ballincollig and Whitechurch have built up a good rivalry over the years so we were expecting a good, tough hour of Hurling.Whitechurch were quick off the mark and had scored a goal before Ballincollig...

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