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History 1940 to 1969

History 1940 to 1969

  • 1940

    County Junior Football Title. and All Ireland Junior Hurling Medals for Dan Lynch , Connie Radley and Mick O'Conor.

  • 1941

    Senior Status in both Hurling and Football. As there was no Intermediate Grade at this time the Junior Football champions were promoted to Senior .Intermediate Hurlers decided to step up to Senior Grade. They made the County Senior Final only to be beaten by the famous 8 in a row Glen Rovers team. Dan Mc Carthy earns and All Ireland Senior Hurling Medal and Willie Long Puck wins his first one.

  • 1942

    Senior Hurlers again reached the County Final only to be beaten by Barrs. This year however they had done all the hard work done when Ballincollig beat the legendary Glen Team who had been undefeated in Championship for 8 years. Senior Footballers won their first Senior Football championship game by defeating divisional side Muskerry.

  • 1943

    Senior Hurlers lost their third County Final in a row when they were again beaten by Barrs but this time after a replay.

  • 1944

    Senior Footballers regraded to Junior and went on to win the Mid Cork Junior Football Title. The Club built a new Modern Hall on the site which was become Moremiles Tyres across the road from Rosewood Estate

  • 1946

    Willie Long Puck Murphy wins his 5th Senior All Hurling Ireland Medal and Paddy Healy wins his second Medal

  • 1947

    Minor Hurlers won the Mid Cork Minor Hurling Title

  • 1948

    Senior Hurlers regraded Intermediate and the club reverted back to Red,White and Black Colours

  • 1949

    U16 hurlers won the Mid Cork Hurling title

  • 1950

    Juvenile Teams win Mid Cork Double Titles. Paddy Healy and Willie Kavanagh Win Junior All Ireland Medals.

  • 1951

    Intermediate Hurlers stepped up to Senior , but were beaten in 1st Round. Minor Hurlers won Mid Cork Minor Hurling title and Florrie O'Mahoney wins a Minor All Ireland

  • 1953

    Intermediate Hurlers reverted to Junior. Minor Hurlers won Mid Cork Minor Hurling Title

  • 1954

    This year marked the lowest ebb for the club. Strangled by debt with the new Hall and a fall off in playing numbers this became the only time in the Clubs History that Ballincollig failed to field an Adult team.

  • 1955

    Club colours once more back to Green and White. A revival in interest saw 14 players transfer back to the club. Juvenile Hurlers won Mid Cork Title. The Parish Leagues were organised with 4 teams. West Village, Carrigrohane, The Village, and the new houses ( Leo Murphy and Fr Sexton Parks)


  • 1956

    Minor Hurlers won the Mid Cork Title as did the U16 Hurlers

  • 1957

    Minor Hurlers won the Mid Cork Title as did the U16 Hurlers

  • 1958

    Minor Club won the Mid Cork Double and the U6 also did the double

  • 1959

    County Junior Hurling Title. Junior B Football won Mid Cork Title. Minor Hurlers won Mid Cork Title. U21 Football won Mid Cork Title Club and held its First Dinner Dance

  • 1961

    Des Nangle wins an all Ireland Minor Medal.

  • 1964

    Intermediate Hurlers lost 1st Round Game. Junior Footballers won Mid Cork as did the Junior B Hurlers

  • 1965

    U21 Hurlers won Mid Cork. Junior Footballers won Mid Cork. Sean Barry Murphy, Aubert Twomey and Billy Fitton win All Ireland Intermediate Hurling Medals.

  • 1966

    County Intermediate Hurling Title and Mid Cork Junior football title. Billy Murphy wins his first of two U21 Medals.

  • 1967

    Senior Hurling Status achieved. However they regraded in 1969

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