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1886 Ballincollig one of the frst to join Cork County Board

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HIstory 1970 to 1989

History 1970 to 1989

  • 1970

    Muskerry win the CountySenior Football by defeating Nemo Rangers and earning a Senior County Medal for our own Donal Buckley.

  • 1971

    Introduction of U12 , U14 and U16 grades to replace the Shield and Juvenile Competitions. U12s won Mid Cork Double at first time of asking

  • 1972

    Junior Footballers won the Mid Cork Title

  • 1973

    County U12 Football title. U14 won Mid Cork Title. Great Rivals Ballincollig and Ballinora combined at the U21 grade to form Craobh Rua and go on to win Mid Cork Hurling U21 title.

  • 1974

    Junior B Hurlers win Mid Cork Title

  • 1975

    Juvenile section of the Club is formed

  • 1976

    Club received a license from Cork County Council for use of Eastern Field where the club house is located today

  • 1977

    What was known as the quarry , a huge hole in the ground was developed into todays No 3 Pitch. U21 Football Mid Cork title to go with the Junior A and B Mid Cork Titles. Regraded Junior in Hurling.

  • 1978

    Minor Hurlers won Mid Cork Title. Club entered its first Bord Na Nog ( City ) competitions by joining the U15 Leagues

  • 1979

    Central Commitee was formed to oversee Club Development and  the two other commitees.

  • 1981

    Ballincollig Defeat Aghada in the Junior A County Final in what was described as a classic game byt he Cork Examiner. U16 Mid Cork Double, Football County section winners. U15 Won Bord na nOg title. U12 Won County Section fina. Club Officials of the time showed great foresight in puttng in place very ambitious plans to develop the club and the first ever Belle of Ballincollig Festival is put in place to raise funds to develop many of the facilities in use today.
  • 1982

    Intermediate Football status regained.Both U16 and Minor teams won Mid Cork doubles and U12 County Winners

  • 1984

    U21 Footballers won Mid Cork Title

  • 1985

    U21 Footballers won Mid Cork Title. U16 football and U13s win Mid Cork titles

  • 1986

    County U14 Football Title and U16 Hurlers won Mid Cork Title. The Official Opening of the Club Pavilion. Con O'Connell wins his first of 4 all Irelands with an U21 Medal.

  • 1987

    Junior Hurlers won Mid Cork Title and League and U16s win the Double in Mid Cork. Junior Football All Ireland Medals for Jerry Ring and Con O'Connell.

  • 1988

    Minor Football Mid Cork Title and U16 Mid Cork Double Titles. County U14 Hurling title

  • 1989

    Junior B Football Mid Cork Title. Minor and U16 Mid Cork Double Titles and U14s win a County Football Title. New Championship Pitch is Opened. econd Junior Medals for Con O'Connell and Jerry Ring and David Bourke wins an U21 All Ireland.

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