A pictorial review of Ballingarry AFC’s numerous adventures overseas over the years, from Euro 88 to Euro 2012.
Euro ’88 – West Germany
The Republic of Ireland qualified for their first major soccer finals, the European Championships of 1988 held in Germany. A delegation from Ballingarry AFC traveled to the finals to lend their support to the boys in green and below are some pictures of their memorable journey.
World Cup ’90 – Italy
The Boys in Green followed up their success at Euro ’88 by qualifying for their first World Cup finals in Italy in 1990. Once again members of Ballingarry AFC followed Jack Charltons’ army into Europe, and the pictures below document their travels.
Damascus Stingers visit Ballingarry – April 2003
During Easter of 2003 a party of over 70 Americans visited Ballingarry. Included were a team of under 10 and under 12 players from the Damascus Stingers club. It was the first ever ‘International’ test series involving Ballingarry AFC.
Ballingarry AFC visit America – April 2004
Ballingarry AFC returned the visit the following year during Easter 2004. It was the first time a team from Ballingarry went overseas to play a game.
Ballingarry AFC visit Poland for Euro 2012
Ballingarry AFC travelling party visit Gdansk & Poznan in Poland for Irelands’ Euro 2012 games against Spain & Italy
Ballingarry AFC visit France for Euro 2016
Ballingarry AFC Support The Boys In Green during Euro 2016 in France