At Ballingarry AFCs Annual General Meeting held on June 27th 2019 all outgoing officers returned unopposed. A new comer to the Management Committee is Kevin Forde while Kathleen O’Hanlon and Marcus Moore did not seek re election.
Josh O’Connor was named A team Player of the Year, Luke Flynn Youth Player of the Year while Marcus Moore received recognition on reaching the 200 competitive appearance mark for the club.
Ballingarry AFC hosted its 16th FAI Summer Soccer School where over 90 children attended.
Numbers were well up on previous years with the kids enjoying a fun packed week in ideal weather conditions. Click here for more pictures.
Friday 28th June
U/12 Girls Cup – Ballingarry A 3 (Lawlee 3) Glantine B 1
Premier Division – Broadford Utd 4 Ballingarry 0
Saturday 29th June
U/12 Girls Div 2 – AK Utd 7 Ballingarry B 2
U/12 Boys Div 1 – AK Utd A 3 Ballingarry A 3
Division 4 – Ballingarry B 3 Broadford Utd B 3
U/16 Boys Div 1 – Granagh Utd 5 Ballingarry 1
Thursday 4th July
U/14 Girls Cup semi final – Abbeyfeale Utd 1 Ballingarry 5 (Lawlee 2, Fitzgibbon 2, Clancy 1)
Ballingarrys u14 girls became the first team from the club to make a cup final appearance when the booked their place to play Broadford United with a comfortable passage against Abbeyfeale United. Ballingarry made all the running for the most part of the game and once they opened the scoring through Lucy Fitzgibbon it was Ballingarry all the way. A second from Fitzgibbon gave Ballingarry a comfortable half time lead. Further goals from Abbie Clancy and a brace from Katie Lawlee sealed their final place.
Best of luck to our Gaynor cup girls in action this weekend in UL for the LDS/GL. Ballingarry have eight players in the squad. Molly McCarthy, Amy O’Keeffe, Ciara Houlihan, Nicole McNamara, Abbie Clancy, Chloe O’Keeffe, Nessa Markham and Donna Kenny.
Wednesday 19th June
U/14 Girls – Ballingarry 4 (Fitzgibbon 2, Clancy, Lawlee) Glantine 0
All four goals were scored in the first half the best of which was from Katie Lawlee, driving in at the far post after Fitzgibbon had crossed from the right. Ballingarry were always on top and could and should have had more by the end.
Saturday 22nd June
U/14 Boys Cup – Ballingarry v Feenagh (W/O to Ballingarry)
Sunday June 23rd
Premier Division – Kildimo Utd 0 Ballingarry 8 (Forde 2, Clancy 2, Southgate 2, A O’Connor 1, OG 1)
A totally one sided game all but secured Ballingarrys Premier survival for another season.
Team: O Grady, Fitzgerald, Quinlivan, Cahill, Quill, Clancy, Forde, Southgate, A O Connor, J O Connor, Flynn.
Used Subs: Leahy, Hayes , Meade.
The much travelled famous Ballingarry AFC flag spotted in Copenhagen June 2019 for the Euro 2020 Qualifier v Denmark.
Wednesday May 15th
U12 Boys Div 4 – NCW Town B 0 Ballingarry B 3 (Dowling, Picha, Daly)
Thursday, May 16th
U/16 Boys Div 1 – Broadford Utd 6 Ballingarry 4 (Geary, Molloy, Moran, Madigan)
Friday, May 17th
U14 Girls Div 1 – Ballingarry 4 (Madden, Fitzgibbon, Lawlee 2) Abbeyfeale Utd 3
Saturday, May 18th
U/12 Boys Div 1 – Ballingarry A 2 (Long, McMahon) Granagh Utd A 1
U/16 Girls Div 1 – Askeaton 0 Ballingarry 8
Ballingarry were in exhibition mode as they recorded a big win at Askeaton with Donna Kenny getting 5.