Saturday September 1st
Youths Division 1 – Rathkeale 0 Ballingarry 8 (Southgate 3, Kirwan 2, Hayes, Long)
A resounding first day out win for the youths in Rathkeale with Michael Southgate grabbing a hat-trick.
U/12 Boys Division 2 – Ballingarry A 1 (McMahon) Kildimo Utd 4
U/12 Boys Division 6 – AK Utd C 0 Ballingarry B 2 (Long 2)
U/14 Girls Division 1 – Ballingarry 9 (O’Dwyer 4, Hayes 3, Houlihan, Murphy) Askeaton 0
Ballingarry dominated from start to finish with Nicole Dwyer hitting four and Sarah Hayes a hat-trick.
Sunday September 2nd
Junior Premier Division – Abbeyfeale Utd 3 Ballingarry 1 (Hayes)
Ballingarry will feel bitterly disappointed not to have taken a point at least from a game that saw 4 solid penalty appeals, two of which were awarded to the home side. Mark Hayes gave Ballingarry the lead with a neat chip after fifteen minutes. Abbey equalised from the spot within five minutes to leave the scores level at the break.
Ballingarry were denied what appeared a clear penalty when Mark Hayes rounded the keeper and was pulled down but the appeal was waved away much to the amazement of everyone in attendance. It was the same outcome when Keven Laffan was clipped in the box after playing the ball forward. United took the lead from the spot awarded for a trip in the box before they got their third five minutes from time through an own goal.
Team: O’Grady, O’Connor, Hartnett, Fitzgerald, Cahill, Moore, Smith, Southgate, Hayes, Healy, Shanagher.
Used Subs: Meade, Laffan.
Junior Division 2 – Glantine Rvs 6 Ballingarry B 0
Tuesday August 21st
U/12 Girls Division 2 – Newcastle West Town 7 Ballingarry 1 (Russell)
Ballingarry were short several players making this task difficult thus the heavy defeat. Aoife Russell scored Ballingarrys goal while Caoimhe Cunningham in goal was outstanding.
Wednesday August 22nd
U/14 Boys Division 3 – Askeaton 6 Ballingarry B 0
Ballingarry had a tough encounter in Askeaton losing out to a physically stronger outfit. Even so Ballingarry played some decent football throughout creating a few chances and were unlucky not to find the net.
Friday August 24th
U/14 Boys Division 3 – GB Rvs 1 Ballingarry B 2 (Kelligher, Hayes)
Goals from Billy Kelligher and Zack Hayes early in the second half gave Ballingarry the win in Ballyhahill. As in the first game the opposition were stronger physically but the speed and skill of the Ballingarry players saw them record a well deserved success.
Saturday August 25th
U/12 Girls Division 1 – Abbeyfeale Utd 0 Ballingarry A 8 (O’Keeffe 3, K O’Connor 2, Geary, Fitzgibbon, R O’Connor)
This was a comprehensive win considering that Ballingarry were missing keeper Kelsey Quinn and goal machine Donna Kenny who were training with the FAI in Dublin. In Kelseys absence Aoife Geary and Kate O’Connor shouldered the responsibility and went in goal in either half.
U/12 Girls Division 2 – Ballingarry B 4 (Frawley 2, Ahern 2) Shannonside B 1
The B team too recorded a fine win with debutant Kayla McGrath enjoying a fine game.
U/16 Boys Division 1 – Ballingarry 2 (Leahy, Madigan) Askeaton 0
Ballingarry carried on from where they left off from at NCW with another three points when goals from Nessan Leahy and Lee Madigan secured the points at Askeatons expense.
Bag Packing at Dunnes Stores
The club would like to thank Tara O’Callaghan and those who volunteered to fundraise for the club by bag packing in Dunnes Stores Jetland on Friday and Saturday last.
Friday August 17th – New season gets off with a win
Under 14 Boys Division 2 – Ballingarry A 4 (O’Connor 2, Lynch, McGoey) Breska Rvs 1
Ballingarrys under 14s got the new season off to a flyer with this comprehensive victory against Breska Rovers.
This will be a short season as football within the LDSL/GL prepared for calendar year football which commences in 2019. It is expected that the season will finish in November.
Ballingarry Girls win Bronze at Community Games National Finals.
Congratulations to the girls and managers of Ballingarry / Granagh community U15 team who won the bronze medals at the National finals in UL on Saturday last August 18th. The entire team play for Ballingarry AFC while their managers Micky Mac and Shane Markham manage for the club at underage level.
While the girls were well beaten in the semi-final by the eventual winners Nava from Meath, they beat Donegal 4-3 in the bronze medal game with Nicole McNamara getting a hat-trick and Abbie Clancy opening the scoring.
Saturday August 18th
U12 Boys Div 2 – Newcastle West Town A 9 Ballingarry A 4 (Forde 3, McMahon)
U16 Boys Div 1 – Ballingarry 4 (Southgate 2, Leahy, Geary) Newcastle West Town A 1
Mixed fortunes for the clubs teams against NCW Town as the 12 suffered a heavy loss and the 16s recording a big win.
Ballingarry have announced the appointment of Limerick FC coach Dave Connolly as A team manager for the coming season. Connolly will take up the role with immediate effect. Read more…
After six years at the helm Chairperson John Clancy decided not to seek re-election with David O’Hanlon being elected into the vacant position unopposed. The only other change saw Marie Quaid not going forward for a sixth term on the Management Committee with Marcus Moore being elected in her place.
Dean Clancy received the A team Player of the Year award with John O’Grady receiving the B team award. Both Niall Cahill and John O’Grady were initiated into the 200 club after making their 200th competitive appearance for the club during season 2017-18.
Ballingarry AFCs FAI Summer Camp got underway in glorious sunshine today (July 2nd 2018) with over 70 boys and girls registered.
It is the clubs 15th year hosting the camp and as always a most enjoyable week lies in store for the kids.
Ballingarry AFC will hold its AGM on Friday 13th 2018 in The Clubhouse.
In accordance with club rule no. 12 all nominations and motions must be in writing and either handed, posted or emailed to the Hon. Secretary to reach him not later than one week prior to the meeting i.e. Friday 6th July 2018.
In accordance with club rule 12a. Nominations and motions can only be accepted from fully paid up members.