Saturday January 14th – Under 12s Crowned Champions
U12 Boys Division 2 – Ballingarry 3 (McMahon, Mullane, Kelliher) NCW 1
Ballingarry retained the Division 2 title with two games to spare following this home win against NCW A. Ballingarry went a goal down in the first half but rectified the situation with three second half goals.
Captain Cathal McMahon equalised early after the restart while Jack Mullane gave Ballingarry the lead with a fine individual effort before Billy Kelliher rounded off the scoring with a powerful shot to the net near the end.
With one game remaining Ballingarry have the opportunity to complete the season unbeaten having drawn just one and winning seven of the eight games played. Congratulations to Anthony McMahon and his team on a fine achievement.
Sunday January 15th
Premier Division – Ballingarry 0 Rathkeale 1
Ballingarry were somewhat unfortunate not to have secured a point from this encounter with the league leaders. As it was it took a superb strike midway through the second half to beat an in form Pat Kenrick.
Team: Kenrick, N Cahill, E Cahill, O’Grady, Clancy, F Kiely, Ryan, Daly, Smith, Forde, Moore.
Used subs: O’Reilly, J O’Grady, O’Connor.
U14 Girls National Cup Quarter Final – Cregmore/Claregalway 1 Ballingarry 0
Ballingarrys National cup dream ended in Galway when they went out to the only goal scored in the second half of a close game.