Sharpshooters – Kevin Forde

Kevin Forde – 85 goals

Kevin FordeOn the day that Kevin Forde notched his half century it also proved a double celebration for the forward. It was the first of his four goals in the Premier cup semi-final at Kildimo United in a five goals to nil success on April 24th 2016.

His four goal match haul saw him just the seventh club player to find the target 4 times in one game. It also contained his first hat-trick for the club. Forde’s first goal for the club came during his debut season on December 21st 2008 as part of a 5-0 Premier division home win against NCW Rovers his remaining 49 strikes came over a 117 game 8 season career which gives him a strike rate of one goal every 2.3 games. He has scored in every competition that he has played for Ballingarry in with his most productive seasons being 2012/13 and 2015/16 when he got a total of 15 goals, both seasons finishing club top goal scorer.

 Goals per season breakdown
Season
Team
Div
Lge
FAI
MJC
Des C.
Lge C.
Reidy C.
Total
Career Total
2008/09
A
Prem
2
2
2
2010/11
A
1
8
8
10
2011/12
A
Prem
2
1
3
13
2012/13
A
Prem
4
1
3
5
2
15
28
2013/14
A
Prem
5
2
7
35
2014/15
A
Prem
3
3
6
41
2015/16
A
Prem
5
1
3
1
5
15
56
2016/17
A
Prem
3
3
1
7
63
2017/18
A
Prem
5
3
3
11
74
2017/18
B
2
1
2
3
77
2018/19
A
Prem
5
2
7
84
2019/20*
A
Prem
1
1
85
TOTALS
44
8
12
11
8
2
85
85

* Season curtailed due to Covid-19