For the first ever time the clubs’ under 8 side won a league trophy when the lifted the Division 1 Shield in Newcastlewest (Sunday May 28th 2006). After dominating the first half without scoring, it finally came good in the second period when Nathan Clancy opened the scoring from ten yards. When Davin O’ Donnell added a second shortly afterwards it all but sealed the issue and when he scored his second and Ballingarrys’ third it cemented a fine performance.
Squad: Alan Hanley; Bradley Daly; Mikey Hickey; Mikey Morrissey; Cathal O’ Keeffe; Nathan Clancy; Edward Houlihan; Tiernan Fitzgerald; Brendan Lynch; Davin O’ Donnell; Jack Banks; Jack O’ Keeffe; Robbie Lynch; Jason Murphy; P.J. Noonan; Mark Storin.
Under 8 B team Unlucky – Division 5 Shield Final – Askeaton (1)2 Ballingarry (1)1 – Sunday May 28th 2006
After taking the lead in a tight game Ballingarry B finally fell to a second half strike. Darragh O’ Shea put his team ahead during early Ballingarry domination but a penalty for Askeaton just before the break changed the game with Askeaton scoring early in the second period and holding out for the win.