Saturday, December 21, 2013

Photo of the Week

1954 County Senior Hurling Semi Final v Mount Sion
Back Row (L to R): Paddy Whelan, M. McGovern (background), J. Clancy, L. Whelan, A. Flynn, G. Flynn, M. O'Connor, P. O'Connor, T. Collender.
Front Row (L to R): P. Browne, A. Foley, J. O'Connor, Patcheen Whelan, N. McGovern, J. Hogan, D. Whelan.

This week's photo comes from 1954 and the County Senior Hurling Championship Semi Final between Abbeyside and Mount Sion at Fraher Field. The Village men qualified for this stage of the competition following tight victories over Dunhill and Cappoquin. However, they were well beaten (7-4 to 3-2) in the penultimate round by the great Monastery team of that era.
Club History
Abbeyside / Ballinacourty GAA Club was formed in 1967 as a result of the amalgamation of Abbeyside Hurling and Football Clubs and Ballinacourty Football Club. It is situated within the Parish of Abbeyside, Ballinroad and Garranbane. Located on the eastern side of the River Colligan, it forms the northern and eastern shorelines of Dungarvan Harbour from Abbeyside Church to Ballinacourty Lighthouse
Development Fund
Abbeyside/Ballinacourty GAA Club has been growing at a dramatic pace over the past 10 years with the population of our parish increasing rapidly. We must ensure that we have the best facilities for all our players. We want to ensure that the next generation have the facilities that they need and deserve. We are asking supporters and friends to support this project over the next five years.
Strategic Plan
Past generations have had their visions for the future of our club. These are our current aims and with these achieved we hope to hand on the club to future generations in the same healthy state it was passed onto us.
Abbeyside/Ballinacourty GAA Club, Dungarvan, Co. Waterford, Ireland.
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