Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Juvenile Notes - 21st May

Under 9
Half our under 9 panel completed group one of the West Hurling and Football League on Monday 12th last in the Nire. Group two has a couple more weeks to run.

U9 Panel who took part in the
Western Hurling & Football League
Back Row (L to R): Kyle Moloney, Conor Gough, Jake Fitzgerald Drummy, Tadhg Foley, Billy O'Connell.
Front Row (L to R): Seán Queally, Fionn Dwyer, Jack O'Donovan, Ethan Keohan, Brian Callaghan.

Outdoor Hurling
Our underage outdoor hurling continues this Saturday morning the 24th May at the Burgery at 10. 30 Am. All are welcome. This covers all age ranges from under 5 to under 10. Anyone who has not paid their membership yet is asked to pay it on the morning for insurance reasons. Membership forms will also be given out on the morning. Helmets are compulsory and if required can be purchased at a reduced price of €50. There will be a €2 cost also to cover expenses.

Everyone in the club would like to send out their congratulations to all those from the parish that have made their First Holy Communions over the past few weeks.

Bag Pack
Our annual bag pack is now fast approaching and we seek volunteers to fill timeslots on the given days. It takes part this year at Garvey’s Supervalu Dungarvan from the 29 to the 31st of May. This is one of main sources of income for the juvenile committee so we urge anyone available to help out on those dates to contact juvenile secretary Niamh Enright on (087) 9705005. Any help would be appreciated no matter how big or small.

Golden Goal
The juvenile club is running a golden goal competition for the Waterford versus Cork senior hurling game at Thurlus on Sunday next. Support on this fundraiser would be most appreciated as it is going towards the costs of the Feile football competition in Mayo. Tickets can be purchased through any committee member at a price of €2 a ticket or three tickets for a fiver.

Under 16
The under 16 football concluded last Saturday. On Thursday last we travelled to Ballymacarbry to play the Nire in the U16 county semi final. This was our best game of the year and played a very good standard of football and we ran out comprehensive winners on a score line of 2-8 to 4-15. Less than 48 hours later we travelled to Walsh Park to contest the County Final against Gaultier who themselves had a big win in their semi final. This was a cracking game of football from the throw in to the final whistle, with nothing between the two teams and it took a long range free in the 60th minute to give Gaultier the victory by the minimum of margins, Ballinacourty 3-8 Gaultier 4-6.
Panel: Patrick Power, Jack Kiely, Tiernan Fagan, Shane Ahearne, Tommie Walsh, Padraig Moore, Bearach Moore, Mark Twomey, Darragh McGrath, Ryan Daly, Tom Looby, Sean Whelan Barrett, Michael O’Riordan, James Beresford, John Power, David Montgomery. Aaron Beresford, Neil Montgomery, Tony Collins, Gearoid Hallanan Shane Kiely, James Riordan, Dathi Brunnock, Ben Flynn.
A big thank you to everyone involved and hopefully this heartbreaking defeat will be a character building experience in the future.

Under 14
Our under 14’s busy time continues with the Feile Hurling County Final on in Fraher Field Wednesday 21st followed by football County Final next Saturday 24th  in Walsh Park and onto the first round of the Hurling championship Monday 26th.

Under 13
Last Sunday our under 13’s played in the Western football final. This was a good game with some great displays by many players throughout. We were always holding the scoring advantage and won 3-12 to 1-4. We now head to Walsh Park for the county final on 31st  May.
Panel: Eoin Ahearne, Daniel Raher, Senan Travers, Cian O’Riordan, Michael Kiely, Sean Roche, Barry Morrissey, Rory Ahearne, Patrick Fitzgerald, David Hayes, Michael Troy, Patrick Fitzgerald, Eoin Ahearne, Colin Foley, David Kiely, Oisin Hallahan, Niall Buckley, Daniel Treen, Alec Norris.

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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