Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Juvenile Notes - 17th August

Please note that this week’s academy session for under six to under nine players will take place on Friday evening at 6.30 to 7.30 rather than Saturday morning due to the Sean Kelly Cycle taking place on Saturday morning. Training will then resume the following Saturday morning at the normal times.

Centra Activity Day at Walsh Park
On Sunday next 21st August from 12pm to 3pm Walsh Park Waterford will host the 2016 Centra Activity day. The session will involve skill and fun games for 8 to 12 year olds with the promise of several Waterford county stars to be on-hand. If you’re interested in attending, please register at Frank Nugent Centra, Abbeyside or register before 12 on Sunday next.

Under 9
The under nine hurling team travelled to Cappoquin for a blitz on Saturday morning last and acquitted themselves well in three matches. The boys have been working hard on the skills of the game over the summer and are all enjoying their hurling. Training for this group happens every Wednesday night at 7 and Saturday mornings at 10.30 except this Saturday morning which has been brought forward to Friday night as mentioned above to accommodate the Sean Kelly cycle.

Under 11
We travel to Lismore tonight (Wednesday) to play in a mini hurling bitz at the under11 age group. Then on Friday night we play Gaultir in Abbeyside in the next round of the Town and Country League in football. Reports on the blitz and the match against Gaultir will be included in next week’s notes.

Under 13
Our Under 13 hurling team were due to play Lismore in their latest round of the Western Championship on Monday night last. At the time of going to print the result of this match was not available but will be included in next week’s notes.

Under 10
Our Under 10 team were also due to be in action on Monday night last against St Oliver’s. How the lads got on will be included next week also.

Under 14
Under 14 hurling training continues every Tuesday and Thursday night at the club grounds as this team prepares for the knock out stages of their championship.

Under 16
Our Under 16 hurling team take on Mount Sion in the fourth round of the County Championship this Friday, 19th August in Abbeyside. Good luck to everyone involved.

On Wednesday night last we took on Ballygunner in the third round of the minor hurling championship. On the night it was a very strong Ballygunner team that dominated proceeding before winning in the end on a score line of 2-21 to 1-11. Next up here for the lads was due to be on Monday night the 15th August against Lismore. At the time of going to print the result of this match was not available but will be included here next week.

Under 15
Our Under 15 hurling team also took on a strong Ballygunner side during the week and lost on a score line of 4-11 to 0-14. On the day we played well but just came up against a very skilful and determined city outfit.

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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