Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Club Notes - 24th May

Jack The Joker
Our ever popular Jack the Joker fundraiser continues this Sunday night in Minnies Bar where the jackpot is €2,400 as on Sunday night Benny Flynn was drawn out of the drum and chose card number 22 which when turned wasn’t the Joker but he did win €50. Jimmo Meehan and Brian Lonergan won €25 each. As well as our group of ticket sellers tickets can be purchased from Village Flowers, Spar, Mousies Takeaway, Minnies Bar, Abbeyside Post Office and Crotty’s Corrner Bar.

Senior Football
We play Kilrossanty in the Phelan Cup on Sunday afternoon at 3pm  in Abbeyside.

Junior Hurling
Last weekend saw both of our Junior Hurling teams will be in Championship action. First up on Friday night our Junior C team got their Championship campaign off to a good start with a victory over An Rinn in Dungarvan Club Grounds whilst on Sunday our Junior B team kept up their winning ways with victory over Ballyduff Upper in Cappoquin.
This weekend our Junior B team take on Fourmilewater in Colligan on Friday night at 7:30 and on Sunday our Junior C team play Melleray in Cappoquin at 12 noon.

300 Club and Déise Draw
As you may be aware we recently launched our “300 Club” Fundraising initiative. This is similar to the Development Fundraiser we ran in the last number of years whereby people donated €300 to the club to help with the development of our club grounds. The money raised from this latest version will be used to help pay for extending our hurling wall and astro turf, provide additional car parking and repay our loan with Croke Park. Those who sign up for the 300 Club will be given a Déise Draw ticket and it also includes their membership. The €300 can be paid in instalments by Direct Debit or up front, and all monies raised will be used to improve our facilities for all our playing members, both young and old. If you are interested in joining the 300 Club then please contact any committee member and they will be happy to help you join up.

Field Bookings
We ask that all team managers book their times for training/matches with Michael Donovan in advance of returning to training. Managers must notify Michael in advance if they wish to change from their allocated time.

Club Bingo
Our club bingo session continues in the CBS Hall this Sunday night with a jackpot of €1200.

Sympathy
On behalf of all in the club we would like to send our sympathies to the family and friends of the late Bridie Beresford who passed away recently. Bridies grandsons are valued players in the club and have helped us win many county titles in recent years.


Juvenile Notes - 24th May

U12
A couple of games played in the last week with St Mary’s of Clonmel coming to the Burgery on a lovely Tuesday evening for a hurling challenge. The boys didn't play anywhere near their potential and lost out by 4 pts in the end to a strong outfit from south Tipp. Thanks to St. Mary's for travelling.
Then Friday evening we headed to the Mill Field in the Nire to take on Fourmilewater in Round 3 of the Town & Country Hurling League. Our first attack saw us score a goal but FMW fought back to take the lead with 4 pts of their own. With half time approaching the heavens opened and we gained the advantage again to lead by 2 pts. 2nd half and an early goal for us, but credit to FMW, who came back at us again, but we held out thanks to a couple of scores as the game was nearing the end.
Panel for both nights: S Walsh, A Barrett, B O'Connell, F Murchu, J Fitzgerald Drummey, K Cosgrave, S Queally, D Morrissey, D Walsh, J O'Donnell, C Sweeney, J O'Donovan, E Keohan, B Callaghan, J Mulcahy, C Dunne Fitzgerald, D Cosgrave, B Crotty.
Training continues Friday evenings 6 till 7. Next round of T&C is against Ballyduff Upper, June 2nd in Abbeyside.



Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Fixtures

Western Junior ‘B’ Hurling Championship Round 3
Abbeyside v Fourmilewater – Colligan, Friday, 26th May, 7:30pm

Western Junior ‘C’ Hurling Championship Round 2
Abbeyside v Glen Rovers – Cappoquin, Sunday, 28th May, 12:00 noon

Phelan Cup Round 2
Ballinacourty v Kilrossanty – Abbeyside, Sunday, 28th May, 3:00pm


Sunday, May 21, 2017

Results

2017 RESULTS

Western Junior ‘B’ Hurling Championship Round 2
Abbeyside 5-15 Ballyduff Upper 2-5 – Cappoquin, Sunday, 21st May

Western Junior ‘C’ Hurling Championship Round 1
Abbeyside 3-12 An Rinn 0-11 – Dungarvan Club Grounds, Friday, 19th May

Western Intermediate Football Championship Round 2
Ballinacourty 0-7 Modeligo 1-9 – Fraher Field, Saturday, 13th May

County Minor Football Championship Division 1 Round 3
Ballinacourty 1-11 Gaultier 1-6 – Gaultier, Saturday, 13th May

Western Intermediate Football Championship Round 1
Ballinacourty 4-6 Ballyduff Upper 1-10 – Colligan, Sunday, 7th May

County Senior Football Championship Round 1
Ballinacourty 2-8 Rathgormack 0-11 – Leamybrien, Sunday, 7th May

County Minor Football Championship Division 1 Round 2
Ballinacourty 5-14 De La Salle 2-3 – Gracedieu, Saturday, 6th May

Phelan Cup Round 1
Ballinacourty 5-16 Gaultier 0-8 – Gaultier, Saturday, 29th April

County Senior Hurling Championship Group A Round 2
Abbeyside 0-19 Tallow 0-18 – Fraher Field, Sunday, 23rd April

Western Junior ‘B’ Hurling Championship Round 1
Abbeyside 1-25 Tallow 0-7 – Bushy Park, Saturday, 22nd April

County Senior Hurling Championship Group A Round 1
Abbeyside 0-8 Dungarvan 2-19 – Fraher Field, Sunday, 16th April

County Senior Hurling League Group B Round 2
Abbeyside 2-17 Roanmore 0-20 – Abbeyside, Saturday, 8th April

County Senior Football League Group B Round 1
Ballinacourty 5-14 Nire 1-10 – Abbeyside, Saturday, 1st April

County U21 ‘A’ Football Championship Round 1
Ballinacourty 1-19 Stradbally 1-10 – Stradbally, Friday, 31st March

County Minor Football Championship Division 1 Round 1
Ballinacourty 0-10 Rathgormack 2-13 – Abbeyside, Sunday, 26th March

County Senior Hurling League Group B Round 1
Abbeyside 1-19 De La Salle 1-14 – Abbeyside, Saturday, 25th March



Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Club Notes - 17th May

Jack The Joker
Our ever popular Jack the Joker fundraiser continues this Sunday night in Minnies Bar where the jackpot is €2,200 as on Sunday night Kathleen Flynn was drawn out of the drum and chose card number 25 which when turned wasn’t the Joker but she did win €50. Orla Fennell and Tom Walsh won €25 each. As well as our group of ticket sellers tickets can be purchased from Village Flowers, Spar, Mousies Takeaway, Minnies Bar, Abbeyside Post Office and Crottys Corner Bar.

Senior Football
We play Kilrossanty in the Phelan Cup this Thursday night at 7:45 in Leamybrien.

Intermediate Football
Our Intermediate Footballers played their second game of the Western Championship on Saturday evening last, where unfortunately they were defeated by Modeligo.
TEAM: K. DWANE, C. DWYER, D. HENLEY, G. BREEN, N. DEE, P. LYNCH, M. POWER, C. MOLONEY, J. HURNEY, C. McCARTHY, E. ENRIGHT, R. RYAN, E. BRACKETT, J. O’BRIEN, M. GORMAN.
SUBS: P. PHELAN, G. HURNEY, M. FIVES, E. KIELY.

Junior Hurling
This weekend both of our Junior Hurling teams will be in Championship action. First up on Friday night our Junior C team will take An Rinn in Dungarvan Club Grounds at 7:30 pm whilst on Sunday our Junior B team will play Ballyduff Upper in Cappoquin at 2:30pm.

300 Club and Déise Draw
As you may be aware we recently launched our “300 Club” Fundraising initiative. This is similar to the Development Fundraiser we ran in the last number of years whereby people donated €300 to the club to help with the development of our club grounds. The money raised from this latest version will be used to help pay for extending our hurling wall and astro turf, provide additional car parking and repay our loan with Croke Park. Those who sign up for the 300 Club will be given a Déise Draw ticket and it also includes their membership. The €300 can be paid in instalments by Direct Debit or up front, and all monies raised will be used to improve our facilities for all our playing members, both young and old. If you are interested in joining the 300 Club then please contact any committee member and they will be happy to help you join up.
The first Déise Draw for 2017 took place on Wednesday night last in Ballymacarbery where we had two winners where Cáit Dunne and Ann Fleming won €500 each.

Field Bookings
We ask that all team managers book their times for training / matches with Michael O’Donovan in advance of returning to training. Managers must notify Michael in advance if they wish to change from their allocated time.

Club Bingo
Our club bingo session continues in the CBS Hall this Sunday night with a jackpot of €1150.


Camogie Notes - 17th May

Sponsored Walk
We recently held our annual sponsored walk from Clonea to Ballinacourty. We had a fantastic turn out from our players and their families. All money raised will be put to good use for our players.

U14
To date we have played five of our six group matches. This group of girls are working hard and as a result are playing very well together. Keep it up girls.

U10
Our under 10s recently travelled to Tallow for their first blitz of the year where we had a very enjoyable day out. Thanks goes to anyone who helped out on the day.

Training
Training continues every Friday night for U6, U8, U10 and U12s. New members are always welcome. Any queries contact any committee member or send a Facebook message to Abbeyside Camogie.

Congratulations
Congratulations to all our young members who received their confirmation and first communion over the last few weekends.



Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Club Notes - 10th May

Jack The Joker - Jackpot Won!!
Our ever popular Jack the Joker fundraiser continues this Sunday night in Minnies Bar where the jackpot is €2,000 as on Sunday night Ciara Hallahan was drawn out of the drum and chose card number 24 which when turned was the Joker meaning she won the jackpot of €8,200. Richie Ryan and Sonya and Niamh, Marion and Anthony won €25 each. As well as our group of ticket sellers tickets can be purchased from Village Flowers, Spar, Mousies Takeaway, Minnies Bar, Abbeyside Post Office and Crottys Corrner Bar.

Senior Football
On Sunday last our Senior Footballers got their Championship Campaign off to a winning start thanks to a win over Rathgormack in Leamybrien. We have been drawn to play An Rinn in the next round of the Championship.
TEAM: S. ENRIGHT, C. McCARTHY, B. LOOBY, D. COLLINS, J. ELSTED, S. O’HARE, R. FOLEY, J. O’MAHONY, J. BERESFORD, D. LOOBY, P. HURNEY, S. BRIGGS, M. O’HALLORAN, M. MAHER, M. FERNCOMBE.
SUBS: E. COLLINS.
This weekend we are scheduled to play Kilrossanty in the Phelan Cup, keep an eye on Facebook and Twitter for day and time for this match.

Intermediate Football
Our Intermediate Footballers travelled to Collligan on Sunday night last to begin their Western Championship campaign, where they recorded a very good win over Ballyduff Upper. Whilst the main talking point from the game was the 4 goals scored by Jason O’Brien, it was great to see Peter Phelan back playing with the club after a number of years playing in London and Conor Moloney also made a welcome return to the club colours.
TEAM: K. DWANE, C. DWYER, D. HENLEY, G. BREEN, J. RYAN, P. LYNCH, M. POWER, C. MOLONEY, J. HURNEY, C. McCARTHY, N. DEE, R. RYAN, E. BRACKETT, J. O’BRIEN, K. DEE.
SUBS: M. GORMAN, G. HURNEY, E. KIELY.
This Saturday night we play Modeligo in Fraher Field at 8pm.

Junior Football
This weekend our Junior Footballers are due to play their first game of the Western Championship, but at the time of writing these notes the game has not been confirmed due to the Minor Championship. Please keep an eye on Twitter and Facebook for confirmation of the game.

300 Club and Déise Draw
As you may be aware we recently launched our “300 Club” Fundraising initiative. This is similar to the Development Fundraiser we ran in the last number of years whereby people donated €300 to the club to help with the development of our club grounds. The money raised from this latest version will be used to help pay for extending our hurling wall and astro turf, provide additional car parking and repay our loan with Croke Park. Those who sign up for the 300 Club will be given a Déise Draw ticket and it also includes their membership. The €300 can be paid in instalments by Direct Debit or up front, and all monies raised will be used to improve our facilities for all our playing members, both young and old. If you are interested in joining the 300 Club then please contact any committee member and they will be happy to help you join up.
The Déise Draw has been changed for 2017 and it now consists of 6 draws costing €15 a month or €90 in total. The Déise Draw has been our main fundraiser for many years and the funds raised from the draw help us meet the ever rising costs associated with running our club. If you would like to join the draw please contact any Committee Member.

Field Bookings
We ask that all team managers book their times for training / matches with Michael O’Donovan in advance of returning to training. Managers must notify Michael in advance if they wish to change from their allocated time.

Club Bingo
Our club bingo session continues in the CBS Hall this Sunday night with a jackpot of €1100.


Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Club Notes - 3rd May

Jack The Joker
Our ever popular Jack the Joker fundraiser continues this Sunday night in Crotty’s Bar where the jackpot is €8,200 as on Sunday night Fred Forsey was drawn out of the drum and chose card number 6 which wasn’t the Joker but he did win €50. Richie and Sonya and Emma Toal won €25 each. As well as our group of ticket sellers tickets can be purchased from Village Flowers, Spar, Mousies Takeaway, Minnies Bar, Abbeyside Post Office and Crotty’s Corrner Bar.

Senior Football
On Saturday last our Senior Footballers recorded a comprehensive win over Gaultier in the Phelan Cup. This Sunday we play Rathgormack in the first round of the County Championship in Leamybrien at 3:15 pm.

Intermediate Football
This Sunday night we play Balyduff Upper in the first round of the Western Championship at 7pm in Colligan.

300 Club and Déise Draw
As you may be aware we recently launched our “300 Club” Fundraising initiative. This is similar to the Development Fundraiser we ran in the last number of years whereby people donated €300 to the club to help with the development of our club grounds. The money raised from this latest version will be used to help pay for extending our hurling wall and astro turf, provide additional car parking and repay our loan with Croke Park. Those who sign up for the 300 Club will be given a Déise Draw ticket and it also includes their membership. The €300 can be paid in instalments by Direct Debit or up front, and all monies raised will be used to improve our facilities for all our playing members, both young and old. If you are interested in joining the 300 Club then please contact any committee member and they will be happy to help you join up.
The Déise Draw has been changed for 2017 and it now consists of 6 draws costing €15 a month or €90 in total. The Déise Draw has been our main fundraiser for many years and the funds raised from the draw help us meet the ever rising costs associated with running our club. If you would like to join the draw please contact any Committee Member.

Club Leisure Wear
Our new range of Club Leisure wear has arrived and is proving extremely popular with young and old alike. If you missed out on the gear this time then there’s no need to panic as we will be taking orders for the next two weekends.

Field Bookings
We ask that all team managers book their times for training / matches with Michael O'Donovan in advance of returning to training. Managers must notify Michael in advance if they wish to change from their allocated time.

Club Bingo
Our club bingo session continues in the CBS Hall this Sunday night with a jackpot of €1050.

Sympathy
On behalf of all in the club we would like to send our sympathies to the family and friends of the late Mrs. Kathleen Collins who passed away last week. Mrs. Collins’ sons, Mick, Ger and Jim all played with the club for many years and her daughter Marita has been a great help to the club through her work in the Dungarvan Observer office. Mrs. Collins’ grandsons continue the great family tradition by playing for the club today and once again we send our sympathies to her family especially to Marita, Mary, Jim and Ger.


Juvenile Notes - 3rd May

U12 Tournament
What a day we had on Saturday April 29th. We were invited to the inaugural Paddy Moore tournament held by the Naomh Chartaigh club at the Lismore GAA grounds. 3 games, 72 mins hurling, 9-8 scored 3-8 conceded meant we qualified for the final after matches against St. Catherine's of Cork, Naomh Charthaigh and Cois Bhride, Tallow. Another game, another 40 mins hurling and the final was in the melting pot right up to the last whistle, which saw the host club emerge victors by two points, with our lads fighting back from 7 points down but that piece of luck eluded us preventing us coming away with the trophy. Well done to Naomh Chartaigh and many thanks for the invite. A great days hurling had by the boys with the final being game of the day.


U12 Panel that took part in the
Paddy Moore Tournament

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
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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.
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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.
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