Ballymacelligott GAA Club News Round-Up

Ballymacelligott U-14 girls who played their final county league game on Sunday in Ballymac against Killarney Legion.
Ballymacelligott U-14 girls who played their final county league game on Sunday in Ballymac against Killarney Legion.

Ballymac U-14 Girls played their final county league game on Sunday in Ballymac against Killarney Legion.

Ballymac won the encounter with a five goal nine points blitz of their opponents in the first half and a rock tight defence that leaked a mere point.

The comprehensive lead afforded Ballymac to roll out the bench in the second half and although the scores did not come as easy Cora Savage managed to tack on another two points to win the second half with the Killarney side only managing to score a single point.

This result leaves a mouth watering final against Rathmore. The teams played a thrilling  draw in Rathmore last time out in very difficult conditions.

The team today lined out as follows: Lorna Daly, Ellie Lenihan,Aoife Galvin, Millie Dunne, Grainne Galvin, Roisin Long, Alissa Leen, Emily O’Brien, Sinead McKeown, Mary Ann Fleming, Cora Savage, Roisin Rahilly, Laura Dunne, Kate O’Connor and Shonagh Griffin. Replacements : Yvonne Hurley, Holly Geary, Jade Riordan, Emily O’Donoghue, Sophie O’Donoghue, Kerry Hennessy, Emma Leen, Ciara Palmer, Abagail Martin, Katie Enright, Eimear Curran.

Scorers: Cora Savage 3-7, Kate O’Connor 2-1, Sinead McKeown 0-2, Mary Ann Fleming 0-2, Shonagh Griffin 0-2, Yvonne Hurley 0-1

Numbers one to 26 were outstanding but special mention again must go to Cora Savage who finished top scorer but also selflessly played her teammates in for some well worked scores,

Kate O’Connor in full forward scoring 2-1 proved a vital link for the team winning and off loading a lot of ball that ended up as scores.

U-12 Girls Blue team. Division 1 Co. League  Ballymac 2-6 Cromane 2-5

For the first time since the formation of the ladies club we are competing in Division 1 of the Co. League.

In our first game at home last Tuesday evening we played Cromane.

A tight first half saw both defences dominate to leave half time score two points a piece with Roisin Rahilly and Laura Sugrue our scorers

The second half was a bit more open as both sets of forwards began to make inroads. With Kate Collins and Laura Sugrue goaling we looked good with 10 minutes to go leading 2-5 to 0-3.

Two goals by Cromane changed the complexion of the game but we held out to win by one point. Ballymac 2-6 Cromane 2-5.

North Kerry League Division 1 Semi-Final Ballymac Blue – 7-4 Abbeydorney  2-7

A fantastic 1st half performance laid the foundations for this victory , good combination play from Roisin Rahilly and Ciara Palmer resulted in goals for Laura Sugrue and Kate Collins in our first two attacks

A great team performance on the night. Goalkeeper Kerry Hennesy was outstanding and made three great saves

Team and scorers: Kerry Hennesy, Kate Feeney, Alexia Weiss, Orla O’Connor, Charlotte Geary, Roisin Rahilly, 1-0; Abbey Leahy, Ciara Palmer 1-1; Kate Collins, 1-3; Ella Quirke, Rachel Creedon, 3-0; Laura Sugrue, 1-0; Niamh Lynch, Allie Feeney. Subs: Rachel Griffin, Anna Collins, Aoibhin Broderick, Jill Quirke, Roisin Raggett and Rose Brosnan.

Ballymac GAA Lotto Results: Venue: Glenduff Manor. Jackpot: €7,900. Numbers Drawn: 8, 15, 22, 24. No Winners.
Lucky Dip Winners: 1. Mike Kenny c/o Paula Silles; 2. Brian McDonnell c/o Pat McDonnell; 3. Bernard Cassidy c/o Paula Silles; 
4. Margaret Wharton c/o Tom Leen; 
5. Ronan Smith Middlesex (online)
Seller: Paula Silles

Next Weeks Jackpot: Halfway Bar
Venue: €8,000. 
Date: 22/05/2017

Coiste na nÓg Results from U-12 County League

Division 4A 
Ballymac blue team 4-8 to St. Senans 5-10; Division 6 
U-12 gold team 2-6 to Dingle 5-19; Division 4B
U12C team 5-15 to St.Senans B 1-1

FAOI 15  Best of luck to our U-15 boys who participate in the U15 Super 10s Blitz on Saturday in Duagh. Teams in their group are: Listowel, Knock/Brosna, Kerins O’Rahilly’s Na Gaeil, and Laune Rangers.

FAOI 14  Ballymac played Laune Rangers in the semifinal of the County League recently. This was a very competitive game and we came up just short on a score line of 3-9 to 3-10. Well done to all the players on serving up a fantastic game of football.

FAOI 12 Blue Team Division 4

Ballymac U-12 boys will take part in the Diarmuid O’Brien memorial football blitz in Newmarket again this year.

We will be looking to make it three in a row when we look to defend the trophy we won the last two years. The blitz will take place on June 24th.

The boys U-12 blue team started the second phase of the County League at home to St. Senan’s on Sunday evening.

The team performed well overall but our inability to do it for the full game cost us. We started well but the game ran away from us before half time.

St. Senan’s led by eight points at the break. Michael Culloty, the Horgan twins, Luke and Aiden and Sean Rice were playing well.

With improved effort and great team spirit, we came back into it. Our subs in particular were very good. Alvero Marquez, Sam Mansfield and Michael Prendergast were getting on the scoresheet. Cian McCarthy also impressed and we brought them back to three points.

We could not get the scores we needed in the last five minutes to win it.

St. Senan’s scored two more points to win on a score line 5-10 to Ballymac 4-8. Well done to the lads on a great team effort. Training continues Tuesday and Friday at

Gold Team Division 6  On a breezy evening for a game of football we started Phase Two of the County League in Ballymac where the Gold team came up against a very strong Dingle A team in Division 6.

We lost on the evening on a score line of 2-6 to 5-19. The boys needed a tough game and now we have a lot of work to do in training.

Match Day Squad: Conor Martin, Cathal White, captain; Evan O’Brien, Tom Long, Jamie Burke, Jack Slattery, David Lucid, Shane Gilroy, William O’Donoghue, Micháel Savage, Alex Riordan, Conor Daly, Jamie Lynch, Mark O’Connor.

U-12 C Team Division 4B  The Ballymac C team played St Senan’s last Sunday in Ballymac in their first game in Phase Two of the County League.

On the evening, our boys played some excellent football on a lovely evening. Ballymac started the game well and scored 1-5 in the first half with St. Senan’s recording one point.

Eoin Moriarty kicked some excellent scores in the first half. He was ably supported by Jack Joy, Stephen Turner, Luke Griffin, Cian Harris, Shane Crossan, captain and Mairtin McKivergan who put in strong performances.

Ballymac dominated the second half and ran out comfortable winners on a score line of 5-15 to St. Senans 1-1. Well done boys you are a credit to the club from Robbie and Roland.

Match Day Squad: Cian Harris, Conal Savage, Mairtin McKivergan, Stephen Turner, Jack Joy, Luke Silles, Shane Crossan, Sam Slattery, Matthew Rodgers, Maurice Harrington, Eoin Moriarty, Micheal O’Connor, Ciaran O’Connell and Luke Griffin.

FAOI 10 Go Games  Ballymac hosted the U-10 Castleisland District Go Games on Wednesday. We had enjoyable games against Scartaglin, Cordal, Currow and Castleisland Desmonds.

Well done to all involved. On Sunday morning the academy took place at the usual time and we had a good turnout on the morning.

A number of our U-10 panel played in the U-12 C team on Sunday evening and they performed very well and came away with a victory over St. Senan’s in the second phase of the county league. Well done to all concerned. Academy continues next Sunday the 28th of May at the usual time ??.

FAOI 8  Well done to all the boys who participated in our academy last Sunday. Our U-8 boys will have their next outing in the Castleisland District Go Games.

Please wear club colours and wear mouth guards. Academy continues next Sunday, May 28th at the usual time. ??

Best of luck to our U-15 boys who participate in the Super 10s blitz on Saturday in Duagh. Teams in their group include: Listowel, Knock/Brosna, Kerins O’ Rahilly’s, Na Gaeil and Laune Rangers.

Senior Football Championship Round 2 Fixtures

Friday May 26th at 7.30pm. Austin Stacks v Killarney Legion in Connolly Park.

Senior Football Championship Round 2B. Friday May 26th at 7.30pm. Kenmare District v Kenmare Shamrocks in Templenoe.

Friday May 26th at 7.30pm. West Kerry v St Kieran’s in Galluras. Extra time will be played in all games in the event of draws.

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