On Monday 17th of April Ballymac were away to Ardfert in the Central District U16 competition. This was a tough assignment and the Ballymac boys had to work hard to stay in touch. Ardfert had three points on the board before Brian Cassidy kicked a point for Ballymac. Four more points from Ardert left Ballymac trailing by six points. David Rogers cut the deficit to three when he got on the end of a high ball to finish it to the back of the Ardfert net. Ardfert tagged on three more points to leave the half time score at Ardfert 0-10 to Ballymac 1-01.
Ardfert started the second half the brighter and had registered two more points before Aidan O’ Brien kicked a point for Ballymac. Two more points from the home side put Ballymac nine points in arrears. A free from David Rogers ended up in the Ardfert net and four more points from each side left the final score at Ardfert 0-18 Ballymac 2-06. Ballymac never gave up and tried hard to the finish. Eoghan Kenny in goals kept a clean sheet and he was ably assisted by his backs, particularly Cian Godley, Ciaran Brosnan, and Liam O’ Brien. Dylan Dunne Moriarty worked tirelessly at midfield. Best of the forwards were Daragh Leen, Brian Cassidy, David Rogers, Adam Joy, and Sean Horan.
Team: Eoghan Kenny, Dairmuid Lynch, Cian Godley, Ciaran Brosnan, Dean Lenihan, Liam O’ Brien , Aidan O’ Brien, Jonathan Lowe, Dylan Dunne Moriarty, Daragh Lynch, Daragh Leen, Jack Tobin, Dylan Mc’Hugh, Brian Cassidy, David Rogers, Adam Joy, Ryan McHugh, Sean Horan, Brian Godley
Ballymac U12 A and B teams played Ballyduff in Ballymac last Sunday the 23rd of April. Our A team played a very competitive game but came up just short on a score line of Ballymac A 5-07 to Ballyduff A 4-12.
The Gold team entertained Ballyduff in the 3rd Round of the County league in Ballymac on a lovely Sunday evening. Our lads got off to a great start and were into their stride with two lovely scores. We went into half time leading by 2-08 to 1-03. We started the 2nd half as we finished the first and added 2 quick fire goals, We finished the game as we started with two beautiful points. The boys are playing some great football and are doing great in training. Keep practicing at home and we will see you all at training on Tuesday & Friday.
Final score was Ballymac Gold Team 5-15 Ballyduff 1-3 Gold team Squad on the night:
Conor Martin, Mark O’ Connor, Evan o’ Brien, Tom Long, Jamie Burke, David Lucid, Jack Slattery ,William o’ Donoghue, Shane Gilroy, Conor Daly(C), Jamie Lynch, Michael Savage, Cathal White.
The Ballymac C team played Laune Rangers at home last Sunday evening and they played some excellent football on a lovely evening for football. They were victorious on the evening on a score line of 3-09 to 2-06. Well done to all the boys and the mentors.
The academy took place last Sunday morning on the main pitch. We had a good turnout on the morning with the boys developing their skills. We played in the U 10 Go Games Easter Blitz, on Wednesday the 19th of April in John Mitchel’s GAA Grounds. We had games on the day against Milltown Castlemaine, Kilcummin and the hosts John Mitchel’s. The boys performed very well on the day and had a very enjoyable day. The academy continues next Sunday the 30th of April at the usual time.
Ballymac u8 boys recently took part in a well-organised Co Board Blitz held in John Mitchels.
We entered two teams, which gave all boys a good opportunity to show the skills they have been improving on in Academy over the last few weeks. Amongst the teams we played were Finuge, Kenmare, An Gaeltacht, and Austin Stacks. Our boys acquitted themselves well in all games. The academy took place last Sunday morning the 23rd of April on the main pitch.
Our U6 boys continued their training last Sunday morning on the main pitch. They are having a lot of fun and are developing their skills. All players please remember to bring gum shields