Ballymac participated in this year’s Jack Rahilly Memorial Blitz held in Scartaglin GAA Pitch on Saturday 6th July.
This Blitz format consists of all teams combining boys and girls with each team having five boys and five girls on the field at all times.
Our combined U12 team won the Plate Final in this year’s Jack Rahilly Memorial Blitz. A great day was had by all and credit and gratitude to the O’Rahilly Family and Scartaglin GAA for their invitation, hospitality and refreshments.
Other teams involved on the day were Cordal, Currow, Desmonds, Gneeveguilla and host’s Scartaglin with all teams combining boys and girls with each team having five boys and five girls on the field at all times.
Ballymac were paired in a group with Scartaglin and Currow, defeating Scartaglin
1 03 to 1 02 and losing out to Currow on a score of 4 08 to 2 04 and this placed placed Ballymac in a semi-final against Cordal. Eventual overall winners Cordal proved too strong for Ballymac in this game running out 2 11 to
1 05 placing Ballymac in the Plate Final.
The Plate Final
Gneeveguilla were the opposition in this final and Ballymac got of to a blistering start hitting the opposition with two early goals, this settled Ballymac and went on to play there best team performance of the day running out winners on a scoreline of 5 08 to2 00.
Captain of the day Eoin Moriarty accepted the Plate and introduced each team member as they were presented with their medals from the O Rahilly Family. Huge credit and gratitudeto the O’Rahilly Family and Scartaglin GAA for their invitation, hospitality and refreshments.
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