St Vincents (@1.07) vs Ballinteer St Johns (@8.0)
27-09-2019

Our Prediction:

St Vincents will win

St Vincents – Ballinteer St Johns Match Prediction | 27-09-2019 14:30

GREAT start to AFL2 for the McMeels Pharmacy-sponsored senior footballers with a comprehensive win over St Peregrine's on Sunday morning. All new members welcome. Harps Golf Society Dates: Friday June 5th Balbriggan GC. Hard luck to the AFL6 team, who lost to Castleknock, while the AFL11N game was called off. New Clubhouse Bar opening times, Thursday and Friday from 7pm, Saturday and Sunday from 2pm. For more fixtures, results and up to date news see the website skerriesharps.ie. Dates for Diary: Fashion Show - Friday 13th March in new clubhouse. Tickets available, Thursday night at meetings. Well done to the U14 footballers, who beat Castleknock in Division 1, and the Division 7 team who defeated St Monica's. Harps Club Ties now in stock at 15. Club membership includes Golf Society membership. All welcome to come down and have a drink in the new facilities. Club Annual Membership now due. Congrats to Jack Smith, who helped DCU win the Sigerson Cup on Saturday, and emulates his father Peter's win in the same competition in 1985. Minor Camogie had good start to league season with victory over St Olaf's. Tickets 10 or 3 for 20 now on sale from Fergal 086-8984657 or any committee members. Friday 17th July Swords Open GC, and Fri 25th September, Captain's Day in Skerries GC. Club Shop open from 10am. Juvenile Academy returns Saturday morning between 10am-11.30am. Well done to all involved in another successful Gormanston Indoor Hurling tournament. To Orlaith Durkan, who was on the Dublin Senior Camogie team who beat Derry, and to Aisling Spillane who played with the Camogie Juniors. Annual Cheltenham Tipster Club Fundraiser, first prize 1,000. Please support this important club fundraiser. Fixtures: Sunday 1st March - minor football V St Maur's, home 11am, and minor camogie v Castleknock, away 11am.

New members welcome. Bingo every Thursday evening at 8pm, come along and have some fun. Carvery every Sunday in the club, all welcome. We ask all sections of the club to come and support. Party Facilities available at St Mark's, Main Lounge, Player's Lounge and Hall. Please continue to support the Club Lotto. Lotto Tickets are 2 per ticket or 3 tickets for 5. 2,400 Jackpot not won. New trainers and coaches needed. Set-Dance classes every Monday evening in the club, all welcome. Adult hurlers play against Good Counsel in the final of the cup on Sunday the 29th of February in Good counsel at 12pm. No previous experience needed. Contact John Kelly 085-7284310. We will be running a Fun Quiz on Friday the 27th of March. All questions are shown on the big screen. Music this Saturday the 28th of February "Chriss Cross". On behalf of Naomh Marcais Golf Society, we would like to thank all who supported by sponsoring tee boxes on Captain's Day. 50 winners can be found on the club notice board. Slimming World every Tuesday in the club at 5.30pm & 7.30pm. Bar opens at 2pm on a Saturday and 12.30pm on Sunday. Anyone willing to give a hand out training their child's team or any other team. Trad session every Sunday evening from 7pm in the main lounge. Irish Dancing classes, registration 11.15am-11.30am every Saturday morning for new members. GREAT win for the intermediate footballers at the weekend against Newcastle. Call Anne Marie Martin on 085-1635058 for details.

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If your child would like to be part of a winning team, contact our GPO on 086-0709084. Training continues for the U9s each Monday & Wednesday, 6pm-7pm. 'NO Pay, No Play', all adult players must have subs paid by the 28th February, otherwise they cannot play or train. Good overall game by the lads and in particular Conor Moran, Nathan Breen & Sean Brennan. There was no winner of our Thursday night live Club Lotto draw. Unfortunately, lady luck wasn't very kind to our senior and junior footballers as they narrowly lost to strong teams. Well done Mikey Carton and the Dublin hurlers on their super victory over Kilkenny on Sunday. Great all-round performance by both teams in atrocious conditions. All players showed great skill and pace. The numbers drawn were 1, 3, 14 & 18. Parents can enjoy a cuppa and a toastie in our caf and still watch the little ones having fun. This Saturday night in our friendly lounge for your entertainment it's the ever-popular 'Halo. Our U8 boys are also football & hurling training every week. Our Little Larriers Nursery is back every Saturday morning at 9:30am. This week the Jackpot will be 1,800. Our U9s played their first hurling match of the season against Beann Eadair on Saturday. OUR U16 footballers had a terrific win at home on Saturday.

Where a surprising number of good club men braved the conditions to witness a feast of football. The Division 3 minor hurlers travelled for a comprehensive win in Fingal. Membership due. Congratulations to all involved. Facebook is showing a great series on the great and good of the club. Play the Whistle, the sports prediction competition, starts selling March 1. Check email, the website and social media for up to date information on opposition and venues. But it was the U15B team who braved the worst of the conditions in a defeat to Barrog's first team. THE new adult football managers' first league outings went well: AFL1 travelled to Parnell's to record a significant 1-16 to 0-3 result, reward for their training efforts. No Pay, No Play after February 28. Exceptions for special circumstances. A solid foundation of 40-50 young men representing the club. The ladies footballers celebrated a tremendous season with an Awards Night last weekend. Twitter was awash with Boyle Sports assertion that Spurs' Adebayor was coming to Kilmacud. While on Silverpark 2, the U15A team were beating Pat's of Palmerstown. Old Hand Shovlan's AFL5 won 2-7 to 0-9 at Thomas Davis, while the battle of AFL8 saw Declan Harrington's debut as a manager lead his team to a win over Big Jim Fitz's charges, 7-6 to 3-7. Last year's first team mentor, Mick Jones, lead his new charges, AFL3, to a 0-14 to 1-4 away win over Naomh Fionnbarra. "A" hosting Cuala and "B" replaying the Championship Final against Castleknock. The other two junior teams are also hoping to have cup matches. Next up is a cup football weekend, Conlon Cup for the AFL5 team and minor football, with both teams at home at 11am on Sunday.

Hard luck to our seniors, who lost at home to Ballymun and also to our AFL4, who were defeated away to Ballyboden. www.raheny.gaa.ie. Our U14 girls have a squad of 50 to kit out for the Feile, so every cent helps. Fixtures for next week can be found at the end of our website page. Our Lotto has now reach 5,200. Congratulations also to Lisa and Joe Mooney on winning the clubs Mr & Mrs competition at the weekend. Happy Birthday to Tom Fleming, who turned 50 at the weekend. This was a fundraiser for our adult ladies footballers and was very well supported too. OUR Feile Girls want to say a big thank you to our members and SuperValu Raheny customers, who supported their recent bag-packing. Why not play on line, in the club or set up a direct debit.

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St Peter's teams: U13s lost to Na Fianna (B) last Saturday afternoon and U15s were victorious over Trinity Gaels in away league match on Sunday morning. Membership is now due and can be paid by credit/debit card online on www.ballyboughalgfc.com. Juvenile fixtures for Saturday morning 28th; U8s have match, but fixtures not out yet. MIXED results for juvenile boys. New players always welcome to join any of our teams. Best of luck to all teams. Sunday 1st March at 1pm, U14 girls play at home, U12 girls play also at home at 4pm and U16 St Peter's team play away in Tallaght at 4pm. Well done to adult first team, who won their 1st league match of season v St Finian's (S). Hard luck to 2nd team, who lost theirs to St Joseph's OCB. Girls' football matches all starting back this weekend, with the club having three juvenile all girls teams entered at U10s, U12s, U14s and an amalgamated U16s team with Clann Mhuire. U11 boys play away game.

Next weekend sees the replay of our Senior Hurling Cup fixture against St Sylvester's. On Friday night we had the pleasure of hosting the Manchester U15 ladies football team, who played our girls in a very entertaining friendly. Our AFL5 team had a home date with Garristown, which also ended in a draw. All pitches are extremely wet and will remain fully closed until the weekend at the earliest. Congratulations to Caitriona Power and her Dublin Camogie colleagues, who defeated Derry in the first round of the league. Tables of 4 cost 40. It was good to see Kevin O'Brien back in action. Despite being short a number of players, our minor hurlers had a good win against Setanta. DESPITE the dreadful conditions, the adult playing season got off to a very positive start for our teams. Please come along and support this worthy cause. Well done to all. This team is managed by Cormac Doherty, Conor Kavanagh and Padraic Doherty. Membership fees are now due and must be paid immediately. Our senior footballers travelled to Erin's Isle and came away with a hard-earned but well-deserved draw. On this Friday night, the Lions Club will host their Annual Fundraising Quiz in the club at 8.30pm.

Mith th Ryan. Bonus Ball (3). We would like to say a big thank you to all who participated in the senior hurling game (from Celbridge and our own club) in memory of our late hurler Derek O'Brien. Well done lads. Lotto numbers this week are 8-11-13. OUR inter footballers lost by 6 points to Kilmacud Crokes in their league game today. Another comprehensive win for our U15s this weekend. Paddy was a much respected member of our club for many years and will be sadly missed by us all. Our junior footballers also lost their league game. We would also like to congratulate Ryan Curley on his selection on the U21 hurling panel. See notice board for details. We would like to extend our sincere sympathy to the family of the late Paddy Kelly, who passed away last week. Music in clubhouse every weekend. We would like to thank Derek's parents, who travelled to Alfie Byrne Park for the game. Well done to Eamon Dillon and Siobhain Kehoe, who both featured on the scoreboard for Dublin senior hurling and camogie teams in their league wins today. Juvenile meeting on Tuesday. Executive meeting on Thursday next. Go ndanadh Dia trcaire ar a anam dils. Carvery every Sunday.

Dundalk seal win in style

The game was back and forth with Ballinteer doing some incredible defending to kepp Na Fianna at bay and went in at half-time leading 6 points to 5 thanks to 2 scores from Paraic OConner, Ciaran Gormley and a few frees from Johnny McNally. The match took place in OToole park in front of a big crowd who were kept entertained the whole way through the game. The Ballinteer supporters applauded the lads back to the dressing room and hoped for more of the same in the second half. The Ballinteer StJohns Senior Footballers will enter the draw for the back door championship draw tomorrow with high hopes after a spirited performance against Na Fianna brought defeat. Ballinteer got of to the perfect start when Peter OCurry motored up the pitch to score the opening point of the game.

Next Sunday March 1st, it's back to cup action with intermediates hosting St Finbarr's at 10.30am and juniors have St Vincent's at 12pm. Next week sees start of older girls' teams at U13, 15 and 17. All adult club membership must be paid before end of February and deposits for London trip before end of March. Both this fixture and junior game against St Margaret's will be rescheduled. Next Saturday 28th is Registration Day for Westmanstown Gaels and will take place at the clubhouse between 10am-1pm. Ladies training is on Mondays and Wednesdays in Westmanstown at 7pm. U9 boys also put in a strong performance against a very good Lucan Sarsfields and showed great commitment. U11 hurlers had a good win away to St Kevin's in first fixture of the season. A special word of congratulations to the Garda College, who won the Trench Cup in some style at the weekend, beating a highly-fancied St Pat's Drumcondra in the final at The Mardyke in Cork. Training continues on Tuesdays and Thursdays. This year's Easter Camp is taking place from 7th-10th April. U13s drew away to Raheny. U9 girls played their first match and showed great improvement in skills and team performance. Intermediate tie against Trinity Gaels was abandoned by referee after about ten minutes when pitch became unplayable. U10 boys' game against Ballyboden did not take place and held training session instead. The college side was coached by former club member Dan Barry and captained by Colm O Cuiv. DISAPPOINTMENT for Intermediates and juniors with both league games rained off on Sunday morning. Another busy week in the juvenile section with our U8 boys and girls getting ready for the upcoming season with some great training sessions.

A little reminder that the Senior Ladies are in the Division 3 cup final tonight at 8pm on the AWP, at Ballinteer Community School. This is a fantastic achievement and it would be great to get as much support there as possible! If your out at training, on the way home or passing by, stop by the AWP and cheer on the ladies!

Ballinteer Bounce Back Against Brigids to Set up Showdown with Vincents

The club are running a "Predict the 2015 Provincial Football Championship" competition - entry forms will be distributed to all teams over the next 2 weeks. Well done to the club's Operation Transformation Group, who saw fantastic results over the last 7 weeks. Memberships for 2015 must be paid in full by March 31st - membership forms are now available. We would like to send our deepest sympathies to the Arthurs Family on the recent passing of Tony. The minor team play Ballyboden St Enda's at home on Sunday 1st March at 11am in the league. The club would like to send best wishes to Chuck Kennedy and also wish Michael Manning a speedy recovery after his operation. Our seniors play St Vincent's at home on Sunday 1st March at 10.30am in the Cup. The 3rd team play Rosmini Gaels away on Sunday 1st March at 3pm in the Cup. Please note that membership can also be paid online via myclubfinances.com - please see the club Facebook page for further information. Please note that pitches are closed for training and matches until further notice. WELL done to the 2nd team, who had a great win over St Jude's in the league last Sunday. Special thanks to Elaine Casey for organising. Our 2nd team play Naomh Barrog away on Sunday 1st March at 12pm in the Cup. Closing date for receipt of all entries is the 30th of April 2015.