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Bereavement - Breen

The club community sends its sincere condolences to the family and friends of  PJ Breen, who passed away over the weekend.  PJ was a mentor with a number of  teams over  the years, most recently the 2006 Minor hurling team.  Details to follow. Déanaimid comhbhrón lena theaghlach. Ar dheis lámh Dé go raibh a anam uasal. 


Good luck

Best of luck to Senior footballers Paul Durcan and Michael-Darragh Macauley this weekend in the All Ireland quarter finals in Croke Park. Donegal take on Galway today at 6pm and the Dubs take on Fermanagh tomorrow at 4pm.


Senior B Ladies into Championship final

Our Senior B Ladies had a great win over a strong Naomh Barrog team in the semi final of the Junior B championship on 29th July in Cherryfield. The team were 3 points down at 1/2 time but showed great character to come good in the 2nd half to win by 7 points with great performances by Joanne O'Sullivan, Aisling Farrelly, Sorcha Farrelly, Teresa Molohan and Anna Nolan. Well done to all the panel and the management team of Vincent Carney, Sorcha Farrelly, Shay Devlin and Jimmy Walsh and the best of luck in the final. Details below.

Junior B Championship Final

Ballyboden St Endas v O’Tooles

Lawless Memorial Park, (Fingallians)Swords

Wednesday 5th August 2015

Time: 7:00pm

 

U17's Shinty2015 International Tour, Dublin v Scotland, Parnell Park

Scotland's U17 Shinty Development squad travelled to Ireland last weekend for their Annual International Tour. They took on their Dublin counterparts on a cold and showery Tuesday night in Parnell Park.

Representing Ballyboden were Luke Corcoran, Ciaran Ryan and Aaron Coffey pictured above with some of their Scottish visitors. Despite a big performance by the Dubs, the Scots had the upper hand running out winners.


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Ballyboden man wins Allianz Football League Prediction Game

The Allianz League Prediction Game tests GAA fan’s knowledge across the Allianz Football & Hurling Leagues. Fans compete against one another scoring points for correct winning team and correct winning margin for a chance to win cash prizes for both themselves and their GAA club. The Prediction Games run in situ with all the fixtures every weekend in the Allianz Leagues competitions. The better you are at predicting the draw/winners correctly and the closer you are to the margin of victory the more points you earn.

This year, Sean McGarvey as the overall Football Prediction Game winner beat 8,148 competitors to claim the overall prize of €500 for himself and €2,500 for Ballyboden St. Endas. Sean throughout the 10 weeks amassed an impressive 2090 points defeating his nearest rival by 57 points.

Well Done Sean and sincere thanks from Ballyboden St Endas GAA Club.

Sean Mc Garvey (centre) presenting the cheque for €2500 to Club Chairman Brendan Moran (left) and Juvenile Chairman Jerry Corcoran.  (photos courtesy of Alan Rowlette Photography for Allianz)


U12 Camogie girls play in Croke Park

The U12 Camogie players were fortunate to get some games in Croke Park. See here for full report

                   


SENIOR LADIES INTO DUBLIN A CHP SEMI FINAL

Ballyboden Senior A ladies footballers qualified for the Dublin senior A championship semi final on Wed 8 July by comprehensively beating St. Sylvesters away in Malahide by a scoreline of 2 -16 to 0 – 2.

For full report click here


Summer Camp 2015


The Biggest and Best Summer Camp in the country begins again in Ballyboden this July. Ballyboden St. Endas Summer Camp continues to be not only the largest summer camp around but also the most enjoyable!! Providing GAA and many other sporting activities for Boys & Girls aged 5-12, it is a camp which puts Fun & Enjoyment as its number one rule! Kids get to keep up their practice, get to meet their friends, make new friends, go on Day trips & get lots of Freebies all in a Safe and Enjoyable Environment!!

See video here and Application Form HERE


Weekend football results

A great weekend for our adult football teams resulted in a terrific 4 wins from 4. Well done to all the players and mentors who co-operated together to get full teams out and for performing so well.

  • Seniors 1-12 St.Sylvesters 1-10 report here
  • Inters 0-21 Lucan Sarsfields 1-10 report here
  • Junior A 2-10 St.Sylvesters 2-07 report here
  • Junior B 3-13 Binn Eadair 0-06 report here

Junior B's in action


U13A Footballers sponsorship by Sherry Fitzgerald

Pictured at new sponsorship launch by Sherry Fitzgerald of the U-13A  Football team Jack Donaghy , Danny Griffin sponsorship manager, Carole Ross Sherry Fitzgerald, Brendan Moran club chairman.


U14A Girls win Div 1 Regional Feile

Congratulations to our U14A Ballyboden Girls who won the Division 1 Regional Feile in Monaghan. Group stage wins over St.Mary's of Kildare, the Downs of Westmeath and Carrickmore of Tyrone set up a final against fellow Dubliners Lucan which the girls won by 3-9 to 2-3. Well done to all the players, Mentors and supporters, for full report click here.


GAA RULES COVERING PLAYING ABROAD

Please CLICK HERE for all the relevant information.
 


Boden reaches new heights...

The intrepid Ned Flood takes the Ballyboden jersey to new heights, Sustenhorn at 3503M in the Swiss Alps to be precise. 'It's a hard life' says Ned who is Alpine Mountaineering with the Swiss armed forces.


Console Charity Cycle

Congratulations to  Zara Hynes, Aisling Jordan and Bodens Anne Griffin (Pictured L-R) who took part in the Console East to West Cycle, a distance of 200km from Celbridge to Galway. Aisling and Anne have played against each other several times and they have been team-mates on the Dublin side. The theme of the cycle was to highlight the importance of exercise and nutrition and also the benefit of community participation in maintaining a healthy body and mind.

Console do marvellous work. www.console.ie


Boden Div One U14 Hurlers win the Thurles Regional Feile na nGael, Saturday 20th June

Well done to Boden's Dublin Feile Winners on their Regional Feile Tournament Blitz win in Thurles. Playing in Semple Stadium, they beat Douglas Gaa of Cork in the Final claiming The Seamus O Riain Division One title. Many thanks to Brendan and Brian, and the many parents and supporters who travelled to Thurles with the team.


Lotto on Summer Break - Returns Aug 4th


Our U16 Footballers win Dublin 'A' Championship

Our U16A Footballers make it 2 in a Row!

Congratulations and Very Well Done to our lads on winning Champo 2015, Parnell Park Saturday 23rd May. Commiserations to Naomh Olaf who really put it up to Ballyboden, especially in the 1st half. Many thanks to the Boden mentors who prepared the boys so well, to parents, friends and all the great Boden support who travelled to all their matches throughout their campaign.

It's a family affair...

Pictured are Kevin Walsh U16 Football Championship winning manager with his father Pat, a long serving Ballyboden man, who managed the Clubs U16 Football Championship win in 1993!  Pat's holding Kevins daughter Laoise and standing from left to right are his grandchildren Cathal, Oisin & Aoibheann.


Na Siúltóirí Buadáin - Check out Howth Video

Hill of Howth June 2015 - Eamonn O'Sullivan

Na Siúltoiri Buadáin welcome new members.

The requirements for membership are as follows:

  • Reasonable Level of Fitness
  • Good Walking Boots and Raingear
  • Full/Associate membership of Ballyboden St Endas GAAClub
  • Membership of Mountaineering Ireland.

Contact Therese Keville re-membership.  Mobile: 087 6175421    Email: tkeville@eircom.net

  • A Challenge on the highest mountain in Ireland - Carrauntoohil (1038m) - is being scheduled for Saturday 27 June 2015.  Further details to come but interested participants should inform Therese Keville tkeville@eircom.net or Teresa Dolan tessbarrett@hotmail.com asap.
  • June - August 2015
  • Membership Details

U12 Camogie Trip to Kilkenny sponsored with thanks to Bus Eireann

U12 Camogie Team pictured with the Liam McCarthy Cup in the front of Kilkenny Castle.

You can read a full report of their trip (with more pics) here

The 12th Boden Camogie blitz for 9-13yr olds took place on Friday and was a great success, with 200 girls taking part. See here for report and more photo's.

              


Ballyroan Boys' N.S. Hurling Win in Croke Park

A big congratulations to the Ballyroan Boys' N.S. on their recent Hurling Win in Croke Park. Many of the team are Boden players.

''The boys were had an early start in Croke Park on Tuesday morning against close neighbours Scoil Naithí. The raced into an early first half lead thanks to points from distance from Eoin Deignan and Ryan O'Dwyer. By halftime though Scoil Naithí had a 4  point lead. Ballyroan struggled to find their feet in the early part of the second half and found themselves 7 points adrift with less than 10 minutes remaining. The Boden boys dug deep though and were lead by captain fantastic - Ryan O' Dwyer, who scored 2 -7 on the day, to make the come back of all come backs. David Keogh sealed the victory with an outstanding point in the dying minutes. The boys from Ballyroan won by a point on a score line of 4 - 11 to 5 - 7.'


Wedding Bells

Senior hurler Simon Daly and ladies footballer Jenny Keane on their recent wedding day in Ashford Castle.  Congrats!


Ballyboden Division One U14 Hurlers Win Feile na nGael Final

Well done and congratulations to the Feile Hurlers and mentors on winning Feile beating Castleknock in Parnell Park on Sunday in the Divison One Feile Final. Many thanks to the supporters, friends and family who turned out to cheer on the boys in the inclement weather.

Hard Luck to our Division 3 hurlers, who despite showing great heart and spirit in the dreadful weather conditions, didnt make it out of their group stage. Well done to the boys, their mentors and supporters on their endeavours.


Bend it like...Griffin

Proving that she's not too shabby at this Camogie lark, word has reached us here of a 35 metre sideline cut last night from the irrepressible Anne Griffin (pictured above). That's twice in a month Anne! Congrats


It's a small world after all...

Ballyboden players Natalia Hyland and Fiona Higgins (ex Intermediate BBSE Camogie) who marked each other  in the Busan, South Korea Gaelic tournament. Natalia plays for Seoul Gaels and Fiona is the new Chairperson of Daegu Fianna, South Korea. They will be meeting each other at tournaments over the summer. It's great to see the girls back playing together - the last time was at U16 Camogie!


Ballyboden B Team Div 2 Feile

Despite finding it tough going in their division 2 league campaign this season the Boden B Squad arrived in good spirits for Feile. They were determined to get the most out of the Feile experience and had prepared well over the last few weeks of training. So they headed up the M50 to Skerries in the rain early Saturday morning in a confident mood.

Read the full story here


Grafton Lounge Promotion


Ladies Football section needs YOU!

Would you like to be involved in the Ballyboden St.Enda's Communications Committee? We are looking for a representative to work with the Ladies Football Section of the club. The representative would be responsible to highlight the Ladies football section on a weekly and monthly basis. If you are interested or would like more information - please contact sineadryanmedia@gmail.com


GAA National Games Development Conference 2015

Well done to our Club Coaches Brian O' Regan & Paul Mc Loughlin who presented Ballyboden at the  GAA National Coaching Conference in Croke Park. The lads presented on Building Coaching Capacity in Your Club and specifically spoke about the clubs Forbairt Coaching Programme which ran last year for our youth coaches. Two of the Forbairt programme members Fionn Maguire and Sinead Crowley also spoke on their experience as young coaches in Ballyboden and they represented the club extremely professionally and with great confidence.

The response to the presentation from the delegates at the conference was really positive and it was one of the best ever attended conferences with over 900 coaches from all over the country in attendance. Well done to all involved!

See the links below for upcoming courses in the club.

Foundation Award Course

Award One Child Course

 

 


2015 Membership Now Due

Membership for 2015 is now available to pay online. Please go to our membership page for details as to how to pay.


Important Notice Re: Changes to Club Membership Payment

Please see this importance letter from Club Chairperson, Brendan Moran, on the changes to payment of club membership from 2015 onwards.


Membership Card - Bar Pricing

Important Reminder: As and from Monday October 6th, Members will need to produce their membership card to avail of lower bar pricing. Please see this important notice from Club Chairperson, Brendan Moran, regarding the changes in bar pricing for members. For those Adult Members who have yet to receive their card please contact either your playing section or email Liam Carter (registrar@bodengaa.ie)


Juvenile Boys Injury Claims Procedure


Boden News 2014

The 2014 Boden News Annual is now available in the bar. Thanks to all those who contributed to make it happen, we hope you, the members, enjoy the highlights of the year.

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from the Communications Committee.smiley


New Garda Vetting Forms

The new Garda Vetting forms and guidelines can all be downloaded from our forms page. Please click here.


Security Message from Club Chairperson

Measures  are  being  implemented   that  will   improve  Security  policies  for Training  and  Match  day  events. However on  specific  occasions at  Pairc Ui Mhurchu  where social  or  other events are  taking  place, we  do  need volunteers to  patrol the  car  park  area. If sufficient people  volunteer for  this  work, it  is  envisaged that they would only be  called  upon  twice a year [max]  for such security. Training & security detail will be provided as  part  of  this  programme. Could people advise our General Manager, Noel Sheridan  at  087 2933829 or email noelpsheridan@yahoo.co.uk, if you  wish  to become a volunteer. In  this regard, as  Chairman, I have put my own name forward as  a volunteer.

Brendan Moran, Club Chairperson


Coaching and Games Development Plan 2014

Please find attached the "Coaching & Games Development Plan 2014". The plan has been formulated in conjunction with the Coaching & Games Executive and was passed by the Club Executive last week.

Upcoming Social Events

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