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Christmas Trees - Open Thursday and Friday at 6pm


Minor A Camogie Champions

Congratulations to our Minor A Camogie team who won the A Camogie Championship Final against St. Vincent's in Abbotstown on Sunday morning. They overcame a brave Vincent's challenge to take the title by a score of 2-6 to 0-8. See here for report


U21 Championship & AFL1 SF

Congrats to our U21 footballers after their 5-09 to 2-12 victory over Na Fianna in the Championship QF. Pictured is James Madden climbing high to win ball. More pics by Sean Gilheaney here. Report to folllow.

Congrats to our Senior footballers who reached the AFL1 League Final with a 2-11 to 0-14 victory over Crokes on Sunday.


Christmas Unwrapped

Come along on 7th/ 8th December for a great night's entertainment by The Boden Theatre Group - A Festive Look At Christmas Through Drama, Poetry, Songs & A Lot Of Comedy! Only €10.00 for a great night's entertainment and ALL proceeds from the night go to the Capuchin Day Centre for Homeless People. Call Carol to reserve tickets: 0864070015. Limited tickets will be available on the door each night.


Help a sick child this Christmas


December @ Boden


Lotto Results 04/12/16


Minor A League Champions

Congrats to the Minor A hurlers on their magnificent win over Na Fianna to capture the Minor A League. Click here for a report from Le Fear Bog


Club Calendar 2017

The Ballyboden St.Enda's Club Calendar 2017 has arrived!
It's the gift that keeps giving all year round, all for just a fiver... grab your copy now in the bar. Also on sale at the club Acadamies over the coming weeks.

Pictured at the launch were Brendan Moran Club Chairman, Rachel Ruddy, Dermot Cooke Just Maths.ie, Stephen O'Connor and Danny Griffin sponsorship manager.


Congrats

Congratulations to Boden's Síle Nic Coitír who won the Friends of Dublin Hurling (FODH) Camogie player of the year 2016 award at the Red Cow Morans Hotel.


Senior Citizens Xmas Party


Latest from Twitter


JB's gain promotion to AFL8

Congrats to our Junior B footballers won promotion to AFL8 with an excellent 1-08 to 0-09 victory over Round Towers Lusk yesterday capping a terrific year for the management and panel. Report HERE


An ode to Andy McEntee

When the dust settles, and people begin to reflect in earnest on Meath-bound Andy McEntee’s tenure as manager of Ballyboden St Enda’s, he will surely go down as one of the most inspired appointments in club management...

Read the full piece by our own Shane O'Brien here

                               

Andy McEntee also chats to 98FM's Derek Ryan about his successful 3-year stint at Ballyboden St Endas- and how he expects them to continue their success in the coming years. Hear more on Sunday's Now That's What I Call Sport on 98FM from 9am.

 
 

Boden Walking Group

Members of the Boden walking group on Saturdays walk to Orlagh House (Augustinians).

This was followed by a coffee morning in the Clubhouse in aid of Sandra Free fundraising efforts for St. John's ward in Crumlin Hospital.

€1350 was collected for this worthy cause.


Support BBSE with AIB's Home Insurance Offer

To celebrate their sponsorship of the GAA Club Championship for a 25th consecutive year, AIB are offering a new GAA reward scheme. Anyone who switches or purchases a new AIB Home Insurance policy can nominate a GAA Club of their choice to receive a €50 cash reward.

For more information please contact Pat McTigue at AIB Rathfarnham on 086 4647663 or see www.aib.ie/gaainsurance #TheToughest.


SAOR training for Ballyboden Mentors Juvenile to Minor

So what is SAOR?  

SAOR, meaning “free”, is the acronym for Support, Ask & Assess, Offer Assistance and Refer and is used to describe a model of brief intervention.  A brief intervention is any intervention that involves the mimimum amount of time to support a change in a particular type of behaviour.  A brief intervention may simply start through a conversation where a problem is identified and the individual is motivated to make a change in relation to the problem behaviour.

While the use of SAOR is designed to guide GAA coaches through a short supportive structured conversation with a player that may be engaged in harmful drug or alcohol use the communication and listening skills acquired through the training can be useful in a variety of training.  

SAOR can work especially well with juvenile members in GAA clubs due to the relationships and strong bonds that exist between players and coaches.  As coaches we regularly ask our players to leave their life issues in the changing room but for some players this wont be possible.  If a player is experiencing difficulty in their lives this can manifest itself both physically and mentally and it is better for a coach to be armed with the skills to deal with these issues if and when they present themselves.

See poster here


Hard Luck to our U15 Footballers beaten in 'A' Championship Final.

Hard Luck to our U15 lads falling to St Sylvesters last Sunday in O' Toole Park in the 'A' Championship Final. Many thanks to all who came along to support the team.


U16A Ladies Football Championship Winners!

Photo courtesy of Liam Cunningham

Congratulations to the U16A ladies football team who won the championship in style against Kilmacud Crokes on a scoreline of 3-11 to 1-4

Full match report here http://www.bodengaa.ie/home/ladies_football.506.ladiesfootball.html


Huge congratulations to our U15 Hurlers, 2016 'A' U15 County Champions and Divison One League Winners.

 

Photos courtesy of Miriam Doyle.

Well done to our U15 Hurlers, Dublin County Champions, and Brian and Brendan on another great win, beating St Vincent's in the Division One League Final last Sunday on the Prunty pitch. Many thanks to all who came out to support the team. Boden Abú!


Gym Update

Ballyboden's gym refurbishment is now complete, please see the attached link for important information about access.

CLICK HERE

 


Cruinn - Summer Camp Sponsorship

Thanks once again to Jack Nolan of Cruinn Diagnostics for their generous sponsorship of Ballyboden's Summer Camp 2016.

L-R Paul Mc Loughlin, Brendan Moran Club Chairman, Jack Nolan Managing Director Cruinn Diagnostics, Danny Griffin sponsorship manager, Brian O' Regan.

Front Ciara Griffin,Cathal Mc Clane, Karrie Rudden and Colin Duffy.


Knocklyon Parish Camogie Sponsorship

Thanks once again to Fr.Paddy and Knocklyon Parish for their continued support of the Camogie section. Pictured below at the sponsorship launch were Laura Nagle, Eimear Lucey, Hanna Hyland, Richie Sweetman, Fr Paddy, James Murray, Danny Griffin Sponsorship manager, Sarah Nagle, front Millie Larkin and Ciara Griffin.


October-December walking schedule

October-December walking schedule here 


PUM Update

All, I'm delighted to report that the reconstruction of PUM is now complete (see attached pic) Certainly all those Novenas' paid off as the weather was very kind to us especially over the last two weeks. I'd like to pay a special thanks to all who worked extremely hard to make this happen within a tight time frame. Our principle contractor DarGolf together with consultant Richard Hayden worked many a long evening with Frank Moran and myself to ensure all aspects of project was professionally delivered. The attention to detail by both was exemplary. Also two other key contractors, ACE Fencing and Connacht Sportsnets worked within very specific deadlines to deliver a very high standard of finish on both boundary fence and netting.

  However I cannot let this opportunity pass without mentioning the excellent goodwill and support from our neighbors both in Westbourne and Cremorne. Without their full support this project could not have happened and the club will be forever grateful. On behalf of all Ballyboden St Enda;s and the wider community can I say a big 'Thank You'.

  Finally its now up to all our members to respect this very valuable resource. With seeding now complete we would hope to re-open pitch early summer. However its critical to allow growth to fully develop over next few months undisturbed. Please be vigilant and prevent anyone from accessing the pitch even to collect a ball. It will be to all our benefit in the long term.

Again thanks to everyone for their patience and understanding during the development.
John Ryan, Chairman, Development Committee
 

Security - Volunteers needed

The Club are looking for volunteers to ensure that the gates at our property at Sancta Maria College are locked after 10.pm or when the last car leaves the car park. It would greatly assist our Security personnel if the last car leaving our carpark would lock the gates after them. If you can assist please ring John Manley  086 2045789

Ciorcal Cainte


Juvenile Boys Injury Claims Procedure


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