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Minor Hurling Fixtures

  • Wednesday, July 1st – Minor A V Kilmacud Crokes in Silverpark at 7.30pm
  • Wednesday, July 1st – Minor B V Na Fianna in Ballycullen at 7.30pm
  • Sunday, July 5th – Minor A V Na Fianna in PUM at 11.00am
  • Sunday, July 5th – Minor B V St. Peregrines in Blakestown at 11.00am 

U14A Girls win Division 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.


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


Condolences to Fingal Ravens

We extend our sympathies to the family of Declan O'Brien, the Fingal Ravens club chairman on learning of his sudden passing. Declan presented Ballyboden St.Endas with a wreath to mark the passing of Eoghan Culligan on behalf of the Fingal Ravens club at the Senior Football match last Saturday.

Ar Dheis Dé go raibh Sé.


Ballyboden St Enda's - Eoghan Culligan

Please click here for Eoghans funeral arrangements

" It is with great regret and sadness that we inform you that Ballyboden St Enda's member Eoghan Culligan was one of the six people who tragically lost their lives in Berkeley, California earlier today ( 16th June 2015).

Eoghan has been a member of Ballyboden St Enda's since childhood and was part of the Minor A Championship team that won the Minor Division 1 league and were beaten by Castleknock GAA in the county final of 2011. He continued to play football with both the Intermediate and Junior teams.  Eoghan was very popular with his team mates and this tragic news is keenly felt by all members of our Club, but especially by those players and mentors who knew him well. 

We would like to extend our deepest sympathy to his parents Gerry & Marie and to his brothers Stephen & Andrew and to all the extended Culligan family.

May we take this opportunity of extending our sympathies to all the families of Eoghan's friends who also lost their lives in this terrible tragedy and to wish those who are injured eventual recovery to full health.

Ar dheis lámh Dé go raibh a anam uasal dílis


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


BBSE Summer School of Excellence

CLICK HERE to download the appplication form.


Midweek football fixtures


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.


Boden kit arrives in Kenya! - Sarah Lambert

I would just like to say a huge thank you to everyone that donated club jerseys, academy kits, footballs, hurls, money etc.The experience I had was unbelievable. The children in Kenya are the happiest, most grateful children that I've ever come across. Seeing first hand where they live and the conditions they live in. The walk through the slums, with open sewage about and children playing around it would break your heart. Their lives are so different to ours. We visited primary and secondary schools. The children were so delighted to wear the Ballyboden jerseys. They were so happy, obedient and very eager to learn. We did lots of different activities such as music, arts & crafts and sports and they really enjoyed playing hurling and football !! The interaction was fantastic ! Thank you all so much again, it was greatly appreciated.Sarah Lambert


Week 15 Lotto Results


Camogie Féile winners off to Tipp

Best of luck to our under 14 Féile winners who make the journey south to Borrisoleigh on Saturday next June 20th to play in the National Division 1 Blitz. The county winners from Dublin, Cork, Wexford, Waterford, Galway, Kilkenny, Limerick, Clare and Tipperary will battle it out in two groups split between Borrisoleigh and The Ragg. The winner of each group will meet in Semple Stadium at 3.30 pm.

The girls are well ready for the challenge fresh from some recent strong wins in Challenge Matches. Details of fixtures are set out below – all games played in Borrisoleigh.

Round 1  10.30am  Ballyboden St. Endas (Dublin)  Newcastle West (Limerick)
Round 2  11.15am    
Round 3  12pm  Ballyboden St. Endas (Dublin)  St.Martins (Wexford)
Round 4  12.45pm  Ballyboden St. Endas (Dublin)  Galtir (Waterford)
Round 5  1.30pm  Ballyboden St. Endas (Dublin)  Annacarthy (Tipperary)


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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


GAA RULES COVERING PLAYING ABROAD

Please CLICK HERE for all the relevant information.
 


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

 Click on the title of any event below for more details.