BALLINASLOE TOWN AFC CLUB NEWS - 2018/2019 SEASON
CLUB SHOP IS OPEN & ONLINE
Did You Know that the Brian McCormick Sports shop is available on the link here CLUB SHOP so why not have a look and see what Ballinasloe Town AFC items are available.
SENIORS WIN DIVISIONAL CUP
An exciting game that saw Ballinasloe Senior A win the Hanley Quarries Premier Division Cup against Ballymoe FC in Lecarrow. Despite going behind Ballinasloe battled back in the second half to send the game into extra time and it was club stalwart Liam Lynch who secured the cup with an extra time winner.
RATTIGAN MARCHES U18S INTO THE SHIELD FINAL
A great display was the order of the day as Ballinasloe Town U18's had an imperious win over Cloonfad United on Saturday. With Joseph Rattigan helping himself to a hat trick and McGerald (x2) Poland (x1) & Phelan (x1) all contributing to an excellent team performance they will now play Kilkerrin United, who won their respective semi final 1-0 against Dunmore Town in the final. Date and Venue of RDYSL Shield final to be confirmed.
BALLINASLOE UNDERAGE FINALS OVER BANK HOLIDAY WEEKEND
A few finals & fixtures to keep our supporters going this Bank Holiday weekend as the season comes to its exciting finale for a few of our young players.
Friday 3rd May
Under 9 Finals Blitz (ADSL medals presented to all) Venue Ballinasloe where competing teams are Ballinasloe, East Galway, St. Josephs & Hodson Bay @6.45pm.
Saturday 4th May
Under 8 Finals Blitz (ADSL medals presented to all) Venue St Josephs where they host St. Josephs, Ballinasloe, Hodson Bay & St. Francis @10.00am.
U13 Premier Cup Final where Ballinasloe Town are up against Temple Villa in Athlone Town Stadium @1.45pm.
U10 North 5th/6th Place Final where its St. Francis Kestrals v Ballinasloe Comanches @Iona Park @2.15pm.
U10 East 3rd/4th Place Final where its Temple Villa Tigers v Ballinasloe Cheyennes in Iona Park @3.30pm.
U10 North Cup Final when St. Josephs Red v Ballinasloe Apaches @Iona Park 5.45pm.
Sunday 5th May
U13/14 Combi Cup Final where it's Ballinasloe Town Flyers v St. Francis Wild Boars @Athlone Town Stadium @4.30pm.
Monday 6th May
Under 11 North 3rd/4th Place Final St. Francis Cobras v Ballinasloe Town @Athlone Town Stadium @12.15pm
U11 South Cup Final Ballinasloe Town v Hodson Bay Tigers @Athlone Town Stadium @1.15pm.
Tuesday 7th May
Under 12 Premier League Temple Villa v Ballinasloe Town @6.45pm
Good Luck to all of our teams and their opponents on these days.
FAI SMALL SIDED GAMES WORKSHOPS
The FAI and Roscommon County Council are delivering two small sided games workshops for coaches and parents. The workshops are 3 hours each and will both run the same day, Saturday 11th May 2019. The venue will be the Roscommon and District League Grounds Lecarrow. The 7v7 Workshop runs from 10am until 1pm and the 9v9 Workshop will run from 2pm until 5pm. Each participant will receive a certificate upon completion of each course on the day. The cost of the Workshops are €25 each and places must be booked by clicking on the links below and registering. For further queries please contact Adrian 0860455957/mailto: email@example.com Booking Links: 7v7 Workshop Roscommon & 9v9 Workshop Roscommon
The Athlone District Schoolboys/girls League executive committee have decided to cancel the U9 blitz planned for Ballinasloe Friday 26th April. This is for health & safety reasons due to the weather warning. It will be re-fixed for a later date.
BTAFC CLUB WRAP UP
Seniors lost out to St Peters by the odd goal in the RDFL Challenge Cup in Lecarrow in their semi final. U16's had a good result as it ran out Ballinasloe 2-1 Moore United with Luke Caufield and Cameron O'Leary scoring. The previous evening Under 18's played at home to Skyvalley Rovers running out comprehensive winners 5-1 in their respective Challenge Cup match.
SWEENEY GRABS A HAT TRICK IN SEMI FINAL
U12 North team won their Premier Division cup quarter final 3-2 over St Francis last week with Joshua Lloyd grabbing a brace and Josh Bradley adding another. Last week also saw Sundays Combi Cup Semi final end in a comprehensive 4-0 win to Ballinasloe Flyers as they went one nil up through Darrell Sweeney and shortly afterwards John ward made it 2-0 before the half ended. Darrell added another two in the second half to get a well deserved hat trick. They now face St Francis in the final on the May bank holiday.
EASTER UNDERAGE FIXTURES NOW ONLINE
www.BallinasloeTownAFC.com would like to wish all of our Underage players a Happy Easter as they embark on their holidays, remember the footy still goes on with plenty of fixtures in the ADSL and the Halewood trip to Liverpool. Latest fixtures now up and running here- http://www.ballinasloetownafc.com/underage-fixtures.html
Need to get to a game? Then why not check out our Underage ADSL fixtures list in our club menu (just under NEWS) for lots of exciting games to be seen involving Ballinasloe Town AFC. With this in mind we would like to wish all of our sides the best of luck in their respective matches this weekend.
ROSCOMMON CUP GIVES THE TOWN AN EDGE
The league campaign may be over but the Seniors exploits in the Roscommon Cup seem to be providing the side with some excellent performances and drive going forward. After a league campaign that seemed to stutter at times the Cup has provided the same side an opportunity to gel and get stronger and this was highlighted by The Town's excellent win away in Castlerea last week. Still plenty to play for and watch for our supporters as the season continues. Full Cup Match Reports now online. Follow the LINK here --- http://www.ballinasloetownafc.com/latest-match-reports-2018-19.html
LATEST UNDERAGE FIXTURES
Why not see who is playing who this weekend as the ADSL fixtures are now out in our Underage Fixtures list in our club menu above. Plenty of Ballinasloe Town footy action home and away for your enjoyment.
CLUB NEWS AND THANKS AFTER THE HOLS!!!
We have just recently updated our Match Reports Section for all those who wish to see how the action has progressed over the past few weeks, a big thank you to Mark Duffy for being a regular contributor at Ballinasloe Town AFC dot com and for taking the time to write these reports. We have also updated our Underage fixtures and once again must thank PJ Allen for the ADSL fixtures list that we receive each week and understand the difficulties compiling these fixtures can cause. And lastly but not leastly after Marto's fantastic Lotto win last week our all new Jackpot is €1,100. So if you see any sellers around town then please give your support to this very worthwhile and very winnable Lottery competition. Yours In Sport Ballinasloe Town AFC dot com admin.
HAPPY ST PATRICKS DAY
Ballinasloe Town AFC would like to wish all of our Players, Managers, Members and Supporters a Happy and Safe St Patricks Day from all at the club and Ballinasloe Town AFC dot com.
LOTTO JACKPOT WON
Congratulations to our €16,000 Jackpot winner who was confirmed as Martin 'Marto' Creaven who won the Ballinasloe Town AFC club lotto this week. Ballinasloe Town would like to send our best wishes to him and will be in touch about presenting the cheque.