The Bearna-Na Forbacha adult hurlers met Mícheál Breathnach in the Junior A Championship preliminary quarter final in Pearse Stadium on Saturday, October 1st. While not being on the winning side this time, it was a good achievement for the team to reach this stage of the competition, and gives the club a solid foundation on which to build for next season.
The U9's and U10's played Mícheál Breathnach in sunny conditions last weekend at Páirc na bhForbacha, with 35 players on show in a Go-Games blitz. They follow-up this coming weekend in an U10 tournament in St Mary's College - always a superbly organised event.
The U8's and U7's were also in action in blitzes last the weekend against Mícheál Breathnach and Moycullen respectively with a great turn-out from both players and parents on both occasions.
The Bearna-Na Forbacha adult hurlers are in action at Pearse Stadium on Saturday Oct 1st, where they meet local rivals Mícheál Breathnach in the Junior A Championship preliminary quarter final. Throw-in is at 3:30pm and all support will be greatly appreciated for this key match.
The U9's and U10's are in action this weekend, also versus Mícheál Breathnach, in a blitz at Páirc na bhForbacha on Sunday 2nd October at 10:15am. Other upcoming fixtures for our young hurlers include the annual St Mary's U10 hurling blitz and the Galway GAA U8 blitz in Mayo, both next weekend. Further details next next week.
Cois Fharraige U15 hurlers had another good win on Monday against Ballinderreen in Spiddal. Leading by 2-6 to 1-5 at half time, they continued their good form through the second half winning by 4-16 to 2-10. Both teams go through now to the county semifinals - Cois Fharraige as group winners.
The adult hurlers are in action on Saturday Oct 1st in the Junior A county preliminary quarter final against local rivals Mícheál Breathnach. The game is in Moycullen and throw-in is at 2pm.
Bearna-Na Forbacha U12 hurlers were in action last Saturday in the Galway U12 Group3 league semi-final against an unbeaten Gort side. Despite Bearna-Na Forbacha being slightly better in general play in the first half, Gort were more clinical in front of goal and were in front at half time. Gort forged ahead after the break to win comprehensively, although Bearna-Na Forbacha also scored some fine goals in this period. Overall it was a great year for the lads, with a haul of five wins from 7 games. Well done to the team and coaches.
The U15 Cois Fharraige U15 hurlers had a fine 4-10 to 2-4 win over Micheál Breathnach's on Saturday, and are now joint table leaders with Ballinderreen. Their next game is next Monday, Sept 19th in Spiddal against Ballinderreen with throw-in at 6:30pm.
Last but not least the U8's and U7's were in action in another blitz at the weekend, with Salthill as hosts. Over 30 players took part in an enjoyable evening of fun and hurling.
It's a busy time for local hurlers with the U10s, U12s, U15s and U21s all in action.
Firstly Bearna-Na Forbacha face a stiff challenge in the U12 county hurling league semifinal at 11am on Saturday 10th. They play away to Gort, who are unbeaten in the league this year. This is followed the same evening by the Cois Fharraige U21 hurlers in the championship against Portumna at Páirc na bhForbacha, with throw-in at 6pm.
The following morning, Sunday 11th at 10:30am, the U10s host Salthill at Páirc na bhForbacha in the Go-Games series of blitzes, following last Friday's very successful games in Spiddal. To complete this weeks activities, the Cois Fharraige U15s play Balinderreen next Thursday, September 15th. The game is in Spiddal with throw-in at 6pm.