Cois Fharraige hurlers celebrated a fine win in the U15C county final in Pearse Stadium on Sunday. It was a close encounter in the first half, with the sides tied at 2-2 to 0-8 at the break. Cois Fharraige pulled away in the second half to win comfortably with a scoreline of 2-4 to 1-15. Congratulations to all on a very successful year. Check out bnaf.hurling on facebook for pictures of the occasion.
The Bearna-Na Forbacha hurling and camogie club's sponsored walk in Furbo was well attended in beautiful weather last weekend, with over 70 walkers between parents and children - thanks to all who participated.
The club's Last Man Standing fundraiser starts this weekend with €1000 going to the winner. Entries by 5pm on Friday 4th November from any club member, or from Michael Gill at 087-6525983.
Pearse Stadium is the venue this weekend for the U15C Hurling Championship final, where Cois Fharraige take on Rahoon-Newcastle. This follows semifinal success last Sunday, where Cois Fharraige overcame Padraic Pearses at Spiddal by a scoreline of 1-8 to 0-8. The final is on Sunday Oct 30th, and throw-in is at 12 noon.
Also as a reminder this Sunday the fancy-dress walk starts at 11am from Páirc na bhForbacha and finishes at the Halla with fun, games and prizes.
Bearna-Na Forbacha hurling & camogie club is running its "Last Man Standing" fundraiser shortly with €1000 on offer to the winner. Entries are required by 6pm on Friday, Nov 4th. Entry forms are available from Michael Gill at 087-6525983 or any club member.
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.