Club News

The Bearna-Na Forbacha U15's long and successful season finally came to an end on Saturday, losing the U15C Galway County hurling final to Sylane. The sides went into the break level at 6 points each, but Sylane pulled away in the second half to win comfortably, although more than once our lads threatened a comeback with some well taken scores.

The adult hurlers are in action this weekend in the Junior A Championship preliminary quarter final against local rivals Spiddal. The game is at Pearse Stadium on Saturday 17th, and throw-in is at 3.30pm. Extra time will be played if necessary. Please come and support the team in this key game for the club.

The Under-15 hurlers recorded a fine victory over Ballinderreen at the weekend in a high-scoring game, winning by 6-19 to 4-12. They've now reached the county U15C Championship Final against Sylane, which will be played Saturday 10th October at Ballinderreen.  Throw-in is at 11am - please come and support the team.

The Senior team is back in action next weekend, October 17th, in the Junior A Championship Preliminary Quarter Final.

The recent Turf Draw was won by Keith Sheridan - congratulations Keith, and thanks to all for your support for our fundraising activities.

The Bearna-Na Forbacha minor hurlers completed their long season this weekend with a hard-fought Shield match against Annaghdown at Furbo pitch.  Despite missing several key players, they went into an early lead, but were pegged back by a spirited display from Annaghdown who finished the first half a point up. Annaghdown forged ahead in the second half and despite a late rally from the home side, Annaghdown finished up winners on the day. 

The U15's have been on a great run recently, putting up big scores against Kiltormer and Sylane, followed by a narrow one-point victory over Kinvara. They've now reached the semi-final of the Championship, and play Ballindereen at 12 noon on Sunday, Oct 4th. The game is at Furbo pitch - all support welcome!

Bearna-Na Forbacha's adult team narrowly lost to Ballygar at the weekend in the Junior A Championship. Down by 5 points at half time, they staged a comeback in the second half, to lose by just a point, The final score was 0-16 to 1-14.

The club's first Last Man Standing fundraiser of the season starts this weekend with €1000 going to the winner. Tickets are available from any club member, or check the links above for contact numbers. Entries close at 5pm Friday 21st.

The senior hurlers continued their successful run in the Junior A Championship with an impressive 0-14 to 2-1 victory over Clarinbridge in Carnmore on Saturday in very wet conditions. 

Meanwhile the Cois Fharraige U13's recent good run of results was interrupted by a narrow 3-point loss to Killimor at the weekend, despite leading at half time against the wind. 

On Saturday 25th July  our Junior C team take on Sylane in the Championship. The game is at 7:30pm at Furbo pitch.

Bearna-na Forbacha's senior hurlers are progressing well with recent wins in the Junior A Championship, beating St. Thomas by 13 points, followed last week by a 1-21 to 4-4 victory over Gort at Ballindereen. Their next game is Saturday 18th, against Clarinbridge. The game will be played at Carnmore, and throw-in is at 7:30pm.
 
The Cois Fharraige U13's also play on Saturday 18th at 1:30pm, where they meet Killimor on Furbo pitch. They also are also on a good run. Last week they clocked up a big scoreline away to Portumna, with a 7-11 to 2-5 victory over an under-strength local side. This followed a home game against Ahascragh/Fohenagh where they ground out a four points-a-piece draw in very poor weather conditions.

Furbo community pitch was buzzing with activity all week during the Kellog's GAA Cúl Campa. Over 100 aspiring young hurlers from ages 6 to 13 took part from Na Forbacha, Bearna, Buaile Beag and An Spidéal, learning and practising the skills of hurling - go léir as Gaeilge! Congratulations to all who helped make this event such as success.

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