After a very successful summer the local GAA Club, it's now down to the business end of the season as Autumn approaches with lots of teams preparing for county semi-finals and finals.
Both of the girls U12 football teams are in the shield semi-finals in late September. The older Ravens team will play against Dunmore and the younger Hawkes team will be against Monivea.
The older U14 girls (Eagles) were beaten in their cup semi-final against Caltra in what was a very tough but entertaining game that even went to extra time. It was a great achievement for them to have gotten that far and they played so well all season. The younger U14 team (Falcons) also reached a shield semi-final versus Naomh Mhuire to be played in late September
U16 girls will play St James in their Division 2 shield semi-final on Thursday 6th October in the club grounds at 7.00pm .The minor girls also reached the semi-final of their competition and they'll play Loughrea in early October.
The junior ladies have had a great season and they'll play Michael Breathnach's in the ‘Junior B Championship’ Semi Final in early October.
The 'Mothers and Others team' travelled to Dublin in early September to participate in the national blitz and everyone had a great day.
The boys U13 footballers reached the county final in their division where they will play Corofin in late September as well.
Having had a very impressive season the boys U15 footballers reached the county final but despite playing some fantastic football they were beaten by a strong Cortoon team on the day.
The U17 and U19 boys Footballers are currently playing in their respective group games and are hopeful of reaching the semi-final stages.
The junior hurlers reached the quarter final of their division and were beaten by Kilimor in extra time.
All other age groups in hurling and football are continuing to train until the end of October and at that stage some of the younger age groups will move indoors and the older players will have fitness,
strength and conditioning programs to attend over the winter months.
The Ballinasloe GAA Bingo continues every Tuesday in the Emerald Ballroom at 8pm.
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