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senior camogs get off to fantastic start

Well done to our senior camogs who drew last night away to Kilclief, final score 1-7, 2-4.This was a great performance from everyone on the team and the manager could not have asked for more from his young charges on their first outing.See full match report in 'Results' section.

letter from chairperson on the damian lennon cycle challenge

Damian Lennon was a lifelong member of Aghaderg GAC/Ballyvarley HC.   He played football and hurling with the club, he managed teams and served on our Club and County Committee. He also played a huge role in the local Community Games organisation, at both local and county level. ...

damian lennon cycle challenge

In memory of Damian Lennon, Aghaderg GAC/Ballyvarley HC presents the Damian Lennon Cycle Challenge, a sponsored cycle taking place on Sunday 28th May.   Last year Damian Lennon, a lifelong member of Aghaderg GAC/Ballyvarley HC, passed away and to honour his ...

irish language collection

Aghaderg GAC & Ballyvarley HC would like to say a sincere thank you to the Aghaderg Parish and Aghaderg Parishioners for their generous support of the Irish Language collections at masses over St Patrick’s weekend. A total of £325.06 was collected outside masses in Loughbrick ...

celebrating st patrick's day.

Super function in the club last night celebrating St Patrick's Day and "drowning the Shamrock". Lots of food in an extensive buffet and music and song galore with Panache, local dancers and drama group and, of course, that hidden and previously undiscovered talent in the ...

st patrick's night event in ballyvarley hall

Following its success in previous years, the St Patrick's Night celebration is back in Ballyvarley Hall on Friday, 17th March. The St. Patrick's Night festivities will begin at 7:30pm, with an Irish buffet provided and Irish coffees made to order. It will als ...

gerard o'neill winner in first down draw 2017

The first Down Draw of the year took place on February 25th in the Shamrocks Club, with local Gerard O'Neill winning £200. Warmest congratulations are extended to all those who won in this first draw, and, with the draw continuing throughout the year there ar ...

meeting to discuss future development of the club

Aghaderg GAC/Ballyvarley HC is holding an open meeting to discuss the future development of the club on Sunday, 26th February. Chairperson Donal Moran will be chairing the meeting, which is to be held in Ballyvarley Hall from 5pm – 7pm. This is an opportunity to help the clu ...

irish language classes for kids

Want to start learning the Irish language and have some fun? Starting from Sunday 26th February, Beginner Irish Languages Classes will be available in Ballyvarley Hall. The classes are open to primary school children from P4 to P7 and will be held weekly from 1 ...

football coaching courses dates

Football Coaching Courses are being offered in Aghaderg and Tullylish on the following dates:Tuesday 14th February @ 7:30-8:30pmCOACHING ATTACKING PLAYTutor: Benny Coulter (Down GAA)Pitch Session under lights in Tullylish.Monday 20th February @ 7:30-8:30pmFUNDAMENTALS OF GAA ...

club president congratulates ulster gaa young person of the year

Club President Bertie Leckey has congratulated Katie Canniford after she was named Ulster GAA Young Person of the Year 2016.The award was presented at the Ulster GAA President’s Awards 2016, a gala dinner held at the Slieve Russell Hotel on 26th November to recognise special ...

club registration day - february 5th 12:30pm

Aghaderg GAC/Ballyvarley HC would like to invite you all to the Club Registration Day at Ballyvarley Hall, taking place on Sunday 5th February from 12:30 to 2:30pm. It’s that time of year again and all players – underage, minor, and senior – are asked to attend to register ...

invitation to senior awards night for 2016

We are pleased to invite you to the Aghaderg GAC/Ballyvarley HC Senior Awards Night, being held on Friday 27th January in Ballyvarley Hall at 7:30pm. Tickets are set at £10 and there will be a buffet, and 4 x Night at the Races to go along with the awards. Please note that there ...

2017 senior camogie meeting

2017 Senior Camogie gets underway with a meeting for the players.We are fielding a Senior Camogie team in 2017. It is a historic moment as it will be the first time the club has a senior side since 1998. A lot of girls are playing at lower age levels and we need to provide a t ...

santa sunday a resounding success

On Sunday past, Ballyvarley Hall played host to the Aghaderg Santa Sunday. The family fun day and volunteer appreciation event was a great success with appearances from Louie the magician, face-painters and balloon modellers, the local fire department, and, of course, the ...

fundamental hurling programme at st francis's

Please see opposite a photo of the P2 and P3 classes which took part in a fundamental hurling program which ran every Tuesday from September delivered by Ryan Gaffney. Today was their final session. They are a great bunch of kids and seem keen to continue playing hurl ...

santa sunday, sunday 18th december

Aghaderg G.A.C and Ballyvarley H.C. invite all children, parents, members and volunteers to a fun-filled festive day, to show our appreciation for your continued support throughout the year!Sunday 18th December 3.00pm to 5.00pmDon't forget to dress festively!!!!Thank You and Happ ...

katie canniford wins ulster youth volunteer of the year award

Congratulations to Katie Canniford on winning the Ulster Youth Volunteer of The Year Award.The Award was presented to Katie's Mum at a Black Tie Event in The Slieve Russell Hotel County Cavan on Saturday night.This is a great honour for Katie and the Club for her work at the Yout ...

more sad news for our local club with the passing of johnny stewart

It is with great sadness that we have learned of the death of another member of our community as Johnny Stewart passed away this morning. We extend our deepest sympathy to his wife Vera and the entire family circle.Johnny had only just stopped this year from bein ...

****black friday deal**** club gear can now be purchased online from o'neills

Our Club Gear page has just gone live and items can now be purchased on-line from O'Neills. Just click on the link below and this will bring you straight to the site.You can buy Jersey's, Shorts, Skorts, Tracksuit Bottoms, Hoodies, Socks, T-Shirts, Polo Shirts etc*** BLACK FRID ...

former down captain and three times all-ireland medal winner joe lennon dies.

It is with great sadness that Down GAA have learned of the death of former Aghaderg man, Joe Lennon, All Ireland winner in 1960,61 and captain of our All Ireland winning team of 1968.  We extend our deepest sympathy to his wife Anne and the entire family ...

club quiz night, friday 25th november.

Our Club will be holding their annual Quiz Night in Rice's Hotel Poyntzpass next Friday night 25th November at 9PM.Please come along to help raise much needed funds for the running of all our club games and activities.Entry Fee will be £2 per person.

gareth 'magic' johnson is star guest at juvenile awards night.

BIG STAR FOR A BIG EVENT! Guest speakers don't come much bigger than Down and Ulster Senior Hurling Star Gareth "Magic" Johnson as he distributed the awards and shared his wisdom with our youth at the club's highly successful Juvenile Awards Prese ...

“come dine with me” fund raising event

AGHADERG GAA “Come Dine with Me” Fund Raising Event ...

football meeting sunday 27th november at 12 noon

Hi all We are trying to set up a football sub committee ....Note for all age levels of football to improve Aghaderg s football profile now and for the future.Everyone with an interest to help, or an opinion please please come to the first gathering at the club on Sunday 2 ...

annual club sponsor walk from scarva tea rooms to poyntzpass & back

What a lovely morning for a STROLL IN THE COUNTRYSIDE!! The young, the very young and the, well, not-so-young enjoyed their "dander" to Poyntzpass and back on the Club's ANNUAL SPONSORED WALK. Thanks to everyone who turned out, it was a magnificent show of support for the ...

annual sponsored walk saturday 8th october

Saturday 8th October is only one week away!!!!!! Time to dust down those Sponsor Sheets and start raising some money!£30 Voucher for the person who raises the most money.£20 Voucher for the second highest amount raised.If you would like to support the fund-raising walk and ...

u-14 hurlers end season with trip to gosford go-karting.

U-14 Hurlers enjoy a fantastic wind down to bring the season to a close.Thanks to Terence for organising the Karting day at Markethill. It was great to see all the team together enjoying themselves. A perfect end to the best season ever , thanks again T.Thanks so much to each ...

aghaderg u-15 camog's win the mary mckeown shield, saturday 1st october 2016.

Well done to our U-15 Camogs today in winning the Mary McKeown shield in Newry.Check out the link below as the girls receive their medals. https://www.facebook.com/peter.mcconville.37/videos/1799673390255657/ Normal 0 false false false ...

u-10 footballers perform brilliantly at tullylish blitz.

Fantastic showing by the Aghaderg U-10's at blitz in Tullylish. Playing in horrendous conditions, the team swept past both Tullylish and Drumgath raining goals and points galore. Aghaderg progressed to the semi finals of the cup where they were narrowly defeated by Clan n ...

acbc council accredited courses

Armagh City, Banbridge & Craigavon Borough Council will be delivering the following accredited courses as part of its Coach Education Programme for 2016/17:   Workshop 1   Title:                      First Aid for Sp ...

down gaa county finals weekend

It's Cousin against Cousin, it's local, it's personal, it's up close. There's no hiding place...... It's Down Championship Finals Weekend. Friday 23rd September 2016: Venue:  Mayobridg ...

aghaderg u-10's & u-8's win at banbridge tournament

Congratulations to our U-10 & U-8 footballers.Aghaderg's U-10's won the Tommy Bradley Plaque on the 4th September by beating Clonduff in the final.Aghaderg U-8's won the Kevin Murphy shield on 3rd September by beating Banbridge in the final.See Team Photo's in 'Gallery' secti ...

2016 down gaa all county u14 hurling championship shield final

Ballyvarley close out the game in the U-14 Hurling Championship Semi-final Wednesday night past! What a performance from Ballyvarley U-14 hurlers in going to the (favourites) Carryduff and beating them by 2 points in their own backyard.... Ballyvarley 6-6, Carryduff 6-4A t ...

clann na derg u-12's win div ii league title

Congratulations to both Ronan Armstrong and Ronan Sands. Well done boys you represented our club well in your successful year.....unbeaten!

annual sponsored walk saturday 8th october

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annual club bbq saturday 13th august

You can't afford to miss this fabulous THREE FOR ONE DEAL on SATURDAY 13th AUG. Club BBQ + Re-union of 2006 JHC Winning team + Folk Night with Hyland Paddy. Tickets go on sale from this weekend!

club activities postponed - due to the sad passing of damien lennon.

All club activities are currently postponed as a mark of respect to the Lennon family on the passing of Damien Lennon. Damien was a lifelong member of our club, former player and committee member and will be sadly missed by all. Our condolences are extended ...

its a long way to tipperary!

Good luck to our U-14 Hurling team and their mentors this weekend 17th - 19th June as they head for Carrick-on-Suir for the National Feile Finals. Enjoy the experience!! Wish we were there.

'aghaderg does strictly'

Bank holiday, May  weekend 2016 and the Canal Court Hotel Newry opened the doors of the Millers conference centre for ‘Aghaderg  Does Strictly’. This was to be the public demonstration of all the glitz and glamour developed over four months of fun, pre ...

club activities postponed - due to the sad passing of john henry o'neill

All club activities are are currently postponed as a mark of respect to the O'Neill family on the passing of John Henry O'Neill. John Henry was involved in all aspects of our club over very many years and will be sadly missed by all.Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam.

night at the races - friday 20 may bus bar

Night at the Races will take place on Friday 20th May at 8pm in the Bus Bar BanbridgeSponsorship opportunities still exist £40 to sponsor a race and £20 for a horse.Contact Donal on (078) 1312 2452

ballyvarley are division 3 feilé champions 2016

We'll done to the Ballyvarley U-14 hurlers who won the Div3 Feile today in Portaferry with a superb win over Kilclief/Ben Dearg' This was a fantastic achievement, the boys played really well with a very young team.Photos in 'Gallery'

down minor camogs are all-ireland champions

Congratulations to Katie Canniford on winning an All-Ireland Minor Title with Down Minor Camogie Team.Down won a close contest defeating Roscommon on a scoreline of 1-6 to 0-6.Congratulations also to Francis McGrath and Declan Napier who were Manager and Trainer respectively.Pics ...

u-12 footballers get off to great start

Successful start to U-12 league campaign defeating The fancied Rostrevor outfit. Aghaderg had two players on the team, Ronan Armstrong and Ronan Sands. Well done lads that is a big win!More photos in 'Gallery'

come dine with me at the conways

Sat 9th April was the latest Come Dine With Me Event, hosted by Siobhan and Colum Conway. The night was a great success with excellent food and after dinner entertainment was a big hit, (although not everyone managed to hit the dart board, and of course th ...

come dine with me at the mcgrady's

Sat 30th January 2016 was the second Come Dine With Me Event, hosted by Deirdre & Finbar McGrady. Everyone enjoyed the gorgeous food, with a stunning pavlova created by Miss Clodagh McGrady and the craic was great. The after dinner entertainment was a ...

gaeltacht summer schools

Gaeltacht Summer Schools As well as playing Gaelic games Aghaderg GAC and Ballyvarley HC supports the promotion of Gaelic culture and language. The club has traditionally awarded £50 to members attending Gaeltacht Summer Schools to develop and enhance their Irish language ...

gaelic for mothers and others weds 7:00pm

Training begins Wednesday 6th AprilContact: Aileen McCartan 07944 445170  Gaelic for Mothers and Others begins this Wednesday 6th April 7pm at club. ALL WELCOME.There are no prerequisites - you do not have to have played Gaelic Football or any sport for that matter. Come along a ...

mass for deceased members sunday 5th april @ 11:30am ballyvarley hall

Sunday 5th April at 11:30am Ballyvarley Hall As the new season gets underway the club will celebrate mass this Sunday at Ballyvarley Hall to remember and celebrate the lives of all of our deceased members. We wo ...

membership registration this saturday - final opportunity

Final opportunity for membership registration this Saturday from 11.00 to 12 noon at club. All membership MUST be paid before the end of March.  Membership form here:  http://bit.ly/1XzEmiw

take your partners...as aghaderg goes "strictly"

Rehearsals are in full flow as the dancing talent in Aghaderg prepare for the big event in the Canal Court on Sunday 29th May. It is shaping up towards an exciting and entertaining evening as Aghaderg Go Strictly Come Dancing.More photos in 'Gallery' section.

membership registration day - sun 21st feb 12 -2pm

Membership registration day is on Sunday 21st February between 12:00 and 2:00pm  Membership registration forms are available on the day or can be downloaded here http://tempuri.org/tempuri.html It is impo ...

aghaderg does strictly come dancing sunday 29th may 2016 in the canal court newry.

Sunday November 2nd 2014 witnessed one of the most entertaining nights in the Canal Court in Newry when the Aghaderg Club and Parish co-operated to present a night of Jigs and Reels. The talented and courageous dancers strutted their stuff on stage in front of almos ...

aghaderg gac & ballyvarley hc get the new year going

The Annual General Meeting of Aghaderg  GAC  and Ballyvarley HCtook place over two sessions before the Christmas break.The outgoing Chairman, Kieran Lennon in his address thanked first the coaches who had coached Aghaderg and Ballyvarley teams in each of the three field g ...

happy christmas to the aghaderg and ballyvarley community

Best wishes for Christmas and the New Year to all our members and their families

2016 down clubs draw

For as little as £10.00 per month you can support the activities of our club.  This is one of the club's major fundraisers and helps us to provide the support necessary for all of our playing and non-playing activities.To apply of for further information contact Donal Moran - 078 ...

club gear orders to be collected sunday 13th december

All Club Gear that anyone has ordered is now ready for collection. Can you please collect from the club rooms this Sunday morning from 11:30 to 1 pm. Anything not collected on the day may mean you don't get it until after Xmas.. ...

st mungos by grimes and mckee, 14th december

St Colman's College and St Francis Aghaderg along with the Colgan family welcome you on the 14th December to Newry City Hall to watch ST MUNGOS by Grimes and McKee in celebration and memory of young MARK COLGAN (RIP). Please come together as a community and support this event ...

come dine with me!

Michael and Brenda Sands hosted their very first 'Come Dine With Me' recently. A fun evening with friends whilst raising money for our club. Such an easy event to organise and a great excuse to socialise. Photos in 'Photo Gallery'

annual club awards night friday 4th december in ballyvarley hall.

The Club held it's Annual Awards Dinner last Friday night 4th December and the award winners were as follows: Thomas Lennon (Senior Hurler & Sportsperson), Paul McGrath (Senior Footballer & Sportsperson), Laura Fletcher (Youth Person), Dol ...

ballyvarley's 127 year hurling history depicted in wall mural

With one swipe of the hurl the canvas is ripped open to reveal Ballyvarley's hurling tradition. Almost every era of Ballyvarley's hurling history, from pre-GAA (early 19th century) right through to the present, is represented in this thought-provoking and quality mural. ...

club dvd launch

Club DVD is being launched tonight at our Senior Awards Night in the Hall. Full of the highlights of our hurling history and images of the 11 events we organised this year to celebrate our hurling tradition. Be the first to view it. Limited edition so get one while st ...

annual club awards night friday 4th december at 7:45pm in ballyvarley hall.

Tickets for the Club's Awards Night & Dinner are now on sale. Tickets are priced at £10 each.You should book your ticket through any committee member as soon as possible!

aghaderg gfc and ballyvarley hc notification of the club’s annual general meeting

The Annual General Meeting of the club will be held on Sunday 29th November 2015 in Ballyvarley Hall at 2pm.It is hoped that all members will be able to attend. Normal 0 false false false EN-GB X-NONE X- ...

"come dine with me" fund raising event

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"the legends return"

Cumann Pheadair Naofa GAA Present"THE LEGENDS RETURN"Kilkenny legends including DJ Carey, JJ Delaney, Tommy Walsh & moreVSt Peter's/Ulster SelectionPairc EslerSaturday 21st November @ 4pmLiam O'Hare Memorial Minor 7's Semi Finals & Final Commences at 2.30pmAdmission:A ...

juvenile awards night - thurs 29 oct 2015

Juvenile Awards NightBelmont Hotel, Banbridge Thursday 29 October 2015 7:15 for 7:30 startAwards will be presented by Down Captain Kevin McKernanPlease advise coaches of Ticket Numbers and meal choices ASAP.(Please advise of any special dietary requirements)Menu:Adult Roast Beef ...

2016 club kit orders- deadline sat oct10

Club Kit Order Form 2016.  Orders must be received by Sat Oct 10th. Orders can be taken at the Club Friday evening from 7pm - 8pm and Saturday from 11am - noon. http://tempuri.org/tempuri.html ...

clannaderg div ii champions!!!

Congratulations to Clannaderg U-12 Footballers win the U-12 Div II League and Winners of the Leitrim Tournament. Matthew Malone (right) Joint Captain, with the League winners trophy and the Leitrim Tournament Cup.More photos in "Gallery" section.

aghaderg gfc/ballyvarley hc/aghaderg cc club visit to the navan centre in armagh

AGHADERG GFC/BALLYVARLEY HC/AGHADERG CC Club visit to the Navan Centre in Armagh Saturday 31 October 2015, part of the ‘History of Ballyvarley Hurling’ project Cost of ...

u-10 football blitz in poyntzpass.

Our U-10 footballers travelled across the County boundary on Saturday for a Blitz in Poyntzpass. See more photos of the day in our "Photo Gallery" section.

three ballyvarley u-12 hurlers & two aghaderg u-12 camogs play at croke park.

Check out more pics of this historic event in our "Photo Gallery" section.

club visit to the ulster american folk park in omagh.

Aghaderg GFC/Ballyvarley HC/Aghaderg CC Club are running a bus to the Ulster American Folk Park Omagh on Wednesday 26 August 2015 as part of the ‘History of Ballyvarley Hurling’ project. ...

historical walk & annual club bbq saturday 22nd august

SATURDAY 22nd AUGUST 2015 WALK WITH US, BACK THROUGH TIME SEE THE GEOGRAPHICAL LANDMARKS IN AGHADERG’S GAA HISTORY LAUNCH OUR COLOURFUL GAA WALKING MAP AND GUI ...

historical walk & annual club bbq saturday 22nd august

This year’s Annual Club BBQ will be held on Saturday 22nd August at 20:00. You are also invited to WALK THROUGH AGHADERG’S GAA PAST AS WE UNVEIL SPECIAL PLAQUES AT HISTORIC PITCH LOCATIONS. The walk which is around the local area (map provided) is 4.3 Mil ...

down all-county fixtures 10th-18th august.

Mon 10 Aug 2015 Morgan Fuels Down GAA Senior Football Championship Venue: Newcastle, Rostrevor V Downpatrick20:00,  2015 Trócaire Down GAA Intermediate Football Championship Venue: Newcastle, Ballymartin V Carryduff18:30,  East Down R ...

down's extra time july edition is ready for download

Down's Extra Time GAA Newsletter for July 2015 can now be downloaded from our 'Downloads' section.

down club draw winners for july

July Prizewinners ...

down all-county fixtures 20th-28th july.

Mon 20 Jul Down All County Hurling League Division 2 Venue: Castlewellan, Castlewellan V Ballycran19:30,  Venue: Carryduff, Carryduff V Clonduff19:30,  Venue: Cherryvale, Bredagh V Portaferry19:30,  Tue 21 Jul 2015 Down All County ...

down all-county fixtures 6th-13th july.

Mon 06 Jul 2015 Down All County Premier Reserve Football League Division 1 Venue: Burren, Burren V Mayobridge19:30,  Venue: Saval, Saval V Loughinisland19:30,  South Down U14 Football League Division 1 Venue: Clonduff, Clonduff V ...

down club draw winners for may

Club Winners   £2 ...

down's extra time june edition is ready for download

Down's Extra Time GAA Newsletter for June 2015 can now be downloaded from our 'Downloads' section.

night at the races friday 3rd july

The Night at the Races will take place in Ballyvarley Hall at 9:00 p.m. on Friday 3rd July following our home Senior football match against Aughlisnafin . Full Bar facilities will be available.Your suppo ...

sports day - sun july 5th at 2pm

Club Sports Day will take place on Sunday 5th July from 2pm to 5pmSports Day Poster

down all-county fixtures 22nd-30th june

Mon 22 Jun South Down U14 Football League Division 1 Venue: Burren, Burren V Clonduff19:30,  Venue: Mayobridge, Mayobridge V Warrenpoint19:30,  South Down U14 Football League Division 3 Venue: Atticall, Atticall V Drumgath19:30,  Venue: Mi ...

st francis' p5's travel to cultrá by train!

St Francis P5 pupils enjoy the novelty of travelling by train on their HeritageLottery Fund and Club sponsored trip to the Ulster Folk and Transport Museum at Cultra.See more photos in our ‘Gallery’ section.http://www.ballyvarleyhc.com/media/photo_gallery/thumbs ...

all-ireland qualifier wexford v down 27th june

Wexford v Down Saturday 27th June is in Innovate Wexford Park @ 6:30pm. Tickets are now on sale from the County Office in Castlewellan and the prices are as follows. €15/£13 Adults€10/£9 Students/Oaps available at venue on production of IDJuveniles Fre ...

annual sports day sunday 5th july

This Years Annual Sports day Is Sunday 5th July Starting At 2:00pm Everyone Welcome.Further details to follow!Come Along And Join The Fun!!!

aghaderg/ballyvarley will hold it's kellogg's gaa cúl camp from 6th -10july

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camogie feile 2015 - lend your support

Camogie Feile 2015http://tempuri.org/tempuri.html

club clean up in preparation for hosting the national camogie feile from 19th – 21st june.

There will be a Club Clean Up next week In preparation for hosting the National Camogie Feile at the club from 19th – 21st June.Anyone can come at any time of the day that people are free to spare an hour or two.   Club Chairman Kieran Lennon ...

down all-county fixtures 1st-9th june

Mon 01 Jun Down GAA All County Football League Division 3 Venue: St Michael's, St Michael's V Mitchels19:30,  Down All County Premier Reserve Football League Division 1 Venue: Kilcoo, Kilcoo V Clonduff19:00,  South Down U14 Fo ...

national camogie feile na ngael 19th - 21st june

Aghaderg U-14 camogie team will be participating in the 2015 National Féile Na nGael Camogie competition from 19th-21st June. Part of the event will be held at Aghaderg where we will be hosting a team from Mayo. This is a unique opportunity for our U-14 Camogs to take ...

down's extra time may edition is ready for download

Down's Extra Time GAA Newsletter for May 2015 can now be downloaded from our 'Downloads' section.

down all-county fixtures 25th may-2nd june

Mon 25 May Down All County Hurling League Division 1 Venue: Ballela, Ballela V Kilclief19:30,  Venue: Shamrocks, Shamrocks V Liatroim19:30,  Venue: Páirc Liam Uí Ír, Warrenpoint V Ballygalget19:30,  Down All County Hurling League Division 2 ...

book launch day fast approaching saturday 16th may

Three big events on Saturday 16th May: 1.An Exhibition of Photographs in Ballyvarley Hall 12pm to 3.30pm.2.Coaching by All Ireland Medal Winning Hurlers Eoin Kelly and Eoin Murphy 1:30pm to 2:30pm. 3.The Book Launch at 7.30pm in the Parish Centre.Meet our Hurli ...

'the history of ballyvarley hurling' book launch saturday 16th may at 7:30pm

BOOK LAUNCH! “The History of Ballyvarley Hurling 1889-2014” Pictorial History Book To be launched on Sat 16th May 2015 in The Parish Centre, Banbridge ...

aghaderg u10s at tullylish blitz

Aghaderg U10 Footballers narrowly lost U10 blitz final to hosts Tullylish by a single point. The team won all of their group matches defeating Clonduff, St. Michaels and Drumgath in a superb display Photos in Gallery: Aghaderg U10s Football Photos

down all-county fixtures 20-28th april

Mon 20 Apr South Down U14 Football League Division 1 (Round: Round 2), Venue: Clonduff, Clonduff V Ballyholland19:00,  (Round: Round 2), Venue: Burren, Burren V Mayobridge19:00,  South Down U14 Football League Division 3 (Round: ...

all county results 13th april - 19th april

O'Neills O'Neills Down ACFL 2 Sun, 19 Apr, (Round: Round 1), Darragh Cross 2-16 Dromara 0-6   O'Neills O'Neills ...

u-14 camogs at loughgiel

Our U-14 Camogs  travelled to Loughgiel on Sunday 12th March to play matches against Loughgiel Shamrocks and Ballycastle. They battled well against two very strong sides and all had a great experience.Their first League match is at home 7.00pm Tuesday 14th April where th ...

ballyvarley win west down indoor bowling league triples cup

Ballyvarley Bowlers had a successful end to the season on Tuesday night. They overcame a strong Ballydougan team in a very tight exciting last end finish to clinch the West Down Indoor Bowling League Triples Cup.See team photo in 'Gallery' section.

club awards night

Annual Club awards night was held in the Bistro Banbridge last Friday night. Club President Bertie Leckey presented the awards. Award winners - Club Person of the Year - James McGrath.                      Chairman's Award - Aidan Hegarty. ...

book launch saturday 16th may

BOOK LAUNCH! “The History of Ballyvarley Hurling 1889-2014” Pictorial History Book To be launched on Sat 16th May 2015 in The Parish Centre, Banbridge See you there! Normal ...

annual club presentation dinner friday 27th march

The Club will be having it's annual Presentation Dinner on Friday 27th March In The Bistro Banbridge at 7:15pm. A limited number of tickets are now available from Club Chairman Kieran Lennon, so please contact Kieran (07590394018) as soon as possible.Tickets are £20

club registrations days sunday 15th february & sunday 22nd february

The Club is holding membership registration events between 12:30 and 2:00 on Sunday 15th February and Sunday 22nd February 2015. Membership must be paid before 31st March 2015. It is important that ALL PLAYERS ARE FULLY PAID-UP MEMBERS to ensure the GAA insuran ...

all-ireland senior & intermediate club camogie semi-finals sunday 1st february 2015

Good luck to local Camogie Club Clonduff who take on Piltown from Kilkenny in tomorrows All-Ireland Intermediate Semi-Final in Clane Co. Kildare at 2:30pm.In the other Intermediate Semi-Final Oranmore/Maree v Lismore, 2.30pm in Charleville, Co. Cork.The Senior Semi-Finals are: Mu ...

trip to tipp

All Ireland Club Hurling Semi-Finals, Thurles, Co. Tipperary Saturday February 7thLeaving Club 9:30am return 10pmFixtures: 2pm Portaferry (Down) v Kilmallock (Limerick) 3:45pm Gort (Galway) v Ballyhale Shamrocks (Kilkenny) Cost: (Includes coach travel and entry into ...

hurling sub-committee meeting sunday 11th january at 1:30pm

Hurling Sub-Committee meeting on Sunday 11th Jan at 1:30pm2 topics;Election of new Hurling Sub-Committee Chair & Secretary - these positions need filled for 2015 to allow hurling sub-committee to function. Pat McGrath & John Brolly are both stepping down due to wo ...

myaware the myasthenia gravis association great soapbox 2015 summer appeal

Dear All, Would you all please view the attached poster(view full size poster in our 'Downloads' section) and consider making a Christmas donation in support of our 2015 summer campaign for Myaware, the Myasthenia Gravis Association! Would your company consider sponsoring o ...

new date for club agm sunday 30th november

A Chara, Aghaderg GFC & Ballyvarley HC's A.G.M will now take place in the club committee rooms on SUNDAY 30TH NOVEMBER @ 7PM.In preparation for the event we require your club nominations to the Committee and any motions or recommendations you wish to ha ...

a night of shared memories friday 7th november

A night of shared memories for MARK COLGAN will be held in Aghaderg G.F.C. & Ballyvarley H.C. Clubrooms on Friday 7th November at 7-30pm.  This is a night for the children that played with and knew Mark. This is an OPEN invite to attend and share your happy memori ...

dublin v irish news ulster all-stars at kingspan stadium (home of ulster rugby)

GAA and Rugby come together to tackle Motor Neurone Disease (MND)Kingspan Stadium to host historic GameForAnto An historic GAA match will take place at the home of Ulster Rugby on November 15, aimed at raising awareness of Motor Neurone Disease (MND). Antrim and Ulster GAA ...

team news for hurling/shinty series

Hurling/Shinty International Series   The Hurling/Shinty senior series is played on a home and away basis.  The return game will be played in Newry on 25th October along with the U21 game which takes place at 3pm and the senior game at 5.00pm. The Senior Test will b ...

two nations go to war in the hurling/shinty international series 25th october pairc esler

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mark's big breakfast saturday 13th december

On 20th March this year Mervyn, Felicity, Paul and Aideen lost their beloved son and brother Mark. They will hold a "Big Breakfast" in memory of Mark on Saturday13th Dec' 2014.Breakfast will be served in three settings:10 O'Clock11 O'Clock12 O'ClockAll proceeds will got ...

aghaderg parish in conjunction with aghaderg gac jigs & reels sunday 2nd november

Aghaderg Parish & Aghaderg G.A.C. will stage Jigs & Reels in the Canal Court Hotel, Newry, on Sunday 2nd of November starting at 7pm SHARP.All proceeds will be divided equally between Aghaderg Parish Building Fund and Aghaderg G.A.C.Each Dance will include a comedy elemen ...

aghaderg u-12 camogs lose narrowly in division 1 blitz final

Aghaderg U-12 Camogie team at Down end of year County Blitz in Castlewellan. The team beat  An Riocht, Attical, Ballycran, drew with Clonduff and reached the Division 1 final losing by 2 Points to Ballygalget. Well done girl's.

ballyvarley u-12's win tony carr memorial shield

Ballyvarley U-12 Hurlers win Tony Carr Shield overcoming Warrenpoint in a competitive but sporting final between the two clubs.Well done lads.More Photos In the 'Gallery'.

award 2 football coaching course news

See below previously circulated details relating to Award 2 Football Coaching Course being run by Ulster GAA. The closing date for applications is Friday 26th September.Course: Award 2 Youth/Adult Dates: 10/11th & 24/25th October plus 8th NovemberVenue: Athletic G ...

ulster council upcoming coaching courses, resources and projects

Please find below a number of Courses, resources and projects coming up over the next few months.  Level 3 Diploma in Team Management in Gaelic SportCommencing Tuesday 7th October, Closing date 26th September - Places allocated on a first come first served basis! ...

all ireland hurling final replay tickets are in short supply!

Our Club has only been allocated 8 All-Ireland Hurling Final Replay Tickets @£43.00 each.Any enquiries please to: Paul McGivern mob. : 07596953682email : Secretary.aghaderg.down@gaa.ie Kieran Lennonmob. : 07590394018email : kieran574@hotmail.com  

club lotto jackpot winners

Club Treasurer James McGrath Presents Moya Stewart with a cheque for £3100, and Bertie Leckey presents Anne Devlin with a cheque for £650 as winners of our last two Lotto Jackpots.

aghaderg u-12 camogie team perform well at patrice gorman tournament saturday 13th september

Aghaderg U-12 Camogie team who took part in the Patrice Gorman Camogie Tournament in Newry Shamrocks. The team reached the tournament final losing by 1 Point to Liatriom, a great team effort by all the girls, well played.

all ireland hurling final replay ticket news

All-Ireland Hurling Final Replay on Saturday 27th September. Anyone who wishes to have their name included to request All-Ireland Hurling Replay Tickets should contact Club Chairman Kieran Lennon as soon as possible. Tickets are €50 for th ...

all ireland football final on sunday 21st september tickets news

All 44 Football Clubs in the County will receive 3 Tickets plus 1 for their County Board Rep i.e. 4 Tickets@£70.00 for this years All-Ireland Football Final on Sunday 21st September. Anyone ...

quiz night friday 26th september in rice's hotel poyntpass at 9pm.

Aghaderg Camogie Club are running a Table Quiz to raise much needed funds in Rice's Hotel Poyntzpass everyone welcome, so please come along and show your support. The Camogie Club are also organising a bus to Croke Park on Sunday 14th September for the All-Ireland Camogie Fin ...

club sports day 2014 - sat 6th september

---------------------------- Lots of fun and games for all the family including: Underage Football, hurling and camogie; SUMO Wresting; DJ and Music,  Long Puck; and much much more... BEGINS AT 2PM.     ADM: £3 Adults

all-ireland hurling final ticket news

The Club have been allocated 8 tickets for this years All-Ireland Hurling Final on Sunday 7th September. Anyone who wishes to have their name included to request All-Ireland Hurling Tickets should contact either ...

success at u-8 hurling blitz in ballela

Ballyvarley had a very successful day winning all their matches, beating  Ballycran, Portaferry, and Ballela A & B teams.Team Photo Of Ballyvarley's U-8 Hurlers at the Ballela Blitz today. Well Done Boys!More Photos In The 'Gallery'. 

down u-14 football development squad play in north armagh tournament.

Aghadergs's Ryan Donnelly who played for the U-14 Down Development team on Saturday 19th July in a successful outing against North Armagh.  

mars milk play fund 2014

The MARS Milk Fund is seeking to support sports individuals and clubs with items such as new kits, help with travel costs, additional pitch time or competition entry fees. Each month, 10 deserving applicants will be selected to receive a donation of £30 ...

annual club bbq saturday 9th august

The Club will hold its Annual BBQ on Saturday 9th August at 8:30PM.There will be 7-A-Side Football from 7:00PM.Bar Facilities are available and Music will be by "Fireside Folk". Tickets are now available from Committee Members at £10 each.

down u-14 camogs impress at dublin blitz

Rachel Canniford, Chloe McConville and Sarah Malone were called into the Down U-14 Development Squad for Saturday 12th July. The team performed well in the Blitz held in Dublin .

down v kildare sunday 13th july 2014 ticket news.

Down v Kildare All Ireland Qualifier Round 2B Sunday 13th July 2014 at 2pm in Pairc Esler This is NOT an all ticket fixture, however, we are offering the opportunity for patrons to purchase match tickets in advance. Tickets which will admit to e ...

cross-community programme-exploring cultural institutions

The main part of the programme includes a FREE visit to Doagh Famine Village. There are 15 places available for people who live in the council areas of Armagh, Banbridge, Craigavon, and Newry & Mourne and the border areas of Louth and Monaghan and are connected to ...

club kit order form - place orders sat 28 june at club 10am

Orders by July 5th   Add £2.50 to cost of items that you want personalised with initials   Click HERE for Order Form   ORDERS WILL BE TAKEN AT CLUB NEXT SAT (28TH JUNE) from 10:00 am to 11:30CAMOGIE TEAM ORDERS: Any camogs who want to order kit colours to match existing camogie k ...

cul camp graduation party 4th july 2014

There will be a Cul Camp Graduation Party on Friday 4th July at the Club Grounds.There Will be a Magician from 7 - 8pm.Family Disco 8 - 10pmAdmission is £3 per child.Everyone must come dressed in a County Jersey, Adults & Children!

st francis's duo represent their county at clones

Matthew Malone and Imran Hussain were picked for the Down Primary School team that played Donegal in Clones on Sunday 15th June. The young Ballyvarley hurlers lined out for their County during the interval of the Down v Donegal Senior Hurling Championship game and before the Mo ...

comedy hypnotist event in aid of children of mombasa charity fund

Martin Donnelly is running a Comedy Hypnotist night for Mombasa Kenya.   Please come along and support the Children of Mombasa.  COMEDY HYPNOTIST NIGHT FOLLOWED BY DISCOCOACH BANBRIDGE27TH JUNE 2014STARTING 9PMFor further information please contact Martin on 07775920387

martin donnelly's mombasa, kenya charity appeal

A little bit about my time in the Slums of Mombasa, What has been done to date, and future projects.  During my stay in Mombasa Kenya I had probably one of the best Christmas experiences of my life. Giving to the needy, people less fortunate than ourselves.On Christmas eve ...

june extra time newsletter ready for download

Down's Extra Time GAA Newsletter for June 2014 can now be downloaded from our 'Downloads' section.

intensive irish language course this saturday 7th june

Are there any club members out there that would be interested in an intensive Irish Language course this weekend?An Intensive Irish language course will take place between 10am-4pm, Saturday, June 7th, in Bunscoil Bheanna Boirche, Castlewellan. A beginners, intermediate a ...

banbridge district junior sports awards

Nominations are required for the Banbridge District Junior Sports Awards for July 2013 - June 2014 which will be held in the Belmont Hotel on Wednesday 17th September 2014.If you wish to nominate any young person or team within our Club for these awards can you please contact Clu ...

dogs are prohibited from our playing fields

There has been a lot of dog fouling all over our main pitch which is very dangerous to all those using the pitch for games.  Can all patrons be aware that dogs are NOT allowed on the playing fields at any time for health and safety reasons.   

stewards required for down v tyrone replay at pairc esler

Can I ask if any of our members would be available to act as match stewards on Saturday night in Pairc Esler. Stewards would need to be available from 2.30pm on Saturday. If anyone is available can you please contact Paul McGivern 07596953682 as so ...

down v tyrone replay, ticket news

Saturday 24th May 2014 Electric Ireland Ulster GAA Football Minor Championship Quarter Final (4.45pm, ET if necessary) Monaghan V Tyrone at Pairc Esler              Ref: P Faloon (Down)Ulster GAA Football Senior Championship First Round Replay(6.30pm, ET ...

latest camogie results

Ballycran V Aghaderg Our U-16 girls travelled to Ballycran on Saturday 19th April and despite a late ferry and starting late the game finally got underway 45 minutes late. Our girls were up against a motivated and skilled team however I was grea ...

come and meet the down senior football squad

Down County Board are holding their annual open night/meet the players night on Tuesday 6th May at the Abbey CBS Newry at 7pm.  Everyone is invited to come along and see the players.

tickets news for tyrone v down 18th may in healy park

Tickets are now available for Down v Tyrone Ulster Championship Game in Healy Park on 18th May. This is an ALL TICKET fixture and ticket prices are as follows:   Stand £20 Adult £5 Under 16   Terrace £13  Adult £5 Under 16 £9 Senior Citizens/StudentsCan anyone inte ...

the history of hurling in ballyvarley

Fellow Hurlers, I am publishing a book on the History of Hurling In Ballyvarley. The Book will be Officially Launched In the Parish Centre in Banbridge on Saturday 8th November 2014 (7-30pm to 9-30pm) and, of course, I hope you will be there. I am tr ...

night at the races friday 9th may

Aghaderg GFC & Ballyvarley HC's annual night at the races is being held on Friday 9th May. As part of the fund raising event we have to sell 512 tote tickets at £1 each. This is very difficult if left to a handful of people. As a club it would be gratefully appreciated if as ...

kelloggs cúl camp coaches positions available

As we draw near to the summer, Down GAA are seeking expressions of interest from people who may be interested in joining the coaching staff at this year's Kellogg's Cúl Camps. The Cúl Camps are an integral part of the Down GAA calendar with over 300 ...

camogie club easter hamper draw

Aghaderg Camogie Club are selling tickets for an Easter hamper draw.Tickets £2 each or 3 for £5Draw will take place 25th April.Tickets can be purchased from all camogie players or mentors.Thanks for your support.

2014 scéim deontais gaeltachta application form

Please note that the application forms for Gaeltachta Scholarship 2014 are now available from our 'Downloads' section.All applications can be sent to myself at administrator1.down@gaa.ie or delivered to me at the County Office.Please note that the closing date for Gaeltac ...

more sad news for our club

Sorry to announce we have heard of more sad news today of the passing of our senior football team manger Noel Sextons mother Margaret.Our thoughts and prayers goes out to all the Sexton family.May she rest in peace

tremendous turn out to pay their respects to mark colgan

A Massive Thank You To All Our Members And People From The Wider Community Who Helped Out At The Club In The Support Of The Colgan Family From We Learned Of The Tragic Passing Of Their Loving Son Mark.You Are All In Our Thoughts And Prayers.

mark colgan - club statement

CLUB STATEMENT It is with deep regret we learned of the death of one of our juvenile players in an accident today. Mark Colgan (14) was an enthusiastic and talented footballer and hurler who played a huge part ...

all club activities suspended

Would All Club Members Please Note That All Club Activities Have Been Suspended Until Further Notice Due To A Tragedy Within The Club! Our Thoughts And Prayers Are With The Families At This Time.

st patrick’s day hurling 6-a-side tournament

The St Patrick’s Day Senior Hurling Tournament organised by Ballyvarley Hurling Club on Sunday night proved to be a real crowd-pleaser as four teams, The Paddy Whacks, The Shamerocks, The Shillelaghs and The Drunken Harps battled it out for the Festive Country Cup and the obli ...

st. patrick’s celebration

Sunday 16th March  7:30pm till LateMusic & Dancing Irish Stew/Refreshments & BarAdults ..... £6 Children .. £4

membership for 2014 now due - download forms here

Membership for 2014 is now due.Download Here

ballyvarley hurling 7s - sunday 16th march @ 7pm

The Hurling 7s will take place on Sunday March 16th at 7pm Players to assemble at 6.30pm We are asking players to contribute £6 each which will give you entry into the St. Patrick's night event in the hall and includes a bowl (or two) of stew ...

campa chormaic 2014 - now accepting applications

Download application form here A chairde,   Believe it or not it is that time again when we are beginning our preparations for our summer activities at Campa Chormaic.   We intend to host a camp for young people from Down and Armagh respec ...

car boot sale saturday 22nd february 10am - 1pm

A Car boot sale along with Registration for Club Membership next Saturday 22nd February in the hall from 10am to 1pm.   Anyone interested in a table (£5) or any other enquires can contact Club Secretary Paul McGivern on 07596953682

gum shield mould fitting wednesday 12th february at 6:30pm

As you are aware gum shields are now required for all playing personnel. In order to facilitate this a dentist who has made gum shields for the majority of the county teams will be taking moulds at the hall next Wednesday night from 6.30pm.  The cost will be £25 per gum shield an ...

aghaderg gaelic football sevens friday 7th february @ 7pm

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aghaderg gaelic football sevens

AGHADERG GAELIC FOOTBALL SEVENS  FRIDAY 7TH FEBRUARY @ 7PM AGES 16 - 60 **MUSIC TO FOLLOW EVENT** ENQUIRES : KIERAN LENNON 07590394018PAUL MCGIVERN 07596953682OR E-MAIL aghaderg.sevens@outlook.com SPONSORED BY : BANBRIDGE CRYO SPA (Sports Injury & ...

goldmark introductory workshops

Ulster GAA, in association with IFA and IRFU (Ulster Branch), will host a round of GoldMark Introductory Workshops to promote the GoldMark Programme to young people involved in sports volunteering, aged between 14 and 24 years. The workshop is open to young interested vol ...

senior football training for the 2014 season begins this sunday

Training for all members of Aghaderg senior football squad begins next Sunday 12th January at 9:30am at the club grounds.  All current members of the squad are expected to attend plus any new players. Training will also take place on Wednesdays and Fridays at 7:30pm.  P ...

christmas disco sunday 22nd december 3-5pm.

There will be a Disco in the Hall on Sunday 22nd of December at 3pm for all our Primary School children. Admission is £3.00.There will also be a special visit from Santa Claus after 5 o'clock so make sure you come along and enjoy the fun.

hurling great dj carey launches his book at rushmere shopping centre

DJ Carey Meets Hurling Legend Kevin O'Neill At The Launch Of His New Book At Rushmere Shopping Centre On Saturday 16th November.

aghaderg gfc, cc & ballyvarley hc indoor camogie & hurling

Aghaderg GFC, CC & Ballyvarley HC     INDOOR CAMOGIE & HURLING     You are invited to St Patricks High School for indoor Camogie & Hurling on FRIDAY evenings Starting 22nd November ...

juvenile awards night 2013

CAMOGIE ~ FOOTBALL ~ HURLING Date:  Thursday 21st November Time: 7:00pm Sharp  - 10:00pmVenue: Banville House HotelCost: £10 Adults £6 ChildrenMeal will be Turkey and Ham followed by desert, tea & coffeeCONTACT YOUR COACH FOR TICKETS(PLEASE ADVISE OF ANY SPECIAL ...

2013 awards dinner

Pictures from last night's awards dinner now available in the Gallery section. Great night, good crowd and honoured to have Down and Aghaderg legend Joe Lennon address club members on the occasion of the senior football team being acknowledged as Division Three champions - the fi ...

big breakfast - don't miss it

The Big Breakfast is on at the clubrooms this Saturday October 12th at 11am. We've bought a lot of sausages so please come and help us eat them!

youth club is back on saturday nights!

" Youth club has commenced  again on Saturday nights from 7- 8.30pm. Everyone welcome to come along and enjoy games, activities and much more."

aghaderg gfc & ballyvarley hc senior awards dinner reminder

Aghaderg GAC & Ballyvarley HC Annual Awards night is on Friday 18th October In The Coach Inn Banbridge! The club welcomes all senior players, managers, members and supporters to the function. This years ...

down 'extra time' for september is now available for download.

The September Edition Of 'Down Extra Time Newsletter' Is Now Available For Download from Our 'Downloads' Section.

aghaderg team of the fifties

We believe this is the Aghaderg GFC team of the Fifties which was the last team to win a league title for the club until this year when the current crop of players took the Division Three title. We'll be checking with Bertie & Jimmy for ...

weather perfect for sponsored walk

Well done to the club members, parents and pupils of St Francis' Primary School who took part in the annual sponsored walk. It was a joint fundraiser between the school & club. A seven mile route in perfect weather between Jerrettspass and Scarva. Here are some of those who t ...

club awards night - tickets on sale

Tickets for the club awards night & dinner dance are now on sale. With a football league title to celebrate after 55 years we're expecting a strong turnout so book your ticket through any committee member as soon as possible

sponsored walk on saturday

The annual sponsored walk takes place thus Saturday October 5th at 11am. It starts at Jerrettspass and finishes at Scarva. It's a joint fundraiser with the PTA from St Francis' Primary School. Donal Moran will take anyone who can't make it on the Saturday due to a clash with an U ...

u-12 camogs take part in patrice gorman shield in pairc esler saturday 28th september.

Aghaderg had 4 teams playing in Blitzes on the same morning.   Aghaderg 1-0 v Killeavy 0-0Killeavy looked to be the bigger team but the Aghaderg girls constantly fought for the ball and dominated most of the play. Even though we had many chances, half way through the match Sasha ...

aghaderg u-15/16 camogs take part in mary mc keown shield.

Aghaderg U-15/16 Camogs were asked to attend the Mary Mckeown Shield at Newry on Saturday 28th Sept. This was the first time that Aghaderg had been asked to attend this event. The girls were to play Clan NaGael first. An early goal in the first 2 minutes gave the girls confid ...

aghaderg perform well at st judes all-ireland junior football sevens

On Saturday 21st September Aghaderg footballers made their debut in the All-Ireland Junior Football Sevens organised by the St Judes club in Dublin.  Despite having no experience in playing 7's and lacking the physique of the other teams Aghaderg's players represented the clu ...

u-16 hurling championship sunday 15th september

Our U-16 Hurlers take on Warrenpoint at home tomorrow in the Championship with a 3 o'clock throw in.All support will be greatly appreciated.

aghaderg win first league title in 55 years

Aghaderg Senior Footballers secured the Club's first Senior League Title since 1958 tonight by putting Killyleagh to the sword on a score line of 4-19 to 1-6. Aghaderg stamped their authority on the game early on and by half time had built up a considerable lead which only increa ...

locals get to meet hurling legend henry shefflin

Local Club members Kevin & Frances O'Neill and Martin & Alison Malone get to meet arguably the best Hurler Of All Time. Nine times All-Ireland winner and an Eleven times All-Star winner 'The King', Henry Shefflin was the Guest Speaker at The Irish News All-Star Awards Nig ...

all-ireland draw results

The draw for the All-Ireland tickets was made last night. The lucky winners wereMichelle Byrne Newry2 All Ireland tickets and hotel accomodation(sold by Ryan Strain)Kieran MaguireLoughbrickland£100Dylan McCooeLurgan£30 Restaurant voucher(sold by Gerard McGrath)We sold around ...

down extra time for august is now available for download

The August Edition Of 'Down Extra Time Newsletter' Is Now Available For Download from Our 'Downloads' Section.

all ireland u-16 & u-14 national hurling blitz saturday 31st august.

The National U-16 & U-14 Hurling Blitz will be held tomorrow Saturday 31st August in Abbey CBS, St Colman's College and Pairc Esler Newry. The Blitz’s will commence at 10.00am with group games taking place in The Abbey CBS & St. Colman’s College. Finals are due to take pl ...

aghaderg girls in tipperary with down u-15 camogie development squad.

Three of our girls travelled to Tipperary on Saturday 17th August to take part in the All-Ireland U-15 Blitz.  In The Picture From Left To Right Are, Katie Canniford, Orlagh Lieghio and Niamh Warnock.The Girls Then Went To Semple Stadium To See The All-Ireland Camogie Semi ...

u8s runners up at football blitz

Congratulations to our U8 footballers who came second in a blitz hosted by Drumgath. Well done to everyone who took part and played so well

all_ireland draw returns please

The club is heavily reliant on this annual fundraiser and we'd like ticket returns in by Sun August 18th at 7.30pm. It takes around a thousand pounds a week to run our club so please support the draw and the lotto. If you like to buy draw tickets or even better sell som ...

hurling skills day video now available

A video of the hurling skills and hurl making demonstration day run by the club last Saturday August 3rd is now available in the video section under the Media tab of the website. Looks like everyone had great craic

ballyvarley’s hurling skills promotional day saturday 3rd august.

Ballyvarley’s Hurling Skills Promotional Day proved to be an outstanding success as the club’s juvenile hurling and camogie players gathered with their families to participate in the day’s events. Michael Scullion demonstrated the ancient art of hurling stick manufacture and pres ...

freestyle hurling competition

The GAA/GPA Freestyle Hurling competition gives supporters the unique opportunity to be part of the All-Ireland Hurling Final day and secure a place on the All-Stars trip to China later in the year. Freestyle Hurling is the art of expressing yourself with a Hurley and sliotar whi ...

ballyvarley hurling skills promotional day saturday 3rd august 2013 from 9.45am-2pm

Ballyvarley Hurling Skills Promotional Day   Saturday 3rd August 2013    Time: 9.45am-2pm   FOR ALL THE CLUB’S JUVENILE HURLING AND CAMOGIE PLAYERS   Guest Coaches: County Senior Hurling Stars from Down’s ...

july super clubs draw results.

Jul-13 Prize Draw Winners   ...

u-14 camogie players adapt to heatwave

Mayobridge vs Aghaderg Final score Aghaderg 2:3    Mayobridge 5:4 A first for this u14 team! I think I can safely say they have not yet had the challenge of playing in a heat wave. Despite the strength of a superior home team, the girls put on ...

conor brolly gets to play at croke park

Conor Brolly was at Croke Park as part of Down U-12 Club Day at Croke Park. Conor represented his club extremely well with a very competitive display against players from the Ards clubs and scored a great goal which was his teams only score.Conor Had A Really Great Day And Enjoye ...

june extra time newsletter

The June Edition Of 'Down Extra Time Newsletter' Is Now Available For Download from Our 'Downloads' Section.

june super clubs draw results.

Jun-13 Prize Draw Winners ...

u-14 ulster camogie feíle in swatragh 22nd june.

Aghaderg's U-14 girls travelled to Swatragh on Saturday 22nd June for the Ulster Feíle. Our U-14 team was made up of mostly U-10 and U-12 girls so the odds were stacked against us from the start.  We played teams from Ballybofey, Castleblaney and Birr. Our girls were up ag ...

summer festival and sports day 28, 29 & 30 june

This year's summer festivities kick off on Friday 28th June and continue throughout the weekend with Sports Day on Sunday June 30th....Friday 28thJuvenile Hurling, Camogie and Football at Pitch starting at 7:00pmBBQ and RefreshmentsSaturday 29th JuneU8/U10 Hurling Blitz 11:00amTe ...

cúl camp & sports' day

Aghaderg GFC/Ballyvarley HC Notices  Cúl Camp Cúl Camp will take place in Aghaderg GFC/Ballyvarley HC from 1 to 5 July. All parents are ...

kevin bell repatriation run/walk - greenbank industrial estate - thursday 20th june 2013

Following the tragic death of local man Kevin Bell in New York a Run/Walk event for all abilities and levels of fitness has been organised (for Thursday 20th June at Greenbank Industrial Estate: Registration from 6pm) - to help with his repatriation. This is a time for our Sports ...

ballyvarley duo play at pairc esler

Conor Brolly & James Mc Key Play In The Down V Armagh Half Time Participation Game.Both Conor & James did Ballyvarley proud putting in a very skillful performance during the half time interval game and competed very well against a very good Armagh side.

gaeltacht grants

Dear members,The club would like to support club members whose children are planning to attend the Gaeltacht this summer. To that end Aghaderg GFC/Ballyvarley HC plans to make two £50 scholarships available to help with the cost of transport & other expenses. Can any paid ...

a great day out at the poc fada at downpatrick race course.

Ballyvarley U-16’s took part in the Down Poc Fada competition held at Downpatrick Racecourse.  They had to work the ball around the 2 furlong route whilst trying to avoid the rough and fences. Louis Murray represented the club in the Singles whilst Connor McPolin, Stephen McKey a ...

cúl camp registration

This year's Cúl Camp at Aghaderg is taking place from July 1st to 5th. The club is running two registration events for parents who'd like their children to attend. They're on Friday June 21 at 6pm and Saturday June 22 from 9.45am. A member of the club will be in attendance to han ...

gpa youth camps.

The Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA) and Gaelic Players Association (GPA) recently launched the Elverys GAA/GPA Youth Camps, offering the chance for juvenile boys aged between 13 to 15 years of age to learn the skills of Gaelic football and hurling from their GAA heroes, in high ...

youth club taking a break!

The Youth Club will be taking a break over the summer. Last youth night  will be Saturday 29th June . Come and enjoy these last few nights.From Youth Committee Group.

down v derry clash with derry's walled city marathon update!

Ulster GAA wishes to advise patrons travelling to Sunday’s games in Celtic Park, Derry to take account of the fact that the 'Walled City' Marathon is also taking place in the areas in proximity to the venue from 8.30am on the day.As a result some partial road closures and tempora ...

down v derry sunday 2nd june at 2:00pm in celtic park

Down travel to Celtic Park this Sunday to take on Derry in the Ulster Quarter-Final clash, throw-in is at 2:00pm. The Minor match will start at 12:15pm.TERRACE TICKET PRICES:U-16's                      Go FreeStudents/OAP's       £9/€10Adult                        £12/€15STAND TI ...

volunteers needed for poc fada at downpatrick race course

The Poc Fada is taking place next Saturday the 1st june in Downpatrick Race course. We have an extremely big line up for the day & we would hope it will be a great day for Hurling in the county. I am on the look out for volunteers to hel ...

club members take part in banbridge fun run

Times and positions of boys & girls from our club who ran Banbridge 4k fun run PosBibFirstnameLastnameCatClubFinishChiptime  8659CallumMcConvilleMJ00:17:0000:16:5314661EoinMcConvilleMJ00:18:0100:17:5449591SarahMaloneFJTeam Aghaderg Camogie Club00:20:0400:19:5991595CourtneyS ...

learn irish and gaa skills at the same time with campa chormaic

Campa Chormaic was set up in memory of Tyrone captain Cormac McAnallen whose love of the GAA and the Irish language were two huge planks of his life. Summer camps offer teenagers the chance to learn the language and develop their GAA skills at the same time in a week long course. ...

gaelic life to feature aghaderg/ballyvarley

The weekly GAA newspaper Gaelic Life is to feature Aghaderg/Ballyvarley in this week's edition. The paper was in contact with us last week and over the weekend spoke to a number of club officials and members to build a profile of the club. The article will feature a little of our ...

aghaderg u8 camogs

Members of the U8 Camogie Team which too part in a blitz at Ballyvarley on Sunday

handball feile 2013

Ballyvarley took part in the 2013 Handball Feile in Saval for the first time in recent history. Despite only having a few hours practice, they gave it their all and played matches against Warrenpoint, Clonduff and Mayobridge.Those representing the club were ; James McKey, Callum ...

down extra time for april is now available for download

Aprils' Extra Time Down GAA Newsletter Can Now Be Downloaded from Our 'Downloads' Section.

voices of the 'kingdoms'

Voices of the Kingdoms on the 7th June In The WhistleDown Warrenpoint, Doors Open At 9:00pm.Come And See Mikey Sheehy, Ross Carr, Daragh Ó Sé And Greg Blaney As Guest Speakers from The Kingdoms Of Mourne & Kerry.We believe it will be a great nights entertainment and for £10-0 ...

aghaderg cúl camp 2013 1st - 5th july

The Aghaderg co-ordinator is Donal Moran and application forms will be available from the 1st week in June. TIMES1. Nursery Camps run from 10am - 12.30pm daily.2. Cúl Camps run from 10am - 2.30pm daily.COSTThe cost to attend the Cúl Camp remains the same as in 2012: 1st Child £35 ...

underage camogie news

U-14's travelled to Longstone Thursday 2nd May. We won the toss and decided to play into the big goals. This proved very useful as as half time Aghaderg had scored 6 goals and 2 points to Longstone's 2 goals and 5 points. Second half we were playing into the ...

down player visits aghaderg

The Down centre half back Kevin McKernan and teammate Dónal O'Hare visited Aghaderg on Saturday to see the work going on at the GAA Academy which provides instruction in Gaelic games to the youngest members of the club. Kevin paid tribute to the work going on to pass on a lov ...

win a hurling/camogie day for your school or club runner up prize

Kevin O'Neill token collection skills wins Ballyvarley doz Scullion Hurls sliotars in Irish News competition with U-12 Hurlers.

gaeltacht scholarship interviews

For those who applied for Gaeltacht scholarships from the county board please be aware of the following informationThe following time have been allocated for your Club Gaeltach Scholarship interviews.  Please ensure that the children that submitted applications are notified of th ...

club lotto jackpot is now £7,500

Our Club Lotto Is Now up to £7,500 and can be played online for anyone who wishes to have a punt at winning. Tickets can also be bought from various sellers within the Club so don’t miss out on the chance to get your hands on this serious amount of Cash!!!!!!   ...

gaa is my life - climb 4 conal on sunday 12th may 2013

Conal Baldwin passed away suddenly on Christmas Eve 2012 from a heart related disease aged 12. Conal’s life was simply GAA and Camogie, his Facebook status said "GAA Is My Life". Conal played Gaelic Football for An Ríocht and Hurling with the Mourne Club. Conal was the Down Feile ...

safeguarding children club seminar sunday 28th april at 2:00pm

Notification for all coaches and mentors of underage teams and for parents/guardians of the children and young people who participate in club games and activities.   It is the responsibility of the club to ensure that all the children and young people who participate in th ...

strong showing at underage football blitz

PRIMARY3/4 FOOTBALL BLITZ IN CLONDUFF   On Saturday 13th April 2013 Aghaderg Primary 3 and Primary 4 children performed very well at Hilltown Football Blitz. The first game was a hard fought contest ...

night at the races friday 24th may

The club’s annual Night at the Races will take place at 9.00 p.m. on Friday 24 May 2013 in Ballyvarley Hall after a Senior Footballers home game.   Races, Horses and Tote Tickets are now on sale for the following prices: -          Races £30 -          Horses £1 ...

liatroim fontenoys golf classic

Liatroim Fontenoys would like invite members from all clubs in Down to enter their 125th year celebrations Golf Classic which will be held on Friday 14th June 2013 at Downpatrick Golf Club. To enter a team of 4 costs £100 per team or alternatively you can sponsor a hole at a cost ...

feile programme advertisement appeal

Warrenpoint are hosting the Down Feile 2013 in May.  If anyone is interested in taking out an advertisement in the programme, please contact Declan Doyle on 07730035256Full page or half page adverts are available.

picnic on the pitch saturday 27th april

An Outdoor Screening Of The Goonies Will Take Place On Saturday 27th April On Ballyvarley Pitch. Gates Will Open At 7:30pm And The Movie Will Start At 8:30pm.Bring Your Own Chair/Blanket, Snacks.There Will Be BBQ And Raffle On The Night.Tickets Cost £3 And Can Be Purchased Throug ...

easter hurling/camogie week a tremendous success

The Hurling and Camogie week hosted by Cumann Pheadair Naofa in Milltown playing fields over the Easter week was a tremendous success. Over 50 participants from the ages of 6 to 12 took part in action packed training and coaching sessions.The event was co-ordinated by Dam ...

aghaderg make it two out of two at the 'fin'

For their 2nd match within 5 days Aghaderg travelled to Aughlisnafinn and produced another great display, particularly in the first half, to secure another brace of points on a scoreline of 11 points to 5 points. The Reds completley dominated the first half with most players winn ...

club contributes to down camogie fundraiser

Fashion show at the Burrendale for Down Camogie. Our own Deirdre McGrath was most instrumental in the organisation of a fashion Show in The Burrendale Hotel to raise funds for Dow ...

gaeltacht scholorship forms available for download

The Down County Board is awarding Gaeltacht scholarships to club members. Please find a pdf of the necessary form in our 'Downloads' section which has to be filled in and returned by April 17th. Please circulate to anyone you know who is a club member and may have child ...

u8 hurling, camogie and football coaching every saturday

Gaelic Sports Coaching Academy  Saturday April 6th 9:45am – 11:15am  Hurling/Camogie and Gaelic Footballat Aghaderg/Ballyvarley GAA ClubFor boys and girls in P3 and P4 (all abilities)Fully qualified coachesAll Equipment provided ...

aghaderg get off to a winning start

Aghaderg senior footballers travelled to Teconnaught for their opening league game of 2013 and despite missing a number of regulars the boys in Red produced a robust and committed display to claim a deserved 4 point victory. Full Match Report In 'Results' Section.See Match Photos ...

march 'extra time'

The March edition of 'Extra Time' is now available to download from our 'Downloads' section

down gaa clubs draw results for march 2013

The March Clubs Draw took place at the Down GAA Golf Classic Meeting in the Canal Court Hotel and the winners were as follows :   1st £2000 DC 112 Jarlaith Murray c/o Darragh Cross GAC 2nd £1000 DH 064 Eileen Magowan 76 Drumlough Road Rathfril ...

derek ryan plays drumnaquoile

St Johns GAC, Drumnaquoile, Co. Down plays host to country music sensation Derek Ryan on Friday 12th April. The Wildflowers will be supporting Derek at this much anticipated gig in the clubrooms.   Admission is £12 and you can pay at the door on the night.   For further details s ...

see the wolfe tones for the last time ever in county down

The legendary Wolfe Tones will be performing in Downpatrick on Saturday 24th August as part of their 50th anniversary tour. This will be their final performance ever in County Down. Tickets cost £20 and will be distributed at the RGU Clubrooms on Thursday 4th April betw ...

hilltown 10k sunday 7th april

Hilltown 10K – Sunday 7th April 2013All Clubs are invited to take part in the Hilltown 10K – all levels catered for – on Sunday 7th April 10K walk commences 1.00pm 10K run commences 1.30pm 2K Fun Run/Walk commences 1.40pm Families and Children welcome Registration 11.15 to ...

win a hurling/camogie day for your school or club

The Irish News are offering schools and clubs the chance to win a hurling/camogie day.The hurling/camogie day will comprise of a variety of activities, from the traditional art of hurley-making to skills sessions. Competition Tokens can be collected in The Iris ...

get your name or company name on a set of jerseys

Opportinity To Get Your Name Or Company Name On A Shirt For The Next 4 Years IVEAGH MINOR HURLING SPONSORSHIP DRAW 1st Prize Main Sponsor - Front of Jersey 2nd Prize 2nd Sponsor - Back of Jersey above number 3rd Prize 3rd Sponsor - Name o ...

irish language collection enjoys strong support

The annual Irish language collection was very generously supported by the people of the parish, raising almost £400 this year.It was taken up by club members after masses in the parish last Sunday. In total we raised £387.91 and 12euro.Our thanks to all who contributed to this im ...

crowd enjoys st patrick's day festivities

We had a great night's craic at the annual St Patrick's Day Fundraiser in aid of the camogie club. A good crowd enjoyed stew and apple slice before being entertained by an array of local talent. Thanks to everyone who came out to support the night.Lots of pictures in the photo ga ...

down v dublin 23rd march ticket news

DOWN V DUBLIN - 23RD MARCH 2013 PUBLIC TICKET SALES  - Opening hours for Tickets Sales/Collection as follows:   Tuesday 19th March 2013 County Office             2.00pm – 5.00pm                                 7.30pm – 9.00pm     Wednesday 20th March 2013  Pairc Esl ...

st patrick's weekend function

A function to celebrate St Patrick's Day is being held in the club on Saturday March 16th. Cost of tickets is £5 for adults and £3 for children. There'll be food, a bar and an array of local talent. It's always a great night, so please contact Dolores Canniford or any committee m ...

all-ireland club finals sunday 17th march

Don't miss the AIB GAA Club Championship Finals in Croke Park on St Patrick's Day. Tickets on sale now at www.gaa.ie/tickets and selected Supervalu and Centra stores and usual outlets. Don't forget Clubs can avail of the GAA Group pass - see here for details on how to apply.T ...

club membership is now due for the current season

Membership is now due for the 2013 season and must be paid by 31st March.All players are reminded if they have not paid membership and are not registered they are therefore not insured to play!.2013 Membership Pack can be downloaded from the 'Downloads' section.It is important th ...

st patricks celebrations saturday 16th march at 7:30pm

St Patrick's Celebration Night in Ballyvarley hall 7:30pm with music and dance from local talent with Irish Stew, Tea & Coffee.Adults £5Children £3Come along and enjoy the Cráic!

fourth annual miles for muscles 10km kilbroney forest race/walk & 5km forest family walk

Following the success of the Killowen Fundraising Group's (KFG) annual miles for muscles 10km race/walk and 5km family walk on Easter Monday at Kilbroney Park Rostrevor, we are pleased to announce the details for the event for 2013. ...

camogie news

U10/U12 Camogie training starts Friday1st March at 6.30pm bring indoor and outdoor gear. Camogie meeting on Sunday 3rd March at 3pm all parents to attend.

health matters, health & safety courses.

Upcoming Training Events in Both Newry and Belfast - DONT MISS OUT!! Book 2 places on any of the courses below and get the 3rd Half price. You can mix and match the courses to suit your own individual requirements!FIRST AID COURSES 1 Day Emerg ...

sports jerseys for india appeal

Sr De Lourdes from the Convent of Mercy Catherine St Newry is collecting old and unused sports jerseys for distribution in their charities in India. If you have any old GAA tops or soccer shirts that no longer fit over the ever increasing girth then why not donate them to a good ...

do you know the rules of the games you play

Do all you players of our Gaelic games know the rules of the games you play.Check out the rules for both Football and Hurling in the 'Downloads' section.

our games - our code

The Our Games Our Code document is the most up to date and detailed publication in this area from the GAA.This Is The Code Of Best Practice In Youth Sport When Working With Underage Players.Anyone Who Is Involved At Any Level With Juveniles Within The Club Should Read The Full Do ...

would anyone like to run the belfast city marathon for pips suicide prevention ireland

Would it be possible for you to display the following information within your club and try to generate support for Suicide Prevention within your community by participating in this year’s Belfast City Marathon? Would you be interested in putting forward a team from your club to p ...

senior awards night 8th february 2013

Club Senior Award Winners - Presented by current County Football Captain Mark Poland. Club Person Of The Year: Dolores Canniford. Chairmans Senior Award Winners: Martin Donnelly and Eugene Stewart. Chairmans Youth ...

get behind the ulster men in the 2013 m donnelly gaa inter-provincial championships

The 2013 M Donnelly Inter Provincial Competition will bring a double header to the Athletic Grounds in Armagh on Sunday 17th February when Ulster GAA’s finest Footballers and Hurlers take on Munster. Ulster GAA Provincial Director Danny Murphy said, “Ulster is looking forward to ...

club merchandise now available for the 2013 season

Check out our Club gear for 2013.You can download the price list from our 'Downloads' section.

down gaa clubs draw 2013

The First Draw took place on Friday Night in the Canal Court Hotel and the winners were as follows :    Amount     Club ...

camogie meeting saturday 2nd february

There will be a Camogie meeting for parents/managers and anyone who would like to help out with Camogie in the Club on Saturday 2nd Feb at 1pm in the club hall.   Dolores Canniford 07875132188

down u-10 indoor hurling league 13th january

The Down Indoor Hurling League recommenced with Ballyvarley U10s having their first outing at the Abbey Grammar Newry on Sunday. The Ballyvarley U10 hurlers had a number of competitive games with the team playing, proving too strong for the opposition across series of 7 minute ga ...

underage football - working to the future

The club is looking at improving structures at underage footaball level. We would like to broaden the base of people available to help with teams all the way up from the Saturday morning sessions with our very young members to minor. We're looking for anyone who has an interest i ...

down gaa coaching courses in the coming weeks

Down GAA are running the following Coaching Courses in the following weeks: GAA Child Protection Course (£10 Per Person)Drumaness GACWednesday 13th Feb 20137pm - 10pmGAA Child Protection Course (£10 Per Person)Mayobridge GACWednesday 13th Feb 20137pm - 10pmFoundation Level Foot ...

down gaa coaching and games conference 2013

“Making a Difference: Making it Happen” The Down GAA Coaching and Games Conference will take place on Saturday, February 23rd, 2013 at the Abbey CBS Newry. The conference will highlight best practice and innovative methods of coaching ...

ulster cpd workshop wednesday 6th february

Down GAA Will be hosting the following Ulster GAA CPD Workshop on Wednesday 6th February 2013 @ Pairc Esler, Newry. The course will commence at 7.30pm sharp.Workshop Title: Speed Endurance with and without the ball This part outdoor observation / part indoor interactive sessi ...

annual club awards dinner 8th february

This years Annual Awards Dinner will be held in The Coach Inn Banbridge, on Friday 8th February starting at 8:00pm.Tickets are now on sale £20 per person from committee members and team management.

indoor hurling season gets underway at banbridge leisure centre.

Match report Ballyvarley U12s Sunday 6th January The Down Indoor Hurling League recommenced with Ballyvarley U12s having their first outing at Banbridge Leisure centre on Sunday.The Ballyvarley U12 hurlers had a number of exceptional games with the team playing outstanding ...

word of thanks from the youth committee

The Youth Committee would like to thank everyone who bought tickets for the christmas raffle and for all those who attended the movie night to watch 'The Quiet Man'.  Raffle winner: Shiela Fletcher

senior training commences 7th january

Training for all those playing senior football this season will commence next week. From Monday 7thJanuary and each Monday thereafter the training will take place at the clubgrounds at 7pm, players are asked to bring indoor and outdoor gear. From Friday 11 ...

inter county challenge match for ryan doyle fund

Down Senior Footballers will play Meath in an Inter County Challenge on Saturday 29th December at 5.30pm in Pairc Esler in aid of the Ryan Doyle Fund. Admission is by voluntary ...

down draw tickets - please return

Could anyone who took Down Draw tickets 2013 to sell, please make returns as soon as possible to Dónal Moran. Thanks

new year's eve party

The club is having a New Year's Eve function at the clubrooms. It runs from 8pm to 1am. There's a wine reception and party food followed by a disco. Everyone welcome. Adults £10, children free. It's a bring your own bottle event

coiste scór deisceart an dúin/ south down scór

Mo Cairde Secretary / Scór Representative   We had a very good South Down Scór na nÓg this year with 15 South Down Clubs participating some with two and three sections each. I thank you for your efforts in keeping our culture alive.   Now it’s the time for the adult version! The ...

december extra time

The December edition of 'Extra Time' is now available to download from our 'Downloads' section

senior movie night friday 14th december @ 7:30pm

The Youth Committee are organising a 'Senior Movie Night' in the hall Friday 14th Dec @ 7.30pm. They are showing 'The Quiet Man' and there will be refreshments and mince pies and buns. There is no cost, but we are asking for donations as half of what is raised will go to the Ryan ...

club turns out to support ryan doyle appeal

Aghaderg/Ballyvarley GAA club has raised more than a thousand pounds to help towards the cost of repatriating the body of a Co Down Gael who died following an incident in Australia recently. Club members made donations to help with the cost of repatriating ...

st john's bosco 'seniors' activities for 2012 and our plans for 2013.

The St John Bosco Seniors had a very busy year breaking into jail, getting into Croke Park, emptying bottles, studying at the gaelteacht and much more!Please find in our 'Downloads' section an interesting article from Paul in St John's Bosco.

jerry quinn former chairman of our county dies.

CUMANN LÚTHCHLEAS GAEL COISTE CHONTAE AN DÚINCoiste Chontae an Dúin and the family that is Down GAA are saddened to learn of the sudden death of Jerry Quinn past Chairman of our County and long time servant of the GAA.   Jerry had a great love for the GAA and ...

£25,000 prize in final round of 2012 clubs draw.

The final round of the 2012 Clubs Draw with a top prize of £25,000 will be held at St John's on Sunday 9th December. Declan Nerney will be playing at the club that night (check out his website at http://www.declannerney.com/index.php) so it should be a very enterta ...

down gaa clubs draw results for november

£2000 Me 010 (Mayobridge) Pat Joe Magee 35 Bavan Rd Mayobridge£1000 Catherine Kearney (Newry Shamrocks) 52 Kenley Rd London£1000 Gareth Fitzsimons (Saul) 131 Strangford Rd Downpatrick£1000 Northern Hardwood (Tullylish) Derrylee rd DungannonClub winners £200St Michaels - st Michae ...

ryan doyle repatriation fundraiser

Aghaderg GFC/Ballyvarley HC is running a fundraiser to help towards the cost of the repatriation of the body of Ryan Doyle from Australia. Leitrim GAA player Ryan died following an incident there recently. His mother is originally from Aghaderg parish. Our clubrooms will be o ...

mouthguards and the gaa

Information for Clubs, Players and Parents BACKGROUND Following the GAA’s Annual Congress in April 2012 a new rule was enacted that made it mandatory to use a mouthguard in all Gaelic football matches and training sessions from January 1st 2013 (for all ...

e-petition to the uk government for action on s.a.d.s.

PETITION TO THE UK GOVERNMENT TO DEMAND ACTION ON S A D S   The Cormac Trust in association with the Oliver King Foundation in Liverpool would ask that you sign and send the e-petition below to the U.K. Government to demand action against SADS (Sudden Arrhythmic Death Syn ...

agm held - committee elected

The AGM for 2012 has taken place and the new committee has been elected.  It's a mix of existing and some new members. We're delighted to have those new people on board and look forward to a busy and productive year working on behalf of our club. The full list of officers and ...

clann na banna family quiz sunday 25th november

Clann na Banna are hosting a fun family quiz and as we were combined at all under-age levels wish to extend the invitation to Aghaderg/Ballyvarley family teams. We are aware that the slot clashes with your scheduled AGM!!Clann na Banna fun family quiz will be held this Sunday 25t ...

november extra time

The November edition of 'Extra Time' is now available to download from our 'Downloads' section.

agm notification for 25th november 2012

A Chara,   Notice is hereby given that the Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be held on Sunday 25th November 2012 at 2:00 pm in the club rooms.   The business to be transacted will be as follows:   To Receive the Secretary’s Report To Receive the Treasurer’s Report Chairman ...

juvenile awards night - friday 2nd november

This year's juvenile awards night will take place in Bannville House Hotel on Friday November 2.Festivities kick off at 7pm.Tickets are available from coaches priced at £5 per child and £10 per adult. The evening includes main meal and dessert. Anyone with special dietary require ...

official club merchandise now available

OFFICIAL MERCHANDISE AVAILABLE AT www.teamshopbuilder.co.uk/aghaderggfcandballyvarleyhcYOU CAN LOG ONTO THE SITE AND PICK YOUR ITEM AND HAVE YOUR CLUB CREST AND YOUR INITIALS ON YOUR OWN CLOTHING.

october extra time is now available for download

The October Issue of Down's GAA Newsletter Extra Time can now be downloaded from our 'Downloads' section of the website.

slieve donard climb - sunday 21 october 2012

Aghaderg GFC/Ballyvarley HC Sponsored Donard Climb will take place on Sunday 21 October 2012. We are meeting at Ballyvarley Hall at 9:00 a.m. and the climb will start from Donard Park in Newcastle at 10:00 a.m. There will be a BBQ in the park about 2:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. when the ...

dundrum prove too slick for hardworking aghaderg in championship final

In Parc Esler on Sunday last a hard working Aghaderg team were well beaten by a well organised and talented Dundrum fifteen who had been defeated in last year’s final. Manager Noel Sexton was able to pick from a nearly full strength panel with only James McGrath not available for ...

down senior & intermediate football finals this weekend

Sunday October 21st Pairc Esler AROUND A POUND Intermediate Football Final (2pm) Bosco ...

aghaderg in junior football championship final this sunday 14th october

Good luck to our Senior Footballers this Sunday 14th October in The JFC final against Dundrum in Pairc Esler at 4:00pm.Come along and support your team as they embark on this history making journey to win the Junior Championship for the very first time in our Club's existance.

minor footballers win county 'b' championship

Aghaderg GFC amalgamated with Clann na Banna for underage football in 2012 to form the Clann na Derg team. The Clann na Derg minors won the All County Minor B Football Championship final in Saval on Sunday last on an impressive score line of 4-12 to 0-10. Clann na Derg topped its ...

youth club is back on this saturaday

Please note that the youth club is starting again this Saturday night, 6th October, 7-8.30pm.

aghaderg through to the jfc final!

Congratulations To Aghaderg's Senior Footballers As They booked their place in the final of the Down Junior Championship when they defeated Drumaness on Saturday evening last in Castlewellan. See Full Match Report In 'Results' Section & Match Photos In The 'Gallery'.

eos sponsors new jerseys for u-10 camogs.

U-10 Aghaderg Camogs. Captain, Caitlin Armstrong accepting new set of jerseys from Martin Fitzpatrick of Eagle Oversees.

ballyvarley u-14 hurlers progress in the scullion hurls 7-a-sides

Ballyvarley U-14 hurlers attended the Scullion Hurls 7 a-side tournament organised by Antrim GAA. We qualified from our group and will be playing in the finals in Casement Park on the 12th October.

aghaderg u-12's play at croke park

Aghaderg U-12's Had The Experience Of A Lifetime By Playing In The Mini Games On All-Ireland Sunday At Croke Park. This Is One Day Out The Girls Will Never Forget.

junior football championship semi-final saturday 29th september at 5:30pm in castlewellan

Aghaderg Travel To Castlewellan On Saturday To Take On Drumaness In The JFC Semi-Final with a 5:30pm Throw-In.Please Come Along And Support The Team Who Have A Real Chance Of Championship Success This Year.

aghaderg u-12 camogie team win the slieve meelmore trophy at county blitz in an riocht.

U-12 Camogs won the Slieve Meelmore Trophy in group C at the county Blitz in An Riocht on Saturday 22nd September.See Photos In 'Gallery' Section.Also photos from the U12 team who competed at Croke Park on Sunday 16th Sept in the mini Games at half time between Down and MeathKati ...

coffee & cupcake morning great success

A Big Thank You from the Youth Committee, to all those who supported the coffee and cupcake morning.

minor 'b' hurling championship final saturday 22nd september.

Amalgamated team Iveagh (Warrenpoint, Ballyvarley, Mourne, Ballela) are playing in the 'B' Hurling Championship final on Saturday . Ballyvarley are represented by Jonny Lennon, Ciaron Davies, Rory McShane, Christopher Lennon, Conor McPolin. ...

all ireland draw winners announced

The Draw For 2 Tickets To The All Ireland Football Final + Weekend In The Regency Hotel Took Place Tonight, Tuesday 18th September.Cassie McDermott Was The Lucky Recipient Of Our First Prize And Will Travel To See Donegal Take On Mayo In The Final On Sunday.Gerard O'Neill Won Our ...

aghaderg/ballyvarley all ireland ticket draw on tuesday 18/09/2012

The Club will hold it's annual All Ireland Football Final Ticket & Stay In A Dublin Hotel Draw, on tomorrow Tuesday 18th September after our Lotto Draw.Anyone who who has not yet bought a ticket (£2 Each) should do so today or tomorrow!

good luck to down senior camogie team in all ireland premier junior championship final

All Ireland Premier Junior Camogie Final Sunday 16th September2012 Throw in 12 O'clock Please see the attached photograph of the County Camogie Team, Chairperson Deirdre McGrath and Sponsor Alison Dunn of Specsavers.Good Luck Girls! ...

aghaderg through to junior football championship semi-final

Aghaderg senior footballers travelled the short journey to Glenn on Sunday to complete their final match in the round robin series of fixtures. The Reds had defeated Killyleagh and Aughlisnafin in the previous two matches but Mitchels could qualify if they won the match. Aghaderg ...

youth club coffee & cupcake morning saturday 25th august

Coffee & Cupcake Morning Saturday 25th August In Ballyvarley hall from 10 am - 12 Noon.£1.50 Per Coffee & CupcakeCome and get your delicious cupcake/traybake with your morning coffee/tea. Also refreshments available for children.There will also be some stalls wh ...

ballyvarley u-14 hurlers make down squad and defeat antrim

Ballyvarley Hurlers Conor Mc Polin, Stephen Mc Key, Ryan Harrison and Louis Murray all played their part in a strong Down performance at the recent Ulster tournament held in Dunloy Co Antrim. Down entered 2 teams along with all other Ulster counties for what turned out to be a co ...

aghaderg make it two out of two in the jfc

Aghaderg senior footballers continued on their quest for championship glory on Sunday last when they travelled to Clonduff to see off the challenge of Aughlisnafin in the second of the round robin series.See full match report in 'Results' section and action shots from the gam ...

training pitch re-opens with restrictions in place.

The training pitch has now been reopened following extensive essential maintenance but there are still a few places that are fairly sparse of grass which will be marked out.The Club would like to ask all those who use this pitch to use common sense and try to avoid those marked a ...

junior football championship sunday 12th august at 1:00pm in clonduff

Our Senior footballers travel to Clonduff on Sunday for their second round robin game of the Junior Football Championship versus Aughlisnafin.Throw-In is at 1 o'clock please come along and support the team!

annual club bbq saturday 18th august at 8:30pm

This years Club BBQ will take place on Saturday 18th August.Tickets are now available at £10 each from any committee member or team coach.

senior footballers get their jfc campaign off to a winning start

Aghaderg Saw Off A Physical Killyleagh Side In The Their First JFC Group Match In St Johns Earlier Today.See Action Shots From The Game In The 'Photo Gallery' Section.

aghaderg u-10 camogs play before county match

The U-10 Camogie girls who competed in an U-10 blitz at Kilcoo on Saturday 21st July before the Down v Armagh match. The girls won 3 of their matches and drew one. Well done.

july 'extra time' newsletter out now

See This Months Extra Time GAA Newsletter In Our 'Downloads' Section.

sports studies course at southern regional college

Southern Regional College are offeringlocal students and players a uniqueopportunity to apply for a nationallyrecognised sports qualification equivalentto 3 A-Level grades while at the same timedeveloping their coaching and playingskills within the GAA.BTEC Level 3 Extended Diplo ...

county breakfast morning sunday 15th july

We have less than three weeks to go now to our first Ulster Final since 2003 and we are all looking forward to the day.   A day when the Red & Black once again takes its place in Clones in the Senior Provincial Final, a day when we hope that the long wait t ...

olympic boxing showcase tuesday 10th july

Banbridge ABC in conjuction with Banbridge District Council 'Presents' on Tuesday 10th July the Cuban Olympic Boxing team who will be showcasing their talent in Banbridge Leisure Centre from 2pm - 5pm.Admission Is free So Go Along To Watch Potential Olympic Medal Winners Go T ...

youth club breaks for the summer

Youth club is now over for a summer break.Watch out on the website for date when it will resume!

training pitch closed for month of july for essential maintenance

Please note: The flood lit training pitch will be closed during the month of July for essential maintenance. No use of this pitch is permitted during this time as the existing and newly seeded grass needs the time to be firmly established. Please respect t ...

ulster final ticket news

After yesterday's great win Down are now preparing for an Ulster Senior Football Final on 22nd July in Clones at 2.00pm. This will be an All Ticket Game and we would like to get the orders to Clubs by Friday 13th July to allow then a week for second Club orde ...

matthew malone hits six as u-10 hurlers breeze past the 'point'

Matthew Malone scored 6-1 in Ballyvarley's convincing win over Warrenpoint on Friday night.See full match report in 'Results' section.

strong aghaderg u-12 camogie display in newry

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tonights match v bright has been postponed

Further to the recent calls and emails re the state of the pitch, Aidan Lavery has spoken to Paul Blaney of CCC and it was agreed to postpone the above match. It is likely that the refixed date will be Monday 25th June as no hurling is scheduled for that dat ...

bertie leckey on his 70 years in the gaa

Bertie Leckey has been talking to Destination Newry about his long service to the GAA - 70 years in all for club and county. The video is in the media section for those who'd like to find out about the contribution this Aghaderg/Ballyvarley stalwart has made over the years. A les ...

unwanted items of clothing collection monday 2nd july

Dolores Canniford is coordinating a collection bag of unwanted clothes for the Club. Please leave bags off at the hall Monday 2nd July between 6.30 and 8pm. Thank You.

midsummer party at lisnavaragh fort.

Midsummer Party at Lisnavaragh Fort. Saturday 23rd June 2013.   7 p.m. Banbridge Silver Band Steve Lally Storyteller for Children Glenn Comhaltas + Mickey Murphy Torann   Celtic Storm Dance Troupe Cul na Fey Parcel of Rogues Pig on Spit-Hotdogs- Burgers- Draw–Own Refreshm ...

aghaderg members win gaeltacht scholarships

Two members of the Aghaderg/Ballyvarley Club have won scholarships to the Gaeltacht from the Down County Board. Caoimhe Macauley, seen here at the presentation, and Cormac Lennon who was unable to attend were each given £100 towards the cost of their trip this summer. One hundred ...

"gaa kellogg's cúl camp" registration sat 30th june 11:15am

Aghaderg CC/GFC and Ballyvarley HC will hold a registration day for this year's "GAA KELLOGG'S CÚL CAMP" on Saturday June 30th at 11:15am (After Gaelic Start).The "GAA KELLOGG'S CÚL CAMP" this year will be from August 20 -24 inclusive for boys and girls from age 5 to 13. "GAA KEL ...

u12 camogie league

Aghaderg's U12 camogie team conceded to Mayobridge after a strong effort from the team on Sat 9/6/12. See full match report on results page.

under 10 camogie team plays at county senior game

   The Under 10 Camogie team who played last Sunday 3/6/12 against Leitrim at half time during the Down Derry senior match. Picture courtesy of Anne McNulty

olympic fun at fundamentals

The Olympic Torch got a great reception from enthusiastic young fans at the club on Saturday morning. Lots of pictures to see in photo gallery.

access ni forms must be filled in for working with children

Anyone who has any contact with Children in the club must complete an Access NI form, e.g. Gaelic Start, Team Coach, Team Mentor, Youth Club supervisors, Parents driving kids to matches etc. Currently 26 club members have Access NI Clearance and 2 applications are being process ...

cul camp coaching positions

CUL CAMPS Coaching Positions: Down GAA will be recruiting a number of Coaches (over 18) and Assistant Coaches (under 18) to work at the camps over the sum-mer months. Anyone who wishes to apply for either of these positions should email Conor O‟Toole – ...

2012 world handball championships to take place in dublin

The 2012 World Handball Championships are taking place in Dublin from the 11th to the 21st of October of this year. The CityWest in Dublin will be transformed into a massive handball arena, with 22 specially built handball courts housing the best players in the world and all ...

olympic torch to visit club grounds on saturday 9th june

The Olympic torch will be arriving to Ballyvarley Pitch for the "Gaelic Start" kids at 10am this Saturday 9th June. It will only be there for a short period so maybe you would like to have a camera at the ready.

'dan creates history'

Dan Lennon Winner Of Irelands Marathon in 1957 & 1959 Got To Make Another Piece Of History On Tuesday Evening. At 88 Years Of Age Dan Had The Fantastic Honour Of carrying The Olympic Torch Through The Streets Of Gilford. You Can Watch In Our 'Video' Section As Dan Makes His W ...

june edition of 'extra time' out now

See This Months Extra Time GAA Newsletter In Our 'Downloads' Section.

folk night saturday 16th june

Tickets Are Now On Sale For The Folk Night On Saturday 16th June Featuring 'Parcel Of Rogues'. All Proceeds In Aid Of 'Injured Players' Fund.Doors Open At 8:30pm With A Full Bar.Tickets Are £5 Each And Can be Bought From Senior Players. For Any Further Information Please Contact: ...

battling performance against ballyholland

   Under 12 Camogie League Aghadeg 2-0    vs   Ballyholland, 3-0 On their last visit to Ballyholland for the grading blitz in April, the girls contended with snow and bitterly cold temperatures. What a difference today! The suncream was on and the sunglasses ...

camp jmac expands to mayobridge

Camp Jmac is in Mayobridge GAC this year. It will be held from 2nd to 6th July and there will be an information and registration evening on the 13th June in Mayobridge club from 7.00pm to 8.30pmCAMP JMAC EXPANDS TO MAYOBRIDGE Camp JMac has been running since 2010 in St ...

jimmy retires from pitch maintenance after many years of service!

With Jimmy Stewart resigning from his grass cutting duties, effective 31st May, we need a volunteer(s) to cut the grass on the two pitches & three banks.If you are available or if you know someone who is available and willing to help, please get in contact with Aida ...

down sfc 1st round dates,times and venues

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down v fermanagh ticket information

Down v Fermanagh 3rd June   Match Information   This game is 'NOT' an All Ticket Fixture and arrangements are as follows:   Tickets are currently available for the John Vesey Stand only.  We have only received a minimal number of tick ...

ballyvarley u10s & u8s attended the warrenpoint blitz on saturday 19th may

Ballyvarley U-10 Team James McKay Darragh McKay Matthew Malone Niall Huzarz Niall Brolly Aidan & Ory McClean Thomas Lennon Caitlin Armstrong Jonathan Lennon Charlie Lennon Ballyvarley ran out overall winners of the tournament ...

callum and ryan get to play on the hallowed turf at croker!

Two of our U-12 players (footballer , hurler) were chosen to represent Aghaderg/Ballyvarley in Croke Park. The two young players were Ryan Donnelly and Callum McConville. The memorable event took place on 04 April 2012. Ryan and Callum enjoyed 2 x 10min hurling matches and 2 ...

martin to walk 150km for 'friends of africa'

Martin Malone, Northern Ireland Regional Director of NFU Mutual To Walk 150km on ‘THE WEST HIGHLAND WAY’ Trek for the charity ‘Friends Of Africa’.        Martin will begin his Trek of the West Highlands of Scotland this Saturday 19th May which will take five days to complete incl ...

modern & vintage tractor run & car boot sale sunday 24th june

The rally point is Ballela Road, Ballela and will follow a 7 mile route. Tractor Run costs £10 and starts at 2:30pm with registration at 12 noon. Entry fee includes refreshments.Enquiries Contact Peter: 07774132407Car Boot sale: Cars £5, Vans & trailers £7.Proceeds For Ch ...

night at the races - 1 june 2012

The Night at the Races will take place in Ballyvarley Hall at 9:00 p.m. on Friday 1 June following our home Senior football match against St Michaels. Full Bar facilities ...

down & ballyvarley both win at pairc esler

Ballyvarley U12s lined out at Pairc Esler to take part in the halftime mini games during the Down v Meath Christy Ring game against Warrenpoint. Despite the game time being only 10 minutes it was an end to end competitive hurling between the Ballyvarley & Warrenpoint with ...

ballyvarley u-12's to play at interval in christy ring semi

Ballyvarley U-12 hurling team have been chosen to play at the half-time break at Saturdays Christy Ring Semi Final in Pairc Esler, Newry between Down and Meath Come along and support your County and Club members. Match starts 2.30pm

down's extra time newsletter for may just released.

The May Edition Of The Down GAA Newsletter Has Been Released And Can Be Downloaded from Our 'Downloads' Section.

down county board launch new facebook page

Down are currently developing a new facebook page https://www.facebook.com/OfficialDownGAAcan you please spread the word among club members.There are some very interesting video interviews and photographs added at the minute we would encourage all members to come on and view the ...

meet down football heroes at the abbey

3 May 2012  MEET DOWN FOOTBALL HEROES AT THE ABBEY  Have you ever wanted to see Down manager James McCartan put his team through their paces?  Well, now’s your chance and you’ll also get the opportunity to meet the players, get their autographs or have your picture taken with the ...

katie selected on the down u-14 development squad.

Katie Canniford played in a blitz today Sunday 22nd April in Co Cavan. She has been selected to play as part of the U-14 Down Develpment Camogie Team. They played against Louth, West Meath and Cavan winning 2 of their games. There are a number of other blitzes to be played du ...

car wash this sunday 22nd april at the hall from 1pm - 4pm

A reminder that our 'Youth Club' are having a car wash at Ballyvarley hall on Sunday22nd of April(This Sunday) From 1-4pm.Come along and support the club and get a nice shiny car as well!

down football and hurling championship draws 2012

MORGAN MILK DOWN SENIOR FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP 2012 Roinn 11. Sabhaill (Saval) V Liatroim (Liatroim)2. Dun Padraig (Downpatrick) V Ath Bhriain (Bryansford)3. Caislean an Mhuillin (Castlewellan) V Loch an Oileain (Loughinisland)4. Caislean Ruairi (Rostrevor) V Clua ...

down v cork ticket information for this sunday 15th april

The Down v Cork Allianz League Semi Final will take place on Sunday 15th April in Croke Park. This is an All Ticket Fixture. Anyone who wants a ticket should contact Aidan Lavery (07889 771970) by Wed 1 ...

april edition of down's 'extra time' released

The April Edition Of The Down GAA Newsletter Has Been Released And Can Be Downloaded from Our 'Downloads' Section.

an riocht camogie blitz

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replica club jersey's for sale

There Are 4 (3 large & 1 xl) Club Jersey's For Sale At £30 each.Anyone Interested In Purchasing One Should Contact Aidan Hegarty.

ulster u16 club hurling 9s & bbq at ballyvarley sat april 7th

Ulster U16 Club Hurling 9s When: Sat 7th April 11:00am - 2.30 pmWhere: Ballyvarley Come and suport the team as they battle it out with Killeavy, Mourne, Na Magha and CootehillBBQ and shop on the dayFixtures in Downlaods Section

developing resilience work with young people

Wednesday 28th March at 7pm (3rd year – Upper Sixth)BOUNCEDeveloping Resilience Work with Young PeopleWhere: Ballyvarley HallThe transition from adolescence to adulthood is complex and at times confusing for young people.This 2 hour workshop will provide young people aged 14-16 ...

juvenile coaching saturdays

JUVENILE COACHING Juvenile Hurling Begins this Saturday  10 – 11:15 am  Ages: P3 – P7 Juvenile Camogie Continues every Monday 6:15 – 8:00pm Ages: P1 – P7 Gaelic Start C ...

st patrick's night celebrations reminder

Just a reminderSt Patrick's night in Ballyvarley Hall starting at 8pm.Please e-mail Dolores Canniford (deecanniford@googlemail.com) if you are attending so the allocation for food is as close to the correct number as possible.Adults £5.00 Children £3.00.

important notice to all down fans

In relation to Sunday 18th March double bill in Pairc Esler Down v Derry at 12.45pm and Down v Dublin at 2.30pm patrons are reminded of the following.     1.    This is not an all ticket fixture.   2.    As there are a large number of season ticket holders in both counties patron ...

march edition of county newsletter released

Issue Two of the County's Extra Time Newsletter has been released. You Can Download The Latest Issue From Our 'Downloads' Section.

st patrick's night in ballyvarley hall

St Patrick's Night in Ballyvarley Hall 17th March: Annie's Irish Stew, Apple Squares, Tea/CoffeeLicense barLocal talent performing on the night music,singing and dancingTickets available soon from any camogie member or contact Delores Canniford or Deirdre McGrath

win a hurling/camogie day competition

The Irish News has just launched the 'WIN A HURLING/CAMOGIE DAY'We would encourage club members and those who attend St Francis PS to start collecting the tokens printed each day in The Irish News.The prize really is a brilliant day of hurling activities, from watching the tradit ...

camogie out door season starts 27th february

Aghaderg Camogie outdoor season starts on Monday 27th February in Ballyvarley hall: U-8 to U-16 6.15 pm to 8.00pmBring drink, boots and warm clothing.

'extra time' gaa newsletter

The First County Information Bulletin for 2012, has been released. We hope that you find it a useful source of information as to what is happening within Administration within the County. The Full Bulletin Can Be Downloaded From Our 'Downloads' Section. ...

hurling the fastest game on grass

Check Out The Video 'Hurling-The Fastest Game On Grass' In Our 'Video' Section.There Are A Few Pointers Within That All Players Should Take On Board:Striking-Air/GroundCatchingHand-PassingFrontal Air-BlockHooking.

u-12 hurling blitz sunday 29th january

Sunday 29th January 2012, Banbridge Leisure centre U12 Blitz Warrenpoint A, Warrenpoint B, Ballella, Ballyvarley & Cuchullians. Ballyvarley U12s finished off their January series of indoor blitzes in very strong form with wins over Warrenpoint A and Warrenpoin ...

2011 senior awards

The presentation of the 2011 Senior Awards took place in Ballyvarley Hall on Saturday 28 January.  The winners of the various awards from U16 level through to Senior level in all codes are listed in table format below and pictures will be posted in the Gallery section of the ...

down gaa launch big breakfast morning

Breakfast With The PlayersOn Sunday 29th January Down GAA are hosting a ‚Big Breakfast Morning With the Players‚at four locations in support of the Down Teams Training Fund. The idea is very simple; Breakfast will be served from 8.30 am to 11.00 am in the following locations, ...

allianz hurling league fixtures for 2012 also first round of christy ring cup

All League Home Fixtures Are At Paírc Esler In Newry. The Game Against Derry Is A Double Header With Our Footballers Taking On Dublin!26 February Allianz Hurling League Round 1Roinn 2ACeatharlach v An DúnAn Iarmhí v CiarraíCill Mhantáin v Doire11 MarchAllian ...

youth club starts up again 4th february

Youth Club Starts Saturday 4th February 2012 At 7pm-8.30pm Bring all your friends all ages welcome, lots of fun and games FULLY SUPERVISED

u-12 hurling blitz in banbridge leisure centre a great success

Ballyvarley U-12 Boys Attended An U-12 Hurling Blitz In Banbridge Leisure Centre On Sunday 22nd January Teams From Ballyvarley, Newry Shamrocks, Ballela, Castlewellan and Keady took part. The tournament was organised by Co Down’s Regional Hurling Development Officer Michael McC ...

youth committee meeting saturday 21st january at 7pm

There Will Be A Youth Committee Meeting This Saturday 21st At 7pm In Ballyvarley Hall.

club membership is now due for the 2012 season

The New Season Has Now Begun And Club Membership Is Now Due And Should Be Paid As Soon As Possible.You Can Download A Membership Pack From Our 'Downloads' Section And Fill Out The Forms Provided And Return Them To Club Registrar Kevin O'Neill Or To Any Committee Member.

u-12 hurlers attend indoor blitzes

Week 1 U-12 Boys Attended An indoor Blitz In AnRiocht Sunday 8th January Ballyvarley 3 – Ballela 3 Ballyvarley 1 – Clonduff 2 Ballyvarley 2 – Shamrocks 5 Ballyvarley 3 – Mourne 3 Week 2 U-12 Boys Attended An Indoor Hurling Blitz In Bangor Sunday 15th January. Ballyvarley ...

indoor hurling/camogie coaching every friday night

INDOOR HURLING & CAMOGIE FOR UNDER 12 & U10 BOYS AND GIRLS EVERY FRIDAY NIGHT IN ST PATRICKS SCHOOL ADMISSION £1.50 GIRLS 6.30 – 7.30pm BOYS 7.30 – 8.30pm NEW PLAYERS ARE VERY WELCOME – COME AND GIVE IT A TRY AND HAVE SOME FUN More Photos In The 'Gallery' Section

annual awards dinner in ballyvarley hall saturday 28th january

Our Adult Club Awards Dinner Will be held In Our Club Premises On Saturday 28th January Commencing At 8.00PM.Dress Code Is Casual/Smart,Bar Facilities Will Be Available.Tickets Cost £10 And Are Now Available from Team Managers & Committee Members.

camogie meeting saturday 21st january at 1.00pm

Camogie Meeting for all Parents/Past Camogs/Mentors on Saturday 21st January @ 1pm in Ballyvarley Hall to discuss structures for this season. It is vital all attend and support the Camogie Club. If you would like to help in any way please contact Dolores Canniford 07875132188Also ...

davy lavery gets married 30/12/2011

Congratulations to Senior Hurler David Lavery on his recent marriage to his beautiful bride Gayle Breen.P.S. DavyThere will be no transfer granted to Sean Tracey's!!!!!!

new years disco has been cancelled!!!

Due to the unavailability of a bar licence the New Years Eve function has been cancelled. Refunds will be available to anyone who has bought a ticket.Apologies for any inconvenience.

aghaderg gfc, cc & ballyvarley hc gaelic start 2011 graduation party

Party and prize giving afternoon on the 28th December 2011 at the club hall 1.00pm – 3.00pm Drinks and snacks will be provided along with teas and coffees for adults. There will be a presentation as well as music and games.

festive adult hurling sevens tuesday 27th december

The Club are holding 'Adult' Hurling 7-A-Sides for current and past hurlers on Tuesday 27th December from 12 Noon until 2:00pm. Can anyone who is available and willing to take part please contact Gerard O'Neill or Pat McGrath as soon as possible. It's just a bit of fun to get pla ...

agm reminder sunday 4th december at 2pm

Just a final reminder that our Club Annual General Meeting will take place this Sunday 4th December at 2PM.All the various reports and minutes can be downloaded from our 'DOWNLOADS' section. 

dearbhail o'neill in all-ireland junior camogie club final

Good luck to Dearbhail O'Neill who lines out with Tara Camogie Club from London in tomorrows (Sunday 27th November) All-Ireland Junior Camogie Final. Dearbhail has played all season with Tara where they won the London League and Championship and then progressed to the All-Ireland ...

motions for club agm 4th december 2011

Motion(s) for Annual General Meeting 04 Dec 2011 1). A new voluntary 10 year membership category be approved, the cost of which is £1000 (Aidan Lavery). 2). A Children's Officer is appointed to the Club Committee (Donal Moran) 3). A Coaching Dev ...

the down gaa club's draw 2012

The Down GAA Clubs Draw In 2012 the GAA in Down has come together to launch a major GAA fundraising initiative – the Down GAA Clubs Draw.The total prize fund is £110,000, with prize draws every month including super prize draws of £10,000 and £25,000. Each club in Down ...

club agm sunday 4th december at 2:00pm

Notice is hereby given of the AGM of Aghaderg GFC and Ballyvarley HC, to be held in the Club Rooms on Sunday 4th December at 2:00 pm. Please fill in a nominations form for the nomination of any member for a Club Officer Role and for the consideration of any motion to be discu ...

halloween “fancy dress” disco saturday 29th october

Halloween “Fancy Dress” Disco Ballyvarley Hall   Saturday 29th October 9pm till late 70s/80s Music   Admission: £5:00 (Includes Free Punch!) ...

kids halloween party friday 28th october

Kids Halloween Party Friday 28th October at Ballyvarley Hall 7pm – 9pm Games/Competitions/MoviesAll ages welcomeFancy DressAdmission is FREE ...

ballyvarley lose betsy gray cup quarter final

Clonduff 2-13 Ballyvarley 3-7 Ballyvarley’s senior hurlers saw their hopes of winning the Betsy Gray Cup blown away by the wind in a hotly contested quarter final tie in Hilltown that was decided by three late wind-assisted Clonduff points in the dying minutes of the g ...

u-12 footballers win the league

The Under 12 Footballers of Aghaderg who amalgamated withTullylish under the name of St. Colemans for the 2011 season.This very talented young group of players finished joint top of their league with Drumgath. They played nine competitive games and winning 8 of the 9. Beaten in o ...

ballyvarley u14 hurlers win glenavy tournament

Our U14 hurlers travelled to Glenavy to compete in a six team tournament involving; Glenavy, Gortnamona (Belfast), Pearses (Belfast), Shane O’Neills (Glenarm)and All Saints (Ballymena) We were drawn into a group with All Saints and Pearces. For the first match, we were up against ...

parents need to get a grip

Parents Need to get a Grip The popularity of the GAA, and the absolute obsession which modern parents have for the advancement of their children, has created an underage environment that can only be described as u ...

irish news club and volunteer conference - sat 29th oct - armagh city hotel

Irish News Ulster Club & Volunteer Conference October 29, 20119:00 am to 2:00 pm Booking Form: http://ulster.gaa.ie/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/Club-Conf-2011-Booking-Form.pdf Enhancing the GAA Community in Challenging Tim ...

slieve donard climb - the movie!!!

Club's Donard Charity Climb from conchubair macamhlaoibh on Vimeo.

success for u10 camogs/ u14 hurlers represent county

U10 camogs Aghaderg U10 Camogs made the journey on Saturday to Portaferry to take part in an All County Blitz. The B team were put up against Bredagh , Portaferry  and Ballygalget. The opposing teams were stronger and a lot more experienced than the Aghaderg girls a ...

down sfc & ifc semi-finals weekend ticket news

IFC Clann na Banna V Kilclief at 17:30pm Saturday 24th September SFC Kilcoo V Clonduff at 19:15 Saturday 24th September. IFC Ballymartin V Dundrum at 17:30pm Sunday 25th SeptemberSFC Burren V Rostrevor at 19:15 Sunday 25th September. Dow ...

aghaderg lose out to bright in close finish

Aghaderg travelled to Leitrim on Sunday last to play old rivals Bright in the quarter final of the junior football championship. Team management of Kieran and Pat Lennon were in confident mood as they had the strongest panel that they had been able to assemble this year as a numb ...

club 10 year membership option!

10 Year Membership Option Meeting at 8:00 p.m. on Thursday 15 September in Ballyvarley Hall to discuss the 10-Year Membership option.If you are interested in hearing about it please come along.

drugs and alcohol awareness evening weds 21st september

Drugs and Alcohol Awareness Evening for Parents and Children On Wednesday 21st September 2011 at Aghaderg/Ballyvarley GAA Hall at 7:30pm a special talk will be given for parents and children, ...

club clean-up day saturday 17th september 10am to 12 noon

The Club are having a Clean-Up Day on Saturday 17th September from 10 o'clock in the morning to 12 noon.The aim is to tidy up around the club facilities lifting rubbish cutting grass and generally making our premises presentable to the general public.So everyone is welcome to com ...

club to run a bus to the all-ireland camogie finals on sunday 11th september

Down Senior Camogie Team have reached the All-Ireland Premier Junior Final In Croke Park on Sunday 11th September at 12:00 noon. Local girls Aoibhne and Fiona O'Neill & Ciara McGovern are on the squad, Fiona & Ciara having played in all championship matches so far. The Cl ...

ballyvarley produce best performance of the year

Down Senior Hurling League: Ballyvarley 4-14 Clonduff 3-15 Like a magician waiting for the perfect moment Ballyvarley pulled a magnificent performance out of the hat to produce their best team performance of the season to outscore high-flying Clonduff and thwart the vi ...

shl div ii ballyvarley young guns no match for experienced ballycran.

Down SHL: Ballycran 3-10 Ballyvarley 1-6 Youth proved to be no match for experience as Ballyvarley made the daunting trip to Ballycran with six key players missing and although their young players played with a degree of enthusiasm they failed to make much impression on an ...

ballyvarley lose out to castlewellan

Ballyvarley bowed out of the Junior Hurling Championship at the semi-final stage when they fell narrowly by five points to a strong Castlewellan side in Kilcoo. The Reds battled gamely to make it to a second consecutive championship final but a mini collapse in the third quarter ...

aghaderg gfc & ballyvarley hc presents annual club barbecue

This Years Annual Barbecue Is on Saturday 20th August 2011 @ 8:30pm Ole Crocs Football @ 7:00pm Music: “Shake It Sister”     Bar Facilities     Admission £10     ...

junior hurling championship semi-final venue has been switched

Please note that tomorrow nights (Monday) Junior Hurling Championship Semi-Final between Ballyvarley and Castlewellan has been switched from Clonduff to Kilcoo at 7:30pm!!!!!!! Please Pass on the word to anyone you know who may be travelling to watch th ...

down v cork 4th round qualifier ticket news

Down v Cork 23 rd July 2011 We request that Clubs have their ticket orders with us by 12.00noon Wednesday 20th July. Tickets will then be available for collection at the County Office from 6.00pm Wednesday onwards. Tick ...

foundation coaching course at ballyvarley sunday 14th august

Foundation Level Hurling Coaching @ Ballyvarley on Sunday 14th August @ 9am. Child protection  Course Thursday 11th August @ 7pm. This is recognised coaching qualification. If you have not already signed up and are intrested let me know.Child protection training available for all ...

aghaderg/ballyvarley summer festival - friday july 1st to sunday july 3rd

Aghaderg/Ballyvarley Summer Festival Friday July 1st  to Sunday July 3rd Friday 1st July ...

ballyvarley win tough battle with bredagh.

Ballyvarley had to pull out all the stops to overcome a tough Bredagh side at Cherryvale and in the end it was their ability to tap over the points that gave them a hard-earned five point victory. The return of Paul O’Neill to hurling action was a timely boost for the Reds and it ...

'reds' lose out in nail biting finish

Ballyvarley paid the penalty for a slow start and a tendency to leak goals when they lost an enthralling Senior Hurling League game to a strong Ballycran side. Goals were the key feature of this game and although Ballyvarley dominated for long periods they struggled to find the n ...

ballyvarley contingent help st colmans to ulster colleges hurling triumph

Well done to St Colman's College who won their first Ulster Colleges Hurling title today beating Red High from D'patrick by 2pts to lift the McFarland Cup. That's U14. And there were 11 Ballyvarley hurlers on the squad and team. Good news for the future of club hurlingBT McFa ...

u12 football tournament saturday 4th june 2011

40 Teams from all over Ireland participated in this tournament. Tullylish/Aghaderg entered a team and were drawn against Bredagh, Attical, St.Marys(Ardee) and Warrenpoint. Tullylish/Aghaderg 1-02 Breada 2-11 Tullylish/Aghaderg 1-04 Attical 1-05 Tullylis ...

ballyvarley stun the table toppers!

Ballyvarley provided the shock result of the week when they travelled to table-topping Portaferry and produced a magnificent seven goal salvo that stunned the Ard’s men and enabled the Reds to pull off a surprise seven point victory. It was a tale of two amazing hat-tricks from t ...

st michaels spoil bid for four in a row

Aghaderg travelled to St Michaels on Friday night last in an attempt to complete four wins in a row in the league but were brought back down to earth by a strong St Michael’s team who proved most effective in the scoring department. See Full Match Report In 'Results' Section.

ballyvarley contingent to play in ulster hurling final with st colman's college!

St Colmans College Newry have reached the final of the 3rd Year McFarland Cup where they will face The Red High from Downpatrick.Ballyvarley have a number of players on the team and in the squad.Michael Lennon         GoalsRobert Ellis               Mid-fieldMichael Jordan        ...

three in a row for senior footballers

After a disappointing start to their league campaign Aghaderg have found a rich vein of form as they won their third successive match on Friday last by defeating Ballkinlar by six points. Management had to readjust the successful team from last week as McGivern, James McGrath and ...

hurlers/camogs play half time at christy ring semi final

A group of our young hurlers and camogs played Liatroim at half time in the Christy Ring semi final match between Down and Kerry at Pairc Esler on Saturday. The boys and girls put on a great display and drew 0.1 to 0.1 in the 10 minute game.  More pictures in photo gallery.

campa chormaic an dúin 2011

Campa Chormaic 2011 will be held from July 11th - July 15th this year again in St Malachy's High School Castlewellan. Over the past two years Campa Chormaic has grown in size and popularity throughout Ulster. Comhairle Uladh have fully endorsed Campa Chormaic and endea ...

poc fada 'on the beach'

Down Poc Fada will take place on Saturday 28th May 2011.     The venue for the competition will be the beach at Murlough just outside Newcastle     Registration will be in the National Trust Car park at 11.30    The categories are as follows.   Hurling                             ...

down hurling double header on saturday in newry (kids free)

Saturday 21st MayPairc Esler, Newry2:30pm Christy Ring Semi Final: Down V Kerry12:45 Lory Meagher Semi Final South Down v DonegalFeast of Hurling in Newry on Saturday On Saturday all Down supporters are urged to come out and support the County Hurling Teams in their quest for A ...

maguire clinches winner at st pauls

Aghaderg senior footballers travelled to St Paul’s Hollywood on Friday night last and after a close and exciting encounter returned home worthy winners by the narrowest of margins. St Pauls were challenging for promotion and were in second place at the beginning of the match. The ...

new down jersey available at donaghy's - 10% discount for members

The new Down jersey is now available to Donagahy's Banbridge.  10% discount to members  - just mention you are a memeber of the club.

saval to host 'live to play' educational event

Saval GAC will host a Live to Play education event on Thursday 26th May at 7.30pm and all GAA and non-GAA members in the area are invited to attend. Live to Play is a Road Safety initiative promoted by Ulster GAA in conjunction with Clubs and County boards.  It aim ...

cry announce screening dates:

CRY screening dates for the remainder of 2011 are as follows:14-15 May - University of Ulster Jordanstown4-5 June - University of Ulster Coleraine16 -17 June - Newry Shamrocks Club Newry3-4 September - University of Ulster Jordanstown22 - 23 October - University of Ulster Col ...

senior footballers record the first victory of the 2011 league campaign

Last Thursday evening the 5th of May Aghaderg senior footballers recorded their first win in the 2011 league campaign.   The match was a home game against Aughlisnafin.   Aghaderg had the better of the first half and went in at half time with a comfortable 5 point lead. The reds ...

night at the races report

The club’s annual Night at the Races fundraiser took place in Ballyvarley Hall on the evening of Friday 29 April.   Once again the club received great support from the local community with 10 races and 83 horses being sponsored. Unfortunately the turnout on the night itself w ...

club grounds team required urgently

The Club would like to form a 'Grounds Maintenance Team' who would be responsible for the various tasks that need to be carried out on a regular basis in order to keep our grounds and building premises up to a satisfactory standard.Some of the tasks include:Grass-cutting of both ...

u-14 hurlers reach ulster feile final 2011

The U14 hurlers travelled to Liatroim on Saturday to take part in the Ulster Feile. As in the games and tournaments in the previous few weeks, we were always missing a combination of three of our older, more experienced and bigger players. When we saw the line up in the group(Lia ...

south down breeze past leitrim in the lory meagher cup

South Down had an emphatic victory over Leitrim by 4-25 to 0-8 in the first round of the Lory Meagher Cup in Liatroim. Ballyvarley's Duo James McGrath, once again, was strong at full-back and Paul O'Neill scored three points from play at left half-forward.South Down now meet old ...

ballyvarley duo to play in the nhl div 4 final

Ballyvarley's James McGrath and Paul O'Neill have their minds set on an All-Ireland medal this Sunday in the Athletics Grounds Armagh at 2:30pm.James and Paul line out at Full Back and Midfield respectfully for An Dun Theas (South Down) in this National League Decider against fav ...

get your very own club jersey

Get your very own club jersey (with or without number) Cost: £22.50   Ages 5-6, 7-8, 9-10, 10-11, 13-14 Cost: £29.50Sizes: Small, Medium, Large, X-Large, XX-Large Payment in advance required at club shop Contact Pat McGrath 07887 535 293

youth committee quiz

The Youth Committee Quiz took place last Saturday night. About 50 people attended the event in Ballyvarley Hall and seven teams entered the competition. The teams were Dumbledore’s Army, The Ream Team, The Big Five, We Hate Harry Potter, Rosevale Tops, The Sparkles and 3 Stooges ...

ballyvarley show bredagh a clean pair of heels in senior hurling league opener 11/04/2011

Down SHL:Ballyvarley 2-15Bredagh 1-4 With the Ulster League campaign firmly behind them, Ballyvarley saved their best performance of the season for the opening game of the Down Senior Hurling League as they cr ...

senior hurling scoring milestones

In the recent SHL game with Bredagh Colm O’Neill, who has spent much of his career in defence, reached a scoring milestone hitting his 200th point for Ballyvarley. The total is composed of 18 goals and 146 points. In the same game John O’Neill, another defensive player hit his ...

break for ball training day saturday 16th april

Our Senior Footballers are embarking on a 'Break For Ball' training day at Lavey GAC under the guidance of Ex-All Ireland winner and 4 times All-Star Tony Scullion.10am         Leave Banbridge.11am         Arrive at Lavey GAC.11.30am    Coaching session with Tony Scullion.1.30pm  ...

can you help identify this down supporter?

At the club's trip to Croke Park on Saturday to watch Dublin play Down this picture was captured of one of the Aghaderg contingent. Can you identify who it could be. Answers on a postcard to Armagh GAA Supporters club!!

u-16s continue league preparations

Match Date 31/3/2011 Time 19:30 hrs Venue: Tullylish by Michael Sands The under 16 footballers continued their preparations to the new league campaign by taking on Dromintee. They were hoping to build upon their previous excellent performance against the Clans. However apart from ...

u-16's impressive first outing

Report on Friendly U-16 Football V Clan na Gael, Lurgan The footballers for Aghaderg who are joined with Tullylish achieved an impressive result beating The Clans 2-15 to 2-5 last week. This is an encouraging indicator as the boys are in Division 1 this year with the first mat ...

south down hurlers make it to nhl div 4 final

South Down beat Cavan at Breffni Park by 5-32 to 1-3 in the National Hurling League to qualify for the NHL Div. 4 Final against Tyrone on 16th April. Paul O'Neill scored 0-4 from midfield. James McGrath missed the game through injury.

family quiz night saturday 16th april at 8:00pm sharp

The youth committee are organizing a family quiz night on Saturday 16th of April at 8pm sharp. Please come along and join in the fun!Price £1.00 per person in Ballyvarley hall.

hurleymaster training net

Here is another hurling aid which can be bought in O'Neills Sports Outlets.See it in action in our 'Links' sectionHurleymaster is a purpose designed frame with net and target area for training and practising your Hurling skills. Its optimum size of 6ft high by 5ft wide ...

improve your hurling skills with the hurling-rebounder

The 'Hurling Rebounder' can be bought in Smiths Toy Store In Newry At £24.99.This Aid Is  Excellent In Improving Your Own Personal Skills Of The Game And Is Suited To All Ages From U-10 Right Up To Senior Level.Frame size 51" x 36" You Can Watch Lar Corbett, Tipperary Hurling Sha ...

ulster senior hurling league castlewellan 0-11 ballyvarley 0-11 19th march 2011

A last gasp point from Castlewellan broke Ballyvarley hearts and denied them their second victory of the campaign as the home side came from behind to snatch a share of the spoils in this bruising and competitive all-Down Ulster Hurling League game.Full Match Re ...

club day out to croker

Club Day Out Croke Park, Saturday 2nd April Dublin v Kilkenny (Hurling) followed by  Down v Dublin (Football) Jedward will entertain at the interval Coach will leave the club at approx 2:30pm T ...

ballyvarley hurlers wear their new jerseys for the first time

Ballyvarley Got To Wear Their Brand New Kit In Their Ulster League Match In Castleblaney!Check Out Team Photo In The 'Gallery'Unfortunately Castleblaney Ran Out Winners By Three Points!

ballyvarley's slow start proves costly!

Ulster Hurling League:  Castleblayney  1-12   Ballyvarley 1-9 Ballyvarley paid the penalty for a poor start and some wayward finishing when they fell narrowly by three points to Castleblayney in a highly competitive U ...

gerard o'neill wins 'service to sport' award

Congratulations to Gerard O'Neill on winning the 'Service To Sport' Award at The Banbridge District Sports Awards Reception in the Belmont Hotel last night Wednesday 2nd March.You can see from the detail below just why Gerard is a very worthy recipient of this prestigious awa ...

healthy hearts, healthy lives on-site heart screening facility

Our Club has just received information about an on-site heart screening service called Healthy Hearts, Healthy Lives which is an initiative being promoted by John & Tony McEntee from Crossmaglen.The cost per person to have the procedure done is £35.If anyone would b ...

club membership fees reminder

Annual Club Membership Fees are now due for the 2011 season and must be paid in full by 31st Marchat the very latest.We are only having one Club Registration Day this year which is on the Sunday 13th March from 12noon to 2 o'clock.You can download the relevant membership pack fro ...

u-8 - u-10 hurling coaching on sundays at 12 noon

Hurling Training has started on  Sundays at 12 midday for the U-10s. There will also be Blitz's across Down taking place throughout the season. We will host an U-8 blitz in Ballyvarley on the 4th June if that suits and will take part in the monthly Blitz for U-8s and will att ...

available now in club shop

Kit Bags 22”/28” |£20/22 Shorts (All Sizes)| £6/£9 Socks (All Sizes) | £4/£5 Beanie Hats (Limited Supply)| £8 Juvenile Hurls (All Sizes) | £8 Go Games Footballs | £6

ulster hurling roadshow, dunloy 26th february

Saturday 26th February in Dunloys 'Centre of Excellence'. Eamon O Shea (Tipp senior hurling trainer) along with team captain Eoin Kelly will be delivering an innovative session based on getting players to take chances and use their own ini ...

tackling for success' coaching workshop 16th february.

Some of you may have been previously notified about the above, however to those deeply interested / involved in Hurling within the Club that should sufficient personnel / coaches from the Hurling fraternity be interested in attending and by pre notifying Conor O'Toole, then t ...

club youth committee meeting 20th february

The next youth committe meeting is on the 20th of febuary at half 12! Also the 'Hands up for Aghaderg' will be on the 27thFebruary at half 12.. £1 per handprint and £1 for tea/ coffe and bun..  all club members welcome :)

new camogie season gets underway on monday 14th february

U14/U16 Outdoor Camogie training begins on Monday 14th February at 6.30 sharp to 7.30 U10/U12 Outdoor Camogie will commence shortly. New members welcome!

development squad coaching day saturday 12th february

There will be a Development Squad Coaching Day in Armagh (Sherry's Field) next Saturday 12th February with a 10.30am start time.This is a proper worthwhile day for anyone interested in Hurling Coaching so if you are keen to be involved in coaching within the Club please go along ...

bertie lecky receives award for over 62 years service to the gaa.

For over 62 years service to the GAA, Bertie Leckey (left) from Ballyvarley,Banbridge, was presented with a trophy at the Down Referees committee annual presentation dinner in Leitrim GAA clubrooms last Friday night.  Handing   over the trophy on behalf of the Down Referees is Se ...

2011 membership fees are now due!!!

It is now time to renew your annual Club Membership Subscription.You can download the relevant application forms from our 'Downloads' section on the website and fill them out and return them with the correct fee to: Club Registrar: Kevin O'Neill or return them to team managers or ...

sponsorship for new jerseys and playing equipment sought after

As the new season approachs sponsorship is sought for playing equipment and jerseys for both juvenile and senior teams.  If you can provide sponsorship of any kind contact Aidan Lavery the club secretary.    

'auld boys' football sunday nights

From Sunday 6th February between 8.00 pm - 9.30pm there will be football for the 'Auld Boys' on the training pitch.   These sessions are aimed at those no longer playing senior football and want a game of football in a not too serious 'kickaround'.    Cost is £2. ...

formation of new club youth committee

The club is keen to form a Youth Committee and have arranged a meeting for Sunday  30th January at 12.30pm.  Young people aged between 12 and 21 years are invited. Formation of this committee will provide the youth of the club the opportunity to  inform the senior committee o ...

camogie club meeting saturday 22nd january at 12 noon

On Saturday 22nd January the camogie club will hold a meeting at 12 noon to organise teams and appoint coaches/mentors for the season ahead.  It is important that all those interested in the development of camogie at the club attend this meeting, especially former players, pa ...

senior hurling training commences 23rd january

The senior hurlers will  commence outdoor training on Sunday 23rd January at 12.15 in preparation for the Ulster Hurling League due to commences Saturday 19th February.  A full turnout is expected and new players are welcome.  

club circuit training on friday nights at 6.45pm

Circuit training  continues on Friday evenings in the hall at 6.45, all senior players are invited to the training and any new players in the parish  wishing to play hurling or football are welcome.  

james mc grath picked for 'christy ring champion 15 award'

Congratulations to James McGrath who picked up a National Award last week when he was chosen on the Champion 15 team for the Lory Meagher Cup. The Awards For The Champion 15 teams for the Christy Ring, Nicky Rackard and Lory Meagher Cups for 2010 will be presented to the winn ...

cúltec the new alternative to the traditional ash hurley

Some of our top hurlers are using the Cúltec Hurley!!  The Cúltec Hurley is the result of over 6 years design and development combining tried and tested space age materials with the very latest manufacturing techniques to produce a Hurley with all the positive characteristics o ...

hurling sub-committee meeting this sunday 21st november

Our Hurling Sub-Committee AGM will be this Sunday 21st November in the Hall at 1.30 pm.   The past year will be reviewed.   Adult & Juvenile league entries will be discussed.   Plans for the 2011 Season ...

james mccartan autobiography launch

On Monday November 22nd all roads lead to the Canal Court Hotel in Newry for a truly Gala GAA night of celebration, reminiscing and nostalgia. That evening the legendary James McCartan Senior launches his long awaited autobiography entitled "The King of Down Football." In his ...

juvenile awards night 27th november 2010

Juvenile Awards Night will be held on Saturday 27th November. Time: 6:45 for 7:00 until 10:00pmGuest Speaker On The Night Will Be Downs Corner Back Dan Mc Cartan.Children Will Have A Choice Of Either Mild Curry & Rice or Sausages & Chips With A Bun & Drink.Adults Will ...

danny hughes confirmed as guest speaker at our club dinner dance

Downs' All-Star Footballer Danny Hughes Will Be Our Guest Speaker At The Annual Club Dinner Dance In The Balmoral Hotel Warrenpoint On Saturday 20th Novenber. Tickets Are Now Available From Team Management & Club Committee

dance, fun and games on saturdays from 11am to 12noon

Dance, fun and games from Aghaderg Camogie Club. New Members welcome.From P4 upwards on Saturday morning between 11am and noon at Ballyvarley hall.  

football sub-committee sunday 7th november at 12.30pm

There will be a Football Sub-Committee this Sunday at 12.30 to discuss next years teams and underage development structures.Anyone with an interest in football development within our Club is most welcome to come along and get involved.

annual club dinner dance 20th november

Our Annual Club Dinner Dance will be on Saturday the 20th of November at 8pm in the Balmoral Hotel Warrenpoint.   Tickets will be available from Monday 1st November priced at £25.   There will be a bus running to and from the venue ...

eleanor farrell wins club lotto jackpot!!!

Congratulations To Eleanor Farrell Who Scooped Our Club Lotto Jackpot Of £1700.

gaelic start nursery programme for p1 and p2 children

The nursery programme is a great opportunity for the club to get children involved at an early age and to get parents involved in the club. It is not game specific (i.e. can be adopted for hurling/camogie and football)   Any existing members,  parents, players (football, hurling ...

annual club dinner dance 20th november 2010

This Years Club Dinner Dance Will be On Saturday The 20th Of November In The Balmoral Hotel Warrenpoint.Tickets Will Be Available In The Next Couple Of Weeks.

halloween movie night saturday 30th october 2010 at 6:30pm

The Club are having a Halloween Movie Night on Saturday 30th October In Ballyvarley Hall At 6:30pm!There is a 'Halloween Picture Competition' where children can download the 'Colouring Pages' from our 'Downloads' section.All pictures displayed in the Hall on the night and prizes ...

sponsored walk sunday october 24th

Club Sponsored Walk On Sunday October 24th from 2 pm. Newry Canal Tow Path (Jerrettspass to Scarva approx 7 miles or Poyntzpass to Scarva approx 3.5 miles).Funds raised to be split 50/50 with the Southern Area Hospice (Newry Hospice). Refreshments To be provided in the Hall from ...

club fundraising draw raises £2600

The fund raising draw organised by the finance committee proved most successful as approx £2600 was raised for club funds. The Aghaderg / Ballyvarley Club would like to record their thanks to all who supported the draw  by selling tickets, by buying tickets and those who sponso ...

down lose out in exciting nail biting finish

This lot met up with Tommy Leckey before the match. Check out the gallery for more photos of the day and anyone who has photos from the Final please email them to Kevin O'Neill and they can be included on the website.

intra-club hurling & camogie tournament this saturday

The club are hosting an intra-club juvenile hurling and camogie tournament this Saturday to round off the hurling and camogie season. Fun begins around 1pm. All welcome especially new members. There will be a BBQ and lots of good hurling and camogie for all the clubs children fro ...

the fourth irish news ulster gaa club & volunteer conference saturday 6th november 2010

The fourth Irish News Ulster GAA Club & Volunteer Conference will be held on Saturday 6th November 2010 in the Armagh City Hotel. This is Ulster GAA’s flagship non-games event which is focused at supporting club, volunteer and community development right across Ulster’s nine ...

the heart screening unit will be back in belfast next on the 29th & 30th january 2011.

The heart screening unit will be back in Belfast on the 29th and 30th of January 2011. Anyone over the age of 14 or the guardian of a child who wishes to have their child screened can make your own appointment at the web site below (http://www.c-r-y.org.uk/ecg.htm).  If you t ...

ballyvarley lose out in grandstand finish

Down Junior Hurling Championship Final Ballyvarley 1-11   Clonduff  1-13In an exciting Junior Hurling Championship Final, in Ballela, Ballyyvarley left it late as they staged another of their trademark fight-backs and in the closing seconds were denied a last dit ...

all-ireland final ticket allocation news!!!!!!

Any Paid Up member Of The Club Who Is Over 16 Years Of Age & Who Requested A Ticket Will Receive A Minimum Of 1 Ticket & A Maximum Of 2 Tickets.   Tickets Are To Be Collected On Receipt Of Payment At The Club Rooms On Thursday Night From 7:30pm Onwards.   ...

down junior hurling championship final sunday 12th september at 1:30pm in ballela

Ballyvarley take on old rivals Clonduff this Sunday in the Junior Hurling Championship Final in Ballela at 1:30pm.All support will be greatly appreciated so come along and see the lads seek their second Championship crown in 4 years.There is a post match meal in the Coach Inn Ban ...

down post all-ireland final banquet 19th september

Down County Board have organised a post All Ireland Final Banquet on Sunday evening 19 September 2010 in the City West Hotel in Dublin, starting at 7.15pm. Banquet tickets have been priced at £60 per head or £600 for Table of 10. To book your place or table please complete th ...

all-ireland football ticket information bulletin

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down supporters open night pairc esler monday 6th september

On Monday 6th September Páirc Esler will be the venue for a Fans' Open Night. All supporters of Down football are invited to attend the occasion, the last chance to see your favourite Down players in training before the All Ireland Final on September 19th. There will al ...

down supporters open night pairc esler monday 6th september

On Monday 6th September Páirc Esler will be the venue for a Fans' Open Night. All supporters of Down football are invited to attend the occasion, the last chance to see your favourite Down players in training before the All Ireland Final on September 19th. There will al ...

a glorious twelfth for lottery jackpot winner

Club lotto coordinator Aidan Lavery looks on as Seamus McGrath (Chairman Aghaderg GFC / Ballyvarley HC) presents lotto winner Eugene McGrath with his winning cheque for £8350. Eugene's lucky numbers came up at the weekly draw on the evening of Monday July 12th.

down junior hurling championship semi-final wednesday 11th august

Ballyvarley travel to Castlewellan this Wednesday night(11th August) to take on Carryduff in the Junior Hurling Championship semi-final.Throw in is at 7:00pm.All support will be greatly appreciated.

down gaa county senior team training 'fund night at the dogs'

There will be a 'Night At The Dogs' in aid of the Down County Senior Team Training Fund on Thursday 26th August at Drumbo Park Lisburn.You can find full details from the flyer in our 'Downloads' section. If you are interested in supporting the event in any of the four options det ...

down senior camogie team face antrim in all-ireland junior semi-final

Good luck to Fiona and Aoibhne O'Neill who are part of the Down Senior Camogie panel who travel to Casement Park this Saturday 7th August to take on old rivals Antrim in the All-Ireland Junior Camogie Semi-Final.Antrim won the previous encounter earlier this year by some margin b ...

all-ireland semi-final ticket information hot of the press!

The relevant ticket information from the County Office is as follows:   We request that Clubs have their ticket orders with us by 10.00am on 16th August 2010. Tickets will then be available for collection at County Office from 18th August. Ticket prices are as follows: ...

junior football championship this friday in glenn

Aghaderg Senior footballers get their Junior Championship campaign underway this Friday night against St Michaels.The match is in Glenn with a 7:30pm throw-in.Come along and support the lads!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

all ireland football quarter finals next week will be all-ticket!

The All Ireland Football Quarter final next weekend will be an AllTicket Fixture. It will not be known until Monday whether our game is on Saturday or Sunday. Clubs and Board Members should have theirTicket Orders with me by 10.00 am on Wednesday Morning and Tickets can then be c ...

club kit now available to purchase

Club kit is now available to order – Tracksuits, Hooded Tops, T-Shirts, Bags, Shorts, Socks etc.   Samples and a limited number of shorts and socks are available to view and buy at the club shop.   Order forms are available from the shop and the club website http://www.aghade ...

club lotto jackpot goes!!!!!!!!

Congratulations To Eugene Mc Grath Who Tonight 12th July Has Just Scooped Our Massive £8350 Lotto Jackpot.Well Done Eugene!Enjoy The Win!

annual club sports day sunday 4th july

This Years Annual Sports day Is This Sunday 4th July Starting At 2:00pm Everyone Welcome.Come Along And Join The Fun!!! You Can Download A Flyer Of Events From Our Downloads section.

u-12 hurling match cancelled

U12 hurling match away to Ballela Thurdsay 17th June cancelled due to open night at St Patrick’s School and 1st year exams.

cul camp 2010 is fast approaching!!!!!

All Cul Camp forms must be filled in and returned to Peter McConville by the 23rd June 2010 Forms are available in the shop or can be downloaded from our Club Website in the 'Downloads' section. Cost Of The Cúl Camps Are: P1&P2           £25  P3 – age 13  £35

down v tyrone ulster semi final 19th june

Please see below the pricing arrangements for admission to Casement Park. Please note this game is Not an All Ticket Fixture. In relation to covered Stand Tickets due to thelimited number of Tickets available to us we are only able to allocate 2 per Club.***Prices for this Fixtur ...

ballyvarley boys play in lory meagher cup

Ballyvarleys Paul O'Neill, James Mc Grath and Colm O'Neill played for South Down in the opening round of the Lory Meagher Cup on Saturday 5th June.Unfortunately they were on the wrong side of a 1-13 to 1-12 scoreline.The attached photo shows Paul & James in action.Match repor ...

aghaderg gfc & ballyvarley hc presents annual club barbecue 12th june

Saturday 12th June 2010 @ 8:30pm Celebrity 7-A-Side Football @ 7:00pm Music: “The Pretenders”     Bar Facilities     Admission £10

aghaderg pipped at the post

Aghaderg senior footballers traveled to Holywood to play St Pauls on Monday night in a rearranged league match. Weather and playing conditions were excellent with a fresh breeze blowing off Belfast Lough.. See full match report in the 'Results' section!

down v donegal is not an all-ticket match

A CharaThe Down v Donegal game on 30th May is NOT an All Ticket Fixture.There are though a limited number of Stand Tickets available to Clubs,these will be priced as followsAdult £23.00 Covered StandAdult £21.00 Open StandFamily Open Stand Only Adult £21.00 Child £5.00OAPS Open S ...

ballyvarley lose out in high scoring 'derby' thriller

Down SHL Div 1:  Ballela  3-19   Ballyvarley  2-14   The long-awaited derby clash between Ballyvarley and Ballela lived up to all pre-match expectations and in an entertaining high-scoring thriller it was Ballela who eventually romped home with a convincing eight po ...

well deserved victory for under 12 hurlers

Ballyvarley travelled to Liatroim on Thursday 20th May.  It was always expected to be a tough match especially with Liatroim easily beating Warrenpoint and Castlewellan. Ballyvarley started off strong and won an early penalty. Unfortunately Connor McPolin was unable to convert it ...

bbq & rounders evening ballyvarley main pitch saturday 29th may

To celebrate the opening of our new club shop we are having a BBQ and Rounders night on Saturday 29th May.You can download the flyer for the event from our downloads section.Starting at 6pm ALL WELCOME

feis hurling 7's - in ballela, 5.30pm sat 22nd may

The Ballyvarley senior hurlers are playing in the Feis Hurling 7's on Saturday 22nd May in Ballela. Both the Junior and Intermediate Sevens will be held at this venue. The Ballyvarley hurlers play in the Intermediate section. Their first game at 6pm vs Ballela, followed by Warren ...

level 1 adult hurling course at bredagh gac on 4th / 5th june and 11th / 12th june 2010.

Down GAA will be hosting a Level 1 Adult Hurling Course at Bredagh GAC on4th / 5th June and 11th / 12th June 2010. The Course will be held in Cherryvale Playing Fields. The course is open to any coach who has completed the Foundation Award at Least 1 year ago.The cost of the co ...

u12 hurlers 6th may at home to newry shamrocks

A game of two halves   Ballyvarley started off well in the match but were unable to hit the target.  Unfortunately Shamrocks were able to score and racked up 3 goals and 2 points. It did not look good for the rest of the match.   Half time score  Ballyvarley 0 – 0  Shamroc ...

down players launch poker classic saturday 22nd may

Poker tournament to raise funds for the Down Senior Football Team     WHAT:            Red and Black 1960 Poker Classic, in aid of             Down               GAA Training Fund WHEN:            Saturday, 22nd May 2010 at 7.00pm WHERE:         Carrickda ...

schools hurling camogie competition friday 21st may

The club will be hosting a schools hurling camogie competition on this Friday the 21st May from 10:00am to 1:30pmSchools participating are: St. Francis Aghaderg, St. Colmans Annaclone, St. Mary’s Banbridge and St. Colmans Dromore.The County board will provide their coaches to ref ...

foundation hurling coaching (including child protection)

The county have agreed to host a Foundation Hurling Coaching Course at the club. It will be run on Friday evening / Saturday. We will need 12 participants This is an official recognised course. Dates to be confirmed but most likely will take place before July break. Please contac ...

club notes for week/ending 16th may.

The club Lotto jackpot has still not been won and has now reached £7950,00.  The numbers drawn last Monday 10th May were 16, 18, 22 & 27.  Two players matched 3 numbers and won £10 each, they were Pat McGrath & Fidelma Stewart.  Play the Lotto online at ww ...

u12 hurlers start league with a victory.

Ballyvarley U-12 hurlers started their league campaign with an encounter at home to local rivals Ballela. Ballela, who fielded a young team were considered the underdogs for this match.  As expected, Ballyvarley opened the score with a goal each from Nathan Jones and Connor McPol ...

senior hurling match against leitrim still up in the air

Our Wednesday night Division 1 fixture with Leitrim has been refixed provisionally now for next Monday 1st May. It was changed from Wednesday to Tuesday which was unsuitable, then it moved to Saturday at 4:30pm which also did not suit so now it has been moved again and has still ...

senior football fixture change versus dromara

Please note that this Fridays Senior football fixture (30/04/10) away to Dromara has now been changed to Thursday 29th at 7:15pm.

ecg screening clinics for those aged over 14 are available free of charge

Clinics to be held in Jordanstown on the 29th and 30th May   For those under 18 permission slips will be required (see team mentors for details). When the names of all wishing to be tested are gathered, ...

u-12 hurling change of venue thursday 29th april

‘The Under 12 hurling match Thursday 29th April against Ballela will now be played at Ballyvarley at 7.30pm. Players to be at pitch at 6.30pm.’

underage hurling coaching to start saturday 1st may at 10:00am

On Saturday May 1st the club will commence hurling coaching/training for Under 10's i.e. Primary 4, 5 and 6 children and U12s i.e Primary 7 children.  The U10 session wil run from 10 - 11am and the U12 session from will run from 11 - 12.30.  The club will supply hurls and hel ...

night-at-the-races friday 7th may

The Night-at-the-Races will be held on Friday May 7th in the clubrooms.Sponsorship of races and horses is now sought. If you would like to contribute to this fund raiser please contact any committee member. 

cul camp this year starts on monday 5th july

This years annual Cul Camp will be held from Monday 5th to Friday 9th July, beginning each day at 10.00am and ending at 2.30pm.  Application forms will soon be available and our club co-ordinator this year is Peter McConville 07815142912.  

ulster poc fada over divis mountain on saturday 5th june 2010

The Ulster Poc Fada is taking place on Saturday 5th June on Divis Mountain Belfast. In order to qualify the Down Poc Fada will take place at 3.00pm on Sunday 2nd May. There are 5 categories. Mens over 40's, Mens Seniors, Under 16 boys. Camog Senior, Camog Under 16. Can u ...

annaderg u-14's win local derby 19/04/2010

Under 14 football match 19/4/10 local derby against Clann Na Banna   In a very entertaining match Annaderg picked up their first win of the season against their local rivals. In a close fought first half Annaderg went in leading by the smallest of margins  (1 point) having fought ...

senior hurling training sat(24th april) at 6pm due to down game

Due to the Down vs Armagh Division 2 Football final game on Sunday, the senior hurlers will train this Saturday 24th April instead of Sunday. Training will start at 6pm sharp.

ballyvarley take part in u-12 hurling blitz saturday 17th april

Ballyvarley U12 Hurlers travelled to Cherryvale Playing Fields to take part in a Blitz on Saturday 17th April. We fielded a side of 13 players who started off well against a skilful Portaferry side. To most of the spectators amazement, Ballyvarley took the first score with a goal ...

down v armagh national league division 2 final sunday 25th april

The Down v Armagh game in Croke Park on 25th April is an All Ticket game. Ticket prices are as follows: Adult Seated €25/£22, Under 16s€5/£4.50. There will be concessions in the Cusack and Davin Stands forStudents and OAPs, there are no concessions in the Hogan Stand where al ...

senior hurlers play portaferry (a) on sat 17th april at 5.15pm

Ballyvarley senior hurlers now play away in Portaferry. Throw in is at 5.15pm. Players are asked to meet at Tech on Castlewellan Road at 3pm.

senior football this friday night in derryleckagh at 7.00pm

Supporters are reminded that this Fridays (16/04/10)match against Newry Mitchels has been moved to Derryleckagh at 7.00PM.

goalfest sees reds end ulster hurling league on a high

Ulster Senior Hurling League:  Ballyvarley  4-13   Cappagh Gaels  0-5   A cracking first half of skilful hurling and deadly finishing saw Ballyvarley turn the form book upside down as they blasted high riding Cappagh Gaels and earned their second victory of their ...

reds perform well in 1st div 1 hurling game before late goals

Down Senior Hurling League Division 1; Newry Shamrocks v. Ballyvarley The inability to put the ball in the net was to prove Ballyvarley’s undoing as they made their debut in the Down Senior Hurling League Division 1. With a much re-jigged line-up from last years successful title ...

four masters edge out reds by three

Ulster Hurling League: Four Masters 1-12 Ballyvarley 1-9 Ballyvarley turned their long trek to Donegal for this Ulster Hurling League game into a pleasant team-bonding exercise when they spent the weekend in the pleasant sea-side town. The team arrived early, had their lunch, enj ...

aghaderg senior footballers get their season underway with a challenge match under lights

Aghaderg travelled to Saint Pat's Cullyhanna on Monday night past for this pre season challenge game underlights.With a few of the more seasoned lads out injured it was going to be a match for the fringe players of last year plus a few of the younger lads stepping into the team t ...

lisnaskea survive late onslaught from ballyvarley in the ulster hurling league 20/03/10

Ulster Senior Hurling League:   Lisnaskea  0-12   Ballyvarley 0-8   A rousing rally in the last quarter almost worked the oracle for Ballyvarley on their first ever visit to Lisnaskea in the Ulster Hurling League but in the end the home side survived the unexpected figh ...

big switch on pictures in the gallery

Jimmy and Bertie do the honours. Report in News section and more pictures in the Gallery

musical night marks big switch-on

Aghaderg/Ballyvarley GAA club celebrated the official switch-on of its new floodlight facility with an evening of sport and entertainment at the weekend. The £12,000 project to erect floodlighting around the club’s training ground at its Scarva Road site was completed recently, a ...

note - down v armagh -all ticket game

Tickets will be priced as follows Stand£13.00 €15.00UNDER 16£4.00 OR €5.00Terrace£10.00 or €13.00Under 16s£4.00 or €5.00All requests for Tickets to Club Secretary Aidan Lavery on 07889 771970 before Wednesday 17th at 8 pm.

senior hurlers beat kilclief in the ulster league 13/03/10

Ulster Senior Hurling League:  Ballyvarley  0-14      Kilclief  1-9   An almost full strength Ballyvarley side got off the mark in the Ulster League with a battling, gritty performance that edged out a fast and physical Kilclief side by two points in Ballyvarley on Satu ...

club down - together, lets make it happen

Pride in the past comes naturally to all Down followers; faith in the future comes with dedication and commitment. Now, together let's make it happen.Club Down has the objective of providing the resources for the development, promotion and betterment of GAA in the county, geared ...

floodlight switch-on event saturday 20th march

The date for the formal switch on of the floodlights on the training pitch has been set! Saturday March 20th was agreed. People attending are asked to come at 7.30pm for an 8pm switch on. Format:The format of the evening will be a blessing by Father Andrew Mc Mahon followed by tw ...

hurling/camogie coaching course at club thursday 25th march

There will be a hurling/camogie coaching course at the club on Thursday 25th March 2010   The course is suitable for parents, beginners, players and existing coaches. It will cover ...

club to host u14 hurling blitz thurs 18th march

The 14s hurling team will host a four team blitz on Thursday 18th March under the lights at the club from 7 - 9pm.Teams participating will be Laoitrim, Clonduff and Warrenpoint.There will be 6 x 15 minute matches played on a round robin basis.

ballyvarley play their first match in the ulster hurling league 06/03/2010

Ulster Senior Hurling League:  Tir Na NOg  1-11    Ballyvarley  0-6   Ballyvarley took their first tentative steps into Saturday’s Ulster Senior Hurling League and despite losing to Randlestown’s Tir Na NOg in their opening game they gave the thumbs up to the new ...

aghaderg gfc & ballyvarley hc win club of the year award 03/03/2010

Aghaderg GFC & Ballyvarley HC scooped the 'Club Of The Year' award at last Wednesdays Banbridge District Senior Sports Awards And Sports Reception in the Belmont Hotel.Chairman Seamus Mc Grath was there to accept the award on the night. The Club were acknowledged for providin ...

2010 club membership pack available to download

You can now download our '2010 Membership Pack' from our downloads section and fill in the appropriate forms and come along to one of our Registration Days on the 14th March or the 21st March. 

senior hurling training - wed 7.15pm, sun 12.15pm

Senior Hurlers - Train every Wednesday at 7.15pm, Sunday at 12.15pm.

ballyvarley senior hurlers get the new season under way with challenge match away to craobh rua

Craobh Rua  4-8   Ballyvarley 4-4 Ballyvarley shook off some of the cobwebs from the long winter break when they were put to the test by a talented Craobh Rua side in Camlough in the first challenge game of the season, and lost surprisingly by four clear points in a below ...

senior football training is on monday & friday nights

Senior football training continues on Friday’s @ 7.30 and Monday’s @ Monday @ 7.30:Their league season commences on Monday 5th April away to Bright followed by a home game against Tecconnaught.  New players are welcome and those playing minor football this season are asked to att ...

club membership is now due for the 2010 season and must be paid before 31st march

We would like to thank you for your financial support for our club over the last twelve months and assure you that the membership scheme made a vital contribution towards our efforts in maintaining our facilities and activities during the year. We hope that you can continue to su ...

‘schools indoor hurling’

St Francis P6 & P7’s who won their section in Newry, travelled to Portaferry on Wednesday 27th January to play against the other group winners and Ards teams. The scores were: Ballyvarley  4  Kircubbin     2 Rostrevor    1  Ballyvarley  0 Portaferry   2 ...