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match ball sponsor

Thank you to Paul McGivern from PMC Paving & Landscaping for sponsoring tonight's hurling match ball. Your support is greatly appreciated. Anyone interested in sponsoring a match ball please get in touch. PMC Paving and Landsc ...

u-14 football

Great win for our U-14 boys tonight against Drumgath.  Well done boys!!

big night for the parish!!!

Tonight (Friday 5.30m) our mini Hurlers and Camogs will compete in their first ever in-house blitz.  These boys and girls have been working so hard on all their skills lately and now have the opportunity to put all their new skills into match pr ...

‼️fundamentals change of time‼️

This week's Fundamentals will be at 10am on Saturday (1 week only).  Spread the word and we hope to see plenty of new faces. 

goals galore!

What an exceptional game of hurling tonight from the reds. The game started at a frantic pace with both sides trading wonderful points, notably two surging runs up the middle from half back from Ciaron Davis for identical great points, also good play from Niall Lennon to recy ...

match ball sponsor

Thank you so much to our Club President Gerard McGrath for his kind sponsorship of tonight's hurling match ball.  Gerard is a lifelong club man and is never too far away from the sidelines.  Pictured receiving the hurling ball is senior playe ...

u-16 county camogie

Well done to our U-16 Camog's in their first win in the All Ireland Championship Thanks to Roscommon Camogie for a tough game and safe travels home. Big thanks to Ballela GAC for providing great facilities and our sponsor Walco ...

u-10 football

Our U-10's played Shane O’Neills this afternoon. A highly entertaining and competitive fixture to which our boys stood up to. Played in high temps but this only increased the intensity. Great goal scoring on show but more importantly a team that tackled hard from the front li ...

u-18 football

Well done to our U-18 lads who continued their winning streak in Carryduff this morning. Boys fought hard with a final score of, Carryduff 2-8 St.Patricks 2-12 Keep it up lads

down are ulster lgfa intermediate champions

CONGRATULATIONS GIRLS! ULSTER INTERMEDIATE CHAMPIONS What a game!!! Well done to all players and management! A massive thank you ...

u-16 hurling league

U-16 Hurling League St Patrick's 0-9 Clondufff 0-9 A great performance from both teams!!

county camogie

Well done to Ellie Rose who played for Down Camogie U-14s yesrerday in Kilclief.  They played games against Antrim and Armagh. Keep it up Ellie Rose!

ballyvarley u8/10 regional blitz

Ballyvarley hosted the May Regional hurling blitz this morning. We hosted 14 teams from Liatroim Fontenoys Clonduff Gac Castlewellan GAA Ballela GAC  Newry Shamrocks GAC  Seamróga an Iúir CLG and Warrenpoint GAA . The lads put on a lovely show of hurling skills throughout all ...

u-16 county hurling

Well done to our U-16 Hurler Brian who was representing Down U-15 Hurlers today playing Derry. Keep up the good work Brian

county u-16 camogie

It's a big day for our U-16 camog's tomorrow as we play Roscommon in the U-16 Championship. The game will be played in Ballela GAC, Banbridge BT32 3FT @ 2pm. Please come out and support ou ...

u-14 lgfa

A much depleted U-14 team welcomed Ballymartin this afternoon for the second round of the league to Ballyvarley, and produced a brilliant display of attacking football to come away with the win.  The girls all worked so hard for each other ...

match ball sponsor

Thank you so much to Hair by Shauna McGivern for tonights match ball sponsor.  Pictured presenting the match ball to Senior Footballer Ruairi is Georgia and Ciaden.  Anyone intrested in sponsoring match balls please get in touch! ...

upcoming safeguarding

Please see details of a Virtual Safeguarding 1 Workshop that has been organised by Ulster GAA for Wednesday 29th May 2024, at 7:00pm.  This workshop is three hours in duration and you are required to attend the full workshop in order to receive your certifica ...

u-18 lgfa

Another great performance tonight from our minors.  Well done girls!

fundamentals are back!!

Apologies for the late start but FUNdamentals will start back this Saturday 18th May at 12noon.  Please come along and help us put the FUN into fundamentals.  Download the heja app and use code SS-870341 for more information and keep up ...

down golf classic

Just over a Week to go now to the Down GAA Golf Classic sponsored by O'Neills at the magnificent setting of Ardglass Golf Club.  A day when the Clubs of Down can do battle for the Sean O Neill Cup,  The Gauntlet has been throw ...

u-12 lgfa

The Aghaderg U-12 girls played a great game tonight against a strong @glenn_gfc side. The young girls performances are improving every week. It’s great to see all our new girls playing so well. Well done girls

isabella sells winning jackpot ticket

Tonight our club treasurer Sonia Barry presented Isabella with a £50 bonus for recently selling the winning jackpot lotto ticket.  To top that, our lovely winner Roisin from @teconnaughtgac also shared £100 of her winnings with I ...

senior camogie

Well done to our senior Camogs who put in a great performance on Wednesday night against East Belfast.  Next game is away to St.Kevins next week.

match ball sponsor

Thank you to Danielle Stewart from Danielle's designs and alterations  for tonight's match ball sponsor.  Pictured receiving the match ball is Senior Camogie player Katie Morgan.  Anyone interested in sponsoring a match ball please get ...

u-14 camogie

Thank you to Dromara GAC for hosting this week's U-14 Camogie blitz.  The girls had games against Dromara, Ballyholland  and Atticall.  Well done girls!

ulster gaa gaeltacht

Ulster GAA is running our flagship Gaeltacht course in Downings, Dún na nGall between 1-4 July 2024. Foirm Clárúcháin / Registration form: http://tempuri.org/tempuri.html ...

goalkeeping 'coach the coaches'

Fantastic Goalkeeping “Coach the Coaches” Clinic upcoming on June 8th with former Down Goalkeeper and current Down U-20 GK Coach Stevie Kane!

u-14 football

Another win tonight for our U-14's against Newry Bosco. Amazing second half to come back from 12 points down at halftime to win by a point. Held Newry to a point in the second half.  Everyone delighted and well worth the soaking to see. ...

u-14 lgfa

The Aghaderg U-14 Ladies football team began the first round of the league campaign by welcoming Teconnaught U-14B down to Ballyvarley.  This was a good test for this very young panel against a strong and very competitive Teconnaught team.  ...

county camogie

Unfortunately it wasn't Down Camogie team's day today, losing out to Tyrone in the Ulster Junior Final.  We are of course still incredibly proud of the Aghaderg Camogs, well done girls.

down gaa golf classic

Less than two weeks to go now to the Down GAA Golf Classic sponsored by O'Neills at the magnificent setting of Ardglass Golf Club.  A day when the Clubs of Down can do battle for the Sean O Neill Cup, Burren and Mayobridge are set to do battle, in the battle ...

u-8/10 lgfa blitz

What a superb day for our young ladies footballers!  Aghaderg hosted an U-8 and U-10 blitz today and welcomed 8 teams from St. Paul’s, Saval and Glenn for a fantastic day of football.  The day was filled with brilliant skills ...

ulster junior camogie final

Down camogs take on Tyrone tomorrow in the Ulster Junior camogie championship final. Pearse Og Park, Armagh,  1pm throw in. We are lucky to have six of our senior camogs proudly rep ...

senior football

Aghaderg Senior Footballers registered their first win of the season against a spirited Bright team.  This was a much needed confidence boost for the team against strong opposition. This was a terrific team performance tonight with each player playing with co ...

match ball sponsor

Thank you to @gilmourarchitects for their kind sponsorship of tonights Match Ball.  Pictured receiving the ball from Rob Gilmour and our U-8 footballer Anna is senior player Christopher McAvoy.  Anyone wishing to sponsor a match ball pl ...

upcoming safeguarding

Please see details of a Virtual Safeguarding 1 Workshop that has been organised by Ulster GAA for Wednesday 22nd May 2024, at 7:00pm.  This workshop is three hours in duration and you are required to attend the full workshop in order to receive your certifica ...

underage camogie & hurling

Please note that our Underage Camogie and Hurling training is now Friday night 5.30-6.30pm until further notice.  NEW PLAYERS ALWAYS WELCOME!

u-18 lgfa

Full time score RGU 0-3    Aghaderg 5-10 Well done girls

u-10 football

Aghaderg welcomed Ballymartin to Ballyvarley tonight and produced a great team effort and worked so hard for each other throughout.  There was some fantastic scores taken by the lads and some superb tracking and tackling when out of possession.  ...

u-12 lgfa

Another great battling performance from the girls. They really do fight hard for each other.  It was a tight affair with our neighbours, low scoring but hard fought.  It was great to see so many girls out tonight and hope they ...

we have a jackpot winner!!!

Congratulations to Roisin Coulter from Crossgar on winning our Lotto Jackpot of £4400.  Roisin bought the ticket at a recent match from superstar seller Isabella! Massive well done and health to enjoy. Remembe ...

parish derby

Our U-18 amalgamated team St. Patricks travelled to Annaclone tonight to play St.Colmans amalgamated team of Annaclone and Tullylish and came away with a hard fought win, tallying up an impressive score line of 4-13 to 1-12  .  A fantastic team performance.  ...

u-14 school ulster final

A huge good luck to Our Ladys Newry and our own Eilidh and Sarah as they play in the U-14 Ulster A Final tomorrow.  Our Lady's Grammar School  Newry V St. Marys, Magherafelt  11.30am Errigal Ciaran GAC, Tyrone ...

u-14 football

Congratulations to our U-14 Boys who beat Clonduff B last night in Hilltown. Keep it going boys!

senior hurling

Phenomenal performance from the lads tonight.  The Reds played hard from the first touch to the final whistle.  Final score.       Ballyvarley 2-18 Kilclief 1-9.  ...

match ball sponsor

Thank you to Haslem Hotel for their kind sponsorship of tonights Match Ball.  Pictured receiving the ball from Niall Burns is senior player Michael Lennon.  Anyone wishing to sponsor a match ball please get in contact!

u-14 ulster final

As we approach game week, we would like to show our appreciation for the many clubs throughout Down LGFA and Armagh LGFA that nurture the talent of our young Gaelic footballers.  SEVENTEEN clubs are represented in this panel - Thank you!  ...

tuck shop

Tuck Shop is fully stocked and ready to go! Opening tomorrow at 11am We aim to have shop open for all home games and Saturday & Sunday mornings.  This of course is all dependent on volunteers, so please if you are a ...

u8/10 lgfa

Well done to our U-8 & U-10 girls who travelled to Ballymartin this morning for their first LGFA blitz of the season.  They had a great morning of football playing four matches against Clonduff, Ballymartin, Tullylish and Rostrevor. ...

under 12 camogie

This morning, the Aghaderg and Newry Shamrocks camogs  joined forces to play together for their first outing as the newly formed amalgamated team, Naomh Muire (St.Mary's). Thank you to Ballyholland and Dromara for providing us with some great competitiv ...

pitch side sponsorship

Thank you to past player Ciaran Connolly for recently purchasing a pitch side sponsor board.  Ciaran specialises in Bathroom Refurbishments, check out his work at www.ciaranconnollyplumbing.com  SUPPORT THOSE THAT SUPPORT US! ...

down golf classic

We are thrilled to announce that our annual Golf Classic is set to take place on Friday, May 24, 2024, at the picturesque Ardglass Golf Club.  We cordially invite you to join us for a day filled with friendly competition, in supp ...

u-14 all ireland championship stage 1

Good Luck Colin, Sinead & Eilidh  Tomorrow sees our U-14 Ladies meet Louth, Clare and Longford in Stage 1 of the All Ireland Championship.  The games will take place in Portlaoise GAA ...

county draw winner

Nice to see an Aghaderg/Ballyvarley winner in the first county draw of the year.  Well done @katriona_banbridge  Thank you to everyone who purchased a ticket this year, your support means so much to our club. 

football draw

Thank you to everyone that supported our Football fundraiser  and congratulations to all our winners.  1st Prize £500 - T Clarke 2nd Prize £250 - Paul McGrath  3rd Prize £150 - Gr ...

county camogie news

Well done to our senior camog, Niamh, who was recently presented with the Down Minor Player of the Year award for 2023 playing season. A great achievement and we as a club are very proud.

u-18 football

Our Minors travelled to Atticall last night and put in another great performance, coming away with the win. Final score Attical 1-8 St. Patricks 4-12 Well done lads

u-14 football

Our U-14s travelled to Glenn this evening and were unfortunate to come away short with a final score of 2-9 to 2-3. Hard luck lads, onwards and upwards!  Pictured before the game is Aghaderg Captain Ryan.

u-12 football

Well done to our U-12 boys who travelled to Rostrevor this morning.  Boys put in another great performance, your coaches are extremely proud of you all. 

down u16 ladies platinum ulster final

Our U-16 Ladies have now reached the Platinum division for their Ulster Ladies Gaelic Ulster Championship Final. We want to wish our own Aghaderg ladies Clodagh, Cliodhna, Lauren and Emma the best of luck and Mark O'Kane who is part of the management panel. ...

down lgfa u-16

Our U-16 ladies pictured in their club jerseys. Our girls proudly represent 13 clubs across Down.

match ball sponsor

Thank you to DS Pumbing for their kind sponsorship of tonights Match Ball. Pictured receiving the ball from Caragh is senior player Paul Prior. Anyone wishing to sponsor a match ball please get in contact

red and black day at st francis' ahead of ulster semi-final

The boys and girls from St Francis PS Aghaderg want to wish all the Down Team and Management a massive Good Luck for the Ulster Semi-Final against Armagh in Clones. Come on Down!! More photos from the school in 'Photo Gallery'

lgfa u-14 ulster quarter final

Well done to the Under 14 ladies footballers who had an impressive win against a determined St Patrick’s Keady in the Ulster quarter final. It was a great team performance from everyone with some excellent passing, tackling and super scores! Well done to everyone on the panel for ...

u-16 football

Last night our amalgamated team St. Patricks won against a strong Rostrevor team with a final score line of 4-6 to 2-9 Well done boys! Representing Aghaderg are Harry, Eoghan, Conor, Aaron, James, Dylan and Brendan.

ulster camogie championships

Amazing to see Joint Captain Katie Morgan launching the Ulster Camogie Championship 2024. Best wishes to all Official Down Camogie especially Aghaderg camogs Katie, Claire, Sarah, Niamh, Emer & Rachel

u-12 lgfa

The coaches couldn't be prouder of the girls performance last night in Tullylish. From start to finish the girls work rate and passing and moving was fantastic. It's exactly what we're working on in training so it's great to see the girls bring it to the m ...

senior camogie

Our Senior Camogs had a great start to their season tonight defeating Kilclief at home  Special mention to those girls who lined out for the first time in their senior jerseys.  Full time score Aghaderg 5-7 ...

match ball sponsor

Thank you to Sonia & Coragh May Barry for their kind sponsorship of the Camogie Match Ball tonight.  Pictured receiving the ball is senior camog Moya Lavery.  Anyone wishing to sponsor a match ball please get in contact 

u-14 camogie

We hosted this weeks U-14 Camogie blitz at Aghaderg last night. It was a fantastic evening of Camogie against Kilclief, Ballela and Dromara. Well done to all the girls and coaches.

u-18 football

This year our minor boys are amalgamated with neighbours Clann na Banna & St. Michaels. A huge thanks go to Murdock Builders Merchants banbridge for sponsoring the boys new jeresys. Your support is greatly appreciated as always. Team pictured tonight in ...

u-14 football

Well done to our U-14 boys who travelled to St. Michaels last night. Every lad put in 100% and came away with the win. Keep it going boys. Final Score ...

senior hurling

Our Senior hulers played @ballycran_gac tonight at home and unfortunately fell short of the win. Hard luck lads. Full time score Ballyvarley 0-11 Ballycran 3-4More pictures in 'Photo Gallery'

match ball sponsor

A huge thanks goes to Masterson Opticians for sponsoring our first match hurling ball of the season. Dearbhail & Fionn O'Rourke are pictured presenting the ball to Senior player Ciaron Davis ahead of Ballyvarleys league match against Ballycran. ...

u-16a lgfa

Girls travelled to Bredagh this morning coming away with the win. Well done girls Full time score Bredagh A 5-9 Aghaderg A 7-8

u-12 football

Our U-12 boys hosted neighbours Clann na Banna this morning at Aghaderg. Great to see the sun shining and the boys doing what they do best. Well done boys and coaches

ulster champions

A massive congrats to Down LGFA U-14s who defeated Donegal in the Silver Ulster Championship. Final Score Down 4.06 Donegal 1.04 Shoutout to our very own Eilidh, Sinead & Colin Amaz ...

first county underage hurling blitz of the season

Thanks to Liatroim for hosting the first County Blitz of the season. It was a fantastic, well organised morning and great to see so many young hurlers having fun. Our boys & girls did amazing and are already looking forward to the next one.

primary school camogie blitz

Our girls headed to Castlewellan this morning for their first Primary School Blitz of the season. It was a fantastic morning and the girls worked really hard putting all their skills into action with games against Carryduff, Mayobridge and Castlewellan. Lots of lovely s ...

ulster college all-star award for niamh

Congratulations to Senior Camog Niamh McGrath who received her Ulster College Camogie All-Star lastnight. This is an amazing achievement, well done Niamh

u18 hurling

Last night seen five Ballyvarley hurlers join Warrenpoint in their first match of the league. They took on Carryduff with a full time score Carryduff 5-6 C ...

aghaderg swifts are junior nba champions

What an experience our P7 boys and girls had today, coming away champions!! An amazing achievement, we are all super proud. Well done to Leo, MJ, Brogan, Shea, Fintan, Tristan, Emily, Grace Anna and Ryan.

down gaa golf day

Please see attached Promotional Flyer for Down GAA Golf Day in Ardglass on May 24th, we are offering our Clubs the opportunity to enter a team and compete for the Sean O Neill Cup, at a special price of £275.00 per Team if availed of before Friday 19th April @ 1 ...

u-14 ladies

Well done to Eilidh & Sarah and their teammates at @ourladysnewry. They defeated @lorettoschool to reach the U-14A Ulster Final. Amazing achieve ...

u-14 schools ladies

Good luck to Eilidh, Sarah and their teamamtes at Our Ladys Newry today as they take on Loretogl GS Omagh in the Gaelic U-14A Ulster Semi Final. 

u-16 camogie

Our U16 Camogs travelled to Kilclief tonight for their first match of the season.   All girls put in 100% and came away with the win.  Great start to the season girls!

red and black day

Want to show your true colours of support for the Down Senior Footballers as they prepare to take on Armagh on April 27th in the Ulster Semi Final? We would ask our Primary Schools and club members to put on your Red and Black on ...

parish confirmation

Congratulations to all our P7s from St.Francis PS who made their Confirmation today.  Well done everyone

u-12 hurling

Naomh Padraig U12s travelled to Belfast today for a great day of Hurling.  Lads played really well and put all their skills they learnt at training into practice.  This group has great potential and no doubt will go far.  ...

saturday morning coaching continues

Well Done to all our Camogs and Hurlers this morning New players always welcome, come along and give it a go. Saturdays 10am

match ball sponsor

A huge thanks goes to O’Kane Commercial for sponsoring our first match ball of the season.  Eva O’Kane is pictured presenting the ball to Senior player Ryan Donnelly ahead of Aghadergs league match against Glassdrumman.  If an ...

senior football ‼️ change of venue & start time‼️

Tonight our senior men are home to Glasdrumman in Round 2 of the league. Friday 12th April St. Patricks 4G Banbridge  6.30pm Reminder new admission prices as decided by County board are £5pp. ...

u-12 football

The driving rain didnt stop these lads putting in a great performance lastnight in Tullylish.  Well done boys, great start to your season

historic night for aghaderg ladies football

The first ever Aghaderg Ladies Minor Football Team took to the field this evening to begin their League Campaign against a fancied Teconnaught side. In awful conditions, but playing with a strong breeze the ladies in red led the charge and played some t ...

offical match day ball sponsor

Would your family or business like to sponsor a match ball for our senior teams?  Each ball is £50 and in return you or the business will get promotion throughout our social media outlets along with FREE entry to the match.  ...

u12 football

With the recent weather our U-12  boys were lucky to enjoy a great evening of football under the sun in Aghaderg. They hosted Atticall for a challenge match before their league starts next week.  An excellent performance put in by all.  ...

2024 gaeltacht scholarship

The Down GAA Gaeltacht scholarship scheme is now open.  Please follow the attached link and fill in the form.  The Link will close at 5.00pm on Wednesday 17th April and interviews will be held soon after.  Good Luck!  ...

save the date for the biggest night of the year

Aghaderg GAC & Ballyvarley HC presents Family Fortunes, Saturday 21st September.  YOU DO NOT WANT TO MISS THIS!  More details to follow!

virtual safeguarding

Please see above details of a number of upcoming Virtual Safeguarding 1 Workshops (NI) that have been organised by Ulster GAA.  For more info please get in touch.

u-10 football

Our U-10s hosted Clann Na Banna this morning and despite the very windy conditions they produced some great scores.  Showed great teamwork in passing and tackling, a gre ...

change of venue

Todays U-16 LGFA match against Carryduff has been changed to St.Patricks Banbridge. Good Luck girls

down u-16 ladies

Collie Campbell has named his starting 15 ahead of today's 5th round in their Ulster Ladies Gaelic Championship campaign against Tyrone. Our captain this week is Emma from Aghaderg Let’s get out and s ...

u6/8 football

Thank you parents for having so many of the boys out this morning despite the bad weather conditions for the first session of the year.  They worked incredibly hard for us this morning and we are very proud of their efforts.  In a few weeks w ...

lgfa u-14 football

Our U-14 Ladies football team took to the field night in a pre-season challenge match against neighbours Glenn GFC.  This was the first run out for this young team this year and they played with terrific intensity and commitment throughout the g ...

condolences to faloon family

Aghaderg GAC & Ballyvarley HC regret the death of Michael Faloon former player and father of our former players Kevin and Paul.  We extend our deepest sympathy to the immediate and extended family circle. ...

county draw tickets

Deadline for Direct Debit option is Thursday 28th‼️ Buying a County Draw ticket is a great way for you to contribute to your club and your community.  With our huge development plans this source of income is very ...

in loving memory of mark colgan

A beautiful day doing what Mark loved.   We retraced his last walk we had with him back in 2014.   Always in our hearts Mark xx

condolences to branagan family

Aghaderg GAC & Ballyvarley HC extend our deepest sympathies to the family of Lorcán Branagan on his tragic passing in Sydney, Australia. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family at this heartbreaking time. Lorcan was a talented dual player. We send co ...

condolences to neeson family

Aghaderg GAC & Ballyvarley HC regret the death of Paul Neeson former senior player.  We extend our deepest sympathy to the immediate and extended family circle. May he rest in peace. ...

u-16 county representatives

Some of our Under 16 camogs and ladies' footballers had a busy weekend representing our club at county level. On Saturday, Cliodhna, Clodagh, Lauren, and Emma travelled to Derry and secured a great win in their ladies' football championship. ...

international women's day

Our Senior Camogs were treated to a well deserved Sunday morning breakfast this morning celebrating International Women’s Day. Thank you to the men in the kitchen for putti ...

down camogie

Good Luck to all our Down Camogie representatives this weekend. Seniors V Wexford Saturday 9th March @ 2pm Ballycran ...

senior football

Our senior footballers took the field last night for the second challenge match of pre-season Vs Lissummon. The boys put in a spirited display to run out winners on the night on a score line 2-7 to 0-8. ...

save the date

Aghaderg GAC & Ballyvarley HC are hosting a Golf Classic on Friday 2nd August in Tandragee Golf Club. Please save the date and keep an eye on socials over the coming weeks for more information and sponsorship opportunities.

down u16 ladies

Our U-16 Ladies continue with their Ulster Ladies Gaelic Championship campaign this Saturday away to Derry. Let’s get out and support our LadiesGood Luck Emma, Lauren, Cliodhna & Clodagh

youth referee course

Down LGFA will be providing new referee training for underage games. With the fantastic growth in Ladies Gaelic Football in our County we need more Officials to help. We are encouraging every club to have a LGFA referee Please note Participants mu ...

face to face safeguarding

There are some local face to face safeguarding courses coming up this month. Please have a look and if applicable please register for one. The cost for outside attendees will be ...

world book day

What a fabulous design our Mini Camog made for world book day and a great choice of book from @gaabooks4kids. Well done Aoife, it'll be no time until you have your own helmet on and back out training!

lidl post primary school senior b all ireland semi-final

Best of luck to Niamh & Emma as they prepare for their All Ireland Semi-final on Friday with Sacred Heart Grammar School Newry. They take on Munster champions Ursuline Secondary School of Thurles. Lets get some Aghaderg support to Killeavy and ...

the big clean up

Can you spare a few hours to help get the club grounds ready for the upcoming season? Maybe your a dab hand at powerhosing or painting. Enjoy organising and general tidying? There's lots to be done! ...

ulster gaa: a future for all

Ulster GAA has launched its sixth Strategic Plan entitled ‘Ulster GAA: A Future for All – Cumann Lúthchleas Gael Uladh: Tohchaí Do Chách’. Read more ...

county camogie

Congratulations to Ellie Rose, who has just made the Down Camogie U14 development squad. Ellie Rose attended a number of trials over the last few months and has earned her place on the squad. Well done Ellie Rose, good luck and ...

condolences to mccartan family

Aghaderg GAC & Ballyvarley HC offer our deepest condolences to the family of the late great Dan McCartan. May he rest in peace.

irish dancing

Congratulations to all the dancers from McGrath School of Irish Dancing who took part in Portadown Irish Folk Dancing Festival on Saturday. Olivia Devine got 1st in her Reel, ...

club awards presented at 80th anniversary dinner

Congratulations to all our worthy winners Club Person of the Year  MARK O'KANE  Youth Person of the Year  KATIE MORGAN Chair ...

80th anniversary club dinner dance

Huge thanks to everyone that attended our Annual Dinner Dance last night and a special thanks to those that help make it happen. The finance dream team as always made sure ...

closing date extended

ClubHub closing date has been extended untill the 7th March for all your Game Day Essentials. DON'T MISS OUT ...

ulster ladies gaeltacht scholarship 2024

Ulster Ladies are delighted to announce that applications are now available for Gaeltacht Scholarships 2024. We will be offering eighteen €250 Scholarships, ...

membership 2024

The clubrooms will be open on Saturday 9th March 1 - 2.30pm for anyone seeking help with registration for upcoming season or paying cash.  Thank you.  Deadline is 31st March

41st an uachtarán chumann lúthchleas gael

Congratulations and best wishes to Jarlath Burns on becoming the 41st An Uachtarán Chumann Lúthchleas Gael at the GAA Congress today in The Canal Court Hotel, Newry.  What an extremely proud day for his  Club @silver ...

u-16 ladies

Down U-16 ladies had a great win today over Cavan.  Full time score Down 5-13 Cavan 3-9 We have Clodagh, Cliodhna, Lauren and Emma representing Aghaderg.     ...

down u-14 ladies

Down U-14s played a challenge match today in Newry against Armagh ahead of their Ulster champaign next weekend.  Well done to Aghadergs Eilidh and the rest of the girls.

we are live!!! 2024 drop 1

ORDER YOUR 2024 TRAINING, PRE MATCH AND BLITZ DAY ESSENTIALS NOW!  This years orders can be done via @oneillssportswear ClubHub. If you already have a ClubHub account please use login link, If not please click the link to register as a new customer ...

what an achievement for st. patrick's college banbridge .

U-20s continue to make history, as they have reached their first ever Ulster final at this level.  An excellent all-round team performance against Gairnscoil Chu Uladh, winning 8-7 to 5-1.  ...

reminder national club draw tickets

REMINDER National Club Draw Tickets Deadline is fast approaching for the National Draw Tickets.  Could all Sold and Unsold tickets be returned to club Treasurer by Tuesday 20th February.   Sonia will be available in the clubr ...

gaa rounders

Want to try something new? All abilities welcome. Contact Donal @ secretary.aghaderg.down@gaa.ie for more information.

‼️reminder‼️ scor sinsir 2024

Tá tú ag teastáil ó do chlub  Have you got what it takes to be the next County, Ulster or All-Ireland Champion?  Now is your chance to represent your club off the field.  If interested in entering any of the following categor ...

mcgrath school of irish dancing

Congratulations to our prizewinners from McGrath School of Irish Dancing who were  successful at Ballymena Folk Dancing Festival this week.

be the change in sport conference

Be the Change in Sport Conference At Canal Court Newry Wednesday 28th February  WomensAid is hosting a conference encouraging you to be part of the change in bringing the message about domestic abuse and why it needs to stop! ...

gaelic games foundation coaching course

Few spaces still available if anyone wants to avail.  Foundation Gaelic Games Coaching Course in Annaclone this Saturday 17th February. 9.15am until 3.30pm.  (Please Note part of c ...

national club draw tickets

Deadline is fast approaching for the National Draw Tickets.  Could all Sold and Unsold tickets be returned to club Treasurer by Tuesday 20th February.   Sonia will be available in the clubrooms from 7.30-8.30pm.

loughinisland field of flags challenge

Next up from Official Down GAA to join the Field of Flags Challenge is Aghaderg GAC and BallyvarleyHC!  Thank you for your support.

club policies and procedures

With the 2024 season soon approaching, please have a look at all updated club policies and procedures in our 'Downloads' section.  Roisin Keenan is available to clarify any issues.

condolences to the sarsfield/mccomiskey family

Aghaderg GAC & Ballyvarley HC regret the recent death of Sean Sarsfield father of Blinne McComiskey and grandfather of players Sophie and Callum.   We extend our deepest sympathy to the immediate and extended family circle. ...

condolences to the higgins family

Aghaderg GAC & Ballyvarley HC regret  the death of Adrian Higgins brother of our former players John, Michael, Patrick and nephew of our President Gerard McGrath.  We extend our deepest sympathy to the immediate family and th ...

2024 membership

Registration for current and new members is now OPEN for 2024.  To register simply log into your existing www.foireann.ie account . Note new member will need to create an account.  Ensure your profile is up to date ...

4 weeks to go!!!

Annual Dinner Dance Tickets now on sale for our annual dinner dance on Saturday 2nd March, 2024!  Join us for a great night celebrating the success of 2023, dinner at 7pm, followed by awards and resident DJ. T ...

poker winners

Well Done to last nights Poker winners and a huge thanks to all that came and supported.   Keep an eye out on socials for the next one!

6 nations live

IRELAND V FRANCE Watch the Rugby Live @aghaderggac_ballyvarleyhc Clubrooms tonight from 8pm.  Bring your own bottle and enjoy a bit of craic playing Poker! 

safeguarding courses

Please see this months upcoming Virtual Safeguarding Courses.  For More info contact Roisin Keenan Remember this is compulsory for anyone volenteering this season!

tonight texas holdem

Texas Holdem Fancy your chances at some Poker?  Join us Friday night for a great nights craic while fundraising some much needed funds for the club.  See you there

down u16 ladies football

Great to see so many Aghaderg girls representing their County Well Done Emma, Cliodhna, Lauren and Clodagh. Enjoy the season ahead girls Introducing our U16 County Panel for 2024. ...

down lgfa u-14 county panel announced

We are delighted to announce the U14 panel for 2024. Congratulations Eilidgh O'Neill  The standard of football this year has been outstanding giving our coaches a very diffic ...

sponsorship opportunity

UNDER 8 GIRLS NEED YOUR HELP?  Our U-8 girls are in need of a new set of Jerseys for the upcoming season. If you or your business would like to help please contact aghaderg.down@lgfa.ie for more info.

ulster gaa club referee development conference

The inaugural Ulster GAA Club Referee Development Conference will take place on Saturday 10th February at the Glenavon House Hotel Cookstown, Co Tyrone. The aim of the conference is to offer Club referees from across GAA, LGFA &a ...

camogie introduction to coaching gaelic games

The Camogie Association’s Introduction to Coaching Gaelic Games Coaching Course schedule for 2024 is now available to view and enrol upon the Gaelic Games Learning Management System ‘Tobar’ http://tempuri.org/tempuri.html Local C ...

annual dinner dance

Tickets now on sale for our annual dinner dance on Saturday 2nd March, 2024!  Join us for a great night celebrating the success of 2023.  Dinner at 7pm, followed by awards and resident DJ.     This year sees the c ...

o'neill's sportswear

Ready, set, shop with FREE delivery  Get your favourite sportswear delivered to your door for FREE this weekend only!!  Tag someone who needs to see this ...

texas holdem

Fancy your chances at some Poker?  Join us next Friday night for a great nights craic while fundraising some much needed funds for the club.  See you there!

seag results

Good luck to all our Boys and Girls receiving their results.

music lessons

Alot of the our local primary school children will be familiar with the very talented Miss Murphy.  Ellen is now offering private Music lessons including Guitar, Fiddle and Ukulele.  Why n ...

ulster champions

Sacred Heart Grammar School are Ulster Champions!!! Well done everyone  Congratulations Niamh & Emma on a fantastic achievement.  Final Score Sacred Heart 5-06 ...

attention referees

The inaugural Ulster GAA Club Referee Development Conference will take place on Saturday 10th February at the Glenavon House Hotel Cookstown, Co Tyrone. The aim of the conference is to offer Club referees from across GAA, LGFA & Camogie the opportun ...

coach development

COACH DEVELOPMENT We recognise the importance of Coach Education and Development in our County. We are therefore pleased to be able to offer the following ICGG and Level One courses to our coaches.  ...

down senior ladies

Good luck to Down Senior Ladies who take on Roscommon today.  Shout out to our Senior Camog Niamh McGrath who joins the panel.

more safeguarding course opportunities

Safeguarding 1 Virtual course on Monday 26th February 2024 at 7pm, places available on a first come first served basis. This workshop is three hours in duration and you are required to attend the full workshop in order to receive your ce ...

safeguarding virtual course

Limited Availability for 26th January at 7pm Also ...

school ladies football

Well done to Emma O'Kane and Niamh McGrath who along with their U20 teammates from Sacred Heart Newry secured a place in the Ulster Final.  They will take on The Assumpt ...

club 80th anniversary dinner dance

Keep an eye out this week for more details on our Annual Dinnerdance . Tickets will soon be available to purchase via Klubfunder or any Committee Member

irish dancing news

Irish Dancing has now started for the new season, New dancers always welcome! Classes started back from Friday 12th January. ...

national club tickets

Purchasing a National Club Ticket is a fantastic way to financially support your club as well as being in with a chance of winning some amazing prizes.  Imagine driving ...

amhrán na bhfiann county/provincial workshops

Any singers interested in taking part in upcoming Amhrán na bhFiann County/Provincial Workshops with a view to performing at County & Provincial events, should register their interest with their Club Secretary.  This informat ...

virtual safeguarding 1 workshop

Virtual Safeguarding 1 Workshop that has been organised by Ulster GAA for Monday 15th January 2024, at 7:00pm. This workshop is three hours in duration and you are required to attend the full workshop in order to receive your certificate of attendance.  ...

condolences to o'loughlin family

We are saddened to hear that Iar Uachtaran of the Camogie Association and current Joint President, lifelong servant and supporter of Down Camogie Belle O Loughlin has passed away.  Aghaderg GAC/Ballyvarley HC would like to  extend thei ...

ulster gaao'neill's ulster gaa coaching & games development conference 2024

The 19th annual O’Neill’s Ulster GAA Coaching and Games Development Conference will take place on Saturday 13th January 2024 at the Glenavon House Hotel, Cookstown. The them ...

happy new year

Aghaderg GAC & Ballyvarley HC want to wish all their members and supporters a very Happy New Year!

festive 7s

Yesterday we held our Hurling & Camogie Festive 7s Blitz at St.Patricks Banbridge. It turned out a great day filled with lots of laughs and banter on and off the pitch.  We saw mothers & daughters playing, fathers & sons, brothers & sisters, s ...

christmas raffle

A huge thank you to all that purchased tickets for our Christmas Raffle. Your supported is invaluable. Well done to all our winners Patricia MurrayPaula StewartAnthony McGra ...

huge turnout for our clubs hurling/camogie festive 7's

We had a fantastic day out yesterday at our Hurling/Camogie Festive 7's in St Patrick's 4G pitch.The turn out of current/ex-players and even number of people who have never played before enjoyed the days craic.We had four teams of mixed Hurlers and Camogs who played out a series ...

santa comes to visit!

We want to thank Santa who took time out of his busy schedule to visit the boys and girls of @AghadergGac.BallyvarleyHc .  Its was fabulous to see plenty of festive cheer around the club. 1 more week! 

county camogie

Congratulations to our senior camogie player and underage coach Katie, who has been selected as joint captain for the Down Juniors for the up coming season. Well done Katie!!

christmas festive fun 7s

Why not burn off those extra Christmas calories by taking part in our camogie and hurling 'Festive Fun 7s Blitz'. Whether you are dusting off the cobwebs from your old hurl, a current player, or maybe you're just interested in giving the game a go, come along ...

santa is at ballyvarley hall tomorrow

Dont forget Santa will be arriving at Aghaderg/Ballyvarley tomorrow.   It's promised to be a great day with lots of fun activities for all the family.  While the kids are busy, adults can enjoy some ...

dinner dance notice

Save the date!  Join us in the Canal Court,  Newry Saturday 2nd March 2024  for our annual Dinner Dance.  A night not to be missed!

christmas club orders

Orders will be ready for collection  Sunday 10th December 10.30-11.30. 

poker night

A massive Thank You to everyone who came down and supported our Poker Night.  It was a greats nights craic and plenty of winners.  Well Done to all involved!

joe mcdonagh bronze award for club

Bhronn CLG Achadh Dearg/Baile an Mhéirligh le bonn cré-umha Sheosaimh Mhic Dhonncha i bPáirc an Chrócaigh aréir. Aghaderg/Ballyvarley GAC were presented with the Joseph McDonagh bronze award last night at a ceremony in Croke Park.  ...

christmas raffle

Christmas Raffle Tickets for our Christmas Raffle can be purchased by contacting Pola or Terence or click the link below to purchase via Klubfunder.  As always your support is much appreci ...

u-15 hurling presentation night with kilkenny all-star paul murphy

Kilkennys four time winning All Star Paul Murphy presented the boys with their awards last night. PLAYER OF THE YEAR Connor Comiskey MOST IMPROVED Eoghan Devine & James Cunningham ...

child safeguarding course

Are you thinking of helping out in 2024?  Now is the time to complete your Safeguarding.  Please see attached poster of upcoming VIRTUAL Safeguarding course.  Anyone who may need a Refresher before 2024 can al ...

‼️nursery coaching workshop‼️

Ulster GAA will be delivering a nursery workshop for coaches who are working with players aged 4-8 years. The session will take place this evening, 22nd November at 7.30pm @savalgac  No pre-registration required!

mental health in sport webinar.

Ulster Rugby,  Ulster GAA and Irish FA will host an online webinar focusing on ‘Mental Health in Sport’, delivered by Rachel Farrell from Extern. Content will include: ▪️Understand mental health and wellness and normal variations in wellbei ...

u-15 hurling presentation night

What a year these boys have had, winning every competition they faced.  County Féile  Regional Féile  League  Champi ...

texas holdem poker night

Come and enjoy Texas Holdem at the clubrooms Friday 1st December to raise some much needed club funds.  Starts 8pm sharp - BYOB Contact Terence Lennon 07711409205 for any info.

ulster gaa coaching education

The new Foundation Course (Introduction to coaching Gaelic Games) will be run out in Cloghan Monaghan GAA Centre.  See attached poster. Closing Date to register for course is: Tuesday 5th Dec. Please register using this link: ...

condolences to mccashin family

The Committee, Managers and Players of Aghaderg GAC & Ballyvarley HC are saddened to learn of the death of Sean McCashin.   Sean refereed a number of our games and would have spoke highly of our girls when he spoke to any of ...

supper with santa

This day 4 weeks we will all be waiting patiently on our special visitor arriving to Aghaderg GAC & Ballyvarley HC  Please come along and support our final fundraiser of the year. Its shaping up to be a great family day out with plenty ...

condolences to mccrory family

The committee and members of Aghaderg GAC/Ballyvarley HC wish to express our deepest condolences to the Mc Crory family on the devastating loss of Cathal Mc Crory. Cathal was a former underage hurler playing on our joint amalgama ...

university camogie

Well Done to our two Senior Camogs, Katie & Claire Morgan, who were part of the winning Queens Camogie team last night beating University of Ulster to win the league! Brilliant Girls QUB 2-14 UU    3-06 ...

‼️down gaa merchandise sale‼️

PLEASE NOTE - THESE ARE ADULT SIZED GARMENTS - NOT CHILDREN'S GARMENTS. Saturday 2nd December 2023 9.30am - 12noon Down GAA Offices, Castlewellan  Reduced Prices on all items!! ...

boys football

A 3 week indoor skills programme will be starting for primary school boys P2-P7 from Wednesday 29th November in Newbridge Integrated .  Would be great to see some new faces.

st. patrick's college banbridge

Well done to Year 8 Ladies participating in St Ronans College Year 14 Sports Science Girls Gaelic Tournament in St Peters Lurgan. Well done girls and our own Aoife on your football journey. 

new chairman elected at agm

Congratulations to our newly elected chairman Gary Reilly.  We wish you all the best in your new role and thank  former chair Deirdre McGrath for her six years of service .

school hurling

Congratulations to Jimmy, Louie and the rest of their St.Colmans team mates who won the McGreevy Shield this morning.  Well done boys!

schools football

Congratulations to St. Patrick's College Banbridge for a terrific win. A special well done to our boys Brogan, Eoin,  Cain, Padraig, and Fionntan ...

school hurling

Good luck to our underage Hurlers Jimmy & Louie tomorrow  as they play in the McGreevy Cup Final with St.Colmans College Newry.

ladies football

A four week Indoor skills programme will start this Tuesday in Loughbrickland Intergrated College.  New Players Welcome.

agm deadline notifications

‼️Deadline for Nominations & Motions‼️ The AGM is an opportunity for our Club to set the foundations for the coming year.   It allows club members to express their views ...

club development day today

Please join us today at 4pm sharp for an information and discussion evening on the future development of our club.  Concept plans and vision for the future development of our club facilities (in draft) will be presented at 4.15pm ...

u-16 camogie

Huge congratulations to our U-16 camogs, Cliodhna and Sarah, who have been selected for the U-16 Official Down Camogie  panel for 2023/2024.  Good luck for the year ahead! Well done!! 

more stocking filler ideas

Medal Boxes Another great gifting idea for Christmas from @martinhurls These medal boxes are perfect for storing all those well earned medals.  Eac ...

christmas stocking fillers!!

What a great gifting idea this Christmas for our 'Mini Reds' A great resource for all GAA lovers to encourage reading for fun, enjoyment in a book that's all about our national sports!  Available @gaabooks4kids https://www.ga ...

club development day sunday 12th november at 4 o'clock.

With the 2023 season almost at an end, our club is already planning for 2024.  The club needs the help and support of all of its members if it is going to continue to thrive and survive.   We need help in all aspects of club activities, inclu ...

aghaderg come up short in u-16 camogie championship final

Aghaderg U-16 camogs travelled to Dromara yesterday for their Championsip Final against Dromara.  There were high expectations of a famous win, having already beaten Dromara in earlier encounters this season.  Dromara however had different ideas and on the day were that ...

u-16 camogs get a boost from tesco

A massive thank you to David McKay (Tesco Community Champion) for donating water, sports drinks and snacks for our U-16 Camogs ahead of their final on Sunday.  David has always been very generous to our youth teams and we ...

rescheduled u-16 camogie final

Our U-16 camogs will play their championship plate final this Sunday at 2pm in Dromara. Lets get out and show our su ...

20% off club jerseys

20% off Club Jerseys @oneillssportswear This weekend only! ...

camogie all star

Congratulations to Niamh Mc Grath from Aghaderg GAC and Ballyvarley HC who has been selected for the Ulster Post Primary Schools' Camogie All Star panel 2023-2024.

safeguarding webinar

Ulster GAA is hosting a free Safeguarding Webinar  'A Parents Guide To Online Safety' ...

schools football

Well done to St.Patrick's College, Banbridge, who played and won (4-14 to1-9) its first ever Under 19 Gaelic Football Match against De La Salle Downpatrick in the Ulster Schools Gaa Ward Cup. A ...

condolences to lennon family

The Executive, committee and members of Aghaderg GAC & Ballyvarley HC regret the death of Margaret Lennon wife of the late Tom Barney Lennon and mother of our past players Neil, Terence, Bronagh and  Kieran. We extend our dee ...

poker night postponed

Unfortunately this weekends poker night has been postponed.  Please keep an eye on socials for a reschedule date in the coming weeks.

save the date

Saturday 21st October sees our U-16 Camogs take on Dromara in the Championship Final.  Time and venue to be confirmed. Lets Go Girls!!!

former club chairman wins £5000

Congratulations to our former Chairperson Aidan Lavery who won an amazing £5,000 in the Down Clubs Draw for September.  Pictured here receiving his cheque from Club Treasurer Sonia Barry.

senior football manager

Aghaderg are seeking applications for the position of Senior Football Manager for the 2024 season. If you are interested in this role please email secretary.aghaderg.down@gaa.ie by Wednesday 25th October 2023.

gaa coaching camp

For any young GAA player (Boys & Girls) within your club at U-16 level we have a unique Halloween (Mid Term) coaching camp for 2 days on Thursday November 2nd and Friday November 3rd . The format will be similar to our hugely success ...

u-14 ladies football

Our U-14 girls continue their championship campaign tomorrow in Mayobridge.  Lets get out and show the girls some support. Good Luck everyone

festival of samhain

Celebrate the ancient festival of Samhain Sunday 29 October  2.30 - 4.30 pm  Ballyvarley Hall Samhain family quiz Spooky ...

st patrick's college

A historic day for St Patrick's College, as we enter our first team at U-20 level in Ulster Colleges LGFA!

u-14 lgfa championship

Good luck to our U-14 girls and their management as they continue with their championship campaign today in Annaclone.

texas holdem poker night

Come and enjoy Texas Holdem at the clubrooms Friday 20th October to raise some much needed club funds.  Starts 8pm sharp - BYOB Contact Terence Lennon 07711409205 for any info.

club gear exchange

This year we introduced our club gear exchange and what a success it has been. Lots of amazing gear has been donated and quickly flew back out again to a new home.  Now that the season is coming to an end be sure to hold onto anything that your children ...

development day – our club our community

An ‘Aghaderg GAC Development Day’ will take place on Sunday 12 November 2023, 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.   Please come along and hear about our plans and help to shape the future of your club!  #morethanjustaclub

annual general meeting - 2023

The club's 2023 Annual General Meeting will take place on Thursday 16 November 2023 at 7:00 p.m.  Club members are entitled to attend and vote at the club's AGM.  Nomination and Motion forms will be issued shortly.  ...

st colmans hurling - mcgreevy cup

Well done to our underage hurlers Jimmy and Louie who played their first match for St.Colmans yesterday.   The first of many I'm sure.

end of season party

To celebrate the amazing efforts of our underage teams we will be hosting a Halloween Party on Friday 27th October.  Be sure to check it out, this is a free event for our boys and girls with plenty of activities, treats, glowsticks and tattoos.  ...

st. patrick's: what a season! what a team!

League Winners!! County Feile Winners!! Regional Feile Winners!! Championship Winners!! Our amalgamated U-15 hurling team with Ballela finished a fantastic season off i ...

senior camogie intermediate shield champions

A truly memorable day for senior camogie in Aghaderg with a fabulous win over East Belfast to secure the Intermediate Shield Championship Title!   It was goals galore today and we couldn’t have asked for anything more from this bunch of girls...their work rat ...

championship finals day

Good Luck to both our teams in their Championship Finals today.  Lets get as much support out as we can! Tickets can be purchased on the @buyticketapp 

u-16 camogie

Our U-16 camogs secured a superb win today in their second championship match against a tough Kilclief/Ben Dearg team.  Despite the poor weather conditions, the girls battled hard in all areas of the pitch, showing determination and discipline to get another ...

u-16 camogie

Good luck to the U-16 girls and their management as they continue their championship campaign in Kilclief today.

provincial female leadership programme

The Gaelic Games Associations have joined forces to announce details of the forthcoming Provincial Female Leadership Programme, secured through the support of the Sport Ireland Women in Sport fund. ...

meet the team

Our Senior Camogs play in the Intermediate Shield Final this Sunday at 2pm in Drumaness. Ahead of the game we'd like to introduce you to our Senior Camogs. Here are their player profiles.More photos in the 'Photo Gallery' section.

senior camogie intermediate shield final

Our Senior Camogie girls have reached the Intermediate Shield Final on Sunday.  Playing East Belfast in St.Colmans Drumaness at 2PM. ...

u-15 hurling championship shield final

Tickets for Sundays Game are now available on @buyticketapp. Lets get as much support to Liatroim as possible for the boys. League Winners Féile Winners ...

halloween

Have your kids outgrown their Halloween Costumes?  Why not support our local primary school and donate them to their Swap Shop. ...

go games referee course

Are you Intrested? Why not get involved.  All information in poster!

u-15 championship hurling final

Check out the Player Profiles of our U-15 hurlers ahead of their Championship Hurling Final on Sunday. All players can be seen in the 'Photo Gallery' section!

lotto results

Dont forget by suporting our club lotto you are supporting the development and maintenance of our club.  This will ...

september county draw winners

Congratulations to Aidan Lavery who won £5000 in the September super draw. Amazing!!! Thank you to everyone who purch ...

save the date

Supper with Santa on Sunday 17th December 4-6PM More info to follow!

lgfa u-16a championship shield final aghaderg v liatroim

A fantastic season for the U-16 Ladies Football team came to a disappointing end today in Glenn.The girls gave their all in a titanic battle with Liatroim and had they have had a little bit of luck in front of goal in the first half the result may well have gone in our favour.It ...

club shop

Reminder -  Last day to order club gear for guaranteed christmas delivery. ...

u-16 ladies championship final

Our U-16 ladies' football team play their Championship final tomorrow morning at 11 am in Glenn. These girls have worked hard all season both during their training seasons and during matches. They are not only a fantastic b ...

u-10 ladies

A great end to a great season for our U-10 girls. As for the coaches, we are extremely proud of them for how much they improved and their attitude to training and learning. Thanks again to all the parent ...

u-8 ladies

Our U-8 ladies finished their football season today with a fun & games training session in the sunshine. These girls have been amazing all year.  Always eager to learn, training hard and most importantly having fun. ...

jhc ballyvarley v kilclief

Come out and support the Senior Hurlers today in the Junior Hurling Championship against Kilcief in Ballyvarley this afternoon @2pm.

underage hurling

Well done to all our underage hurlers who took part in the Tony Carr tournament tonight in Pairc Elser.  Lots of game time for the boys and some great scoring. Finishing the season on a high!

senior hurling championship

Our senior hurlers continue their championship campaign this weekend taking on Kilclief.  Lets get out and support the boys, Saturday 2pm in Ballyvarley. ...

u-15 hurling championship shield final

The amalgamated St. Patrick’s U-15 hurling team, made up of players from both Ballela and Ballyvarley, won their U-15 Shield semi-final against Kilclief on Sunday. ...

fundamentals

Last fundamentals session of the season this Saturday 11.15am Looking forward to seeing everyone there.

aghaderg walking group

Well done to all the ladies who braved the wind and rain tonight. Great pace and chats ...

coaching hurling

Interested in enhancing your coaching skills? Why not register for upcoming ...

u-15 hurling championship

Our amalgamated U-15 hurling team with Ballela have had a tremendous season to date. After securing the League title and winning both County and Regional Feiles, they now have successfully reached the U-15 Championship Final after beating Kilclief this morning.  ...

u-16 camogie

Aghaderg U-16 Camogs started their Championship campaign with a strong performance against a determined Darragh Cross side. A fantastic effort by all the girls' secured an impressive win. Well done girls!  Thanks ...

u-15 hurling

Good Luck to our U-15 Hurlers who take on Kilclief  tomorrow in the championship semi-final.  Lets get out and support our boys!

ballyvarley u-7 hurling

Well done to our U-7 Hurlers who travelled to Clonduff this morning for a blitz.  They showed great skill playing Newry Shamrocks, Castlewellan, Ballela, Conduff and Warrenpoint. Thank to Clonduff for hosting such a well organised blitz ...

u-16 camogie championship

After a great league run, the Under 16 camogs hope to continue their strong performances when they commence their Championship campaign this Saturday versus Darraghcross. Venue - Aghaderg Time - 4pm Please come al ...

jfc quarter final aghaderg v ardglass

Even The 2 Johnnies want to know about this one!!  Aghaderg Senior Footballers take on Ard Ghlais, Ardglass in Ballela this Saturday afternoon at 2pm in the quarterfinal of the Official Down GAA Junior Football Championship ádh mór ar chác ...

aghaderg walking group

Now that the season is coming to an end and the nights are getting darker why not join our walking group on a Tuesday night.  We will meet at the Boulevard @ 7.30pm.  Stay active over the winter months while having a weekly catchup with ...

junior football championship

Aghaderg GAC Junior Football Championship time and venue update.  2pm Saturday 16th 2023 in Ballela.  Come out and support our seniors!! 

save the date

Lets celebrate the end of a great season for our underage boys and girls with a Halloween Party  Aghaderg GAC Ballyvarley HC You wont want to miss it!!

u-9 football

Thank you to Tullylish for the festival of football yesterday.  Our U-9s played some great football and took some great scores. It was a great day.  Well Done Boys.

u-7 football

Our U-7 footballers travelled to neighbouring Tullylish this morning for a very well organised festival of football.   The boys played St Michaels, Clann na Banna and Tullylish. Well done boys - lots of fun! 

club klubfunder

Club Shop is now LIVE.  Orders must be placed by 24th September 2023 to guarantee Christmas delivery. https://www.klubfunder.com/Clubs/Aghaderg_Ballyvarley/ShopItems?fbclid=IwAR2nQQhp5zb2rSJDsSPj_Ivxr1HJxEXqAjYSSmUB-deCX_T49URemPU ...

u-13 county development

Eilidh, Alesha, Caoimhe, Leah and Ellie-rose travelled to Garvaghy to take part in Ulsters festival of football playing in Downs U-13 PDP team. The girls all played at least 4 matches against Armagh, Antrim and Donegal.  They ...

all county camogie blitz

Our enthusiastic underage camogs travelled to a sunny An Riocht pitch this morning to play in an All County Camogie Blitz.  A big well done to them all, they all played brilliantly in hot weather conditions and did themselves proud. There wer ...

hurlers & camogs

Martins Hurls will have their largest pop up shop to date in Castlewellan all day Saturday 9-5pm  All sizes hurls, keeper hurls, balls, grips, clothing ,socks If anyone from the club needs anything it would be worth a visit.  ...

condolences to murray family

The Committee and members of Aghaderg GAC and Ballyvarley HC regret the passing of Mary Murray, mother of our past players Linus and Peter, and grandmother to our current senior player Louis.  We extend our deepest sympathy to th ...

jfc aghaderg v st michael’s

Junior Football Championship first round against St Michael’s at Glenn.  The reds rounded off a good performance emerging with a winning score of 2-12 to 1-7. More photos from todays game in 'Photo Gallery'.

funday campout fantastic success

Thank you so much to everyone who made the effort to come and support our club Funday and Campout yesterday.  It was a roaring success. Despite the showers during the day it didn't slow us down. Thankfully it dried up and children and parents partied until the sun came up. It was ...

senior football championship

Our Senior Footballers take on St Michael’s tomorrow afternoon in the Junior Championship at 2pm in Glenn.  Tickets available on the BuyTicket app. Ádh mór ar ár bhfoireann sinsearach ...

u-16 ladies championship

Tonight our U-16 girls are playing in the the championship at home to Liatroim at 7pm.  Let's get out and support the girls.

final reminder aghaderg fun day and camp out

Please come along and support your club fundraiser tomorrow at 3pm.  Its going to be a fun filled day starting with old school style races, penalty shoot out, 5 aside soccer, poc fadas, facepainting, games zones, tug of war and lots more. Lot ...

gcse results day

Good luck to everyone receiving their GCSE results today. We hope you get everything you wished for!

fun day races

Plenty of races to keep the smaller kids busy on Saturday.  Who will be crowned fastest in their year?  Maybe Sack Racing is where your talent is?  Dont worry if you dont win, its all about having fun and laughing with ...

book your pitch now!!

It looks to be a great weekend, why not finish the summer off with memories the children will have for life!!!  No excuses allowed …. it’s one night, one night to pitch up and have the best nights craic while also supporting your club.  ...

fun day raffle

Anyone who is unable to attend Fun day or Campout but still wants to be in with a chance of winning these fabulous prizes.  Text Niamh Keenan on 07725577438 and she can arrange purchase for you.  If your not in, you cant win!!!  ...

tug of war at aghaderg/ballyvarley fun day

Battle of the strongest! Tug of War will be ongoing throughout the day at Aghaderg Fun day. Can the Hurlers beat the Footballers?  Can the coaches beat the kids?  Will your family be crowned clubs strongest family?  ...

u-15 hurling championship

It's a beautiful evening for some Hurling.  Come down to Ballyvarley and support our U-15 St.Patricks in the next round of their Championship. Good Luck boys

aghaderg funday amd campout 2023

1 WEEK TO GO!!! Dont miss out on the fundraiser of the year.  It's going to be a great day of fun and laughs so please SUPPORT YOUR CLUB and come along.  All day entry at gate (No matter what time you arrive) ...

fun day penalty shootout

Boom.. Back of the Net!!!  Who will walk away with the title? Join us Saturday 26th August for our fun day and be sure to enter.  Winner will receive a Donaghys Voucher, so get practising.  ...

senior hurling championship

We wish our Senior Hurlers and management good luck as they begin their championship campaign tomorrow afternoon! Castlewellan  Vs Ballyvarley  Venue - Castlewellan  Time - 2pm  ...

fun day raffle

Whos ready for a Raffle?  Check out these fabulous prizes that have been sponsored by our very generous parents and their businesses.   Without your support the club simply would not exist.  Lets support our c ...

croke park activity day

Well done to 5 of our U-11 Hurlers who attended Croke Park for their activity day.  Rhys, Matthew, Jimmy, Dillon and Leo had a fantastic experience and got some cracking scores.  Well Done Boys.

movie night @ aghaderg fun day

After lots of fun at Aghaderg Funday its time for the sun to set and the kids to chill.  Grab your blankets and cozy Pjs and meet us at the Ball Wall where Super Mario Bros The Movie will be projected.  Free Popcorn for the ki ...

soak your coach

WHO WANTS TO GET THEIR OWN BACK?  Soak the coach will be available all day at the Fun Day. Find your coach and get your revenge!!!  £1 for 4 sponges I think we all know who will have the longest queue Do ...

u-13 boys football:

Our U-13 boys produced an excellent performance at St Michaels, Magheralin, on Tuesday night.   Aghaderg's young footballers showcased their skills and worked hard for each other.  Well done to them all on a positive result. Thanks to all our supporters who c ...

funday soccer

Dont forget to grab your friends and enter a team for 5 a-side Soccer at Aghaderg GAC and Ballyvarley HC Funday. Soccer matches will be kicking off approx 4.30pm.  Prize Vochures for winning team Kin ...

senior camogie championship

We wish our Senior Camogs and management good luck as they begin their championship campaign tomorrow evening!! Aghaderg Vs Attical Venue - Aghaderg Time - 7.30pm  Please come along and ...

condolences to kearns family

The members and committee of Aghaderg GAC and Ballyvarley HC extend our deepest sympathy to referee Dominic Kearns and the Kearns family on the passing of their father Laurence Kearns.  Mary Queen of Gael Pray for him.

all ireland champions homecoming celebrations

All Ireland Champions homecoming celebrations Down LGFA invite everyone to Bryansford GAC Club this evening (Monday 14th) to celebrate the girls and management in their All Ireland success. LIVE entertainment with DJ Magiggs and ...

down are all-ireland champions

Comhghairdeas An Dún WHAT A DAY!!!

croke park for the final

WE HAVE ARRIVED!! LETS GO GIRLS!!!

u-15 football

Teconnaught 3-3 v 1-10 St Patrick’s Well done to the U-15 footballers for progressing into the quarter finals of the championship. With a few lads missing due to holidays & injuries this game was always going b ...

fun day & campout

2 WEEKS TO GO!!! HAVE YOU BOOKED YOUR SPOT? Dont stress about food...Delightful Food & Coffee will be joining us on Saturday 26th August to fuel us all up for a night of Fun you definitely wont forget!!

50th anniversary for brain injury foundation

Long standing suporters of our club Eugene and Winifred Fullerton are celebrating their 50th Wedding anniversary and are having a fundraiser to mark the occasion on Sunday 20th August in Banbridge Parish centre.  Call in anytime ...

niamh and eimear meet the fans

Thanks to Niamh McGrath and Eimear Fitzpatrick who called at the club to meet everyone ahead of Sunday’s game. The girls presented the U-14’s with their league trophy, took part in a free kick display with girls from U-6 to U-16. Lots ...

ladies all ireland

Our very own Niamh McGrath along with Down Senior corner forward Eimear Fitzpatrick will be at Aghaderg tonight 7.15pm to chat all things All Ireland.  Lets put on our county colours and give them the send off they deserve. Go ...

u-13 boys football

Our U-13 footballers enjoyed a positive Championship result at home Vs Atticall on Tuesday night.   Well done to all the boys for their efforts, and for everyone who came to support.

u-15 hurling

These boys are unstoppable!! St Patrick’s continue on their Championship campaign, with an impressive win against Bredagh on Monday night. Well done boys and management.

aghaderg fun day & campout.

The Countdown is on for our Fun Day and Campout.  Have you booked your pitch?  Fun for all the family and prizes to be won!  Keep an eye on Socials in the coming weeks to see whats in store.   ‼️Dont Miss this‼️ ...

u-17 hurling

Good Luck to our Ballyvarley Boys who start their U-17 Hurling Championship campaign tonight in Ballela against Ballycran.

niamh gets county call up

Hi everyone, great news! Our very own Niamh McGrath has been added to the Down Ladies Senior Football panel in advance of the All-Ireland final on Sunday. What a great honour for Niamh and ...

u-14 camogie development squad

Our U-14 camogs, Ellen, Tara, and Lauren, had a busy weekend of camogie representing our club as part of the U-14 County Development Squad.  They competed in the National Blitz on Saturday, beating Westmeath, Tipperary, and Carlow to reach the Cup final again ...

u-6, u-8 and u-10 girls football

Well done to our U-6/8/10's this morning with a fantastic display of football across the 3 games.  Thanks to Tullylish for some great games. All the girls showed Great skills & hard wo ...

u-15 football championship

In their highly anticipated Championship opener, St Patrick's 15’s team faced off against formidable first division opponents, RGU Downpatrick, in a clash at Cottage Park. The match started with St Patrick's displaying their dete ...

down senior ladies training

On Friday evening media and supporters are invited to attend Down Senior Ladies training. If you're free why not call in to Castlewellan and some support for the Down LGFA senior ladies. T ...

u-16 ladies

Massive well done to our U-16 girls who finished their campaign undefeated this evening Clann na Banna. The hosts started off strong and raced into an early lead 2-4 to 0-1 Going in at hal ...

u-16 ladies

Well done to our U-16 girls today with an impressive victory against Saval. The girls ran out winners with a score of 5-14 to 1-3. From the first whistle the girls battled hard for each ot ...

u-10 ladies

Well done to our U-10 girls this morning in their match with Clann na Banna. It was great to see the girls working hard for each other on and off the ball. Massive thanks to Murdock Builde ...

u-8 & u-6 ladies

Massive well done to our U-8s and U-6s this morning in theirs games against Clann na Banna. Both teams played great football and throughly enjoyed themselves.

‼️lost and found‼️

There are a number of items that have been recently found in and around the clubhouse.  Anything not claimed will be donated to the Club Gear Exchange rail.

down u-15 ladies football

Massive well done to all the girls in the U-15 Down Development Squad, with our very own Sarah, Macie, Ellen, Lauren and Sarah Well done everyone.

down ladies u-13 pdp

Well done to Eilidh, Caoimhe and Alesha playing for down U-13 PDP today and also to Sinead, Mark and Colin who were part of the coaching panel. Aghaderg Abu

u-7 football

Well done to all Our U-7s who hosted Tullylish this morning.  Great display of skills and teamwork.  Most importantly everyone had fun.

u-7, u-9 hurling

Tonight we welcomed Ballela U-7 and U-9s to Ballyvarley for an evening of Hurling.  Both teams played amazing and showed great improvement on the pitch. Big thanks to some of our Camogs wh ...

dont miss out

Join us for our Club Campout and Old School Fun Day on Saturday 26th August.  Last year was so much fun and this year promises to be even better!  All funds go towards running Your Club.  Feel free to bring friends ...

aghaderg social gaelic

Our girls are having lots of laughs this summer at our social Gaelic. Lots of new faces.  Why not join us on a Tuesday evening for an hour of craic and some light exercise.  No experience necessary!

all-ireland football final tickets

The club has been allocated 4 tickets for the All Ireland Football Final on Sunday 30 July, including 1 for our Co Board delegate.  Two are being taken up by Executive Committee Members which leaves 2 for allocation. ...

u-15 hurling

What a season the U-15 hurlers have had to date.  After securing the League title and winning both County and Regional Feiles, they now hope to keep the momentum going as they begin their hurling championship tomorrow evening against Kilclief. Good luck to ...

p4 camogie

Well done to our Primary 4 camogs who travelled to Warrenpoint this morning to take part in a well organised blitz. The girls didn't let the rain put them off, and they displayed excellent  development of their skills playing against Ballela, Warrenpoint, May ...

u-12 lgfa

Aghaderg U-12 LGFA welcomed Clann na Banna to Ballyvarley last night and took to the field with a depleted and very young squad due to holidays last night, and as ever performed very well particularly in the 2nd and 3rd periods of the game.  ...

cúl camp is a resounding success for another year

Aghaderg GAC & Ballyvarley HC have had another fantastic time at Cúl Camp this week.Many thanks to all the coaches and coordinators from the Club and a massive thank you to Benny Coulter who was the Down County Board overall coordinator for our Club this week.The children had ...

u-12 lgfa

Our U-12 LGFA travelled with a depleted squad to Dundrum in the penultimate match of the league and put up a great performance against a strong home side.  Despite a rocky first few minutes the girls settled well and played some lovely foo ...

under 17 hurling league champions!

Well done to the O'Rahillys Under 17 hurlers who had a fantastic win against Carryduff tonight to secure the top spot in the league with a scoreline of 3-19 to  3-10. A special congratulations to our Ballyvarley players on the team, L to R: Barra ...

the countdown!

The countdown has started to Saturday 1st July when our wonderful U-15 Girls team take part in the Regional Feile at Carryduff. This week we will be providing a build up to the big occasion including Player Profiles, launching our new Training Jersey an ...

senior hurling

Our Senior Hurlers took the long road to Portaferry tonight for their latest league game. Goals Galore for our boys secured a great win!!!

u-14 ladies are spring league champions

Our U-14 girls defeated Downpatrick today to win the Spring league with 7 wins from 7 matches.  Congratulations to the players and coaches.

camogie mini-blitz

Some of our underage camogs headed to Newry on Saturday to participate in a mini blitz.  The girls played Newry Shamrocks and Ballyholland Harps.  Great work and effort is being put in by all our young camogs at training and it’s fantastic to ...

raffle winners

Well Done to our raffle winners. Sinead McGrath was lucky to be leaving with the kids summer fun hamper & Prime.  Not sure if she made it out the gates alive!! Maria Toman from Banbridge won the super Gin Cocktail Hamper.  ...

that's a wrap!!!

What a morning!!!  Thank you to all the families and players that supported our 'Derg Breakfast'.   It was amazing to see the clubrooms so busy.   So busy in fact we hadnt even time to take a picture as proof. ...

u-13 football

Well done to our U-13 boys footballers who took part in the Atticall 7 aside tournament.  No trophy today, but plenty of enjoyment and learnings.  Thanks to our superb hosts, and to our wonderful su ...

féile winners at big breakfast

Aghaderg GAC & Ballyvarley HC would love to invite the winning U-15 Hurling Féile team and management to Aghaderg clubrooms tomorrow morning for Breakfast @11am on us!!   What a great achievement today!!  We are all very proud of yo ...

féile winners

What a day these lads have had.  Played to the final whistle.   Well done everyone.   Enjoy the celebrations!!!!  More photos and updates to follow.

u-15 football

Saul 0-3 v 4-13 St Patrick’s  Another great win for St Patrick’s and probably our best performance of the year to date.  There was a lot at on the line before throw in, as there was only one place and point separating the teams in Division 2 in the l ...

u-7 hurling

Tonight our young hurlers headed out to our neighbours, Ballela for some Game Time.  For some, this was their very first experience of playing a Hurling match!!! What a great opportunity for all our players to put into practice the skil ...

hurling feile

Good luck to our Feile Hurling team, St.Patricks, as they head to Truagh, Co.Monaghan, tomorrow morning to take part in the Regional Feile. The boys are in a group with Knockbridge (Louth), St. McCartans (Monaghan) and Wolf Tones (Longford). ...

take out to croker

Heading to the match on Sunday and don't want to miss out on The Derg Club Breakfast?  Don't worry you can still get your breakfast baps and support your club.  Take out baps and tea/coffee will be available from 9.30am for anyone who wants to call in and ...

u-12 ladies

U-12 LGFA team welcomed a tough Bryansford team to Ballyvarley last night, and our young team battled hard against the visitors throughout the game.  There were some terrific performances and the girls continue to improve with each match a ...

pancake station at big brekfast

Break out the syrup and chocolate spread at The Derg Big Breakfast!!! Come see us at the Pancake Station where the kiddies can build their own pancake.  Whats your favourite? Strawberries and Cream, Chocolate and Ban ...

all-ireland trophy at st francis '

Aghaderg and Down U-14 player Lauren brings the All-Ireland trophy back to her old primary school St. Francis Loughbrickland. It’s great to have an All-Ireland winner inspiring our next generation!

aghaderg gac & ballyvarley hc summer fundraiser

Sunday 25th June from 10:30 am come along to *THE DERG BREKFAST* and show your support to your club.  It will be a sit-down service where you will be served a beautiful Breakfast Bap along with tea/coffee/juice.  There will also b ...

senior camogie

Well done to our Senior camogie team who played Ballela last night in the league.  Our girls from the onset looked determined to win with an early goal, which set the pace for the rest of the match.  It was a hard-hitting game with both sides ...

u-15 footballers new jersies

Conor, James, Eoghan, Harry, Brendan, Dylan & Charlie showing of the new amalgamated St Patrick’s top. 

u-15 football league

U-15 boys Football 3 match winning run continues!!  Another terrific performance from the St Patrick’s team made up from the amalgamation of Aghaderg GFC Ballyvarley HC and Clann na Banna CLG.  ...

u-16 ladies football

Well done to our U-16 ladies who ran out winners against Saul yesterday with a scoreline of 6-10 to 5-1 Great effort from all the girls and coaches.

u-9 football

Another great performance  from the U-9s today.  We hosted Balllymartin this morning and the lads produced some great passing and scores which was a joy to watch.  And Ice lollies for the win! WELL DONE LADS

dad & lads

Some of our men took part in the Paddy Simpson Memorial Blitz today in Clann na Banna.  For our lads this was their first ever Dads and Lads Blitz and lets just say they enjoyed every bit of it. Well done to Clann na Banna for organisin ...

u-7 football

Our mighty U 7’s hosted St. Michaels this morning.  The team displayed some impresssive skills particularly in the back line, with some great tackling and defending.  This young team are growing in confidence with every match.  ...

coach the coaches course

Ulster GAA Hurling/Camogie There will be a hurling/camogie 'coach the coaches' session in the club on Thursday, 22nd June.  This is a great opportunity for all our coaches to further devel ...

u-14 camogie

Well done to our U-14 camogs who played Darraghcross tonight in a very competitive challenge game.  Both sides were evenly matched, with the game being closely contested throughout.  Our girls battled hard in goals and defence, with our midfielders and for ...

u-12 lgfa

Our U-12 LGFA team made the short trip to Tullylish in the latest round of the league and put up a solid performance against a strong opposition.  The progress the girls have been making this year has been brilliant drawing praise from our ...

st francis' blitz in tullylish

Well done to Geniveve, Caitlin, Aoife, Miley, Emily, Rhiann, Rose, Anna and Sienna representing St Francis Primary School and performing exceptionally well at the Blitz at Tullylish yesterday.

u-13 boys football

A super performance by our U-13 Boys football team at Rostrevor on Tuesday night.  It was an amazing effort by everyone on a very warm evening. Well done to both teams for a great competitive match from start to finish. ...

kellogg's gaa cúl camp 2023

Kellogg's GAA Cúl Camps at Aghaderg GAC / Ballyvarley HC online booking opened at 11am 14th June 2023.  There are limited spaces available so book early.   https://www.kelloggsculcamps.gaa.i ...

can you help our girls?

Our Fantastic U-15 Ladies are into the Regional Féile on 1st July and are in need of some Sponsorship.  Can you or your business help?  The girls would be so greatful of your support.  Contact Gary for more de ...

first holy communion

First Holy Communion Congratulations to all our P4 Boys and Girls who have recently made their First Holy Communion.  We hope you all had great fun! ...

down u-14 ladies are all-ireland champions

What an achievement.   Well done Lauren and all the U-14 Ladies.  "All Ireland Champions" Everyone at the club are immensely proud! ...

u-6/u-8 lgfa

On Tuesday evening our U-6 & U-8 girls travelled to Castlewellan for some fun in the sun.  All our Girls enjoyed their matches and showed off some great skills. Keep up the amazing wor ...

lauren makes aghaderg history

Lauren is the first Aghaderg Ladies Footballer to represent the Club playing for her County in an All-Ireland Final on Saturday against Monaghan. Good luck Lauren from everyone at the Club!!

summer shindig

Our friends St Patrick's Banbridge are hosting a Summer Shindig on Friday 23rd June.  They would love the support of our community. Looks to be a great night! All info in poster!

senior hurling

Our Senior hurlers met Castlewellan  tonight in Ballyvarley.   Unfortunately just missing out on the points this week.   Keep going lads.

u-11 football

A massive well done to the U-11 boys who took on Annaclone this morning in Aghaderg.  All played super under a strong sun!

underage camogie

Our U-12 camogs played Dromara in glorious sunshine this morning. Well done to both teams in this high scoring match with our girls displaying fantastic team play and work rate despite the heat. Thank you to all the supporters who came along to encourage the ...

u-11 hurling

St.Patricks played under the sun in Ballela this morning againt Craobh Rua. Great display from all the boys showcasing all their skills.  Well done boys.  Thank you Craobh rua Camlough 

summer has arrived

Well Done to our underage Camogs and Hurlers who trained under the hot sunshine this morning. All got a well deserved ice lolly to cool down!!

!!note change of end time‼️

Next Saturdays Coaching Education Session will now finish around 3.30pm not 5pm as originally posted.  Wonderful opportunity for our football coaches to benefit from top Ulster GAA coaches coming to our club.

u-15 football

Bac An Doire 2-8 St Patrick’s 6-10   St Patrick’s travelled to Liatroim this evening for the latest fixture in Division 2 and what a night for  a game of football with perfect conditions. With a great win last week against Rostrevor the lads continued thei ...

senior camogie

Massive congratulations to our Senior Camogie team who beat St. Kevins yesterday in the league. They have had a great start to the season winning all their league games to date. Well done to all the players and management!!!  Keep up the hard work and commitm ...

u-7 football

Gaelic Football for U-7s

u-12 lgfa

Our U-12 LGFA team travelled to Castlewellan tonight and produced an amazing performance away from home.  In the last 2 games there are a number of players in new positions and they have been excelling in unfamiliar roles. The whole team a ...

u-14 camogie blitz

Aghaderg hosted this weeks Blitz with our girls coming out top against Kilcoo, Newry and Attical.  Well Done Girls.

coach the coach

Ulster Gaa Coaching Session Check it out!!!

down u-15 ladies through to all-ireland final

Massive well done to Lauren and all the U-14 Ladies as they enjoyed their day in the sun at the fantastic Official GAA National Games Development Centre. They performed brilliantly against a very strong Offaly LGFA team and took ...

player of week

Player of Week Well Done to all Camogs and Hurlers

down u-14 lgfa

Best of luck to Lauren and all the Down U-14 Girls as they continue their All Ireland U-14 Championship campaign today in the Silver Semi-Final against Offaly Ladies Football in Abbotstown. Good luck girls and coaches.

u-10 ladies

Well done to our U-10 girls who travelled to Dromara GAC.  The girls played brilliant in a really tight game and a credit to the Dromara girls who played in their very first all girls match at this age. ...

senior camogie

Well done to our Senior Camogs, who had a league win yesterday against a very tough and physical Darraghcross team. Super work rate from our girls all over the pitch, culminating in excellent score taking to secure the win.

schools camogie

Congratulations to Sacred Heart Grammar School Newry on winning the AB Trophies Shield final today against Gleann na Rò, Derry.  A special congratulations to all the Aghaderg girls Orla, Amy, Tara, Macie, Lauren, Ellen, Claire an ...

u-12 lgfa

Our U-12 LGFA team made the short trip to neighbours Clann na Banna last night and played some of their best football of the season against their strong and talented hosts.  We were excellent defensively with each girl from the f ...

under 14 camogie

Aghaderg U-14 camogs continued their winning streak last night in the league, beating hosts Kilclief , Warrenpoint, and Attical .  Super effort, girls.

social gaelic for women

What a great night for the women of our club to get out and enjoy some football and craic.  It was great to see some new faces.  Dont forget there is no experience necessary.   Childcare an issue?  Brin ...

feile champions in the local press

A great write up in the Banbridge Chronicle for our U-15 Féile champions.

ballyvarley come out on top in local derby

Senior Hurling Ballyvarley got off to a flying start away to Ballela with Mick Lennon grabbing an early goal.  Against a strong breeze, a quick fire 1-1 from Danny Magee and a super point ...

womens social gaelic

Want to get out of the house for an hour, enjoy some light exercise with football and make friends?  Why not join our social group starting tomorrow night at 7.30.  Its nothing scary, just women getting together, keeping fit and having fun.  ...

u-9 football

U-9s travelled to Glassdrumman yesterday morning with several missing. But yet again this wee team put in another great performance and took plenty of scores.  Well done boys.

u-11 hurling blitz

U-11 hurlers played Shamrocks and Warrenpoint yesterday morning in Newry. The boys were on fire, demonstrating all the skills of the game and improving each game across 4 very competitive fixtures.  ...

the derg club breakfast

We know how much you all love your sausage baps on a Sunday morning so come along and join us on Sunday 25th June at the club house for the Derg Club Breakfast. These fundraisers are vital to keep the club functioning and developing so we can all continue to ...

camogie blitz

Our young camogs participated in a well organised mini blitz this morning hosted by our neighbours, Ballela.  For some, this was their very first experience of playing a camogie match!!! What a great opportunity for all our players to put int ...

gaeltacht 2023

Are you attending this years Gaeltacht?  Why not apply for a Club Award 

ulster ladies minor football championship

Good luck to Niamh Moran, Niamh McGrath, the Minor Girls & management today in Silver Final of the Ulster Ladies Gaelic Minor Championship. For those who can't make it the match will be live streamed on Ulster Ladies Facebook ...

u-14 camogie

Well done to the U-14 camogs who competed in a mini blitz hosted by Attical on Tuesday afternoon. The girls competed against Dromara, Attical, and Ballyholland, winning all 3 of their games.  Keep up the hard work!!!

adult gaeltacht

Tá Cúrsa Gaeltachta CLG Uladh, Cúrsa de Faoite sna Dúnaibh ar ais i mbliana. Tá an Cúrsa seo dírithe ar dhaoine fásta agus táimid dóchasach go mbeidh Cúrsa den scoith againn arís i mbliana. Tá an t-iarratas beo. Sheol r-phost chuig niamh.mcelduff.ulster@gaa.ie Tá lacáistí ar ...

u-12 lgfa

Tonight the U-12 LGFA team entertained new entrants to the league, Saul down to Ballyvarley in the latest round of the league. In what was a tough game, our girls battled hard throughout and are showing signs of serious improvement in all aspects of their game. The coaches ar ...

save the date saturday 26th august

Our Annual Club Camp Out will take place Saturday 26th August at Aghaderg GAC. Its going to be a great event with memories that the kids will have forever. Be sure to keep an eye out for more details.

down draw winner

Congratulations again to Christopher Lennon who recently won £200 in the Down Clubs Draw. The purchase of these tickets is a great support to our club. Thank you.

club sponsors

1. SELECT INSURANCE 2. FLAMES & FIREPLACES  3. WESTPORT EQUIPMENT  This week we would like to thank three local businesses for their kind and generous sponsorships.These sponsorships are essential to maintaining and developing our Club.We encourage our members to s ...

fundamentals

Please note this weeks Fundamentals has been changed to Friday evening 6.15- 7pm. This change will be for ONE WEEK ONLY!!Normal schedule will resume Saturday 27th May.

aghaderg u-17's 4-16 kilclief 0-06.

After a first loss of the season away to Breda last week, Aghaderg U-17s had a point to prove and got off to a blistering start in tonight’s home game against Kilclief. Excellent early scoring and dogged defending by the home side set the tone for the match and despite earnin ...

u-9 football

U-9s had their first home game of the season today against Drumgath. They put in a great performance showing some great skills and determination and battled until the end in a very even game. The improvement in this wee group over the last few months has made the coache ...

senior footballers claim first win after a run of 2 draws.

Our senior footballers treated us to an exciting home win over Bright on a sunny Friday evening. The team raced into an emphatic lead within the first 20 minutes going 8 points to 2 up. Bright rallied with our lads taking the foot of the gas and we went in with ...

underage camogie

Well done to some of our young camogs who competed in a blitz yesterday in Warrenpoint. The girls were fantastic in every game as each one of them showed how their skills are improving! There was some brilliant score taking, strong defensive tackling and many of the gir ...

all-ireland ladies silver quarter final

Best of Luck to Lauren and all the U-14 girls in the U-14 All-Ireland Championship Series Silver Quarter Final Best of luck Girls and coaches Throw in 1:45pm

ulster ladies u-16 championship final

Best of Luck to Cliodhna and Emma and all the U-16 girls today in the Ulster Ladies U-16 Championship Silver Final Best of luck girls and coaches Throw in 1:30pm

lgfa u-14 schools ulster final

Best of luck to Lauren, Orla, Amy, Macie and all the girls at Sacred Heart Grammar School Newry who are playing in the U-14 Ulster final Good luck girls and coaches.

u-14 camogie blitz

Yesterday, Aghaderg hosted our first U-14 camogie blitz of the season in what turned out to be a wet and muddy evening. Just before throw in the weather took a turn for the worst with torrential rain leaving the pitch heavy and slow. Despite this al ...

u-16 lgfa

Massive well done to our U-16 girls for an impressive win last night over Mayobridge. From the first whistle the girls fought hard for every ball and took their scores well. The girls battled right to the final whistle to clai ...

camogie blitz

Some of the underage camogs travelled to Liatroim today to compete in their first camogie blitz of the season. These young girls battled and tussled for every ball and proved how determined they are to work together as a team. All the coaches were proud to see the girls ...

st patrick's college ladies ulster final

Good luck to the 8 Aghaderg girls playing in the Ulster Final today for St tPatrick's Banbridge. Caoimhe, Clodagh, Viktorija, Caragh, Gianna, Kaitlyn, Grace & Isabelle.  Best of luck t ...

u-17 football

Out U-17 football team welcomed Dundrum to Ballyvarley on Tuesday night. The first half proved to be a tightly contested game with not much between the two teams. The the young reds though, began to impose themselves on their opponents aft ...

u-6/u-8/u-10 ladies

On a Sunny Bank Holiday Monday evening, we headed off to our neighbours Tullylish GAC  We fielded an U-6, U-8 & U-10 LGFA team.  All 3 teams played some amazing football. They were ent ...

u-12 ladies football

Our U-12 LGFA team travelled to Newcastle tonight to face Bryansford in the latest round of the league and produced one of the best performances of the season against a good home side.  The girls built upon a solid defensive display and cr ...

u-16 camogie

Aghaderg U-16 camogs travelled to Darragh Cross for their second league game of the season. This proved a highly contested match against a strong Darragh Cross team. The high intensity game saw plenty of goals and in the last 10 minutes we just couldn't ...

gaeltacht sholarship 2023

Members wishing to apply should complete the following form:  https://forms.office.com/e/NJ91NnS5jD  http://tempuri.org/tempuri.html Please note that as this is a Down GAA initiative, applicants should be members ...

u-15 ladies feile champions

Aghaderg Girls claim Feile win in great style. Aghaderg claimed a famous victory in the Down U-15 Feile today with a great win against Mayobridge in an enthralling final at Castlewellan. The day started early in Liatroim, with ...

fundamentals

Calling all P1s and Pre-School children!!!  Aghaderg GAC & Ballyvarley HC are excited to announce that Fundamentals Training will commence on Saturday 6th May @ 11.15am at Aghaderg pitch. ...

u-15 camogie feile

Well done to the U-15 Camogs who competed in the County Feile in Clonduff yesterday.  What a great opportunity for the girls to experience.  Every player gave it their all and played their hearts out.

down lgfa u-16

Massive well done to Cliodhna, Emma and all the U-16 Down LGFA Ladies on a great win this afternoon beating Derry to reach the final.

county minor camogie

A big congratulations to Down Minors who are through to an All Ireland Final after defeating Armagh today. Well done to our camogs Claire and Niamh - you did amazing!!

player of week

Our Hurlers & Camogs Matthew, Aaron, Liam & Isabella showed great enthusiasm and skill at this mornings trainings.  Well earned players of the week.  Well done guys.

county minor and u-16 lgfa

Good luck to our U-16 girls and Minor Ladies taking part in the respective Downl LGFA squads today.  Both Games throw In 2pm Best of luck to all Girls and coaches today.

sfl div iv aghaderg v ardglass

Aghaderg Senior Footballers continued their league campaign last night in Ballyvarley against Ardglass.  While under strength, the lads matched the physicality of their opponents and produced on the whole a good defensive display, racking ...

county minor camogie

All the best to Claire and Niamh as they represent Aghaderg in the County Minor All Ireland semi-final today against Armagh.

fr corr memorial grotto

Aghaderg Lourdes Committee are constructing a Lourdes Grotto within the grounds of Loughbrickland chapel as a memorial to Fr Tony Corr RIP.   Work on this has already begun and any donations towards the costs involved would be very welcome.  ...

ulster u-14 ladies

Everyone at the club would like to wish Lauren and all the U-14 girls the best of luck for today when the play in the Silver final of the Festival of Football  Best of luck Girls and Coaches.

u-12 lgfa

Our U-12 LGFA team welcomed neighbours Tullylish to Ballyvarley this evening, and while the girls feel a little short against stronger opposition, they continued to work hard for each other showing some terrific passing and defending, and playing with smiles on their maith sibh ...

april county draw winners

Congratulations to Christopher Lennon who won £200 in the first draw of the year.  Thank you to everyone who purchased a County Draw ticket this year.  Your support is invaluable to our club.

u-16 ladies league

Well done to our U-16 girls with an impressive win last night in front of a great home support.  From the first whistle the girls played free flowing football and fought hard for every ball.  ...

u-14 camogie

Our U-14 camogs took part in the second round of their League Blitz yesterday, competing against Kilcoo, Dromara and Ballyholland.  The girls got a chance to gain experience playing in different positions and learning even more how to work for each othe ...

u-13 football league

Our U-13 boys made the short trip to Drumgath this evening and produced a terrific performance coming out on top, on a great evening for football. This small group of players work hard for each other and always do the club and their coaches proud, maith sibh a bhuachaillí. 

senior camogie

Aghaderg senior camogs began their league campaign with an away win against Newry Shamrocks last night.  After a slow start on a heavy pitch the girls got into their stride and established a strong half time lead. Newry upped their game in the second half and ...

shl div ii ballyvarley v east belfast

Hard luck to our Senior Hurlers tonight in their home fixture against East Belfast.  The game was highly competitive and spirited, especially considering the heavy ground underfoot. Unfortunately, our lads were pipped in the last minute of the game with a lat ...

u-15 hurling

This evening saw our U-15 hurlers play at a sunny Ballyvarley pitch against Craobh Rua.  The boys controlled the play throughout the game and came out as clear winners.  Well done to all, keep it up!!

u-17 football league

Well done to our U-17 lads who played St Paul’s this afternoon and made it two wins in a row in the league campaign.   They took their goals well and controlled the game well, never giving St Paul’s time or space on the ball.   ...

build your self care retreat

This morning some of our female members were invited to the Little House of Calm ‘Build your Self Care Retreat’ in collaboration with Cherryblossom Spa. During the retreat they learnt proven techniques to help calm the mind and b ...

u-16 ladies come out on top in local derby

Our U-16 Ladies ran out winners in what was a close battle with Annaclone. The girls had to dig deep for the win today  The girls went into halftime in the lead, with Annaclone coming out fighting in the second h ...

u-15 football league

What a week of ups and downs in a matter of days.  Our lads travelled to Loughinisland on Thursday night and treated us to a fantastic performance both offensively and defensively winning the game by 8-8 to 1-7. This was a superb performance and result consid ...

sfl div iv east belfast v aghaderg

A game of twists and turns!  Our senior footballers put in a solid performance against East Belfast but unfortunately it wasn’t to be. We played very well in the first 20 minutes going 4 up, East Belfast dragged themselves back into the game winning a good fe ...

player of week

Player of Week Well done to Dara, Corrina, Aoife and Oisin on being awarded players of the week this morning.   They braved the wind and rain and put in 100%.  ...

u-6/u-8/u-10 ladies

Well done to all our U-6/U-8/U-10 girls, they all played fantastic football in today's matches. Thanks to St Michaels for coming out and playing great games especially in the wind and rain.

county hurling

Good luck to our U-15 hurler, Anjum who has been attending county U-15 development hurling trials over the past number of weeks.  We wish him luck as well as his St.Patrick's (Aghaderg/Ballela) teammates Oran and Tommy Joe as the ...

county camogie

A busy day ahead for our U-14 and U-16 county camogie representatives tomorrow. U-16s begin their season when they take on Derry in the first round of the Championship.  Good luck to Cliodhna who is representing our club in this game. ...

u-15 football league

Loughinisland 1-7 St Patrick’s 8-8  Well done to St Patrick’s u15’s (Aghaderg & Clann na Banna) on their first division 2 league game of the campaign. The amalgamation to date has been very positive and this positive ...

mcgraths school of irish dancing

‼️Reminder‼️ Irish Dancing returns this Friday at 5pm after the Easter break.  We look forward to seeing you there.  New members always welcome.  ...

u-12 lgfa

Our U-12 LGFA team made the short trip to St Michael’s and produced a committed and high scoring performance to come out on top on a bright, but cold evening.  The girls are working so hard for each other, and it is amazing to see the conf ...

sacred heart through to ulster semi-final

Well done to Lauren, Orla, Macie, Amy and all the Sacred Heart Grammar School U-14 girls.  The U-14s had a physical, fast-paced battle when they met St. Ciaran's College today in the Ulster Qtr Final winning a close battle, to pr ...

under 14 camogie

Well done to our U-14 camogs who competed last night in a league blitz and secured wins in all of their games. A big thank you to parents who travelled to support us. Keep up the great wor ...

u-17 football

Our U-17 footballers kicked off their league campaign with an away trip to Darragh Cross.  The young reds started tentatively, but soon stamped their authority on the game producing an impressive hard earned victory away from home with a s ...

u-12 ladies

Our U-12 LGFA team kicked off their league campaign tonight with a spirited display against Castlewellan in Ballyvarley.  The girls played superbly and the coaches are thrilled with the skills on display tonight.  ...

u-9 football

Our U-9 superstars for their first match of the season against Clann na Banna Well Done Boys and Management.

u-14 ladies football

Great win for our U-14 girls against Glenn.  Well done to all players and coaches.

u-16 camogie sponsorship

Eugene, Winifred, Gerard and John Fullerton have been long-standing supporters of Aghaderg-Ballyvarley club over the years, and as a gesture of our appreciation, team managers Sinead and Conor presented Gerard with a specially commissioned framed number 79 jersey to rep ...

new camogie sponsorship

A huge thank you to local business EF Engineering Works LTD, who have kindly sponsored our U-16 camogie team a new set of jerseys. On behalf of EF Engineering Works LTD, Gerard presented the new jerseys to Captain Katie and Vice ...

u14 ladies football

U-14 Ladies Football Good luck to all the U-14s and coaches today as they travel away to Glenn for what will be a great match. ...

u-16 and minor county camogie

U-16: Good luck to our U-16 camog, Cliodhna, who is part of the County squad taking on Kildare in Ballela at 11am today. Minor:  All the best to our minor camogs, Claire and Niamh, who are representing our club against Armagh i ...

u-15 hurling féile champions 2023

U-15 HURLING FÉILE CHAMPIONS Huge congratulations to our U-15 Hurlers who today competed in the Down Féile in Portaferry beating Kilclief in the final to be crowned Féile Champions. Well done to all players and management for all your hard work and effort.  ...

player of the week

Well done to Annie, Daniel, Aoife & Enda on excellent behaviour and execution of skills during this mornings training.

ulster ladies u-16 championship round two

Good luck to Cliodhna, Emma all the U-16 Girls & management today in Round 2 of the Ulster Ladies Gaelic U-16 Championship Tier Round Saturday 15th April 2023 ...

aghaderg ladies academy

Aghaderg Ladies Football Academy Starting this Sunday 16th April 11am-12pm 

féile na ngael 2023 in portaferry

Our U-15s hurlers play in the Down GAA Hurling Féile tomorrow in @PortaferryGAC set to start at 10:30am. Over the years Féile has been a memorab ...

scór na nóg 2023

Ádh mór ar fhoireann Achadh Dearg i Tráth na gCeist Scór na nÓg amárach - Good luck to our Aghaderg team in the Scór na nÓg Ulster Final quiz tom ...

senior football venue change

Our Senior team begin their league campaign tonight against Newry Bosco at 6.45pm.  Please note the venue has changed to St Patrick’s College.

condolences to byrne family

Aghaderg GAC & Ballyvarley HC regret the death of Edmond (Eamon) Byrne, former player of our club.  We extend our deepest sympathy to his immediate and extended family circle at this sad time. ...

condolences to lennon family

Aghaderg GAC & Ballyvarley HC regret the death of Dan Lennon, founder member of our club and father of former playing members John, Jerome and Finbar.  We extend out deepest sympathy to the immediate and extended Lennon families in our club at this ...

u-15 football league

Our U-15 boys are in action in Castlewellan tonight joined with Clann na Banna as St Patrick’s at the Meadow pitch Castlewellan.

charity tractor run in memory of paddy simpson

To honour the memory of former Aghaderg player Paddy Simpson, a Charity Tractor Run has been organised by his friends and family.  The event promises to be a heartening day for all ages, with kids' entertainment throughout the day and evening entertainment fo ...

u-16 camogie

Well done to the U-16 camogs who played their first league game tonight versus Dromara. After a closely contested game under tough pitch conditions, our girls secured a well-deserved win!!!  Aghaderg 3-6   Dromara  2-7 Well d ...

st patrick's college ladies through to ulster final

Well done to the Aghaderg girls representing St Patricks College today.   The girls were victorious in their semi final match and now progress onto the final.  Best of luck Clodagh, Isabel ...

abc council honours our successful juvenile teams at civic reception

Fantastic night acknowledging the successes of AghadergGac_BallyvarleyHc which was recently held.Many thanks to Deputy Lord Mayor for hosting. See more photos in 'Photo Gallery'.

down u-14 ladies football

Ulster Ladies Gaelic U-14 Festival of Football 2023 Group 3 The U-14 Girls play in their next round of the festival of football this Saturday.  Best of Luck to Lauren and all the girls from everyone at the club.

condolences to o'kane family

Aghaderg GAC & Ballyvarley HC regret the death of Oliver O'Kane, father of our former senior footballer Joe.  We extend our deepest sympathy to the immediate and extended family circle. ...

under 15 hurling

Our U-15 hurlers have amalgamated with Ballela this year as St Patrick’s. We wish all players and management good luck as they begin their season on Sunday. All support welcome!!!

u-16 ladies off to winning start

Great win for the u16 girls tonight against Bryansford. The girls ran out winners with a score of 2-8 to 1-6  Well done girls and great to see so many out supporting the girls.

u-15 football league

Our U-15 boys footballers are amalgamated with Clann na Banna this year as St Patrick’s and are away to Longstone this Sunday at 2.30pm.  Why not go along and support our future stars.

club gear exchange

Please donate any GAA gear no longer needed and feel free to take anything that your family may benefit from.  The rail and Boot Box will be situated in the hall all season.  Not only helping the community but also the environment.

u-16 lgfa league

Tonight Thursday 6:45pm the under 16 girls match against Bryansford is taking place. This is the first competitive home match of the season at the club!  It would be great to see everyone  ...

lgfa news

Last night brought to an end our indoor training for the girls.   They had some great fun over the last few weeks and are looking forward to getting out on the pitch.

aghaderg gac and ballyvarley hc cul camp

SAVE THE DATE Aghaderg GAC and Ballyvarley HC Cul Camp will take place from the 3rd - 7th July

schools ladies football

Well done to our U-14 girls Emily, Chloe, Ernin and Alesha who helped Newbridge Integrated College beat All Saints to a score of 10-2 to 6-6 The girls now progress to the semi finals of the U-14 plate ...

minor county camogie

Well done to the Down Minor squad and management who had a great win today against Cavan in the Championship. Huge congratulations to Niamh and Claire, who represented our club!!

under 14 camogie

Well done to our Under 14 camogs who travelled to Portaferry yesterday to take part in a non-competitive Invitational 7 a side Blitz. This blitz was aimed at giving the girls an opportunity to enjoy playing and showcasing their skills. Special thanks to paren ...

u8 camogie / u7&9 hurling

The young camogs and hurlers kicked off the 2023 season this morning with an action-packed session. It was great to see everyone together again. A special well done to our 'Player of the Week' participants Izzy, Dessie and Emmett ...

aghaderg gac/ballyvarley hc are scór na nóg south down quiz champions

The Aghaderg GAC/Ballyvarley HC Quiz team who brought home the South Down title, and went on to beat stiff competition from Laitroim and Ballyholland, and were crowned Down champions.  They go on to represent Down in the Ulster Scór na nÓg ...

aghaderg gac/ballyvarley hc scór na nóg quiz team news

Our Scór na nÓg Quiz team representatives who competed last night, pictured before the quiz with mentor Conall McNally.  One team was called Aghaderg and one team was called Ballyvarley.

senior football challenge match

If you fancy bracing the elements, come along and support our senior football team in their challenge match against Corrinshego at St Patrick’s College Banbridge at 6.30pm

under 7 & 9 hurling

Looking forward to welcoming our hurlers back to training this weekend.  See you all then!

underage camogie/hurling

Thank you to the P4s and P5s in St.Mary's PS, Banbridge who welcomed some of our camogie/hurling coaches into their school.  We had a fun packed morning giving the children a quick taster session of the many skills of camogie/hurling. Aghader ...

coaching workshop

Thanks to all our coaches and the girls who attended tonights coaching workshop.  We had a great fun packed session with the Ulster Ladies development officer Ciaran Murtagh, focusing on small sided games for youths and adults.  ...

st patrick's ladies through to semi finals

Well done to 7 of our Aghaderg girls representing St Patricks College today.   The girls were victorious in their quarter final match and now progress onto the semi finals.  Best of luck Clodagh, Isabelle, Grace, Ciara, Gianna, Caoimhe and Ka ...

senior hurling challenge v liatriom

Senior Hurling Good luck to the senior hurlers tonight!!

coach the coach

Wednesday evening 6:30pm we have Ciaran Murtagh coming to coach our coaches and lead the girls through some fun games and activities.  It's sure to be a fun packed evening!

senior football challenge

Come support Aghaderg Senior Football team this Friday evening at St Patrick’s College at 6.30pm, as we look to build on the progress of last season #ádhmór #redsrising

camogie fixtures

Well done to the Senior Camogs who had a great start to the playing season with a win against Middletown last week. Good luck to all our camogie teams who are playing fixtures this week.

half time in the down v longford match

Huge congratulations to our U-11 players Jimmy and Caellum on representing St Francis' Primary School last night in half time game at Pairc Elser. #youngredsrising Official Down GAA

underage boys football

WE ARE BACK!!! Looking forward to seeing all the P2 and P3 boys back at training for the start of the new season.

county minor

Well done to our Minor camogs Claire and Niamh, who won their first game in the County Championship campaign against Wicklow last weekend.  Next up is Co.Kerry tomorrow.  Good luck to Claire and Niamh and the rest of the panel/management. ...

gfmo news

Starting Tuesday 21st March.  7:30-8:30pm  Our Gaelic for Mothers and Others.  All details above.  If you have any questions or you may be interested. Contact @ma ...

condolences to mcdermot family

Aghaderg GAC & Ballyvarley HC regret the death of Charlie McDermot father of our former player Ronan and grandfather of our senior hurler Charlie Lennon.  We extend our deepest sympathy to the immediate and extended family circle.

down v fermanagh u-16 ladies football

Everyone at the club would like to wish Cliodhna, Emma and all the U-16 girls the best of luck  They begin their round 1 championship match tomorrow against Fermanagh.  Throw In 12pm. ...

primary school camogie/hurling taster day

Our camogie/hurling coaches had a great afternoon in St.Colman's, Bann Primary School, Lawrencetown.  We helped the children celebrate their St.Patrick's Fun Day by introducing them to the skills of camogie/hurling.  Thanks to the children fo ...

underage camogie

The countdown to the 2023 Underage season is on. Our coaches are looking forward to seeing everyone again at the club.

aghaderg u-16 ladies footballers make it 3 wins out of 3.

Over the last few weeks the ladies have played challenge matches against Saval, Mayobridge and Teconnaught in preparation for their league starting next weekend, fixtures still to be confirmed.   The challenge matches have offere ...

condolences to poland family

The committee and members of Aghaderg GAC & Ballyvarley HC regret  the death of Patsy Poland father of our former player Niall Poland. We extend our deepest sympathy to Niall, his immediate and extended family circle.

2023 club membership is now due

It's time to pay your membership for the 2023 season.  Log into Foireann and select the membership option you require.  Down Draw Tickets are now also on sale.  ...

condolences to anderson family

The executive committee and members of Aghaderg GAC & Ballyvarley HC regret the death of George Anderson father of our former player Kevin and brother of our former club secretary Michael.. We extend our deepest sympathy to his immediate and extended family circle.

condolences to devlin family

The executive committee, coaches and players of Aghaderg GAC & Ballyvarley HC regret the death of Pat Devlin mother of our esteemed committee member and coach Eamonn Devlin. We extend our deepest sympathy to Eamonn, his immediate family and extended family circle at this very ...

u-16 ladies off to a winning start