Our Senior Footballers took on St. Oliver Plunketts on Wednesday evening in Marlay Park in what was the first meeting between the sides since Ballinteer’s famous victory in the Championship 6 years ago. Ballinteer started brightly playing into the wind and managed to get 3 early points but were pegged back quickly when Plunketts broke up the pitch to score an early goal to level things. Ballinteer had the perfect answer though when Shane McCann went up for a high ball with the Plunketts keeper to punch into the net. Aodhan Clabby struck some very nice frees but another Plunketts goal and a free nice scores meant Ballinteer went in leading by a point at the break. Clabby kept striking the frees over the bar and added a few from play as well in the second half in what was a man of the match performance. Ballinteer led by three again when Plunketts broke down the middle to score their third goal of the game, followed by a point to go into the lead for the first time in the game. Fearghal Duffy however levelled things up and Ballinteer had a few chances to win it that went agonisingly wide.
Our Junior As took on Round Towers in Marlay Park on Tuesday night In Marlay Park. It what was a very exciting match, Round Towers started the strongest but Ballinteer fought back just before half time to leave just 3 points in it and had the wind behind their backs in the second half. The fought hard throughout the second half but 2 goals for Towers eventually got them over the line as the won by 4 points.
Our AFL 7 team had a comprehensive win over Parnells last Tuesday night on a scoreline of 3-1 to 11points. We started off at a blistering space and were 2- 4 up before Parnells registered their first score. In the second half we emptied the bench to run out easy winners. Our next game on the Sunday 20th May will be against table toppers Geraldine Morans.
Our Junior Cs had a very good win last night on a score 2.13 to 1.4. While we played well in the first half with the aid of a strong wind, we missed alot of easy scores and led 0.9 to 1.1. However the team played bri