Senior Hurling League 3rd Round – 15/08/2020 – GBC v Mullinavat

Our Senior hurlers went to UPMC Nowlan Park to take on Mullinavat in the final round of the St. Canice’s Credit Union League. After a disappointing result against Dicksboro in round 2, GBC were hoping for a better performance.
In the opening 15 minutes GBC were holding their own against a strong Mullinavat team. Points from Sean Ryan, Tom Dunphy and Aaron Brennan saw GBC 0-7 to 0-5 down but hurling well. But after the water break GBC didn’t register a score and it was 0-10 to 0-5 at halftime to Mullinavat. 

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Junior A Hurling Championship QF – 9/08/2020 – GBC v Tullaroan

On Sunday 9th August GBC took on near rivals Tullaroan in the JJ Kavanagh & Sons Junior A Championship Quarter Final in Tullaroan in very warm conditions. GBC didn’t get the start they wanted when the ref awarded Tullaoran a penalty within the first minute which they scored the opening goal from. But from there until the water break GBC would out play Tullaroan all over the field and lead 0-6 to 1-0, scores coming from two Oisín Egan frees and points from play from Sean O’Dwyer, Vinny Teehan and Adam O’Brien. After the water break GBC didn’t let up with Sean O’Dwyer and Oisín Egan causing problems again, scoring 1-4 between them before halftime leaving the score 1-10 to 1-3.

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Senior Hurling League – 3rd Round – 15/8/2020 – GBC v Mullinavat

Our Senior hurlers are in action on Saturday 15th August v Mullinavat in the 3rd Round of the St. Canice’s Credit Union Hurling League.

This match is being played in Nowlan Park, throw-in 3.30pm. Due to continued restrictions at GAA matches the numbers are limited to 200. Kilkenny GAA will be streaming the match LIVE on the following link:

https://www.beosport.live/products/kilkenny-shl-graigue-ballycallan-v-mullinavat

Please Note: There is a €6 charge for this live stream

U15 A Hurling League/Championship 12/8/2020 – GBC v O’Loughlin Gaels

Graigue Ballycallan U15’s recorded a convincing win over O’Loughlin Gaels on Wednesday night in John’s Park. It was a strong team performance all round with the full forward line of Aaron McEvoy, Ryan Corcoran and Jake O’Brien scoring 3-7 from play between them. Billy O’Neill gave an outstanding performance at centre back scoring two long range frees in the process with Dean O’Brien and Pat Purcell completing a strong half back line. Read more

U15 A Hurling League/Championship – 5/8/2020 – GBC v James Stephens

Graigue Ballycallan U15’s continued their 2020 League/Championship campaign on Wednesday night (5th Aug) against James Stephen’s on the Kells Road. The locals got a good start with a goal from Ryan Corcoran but the home team soon levelled with 3 quick points in succession. From there to the half time break it was score for score with the teams level 1-3 to 0-6 at the interval.
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Senior Hurling League 1st Round – GBC v Clara 31/07/2020

Commentator Adrian Ronan on our first live stream, numbers were limited to 200 due to Covid-19 but our supporters were able to watch online.

GBC made the trip to Freshford for the opening round of the St. Canice’s Credit Union Senior Hurling League against Clara on Friday evening 31st July 2020.
Playing against the wind in the first half, GBC opened the scoring with a Sean Ryan free within the first minute but it didn’t take long for Clara to get into the game to leave the score after 8 minutes 0-1 to 0-4. After 12 minutes Sean Ryan won a great ball, played it across the field to Jesse Roberts who controlled it very well and score a fine point from play. 0-2 to 0-4. Within 2 minutes a short puck out from Ciaran Hoyne to James Ryall who found Jesse Roberts on the left wing, scored another fine point. 0-3 to 0-4. After the water break that man again Jesse Roberts, who was causing serious problems for the Clara half back line, scored another great point from play. 0-4 to 0-4. From there on in, Clara had the better of GBC and out scored GBC 1-6 to 0-3 leaving the halftime score 1-10 to 0-7 to Clara.
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U15 Hurling League/Championship – 29/07/2020 – GBC v Erin’s Own

Graigue Ballycallan U15’s opened their 2020 League/Championship campaign with a 6 point (2 goal) win against a strong Erin’s Own team in Kilmanagh on Wednesday evening in far from ideal hurling conditions.
In the opening few minutes the teams looked evenly matched but the locals pulled away mid way through the first half thanks to 2 brilliant goals from an impressive Aaron McEvoy. Read more

GBC Go Fund Me Page

As you know most of the Club’s Fundraising activities have been cancelled this year due to Covid-19 restrictions. However, we still have day-to-day running costs in the club. We have set up a Club Go Fund Me Page for anybody who would like to make a donation to the club, all donations greatly appreciated. Click on the link below if you would like to make a donation.
GBC Go Fund Me page

Notice regarding attendance at our first two League matches

The government guidelines which limit to two hundred the number of people attending games will be in place for our first two League games. This number is made up of panels, mentors, backroom teams, match officials, stewards, media and county mentors. This will leave us with only twenty surplus tickets which will be distributed to the match day panel.
We have made arrangements to LIVE stream both games. The details of how to access this link will be published during the week. 

Junior A Hurling Championship 1st Round 25/07/2020 – GBC v James Stephens

Graigue Ballycallan  took on James Stephens in the 1st Round of the JJ Kavanagh Junior A Championship in Tom Ryall Park, Kilmanagh on a wet Saturday at 2.30pm. GBC got off to a perfect start when they went 3 points up within the first 3 minutes with scores from Oisín Egan (free and 65) and a well taken point from play from Simon O’Dywer. GBC kept up the pressure on James Stephens, with our backs hurling well and three more points from play from Oisín Egan, Vinny Teehan and Shane Hennessy leaving the score 0-6 to 0-4. James Stephens started to come into the game more as the first half was coming to an end but more points from Oisín, Shane and Vinny left the score at halftime GBC 0-9 James Stephens 0-7
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Fixtures for next 2 weeks

Date Competition Time Location Opposition Result
25/07/2020 Junior A HC 1st Round 2.30pm Tom Ryall Park James Stephens GBC 0-22  James Stephens 0-9
29/07/2020 U15 HL/C 1st Round 7.00pm Tom Ryall Park Erin’s Own GBC 2-12  Erin’s Own 0-12
31/07/2020 Senior HC Round 1 7.30pm Freshford Clara GBC 0-16  Clara 1-21
03/08/2020 Minor B HL/C Round 2 7.00pm Urlingford Emeralds GBC 6-16  Emeralds 2-10
05/08/2020 U15 HL/C Round 2 7.00pm Kells Road James Stephens GBC 2-11  James Stephens 2-12
07/08/2020 Senior HC Round 2 7.15pm Freshford Dicksboro
09/08/2020 Junior A HC 2nd Round 3.00pm Tullaroan Tullaroan
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