Barna Feile B team (U13) who beat Clonbur and St Michaels to win their division 3 Group and progress to the Galway semi final where they lost out to Salthill's Feile B team (U13) in the semi final played in Milltown Saturday evening. Salthill went on to win the Div 3 Final on Sunday.
The Barna Feile A team (U14) lost to Salthill on Friday night and followed up with a loss against Killanin and a win against eventual divisional winners Moycullen on Saturday morning in Killanin.
Barna GAA Club is mourning the loss of one of our most loyal and dedicated supporters following the untimely death of Claire Curran, RIP. Claire was an ever present club follower supporting our teams on sidelines through good times and bad.
It was a weekend of mixed fortunes for the men’s adult teams. On Friday, the Junior ‘C’ team were well beaten by a strong Oranmore side. Our Junior ‘A’ had a great win on Saturday away to Micheal Breathnachs 2–7 to 0-9. On Sunday the seniors lost to Cortoon Shamrocks 2-10 to 0-8 in Furbo.
Paddy Friel Club President pulled the winning ticket in the annual jersey draw. Congratulations to Monroe’s Bar Galway who will be our senior team sponsor for the coming year. The club wishes to thank all individuals and businesses who supported the draw this year
The club extends its sympathies to Colette Butler on the passing of her father Paddy Connolly. Funeral details are reposing at Hollymount Community Centre Wednesday 11th from 6-8pm. Funeral mass at 12 noon on Thursday in Roundfort church with burial afterwards to the local cemetery. Go ndeana Dia trócaire ar a anam dílis
On Easter Monday, the Barna u12 girls took part in an All-Ireland Gaeltacht tournament played in Croke Park. We had a squad of 26 players with us and were in a group with Gleann Fhinne(Donegal), Corca Dhuibhne(Kerry), Achill and Cárna/An Caiseal.
Congratulations to Barna minor Francis Fallon who finished 8th in the Irish Dancing World Championships and was a medalist for the first time in five years. Fantastic achievement Francis and we look forward to your footwork back on the pitch with us soon! Francis and his sister Mairéad were also on the céili team that finished 6th in the Worlds. Well done to you both from all in Barna GAA
Final score was Barna 2-7 to Claregalway 0-6. Well done to captain Paddy Naughton and all the lads who played very well this evening. Congrats also to Manager Bert Curran and his management team of DD Flaherty, Matt Curran and Eoin O’Donnellan
Barna GAA Golfing Society are having the first of their 8 outings of 2018 in Oughterard golf club this sat March 24th. T times 11;30 - 12;30. All new members welcome . See below 2018 golfing calender .
Funeral details for Pat Fallon Boleybeg as follows. Reposing in the Cilín Barna church from 4pm Tuesday 13th March with removal to the church at 7pm. Funeral after Requiem mass at 10am Wednesday morning to Rahoon Cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations if desired to Galway Hospice. Ne bheidh a leithéid arís ann. Go ndeana Dia trócaire ar a anam dílís.
Pat served as the club’s Coaching Officer for many years and played a pivotal role in the development of it’s juvenile structures. One of his key strengths was the coaching of the fundamental skills of the game at foundation level and ensuring every player received equal opportunity and playing time. He actively recruited new coaches and parents to get involved in the club and to further their own knowledge and qualifications through the completion of GAA courses.
Well done to Barna’s Iarlaith O’Sullivan, Padraic Lenihan and Liam Nolan, all part of the Bish team who won the All Ireland U19’A’ schools basketball final today. Liam was also the MVP in the final. Congrats from all in Barna GAA
Reminder about the Club Strategic Plan Consultative Meeting at 7.15 pm on tonight the 27th in the Connemara Coast Hotel function room. This is open to everyone in the community to discuss thoughts and ideas for the club to focus on over the next 3 years. Please share on Facebook and spread the word.