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Ballinhassig AFC

Ballinhassig AFC was founded in 1979.   In 2003 the club opened a 7.2 acre facility in Gortnaglough comprising of two full size pitches; an underage pitch, a floodlit training pitch, dressing rooms, referee room and committee room.  Their mission at Ballinhassig Soccer Club is to enhance the individual technique, skill and knowledge of the game of soccer through structured fun practices as well as competitive soccer games.

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Ballinhassig Camogie Club

The club has approximately 180 members.  They have senior and junior teams for all age groups.   Everyone involved in the club shows incredible commitment.   Teams are involved in a lot of competitive events and blitzes during the year.  In 2011, they won the Senior Camogie County final at Pairc Uí Rinn.

The Camogie Club holds a progressive card drive in the G.A.A. rooms every Wednesday night from 9.00 p.m. (October to May).

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Ballinhassig G.A.A.

The club was officially formed in 1886 and since then it has been a central part of Ballinhassig parish.  The club is very proud of its achievements and it has provided many skillful and stylish players to Cork hurling teams since the 1940’s.  Ballinhassig is now playing senior hurling, has two junior hurling and football teams, under 21 and minor hurling and football teams.  The club has a very strong under age section and caters for under 6 to under 16 hurling and football teams.

A new development has been built in Ballinaboy, just above Ballinhassig village.  It will provide the club with two extra pitches, new dressing rooms and better facilities.

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Ballinhassig Parish Summer Scheme

The Summer Scheme has been running since 2000 and provides a community based “summer camp” for local primary school children every year.  It is usually held on the first week of the school holidays.  The scheme activities are many and varied.  The scheme is not just a fun-filled week of entertainment but also a great way for children and adults alike to get to know others in the community whom they might not otherwise meet.

Ballygarvan Camogie Club

This club was reformed in 1987 with a strong emphasis on youth development.

The club now competes at Senior A level, and has been well represented on Cork panels at U16, U18, Junior, Intermediate and Senior levels, with club members achieving All Ireland success in all grades.   The hard working committee meets monthly at the G.A.A. Pavilion and new members are always welcome.

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Ballygarvan G.A.A.

Ballygarvan G.A.A. has junior and intermediate hurling teams and they have teams from under 6 to under 21 level.  In football they have teams from under 6 up to under 21 levels as well.  In football they have a junior team who competed in the Cork County Junior Final for two years in a row and they have teams from under 6 up to under 21 levels as well.

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Old Abbey Athletic Club

This club is over 50 years old and the majority of its members come from the local schools.  The members train every Monday night at 7.30 p.m. at the C.I.T. track in Bishopstown.  They have been very successful in track, field and cross country competitions.  New members are always welcome.