Ballindine, Co. Mayo


June 18, 2021

U-17 v Balla match report

Davitts and Balla met in the U-17B Championship on Friday evening in Ballindine with Balla coming out on top by 3-12 to 1-14 after a fine game.

Davitts were the better team in the first half and led by 1-8 to 1-4 at the interval, Cathal Corless the goalscorer in the 25th minute.

Balla began to get on top in the second half as they set about closing the gap. Some wayward shooting didn’t help their cause but a goal from a penalty in the 43rd minute finally got them on level terms. A minute later they took the lead for the first time since the 3rd minute and had extended that lead to seven points before three late Davitts points narrowed the deficit to four points at the final whistle.

Best for Davitts were Sean Keadin, Conor Feerick, Jack Melvin, Cathal Corless, Conor McDermott, Dylan Gallagher and Fionn McLoughlin.

Davitts: Dylan O Brien, Aaron Trench, Sean Keadin (0-1), Sean Meehan, Conor Feerick (0-1), Jack Melvin (0-1), Ethan Boyle, Cathal Corless (1-6), Mark Birmingham, Ronan Kelly, Conor McDermott (0-1), Ciaran Treacy, Dylan Gallagher (0-4), Harry Fallon, Fionn McLoughlin. Sub used: Brian Corless.

June 15, 2021

U-15 v Shrule Glencorrib match report

Davitts and Shrule Glencorrib met in the first round of the U-15 C Championship in Ballindine on Tuesday evening with Davitts coming out on top by 3-12 to 3-8 after a very competitive match. Shrule Glencorrib got the perfect start scoring 2-1 in the opening five minutes. Midfielder Conor McDermott goaled for Davitts in the eighth minute and this score settled his teammates. Davitts were trailing by a point at half time, 2-3 to 2-2, Ronan Kelly bagging the second goal and Fionn McTigue and Ciaran Treacy pointing.

Shrule Glencorrib opened the second scoring with two points to extend their lead with Brian Corless and Conor McDermott replying with two points in the 34th and 37th minutes. The visitors pointed again but seven unanswered Davitts points from Ciaran Treacy (3), Conor McDermott (2), Aaron O Dea and Dylan Gormally, put Davitts five  ahead before Shrule Glencorrib scored again, a 49th minute point.

A fine Brian Corless goal for Davitts in the fiftieth minute extended their lead to seven points but Shrule Glencorrib fought back again and scored a goal and a point before Davitts Aaron O Dea fired over the game’s final score to clinch a hard earned  victory.

Best for Davitts were Dylan and Noah O Brien, Ethan Boyle, Aaron Conneely Basham, Brian Hett, Conor McDermott, Brian Corless, Ciaran Treacy and subs Dylan Gormally and Aaron O Dea.

Davitts: Dylan O Brien, Ethan Boyle, Ben Corless, Aaron Conneely Basham, Brian Hett, Noah O Brien, Conor McDermott (1-3), Brian Corless (1-1), Ronan Kelly (1-0), Ciaran Treacy (0-4), Fionn McTigue (0-1), Peter Kilkenny, Michael Hyland. Subs used: Dylan Gormally (0-1), Aaron O Dea (0-2).

June 14, 2021

This week’s fixtures

This week’s fixtures:
Tues 15th June, U-15C C’ship: Davitts v Shrule Glencorrib in Ballindine at 7pm.
Wed 16th June, South Mayo Junior C’ship: Shrule Glencorrib v Davitts in Shrule at 7.30pm.
Thurs 17th June, U-13E: Davitts v Bonniconlon in Ballindine at 7pm.
Friday 18th June, U-17B: Davitts v Balla in Ballindine at 7pm.
Sat 19th June: O Mara Cup: Davitts v Shrule Glencorrib in Ballindine at 7.30pm.
Sun 20th June, New Junior A C’ship: Ballina Stephenites v Davitts in Ballina at 2pm.
June 13, 2021

O Mara Cup v Ballinrobe match report

Ballinrobe 2-13   Davitts 1-11

Ballinrobe hosted Davitts in the first round of the O Mara Cup on Saturday with the homeside winning an exciting match by five points.

Ballinrobe got off to a flying start with a goal after thirty seconds. They had added two points to their tally before Evan Ronane (2), Josh Ronayne, Shane Treacy and Jack Ronayne pointed for Davitts to tie the game after fifteen minutes. Ballinrobe played some superb football in the second quarter and they kicked four unanswered points and a goal in the 29th minute to race into a seven point lead. Jack Ronayne and Darragh McGale pointed for the visitors just before the break leaving Ballinrobe ahead by 2-6 to 0-7 at halftime.

Ballinrobe opened the second half scoring with a fourth minute point to extend their lead to six points before Davitts played their best football of the evening. Shane Treacy pointed in the fifth minute and the same player and Darragh McGale combined three minutes later for a well taken McGale goal. Davitts spurned a number of good goal chances but two points from Evan Ronane in the 11th and 12th minutes levelled the game. Ballinrobe took control of the game again and scored six fine points in the last twelve minutes with Shane Treacy kicking Davitts sole reply.

This was a lively and well contested game with Tommy Waldron, Ronan McNamara, Jack Ronayne, Shane Treacy, Darragh McGale, Evan Ronane and Dmitry Trench impressing for Davitts.

Davitts: Keith Prendergast, Patrick Keadin, Cathal Higgins, Kieran Fahy, Aidan Macken, Tommy Waldron, Tomas Ronayne, Ronan McNamara, Jack Ronayne (0-2), Shane Treacy (0-3), Liam Kearns, Jamie Mullee, Josh Ronayne (0-1), Darragh McGale (1-1), Evan Ronane (0-4).

Subs used: Dmitry Trench, Jordan Flanagan, Brian Clarke, Liam Macken.

May 31, 2021

Senior Jerseys Presentation

Darren McHugh of P. McHugh & Sons Builders presenting two sets of jerseys to the Club for the coming season. McHugh’s have been Davitts main sponsors for many years and their generous sponsorship is greatly appreciated by the Club. Also included in the pictures are Senior players Tommy Waldron, Ronan McNamara, Kieran Fahy, Niall Treacy, Fenton Kelly and Liam Kearns, modelling the jerseys, and P.R.O. Joe Reapy.

May 25, 2021

Ladies Jersey Presentation

Lianne Daly (jersey designer), Becky Kearns (team captain) and some of our Junior ladies and management being presented with our new set of jerseys this morning ❤️🖤 Thanks again to everyone who voted for us and to Adrenaline Sportswear for organising this competition and for coming down to Ballindine today to present them to us.

April 29, 2021

2001 National League Champions

On April 29th 2001 Mayo defeated Galway, 0-13 to 0-12, in the National Football League final (hard to believe that it’s twenty years ago). The team included our own Alan Roche and David McDonagh, with Pat Coyne also a panellist and Billy Kearns a selector…

April 21, 2021

Underage training news

UNDERAGE training to recommence week of 26th April.
U-7 – Wednesday 6.30pm / Saturdays TBC
U-9 – Wednesday 6.30pm (first training session 28th at 7pm, 6.30pm thereafter) / Saturdays TBC
U-11 – Monday / Thursday 6.30pm
U-13 – Monday / Thursday 6.30pm
U-15 – Tuesday / Friday 6.30pm
U-17 – Monday 8pm / Friday 7.30pm
Any queries regarding player registration please send your email to John Costello, Club Secretary, at secretary.davitts.mayo@gaa.ie
or contact Barbara 083 8576936….
April 17, 2021

Davitts Membership

Our registration system for both adults and underage on Foireann is now up and running.
You must set up a Foireann account, if you previously did not have one, and follow the steps to get registered.
Below is the link to Foireann…
April 2, 2021

Malvern sponsorship.

A big thank you to Malvern Medical Group (Ballindine, Claremorris, Ballinrobe) for their sponsorship. Pictured with their advertising sign is Olive Treacy, Davitts and Dr. Anne Quinn, Malvern.


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