‘The Gunners’ meet Dundrum SO Football Club at Ballincollig See slideshow >>> here.
|… our ‘dream’
“Since taking control over the field the ‘Gunners’ have invested over €10,000 preparing the field. This work included: leveling; ploughing; stone burying; rolling; setting; spraying; cutting grass (numerous times) and fencing.”
For full details >>> see here.
Our club, Ballincollig Gunners, Special Olympics, F.C., was founded in 2005 and was formally launched at a ceremony at Turners Cross FC grounds on the 30th July 2007 by Roy Keane, Manager of Sunderland FC, England. >>> see pictures.
To our families and friends, we are known as ‘The Gunners’ football club. During each season, we have a strong group of 30-50 members, together with up to 12 coaches and volunteers, turning up each week to training practice. We also attract a strong group of supporters whenever we play in competition.
Our club is registered with the Special Olympics movement here in Ireland and is managed by a group of volunteers from Ballincollig, Co. Cork, Ireland.
Ballincollig ‘Gunners’, Team Colours: Our first team have a green and white hoops jersey and our second team have blue and white hoops >>> see squad pictures.
We take this opportunity to extend our thanks
to all who continue to support us and ask that you support our sponsors.
Everyone needs a helping hand now and again … ‘
- successful fund-raising day at Ballincollig 18th August 2007.