Match Reports – Saturday 11th January v Lurgan College & Belfast High

By Ballyclare High School on 20 January, 2020

Lurgan College The 1stXI were in action in the third round of the Schools’ Cup against Lurgan College this week and the girls recorded an impressive 5-0 win in very wet and windy conditions to progress through to the quarter-final stages of the competition. Katie Stewart opened the scoring for Ballyclare from a short corner, […]

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Match Report: Saturday 23rd November v Friends

By Ballyclare High School on 28 November, 2019

The first quarter began quite slowly in the 1stXI match, although both teams managed a number of attacks. On one of these occasions the Ballyclare attacking play was broken down, which led to a counter attack by Friends who scored the first and only goal of the match. With greater pace in the second half, […]

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Match Report: Saturday 16th November v Sullivan

By Ballyclare High School on 20 November, 2019

The 2AXI began their match with a good level of intensity and put early pressure on the Sullivan goal, a shot from Jen Lamont heading just wide of the goal. Ballyclare secured the lead before half time with a nicely worked move which Leah Wilson pushed into the net to finish. Adding a second half […]

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Match report: Saturday 12th October v Regent House

By Ballyclare High School on 14 October, 2019

Issy McGrugan scored the first goal in the 1st XI’s crucial Superleague game against Regent House. It was a fast-paced first half with several chances at both ends, but only Ballyclare were able to capitalise. A second goal was added by Amy McGookin after the break to secure the win and a place in the […]

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Match Report: Saturday 28th September v Methody

By Ballyclare High School on 1 October, 2019

It was a 0-0 draw for the 1stXI against Methody in their Superleague clash. The sides were evenly matched, although Ballyclare had their chances and were unlucky not to nick the win. Joanna Nesbitt was player of the match. The 2AXI took a first half lead through a Nicky Jordan goal from a short corner […]

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Match Report: Saturday 21st September v Wallace

By Ballyclare High School on 26 September, 2019

The 1stXI were unfortunate to lose 2-0 in their game against Wallace on Saturday; however, Holly Woodside was player of the match in a tight 0-0 draw for the 2AXI. Both sides had their chances, and Ballyclare retained much of the possession, but neither was able to find a goal to break the deadlock. The […]

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Match Report: Saturday 14th September v Omagh

By Ballyclare High School on 16 September, 2019

It was a successful morning all round for the Ballyclare girls this Saturday. The 1st XI beat Omagh 1-0 in their Super-league fixture, with Megan Cochrane scoring the only goal and Nell Campbell player of the match. Doubling that goal tally, the 2AXI won 2-0 in their game. An Omagh own goal saw them 1-0 […]

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Match Report: Saturday 7th September v Ballymena Academy

By Ballyclare High School on 10 September, 2019

  There were hard fought draws for both the 1stXI and 2AXI on Saturday morning against strong Ballymena opposition. The 2BXI were leading 3-0 at half time in their game, with goals from Olivia McCartney, Katie McCullough and Jessica Hunter; however, Ballymena came back hard in the second half to score three goals of their […]

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Hockey Awards Evening

By Ballyclare High School on 12 April, 2019

Congratulations to everyone involved in another successful awards night. 200 players and staff celebrated a very successful year of school hockey. Numerous awards were presented the majority of which were voted for by the players themselves which makes them even more special. Our special guest was Zoe Wilson World Cup Silver Medalis at last year’s […]

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Superstar Sports Staff at Ballyclare High School

By Ballyclare High School on 8 April, 2019

  Well done to current members of staff Mr Corry, Mr McKeever and Mr Clotworthy on successfully reaching sporting finals. Mr Corry in his first ever Irish Hockey Cup Final and in the captain’s role and another Ulster Rugby Towns’ Cup Final at Kingspan for Mr McKeever and Mr Clothworthy. This time last year was […]

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Spring Honours Tuesday 26th March

By Ballyclare High School on 19 March, 2019

  Guest of Honour  Shirley McCay   Ireland’s Most Capped Sportsperson EVER male or female across all sports. Highlight for us all was summer 2018 Ireland team that played in the 2018 Women’s Hockey World Cup final. She currently works as a high performance coach with Ulster Hockey and her motto is Hard work trumps talent. […]

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U14 Junior Hockey Final

By Ballyclare High School on 13 March, 2019

Final score 1-1 but a decision needed to be made and yesterday’s cup match went to penalty runs and unfortunately we lost at this stage. We had the majority of play and corners but could not put the play cleanly away from all our opportunities. The girls worked extremely hard throughout the game and we […]

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Schools’ Cup Final

By Ballyclare High School on 7 March, 2019

Great day for School. Total commitment from both teams gave us all an exciting match to watch. Not our day this time but what an achievement girls, you are awesome! Thanks to all the spectators who came to support us you were just as awesome. Wonderful memories.  

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Canterbury sponsor 1stXI shirts

By Ballyclare High School on 6 March, 2019

  Thanks to Canterbury for the speed in providing shirts for Ulster Schools’ Cup Final.     Also, a thank you to the canteen staff!    

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U14s Reach Ulster Hockey Final

By Ballyclare High School on 28 February, 2019

Our U14s played fantastic team hockey to win a competitive semi-final over Armagh today 1-0. They also face Banbridge in their final on Tuesday 12th March 1pm at Stormont. Well done girls and Miss Murray fantastic achievement and great progress made this season.

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Thank you to Local Company

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  Thank you to local company JCB Dennisons for sponsoring hockey in school this year.

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Schools Cup Final

By Ballyclare High School on 25 February, 2019

  Come and support your school! 1stXI take on Banbridge in the final of Schools’ Cup 6th March Lisnagarvey 2pm

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1stXI reach Schools’ Cup Final

By Ballyclare High School on 14 February, 2019

1stXI reach Schools’ Cup Final What a team performance! After a closely contested semi-final match our girls emerged winners scoring 2 minutes before the end of the game. The penalty corner strike from Rebecca McCullough was saved by the Rainey keeper and feel to Rachel Hill who made no mistake slotting the ball home.  

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Match Report: Saturday 9th Feb

By Ballyclare High School on 11 February, 2019

The 1stXI played Dalriada in a warm up for their Schools’ Cup semi-final game on Wednesday 13th February. Ballyclare put the pressure on from the start, earning two goals by half time. The first was from player of the match Molly Dougan and the second from Amy McGookin. The third and final goal was a […]

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Match Report: Saturday 2nd Feb. v Victoria College

By Ballyclare High School on 4 February, 2019

With a fantastic midweek Schools’ Cup win for the 1stXI over Methody, they now progress to the semi-final, to be played on Wednesday 13th February. From a 2-1 lead at half time, with goals from Amy McGookin and Megan Cochrane, Methody equalised in the second half to make it 2-2. The Ballyclare girls pushed on […]

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Hockey: 1stXI march into Schools’ Cup Semis

By Ballyclare High School on 31 January, 2019

  1stXI won their quarter-final match v Methody 5-2 yesterday. A wonderful team performance from the first whistle to the end saw Ballyclare take control of the match and result. The semi-final is on the 13th February at Lisnagarvey and the draw for their opponents will be made on Tuesday.    

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Hockey: 4 Cup Teams reach Ulster Cup quarter-finals.

By Ballyclare High School on 30 January, 2019

1stsXI 2ndXI 2bsXI and 3rdXI all have won through their respective Cup matches to reach the quarters – a fantastic achievement and we are all so excited for the next week.   Boys U15 and 1stXI boys have Cup matches this week v Kilkeel and BRA.   Good Luck everyone      

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Match report: Saturday 26th Jan v Wallace High School

By Ballyclare High School on 29 January, 2019

Aside from the 2AXI who beat Larne Grammar 1-0 in a league match on Saturday, the rest of the morning’s action was against Wallace High School.   The 2BXI won 3-1, Olivia McCartney knocking in a rebounded first-half shot. Eliana Green then slotted home from a corner to make it 2-0 at the break. Daisy […]

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Match Report: Saturday 19th Jan v Strathearn

By Ballyclare High School on 21 January, 2019

The 1stXI found themselves in an intense game but Ballyclare broke the deadlock with a goal from player of the match Megan Cochrane. Unfortunately, Strathearn equalised before the break and the final score remained 1-1 with no second half goals. The 2BXI were unlucky to concede in the first minute, before knocking in conceding two […]

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Match Report: Saturday 12th Jan v Belfast High School

By Ballyclare High School on 14 January, 2019

It was a successful morning all round for the Ballyclare girls in their League matches against Belfast High School. The 1stXI won 4-0, with first half goals from Amy McGookin and Rebecca McCullough and second half scores by Leah Baird and Chloe McNeilly. Molly Dougan was player of the match. The 2ndXI drew 0-0 in […]

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