Sad news

By Ballyclare High School on 20 March, 2020

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our esteemed colleague and senior teacher Dr Austin Millar. Dr Millar was an integral part of all that Ballyclare High School has achieved and exemplified over the last 25 years. A kind and compassionate character who was devoted to his pupils and colleagues alike; […]

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Hockey Success

By Ballyclare High School on 11 March, 2020

Congratulations to the U14s today who successfully lifted the Ulster U14XI Plate today winning 2-0. A great team performance from beginning to end and well orchestrated by coaches Miss Murray and Sarah Craig. Well done everyone.  

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Ulster Cup Final

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Congratulations to the 2bs on the huge achievement of reaching an Ulster Cup Final and on playing so well during the game showing determination throughout. We are so proud of you all and your contribution to making this season so successful. Well done and thanks to coaches Dr Rainey and Gemma Ferguson.

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Ulster Hockey Champions

By Ballyclare High School on 10 March, 2020

 

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3 Ulster Cup Finals for Hockey

By Ballyclare High School on 6 March, 2020

Next Monday and Tuesday are going to be very busy days for hockey players, supporters and parents. The 2nds play in the McDowell Cup Final on Monday at Stormont 2.30pm. The 2bs play in the Gibson Cup Final on Tuesday 12.45 again at Stormont and at exactly the same time the U14s play in the […]

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U14s reach Hockey Final.

By Ballyclare High School on

  Congratulations to the U14s who yesterday won through to the Ulster Plate Final. After a nervous start the girls performed well as a team and finished 3-1 winners in a great semi-final match v Grosvenor. Their final is this Tuesday at Stormont 12.45 start, so come along and support!  

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Match Report: Saturday 29th February – McDowell Cup Semi-final v Ballymena & 29th February v Dalriada

By Ballyclare High School on 2 March, 2020

McDowell Cup Semi-final v Ballymena Tensions were high as the Ballyclare 2AXI faced up to Ballymena Academy on Saturday morning, since the winner of this game would secure a place in the final of the McDowell Cup. The game started with Ballyclare putting early pressure on Ballymena; however, it was very equal play with both […]

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Hockey Success

By Ballyclare High School on 27 February, 2020

  Congratulations to the 2bs who won their semi-final match yesterday 2-1 to reach their Ulster Cup Final. Well done everyone it was a typical cup game, end to end play with a lot of hard work involved from both sides. The final will be played on the 10th March at Stormont.

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Match Report: Saturday 22nd February v Larne Grammar

By Ballyclare High School on 24 February, 2020

As the only senior team in action on Saturday, the 2BXI had to contend with sleet, strong winds and lending some players to Larne who found themselves short of a full team for the annual league matches. In the first quarter Ballyclare had a few chances to score, as well as one short corner, but […]

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Ballyclare Hockey Success

By Ballyclare High School on 14 February, 2020

Congratulations to all our players and coaches on their continued success in Cup competitions which recognises the strength in depth of the club. 2ndXI , 2bs and 3RD XI are all through to their respective Ulster Cup Semi- Finals. The U14XI have won through to the Plate Semi. Our Year 8 Girls have won both […]

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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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