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

By Ballyclare High School on

  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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Match Report: Saturday: 5th January

By Ballyclare High School on 8 January, 2019

  The 1st XI played Omagh in the Schools’ Cup and the teams were more closely matched than the final scoreline suggests. The first ten minutes was end-to-end hockey, both teams winning two corners apiece, until Amy McGookin broke the deadlock for Ballyclare. Tails up, Ballyclare scored again – a lovely slip past the Omagh keeper […]

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Old Girls’ Match

By Ballyclare High School on 12 December, 2018

Saturday 29th Dec. 10am our previous Schools’ Cup winning team of 2012 will take on the current challengers the 1stXI 2018-19. This should be a great match so come along and support.  

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Hockey Reports Saturday 8th Dec.

By Ballyclare High School on 10 December, 2018

It was a fast-paced Schools’ Cup game for the 1stXI against Portadown College on Saturday. Several first half short corners eventually resulted in a goal a few minutes from half time, player of the match Rebecca McCullough converting with an impressive drag flick. Playing with greater confidence in the second half, Ballyclare created chances and […]

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Match Report: Saturday 1st Dec v Victoria College

By Ballyclare High School on 3 December, 2018

The 2ndXI put good pressure on Victoria from the start, with two short corners forcing good saves from the ‘keeper. One break by Victoria also resulted in a great stop from Niamh Hogan in the Ballyclare goal. Victoria scored in the second half with Saffy Cockcroft putting Ballyclare on the board for a 1-1 draw. […]

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Match Report: Saturday 24th Nov v Friends

By Ballyclare High School on 26 November, 2018

It was a difficult morning against tough opposition for the senior teams this weekend. The 2BXI began well with a goal in the first five minutes from Ellen McIlvenny; however, once Friends had equalised, a slew of short corners throughout the remainder of the match resulted in an additional three goals for Friends, leaving a […]

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Match report: Saturday 17th Dec v Sullivan Upper

By Ballyclare High School on 19 November, 2018

The 2AXI recorded a convincing 3-0 win on Saturday, with goals from Leah Baird, Amy McGookin and Eve Cole all scored in the first half. Fay Hunter was player of the match for her excellent work down the left hand side. The 2BXI recorded a 1-0 victory against Sullivan with Jade Allison scoring the winning […]

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Match reports: Saturday 10th Nov v Cookstown, Ballymena & Carrick

By Ballyclare High School on 12 November, 2018

There were two good wins in cup competitions for the 1stXI and 2BXI this weekend. The 1stXI beat Cookstown High School 5-1 in the Schools’ Cup, even though Cookstown took an early lead. Ballyclare responded in style, with Megan Cochrane deflecting in a penalty corner strike. Further goals from Rebecca McCullough and Amy McGookin stretched […]

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Match Report: Saturday 20th Oct v BRA

By Ballyclare High School on 22 October, 2018

The 1st XI recorded a 2-0 league win over BRA, player of the match Hannah Petrie working hard at the back to help ensure a clean sheet. Rebecca McCullough scored in the first half with Megan Cochrane scoring after the break. An excellent work rate from the 2AXI was not rewarded with any goals for […]

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Match Report: Saturday 13th Oct v Strathearn

By Ballyclare High School on 15 October, 2018

The 1stXI started well with a Megan Cochrane goal after just a few minutes, followed by her second and then a third from Rebecca McCullough before half time. As the defence held tight, with strong work from player of the match Katie Stewart, Megan Cochrane completed her hat-trick before Rebecca Walker scored Ballyclare’s fifth goal […]

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Dennison JCB new sponsor of Ballyclare High 1stXI

By Ballyclare High School on 10 October, 2018

  Ballyclare High 1stXI are delighted to have received sponsorship from local company Dennison JCB. We are delighted to have such support on board from a local business, who have established close links with our school through various opportunities. As a company they are expanding and developing in a high tariff environment and we are […]

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Match Report: Saturday 6th Oct v Coleraine Grammar

By Ballyclare High School on 9 October, 2018

  It was a great start for the 1stXI with a converted short corner, flicked in by Rebecca McCullough, giving Ballyclare an early lead. The team found it hard to settle, however, and it was not until the second half that they really took hold of the game. Player of the match Katie Stewart marshalled […]

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