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The new Ballyhoura sports jerseys and track suits came just in time for the regional round of the indoor soccer. Both Ballyhoura’s men’s and women’s team won out the competition and did it in style with the help from our generous sponsor Country Clean. Dave O’Regan from Country Clean was with the club last Saturday night to celebrate the achievement.
WEEKLY SPORTS NIGHT
Every Wednesday Macra members in the Avondhu area meet in the sports facilities of Loreto Secondary School, Fermoy. Ballyhoura Macra members compete with neighbouring clubs in fifteen minutes aside basketball matches. If you’re interesting in keeping fit over the Christmas period or get a head start on a new year’s resolution way not join us, if interested you can call our sports and entrainment officer Jason at 086-0368353.
TRAINING FOR THE SOCCER
Weekly training for the Ballyhoura soccer teams have begun. In Macra indoor soccer there are slightly different rules then in regular indoor soccer so to help adjust we have begun training in St Mary’s Secondary School, Mallow Thursday nights. It’s not too late to join either the men’s or women’s team, if interested contact our sports and entrainment officer Jason at 086-0368353. We welcome everyone at any fitness level.
INTERESTED IN JOINING
If you are aged between 17-35 and from the Ballyhoura area including Kildorrery Shanballymore, Doneraile, and Glanworth, and are interested in joining Macra then please let us know via the Facebook page, or contact our chairperson Conor O’Dwyer 087-9454554.
MACRA IS FOR EVERYONE
You don’t have to be from a farming background to join. Macra is a voluntary rural youth organization. The organization provides a social outlet for members in sport, travel, public speaking, performing arts, community involvement and agriculture.