Thursday, April 21, 2016

Community Games notes




Our Sports evening will take place on Friday 6th May in Breska Soccer Field. Registration will take place at 6.30pm and event will start at 7pm sharp. We will have events for all children from U5, U7, U8, U10, U12, U14, U16 and also adult's races. The first 3 in each event can go forward to represent us in the County Finals which will be held in Mungret on the 10th, 11th & 12th of June.

The cost is €3.00 per child.

We would love to see as many children as possible come along for an evening of fun.


Community Games Cross Country

This is being held in Rathkeale on Wednesday 27th April, can all children registered to run please be there at 6.00pm, this event will start promptly at 6.30pm. If there are any children still interested in taking part, please contact Pauline Lowe.



Ballybrown have a long tradition of taking part in Skittles, we plan on entering teams in U12, U14 & U16, if interested please contact Pauline Lowe.


Throwball Rounders U11 – County Only event

Limerick Community Games plan on bringing this event back with the hope that it will become a National event. Michael Sheehan from Community games will run a demonstration day for teams to explain the rules and play some practice matches. We need to know if there is interest in Ballybrown in this event so please let Pauline Lowe know if your child is interested.


Rounders U13 Boys & Girls

This has proven to be very popular over the last few years and its back again this year. Training starts next Monday 25th April in Breska Soccer Field at 3.15pm until 4.15pm and also on Saturday evenings at 5.30pm in Ballybrown National School field.

Diane Curren has agreed to do the training again this year and we are so thankful to her for giving up her time.  We are always on the lookout for parents to help out so if your free don't be shy let us know. Also if any passed rounder's players are around at training times we would love if they came along to show the younger kids how to play this fast and fun game.


Community Games Swimming competition is Sunday 29th May 3pm in Askeaton Pool.

Boys & Girls U/8 Over 6 1 length Freestyle

Boys & Girls U/10 1 length Freestyle or Backstroke

Boys & Girls U/12 2 lengths Freestyle or Backstroke or Breaststroke

Boys & Girls U/14 2 lengths Freestyle or Backstroke or Breaststroke or Butterfly

Boys & Girls U/16 2 lengths Freestyle or Backstroke or Butterfly

Boys & Girls U/13 over 10 Relay 4x1 length freestyle

Boys & Girls U/16 over 13 Relay 4 x 50m medley order: Backstroke, Breaststroke, Butterfly &Freestyle.

You can only choose 1 individual event and 1 relay event.  (1 length = 25meters)


As you can see we try to have events that will interest all children in the area. If you would like your child to take part in any event, we would be delighted if they came along. Please check out our Ballybrown Community Games Facebook page, you can also contact Pauline Lowe on

087 8365545 for further details.

If any adults out there would like to help we would be thrilled.

If anybody knows anyone that would be prepared to help us out with sponsorship, we would love to talk to you as our funds are running low.