Lismire clinch Junior C title

Lismire made history by clinching the Bon Secours Hospital Cork Junior C Football Championship title for the first time ever. Their hard-fought victory over Ballinacurra in the final at Páirc Uí Rinn showcased their determination and skill.

The game saw Lismire secure two crucial goals, courtesy of Damien Finn and Rory Sheahan, which ultimately proved to be the turning point in the county final.

Jake Hegarty of Ballinacurra displayed an impressive performance, contributing six points to his team’s overall score. Four of these points were from frees.

The match was undoubtedly a thrilling affair, captivating the spectators with its intense action and competitive spirit. Lismire’s triumph will undoubtedly be remembered as a significant milestone in their club’s history. Congratulations to Lismire on their well-deserved championship victory!

Scorers for Lismire: D Finn 1-4 (1-0 pen, 0-1 f), C O’Sullivan 0-4, R Sheahan 1-0, J Lawlor 0-1.

Ballinacurra: J Hegarty 0-6 (0-4 f), J Nagle 0-5 (0-2 f), J Furlong, K Kruschel 0-1 each.

LISMIRE: T Stritch; P Buckley, S McSweeney (c), C Walsh; L Geaney, M McSweeney, J Lawlor; E Hayes, C Sheahan; J Sheahan, P Sheahan, C O’Sullivan; D Finn, M Field, D O’Keeffe.

Subs: J Moynihan for C Walsh (40), D O’Connor for J Lawlor (49), D Kearney for M Field (58).

BALLINACURRA: J Wyre; E Hegarty, T Costigan, J Deady; R Swayne, S O’Connor (c), J Furlong; C Lynch, J Nagle; M Furlong, T O’Leary, S Wiggins; K Kruschel, J Hegarty, P Horan.

Sub: B O’Donoghue for P Horan (42).

Referee: John Horgan (Gleann na Laoi).

Bon Secours’ Confined Junior C Football Final- Lismire and Ballinacurra


Bon Secours’ Confined Junior C Football Final will take place on Friday night. Lismire and Ballinacurra will clash at Páirc Ui Rinn with a 7:30pm start time. Tickets are currently on sale below. 


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Pathways of Lismire and Ballinacurra to the County  final

Here’s a summary of their pathways to the county final:


  • Group Stage: Ballinacurra finished as a runner-up in their group.
  • Quarter-finals: They faced Grange at the Glenville GAA complex and won with a score of 2-8 to 1-7.
  • Semi-finals: Ballinacurra played against Abbey Rovers, who had qualified as the top team in the group stage. Ballinacurra emerged victorious with a score of 1-9 to 0-5.


  • Group Stage: Lismire finished in first place in their group, allowing them to advance directly to the county semi-finals.
  • Semi-finals: Lismire faced Gleann na Laoi, who had won their quarter-final game. Lismire won the match by a narrow margin of two points, with a score of 3-4 to Gleann na Laoi’s 2-5.

The final match between Ballinacurra and Lismire is scheduled for Friday, 14th July at 7:30 pm in Pairc Ui Rinn. You can purchase your tickets at



Pairc Ui Rinn all set to hold County Junior Finals this weekend


This weekend is going to be an exciting one for football fans as the Bon Secours Football Championship will feature two finals at Pairc Ui Rinn.

Friday, 14th July 2023:

  • Bon Secours Confined Junior C FC Final: Lismire vs. Ballinacurra at Pairc Ui Rinn at 7:30 pm.

Saturday, 15th July 2023:

  • Bon Secours Confined Junior B FC Final: St Oliver Plunketts vs. Ballyphehane at Pairc Ui Rinn at 3:30 pm.

For fans attending the matches, here are some important information:

  • Make sure to purchase your tickets in advance at
  • Download your match ticket before arriving at the stadium.
  • Please ensure that you either have a physical copy of your ticket or that your phone is fully charged to enable the scanning of your ticket.
  • Stiles (entrances) will open at 6:30 pm on Friday and 2:30 pm on Saturday.
  • Respect the local community and park safely.
  • Please consider using public transport where possible.
  • Match programmes will be available in the grounds before the game

Enjoy the weekend of football and support your teams in the finals!




County Junior B Football- Ballyphehane v St Oliver Plunketts

Bon Secours’ Confined Junior B Football Final will take place on Saturday afternoon . Ballyphehane and St Oliver Plunketts will clash at Páirc Ui Rinn with a 3:30pm start time. Tickets are currently on sale below. 


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Buy Match Tickets – Ballyphehane and St Oliver Plunketts


Here’s a summary of the pathways for Ballyphehane and St Oliver Plunketts to the Bon Secours County Junior B Football finals in Pairc Ui Rinn:


  • Group Stage: Ballyphehane finished at the top of their group after securing victories over Goleen, Muintir Bhaire, and Deel Rovers.
  • Quarter-finals: They faced Doneraile and emerged victorious with a scoreline of 4-14 to 2-9.
  • Semi-finals: Ballyphehane played against St. Catherines, who had defeated Shanballmore in the County Quarter-finals. Ballyphehane came out on top with a two-point victory, winning the match with a score of 2-6 to 2-4.

St Oliver Plunketts:

  • Group Stage: St Oliver Plunketts topped their group by winning both of their matches against St. Catherines and Castlelyons, both from East Cork.
  • Quarter-finals: They faced Garnish in a West Cork derby and won convincingly with a score of 3-16 to 0-7.
  • Semi-finals: St Oliver Plunketts booked their place in the final by defeating Goleen in a closely contested match, winning by a single point.

Both Ballyphehane and St Oliver Plunketts have shown impressive form throughout the championship, securing victories in their respective group stages and quarter-finals and semi-final games. They will now face each other in the Bon Secours County Junior B Football final at Pairc Ui Rinn.



Cork Credit Union Football Leagues Finals take place

Cork Credit Unions FL Div 1:
Nemo Rangers 1-7, St Finbarrs 2-11, Venue: Pairc Ui Rinn;

Cork Credit Unions FL Div 2:
Carrigaline 1-14, Newcestown 0-11, Venue: Brinny ;
Cork Credit Unions FL Div 3:
Dohenys 1-14, Knocknagree 1-13, Venue: Macroom ;
Cork Credit Unions FL Div 4:
Kilshannig 2-5, Newmarket 1-17, Venue: Banteer ;
Cork Credit Unions FL Div 5:
Boherbue 2-10, Glanmire 1-6, Venue: Donoughmore ;
Cork Credit Unions FL Div 6:
Kilmurry 1-8, Buttevant 3-10, Venue: Millstreet ;
Cork Credit Unions FL Div 7:
Aghinagh 2-11, St Michaels 3-10, Venue: Ovens ;