Ballylinan GAA

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Baile Uí Laighneáin
Founded: 1926
County: Laois
Nickname: The Village
Colours: Green and Gold
Grounds: Aughanure
Coordinates: 52°56′20.18″N 7°02′21.06″W / 52.9389389°N 7.0391833°W / 52.9389389; -7.0391833Coordinates: 52°56′20.18″N 7°02′21.06″W / 52.9389389°N 7.0391833°W / 52.9389389; -7.0391833
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Ballylinan GAA is a Gaelic Athletic Association gaelic football and hurling club in Ballylinan, County Laois, Ireland. The club was founded in 1926 and has colours of green and gold.

Ballylinan Gaelic Athletic Association Club has been a central part of village life since it was founded in 1926. The club is a senior club which provides gaelic football to all age groups from under six to adult. The club also formerly competed in the Laois Junior Hurling Championship.

Ballylinan has won the Laois Intermediate Football Championship title five times and in 1987 reached the Laois Senior Football Championship final only to lose to Portlaoise.

The club also works very closely with its Ladies Football club who provide gaelic football for girls from under 12 to adult.

From U12 to U21 the club play with the Parish team Ballylinan/Glenmore.

The Club Grounds are located at Aughanure, Ballylinan.

Notable Players[edit]

  • Padraig McEvoy
  • Jamie Farrell
  • Alan Farrell
  • Andy McEvoy
  • Gary Walsh
  • Cathail Dunne
  • Ciaran Farrell
  • Tyrone Dempsey

Ballylinan have many good underage talents also, most noticeably Donal Kaye, who is regarded as a “rising star” for the club

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