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Embark on a Virtual Voyage from Ballingarry to Boston with Granagh Ballingarry GAA Bord na nÓg

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On June 26, Granagh Ballingarry GAA will be hosting a mini Blitz of Boston, Ballyagran, and Granagh/Ballingarry.

The members of Granagh Ballingarry GAA Bord na nÓg are about to lace up their boots, pump up their bike tyres, and set the GPS for an ambitious virtual journey across the Atlantic

On June 26, Granagh Ballingarry GAA will be hosting a mini Blitz of Boston, Ballyagran, and Granagh/Ballingarry.
This event builds excitement for the highly anticipated visit from the Boston GAA Féile Football U15 team

Throughout the month of June, the entire club, from its sprightly under-6s to the seasoned adult teams, along with parents, committee members, and supporters, will unite to log a collective 4,667 kilometres—the distance from Granagh/Ballingarry Clubhouse to Boston GAA Grounds in Canton, Massachusetts.

Every stride, pedal, scoot, skip and jump counts in this colossal endeavour as the teams are integrating dedicated runs into their training sessions, ensuring that everyone contributes to the transatlantic trek.

And for that extra burst of KM counting, the club is hosting a spinathon at O’Gormans and O’Grady’s shops on June 22nd. Here, the energetic peddling power of its young members will shine as they inch the club closer to the Bostonian destination.


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Why Boston? This event builds excitement for the highly anticipated visit from the Boston GAA Féile Football U15 team.

On June 26, Granagh Ballingarry GAA will be hosting a mini Blitz of Boston, Ballyagran, and Granagh/Ballingarry.

Among the coaching staff is a Ballingarry native, Niall Hanley, uncle to 6 of our underage members, who will form part of the 70-strong group from Boston.

It promises to be a festival brimming with fun, football, and friendship, and the club is throwing down the gauntlet to every member of our community to join in.

The event organisers said, “This isn’t just about logging kilometers; it’s about embodying the spirit of togetherness, celebrating our love for exercise, and enhancing the camaraderie we’re so proud of in Granagh and Ballingarry.

“The sweat and smiles are of course for a number of great causes—proceeds from our efforts will be generously distributed between Granagh National School, Ballingarry National School, and the completion of our Training pitch.”

Whether you’re a walker, a runner, a cyclist, or an avid rower, gear up for a month of movement that will see the “small club making big waves, all the way to Boston!”

“Get ready, get set… and let’s go the distance, Granagh-Ballingarry GAA Bord na nÓg style!”

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