Category: Blarney Academy News

Blarney Castle & Gardens Girls Academy U12

Another big day for the team playing in the CWSSL again. They played Carrigaline Hibs today. For some of these girls it was their 1st ever football match. Superb performances by all the players. The future is bright for girls football in Blarney Utd with these girls leading the way. Thanks to all the parents for traveling, coach Jim Russell, Lisa & Carrigaline for hosting the game and the referee. Training as normal next Friday 17.45-19.00. New players always welcome.

Blarney Castle & Gardens Academy U10 Boy

Blarney Castle & Gardens Academy U10 Boys were on the road this morning. 2 groups went to Midelton and 1 to Bandon. All boys played very well in the games with several boys scoring their first goals for the club. Hopefully the first of many in the club colors. Thanks to all the parents for bringing the boys, the coaches and to Fergus & Co. in Midelton & Austin of Bandon for hosting the games. Attached are some photos from the games. Training as normal on Saturday morning at 08.45.


Some of our Academy U-9’s took part in the Carrigaline Shield tournament today. They represented the club with great pride & distinction with superb performances in their 4 matches. Hopefully the medals they won today will be the first of many for them with the club.”

Blarney Utd U12 v Verona FC

The Blarney Utd U12 team played host to Verona FC from Dublin in a friendly over the weekend. In an entertaining, tense and competitive game Blarney Utd edged it 2-1 with a very good team performance and goals from Ronan O’Keeffe and Darragh Lyons.