The Bosco’s annual Cul Camp got under way on Monday morning with another large gathering of players – both boys and girls – ranging from 5 to 13 years. Like last year the Club is again using Whitegates as a centre and it is very appreciative of the Whitegates’ Committee for allowing Bosco to use […]
Last week the club held its first Irish Summer School in the Whitegates Community Centre. It was a great success with over 50 kids attending the event. Apart from learning Irish the timetable included music, dance, art and games. Many thanks to Sinead and her teaching team as well as Pol who helped co-ordinate the […]
A large group of our younger players gathered in Jack Mackin Park on Sunday morning for training and some in-house games. The session was taken by Laurence and some of our senior players including Aaron Beattie who will wear the ‘red and black’ of Down in Sunday’s Ulster Football Final. Everyone enjoyed the session and it was […]
For the first time in its 54 year old history, St. John Bosco GAC was represented by our Under 14 Girls’ team at the All-Ireland Feile this weekend. The girls played five games in the opening rounds against London, Scotland, Belcoo, Shannon Gaels and Newtownbutler and ended up with three wins, a draw and one […]
The Club’s launch of its Irish Language initiative in conjunction with the Joe McDonagh Foundation took place in the Social Club last week. Representatives from Glor Na nGael, the local Conradh na Gaeilge, Sinn Fein, County GAA Officers including the Down Chairman Sean Rooney, along with club members attended the Launch. As a result of this initiative, […]
The Club is very appreciative of the support of the local Specsavers in Buttercrane who have sponsored a new Bosco kit for our Under 8 and Under 10 Girls’ teams. Staff from the shop took time on Monday to present the new kit to the players and the team mentors along with the Club Chairman. […]
The Bosco senior ladies participated in the Clan Eireann (Lurgan) Tournament at the weekend and came away as Shield Winners. The girls played really well throughout the day and were deserving recipients of their award. The Bosco team was the first Down club to take part in the Clan Eireann Tournament.