Bearna Na Forbacha 

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About Us

Barna United FC was set up in 1996 with approx. 15 under 8s, who mainly trained on a Saturday morning in the Bearna National School hall.

The club was re-organised in 1999, and has grown consistently through the years - now we have upwards on 300 players. The Club has been a player in the Galway and District League since the 2004/05 season. 

The Club boasts teams that participate also in Connacht and Irish Cups from Under 11 up to Under 18 age groups and, starting from 2010, the club has its own adult team competing in the Galway and District League and Irish and Connacht Cups. From Under 10 down to Under 7's the club players partake in various development leagues and mini blitz's with other clubs where the emphases is on development, participation
and fun.

The club has at its core a strong community based ethos and draws members from the greater Bearna/Na Forbacha area, and its environs. The club is unique in that all its officers and team coaches are parents of the players of the club. The clubs motto 'to bring out the best' is based on the desire to bring out the best in all of its players no matter what age, gender or ability of the individual.

In 2010 the Club had a name change to that on the geographical spread of the club members and also due to the restarting of an adult team which previously was based and call ‘Na Forbacha'. The new name is Bearna Na Forbacha Aontaine.

Barna Furbo United currently play their home games at the Community fields at 'na Forbacha'. Also training sessions are held there and at various other venues such as Salthill Devon's facilities at Drom, MB Astro at Inverin, St Endas College in Salthill and at various other schools and indoor and outdoor facilities in the Galway area. By early 2017, however, we will have our own astro pitches at our site in Na Forbacha. We are very proud of the club's achievement in this regard, and look forward to developing the lands further in the future.

 BnF Club Executive 2016/17
 Kieran Devenish
 087 9894958
 Niall O'Ruanaigh 
 087 2482639
 Liam Roche
 087 2830641
 Executive member
 Noel O'Toole
 Executive Member/irish Language Officer
 Joe Reddington
 Child Protection officers
Ali McComiskey & Sean  Naughton
086 3471526 & 086 8108093 
 Executive Member
 Michael Reaney
Coaches and Team Managers 2017/18
Contact Number
 Football Chairman
 Niall O'Ruanaigh
087 2482639
 Adult Men
Derrick McDonnell
087 6465446
 BnaF Academy
Niall O'Ruanaigh (Boys) Erin Lynch (Girls)
087 2482639 & 085 1442869
Ger Cox/Ray Nolan
087 6893796 & 087 8301689
  U16 A Boys
Vincent Gavin
086 8098361
 U16 B Boys
Jerry Tormey /Jimmy McHugh
086 3482897
Joe Treacy/Eoin Kavanagh
087 6179510 & 085 8110481
 U14 A's
 Mark O'Connor
087 6002483
 U14 B's
Tommy Coen
087 2993604
 U13 A's
Ray Connolly
087 6941348
 U13 B's
Mark O'Leary
086 2047009
 U12 A's
Niall O'Ruanaigh
  087 2482639
 U12 B's
Gareth Beatty/Kevin Kelly/Karl Nesbitt
087 3294467 (Gareth)
Mike Keane/Dermot Lally/Dave O'Reilly/Steve Keady/Alan Shaughnessy
086 8501307 (Mike)
Gareth Beatty/Billy Clery
087 3294467 (Gareth)
 Kevin Donaghey
086 6030496
 Senior Ladies
 Erin Lynch
085 1442869
 U12/U14 Girls
 U10 Girls
 U8 Girls
 Child Protection Officers
Ali McComiskey & Sean Naughton
 086 3471526 & 086 8108093