Ballinteer St. Johns GAA
|Cumann Naomh Eoin Baile an tSaoir|
|Colours:||Tangerine and Black|
|Grounds:||Marlay Park/Loreto Park/Áras na nÓg/All Weather Pitch BCS|
|Coordinates:||53°16′29.44″N 6°15′47.56″W / 53.2748444°N 6.2632111°WCoordinates: 53°16′29.44″N 6°15′47.56″W / 53.2748444°N 6.2632111°W|
Ballinteer St. Johns (Irish: Naomh Eoin Bhaile an tSaoir ) is a Gaelic Athletic Association club based in Ballinteer, south Dublin, Ireland. Gaelic football and hurling are played.
The clubhouse is situated beside Marlay Park just off the Ballinteer bypass. It was founded in May 1982 by Mick Wren, Tom Cosgrave and Maurice O Connell, under the name Ballinteer Gaels. The name was later changed to Ballinteer St Johns. The Club's crest is made up of Three Castles (Dublin Crest), The Eagle (Emblem of St John the Evangelist) and the Celtic Cross (GAA Emblem). Much progress has been made and a large clubhouse Áras Naomh Eoin was opened in 2003.
2008 was the first year any Ballinteer St Johns team qualified to play in the All Ireland Under 14 Féile na nGael and Féile Peil Na nÓg in hurling and football. Most of the players played both codes. The footballers beat a strong Castleknock team after extra time with a Golden Score. The hurlers beat local rivals St Olafs. Both sides were captained by Donal Gormley who later played for Dublin Minor Hurlers in the All-Ireland final 2011. Conor Conway was the only player who scored in both finals. The club's Under 21 football team won the 2008 Dublin C Championship, beating Naomh Mearnóg in the final, 1-10 to 0-7. And in the 2010 Féile, the U-14 footballers won the Division 2 competition by 3 points. On