Ballyboden St. Enda's GAA

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Ballyboden St.Enda's
Baile Buadáin Naomh Éanna
Founded: 1969
County: Dublin
Nickname: Boden
Club colours: Blue and White Stripes
Grounds: Pairc Uí Mhurchú
Coordinates: 53°17′19.52″N 6°19′02.65″W / 53.2887556°N 6.3174028°W / 53.2887556; -6.3174028Coordinates: 53°17′19.52″N 6°19′02.65″W / 53.2887556°N 6.3174028°W / 53.2887556; -6.3174028
Playing kits
Standard colours
Senior Club Championships
All Ireland Leinster
Football : 0 0 2
Hurling : 0 0 6
Ladies : 2 6 10
Camogie : - - 5

Ballyboden St. Enda's (CLG Baile Buadáin Naomh Éanna in Irish) is a Gaelic Athletic Association club in Knocklyon, Dublin, Republic of Ireland. The Club serves the Knocklyon, Ballycullen, Rathfarnham, Ballyboden, Ballyroan, Firhouse areas. They offer hurling, camogie, Gaelic football, handball, and rounders. They were founded in 1969 after the merger of 2 clubs in the Rathfarnham area - the Ballyboden Wanderers (founded 1910) and Rathfarnham St. Endas (founded 1966).

Their homeground is Pairc Uí Mhurchú, located on the Firhouse Road. Pairc Uí Mhurchú is named after founding member and first chairman of Ballyboden St. Enda's, Ned Murphy (Éamonn Ó Murchú) (1908–1981).


Boden Ladies Senior Football has 2 All-Ireland, 6 Leinster and 10 Dublin Championships. Dublin SHC Champions. The Boden Senior A hurling team made history when the side claimed the club's first senior championship crown to complete the full set of senior titles - the only club in Ireland with such a distinction. The final score on an historic night was Ballyboden St Endas 2 - 13 St. Vincents 1 - 5. Congratulations to Manager Liam Hogan; Robert Lambert, John Kirwan, Gerry Aherne, Jim Kilty, Vincent Teehan; captain Stephen Perkins and all the players and the various members of the background team. They retained their title in 2008 with a victory against southside rivals Kilmacud Crokes. In 2009 they made it three in a row when they defeated old foes, Craobh Chiarán. In June 2010 the club became the first Dublin club to win the Leinster Senior League Division 1. They achieved this (without their 7 Dublin Senior players) by beating Castlecomer after extra time in Nolan Park on a scoreline of 3-21 to 3-19. In 2010 the Senior Hurlers, captained by Gary Maguire, won the SHC again, the first team to do since 1928. 2011 saw Boden, under captain David Curtin, win the SHC for the fifth year in a row.[citation needed]

Ballyboden won their first Dublin Senior Football Championship in 1995. They have won two Dublin AFL Division 1 title and three Dublin Senior Hurling Division 1 leagues.

The club gained their second Dublin Senior Football Championship in 2009, beating local rivals St Jude's by a scoreline of 2.12 to 1.13. Ballybodens women's senior football team were crowned All-Ireland Club champions in 2004 with a win over Donoughmore from Cork with a final scoreline of 2-7 to 1-9. They have won 6 Leinster titles and they captured their ninth consecutive county title with victory over Na Fianna in 2008.[1]

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