C.L.G. Na Cealla Beaga

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C.L.G. Na Cealla Beaga
Na Cealla Beaga
C.L.G. Na Cealla Beaga logo.jpg
Founded: 1924
County: Donegal
Club colours: Red and White
Grounds: Eamonn Byrne Memorial Park
Coordinates: 54°38′17.62″N 8°29′05.29″W / 54.6382278°N 8.4848028°W / 54.6382278; -8.4848028Coordinates: 54°38′17.62″N 8°29′05.29″W / 54.6382278°N 8.4848028°W / 54.6382278; -8.4848028
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Senior Club Championships
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C.L.G. Na Cealla Beaga[1] is a GAA club based in Killybegs, County Donegal, Ireland.

History[edit]

Founded in 1924,[2] the club has had teams break up several time in its history.[2] Na Cealla Beaga play Gaelic football and, in the past, played hurling. Na Cealla Beaga have won the won Donegal Senior Football Championship 6 times, the last coming in 1996.[3] They also reached the final of the 1991 Ulster Senior Club Football Championship.

In 2002, the team was thrown out of the Championship at the semi-final stage after breaking the rules.[4]

They came from nowhere to reach the final of the 2010 Donegal Senior Football Championship, with Manus Boyle even coming out of retirement at the age of 44.[5]

Honours[edit]

Notable players[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "killybegsgaa". Retrieved 2009-05-09. 
  2. ^ a b "Club history". Retrieved 2009-05-09. 
  3. ^ "Roll of honour". Retrieved 2009-05-09. 
  4. ^ Foley, Cliona (19 September 2002). "Furious Killybegs thrown out of championship". Irish Independent (Independent News & Media). Retrieved 19 September 2002. 
  5. ^ a b Boyle, Donnchadh (2 October 2010). "Boyle looks to defy logic and inspire injury-hit Killybegs to shock title success". Irish Independent (Independent News & Media). Retrieved 2 October 2010. "The 44-year-old started training for a marathon, but the hard road was unforgiving and reignited a few old injuries. The sod of the club's field was more forgiving [...] Incredibly, he has featured off the bench in recent matches and he's likely to do the same tomorrow." 
  6. ^ "Donegal SFC final: Murphy delivers man-of-the-match display". Hogan Stand. 21 October 2013. Retrieved 21 October 2013. 

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