Cahir GAA

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Cahir GAA
CLG na Cathrach
Founded: 1885
County: Tipperary
Nickname: The Slashers
Club colours: Green and White
Grounds: The Park / Duneske
Coordinates: 52°22′20.23″N 7°55′26.90″W / 52.3722861°N 7.9241389°W / 52.3722861; -7.9241389Coordinates: 52°22′20.23″N 7°55′26.90″W / 52.3722861°N 7.9241389°W / 52.3722861; -7.9241389
Playing kits
Standard colours
Senior Club Championships
All Ireland Munster
champions
Tipperary
champions
Football : - - 1

Cahir GAA is a Gaelic Athletic Association club in the parish of Cahir, County Tipperary, Ireland. It's a dual club, with more success in football.

History[edit]

Cahir has fielded GAA teams since 1885.

Football[edit]

Cahir fields Gaelic Football teams at both Senior and Junior b level. Their greatest success came in 2003 when they defeated Ardfinnan to claim the County Championship. Robbie Costigan currently represents Cahir on the Tipperary Senior Football Panel.

Honours[edit]

Hurling[edit]

Cahir fields Intermediate and Junior Hurling teams. Past players of note include, Andrew Moloney and Richie Quirke.

Honours[edit]

  • South Tipperary Intermediate Hurling Championship (1)
    • 1969,1987,1988,1995,1996

Ladies football[edit]

The Ladies Football Club in Cahir is one of the most successful in Tipperary, fielding teams in U12, U14, U16, Minor, Junior and Intermediate. In 2004 the Cahir U14 Girls won the Féile Peil Na nÓg Division 3 final. In 2007 the Cahir U12 Girls won the Health Service Executive (HSE) sponsored Community Games national final. Also in 2007, 2008 and 2009 the Cahir U14 Ladies have reached the Féile Final for three years in a row, narrowly missing out on the All-Ireland title each year. In 2010, the U14 girls won the Division 3 final, meeting Shane O’Neill’s of Camlough, County Armagh in the final. The Cahir Ladies have received county titles in the 'A' division in every age group. Throughout the years, they have fielded many county players at U14, U16, Minor and Senior levels. In 2010, there were four U14 county players, seven U16 county players, two Minor county player and four Senior county players.

Camogie[edit]

The Camogie Club in Cahir holds many County Titles. Recently the U12 and U14 teams have been brought up to the 'A' division. The U12 have county 'A' titles and the U14 narrowly missing out. The Club currently has three U14 county players. Also in 2009 the U14 girls team won the HSE Community Games County Title. They got to the Munster Final which they lost by one point to Doughlas of Cork who went on to win the National Title. In 2010 the U14 girls team won the HSE Community Games County title and the Munster final. They went on to the national finals where they defeated Claregalway in the semi-final and Lucan Sarsfields in the final, becoming All-Ireland Champions.

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