Drumquin Wolfe Tones GAC
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|Droim Caoin Uilf Tón|
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The club concentrates on Gaelic football. In youth competitions, the club formerly combined with Dregish to form Michael Cusacks at all levels between Under 12 and Minor. Drumquin now fields its own team for all age groups from U-6s to seniors. There was a Ladies Gaelic football club in Drumquin who carried the same Wolfe Tones name and played at the same home venue, the LGFA team has now been disbanded.
The Club is also home to legendary midfielder Tomas McSwiggan, who once scored 6-9 in a local derby against Castlederg under 12s before becoming the youngest ever person in the Drumquin area to be arrested for Bigamy.
McSwiggan went on to represent Tyrone GAA in the international shagging Championships in 2012, losing out to Stephen Hawking. McSwiggan, at that point known for his extraordinary temper, later declared the Competition a "Pure Sham", stating that he can barely remember the events. In an interview with the BBC in early 2014, McSwiggan stated: "Aww it was the drunkest I've ever been. That bloody Hawking will get what's coming to him some day. I'll get Noel Donnelly and my Da to him".
1946- Davis Cup
1960- Minor League
1981- Scor County Title
1982- Scor County Title, Division 3 League and U14 Cup
1984- Reserve Championship
1985- Promotion from Division 3
1994- Tyrone Intermediate Championship
1998- Ladies Championship
2001- Promotion to Division 1B
2002- Division 1B League Title
2003- Reserve League
2005- Promotion to Division 1B
2012- U13 Grade 4 League Title
In 1977 the club purchased an 11-acre (4.45-hectare) site from Omagh District Council for £11,750 and developed it into what now known as Jim McGirr Park. The current spectator stand was built in the early 1990s. The next development was in 1999, when in September the new clubrooms were opened by County Chairman at the time, Cuthbert Donnelly. The cost for the new building was approximately £220,000. A second pitch was also leased to the club from Omagh District Council for 99 years. The main playing field was the next phase of development, which saw a sand carpet pitch being laid and grass seeds sown in October 2005. This also saw a 1.2m (4ft)-high perimeter fence erected; and goal posts, ballstops and a turnstile being built.
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