Holycross-Ballycahill GAA

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Holycross-Ballycahill
Mainistir na Croise Naofa - Bealach Achaille
Founded: 1885
County: Tipperary GAA
Club colours: Green and White
Grounds: Holycross
Coordinates: 52°38′57.55″N 7°52′34.38″W / 52.6493194°N 7.8762167°W / 52.6493194; -7.8762167Coordinates: 52°38′57.55″N 7°52′34.38″W / 52.6493194°N 7.8762167°W / 52.6493194; -7.8762167
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Tipperary GAA
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Hurling : - - 4

Holycross-Ballycahill GAA is a Tipperary GAA club which is located in County Tipperary, Ireland. Both hurling and Gaelic football are played in the "Mid-Tipperary" divisional competitions. The club that is centred on the villages of Holycross and Ballycahill and is located around five miles outside Thurles.

History[edit]

The club was founded in 1885. It won four county senior titles in 1948, 1951 and 1954 under the captaincy of Francis Maher, and again in 1990, led by Declan Carr who went on to lift the Liam McCarthy Cup as Tipperary GAA| captain 1991.

Honours[edit]

  • Mid Tipperary Hurling Championship: 11 (last in 1999)
  • Mid Tipperary Intermediate Hurling Championship: 1 (Last in 1990)
  • Mid Tipperary Junior "A" Hurling Championship: 8 (Last in 2008)
  • Mid Tipperary Junior "B" Hurling Championship: 4 (Last in 2013)
  • Mid Tipperary U21 "A" Hurling Championship: 7 (Last in 1996)
  • Mid Tipperary Minor "A" Hurling Championship: 6 (Last in 2013)
  • Mid Tipperary Minor "B" Hurling Championship: 3 (Last in 2010)
  • Cahill Cup Hurling: 11 (Last in 2009)
  • Mid Tipperary Intermediate Football Championship: 7 (Last in 2011)
  • Mid Tipperary Junior "A" Football Championship: 7 (Last in 1995)
  • Mid Tipperary U21 "A" Football Championship: 3 (Last in 1999)
  • Mid Tipperary U21 "B" Football Championship: 1 (Last in 2005)
  • Mid Tipperary Minor "A" Football Championship: 1 (Last in 1997)
  • Mid Tipperary Minor "B" Football Championship: 5 (Last in 2003)
  • Tipperary Senior Hurling Championship: 4 (last in 1990)
  • County Tipperary Junior "A" Hurling Championship: 4 (Last in 2010)
  • County Tipperary U21 "A" Hurling Championship: 2 (Last in 1996)
  • County Tipperary Minor "A" Hurling Championship: 1 (Last in 1982)
  • County Tipperary Minor "B" Hurling Championship: 1 (Last in 2010)
  • County Tipperary Junior "A" Football Championship: 1 (Last in 1982)
  • County Tipperary U21 "A" Football Championship: 1 (Last in 2010)
  • County Tipperary U21 "B" Football Championship: 1 (Last in 2005)
  • County Tipperary Minor "B" Football Championship: 1 (Last in 1998)

Notable players[edit]

All-Ireland Medal Winners[edit]

Senior Hurling

  • Michael O'Dwyer: 1 (1908)
  • Tom Dwan: 1 (1916 with Thurles)
  • Phil Cahill: 2 (1925, 1930)
  • Denis O'Gorman: 1 (1937)
  • John Doyle (hurler): 8 (1949, 50, 51, 58, 61, 62, 64, 65)
  • Michael Maher: 5 (1958, 61, 62, 64, 65)
  • Pat Stakelum: 3 (1949 as Captain, 50, 51)
  • Ned O'Gorman: 1 (1949)
  • Bob Stakelum: 1 (1949)
  • Declan Carr: 2 (1989, 1991 as Captain)
  • Joe Bannon: 2 (1924, 27 both with Dublin)
  • Tom Barry: 2 (1924, 27 both with Dublin)

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