Kevin Lynch's Hurling Club

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Kevin Lynch's Hurling Club
Cumann lomanaíochta Chaoímhín Uí Loínsigh
Founded: 1981
County: Derry
Nickname: Lynchs
Club colours: White and Black
Grounds: Kevin Lynch Park, Dungiven
(As separate club)
Páirc Uí Cáithaín
(As part of Dungiven GAC)
Coordinates: 54°55′20.96″N 6°54′15.71″W / 54.9224889°N 6.9043639°W / 54.9224889; -6.9043639Coordinates: 54°55′20.96″N 6°54′15.71″W / 54.9224889°N 6.9043639°W / 54.9224889; -6.9043639
Playing kits
Standard colours
Senior Club Championships
All Ireland Ulster
Hurling : - - 20*

Kevin Lynch's Hurling Club (Irish: Cumann lomanaíochta Chaoímhín Uí Loínsigh) is a Gaelic Athletic Association club based in Dungiven, County Derry, Northern Ireland. They currently cater for hurling. The Gaelic football and Ladies' Gaelic football team in the town is St. Canice's GAC.


Dungiven fields hurling teams at U6, U8, U10, U12, U14, U16, Minor, Reserve and Senior levels.

Well known players[edit]


Dungiven has two Gaelic Athletic Association clubs, the football club called Dungiven GAC was founded in 1943 and originally included a hurling section . In 1981 the hurling section of Dungiven GAC was renamed in honour of Kevin Lynch from Dungiven who died on hunger strike, whilst the football team retained the existing name. Kevin Lynch's club maintained the hurling honours won as Dungiven as part of its history.


* = Includes championships won as part of Dungiven GAC

  • Derry Senior Hurling Championship
    • 1967, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1984, 1987, 1986, 1996, 1998, 2003, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2011
  • Junior
    • 2001

Note: The above lists may be incomplete. Please add any other honours you know of.

Derry Hurling Championship winning line-ups:

Year Kevin Lynch's line-up in final Opponent Ref
2008 Brian Lagan; Mark Craig, Conal McCloskey, Eoghin Farren; Paul Sweeney, Liam Hinphey (c), Aaron McCloskey; Ciaran Herron, Kevin Hinphey; Barry Kelly, Emmett McKeever, Geoffrey McGonigle; Fergal McGuigan, Feidhlim Kelly, Ryan O’Kane.
Subs used:Mark McCormick for Barry Kelly (36 mins)
Swatragh [1]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ McCann, Chris (30 September 2008). "Lynch's experience sees them edge out Davitt's". County Derry Post. pp. 94–95. 

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