Robertstown GAA

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Robertstown
Baile Riobaird
Founded: 1919
County: Kildare
Club colours: Blue & White
Grounds: Brockagh Park
Coordinates: 53°16′32″N 6°49′09″W / 53.275505°N 6.819077°W / 53.275505; -6.819077Coordinates: 53°16′32″N 6°49′09″W / 53.275505°N 6.819077°W / 53.275505; -6.819077
Playing kits
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Robertstown is a Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA) club in Robertstown, County Kildare, Ireland, affiliated to Kildare GAA.

History[edit]

The first Robertstown club was founded in 1888 despite objections from Allen Fionn McCumhals.

Gaelic Football[edit]

Tom Donoghue, a boat-man from Robertstown, played for Kildare in the 1926 All Ireland final. Frank "Sambo" Dowling played for Kildare in the 1935 All Ireland final. John Dalton played with Kildare in the 1960s.

Honours[edit]

  • Junior F B Champions 1983.
  • Junior F C Champions 1980.
  • Junior A Football Champions 1989.
  • Junior A Football Champions 2011.

Bibliography[edit]

  • Kildare GAA: A Centenary History, by Eoghan Corry, CLG Chill Dara, 1984, ISBN 0-9509370-0-2 hb ISBN 0-9509370-1-0 pb
  • Kildare GAA yearbook, 1972, 1974, 1978, 1979, 1980 and 2000- in sequence especially the Millennium yearbook of 2000
  • Soaring Sliothars: Centenary of Kildare Camogie 1904-2004 by Joan O'Flynn Kildare County Camogie Board.

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