Affane Cappoquin GAA

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Affane Cappoquin GAA Club
Áth Meadhon Ceapach Choinn CLG
Colours:Red and Black
Coordinates:52°08′40.88″N 7°51′03.23″W / 52.1446889°N 7.8508972°W / 52.1446889; -7.8508972Coordinates: 52°08′40.88″N 7°51′03.23″W / 52.1446889°N 7.8508972°W / 52.1446889; -7.8508972
Playing kits
Standard colours
Senior Club Championships
All Ireland Munster
Football: - - 1

Affane Cappoquin GAA is a Gaelic Athletic Association club based in Cappoquin, County Waterford, Ireland.[1] The club was formed in 1969 [2] with the merging of Affane GAA and Cappoquin GAA. At present, the team is called Cappoquin when playing hurling and Affane when playing gaelic football.

Its finest hour in football came in 1974 when, having beaten Stradbally in the quarter-final and The Nire in the semi-final, Affane defeated Dunhill by 1-8 to 0-6 to win its only Waterford Senior Football Championship title. Affane went on to represent Waterford in the Munster Senior Club Football Championship, losing to Austin Stacks of Kerry. As Cappoquin, the club has reached one Waterford Senior Hurling Championship final, losing to Mount Sion in 1956.

The club grounds, located on the Dungarvan Road, hosted the 1945 All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship Final where Antrim beat Waterford.



  1. ^ "Sports Capital Funding - Waterford" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 3 May 2006. Retrieved 2008-04-06.
  2. ^ "Club History, briefly". Retrieved 2008-04-06.[permanent dead link]
  3. ^ "Cappoquin Affane grab the glory". Irish Examiner. 24 November 2014. Retrieved 24 November 2014.