C.L.G. Malainn

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C.L.G. Malainn
C.L.G. Malainn logo.jpg
County: Donegal
Colours: Black and Amber
Grounds: Connolly Park
Playing kits
Standard colours
Senior Club Championships
All Ireland Ulster
Football: - - -

C.L.G. Malainn is a GAA club based in Malin in County Donegal. It is the northernmost GAA club in Ireland.It was also the club of the year in 2003.[1] This tends to cause logistical struggles during the league as many of their rivals are a great distance away.[2] Declan Walsh, a member of the 2012 All-Ireland winning inter-county team, plays for them.[3][4]

The club is also home to 2012's "Number One Real Supporter", according to a national survey.[5][6]

Notable players[edit]

  • Declan Walsh (2012 All-Ireland winner, 2011 2012 & 2014 Ulster Championship winner, 2010 Ulster U21 Championship & 2006 Ulster Minor Championship winner)
  • Stephen McLaughlin (Fildara) (Ulster Championship winner 2014)
  • Christopher McLaughlin (Fildara) (Ulster U21 Championship 2017 & Jim McGuigan U17 Cup winner 2014)
  • Liam O’Neill (Donegal Senior Player 1991)


  1. ^ "Sam's World Tour of Donegal – Proud moment for Declan in Malin". Donegal Daily. 27 September 2012. Retrieved 27 September 2012. Declan Walsh was the proudest man in Ireland tonight at the country's most northerly GAA club as he carried the Sam Maguire into Malin. A huge crowd of enthusiastic supporters turned out to see the cup arrive in the town. 
  2. ^ McNulty, Chris (April 2013). "Malin looking to write their own history". Donegal News. Retrieved April 2013.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  3. ^ "Ryan Bradley's delight for Malin's Walsh". Donegal Now. 3 July 2012. Retrieved 3 July 2012. 
  4. ^ "Tyrone 0-10 Donegal 0-12". RTÉ Sport. 30 June 2012. Retrieved 30 June 2012. 
  5. ^ McDaid, Brendan (21 September 2012). "Superfan hopeful Donegal can blow Mayo men away". The Belfast Telegraph. Retrieved 21 September 2012. 
  6. ^ "Malin man in the running for 'Number One Supporter' competition". Donegal Democrat. 29 August 2012. Retrieved 29 August 2012. 

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