Carrigaline GAA

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Carraig Uí Leighin
Founded: 1884
County: Cork
Colours: Blue and yellow
Grounds: Carrigaline
Coordinates: 51°48′41.50″N 8°22′49.03″W / 51.8115278°N 8.3802861°W / 51.8115278; -8.3802861Coordinates: 51°48′41.50″N 8°22′49.03″W / 51.8115278°N 8.3802861°W / 51.8115278; -8.3802861
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Carrigaline GAA is a Gaelic Athletic Association club based in the town of Carrigaline in County Cork, Ireland. The club fields both Gaelic football and hurling teams in competitions organised by Cork County Board. The club is part of the Carrigdhoun division of Cork. They are a Senior Football club, and a Premier Intermediate Hurling club. Cork Inter-county player Nicholas Murphy plays his club football with Carrigaline. Despite competing in numerous county finals such as Intermediate football final of 2003 and Intermediate hurling of 2006, Carrigaline failed to capture a county title. This was until October 12, 2008 when they captured their first adult county after an Intermediate A Hurling win over Bandon. In 2009 they captured the football title, by beating Cill na Martra. In 2014 they secured their first top level county by defeating St. Finbarr's, in the Premier 1 Minor Football Final. In 2015 the club reached the Promised Land beating St. Michael's in the Cork Premier Intermediate Football Championship Final, on a scoreline of 0-12 to 0-11.


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  1. ^ "St Mary's celebrate 'special win'". Irish Examiner. 30 November 2015. Retrieved 30 November 2015. 
  2. ^ "Times never so sweet as Carrigaline reach promised land". Irish Examiner. 19 October 2015. Retrieved 20 October 2015. 
  3. ^ "Carrigaline dig deep to claim title with late points". Irish Examiner. 30 September 2014. Retrieved 29 September 2014. 

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