Castledawson GAC

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St Malachy's GAC Castledawson
An Séan Mhullagh
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County: Derry
Colours: White and Black
Grounds: The Broagh
Coordinates: 54°46′01.84″N 6°32′13.09″W / 54.7671778°N 6.5369694°W / 54.7671778; -6.5369694Coordinates: 54°46′01.84″N 6°32′13.09″W / 54.7671778°N 6.5369694°W / 54.7671778; -6.5369694
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Saint Malachy's GAC Castledawson is a Gaelic Athletic Club from Castledawson, County Londonderry, Northern Ireland. The club is a member of Derry GAA and currently compete in gaelic football, hurling and camogie.


St Malachy's GAC was set up largely thanks to Paddy Graham from the townland of Tamnadace outside the village. The Graham Cup, a reserve competition for South Derry clubs is named in his honour.[1] Although a relatively small club, it competed for several years in the Derry senior league.

Well known players[edit]

  • Matt Sonny McCann - Former Derry and Ulster footballer.
  • Dermot Heaney - 1993 All-Ireland Championship winning Derry footballer.
  • Adrian Heaney - Former Derry Minor, Under 21 and Senior Player who was the Senior team captain


Castledawson fields camogie teams at U10, U12, U14, U16, Minor, and Senior levels.

Football Titles[edit]



  • Tommy O'Neill Cup: 1
  • Minor 'B' Football Championship: 1
    • 2015
  • Minor 'B' Football League: 1
    • 2015
  • South Derry Minor 'B' Football Championship: 1
    • 2006


  • South Derry U-16 'B' Football Championship: 1
    • 2003, 2000
  • South Derry U-16 'B' Football League: 2
    • 2002, 2005


  • South Derry U-14 'B' Football Championship: 1


  • South Derry U-14 'B' Football League: 1


  • All County U-14 "C" Football Feile. 1


  • All County U-14 "C" Football Championship. 1


Camogie Titles[edit]

  • Derry Premier Camogie Championship: 1
    • 2007
  • U14 Derry Championship: 2
    • 2010
    • 2011

Ladies' Football Titles[edit]

  • U14 Derry Championship: 1
    • 2010

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

See also[edit]

External links[edit]


  1. ^ "History: Club founder". Retrieved 2007-09-06. [dead link]