Clogher Éire Óg GAC

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Clogher Éire Óg
Clochar Éireann Óig
Founded: 1938
County: Tyrone
Nickname: Ogs
Colours: Maroon & White
Grounds: St Patrick's Park, Clogher
Coordinates: 54°24′42.91″N 7°09′54.30″W / 54.4119194°N 7.1650833°W / 54.4119194; -7.1650833Coordinates: 54°24′42.91″N 7°09′54.30″W / 54.4119194°N 7.1650833°W / 54.4119194; -7.1650833
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Clogher Éire Óg (Irish: Clochar Éireann Óig) is a Gaelic Athletic Association club. The club is based in Clogher in County Tyrone, Northern Ireland.

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The present club is in existence since 1938. A Team existed in Clogher (Rapparees) for a brief period in 1907-08. Clogher were a strong force in West Tyrone competitions in the period 1940-60; won West Tyrone senior league in 1951 and 1957, St. Enda Cup in 1961; finalists in Tyrone Senior Football Championship in 1948. Won JFC in 1972, 2000, Div 5 1975; Div 3 1985; U14FC 1999; MFL 2001. The club and its members are strong supporters of Scór. They fielded a parish camogie team in 1960s and a handball club in the early 1980s. Their new prunty Pitch and dressing rooms opened in 1987, and their second pitch and floodlights in 2002. They recently completed construction of a covered stand. In 2013, The senior team finished runners up in the Junior league and just narrowly missed out on promotion via the playoffs. In 2015, The Reserve team made history by claiming the clubs first ever reserve league title, They remained unbeaten throughout the campaign. In 2016, Clogher senior team were defeated in the Junior Championship Final, held in Carrickmore, by Tattyreagh. On course to the final Clogher had played Dregish, Brocagh and Clan na nGael.

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