Corofin GAC

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Corofin
Corafinne
Founded: 1884
County: Galway
Colours: Saffron And Green
Grounds: Corofin GAA Grounds
Coordinates: 53°26′11.89″N 8°51′32.40″W / 53.4366361°N 8.8590000°W / 53.4366361; -8.8590000Coordinates: 53°26′11.89″N 8°51′32.40″W / 53.4366361°N 8.8590000°W / 53.4366361; -8.8590000
Playing kits
Standard colours
Senior Club Championships
All Ireland Connacht
champions
Galway
champions
Football: 2 7 18

Corofin GAC is a Gaelic Athletic Association club based in Corofin, County Galway, Ireland. The club is a member of the Galway GAA. Underage teams up to U-16's play in the Galway league and championships. They are one of the few Galway teams to win the All-Ireland Senior Club Football Championship.

History[edit]

The club was formed in 1925 as a result of an amalgamation between Corofin and nearby Belclare. Corofin have enjoyed prolonged success over the 1990s, 2000s and 2010s. The club has won ten Galway Senior Football Championship titles since 1991 along with five Connacht Senior Club Football Championship titles in that time and in 1998 they brought home the All-Ireland Senior Club Championship trophy, also known as the Andy Merrigan Cup. During this time success at all underage levels has been achieved including All-Ireland feile winners.

Corofin have played in 6 All Ireland semi finals, winning 2 and losing 4.

1992 - Dr Crokes 3-4 Corofin 1-5

1996 - Laune Rangers 0-8 Corofin 0-6

1998 -Corofin 0-11 Dungiven 0-9

2009 - Kilmacud Crokes 2-11Corofin 0-11

2010 - St Gall's 1-15 Corofin 1-11

2015 - St Vincents GAA 1-9 Corofin 1-13

Honours[edit]

Notable Players[edit]

Preceded by
Annaghdown
Galway Senior Football Championship
Winning Team

1932
Succeeded by
U.C.G.
Preceded by
St Grellan's
Galway Senior Football Championship
Winning Team

1946
Succeeded by
Tuam Stars
Preceded by
Killererin
Galway Senior Football Championship
Winning Team

1977
Succeeded by
Killererin
Preceded by
Salthill-Knocknacarra
Galway Senior Football Championship
Winning Team

1991
Succeeded by
Monivea Abbeyknockmoy
Preceded by
Salthill-Knocknacarra
Connacht Senior Club Football Championship
Winning Team

1991
Succeeded by
Knockmore
Preceded by
Monivea Abbeyknockmoy
Galway Senior Football Championship
Winning Team

1993
Succeeded by
Tuam Stars
Preceded by
Tuam Stars
Galway Senior Football Championship
Winning Team

1995
Succeeded by
An Cheathru Rua
Preceded by
Tuam Stars
Connacht Senior Club Football Championship
Winning Team

1995
Succeeded by
Knockmore
Preceded by
An Cheathru Rua
Galway Senior Football Championship
Winning Team

1997
Succeeded by
Incumbent
Preceded by
Knockmore
Connacht Senior Club Football Championship
Winning Team

1997
Succeeded by
Ballina Stephenites
Preceded by
Crossmaglen Rangers
All-Ireland Senior Club Football Championship
Winning Team

1998
Succeeded by
Crossmaglen Rangers
Preceded by
Incumbent
Galway Senior Football Championship
Winning Team

1998
Succeeded by
Killererin
Preceded by
Killererin
Galway Senior Football Championship
Winning Team

2000
Succeeded by
Annaghdown
Preceded by
Annaghdown
Galway Senior Football Championship
Winning Team

2002
Succeeded by
Caltra
Preceded by
Salthill-Knocknacarra
Galway Senior Football Championship
Winning Team

2006
Succeeded by
Killererin
Preceded by
Killererin
Galway Senior Football Championship
Winning Team

2008
Succeeded by
Incumbent
Preceded by
Ballina Stephenites
Connacht Senior Club Football Championship
Winning Team

2008
Succeeded by
Incumbent
Preceded by
Incumbent
Galway Senior Football Championship
Winning Team

2009
Succeeded by
Killererin
Preceded by
Incumbent
Connacht Senior Club Football Championship
Winning Team

2009
Succeeded by
St Brigids
Preceded by
Killererin
Galway Senior Football Championship
Winning Team

2011
Succeeded by
Salthill-Knocknacarra
Preceded by
Salthill-Knocknacarra
Galway Senior Football Championship
Winning Team

2013
Succeeded by
Incumbent

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sice inspires as Corofin cruise to win in Galway showpiece". The Score. 14 October 2013. Archived from the original on 16 October 2013. Retrieved 14 October 2013. 
  2. ^ "Corofin cruise to 16th title". Irish Examiner. 20 October 2014. Retrieved 20 October 2014. 
  3. ^ "Galway SFC final: three-in-a-row for Corofin". Hogan Stand. 2015-10-12. Retrieved 2015-10-12. 
  4. ^ "Corofin make history with Galway four in a row". Irish Examiner. 24 October 2016. Retrieved 24 October 2016. 
  5. ^ "Classy Corofin on course for greater glory". Irish Examiner. 24 November 2014. Retrieved 24 November 2014. 
  6. ^ "Relentless Corofin show no mercy as St Brigid's buckle". Irish Examiner. 28 November 2016. Retrieved 28 November 2016. 
  7. ^ "Corofin claim title at HQ". RTÉ Sport. 17 March 2015. Retrieved 17 March 2015. 

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