Dicksboro GAA

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Dicksboro
Founded: 1909
County: Kilkenny
Nickname: The 'Boro
Colours: Maroon and White
Grounds: Palmerstown
Coordinates: 52°39′32.78″N 7°16′19.08″W / 52.6591056°N 7.2719667°W / 52.6591056; -7.2719667Coordinates: 52°39′32.78″N 7°16′19.08″W / 52.6591056°N 7.2719667°W / 52.6591056; -7.2719667
Playing kits
Standard colours
Senior Club Championships
All Ireland Leinster
champions
Kilkenny
champions
Football: - - 2
Hurling: - - 4

Dicksboro is a Gaelic Athletic Association club located in Kilkenny, Ireland.

History[edit]

Dicksboro GAA Club, founded in 1909.[1]

The club takes its name from Dicksboro townsland,[1] the current ground is Palmerstown.[2]

Dicksboro entered and won the junior championship of 1910.[1] Dicksboro entered the senior championship in 1911.[1] Dicksboro had no team from 1961-1969, until the club was reformed.[1] Dicksboro officially opened the grounds in Palmerstown in June 1990.[1]

Honours[edit]

Hurling[edit]

  • Kilkenny Senior Hurling Championship Winners 1923, 1926, 1950, 1993
  • Kilkenny Intermediate Hurling Championship Winners 1991, 2005, 2010
  • Leinster Intermediate Club Hurling Championship Winners 2005, 2010
  • All-Ireland Intermediate Club Hurling Championship Winners 2005
  • Kilkenny Junior Hurling Championship Winners 1910, 1914, 1919
  • Special Junior [A] Hurling Champions 1994
  • U21 Hurling Champions 1986, 1991, 1992, 2008, 2009
  • U21 North Hurling Champions 1986, 1991, 1992, 2005, 2008, 2009
  • U21 Roinn "C" Hurling Champions 2001
  • Minor Hurling Champions 1951, 1952, 1953, 1969, 1973, 1990, 2006, 2009, 2010
  • Minor Hurling Champions Roinn 'C' 2007
  • U16 Hurling Champions 2006, 2008, 2011
  • U14 Hurling Champions 1991, 2001, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012.
  • U14 Hurling Féile(Paddy Grace Memorial Trophy) winners 2004, 2005, 2006, 2009
  • All Ireland Féile Roinn A Champions 2009
  • Senior Hurling League Winners 1994, 1996
  • Intermediate Hurling League winners 2005
  • Aylward Cup Winners 2005
  • Minor Hurling League Winners 1983, 2009
  • Minor Hurling League Roinn 'C' 2007
  • County Junior Hurling League winners 2008
  • U16 Hurling League Winners 1988, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2010
  • U14 Hurling League Winners 2005, 2006, 2009,2012
  • Byrne Cup Winners 1998, 1999, 2000, 2008

Camogie[edit]

  • Intermediate [A] Camogie Champions 2011
  • Junior [A] Camogie Champions 1991,2009
  • U21 [A] Camogie Champions 2015
  • U18 Roinn 'C' Camogie Champions 2003 2011 2015
  • U16 Roinn 'A' Camogie Champions 2009 2010 2015
  • U14 Roinn 'B' Camogie Champions 2008 2013
  • Feile Champions 'A' 2013
  • Junior League 2008, 2009

Football[edit]

  • Kilkenny Senior Football Championship 1994, 1997
  • Kilkenny Intermediate Football Championship 1991
  • Junior Football Champions 1990
  • Special Junior Football Champions 1982, 1994
  • U21 Football Champions 1985, 1989, 1990, 1991
  • Minor Football Champions 1969, 1970, 1971, 1984, 1989, 2003
  • U16 Football Champions 1982, 1988, 1989, 1994, 1995, 2007, 2011
  • U14 Football Champions 1987, 1992, 1993, 1999, 2005, 2006, 2012
  • U14 Football League Winners 2005, 2006
  • U16 Football League Winners 1981, 1982, 1988, 1990, 1994

Famous Hurlers[edit]

Player Era Club titles
All-Ireland Leinster County
Matty Power 1920s-1930s 1922, 1928*, 1929*, 1933, 1935 1922, 1923, 1927*, 1928*, 1930*, 1931, 1932, 1933, 1935, 1936
Paddy Grace 1930s-1950s 1939, 1947 1939, 1940, 1945, 1946, 1947
Dan Kennedy 1930s-1950s 1947 1945, 1946, 1947, 1950 1950, 1952, 1953, 1955, 1956
Michael Walsh 1980s-1990s 1986, 1993 1991, 1992, 1993 1993
Christy Walsh 1990s

*After moving to Dublin Power played for the Dublin senior hurling team.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • O’Neill, Gerry (2009), Up the ’Boro – Dicksboro GAA Club 1909-2009 

External links[edit]