Douglas GAA

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Douglas
Dúglas
Douglas GAA Crest.jpg
Founded: 1887
County: Cork
Colours: Green, Black and White hoops
Grounds: Galways Lane, Douglas[1]
Coordinates: 51°52′28″N 8°26′34″W / 51.87444°N 8.44278°W / 51.87444; -8.44278Coordinates: 51°52′28″N 8°26′34″W / 51.87444°N 8.44278°W / 51.87444; -8.44278
Playing kits
Standard colours

Douglas GAA is a Gaelic Athletic Association club located in Douglas, County Cork, Ireland. The club participates at different levels in hurling, Gaelic football, camogie and ladies football. The club is part of the Seandún division of Cork GAA.

History[edit]

A hurling team representing Douglas participated in the first Cork Senior Hurling Championship in 1887.[2][3][1] A number of Douglas-based clubs, including Castletreasure and St Columbas, existed through the early 20th century,[3] before the latter was renamed 'Douglas Hurling and Football Club' in 1938.[3][4] The club's first championship win was in the Cork Junior Football Championship of 1962.[3][4][5]

Roll of honour[edit]

Notable players[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "News - Douglas delight". Cork Independent. 7 August 2014. Retrieved 28 January 2017. 
  2. ^ "The Founding of Cork County Board". GAA Cork County Board. Retrieved 28 January 2017. On January 30th, 1887, the following draws were made for the first County Championships: [...] Hurling [...] Douglas v Ballinhassig 
  3. ^ a b c d "Douglas GAA Club - History - Senior Club". Douglas GAA. Retrieved 28 January 2017. 
  4. ^ a b "Douglas Hurling & Football Club Under-age Section: a Brief History". Coiste na nOg Corcaigh. Retrieved 28 January 2017. For many of its formative years the St. Columba's and Castletreasure clubs filled this void before being rebranded Douglas Hurling & Football Club in 1938 
  5. ^ "JAFC Roll of Honour". Seandún GAA (divisional website). Retrieved 28 January 2017. 
  6. ^ "Kingston does the damage as Douglas earn reward". Irish Examiner. 1 October 2013. Retrieved 1 October 2013. 

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