Kilgarvan is a Gaelic Athletic Association club in County Kerry, Ireland. They play in the Intermediate Hurling Championship and Division 1 county league. Kilgarvan play football in Division 5 of the county league and in the Kenmare District Board championship and County Novice Championship.
History [ edit ]
The club was founded in 1889. It was one of the five founding clubs of competitive hurling in Kerry. In 1889 Kilgarvan was one of five clubs who competed in the first
Kerry Senior Hurling Championship. Kilgarvan won three Kerry Senior Hurling Championship in 1953, 1956 and 1958. In 2007 Kilgarvan became the first Kerry club to win a Munster Hurling club game when they beat Caherline from Limerick in the Quarter-final of the Munster Junior Club Hurling Championship on a scoreline of 2-11 to 2-09. Later they were then beaten by Moyle Rovers 2-17 to 4-05 in the semi-final. In 2008 made more history by becoming the first Kerry club to make it to a Munster Final when they made the Munster Junior Club Hurling Championship Final, however they lost out to Cork side Dripsey on a scoreline of 2-11 to 1-03.
Honours [ edit ]
Hurling [ edit ]
Kerry Senior Hurling Championship3: 1953, 1956, 1958 Intermediate Hurling Championship 8: 1972, 1981, 1982, 1984, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2010
Kerry Junior Hurling Championship 1: 2005
County Novice Shield 2: 1999, 2001
Kenmare District Board Championship 1: 1961
County Championship Winning Captions [ edit ]
1953: Ritchie Purcell
1956: Paudie Healy
1958: Denis Hegarty
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