Kilgarvan GAA

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Kilgarvan
Cill Gharbháin
Founded: 1889
County: Kerry
Colours: Red & White
Grounds: Clontoo
Coordinates: 51°54′14.54″N 9°26′57.24″W / 51.9040389°N 9.4492333°W / 51.9040389; -9.4492333Coordinates: 51°54′14.54″N 9°26′57.24″W / 51.9040389°N 9.4492333°W / 51.9040389; -9.4492333
Playing kits
Standard colours
Senior Club Championships
All Ireland Munster
champions
Kerry
champions
Hurling: - - 3

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

Football[edit]

  • 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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