Kilmacabea GAA

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Kilmacabea is a Gaelic Athletic Association club based in the villages of Leap, Glandore and Connagh in County Cork, Ireland. The club is affiliated to Cork GAA and plays in the Carbery division. The club has a very strong tradition in Gaelic football but sometimes plays hurling also. In 2008, the club combined with Carbery Rangers to field a Minor Hurling team called St. Fachtna's which won the Cork Minor C Hurling Championship.

History[edit]

Achievements[edit]

  • Cork Minor C Hurling Championship Winners (1) 2008 (as part of St. Fachtna's)
  • Cork Minor C Football Championship Runner-Up 2008
  • Cork Junior B Football Championship Winner (1) 1994
  • Cork Minor A Football League Runner-Up 1994
  • Cork non exam Minor championship Winner (1) 2007 Runner-Up 2005 2008
  • Cork Minor C Football league Winner (1) 2005 Runner-Up 2008
  • West Cork Junior A Football League Winner (1) 2006
  • West Cork Junior B Football Championship Winners (3) 1971, 1982, 1994 Runner-Up 1980, 1981, 1993
  • West Cork Junior C Football Championship (3) 2004, 2012, 2013 Runner-Up 2005
  • West Cork Junior D Football Championship (3) 1993, 2005, 2012[1]
  • West Cork Minor A Football Championship (2) 1993, 1994
  • West Cork Minor B Football Championship (1) 1998 Runner-Up 1966, 1969 (as Leap)
  • West Cork Minor C Football Championship Runner-Up 2003, 2004, 2008, 2009
  • West Cork Under-21 A Football Championship Runner-Up 1973
  • West Cork Under-21 B Football Championship (8) 1991, 1992, 1999, 2004, 2007, 2008, 2013, 2017 Runner-Up 2001, 2003, 2006
  • West Cork Under-21 B Hurling Championship (1) 1972

Notable players[edit]

Donnacha McCarthy has been named at left corner back on the London team for the 2014 Connacht SFC quarter-final at Ruislip. The young electrician had played for his native club Kilmacabea and divisional side Carbery before moving to the English capital in 2012, where he now plays his club football with Kerry Kingdom Gaels.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kilmacabea were more efficient". Southern Star. Retrieved 29 October 2012.