Kilmurry GAA

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Kilmurry GAA is a Gaelic football club based in the division of Muskerry of Cork GAA in the county of Cork, Ireland. It currently fields teams from Junior A down to under 10.

The club share its facilities with its sister club, St. Vals Ladies Gaelic Football club who operate in the senior grade of the Cork Ladies football championship. Another sister club in the parish is Cloughduv Hurling Club who also compete in the Junior A grade in the Muskerry division

The club does not field hurling teams, but Cloughduv nearby provides opportunities for players who wish to hurl.

History[edit]

The club was founded in 1875, making it one of the earliest clubs to be founded. In 1884, after the foundation of the Gaelic Athletic Association, the club joined the GAA.[1]

The club struggled for a long time to field a senior team, playing as a amalgamation with Canovee GAA, for most of the 1910s.[2] [3]

Achievements[edit]

  • Cork Senior Football Championship Runners-Up 1892
  • Cork Intermediate Football Championship 1 title 1933 Runners-Up 1925, 1928, 1992, 1932, 1995
  • Intermediate Football League - Winners 1990, 1994
  • Cork Junior Football Championship 4 titles - 1924, 1969, 1980, 1986 Runners-Up 2012[4]
  • Cork Minor Football Championship Winners 1939
  • Cork Minor B Football Championship 2 titles 2006, 2009 Runners-Up 1986
  • Mid Cork Junior Football Championship - 7 titles 1931, 1969, 1978, 1980, 1984, 1986, 2012,[5] 2014 [6] Runners-Up 1926, 1927, 1934, 1939, 1944, 1947, 1966, 1967, 1968, 1979, 1985, 2013[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ A brief history
  2. ^ A brief history
  3. ^ After World War.
  4. ^ "Rockchapel complete the fairytale season". Irish Examiner. 5 November 2012. Retrieved 5 November 2012. 
  5. ^ "Buckley inspired as Kilmurry finish with a flourish". Irish Examiner. 3 September 2012. Retrieved 3 September 2012. 
  6. ^ "Kilmurry strike late to lift Muskerry cup". The Southern Star. 15 September 2014. Retrieved 22 September 2014. 
  7. ^ "Kilmichael singing again". Irish Examiner. 2 September 2013. Retrieved 2 September 2013. 

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