Newport GAA

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Newport
An Port Nua
Founded: 1886
County: Tipperary
Colours: Purple and Gold
Grounds: Lacken Park
Coordinates: 52°42′29.04″N 8°23′43.45″W / 52.7080667°N 8.3954028°W / 52.7080667; -8.3954028Coordinates: 52°42′29.04″N 8°23′43.45″W / 52.7080667°N 8.3954028°W / 52.7080667; -8.3954028
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Newport GAA is a Tipperary GAA club which is located in County Tipperary, Ireland. Both hurling and Gaelic football are played in the "North-Tipperary" divisional competitions. The club is centred on the town of Newport.

Lacken Park[edit]

Named after the Ryan name Lacken. Known locally as "The Park", it has been a fortress for all age groups. It has 4 changing rooms(Home on right) both have showering and toilet facilities. With a Club house at the end with many Newport bits of GAA memorabilia as well as a kitchen a Referee's room while a meeting room also in the building. There are three pitches, a main pitch with a stand and great floodlight facilities. Separating the two Juvenile pitches and the main pitch is a hurling wall. The Juvenile pitch is very well designed with "The Hill" behind the far goal where the younger supporters watch on from. The Juvenile pitch is also floodlit, while the even younger teams(U8-10) play in a junior pitch with smaller goals and a shorter pitch. The U8-10s train in the GYM in the winter beside St.Mary's Secondary School. While the rest train in the Ball Alleys beside Newport College (Vocational School) in Newport, while the pitch is unplayable.

History[edit]

Achievements[edit]

  • North Tipperary Senior Hurling Championship (3) 1932, 1935, 1996
  • North Tipperary Senior Football Championship (4) 1986, 1987, 1988, 1990
  • Tipperary Intermediate Hurling Championship Winners 1989, 2002, 2016
  • North Tipperary Intermediate Hurling Championship (8) 1934, 1957, 1965, 1988, 1989, 2009, 2014, 2015
  • North Tipperary Intermediate Football Championship (9) 1979, 1985, 1993, 1995, 2001, 2002, 2005, 2006, 2009
  • Tipperary Junior A Hurling Championship (1) 1957
  • North Tipperary Junior A Hurling Championship (1) 1924
  • North Tipperary Junior B Hurling Championship (2) 2011, 2015
  • Tipperary Junior A Football Championship (2) 1965, 1970
  • North Tipperary Junior A Football Championship (6) 1967, 1970, 1976, 1978, 1979, 2015
  • North Tipperary Junior B Football Championship (1) 1996
  • Tipperary Under-21 B Hurling Championship (1) 2003
  • North Tipperary Under-21 B Hurling Championship (2) 2003, 2004 (as Newport Gaels)
  • Tipperary Under-21 C Hurling Championship (1) 2001
  • North Tipperary Under-21 A Football Championship (7) 1985, 1986, 1996, 1997, 2005, 2010, 2015 (as Newport Gaels)
  • North Tipperary Under-21 B Football Championship (2) 1990, 2008
  • North Tipperary Minor A Hurling Championship (1) 2014 (as Newport Gaels)
  • North Tipperary Minor B Hurling Championship (1) 1994
  • Tipperary Minor A Football Championship (2) 1995, 2001
  • North Tipperary Minor A Football Championship (5) 1995, 2001, 2002, 2013 (as Newport Gaels), 2015 (as Newport Gaels)
  • North Tipperary Minor B Football Championship (1) 1988

Notable Players[edit]

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