Newtown Blues GAC

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Newtown Blues
Gormaithe Bhaile Nua
County: Louth
Colours: Sky Blue and White
Grounds: Newfoundwell Road, Drogheda
Coordinates: 53°43′35.97″N 6°19′27.44″W / 53.7266583°N 6.3242889°W / 53.7266583; -6.3242889Coordinates: 53°43′35.97″N 6°19′27.44″W / 53.7266583°N 6.3242889°W / 53.7266583; -6.3242889
Playing kits
Standard colours
Senior Club Championships
All Ireland Leinster
champions
Louth
champions
Football: - - 20

Newtown Blues are a Gaelic Athletic Association club from Drogheda, County Louth, Ireland. The club fields Gaelic football teams in competitions organized by Louth GAA. They are the most successful club in Louth GAA.

Newtown Blues hold the record for the most Louth Senior Football Championship's won and most transfers in Gaelic Football History. The club won their title last on 29 September 2013.

The clubs home ground is situated on the Newfoundwell road, beside the local secondary school. They expect to undergo a major development in the coming years, which will see their ground done up. The club's colours are sky blue and white.

History[edit]

The club was founded on 12 July 1887.

Notable Players[edit]

  • Jim "Blackie" Judge - All Ireland Medal Winner 1957

Honours[edit]

  • Louth Senior Football Championship: 20
    • 1889, 1932, 1933, 1936, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1966, 1967, 1969, 1970, 1974, 1981, 1986, 1988, 2000, 2001, 2008, 2013[1]
  • Louth Junior Football Championship Winners: 1
    • 1958
  • Louth Minor Football Championship Winners: 8
    • 1956, 1957, 1958, 1970, 1975, 2004, 2014, 2015

In the news[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Louth SFC final: 20th title for Newtown Blues". Hogan Stand. 29 September 2013. Retrieved 1 October 2013. 

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