Sarsfields GAA (County Cork)

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Sarsfields
Na Sáirséalaigh
Sars GAA Crest.jpg
Founded: 1896
County: Cork
Colours: Black, Blue and White
Grounds: The Castle Field / Riverstown Sportsfield
Coordinates: 51°55′41.66″N 8°23′15.94″W / 51.9282389°N 8.3877611°W / 51.9282389; -8.3877611Coordinates: 51°55′41.66″N 8°23′15.94″W / 51.9282389°N 8.3877611°W / 51.9282389; -8.3877611
Playing kits
Standard colours
Senior Club Championships
All Ireland Munster
champions
Cork
champions
Hurling: - - 6

Sarsfields GAA is a hurling club is based in the villages of Riverstown and Glanmire in east County Cork. They have won six County Championships, 1951, 1957, 2008, 2010, 2012 and 2014. They have also won three Minor County Championships, 2007, 2008 and 2014. The club derives its name for the Irish Jacobite and soldier Patrick Sarsfield, 1st Earl of Lucan.

County Champions[edit]

In 1951 Sarsfields beat Glen Rovers by 6 points to win the Cork Senior Hurling Championship. Then in 1957 they beat UCC by seven points. Sarsfields have been in four finals since, 1989 and 1997, where they lost and 2008 when they beat Bride Rovers by 1 point. In 2010, they defeated Glen Rovers by 2 points to win their 4th county title in history.

Honours[edit]

  • Cork Senior Hurling Championship Winners: 1951, 1957, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2012, 2014 [1] Runners-Up 2013,[2] 2015[3]
  • Cork Minor Hurling Championship Winners: 1931, 1953, 1954, 2007, 2008, 2014. Runners up 2015.
  • Cork Under-21 Hurling Championship Winners: 1975, 2003
  • Cork Junior Hurling Championship Winners: 1937
  • East Cork Junior A Hurling Championship Winners: 1937, 1953, 2004

Famous Past and current Players[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Style and steel seal third title in five years for Sars". Irish Examiner. 8 October 2012. Retrieved 9 October 2012. 
  2. ^ "Lehane steals show as Magpies soar again". Irish Examiner. 4 November 2013. Retrieved 4 November 2013. 
  3. ^ "Glen Rovers end long wait for Cork title". Irish Examiner. 12 October 2015. Retrieved 12 October 2015. 

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