St. Fintans, Colt GAA

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
St. Fintans, Colt
Naomh Fiontan, Coillte
Founded: 1953
County: Laois
Club colours: Blue and Gold
Grounds: Pairc Sean Ui hUidhrin
Coordinates: 52°58′00.99″N 7°22′08.95″W / 52.9669417°N 7.3691528°W / 52.9669417; -7.3691528Coordinates: 52°58′00.99″N 7°22′08.95″W / 52.9669417°N 7.3691528°W / 52.9669417; -7.3691528
Playing kits
Standard colours

St Fintans, Colt as a Gaelic Athletic Association hurling and gaelic football club in County Laois, Ireland.

The club is located in the parish of Raheen and amalgamates with Shanahoe to play underage football and hurling.The club has never won the Laois Senior Hurling Championship but won the Laois Intermediate Hurling Championship four times in 1965, 1971, 1979 and 2008.

St Fintans, Colt has also won the Laois Junior Hurling Championship twice in 1959 and 1996. In 1996, a double was achieved as Colt also won the Laois Junior "C" Hurling Championship with their second team.

Hurling is the main game in the club but in recent years the standard of football has much improved and 1998 saw the club win the Laois Junior "B" Football Championship title for the first time ever. In 2004, the All-County Football League Division 4 title was also won.

The club grounds are called Pairc Sean Ui hUidhrin and club colours are blue and gold.

They also have a very good up and coming youth, who are making a name for themselves in the underage leagues and championships.