Tullaroan GAA

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Tullaroan
Tulach Ruáin
Founded: 1884
County: Kilkenny
Nickname: The Sash
Colours: Green and White
Grounds: Tullaroan
Coordinates: 52°39′47.63″N 7°26′33.58″W / 52.6632306°N 7.4426611°W / 52.6632306; -7.4426611Coordinates: 52°39′47.63″N 7°26′33.58″W / 52.6632306°N 7.4426611°W / 52.6632306; -7.4426611
Playing kits
Standard colours
Senior Club Championships
All Ireland Leinster
champions
Kilkenny
champions
Hurling: - - 20

Tullaroan is a Gaelic Athletic Association club located in the village of Tullaroan in County Kilkenny, Ireland. The club was founded in 1884 and is primarily concerned with the game of hurling. Tullaroan is the most successful club in the history of the Kilkenny Senior Hurling Championship.

History[edit]

Tullaroan is the oldest GAA club in County Kilkenny. The club was founded in 1884, the same year as the foundation of the Gaelic Athletic Association. Tullaroan currently lead the roll of honour in Kilkenny with twenty senior county championship titles.

Honours[edit]

  • Kilkenny Senior Hurling Championships: - 20
    • 1887, 1889, 1895, 1897, 1899, 1901, 1902, 1904, 1907, 1910, 1911, 1915, 1924, 1925, 1930, 1933, 1934, 1948, 1958, 1994
  • Beaten Finalists - 11
    • 1905, 1906, 1913, 1916, 1936, 1947, 1949, 1951, 1952, 1954, 1992

Famous hurlers[edit]

This is a list of notable hurlers who have played for Tullaroan. Generally, this means players that have enjoyed much success with the club or have played for the Kilkenny senior hurling team.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Foley, Michael (2 Jan 2005). "The top 10 Irish sporting families". The Times. London. Retrieved May 24, 2009. The Downeys. Having hurled with Kilkenny in the 1940s and 1950s, Shem Downey left an impressive legacy but one that was quickly dwarfed by the achievements of his daughters, Angela and Ann. In 25 years, the girls won 12 All-Ireland camogie medals each and 13 club titles between them. By the end of her career, Angela was commonly recognised as the greatest player the game has seen.