Tyrrelstown GAA

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Tyrrelstown GAA
Tyrrelstown.jpg
Founded:2008
County:Dublin
Colours:Black and White
Grounds:Bellgree

Tyrrelstown GAA is one of six Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA) clubs based in Dublin 15 and the youngest founded in 2008 [1](the others are Castleknock, Erin Go Bragh, Garda, St. Brigids, St. Peregrines and Westmanstown Gaels). The club was officially launched in the GAA's 125th anniversary year, 2009 [3]. They currently field a single junior football team in Division 11 North [4]. At juvenile level they field in football at Under 8, Under 9 and Under 11 and hurling at Under 8 and Under 10. Their colours are black and white and they train at Bellgree.

Football[edit]

The Tyrrelstown GAA Social team played in the Dublin 15 Cross Community Integration Group Cup in 2009 against St. Peregrines GAA winning 3-4 to 2-6 winning the clubs first trophy [2]. The club started competing for the first time at junior level in 2010 entering a team in the Junior E Championship and Division 11 North [4]. Their Junior Football reached their first Junior Football championship Final in 2011 losing to Geraldine P. Morans.

The junior football team played their home games in St. Catherines Park for the 2012 season. They co-organised a football tournament with St. Peregrines in August 2012. Also participating along with Tyrrelstown and St. Peregrines were fellow Dublin 15 club Erin Go Bragh and Croi Ro Naofa from Killinarden. Croi Ro Naofa bet Tyrrelstown in the cup final while St. Peregrines defeated Erin Go Bragh in the shield final.

Honours[edit]

References[edit]

Club website: http://www.tyrrelstowngaa.ie/ [1]

Dublin 15 Cross Community Integration Group Cup : http://www.mylocalnews.ie/articles/343/2/tyrrelstown-gaa-club-1039/tyrellstown-gaa-club-notes-7923/ [2]

Gazette club launch GAA anniversary year: http://gazettesport.wordpress.com/2009/05/15/tyrrelstown-gaa-official-launch [3]

Hill 16 http://www.hill16.ie/index.php?/home/fixtures-and-results/ [4]