KNOCKADERRY GAA CLUB NOTES
JUNIOR HURLING CHAMPIONSHIP FINAL 1993
On Saturday, September 25th 1993 at 3pm in Ballingarry, Knockaderry played Drom Broadford in the West Junior Hurling Final unfortunately it was not to be Knockaderrys day. Sponsors of the competition were Trustees Savings Bank,
NCW. Knockaderry GAA produced a fine informative programme. Referee on the day was David O Keeffe, Ballingarry. Knockaderry’s captain was Paddy
Copse from Ballyfrawley, Trainer and Coach was Mike O Connor formly Ardagh now residing in Ballinakill, Selectors were Pat Condon, Ted Mc Grath and Johnny Corkery Snr. Just a few snippets from this Knockaderry team, This was
their 15th West Junior Hurling Final. On match day there was 5 sets of brothers, 3 Copses, Paddy, Ger and Donie, 2 Moloneys Kieran and Darragh, 2 Powers John and Eamon, 2 Collums Sean and Liam and 2 Condons John and Richard. A big loss on the day was Mike O Connor,Ballykennedy who was residing in Australia at the time. Ted Mc Grath and Johnny Corkery had a son each on the team, Brendan and Johnny Jnr. Up to that day Knockaderry had won five West
Junior Hurling titles. Mike Downes represented Knockaderry and Limerick at Minor Hurling in 1993, he wore number 12 on his back that day. Ciaran Moloney and Mike Downes were on the Western Gaels Hurling Team of 1993.
Mike Henessey played with number 10 on his back that day and he surly holds the record at underage for goals scored, up to that day Mike scored 17 goals against Rathkeale while playing full forward in an U14 game, has that record ever being beaten ??
If any one has snippets like above please forward to Ger or Nora!
GAA PITCH CLOSED
Please note that following a directive from Croke Park, Knockaderry GAA pitch is closed to the public. Please adhere to the sign erected on the gate.
LOOKING FOR OLD PHOTOS / SNIPPETS ECT
As we have no Club activities at the moment to report we are asking you to
pull out old Club photos, match programmes or you may like to submit a story to the notes in relation to the Club. They can be emailed to Nora Condon
firstname.lastname@example.org or to Ger Corkery on
COVID 19 KNOCKADERRY PARISH SUPPORT LETTER
Letters of support have being circulated through out the homes in the Parish.
Please do not hesitate to contact and member of our organisations if you need help in any way. We need each other to support each other during these unknown times.
GAA CLUB CRESTED BOBBLE HATS
There are still a limited number of Crested Bobble hats still available on sale at
€10 each. If interested please contact Ger Downes.
CLUB PLANNING PROGRAMME
If anyone has queries or wishes to receive a copy of the Knockaderry GAA Club Plan Programme please contact Ger Corkery.
KNOCKADERRY CLUB GEAR
Club gear can still be ordered from the Knockaderry site on O Neills. All Club gear has being updated. Knockaderry Club Gear can now be got from the O Neills website.
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THOUGHT OF THE WEEK
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CLUB PHOTOGRAPHS : Left to Right.
Knockaderry 2004 Co Junior A Hurling Champions
Knockaderry 2004 First Cousins – Ger Downes and Pa Downes
Knockaderry 2004 Tom Sheehy, Ted Danaher, Don Hanley, Declan Danaher and Seanie Collum
Knockaderry 2004 Waterboys – Rob Egan and Liam O Sullivan
Donagh O Sullivan, Tom Foley, Ger Downes, Tom Condon, Diarmuid O Sullivan and Ted Danaher