KNOCKADERRY GAA CLUB NOTES
PARISH GENERAL KNOWLEDGE QUIZ
Each week there will be 5 questions about the Parish, GAA, Camogie, Soccer, People, and General Knowledge. The answers will be in the following week. If you would like to send in questions for the quiz please forward to Nora 086-3735049. Thank you to all who have are contributing to the quiz!
1. Name the Knockaderry native who managed the Junior A hurling team to victory in 2004?
2. In what year was the soccer Club founded?
3. How many parishes surround Knockaderry/Clouncagh Parish and can you name them?
4. Who was chairperson of the Camogie Club the year they won the Clubs first Intermediate Championship?
5. Name the person who donated the bell that hangs in Knockaderry Church?
Answers to Rd. 3
1. Con Danaher
2. John Mangan (Ballinoe)
3. 4 (Clouncagh Old, Clouncagh New, Grange and Kilcolman East)
5. Hannon Family.
County Junior B Football Final 1999
On Sunday October 31st 1999 the Junior B footballers played Ballybricken in Bruff at 1:30pm in the County B Football Final. Referee on the day was Eamon Phelan of St. Patricks. Manager/Coach John Carraig and Selectors John Sheehy, Paddy Mc Mahon and Tom Sheehy. The team won the West Final beating NCW in Tour , the Cup on the Day was presented to Ted Danaher after a lapse of 10 years. Following that they made their way to the County Final. If anyone knows the final score on County Final day please contact Nora.
Path to the County Final:
Knockaderry 2-6 Kilcornan 1-5
Knockaderry 2-14 Askeaton 2-5
Knockaderry 2-6 Ballysteen 1-8
Knockaderry 1-14 Newcastlewest 1-5
Knockaderry 2-10 South Liberties 1-10
Knockaderry 2-7 Camogue Rovers 1-8
Team on the day in order:
Ted Danaher, Gerry Copse, Andrew Faughnan, Mike Henessey, Richard M Wall, Seanie Collum, John Power, Richard D Wall, Kevin Lyons, Kenneth Moran, Darragh Moloney, Tom Sheehy Jnr, Ollie Dowling, Liam Collum and Mike O Connor. Sub bench: Liam Ambrose, Pat Corkery, Ger Corkery, Gearoid Whelan, Micheal Wall, Coleman Duffy, Kevin Guiry,Donagh O Sullivan, Eoin O Sullivan, Micheal Sexton, Kieran Moloney, Niall Sheehy, and Kieran Dillane.
CLUB LIMERICK DRAW (MACKEY DRAW)
Final call for Club Limerick Draw for 2020 membership. The draw will take place on Saturday May 30th. Please make arrangements with your promoter or Mary Collum this week as they need to submit names.
Its is hoped to hold the Parish Draw from June 4th. This will be held behind closed doors and streamed live. There will be 3 Draws held, April, May and June. Those subscribing the €10 a month are asked to contact their promoters over the next few weeks. If draw cannot be held in June, July or beyond due to Covid 19 restrictions other options will be looked at. Please practice social distancing when arranging to meet promoters.
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 email@example.com
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. Htpps://www.oneills.com/shop-by-team/gaa/Ireland/Knockaderry-gaa.html.
KEEP IN TOUCH www.facebook.com/CnocandoireCLG-Twitter @KnockaderryGAA. You can also contact us by email firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
THOUGHT OF THE WEEK
Happiness is found when you stop comparing yourself to other people!
Stay Safe Everyone !!
Photographs Courtesy : Sean Liston
1992 Knockaderry Under 21 Football Team
1993 Knockaderry Intermediate Hurling Team v Dromcollogher/Broadford