KNOCKADERRY GAA CLUB NOTES
PARISH GENERAL KNOWLEDGE QUIZ
This week we will be testing your GAA knowledge! We are looking for more questions for the quiz about the parish, people, GAA, Camogie, Soccer or General Knowledge to keep it going in the weeks ahead. Please contact Nora or Ger Corkery and we’ll be glad to put into the weekly quiz. Thank you to all who so far have contributed!
1. Name the Knockaderry man who played with the London team who were beaten by Kilkenny in the All Ireland Intermediate Hurling Final in 1973?
2. In what date and year was the GAA pitch purchased from the Irish Land Commission?
3. What year in the 1950’s did Granagh/Ballingarry beat Knockaderry in a West Junior Hurling Final Replay.
4. In what year did the Camogie Club win their first U13 12-a-side county championship title?
5. Who were the youngest players on the Junior B Hurling Team when they played Glantine in 1990 in the West Final?
Answers to Rd. 5
1. Limerick v Kilkenny.
2. Hugh O Donnell in the 1992/93 Desmond Cup against Feenagh.
3. November 22nd 2013
4. 1992 at U14 level
5. Robert and Tommy Hannon Jnr. Tommy scored the goal to win the final.
DID YOU KNOW?
Brian Cody was appointed Manager of Kilkenny Hurling on November 16th 1998.
JUNIOR B HURLING TEAM OF 1990
The following team lost the West Junior B Final Hurling against Glantine on Sunday October 14th 1990.
Team in order on the day: Donie Copse, Donal Dan Copse, David Downes (cpt), Brendan Mc Grath, Mike Kennedy, John Condon, Richard Condon, John O Connor, Ted Danaher, Kenneth Moran, Tom Condon (Ardrine), Tom Hennessey, Jimmy Collum, John Sheehy, Mick Meehan. Subs: Antony Mc Mahon, David O Connor, Paul Danaher, Patsy Dore, Robert O Donnell, Brendan Danaher. Selectors: David Downes, Donal Hartigan and Frank Moore.
LOTTO- PAID UP MEMBERS AND WEEKLY DIRECT MEMBERS
To all our above subscribers, we want to acknowledge your continued contributions. Once it is safe to get the Weekly Lotto up and running, there will be a special draw for those that have continued to contribute during the Covid 19 pandemic. Sean Condon will be in touch in due course but in the mean time if you have any query Sean can be contacted on 088-9332878. Thank you for your continued support during this time.
CLUB LIMERICK DRAW (MACKEY DRAW)
The first Club Limerick Draw of 2020 will take place on Saturday, June 6th. Contact your promoter or Mary Collum to finalise membership.
KNOCKADERRY/ CLOUNCAGH PARISH DRAW
It 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.
WIN A MERCEDES WITH LIMERICK GAA
Win a Mercedes CLA 180 with Limerick GAA in association with Frank Hogan Limerick. All proceeds of this draw go towards supporting Limerick GAA Teams. Tickets are €20 visit limerickgaa.ie/winamercedes for details.
GAA PITCH CLOSED
Even though Phase 1 on the lifting of restrictions started last Monday, unfortunately the opening of pitches was not in this phase. Take note that the
Knockaderry GAA pitch is still closed to the public following a directive from Croke Park. Please adhere and respect 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 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
One small positive thought in the morning can change your whole day!!
Stay Safe Everyone !!
PHOTOGRAPHS from Knockaderry Archives :
1992 Mary A Downes & Theresa McGrath accepting a set of jerseys from Tom Sheehy and Pat Condon
1999 – Knockaderry County Junior B Football Champions
1999 Knockaderry Minor Hurling Team