Thomastown GAA

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Thomastown
Baile Mhic Andáin
Founded:1905
County: Kilkenny
Colours:Blue anmd white
Grounds:Thomastown
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Thomastown GAA is a Gaelic Athletic Association club located in Thomastown, County Kilkenny, Ireland. The club was founded in 1905 and fields teams in both hurling and Gaelic football.

Gaelic Athletic Association Irish amateur sporting and cultural organisation

The Gaelic Athletic Association is an Irish international amateur sporting and cultural organisation, focused primarily on promoting indigenous Gaelic games and pastimes, which include the traditional Irish sports of hurling, camogie, Gaelic football, Gaelic handball and rounders. The association also promotes Irish music and dance, as well as the Irish language.

Thomastown Town in Leinster, Ireland

Thomastown, historically known as Grennan, is a town in County Kilkenny in the province of Leinster in the south-east of Ireland. It is a market town along a stretch of the River Nore which is known for its salmon and trout, with a number of historical landmarks in the vicinity. Visitor attractions include Jerpoint Abbey, Kilfane Glen gardens, and Mount Juliet Golf Course.

County Kilkenny County in the Republic of Ireland

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Honours

Hurling Titles

The Kilkenny Senior Hurling Championship is an annual hurling competition organised by the Kilkenny County Board of the Gaelic Athletic Association since 1887 for the top hurling teams in the county of Kilkenny in Ireland.

Kilkenny Intermediate Hurling Championship

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The J. J. Kavanagh & Sons Junior Hurling Championship is an annual hurling competition organised by the Kilkenny County Board of the Gaelic Athletic Association since 1905 for the third-tier hurling teams in the county of Kilkenny in Ireland.

Football Titles

The Kilkenny Senior Football Championship is an annual gaelic football competition between the top Kilkenny GAA clubs. The winners represent Kilkenny in the Leinster Intermediate Club Football Championship, the winners of which progress to the All-Ireland Intermediate Club Football Championship.

The Kilkenny Intermediate Football Championship is an annual Gaelic football competition organised by the Kilkenny County Board of the Gaelic Athletic Association since 1990, for the second-tier football teams in County Kilkenny, Ireland.

Notable players

Jonjo Farrell Irish hurler from Kilkenny

Jonjo Farrell is an Irish hurler who played as a full-forward for the Kilkenny senior team.

Daniel Kennedy was an Irish sportsman. He is best known as a hurler for several teams Thomastown, Dicksboro and Bennettsbridge clubs and was a member of the Kilkenny senior inter-county team in the 1940s and 1950s. Dan Kennedy captained Kilkenny in 1947.

Paudie Lannon is an Irish retired hurler who played as a midfielder for the Kilkenny senior team.

John Donnelly

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References

  1. "All-Ireland club JHC final: Thomastown hold on". Hogan Stand . 10 February 2013. Retrieved 27 February 2013.
  2. "Thomastown point way to title". Irish Examiner . 3 December 2012. Retrieved 3 December 2012.