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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes July 15th 2024

The new Tipperary Draw commences in July with a €500,000 prize fund.

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes July 8th 2024

In the fifth round of the championship, we lost 0-17 to 1-13 against Kiladangan. The teams were level in added time, but Kiladangan scored the winner in the 65th minute.

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes July 1st 2024

Congratulations to the Tipperary minor team and management on the magnificent victory in the All-Ireland final.

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes June 24th 2024

We  made our exit from the North championship after a 2-26 to 1-19 loss against Templederry in Dolla.

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes June 17th 2024

Congratulations to the Kilruane NS U13 camogie team, who won their County final with a victory over Boherlahan NS in Semple Stadium.

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes June 10th 2024

Best wishes to the Kilruane NS U13 Camogie team, who play Boherlahan NS in the County Final in Semple Stadium his Wednesday, 12th June, at 1.20pm.

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes June 3rd 2024

Kilruane NS U13 camogie team have qualified for the County final

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes May 27th 2024

Tim Dwyer Property Management & Sales sponsored socks for the U15 panel. Thanks to Tim for this generous gesture.

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Congratulations to Laura Shinners and Amy Quinlisk, who played on the Tipperary intermediate team that claimed the Munster title with a victory over Kerry.

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes May 13th 2024

Friday, 10th May 2024, is a night that will go down in the history books of Kilruane MacDonaghs GAA & Camogie club as the most successful fundraiser ever ran.

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes May 6th 2024

Best wishes & speedy recovery to James Gould who broke his collar bone in the Féile na nGael u15 match vs Clonoulty Rossmore.

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes April 29th 2024

Over 40 contestants will compete in 6 rounds of games to try and win a massive €10,000 cash prize to be divided between their chosen charity/club (€7,000) and themselves (€3,000).

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes April 22nd 2024

Our Quid Game Fundraiser takes place on Friday, 10th May, in the Abbey Court Hotel, Nenagh to raise funds for for a 1km community walking track and a second playing field for our growing number of members.

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Congratulations to Jerome Cahill on overcoming Jack Doyle (Kilkenny) to win the All-Ireland Junior Men’s title in Croke Park.

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes April 8th 2024

We’ve got a lineup of 6 games that will test contestants’ skills, challenge their wits, and leave you on the edge of your seats. The event takes place on Friday, 10th May, in the Abbey Court Hotel, Nenagh. All funds raised will go towards our club development.

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes April 1st 2024

Congratulations to Susan O’Brien, who has been elected Vice-President of the Kilruane MacDonaghs GAA & Camogie Club.

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes March 25th 2024

All of out teams from u13 to u17 played football championship games over the weekend.

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes March 18th 2024

In the first round of the County League, we travelled to Templemore and recorded a 1-19 to 0-11 victory over JK Brackens.

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes March 11th 2024

Sympathy is extended to the family and friends of club vice-president Des Gaynor. Suaimhneas síorai dá anam uasal cróga.

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes March 4th 2024

The annual Easter Camp takes place in MacDonagh Park from 26th to 28th March from 10.00am to 2.00pm each day.

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes February 26th 2024

The club extends sympathy to the family of the late Seamus Dunne, Old Post Office, Carney and formerly Cloughkeating.

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes February 19th 2024

Sean Hayes was presented with the 2023 U19 ‘B’ Footballer of the Year Award at a function in Lorrha on Saturday night. Ross Austin was presented with the U19 ‘B’ football medals.

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes February 12th 2024

The Tipperary Draw was held in the Clough Inn last Friday. Tom Killackey, who won the first prize in the January Draw, was presented with the keys of his Citroen C3 car. Outgoing Kilruane MacDonaghs co-ordinator Carmel Daly was presented with a bouquet of flowers in recognition of her trojan work in promoting the Tipperary Draw over many years.

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Kilruane Macdonaghs Notes Feb 5th 2024

Congratulations to Jack Mulcahy, Brian O’Meara, Jack Peters (management) and the Nenagh CBS team on their dramatic and historic victory over Ard Scoil Rís in the Harty Cup final.

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes January 29th 2024

Congratulations to Sean Melia, who was elected Vice-President of Kilruane MacDonaghs at the recent meeting of the club executive. Sean is one of our most loyal supporters and has given decades of service at the weekly Kilruane Bingo session and as a steward in MacDonagh Park.

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes January 22nd 2024

Well done to Jack Mulcahy, Brian O’Meara, Jack Peters (management) and the Nenagh CBS team on their victory over Charleville CBS in the Harty Cup semi-final.

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Kilrane MacDonaghs Notes January 15th 2024

Well done to Jack Mulcahy, Brian O’Meara, Jack Peters (management) and the Nenagh CBS team on their victory over CBS Cork in the Harty Cup quarter-final.

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes January 8th 2024

Sympathy is extended to the families of Joe McCarthy, Chris Quinlan and all who passed away this week. Congratulations to Tom Killackey, Main Street, Cloughjordan, who won the first prize of €18,000 in the January Draw.

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes December 18th 2023

The Kilruane MacDonaghs club would like to wish its supporters, players, committee and officials a peaceful and safe Christmas and a New Year blessed with good health and filled with contentment.

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes December 5th 2023

After a thrilling contest, we were edged out 3-21 to 2-21 by Silvermines in extra time in the North final. (Photo – Nenagh Guardian)

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes November 27th 2023

In the u21 semi-final, we had a 2-15 to 1-11 away victory over defending champions Burgess. — Congratulations to the Cloughjordan U13 football team on their 4-3 to 1-8 victory over Upperchurch NS in the County final in Littleton.

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes November 20th 2023

The Annual General Meeting is pencilled in for Friday, 1st December at 8.30pm. In the U21 semi-final, we play Burgess in Kilcoleman on Sunday at 12.00pm.

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes November 13th 2023

In the Junior ‘C’ final, we lost 0-19 to 1-13 against Silvermines after extra time in testing conditions in Toomevara.

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes November 6th 2023

In the Junior ‘C’ final, we play Silvermines in Toomevara this Saturday, 11th November, at 2.00pm. || Niall O’Meara has announced his retirement from inter-county hurling.

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes October 30th 2023

Congratulations to Cloughjordan and Kilruane schools on victories in their respective North U13 football finals.

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes October 23rd 2023

We qualified for the Junior ‘C’ final with a hard-earned 3-12 to 2-14 away victory over Ballina.

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes October 16th 2023

S tMichaels Cloughjordan qualified for the county final while Kilruane NS boys and girls teams won their groups.

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes October 9th 2023

U19 Footballers lost out in County Semi-Final. Junior C’s Drew With Borrisoleigh. U15s Lost out in Plate Final. U14s Won the Festival of Hurling Tournament. U9s Wrap up their year.

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes October 2nd 2023

After a very challenging year, we finished on a very positive note with a well-deserved 2-18 to 0-20 victory over Upperchurch Drombane in the relegation semi-final in Dolla.

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes September 25th 2023

In the ‘C’ County final, our second team lost 3-9 to 2-7 against Portroe in Moneygall. It was a great effort by the team in a game that was played in atrocious weather conditions.

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes September 18th 2023

A large crowd from the parish descended on Dundrum for the U13 County finals. The foul weather necessitated a change from the original venue in Clonoulty.

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes September 11th 2023

Out U17s lost out to Borrisoleigh on a scoreline of 3-10 to 0-23.

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Congrats to our u13 teams who won the North Tipperary U13A and U13D finals in Dolla on Saturday.

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes August 28th 2023

Despite giving their best performance of the season, MacDonaghs just came up short with Moycarkey prevailing on a 1-23 to 1-21 scoreline in Templederry.

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes August 21st 2023

PHOTO: EAMONN MCGEE
In the third round of the County championship, we play Moycarkey Borris on Saturday in Templederry at 6.15pm.

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Picture: Brendan Gleeson Irish Examiner
After last Sunday’s 4-21 to 3-19 loss against Roscrea, the result of the final round against Moycarkey Borris will determine whether we finish third or fourth in the group.

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes August 8th 2023

In the second round of the County championship, we play Roscrea in Nenagh on Sunday at 2.00pm. This is a crucial game for the team, so we are asking all our supporters to head to Nenagh and get behind the lads.

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes July 31st 2023

We began the County championship with 3-16 to 0-15 loss to Toomevara in Nenagh.

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes July 24th 2023

A 4-9 to 1-7 victory over Roscrea in Borrisokane brought the U19 ‘B’ football title to the parish for the first time.

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes July 17th 2023

We collected our first points in the championship with a merited 3-18 to 1-23 victory over Nenagh in Toomevara. 

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes July 10th 2023

Despite a good display in the North Quarter Final our senior hurlers were defeated by Borrisoleigh by 3 points in Dolla on Sunday.

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes July 3rd 2023

Mixed fortunes for our junior and u19 hurlers in their first championship outings with a narrow loss for the juniors against Borrris-Ileigh and a win for the u19s over Silvermines.

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes June 26th 2023

We had mixed fortunes in the opening rounds of the u15 championship. We had to give second best to Toomevara in the first round but returned with a good victory over Kiladangan in round 2.

Photos: Eoin Campbell/JustMultimedia.

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes June 19th 2023

Best wishes to Craig Morgan, Niall O’Meara, Kian O’Kelly and the Tipperary team in the All-Ireland quarter-final against Galway in Limerick on Saturday evening.

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes June 12th 2023

The Complex was packed to capacity last Friday night for the launch of the new Kilruane MacDonaghs GAA & Camogie jersey and the ‘’Friends of MacDonaghs’’sponsorship initiative. Author and broadcaster Damian Lawlor and Michelle Drysdale, great granddaughter of Thomas MacDonagh were in attendance for the launch.

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes June 5th 2023

Three parish teams were in action in the County Finals in Semple Stadium. Well done to the three teams and thanks to the teachers who continue to promote Gaelic games in our parish schools.

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes May 29th 2023

Congratulations to Cathal England, Cian Moyles and the Tipperary U17 team on their 1-28 to 0-27 AET victory over Galway in the All-Ireland final in Birr on Saturday

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes May 22nd 2023

Kilruane NS U11 hurling team qualified for the County final with a two-point victory over Cappawhite NS in the Ragg. The Kilruane U11 camogie team also booked a place in the final in Semple Stadium by getting the better of Cappawhite. Cloughjordan U13 camogie team advanced to the County semi-final with a victory over Gaelscoil Cluain Meala.

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes May 15th 2023

Congratulations to Cloughjordan, who claimed the North U13 hurling title with a victory over an Ardcroney side that pushed them all the way to the final whistle.

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes May 8th 2023

In the North ’B’ final, we had to give second best to a very good Roscrea side that took the title on a 8-7 to 4-4 scoreline.

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes May 1st 2023

Senior In the fourth round of the County League, we lost 5-20 to 2-20 against JK Brackens in MacDonagh Park. Although we conceded four first-half goals from David O’Shea (11th & 26th mins), Ned Delaney (12 & 17th mins), we were level at the break on a 2-11 to 4-5 scoreline. MacDonaghs had responded with […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes April 24th 2023

In the quarter-final of the North Championship, we play Borris-Ileigh.

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes April 17th 2023

In the third round of the County League, we lost 3-19 to 0-19 against Toomevara in MacDonagh Park, fielding just six of the team that started in the County final.

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes April 10th 2023

Senior In the third round of the County League, we play Toomevara in MacDonagh Park this Sunday, 16th April, at 12.00.   Junior Football We play Roscrea in the semi-final on Sunday, 7th May, at 7.00pm with the venue to be confirmed.   U17 Football In the North/Mid League, we recorded a hard-earned 3-3 to […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes April 3rd 2023

Senior In the second round of the County League, we lost 1-21 to 0-14 against Drom & Inch in The Ragg. MacDonaghs lined out with five of the County Final winning team and finished with just four of that side when Cian Darcy went off injured in the 55th minute. The home team led 0-12 […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes March 27th 2023

Senior In the second round of the County League, we play Drom & Inch in the Ragg on Saturday, 1st April at 6.00pm.   Junior Football The scheduled game against Nenagh fell foul of the weather last weekend. Details of the refixture have yet to be confirmed.   U17 Football In the North/Mid League, we […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes March 20th 2023

Senior In the first round of the County League, we lost 3-24 to 1-17 against Thurles Sarsfields in MacDonagh Park. Both teams were understrength with MacDonaghs fielding just seven players that featured in the County final. The first half was very evenly contested with Thurles enjoying a 1-10 to 1-7 lead at the interval. Cormac […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes March 13th 2023

Senior In the first round of the County League, we play Thurles Sarsfields in MacDonagh Park on St. Patrick’s Day at 12.00 noon.   U17 Football In the second round of the North/Mid League, we came out the wrong side of a 2-5 to 1-7 scoreline against Moyne Templetuohy in MacDonagh Park. Kilruane spurned some […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes March 6th 2023

Senior The first round of the County League against Thurles Sarsfields in MacDonagh Park has been brought forward to St. Patrick’s Day with throw-in at 12.00 noon.   Junior Football In the first round of the championship, we are away to Nenagh this Sunday, 12th March at 12.00 noon. Roscrea are also in the group. […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes February 27th 2023

Senior In the first round of the County League, we are at home to Thurles Sarsfields on the weekend of 19th March. Toomevara, Drom & Inch, JK Brackens and Nenagh Éire Óg are also in the group.   Junior Football In the Munster semi-final, Kilruane MacDonaghs lost 5-10 to 2-5 against Diarmuid O’Mathunas in Knockaderry. […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes February 20th 2023

  Junior Football Kilruane MacDonaghs play Diarmuid O’Mathunas (Cork) in the Munster Junior ‘B’ semi-final in Knockaderry, Limerick Eircode: V42WC61 on this Sunday, 26th February at 2.00pm. Admission is €10.   Inter County Kian O’Kelly lined out at wing-forward on the Tipperary team against Kilkenny in the Dillon Quirke Foundation Challenge in Semple Stadium. He […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes February 13th 2023

Club of the Year The North Board has named Kilruane MacDonaghs the 2022 Club of the Year. Thanks to all our players, coaches, selectors, officials and supporters who worked so hard to make 2022 such a successful year. This is the sixth time the club has been awarded this prestigious accolade 1975, 1977, 1978, 1985, […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes February 6th 2023

Long Puck Competition The Long Puck Competition in aid of the Dillon Quirke Foundation was held in MacDonagh Park last Saturday. Cian Darcy emerged victorious and will represent the club in the County final in Clonoulty on Saturday. A total of €760 was raised. Thanks to all who participated and supported. It is hoped to […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs GAA Club

  Long Puck Competition Dan, Hazel, Shannon and Kellie Quirke have launched The Dillon Quirke Foundation in an effort to raise awareness and save lives by screening every G.A.A. player, both male and female, from the age of 12 upwards. By doing so, they hope to prevent other families from going through the heartache of losing […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs News January 23rd 2023

Junior Football In the Munster Club Junior ‘B’ football tournament we will play the winners of the Diarmuid O Mathunas (Cork) and Castletown Ballyagran (Limerick) in the semi-final which is scheduled for Sunday, 26th February in Knockaderry (Limerick) at 2.00pm.   Dinner Dance The Dinner Dance took place in the Abbey Court Hotel last Saturday […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes Jan 16th 2023

Dinner Dance The Dinner Dance takes place in the Abbey Court Hotel on this Saturday, 21st January at 7.00pm. The successful senior hurlers and junior footballers will be presented with their medals at the function.   Medal Presentation The Juvenile Club held a presentation night in the MacDonagh Complex on last Friday night. Senior captain […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes January 9th 2023

Medal Presentation The annual Tipperary Coiste na Óg Captains’ Night and Medal presentation was held in the Ragg. James Gould (U13 A) and Oisín Carroll (U13 D) received County medals on behalf of their respective teams from Tipperary minor star Tom Delaney. Cillian Healy was presented with his Humphrey Kelleher medal and Ray Quinlivan received […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes 19th December 2022

U21 A 2-11 to 0-12 loss against Burgess in Kilcolman ended our aspirations in this championship. The game was in the balance until a late goal for the home side sealed the issue. It was a day in which defences were on top  and scores from play were at a premium.  It was always going […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes December 12th 2022

U21 A 2-16 to 1-9 home victory over Newport secured a place in the semi-final. A brace of goals from Kian O’Kelly inside the first ten minutes helped lay the foundation for victory. We led by 2-10 to 0-4 at the interval. Newport shaded the second half but MacDonaghs always kept sufficient daylight between the […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes December 7th 2022

Junior Football Congratulations to the Junior ‘B’ football team and management on their 1-11 to 0-10 victory over Boherlahan Dualla in the County final. This was the 61st County title to come to the parish, the 9th in football. Seamus Hennessy, who lined out at full-forward, won a County Junior ‘B’ hurling medal in 2004, […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes November 28th 2022

Junior Football Our junior footballers qualified for the County final of the ‘B’ championship with a hard-earned 2-5 to 0-10 victory over Cappawhite in Newport. Aided by the wind in the first half, MacDonaghs led by 2-2 to 0-4 at the interval with Carl Williams scoring both goals. With  the wind in their backs Cappawhite […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes November 21st 2022

Junior Football We play Cappawhite in the County semi-final of the ‘B’ championship on this Sunday in Newport at 1.00pm.   U21 In our first round in Tony Reddin Park we played out a draw with Lorrha/Rovers. We scored 3-13  in reply to 1-19 from the home team. The omens didn’t look great at the […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes November 14th 2022

  Junior Football We will play Cappawhite in the County Junior ‘B’ football semi-final on Sunday, 27th November in Newport at 1.00pm   U21 In the first round of the hurling championship we play to Lorrha/Rovers in Lorrha on this Saturday, 19th November at 3.00pm.   U17 Football A 5-2 to 1-8 victory over Moneygall/Clonakenny […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes November 7th 2022

Munster Club It was a game too soon and a bridge to far in the Munster Club Quarter-Final against an outstanding Ballygunner side. No dishonour in giving second best to the All-Ireland champions. Thanks to the players, management and backroom team for their commitment and dedication throughout a testing season. Dan Breen will rest in […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs AGM 2022

The Annual General Meeting of Kilruane MacDonaghs GAA Club will take place on Friday, 2nd December 2022 at 8.00pm   AGENDA   1. Minutes 2021 Annual General Meeting 2. Secretary’s Report  3. Treasurer’s Report 4. Chairperson’s Address 5. Nominations/Motions 6. Election of Officers  7. A.O.B. 8. Votes of Sympathy     Motion received for discussion […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes October 31st 2022

County Final After the drawn game the mandatory post mortems were held in the local hostelries or where two or three gathered. Wise old heads nodded and whispered that “we had left it behind us.” However, they forgot to delve more deeply into our history to recall that the same sentiments were widely expressed after […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes October 24th 2022

County Final Best of luck to the team and management in the County final replay against Kiladangan in Semple Stadium on Sunday at 3.00pm. The team gave a tremendous performance last Sunday and showed great strength of character to chisel out a draw in the closing minutes. We had fantastic vocal support last Sunday. We […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes October 17th 2022

County Final Best of luck to the team and management in the County final as they take on a very formidable Kiladangan outfit. The team has prepared well with the management adopting a low-key approach. We urge all our followers to let their voices be heard in Semple Stadium and drive the team over the […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes October 11th 2022

Senior We qualified for the County final for the first time since 1986 with a merited 2-17 to 1-14 victory over Upperchurch Drombane in Semple Stadium. Heavy morning rain made conditions difficult for the players. MacDonaghs played into the Killinan End in the first half and dominated  the early exchanges. However, three wides in three […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes Oct 3rd 2022

Senior We take on Upperchurch Drombane in the County semi-final in Semple Stadium on Sunday at 2.00pm.  Upperchurch are on the crest of a wave at the moment and will bring serious momentum into the game. However, if we can match their intensity we are in with a chance.  We ask our supporters to travel […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes September 24th 2022

Senior Last Saturday’s hard-earned but well-deserved 2-17 to 2-15 victory over Toomevara secured a place in the County semi-final for the first time since 2019. It was the first time since 1990 that we recorded two successive championship victories over our neighbours – 1986 & 1990 North finals. This latest victory follows on from our […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes Sept 19th 2022

Senior In the County quarter-final we play Toomevara in Semple Stadium on this Saturday, 24th September at 5.45pm. Admission is by ticket only. Tap and go system will also operate.   Junior C In the second round we play Silvermines in MacDonagh Park on this Sunday, 25th September at 5.00pm. U15 Our first team qualified […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes September 12th 2022

Senior In the County quarter-final we have been drawn to play Toomevara in Semple Stadium on Saturday, 24th September at 5.45pm. U17 In the semi-final we lost lout to Moneygall Clonakenny in Toomervara on a 1-17 to 2-6 scoreline.  Kilruane trailed by 1-11 to 1-4 at the break. MacDonaghs had advantage of wind in second […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes September 5th 2022

Senior A 3-15 to 1-20 victory over Clonoulty Rossmore in Templetuohy secured top place in the group and a County quarter-final spot for the seventh time in eight years (2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2021, 2022). With 62 mins gone Jerome Cahill was harshly penalised 45 metres out and Jack Ryan slotted the resultant free […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes August 29th 2021

Senior In the final group game we play Clonoulty Rossmore in Templetuohy on Sunday at 12.30pm. It is crucial that all our supporters make their way to Templetuohy and get behind the lads. For very understandable reasons Clonoulty will have the support of neutrals so we all have an obligation to back our team on […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes August 22nd 2022

Senior After last  Sunday’s 3-19 to 1-17 loss against Nenagh our championship fate hinges on the result of the final group game against Clonoulty Rossmore.  A victory would secure top spot in the group. Anything less  would put us in third place. The Nenagh game was played in perfect conditions on a well-prepared but hard […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes August 15th 2022

Senior We play Nenagh Éire Óg in the County championship in the Ragg on Sunday at 12.30pm. After the traumatic game against Clonoulty this is going to be a very difficult assignment  for the lads so it is very important that supporters travel in force and get behind the team.  Admission is by ticket only. […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes August 7th 2022

Dillon Quirke RIP The traumatic ending of the game against Clonoulty Rossmore affected everybody present in Semple Stadium. We left Thurles hoping that Dillon Quirke would make a fully recovery. Sadly, the news of Dillon’s passing filtered through later that night and there was a palpable sense of shock throughout the parish in general and […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes August 1st 2022

Senior In the second round of the County championship we play Clonoulty Rossmore in Semple Stadium on this Friday, 5th  August at 7.30pm. This will be a big task for the team against the West champions so we urge all our supporters to head to Thurles and get behind the lads. Admission is by ticket […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes July 25th 2022

Senior In the first round of the County championship MacDonaghs recorded a 4-22 to 0-10 victory over Moycarkey Borris in the Templederry. The team that had looked lethargic and leaden-footed against Kiladangan played with purpose and pace on this occasion. Ten players got on the scoresheet and 4-18 of the final tally came from play. […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes July 18th 2022

Senior In the first round of the County championship we play Moycarkey Borris in Templederry on this Saturday, 23rd July at 6.30pm.  This will be a very difficult assignment for the team so all support would be appreciated. Two years ago, against the same opposition, we were fortunate to get out the gap with a […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes July 12th 2022

North Final Thanks to all the club members who helped out with the stewarding arrangements for last Sunday’s Hibernian Inn North senior final. A special word of thanks to JP McKenna who once again gave us the use of his field for parking.   Junior After last weekend’s results we are guaranteed a place in […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes June 27th 2022

Inter County Best of luck to the Tipperary minor team and management in the All-Ireland final against Offaly.   Senior After their exit from the North championship the team must now regroup for the first round of the County championship against Moycarkey Borris which is scheduled for Saturday, 24th July.     U19 In the […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes June 20th 2022

Senior On next Sunday, 26th June we play Kiladangan in the quarter-final of the North championship in Nenagh at 4.00pm.   Junior After two encouraging performances in the early rounds we had to give second best to a very useful Roscrea side in Toomevara and lost out on a 3-24 to 0-14 scoreline. MacDonaghs had […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes June-15th-2022

Junior MacDonaghs lost out by the minimum of margins to Toomevara on a 1-19 to 1-18 scoreline in the second round of the championship in Nenagh. Injury ruled out Conor Austin, Brian O’Meara, Matthew Moyles, Martin Grace and Pat Conway while Kevin Ryan had work commitments. The management had to be creative in selecting the […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes June 6th 2022

Junior Football We won our first North title in this grade since 1975 with a 5-8 to 0-8 victory over Shannon Rovers in Borrisokane. On a perfect evening for football there was very little between the sides for most of the game and the scoreline is not an accurate relection of the play. In the […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes May 30th 2022

Junior Hurling The Juniors begin their campaign with a game against Nenagh Éire Óg on this Friday, 3rd June in Toomevara at 7.45pm.   Junior Football We advanced to the final of the ‘B’ championship with a 3-12 to 1-4 away victory over Moneygall. MacDonaghs were always in control of this game and led by […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes May 23rd 2022

Inter County Commiserations to Craig Morgan, Cian Darcy, John Casey and the Tipperary senior team on the loss to Cork.   Senior On last Saturday we participated in the Ger Grace Memorial Tournament in Dolla. This was an an 11-a-side competition. It took a while for our players to come to grips with the format […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes May 16th 2022

Inter County Best of luck to Craig Morgan, Cian Darcy,  John Casey (Physio) and the Tipperary senior team against Cork on Sunday. Tickets can be purchased in the usual Centra and SuperValu outlets or online.   Senior In the final group game of the County League we drew with Borris-Ileigh in MacDonagh Park. Score: MacDonaghs […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes May-10-2022

Inter County Commiserations to Craig Morgan, Cian Darcy, John Casey and the Tipperary senior team on the loss to Limerick. Hard luck to Páidí Williams and the Tipperary U20 team that lost to Limerick in the Munster Final.   Senior In the last round of the League game we play Borris-Ileigh in MacDonagh Park on […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes May 1st 2022

Inter County Best of luck to Páidí Williams and the Tipperary U20 team that takes on Limerick in the Munster final in the Gaelic Grounds on this Wednesday, 4th May at 7.30pm. Best of luck to Craig Morgan, Cian Darcy,  John Casey (Physio) and the Tipperary senior team against Limerick on Sunday.   Senior In […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes April 2022

Inter County Commiserations to Craig Morgan, Cian Darcy, John Casey and the Tipperary senior team on the loss to Clare. It will be a daunting task to overcome Limerick in the next round and stay in contention for qualification. Best of luck to Páidí Williams and the Tipperary U20 team that takes on Cork in […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes 18-April-2022

Inter County Commiserations to Craig Morgan, Cian Darcy, John Casey and the Tipperary senior team on the narrow loss to Waterford. It was a noble effort against one of the championship favourites. Craig  made an impressive championship debut, holding Stephen Bennett scoreless. Paidi Williams acquitted himself well in the number one jersey as the Tipperary […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes April 13th 2022

Inter County Best of luck to Craig Morgan, Cian Darcy, John Casey, the Tipperary senior team and management in the Munster championship game against Waterford. Best wishes to Paidí Williams who is a member of the Tipperary U20 hurling panel that plays Waterford in Semple Stadium on this Wednesday, 13th  April at 7.00pm.   Senior […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes April 4th 2022

Senior A five-point home victory over Nenagh saw the team collect their second brace of points in the County League on a 5-14 to 0-24 scoreline. A very heavy shower at the start of the game made the conditions difficult for both teams. The first half was very even with a Paddy Ryan goal after […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes

Senior In the first round of the County League MacDonaghs chalked up a  6-19 to 4-14 victory over JK Brackens in Borrisoleigh. Team: Conor Doheny, Conor Austin, Kieran Cahill, Eanna Hogan, James Cleary (0-1), Jack Peters, Eoin Hogan (0-1), Mark O’Neill (0-2), Matthew Moyles, Paddy Ryan, Conor Cleary (1-2), Jerome Cahill (1-3), Thomas Cleary (1-1, […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes March 14th 2022

County League In the first round of the County Senior League we play JK Brackens in Borisoleigh on Monday, 21st March at 8.00pm.   Junior A home game against Nenagh Éire Óg on Saturday 26th March at 4.30pm will see our Junior ’A’ team begin their League campaign. Toomevara, Roscrea, Borris-Ileigh and Kiladangan are also […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes March 7th 2022

County League In the first round of the County Senior League we play JK Brackens in Borisoleigh on Monday, 21st March at 8.00pm.   Membership Membership subscriptions are now due. Fees for 2022: Adult Players €100; Players U17 €60; and non-playing adults €60.   Club Package Once again a very attractive Club Package is being […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes March 1st 2022

County League In the first round of the County Senior League we have been drawn away to JK Brackens. This game is scheduled for the weekend of 20th March with details still to be finalised. Borris-Ileigh, Clonoulty Rossmore, Nenagh Éire Óg and Thurles Sarsfields are also in the group. Membership Membership subscriptions are now due. […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes February 21st 2022

Membership Membership subscriptions are now due. Fees for 2022: Adult Players €100; Players U17 €60; and non-playing adults €60.   Club Package The Club Package is growing in popularity each year. For just €200 you will have a full year’s Lotto subscription, entry to the Tipperary Draw as well as your membership. In effect, supporters […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes February 7th 2022

Allianz League Craig Morgan lined out at corner-back in Tipperary’s victory over Laois in testing conditions. Cian Darcy was among the substitutes.   Underage Coaches All coaches involved with underage teams must be Garda Vetted, attend a Safeguarding Course and obtain a minimum coaching qualification. Our outgoing Children’s Officer Yvonne O’Looney has done tremendous work […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes January 24th 2022

Allianz League Craig Morgan and Cian Darcy have been selected on the Tipperary senior hurling panel for the forthcoming National League.     Tipperary Draw Congratulations to Timmy and Lynn Kelly who won €1,000 in the recent Tipperary Draw.   Lotto The Jackpot now stands at €2,400. Tickets are available from the usual outlets or […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes January 3rd 2021

Thanks The adult hurlers and camogie players would like to thank everybody who helped make the Christmas Shoe Box Appeal  such a resounding success.   Lotto Congratulations to Eoin Gleeson, Puckane who won the €2,900 Jackpot on 27th December. The Jackpot now stands at €2,100. Tickets are available from the usual outlets or you can […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes Dec-21-2021

Under 14 A busy season finished on a high note under lights in Borrisoleigh when the U14 hurlers claimed the North ‘A’ title with a hard-earned 4-11 to 1-9 victory over Ballina. MacDonaghs led by four points at the interval but Ballina cut the deficit to two at the second water break. However, a strong […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes Dec-14-2021

AGM A well-attended and very productive Annual General Meeting was held in the clubroom on last Friday night. Prior to the meeting Fr. Pat Greed celebrated Mass for deceased members in Cloughjordan Church. Chairman Joe Whelan welcomed all to the meeting before the secretary’s comprehensive report on the year’s activities was read. On behalf of […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes De-06-2021

AGM The Annual General Meeting will be held in the Clubroom on Thursday, 9th December at 8.00pm. It will be preceded by Mass for deceased members in Cloughjordan Church at 7.30pm. Covid Protocols will apply with all attendees having to wear a mask.   Under 12 In the U12 ‘D’ final Kilruane MacDonaghs claimed the […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes Nov-29-2021

AGM The Annual General Meeting will be held in the Clubroom on Thursday, 9th December at 8.00pm. It will be preceded by Mass for deceased members in Cloughjordan Church at 7.30pm. Covid Protocols will apply with all attendees having to wear a mask. Nomination forms are available on the club website www.kilruanemacdonaghs.com and must be […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes Nov-22-2021

Under 21 A 3-13 to 0-16 loss away against Portroe ended our championship aspirations. MacDonaghs began impressively and hit four points without reply. Portroe settled into the game and a goal in the 15th  minute edged them a point ahead. The Magpies led by 0-9 to 1-4 at the interval. On the resumption the game […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes Nov-15-2021

Under 21 We are away to Portroe in the quarter-final on Saturday at 2.00pm in what is to be the final championship in this grade. This is a straight knockout competition.   AGM The Annual General Meeting will be held in the Clubroom on Thursday, 9th December at 8.00pm. It will be preceded by Mass […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes November 1st 2021

Junior ‘C’ A 2-9 to 1-7 semi-final loss against Kiladangan in Puckane brought the campaign to an end. MacDonaghs had the aid of a slight breeze in the first half and led by three points at the interval. The game was finely poised all through but two second half Kiladangan goals tilted the balance in […]

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Kilruane MacDonagh Notes Oct-18-2021

Senior For the second year in a row Loughmore ended our interest in the championship. Goals win games and this was borne out on Saturday evening. The concession of four goals in the first half left the team with a mountain to climb. To their credit they dominated possession in the second but couldn’t get […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes Oct-11-2021

Senior Kilruane MacDonaghs play Loughmore-Castleiney in the Dan Breen quarter-final in Semple Stadium on Saturday at 5.00pm. This game will be shown on RTE. The teams have clashed on five previous occasions in the championship: 1986 County Semi-Final in Cashel MacDonaghs 1-14 Loughmore 2-8; 1987 County Semi-Final in Semple Stadium Loughmore 1-12 MacDonaghs 0-12; 1994 […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes Oct-04-2021

Junior ‘A’ A 2-23 to 2-12 loss against Nenagh in the semi-final ended our championship aspirations for this year. We trailed by two points at the interval with the scoreboard reading 0-10 to 0-8 in favour of Nenagh. With the breeze at their backs Nenagh dominated the third quarter and surged into a twelve-point lead […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes Sept-27-2021

Senior A four-point victory over Roscrea on a 3-19 to 2-18 scoreline in Toomevara cemented our position as group winners. Considering we lined out without Niall O’Meara, Cian Darcy, Mark O’Neill and Paidí Williams this was a good victory over a Roscrea side that had played exceptionally well against Nenagh. After 51minutes Roscrea had surged […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes Sept-20-2021

Senior On this Sunday, 26th September Kilruane MacDonaghs play Roscrea in the final group game in Toomevara at 5.00pm.  The club will not be selling tickets for the game. Tickets can be purchased on www.tipperary.gaa.ie and supporters can also pay at the gate.   Junior ‘A’ In the final group match Kilruane MacDonaghs lost out […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes June-13-2021

Senior A three-point victory over Borris-Ileigh on a 2-24 to 2-21 scoreline in Semple Stadium ensured top spot in the group and a place in the quarter-final. Considering we were in the “Group of Death”, a place in the quarter-final with a game to go is no mean achievement. The team gave their best display […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes Sept-06-2021

Senior We play Borris-Ileigh in the second round of the County Championship in Semple Stadium on Friday at 7.30pm. Tickets can be bought online and can also be bought on the night. We need massive support to drive the noys over the line.   Junior C In the second round of the championship we were […]

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Kilruane MacDonagh Notes Aug-30-2021

Senior Our County campaign got off to a winning start with a two-point victory over Nenagh. Borris-Ileigh will provide the opposition in the second round which is scheduled for the weekend of 12th September.   Junior A We came out the wrong end of a 0-17 to 0-11 scoreline against Borris-Ileigh in the third round […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes Aug-21-2021

Senior After last Sunday’s loss in the North Final attention now switches to the County championship against Nenagh in Toomevara on Sunday at 1.00pm. It was a good effort against Kiladangan who finished the stronger to take the title. Congratulations to Kiladangan who are worthy champions.   Junior In the third round of the championship […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes Aug018-2021

Senior Victories over Portroe and Borris-Ileigh have booked a place in the final against Kiladangan in Nenagh on Sunday evening at 6.15pm. Best of luck to the team and management. This is an all ticket game. We will have a limited allocation of tickets for distribution. Text 0872176452 with your order. We regret that we […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes 09-Aug-2021

Senior After a three-point victory over Ballina we have been drawn against Portroe in the quarter-final in  Nenagh on this Wednesday, 11th August at 7.00pm. This is an all ticket game and 2020 passes are not valid.   Junior Two late goals from Shane Williams (54th minute) and Tom Dooley (64th minute) helped secure a […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes 02-July-2021

Senior Ballina provide the opposition in the first round of the North championship in Puckane on this Wednesday, 4th August at 7.00pm. This is an all ticket game and 2020 passes are not valid.   Junior The championship begins with a home game against Toomevara on this Thursday, 5th August at 7.00pm. This is also […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes July-26-2021

Inter County Best of luck to Niall O’Meara, Craig Morgan, Eamon O’Shea and the Tipperary team in the All-Ireland Quarter-Final against Waterford on Saturday. Commiserations to Kian O’Kelly and the Tipperary U20 team that lost out to Cork in the semi-final.   Senior We have been drawn to play Ballina in the first round of […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes June 19th 2021

Inter County Well done to Kian O’Kelly who was part of the Tipperary U20 team that defeated Waterford in the Munster quarter-final. Kian scored four points before he sustained an injury in the second half and had to leave the field. Commiserations to the Niall O’Meara and the Tipperary team that lost out to Limerick […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes July-12th-2021

Munster Final Best of luck to Niall O’Meara, Craig Morgan, Cian Darcy and the Tipperary team in the Munster Final against Limerick.   Senior League A twelve-point loss in MacDonagh Park scuttled hopes of qualifying for the League final. Score: Toomevara 3-21 Kilruane MacDonaghs 0-18. The damage was done in the first half when Toomevara […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes June 5th 2021

Senior Toomevara will provide the opposition in the third round of the County League in MacDonagh Park on this Sunday, 11th July at 12.00 noon.   Junior The Magpies flew across the border to take on Toomevara in the League and recorded a well-deserved six-point victory against our neighbours on a 1-17 to 0-14 scoreline. […]

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Kilruane MacDoanghs Notes June 28th 2021

Senior In the second round of the County League MacDonaghs had a 1-18 to 1-16 home victory over Loughmore Castleiney. On a perfect day for hurling on a pristine pitch the Magpies had the advantage of a very slight breeze in the opening half. The visitors hit the first point of the game but Cian […]

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Kilruane MacDoanghs Notes June-21-2021

Senior In the County Championship Kilruane MacDonaghs have been drawn in an all North group with Borris-Ileigh, Nenagh and Roscrea. In the second round of the County League we will be at home to Loughmore Castleiney on this Sunday, 27th June at 12.00.   Junior In the first round of the League MacDonaghs lost out […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes June-14-2021

Senior MacDonaghs chiselled out a great draw against Borris-Ileigh in the first round of the County League played in Bishop Quinlan Park. Score: MacDonaghs 4-10, Borris-Ileigh 0-22. Considering that MacDonaghs had to field without so many regulars, it can be viewed as a very valuable point. Throughout the game Borris-Ileigh enjoyed more possession but MacDonaghs […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes June-06-2021

Senior Kilruane MacDonaghs will play Borris-Ileigh in the first round of the County League on this Saturday, 12th June in Borrisoleigh at 7.00pm. Admittance is by ticket only with a hundred spectators allowed attend. Our allocation will be 40 tickets.   Junior The Junior A League will commence on Saturday, 19th June with the commencement […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes June-31-2021

Senior Kilruane MacDonaghs will play Borris-Ileigh in the first round of the County League on Sunday, 13th June. Loughmore-Castleiney and Toomevara are also in the group with the top team qualifying for the final. The second round will be played on the weekend of 27th June with the final round on the weekend of 11th […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes May-25-2021

Allianz League Well done to Niall O’Meara and the Tipperary team on the victory over Galway. We wish a speedy recovery to Bonner Maher.   Membership The membership deadline of 31st May is looming ever nearer. Fees for 2021: Players U19 €30; Players over 19 €100 – this includes Lotto Subscription for the year; and […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes May 17th 2021

AGM A very successful Annual General Meeting was held on Zoom last week. Chairman Joe Whelan presided and proceedings were completed without any technical glitches. History was made when Carmel Daly became the first lady elected as one of our joint Presidents. Carmel filled the vacancy caused by the death of Tom McLoughney. The promotion […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes May-10-2021

AGM The Annual General Meeting will be held on Zoom on this Wednesday, 12th May at 8.30pm. The link has been circulated to members.   Return to Play All our teams commenced training this week after a Covid spike in the locality delayed the return. Thanks to all our coaches and Covid supervisors who facilitated […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes May 3rd 2021

AGM The Annual General Meeting will be held on Zoom on Wednesday, 12th May at 8.30pm. The link will be circulated to members early next week.   Return to Play With Covid still affecting the locality the Club Executive has decided to defer the scheduled commencement of underage training for another week. The situation will […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes 26-April-2021

Juvenile AGM A very successful Annual General Meeting of the Juvenile Club was held last Friday night on Zoom. The following were elected : Chairman John Jones; Vice-Chairman Brian Gaynor; Secretary Yvonne Kennedy; Child Welfare Officer Yvonne O’Looney; North Board Delegate John O’Meara; PRO Gilbert Williams; Coaching Officer Barney Naughnane; Fitness & Agility Officer John […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes April-19-2021

Juvenile AGM The Annual General Meeting of the Juvenile Club will be held on this Friday, 23 April at 8.30pm. The Zoom Link will be circulated to parents via WhatsApp and to supporters via the club Text List.   Return to Play All our juvenile teams will return to training next week. Parents/Guardians will have […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes March-30-2021

Membership Membership fees for 2021: Players U18 €30; Players over 18 €100 – this includes Lotto Subscription for the year; and non-playing adults €30. Subscriptions are now due. Payment options will be outlined in next week’s notes.   Club Package The Club Package is growing in popularity each year. For just €200 you will have […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Weekly Notes March-22-2021

Oisín Williams (2004-2021) The tragic and unexpected death of sixteen-year-old Oisín Williams, Deerpark, Cloughjordan has stunned the parish and the Kilruane MacDonaghs Club. His passing at such a young age has left the community reeling.  From an early age Oisín and his hurl were inseparable, a hurl in one hand and the sliotar in the […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Weekly Notes March-16th-2021

Minor Management In last week’s notes one name was inadvertently omitted from the setup. It should have read: John Hyland (Manager), Mark O’Leary (Coach), John Casey, Fr. Pat Greed and Damian Lawlor.   Last Man Standing Congratulations to James Ferris, Portroe who won €500 in the Last Man Standing Fundraiser. This venture was organised by […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes March-08-2021

Management Teams The  following have been appointed for 2021:  Senior – Liam O’Kelly (Manager), Brian O’Meara (Coach), Paddy Quinlan (S& C) & Dan Finnerty (Trainer) ; Junior –  Jim Williams (Manager/Coach), Colin England, John Quinlan & Tom Quinlisk; U21 Hurling & Football – Barney Naughnane (Manager/Coach), Jimmy Cahill, John Casey & Martin Walsh; U19 Hurling […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes Jan-11-2021

AGM The Annual General Meeting scheduled for 22nd January has been deferred. An alternative date will be arranged as soon as possible. Meanwhile, the executive has appointed managers for the Senior, Junior ‘A’, Junior ‘C’, U21 and U19 teams with the full complement of selectors almost finalised.   Level 5 Under the current Level 5 […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs News Dec-21-2020

Under 20 Best wishes to Kian O’Kelly and the Tipperary team in the Munster Final against Cork. AGM The Annual General Meeting is pencilled in for Friday, 22nd January. However, as the Covid situation deteriorates the club executive may be forced to put alternative plans in place and conduct a virtual meeting. In such a […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes Dec-07-2020

AGM The Annual General Meeting is pencilled in for Friday, 22nd January. If restrictions don’t allow the meeting to proceed in the normal fashion, we will revert to plan B and go online. In such a scenario members can email the secretary to obtain both the secretary’s and treasurer’s reports.   Lotto The Jackpot now […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes Nov-23-2020

Inter County Congratulations to the Tipperary footballers on their magnificent victory over Cork in the Munster Final. Thanks to all our supporters who lit candles at dusk on Saturday last to commemorate the hundredth anniversary of Bloody Sunday. Commiserations to the Tipperary hurling team on losing out to Galway. The numerical disadvantage proved too big […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes Nov-03-2020

Munster Championship Commiserations to Tipperary on last Sunday’s loss. Hopefully, the scenic route will prove to be as successful this year as it has been in the past.   Tipperary Draw Congratulations to Michael Cummins, c/o Cronan Casey who €1,000 in the latest Draw. You can still join by contacting Carmel Daly 0872409854.   Lotto […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes Oct-12-2020

Fixtures With the GAA’s decision to suspend club games the resumption of the junior and U21 football competitions as well as the commencement of the U21 hurling championship are now clouded in a dense fog of uncertainty. On the juvenile front the County U14 ‘D’ hurling final against Fr. Sheehy’s  as well as the divisional […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes Oct-05-2020

Under 21 Football In the County semi-final we lost 1-13 to 0-5 to Arravale Rovers in Borrisoleigh. The final scoreline does not do justice to the efforts of MacDonaghs who had to line out without county senior panellist Craig Morgan. At the first water break the sides were tied on 0-2 each. Arravale led by […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes Sept-28-2020

Under 21 Football Kilruane MacDonaghs take on Arravale Rovers in the County ‘A’ semi-final in Borrisoleigh on this Friday, 2nd October at 7.30pm. The North championship has not been completed and we were nominated to represent the division.   Under 12 On last Friday evening we travelled to Puckane for a game against the host […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes Sept-21-2020

Junior In a fiercely contested semi-final, we were just pipped 1-11 to 0-12 by Nenagh in Puckane. The team had shown dramatic improvement since the first round against the same opposition when there was a margin of sixteen points between the sides. MacDonaghs were fired up on this occasion and took the game to their […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes Sept-16-2020

Junior In the semi-final Kilruane MacDonaghs play Nenagh in Puckane on this Saturday, 19th September at 5.30pm. The sides met in the opening round in Borrisokane with Nenagh recording a comfortable victory. MacDonaghs head into this encounter as rank outsiders but having chalked up three victories on the trot they are ready to give one […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes Sept-07-2020

Junior We qualified for the semi-final with a well-deserved 1-16 to 0-11 victory over Knockshegowna in Borrisokane. This was our first victory over this opposition since we prevailed in Puckane in 2014 on a 2-17 to 2-16 scoreline. On this occasion we enjoyed a 0-9 to 0-8 interval lead. However, the outcome was in the […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Weekly Notes August-31-2020

Junior A 2-18 to 0-20 victory over Roscrea in Ballingarry in the fourth round keeps us in the hunt for a place in the semi-final. MacDonaghs had the aid of the light breeze in the first and were quickly into their stride with a brace of points from Declan Barrett and one from Martin Grace. […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes Aug-24-2020

Junior We kept our qualification hopes alive with a 2-12 to 0-13 victory over Borris-Ileigh in Shalee. This was our first win in the championship since 27th August 2016 when we recorded a 1-14 to 0-13 victory over Burgess in Dolla. In the first half MacDonaghs had the fall of ground in their favour but […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes August 10th 2020

  Senior After last Saturday’s hard-fought win over Moycarkey Borris we face Loughmore Castleiney in Semple Stadium on Sunday at 2.30pm. This game will be broadcast live on TG4.   Junior In the second round of the championship we lost out to Toomevara in a sun-drenched St. Cronan’s Park in Roscrea on a 0-24 to […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes Aug-03-2020

Senior In the second round of the championship we face Moycarkey Borris on this Saturday, 8th August in Templemore at 3.00pm. There will be updates on our Twitter Page @MacDonaghsGAA.   Junior Despite an encouraging opening quarter, we came off second best against a formidable Nenagh outfit in the opening round of the championship in […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes

Senior After last Saturday’s loss against Thurles attention now switches to the second round game against Moycarkey Borris on Saturday, 8th August in Templederry at 3.00pm. Due to government restriction on attendance, the club will receive only 30 tickets for this game which will be allocated to the team and management. We regret that we […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes July-20-2020

Senior In the first round of the County championship we play Thurles Sarsfields in Holycross on this Saturday, 25th July at 3.00pm. The game will be live streamed. There will be a log on link on the Tipperary GAA website with a paywall subscription of €10. Our social media will provide further information on this. […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes July-13-2020

Senior In the first round of the County championship Kilruane MacDonaghs will play Thurles Sarsfields in Holycross on Saturday, 25th July at 3.00pm. This game will be live streamed.   Match Tickets In accordance with government guidelines attendance at matches will be restricted to 500. Players, backroom, officials, stewards and media are included in that […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes 08-June-2020

Senior In the first round of the County championship Kilruane MacDonaghs will play Thurles Sarsfields in Holycross on Saturday, 25th July at 3.00pm. We face Moycarkey Borris in the second round and Loughmore Castleiney will provide the opposition in the final group game.   Junior Kilruane MacDonaghs take on Nenagh Éire Óg in the first […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes July 1st 2020

Senior In the first round of the County championship Kilruane MacDonaghs will play Thurles Sarsfields in Holycross on Saturday, 25th July at 3.00pm.   Juvenile Championships The U16 hurling championship begins on Monday 20th July with the U12s in action the following day. The U14 competition is scheduled to start on Thursday, 23rd July.   […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes June-22nd-2020

Return to Play MacDonagh Park reopens on this Wednesday, 24th June for adult training and on Saturday, 27th June for underage training. Contact training and challenge games are allowed from Monday, 29th June. Club fixtures can resume on Friday, 17th July. Dressing rooms will remain closed until 20th July. Our teams will return to train […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes June-17-2020

Return to Play MacDonagh Park reopens on Monday, 29th June. The club executive is preparing to have the pitch Covid ready by that date. Appropriate signage will be erected and hand sanitising facilities will be provided. Joe Whelan and Gilbert Williams have been appointed club Covid Supervisors. In addition,  all club teams are now engaged […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes June 10th 2020

GAA Road Map The GAA Guidelines for Return to Play will see MacDonagh Park open Monday, 29th June.  Small groups will be allowed to train from that date onwards. Full team training will commence on 20th July with club championships scheduled to recommence on 31st July. Inter-county competitions are pencilled in to start on 11th […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes May-20-2020

  St. Conlon’s Nursing Home The Kilruane MacDonaghs senior hurlers, intermediate camogie players and minor hurlers 5k a Day Fundraiser has come to an end. Over fifty players participated in this very successful Fundraiser and in the process raised €8,533 for St. Conlon’s and its wonderful frontline health care staff. The players would like to […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes April-06-2020

Covid-19 Support Our Healthy Club Committee has organised a large cohort of volunteers who are ready and willing to help anybody in the community who needs messages, fuel, prescriptions etc collected. Please contact our co-ordinators Martina 08798902128, Brian 0872535695 or Gilbert 0872176452 in the strictest confidence and we will do our best to help. All […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes April-22-2020

Covid-19 Support Our Healthy Club Committee has organised a large cohort of volunteers who are ready and willing to help anybody in the community who needs messages, fuel, prescriptions etc collected. Please contact our co-ordinators Martina 08798902128, Brian 0872535695 or Gilbert 0872176452 in the strictest confidence and we will do our best to help. All […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes April-08-2020

Covid-19 Support Our Healthy Club Committee has organised a large cohort of volunteers who are ready and willing to help anybody in the community who needs messages, fuel, prescriptions etc collected. Please contact our co-ordinators Martina 08798902128, Brian 0872535695 or Gilbert 0872176452 in the strictest confidence and we will do our best to help. All […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes April-01-2020

Covid-19 Support With the country in virtual lockdown and all over 70s confined to home our Healthy Club Committee has organised a large group of volunteers who are ready and willing to help anybody in the community who needs messages, fuel, prescriptions etc collected. Please contact our co-ordinators Martina 08798902128, Brian 0872535695 or Gilbert 0872176452 […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes March-24-2020

Covid-19 Support The club has an ever-growing group of volunteers who are ready and willing to help anybody in the community who needs messages, fuel, prescriptions etc collected. Please contact our co-ordinators Martina 08798902128, Brian 0872535695 or Gilbert 0872176452 in the strictest confidence and we will do our best to help. All our volunteers will […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes March-18-2020

Covid-19 Matches and training sessions in all grades have been suspended until 29th March at least. Players and managers should note that the GAA Injury Benefit Fund has also been suspended during this period.   Support The club has an ever-growing group of volunteers who are ready and willing to help anybody in the community […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes March-11-2020

Senior In the first round of the County League we lost out by the minimum of margins to Éire Óg in Nenagh on a 1-14 to 1-13 scoreline. MacDonaghs had the first use of the wind and led by 0-9 to 0-6 at the break. The home side hit 1-2 in the early minutes of […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes March-4th-2020

 Allianz League Niall O’Meara and Cian Darcy featured in Tipperary’s win over Waterford while Craig Morgan and Justin Cahill were also on the panel.   Senior In the first round of the County League we are away to Nenagh on this Sunday, 8th March at 11.30am.   Junior The start of the league has been […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes Feb-26-2020

Allianz League Niall O’Meara, Cian Darcy and Craig Morgan featured in Tipperary’s victory over Westmeath while Jerome Cahill was also on the panel.   Senior In the first round of the County League we are away to Nenagh on Sunday, 8th March at 11.30am.   Under 21 Football For the third week in a row […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes February-19-2020

Senior Kilruane MacDonaghs have been drawn away to Nenagh in the first round of the County League which commences on the weekend of 8th March. Upperchurch, Moycarkey, Kiladangan, Lorrha, Thurles and Portroe are also in the group.   Junior An away game against Nenagh on the weekend of 15th March will open our league campaign. […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs GAA Notes Feb-12-2020

Under 21 Football The scheduled football game against Borrisokane fell foul of storm Ciara at the weekend and will now take place on Saturday, 15th February in Borrisokane at 2.00pm.   Minor Football Kilruane MacDonaghs are away to Portroe in the first round of the ‘B’ championship on this Sunday, 16th February at 11.30pm. (Note […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes February-05-2020

  Senior Kilruane MacDonaghs have been drawn against Lorrha in the first round of the North championship which takes place on the weekend of 29th March.   Under 21 Borrisokane will provide the opposition in the Under 21 ‘A’ football championship in Borrisokane on Sunday at 2.00pm.   Fitzgibbon Cup Craig Morgan and Darragh Peters […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes Jan-29-2020

Senior In the Dan Breen Cup Kilruane MacDonaghs have been drawn in a group with Loughmore, Thurles and Moycarkey. Commentators have already dubbed it the “Group of Death.” MacDonaghs last championship encounter with Loughmore was in 2004 in when the sides shared the points in Moneygall. Score: MacDonaghs 1-15 Loughmore 2-12. The Magpies and Moycarkey […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes Jan-22-2020

Fitzgibbon Cup Craig Morgan and Darragh Peters lined out on the Mary I team that qualified for the quarter-final with a 4-24 to 1-19 victory over LIT while Cian Darcy scored 2-6 for the UL side that kept their qualification hopes alive with a 3-21 to 0-13 victory over Trinity.     Awards Night Craig […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes Jan-15-2020

Management 2020 The following management teams have been appointed: Senior Hurling – Billy O’Shea (Manager), Noel Larkin (Coach) and Mick Ryan (Selector);  Junior Hurling – Martin Walsh (Manager), Jim Williams (Coach) and Colin England (Selector); Minor Hurling & Football – Mark O’Leary (Manager/Coach), Fr. Pat Greed, Kevin O’Brien and Aidan Ryan (Selectors). Liam O’Kelly has […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes Jan-08-2020

Adjourned AGM The Adjourned AGM of the senior club takes place in the Clubroom on this Friday, 10th January at 8.00pm. All members are invited to attend.   Under 21 Football Kilruane MacDonaghs will play in the ‘A’ championship along with Borrisokane and Inane Rovers.   Minor Football Kilruane MacDonaghs will play in the ‘B’ […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes Dec-18-2019

 Juvenile AGM A record crowd attended the Annual General Meeting of the Juvenile Club on last Thursday night.  Attendees were presented with a very comprehensive report of activities during 2019. This report can be viewed on www.kilruanemacdonaghs.com There was great debate and discussion on a variety of issues including maximising player participation, retention of players, […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes Dec-11-2019

Juvenile AGM The Annual General Meeting of the Juvenile Club takes place in the Clubroom on this Thursday, 12th December at 8.00pm. Everybody interested in the promotion of Gaelic Games in the parish is invited to attend. The club is always seeking new volunteers. Previous playing or coaching experience is not necessary to become involved. […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes Dec-04-2019

Under 21 We lost out by the minimum of margins to Toomevara in the North semi-final on a 1-12 to 0-14 scoreline in Borrisoleigh.  The sides were level at the interval: MacDonaghs 0-10 Toomevara 1-7. The crucial score of the game came in the 19th minute when a shot for a point came back off […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs GAA Notes Nov-27-2019

Under 21 In the North semi-final Kilruane MacDonaghs take on Toomevara in Borrisoleigh on this Sunday, 1st December at 2.30pm. The team face into this encounter as underdogs but if they strike form an upset could be on the cards. Supporters are asked to travel in force and get behind the team.   AGM The […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes Nov-20-2019

New York Classic Cian Darcy, Jerome Cahill and Craig Morgan were part of the Tipperary senior panel that played against Kilkenny in the New York Classic at the Citi Field.   Under 21 The North semi-final is expected to take place on the weekend of 1st December.   Draw The Kilruane MacDonaghs GAA & Camogie […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes Nov-13-2019

Car Draw The Draw will take place in Nenagh Golf Club on this Saturday, 16th November at 10.00pm. This promises to be a great night with live music and refreshments provided. There are 22 prizes on offer:  1st Citroen Touch C3 Car (Supplied by Mulcahy Car Sales); 2nd €2,000; 3rd €1,000; 4th €500; 5th & […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes Nov-06-2019

 Billy O’Meara Tournament The finals of the Billy O’Meara U14 tournament were held recently in MacDonagh Park. Roscrea got the better of Moneygall/Clonakenny in the Cup final while MacDonaghs saw off the challenge of Ballinahinch/Templederry in the Plate final on a 1-8 to 1-4 scoreline. Panel: Tom Austin, Conal Daly, Colm McAteer, Eoin O’Neill, Ray […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes Oct-30-2019

Under 21 We have received a bye into the semi-final.  Kiladangan have also received a bye. Moneygall play Toomevara and Nenagh take on Roscrea.   Under 14 On last Saturday MacDonaghs played Drom & Inch in the final of their tournament in the Ragg. After a very close encounter the home side came out on […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes Oct-23-2019

Senior Our effort to reach our first County senior final since 1986 came up agonisingly short in Semple Stadium last Sunday. Although only a point separated the sides at the finish Borris-Ileigh were deserving winners. MacDonaghs led by a point at the interval but in truth should have been at least six points ahead. The […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes Oct-16-2019

Senior After last Sunday’s 1-23 to 1-10 victory over Clonoulty-Rossmore in Templetuohy we have been drawn against Borris-Ileigh in the County semi-final in Semple Stadium on Sunday at 3.30pm. Unfortunately, last Sunday’s victory came at a cost as Jerome Cahill was forced off with a hamstring injury after ten minutes and to the consternation of […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes Oct-10-2019

Senior In the County Quarter-Final Kilruane MacDonaghs will play Clonoulty-Rossmore in Templetuohy on Sunday at 4.00pm. We need massive support for the lads as they take on the County Champions. Shelve all other plans for Sunday and get to Templetuohy to drive the team on. In another of the Quarter-Finals, MacDonagh Park will host the […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes Oct-02-2019

Under 15 In the first round of the plate competition MacDonaghs had a 3-10 to 2-10 victory over Roscrea in St. Cronan’s Park. Team: Danny Cahalan,Conal Daly, Sean Hayes, Jack Ryan, Cian Moyles, Ross Austin, Trent Deane, Eoin Carroll, Jack Gleeson, Andrew Hayes, Tadhg O’Brien, Cathal England, Oisin Williams, Jack Mulcahy,  John Quinlisk. Subs: Eoin […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Weekly Notes Sept-25-2019

Under 20 Congratulations to Jerome Cahill who has been named Bord Gáis Energy U20 Hurler of the Year.   Under 13 In the semi-final of the ‘C’ Plate MacDonaghs lost to Borrisokane by the minimum of margins on a 4-6 to 4-5 scoreline. MacDonaghs played with a strong wind in the first half but conceded […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes Sept-18-2019

Kilruane MacDonaghs Senior After last Saturday’s exit from the North championship attention now switches to the County quarter-finals which will take place on the weekend of 6th October. Under 13 In the semi-final of the ‘A’ plate MacDonaghs lost out to Ballina in Borrisoleigh on a 2-4 to 1-2 scoreline. Under 11 Our teams had […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes Sept-11-2019

Senior After last Sunday’s 2-19 to 2-15 victory over Annacarty we have topped the group secured a place in the County quarter-finals. This was the fourth successive victory over Annacarty. The previous three were: 1944 County semi-final 2-5 to 1-4; 2015 County quarter-final 1-22 to 1-14; and 2018 1-19 to 0-16. The westerners had nine […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes Sept-04-2019

Senior Last Sunday’s 2-24 to 0-18 victory over Thurles Sarsfields has ensured a place for MacDonaghs in the knockout stages of the championship. This is the first senior championship victory over Sarsfields since 1985. There have been some very close struggles in recent encounters. Last year late a Ronan Maher goal snatched victory for Thurles.  […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes Aug-28-2019

All-Ireland Under 20 Congratulations to Craig Morgan, Jerome Cahill, Kian O’Kelly, the Tipperary U20 team and management on a fantastic victory over Cork. Craig became the first Kilruane MacDonaghs player to lead a Tipperary team to All-Ireland success. Eight MacDonaghs players have now won U21/U20 All-Ireland medals: Len Gaynor 1964; Eamon O’Shea & Enda Hogan […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs GAA Notes Aug-21-2019

All-Ireland Congratulations to Niall O’Meara, Jerome Cahill, Cian Darcy, Eamon O’Shea, Billy O’Shea, the Tipperary team and management on the tremendous victory over Kilkenny. Niall, who scored a crucial goal, was collecting his second Celtic Cross while Jerome and Cian were picking up their first. Eleven natives of Cloughjordan parish have now won All-Ireland senior […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs GAA Notes Aug-14-2019

All-Ireland Best of luck to Niall O’Meara, Jerome Cahill, Cian Darcy, Eamon O’Shea, Billy O’Shea, the Tipperary  team and management against Kilkenny on Sunday.   Blue & Gold Thanks to everybody who has flown the Blue and Gold and erected signs throughout the parish.  There has been a fantastic show of support for the Tipperary […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes Aug-07-2019

Under 20 Well done to Craig Morgan, Jerome Cahill, Kian O’Kelly and the Tipperary team on the emphatic victory over Wexford in the All-Ireland semi-final. It was a tremendous team performance with Jerome Cahill selected as the TG4 Laoch na hImeartha.   Tickets Applications for All-Ireland senior final tickets must be with Carmel Daly 0872409854 […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes July-31-2019

All-Ireland Final Well done to all the Tipperary players, management and backroom team on the tremendous victory over Wexford. Applications for All-Ireland final tickets must be with Carmel Daly 0872409854 by 9.00pm on Wednesday, 7th August. No late applications will be entertained. As demand will be way in excess of supply the club will not […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes July-24-2019

All-Ireland Semi-Final Best of luck to Niall O’Meara, Jerome Cahill, Cian Darcy, Eamon O’Shea and the Tipperary team  against Wexford.   Junior In their final group game MacDonaghs are up against Roscrea in Toomevara on Friday at 8.00pm.   Minor In the first round we lost to a very good Borrisokane side in MacDonagh Park […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Camogie Notes July-24-2019

50 Year Anniversary This year, the Camogie club turns 50 and part of the week-long celebrations will include tournaments for different age groups, commencing Monday 5th August. The week will finish with a gathering in Nenagh Golf Club on Saturday night, 10th August where we will honour the first club camogie team of 1969, who […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs GAA Notes July-16-2019

All-Ireland Semi-Final Well done to Tipperary on their victory last Sunday. Tickets for the Tipperary and Wexford match must be ordered from Carmel Daly 0872409854 by 9.00pm on this Friday, 19th July.   Inter County Best of luck to Craig Morgan (Captain), Jerome Cahill, Kian O’Kelly and the Tipperary U20 team in the Munster final […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs GAA Notes July-11-2019

Inter County Best of luck to Niall O’Meara, Jerome Cahill, Cian Darcy, Eamon O’Shea and the Tipperary team against Laois on Sunday.   Junior  In the fourth round MacDonaghs came out the wrong side of a 0-18 to 0-17 scoreline against Burgess in MacDonagh Park. The visitors seized the initiative early on and went into […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs GAA Notes July-03-2019

 Munster Final Jerome Cahill made his championship debut last Sunday while Niall O’Meara also saw action in the second half. Tipperary must now take the scenic route in the All-Ireland championship. Best wishes to Niall, Jerome, Cian, Eamon, the Tipperary team and management as they regroup in pursuit of the Liam MacCarthy Cup.   Under […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes June-26-2019

Munster Final Best of luck to Niall O’Meara, Cian Darcy, Jerome Cahill, Eamon O’Shea and the Tipperary team against Limerick on Sunday.   Senior We finished off the County League with a 1-18 to 1-16 home victory over Thurles Sarsfieds. As has been the norm in the League numbers were once again very tight with […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes Jun-19-2019

Senior In the final round of the County League we play Thurles in MacDonagh Park on this Sunday, 23rd June at 1.30pm.   Junior In the second round of the championship we were beaten by a much better Nenagh side in Kilcolman on a 3-22 to 2-9 scoreline. Nenagh controlled the game from the start […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes June-12-2019

nter County Best of luck to the Tipperary senior and minor teams against Limerick.   Senior In the penultimate round of the County League we lost to Burgess in Kilcolman on a 4-17 to 1-19 scoreline. Goals win games and Burgess found the onion bag on four occasions in the second half. With the breeze […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes 05-Jun-2019

Inter County Well done to the Tipperary senior team on another impressive victory last Sunday.   Senior In the 6th round of the County League we travel to Kilcolman to take on Burgess on this Sunday, 9th June at 12.00.   Junior In the first round of the championship Knockshegowna will provide the opposition in […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs GAA Notes May-29-2019

Inter County Best of luck to Tipperary senior and minor teams against Clare on Sunday.   Senior In the fifth round of the County League we lost to a much better Drom & Inch side in MacDonagh Park on a 2-28 to 3-13 scoreline. A severely depleted home side were never in the hunt against […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes May-22-2019

Inter County Well done to the Tipperary senior and minor teams on their victories over Waterford.   Senior In the fifth round of the County League we play Drom & Inch in MacDonagh Park on this Saturday, 25th May at 7.00pm.   Under 14 In the quarter-final of the football championship MacDonaghs had a 5-7 […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes May-15-2019

Inter County Well done to Niall O’Meara, Cian Darcy, Jerome Cahill, Eamon O’Shea and the Tipperary senior team on their impressive victory over Cork. Best of luck against Waterford on Sunday. Hopefully, the minor team that includes Páidí Williams can bounce back from the loss to Cork.     Senior We picked up our first win […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes May-08-2019

Inter County Best wishes to Niall O’Meara, Cian Darcy, Jerome Cahill, Eamon O’Shea and the Tipperary senior team & Páidí Williams and the Tipperary minor team in their games against Cork on Sunday.    Senior The County League game against Moycarkey-Borris which was postponed as a mark of respect to the late Michael Cahill has […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes May-01-2019

Senior MacDonaghs lost out to Borris-Ileigh in the third round of the League in Borrisoleigh on a 2-22 to 0-15 scoreline. On a perfect day for hurling both sides lined out without a number of regulars. The Magpies were short five outfield players that started against Silvermines: Niall O’Meara, Cian Darcy, Craig Morgan, Kieran Cahill […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes Apr-24-2019

Senior In the quarter-final of the North championship we have been drawn against Kiladangan. The County League continues on this Sunday, 28th April with an away game against Borris-Ileigh at 2.00pm.   Junior For the second successive game MacDonaghs had to be content with a share of the points in the League. On this occasion […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes Apr-17-2019

Senior Sunday’s 1-21 to 0-11 victory over Silvermines in Toomevara has secured a spot in the quarter-final of the North championship. It was the first meeting of the sides in the senior championship since 2000 when Silvermines prevailed on a 1-15 to 1-14 scoreline in a game that was also played in Toomevara. In this […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes Apr-10-2019

Senior MacDonaghs recorded a narrow but well-deserved two-point victory over Killenaule in the first round of the County championship in Templemore. In 2016 and 2018 the southerners had prevailed when these two sides met so there was more a sense of relief than euphoria in the Magpies dressing room after the match. A dominant half […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes Apr-03-2019

Senior MacDonaghs take on Killenaule in the first round of the County championship in Templemore on Sunday at 3.30pm. This is a huge challenge for the team so we need massive support in Tempolemore.   Minor The footballers made their exit from the championship when they lost out to Kiladangan in Puckane on a 5-9 […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes March-27-2019

Schools Congratulations to Sean McAdams, Páidí Williams, Eoin England, Kevin McDonald, David O’Sullivan, Cian Darcy and all involved with Borrisokane CC on their victory in the All-Ireland final.   Junior In a high-scoring first round of the League MacDonaghs (4-13) played out a draw with Borris-Ileigh (3-16) in MacDonagh Park. In was a game in […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes March-13-2019

Senior In the County League MacDonaghs travelled to Puckane last Saturday and played out a draw with Kiladangan. Each side scored 1-14. MacDonaghs had the aid of the breeze in the first half and opened brightly. After eight minutes they led by 0-5 to 0-1. In the 12th minute the defence was carved open and […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes March-06-2019

Kilruane MacDonaghs Senior In the first round of the County League MacDonaghs will take on Kiladangan. This is fixed for Puckane on Saturday at 2.00pm.   Junior In the first round of the League we have a home game against Borris-Ileigh on Saturday, 23rd March. The remaining games are against Templederry (Away), Knockshegowna (Home) and […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes Feb-27-2019

Fitzgibbon Cup Commiserations to Craig Morgan, Cormac McGrath and the Mary I team that lost to a stronger UCC outfit in the Fitzgibbon Cup final.    Under 21 Ballina will provide the opposition in the ‘B’ football final. Time, date and venue for this fixture have yet to be confirmed.   Minor The first round […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes Jan-20-2019

Senior In the first round of the County championship we will play Killenaule on the weekend of 7th April. We travel to Puckane to take on Kiladangan in the first round of the County league on Sunday, 10th March. Niall O’Meara sustained an injury in last Sunday’s game against Wexford. Hopefully, it does not rule […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes Feb-12-2019

Senior In the County League we have been drawn in a group with Upperchurch-Drombane, Burgess, Borris-Ileigh, Moycarkey-Borris, Thurles Sarsfields, Kiladangan and Drom & Inch. The first round is expected to take place on the weekend of 10th March.   Under 21 The footballers qualified for the semi-final with a 3-9 to 2-5 victory over Lorrha/Rovers […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes Feb-06-2019

Senior In the County championship Kilruane MacDonaghs have been drawn in a group with Thurles Sarsfields, Éire Óg Annacarty and Killenaule. In the North championship we face Silvermines in the first round.   Under 21 Football The quarter-final game against Lorrha/Rovers will take place this Sunday. Time and venue to be confirmed.   Juvenile The […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes Jan-29-2019

Juvenile AGM A very successful Juvenile Annual General Meeting was held on last Friday night. The following were elected: Chairman John Jones; Vice-Chairman Brian Gaynor; Secretary Yvonne Kennedy; PRO Gilbert Williams: Child Welfare Officer Yvonne O’Looney; and North Board Delegate John O’Meara. The club would like to thank outgoing chairman Michael O’Meara for his work […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes Jan-23-2019

Dinner Dance One hundred and eighty-five guests gathered in Ashley Park House on last Friday night for what everybody agreed was one of our most successful and enjoyable Dinner Dances for many years.  Guest of honour was former GAA President Sean Kelly. Also in attendance were Fr. Pat Greed PP, Chairman of the North Board […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes 16-Jan-2019

Awards Night We hosted the annual North Tipp Awards Night in the clubroom last Friday. Chairman Joe Whelan welcomed everybody and congratulated all the successful captains and individual award winners from the different clubs. North Tipperary PRO John Delaney acted as Fear an Tí for the occasion. Len Gaynor was the guest speaker and also […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes 09-Jan-2019

Awards Night We will host the annual North Tipperary GAA Awards night on this Friday, 11th January at 8.00pm. Kilruane MacDonaghs have been named North Tipperary Club of the Year and Justin Cahill has been selected the 2018 North Tipperary Senior Hurler of the Year.   Dinner Dance Ashley Park House is the venue for […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes Jan-02-2019

Club of the Year Kilruane MacDonaghs have been named North Tipperary Club of the Year for the first time since 1985. This will be fifth occasion for the club to receive the coveted MacDonagh Trophy. Thanks to all our players, coaches, mentors, officials and supporters for their hard work during 2018. The club will host […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes Dec-17-2018

Dinner Dance Ashley Park House is the venue for the Dinner Dance which will be held on Friday, 18th January at 8.00pm. Guest of Honour will be Sean Kelly MEP former GAA President (2003-2006). The senior hurlers will be presented with their North Tipperary medals. Special guests on the night will be the Kilruane MacDonaghs […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Weekly Notes Dec-12-18

Dinner Dance Ashley Park House is the venue for the Dinner Dance which will be held on Friday, 18th January at 8.00pm. Guest of Honour will be Sean Kelly MEP former GAA President (2003-2006). The senior hurlers will be presented with their North Tipperary medals. Special guests on the night will be the Kilruane MacDonaghs […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Weekly Notes Dec-05-2018

AGM A healthy attendance assembled in the clubroom on last Friday night for a very productive Annual General Meeting. Prior to the meeting Fr. Pat Greed celebrated Mass for all deceased members of the Kilruane MacDonaghs club in Cloughjordan Church. We remembered Joe Burns, John Heenan, Jim Hensey, Kevin Gaynor, Sean Hyland, Sean McLoughney, Paddy […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs GAA notes 28-Nov-18

Under 21 The 0-14 to 0-10 loss to a better balanced Toomevara in the North final brings the playing season to a close. It was a disappointing conclusion to a great year. Going into the game with Jerome Cahill and Darragh Peters carrying injuries was always going to make the task more difficult. A tremendous […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs GAA Notes 21-Nov-18

Under 21 A hard-earned 0-16 to 0-12 victory over Nenagh Éire Óg in Borrisokane secured a place in the final against Toomevara. On a perfect afternoon for hurling it was Nenagh who were quickly out of the blocks, firing over the first three points. MacDonaghs were struggling to find their feet at this stage and […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes Nov-14-2018

Under 21 MacDonaghs play Nenagh Éire Óg in the semi-final in Borrisokane on this Sunday at 2.30pm. Your support would be appreciated.   Best Wishes The club wishes a speedy recovery to our U14 captain Tom Larke who suffered an AC shoulder injury while playing rugby.   700 Draw The eagerly anticipated 700 Draw takes […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Camogie Nov-07-2018

Jimmy Sheedy Tournament The U12 team participated in the annual Jimmy Sheedy tournament in St. Cronan’s Park, Roscrea on the Bank Holiday Monday. In the final they overcame the host club on a 6-5 to 2-5 scoreline. The game was 13-a side.  After the match Aidan Doran, Roscrea juvenile chairman, said a few words and […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes Nov-07-2018

  Jimmy Sheedy Tournament The U12 team participated in the annual Jimmy Sheedy tournament in St. Cronan’s Park, Roscrea on the Bank Holiday Monday. In the final they overcame the host club on a 6-5 to 2-5 scoreline. The game was 13-a side.  After the match Aidan Doran, Roscrea juvenile chairman, said a few words […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes Oct-31-2018

Under 10 The season came to an end last Friday evening with a party in the Thomas MacDonagh Complex. This panel of players had an extremely busy schedule since last February. They had great fun during the year, playing teams from different counties such as Galway, Cork, Westmeath, Kilkenny, Offaly, Clare and Limerick and winning a number […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes Oct-24-2018

Under 21 A 2-17 to 0-18 victory over Moneygall/Clonakenny in Toomevara secured a semi-final spot. It wasn’t  a performance that set the heather blazing with the margin of victory rather flattering the Magpies.  The combination opened much brighter and led by 0-4 to 0-1 after six minutes. Then Jerome Cahill scythed though the Moneygall/Clonakenny defence […]

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Win a Car – 100 Draw

Win a Car: The Kilruane MacDonaghs GAA and Camogie Clubs have launched a 700 Draw. The Star Prize is a Citroen C3 Car sponsored by Mulcahy Car Sales, Ardcroney, the Official Sponsor of the Kilruane MacDonaghs Club. There is a total Prize Fund in excess of €20,000 with 12 prizes on offer. The draw will […]

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KilruaneMacDonaghs Notes Oct-17-2018

Under 21 A neck injury to Kevin Shinners after an accidental collision brought the first round game against Moneygall/Clonakenny to a premature ending in the second quarter in Toomevara. Referee Kieran Delaney made a timely and wise decision to bring proceedings to a halt as Kevin was being treated on the field before the arrival […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes Oct-10-2018

Under 21 The first round game against Moneygall/Clonakenny is expected to take place this weekend. Check fixtures.   Dean Ryan Cup Aaron Morgan and Niosa Minogue lined out on the Nenagh CBS team that defeated Hamilton High School, Bandon in the Dean Ryan Cup. They now play Thurles CBS in the semi-final.   Martin O’Leary […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes Oct-03-2018

Senior So near and yet so far! A last-gasp goal by Ronan Maher ended our county championship aspirations for 2018. It had been a tremendous effort against the reigning champions. No honour was lost with this performance. MacDonaghs carried their form from North final into this game. Mixing our traditional direct style with clever link-up […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes Sep-26-2018

Senior In the County quarter-final MacDonaghs play Thurles in Nenagh on this Saturday, 29th September at 4.00pm. The challenges don’t come any bigger than against the reigning County champions who field a galaxy of inter-county stars. Once again, nobody outside the parish is giving us a realistic chance but the team is ready to give […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes Sep-19-2018

North Final Tá an Gorta Mór Thart! The Famine is Over! The twenty-eight year gap was bridged in Nenagh on Sunday with the North senior title coming to the parish for the nineteenth time after a 0-19 to 0-12 victory over Kiladangan. The eighteen previous triumphs were in 1901, 1902, 1903, 1904, 1906, 1907, 1908 […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes Sep-12-2018

Senior On this Sunday MacDonaghs take on Kiladangan in the North Final in Nenagh at 2.30pm as they seek to bring the title to the parish for the 19th time. Nobody outside our borders is giving the team a chance but we have shown in the past that when our backs are to the wall […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes Sep-05-2018

Senior A 1-19 to 0-16 victory over Éire Óg Annacarty in the third round of the County championship in Dolla secured a place in the knockout stages of the competition. A ten-point victory for Toomevara over Killenaule the previous evening clarified the mathematics of the situation. A one-point win for the Magpies would ensure third […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes Aug-29-2018

All-Ireland Congratulations to Cian Darcy, Jerome Cahill, Craig Morgan, the Tipperary U21 team and management on the magnificent victory over Cork. Cian, Jerome and Craig all made valuable contributions to Tipperary’s tenth victory in this grade. They join Len Gaynor (1964), Eamon O’Shea and Enda Hogan (1979), Seamus Hennessy and Brian O’Meara (2010) as Celtic […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes Aug-22-2018

Inter County Best wishes to Cian Darcy, Jerome Cahill, Craig Morgan and the Tipperary U21 team in the All-Ireland final against Cork. Congratulations to Donal O’Shea, son of Eamon, who scored ten points for Galway in their victory over Kilkenny in the All-Ireland minor final.   Senior In the third round of the County championship […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes Aug-15-2018

Inter County Well done to Cian Darcy, Jerome Cahill, Craig Morgan and the Tipperary U21 team on the tremendous victory over Galway in the All-Ireland semi-final.   Senior A 2-24 to 3-16 loss against Killenaule in the second round of the county championship leaves us in a precarious position in the group. Toomevara’s victory over […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes Aug-08-2018

Under 21 Best wishes to Cian Darcy, Jerome Cahill, Craig Morgan and the Tipperary team in the All-Ireland semi-final against Galway.   Jim Devitt Cup Final A point from a Seamus Hennessy free in the 62nd minute seemed destined to take the game into extra time but from the puckout John McGrath fired over the […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes Aug-01-2018

Inter County Best of luck to Cian Darcy, Jerome Cahill, Craig Morgan, Darragh Peters and the Tipperary U21 team in the All-Ireland semi-final against Galway. Commiserations to Kian O’Kelly and the Tipperary minor team that lost to a better Kilkenny side in the semi-final.   Senior MacDonaghs are back in the North final after a […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Weekly Notes July-18-2018

Senior A 2-26 to 1-23 (AET) victory over Templederry in MacDonagh Park secured a place in the Divison 2 County League final against Loughmore Castleiney. A Niall O’Meara point in the 61st minute took the game into extra time. The sides were level on no less than fifteen occasions during the ninety minutes but in […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes July-11-2018

Inter County Commiserations to Cian Darcy, Jerome Cahill, Craig Morgan and the Tipperary U21 team on losing the Munster final. They have a shot at redemption in the All-Ireland semi-final. Donal O’Shea, son of former Tipperary manager Eamon, scored 1-5 in Galway’s minor hurling victory over Limerick.   Senior In the County League semi-final MacDonaghs […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes July-04-2018

Inter County Congratulations to Kian O’Kelly and the Tipperary minor team on their victory in the Munster final. Best wishes to Cian Darcy, Jerome Cahill, Craig Morgan and the Tipperary U21 team in the Munster final.   Senior In the semi-final of the County League MacDonaghs will play Templederry in MacDonagh Park on Wednesday, 11th […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Weekly Notes June-27-2018

  Inter County Best wishes to Kian O’kelly and the Tipperary minor team in the Munster final. Well done to Jerome Cahill, Cian Darcy, Craig Morgan and the Tipperary U21 team on their victory over Limerick.   Senior A 2-25 to 0-17 away victory over Holycross-Ballycahill secured top spot in our County League group and […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes June-20-2018

Senior A 3-18 to 1-16 home victory over Lorrha secured a place in the semi-finals of the County League. Both sides were under strength for this encounter played on a pitch that was in mint condition. MacDonaghs made a blistering start with goals from Seamus Hennessy (1st minute) and Eoin Williams (3rd minute).  In the […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs GAA Notes June-13-2018

Senior In the fourth round of the County League MacDonaghs play Lorrha in MacDonagh Park on this Wednesday, 13th June at 8.00pm.   Junior The second round of the championship brought no joy with a 2-14 to 1-13 loss to Burgess in Nenagh. In the first half Burgess were dominant and led by eight points […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Weekly Notes June-06-2018

Senior In the fourth round of the County League MacDonaghs will play Lorrha in MacDonagh Park. The date and time of this fixture will be finalised this week.   Junior In the second round of the championship MacDonaghs take on Burgess in Nenagh on this Saturday, 9th June at 7.30pm.   Under 12 Both the […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Weekly Notes May-29-2018

Inter County Well done to the Tipperary senior and minor teams on their displays against Cork. Kian O’Kelly lined out at left wing-forward on the minor side. We wish both teams continued success against Waterford on Sunday.   Senior In the fourth round of the County League MacDonaghs will play Lorrha in MacDonagh Park on […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes May-23-2018

Inter-County Kian O’Kelly lined out at left wing-forward on the Tipperary minor hurling team that lost to Limerick last Sunday. Best of luck to Kian and his colleagues against Cork in Semple Stadium in the second round.   Junior MacDonaghs face Éire Óg in the first round of the championship in Nenagh on this Saturday, […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Camogie Notes May-23-2018

Juvenile Training for u6, u8 and u10 continues on Wednesday evenings in Ardcroney at 7pm and all are welcome! Under 12 On Saturday evening we travelled to Toomevara for an u12 practice match. The Kilruane girls took the lead with a well taken Ava Mcgrath goal. Captain Aoife Williams and Clodagh Shinners also added scores. […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes May-16-2018

Senior In the third round of the County League MacDonaghs recorded a 1-19 to 1-14 victory over JK Brackens in Templemore. On a perfect day for hurling it was a game that was played without any great intensity. MacDonaghs opened brightly with Cian Darcy on target from a free and Tomás Hogan firing over a […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes May-09-2018

Senior MacDonaghs travel to Templemore on Sunday to play JK Brackens in the third round of the County League at 2.00pm.   Junior In the opening round of the championship MacDonaghs will take on Nenagh Éire Óg on the weekend of 27th May.   Under 16 In the semi-final of the ‘A’ football championship MacDonaghs […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes May-02-2018

Senior Last Sunday’s 1-19 to 0-11 victory over Newport in Dolla secured a spot in the North semi-final for the third time in five years. A tenacious Newport side were attempting to record their first championship victory over the Magpies since 1974 —  in that year MacDonaghs lost 2-6 to 1-7 in the second round […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes 25-April-2018

Senior MacDonaghs bounced back from the loss to Toomevara in the county championship with a 3-22 to 2-14 victory over Lorrha in Gardiner Park, Borrisokane in the first round of the North championship. The management shuffled the deck for this encounter with Niall O’Meara and Seamus Hennessy pushed forward into the attack to provide a […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes April-18-2018

Senior In a game in which defences dominated MacDonaghs came out the wrong side of a 1-9 to 0-10 scoreline against Toomevara in the first round of the county championship in Dolla. Ultimately, a 20th minute goal from Jack Delaney proved to be the difference between the sides. It all had begun brightly for the […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Weekly Notes 11-April-2018

Senior MacDonaghs take on Toomevara in the first round of the county championship in Dolla on Sunday at 2.00pm. This is a massive test for the team with the management unable to select from a full deck due to the huge catalogue of injures. All supporters are urged make their way to Dolla and get […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Club Notes 04-April-2018

League Final Best of luck to Cian Darcy and the Tipperary team in the League Final.   Senior The first round of the county championship against Toomevara has been fixed for Sunday, 15th April in Dolla at 2.00pm. The first round of the North championship against Lorrha is scheduled for the following weekend.   Junior […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes March-28-2018

National League Well done to Cian Darcy who helped himself to 0-2 in Tipperary’s victory over Dublin. Best of luck to Cian and Tipperary in the semi-final against Limerick in Semple Stadium on Saturday evening.   Senior In the second round of the County League MacDonaghs travelled to Newport and took the points on offer […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes March-21-2018

Senior The County Senior League game against Newport, which fell foul of the weather last weekend, has been rescheduled for this Saturday, 24th March in Newport at 4.30pm. This fixture is subject to approval by the County CCC.   Junior MacDonaghs are away to Nenagh Éire Óg in the league on this Sunday, 25th March […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes March-14-2018

Senior In the first round of the County League MacDonaghs played out a draw with Burgess in Kilcolman. Final Score: MacDonaghs 1-18 Burgess 0-21. The home side had the aid of the diagonal breeze in the first half but it was the visitors who opened up better and led by 0-6 to 0-3 after fourteen […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes 07-March-2018

Senior The county league game against Burgess has been rescheduled for Kilcolman on this Saturday, 10th March at 4.45pm.   Minor Football The minor football semi-final against Kiladangan also fell foul of the weather and has been refixed for MacDonagh Park on this Saturday, 10th March at 12.00.   Under 12 In the opening round […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes Feb-28-2018

Senior In the first round of the County League MacDonaghs travel to Kilcolman to take on Burgess on this Saturday, 3rd March at 4.00pm. Best wishes to Niall O’Meara who suffered a shoulder injury in the National League game against Kilkenny.   Under 21 MacDonaghs travelled to Lacken Park to take on Newport in the […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes Feb-21-2018

  Under 21 Football MacDonaghs qualified for the North ‘B’ final with a 2-12 to 1-0 away victory over Silvermines on a sticky outside pitch in Dolla. With little preparation under their belts, it wasn’t surprising that the Magpies were a little ring rusty. They dominated the early possession but five minutes elapsed before Mathew […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes 14-Feb-2018

 Junior In the first round of the league MacDonaghs will be away to Nenagh on Sunday, 25th March. Knockshegowna, Templederry and Toomevara are also in the group.   Under 21 Football MacDonaghs play Silvermines in the semi-final of the ‘B’ championship on this Saturday, 17th February in Dolla at 3.00pm.   Minor The footballers will […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes Feb-07-2018

Senior Kilruane MacDonaghs have been drawn in a group with Éire Óg Annacarty, Killenaule and Toomevara in the county championship. The County CCC will draw the pairings for the first rounds that will take place on the weekend of 8th April.   Under 21 Football MacDonaghs play Inane Rovers in the quarter-final of the ‘B’ […]

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KilruaneMacDonaghs Notes Jan-31-2017

Senior Kilruane MacDonaghs will play Lorrha in the first round of the North championship. This game is scheduled for the weekend of 1st April.  In the county championship MacDonaghs have been drawn in a group with Éire Óg Annacarty, Killenaule and Toomevara. The County CCC will draw the pairings for the first round which will […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes 24-Jan-2018

Adjourned AGM A very productive Adjourned AGM was held in the clubroom on last Friday night. The following management teams were ratified: Senior Hurling Billy O’Shea (Manager), Cormac McGrath (Coach), and Pat McLoughney (Selector); Junior Hurling & Football Tom Killackey (Manager), Ned Darcy and Martin Walsh; U21 Hurling & Football  Brian O’Meara (Manager), Tom Killackey […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes Jan-17-2018

Minor Football Congratulations to Carl Williams who received the 2017 North Tipperary minor footballer of the Year Award at the presentation night in Ballinahinch.   Adjourned AGM The Adjourned AGM will be held in the clubroom on this Friday, January 19th at 8.00pm. All the management teams will be announced at that meeting. All club […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes 10-Jan-2018

Cúil na Bliana Niall O’Meara’s emphatic strike against Kilkenny in the National League was selected as the TG4 hurling goal of the year.   Minor Football Congratulations to Karl Williams who has been selected the 2017 North Tipperary minor footballer of the year. Karl will receive his award at the North Tipperary Presentation Night in […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes 20-Dec-2017

AGM A healthy attendance gathered in the clubroom on last Friday night for the Annual General Meeting that was preceded by Mass for deceased members in Cloughjordan Church.  In their report, secretary Mary McLoughney and assistant secretary Gilbert Williams gave a comprehensive review of activities during 2017. Treasurer John Mulcahy presented a very detailed set […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes 13-Dec-2017

Minor Football Congratulations to the minor football team that claimed the county ‘B’ crown with a 2-11 to 1-3 victory over Moyne Templetuohy/Thurles Gaels in Dr. Morris Park on Saturday night. This was the first county minor football title to come to the club. MacDonaghs finished runners-up in the ‘A’ final in 1970 and the […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes 06-Dec-2017

Minor MacDonaghs will play Moyne Templetuohy/ Thurles Gaels in the county minor ‘B’ football final this weekend. Check fixtures. This will be the last competitive game for the club in 2017. Your support would be appreciated.   A.G.M. The Annual General Meeting will be held on Friday, 15th December at 8.00pm. It will be preceded […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes 29-Nov-2017

Minor Football MacDonaghs qualified for the county minor ‘B’ football final with a 6-9 to 0-9 victory over Cappawhite Gaels under lights in Dr. Morris Park. The final scoreline does not reflect the closeness of the contest. At the interval MacDonaghs only led by a point on a 1-5 to 0-7 scoreline. Very little divided […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes 22-Nov-2017

Fenway Classic Cian Darcy was part of the Tipperary squad that participated in the Fenway Classic in Boston.   A.G.M. The Annual General Meeting will be held on Friday, 15th December at 8.00pm. It will be preceded by Mass for deceased members in Cloughjordan Church at 7.30pm. Nomination forms are available on www.kilruanemacdonaghs.com and must […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes 15-Nov-2017

Under 21 After a 2-17 to 0-13 loss against Toomevara, MacDonaghs made their exit from the championship. Toomevara were always in control of this game and were worthy winners. A brace of goals in the 16th and 19th minutes by Toomevara helped them into a 2-9 to 0-3 interval lead. Although MacDonaghs improved considerably on […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Weekly Notes 08-Nov-2017

Under 21 MacDonaghs play Toomevara in the quarter-final in Nenagh on this Sunday, 12th November at 2.30pm. Your support would be appreciated.   Inter Divisional The following players lined out with North Tipperary against South Tipperaryin the inter-divisional hurling competitions at the weekend: U13 Oisín Williams and Eoin Carroll; U14 Rory Grace and Neasa Minogue; […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes 01-Nov-2017

Under 21 It is expected that the U21s will finally see some action this weekend. Check fixtures.   Under 8 We had our medal presentation recently. This was a great success with a huge crowd present to see the panel of 40 boys getting their medals from MacDonaghs and Tipperary hurler Niall O’Meara. Niall said […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Weekly Notes Oct-16-2017

Under 21 The scheduled first round game against Roscrea was postponed. We await confirmation of the refixture.   Under 8 A 34-stong panel travelled to the Banner County on Saturday morning. Newmarket-on- Fergus were our hosts. Thanks to all the parents for having the players in Newmarket at 10.00am.  We fielded four teams and played […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Weekly Notes Oct-11-2017

Under 21 In the first round of the championship Kilruane MacDonaghs take on Roscrea in Toomevara on this Sunday, 15th October at 3.00pm. Your support would be appreciated.   Under 11 MacDonaghs participated in the Martin O’Leary Tournament in Kilcolman on last Saturday along with Burgess, Kiladangan and Portroe. After a great morning’s hurling MacDonaghs […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs News 04-Oct-2017

Under 11 In the semi-final of the plate MacDonaghs lost out to the Borris-Ileigh in MacDonagh Park.   Under 6 The season came to an end last Friday with the annual presentation in MacDonagh Park. Niall O’Meara was on hand to do the honours. One medal was dispatched to Pennsylvania for Conor Slevin who frequented […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Weekly News Sept-27-2017

Under 21 MacDonaghs play Toomevara in the first round of the championship in Nenagh on this Saturday, 30th September at 2.30pm.   Minor Fooball A point ten minutes into injury time earned Cappawhite Gaels (1-9) a draw with MacDonaghs (3-3) in the county semi-final that was played in Templederry.  A diagonal wind hampered efforts by […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Weekly Notes Sept-20-2017

Senior A valiant effort against Thurles Sarsfields in the county quarter-final came unstuck in extra time on a 3-26 to 1-22 scoreline. The final score doesn’t reflect the closeness of the contest and the tremendous performance by the players. MacDonaghs entered this game without the services of four players who had operations Éanna Hogan, Willie […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes Sept-13-2017

Senior MacDonaghs take on Thurles Sarsfields in the county quarter-final in Semple Stadium on Saturday at 3.30pm. This is going to be a mammoth task against the county champions. The panel is badly hit by injuries but are primed to give it an almighty effort. We hope that everybody will rally behind the team.   […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes Sep-06-2017

Junior A 1-18 to 3-9 loss away to Borris-Ileigh brought the curtain down on this year’s championship. It was one of the better performances by the team. They fought to the bitter end and were right in contention to the final whistle. MacDonaghs started brightly and Cormac Mannion opened the scoring with a point. The […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes 30-Aug-2017

Inter County Kian O’Kelly was a member of the Tipperary U16 ‘A’ panel that lost the Arrabawn final to Kilkenny. Páidí Williams was on the U15 ‘B’ team that lost to Kerry in the Plate final.   Junior MacDonaghs travel to Borrisoleigh on Friday evening to take on the home team in the final group […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs News 23-Aug-2017

Junior In the fourth round MacDonaghs lost 3-17 to 1-13 against Knockshegowna in Ballingarry. This result leaves them in a precarious position. MacDonaghs must now win their remaining game against Borris-Ileigh and hope that two other results fall in their favour.  Although MacDonaghs had the aid of the breeze in the first half it was […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Weekly Notes 16-Aug-2017

Senior A 3-21 to 1-17 victory over Carrick Swan in Boherlahan secured a place in the knockout stages of the county championship which will resume when the divisional championships have concluded. Swan had the aid of the stiff breeze in the opened period– it died out in the second half- but it was the Magpies […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Weekly Notes 10-Aug-2017

 Inter County Commiserations to Niall O’Meara and the Tipperary team. There was no honour lost in defeat.   Senior MacDonaghs play Carrick Swan in the county championship in Cashel on this Saturday, 12th August at 7.00pm. Your support would be appreciated.   Junior In the third round of the championship MacDonaghs played out a draw […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Weekly Notes 02-Aug-2017

Inter County Best wishes to Niall O’Meara and the Tipperary team against Galway.   Senior The third round of the county championship against Carrick Swan has been pencilled in for Saturday, 12th August in Cashel at 7.00pm.   Junior Burgess will provide the opposition in the third round of the championship in MacDonagh Park on […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs News 26-June-2017

Inter County Well done to Tipperary on the victory over Clare. Great to see Niall O’Meara back in the picture after recovering from injury. Applications for All-Ireland semi-final tickets must be made to Michael Cahill or Matt Cleary before this Saturday, 29th July. Family tickets will be available. Should Tipperary prevail against Galway there will […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Weekly Notes 18-July-2017

Inter County Best wishes to the Tipperary team and management against Clare.   Senior Interest in the County League came to an end with a two-point defeat against Upperchurch in MacDonagh Park. The final score was 0-24 to 2-16 in favour of the visitors. The Mid team were not flattered by the margin of victory […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Weekly Notes

Inter County The U14 panel travelled to Semple Stadium for the hurling qualifiers. They were delighted to see Tipperary triumph and witnessed a thrilling encounter between Waterford and Kilkenny. On the return journey there was a pit stop at the Obama Plaza. Thanks to Jimmy Cahill and Barney Naughnane who organised the trip which went […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Weekly Notes 05-July-2017

Senior The club extends best wishes to Niall O’Meara who was injured in the game against Westmeath. In the County League, MacDonaghs will be at home to Upperchurch-Drombane on Sunday, 16th July at 1.00pm.   Junior The championship begins on this Friday evening with a home game against Toomevara at 8.00pm.  MacDonaghs will then face […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes 28-June-2017

Senior In the penultimate County League game an under strength MacDonaghs side lost out to Drom & Inch in MacDonagh Park on a 3-22 to 1-15 scoreline. The home team, playing against a light breeze, hit the first two points but this was as good as it got. Drom reeled off eight unanswered points and […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs News 23-June-2017

Senior In the fourth round of the County League MacDonaghs take on Drom & Inch in MacDonagh Park on this Friday, 23rd June at 8.00pm.   Junior In the penultimate league game MacDonaghs lost 3-17 to 1-12 against Burgess in Kilcolman. On a beautiful evening for hurling the home side, who had a liberal sprinkling […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs News 15-June-2017

Senior MacDonaghs made their exit from the North championship after a 2-15 to 1-11 loss to a more streetwise Kiladangan outfit in Dolla. Few can quibble with the result as the better team carried the day. A large crowd descended on Dolla in anticipation of a fiery contest and they were not disappointed with the […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Weekly Notes 07-June-2017

Senior MacDonaghs take on Kiladangan in the quarter-final of the championship in Dolla on Sunday evening at 7.30pm. Your support against the championship favourites would be appreciated.   Junior MacDonaghs came out the wrong side of a 0-19 to 1-15 scoreline against Nenagh in the fourth round  of the league in MacDonagh Park, Nenagh. Despite […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes 31-May-2017

Senior MacDonaghs came out the wrong side of a 1-25 to 2-15 scoreline against Thurles Sarsfields in the second round of the championship, played in a sunny Templemore. The Magpies lacked the services of Justin Cahill, Darragh Peters and Thomas Williams while Thomas Cleary and Eoin Williams are out of action with long-term injuries. Kilruane […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs GAA Notes 24-May-2017

Inter County Commiserations to Niall O’Meara and the Tipperary team who must now take the scenic route in the championship after the loss to Cork.   Senior In the second round of the county championship MacDonaghs take on Thurles in Templemore on Sunday at 3.30pm. Your support would be appreciated.   Junior In the third […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes 17-05-2017

Inter County Best of luck to Niall O’Meara and the Tipperary team in the Munster quarter-final against Cork.   Junior In the second round of the league MacDonaghs lost out to Toomevara in MacDonagh Park on a 3-18 to 1-19 scoreline. MacDonaghs were unfortunate not to get something out of this game. The management had […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Weekly News 03-May-2017

Senior MacDonaghs began the county championship with a 3-17 to 0-15 victory over Nenagh in Toomevara. Manager Billy O’Shea was unable to pick from a full deck with Thomas Cleary,  Thomas Williams, Brian O’Meara and Ray McLoughney all unavailable for selection. The selectors gave championship debuts to Jerome Cahill and Craig Morgan and the county […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Weekly Notes 10-May-2017

Senior MacDonaghs qualified for the North quarter-final with a 0-27 to 1-13 victory over Borrisokane in Gardiner Park. Not since 1942, when Hitler ruled the roost in Europe and the primary mode of transport was the humble bike, did Kilruane travel to take on Borrisokane in their home patch in the senior championship. On that […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Weekly Notes 03-May-2017

Senior MacDonaghs began the county championship with a 3-17 to 0-15 victory over Nenagh in Toomevara. Manager Billy O’Shea was unable to pick from a full deck with Thomas Cleary,  Thomas Williams, Brian O’Meara and Ray McLoughney all unavailable for selection. The selectors gave championship debuts to Jerome Cahill and Craig Morgan and the county […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes 26-Apr-2017

Senior MacDonaghs take on Nenagh Éire Óg in the first round of the county championship in Toomevara on this Sunday, 30th April at 3.30pm. Your support would be appreciated. Borrisokane will provide the opposition in the first round of the North championship on Sunday, 7th May at 1.00pm. Venue is yet to be confirmed.   […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes 19-Apr-2017

Inter County Best wishes to Niall O’Meara and the Tipperary team in the National League Final.   Senior MacDonaghs will play Nenagh in the first round of the county championship in Toomevara on Sunday, 30th April at 3.30pm.   Minor MacDonaghs kicked off the hurling campaign with a 3-15 to 2-8 home victory over Silvermines. […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes 12-Apr-2017

Inter County Well done to Jerome Cahill and Craig Morgan who were on the Tipperary minor team that overcame Limerick. Best of luck to Niall O’Meara and the Tipperary team in the League semi-final.   Senior In the third round of the county league MacDonaghs had a four-point away victory over Éire Óg Annacarty on […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes 05-Apr-2017

Inter County Well done to Niall O’Meara who had an impressive game in Tipperary’s victory over Offaly. Best of luck to Jerome Cahill and Craig Morgan who are members of the minor panel that takes on Limerick on this Wednesday evening in Semple Stadium at 7.00pm.   Senior In the third round of the county […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes 29-Mar-2017

Senior MacDonaghs picked up their first points in the County League with a narrow two-point home victory over Kiladangan on a 2-21 to 4-13 scoreline.  After an uninspiring performance in the opening round this was a much improved display. MacDonaghs were in control in the first half and enjoyed a 1-11 to 0-7 interval lead. […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Weekly Notes 21-Mar-2017

Senior In the second round of the County League MacDonaghs will be at home to Kiladangan on this Saturday, 25th March at 4.00pm.   Junior The first round league game against Burgess, fixed for Kilcolman, was called off because of treacherous underfoot conditions. The second round game against Borris-Ileigh has been pencilled in for Saturday, […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs News 15-Mar-2017

Senior MacDonaghs travelled to Borrisoleigh on Saturday in the first round of the County League and came away pointless with the home team prevailing on a 2-22 to 3-11 scoreline. The visitors featured just nine of the team that triumphed over Borris-Ileigh in last year’s North championship. The home team were much sharper all through […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Weekly Notes Feb-08-2017

Senior In the first round of the county league Kilruane MacDonaghs are scheduled to play Borris-Ileigh in Borrisoleigh on this Saturday at 2.30pm.   Auction & Social Night Kilruane MacDonaghs Senior, Camogie and Juvenile Clubs would like to thank everybody who played any part in making the Auction and Social Night such a phenomenal success. […]

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Monster Auction Catalogue – Kilruane MacDonaghs

The monster auction takes place on Saturday 4th March at 7pm in Abbey Court Hotel Nenagh. Catalogue is being updated – it will be uploaded soon

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Kilruane MacDonaghs News 28-Feb-2017

Auction & Social Night The senior, juvenile and camogie clubs are organising a Monster Auction & Social Night in the Abbey Court Hotel on this Saturday, 4th March. Proceedings commence at 7.00pm with a wine reception. Auctioneer Seamus Costello will put the first lot up for auction at 8.00pm. Seamus will be ably assisted by […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs News 22-Feb-2017

Senior Kilruane MacDonaghs will be away to Borris-Ileigh in the first round of the county league on Saturday, 11th March.   Junior In the first round of the league Kilruane MacDonaghs will travel to Kilcolman to play Burgess on the weekend of 19th March.   Under 21 MacDonaghs will face Roscrea in the first round […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs News 15-Feb-2017

Senior In the first round of the North championship Kilruane MacDonaghs have been drawn against Borrisokane. On 12th March MacDonaghs will travel to play Borris-Ileigh in the first round of the county league.   Auction & Social Night The senior, juvenile and camogie clubs are organising a Monster Auction & Social Night in the Abbey […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Weekly Notes 08-Feb-2017

County League In the first round of the county league Kilruane MacDonaghs will travel to play Borris-Ileigh on 12th March. Kiladangan, Drom & Inch, Upperchurch-Drombane and Éire Óg Annacarty are also in the group.   Auction & Social Night The senior, juvenile and camogie clubs are organising a Monster Auction & Social Night in the […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs GAA Weekly Notes 01-Feb-2017

Senior In the county championship Kilruane MacDonaghs have been drawn in a group with Thurles Sarsfields, Nenagh Éire Óg and Carrick Swan. The first round will take place in April. The draw for the first round of the North championship will take place in the Hibernian Inn on Thursday, 16th February.   Harty Cup Commiserations […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs News 23-Jan-2017

Juvenile AGM A very constructive Annual General Meeting of the juvenile club was held on last Friday night with a healthy attendance reviewing 2016 and making plans for 2017. The following were elected: Presidents, Fr. Enda Burke, Tom McLoughney and Len Gaynor; Chairman, Michael O’Meara; Vice-Chairman, Seán Ward; Secretary, Yvonne Kennedy; PRO, Gilbert Williams; North […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Weekly Notes 18-Jan-2017

Adjourned AGM A very productive Adjourned AGM was held on last Friday. The management teams were all finalised: Senior – Billy O’Shea (Manager, Shane McGrath (Coach) and Kevin O’Brien; Junior – Paddy Williams (Manager), Damien Franks, Ruan Casey and Declan Souch; U21 – Brian O’Meara (Manager), Ned Darcy and Tom Killackey; Minor – Liam O’Kelly […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Weekly Notes 11-Jan-2017

Adjourned AGM The Adjourned AGM will be held in the clubroom on this Friday, 13th January at 8.00pm. Everybody is invited to attend.   Juvenile AGM The AGM of the juvenile club will be held in the clubroom on Friday, 20th January at 8.00pm. Everybody interested in the promotion of juvenile games in the parish […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs News 21-Dec-2016

Under 21 Final After a marathon campaign MacDonaghs just came up short in extra time of the replayed final on a 2-18 to 1-13 scoreline. Once again MacDonaghs confounded predictions by pushing the favourites all the way. The Magpies were the much better team in the first half and led by 0-5 to 0-2 after […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Weekly Notes 14-Dec-2016

A.G.M. A large attendance, including a healthy sprinkling of players, assembled in the clubroom on last Friday night, 9th December for the Annual General Meeting. Prior to the meeting, Fr. Michael Geraghty celebrated the annual Mass for deceased members in Cloughjordan Church. In an informative and concise report, which was available in booklet form to […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs News 07-Dec-2016

 Under 21 Final MacDonaghs almost caused a major upset when a last minute point deprived them of a famous victory against red-hot favourites Toomevara in Templederry. Both sides finished on 0-19 each after extra time. The Magpies were quickly out of the blocks and hit the first four points. A talented Toomevara outfit settled and […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs News 30-Nov-2016

  Under 21 MacDonaghs qualified for the North final for the first time since 2013 with a well-merited 0-22 to 1-13 victory over Roscrea in Toomevara. The Magpies opened brightly but the radar was malfunctioning and at one stage they hit three wides in a row. After ten minutes the sides were level on two […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes 23-Nov-2016

Under 21 MacDonaghs made history on last Sunday when they qualified for the semi-final for the second time in the one season with a 2-17 to 0-13 victory over Newport. MacDonaghs had already booked a semi-final spot with a victory over Moneygall/Clonakenny. However, Newport who had been expelled from the championship for not fulfilling their […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs News 16-Nov-2016

Under 21 Kilruane MacDonaghs take on Newport in the quarter-final in Puckane on this Sunday, 20th November at 2.00pm. Your support would be appreciated.   Cumann na mBunscol Commiserations to Cloughjordan Schools who lost out to Cappawhite N.S. in the county football final.   General Meeting A General Meeting of all players, selectors and members […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes 09-Nov-2016

Under 21 MacDonaghs qualified for the semi-final with a 3-15 to 1-5 victory over Moneygall/Clonakenny in Toomevara. Sickness ruled out Stephen Cleary, so the selectors handed Tomás Hogan the number three jersey and Jerome Cahill slotted in at centre-back. MacDonaghs, with the aid of a light diagonal breeze, dictated matters from the start. Cian Darcy […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes 03-Nov-2016

Under 21 MacDonaghs got the better of Newport in the first round of the championship on a 2-16 to 1-15 scoreline in Toomevara. On a perfect day for hurling, MacDonaghs had the aid of a light diagonal breeze in the first half. Very little separated the sides for most of the first half. In fact, […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Camogie Notes 26-Oct-2016

Fundraising: The club will be holding its annual Church gate collection on the weekend of 12/13th of November. Anybody willing to volunteer can contact Catherine Nevin, Joe Cahill or Noreen Maher. AGM: The AGM has been fixed for Friday 18th November in Cloughjordan GAA complex at 8pm. All are welcome. County Dinner Dance: The county […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Weekly Notes 26-Oct-2016

Under 21 MacDonaghs take on Newport in the first round of the championship in Toomevara on this Saturday, 29th October at 1.00pm. Your support would be appreciated.   Cumann na mBunscol Congratulations to Cloughjordan Schools on overcoming Dunkerrin N.S. in the North football final on a 7-5 to 3-6 scoreline in Moneygall. They qualified for […]

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Kilruane Camogie Notes 19-Oct-2016

Poker Classic:  The club would like to thank everyone who came up to support the Annual Poker classic last Sunday night. We appreciate the effort everyone went through to be there. Thanks to anyone who volunteered to help out on the night and to everyone who was involved in the running of the night to […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes 19-Oct-2016

Club History The clubroom was bursting at the seams on last Friday night as Len Gaynor launched the updated club history “Kilruane MacDonaghs 1970-2013 Heirs to a Proud Tradition”. County chairman, Michael Bourke, North chairman, Dan Kennedy and North secretary, Marian Minehan, were in attendance. Kealan and Jack McGrath provided musical entertainment while Tom Williams […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Camogie Notes Oct-12-2016

Poker Classic: The annual Poker Classic is on this Sunday 16th November in Nenagh Golf Club starting around 6:30pm. We encourage all team mentors and adult team players to make a huge effort to attend. Even if you don’t play cards there are a lot of jobs that you could help out with Fundraising: The […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Weekly Notes 12-Oct-2016

Croke Park Visit A party of forty juveniles and ten adults travelled to Croke Park on last Saturday. They had a guided tour of the Stadium, enjoyed a sumptuous meal and participated in coaching sessions conducted by Lee Chin, Podge Collins, Richie Hogan, Anthony Nash and Maurice Shanahan. Niall O’Meara and Jack Peters were also […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes 05-Oct-2016

Senior The 2016 campaign came to an end with a 2-20 to 1-20 loss to Killenaule in the county quarter-final in Semple Stadium. Players will rue letting this one slip as they were well capable of overcoming the southerners. However, the stark fact is that enough of our players didn’t play up to form. Why […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Camogie Notes Sep-28-2016

Intermediate:  Hard luck to the intermediate girls who lost to Nenagh in the quarter final last Sunday. Thanks to the management and the girls who put in an effort for their time all year. U8 & u10: Parish league Wednesday at 6:30 in Ardcroney. Committee meeting: There is an executive committee meeting scheduled for Thursday […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Weekly Notes 28-Sep-2016

Senior MacDonaghs qualified for the county quarter-final for the second year in succession with a comprehensive 5-27 to 0-6 victory over Carrick Swan in Holycross. The Magpies have never lost to the Swans in senior championship hurling. The selectors made a number of personnel and positional changes for this encounter. Darragh Peters returned to action […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Weekly Notes 21-Sep-2016

North Final The dream of capturing the Frank McGrath Cup in the 1916 Centenary year evaporated in testing conditions in Thomas MacDonagh Park, Cloughjordan. Kiladangan retained their crown with a well-deserved 2-18 to 1-17 victory. The visitors dominated for most of the game and nobody can dispute the result. The club had put in a […]

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Weekly Notes Sep-14-2016

Senior MacDonaghs qualified for their first North final since 1994 with a 3-12 to 1-14 victory over Burgess in Nenagh. Two years ago it was Burgess who triumphed at this stage of the championship. On this occasion a blistering start by the Magpies, which yielded three goals inside nine minutes, laid the foundation for victory. […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Camogie Notes 07-Sep-2016

U,8,10’s: There will be a match for the u8’s and 10’s this Wednesday 7th in Puckane v Kildangan. Can all girls please be there for 6:30pm. Intermediate:  Hard luck to the Intermediates who narrowly lost out to Drom in their final group game in Cloughjordan last Friday evening. The girls showed tremendous spirit and work-rate […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs News 07-Sep-2016

All-Ireland Finals Congratulations to Niall O’Meara, Cian Darcy, Jerome Cahill and both Tipperary teams on a magnificent day in Croke Park. Niall O’Meara became the sixth MacDonaghs player to win an All-Ireland senior hurling medal. He followed in the footsteps of Tom McLoughney (1961 & 1962), Len Gaynor (1964, 1965 & 1971), Mark O’Leary (2001), […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Weekly Notes 31-Aug-2016

All-Ireland Finals Best of luck to Niall O’Meara, Cian Darcy, Jerome Cahill and both Tipperary teams in the All-Ireland finals. Thanks to all parishioners who are flying the colours. Everybody is urged to get the blue and gold flags out. Junior MacDonaghs recorded a 1-14 to 0-13 victory over Burgess in Dolla. Unfortunately, results elsewhere […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Camogie Club News 31-Aug-2016

U6,8,10’s: Training for all girls this Wednesday 31st in Ardcroney at 6:30pm sharp. U12: The u12 white team will play Carrick Swans in the county final this Thursday at 6:15 in the Ragg. All support would be greatly appreciated. U14: The u14s lost out to Kildangan last week in the final game of the group […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs News 24-Aug-2016

Junior In the penultimate group game MacDonaghs take on Burgess in Kilcolman on this Saturday, 27th August at 6.45pm. Under 14 MacDonaghs lost out to Toomevara in the semi-final on a 3-7 to 1-10 scoreline. Thanks to the players and management who put in a huge effort during the year. Under 11 MacDonaghs participated in […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Camogie Club Notes 24-Aug-2016

U6,8,10’s: Training for all girls this Wednesday 24th in Ardcroney at 6:30pm sharp. U12: The u12 black team are due to play Shannon Rovers this Wednesday 24th in Ballinderry at 7pm. All girls to be in dressing room for 6:15. Minor: Over the last week there has being mixed fortunes for the u16 team. On […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Camogie Club Notes 17-Aug-2016

U6,8,10’s: Training for all girls this Wednesday 17th in Ardcroney at 6:30pm sharp. U14: Hard luck to the u14s who lost out to Portroe last Thursday. They have one more game in the group which will be v Kildangan next week. Bag Packing: Thanks to everyone who helped out with the bag packing last weekend […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes 17 Aug 2016

Inter County Congratulations to Niall O’Meara, Cian Darcy, Jerome Cahill and both Tipperary teams on their victories in Croke Park. Well done to Cian Darcy who won the Man of the Match award in the minor match. Senior On last Saturday evening MacDonaghs staged a remarkable recovery in Moneygall to clinch the Jim Devitt Cup […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Camogie Club Notes 10-Aug-2016

U6,8,10’s: Training for all girls this Wednesday 10th in Ardcroney at 6:30pm sharp. Intermediate Training: Training for all girls eligible for Intermediate this Thursday at 7:30pm in Ardcroney. All players to be present as first round of the championship is just around the corner. U18: Training for all girls eligible for u18 this Friday at […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Weekly Notes 10-Aug-2016

Inter County Best wishes to Niall O’Meara, Cian Darcy, Jerome Cahill and both Tipperary teams in Croke Park on Sunday. Senior MacDonaghs take on Drom & Inch in the Jim Devitt Cup final in Moneygall on this Saturday, 13th August at 5.00pm. MacDonaghs won this competition in 2008. Last year they lost to Upperchurch with […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Weekly Notes 3-Aug-2016

Senior For the second time in two years MacDonaghs have qualified for the North semi-final. On last Friday evening a 3-24 to 2-18 victory over Borris-Ieigh in Toomevara booked a place in the last four. When the sides met in last year’s championship MacDonaghs had sixteen points to spare against a Borris-Ileigh side without the […]

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Kilruane Camogie Notes 3-Aug-2016

U6,8,10’s: Training for all girls this Wednesday 3rd in Ardcroney at 6:30pm sharp. U13: Hard luck to the u13 team and management who lost out in the final last Monday night. The girls fought bravely but came up against a stronger Fethard side. The team were dealt a huge blow before the match even started […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Camogie Club Notes

U10’s: Training for all girls this Wednesday 13th in Ardcroney at 6:30pm sharp. U13: The u13 team will now play the semi-final v Moycarkey this Thursday 28th at 7:15pm in the Ragg. All support for the girls would be greatly appreciated by all involved. Tipp u16: Well done to Aoife Sullivan and the u16 B […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs Camogie Club Notes

U6,8,10’s: Training for all girls this Wednesday 13th in Ardcroney at 6:30pm sharp. U13: Well done to the u13’s who had a great win over Rockwell Rovers in the quarter final on Friday last. The girls had to battle hard against a more physical side whilst also missing many panel members and the girls did […]

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Kilruane MacDonaghs News

Munster Finals Best wishes to Niall O’Meara, Cian Darcy, Jerome Cahill and both Tipperary teams in the Munster finals in Limerick. Senior MacDonaghs qualified for the final of the Jim Devitt Cup for the second successive year with a 2-25 to 1-16 home victory over Moyne-Templetuohy. MacDonaghs had the aid of a light breeze in […]

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