Carrickshock GAA

Carrickshock is an Irish Gaelic Athletic Association club situated in the south of County Kilkenny, Ireland. The club was founded in 1928[1] when the teams from Hugginstown and Knockmoylan were amalgamated in commemoration of the Battle of Carrickshock, 1831.

Carrickshock have had success in the Kilkenny Senior Hurling Championship, winning the competition seven times. Their record of four county titles in a row between 1940 and 1943 remained unbroken until 2009 when Ballyhale Shamrocks won their 4th title in succession.

Many players from the club have gone to achieve success with the Kilkenny intercounty team.


Famous hurlers

External links


  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2 March 2009. Retrieved 1 June 2009.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ "Clara pull off seismic shock". Irish Examiner. 28 October 2013. Retrieved 28 October 2013.
  3. ^ "Carrickshock shape up for county tilt with league title win". Irish Examiner. 15 October 2012. Retrieved 15 October 2012.
  4. ^ "Carrickshock power proves too much for Galway outfit". Irish Examiner. 20 February 2017. Retrieved 21 February 2017.
  5. ^ "Rohan shocks brave Celbridge". Irish Independent. 5 December 2016. Retrieved 5 December 2016.
  6. ^ "Power helps Carrickshock back to the big time". Hogan Stand. 7 November 2016. Retrieved 7 November 2016.
  7. ^ "All Albums > Kilkenny All Ireland Winning Teams > All Ireland SH Champions > Senior winning Teams 1931 to 1960". The Official Kilkenny GAA Website. Kilkenny GAA.

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