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Dicksboro GAA

Dicksboro is a Gaelic Athletic Association club located in Kilkenny City, Ireland.

History

Dicksboro GAA Club, founded in 1909.[1]

The club takes its name from Dicksboro townland, located next to Kilkenny Airport,[1] the current ground is Palmerstown, to the west of the city.[2]

Dicksboro entered and won the junior championship of 1910.[1] Dicksboro entered the senior championship in 1911.[1] Dicksboro had no team from 1961 to 1969, until the club was reformed.[1] Dicksboro officially opened the grounds in Palmerstown in June 1990.[1]

Honours

Hurling

  • Kilkenny Senior Hurling Championship Winners (5) 1923, 1926, 1950, 1993, 2017[3]
  • Kilkenny Intermediate Hurling Championship Winners (3) 1991, 2005, 2010
  • Leinster Intermediate Club Hurling Championship Winners (2) 2005, 2010
  • All-Ireland Intermediate Club Hurling Championship Winners (1) 2005
  • Kilkenny Junior Hurling Championship Winners (3) 1910, 1914, 1919
  • Kilkenny Special Junior [A] Hurling Championship Winners (1) 1994
  • Kilkenny Under-21 Hurling Championship Winners (5) 1986, 1991, 1992, 2008, 2009, 2014
  • Kilkenny Under-21 North Hurling Championship Winners (6) 1986, 1991, 1992, 2005, 2008, 2009
  • Kilkenny Under-21 Roinn "C" Hurling Championship Winners (1) 2001
  • Kilkenny Minor Hurling Championship Winners (12) 1951, 1952, 1953, 1969, 1973, 1990, 2006, 2009, 2010, 2015, 2019, 2020
  • Kilkenny Minor C Hurling Championship Winners (1) 2007
  • Kilkenny Under-16 Hurling Championship Winners (3) 2006, 2008, 2011
  • Kilkenny Under-14 Hurling Championship Winners (8) 1991, 2001, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012.
  • Kilkenny Under-14 Hurling Féile (Paddy Grace Memorial Trophy) Winners (7) 2004, 2005, 2006, 2009, 2017, 2018,2019
  • All Ireland Féile Roinn A Championship (2) 2009, 2017
  • Kilkenny Senior Hurling League Winners (5) 1994, 1996, 2017, 2019, 2020
  • Kilkenny Intermediate Hurling League Winners (1) 2005
  • Aylward Cup Winners (1) 2005
  • Kilkenny Minor Hurling League Winners (2) 1983, 2009
  • Kilkenny Minor Hurling League Roinn 'C Winners (1) 2007
  • Kilkenny Junior Hurling League Winners (1) 2008
  • Kilkenny Under-16 Hurling League Winners (5) 1988, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2010
  • Kilkenny Under-14 Hurling League Winners (4) 2005, 2006, 2009, 2012
  • Byrne Cup Winners (4) 1998, 1999, 2000, 2008

Camogie

  • Kilkenny Senior [A] Camogie Championship 2019
  • Kilkenny Intermediate [A] Camogie Championship 2011
  • Kilkenny Junior [A] Camogie Championship 1991, 2009
  • Kilkenny Under-21 [A] Camogie Championship 2015
  • Kilkenny Under-18 Roinn 'C' Camogie Championship 2003, 2011, 2015
  • Kilkenny Under-16 Roinn 'A' Camogie Championship 2009, 2010, 2015, 2019
  • Kilkenny Under-14 Roinn 'A' Camogie Championship 2015, 2017, 2019
  • Kilkenny Under-14 Roinn 'B' Camogie Championship 2008, 2013
  • Feile Champions 'A' 2013
  • Feile 'A' Shield Champions2019
  • Kilkenny Junior League 2008, 2009

Football

  • Kilkenny Senior Football Championship 1994, 1997
  • Kilkenny Intermediate Football Championship 1991
  • Kilkenny Junior Football Championship 1990
  • Kilkenny Special Junior Football Championship 1982, 1994
  • Kilkenny Under-21 Football Champions 1985, 1989, 1990, 1991
  • Kilkenny Minor Football Championship 1969, 1970, 1971, 1984, 1989, 2003
  • Kilkenny Under-16 Football Championship 1982, 1988, 1989, 1994, 1995, 2007, 2011
  • Kilkenny Under-14 Football Championship 1987, 1992, 1993, 1999, 2005, 2006, 2012
  • Kilkenny Under-14 Football League Winners (2) 2005, 2006
  • Kilkenny Under-16 Football League Winners (5) 1981, 1982, 1988, 1990, 1994

Famous Hurlers

Player Era Club titles
All-Ireland Leinster County
Matty Power 1920s–1930s 1922, 1927*, 1932, 1933, 1935 1922, 1923, 1925, 1927*, 1928*, 1930*, 1931, 1932, 1933, 1935, 1936, 1937 1925*, 1926*, 1927*, 1928*, 1929*, 1931*
Paddy Grace 1930s–1950s 1939, 1947 1939, 1940, 1945, 1946, 1947 1940*, 1941*, 1942*, 1943*
Dan Kennedy 1930s–1950s 1947 1945, 1946, 1947, 1950 1946, 1950, 1952, 1953, 1955, 1956
Michael Walsh 1980s–1990s 1992, 1993 1991, 1992, 1993 1993
Cillian Buckley 2010s-2020s 2012, 2014, 2015 2014, 2015, 2016 2017
  • *After moving to Dublin Matty Power played for the Dublin senior hurling team. He won his six county titles while playing with the Garda GAA club in Dublin.
  • *Paddy Grace won four county titles in a row while playing with Carrickshock.

See also

References

Further reading

  • O’Neill, Gerry (2009), Up the ’Boro – Dicksboro GAA Club 1909–2009

External links

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