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What's the smallest GAA club in your county?

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Saint Josephs Gaa club is the smallest in Roscommon and i think you would struggle to find a smaller one in Ireland

Tarismelting22 (Roscommon) - Posts: 238 - 03/01/2018 09:43:00    2066565

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Replying To Tarismelting22:  "Saint Josephs Gaa club is the smallest in Roscommon and i think you would struggle to find a smaller one in Ireland"
Would St Ronan's not be smaller?

LooseCannon (Offaly) - Posts: 66 - 03/01/2018 09:58:24    2066570

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Replying To Rohanhorsemaste:  "knockshegowna, north Tipp. no school's, pubs or shops. junior A hurling. all juveniles boys play for other clubs but come back to play adult. girls play in Offaly with carrig."
2 pubs and 2 churches in the parish actually. Seemed to be a club that would die off there a few years ago but now seem to have a few more young lads coming along. joined with Rovers and Lorrha last year.
Smallest in North Tipp for sure.
Never understood why they didn't combine with Carrig

tiobraid (Tipperary) - Posts: 2317 - 03/01/2018 10:14:54    2066577

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Replying To tiobraid:  "2 pubs and 2 churches in the parish actually. Seemed to be a club that would die off there a few years ago but now seem to have a few more young lads coming along. joined with Rovers and Lorrha last year.
Smallest in North Tipp for sure.
Never understood why they didn't combine with Carrig"
Would they play in Offaly or Tipp if they joined up?
There's a couple of young Carig lads who'll be on the OY panel in the next couple of years.

LooseCannon (Offaly) - Posts: 66 - 03/01/2018 12:30:06    2066591

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Replying To saulgael:  "Down's would have to be Ballygalget."
Are you for real?

Their catchment area stretches from Downpatrick in the South to Holywood in the North.

bricktop (Down) - Posts: 2050 - 03/01/2018 12:41:12    2066593

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Replying To Tarismelting22:  "Saint Josephs Gaa club is the smallest in Roscommon and i think you would struggle to find a smaller one in Ireland"
Im a pearses man but from my knowledge per catchement area and membership St Josephs is the smallest.

Tarismelting22 (Roscommon) - Posts: 238 - 03/01/2018 15:11:09    2066618

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Replying To Tarismelting22:  "Im a pearses man but from my knowledge per catchement area and membership St Josephs is the smallest."
Glaveys have a good sized catchment area taking in Ballinlough, Granlahan, Gorthaganny and Cloonfad. I think it borders Dunmore, Ballyhaunis, Castlerea and Loughglynn?

GreenandRed (Mayo) - Posts: 4454 - 03/01/2018 20:51:00    2066681

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Replying To LooseCannon:  "Would they play in Offaly or Tipp if they joined up?
There's a couple of young Carig lads who'll be on the OY panel in the next couple of years."
They wont join up but don't understand why.

Tipp obviously ;)

tiobraid (Tipperary) - Posts: 2317 - 04/01/2018 08:35:28    2066727

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loughnavalley in co westmeath . little area between mullingar and athlone , no where in ireland smaller

mickcunningham (Westmeath) - Posts: 983 - 04/01/2018 09:09:52    2066730

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Replying To Horsebox77:  "There is a wee club in north Kerry called Knockanure they only enter one comp per year the NK Novice whic( is basically a C competition after the seniors and intermediate most of their players play with a neighboring club. Who's C team is officially the Knock A team"
how does that work? the reason i ask is that that situation would suit a lot of small clubs who are struggling throughout the year and would be better join up with another club for lets say senior/ intermediate football yet may be able to have a team available for a minor competition and keep the identity of the club going.

theweanling (Cavan) - Posts: 212 - 04/01/2018 11:35:51    2066758

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St Osnatts or Glenfarne/Kilty as both teams struggled to field last year. In terms of population probably Drumreilly who despite low numbers almost always produce quality players.

bananapublican (Leitrim) - Posts: 798 - 04/01/2018 12:48:26    2066777

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Replying To tiobraid:  "They wont join up but don't understand why.

Tipp obviously ;)"
Ger Oakley would never hurl with Tipp.

LooseCannon (Offaly) - Posts: 66 - 04/01/2018 14:13:04    2066800

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He's gone a bit past that by now I'd imagine!

tiobraid (Tipperary) - Posts: 2317 - 05/01/2018 08:17:59    2066881

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Replying To tiobraid:  "He's gone a bit past that by now I'd imagine!"
He'd. Be better than some of our current hurlers anyway!

LooseCannon (Offaly) - Posts: 66 - 05/01/2018 09:06:26    2066884

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In terms of area probably Ardagh, population-wise Moygownagh or Lacken

JXV (Mayo) - Posts: 34 - 05/01/2018 13:27:56    2066943

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Replying To Tarismelting22:  "Im a pearses man but from my knowledge per catchement area and membership St Josephs is the smallest."
Lads I would say Tremane hurling club is the smallest club in the county. Firstly there is no village , pub , church , townland or centre of any kind that you could call Tremane. Its a collection of a few townlands in the parish of Athleague which has its own club and like a turlough , it pops up and dissappears every year to play senior hurling only.

facethepuckout (Roscommon) - Posts: 150 - 05/01/2018 22:22:42    2067025

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Maghera in Cavan, i don't think they've ever won a game, not in my playing time so far anyway. They are unlucky though because any half decent player that comes from Maghera wont play for them, they go to Ramor United instead despite the fact they might have no connections to Ramor United. Not sure why its just always been the way it is.

IamADragon (Cavan) - Posts: 143 - 06/01/2018 12:55:45    2067068

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In Donegal it has to be Pettigo. Their senior team competes in a league with Division 1 and 2 teams 3rd side and compete in a championship against division 4 reserve teams.

cowsinthehills (Donegal) - Posts: 57 - 06/01/2018 14:21:47    2067074

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Replying To bananapublican:  "St Osnatts or Glenfarne/Kilty as both teams struggled to field last year. In terms of population probably Drumreilly who despite low numbers almost always produce quality players."
I'd say eslin would be up there aswell, they have no underage teams as they go and play with mohill for underage

Leitrimabu17 (Leitrim) - Posts: 12 - 06/01/2018 20:56:06    2067136

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Replying To GreenandRed:  "Glaveys have a good sized catchment area taking in Ballinlough, Granlahan, Gorthaganny and Cloonfad. I think it borders Dunmore, Ballyhaunis, Castlerea and Loughglynn?"
And Williamstown, who weren't far off going senior recently

streaker (Galway) - Posts: 292 - 07/01/2018 03:10:37    2067147

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