Thursday, 9 October 2014

Convent, All Ireland Hurling in 1914 and Rebel Fitz

Then and Now




Frank Greaney and Jim Cogan pictured in Frank's garage around 2009


All Ireland Football 1914

In 1914 the quarter final of the Munster Hurling Championship was played in Listowel.

Munster Senior Hurling Championship
Quarter-final 10 May 1914  ;          Kerry     4-1 - 7-3 Clare  played at Listowel

That Clare team went on to win the All Ireland

The final score in the All Ireland at Croke Park, was Clare 5-1, Laois 1-0. The Clare team on the day was: A. Power (capt.), J. Power, M. Flanagan, E. Grace, T. McGrath, P. McInerney, J. Shalloo, W. Considine, B. Considine, M. Moloney, R. Doherty, J. Fox, J. Clancy, J. Guerin, J. Spellisey. 
Note James Guerin scored 3 goals. Tragically he died during a flu epidemic  in 1918. 
The team trainer was Jim Hehir (father of the legendary broadcaster, Michael O’Hehir)


ALL IRELAND HURLING: Kerry's record;      1 win     1891  

I am told that the sister of Kerry team member in 1891 was working in Clare and would row across the Shannon for her  Christmas break.


A Kanturk hero

This is Barry Geraghty on his way to another win on that great Kanturk horse, Rebel Fitz., in Tipperary on Sunday. Photographed by Healyracing.


Ploughing 2014

Photos from The National Ploughing Championships 2014


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