- Club Name: Clonmore
- As Gaeilge: Cluain Mhór
- Location: Woodside, Clonmore Road, Hacketstown, Carlow. Website:
- Clonmore team in 1948
- J. J. Doyle in his playing days with the Clonmore team in 1948,
one of the first team photos taken after the club was founded in
- Back row (from left): Tom Byrne, Bill McDonald, Paddy "Johnson"
McDonald, "J" Connolly, Denis Cullen, Bob Tallon, J.J. Nelson.
- Front - Mick Murray, Pakes Connolly, Andy McMahon, John J.
Doyle, Billy Byrne, Matt Cullen, Paddy Wybrant.
- Players missing who were on team that won Junior Championship in
1950: Mick Connolly, Ned McDonald, Jimmy Crowe, Johnny Kelly, Ned
- Clonmore GFC – 1950 Carlow Junior Football
- Back L to R: John Doyle, Mick Connolly, “J” Connolly, Paddy
“Johnson” McDonald, Benny Doyle, Jimmy Crowe, Denis Cullen, Johnny
Kelly, Larry Kenny.
- Front L to R : Matt Cullen, Bill McDonald, Paddy McDonald, Mick
Murray, Jackie Anderson, Pakes Connolly, Billy Byrne. Score :
Clonmore 2-3 Bagenalstown 1-4
Clonmore GFC - Senior Championship Winning Team
In 1955, Clonmore beat
O’Hanrahans by 2-10 to 0-7 in the 1955 final and beat the Blues
again in the 1956 final by 2-8 to 0-4.
Back Row (Left to right): Willie
Rooney, Tom Looby, John O’Toole, Jimmy Crowe, Bill McDonald, Denis
Connolly, Martin Molloy, Andy McMahon, Denis Cullen, Benny Doyle,
Paks Connolly, Paddy McDonald, Mick Connolly, Paddy Doyle, John
Doyle, Seamus Doyle, Denis Dalton.
Front Row (Left to right): Paddy
Duffy, Bernard O’Reilly, Tom O’Reilly, Patsy Molloy, Eamon Bolger,
Jim Fogarty, Ned McDonald, Larry Molloy, Matt Cullen, Liam Bolger.
- The greatest team ever to
represent Clonmore and one of the finest club teams ever seen in
Carlow. Paks Connolly, Martin Molloy and Jim Fogarty were on the
Carlow team beaten by Mayo in the 1954 NFL Final at Croke Park,
the only time Carlow ever reached a NFL Final. Mick Connolly and
Denis Cullen too were regulars on the county team while Paks
Connolly and Martin Molloy were also selected to represent
- 1965 Senior
Team County Finalists
- Clonmore's last appearance in a
County Senior Football Final was in 1965 when we lost to Eire Og by
2-7 to 1-2.
- This photo is of a Clonmore team
- Back (LtoR); Mick "Brainy"
Doyle, Tom Purser, Tony Doheny, Denis Connolly, Jim Byrne, Paks
Connolly, Tommy McCarney, PJ Conway.
- Front: Fay McCoy, Ned McDonald,
Jim Boland, Tom Boland, Peadar Daly, Pat Bowe, Tommy Kehoe.
- 1977 -
Clonmore GFC - SFL Division 2 Champions
- Team which defeated the Fighting
Cocks by 2-10 to 0-2 in the 1977 SFL Div 2 Final:
- Back (LtoR): John Tallon, Mick
Doyle, Connie Byrne, Mick Byrne, Tony Kelly, Joe Byrne, John Doyle,
Des Kelly, Sean O'Toole.
- Front: Mick O'Sullivan, Declan
McCarthy, Tommy Kehoe, Jimmy Lawlor, Frank Donnelly, Pat Doyle,
- 1978 -
Clonmore GFC - Under 12 A County Champions
- The first Clonmore team to win
the County under 12 A Championship in 1978.
- Back (left to right): Bobby
Connolly, (name missing from photo), Brendan Cullen, John
Doyle, Brian Fagan, Michael Farrell, Brian Barrett, Michael Kealy,
Michael Scanlon, Paul Byrne, Eddie Coughlan.
- Front: Thomas Doyle, Nigel
O’Connor (RIP), Ger Byrne (RIP), Anthony Sheeran, Eddie Forde
(Captain), John Tallon, Fergal Doyle, Donal McGrath, Martin Doyle.
- 1980 ICF
- Team which defeated Nurney by
0-10 to 2-3 in the 1980 Intermediate County Final:
- Back (L to R); Tom Boland,
Declan McCarthy (Captain), Mick Byrne, Des Kelly, Joe Byrne, Mick
Doyle, Frank Donnelly, John Connolly, Larry O'Brien.
- Front: Jimmy Lawlor, Kevin
Tallon, Richard McCall, Tom Doyle, Tommy Kehoe, Pat Coughlan.
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