1954 Hacketstown Hurling Team
Forde, Mick O'Brien & Mick Kelly on 1954 Hacketstown
Three men in the news
lately are featured on this Hacketstown Hurling team
from the fifties. Carlow GAA's Outstanding Service Award
Winner, Eddie Forde is third from right, front row, &
All Ireland Intermediate Hurling Medalist, Mick O'Brien,
is second from left, front row, and Clonmore's new
Honorary President, Mick Kelly, is on the extreme right,
front row. 1954 Junior Hurling Championship Hacketstown
6-4, Ballinabranna 1-1 "Fogarty and Connolly dominated
mid-field. Looby, Doyle and Forde also worked hard".
Back (L - R) Jim McDonald, Dinny
Connolly, Tom Looby, Ned McDonald, Tom Curley, Liam
Smith, Liam Bolger, Pat O’Gorman, A an Other, Larry
Coleman, Paddy O’Brien, Mick Baggott.
Front: Billy Rooney, Mick O’Brien,
Jim Fogarty, Vincent Maher, Jimmy Crowe, Eddie Forde,
Paddy Doyle, Mick Kelly.
Source: Our Sporting Heritage" dated
1980 & www.Flicker.com
1982 Hacketstown U-16 County Champions.
The Team which beat Palatine in 1982 U-16 final.
Back (L to R): Eddie Coughlan, Michael Farrell, Eddie
Forde, Michael Kealy, Eamonn Fitzgerald, Brendan Cullen, Brian Fagan,
Paul Byrne, Nigel O'Connor, Eddie Murphy, Bobby Connolly, Peter
Kavanagh. Front: Fergus Doyle, John Tallon, John Doyle (Captain),
Thomas Doyle, Donal McGrath, Pat Kealy, Conor McCarney, Martin Doyle,
Brendan Byrne, John Duffy.
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