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Senior Club Notes – 8th Sep 2014

Last week was a fantastic week on the pitch for Killoe with both our junior and senior teams progressing in the Championship. First up were our juniors who welcomed Sean Connolly’s to Emmet Park in the quarter final on Wednesday evening last, and after a sturdy test from our neighbours, we eventually shone through to record…

Killoe reach Senior Championship Final

Longford Leader – Padraig O’Brien In one of the best club games witnessed at Pearse Park in many years, Killoe are back in the county final after defeating Dromard in a classic clash that thrilled the big attendance in the region of 1,500 and it must be said that Emmet Og showed a lot of…

Senior Club Notes – 5th Sep 2014

Our 125th anniversary celebrations took place last weekend and judging by the feedback were extremely successful with events over the two days enjoyed by all in attendance. Saturdays events in Emmet Park were primarily aimed at our underage stars with leagues for all age groups from 8 to 18 taking place. Our senior stars were on…

Killoe beat Slashers in Championship

Longford Slashers reign as the county senior football champions is over as the stronger Killoe side gained sweet revenge for their disappointing defeat at this same stage last year and were worthy winners of the quarter-final clash at Glennon Brothers Pearse Park on Sunday evening last. Showing the significant greater pace throughout a generally poor…

Killoe GAA celebrates 125 Years

2014 marks the 125th anniversary of the founding of the first GAA club in Killoe. The first GAA club in the parish was named Killoe Erins Hopes, and quickly renamed Killoe Erins Pride. By the start of the 20th century a single unified team emerged in the parish called Killoe Emmets, soon to be renamed Killoe…

Killoe beat Mostrim in Championship

2012 county champions Killoe Emmet Og made light work of a poor Mostrim outfit as they ran out convincing winners in the Senior Football Championship Round 1 game in Granard on Sunday evening last. It was all too easy for the Killoe side who dominated from start to finish. Nothing went right for Mostrim and…

Four titles in one week

Congratulations to our Schoolboys (Championship winners), Schoolgirls (Championship winners), U-16 lads (League winners) and Ladies Senior teams (League winners) all of whom captured county titles in one week to end the month of May 2014 on a very positive note. Our Schoolgirls team made history by capturing their first ever Championship title by beating Dromard…

Fantasy GAA League

Killoe GAA is running Mini Fantasy League for the 2014 All-Ireland Football Championship on the ‘Face the ball’ website. This league runs from week to week and is based on predicting the scores in all games throughout the All Ireland Gaelic Football Championship. To participate please follow the instructions below… Create your own personal account…

2014 Dinner Dance

The 2014 Dinner Dance took place on Saturday 18th January 2014 in Longford Arms Hotel. Congratulations to all our award winners and well done to those who helped to make the night a success. Award winners on the night included… Senior Clubperson of the Year = Danny Keogh Senior Player of the Year = Shane Dowd…

New GAA Disciplinary Rules

Check out the latest information from GAA headquarters regarding the new carding rules. The Gaelic Football Rule Changes which became operative on 1 January 2014 are as follows: Overview of new rules Introduction of a Black Card for Cynical Behaviour Fouls. Change in the number of substitutes allowed. Distinction between Deliberate and Accidental Fouls. Definition…

Colm Harte wins ‘Pat Trainor’ Award

Colm Harte – Principal of St. Teresas N.S. in Killoe – has won the GAAs “Pat Trainor” Award for 2013. This lifetime achievement award is a National award presented by GAA President Liam O Neill, in recognition of the contribution made to the development of the underage game at schools level. Colm who is Principal…

Senior Championship 2013

County Final Longford Slashers v Dromard Semi Finals Longford Slashers v Colmcille St. Columba’s v Dromard Quarter Finals A) Abbeylara v St. Columba’s B) Killoe 0-10 v Longford Slashers 0-13 C) Clonguish 1-05 v Colmcille 1-10 D) Dromard v Mostrim Round 3 Results Fr. Manning Gaels 0-07 v Colmcille 0-08 Clonguish 1-09 v Dromard 1-05 Granard 2-05…

Ladies win 4-in-a-row Championships

Killoe Ladies Complete Four-in-a-row Report from Longford Leader Killoe Ladies further cemented their position as kingpins of Longford Ladies Football when they overcame Clonguish on Saturday last to clinch their fourth senior ‘A’ championship title in a row and retain the much-coveted Alison Smyth memorial trophy in its second Championship season. This was a fast…

All Ireland 7’s Weekend

Killoe Senior Team will be taking part in this weekends FBD All Ireland Club 7s at Kilmacud. Group 1: Clan na nGael (Dublin), Eoghan Rua (Derry), Ilen Rovers (Cork), Celbridge (Kildare) Group 2: Carbury (Kildare), St Oliver Plunketts E-R (Dublin), Tempo Maguires (Fermanagh), Claremorris (Mayo) Group 3: Killoe Emmet Óg (Longford), Naomh Conaill (Donegal), Caherlistrane (Galway), Naomh Olaf…

Training Gear for sale

2013 Training Gear is now on sale and can be ordered until August 9th 2013. Available Sizes.. Kids = 5/6, 7/8, 9/10, 10/11, Youth = 13/14, Adults = All sizes Training Gear for sale (All prices accurate at time of printing)… Hoodies with crest: Kids = €30, 13/14 = €36, Adults = €41 Skins with club name:…

Killoe website wins top GAA award

The Killoe GAA website has won the McNamee Award for “Best Website” for 2012. The McNamee Awards recognise excellence in various areas of GAA media & communication each year. The website is the first Longford winners since 1990, and the first to win in the ‘Best Website’ category. Speaking at the ceremony, Alan Milton (GAA…

Annual 5k/10k Race

This list represents our best effort to reflect final times as accurately as possible within the spirit of a Fun Run. Any errors that may exist within this data set are completely unintentional. Thank you to all of the 260+ runners who took part. We hope to see you all again next year. 5k Race…

Killoe in the Capital

Report from Longford-Dublin Association The splash of Green and White in and around the Irish House Party pub in Dublin’s Francis street on a recent Friday evening quickly gave the game away: Killoe GAA club members were in town, primarily to announce the local Gathering they’ve planned, and of course they were also welcomed on…

2013 Dinner Dance

Our annual dinner dance took place last Saturday night at the Longford arms hotel. This was a very well attended event with close on 400 people present. The club would like to extend a big thank you to all who attended and supported this event. The event commenced at 8p.m. and thank you to all…

Killoe win League & Cship Double

Killoe end wonderful year with the winning of the Leader Cup Source: Longford Leader – Wednesday 19 Dec 2012 It took Killoe quite some time to assert their superiority over Longford Slashers in the Leader Cup Final at Glennon Brothers Pearse Park on Sunday last but when they eventually turned on the power in the…

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