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Officially affiliated in 1968, Claregalway is now a thriving Gaelic football club situated 7 miles (12 Km) north of Galway City. Our club caters for footballers of all ages with numerous teams including a thriving ladies section.

Please see our timeline for key events. Please click on view archive if you wish to see a version of the website prior to 2017 which contains historic photos, match reports and news.

Timeline

2021
Nov 22

2021

Both of the clubs Minor teams win county titles. A first for the club and possibly a first nationally.

On the same day our Junior ladies win their county title.

What A Weekend!

Nov 22

2020

Covid Hits in March 2020 and all club activities are shut down. Covid hits all club activities during 2020 but activity did resume on a limited basis throughout the summer and into the end of the year.

2019
Dec 15

2019

The Club win their first title at U20 level by defeating Salthill Knocknacarra.

2018
Nov 21

2018

The club celebrates it’s 50th anniversary.

2017
Nov 21

2017

The Club wins the intermediate county title, the minor county title and both Junior teams get promoted.

The club has plans to continue development at Knockdoemore

2015
Nov 21

2015

Completion of a new dressing room and sports centre

2012
Nov 28

2012

Club relegated to Intermediate after 10 eventful years

2009
Nov 21

2009

A historic year in that our Ladies club was ranked No.1 Club in Ireland, our Juvenile Club was awarded the Galway Juvenile Club of the Year by Coiste Peil na Gaillimhe and our Seniors gained promotion to the A division in the league.

2005
Nov 21

2005

U-14 and U-12 teams both captured league and championship titles and our U-10 Community Games team won the All-Ireland title.

2004
Dec 14

2004

7th August 2004 – First Ever Senior Championship Win

The 7th August 2004 saw Claregalway play St Brendans in the Senior Championship. This was the first senior championship win for the club. A very young team took to the field that day. Nine of the fifteen players were 21 or less.

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The Claregalway team that recorded our first Senior Championship victory; Back row L-R: Barry Cullinane, Alan Rafftree, Anthony Watson, Stephen Cunniffe, Brian Loughlin, Kenny Watson, Brian Day, Brian O’Donoghue, Declan O’Brien. Front row L-R: John Paul O’Connell, Adrian Moran, Conor Glynn, Martin Kelly, Gerry Madden (capt), Enda O’Connell.

2003
Dec 14

2003

First Senior Match- 16th March 2003

Our first Senior League game took place on the 16th of March 2003 at 14:00 in Lakeview against Carna-Cashel. We were managed by Roddy Grealish.

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Nov 21

2003

The Galway football board purchased and developed county training grounds in Loughgeorge, Claregalway

Jan 19

2003

2003 U-21 ‘B’ Football County champions
Back row:
John Paul O’Connell, Barry Cullinane, Nicholas Fox, Joe Garrett, Robert Lennon, Brian O’Donoghue, Stephen Cunniffe, Michael O’Connor, David Raftery, Enda O’Connell
Front row:
Paddy Moran, Anthony Davoren, Anthony Watson, Dinny Forde, Damien Stephens, Tomás Moran, Martin Kelly
2002
Nov 21

2002

Claregalway achieved Senior Status after winning the Intermediate Championship.
U21’s won the B County championship.
Junior B team won the North Board League.
Ladies club set up. The first training session took place on April 28th, 2002 with six Girls in attendance.
Promoted to Senior Football for the first time by winning the Co. Intermediate Final v. Clonbur at Pearse Stadium.

Nov 07

2002

Ladies club set up

1998
Nov 28

1998

Regained promotion to the Intermediate Grade by winning Junior A.

Back Row:
Paul Concannon, Padraig O’Connell, Richard Donovan, Enda Devitt, Nigel Donovan, Mickey Grealish, Kenny Watson, Shane Walsh, Padraig Walsh
Front row:
Derek Murray, Niall McGovern, Gerry Madden, Rory Kenny, Anthony Monaghan, Enda O’Connell, Adrian Moran
1997
Nov 21

1997

U-21s won the West Board championship. construction of a new club house, including dressing rooms and meeting rooms

1996
Nov 21

1996

Relegated to Junior club status.

 

Under 13 City League Winners

1995
Nov 21

1995

League honours for U-13’s and U15’s

 

1994
Jun 01

1994

1994 Under 12 Panel

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