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Senior Co Winners - 9 SFC - 1930, 1944, 1945, 1947, 1949, 1952, 1957, 1980, 2000, AI Football 7s 2009;
3 Senior Ladies FC - 2006, 2007, 2008; 2 Senior Camogie Championship - 2007, 2009, AI Camogie 7s Shield 2009; 2 Senior Handball Titles; 2 JHC; 41 County Scr Titles!

   


Clonduff Milestones - 1887 - 2014

Year

Event

   

2017

HANDBALL

   Clonduff youngsters AGAIN clinch SEVEN COUNTY TITLES  and will represent Down in the Ulsters coming up in February - Clodagh Kelly (U12S), Ellen Shields (13S), veagh Kelly/Ellen McKay (U13D), Patrick Cowan (U14S), Paudie Clancy (U15S), Lauren Kane (U15S), Conor Milligan (U17S) - Great achievement! Patrick Cowan narrowly defeated in Ulster Final; Clodagh Kelly also reached Ulster Final

 

CULTURAL AND SOCIAL

   Clonduff Young Pool Players Conor Milligan and John Boden selected for Northern Ireland Youth team following trials in Coleraine in mid January

   Katie McGilligan & Beth Fitzpatrick complete 'Future Female Leaders' Programme  (joint programme with Ulster LGFA, Ulster Camogie, Ulster Handball & IFA) in Tollymore Outdoor Activity Centre

   Two South Down titles and two runners up places for Clonduff competitors in Scr Sinsir - Ballad Group (Paul Kelly, Colleen Walls, Agnes Morris, Caroline Carvill, Martina Cunningham) and Solo Singer Vivienne Murphy pick up respective titles; Mary Catherine Murray RU in Solo Singing; Eileen McCusker RU in Recitation - all represent Club in County Finals - Clonduff also picked up the Perter Keenan Trophy for Best South Down Scr Sinsir Club for the third year in a row.

   The Ballad Group and Vivienne picked up their respective County titles and will represent Down in the Ulster SF

 

FOOTBALL

   Darren O'Hagan to Captain Down Seniors in 2017 - Brother Barry,
Aidan Carr on on team

 

LGFA

   Clonduff Coaching Officer Ryan McShane appointed joint manager of Senior team; Niall Rafferty with Minors, Sean Cowan with U14s, Kieran Kelly & Sarah Bloomfield with U13s

 

SCHOOLS & UNIVERSITIES

   Stephen McConville key player on St Mary's University College Belfast Seigerson Cup winning team (previously won in 1989 with Cathal Murray) defeated holders UCD

   Clare McGilligan and Cassie Fitzpatrick on UUJ team that won Purcell Shield beating Trinity College Dublin in Final

   Cathal Murray managed St Colman's into Mac Rory Cup Final with Lyndon Brown, Ross Carr and Ben McConville on the team.

2016

HANDBALL

   Clonduff youngsters clinch SEVEN titles at County Finals in January / February - Girls: Ellen Shields (U12 Singles), Ella McCumiskey (U13 Singles), Aoife & Orlaith McCusker (U13 Doubles); Boys: Patrick Cowan (U13 Singles), Laurence Brannigan & Jayme McDonald (U14 Doubles), Conor Milligan (U16 Singles), Lyndon Brown (U17 Singles)

   Sean McNally wins Ulster Golden Masters 40x20 title

   Eddie Clancy & Colin Shields won the League Div 1 Doubles title; Des McNeill & Conal Gribben won the Div 2 Doubles; Shane Murray won Div 2 Singles title

   U14s - Padraig Clancy, Patrick Cowan, Laurence Brannigan & Jayme McDonald won Div 5 All Ireland Feile title in Tipperary

CULTURAL AND SOCIAL

   Clonduff Adults win four South Down Scr Sinsir titles and two County titles - Mary Catherine Murray (RU in SD) won Co Solo Singing, Instrumental Musicians (Paul Kelly, Vivienne Mulcahy, Stephen, Sean & Mary Catherine Murray) won both; Colleen Walls Solo Singing, Ballad Group (Paul Kelly, Colleen Walls, Agnes Morris, Martina Cunningham & Caroline Carvill) and Quiz Team (Colin & Paul Shields, Brian Canavan & Anita Brannigan) all won SD titles

   Massive effort of 291 tickets sold in Down Clubs Draw earned 26,016 for Clonduff Club

   Clonduff selected as only Down Club to participate in Phase 2 of GAA Healthy Clubs Project

   Four Clonduff singers used during Championships to sing National Anthem - Colleen Walls, Caroline Carvill, Kayleigh McPolin, Aoife Trainor

   12-team U6 Blitz introduced in memory of 6 year old member Ella Trainor who died in road accident in January

FOOTBALL

   Aidan Carr led out Down Senior Footballers in first Game of McKenna Cup on 3rd Jan 2016

   U14 Footballers win Fintona inaugural tournament Shield (30th Apr)

   Minor Footballers win SD and County Sevens

   Seniors reach Co Final for first time since 2011

HURLING

   U14s win Div 2 League and Championship

   Senior Hurlers win Junior League

CAMOGIE

   U14s and U16s win Championship Shield

LADIES FOOTBALL

   U12s go right through the season unbeaten

   U13s win inaugural Co Blitz Championship

REFEREES

   Ciarn Branagan takes charge of All Ireland Minor Football Final

 

2015

Clonduff win Irish News Large Club of the Year (May 2015)

Cultural, Social and Community

   Club Gym opened at Clonduff Park

   Second successful Pantomime staged in early January

   Instrumental Musicians (Paul Kelly, Vivienne Mulcahy, Mary Catherine, Sean & Stephen  Murray) and Ballad Group (Paul Kelly, Agnes Morris, Colleen Walls, Caroline Carvill, Martina Cunningham) won South Down Scr Sinsir titles; Colleen Walls runner up in Solo Singing - all three acts won their respective County titles with Colleen and the Musicians winning their Ulster Semi Finals to reach the Ulster Final (2015)

   Clonduff Musicians - Paul Kelly, Mary Catherine, Sean & Stephen Murray with Peter Magee (Mayobridge) entertained during interval in Roscommon v Down League 2 Final

   Clonduff youngsters Runners up in South Down (2016) Scr na ng Finals - Recitation (Sinead McPolin), Instrumental Music, Ballad Group and Set Dancing - all progress to County Final

   Club President Dean Anthony Davies inducted into South Down Hall of Fame

   Clonduff Instrumental Musician - Paul and Thomas Kelly, Sean, Eoin and Gavin Murray -  provide the entertainment at Ulster GAA President's Awards in Slieve Donard Hotel Newcastle at end of November

   Another outstandingly successful Parish Pantomime - Snow White, Clonduff Style - adapted and directed by Mary Grant

Camogie

   Fionnuala Carr awarded 'Gaelic Life's' Ulster Camogie Player of 2014

   No joy for Clonduff in first ever All Ireland Club Semi Final - beaten by Piltown Co Kilkenny who eventually won the All Ireland title

   Fionnuala Carr makes debut for RTE Sport introducing 2015 Camogie Championships

   Clonduff Senior beaten by a single point in 2015 Down County Final

   Clare McGilligan awarded Ulster Colleges Camogie All Star with Our Lady's Grammar School

Handball

   Clonduff youngsters win five (5) 40x20 County Titles - Orlaith & Aoife McCusker (U12 Doubles), Lyndon Brown (U16) Lee Murnin (U17), Jayme McDonald (U13), Patrick Cowan   (U12)

   Clonduff field two 8-man teams in South Down Social Handball League Clonduff Harps beat Clonduff Shamrocks in Final!

   Five County Titles for Clonduff Players in new One Wall Championships - Des McNeill  (Junior), Lee Murnin (U18), Ella McCumiskey (U12 Singles) Orlaith & Aoife McCusker (U12  Doubles), Patrick Cowan (U12)

   Clonduff hosts County Handball Awards - special guests DJ Carey and Michael 'Ducksy' Walsh

   Shane Murray wins Down Junior League, having started Hardball last year as part of the Social Handball initiative

Football

   U14 Boys win Regional Feile Peile Shield in Mullingar

   U13 Boys reach South Down League Final - beaten by 2 points

   U12 Boys win St John's Tournament, Dromantine Fun Day Tournament

   U10 Boys win Kilcoo tournament Shield, Clonduff's Daniel Andre Shield

   U8 Boys and Girls win Moy Plate, Rostrevor Plate

   Clonduff III win All County Reserve Football League

   Darren O'Hagan awarded 'Spirit of Breen Morgan' (County Player of the Year) and Down Supporters Club 'Player of the Year'

   Clonduff U21 Footballers, managed by Ross Carr, Alistair McGilligan & Shane Ward win Co Championship for first time in ten years - make club history by appearing in Club's first Ulster U21 Championship

Hurling

   Coaching for U10s introduced for first time

   Ran Branagan selected for Ireland U21 Hurling/Shinty Squad

Ladies Football

   U12 Girls win Cup at Clonduff's own U12 LGFA Tournament

   U14 Girls win B Co Championships

   U16 Girls win Double - U16B League & Championship

 

2014

Cultural, Social and Community

   Clonduff Ballad Group South Down Scr Sinsir Champions; Instrumental Musicians Runners Up - Musicians retain county title with outstanding performance

   Clonduff Camogs host hilarious 'Fake Wedding' for 'marriage' of Fionnuala Carr and Thomas O'Hare (Mayobridge) - brilliant!

   Revival of 'Battle of Townlands' in Parish Scr (22nd Feb) - proceeds in aid of Clonduff Lourdes Committee - resounding success on every level.

   Clonduff Club Secretary, Anita Brannigan awarded Irish News Volunteer of the Year

   Very big Kellogs Cul Camp in Clonduff Park 4th-8th August - 170 children attended

   First ever 'Clonduff Come Dancing' in giant marquee as culmination of very successful
      'Friends of Clonduff Marquee Weekend' - Poker Night (Thur 21st Aug), Teen UV Disco (Fri), Family Cinema Night (Sat), Clonduff Come Dancing (Sun 24th Aug)

   Clonduff Club receives President's Award for Governance based on Club Maith

   Clonduff earn back-to-back Platinum Award in Club Maith

   Clonduff only Club with full complement of entries in Down Scr na ng 2015, two solo singers, 2 recitations, Ceili & Set Dancing, Instrumental Music, Ballad Group and Leiru - six different acts reach South Down Final; three teams in table quiz - a total of 48 children! Clonduff pick up Cathal Sands Cup for South Down 'Scr Club of the Year'

   Clonduff Leru wins County Title - The Legend of Clonduff (by Mary Grant) - participants Ellen Kelly, Ally Magee, Molly Brown, Cara Boden, Caitlin Harper, Eugene Lively, Sinead Woods, Ellen Lively

Development

   Four Club members attend fact-finding visit to two GAA Communities in Tyrone organised by
      Hilltown Community Centre and Local Councillors

   Driveway tarmacced, car parks marked out, safety steps erected into new field

Handball

   Four County Juvenile Handball titles for Clonduff youngsters (Saturday 18th January) U12 Boys Singles - Patrick Cowan; U15 Boys Singles Lyndon Brown, U16 Boys Singles Lee Murnin and the history-making girls - Erin Rafferty and Clara Cowan - U14 Girls Doubles

Football

   New Football Development Plan launched Wednesday 29th January 2014 incorporating Codes of Conduct, Coaching the Coaches - to be adapted and rolled out to all other Codes within Clonduff

   Minor Footballers win Silverbridge Sevens

   Jason Brown wins All Ireland Cic Saor (Free Kick) Competition and collects cheque for 5,000

   Clonduff III retain Felix Darby trophy defeating Tony Wilson's Clann na Banna II after replay,  won the Reserve Football League and lost the Reserve Championship Final after replay

   Darren O'Hagan nominated for new O'Reilly Transport Down All Stars

Hurling

   Ran Branagan becomes first Clonduffian to play in Ulster Hurling Final on Sunday 2nd February 2014 in the much delayed 2013 Ulster Final. Ran played corner back

   Clonduff organise first ever Juvenile Hurling Camp - 11th-15th August - 16 children, 5  coaches - Damien Farnon, Paddy Branagan, Mark Downey, Rhys Ward, Darragh Downey

Ladies Football

   Paula Cairns and Sarah Bloomfield qualify for National LGFA Linespersons

   Kayla Woods first ever Clonduff girl to play in U12 Go Games at half time in Ulster Final (Down v Fermanagh, managed by Mark Copeland and Ryan McShane) on Sunday 6th July in Garvaghey Centre of Excellence, Co Tyrone

   Mark Copeland and Ryan McShane lead Down Ladies to All Ireland Intermediate Success - Mark honoured at Ulster Writers and South Down Awards

   U14s win St Gall's Tournament and U12s win Burren Hospice Tournament

Camogie

   Seven Clonduff players on Co team that won All Ireland Final - Fionnuala and Sara Louise Carr with young cousin Katie McGilligan, Paula Gribben, Karen Haughey (nee Gribben), Lisa McPolin and Nicola O'Hagan - team jointly managed by Alistair McGilligan
   Down Senior Camogie team hold their Pre-All Ireland Media Night - 'Meet and Greet' Event in Clonduff Park (Fri 5th Sept)

   Down win All Ireland Premier Junior Championship - Fionnuala & Sara Louise Carr, Karen Haughey (nee Gribben) and sister Paula, Lisa McPolin, Nicola O'Hagan and Clare McGilligan - team managed by Clare's Dad, Alistair - Alistair shortlisted for Manager of the Year; honoured at Ulster Writers, South Down and Down County Camogie Convention

   Senior Camogs win 4th County title and the club's first ever Ulster title!

   U14 Camogs lift Championship Shield defeating Ballycran

   Fionnuala Carr picks up her 3rd Camogie Soaring Star (All Star for Junior and Intermediate  teams) on eve of Ulster Club final reply

   Petrina Lively (St Mark's) and Cassie Fitzpatrick (Sacred Heart) awarded Ulster Colleges All Stars

Schools

   Four County Handball titles for St Patrick's Primary School - Patrick Cowan (U11 Singles), Shane Close & Joey O'Hare (U11 Doubles), Padraig Clancy (U13 Singles) Jayme McDonald & Aidan Quinn (U13 Doubles) -Des McNeill Club and School Handball Coach

Divisional/County

   Mark Copeland joins new County Manager Jim McCorry as trainer

   Tommy Kelly elected Vice Chair of South Down Board

 

2013

Cultural, Social and Community

   Clonduff picked up three South Down titles in Scr Sinsir (17th February in Saval) - Set
      Dancers
 (Ursula Quinn, Francis Quinn, Joeleen Morgan, Wayne Farrell, Janine Branagan,
      Niall Quinn, Wendy Branagan, Jayme Farrell)
retained their title, Ceili Dancers  (Janine
      Branagan, Ellen Murphy, Niamh Canning, Lisa Gribben, Caroline McGreevy, Joeleen Morgan,
      Ursula Quinn, Wendy Branagan)
won for first time in many years as did the Instrumental
      Musicians (Stephen & Sean Murray with Paul Kelly) - The Musicians and Set Dancers won
      their respective County titles

   Club organises first ever 'Bunny Hunt' for younger children and their families at Easter
   Club hosts Community Sports Day during Boley Fair

     First ever Clonduff Panto - 'Cinderalla Clonduff Style' - Resounding Success!

Development

   Clubrooms refurbished

   Driveway and lighting

   Two workmen/groundsmen employed in 'Back to Work Scheme' for six months 

Social Initiative

     Trip to and Tour of Croke Park combined with Glasnevin Cemetery

     Trip to Derry, City of Culture - conducted tour of Walls, Peace Bridge and Guild Hall

     Two Outdoor Cinema shows - Family Films (August)

     Small group trip to Historical Armagh - St Patrick's CoI, O'Fiach Library, St Patrick's Cathedral

      Pool team again involved in Pool League (September)

     Small group engaged in Weaving Workshop in Newry Museum

     Ulster Council SI Event in Garvaghey Centre of Excellence, Co Tyrone

Hurling

     Clonduff Hurlers belatedly (Jan 2013) declared Div 2 League Champions for 2012 

      Senior Team attends annual St Jude's Junior Sevens

      U16 Hurlers complete B Championship and Div 2 League Double

Football

   Clonduff host Football Blitz and evening of Entertainment for San Francisco Feile Team and
      their families ahead of their first ever Feile Final appearance

   U14 boys reach South Down Final - beaten by All Ireland Feile Champions Burren

   U12 boys win Dromintine Tournament Shield

     U10 boys win Moy Tournament. Charlie Brown is 'A' team Player of the Tournament on Oisin
       Logan is 'B' team Player of the Tournament

      Thirds Footballers win Felix Darby Cup

Handball

   As in previous years Shane Milligan (aged 16) collected Clonduff's first County title of the
       year - U17 Handball title - Shane's 5th-in-a-row age titles (from U13 up)

   Sean McNally, Colin Shields, Paul Shields, Conor Brown retained County team title

   Colin Shields won Down Intermediate title

   Colin Shields and Eddie Clancy won Down Intermediate Doubles title

   Sean McNally won County and Ulster B Golden Masters Singles on (Saturday 16th February) 
      and All Ireland Golden Masters (June)

Camogie

   Down Camogie Awards for 2012 (27th January 2013) - Kitty Fegan - Volunteer of the Year
      Award, Eileen Hamill - Brigid Maginn Services to Sport Award; Clare Magilligan, Elizabeth
      Wilson & Jenna Boden received Ulster Minor Championship Medals

   Four Clonduff girls on Down Minor team that won All Ireland B Shield Final - Jenna Boden,
      Clare McGilligan, Elizabeth Wilson, Aoife Brown

   Clonduff team wins first ever team event in Down Poc Fada at Downpatrick Racecourse -
      Kitty Fegan, Orla Maginn and Ursula Quinn

     Petrina Lively placed 3rd in All Ireland Ball Wall Skills Event at Kilmacud Sevens

     Fionnuala Carr and Clare McGilligan selected at Down Camogie Players of the Year at Senior
      and U16 grades respectively

     Ursula Quinn selected as Ulster Administrator of the Year after stepping down as Down
       Camogie Secretary after eight years; subsequently appointed Down Treasurer at EGM

Ladies Football

   Clonduff's Ryan McShane and Mark Copeland Trainers of Down Seniors who reached All
      Ireland Final

   Clonduff Youth Mentors organise trip to All Ireland Ladies Finals for 40 youngsters

   John Anthony Gribben elected Vice Chairperson of Ladies County Board (November)

Schools

      10 Clonduff lads on St Mark's Year 12  (U16) team that won Arthurs Cup for for time since
        1997 - Connor  Murray, Michael Grant, Padraig Harper, Lorcan Branagan, Noel Grant, Conor
        Lowry, Darragh  McPolin, Michael Mulholland, Liam Geoghegan, Conor Keenan

Higher Educations

   Southern Regional College (SRC) won HE Div 3 Championship (23rd Feb) - jointly managed
      by Mark Copeland with Niall Tumilty, Aaron Sherry both playing - Rory McGreevy was sub.
      They collected the League title a couple of months earlier

   Paul McPolin on UUJ team that won Ryan Cup in December

 

2012 - Clonduff's 125

Clonduff v Bryansford SFL game streamed to Facebook via Twitter on Friday 18th May 2012

 

Calendar of Events for 125 Celebratory Year and Social Initiative

17th February                     Now and Then Chat Night

16th March                          St Patricks Eve Cultural Night

31st March/1st April          Inaugural Club Exchange Visit to Claregalway

April-Sept                           Erection of Townland Stone

16th May                              Launch of Five Year Plan

26th May                              Inaugural Daniel Andre U10 Football Tournament

9th June                                McGreevy U8 Football Tournament

6th-10th July                         Boley Fair

                                                         Clonduff GAA Club Exhibition

                                                         Family Fun Quiz

                                                         Gary Murray U12 Football Tournament

                                                         Big Boley Breakfast

                                                         Leading Boley Fair Parade

                                                         Poc Fada

                                                         Parish Social Football Sevens

28th July                                U10 / U12 Hurling Blitz

19th August                         Join In Fun Day

Official Opening New Pitch

First Development Draw

6th, 20th, 27th Sept                 Additional Development Draws (All Ireland Tickets)

15th September                      U8 Parish Camogie Blitz

29th Sept                                 Inaugural U12 Ladies Football Tournament          

7th October                             U12 Parish Camogie Blitz

14th October                          Big Breakfast and Parish Adult Camogie Fun Blitz

4th November                         Grand Finale Celebratory Mass and Banquet      

10th November                       Tree Planting 450 trees planted by children of St Patricks and St  
 Pauls Primary Schools at Clonduff GAA Campus

Cultural and Social

       Clonduff host Trth na gCeist Gaeilge an Din

       Christina and Arthur McConville make a little bit of Clonduff and Down History on Sunday 
           8th January 2012 - Christina got Down's McKenna Cup campaign (v Armagh) under way
           with her rendition of Amhrain na bhFiann and Arthur came on as a sub on the Down team

       Clonduff Set Dancers (Janine Branagan, Wendy Branagan, Lisa Gribben, Ursula Quinn,
          Joseph Farrell, Jayme Farrell, Francis Quinn and Niall Quinn) win South Down and County
          Scr Sinsir titles, Ceili Dancing team (
Janine Branagan, Wendy Branagan, Lisa Gribben, Orla
          Gribben, Niamh Murphy, Kerrie O'Hagan, Ursula Quinn and Ellen Murphy) and Quiz team
          (Brian Canavan, Paul Shields and Anita Brannigan) reach County Final. Set Dancers into
          Ulster Final

Handball

       Club's first female handballers - U12 take part in county competitions and tournaments

       Club provides outdoor One Wall Handball wall at St Patrick's PS

       15-year-old Shane Milligan collected Clonduff's first silverware of the year when he won the
           U16 County Handball title - this is the fourth title in a row for Shane at different age levels

       Rory McQuaid declared U17 Handball County Champion

       Paul Shields reaches Ulster Junior Handball Singles final - defeated club mate Sean McNally
           in Co Final
       Paul Shields and Sean McNally win Co Doubles Title

       Sean McNally wins All Ireland One Wall title and reaches All Ireland Silver Masters Final;
          Won Ulster 60x30 Silver Masters (July 2012); O'Tooles (Dublin) and Clann Eireann (Lurgan)
          Tournaments

      Clonduff players reached Co Finals - Eamon Brown (U12), Christopher McAleavey (U13),
         Charlie Kerr and Jude Campbell (U12 Doubles), Eddie Clancy (Intermediate Singles)

       Senior team of Paul Shields, Colin Shields, Sean McNally, Eddie Clancy and Des McNeill
         win Ulster League

       Senior team of Paul Shields, Colin Shields, Sean McNally, Conor Brown and Eddie Clancy
          win Down Team title (Oct)

Football

       U10 Footballers win Burren Hospice Tournament Cup for 2nd year in a row

      U12 Footballers Runners Up in An Riocht  and St John's Tournaments

      Stephen McConville selected as one of five Down boys to attend Ulster U16 Elite Camp in
       UUJ

      U14 Footballers in South Down A Final

       U12 players Ryan Woods and Cara Boden attend Down Go Games in Croke Park (June)

       Cathal Murray appointed Antrim Senior Football Trainer along with Frank Dawson (former
        Clonduff Senior Football Manager)

       Minor Footballers win All County Minor League defeating Saval 2-12 to 0-7 in Clonduff Park

       Clonduff IIIs won Fr Davies Shield in League Championship

       Clonduff P5 Age team win An Riocht Indoor 5-a-side Gaelic Football Tournament for third
        year in a row. The P7 Age team are runners up in their tournament

Ladies Football

       Down U16 Ladies won Ulster Minor C Final (28th July 2012). Caoimhe Morgan played at
        centre-half back, Petrina Lively at corner forward; Also crucial to team are Jenna Boden (on
        holidays) and Tara McNeill.

       Six Clonduff girls play in Croke Park at half time in Down v Mayo Quarter Final - Amy
       Johnston, Niamh Fearon, Clara Cowan, Erin Rafferty, Summer Brannigan and Shannon
       O'Reilly - accompanied by coaches John Anthony Gribben and Joeleen Branagan (five girls
       from Warrenpoint made up the 11-person team)

      Senior Ladies reach County Intermediate Championship Final

      Sean Cowan takes up position in County U14 Development Squad as coach

      Ryan McShane and Mark Copeland, Clonduff Ladies Managers until end of season take up
       positions in Senior County setup as trainers

      Five U12 girls selected for U13 and U14 Development Squad Academies - Erin Rafferty and
       Ellen Lively (U13); Cara Boden, Clara Cowan and Shannon O'Reilly (U14)

Hurling

      Rin Branagan and Jamie Lowry on the Down Minor Hurling team that annexed the Ulster
       Minor Hurling League on Saturday 14th April defeating Antrim 1-14 to 0-13!

      Rin Branagan in Down Minor Hurling team that drew with Antrim in Ulster Final

      Senior Hurlers reach County Junior Final defeated by 2 points; sitting top of Div 2 League

Camogie

      Clare McGilligan, Jenna Boden and Elizabeth Wilson on Down Minor team that won All
        Ireland C title - Won Ulster Title also

      Four Clonduff girls on Down Development squad that played in All Ireland U14 Blitz on All
       Ireland weekend -
 Rachel Harper, Sinead McPolin, Hannah McAteer and Caoimhe Fitzpatrick

      Michaela Murphy, Niamh Brown, Teresa Rooney on Down U15 Development Squad that
       played in Kilkenny

      Six Clonduff girls on Down team that reached second successive Junior A Final - Fionnuala
       Carr (Capt), Sara Louise Carr, Paula Gribben, Karen Gribben, Orla Maginn and Lisa McPolin -
       team managed by Alistair McGilligan

      Sara Louise Carr picked up a Soaring Star Camogie Awards for 2012; Former Clonduff player
       Sarah Murphy, now with Sydney Michael Cusacks picks up Camogie All Star in Australasia
       Awards

Schools, Further and Higher Education

       Six Clonduff girls on St Mark's team that won County Third Year Camogie title - Catherine
        Lively, Rachael Harper, Teresa Rooney, Mary Catherine Murray, Katie McGilligan, Ellen
        Kelly - team jointly managed by Clonduff's Lorraine McGinn

       Four Clonduff lads on St Colman's team that annexed the Dalton Cup for the first time since
        1997 - Ross g Carr, Ben McConville, Lyndon Brown and Conor Woods

       Niall McPolin and Niall Tumilty on SRC Football team that  reached All Ireland U19 Further 
        Education Final - team co-managed by Mark Copeland

      Sarah Louise Carr (Capt), Paula Gribben and Lisa McPolin on UUJ Camogie team that won
       Ashbourne Shield

      St Patrick's Primary School, coached by Plunkett McConville and Meave McNeill win first
       Schools title since 1988! Defeated the Paul Shields jointly trained Ballyholland PS

      10 Clonduff lads on St Mark's Year 12  (U16) team that won Down Schools title - Connor 
        Murray, Michael Grant, Padraig Harper, Lorcan Branagan, Noel Grant, Conor Lowry, Darragh
        McPolin, Michael Mulholland, Liam Geoghegan, Conor Keenan

      7 Clonduff lads on St Mark's Year 10 (U14) team that won County title - Patrick Branagan,
        John Boden, Callan Branagan, Sean Brannigan, Brandon Roe

      Niall Tumilty (Capt) and Aaron Sherry on SRC team that won 5th in a row Ulster Higher
       Education 7s Football title. Mark Copeland jointly trained all five winning teams

      Niall Tumilty, Aaron Sherry and Rory McGreevy on the Mark Copeland jointly managed SRC
       team that won All Ireland Higher Education Div 3 League beating Marino Inst of Ed

Miscellaneous

       New Five-year plan launched to members on 16th May and adopted at EGM on 13th June

       New pitch officially opened Sunday 19th August

       New Executive Structure adopted at EGM on Wednesday 24th October 2012

       125 Celebratory Mass and Banquet to be held Sunday 4th November

      Plenty of recognition for Clonduff GAA Club at South Down Awards 2012 - Fintan Mussen
        (Hall of Fame), Chairman's Award to Club (2nd year in a row), Arthur McConville (Senior
        Player runner up - 2nd year in a row), Gerard (Ben) Brennan (Juvenile Ref of Year runner up),
        Sean McNally (All Ireland Handball Winner), Sara Louise Carr (Soaring Star Award)

2011

First Silverware of new season!

Cultural and Social
      
One County and Two South Down Scr na ng titles plus Best represented Club in Scr na
         ng in South Down! Quiz and Novelty Act South Down Runners Up

         Ciara Kelly (Recitation) and Instrumental Music group of Sean and Mary Catherine Murray
         and Tanya McAleenan won respective South Down Titles

         Clonduff awarded Cathal Sands Memorial Trophy for Best Represented Club in Scr na ng

         Novelty Act by Patrick Downey, performed by Noel Grant, Michael Grant, Darragh O'Hanlon
         and Darragh Downey won Clonduff's first Juvenile Novelty Act title in 20 years
       Senior Set Dancers won South Down and County Scr Sinsir Finals and qualified for Ulster
        Final; our Ceili Dancers Runners Up in South Down and County Finals

      
Juvenile Pool - Shane and Conor Milligan annexed the annual Club Pool titles at U16 and U12
        levels respectively on Sunday 30th January

       Former Chairman Brian McGreevy appointed Chairperson of Club Down

       Clonduff recognised at South Down Awards with Chairman's Award for its  multi-faceted
        contribution to the community - 5 Gaelic Sports, Culture, referees in all field sports, three
        playing surfaces

Social Initiative

      Clonduff chosen as one of Ulster Clubs to Pilot Social Initiative

       Club hosts fortnightly Irish Country Dance for more mature dancers
       'Hillbilli Ramblers' Hill Walking Club launched on 10th February as part of Clonduff's 'Social
        Initiative'. Registration Wednesday 9th March for first walk on Sunday 13th March - 45
        members set out
from Clubrooms at 7 45am and returned at 11 30am - great time had by all!

       Social Football (7s and 15-a-side) very popular - 8-team Tournament in July; Yoga for
       Beginners (Attracta Brown teacher) begins September; 45 Card Drive, Darts (first time) and
       Pool begin October; Adult Set Dancing Classes Thursday nights

      Local Group, led by Ross Carr organises 'GAA Chat Night' - Bernard Flynn, Michael
       Duignan, Benny Tierney, Oisin McConville, Paddy Heaney plus Clonduff Players from 1950s
        to 2000s

       Clonduff represented by Brendan Murray, Marie Milligan, Niall Rafferty and Paul Kelly at
        Garden Party hosted by Irish President Mary McAleese

       Club hosts Down 1977 Minor All Ireland Winning team Re-union

      Anita Brannigan speaks at first SI Conference and Presentation of Certificates in Croke Park

Ladies

       Jenna Boden selected for Ulster Ladies U16 Elite Training Camp in UUJ

       Newly formed U12 Ladies team play their first ever game under lights in Kilcoo on 17th May

       Senior Ladies play in their first ever All Ireland Sevens but relegated to Intermediate League

       U16 Ladies in County Championship Final and League title playoffs

 

       U12 players Callan Branagan and Colleen Brannigan attend Down Activity Day in Croke Park

Camogie
      
Clonduff  Camogie Club awarded Club of the Year (for 2010) for second consecutive year -
        first Down Club ever to do so. Fionnuala Carr and Grace Brown awarded Senior and Minor
        Player of the Year respectively

      
U14 Camogs win County Div 1 Feile title and represent County in All Irelands in Galway -
        they also won the U14 League title

       Six Clonduff players on Down team that won All Ireland U16C Camogie title - Shannon   
        O'Hagan,
Roisin Mulholland, Laura Grant, Jenna Boden, Eimear Tumilty, Jane McAleenan -
        honoured at South Down Awards - Ursula Quinn Co Secretary accepted the award

       Clonduff Senior Players Fionnuala Carr and Orla Maginn awarded 'Soaring Stars' - (Junior
        equivalent of All Stars) Fionnuala's second award and Orla's first - Girls also honoured at
        South Down Awards

Schools
      
Eight Clonduff Camogs help Our Lady's Grammar School Newry to Ulster Senior Colleges
        (U19) title -
Grace Brown (Capt), Christina McConville, Lisa McCarthy, Orla Gribben, Niohmi   
        Murray; Aoife Brown, Niamh McGreevy and Hannah O'Reilly
       Ten Clonduff Camogs on St Mark's High School team that annexed Ulster U16 School title -
         Laura Grant (Vice Captain), Shannon O'Hagan, Rebecca Mussen, Jenna Boden, Caoimhe
         Morgan, Roisin Mulholland, Jayne McAleenan, Petrina Lively, Leona McGarry and Clare
         O'Hagan
       Four Clonduff boys on the Cathal Murray managed St Colman's team that retained the
        MacRory Cup on St Patrick's Day - Tony McGreevy, Rory Lively, Henry Brown and Niall
        Tumilty. They went on to retain the Hogan Cup for the first time in their history (9th April)

        - Cathal jointly (with Principal Cormac McKinney) honoured at South Down Awards

       St Patrick's Primary School, Ballymaghery win Conor McConville Cup and reached Co Final
       Niall McPolin (2nd time), Conor Grant and Niall Tumilty on SRC Sevens team that won Ulster
        title for 4th year in a row - team jointly coached by Mark Copeland (and John Boyle)

       Clonduff Players Ciara Tumilty, Niamh Brown, Cassie Fitzpatrick and Elizabeth Wilson
        represented Sacred Heart Grammar School in Dublin in an All Ireland Schools 7s

       Clonduff U14 Camog Cassie Fitzpatrick has awarded Player of the Year in Sacred Heart and
        selected for the NI Schools Netball team

       Declan Rooney on St Colman's McFarland Cup Year 11 Hurling team that won Ulster Final

       Rian Branagan and Shay Murnin nominated for Colleges Hurling All Star - Rian and Shay are
        both students at St Colman's College and were a members of Down Combined Schools team
        that took part for the first time in the senior competition

       Clonduff boys backbone the County winning St Mark's Football team that annexed U14  
        Schools team for second year in a row -
Conor Keenan (GK), Noel Grant (Fullback), Michael
        Mulholland (Cornerback), Darragh O'Hanlon (Wingback), Darragh McPolin (left half forward)        Conor Lowry (right half forward); Clonduff subs were: Shane McGarry, Liam Geoghegan,
        Aaron and Brendan O'Hagan. The U16 team failed to retain their title losing to St Malachy's -
        the Clonduff boys on the team were Caolan McEvoy (full back), Jayme Gribben (left half
        forward), Padraig Harper (left corner forward); Clonduff subs: Conor Murray, Kevin Smith,
        Noel Grant

Handball
      
Twelve Clonduff youngsters participated in the first County Cumann na mBunscoil Handball
        Tournament in Saval in January - Conor Milligan, Jake Morgan, Padraig Clancy, Eamon
        Brown, Charlie Brown, Christopher McAleavey, Rory McKernan, Charlie Kerr, Tom Close,
        Jude Campbell, Shane Close and Shea Morgan
       County Juvenile Handball - Shane Milligan is U15 Co Champion becoming the first Clonduff
        boy to win three County Singles titles in a row at three different ages (U13, U14, U15)
        Rory McQuaid is U16 Co Singles Champion (both represented Down in Ulster series but
        beaten in Quarter Finals)

       Sean McNally won County and Ulster Silver Masters title; Des McNeill reached Ulster Final
       of Ruby Masters and Paul Shields contested Ulster Junior Final

       Eddie Clancy and Des McNeill win Co Junior Doubles title

       Eddie Clancy wind Down Intermediate Singles defeating Sean Digney, Saval 21-13, 21-15

       Clonduff Senior team of Colin Shields, Eddie Clancy, Sean McNally and Paul Shields win
        County title after replay

       Clonduff's Sean McNally appointed County Handball Chairperson

Football
      
Clonduff U9 Football team win County Community Games title for sixth time and claimed 
        their second Ulster title and represented the Province in All Ireland Finals in Athlone in
        August

       Clonduff  U13 Footballers invited to participate in Rose Cup in Tralee (courtesy of Nicole
        Curran selected as the Down Rose. Boys did really well in reaching the final

       Clonduff U8 footballers win Anna Kearney (Ballyholland) Shield

       Clonduff U10 A & B teams win Fr Soraghan Memorial Cup in Moy Tournament and
        Warrenpoint Cup and Plate competitions in Warrenpoint tournament

       Clonduff U14s win McAlinden Memorial Trophy in Burren Tournament

       Clonduff U8s win Rostrevor Tournament Cup

       Clonduff U16s Runners Up in South Down League (Div 1) and Minors Runners up in All
        County League (Div 1)

       Senior Footballers reached County Final for first time since 2000

       Arthur McConville selected as runner-up (to Kevin McKernan) Player of the Year at South
        Down Awards

Hurling
      
Clonduff  Senior Hurlers take part in St Jude's All Ireland Junior Sevens (3rd September) for
        the second time time (2003) - acquit themselves very well by reaching quarter finals of Shield 
        competition

       Clonduff U14 Hurlers win All County League Div 2

Inter-County Managerial Involvement

       Brian Canavan selector of Down Senior Camogie Team that reached All Ireland Premier
        Junior Final

       Mark Copeland Senior Ladies Football County Manager and Joint Manager SRC

       Cathal Murray manages St Colman's College to second successive Hogan Cup success

Referees
      
Five young Clonduffians completed the Young Referees Course and will be available to 
        referee games up to and including U12 level club tournaments. Our five young referees are:
        Stephen McConville, Shane Milligan, Mark Devlin, Natasha Boyle and Sarah Bloomfield

2010

Referees
      
Paddy Branagan qualified as Hurling Referee. Paddy is the Club's second active Hurling
        Referee following in the footsteps of Eddie Clancy who qualified last year (both are still
        playing). There are three Football referees - Kieran Branagan (Paddy's brother), John Francis
        Murray and Ben (Gerard) Brennan; four Camogie referees - Eileen Hamill, Guinevra
        McGilligan, Deborah Kearney and Noreen Tumilty and one active Ladies Football referee -
        Paula Cairns along with numerous 'Young Whistlers' in all Codes who regularly take charge
        of in-house juvenile games and tournaments!
       Ciarn Branagan linesman at Ulster Final 2010 and All Ireland Minor Semi Final, participated
        in his first Kilmacud Tournament and took charge of RTE's 'Celebrity Bainisteoir'

Cultural
      
Quiz team of Katherine Milligan, Mark Devlin and Ciara Kelly won Co Scr na ng title
       Clonduff awarded 'South Down Scr Club of the Year'
       Set Dancers (Ursula Quinn, Niall Quinn, Elaine Farrell, Jayme Farrell, Wendy Farrell, Francis
        Quinn, Joleen Morgan and John Cunningham) and Novelty Act (Sean Downey, Eamon
        Devlin, Kealim O'Hare, Chloe Nelson, Anthony Brogan and Owen Roe Brogan) win their
        respective South Down and County Titles; Quiz team (Marie Walls, Mary McGreevy and
       Anita Brannigan) win South Down Title
       Murray Family - Stephen, Sean and Mary Catherine entertain at All Ireland Convention in
        Newcastle and Down Post Match Banquet in City West Hotel after All Ireland Final

       Clonduff Banner selected as 'Best Banner' at County Feile Parade
       Clonduff Set Dancers appear on 'An Jig Gig' on Irish Language TV (TG4)
       Over 60 Clonduff youngsters participate in 2011 Scr na ng

Social
      
Clonduff Club Pool Team of Darren McKevitt, Caolan McPolin, Shane Milligan, Conall
        Gribben, Kieran Morgan and Captain Patrick McPolin win Pool League Team Championship

Handball
      
Sean McNally is All Ireland Masters One Wall Champion
      
Eddie Clancy is Co Junior Handball Champion
       Shane Milligan is U14 County Handball Champion
       Ran Branagan and Conor Brown are U16 County Handball Doubles Champions
       Team of Paul Shields, Sean McNally, Colin Shields and Des McNeill retain County League
        title and win the Club's first ever Ulster Club Title

Football
      
Senior Footballers win Co Feis Sevens and Lahm Dearg (Belfast) Sevens (both in June)
      
U15 Footballers win County g Spoirt title and represented Down in the Ulster competition
        in September, where they reached the Final but were beaten by a single point
       U14 Footballers win South Down and County Championship Shield Finals
       U8 Footballers won Rostrevor Tournament and Runners Up in Moy Tournament, they also
        won the Burren Hospice Shield
       Niall McPolin wins second successive Ulster Further Education Sevens medal with SRC
        (formerly Newry Tech). The team is jointly managed by Mark Copeland and have won the
        title for the third year in a row

       Clonduff P5 boys from both St Patrick's (Ballymaghery) and St Paul's (Cabra) won the An
        Riocht P5 Tournament
       Minor Footballers win All County League defeating Kilcoo by 7 pts
       U11 Footballers retain South Down League

       U12 Footballers won Mayobridge Tournament
       Danny Burns captains Newbridge Integrated College to the inaugural Integrated Schools 13-
        a-side Blitz title

      
The Keith Farrell trained Tullylish team won Intermediate Championship

Camogie
      
Clonduff awarded 'Camogie Club of the Year' for 7th time in their history
       Three newly qualified Camogie Referees - Guinevra McGilligan, Deborah Kearney and
         Noreen Tumilty
       Fionnuala Carr wins Ulster Poc Fada and is Runner Up in All Ireland Poc Fada
       Senior Camogs retain County Championship with 2-17 to 1-3 win over Ballycran and beat
        Armagh Champions Ballymacnab by a single point after extra time to reach Ulster Final, but
        they were defeated by Eoghan Rua of Coleraine

Hurling
      
Clonduff compete for first time in Armagh Junior League with a Seconds team and finish
        third
       Adult Hurlers win County Junior title for first time since 2002

Schools
      
Patrick O'Hagan and Eamonn Grant on St Colman's Peadar Barry U15 7-a-side winning team
       Caolan McAvoy and Jamie Gribben on St Mark's (County and Ulster) winning McDevitt Cup
        (U14) team.
Michael Grant, Padraig Harper, Connor Murray and Darragh McPolin also on the
        panel
       Rory and Paul Lively, Shane and Tony McGreevy on St Colman's Hogan Cup and MacRory
        Cup winning team.
John McAleavey, Ch Curran, Patrick Matthews, Karl O'Hagan and
        Darragh Sherry  also on the panel - Cathal Murray the manager - honoured at South Down
        Awards - Cathal Murray accepted the award
       Liam McAleavey, Liam McGreevy; Conal Brown, Rory McQuaid, Patrick O'Hagan. Stephen
        McConville, Mark Devlin and Declan Gribben on St Colman's team that won Corn na ng

       Conor Gribben (U16 Player) member of St Colman's All Ireland Cross Country School team-
        title winning team
       St Mark's High School won Down U14 Camogie title - ten Clonduff girls on team which
        was managed by Lorraine Maginn - Roisin Mulholland selected as 'Player of the Match' in
        Down Final -  Shannon O'Hagan (capt), Petrina Lively, Elaine Murphy, Clare O'Hagan, Jenna
        Boden, Cliodhna Crothers, Rachel Harper, Leanne McAleavey and Caoimhe Morgan
       St Mark's High School won Down U14 Ladies Football title - ten Clonduff girls on team
        which was also managed by Lorraine Maginn - Roisin Mulholland, Jenna  Boden, Caoimhe   
        Morgan, Tara McNeill, Cliodhna Crothers, Leanne McAleavey, Shannon O'Hagan, Cecelia
        Devlin, Petrina Lively and Clare O'Hagan - play Virginia, Co Cavan in Ulster Semi Final
 
      Five Clonduff boys on St Mark's High School U14 Hurling team that won Down Schools title
        and  progressed through Ulster competition - Rhys Ward, Darragh Downey, Michael Grant,
        Dean Byrne and Lorcan Branagan
 
    Twelve Clonduff lads on St Mark's High School Hurling team that won County U16 title -
        Darragh Downey, Christopher McShane, Conor McShane, Sean Downey, Conor Grant,
        Brendan Britton, Pearce Branagan, Shea McPolin, Conor Pio Gribben, Shane Branagan, Jamie
        Lowry and Barry O'Hagan
       Eight Clonduff boys on St Mark's U14 and U16 teams that won Down Schools titles (on
        same day) by beating St Malachy's in both finals. On the U16 team was Caolan McAvoy and
         Jamie Gribben; on the U14 team was
Darragh McPolin, Conor Murray, Padraig Harper,
         Michael Grant, Lorcan Branagan and Darragh O'Hanlon. The U16s reached Ulster Final

       Nine Clonduff lads on St Mark's High School Football team that won Year 8 Down County
        title - Liam Geoghegan, Matthew Murnion, Darragh O'Hanlon, Conor Lowry, Michael
        Mulholland, Noel Grant, Aaron O'Hagan, Brendan O'Hagan and Darragh McPolin

Further and Higher Education
      
Fionnuala Carr wins a fourth Combined Universities Ashbourne All Star Award
       Niall McPolin on SRC team that won Ulster U18 Further Education Sevens - Mark Copland
        managed the team (Gary Maginn on SRC B team beaten in Semi Finals)
       Mark Downey at corner forward on SRC that won All Ireland Over 19 Further Education Cup
        Mark Copeland jointly managed the team. Both Marks involved in SRC team that won Div 3
        Higher Education League
       James Killen on UCD team that won All Ireland Freshers title
       The Ryan McShane managed/trained Liverpool University Camogie team wins British
        University Championship
       Ciara Murphy wins British Combined Universities All Star Award (with Ryan McShane's 
        Liverpool team)
       SRC won third in a row Ulster Sevens, jointly managed by Mark Copeland. Niall McPolin
        won second successive medal

National Youth Forum
      
Niomhi Murray and Katherine Milligan among nine Down Youth Delegates (16-20 year olds)
        at Forum held in Croke Park on Saturday 20th February 2010

Co Committee Administration
      Jerry Quinn Chairperson of Referees Co Administration Sub Committee. Anita Brannigan
         and Mary McGreevy on Co Language and Cultural Sub Committee

National Congress
      
Ciarn McGreevy elected Co U21 representative to attend National Congress held in Slieve
        Donard, Newcastle in April 2010
       
CONGRESS MASS - Clonduff people played a big part in the Congress Mass, concelebrated
        by Bishops McAreavey and Farquhar  in the Marquee on Saturday evening.  As well as a
        big number of club members attending the Mass, Ruby Crothers was in the choir (specially
        formed for the occasion from Scr representatives), the Murray Family provided the
        music and Ross Carr (Jnr) carried up the gifts along with a juvenile player from Bryansford,
        Castlewellan and Kilcoo GAC clubs. 

2009

125 Events
       Members issued with Commemorative certificate/membership card
       Inter-club Table Quiz (7th May) - won by 'Goward Dolmens' (Clonduff)
       Townlands Project - first stone unveiled by Jarlath Burns (Chairman National 125 Committee)
        on 8th May

       Club Day 10th May 2009 - (Noon to post Midnight) Sunshine, Mass, Parade (from
        Ballygorian Church to Playing Fields; '125' by participants on pitch; U8, U10, U12 mixed
        Football and Camogie/Huring games, mixed Adult Football and Camogie/Hurling; Skills,
        Long Puck/Kick, Penalty Kick competitions for U14 to U18, Rounders, Set Dancing, Handball
        ('One wall'), Time Capsule buried, Memory Tree planted, Ceili and Scr Concert
       Inter-club Handball Tournament (Clonduff, Downpatrick, Saval) - Saturday 4th July - Finals
        played on 125 Wall Monday 6th July
       Townlands Community Quiz (confined to Parish) - Saturday 4th July - Boley Fair)
       Big Breakfast followed by walk to Goward Dolmen via Old Downpatrick Road, now laneway
        behind St Patrick's Primary School (Sunday 5th July - Boley Fair)
       Poc Fada on Hen Mountain (Monday 6th July - Boley Fair)
       Parish Sevens (Football and Camogie) (Tuesday 7th July - Boley Fair)
       Big Clonduff participation in Downings Ulster Scr Concert - 22nd July
       Tribute Night to Kevin Mussen and Patsy O'Hagan to mark 50th Anniversary of Down's first
        Ulster Championship win (Kevin was the Captain) 14th August
       Bus trip to Croke Park and Glasnevin Cemetery in conjunction with Clonduff Historical
        Society Wednesday 14th August

Social
       Clonduff Club honoured their two clubmen who were pivotal in Down's first Ulster title 50
        years ago - the forerunner to a glorious chapter in Down's history. On a great night - 14th
        August, Kevin Mussen and Patsy O'Hagan were feted in front of their families and former
        team mates to mark the momentous occasion which occurred on 9th August 1959.
       Big Fundraiser - Strictly Come Jiggin' - Club members the participants
       Dean Davies, Clonduff President, recognised at Down Awards for services to Camogie and
        at South Down Award for Services to Gaelic Sport
       Clonduff GAC honoured at South Down Awards for winning Kilmacud Double

Referees and Coaches
       Three new referees - John Francis Murray (returns after 10 year break) and Ben (Gerard)       
         Brennan (football) and Eddie Clancy (Hurling)
       18 new Foundation Level coaches

Development
       Planning Permission granted for provision of new flood-lit playing field, entrance, parking
      Clonduff granted payout from County Board (one of ten projects) to benefit from County's
        share of profits from renting out of Croke Park for Rugby and Soccer matches
       Funding secured from Sport NI and Contracts signed on Thursday 22nd October
       Work on new pitch and driveway officially started Monday 26th October

Scr - 40th Anniversary
       Murray family - Stephen, Sean and Mary Catherine win South Down Scr na ng
        Instrumental Music title (Stephen also reached All Ireland Final (having won Dromore and
        Ulster) in Reador Competitions
       Mixed Set Dancing Team and Novelty Act win South Down and County Scr Sinsear titles-
        narrowly beaten in Ulster Final
       Big Clonduff contingent take part in Ulster Scr concert in Downings, Co Donegal on
        Wednesday 22nd July - Senior Set Dancers, Novelty Act, Recitation and Junior Instrumental
        Musicians
       Clonduff double winning dancers from 1993 invited to participate in Ulster Scr Celebration
        Concert in Saval on 14th November
       Scr na ng Quiz team of Katherine Milligan, Mark Devlin and Ciara Kelly win County title

Handball
       Shane Milligan wins Down U13 Singles title becoming the first player in 17 years to
        win a juvenile Handball title
       Paul Shields and Sean McNally are Down Senior Doubles Handball Champions
       Des McNeill and Eddie Clancy are Down Junior Doubles Handball Champions
       Boley Fair Tournament big success with U15 and U18 finals played on 125 One Wall at
        Clonduff Park
       Clonduff team of Paul Shields, Colin Shields, Eddie Clancy, Sean McNally and Des McNeill
        win County Division One title
       Sean McNally selected to play for Ireland at World Championships in Portland, Oregon in
        Silver Masters grade
       Sean McNally selected as Ulster's Masters Player of the Year and nominated for National
        All Star at the grade
       Paul Shields retains County Senior Handball title

Football
       Senior Footballers win first ever Kilmacud All Ireland Sevens title
      
U10s win Pat Meade (Drumgath) Tournament, retain Fiddlers Green Tournament title
        (Rostrevor) and Runners Up in An Riocht Tournament
       Aaron Devlin selected as 'Player of the Tournament' in Mitchels U10 Tournament (40 teams)
      
U9s win Down Community Games title (6th time)
       U8s win Longstone Tournament
       U12s (A and B) win Moy Tournament and Burren B Tournament
       U14s runners up in League and championship
       Minors reach All County League Playoffs
       Rory Lively wins place on Ulster U16 team
       Peter Withnell on Masters (Over 40) Compromise Rules team
       U11s win South Down League

Camogie
       U14s win File Shield
       U12s win County title
       Seniors win League and Championship titles; Kilmacud Sevens Shield
       Kitty Fegan appointed to National Coaching Committee in Croke Park
       Ursula Quinn (Personality of the Year - Mother Maura won in 1974), Lisa McPolin (Minor
        Player of the Year) and Grace Brown (U16 Player of the Year) all picked up County Awards
        for 2008

Ladies Football
       Michaela Downey awarded Newry and Mourne Sports Personality of the Year (for 2008)
        following on from her National All Star Award at the end of last season
       Clonduff Senior Ladies win Feis Sevens Competition at first ever attempt
       U14s reach County Final - beaten by a goal in extra time
      
U16s runners up in League

Hurling
       Senior Hurlers reach semi finals in Ulster League
       U12 Hurlers top Go Games League
       U16 Hurlers win Div 2 League and Shield Championship final

Schools
       Lisa McPolin awarded Schools All Star Awards for 2008
       Jamie Gribben, Caolan McAvoy, Michael Grant, Connor Murray and Padraig Harper on St
        Mark's U14 team that won Schools Co Final (December)
       Jenna Boden (Capt), Petrina Lively (Player of the Tournament), Clare O'Hagan, Cliodhna
        Crothers and Caoimhe Morgan on St Mark's Year 8 Camogie team that won Down title
        (Lorraine Maginn was manager)
       Leona McGarry, Laura Grant, Shannon O'Hagan, Roisin Mulholland, Rebecca Mussen,  
        Petrina Lively, Jenna Boden, Jane McAleenan, Sarah O'Hagan and Nicola McAleenan on St
        Mark's team that Won Down Year 9 title and reached Ulster Final

Further and Higher Education
Fionnuala Carr wins her fourth Universities All Star Award
       Orla Maginn on Purcell Winning Team with QUB
       Ryan McShane awarded English Universities Hurling All Star (He is player/coach of the
        Hope University Hurling team, coach of the Camogie team as well as Chairman of the Club)
        He was also received a Special Recognition award at the University Sports Awards night
       Niall McPolin on SRC team that won Ulster U18 Vocational Schools Sevens Blitz (October)
        Mark Copeland was the manager
       Mark Copeland (Minor mentor) jointly managed SRC to All Ireland Vocational Over 19 glory
        Mark Downey a playing member of the team

2008

Clonduff awarded Irish News Club of the Year (Large Club Category)

Camogie
       Clonduff Camogs received an award for services to sport from Newry and Mourne District 
        Council in their 40th anniversary year
       Sara Louise Carr and Paula Gribben awarded Schools All Star Awards for 2007
       Clonduff Camogs win Dubai Sevens and Fionnuala Carr is awarded 'Player of the 
        Tournament'!
       Clonduff awarded 'Camogie Club of the Year' in Down for 2007
       Fionnuala Carr awarded third consecutive Universities All Star
       Moya Maginn, first Clonduff girl to captain Senior County Camogie team; Paula Gribben
        Minor Camogie captain for 2008
       At the first ever integrated Down Awards night, Moya Maginn and Paula Gribben selected
        as County Senior and Minor Player of the Year respectively. Kitty Fegan also received
        Award as joint County Minor Manager on winning Ulster Final and reaching All Ireland
        Final
       Clonduff II win Intermediate Co Final
       Clonduff Seniors just fail by 2 points in extra time in replay to retain Co title

Football
     Senior Footballers participate in their first ever Ulster League - top their group
       St Colman's College win Corn na ng title with five Clonduff boys involved - Conor Brown
        played at full back and the other panellists were: John Brown, Shea Murnin, Conor Gribben
        and Eamon Grant. Of course Cathal Murray was involved as the Head of PE in St Colman's!
     U9 Footballers win Down Community Games title
     Seven Clonduff boys qualified as 'Young Whistlers' - course organised by P J Quinn and 
        delivered by Frank McDonald. The budding referees are Rory McGreevy, Darragh Sherry, 
        Paul Lively, Ch Curran, Henry Brown, Gary McGinn and Conor Grant. Gary and Conor   
        officiated in the Croke Park Juvenile Tournament on 16th July
       U10 Footballers win Moy Tournament
       Clonduff runs 32nd Gary Murray U12 and 4th McGreevy U8 Tournaments

Ladies Football
       Michaela Downey first Clonduff girl to captain Senior Ladies Co Football team; sister
       Aoibheann one of two vice captains
       Michaela on Ulster team that won Inter Provincial title
       Paula Cairns and Shane McGreevy qualify as Ladies' Football referees - Paula officiated in
        'Gaelic for Girls' Tournament in Croke Park on 13th July
       Ladies Junior team fielded as Second adult team
       Clonduff Senior Ladies win 3-in-a-row County Championship titles - miss out on the double
        by a single point - Lorraine Maginn receives 'Player of the Match' award in Co Final
       Michaela Downey 'Runs To Africa' in Down Leg of of Charity
       Michaela picks up Down's first ever Ladies All Star Award - Clonduff's second (Ross Carr)

Hurling
       At the first ever integrated Down Awards night, John Murphy and Paul McCusker, members
       of Down Junior Hurling team comprised of  non-Ards players (renamed South Down) 
       received their medals for winning Leinster Shield. Brian Canavan as part of the management
       also received recognition. Arthur McConville and Danny Nugent also received All Ireland
       Minor 'C' winning medals
      Clonduff Senior Hurlers beaten in County Junior Final
      U14 Hurlers win 'B' League

Handball
      Clonduff Senior Handball team gained promotion to Elite Ulster League and win Divisional
         Championship title - Team: Paul Shields, Colin Shields, Eddie Clancy, Sean McNally
      Paul Shields, Sean McNally and Des McNeill represented Clonduff at the One Wall
         National Championships in Sligo over 28th and 29th June weekend. Paul and Sean played in
         the Mens B competition and Des played in the Diamond Masters. Both Paul and Des got
         to their respective semi-finals.
       Team reaches Ulster Final in Junior Club Championship - first Down team to do so
       Sean McNally and Brian Havern (Saval) won the Ulster 60x30 doubles Silver Masters title

Scr
       Two  County Scr Sinsear titles for Clonduff - Set Dancing - Wendy Farrell, Ursula Quinn,
        Lisa Parr, Andrea Gribben, Onagh Gribben, Laura McShane, Gayle Kane and sub Niamh
        Pritchard (for the injured Joleen Morgan)
:
and  Quiz - Brian Canavan, Marie Walls and Mary 
        McGreevy - both reached Ulster Final - Ciarn McGreevy was a worthy sub in County Semi
        Final
       Murray Children - Stephen, Sean and Mary Catherine included in entertainment in Pairc Esler
        at half time in Inter-County Championship games

     Clonduff Scr na ng singer, Christina McConville sings Amhrn na bhFiann before Senior
        Championship games in Pairc Chluain Daimh and Senior League Final in Pairc Esler
       Clonduff Scr singer, Eadaoin Hynes wins major talent competition 'De X-Factor' for Gaelic
        Clubs in South Down and South Armagh - Finals in Canal Court in November. Prize 5,000 -
        half for herself and half for Club

Higher Education
     Orla Maginn (Capt) and Karen Gribben playing members of the QUB team that retained the
        Purcell Shield in Camogie
       Fionnuala Carr awarded third consecutive Universities All Star

Schools
       St Colman's College win Corn na ng - There were five Clonduff boys on the panel - Conor
       Brown played at full back and the other panellists were: John Brown, Shay Murnin, Conor
       Gribben and Eamon Grant. Of course Cathal Murray was involved as the Head of PE in St
       Colman's!

Referees
     Paula Cairns and Shane McGreevy newly qualified as referees in Ladies Football - Paula
        refereed in Croke Park in 'Gaelic 4 Girls' initiative
     Seven boys - Rory McGreevy, Darragh Sherry, Paul Lively, Ch Curran, Henry Brown, Gary
        McGinn and Conor Grant completed the 'Young Whistlers' programme - Gary Maginn
        refereed in Croke Park in 'Gaelic 4 Boys'  initiative

Inter-County Managerial Involvement

       Ross Carr reappointed Senior County Manager; Alistair McGilligan his statistician

       Kitty Fegan reappointed County Minor Camogie Manager; also retained as UUJ Manager

       Brian Canavan reappointed to South Down Hurling management team; Sean Cairns re-appointed as 'Stick Man'

       Paul McShane re-appointed County Senior Ladies Manager

 

Community Involvement

       Eadaoin Hynes representing Clonduff GAC wins major talent competition -  'De X-Factor' for Gaelic Clubs in South Down and South Armagh - Finals in Canal Court in November. Prize 5,000 - half for herself and half for Club

       Francis Quinn, Fionnbharr Murphy, Orla Maginn and Sheenagh McConville initiate 'Yellow Globes' Awards based on playing season just ended
 

2007

Clonduff achieved a Platinum Award in the pilot scheme of the Club Math programme

 

Camogie

       Camogs win first ever County Senior title beating Portaferry. They also win League and reach Ulster Club Final beaten by one point

       Down Minor Camogs lift Ulster title a week after losing All Ireland Final - Kitty Fegan, Joint Manager and 5 Clonduff girls on team - Sara Louise Carr, Paula Gribben, Lisa McPolin, Nicola O'Hagan and Ciara Murphy

       Four Clonduff girls Karen Gribben, Moya Maginn, Fionnuala and Sara Louise Carr on Ulster team that won Gael Linn Interprovincial title for first time in forty years

       U14 Camogs win Div 2 County File na nGael

       Senior Camogs win Patricia Bateson Memorial Tournament in Ballinderry

       Minor Camogs win 5-in-a-row Feis Sevens title

       Minor Camogs in County Final

       Jackie Gilmore wins University All Star (second in a row) in England; Fionnuala Carr and Karen Gribben win All Stars in Ashbourne/Purcell week-end

       Fionnuala Carr gains 3rd Place in her first ever All Ireland Poc Fada on Cooley Mountains achieved her second nomination for a Camogie All Star Award
 

Ladies Football

       Senior Ladies win back-to-back Championship titles and win first Senior League title

       Michaela Downey nominated for Ladies Football All Star Award

       U14 Ladies reach County B Final

Eight Young Ladies from Clonduff are Double Double County Senior Winners!

Hurling

       Hurlers play in Ulster League for first time ever

       John Murphy on County Senior Hurling team

       John Murphy and Paul McCusker playing members on All Ireland winning Junior Hurling team.

       Youthful Senior Hurling team win Junior Feis 7s title

       U16s in B Final at time of going to press

       U14 and Minor Hurlers reach finals of respective B Championships only to fall to St Josephs, an amalgamation of Ballyvarley and Ballela

       Danny Nugent and Arthur McConville playing members of non-Ards Minor Hurling team that won All Ireland C Final - they beat Sligo

       U12 Hurlers win their League and Ballela Tournament
 

U14 Hurlers and Footballers both win B titles in Down File competitions - ten boys play both codes. Hurlers went to All Ireland series in Kilkenny and Footballers went to Ulster series in Cavan.
U14 Footballers win Div 3 of Ulster File Peil

Football

       Seconds Footballers win PRFC

       Minors win B Championship Final and South Down League

       Cathal Murray nominated for Ulster Minor All Stars during last 25 years

       U16 Footballers in B Championship Final

       U14 Footballers win Warrenpoint Tournament

       U12 Footballers win Kilcoo and An Riocht  Tournaments; represent Down in Moy Tournament

       U10 Footballers win Kilcoo and Fiddlers Green Tournaments

       U8 Footballers win Moy (Tyrone), Longstone, Burren and An Riocht Tournaments

       U13 and U20 footballers still involved at time of going to press

Scr

       Murray Family - Stephen, Sean and Mary Catherine plus Keith Mackey won the Down Instrumental Music in Scr na ng. They had also won South Down as did Christina McConville in the Solo Singing.

       Three County Scr Sinsir titles for Clonduff - Eileen McCusker (Recitation);  Sean and Paddy Downey, Cailim O'Hare, Therese White and Danny Nugent (Novelty Act); Marie Walls, Mary McGreevy and Anita Brannigan (Quiz) - all three acts reach Ulster Final

Referees

       Ciarn Branagan appointed to National Referees' List for Inter-county League and Championship - voted South Down's Senior Referee of the Year.

Handball

       Handball Club plays in Ulster B League and stages first ever Juvenile Tournament in conjunction with Boley Fair

       Seven boys reached respective County Championship Finals

       Paul Shields won Down Senior Handball Championship

       Paul Shields and Sean McNally won Down Senior Doubles Championship

Community Involvement

       Cross Community Treasure Hunt, Townlands Quiz, Poc Fada and Parish Sevens Football (2nd year) and Camogie (1st year) in conjunction with Boley Fair; also facilitated a number of field events

       Updated Sceal Chluain Daimh (Clonduff Story) launched in Clubrooms on 8th December

Inter County Managerial Involvement

       Ross Carr reappointed Senior County Manager; Alistair McGilligan joins him as statistician

       Kitty Fegan reappointed County Minor Camogie Manager; also appointed as UUJ Manager

       Brian Canavan reappointed to South Down Hurling management team; Sean Cairns appointed as 'Stick Man'

       Paul McShane, current Senior Footballer and former Ladies trainer appointed County Senior Ladies Manager

Schools

       St Pauls PS, Cabra won Down PS GAA Quiz

       St Patricks won the cup  and St Paul's won the Shield in Annaclone inaugural PS Tournament

       Our Ladys Grammar School, Newry are Ulster Colleges Champions with a strong Clonduff representation  Sarah Farnon, Sara Louise Carr, Lisa McPolin, Ciara Murphy, Megan OReilly, and Hanna OReilly all playing an active part. Grace Brown was on the panel.

       St Marks HS Warrenpoint are Down U16 Hurling Champions with 12 Clonduff players on panel reach Ulster Semi Final. Clonduff panellists were: Arthur McConville, J J Gilmore, Hugh Murphy, Christopher Brown, Eamon Matthews, Jamie Lynch, Gavin OHagan, Kyle Boland, Liam McParlan, Darren OHagan, Niall McPolin and Des McGarry

       St Colman's College win Ranafast Cup - their first major trophy in eleven years! Three Clonduff boys, Darragh Sherry, Shane McGreevy and Paul Lively played every game. Five other Clonduff boys were on the panel, some of whom made substitute appearances throughout the campaign and were stalwarts of training sessions - Ch Curran, Tony McGreevy, Karl O'Hagan, Rory Lively and Rory McGreevy.

Higher Education

       Jackie Gilmore wins her second Camogie All Star playing for her University in England

       Karen Gribben wins University Camogie All Star in Purcell Shield week-end.

       Fionnuala Carr wins University Camogie Long Puck and an All Star in Ashbourne week-end - her second University All Star Award in a row!

       Aidan Carr wins Sigerson medal with QUB
 

2006

First appearance of Clonduff Scr na ng Quiz team in Ulster final having won Down
Clonduff win 3 County Scr Sinsir titles and all progress to Ulster Final - Novelty Act, Set Dancing and Quiz
Clonduff Ladies win Senior Championship at first time of asking - they beat Castlewellan
Clonduff Minor Footballers win B Championship defeating Longstone
Minor Camogs win League and Championship Double as well as Feis 7s
Senior Camogs win Feis 7s for first time ever
U12 Hurlers are runners up in inaugural Sciath na ng - losing to Carryduff by one point
U11 Footballers successfully defended their South Down title
Down Minor Camogs, under the leadership of Clonduff's Kitty Fegan (and Ballyholland's Lilian Tinnelly) lift All Ireland Minor B title with five Clonduff girls on board - Sara Louise Carr, Paula Gribben, Sarah Farnon, Lisa McPolin and Ursula Walls
Down U16 Ladies collect All Ireland B Championship with Paula Gribben at Centre Half Back - making her the Club's first All Ireland Dual Winner! She played every minute of every game in both sports - in between the two All Irelands she picked up 'Player of the Game' in the Down County Ladies Final (which Clonduff won)
Michaela Downey became the first ever Clonduff player to play on International Compromise Rules team
Rory Grant corner back on Abbey CBS Newry winning their first ever Hogan Cup
U16 Miller Cup - Paul McPolin Captained St Malachy's to lift the title -  Noel McPolin, Paul Bloomfield, Paul Gribben, Michael Gribben and Patrick Gribben were also on the panel
Fionnuala Carr won Poc Fada (Camogie) at Kilmacud Sevens competition in September
Fionnuala was on the Ulster Interprovincial Camogie team that lost to Connaught
Karen Gribben captained QUB Camogs to Purcell Shield victory - Mary McPolin also on panel
Fionnuala Carr and Moya Maginn on UUJ Purcell Cup winning team - Fionnuala won an 'All Star'
Jackie Gilmore wins a Camogie All Star playing for her University in England
Ross Carr takes charge of Down Senior Football team

2005

Set Dancers win County Scr Sinsir title
Clonduff Referee, John Anthony Gribben takes charge of All Ireland Junior Club Hurling Final
Clonduff win Ulster Div 2 Handball League title
Minor Footballers win South Down Feis 7s title
U9 Footballers win Ulster Community Games final
First
ever Brian McGreevy Perpetual tournament for U8s staged by Club
Ladies Footballers collect Intermediate Championship and League double
U10s clean up in Tournaments including All Ireland Mitchell's Tournament
U12 Hurlers collect Club's first ever title at this level - the League
Clonduff second string Camogs win Intermediate League
Clonduff Handballers secure Div 2 Ulster League - they will compete in Div 1 in 2006

2004

Three County titles in Scr Sinsear - Cil and Set Dancing and Quiz
Senior footballers win South Down Feis 7s
U11 Footballers win first title at this level
U21s win South Down and Down County Championships
Clonduff referee, Ciarn Branagan awarded Senior Referee of the Year
Jerry Quinn first Clonduff person to be Chairman of Down Co Board

2003

Quiz team and Set Dancers win County Scr Sinsear titles with Set Dancers also winning Ulster
Ladies win Junior Football League and Championship
Seconds win Premier Reserve Football Championship

Camogs win Minor Championship, Minor Feis 7s, 2 x Minor 7s Tournaments; U14 League and Championship Double; Co File Title
Down U14 Player of the Year; Down Referee of the Year

2002

April 7 - Clonduff Ladies take field for first time in Challenge Game. Play first competitive game a week later. 8 girls selected for various Down teams

Seven Branagan siblings (children of Oliver and Margaret) don the Clonduff jersey - Christine and Jolene (Ladies Football and Camogie); Eugene and Stephen (Adult Football); Oliver, Kevin and Bernard (Juvenile Football)
Clonduff's John McCumiskey joins the Down Senior Management with Paddy O'Rourke
Ross Carr takes charge of Down Minors
Martin Farnon teams up again with Trixie Dougherty, this time to manage the Down U21s
Club Referee John A Gribben officiates in Munster Hurling Final
Camogs pick up Junior League and Championship, Minor Championship and League; Runners Up in Senior League

Colleen Walls becomes first Clonduff Camog to win Down Minor Camogie Player of the Year
Hurlers do the treble in the shape of the Down Junior Championship, Division 2 League and Betsy Gray Shield
Paul Shields picks up Down Novice Handball title
Footballers win Premier Reserve League and are Runners Up in South Down U21s
U12s reach South Down Final
U10s Joint winners of League and Runners Up in Mitchell's Tournament
Clonduff are South Down Club of the Year 

2001

Thirds Footballers collect Reserve Championship and League titles
U16s win first ever B Championship and South Down League
The Ross Carr trained Newry Mitchell's collect Junior Championship. Ross appointed Down Minor Manager for incoming season.
The John McCumiskey trained Warrenpoint collect Intermediate Championship.
Clonduff referee, Kieran Branagan takes charge of Premier Reserve Championship Final.
U12 Camogie and Championship (3-in-a-row Championships); U14, Senior, and Junior Camogie teams reach respective Co Finals; win Minor Camogie Championship, League RU
Susie Hynes (nee Lively) the first successful All Ireland Minor captain in 1974 lines out with her daughters in Clonduff Senior and Junior Finals. Susie and her five girls all donned the Clonduff colours at some level during the year- God help you, Eamon!

AIB Club of the Year in both Down and Ulster
Sean Downey wins County Scr na ng Recitation title
Clonduff Set Dancers reach Ulster Scr Sinsear Final

2000

What a year! Scr na ng Set Dancers narrowly miss out (on a count back) on All Ireland Title.  Clonduff only Club in Down to compete in all eight Scr Sinsear competitions - make history by collecting four County Titles - Ceili Dancing and Ballad Group for the first time ever.  Solo Singer (Niamh O'Hare) and Novelty Act reach Ulster Final.
Clonduff Handball pair in All Ireland Final! Tony Wilson and Paul Girvan, the Down Champions won the Ulster title with victories over Monaghan, Derry and Antrim.  Then they beat Mayo in All Ireland Semi Final to set up Final against Wexford.  This was groundbreaking stuff for Clonduff.  Unfortunately they lost out in Final! 
Senior Footballers Win Championship for ninth time! They also won the League
Reserve Footballers Win All County League for third time in a row!
Camogs collect three County titles and 3 League titles!
John A Gribben and Eileen Hamill, Club Referees, participate in Hurling and Camogie All Ireland Finals as Lines persons - Eileen wins Down Camogie Referee of the Year

Leann McParlan U18 Camogie player of the year; Sarah-Louise Carr wins County Skills Feile na nGael title and plays in INTO Mini Sevens on All Ireland Hurling Final Day! 
St Pat's Primary School wins INTO Camogie Sevens County Final; St Mark's wins County Year 8 Camogie title with five Clonduff girls on the team - Carol Rooney, Colleen Walls, Jenna Lynch, Rachel O'Reilly and Laura Killen.  
Clonduff win Intermediate, Minor and U12 Championship and League titles, Runners up in U18 League and U14 Championship and League; Win Minor Feis Sevens
Win inaugural Camogie/Shinty tournament in Dunoon, Scotland; Kitty Fegan Player of the Tournament

Club Awards won - Best kept Ground in Down (3rd in Ulster) Awarded by Ulster Council; Club of the Year in South Down; Club of the Year in Down Awarded by AIB and Croke Park

1999

Clonduff wins award for the best kept GAA ground in Down

John Fegan plays at Full Forward and Martin Farnon involved in Management of All Ireland Minor Football winning team

Rachael O'Reilly and Jenna Lynch - Club's first ever representatives in Croke Park in INTO Sevens on All Ireland Semi Final Day
U12 Co Camogie Championship; U14 Camogie League and Championship; Minor (U16) Co Camogie League; U18s Reach League Final
St Patrick's Primary School win first ever Cumann na Bunscoil/INTO Camogie Competition

Clonduff GAA Club goes On Line on 14 June!

1998

Paddy Brannigan the 1st Clonduff player to be named in a Down Senior Hurling squad

Minor Camogie Championship; Div 2 Camogie Championship
Set Dancers, Ceili Dancers and Quiz team win County CCD title (no Ulster or All Ireland Competition)

1997

Senior Footballers back in their 1st County final since 1982 but are narrowly beaten by Burren
Clonduff win their first ever Scr Sinsear Quiz title (Marie Walls, Anita Brannigan, Francis Quinn)

U12 Camogie League and Championship; County Camogie Feile na nGael
Clonduff competitors win three All Ireland titles in CCD competitions - Set Dancing, Solo Singing and Quiz

1996

The big break-through in Hurling Clonduff win the Junior Hurling Championship, League Division 2 and Junior Feis 7s.

U12 Camogie Championship; Bronze in All Ireland Community Games
Moya Maginn U14 Camogie Player of the Year

Clonduff - Down Camogie Club of the Year

Set Dancers win All Ireland CCD title; Ulster Quiz, Solo Singing

1995

U12 Camogie League; Down Camogie Feile na nGael

Cili Dancers win All Ireland CCD title; Ulster Recitation and Quiz

Maura Quinn voted Down Camogie Personality of the Year

1994

Padraig Matthews and Francis Quinn in the Down Minor Hurling teams that wins the Ulster championship
Down win their 5th All-Ireland Senior Football title  with Ross Carr and Cathal Murray
Intermediate Camogie League

Set Dancers win All Ireland CCD title; Ulster Recitation; County Quiz and Ceili Dance

1993

At All-Ireland Scr Na ng finals, Clonduff makes history when they won both Cili and Set Dance Competitions using only nine different children. This was the first time ever that a club won both titles on the same day
Clonduff win the first of their three-in-a-row Minor Football Championships.  They also win U16 and U14 Championship.  Shane Ward, now a member of the Down Senior Panel plays on all three winning teams!
Mary Morgan, Mary Kelly, Marie Walls win All Ireland CCD Quiz; County Instrumental Music and Recitation titles

Marie Walls - Down Camogie Referee of the Year

1992

Clonduff Seconds make history on winning Down Junior championship. They also won All County Premier Reserve League
U14s win All-Ireland File Peil na ng

Young Handballers collect their first ever Feile title
Young Cili and Set Dancers win All Ireland CCD titles; Ulster Quiz and Recitation

1991

Ross Carr is the star in Croke Park when Down beat Meath to win their 4th All Ireland title. Cathal Murray is also in the squad.  Ross wins an All Star
Clonduff Set Dancers appear live on Television programme "Up for the Final"
Clonduff Hurlers win U16B Championship

All Ireland Scr na ng Set Dancing

CCD Ulster Quiz and Set Dancing

1990

Ciara McGreevy County U14 Camogie Player of the Year

CCD Ulster Quiz, Set Dancing and Recitation titles; County Ceili Dance

1989

Eileen McCusker wins All Ireland CCD Recitation; CCD Ulster Set Dancing

Opening of Handball Alley behind Youth Club

1988

(June) St Patricks Primary School win their first ever Co Down 13-a-side final. They beat Mayobridge 2-2 to 0-5

Junior Camogie League

CCD Ulster Set Dancing; County Recitation

1987

Four Clonduff boys on Down All-Ireland winning Minor panel Cathal Murray, Pat Hannaway, Mark Matthews, Dominic Brannigan

CCD Ulster Set Dancing

1986

Intermediate Camogie Championship

CCD County Set Dancing

1985

Junior Camogie Championship

1984

Clonduff wins the McNamee Award for the best Club History in GAA Centenary Year

Minor Camogie League; Minor Camogie Feis Sevens; CCD County Novelty Act

1983

Clonduff boys win their 1st Hurling awards U14 Special Feile competition
Club Secretary, Fintan Mussen, in his report to the Annual General Meeting pays tribute to Sean Matthews, Pat Matthews and Sean Cairns for their efforts in the development of Hurling in the club.
The Senior team was beaten in the final of the Special Junior Hurling Championship
Clonduff boys win County g Sport to qualify for All-Ireland.
Patrick McComiskey wins All-Ireland Penalty Kick competition
Johnny McAleavey Goalkeeper when Down won 4th National Football League

Minor Camogie League; U14 Camogie Championship

1982

Intermediate Camogie League; Minor Camogie League and Championship

1981

Minor Camogie Championship; U12 Camogie League and Championship

Eileen Hamill selected to play for Ulster

1980

Clonduff win their 8th Senior County Championship. Johnny McPolin was the captain. His father, also John was captain when Clonduff won their 1st Senior title in 1930. Johnny further followed in  his father's footsteps by becoming Chairman of the Club

U12 Camogie League and Championship double

CCD County Quiz and Recitation titles

1979

Harry Brown on Down U21 panel which won All-Ireland title

1978

The Senior Football team wins promotion to the first division of the All-County League. Team managers were P J McAlinden, Ronnie Hollywood and Jerry Quinn.

CCD Ulster Novelty Act and County Solo Singing titles

1977

Clonduff win their 1st County Camogie Championship beating Mayobridge 6-3 to 1-2 in the Intermediate Final
Club organised 1st Hilltown Festival, a five-day event which was subject of a special feature programme on RTE Radio presented by Donnacha ODulaing
Club President Fr Arthur Bradley cc, was instrumental in reviving the Pilgrimage to Alt An tSagairt Mass Rock
Clonduff win All-Ireland Scor Sinsear title in Novelty Act in Limerick. Mary McGinn wrote the script. She, Eileen Hamill and Anne Quinn were the participants

1976

Kathleen Crilly, Eileen Hamill and Susie Lively in the Down team which won the 2nd All-Ireland Junior Camogie title

1975

(October) Susie Lively is selected to play for Ulster
Mary McGinn Wins All Ireland CCD Recitation; Novelty Act won Ulster title

1974

Down Minor Camogie team captained by Clonduffs Susie Lively won the inaugural All Ireland Minor Championship

CCD Co Quiz title

1968

On 16th June Pairc Chluain Daimh is opened

1967

At a meeting on 25th April, Clonduff Camogie Club was reformed. Maura Hamill was elected Treasurer. (In 2009 as Maura Quinn,  Clonduff Camogie Club Secretary)

1966

Down win Ulster Senior title captained by Patsy OHagan
Down win Ulster Minor title captained by Dalsey Mooney. (Dalsey is a member to the Y2K committee)
Clonduff win Feis Sevens in a historic final against Leitrim
In March Mussens Meadow is bought

1964

Clonduff win County League title

1962

Down tour America. Chicagos welcoming committee included former Clonduff man John Abernethy

In San Francisco, Clonduffs Sean Spiers played for the home team while his brothers, Liam and Vincent, are part of the organising Committee

1961

Down win the Sam Maguire again with Kevin Mussen and Patsy OHagan representing Clonduff

1960

Patsy OHagan scores 3 goals in Downs 4-11 to 3-7 victory over Galway in the Wembly Tournament
Down win their first All-Ireland Senior Football title. Kevin Mussen at right half back captains the team. Patsy OHagan is the full forward

1959

Patsy OHagan scores 2 goals in a 3-9 to 1-4 victory for Down in the Wembly Tournament

1957

The two Parish teams Cabra Harps and The Shamrocks meet in County Senior Championship final Shamrocks win

1956

Cabra Harps win Down Junior Championship

1953

Clonduffs 19 year old Kevin Mussen selected on Ulster Railway Cup

1952

Clonduff win League, Championship (6th) and County Sevens

1950

Kevin Mussen and Sean Spires on St Colman's team that won McCrory Cup

1949

Clonduff win their 5th Senior County Championship
James Brown on Railway Cup panel

1947

Clonduff win their 4th Senior County Championship

1946

Down win Junior All-Ireland and Clonduff have on the panel: Henry, Tom and Pat Brown, Eddie Grant, Paddy OHagan and Andy Murnin

1945

Clonduff win their 3rd Senior County Championship

1944

Clonduff win their 2nd Senior County Championship

1943

Clonduff defeat Ardtole by 15 points to 11 to win Down Junior Championship on 12th September but Ardtole awarded game on an objection

1938

Armagh play Down in National League in Hilltown with Jimmy Doyle starring at right full-forward

1937

Clonduff re-enters South Down and Mourne League

1935

Jimmy Doyle in Ulster Railway Cup panel

1934

George Mussen captains the first Down team to play in Croke Park

1932

Club wins The Shanahan Cup outright

1931

On 13th September, Dan Mussen becomes first Clonduff man to play in an All-Ireland Football Semi-Final

1930

Clonduff win their first Down Senior Championship

1926

Clonduff win McLoughlin Cup

1922

Clonduff win Shanahan Cup

1921

George Mussen chosen on the Railway Cup Panel

1920

A new Parish team called Clonduff Shamrocks was formed and entered in Shanahan Cup Competition by Willie Woods and John McPolin. "The jerseys were yellow and there were Shamrocks embroidered on them. Two girls, Maggie OHare and Sarah Magennis it was who sewed them on. Their playing pitch was John Murphys and it was Paddy Murphy who gave the pound to enter the team."
Clonduff win Shanahan Cup

1918

Clonduff men John McPolin and John McAlinden play for Down on 9th May against Louth in Newcastle
Clonduff take part in "The Gaelic Sunday" protest matches of 4th August, 1918 called in defiance of the ban on Gaelic matches under The Defence of the Realm Act

1916

Registrations still extant show that two teams, known as "Emeralds Gaelic Football Club" and "Cabra", were registered with the Down County Board of 1916-17
An unofficial team known as "John Atteys Men" or "Faugh an Ballagh" played games here and there during this period. A report of a famous match between Mullaghmore and John Atteys Men, played on Easter Sunday 1916 still lives on in the folk memory of the district

1912

The "Frontier Sentinel" dated 9th April 1912 gives a report of a 1st round County Championship meeting between Mayobridge and a Clonduff team called "Hilltown". The Hilltown team read: John Crilly, Bernard OHagan, Patrick Morgan, James Magill, James Brady, Michael Fegan, Arthur Ronan, Hugh Doyle, Hugh Morgan, Michael Morgan, James Brown, Frank OHare, John OHagan

1898

A team from Cabra called "The Harps" and one from Hilltown called the "Ninety-Eights" took part in the 98 tournament organised by the Young Ireland League to commemorate the Centenary of 1798

1888

A team from Lenish (one of Clonduffs 14 townlands) competed in a Gaelic Football Tournament for a "set of crosses"
A Clonduff team known as the "Red Hands" played two games against St Patricks Mayobridge in May 1888

1887

The Banbridge Chronicle of 5th November, 1887 carried an account of a Gaelic Football match between Ballyroney (Rathfriland) and a Clonduff team known as The Hilltown Amateurs

 

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