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2007

Clonduff achieved a Platinum Award in the pilot scheme of the Club Maíth 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 Féile 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 Féile 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 Féile 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

Scór

  • Murray Family – Stephen, Sean and Mary Catherine plus Keith Mackey won the Down Instrumental Music in Scór na nÓg. They had also won South Down as did Christina McConville in the Solo Singing.
  • Three County Scór 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

  • Ciarán 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 Paul’s PS, Cabra won Down PS GAA Quiz
  • St Patrick’s won the cup and St Paul’s won the Shield in Annaclone inaugural PS Tournament
  • Our Lady’s Grammar School, Newry are Ulster Colleges Champions with a strong Clonduff representation – Sarah Farnon, Sara Louise Carr, Lisa McPolin, Ciara Murphy, Megan O’Reilly, and Hanna O’Reilly all playing an active part. Grace Brown was on the panel.
  • St Mark’s 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 O’Hagan, Kyle Boland, Liam McParlan, Darren O’Hagan, 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 – Ché 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
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