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2018

Cultural and Social

  • Clonduff PRO selected as Down Rose 2018 and will represent Co Down at Rose of Tralee Festival in August
  • Clonduff Juvenile Ballad Group are Co Scór na nÓg Champions – Emma McGreevy, Kayleigh McPolin, Aoife Trainor, Katie Murnin & Jordan McPolin. They reached the Ulster Final.Over 50 youngsters had taken part in initial rounds of South Down Scór na nÓg 2018 – reach Ulster Final
  • Three South Down titles for Clonduff in Scór Sinsir -Mary Catherine Murray (Solo Singing), Ceili Dancers (Lisa Gribben, Ellen Murphy, Gail Kane, Nicola Ward, Ursula Kearney, Caroline McGreevy, Wendy Branagan, Clare McAlinden) and Set Dancing (Lisa Gribben, Ursula Kearney, Gail Kane, Wendy Branagan, Elaine Farrell, Wayne Farrell, Jayme Farrell, Francis Quinn)
  • Set Dancers are County Champions! Five of the team -Jayme, Elaine, Lisa, Ursula and Francis were on the Scór na nÓg team that won a double All Ireland in Ceili and Set Dancing 25 years earlier in 1993 – they had won the All Ireland Set Dancing title also in 1991
  • 2017 All Ireland Ballad Group Champions raise over £4,500 for Southern Area Hospice Services in their ‘Champions for Charity’ Extravaganza in INF Hall Hilltown in March 2018
  • Clonduff becomes the first club to successfully complete Club Maith / Sport NI Clubmark online
  • Clonduff PRO Ciara Kelly selected as ‘Down Rose’ and represented the county in the Rose of Tralee Festival in August. She was one of the successful 32 (out of 57) to make it to the televised show where she was mighty impressive
  • 268 youngsters attend annual Kellogs Cul Camp in Clonduff Park making it second largest in county (Belfast Club Carryduff). With 88 children in the Nursery Camp it is by far the biggest at this age (P1/2)
  • Clonduff youngsters collect three County titles in 2019 Scór na nÓg finals at the end November – Aoife Trainor (Solo Singing), Brian McGreevy (Recitation) and Set Dancing team
  • Aoife Trainor and Clonduff Set Dancers in Ulster Finals 2018

Handball

  • Clonduff’s Patrick Cowan and Niall Quinn win Co League Div 3 & 4 Respectively
  • Patrick Cowan wins Ulster Schools U15 title and reaches Ulster Club Final
  • Clodagh Kelly (U13) and Niamh McConville (U11) in Ulster Schools Singles Finals at their age groups

Hurling

  • Clonduff wins Down Feis 7s defeating Cumann Pheadar Naofa by a single point on 3rd June
  • Clonduff community rocked by sudden and untimely death of 23-year old Senior Hurler on 23rd June – a few weeks after helping the team win the Down Feis 7s title
  • Sean Cairns inaugural Hurling Training Camp – 28th July – delivered by Kilkenny Hurling Legends David Herity and Aidan fogarty who have 13 All Ireland medals between them.
  • Inaugural Pearce Branagan Memorial Poc Fada – Cup won by Declan Napier (Senior Hurling Manager); Orla Morgan won Senior Ladies event; Paudie Clancy U16 Boys; Ellen Shields U16 Girls
  • Conduff wins Junior Championship and create history by winning the Clubs first game in Ulster Club Championship
  • John Murphy selected as Down Junior Hurler of the the Year
  • Shay Murnin nominated for Gaelic Life All Star

Football

  • Clonduff boys host Laune Rangers for Féile Peile na nÓg 2018 – Clonduff boys reach Shield Final – beaten by the Patsy O’Hagan founded Claregalway
  • Down Masters win Plate Competition after return to competition for first time in many years – Rory Matthews, Tony Wilson and Honorary Clonduffian Kevin McGrath on the team
  • U14 boys in South Down Final
  • U16s win All county B League
  • U21s win Dalsey Mooney Cup
  • U8, U10 & U12 win numerous tournaments and blitzes
  • Aaron Devlin on UUJ team that wins All Ireland Freshers League
  • Aaron Norris and Paudie Clancy on St Colman’s College team that wins Ranafast Cup 2018

Ladies Football

  • Clonduff girls host New York girls or Féile Peile na nÓg 2018 – Clonduff controversially defeated in Div 2 Shield quarter final; New York reached Cup Final
  • St Patrick’s Primary School reach their first ever LGFA Schools final – defeated by Burren by single point
  • U12s win their League
  • U10s unbeaten in Development Blitzes
  • Minors and U14s reach Championship semi-finals
  • Minors in final of inaugural Burren floodlit tournament

Camogie

  • Down wins the Ulster Senior Camogie title defeating six-in-a-row winners Derry with ten Clonduff girls on the team – Fionnuala Carr (capt) and sister Sara Lousie Graffin, Paula O’Hagan (Gribben), Orla Gribben, Cassie and Beth Fitzpatrick, Clare and Katie McGilligan, Lizzie Wilson, Clara Cowan – Reach the All Ireland Final in Croke Park but unfortunately defeated by Cork
  • Seniors retain County title and clinch Ulster
  • U16s win Down League and Championship
  • U14s runners up in Down League and Championship
  • U12s win Castlewellan 7s Tournament and Runners Up in League
  • Fionnuala Carr (Down Capt), Sara Louise Graffin, and Paula Gribbin (Clonduff Capt) awarded Soaring Stars and Gaelic Life All Stars
  • Beth Fitzpatrick and Isabella O’Hare awarded Colleges All Stars and on Ulster team that clinched inaugural Colleges Interprovincial title
  • Five Clonduff girls on the Our Lady’s team that clinched the U16 Camogie title – Lauren Kane, Eve Matthews, Ellen Shields, Katie Morgan, Meah Murphy and joint manager Niohmi Murray

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