St Paul's GFC, Lurgan

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St Paul's GFC
Naomh Pól CLG
St Paul's GFC Lurgan logo.png
Founded:1971
County:Armagh
Colours:Green, white and gold
Grounds:The Playing Fields (Na Páirceanna Imearthea)
Playing kits
Standard colours

Saint Paul's Gaelic Football Club (Irish: Naomh Pól CLG[1]) is a GAA club in Lurgan, County Armagh, Northern Ireland.[2] It plays Gaelic football at various age levels in Armagh GAA competitions, and is currently in the Armagh Intermediate Football Championship. Its ground is The Playing Fields (Irish: Na Páirceanna Imearthea).[3]

History[edit]

St Paul's was founded in 1971 in the Taghnevan housing estate in Lurgan, and seven years later won the county Junior Championship.[4] The high point of the club's footballing history came in 1984, when it won the county Intermediate title.[5]

Honours[edit]

Notable players[edit]

  • Andrew Murnin - current Armagh forward
  • Mc Caughley twins
  • Felim O'Neill
  • Ciaran & Peadar Nash
  • Ryan Lawless
  • Niall McParland
  • Darren Fox
  • Mark Wilson

Facilities[edit]

St Paul's new playing fields were opened on 20 May 2012, with a challenge match between Armagh and Down. The Social Club hosts many community and cultural events.

References[edit]

  1. ^ St. Paul's GAA, Lurgan
  2. ^ Armagh GAA website
  3. ^ Armagh GAA, page 11 Archived 2013-06-26 at the Wayback Machine
  4. ^ Armagh GAA, Clár Oifigiúil, Craobh Peile Sóisearach (JFC final programme), 29 September 2012
  5. ^ Armagh GAA, Clár Oifigiúil, Craobh Idirmheánach Peile (IFC final programme), 6 October 2012

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