Portroe GAA

Portroe GAA is a Tipperary GAA club which is located in County Tipperary, Ireland. Both hurling and Gaelic football are played in the "North-Tipperary" divisional competitions. The club is centred on the village of Portroe which is eight miles outside Nenagh.

Portroe
An Port Rua
Founded:1884
County:Tipperary
Nickname:Port/The Quarrymen
Colours:Green and Gold
Grounds:Portroe
Coordinates:52°53′11.77″N 8°20′49.34″W / 52.8866028°N 8.3470389°W / 52.8866028; -8.3470389Coordinates: 52°53′11.77″N 8°20′49.34″W / 52.8866028°N 8.3470389°W / 52.8866028; -8.3470389
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HistoryEdit

Portroe is in the centre of a traditional slate quarrying district of Northwest Tipperary, several kilometers outside Nenagh, that sent many emigrants to the Vermont USA slate belt in the 19th century, where to this day their descendants continue to receive honours in American football, basketball, baseball, soccer, athletics and distance running. The local school side being the Fair Haven "Slaters" Many other natives of this area emigrated to Australia.

HonoursEdit

  • North Tipperary Senior Hurling Championship (1) 2012
  • Tipperary Intermediate Hurling Championship (1) 1990
  • North Tipperary Intermediate Hurling Championship (4) 1950, 1981, 1983, 1990
  • North Tipperary Intermediate Hurling League (1) 1988
  • North Tipperary Junior A Hurling Championship (4) 1915, 1916, 1968, 1973
  • Tipperary Junior B Hurling Championship (1) 1998
  • North Tipperary Junior B Hurling Championship (5) 1990, 1998, 2007, 2014, 2016
  • North Tipperary Junior B Hurling League (2) 2012, 2018
  • North Tipperary Junior A Football Championship (9) 1937, 1979, 1995, 1997, 1999, 2006, 2016, 2017, 2018
  • North Tipperary Under-21 B Hurling Championship (4) 1980, 1982, 1989, 2011
  • North Tipperary Under-21 C Hurling Championship (2) 2000, 2004
  • North Tipperary Under-21 B Football Championship (5) 1989, 2006, 2011, 2015, 2017
  • North Tipperary Minor B Hurling Championship (2) 2005, 2012
  • Tipperary Minor C Hurling Championship (1) 2009
  • North Tipperary Minor C Hurling Championship (1) 2003
  • North Tipperary Minor B Football Championship (1) 1990

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