Tooreen Hurling Club

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Tooreen Hurling Club is a Gaelic Athletic Association club based in the village of Tooreen, County Mayo, Ireland.

Tooreen
Tuarín
Founded:1957
County:Mayo
Nickname:The Blue Devils / The Village
Colours:   
Grounds:Adrian Freeman Memorial Park
Playing kits
Standard colours
Senior Club Championships
All Ireland Connacht
champions
Mayo
champions
Hurling: 0 2 30

Tooreen is located in the parish of Aghamore approximately four miles (6.4 km) from the town of Ballyhaunis in eastern County Mayo which is the county's hurling stronghold. [1]

Players are drawn from the Tooreen area as well as from the Aghamore, Ballyhaunis, Kilkelly and Knock areas. The club is affiliated as an Exclusive Hurling Club to the Mayo County Board.

HistoryEdit

The club was formed in 1957 and celebrated its 50th Anniversary in 2007.

The club won its first Mayo Senior Hurling Championship Title in 1966 and is the holder of 30 county senior titles and is the current (2019) champion.

In 2017, the club became the first Mayo team, and the first from outside Galway, to win the Connacht Intermediate Hurling final. They were four point winners over Ballinderreen of Galway in Athleague, winning by 1 -14 to 1- 11.[2][3]

The club has many dual players who play for the neighbouring Gaelic football club in Aghamore.

Tooreen Hurling Club also has an underage section with teams from U6 to U18. The club colours are blue and white.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Tooreen's true blues". The Mayo News. Retrieved 9 November 2017.
  2. ^ "Connacht Club IHC: Tooreen celebrate historic provincial success". hoganstand.com. Retrieved 6 November 2017.
  3. ^ "14-man Ballinderreen shocked in Connacht Club hurling decider". The Connacht Tribune. Retrieved 9 November 2017.

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