Carrickshock GAA

Carraig Seac
Founded: 1928
County: Kilkenny
Nickname: 'Shock
Colours: Green and gold
Grounds: Hugginstown
Coordinates: 52°27′20.16″N 7°13′27.91″W / 52.4556000°N 7.2244194°W / 52.4556000; -7.2244194Coordinates: 52°27′20.16″N 7°13′27.91″W / 52.4556000°N 7.2244194°W / 52.4556000; -7.2244194
Playing kits
Standard colours
Senior Club Championships
All Ireland Leinster
Hurling: - - 7

Carrickshock is an Irish Gaelic Athletic Association club situated in the south of County Kilkenny, Ireland. The club was founded in 1928[1] when the teams from Hugginstown and Knockmoylan were amalgamated in commemoration of the Battle of Carrickshock,1831.

Carrickshock have had success in the Kilkenny Senior Hurling Championship, winning the competition seven times. Their record of four county titles in a row between 1940 and 1943 remained unbroken until 2009 when Ballyhale Shamrocks won their 4th title in succession.

Many players from the club have gone to achieve success with the Kilkenny intercounty team.


Famous hurlers

John power

Sean O' (John) Farrell (1909-72), 1933[5]

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