Danesfort CLG

Dún Fearta
Founded: 1922
County: Kilkenny
Colours: Black and Amber
Coordinates: 52°34′55.95″N 7°14′43.79″W / 52.5822083°N 7.2454972°W / 52.5822083; -7.2454972Coordinates: 52°34′55.95″N 7°14′43.79″W / 52.5822083°N 7.2454972°W / 52.5822083; -7.2454972
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Danesfort is a County Kilkenny based Gaelic Athletic Association club that competes in the Kilkenny Senior Championship. The club's pitch is located about 4 miles south of Kilkenny city on the Waterford Road.

The club was founded in 1922 and incorporates a broad area south of Kilkenny city, encompassing Danesfort itself as well as Burnchurch, Cuffesgrange and part of Kells.

Current Chairman of the Club is Martin Tynan. Other important Club delegates include Secretary Michael J Moylan,Treasurer Helen Devane and PRO Pat Murphy better known for his Blackboard Jungle escapades.

All-Ireland success

Danesfort completed a mammoth season in 2006/07 by capturing the Kilkenny Junior Hurling Championship, Leinster Junior Club Hurling Championship and All-Ireland Junior Club Hurling Championship defeating Clooney Gaels of Antrim in the final in Croke Park.[1]

Captain of the team that season was Tony Woodcock. Other important players that season included the Hogan brothers, Paddy and Richie, Thomas Ryan and Paul Murphy.


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