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1954 Hacketstown Hurling Team
Hacketstown U-16 County Champions
 Team 1982
Co Carlow
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1954 Hacketstown Hurling Team
Eddie Forde, Mick O'Brien & Mick Kelly on
1954 Hacketstown Hurling Team

Three men in the news lately are featured on this Hacketstown Hurling team from the fifties. Carlow GAA's Outstanding Service Award Winner, Eddie Forde is third from right, front row, & All Ireland Intermediate Hurling Medalist, Mick O'Brien, is second from left, front row, and Clonmore's new Honorary President, Mick Kelly, is on the extreme right, front row. 1954 Junior Hurling Championship Hacketstown 6-4, Ballinabranna 1-1 "Fogarty and Connolly dominated mid-field. Looby, Doyle and Forde also worked hard".

Back (L - R) Jim McDonald, Dinny Connolly, Tom Looby, Ned McDonald, Tom Curley, Liam Smith, Liam Bolger, Pat O’Gorman, A an Other, Larry Coleman, Paddy O’Brien, Mick Baggott.

Front: Billy Rooney, Mick O’Brien, Jim Fogarty, Vincent Maher, Jimmy Crowe, Eddie Forde, Paddy Doyle, Mick Kelly.

Source: Our Sporting Heritage" dated 1980 &

1982 Hacketstown U16 County Champions. The Team which beat Palatine in 1982 U-16 final.

Back (L to R): Eddie Coughlan, Michael Farrell, Eddie Forde, Michael Kealy, Eamonn Fitzgerald, Brendan Cullen, Brian Fagan, Paul Byrne, Nigel O'Connor, Eddie Murphy, Bobby Connolly, Peter Kavanagh. Front: Fergus Doyle, John Tallon, John Doyle (Captain), Thomas Doyle, Donal McGrath, Pat Kealy, Conor McCarney, Martin Doyle, Brendan Byrne, John Duffy.

Source of images and text: cluainmhor's photostream (Flicker)

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