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  • Borris-Ileigh, Bishop Quinlan Park, Borrisoleigh, Thurles, Co.Tipperary, E41FE03

Club Information

Borris–Ileigh Gaelic Athletic Club (IrishCLG Buíreas Uí Luíoch) is a Gaelic games club that is based in the village of BorrisoleighCounty TipperaryIreland. The club currently plays hurling and camogie in the county-wide and North division competitions of Tipperary GAA. It formerly participated in Mid Tipperary divisional competitions. It also plays Gaelic football at Junior and under-age levels. The club attracts members from the civil parish of Glenkeen which is co-extensive with the Catholic parish of Borrisoleigh and Ileigh.

Borrisoleigh reached the semifinal of the first Tipperary Senior Hurling Championship in 1887, a year after its foundation. In 1910 the club won the Tipperary Junior Hurling Championship, defeating Toomevara. The Borris and Ileigh clubs competed separately in the Mid and North divisions, and in 1947 Borrisoleigh defeated Kilruane to win the North Senior Hurling Championship, but lost in the county final.

The united Borris–Ileigh club won the Mid Senior final in 1949, beating Boerlahan, and went on to win the county title, beating Knockavilla–Donaskeigh by 4–6 to 2–1. They held the title in 1950, defeating Carrick Swans 2–7 to 2–3. A third county title came in 1953, when they beat Boherlahan 4–8 to 4–4. After a lean period in the 1960s and ’70s Borris–Ileigh won three county SHC titles in the 1980s, along with the 1986 Munster and 1987 All-Ireland titles.[1]

On 3 November 2019, Borris–Ileigh won their first Tipperary Championship since 1986 with a 1–15 to 1–12 win over Kiladangan in the final.[2][3] On 24 November 2019, Borris-Ileigh won their second Munster Club Hurling Championship after a 1–12 to 1–11 win against Ballygunner in the final.[4][5] On 5 January 2020, Borris–Ileigh reached the 2020 All-Ireland Senior Club Hurling Championship Final after a 1–21 to 1–14 win against St Thomas in the semi-finals.[6] In the final on 19 January, Borris–Ileigh lost to Ballyhale Shamrocks by 0–18 to 0–15.

Committee Information

Role Name Phone Email
Chairman Donal Ryan 087 207 7196 EMAIL
Secretary Philip Fahey 087 291 6361 EMAIL
Treasurer Henry Groome 086 067 2743 EMAIL
PRO Denis Ryan 086 057 1183 EMAIL
County Board Draw Coordinator TF Stapleton 086 333 4826 EMAIL

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