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Friday 2 June 2023 Dublin: 12°C

# Kilcoo

This year
# GAA News
Tipperary's O'Riordan to return to Australia, Cody linked with James Stephens manager role
Elsewhere Conleith Gilligan has a new coaching job in Tyrone after recently departing All-Ireland champions Kilcoo.
Last year
# Exit
All-Ireland club winners Kilcoo announce managerial departures
Conleith Gilligan and Richard Thornton have both decided to step down.
# derry boys
Glen dethrone All-Ireland champions Kilcoo and land first Ulster title
Malachy O’Rourke’s side were 1-12 to 1-6 winners today.
# Kilcoo
'He’s like a grandad more so than a football manager' - The next step for All-Ireland winners
Champions Kilcoo are back in another Ulster final today.
# club call
All-Ireland champions Kilcoo cruise back into Ulster final
The Down heavyweights ran out 3-14 to 1-9 winners over Enniskillen Gaels.
# in control
The All-Ireland champions are on the march again as Kilcoo charge into Ulster semi-finals
Ten points separated the teams in Clones.
# Club GAA
Bad blood between champion clubs and county becoming a thing of the past
Crossmaglen’s Paul Hearty and Ballgunner’s Fergal Hartley on the relationship between successful clubs and intercounty teams.
# real talk
'There’s a core of players who don’t know how to win' - All-Ireland club winners opting out of Down
Eugene Branagan has no ambition to play with Down and says a different manager could be required to entice more Kilcoo players.
# Stars Of The Show
Champions Ballygunner and Kilcoo lead the way as 8 sides honoured in 2022 All-Ireland club awards
Dessie Hutchinson and Eugene Branagan have been announced as the Player of the Year winners.
# Kilcoo
'Fascinating' first meeting with Moran, playing without knee cartilage and landing the Holy Grail at 36
Saturday was an occasion to savour for Conor Laverty.
# Kilcoo
'How often have you seen captains taking a manager up to lift the cup?'
Aaron Branagan and Conleith Gilligan reflect on Saturday’s All-Ireland victory.
# the toughest
6 talking points after Ballygunner and Kilcoo win on a truly great All-Ireland club final day
The Waterford and Down clubs reached the All-Ireland summit.
# winning goal
'Is this for real?': Kilcoo's Jerome Johnston reflects on his goal that won the All-Ireland
He struck at the end of extra-time to break Kilmacud hearts.
# Never Say Die
Kilcoo snatch All-Ireland from Kilmacud in dramatic fashion with 81st minute winning goal
Jerome Johnston struck the key goal at the end of extra-time for the Down side.
# Talking Points
The Kilkenny, Waterford, Dublin and Down champions chasing All-Ireland glory
The club game takes centre stage in Croke Park today.
# dream team
'A few players did approach him' - Kilcoo's bid to get Mickey Moran on board
The Derry native’s unique mix of traits can lead the Down kingpins to All-Ireland club glory on Saturday.
# Kilcoo
'One of the toughest games of club football I’ve ever played in' - Chasing that All-Ireland dream
Corofin’s Kieran Fitzgerald is well aware of the capabilites of next Saturday’s finalists Kilcoo.
# The Barrs
'They were talking about us being tactically naive, which was unfair. I am proud of the lads'
St Finbarr’s boss Paul O’Keeffe praised the effort of his players.
# Seeing Red
'It looked like a harsh red card from where I was at' - Kilcoo progress after All-Ireland club battle
Kilcoo coach Conleith Gilligan reflects on yesterday’s All-Ireland semi-final win.
# Kings Of Down
Kilcoo's scoring power key against St Finbarr's as 3 red cards shown in All-Ireland semi-final
Portlaoise was the venue for today’s game.
# Pride Of The Parish
‘It's been a dream in our club for many years’: Kilcoo and Ballygunner chase All-Ireland glory
Kilcoo and Ballygunner are vastly different clubs but they share a common goal.
All time
# Final bound
Johnston goal key as Down's Kilcoo claim major win in Ulster club against Derry's Glen
They’ll play Derrygonnelly in January’s Ulster final.
# Tune in
Down, Cavan, Dublin, Meath, Monaghan and Derry champs in live GAA TV action next weekend
The Ulster and Leinster action takes centre stage.
# club call
New Tyrone champs end 64-year wait with final win after penalties and All-Ireland finalists triumph in Down
Scotstown celebrated club football glory in Monaghan.
# around the grounds
All-Ireland club finalists make winning start in Down and Donegal champions hit six goals
Killyclogher were the latest team to book a quarter-final place in Tyrone.
# star men
Corofin lead the way as 6 clubs have players honoured in All-Ireland football awards
Kilcoo, Nemo Rangers, Ballyboden St-Enda’s and Éíre Óg also have players on the side.
# Facing Off
'Hard on the field and a gentleman off it' - All-Ireland final opponents 15 years apart
Gary Sice and Conor Laverty were back in opposition in Croke Park on Sunday.
# Battle
Corofin see-off Kilcoo in extra-time to complete historic All-Ireland three-in-a-row
Conor Cunningham grabbed the all-important goal for the Galway side.
Corofin (Galway) v Kilcoo (Down), All-Ireland SFC club final
The Galway club are chasing three-in-a-row.
# Have your say
Poll: Who do you think will win today's All-Ireland senior club finals?
The Tommy Moore and Andy Merrigan Cups were on offer in Croke Park today.
# Conor Laverty
'There were men crying, they hadn't experienced any success at senior level' - the rise of Kilcoo
Down’s Kilcoo have risen from humble beginnings to next Sunday’s All-Ireland club final.
# style
'Watch our U8s or 10s, they would be at the same craic as our seniors. Playing good football'
Kilcoo’s Conor Laverty is hoping his club’s identity will help them topple ‘the best club team there’s ever been’.
# the toughest
6 All-Ireland club finals in 8-day period in Croke Park as GAA confirm schedule
There will be three January double-headers on the agenda.
# Club Comment
5 talking points after Corofin and Kilcoo set up All-Ireland final showdown
The Galway and Down sides won their semi-final ties yesterday.
# Road to Croker
Goals from Johnston and Branagan fire Kilcoo past Ballyboden into maiden All-Ireland final
The Down kingpins had three points to spare over Anthony Rainbow’s side.
# Rise Of Kilcoo
'He turned me that night, the speech was that good, it was unbelievable'
The Down title holders feature in an All-Ireland club semi-final for the first time tomorrow.
# Have your say
Poll: Who do you think will reach the 2020 All-Ireland club football final?
The semi-final clashes take place on Saturday.
# the toughest
January fixture details and line-ups confirmed for All-Ireland senior club semi-finals
The games will take place on the weekend of 4-5 January.
# Kilcoo
'I can't thank Mickey enough, you don't realise how good that man is'
Mickey Moran was at the helm as the Down champions at last made their Ulster breakthrough.
# maiden win
Kilcoo crowned Ulster champions for first time after thrilling win over Naomh Conaill
The Down club were beaten in their previous two trips to the provincial decider.