Kilkenny team to visit St. Enda’s for Feile in June

May 10th, 2014 | U14 Football and Hurling, Youth News

Flashback...St. Enda's mentors Malachy McClements, Desmond McClements and Michael McCarney lead the St. Enda's players through Thurles at the 1991 Feile. Now, we will be hosting a Kilkenny team for the Ulster Feile from 20th-22nd June.

Flashback…St. Enda’s mentors Malachy McClements, Desmond McClements and Michael McCarney lead the St. Enda’s players through Thurles at the 1991 Feile. Now, we will be hosting a Kilkenny team for the Ulster Feile from 20th-22nd June.

Omagh St. Enda’s and Healy Park will be hosting one of the top teams from Kilkenny for the All-Ireland Feile na nGael hurling tournament on the weekend of 20th-22nd June. Details of the specific club have yet to be released.

A number of families will be hosting players from the visting Kilkenny team during what promises to be a memorable weekend for the club.

The national Feile na nGael is being hosted by Ulster in 2014 and 2015. St. Enda’s will take part in the Division six section. Full details of the Division 6 host clubs and visiting counties are as follows:

  • Omagh St. Enda’s – Kilkenny
  • Burt (Donegal) – Dublin
  • Strabane Shamrocks – Galway
  • Four Masters (Donegal) – Longford
  • Inniskeen (Monaghan) – Cork
  • Camlough (Armagh) – London
  • Dundalk (Louth) – Leitrim
  • Cootehill (Cavan) – Wexford

Training for St. Enda’s players takes place each Thursday evening in St. Patrick’s Park from 6.15pm. All boys who would like to join in training are welcome to attend.

In the past, St. Enda’s players have participated in the Feile na nGael on four occasions and the memories of each event still lives strong with many members. The club were hosted by Dublin (1982), Dublin (1983), Clare (1986) and Tipperary (1991).

As well as hurling, the club has as great reputation at Feile football, winning All-Ireland titles in 1984, 1986 and 1990 with many dual players featuring on the teams of that period. The club also took part in Feile 1991, 2004 and 2006

Hurling Feile:

1982 Feile na nGael team

1982 Feile na nGael team

1982 (Dublin) – U14 Feile na nGael team. St. Enda’s: Gabriel Mulryan, Simon MacRory, Ciaran McKenny, Donagh O’Reilly, Mark McCarney, Terence McGrath, Fergal McDonnell, Barry Mullan, Peter Quinn, Nigel Mullan, Paul Quinn, Sean Quinn, Damien O’Neill, Chris Kelly, Mark Gormley, Gerard Kelly, Francis White, Derrick Phillips, Colin Keyes, Tony McCrory, David Kelly, Paschal McCrumlish, James McGarrity.

1983 (Dublin) – U-14 Feile na nGael team – Tyrone champions: St. Enda’s 2-1 Moortown 2-0: Gerard Kelly, Colin Keyes, Paul Quinn, Paschal McCrumlish, Simon MacRory, Gabriel Mulryan, Mark Gormley, Terence McGrath, Damien O’Neill, Chris Kelly, Tony McCrory (c), Sean Haigney, Eugene Haigney, Fergal McDonnell, Brian Quinn. Subs – Sean Small, Harold Jackson, Damien McManus, Shane McKinney, Damien McCrory, Conor McQuaid.

The 1986 Feile team in Clare

The 1986 Feile team in Clare

1986 (Clare) – U14 Feile na nGael team – Tyrone champions: St. Enda’s 8-7, Carrickmore 2-0: Damien McGirr, Thomas Mullin, Gareth McGirr, Richard McLaughlin, Kevin Kearns, Ciaran McBride, Gary Kelly, Paul McNamee, Raymond McQuaid, Liam McKenny, Darren Barton, Martin McKenna, Paul McLaughlin, Paul Hackett, Michael Collins, Shane Quinn, Joe Boyle, Eddie O’Reilly, James Campbell, Michael Cunningham, Mark McCormack.

The 1991 Feile team in Clare

The 1991 Feile team in Tipperary

1991 (Tipperary) – U14 Feile na nGael team – Tyrone champions: St. Enda’s 1-1 Shamrocks 1-0: Paul Martin, Con Smith, Michael O’Neill, Simon Johnston, Stephen Taggart, Rory Mullan, Niall McLaren, Martin McCusker, Barry Loughran, Shane Loughran, Eamon Eanetta, Paul Butler, Malachy Caldwell, Ryan Broderick, David McKenna (c), Ciaran McDaid, Phillip Gallagher, Phillip Cunningham, Paul McAleer, Terry McGowan, Eunan Meyler, Conor McGirr, Paul McLaughlin, Kevin Cunningham.

Football Feile:

1984 (Cavan) – U14 Football All-Ireland Feile Na nOg Champions* – Damien McGirr, Terry McCrystal, Paul McNamee, Kevin Kearns, Tommy Mullin, James Curran, Paddy Duffy, Neil Northern, Gareth McGirr, Eugene Sheridan, Darren Barton, Peter Neill, Paddy Gormley, Ciaran McBride, Conal Sheridan, Nigel Miller, Tony Barton, Mark McCormick, Martin McKenna, Raymond McQuaid and Brian Scully., Raymond McQuaid and Brian Scully. Team also won the Tyrone League and Championship in 1984

1986 Feile champions

1986 Feile champions

1986 (Cork) – U14 Football All-Ireland ‘C’ Feile ChampionsSt. Enda’s 1-10 Clara (Offaly) 0-4: Damian McGirr, Mark McCormack, Terry McCrystal, Paul McNamee, Kevin Kearns, Tommy Mullin, James Curran, Paddy Duffy, Neil Northern, Gareth McGirr, Paddy Gormley, Darren Barton, Peter Neill, Eugene Sheridan, Ciaran McBride, Conal Sheridan, Tony Barton, Brian Scully, Raymond McQuaid, Martin McKenna, Nigel Miller.

1990 (Galway) – U14 Football Tyrone and All-Ireland Feile na nOg Champions – Ciaran McDaid, Kieran Drumm, Michael O’Neill, Ryan O’Doherty, Ryan Sheridan, David McKenna, Stephen Tierney, Barry Eanetta, Terry Gallagher, Niall Breen, Niall McSorley, Niall McGuigan, Terry McGowan, Mark Barton and Stephen Colton. Subs; Keith Burns, Barry Eccles, Peter McLaren, Barry O’Neill, David Mann and Shane McLaughlin.

1991 (Meath) – U14 Football Feile na nOg ChampionsSt. Enda’s 4-6 Carrickmore 1-4: Con Smith, Mark McKinney, Cormack McCormac, Dermott McElholm, Terry McGowan, Barry Eccles, David McKenna (c), Ciaran McDaid, Dwain Timlin, Keith Burns, Ryan Sheridan, Phillip Cunningham, Michael O’Neill, Barry McAskie, Eunan Meyler, Paul Quinn, Ruairi O’Kane, Brian Colton, Rory McGuigan, Peter McKenna, Kevin Cunningham, Ryan Swift, Eamon Miley, Stephen Taggart.

2007 Feile team

2003 Ulster Feile team