Cobh GAA Club News

27 February, 2012

Cobh Man Wins All Ireland Vocational Schools Football Medal


Congratulation to Kieran Histon who was a member of the 2012 Cork VEC All Ireland Winning Football team which took place on Saturday the 25th of February.
Cork VEC saw off a talented Kildare VEC side in a thrilling encounter in Templetouhy, Tipperary at the weekend. The Cork side trailed at half time but played some excellent football in the second half to establish a four point lead with a quarter of an hour to play. The leesiders then showed great determination to hold off a late push from the Kildare men to edge out a one point victory on a scoreline of 0-13 to 0-12. The club would like to congratulate Kieran on this great success and may this be the first of many honors he comes across throughout his career.


Junior Footballers Continue Momentum

Cobh Junior footballers maintained there winning start to their league campaign with a comprehensive 3-15 to 1-2 win over Doneraile in Doneraile on a mild Sunday evening last. The Cobh men played well throughout the park and led at half time 0-7 to 0-2 after dominating the possession for a large portion of the first half. Playing against a slight breeze in the second half the Cobh men were able to work on their match fitness and it was this factor that eventually decided the tie. Injuries to some key players paved the way for youth to be introduced into the side and there was some great performances from Jack Ronan and Jamie Moynihan. The Cobh men now face Mallow in Cobh on Sunday the 4th looking for a third straight victory. 

Scorers for Cobh:Kieran Histon 2-1, Nigel Kavanagh 1-2, Liam Greaney 0-2, John Flannigan 0-1, Lee Mc Dermot 0-1, Dave McCarthy 0-1, Alan Stack 0-2 Darragh O'Keeffe 0-2. Danny Keating 0-1, Jack Ronan 0-2. 

u13 Footballers Narrowly Miss Out on Victory

Cobh 2-3, Inniscarra 3-4

Cobh played well with great spirit and effort and were unlucky not to get a result in the end, well done to all the lads involved. Robbie Van Damme takes home the man of the match award after a great performance between the sticks.

Other Results:

u16 Footballers 1-4, Canovee 3-8

Juvenile Teams Start Training:

Hurling training for those born in 2004, 2005, 2006 and 2007 every Saturday , 9:30am - 10:30am.
New players are welcome to come and join in on any week at the allotted time.
Full details of the times, venues and contacts for each team are available at