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Alan Kavanagh, RIP

We are heartbroken to hear of the passing of Alan Kavanagh. Alan was a lifetime Moorefield member, a staunch supporter, a former player, a former selector, a former committee member & a great friend. He travelled the length & breadth … Continue reading

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Alex Whelan, RIP, was a Cornerstone & Pillar of Moorefield Club

Alex Whelan, RIP, was a Cornerstone and Pillar of Moorefield Club

The death of Alex Whelan on Monday 7 October evoked genuine sadness and a great sense of loss in Moorefield club, and among the people of Newbridge, throughout the county and beyond, who knew him. Continue reading

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Damien O’Raw, RIP

We are deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Damian O’Raw.
Damian was a great clubman who devoted countless hours to our underage teams over the past few years.
Our thoughts are with Damian’s family and friends at this difficult time.
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Liam Sherry, RIP

Having lost our Club President, Tom McDonnell, it is with great sadness that we have learned of the death of Liam Sherry from Brannockstown, who played hurling with Moorefield in the early 1960s. He was one of a quintet of Kilcullen men who helped Moorefield to win the 1963 senior hurling championship. Continue reading

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Tom McDonnell, RIP

Tom McDonnell, RIP, a Moorefield Legend  The passing of Tom McDonnell, Moorefield Club President, has left a huge void, not only in his family circle, but in the Moorefield Club and throughout Newbridge, County Kildare, and far beyond. He was … Continue reading

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Declan Sweeney, RIP

  Moorefield GAA would like to send their deepest sympathies to the family and friends of Declan Sweeney, father of Ronan, who has sadly passed away. Declan travelled the length and breadth of the country to support Ronan with Moorefield … Continue reading

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Frank Dooley, RIP

Frankie Dooley, RIP, a wonderful servant of Moorefield
The late Frankie Dooley was one of the Moorefield players who paved the way for senior success in the late 1950s and early ‘60s. Playing in the No. 7 jersey, he starred in the 1956 Intermediate championship when The Moores defeated Rathcoffey in the quarter-final (2-6 to 2-5) and in the semi-final against Maynooth by 3-7 to 3-4. The final against Kilcullen resulted in a draw, 3-4 to 2-7, but the replay proved a bridge too far for the men in green… but the seeds were sown for unprecedented success in the next six years.

In a 1957 league match against Raheens, Frankie Dooley is noted in the Leinster Leader as ‘having played well’ in a 2-12 to 2-4 victory. He lined out in as No. 7 in the Intermediate final losing to Maynooth on 29 September 1957. Having played with many members of the successful Leader Cup three-in-a-row (1958-’60) and the 1962 championship team, Frankie took great satisfaction from their successes. Continue reading

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Betty Cummins, RIP

Moorefield GAA expresses its sadness on the passing of Betty Cummins on Wednesday 11th July. The Club would like to send their deepest sympathies to her husband John, her sons Paul, Owen and Neil and daughter Avril, brothers and sister, sons in law, daughters in law, brothers in law, sisters in law, grandchildren, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.. Continue reading

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Phil Wolfe and Ross Cummins, RIP

Moorefield GAA would like to send their deepest sympathies to the families and friends of Phil Wolfe and Ross Cummins who have both sadly passed away.

Phil and Ross were both lifelong members and supporters of the club who travelled the length and breadth of the county to support Moorefield. They will be remembered fondly in Moorefield GAA.

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Brian Cornally, RIP

Moorefield GAA would like to send their deepest sympathies to the family and friends of Brian Cornally who has sadly passed away. Brian served as Chairman of the Ladies section and as a mentor with the Moorefield Underage. He was … Continue reading

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