AIB Club Football Championship Team of the Year
After another unbelievable season of AIB GAA Club Championship action, we've selected our football team of the year. Some really tough calls, but a huge well done to the 15 selected.
Each weekend brings with it novel stories and anecdotes. New match-ups, recent or old rivalries. Check out the fixtures and previews for this week.
It takes a brave team to keep walking out chin up when they've hit so many obstacles along the way. Let us know who you would like to add to the list.
For the first time in GAA Club history, Cushendall contested the AIB All-Ireland Senior Club hurling final in 2016 after they demolished Galway champions Sarsfields.
Few GAA clubs in the country have endured as much heartbreak as Ardnaree Sarsfields in recent years. Since 2009, the Mayo side have lost four county finals in five years including 2012 when they led by five points before losing in extra time.
Rockcorry GAA club had never known a year like 2014. A chronic spate of injuries saw their senior football team decimated. In desperation, long-retired stalwarts had to be cajoled from retirement to field team and to try and turn things around for the club.
To be the best club side in Munster you need to have deadly accurate forwards so what better way to challenge a player’s skill set than #TheToughest accuracy challenge.
On the 15th February 2014, while playing for his club Dr.Crokes in the semi-final of the AIB GAA Club Championships against Castlebar Mitchels, Colm Cooper ruptured his ACL and fractured his knee.