Countdown to the County Final



SATURDAY 25th in PÁIRC UÍ RINN at 6.15p.m.

2014-10-18 Millstreet Captain Michael Vaughan and the St.Finbarrs Captain who will compete for the Cork Junior Football Title next Saturday
Millstreet Captain Michael Vaughan & the St.Finbarr’s Captain with the Donal O’Sullivan Cup for which they will compete for at the County Junior A Football Final in Páirc Uí Rinn next Saturday.

It’s been 51 years since Millstreet won a County Title when Millstreet better St. Nicks in 1963 with a scoreline of 3-9 to 2-7, in a game that was deferred after death of JFK in USA. That team is pictured below, but can anyone name them?

1956 The Millstreet Team that beat St.Nicks in the County Junior Football FInal

Front Row, from left: Robert Kelly, Brendan Burke, Donie O’Mahony, Connie Kelleher, John Corcoran, Tommy Burke, William O’Leary, Jerry Cronin, Brendan Kiely.
Back Row, from left: Neily Dennehy, Paddy Golden, James Cashman, Mattie McAuliffe, Denis W. ‘ Toots’ Kelleher, John Kelleher, Dermot Cribben, Christy Dunne, Paul Ryan, Denis Kelleher, Fr. Corridan

(Thanks to Gillian for checking the names on Millstreet Green and Gold


1 thought on “Countdown to the County Final”

  1. Thanks to Gillian for filling out the names of the 1963 team in the photo above (that won the Junior County), as my own copy of “Millstreet Green and Gold” is on the missing list

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