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St Patrick's Carrickcruppen GFC

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Founded:  1944
Nickname:  Cruppen
Grounds:  Páirc Naomh Pádraig
County:  Armagh
Colours:  Red and white

St Patrick's Carrickcruppen Gaelic Football Club (Irish: CPG Naomh Pádraig, Carraig Chrupáin) is a Gaelic Athletic Association club within Armagh GAA. It is one of three GAA clubs in the village of Camlough, near Newry, in the south-east of Armagh (the others being Shane O'Neill's and Craobh Rua Camloch hurling club).


It currently plays Gaelic football in the Armagh Senior Championship, and in the All-County League.


The club was founded in 1944. The founding members were Oliver Loughran, Colin Crilly, Paddy Carlisle, Bobby Browne and James Galloghly. Magill's field was the club's pitch for many years, before its relocation to the current grounds on Lowes Lane.

To date Carrickcruppen has won four Armagh championships.

In 1979 Carrickcruppen lost the Ulster GAA Senior Club Football Championship to Scotstown of Monaghan.


  • Armagh Senior Football Championship (4)
  • 1959, 1978, 1979, 1982
  • UNDER 21 football championship
  • 2011,2012
  • Notable players

  • Anthony 'The Kid' Bennett
  • Danny Kelly
  • Peter Loughran (snr)
  • Billy Joe Padden, former Mayo and Armagh player
  • Sean the Bomber Keenan
  • Camogie

    The camogie team associated with the club has produced players who have represented Armagh and Ulster.


    St Patrick's Carrickcruppen GFC Wikipedia

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