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  • Sports Nutrition Course If you are actively involved in sports of any kind or general exercise, the School of Food in Thomastown is running a Sports Nutrition Course over 2 evenings (total 5 hours) which will provide you with an understanding of the importance of nutrition to enhance sports performance and maintain optimal health. The course runs from 7pm to 9.30pm on April 22nd and 29th. Cost €60. The course is being run by Aoife Hearne from Nutrition Solutions. Aoife was also the dietician on Operation Transformation.  She is a former 100m national champion and has worked with many elite athletes from a number of different sports including the Kerry Senior Football team and the 2010 All Ireland winning Tipperary Senior Hurling ...
    Posted by Kevin Kelly
  • Annual Mass The annual mass for deceased club members takes place on Monday 16th March in the Church of the Assumption Thomastown at 7pm.
    Posted 10 Mar 2015, 15:49 by Kevin Kelly
  • U10/U12 Street League Announced A new six team tournament for the club’s U-10 and U-12 players has been announced. Each team will be managed by a member of the intermediate panel. The tournament will commence in May and the finals will be held on 28th June during the Field Day. All teams on the link below...
    Posted 22 Mar 2015, 03:04 by Kevin Kelly
  • New Dugouts The new dugouts on the near pitch in Grennan are now in place, and the club wishes to thank Noel Lanigan for his very generous sponsorship of these. 
    Posted 8 Mar 2015, 12:59 by Kevin Kelly
  • Juvenile Registration Day Juvenile registration In Grennan this Sunday 8th March 12-1. Meet your coaches, see our new club gear. Details of new street league (U10 & U12) and half time games for U6/U8s.
    Posted 5 Mar 2015, 14:59 by Kevin Kelly
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THE DRIVE FOR FIVE
The Story of Thomastown's Journey to All-Ireland Hurling Success 2012/13
During 2012/13, Thomastown G.A.A. Club’s hurling team created history by emerging from the Co. Kilkenny Junior Championship to subsequently take Leinster and All-Ireland titles. 
Running to over 100 pages, “The Drive for Five” follows the exploits of the team through the early rounds of the county championship, and continues as they venture into the Leinster championship, then onto the sacred ground of Croke Park and ultimately, All-Ireland success.
Commissioned and written by the club for the community, it looks back at the media coverage of the key games and provides an insight into the thoughts of the players, management team and club officials at various stages of the campaign. It recalls, through pictures and words, the odyssey that this team took us all on and the excitement of the community as it followed sons, grandsons, fathers, husbands, brothers, nephews, neighbours and friends on their way to the greatest sporting achievement of their lives. With most of the photos kindly provided by club members and supporters, personal and priceless moments in time are now preserved between the covers of this book for future generations to recall and enjoy.
Previous successes are also remembered, as 2012/13 marks the 30th anniversary of the 1983 intermediate championship title, the 50th anniversary of the 1962 junior championship title and the centenary of the 1913 junior title awarded to Mong Hurling Club. 
Priced at €10, the book is on sale in various retail outlets in Thomastown. Copies may also be ordered directly through Thomastown G.A.A. Club. 


HISTORY MADE AS THOMASTOWN BECOME 
2013 ALL IRELAND JUNIOR HURLING CHAMPIONS
10th February 2013 - Mark it down as the day when Thomastown's hurlers created history in Croke Park when they defeated Fullen Gaels of Manchester by 2-17 to 2-14 to become All Ireland Junior Hurling Champions. This was Thomastown GAA Club's greatest day for almost 70 years ago, and the names of this team will forever sit alongside those of the men who won the County Senior Hurling Championship in 1946.


Recent Match Results

DateCompetitionVenueScore
4 July 2013 Iverk Produce South J.A.H.C. Group A Tullogher Tullogher Rosbercon 2-16 Thomastown 1-13 
2 July 2013 Michael Lyng Motors Aylward Cup H.L. Group B Palmerstown Dicksboro 0-16 Thomastown 2-09 
2 July 2013 Duggan Steel Under 14 H.L. Roinn A Group Thomastown Thomastown 3-14 Erins Own 0-05 
1 July 2013 Duggan Steel Under 16 H.L. Roinn B Group A Larchfield James Stephens B Team 1-10 Thomastown 5-14 
28 June 2013 Iverk Produce South J.A.H.C. Group A Thomastown Thomastown 2-8 Carrickshock 0-13 
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