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Sport in South Tipperary

Sport is a big part of life in South-Tipperary. On this page you will find links to sporting organisations and activities in the Knockmealdown Mountain region:

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Field Sports:

Ardfinnan, Ballybacon, Grange & Goatenbridge:

Ardfinnan GAA Club

Ballybacon Grange Hurling Club

Ballyporeen & Skeheenarinky:

Ballyporeen GAA Club

Skeheenarinky Hurling Club

Clogheen, Burncourt & Ballylooby:

Fr. Sheehy’s – GAA Club

Brian Borus – Ladies Football & Camogie Club

Vee Rovers FC Soccer Club, Club Details (inc. directions to ground)


Newcastle GAA Club


Tipperary GAA – Information on county games, teams, fixtures, dates, times, etc.


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Golf Clubs:

All these are within 20 minutes of the area. All are 18 hole unless specified.

Cahir Park

Lismore (9 hole)



For a full list of Golf Courses in the region visit our Golf page.

Horse Racing:

Clonmel Racecourse, Powerstown Park

Tipperary Racecourse, Limerick Junction



Blackwater – 14 miles private fishing on the Cork Blackwater.  Guiding/Tuition with Glenda Powell (APGAI-Ireland both Salmon & Trout). Daily updated river report.


Greyhound Racing & Coursing

Irish Coursing Club – Clonmel is the home of coursing but the site is often not up to date

Clonmel Greyhound Track – behind Showgrounds Shopping Centre – regular meets on Thursday and Sunday.


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Hillview, Clonmel



Kilcoran Lodge Hotel – (15m) Outside Cahir on Mitchelstown road.

Knocklofty Leisure Centre – (15m) Between Ardfinnan and Clonmel (Grange)

Clonmel Swimming Pool – (25m) Clonmel Town

Fermoy Leisure Centre – (25m) Fermoy Town

Tipperary Swimming Pool – (25m) Tipperary Town

Closest beach is Clonea Strand, outside Dungarvan, Co. Waterford about 45 minutes away via Cappoquin.



Duneske Sports & Leisure Centre, Cahir

Clonmel Swimming Pool

Kilcoran Lodge Hotel – Outside Cahir on Mitchelstown road.

Knocklofty Leisure Centre – Between Ardfinnan and Clonmel (at Grange)


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