Roll of Honour
St. Michaels G.F.C. is a Gaelic football club in Cork City, Ireland. The club was formed in 1951 after a discourse in the Leaping Salmon bar in Blackrock near Cork. At that time some of the Blackrock hurlers played football with different city teams and it was thought a good idea to enter a football team from the Blackrock area, thus keeping the players together. A formal meeting was held and St Michael's Gaelic Football Club was born.
St. Michael's first match was against Crosshaven and were captained by Jimmy Furlong. The clubs first success was in 1956 when St Michael's took their first Cork Junior Football Championship title and as there was no Intermediate Championship or League the club took the decision to go Senior in 1957. The club failed to win a Senior County Title in 1976, 1977, and 1978, but these years saw them in finals against St. Finbarr's and Nemo Rangers. The club did take honours with two Kelleher Shield Titles. Eventually the decision was made to drop down to Intermediate level in the hope the club would once more rise to Senior status.
1964 and 1965 saw the first honours to the younger members of the club with Minor titles in the county championships and the greatest achievement in this level came in 1974 when the club won city and county league and championships.
1998 was the year the club bounced back with the Cork Intermediate Football Championship after a long tough campaign they reached the final to beat the Barrs thus adding to their 1969 success and gaining a second Intermediate title to restore the club to the Senior ranks.
St. Michael's underage section begun as far back in the 1960s and was spearheaded at that time by EamonnO'Donoghue with assistance from Chairman of this age group Bernard Hurley.
Pictured above is the 1998 County Champions
St Michaels Roll of Honour to Date:
Tom Creedon Cup Champions 2013
Kelleher Shield Champions 1976, 1978
Kelleher Shield Div 3 Champions 2009
Intermediate County Champions 1969, 1998
Junior County Champions 1956
Munster Club Division 2 Champions 2005
Under 21 City Champions 1976, 2006
Under 21 County Champions 1976
Minor Premier County Champions 1964, 1965, 1974, 2006, 2008
Minor Premier and City League Champions 1974
Minor A County Champions 1999
Under 16 County Champions 1985, 2005, 2006
Under 16 City Champions 1985, 2004, 2005, 2006
Under 16 League Champions 2005, 2009
Féile Peil na nÓg Champions Div 2 2005
Féile Cork County Champions 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2009
Under 14 County A Champions 2003, 2004, 2006, 2008
Under 14 League Champions 2005, 2006
Under 12 County A Champions 2000, 2007, 2008
Under 12 League Champions 2000, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2013