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Crossmaglen Rangers GFC crest
Crossmaglen Rangers GFC

Oliver Plunkett Park as it used to be and Oisin McConville

Crossmaglen Rangers football ground is St. Oliver Plunkett Park, which was opened in 1959. In 1971 the British Army took possession of a portion of the ground despite opposition from the club and the Irish Government, and this led to a controversy regarding the British Army's conduct.

The club have won the All-Ireland Senior Club Football Championship on six occasions. They have won the Ulster Senior Club Football Championship ten times and won the Armagh Senior Football Championship 42 times.

Crossmaglen Rangers regained the County title in 1996 after a lapse of ten years, beating Clan na nGael 3-12 to 1-4. They have won eleven Ulster Senior Club Football Championships (1996, 1998, 1999, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2015). They have gone on to win the All-Ireland Senior Club Football Championship six times, in 1997, 1999, 2000, 2007, 2011 and 2012.On 19 October 2008 the club won their 13th Armagh Senior Club Football Championship in a row by defeating Pearse Og. This was a national record. This unbeaten run came to an end in 2009 when they were defeated by eventual champions Pearse Og at the quarter final stage.

Many famous footballers have played with Crossmaglen down through the years including -

Oisin McConville, winner of two All Stars, the all-time top scorer in Ulster Senior Championship history; also holds a national record for playing 103 Armagh Senior Football Championship games in succession
Aaron Kernan
Jamie Clarke
Joe Kernan, winner of two All Stars, subsequently Armagh manager
John McEntee
Tony McEntee
Francie Bellew - 2003 All Star

Senior County Titles (45)
1906, 1908, 1911, 1912, 1913, 1923, 1924, 1925, 1926, 1927, 1933, 1936, 1937, 1947, 1960, 1962, 1965, 1966, 1967, 1970, 1975, 1977, 1983, 1986, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2018, 2019

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