Dr. Crokes GFC
Gooch in action with Dr Crokes
Dr Crokes is a Gaelic football club based in Killarney in County Kerry. Famous players include Colm "Gooch" Cooper and Eoin Brosnan.
Dr Crokes has the most successful GAA team in Killarney and its environs. Their most notable triumph was the capture of the All-Ireland Senior Club Football Championships in 1992 and 2017. The club has won the Munster Club Championship on seven occasions - 1991, 1992, 2006, 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2016. The club has won the Kerry Senior Football Championship on 13 occasions, most recently in 2018.
Dr Crokes is the only club in Killarney with a hurling team, which has had two notable successes; winning the Kerry Intermediate Hurling Championship in 1999 and 2001.
The 2007 Kerry All Ireland Senior Football championship winning team was trained by former Dr Crokes trainer Pat O'Shea.
Pat was also the trainer of Crokes when they captured their second All Ireland title in 2017. In the semi final Dr Crokes beat a highly fancied Corofin side on a scoreline of 2-11 to 0-08. Kieran O'Leary gave an outstanding performance in the full forward line on the day. In the final they saw of an excellent Slaughtneil side, the Derry club making their second final appearance in three seasons.
The 2013 Kerry senior football panel featured 5 Crokes players (Colm Cooper, Eoin Brosnan, Kieran O'Leary, Johnny Buckey, and Fionn Fitzgerald)
Senior County Titles (13)
1901, 1912, 1913, 1914, 1991, 2000, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2016, 2017, 2018