Pat Coady

Patrick Hoffman Coady (July 11, 1871 in Pana, Illinois – June 18, 1943 in Los Angeles, California) was an American football player and a starting quarterback for the University of Notre Dame.

Unable to sustain the momentum built up by the team's two first-ever victories in 1888-89, the Notre Dame football program took a two-year hiatus from 1890-91. Pat Coady, the younger brother of Irish quarterback alums Tom and Ed Coady, was instrumental in reviving the program in 1892, recruiting a completely new squad of players, and becoming the de facto team captain.

The new team played two games in the 1892 season, destroying South Bend High School 56-0, and then rallying from a 4-6 halftime deficit to tie Hillsdale College at 10-all.

Following graduation, Coady settled in Paris, Illinois where he married Helen Hennessy on September 2, 1902. They would later relocate to Los Angeles, California where Pat would open a law practice.

Pat Coady
BornJuly 11, 1871
DiedJune 18, 1943 (aged 71)

References

  • Steele, Michael R. The Fighting Irish Football Encyclopedia. Champaign, IL: Sports Publishing LLC (1996).
2000 All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship

The 2000 All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship (also known as the Guinness Hurling Championship for sponsorship reasons) was the 114th staging of the All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship, the Gaelic Athletic Association's premier inter-county hurling tournament. The draw for the 2000 fixtures took place on 14 November 1999. The championship began on 6 May 2000 and ended on 10 September 2000.

Cork were the defending champions but were defeated by Offaly in the All-Ireland semi-final. Carlow, New York and Westmeath fielded teams after long absences.

On 10 September 2000, Kilkenny won the championship following a 5-15 to 1-14 defeat of Offaly in the All-Ireland final. This was their 26th All-Ireland title, their first in seven championship seasons. It was the third All-Ireland final to feature teams from the same province.

Offaly's Johnny Dooley was the championship's top scorer with 0-41. Kilkenny's D. J. Carey was the unanimous choice for Hurler of the Year.

2000–01 All-Ireland Senior Club Hurling Championship

The 2000–01 All-Ireland Senior Club Hurling Championship (also known as the AIB Club Hurling Championship for sponsorship reasons) was the 31st staging of the All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship, the Gaelic Athletic Association's premier club hurling tournament. The championship began on 1 October 2000 and ended on 16 April 2001.

Athenry were the defending champions.

On 16 April 2001, Athenry won the championship following a 3-24 to 2-19 defeat of Graigue-Ballycallan in the All-Ireland final. This was their third All-Ireland title overall and their second title in succession.

2002–03 All-Ireland Senior Club Hurling Championship

The 2002–03 All-Ireland Senior Club Hurling Championship was the 33rd staging of the All-Ireland Senior Club Hurling Championship, the Gaelic Athletic Association's premier inter-county club hurling tournament. The championship began on 20 October 2002 and ended on 17 March 2002.

Birr were the defending champions.On 17 March 2003 Birr won the championship following a 1-19 to 0-11 defeat of Dunloy in the All-Ireland final. This was their fourth All-Ireland title and their second title in succession.

Athenry's Eugene Cloonan was the championship's top scorer with 4-23.

2003 All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship

The 2003 All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship (known for sponsorship reasons as the Guinness Hurling Championship) was the 117th since its establishment in 1887. The first matches of the season were played in May 2003, and the championship ended on 14 September 2003. Kilkenny went into the 2003 championship as defending champions, having won their twenty-seventh All-Ireland title the previous year.

The championship culminated with the All-Ireland final, held at Croke Park, Dublin. The match was contested by Kilkenny and Cork. It was their first meeting in the final since 1999. Kilkenny won the game by 1-14 to 1-11. It was their second All-Ireland title in succession.

2004 National Hurling League

The 2004 National Hurling League, known for sponsorship reasons as the Allianz National Hurling League, was the 73rd edition of the National Hurling League (NHL), an annual hurling competition for the GAA county teams. Galway won the league, beating Waterford in the final.

2005 Christy Ring Cup

The 2005 Christy Ring Cup was the inaugural staging of the Christy Ring Cup, the Gaelic Athletic Association's second-tier hurling championship. Competing teams, from Connacht, Leinster, Munster and Ulster were divided into two groups of five, in which teams played each other only once, meaning two home games and two away games per team. The top two teams of each group qualified for the knock-out stages.

On 14 August 2005, Westmeath won the Christy Ring Cup following a 1-23 to 2-18 defeat of Down in the final.Kildare's Mattie Dowd was the Christy Ring Cup top scorer with 2-39.

2006 Christy Ring Cup

The 2006 Christy Ring Cup was the second staging of the Christy Ring Cup, the Gaelic Athletic Association's inter-county hurling tournament for second tier teams. The cup began on 3 June 2006 and ended on 6 August 2006.

Westmeath were the defending champions, however, they availed of their automatic right of promotion to the All-Ireland Championship. Antrim and London contested the cup for the first time.

On 6 August 2006, Antrim won the Christy Ring Cup following a 5-13 to 1-7 defeat of Carlow in the final. This was their first Christy Ring Cup title.

Antrim's Paul Braniff was the championship's top scorer with 6-26.

2006 Christy Ring Cup Final

The 2006 Christy Ring Cup final was a hurling match played at Croke Park on 6 August 2006 to determine the winners of the 2006 Christy Ring Cup, the 2nd season of the Christy Ring Cup, a tournament organised by the Gaelic Athletic Association for the second tier hurling teams. The final was contested by Antrim of Ulster and Carlow of Leinster, with Antrim winning by 5-13 to 1-7.The Christy Ring Cup final between Antrim and Carlow was the first championship meeting between the two teams. Both teams were appearing in their first cup finals.

Antrim got off to a flying start with a flurry of goals putting them 3-6 to no score clear. Goals from Joey Scullion (13 minutes), Johnny McIntosh (15) and Kieran Kelly (17) gave them an early lead, while Carlow waited 27-and-a-half minutes before Damien Roberts opened their account with a point. They matched Antrim for the remainder of the half – with Roberts and team captain Robbie Foley swapping points with Paddy Richmond and Brian McFall – to cut the gap to 14 points by half-time.

Carlow raised the tempo for the second half. Pat Coady landed a free and two '65's to help his side pare back the difference to 3-8 to 0-6 by the 53rd minute. Carlow hit four of the second half's opening five points with substitute Seánie McMahon firing over the best of the lot from a tight angle on the left. Antrim steadied themselves on 56 minutes when Barney McAuley dangled a ball deep into Carlow territory and McIntosh latched onto it to thump home goal number four off the ground. A Coady free was then batted off the Antrim line before Foley notched his second point for a 4-8 to 0-7 score line. More Antrimk points followed before a strong 66th minute run from Malachy Molloy ended with McFall netting the fifth goal. Foley scored a penalty for Carlow, however, the difference in standard was apparent and Antrim powered to an 18-point victory.

Christy Ring Cup Champion 15 Awards

This is a list of all past winners of the official Christy Ring Cup Champion 15 Awards.

Ed Coady

Edmond Hoffman Coady (May 29, 1867 in Pana, Illinois – April 5, 1890 in South Bend, Indiana) was an American football player and a starting quarterback for the University of Notre Dame, holding the distinction of having presided over the first two wins in Notre Dame football history.Following the first three games ever played by the team, quarterback Joe Cusack moved to left halfback in 1888, and Ed Coady assumed the position. His first start would also be the first victory for the program—a 20-0 win over Harvard Prep Chicago, who had previously been deemed champions of the state of Illinois. By virtue of their win, Notre Dame declared themselves champions of both Illinois and Indiana.

In 1889, Coady's team played their first true away game at Northwestern and won 9-0. During the game, Coady performed what was likely the team's first play-action fake: He simulated a handoff to end Steve Fleming, and hid the ball as he ran into the endzone for a touchdown. Ed died in South Bend the following spring.

Ed was one of three Coady brothers to play for Notre Dame. His brother Tom Coady was the backup quarterback in 1888, and then Pat Coady would succeed his brothers as the starting quarterback in 1892.

List of Notre Dame Fighting Irish starting quarterbacks

The following individuals have started games at quarterback for the University of Notre Dame football team, updated through the 2018 season.

The year of induction into the College Football Hall of Fame, if applicable, is designated alongside the respective player's final season.

Pana, Illinois

Pana is a city in Christian County, Illinois, United States. A small portion is in Shelby County. The population was 5,614 at the 2000 census.

Pat Binns

Patrick George Binns (born October 8, 1948), is a Canadian diplomat who was named Ambassador to Ireland on August 30, 2007; serving in that post until November 19, 2010.

Binns has a long history of public service, most notably being the 30th Premier of Prince Edward Island, holding office from 1996 to 2007, during which time he was the leader of the Progressive Conservative Party of Prince Edward Island.

During his premiership, Binns was known as the province's "affable and unassuming premier." He also served as Canada's Consul General in Boston, Massachusetts.

St. Mullin's GAA

St. Mullins is a Gaelic Athletic Association club located on the banks of the river Barrow beneath the Blackstairs mountains in Saint Mullins, County Carlow, Ireland. The club, founded in 1914, is first and foremost a hurling club.

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