Peake Villa FC
History of Peake Villa FC
Peake Villa AFC was founded in the quiet country district of Dualla, Co. Tipperary in 1967. It's founder members were John Walsh, Matthew Ryan, Willie Moloney and Jim McEntee, three of these people being from Boherlahan and the latter from Thurles. Just like the people of any other country district, the people of Boherlahan and its hinterland looked on this foreign game with suspicion, and in some cases with contempt. After many months of struggling with local GAA officials the founder members decided to break up for a while. It was shortly after this decision that John Walsh moved to Thurles and immediately realised the potential of the town to supply another good soccer club. Villa's first game was a youth's challenge against Ballingarry, which they won. The seeds of the present club had been planted, and it was after this game that John Walsh started to organise a
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