Geographically Brownstown is a small town land in the Parish of Killalon/ Clonmellon in the very North of Westmeath.
It is impossible to determine when & where it all started. It is recorded that
From Hogan Stand 30.4.2003
Henry recalls class of ’52
30 April 2003
In 1952 Brownstown hurling club won their sixth championship in their 27 year history after having also annexed the title in 1938, 43, 46, 47 and 1948. The beat Rickardstown in the final 4-5 to 3-7 and playing at right half forward that day was nineteen year old Sean Henry in his first county final. He reflects on that glorious day.
Pat Clancy interview with Hogan Stand 29 May 1992
YOU ARE CAPTAIN OF THE WESTMEATH HURLERS THIS YEAR. DO YOU REGARD THIS AS AN HONOUR? Of course!! It is an honour to know that you are the person selected by players and management to lead them for a full season. It would be a bonus of course, to lead this team to success and that is my intention for the coming year.
Hogan Stand 28 February 2002
Brownstown cling onto senior status
For the third successive year, Brownstown narrowly avoided relegation to the intermediate grade. Club chairman Paddy Melligan believes that things can only improve in the year ahead.
The hurlers of Brownstown are fast becoming known as the supreme escapologists of the Westmeath senior hurling championship.
Having retained their senior status at the expense of St. Oliver Plunkett’s and Ringtown in 1999 and 2000 respectively, the once mighty blue and whites performed another Houdini-like escape last season by defeating St. Brigid’s in a tension-filled relegation play-off.