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Old Wesley celebrate 125 years

Old Wesley Rugby Club celebrated its 125th Birthday in style with a Dinner Dance on St. Patrick’s Eve at the Ballsbridge Hotel. Some 400 members and guests were treated to an entertaining questions and answers session compered by club member […]

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Old Wesley Remain Fourth in League

Local Rugby stalwarts Old Wesley hosted Munster maulers Galwegians at their Donnybrook grounds last Saturday. Following a scoreless first half and playing into the breeze and up the hill, the second half didn’t look an appealing prospect for Old Wesley. […]

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Aldi Kids Rugby Panel at Donnybrook Stadium

Aldi Kids Rugby Panel at Donnybrook Stadium

Aldi will seeking Ireland’s top child rugby pundits at Donnybrook Stadium this Saturday January 21st from 12pm-4pm. The Aldi Kids Rugby Panel is giving 7 children the chance to give live match analysis before, during and after each of the […]

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Juveniles and Minors excel at Clanns

Juveniles and Minors excel at Clanns

The last fixture of the season for our U16 footballers was a momentous occasion as it was their last game at juvenile level for a group of players who have been playing together since they were U8s. While a win […]

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Railway Union winter news

Railway Union winter news

Railway Union winter news Cricket Railway Union Cricket Club are delighted to announce that 2016 overseas player, Charith Fernando from Sri Lanka, will be returning to play again in 2017. Charith had an excellent first season in Leinster cricket in […]

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New York Marathon Man

New York Marathon Man

Joe McDermott, Thorncastle Street, is pictured in action at the New York City Marathon. Joe ran the 26 miles in a time of 3 hours 55 minutes – a remarkable achievement. Inspired by the struggle of a young relative of […]

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Matthew “Gunner” Reilly

Matthew “Gunner” Reilly

Over a century ago, Matthew Reilly from Donnybrook became one of the first Dubliners to make a successful career as a footballer in England. He played international football for Ireland and kept goal for some of the most famous clubs […]

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Bouncing High – Dublin 4 basketball on the rise

Bouncing High - Dublin 4 basketball on the rise

In our present climate in Ireland, where outdoor sports such as rugby and football can be hampered by its unpredictability, resulting in cancellations and frustrated players all kitted out and nowhere to go, it’s surprising that an indoor sport like […]

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Lydia sprints to victory

Lydia sprints to victory

With all the traffic buzzing around Ringsend these days, it’s a brave person who takes to the streets on two wheels. But local athlete Lydia Boylan not only managed to manoeuvre her bike down Thorncastle Street, she kept going all […]

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Swimming gala kicks off aquatic season

Swimming gala kicks off aquatic season

The ESB swimming club gala has kicked to next summer’s National Finals. Over the weekend of the 12th and 13th of November at Sportsco on the South Lotts Rd, swimming clubs from all over the country attended this long-running aquatic […]

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