Archive for the Sport Category

Charity game to be played in the Aviva in aid of Sean Cox

By David Prendeville A friendly has been announced in aid of the fundraising drive for Sean Cox in the Aviva on April 12th. The friendly will see a team of Liverpool legends take on a legendary Ireland XI. Sean, who hails […]

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Elisha Scott: The Black Panther- Part 2

By Gavin Bergin Elisha Scott had a long international career with Ireland, which began in 1919 and ended in 1936. Throughout his 17 years and 31 caps as his country’s goalkeeper, he kept up a high standard of performance. Ireland […]

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Three’s a charm for Paralympics

By Kathrin Kobus The season has begun for para-athlete Donnacha McCarthy with the first duathlon competition in Naas this January. A successful 2018 saw him and his guide D4 local man Dave Tilly compete and win medals and precious points […]

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Practice makes perfect for St Patrick’s rowers

By Kathrin Kobus The rowing season is not back yet for another few weeks, but to stay in shape and active St. Patrick’s rowers were working out on those rowing machines you see in any fitness studio right next to […]

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Sweet Chariot carries it off

By Kathrin Kobus It was a triple whammy regarding adversaries:  New Zealand v Australia, alias Schmidt & Jones or simply Ireland v England in round one of the Six Nations. Ireland flying high in confidence after the autumn series and […]

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Clanna Gael Fontenoy: Celebrating achievemnet

By Felix O’Regan Clanna Gael Fontenoy CelebParticipation is all important. Whatever the outcome, win lose or draw, this is the unspoken motto of Clanna Gael Fontenoy.  But when special effort and particular achievement deserve recognition, the club is not found […]

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Beyond the halfway point of the Premier League Season

By David Prendeville We’ve crossed the halfway point of the Premier League season and Liverpool fans are understandably giddy, as they lead the table, four points ahead of Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City. It could have been even better had Liverpool […]

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Old Wesley vs Malone -Match Review

Old Wesley vs Malone -Match Review

Match Review by Ken Browne Old Wesley just lose out to top Ulster side Malone All Ireland League – Old Wesley 17 Malone 21   Despite an early lead and a late surge Old Wesley lost out by just one […]

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Elisha Scott: The Black Panther

By Gavan Bergin Elisha Scott was born in 1893 and grew up in the Donegall Road area of Belfast. He was raised in a large, football-mad family. Two of his older brothers played international football for Ireland. Tom Scott was […]

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Old Wesley vs St Marys -Match Review

Old Wesley vs St Marys -Match Review

Old Wesley take bonus point win at Templeville Rd All Ireland League – Old Wesley 41 St. Mary’s 15 Match report by Ken Browne After December’s long overdue victory over St. Mary’s, Old Wesley travelled to Templeville Road expecting a […]

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