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Old Wesley v Old Belvedere -Match review

Old Wesley v Old Belvedere -Match review

ALL IRELAND LEAGUE DIV 1B – OLD WESLEY 9 OLD BELVEDERE 9   Played in wet and grey conditions this match had draw written all over it from start to finish.   There were never more than 3 points between the sides, […]

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Ireland vs Denmark at the Aviva Stadium

Ireland vs Denmark at the Aviva Stadium

Ireland 0 Denmark 0 (Full-time) Martin O’Neill is not himself these days. He’s missing his charisma and wit in any interview recently and the post-match press conference after tonight’s game was no different. He spoke slowly with precision and never […]

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Clanna Gael Fontenoy Success for Clanns on and off the pitch

Clanna Gael Fontenoy Success for Clanns on and off the pitch

By Felix O’Regan The club’s spanking new dressing rooms were officially opened by Eoghan Murphy TD and Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government. Funding from the Waste to Energy Community Gain Fund enabled the club to completely refurbish five […]

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Batting the ball

Batting the ball

By Kathrin Kobus The sports complex at Sydney parade in Sandymount is always busy. It is the shared responsibility of two clubs pursuing two very different team sports. From autumn until May, Monkstown RFC uses it for rugby, training and […]

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Charity Golf Classic for Royal Hospital

By Kathrin Kobus The picturesque Elm Park Golf Club lies between the N11 and Merrion Road at Nutley Lane. It is a large oasis of calmness comprising 100 acres between the two busy roads. Trees wall off the traffic noise […]

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Donnybrook Lawn Tennis club celebrates 125 years with open day

By Paul Carton Donnybrook Lawn Tennis Club is celebrating its 125th year in existence with an open day for the general public. The event is on this Sunday the 8th of July, begins midday and runs until 4pm. The club […]

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Pentathlon medal for Dublin 4

By Paul Carton Donnybrook based UCD student Arthur Lanigan-O’Keefe has become the first Irish athlete to win a medal in the UIPM Pentathlon World Cup final. The event which was held in Kazakhstan this year consists of five events in […]

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Shamrock Rovers beat Derry at Tallaght Stadium

By Paul Carton  Daniel Carr gave an impressive display for Shamrock Rovers at the Tallaght stadium on Friday night as they beat Derry City 2-0. This result puts Rovers in 4th position, three points ahead of Derry but a good […]

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The Railblazers

The Railblazers

Railway Union is a big club catering for various sports and for all ages. Prime among them is hockey. There are five women’s teams, five men’s teams, two veterans’ teams, a thriving junior section and then there are the Railblazers. […]

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All-in-a-Row for rescue charities

All-in-a-Row for rescue charities

By Paul Carton  Ireland’s lifeboat, under water search and rescue charities were each presented with cheques of €6,980 at the Poolbeg Yacht Club on the 2nd of February. Aqua sports clubs from around the country raised the money for The […]

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