Archive for the Sport Category

Clanna Gael Fontenoy: It’s the season to be jolly at Clanns

  By Felix O’Regan There’s been plenty to celebrate around the Clanna Gael Fontenoy club in recent times.  And we haven’t even got to Christmas! Here are just some of the causes we’ve had for celebration.  League Champions Our U16 […]

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Sporting success for St. Pat’s Boys

By Kathrin Kobus Just before the summer break, the soccer team from St. Patrick’s B.N.S. celebrated victory in the schools’ competitions for Division 5. They succeeded with a penalty shoot-out against St. Joseph’s East Wall. It was their team captain […]

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Mick McCarthy replaces O’Neill as Ireland manager

By David Prendeville Ireland concluded their disastrous Nations League campaign and 2018 with a horrendously drab 0-0 draw against Denmark in Aarhus. Ireland’s relegation to pot C of the next Nations League and their drop to third seed for the […]

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Memorial game tonight @ 7pm Ringsend Astro Park -Ringsend Rovers vs Rathfarnham Punters

Memorial game tonight @ 7pm Ringsend Astro Park -Ringsend Rovers vs Rathfarnham Punters

Ringsend Rovers and Rathfarnham Punters  play a memorial match tonight for an ex-player who passed away at this time five years ago. Brian Morrissey, who hailed from Clonlara, Co Limerick, sadly took his own life Christmas day and since then […]

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Old Wesley vs Naas – Match Review

Old Wesley vs Naas - Match Review

ALL IRELAND LEAGUE DIV 1B – OLD WESLEY 23 NAAS 31   For sixty minutes Old Wesley looked like they might, for the 2nd week in a row, upset the odds with a win over a higher ranked team.  However it […]

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Old Wesley vs Banbridge -Match review

Old Wesley vs Banbridge -Match review

All Ireland League division 1B: Old Wesley 15 Banbridge 8 at Rifle Park, Banbridge, Northern Ireland A meeting with the top placed team in the league had Old Wesley; understandably, branded as the underdog, however two first-half tries and a […]

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Rovers seal third spot against a well-deserved fourth place Waterford

Rovers seal third spot against a well-deserved fourth place Waterford

Shamrock Rovers 3 Waterford FC 1 at Tallaght Stadium A strong team performance by both sides gave this game a battle that hasn’t been seen in Tallaght stadium in a long time. The midfielders for Waterford Frenchman Bastien Héry and […]

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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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