Archive for the Sport Category

A captain’s calling at Railway Union

By Josh Fallon-Doran (Railway Union) Railway Union at Park Avenue is home for a number of sports. On March 9th rugby was the main focus. It truly became a day to remember for the egg ball section. Club captain Aoife […]

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Mick’s Euro 2020 kicks off

By David Prendeville Mick McCarthy began his second tenure as Ireland manager with an unsurprisingly dour game away to Gibraltar. Both sides were woefully lacking in quality in difficult playing conditions. Jeff Hendrick scored the only goal of the game, […]

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Benefitting From The Lion’s Share

By Kathrin Kobus The rugby season has come to a close for Monkstown at the beginning of the month of April, but in preparation for the next season their athletes will have access to a new small gym area and […]

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Clanna Gael Fontenoy: Success on and off the field

By Felix O’Regan Events off the field of play have been as dominant as on-field activity at Clanna Gael Fontenoy over recent weeks; from recognition of club members for their role in the wider community to reaching across the sporting […]

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Ireland vs Georgia : Match report

Ireland vs Georgia : Match report

Ireland 1-0 Georgia Capacity: 40,317 There hasn’t been as much excitement around Irish football since the 2002 World Cup in Japan. That was an anti-climax then leaving fans enraged professional footballers couldn’t solve their differences. This time round it’s the […]

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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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