Archive for the Sport Category

You gonna need a bigger boat(house)

By Kathrin Kobus There is a five-point recruiting call out which Eimear McCormick, now in charge for public relations at St. Patricks rowing club, came up with. “It wasn’t actually a plan, more like some thoughts I just had and […]

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Clanna Gael Fontenoy: Marking past and present at Clanns

By Felix O’Regan Treble winning hurling team honoured  Twenty of the 1999 Junior Hurling team, along with family and friends, turned out at the club recently to mark the team’s unique achievement in winning all three competitions that year – […]

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Preview of Ireland Euro 2020 Qualifiers/John Delaney latest

By David Prendeville Though Luca Connell has subsequently had to pull out through injury, it was encouraging to see Mick McCarthy include the 18-year old Bolton midfielder in his squad to play Denmark in Copenhagen on the 7th of June […]

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From the blackboard to the backboard:How St Matthews 6th class did it again

From the blackboard to the backboard:How St Matthews 6th class did it again

The basketball teams of 6th class in St. Matthews have, for two years in a row, added new cups and trophies for the glass vitrine in the school. NewsFour looked back over the boys and girls season with coach Mick […]

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Ringsend Rovers vs Ballybrack FC at Ringsend Park: Match Report

Ringsend Rovers vs Ballybrack FC at Ringsend Park: Match Report

Ringsend Rovers 2 Ballybrack FC 3 Leinster Senior League (LSL Saturday Major 1C) Going into this game Ballybrack FC had been probably the most talked about team all season in all of Ireland, albeit for the wrong reasons. That’s not […]

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Archie Goodall The cast-iron footballer

By Gavan Bergin Archie Goodall was born in Belfast in 1864 and grew up in Kilmarnock in Scotland. As a boy he learned to play football along with his brother John, who went on to be an England international player. […]

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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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