Archive for the Sport Category

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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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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