Archive for the Sport Category

Game is on – #20×20

BY Kathrin Kobus There were smiles all around from the six female rugby players, three from Railway Union, and three from Suttonians who met earlier today at the Sandymount hotel instead of a rugby pitch. #Changethegame – is an initiative […]

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Charlie O’Hagan The Entertainer – part 2

By Gavan Bergin Charlie O’ Hagan played his second international game for Ireland against Wales in Belfast on April 4th 1905. In that match Ireland started poorly, with Wales dominating the early stages. Though Ireland won the ball back quickly […]

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Railway Union Ladies Hockey Team win Leinster Indoor League 2019-20

HookHockey.com Lily Lloyd’s perfectly placed double saw Railway Union retain the Leinster Women’s Indoor League as they withstood Muckross’s late rush in the final at St Columba’s. She opened the scoring when Orla Fox picked her out on the edge […]

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Lansdowne back to winning ways with new head coach

By Kathrin Kobus Things are picking up again for Lansdowne FC. After a string of losses last October and November in the AIL since the Clontarf away game on the 29th November, the trend is upwards again. For that game […]

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Bumper start to the year at Clanna Gael Fontenoy

By Felix O’Regan Clanns go to Croker The New Year got off to a bumper start at the club – not on the playing pitch as is usually the case, but in the form of a mass exodus to Croke […]

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Quo Vadis … FAI

BY Kathrin Kobus Trouble was mounting at the end of 2019 for Irish football especially off the pitch. What has come to light in recent weeks and months makes for uncomfortable reading regarding the future of the whole organisation. John […]

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Shields, Cups and Medals

BY Kathrin Kobus The end of the playing season finally arrived at Clanna Gael Fontenoy on the afternoon of the 7th December.  Just after 3pm a huge cheer could be heard across Sean Moore Park. Clanns u16 boys had won […]

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Clanna Gael Fontenoy

There’s a sense around the club that Christmas has come early this year, such has been the level of success both on and off the playing field. Not that such success has been easily achieved. On the contrary, the tremendous […]

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Charlie O’Hagan The Entertainer

By Gavan Bergin Charlie O’Hagan was born in Buncrana, County Donegal in July 1882. He was raised in the village of Linsfort, where his father ran the local shop. As a boy, Charlie played football and by the time he […]

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Campaign ends, problems remain

By David Prendeville And so Ireland’s EURO 2020 qualifying campaign concluded with Ireland having to enter the play-off games in March, needing to win both of those, to get in to the tournament we are co-hosting next summer. This campaign […]

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