Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Leo opens doors to new Knock home

CASTLEKNOCK GAA Club hosted one of the biggest days in its 21-year history on Saturday, with the opening of their new clubhouse on Somerton Road by An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar as part of the club’s Annual Family Fun Day.

Aherne says blue wave has taken on life of its own

FINGAL will be well represented on Sunday, as St Sylvester’s player Sinead Aherne, once again, leads the Dublin Ladies Footballers into battle, as they chase a third All-Ireland Senior title in a row in Croke Park (4pm Live TG4).

King Kennedy’s perfect ending

ST BRIGID’S Dublin’s Eoin Kennedy rolled back the years on an emotional night at Handball HQ as he captured his tenth Senior Singles title in what surely must rank as one of, if not his sweetest ever victory.

Caldwell aims to draw line in Sand for German battle

Whatever the location when the Republic of Ireland travel to take on Germany next April in their Euro 2021 qualifier, Diane Caldwell won’t have far to travel.

Kilmacud stage set All-Ireland sevens

KILMACUD CROKES will host its final All-Ireland Sevens competition of the year, as the 16th annual Chill Insurance All-Ireland Under-14 Ladies Football Sevens takes place this Saturday.

Dunne delight to be part of final fever

CUALA’S Jennifer Dunne has had a magnificent 2019. From a number 22, jersey and a place on the bench against Mayo in February in the league, she is in line to start for Dublin this Sunday at Croke Park, in the bid for the Jackies’ third All-Ireland Senior title in a row (4pm - Live TG4).

TEK take heart as they push Wexford all the way

FAI Intermediate Cup champions TEK United have a chance to double their haul of silverware for the season when they take on Whitehall Rangers in the DWSL Premier League Cup final on Sunday.

McGrath hungry for three in a row glory

Dublin’s Ladies Footballers are gearing up for a three-in-a-row of All-Ireland Senior titles this Sunday, but Thomas Davis player Siobhan McGrath knows that Galway won’t make it easy at Croke Park (4pm).

Egan aiming for third title in a row

JENNY Egan and Jon Simmons of Salmon Leap Canoe Club defend their mixed K2 title at Saturday’s 60th anniversary Liffey Descent, which, as usual, starts from Straffan and finishes 32 kilometres later at the Garda Boat Club in Islandbridge (12 noon).

Tallaght’s Sheridan leads way

TALLAGHT’S WSKF Ireland’s Chief Instructor Mark Sheridan led the Irish delegation who competed against representations from 31 other countries at the 14th World Shotokan Karate-do Federation World Championships in Budokan stadium in Tokyo.