Friday, November 15, 2019

Knock’s perfect season

CASTLEKNOCK ensured a 2019 to remember, as they delivered a treble of league, cup and championship successes, culminating in a Division 3 Championship win, thanks to a 14-point win over neighbours St Brigid’s at Sports Campus Ireland in Abbotstown.

Foxrock fall to five-star Kilkerrin

TWO goals apiece from Louise Ward and Ailish Morrissey alongside nine points from Olivia Divilly helped Kilkerrin/Clonberne power past Foxrock-Cabinteely to reach the All-Ireland final at the fourth time of asking.

TKD master Hogan to use skills to combat chronic pain

Taekwondo Master Michelle Hogan will next week begin a free four-week self-defence course specifically tailored for those who suffer from chronic pain conditions.

Perth hails Kenny influence as he lands PFAI manager title

Killinarden’s Vinny Perth has been named PFAI manager of the year by his peers after guiding Dundalk to a league and EA Sports Cup double in his first year as manager.

Peas playmaker sets her sights on Ireland recall

Peamount United playmaker Eleanor Ryan Doyle has set her sights on a recall to the senior international team after sealing the league title with the clubs

Lifelong Rovers fans savour cup success

Shamrock Rovers fans got an opportunity to celebrate their first FAI Cup in 32 years when the staff and squad brought the trophy to the Terenure Inn on Monday night.

Brilliant Boden

BALLYBODEN ST ENDA’S delivered their fourth Dublin Senior Football Championship in impressive fashion, setting up a Leinster SFC quarter-final with Louth champions Newtown Blues this Sunday (1.30pm, Drogheda).

Rovers return to promised land

After the crippling tension of the previous 120 minutes, there was eerie calm in the air as Gary O’Neill made the long walk forward from the centre circle to the penalty spot.

Hawkshaw’s Tokyo vision

CASTLEKNOCK woman Sarah Hawkshaw played her part as the Irish women’s hockey team qualified for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games last weekend following a dramatic shoot-out win last Sunday at Energia Park in Donnybrook.

Watkins savours surreal Olympic ticket

Chloe Watkins admitted “flashbacks of 2015 were coming into my head” as she stepped up for her vital shoot-out to keep Ireland’s Olympic hopes alive last Sunday evening at Energia Park.