Friday, June 21, 2019

Green Army’s Anna hails steadying hand

Anna O’Flanagan says interim coach Gareth Grundie’s calm, composed demeanour will complement the Irish women's hockey team's exuberant outlook for the FIH Series Finals in Banbridge next week.

Forristal defends Trophy in tough Orwell stage race

SCOTT Orwell Wheelers’ Paul Forristal defended the Noel O’Neill Trophy last weekend ahead of a strong field featuring some of the best racers in the country on the roads around Dublin and Wicklow.

Rovers youngsters the kings of Gwened Cup

SHAMROCK Rovers Under-12s returned from the Gwened Cup in France at the weekend with the winners’ trophy in hand following a memorable two days in Brittany.

Ormond retires after famous run for Neilstown fighters

STEPHEN Ormond has announced his retirement following last weekend’s defeat at the hands of Craig Evans, missing out on the WBO European Lightweight title at the Vale Sports Arena in Cardiff by unanimous decision.

Egan aiming to go one better after World Cup silver in Poznan

After taking silver in the 5,000m race at sprint World Cup in Poznan, Poland last weekend, canoeist Jenny Egan of the Salmon Leap club heads to Duisberg in Germany aiming to go one better at the second sprint World Cup competition of the season.

Fitzsimons makes his point at 100th attempt

CUALA man Mick Fitzsimons broke his scoring duck at the 100th attempt for Dublin as the defender popped up with a 72nd minute point in the hammering of Louth in the Leinster championship.

Dundrum FC twins hat trick heroics

IT’S not that often that siblings score for their club on the same day, let alone grab a hat trick each.

Crumlin too hot for Cole’ in Lanigan Cup decider

CRUMLIN United relinquished their Saturday Major crown but they managed to get their hands on some silverware as they lifted the Lanigan Cup with a 3-2 victory over Colepark United.

Ranelagh, Santry and Marino shine in Limerick festival

RANELAGH, Santry and Marino-Fairview competitors represented Dublin with pride at the Aldi All-Ireland Community Games weekend at the University of Limerick on Saturday and Sunday last.

CUS’s O’Halloran’s hat trick heroics

CUS bowler David O’Halloran produced a remarkable hat-trick amid a five wicket haul in the Leinster School’s Senior Cup final to take the laurels by 105 runs ahead of Blackrock College.