Saturday, December 7, 2019

Dubliner Delany delighted with pro contracts for cricketers

DUBLINERS Laura Delany, Kim Garth, Mary Waldron, Shauna Kavanagh and Gaby Lewis have all been offered the first professional contracts for Irish women’s cricketers.

Crokes closing in on SHC knockout berth

KILMACUD CROKES took a step towards what’s become the customary latter stages of the Dublin SHC with a very comfortable win over O’Toole’s at Parnell Park.

Wayside on treble trail in the Leinster leagues

WAYSIDE Celtic remain on course to achieve a remarkable treble as all three of their Leinster Senior League teams are within a shout of promotion from their respective divisions.

O’Meara shines in green singlet

DECLAN O’Meara, age 14 and a juvenile club member of Brother Pearse AC in Knocklyon, wore the Ireland singlet with pride this week at the Schools International Cross Country in Santry.

Ballinteer Bulls ready to launch new club

Ballinteer's first men’s basketball team are well on the road towards entering league competition, with the newly-formed senior side having completed their first friendly game in the past month.

UCD suffer tough loss in Derry on LOI return

DERRY City was always going to be a tough order for UCD on their return to the top flight, and so is transpired with a 3-0 defeat on the road on the opening day.

Broadford back in with shot of LSL promotion

BROADFORD Rovers assistant manager Stephen White insists promotion is within his team’s grasp – despite winning just one of their first nine games.

Olympic hero Darling goes forth into Irish retirement

SANDYFORD man Mitch Darling has announced his retirement from the men’s international hockey team following a glittering career, highlighted by a European bronze medal and being part of both the ground-breaking Olympic and World Cup squads.

Three Rock earn yet another Euro indoor ticket

A DOUBLE each from Luke Madeley, Ross Canning and Ben Walker saw Three Rock Rovers retain the men’s National Indoor Trophy for a third successive year, beating Railway Union 6-1 at the Antrim Forum.

UCD Marian endure cup pain once again

UCD MARIAN endured men’s Hula Hoops National Cup final pain for the second successive season as Pyrobel Killester nicked the title ended their own nine-year drought in a battle that came down to a frantic final few seconds.