Friday, June 14, 2019

Olympics on Flynn’s agenda

COOLMINE athlete David Flynn has targeted a place at the Rio De Janeiro Olympics in 2016, after a successful end to the 2015 that has seen him move right the way back into the frame for qualification.

Peat adds another Irish string to incredible bow

LINDSAY PEAT - an All-Ireland winning footballer and former co-captain of the Irish international basketball team - added international rugby to her considerable sporting CV over the weekend.

Dublin’s skeleton king eyes up Olympic dream

IN EARLY 1990s classic movie Cool Runnings, a Jamaican bobsleigh team take on the Olympics in a sport that’s so unsuited to their climate it makes for sensational comedy.

Bulls launch new era

LAST Saturday proved a day to remember for Clontarf Rugby Club as the Bulls officially opened their new state-of-the-art 4G pitch and the senior side retained their lead at the top of the Ulster Bank League Division 1A.

Chris the ‘new Carrick’

A LOT of people, certainly a lot of St Patrick’s Athletic fans anyway, would have told you Chris Forrester would settle quite well in England when his move to Peterborough United was announced at the end of August.

Brogan to captain Ireland

ST OLIVER Plunkett’s/Eoghan Ruadh and Dublin star Bernard Brogan added to his ever-growing list of achievements last week when he was announced as captain of the Ireland International Rules side.

Tarf back in SFC semis

CLONTARF cruised into the last four of the Dublin senior football championship thanks to a convincing 0-19 to 0-7 win over St Anne’s on Saturday.

World Cup success to put in-fighting to bed

RTE rugby writer TADHG PEAVOY believes a World Cup quarter-final victory for Ireland against Argentina could be a huge catalyst in unifying the sporting public on these shores

Dubs’ interpro success

MARINO College’s Dylan Grimes was one of nine Dubliners who played their part for the Leinster Schools team that retained the interprovincial honours in fine style as they snatched victory at the death to take the title from Munster on goal difference.

McGonigle says Dubs playing the long game

DUBLIN senior ladies manager Greg McGonigle took a pragmatic view on All-Ireland defeat, as he saw his side narrowly succumb to a confident Cork side in Croke Park on Sunday. McGonigle spoke of the fine margins.