Sunday, August 25, 2019

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.

Dublin in dreamland

LESS than 24 hours after guiding Dublin to a third All-Ireland title in five years and his second as Dublin manager, Jim Gavin heaped praise on the structure of Gaelic Games in the capital.

Iconic Fenway Park to host Dub hurlers

ONE of the world’s most iconic sporting stadiums will host our own iconic sport this November after it was announced the Dublin Senior Hurlers will face Galway in Fenway Park.