Thursday, August 22, 2019

Archer produces yet another masterclass in semi-final victory

DUBLIN’S Under-20 footballers will contest their first ever Eirgrid All-Ireland Championship final this Saturday, when they take on Cork at O’Moore Park, Portlaoise (4pm).

Tallaght’s Brendan Hyland Tokyo 2020 dream within reach

There was both agony and elation at the World Swimming Championships continued in Gwangju, South Korea on Tuesday, with Tallaght’s Brendan Hyland making his mark.

Azerbaijan gold for Adeleke at Youth Olympics in Baku

RHASIDAT Adeleke stormed home in first place in the girls’ 100m at the Summer European Youth Olympic Festival (EYOF) in Baku on Tuesday.

Shamrock Rovers confident to quell Apollon’s Europa threat

Stephen Bradley believes Shamrock Rovers have every chance of upsetting the odds and beating Cypriot Europa League regulars Apollon Limassol in their qualifier over the next two weeks.

Thomas Davis club man set to line out for Ireland

FORMER Irish Underage Soccer star and Thomas Davis clubman James O’Connor is set to represent his country this Saturday, as part of the Ireland Gaelic Football Masters team which faces Australia in the KC Sports international rules match in Denn, Co Cavan at 3pm.

Towers on the rise

FROM three to two, to one, Round Tower’s minor footballers will play in the top tier next season after claiming Division 2 honours in front of a huge crowd of supporters in the Community Centre.

Bangor and Greenhills join forces for new super club

Bangor Celtic and Greenhills/Greenpark will join forces in the coming season to form a new superclub with three Leinster Senior Clubs competing at senior level.

Bradley digests Brann challenge

Stephen Bradley says the ‘favourites’ tag won’t affect his Shamrock Rovers side as they head into the home leg of their Europa League qualifier with Norwegian side SK Brann.

Lucan avoid big guns as Doyle welcomes home tie

LUCAN United’s first appearance in the FAI Cup in seven years had thrown up a home tie with fellow Leinster Senior League side Killester Donnycarney.

Dillon ready for huge Tribal showdown at Parnell Park

Words by Coilin Duffy Dublin hurler Eamonn ‘Trollier’ Dillon says a big test awaits his side if they are...