Saturday, October 19, 2019

Egan aiming for third title in a row

JENNY Egan and Jon Simmons of Salmon Leap Canoe Club defend their mixed K2 title at Saturday’s 60th anniversary Liffey Descent, which, as usual, starts from Straffan and finishes 32 kilometres later at the Garda Boat Club in Islandbridge (12 noon).

Tallaght’s Sheridan leads way

TALLAGHT’S WSKF Ireland’s Chief Instructor Mark Sheridan led the Irish delegation who competed against representations from 31 other countries at the 14th World Shotokan Karate-do Federation World Championships in Budokan stadium in Tokyo.

Travers earns Lucan their first ever Irish senior cap

It was a proud day for Lucan United as Mark Travers became the club’s first senior men’s international while Conor Masterson helped the Under-21s to a big win in Sweden.

Immortality awaits for potential Dublin double

Former Dublin footballer Paul Casey is hoping that the men’s Footballers can finish the job against Kerry in Saturday’s All-Ireland Final replay and complete the “five-in-a-row” on a unique weekend in the capital

60th International Liffey Descent set to provide more thrills and spills

The Liffey Descent, Ireland’s iconic canoe marathon race, takes place this Saturday for the 60th time in its illustrious history.

Valentine’s day for loved up Wanderers in Junior E

DANIELLE Valentine struck deep into second-half stoppage-time at Blunden Drive to give Wanderers a dramatic triumph in the Dublin Junior ‘E’ Ladies Football Championship final.

Olympian gymnasts welcome new venue

OLYMPIAN Gymnastics Club recently moved into the Tallaght neighbourhood and officially opened its doors to all in late August.

Harriers finally back on track

Almost two years of frustration will come to an end for Lucan Harriers Athletics Club on Sunday when they finally unveil their new running track to the public.

Liffey Descent’s place in history

CLOSE to 200 packed into Dublin’s City Hall on Saturday night for the launch of “The Liffey Descent – 60 Years of Ireland’s Toughest Canoe Challenge”, written by Iain Maclean, on Saturday evening.

Michael Darragh Macauley has plenty more to offer

Michael Darragh Macauley is always a bundle of energy, and is certainly one of the jokers of this Dublin squad, always offering...