Dublin · GAA · Gaelic football

Kilmacud Crokes End Eight-Year Wait For Dublin Senior Football Title

  Kilmacud Crokes claimed their first Dublin Senior Football Championship title since 2010 with a 2-12 to 0-13 win over St Jude’s. Kilmacud Crokes started the brighter out of the two teams and got the first score through Paul Mannion who curled the ball beautifully over the bar after five minutes after the tight opening… Continue reading Kilmacud Crokes End Eight-Year Wait For Dublin Senior Football Title

GAA · Hurling

Electric Ireland All-Ireland Minor Hurling Championship: Tribesmen Book Final Spot After Comfortable Win Over Dubs

Dublin’s Minor hurling side had their All-Ireland dreams shattered as they were comfortably beaten 3-22-0-16 by defending champions Galway at Croke Park A Dublin side full of confidence and enthusiasm opened up the scoring through Conor Murray in the first minute before Galway pegged the Dubs back. Both counties took turns trading points Liam Dunne… Continue reading Electric Ireland All-Ireland Minor Hurling Championship: Tribesmen Book Final Spot After Comfortable Win Over Dubs

GAA · Gaelic football · London GAA

Improved And Promising London Still Held Back By Teething Issues: Allianz NFL Division 4

Ahead of next months Connacht Quarter-final against Sligo I’ll be reviewing London’s league campaign ahead of the big game in May. London suffered a 2-14 to 2-09 five-point loss at the hands of Carlow at the start of the league campaign. London’s Liam Gvaaghna and Killian butler were leading the line for the home side. But Carlow… Continue reading Improved And Promising London Still Held Back By Teething Issues: Allianz NFL Division 4

GAA · Hurling

AIB All Ireland Junior Hurling Club Championship Quarter-Final: Brothers Pearse v Fethard St Mogues

London Intermediate Hurling Champions and All-Britain Junior Hurling Championship winners Brother Pearse take on Fethard St Mogues at McGovern Park at Ruislip tomorrow in the AIB All Ireland Junior Hurling Club Championship Quarter-Final. The London Intermediate and All-Britain Junior Hurling champions success this season proves the Pearse’s  have bounced back after losing last year’s Intermediate county final… Continue reading AIB All Ireland Junior Hurling Club Championship Quarter-Final: Brothers Pearse v Fethard St Mogues

GAA · Hurling · shinty

Scotland retain Shinty/Hurling title as Ireland falter

Scotland retained the  Marine Harvest shinty/hurling title as they won 2-12 to 0-15 against Ireland in Inverness. Ireland were the first on the board as the visitors started confidently before Kevin Bartlett got Scotland on the scoreboard with a deflected point. Ireland then scored the next three points as Scotland suffered a period where nothing… Continue reading Scotland retain Shinty/Hurling title as Ireland falter

Dublin · GAA · Hurling

Dublin’s Tipp Terror In Thurles

Dublin were embarrassed in Thurles on Saturday as reigning champions Tipperary easily swept The Dubs aside booking their place in the Quarter-Finals with a resounding 6-26 to 1-19 win. Tipperary’s charge on Dublin was lead by Seamus Callanan who hit form scoring 3-11 against the hapless Dublin defence. Tipperary were also aided by John McGrath… Continue reading Dublin’s Tipp Terror In Thurles

Dublin · GAA · Hurling

All Ireland Senior Hurling Championship Qualifiers Round 2: Dublin v Tipperary Preview

  Dublin play Tipperary in Thurles Saturday in the second round of the All-Ireland qualifiers. The last time the two sides met in the championship was in 2014 when Tipperary overcame Dublin 2-23 to 0-16 to progress to the semi-finals. The two sides met at Croke Park in the league this year which ended with… Continue reading All Ireland Senior Hurling Championship Qualifiers Round 2: Dublin v Tipperary Preview

GAA · Gaelic football

Allianz Football Leagues Season Preview

    The Allianz football league season is back this weekend, with action being played out across all four divisions. With the league season being the perfect way for each county to prepare for the All-Ireland this summer, I’ll be looking at which counties are likely to have a successful league campaign. Roinn/Division 1 It’s hard… Continue reading Allianz Football Leagues Season Preview

GAA · Hurling · shinty · Uncategorized

Marine Harvest Shinty-Hurling International: Ireland Struggle As Scotland Retain Title

Damien Healy of Ireland in action against Thomas Borthwick of Scotland during the 2016 Senior Hurling/Shinty International Series! pic.twitter.com/2KIRXF9WdR — Sportsfile (@sportsfile) October 22, 2016 Come on, Ireland! (The Shinty-Hurling mash up is all kinds of amazing…) pic.twitter.com/uqaItqwKxA — Philip Whyte (@Philip_Whyte) October 22, 2016 On what was a frustrating day for Ireland as they… Continue reading Marine Harvest Shinty-Hurling International: Ireland Struggle As Scotland Retain Title

Gaelic football · Uncategorized

Ulster Senior Football Championship Review 2016: Red Hands Pip Donegal To The Post

Tyrone;s resurgence under Mickey Harte continued this year as they won the Ulster Championship for the 14th time and their first championship title since 2010. Fermanagh carried on from the progress that they had made during last year’s Championship. They beat Antrim 1-12 to -09 in Enniskillen. Derry and Tyrone faced off in the opening… Continue reading Ulster Senior Football Championship Review 2016: Red Hands Pip Donegal To The Post