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Landmark victory for Castleknock, Tesco Junior B Champs 2011

September 22, 2011
Castleknock 1-10St Jude’s 2-2Tesco Junior B Championship finalCASTLEKNOCK claimed their first ever adult championship title in Balreesk on Wednesday night as their young charges denied St Jude’s a treble as a string of well-worked, second half points saw them pull clear of a gritty opponent.Goals early in each half did make Jude’s serious contenders but, in the face of a superb defensive effort from Grainne O’Brien and skipper Louise Mahony, it took them 46 minutes to registe..

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Templeogue hold on, despite Crumlin fightback to claim Champions

September 22, 2011
Templeogue Synge Street 3-10Crumlin 2-7Tesco Junior E Championship finalOn a night of firsts at Balreesk, Templeogue Synge Street claimed their maiden Dublin county championship title on Wednesday night in a topsy-turvy thriller against a Crumlin side who were playing in the first of two finals this week.Leanne Dicker proved the heroine with an immense hat-trick on an evening when goal chances came thick and fast with both goalkeepers – Synger’s Gabrielle Ruane and Crumlin’s Steph..

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Brave Finians, pipped at final whistle in Junior C Final

September 17, 2011
St Brigid’s 1-13St Finian’s, Newcastle 1-10After extra-timeTesco Junior C Championship finalInseparable for 82 minutes, Fiona Clifford’s last-gasp 35-metre free caught a wicked trajectory to nestle in the back of the net and finally end this classic slugging match in St Brigid’s favour, denying St Finians, Newcastle a first championship win in Saggart on Friday night.It capped the Russell Park side’s second comeback from the dead as Barbara Kelly twice salvaged parity, f..

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Syls are crowned Junior Champs for 2011

September 08, 2011
St Sylvesters 6-9St Maurs 4-6Tesco Junior A Championship finalLiving up to the 2010 Junior A final epic was always going to take some going but the 2011 vintage is likely to live on just as long in the memory as Fingal neighbours St Sylvesters and St Maurs served up a shoot-out for the ages.Having fallen 7-9 to 5-9 a year ago to Raheny, the Malahide women came back with a vengeance, aided by an inspirational 4-6 from Dublin star Sinead Aherne, to over-turn the painful memories in some style.They..

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Level 1 - a success in Kilmacud

August 29, 2011
Well done to all the participants who took part in the Level 1 coaching course which took place in Kilmacud Crokes last Saturday.A second level 1 coaching course will take place this coming Saturday in Lucan Sarsfields GAA club from 10am to 6pm. The course fee is just €60.00 while day two of this course will take place on the 8th of October.A FUNdamentals course is also taking place this coming Saturday the venue for this course is Parnells GAA club in Coolock. The course fee is ..

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€10,000 prize for Thomas Davis at click of a button!!

August 19, 2011
To All Dublin Supporters:Super Valu have been running a nationwide campaign to find Irelands best Real GAA Supporter. The competition has now been narrowed down to 4 finalists, one from each of the participating counties in the All Ireland Football semi finals.The Dublin winner is Niall Kelly of Thomas Davis, selector on Ladies Football Junior A team, chairman of juvenile section and member of the executive.As a finalist Niall has already won €1,000 for the club and also the very realistic ..

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Best Wishes to the Dublin Rose..

August 17, 2011
Siobhéal Keogh, daughter of long-standing Round Towers Clondalkin club member and supporter Tony Keogh, will represent Dublin in this weekend’s Rose of Tralee competition. Siobhéal has played Football and Camogie for Round Towers. Dublin LGFA wish Siobhéal the very best down in the Kingdom!

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Round Towers are Inter Champions!

July 21, 2011
The first of the TESCO Dublin club championship finals was played last night in the superb setting of Parnell Park. The Donnycarney venue over the years has seen many an epic tussle and indeed last night’s Intermediate final proved to be another classic. Two well-prepared teams took to the field to contest the final both had a mix of youth and experience amongst their ranks and in front of a large enthusiastic crowd both teams gave an exhibition of football and show cased all that is good i..

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Meet the Round Towers Captain

July 19, 2011
Round Towers Captain Profile:Name: Ruth Collins  Club: Round Towers ClondalkinAge: 21!!Height: 5’9Playing Position: MidfieldAchievements: All Ireland Intermediate with Cork, O’Connor cup with Tralee IT, North American Championship 2001, League and Cup Div 2 2010Toughest opponent: Sinead KearnsFavourite ground: Dohenys GAA pitch Dunmanway, Co CorkHobbies: Running, Walking, Horse riding, any sportsFavourite position: on the field??Most embarrassing moment on or off the fie..

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Meet the Clontarf Captain

July 19, 2011
Clontarfs Captain’s profile:Name: Ciara Fenton Club: Clontarf Age: 32 Height: 53 Playing position: Defender Achievements: Div 2 league 2009 & Championship Shield 2009, Aisling McGing Dublin All-Ireland Runner-up 2009, Club Senior Ladies Player of the Year 2010 Toughest opponent: The Kennedy sisters or Margaret Mohan at training Favourite Ground: St Annes Pitch 34/35, Clontarf Hobbies: Basketball, Cinema Favourite Position: Corner Back Most embarrassing moment on or off the fie..

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