Archive for May, 2009

29
May
09

Round Towers Poker Night on Sunday

The Adult Football Section at Round Towers, Clondalkin, are running a Texas Hold’em day on Sunday, May 31, in the clubrooms.

There is a €70 freeze out and major cash prizes to be won. 

All members are welcome to attend and throw in time is 3pm.

29
May
09

Gael Force Fagan back to winning ways

faganPORTMARNOCK puncher Oisin Fagan made a triumphant comeback to the ring just five months after breaking his ankle in a bout with Britain’s Amir Khan.

The Gael Force downed Assen Vasiliev, a former Bulgarian champion, twice in the second round before taking the contest on a technical knockout in the fifth for his 23rd professional win.

The lightweight now has his sights set on Andrew Murray’s Irish title. Clondalkin’s Ian Tims was also scheduled to fight on the Dolphil card in Castlebar, but no opponent was forthcoming.

28
May
09

Joey’s launch street leagues competition

St Joseph’s Boys FC have come together with Dun Laoghaire Rathdown Council to create a street league football tournament. All of the proceeds will be dontated to the Children’s Hospital, Crumlin.

Every street or estate can create their own team to compete to be the best in the borough. Children in two age groups, Under 11s/10s and Under 9s/8s must create a 5-a-side team, register and play over two weeks from June 22 to 30.

Entries must be submitted by June 15, and teams can register online on www.joeys.ie.

Registration fee per team is €5, and the cost per game is €5. All monies collected will be donated to Crumlin Childrens’ Research Centre.

28
May
09

Reilly bows out of World Juniors in quarter-final

Clondalkin boxer, Michael Reilly, has gone out ot the AIBA World Junior Championships in Armenia at the quarter-final stage, having been beaten by Israel’s Dan Ahorono, 8-3.

The 66kg fighter will be disappointed to have gone out at this stage, missing out on at least bronze had he made the next round, but will be please with a good month that saw his efforts rewarded with a gold medal in the Heyday Aliyev Cup competition in Baku, Azerbaijan, where Reilly beat Turkey’s Burhan Aksay, 7-6, to claim the title.

28
May
09

Erin Go Bragh get approval for facilities

eringobraghjuvenileErin go Bragh have announced that they have received approval in principle for the the placing of temporary juvenile dressing room facilities on a site adjacent to Mary Mother of Hope, National School, Littlepace.

The development of this facility will be a huge boost to the club and is another huge step in their five-year history as they develop as a GAA club in the area.

Pictured are Cecil Stephens, Chairman of Erin go Bragh, together with local TD and Minister for Finance, Brian Lenihan, and some young club members after the announcement.

28
May
09

Malahide Girls’ Soccer Academy Announced

Malahide United have announced the details of their girls’ summer soccer academy.

All  players from Under-8 to Under-15 are invited to take part in the camp that takes place in Gannon Park from Thursday, June 18. The academy runs every Thursday evening for six weeks from 7pm to 8.30pm.

All players will receive Academy Training Packs, which will include full training kit, bottle & bag. The cost of the academy is €60 and registration nights will be held in Gannon Park on June 2 and 4, between 7 and 9pm.

Registration forms are available from www.malahideunited.com, or contact 087 2499378 for more information.

27
May
09

Lucan Harriers events coming up in June

Lucan Harriers’ juvenile open sports day will take place at their track on the Newcastle road (opposite Superquinn) on Saturday, June 6, from 2pm.

This day will involve competitions for age groups from Under-9 to Under-20, and promises to be a great day of athletics. All athletic clubs, schools and individuals are invited to take part in sprints (60 metres – 100 metres), middle distance races (500 metres – 1,500 metres), ball throw, shot putt, long jump and relays.

There will be trophies and medals for the first three places in all competitions.

Registration commences at 1pm in the clubhouse at the track.

The following week, on Sunday, June 14, the Tom Byrne Memorial 5km road race will take place at 11am.

A unique race that starts and finishes on the Lucan Harriers track, it also incorporates quiet roads around Lucan and Griffeen Park. The course is flat, making it conducive to fast times. Runners and walkers of all standards are welcome.

More information can be found at www.lucanharriers.com