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Win tickets to Dublin Ladies’ All Ireland Decider

We have eight pairs of tickets to see Dublin take on Tyrone in the final of the TG4 Senior All Ireland Championships at Croke Park on September 26, next.

The Senior final throws in at 4pm, and the game is part of a triple header with the Intermediate Final Waterford v Donegal) and the Junior Final (Limerick v Louth) also being decided.

The Junior final gets the day of Ladies Football action under way at 12 noon, and it is followed by the Intermediate final at 2pm.

To be in with a chance of winning a pair of tickets to this great day out, just answer this simple question:

Who did Dublin defeat in the All-Ireland semi-final?

Send your entries, together with your name and full contact details, to, with “Ladies All-Ireland Football Contest” in the subject line, by midday on September 22.


South Dublin County Sports Partnership (SDCSP)

The South Dublin County Sports Partnership (SDCSP) will be running a code of ethics/child protection in sport, children’s officer course for coaches and youth leaders on Saturday, March 13, from 9.30am to 5.00pm in Tallaght leisure centre, Fortunestown Way, Jobstown, Tallaght. Cost is 25 Euro per person.

A certificate from the irish sports council will be provided on the day.

This course is only open to those who have previously attended the code of ethics course.

For more information please contact Audrey Grainger Tel. 4149000, ext 2678, email or text 086 044 1071


Magee to address sports service on March 21

The Association of Schools’ Unions are holding the 61st annual sports service at Christchurch Cathederal on March 21 at 7pm.

The collection at the service will be donated to the Irish Motor Neurone Disease Association, nominated by the speaker at the service, RTE commentator, Jimmy Magee.


Dublin Camogie Board Notes

Congratulations to Dublin Institute of Technology on a magnificent win in the Purcell Cup final – well done to Dublin players Joelenne Hoary, who captained the team, Sarah Ryan, Grainne Quinn and manager Stephen Hoary of Good Counsel. Hard luck to UCD, NUIM, TCD and DCU.

Congratulations to Alison Maguire who was named an Ashbourne Cup All-Star and Sarah Ryan and Rachel Ruddy who won Purcell Cup All-Star awards.

Appreciation to Lucan Sarsfields and Parnells for training support.

Table Quiz in aid of senior and junior Dublin teams on Monday, March 15 in Na Fianna. Tables of 4 are €40. Book by emailing All clubs urged to support.

Dublin play Wexford on Sunday, February 28 in the National League Round 1 in Buffers Alley at 2.00 pm while the Junior team is away to Armagh also on Sunday, February 28 in Cullyhanna at 1.30pm. Best of luck to both teams.

Speedy get well to St Finian’s mentor Liam Curran.

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Many thanks to Offaly and Tipperary for challenge games at the weekend.

Next county board meeting is on Monday, March 8 2010.

An exciting new league and championship structure has been approved by the County Board. Many thanks to development officer Denis Murphy for his preparatory work.


Dublin call up new sponsors

Dublin GAA and Vodafone Ireland have announced a six-year sponsorship deal for the county’s hurling and football teams.
New jerseys with the sponsor’s branding were unveiled at the announcement at the Morrison Hotel, at which Dublin GAA County Board Chairman, Gerry Harrington, said: “It is testament to the level of support for Dublin GAA that we have secured a leading Irish and international brand as our new sponsors. This is a major vote of confidence in Dublin GAA.”
This is the first time in 19 years that a new name has appeared on the Dublin jersey, and they will be available in time for the footballer’s next match, against Meath in Sunday’s O’Byrne Cup tie in Parnell Park.

Dublin Camogie Board Notes

Many thanks to Erins Isle for hosting the finals of Div 2 and 3 of Féile na nGael and to Thomas Davis for hosting Division 3 of competition.

92 girls from across Dublin turned up for the trials on Saturday and Sunday to select next year’s U14 panels.

Eimear Butler, Aine Fanning, Jacinta Buckley, Joan Twomey, Fiona Ní Shúilleabháin and Paul Beecher observed the girls and selected the panels to go forward.

Training starts in St Brigid’s next Sunday morning 1st November at 9am, all selected girls have been informed and should attend.

Many thanks to all who participated in the U8-9 Blitz in the Phoenix Park.

Convention is on Saturday 28 November in St Olafs.

Clubs are reminded to submit their articles for Dublin GAA Yearbook 2010 immediately to


Nine Jackies make All Stars list

Nine of the Dublin senior ladies panel who came so close to halting Cork’s run of success in the All Ireland competition have been nominated in the 2009 All Stars list.

Goalkeeper Cliodhna O’Connor (Naomh Mearnog), backs Noelle Comyn (Ballyboden St Enda’s) and Maria Kavanagh (Round Towers), Colleen Barrett (St Brigid’s) and Siobhan McGrath (Thomas Davis), midfielder Denise Masterson (Naomh Mearnog) and  Mary Nevin (Na Fianna) and full forwards Sinéad Aherne (St Sylvester’s) and Lyndsey Davey (Skerries Harps) all made the list of nominees and will have their night of stars on November 14 at CityWest, where the Football and Hurling All Stars award ceremonies are also being held.