Archive for the 'Hurling' Category

25
Aug
10

Kilmacud Crokes announce 2010 All-Ireland Hurling Sevens

Details have been announced for 2010 Meteor Kilmacud Crokes All-Ireland Hurling Sevens, which takes place on Saturday, September 4 at Kilmacud Crokes home pitch of Glenalbyn, Stillorgan, and surrounding pitches in the locality.

At the launch at Croke Park were Kilmacud Crokes hurlers who have represented Dublin this year, including Niall Corcoran and Ronan Walsh, pictured here with Meteor Commercial Director John Penberthy Smith and Uachtarán Chumann Lúthchleas Gael, Criostóir Ó Cuana.

09
Oct
09

County club championships reaching critical stages

The dates for the AIB club championships have been announced, and the provincial opposition in Leinster for the Dublin champions will be Rathnew or St.Patrick’s of Wicklow.

With St Jude’s still to discover who their opponents will be in the Dublin final, with Ballyboden St Enda’s and Kilmacud Crokes having drawn twice in the last two weeks, time is running out for the county decider to be played before the quarter-final date of November 8.

The Dublin hurling champions, still to be decided from the quarter-finalists of O’Toole’s, St.Patrick’s, St. Vincent’s, Craobh Ciarain, Kilmacud Crokes, Lucan Sarsfields, Ballyboden and Crumlin, will face the Wexford or Kilkenny champions on November 15.

07
Oct
09

Southsiders named nominees for team of the year

Cuala’s Oisin Gough and David Treacy, together with Ballyboden’s Stephen Hiney, were among the local nominees for the GPA Hurling Team of the Year announced this week.

The shortlist for the Opel GPA Hurling Team of the Year includes three players for each position reflecting the dominant role played by the player during the 2009 season. The list contains players from seven counties including; Kilkenny, Tipperary, Cork, Waterford, Limerick, Dublin and Galway.

25
Sep
09

Eight Dubs in hurling and football all star nominees

The 2009 All Star nominations in football and hurling have been announced, and an array of local talent has been included in both panels for the prestigious awards.

St Brigid’s Barry Cahill and St Oliver Plunkett’s Alan and Bernard Brogan, together with Stephen Cluxton, were the nominees in the football longlist, whilst Stephen Hiney of Ballyboden St Enda’s and Cuala’s David Treacy were the Dubs on the hurling longlist, together with Alan McCrabbe and David O’Callaghan.

The awards are presented at a gala dinner in the CityWest Hotel on October 16.

25
Sep
09

Ballyboden St Enda’s face Cuala in U-15 hurling final

Ballyboden St Enda’s and Cuala will face off on Sunday, September 27 at Parnell Park in the Under-15 hurling championship final.

This is the top-level division for hurling at this age group and many of the players from both teams have represented South Dublin in 2009, and were part of a squad that won the Leinster-wide Michael Foley Cup competition in Wexford recently.

Tip off is at 2.30pm.

25
Sep
09

Finian’s face Towers in Shield Final

St Finian’s and Round Towers’ Under-15 hurlers will be contesting the shield final in River Valley at 11.30am on this Sunday, September 27. Extra-time will be played if necessary, and both sides would like to invite all available members and fans to come out and cheer on their teams in the final.

12
Aug
09

Bord Gais hurling all over the world for Dublin hospitals

Bord Gais is inviting GAA enthusiasts from around the county to submit viral videos to the website www.breakingthrough.ie to raise money for Temple Street and Crumlin Children’s Hospitals as part of their sponsorhip of the All-Ireland U-21 hurling championship.

Current videos include the Pass It On video which sees a sliotar passed around the country and beyond, by stars such as Bernard Brogan and Marty Morrissey.

For every video clip that is uploaded onto the site by the public, €2 will be added to the €10,000 charity fund.