A look around the football leagues

In a very strange way, there was a buzz of excitement here in the office today watching the results filter in from around the grounds today as the Allianz National Football League continued in resumption mode. Naturally, the grounds looked … Continue reading A look around the football leagues

Murphy’s ‘Major’ seals the deal as McCarthy’s men March on

LEINSTER MFC; MEATH 1.15 DUBLIN 0-07 A second half goal from Dunshaughlin’s Aaron Murphy pointed the home side towards victory as they completely dominated their old rivals to further underline the progress made and the work which continues to be done with Meath underage teams. Such an outcome looked distinctly unlikely when the sides changed ends deadlocked at 0-04 apiece. However, a flurry of early second half scores, with Summerhill’s Eoghan Frayne particularly prominent, before Murphy from the newly crowned Minor county champions sealed the deal. Team manager John McCarthy, who played his club football with Walterstown but is now … Continue reading Murphy’s ‘Major’ seals the deal as McCarthy’s men March on

Selections for Leopardstown – Oct. 16th 2020

12.55: FLIRTING BRIDGE – EW – (BILLY LEE/HENRY DE BROMHEAD) 1.25: BOLSHOI BALLET (SEAMIE HEFFERNAN/AIDAN O’BRIEN) 2.00: QUIZICAL – EW – (LUKE MCATEER (5)/SHEILA LAVERY) 2.30: DAY DREAMIN (COLIN KEANE/TONY MARTIN) 3.00: SAGITARIUS RISING (ROBBIE COLGAN/JOHN MCCONNELL) 3.30: NAWAFETH (CHRIS HAYES/KEVIN PRENDERGAST) 4.00: PETICOTE RULE – EW – (BILLY LEE/WILLIE MCCREERY) Continue reading Selections for Leopardstown – Oct. 16th 2020

Selections for Tramore – Oct. 15th 2020

1.10: TANGO CHARLIE – EW – (DAVID MULLINS/MAGS MULLINS) 1.45: COLONEL LESLIE – EW – (CONOR ORR (5)/JAMES DULLEA) 2.18: TALK OF THE TOWN (KEITH DONOGHUE/GORDON ELLIOTT) 2.53: THE GREAT WHITE – EW – (CONOR MAXWELL/DERMOT MCLOUGHLIN) 3.28: MICK CHARLIE – EW – (SEAN O’KEEFFE (3)/DECLAN QUEALLY) 4.03: AXIOMATIC (KEITH DONOGHUE/GORDON ELLIOTT) 4.38: HAMMUNDARSON (LISA O’NEILL/GORDON ELLIOTT) Continue reading Selections for Tramore – Oct. 15th 2020

Defying convention is not only accepted, but expected

The following statement may seem a little awry given the prevailing circumstances which dominate proceedings here, but, so much of our life’s path is shaped for us by those who have gone before. Thus, even though one is precluded from being actively involved on the farming side of things, per say, that an interest in and passion for such matters abounds can be taken as a given with both sides of the family immersed therein for generations.

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