Category Archive: Match Report

Aug 03

Winless July but hope for an August win

2nds v St Sylvesters 02082018 (2)

Thurs 02 August 2018 – After defeats against Trinity Gaels and Cabinteely in recent days, The St Brendans 2nd XV faced the daunting task of knocking St Sylvesters off their perch in AFL10. Once again the Grangegorman pitch is still unavailable and in fact, this writer was watching The Galway Races on RTE television when …

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Aug 02

Faye Kearney leads the successful raid out of the Clontarf Fortress

Ladies 1sts Champo v Clontarf 01082018 (1)

Wed 01 Aug 2018 – St Annes Park Pitch 34. A notoriously difficult place to get a result, just ask any St Brendan’s player regardless of the code. What made this Junior C Championship Round 4 encounter all the more unique is that both St Brendan’s and Clontarf, share the same sponsor, McGowans of Phibsborough. …

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Jul 30

Conor Reilly keeps the score down and hopes up

1sts v St Brigids 29072018 (1)

Sun 29 July 2018 – Two Weeks ago, July 15th, The St Brendans Football 1st XV, travelled to St Annes Park, a notoriously difficult place to obtain a result, to face Clontarf in a crucial AFL5 match. Despite St Brendans leading 1-14 to 0-10 going into injury time, Clontarf scored two late goal from St …

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Jul 27

St Judes just too strong for Hurlers

Hurlers v St Judes 26072018 (2)

Thurs 26 July 2018 – Despite losing to top of the table Raheny 0-15 to 1-7, three days after their emphatic win against St Maur’s Rush. The St Brendans Hurlers, sponsored by Transdev, picked up a second win of the League. However it was a walkover as Naomh Mearnog were unable to field a team …

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Jul 27

So was it in or out?

Ladies 1sts Championship v Na Fianna B 25072018 (2)

Wed 26th July 2018 – After two victories in The Junior C Championship, the St Brendans Ladies Football 1st XV, sponsored by McGowans of Phibsborough, would give their championship credentials the sternest test thus far by facing Division 4 team Na Fianna B. With the Grangegorman pitch still on holidays (the injured Aisling Newton made …

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Jul 19

Shauna Fitzpatrick Flying without Wings

Ladies 1sts Champo v Naomh Olaf 18072018 (5)

Wed 18th July 2018 – With the Grangegorman pitch on the last few days of its holidays, I understand the pitch is touring the Wild Atlantic Way up near James McGinley’s homestead in Milford Co. Donegal, The St Brendan’s Ladies 1sts XV, sponsored by McGowans of Phibsborough were back in Longmeadows for Round 2 of …

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Jul 17

Improving, but not quite there!!!

2nds v St Patricks Palmerstown 16072018 (4)

16 July 2018 – After losing the bragging rights of El North Inner City Classico, The St Brendan’s 2nd XV, were due to play their AFL10 encounter away to St Patricks Palmerstown on Sunday Afternoon the 15th July. However, due to players being interested in either watching and cheering on Croatia in, The World Cup …

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Jul 12

No Dutch, but raw Achill Courage from Deirdre Holland in Championship Opener

Ladies Championship v Crumlin 11072018 (6)

Wed 11 July 2018 – After winning last year’s Junior F Championship, the St Brendan’s Ladies footballers, sponsored by McGowans of Phibsboro, moved up three grades to the Junior C Championship. Like the opening game of the League campaign, Crumlin in Pearse Park was the venue for the opening championship game. Only 15 players were …

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Jul 10

Finally, Finally FINALLY!

Hurlers v St Maurs 09072018 (4)

Monday 9th July 2018 – On Sunday July 1st, St Brendan’s Hurling, you could say, hit a low ebb in St Catherine’s Park, when only 13 players showed up for a League encounter against Na Gaeil Oga, who mercilessly ran out 4-19 to 0-5 winners. This Monday evening the 9th it was a different story …

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Jul 06

Paul McIntyre goal not enough in El North Inner City Classico

2nds v St Josephs O Connell Boys 05072018 (1)

Thurs 5th July 2018 – Still buoyed up by their emphatic win against Whitehall Colmcilles last Thursday, the St Brendans 2nd XV, went into their Division 10 encounter with St Joseph’s O’Connell Boys with high hopes of a 2nd successive win. Indeed The Darkest Force got off to a dream start Paul McIntyre won the …

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