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Schools Cup Finals Cancellation: The Kildare Nationalist – March 24 2020

SCHOOLS RUGBY School finals fall by the wayside By Daire Walsh THE past week was set to have been one of the most memorable periods in the recent history of Newbridge College. Thanks to their respective semi-final victories over Terenure … Continue reading

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Naas RFC Interview: Gary Rowan (Director Of Rugby) – The Kildare Nationalist – March 24 2020

RUGBY: GARY ROWAN INTERVIEW – NAAS RFC DIRECTOR OF RUGBY “They’ve done the right thing” By Daire Walsh NAAS RFC Director of Rugby Gary Rowan was in full agreement with the IRFU’s decision last Thursday to bring a permanent halt … Continue reading

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Highfield RFC News Piece: Billy Quinlan (Director Of Rugby) – The Evening Echo – March 24 2020

Cork rugby: Highfield left frustrated as AIL season called off when they were in pole position for promotion to top flight Daire Walsh HIGHFIELD Director of Rugby Billy Quinlan felt there was a lack of communication surrounding the IRFU’s decision … Continue reading

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Post-Match Reaction: Leinster Schools Junior Cup Semi-Final – Newbridge College Coach Dave Brew – The Kildare Nationalist – March 17 2020

POST-MATCH REACTION: NEWBRIDGE COLLEGE COACH DAVE BREW Former stars inspiring current generation By Daire Walsh FOLLOWING the heroics of the senior squad in their semi-final seven days earlier, Newbridge College coach Dave Brew was delighted to see his side sealing … Continue reading

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Leinster Schools Junior Cup Semi-Final: Newbridge College V Terenure College – The Kildare Nationalist – March 17 2020

RUGBY – LEINSTER SCHOOLS JUNIOR CUP SEMI-FINAL Trophy’s dramatic winning try maintains Newbridge’s winning run NEWBRIDGE COLLEGE…………………………24 TERENURE COLLEGE…………………………..19 By Daire Walsh LAST TUESDAY, before the Coronavirus wiped out the sporting calendar, Newbridge College maintained their penchant for late drama … Continue reading

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HEC Third Level Football Championships Captain’s Day (Preview): Emma Spillane (UCC) – The Evening Echo – March 13 2020

Shooting for the O’Connor Cup final COLLEGES GAA Daire Walsh AFTER the heartbreak of last year’s crushing semi-final defeat to UCD, UCC defender Emma Spillane is aiming to reach her maiden O’Connor Cup decider at the Kerry Centre of Excellence. … Continue reading

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Schools GAA Round-Up: The Evening Herald – March 12 2020

GAELIC GAMES Castleknock defeated but Colmcille’s remain in hunt Daire Walsh DESPITE producing a gallant effort in St Loman’s, Mullingar, Castleknock CC suffered a seven-point defeat to Colaiste Choilm, Tullamore in Tuesday’s Leinster Senior ‘B’ Football Championship semi-final. ‘Knock had … Continue reading

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Leinster Senior League Major Division: Colepark United V Cherry Orchard – The Tallaght Echo – March 12 2020

Orchard bag the derby spoils at Colepark COLEPARK UNITED………………………1 CHERRY ORCHARD………………………3 By Daire Walsh CHERRY Orchard recovered from a shaky start at the CIE Works in Inchicore last Saturday to claim all three points against Colepark United in the Leinster … Continue reading

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HEC Third Level Football Championships Captain’s Day: Emma Spillane (UCC) – The Evening Echo – March 12 2020

Spillane happy with coaching roles blend LADIES FOOTBALL Daire Walsh DESPITE opting to take a year out from the panel, two-time All-Star Emma Spillane has been keeping a close watch on Cork’s progress in the LIDL National Football League. Having … Continue reading

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Leinster Schools Junior Cup Semi-Final: Newbridge College V Terenure College – The Irish Examiner – March 11 2020

Tadhg Brophy’s late try earns Newbridge final slot By Daire Walsh Leinster Schools’ Junior Cup semi-final Newbridge College 24 Terenure College 19 Tadhg Brophy was the hero for Newbridge College at Donnybrook as his stoppage-time try handed them a dramatic Leinster … Continue reading

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