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Women’s National League Build-Up Piece: Naoisha McAloon (Peamount United) – The Tallaght Echo – July 23 2020

Competition for places is helping raise the standard of the game says Peamount keeper By Daire Walsh Peamount United women’s goalkeeper Naoisha McAloon feels the ferocious competition for places at the Newcastle club is helping to raise the standard of … Continue reading

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Dublin Minor ‘B’ Football Championship Group Four: St Peter’s V Round Tower Clondalkin – The Tallaght Echo – July 23 2020

Tower minors edged out by St Peter’s in c’ship By Daire Walsh Despite producing a late surge, Round Tower Clondalkin suffered a three-point defeat at the hands of St Peter’s in the Dublin Minor ‘B’ Football Championship at Monastery Road last … Continue reading

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Camogie Feature Piece: Martha O’Donoghue (Dublin & Ballyboden St Enda’s) – The Tallaght Echo – July 16 2020

O’Donoghue and Boden are working hard ahead of the championship By Daire Walsh Dublin camogie star Martha O’Donoghue admits it was strange returning to collective training with her club Ballyboden St Enda’s. Following a prolonged spell of remote work-outs in the … Continue reading

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Camogie Feature Piece: Kerrie Finnegan (Dublin & Faughs Celtic) – The Tallaght Echo – July 16 2020

Faughs Senior Camogie team return to competitive action By Daire Walsh Kerrie Finnegan and Faughs Celtic will take their first tentative steps back into the limelight when they face St Oliver Plunkett’s/Eoghan Ruadh in a challenge game this Sunday, reports Daire … Continue reading

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Women’s Rugby Feature: Anna Caplice (Ireland & Harlequins) – The Evening Echo – July 15 2020

Cork rugby: Mallow native Anna Caplice can’t wait to pull Irish jersey on again Daire Walsh IN an alternative universe that didn’t include the Coronavirus outbreak, Mallow native Anna Caplice would currently be preparing for an exciting summer tour with … Continue reading

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Camogie Feature Piece: Amy Lee (Cork & Na Piarsaigh) – The Evening Echo – July 12 2020

Cork keeper Amy Lee is ready to step up and replace a camogie legend  Daire Walsh THEY may be big boots to fill, but Na Piarsaigh goalkeeper Amy Lee is confident she can be the long-term successor to Aoife Murray … Continue reading

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Camogie Feature Piece: Amy O’Connor (Cork & St Vincent’s) – The Evening Echo – July 11 2020

New Cork captain rues missed chance to put camogie in the national spotlight Daire Walsh CORK camogie captain Amy O’Connor believes the association missed a trick by holding back the inter-county championship until October. Just like their GAA and LGFA … Continue reading

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LGFA Feature Piece: Doireann O’Sullivan (Cork & Mourneabbey) – The Evening Echo – July 1 2020

‘We hadn’t seen each other in ages but it didn’t take long to get back into training’ Daire Walsh MORE than seven months on from the successful defence of their All-Ireland ladies club football title, Mourneabbey are bracing themselves for … Continue reading

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Rugby Feature Interview: Fintan O’Sullivan (Highfield RFC) – The Evening Echo – June 16 2020

AIL Rugby: Highfield captain on why the club must move on from missing out on promotion Daire Walsh HIGHFIELD club captain Fintan O’Sullivan can vividly remember the moment he discovered the 2019/20 All-Ireland League season had been cancelled. When domestic … Continue reading

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Hurling Feature Piece: Matt Collins (Former Cork Underage Goalkeeper) – The Evening Echo – June 10 2020

Matt is keeping the Collins clan goalie flame burning with Kilmacud Crokes Daire Walsh FORMER Cork underage hurler Matt Collins is established in the Dublin club scene. A secondary school teacher in Terenure College, in south Dublin, Collins transferred from … Continue reading

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