Archive for gaelic football

DCU get one over on Meath

Posted in Life with tags , on 1 February 2010 by Steve

DCU 0-16 Meath 0-13: After the high of defeating Dublin four days earlier, Meath came down to earth with a bang when losing out to DCU at Navan’s Páirc Tailteann in a game in which three players were sent off. Longford referee Derek Fahy infuriated a section of the home support with his over-emphasis on whistling with the play stopped for trivial reasons …” (more)

[Irish Times, 1 February]

Honan goals flatten UL

Posted in Life with tags , , on 31 January 2010 by Steve

“Extra-time goals proved to be the difference as UCC qualified for the final of the Waterford Crystal Cup after they overcame UL yesterday in Buttevant by 4-16 to 2-14. The reigning Fitzgibbon Cup holders, UCC were within five minutes of being beaten as they trailed by 2-9 to 0-10 after 55 minutes …” (more)

[Marie Crowe, Independent, 31 January]

Colleges leaving their mark

Posted in Life with tags , on 31 January 2010 by Steve

“They’re not exactly flavour of the month amongst intercounty managers, but third-level sides are determined to leave their mark on the 2010 pre-season GAA fare. Tomorrow, DCU contest the semi-final of the O’Byrne Cup, Sligo IT are challenging strongly for a spot in the FBD League final and there’ll definitely be a student side in Munster’s Waterford Crystal Cup hurling competition as UCC and UL go toe to toe in today’s semi-final …” (more)

[Fintan O’Toole, Irish Examiner, 30 January]

Late Kelly point sees Roscommon claim narrow win over NUIG

Posted in Life with tags , on 28 January 2010 by Steve

NUI Galway 0-6 Roscommon 0-7 Roscommon claimed their first win of this year’s FBD League with a hard-fought one-point victory over NUI Galway in Dangan on Sunday afternoon last. In a game littered with ten yellow cards and one red for NUI Galway’s Garreth Bradshaw, neither side managed to raise their game above the average …” (more)

[Westmeath Independent, 27 January]

Kelly’s late late show too much for 14-man NUIG

Posted in Life with tags , on 25 January 2010 by Steve

“Corner-forward Terence Kelly was the Roscommon hero when he pointed a late free to snatch victory for Fergal O’Donnell’s men. In a poor encounter, neither side managed to raise their game above the average …” (more)

[Independent, 25 January]