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Kennedy Cup Day 4

Thursday 14th June, 2018

2018 KENNEDY CUP – DAY 4 WEDNESDAY 13TH JUNE 2018Welcome to what it is to finish fourth in your Group.When we arrived on Pitch 2 for our game this morning there was hardly anybody there and the hill was almost empty. It improved a bit by kick-off but not by much.But we were again in determined mood.We were up for breakfast by 8.30, got our kit for just after...

Kennedy Cup Day 3

Wednesday 13th June, 2018

KENNEDY CUP – DAY 3 TUESDAY 12TH JUNE 201812th June. A very famous date.Thirty years ago today, the 12th June 1988, Ireland famously beat England in the first game of Euro’88 which was the first time Ireland had qualified for a major Finals. That day in Stuttgart will never be forgotten by those lucky enough to be there that day or to have watched...


Tuesday 12th June, 2018

ATHLONE DISTRICT SCHOOLBOY LEAGUE KENNEDY CUP SQUAD 2018 Darren Quinn (GK) AC Celtic Ben Donegan AC Celtic Jason Cunningham AC Celtic Samuel Osho St. Josephs Shane Keenan AC Celtic Biyi Odekunle St. Francis Oisin McAuley Hodson Bay Shane Hanley AC Celtic Danny Ryan AC Celtic Rian Dully AC Celtic Eoghan Raleigh Temple Villa Daragh Lowry Temple Villa Abdul...

Kennedy Cup Day 2

Tuesday 12th June, 2018

2018 KENNEDY CUP – DAY 2 MONDAY 11TH JUNE 2018We were given the chance of a lie-in up until 10.30am this morning but everyone was up and about well before that.House 8 has Table Tennis. Zak has been practising for months but it is impossible to get Sam off it until David hammered him!It appears that House 7 has a Jacuzzi and a Sauna. None of the other houses...

Kennedy Cup Day 1

Monday 11th June, 2018

2018 KENNEDY CUP – DAY 1 SUNDAY 10TH JUNE 2018This is it!This is what all the preparation has been all about. The excitement is palpable. The anticipation is huge.We gathered at Kilmartins N6 Centre for 3.45pm. Well most of us did. Shane K was late! Apparently delays in Tang International Airport!Already a Van full of food, equipment, gear, tables and...

Kennedy Cup Kicks Off

Monday 11th June, 2018

The ADSL kick off our Kennedy Cup campaign on Monday 11th June at 6.00pm against South Tipperary. The other two teams in our group are Carlow SL & Dublin SL, both of whom we play on Tuesday. You can follow the lads progress in Limerick on this site. There is also a link on our "Links" page to a dedicated Kennedy Cup website where fixtures, kick off...

First National Title for ADSL

Monday 11th June, 2018

U-12 SFAI SUBWAY INTER-LEAGUE PLATE FINAL:- VICTORY ON A PLATE ADSL CLAIM FIRST NATIONAL TITLE ADSL 2 : WEST WATERFORD/EAST CORK 0 It was entirely appropriate that a National Final such as this should be defined and ultimately decided by two moments of magic and absolute class that saw the Athlone District Schoolboy League win their first ever Inter-League...

Day 10 Malta

Monday 09th April, 2018

MALTA EASTER TOUR 2018 – DAY 10 THURSDAY 5TH APRIL 2018Our last day!Last night was quieter than you would think!We were tired. It was a long day and we have had nine previous fairly intense days. We were tired. We were also aware, and made aware, that we were sharing a hotel and a floor with other guests so a certain amount of respect was involved. So we were...

Day 9 Malta

Thursday 05th April, 2018

MALTA TOUR 2018 – DAY 9 WEDNESDAY 4TH APRIL 2018Ultimately a frustrating day!We were down for breakfast for 8.00am to be on the bus for 9.00am to be in the Stadium for our 10.30am semi-final.Both Brian and Zak are out injured and we will miss them as they have both been brilliant for us for the whole Tour.As we did our warm-up we caught glimpses of the first...

This weeks Fixtures

Tuesday 03rd April, 2018

Athlone District Schoolboy/Girl League 2017/18Fixtures Week 30Saturday 07th April 2018Under 9 BlitzTemple Villa: Temple Villa United, Temple Villa Rovers, Hodson Bay Dragons & Hodson Bay PanthersHodson Bay: Hodson Bay Jaguars & Hodson Bay Jets, St. Francis Blues, St. Francis GreensBallinasloe: Ballinasloe Town Cheyennes, Ballinasloe...

Day 8 Malta

Tuesday 03rd April, 2018

MALTA EASTER TOUR 2018 –DAY 8 TUESDAY 3RD APRIL 2018Told you not to doubt these young men, these warriors.Two games today, two wins today. Semi-final tomorrow!We are fully focused on this now. It was straight to bed last night. No messing. A good night’s rest ahead of a big day. Up for 7.45am today and down for breakfast for 8.15am. There is a...

Malta Day 7

Monday 02nd April, 2018

MALTA EASTER TOUR ’18 – DAY 7 MONDAY 2ND APRIL 2018A Bank Holiday at home but a serious days’ work for us with two games in the Tony Bajada Tournament and against probably the two strongest teams in the competition.On the face of it a draw and a defeat does not look great but in fact it was a great day’s work, two fantastic performances in...

Malta Tournament - State of Play

Monday 02nd April, 2018

2018 Edition - FixturesTEAM PWDLFAPts Pieta H. 3 3 0 0 16 19 St. Andrews 3 210 18 27 Hamrun Spartans 3 1 11134 4 Athlone ADSL 3 1 1 1 6 74Paola Hibs 3 0 123101 Mtarfa3 0 03 0320

Day 6 Malta

Monday 02nd April, 2018

MALTA TOUR – DAY 6 – EASTER SUNDAY SUNDAY 1ST APRIL 2018It is Easter Sunday, the 1st of April 2018!We have been less than honest with you. We have sugar coated events here by a huge amount.The truth of the matter is that there has been countless and continuing complaints about us in the Hotel. Too loud, running wild, out of control, rooms in a state....

Malta Day 5

Sunday 01st April, 2018

MALTA TOUR 2018 – EASTER TOUR - DAY 5 SATURDAY 31ST MARCH 2018We hear that Russia has expelled one Irish diplomat from Moscow. We sincerely hope that this has nothing to do with the “Splashing” incident yesterday! If so we sincerely apologise and the lads are determined to work on Irish / Russian relations in the coming days.Up for...

Day 4 Malta

Saturday 31st March, 2018

MALTA TOUR – DAY 4 – GOOD FRIDAY FRIDAY 30TH MARCH 2018Good Friday.A day of great solemnity, reverence and respect especially here in Malta which we will do our best to respect.Very little goes on here on a Good Friday so we are greatly obliged to the Pembroke Athletic Club for facilitating a game today which means an early start for a 9.15am...

Day 3 - Hot Stuff

Thursday 29th March, 2018

MALTA DIARY – DAY 3 – THURS 29/3/18First, some breaking news.This is of particular importance to members of Athlone Tennis Club.If Eoghan’s Dad, Jimmy, challenges you to a game and nonchalantly suggests a wager on the side you should be aware that he is taking Tennis lessons out here in Malta.Sounds like a bit of a racket to me but thought...


Thursday 29th March, 2018

Follow our boys in Malta by clicking on TOURNAMENTS - MALTA 2018. Best of luck lads.

Wednesday 28th March, 2018

MALTA DIARY – DAY 2 – WED 28 MARCH ‘18What a day!First darkness did our Hotel no justice.It is magnificent. The front of the Hotel is on the coast with spectacular views of the magnificently blue Mediterranean Sea. The hotel is very good and those who went on an unapproved early morning exploration all came back with glowing reports.Then...

Wednesday 28th March, 2018

MALTA TOUR – DAY 1 – 27TH MARCH 2018Mother. Relax!We have all arrived safe and well in Malta.It was a long day.Just waiting to go seemed to drag and drag. It did not help that the weather was a tease. Sometimes sunny, sometimes even a little heat in that sun but mostly wet. The morning dragged. There is only so many times you can check the bag to make...


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