Saints march to glory in superb U-13 showdown
BALBRIGGAN Community College Under-17s made history for their school when edging out Blessington CS in a dramatic Leinster final at sun-soaked Leixlip last Tuesday.
SWORDS Celtic made it a double at the Oscar Traynor Complex on Saturday with victories in the under-11 and under-13 premier cups.
GLEBE North's winning streak finally came to an end at Pearse Park on Sunday as Crumlin United took another step towards making a successful defence of the Senior Division title.
TO mark the occasion of DAA Football Club's 40th anniversary in Irish junior football, the club will host a special 'Gathering' event next month.
TEN-MAN Lusk United struck twice in the second half to seal a hard-fought victory over Castle Mill Celtic in this AUL Division 3 Sunday clash, played at a very wet and windy Balrothery.
IT was a good week for the Rush Athletic teams with both the under-11s and under-13s victorious in their respective games.
BALBRIGGAN came out on top in this terrific six goal thriller played at St Molaga's Park on Sunday morning.
GLEBE North crowned a fine week with this mauling of doomed Arklow Town on Sunday to take another major step towards securing their Senior Division status.
IT has been a profitable few weeks for Rush Athletic U-13s, who chalked up two impressive League wins.
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TEN-MAN Columbas Rovers put up a tremendous battling performance before finally going down to FC Blanch in their Leinster Junior Cup quarter-final at the AUL Complex last Saturday.
ST ITA'S stretched their unbeaten run to six games on Sunday with Callum McCarthy grabbing a second-half to add to a first half strike from Matthew Power.
WHILE the women's Under-17 and Under-19 international squads were in Uefa qualifying round action in Austria and Holland over Easter, the next generation of stars were having their own fun-filled experience on the FAI Aviva Soccer Sister Camps.
A SWORDS woman, who turned 90 last month, has scooped a whopping €37,800 on the Winning Streak TV game show.
THE brave volunteers on the Skerries RNLI lifeboat were called into action not once but twice in a single afternoon as two yachts got into difficulty.
THE campaign to bring a 'road train' to Malahide has gathered pace in the last week with a road test of the proposed train that would take tourists around the historic village.
IT'S been another terrible week for Health Minister Dr. James Reilly.
THE council has called for patience among motorists on the ongoing upgrade of the M1 at Lissenhall which it says will deliver huge benefits to motorists when it is completed.
CONSULTANTS working on a crucial road project aimed at taking heavy traffic from outside the front doors of long-suffering residents of a Balbriggan estate will finish the design for the long-awaited scheme this month.
FINGAL County Council has flatly denied that Swords has the 'most dangerous roundabout in Ireland'.
SEPARATE protests in Rush and Balbriggan this week kept up the pressure on Fingal County Council to reverse cuts to library opening hours in both towns.
PREPARATIONS are gathering pace in Skerries as the seaside town once again hosts the final stage of the An Post Ras, which will roll into town at the end of the month.
MORE than 2,500 people dressed in yellow t-shirts watched the dawn break over Newbridge House as part of Fingal's first Darkness into Light walk in aid of Pieta House in Dublin.