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Locals have Stars in eyes over Sinéad

MADE in Hong Kong – Ladies Football. The TG4 All Stars left a lasting impression there.

Among them was the Dublin captain Sinéad Goldrick, who charmed the locals on and off the pitch.

Sinéad's swash-buckling style in the exhibition game had the kids in awe.

Her pace and poise on the ball had the camera phone flashing.

The hosts are now hoping that the visit of the All Stars will see the sport grow in the region. And there is a particular emphasis on schools.

The All Stars visited schools, and they were greeted like the superstars that they are.

There is a vibrant Irish community in the area. And they are keen for the game to prosper.

Having top footballers in town like the skipper of the Jackies can only help in that regard.

Sinéad is the perfect ambassador for Ireland, Dublin and Foxrock-Cabinteely.

The locals were thinking that, if their children grow up to be like her, they haven't done a bad job.

Sinéad and the All Stars got the best of welcomes. And the echo of their stay could well inspire a new footballing generation.

BOARD NOTES

Féile/County Board Meeting: A meeting will take place on Tuesday, April 1 at 7:30pm, (venue TBC) the function of the meeting is to ratify the Féile grading of 2014, along with the unfinished transfer requests from the County Board meeting of March 18. Details will be issued in due course by county secretary Mary O'Connor.

Just a reminder that the deadline for submission of Féile panels is Friday by 5pm.

Intercounty Update: Dublin U14 and U16 squads are both in Leinster Championship action this Saturday versus Laois.

Both games will take place in Parnell's GAA Club grounds in Chanel College, at 2pm and 3:30pm respectively. Best wishes to both panels and their management teams.

Dublin seniors travel to Tyrone for their fifth round fixture in the TESCO Home Grown NFL, details regarding the venue and time are still to be confirmed by Croke Park.

For all the latest news and information on Dublin LGFA, remember to log onto our website www.dublinladiesgaelic.ie.


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