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Generous John is a saviour for Firhouse

IN THESE recessionary times sponsorship is the key to survival and, on that note, Firhouse have announced that their sponsorship with Super-Valu was renewed again this year.

John Regan of Super-Valu, Firhouse, has helped the club out with a €5000 sponsorship for the past number of years, and it will continue again this year, and this will help relieve some of the pressure on the club and the club is genuinely grateful for this needed support.

But their fundraising will continue as they strive to keep the cost of running the club down, as well as providing the best equipment and facilities for their members, and also provide coaching courses, first aid courses and refereeing courses to their managers and coaches.

Dalkey and Granada 'draw on the thaw'

WITH THE frost last weekend some fixtures fell victim to frozen pitches and one of those was the Under 11 division 1 encounter between Granada and Dalkey United.

However as it was only one side of the pitch that was frozen over, the teams agreed to play a 12-a-side friendly on the thawed area.

Now it may have been tight to move but it turned out to be an enjoyable occasion and with the sides sharing the goals in put a smile of everyone face after the early prospect of missing out of the action altogether

Terenure kids academy has returned to action

TERENURE FC's Junior Academy has returned to action for after winter break. The club are now seeking new members aged between four and eight years for the Academy.

Boys and Girls of all abilities are welcome each Sunday from 10am -11am, where the emphasis is fun, skills and small games.

The Academy and school boy/girl teams at the club have a focus on player development, that will be achieved by children playing football in a fun and safe environment.

For more information: Email the Club info@terenurefc.com or call Dave Sandford 0876797724.

Casey double helps Cabs topple Beechwood

A WINNING return to action saw the Cabinteely Under 11 Division 1 side put pressure on league leaders Beechwood, when they beat them 3-0 in Kilboggett Park last weekend.

Missing three players on the day the Cabs still had a panel of 15 to choose from, and they did not let the management down.

The win keeps them in second position with two games in hand, and they could overtake Beechwood provided they hold their nerve when playing those games.

This was a great display and one the should send out a warning to others who have yet to visit Kilboggett, and scorers on the day were Shane Casey, with two, and James Murphy.

MANAGERS and secretaries please contact me as to the playability of you ground each weekend and I will do my best to cover at least one of your teams this season, also if you want to promote your club through stories or fundraising, contact me at 0874141077 or email johnmooney07@gmail.com, John Mooney