Author: David Coyne

21 strong we arrived in mild conditions to the spectacular natural amphitheatre that is Marley Park. Surrounded by the smell of fresh flowers, new shoots on trees and the gently sloping Dublin hills to the south and southwest of our battleground, it was a perfect spring morning for frolicking merrily in the breeze like Forrest…

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David Coyne 28/04/2017

They say hurling is a summer game, but beautiful sunny March mornings on freshly cut dry grass do just fine too. Such were the conditions facing the Ger’s U8s last weekend. We had 24 players togging out, split into 3 teams. For Team 1 there was Donncha, Oscar, Luke Johnston, Charlie Coyne, Paddy, Findlay, Alex…

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Hurling: Kilmacud Crokes V Geraldine P Morans, 11am, Sat 25th Feb, Stepaside. It was a blustery grey morning when U8 Gers pulled on their beloved black and amber jerseys like well prized armour. Helmets strapped and secure, hurl in hand the lads were pumped for the clash. This was a legion ready for their first…

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David Coyne 01/03/2017

Unlike our u8’s previous bitter cold outing in Clanna Gael, reminiscent of winter battle on the eastern front, this in contrast, was a mercifully bright and mild Spring Saturday as we convoyed across the southern arc of the M50 to face Templeogue Synge Street for football. With our forces corralled, we were approx 23 strong…

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