Selections for Fairyhouse – Jan. 16th 2021

12.00: YOUMDOR (PAUL TOWNEND/WILLIE MULLINS) 12.30: ROSEYS HOLLOW (MARK WALSH/JONATHAN SWEENEY) 1.05: MIGHTY MEGSIE – EW – (ROBBIE POWER/JESSICA HARRINGTON) 1.40: ALOHAMORA – EW – (KEVIN BROUDER/JAMES NASH) 2.15: BEL AMI DE SIVOLA – EW – (BRYAN COOPER/GORDON ELLIOTT) 2.50: PORT STANLEY (ROBBIE POWER/JESSICA HARRINGTON) 3.25: AGENT BORU – EW – (BRIEN KANE (5)/TOM GIBNEY) 4.00: VISCOUNT GORT (PAT TAAFFE (7)/HENRY DE BROMHEAD) Continue reading Selections for Fairyhouse – Jan. 16th 2021

Dunboyne’s twin towers ready for next career chapter

On a particularly warm Saturday in April 2015, around midday, Meath defeated Offaly in a Leinster Minor Football League game in a practically deserted Pairc Tailteann. There were two Dunboyne clubmen in green and gold that day – David McEntee and Conor Keeley. The latter marking his first – and sadly only – outing in a Tayto Park jersey – as it was then – by accounting for 1-7 of the host’s total. His mere presence on the field was a victory in itself. For myself and a few of us who had cajoled, coaxed, persuaded and all but begged … Continue reading Dunboyne’s twin towers ready for next career chapter

Selections for Fairyhouse – Jan. 12th 2020

11.50: REINE FEE (DONAGH MEYLER/SHANE CRAWLEY) 12.20: MOSCOWSOWHAT – EW – (CONOR ORR (3)/JAMES DULLEA) 12.50: LIGHT BRIGADE (KEVIN BROUDER/CHARLES BYRNES) 1.20: PERCY WARNER (JACK KENNEDY/GORDON ELLIOTT) 1.55: CATHMART DESJY (JJ SLEVIN/JOSEPH O’BRIEN) 2.25: JULIES STOWAWAY (DANNY MULLINS/MAGS MULLINS) 3.00: WESTY FOX – EW – (KEITH DONOGHUE/JIM DREAPER) 3.30: UPOURDAT (GARY NOONAN (7)/PADDY NEVILLE) Continue reading Selections for Fairyhouse – Jan. 12th 2020

Old foes paired together entering pivotal period of season

Manchester United’s pairing with Liverpool is the pick of ties for the fourth round of the FA Cup following the draw for same which was completed a short time ago. It will be the old foes second collision in a week, the outcomes of which will be pivotal to both clubs’ seasonal aspirations. Other noteworthy fixtures in the next stage of the competition include the winners of the deferred third round clash between Southampton and Shrewsbury awaiting holders Arsenal. The Gunners will surely be weary given their patchy record against The Saints and the fact that they have come a … Continue reading Old foes paired together entering pivotal period of season