2018 Kennedy Cup

Kennedy Cup Day 6

Monday 25th June, 2018

2018 KENNEDY CUP – DAY 6 FRIDAY 15TH JUNE 2018The cubs were a bit slow to emerge from their dens this morning. They arrived quietly, blinking vacantly into the daylight.Some of them looked like they had not slept for a fortnight!Breakfast was a casual affair and then it was mostly just lazing about. There is Garda crime scene tape on the door on No.8! What...

Kennedy Cup Day 5

Sunday 17th June, 2018

2018 KENNEDY CUP –DAY 5 THURSDAY 14TH JUNE 2018The first day of the 2018 World Cup would be our last day in the 2018 Kennedy Cup.We started with good intentions. Up for 8.00 for a shower and breakfast, then collect our kit, then into the Team Meeting for 9.30am and all ready to go for our 10.30am kick-off.Galway would not usually be playing this early on a...

Kennedy Cup Day 4

Thursday 14th June, 2018

2018 KENNEDY CUP – DAY 4 WEDNESDAY 13TH JUNE 2018Welcome to what it is to finish fourth in your Group.When we arrived on Pitch 2 for our game this morning there was hardly anybody there and the hill was almost empty. It improved a bit by kick-off but not by much.But we were again in determined mood.We were up for breakfast by 8.30, got our kit for just after...

Kennedy Cup Day 3

Wednesday 13th June, 2018

KENNEDY CUP – DAY 3 TUESDAY 12TH JUNE 201812th June. A very famous date.Thirty years ago today, the 12th June 1988, Ireland famously beat England in the first game of Euro’88 which was the first time Ireland had qualified for a major Finals. That day in Stuttgart will never be forgotten by those lucky enough to be there that day or to have watched...


Tuesday 12th June, 2018

ATHLONE DISTRICT SCHOOLBOY LEAGUE KENNEDY CUP SQUAD 2018 Darren Quinn (GK) AC Celtic Ben Donegan AC Celtic Jason Cunningham AC Celtic Samuel Osho St. Josephs Shane Keenan AC Celtic Biyi Odekunle St. Francis Oisin McAuley Hodson Bay Shane Hanley AC Celtic Danny Ryan AC Celtic Rian Dully AC Celtic Eoghan Raleigh Temple Villa Daragh Lowry Temple Villa Abdul...

Kennedy Cup Day 2

Tuesday 12th June, 2018

2018 KENNEDY CUP – DAY 2 MONDAY 11TH JUNE 2018We were given the chance of a lie-in up until 10.30am this morning but everyone was up and about well before that.House 8 has Table Tennis. Zak has been practising for months but it is impossible to get Sam off it until David hammered him!It appears that House 7 has a Jacuzzi and a Sauna. None of the other houses...

Kennedy Cup Day 1

Monday 11th June, 2018

2018 KENNEDY CUP – DAY 1 SUNDAY 10TH JUNE 2018This is it!This is what all the preparation has been all about. The excitement is palpable. The anticipation is huge.We gathered at Kilmartins N6 Centre for 3.45pm. Well most of us did. Shane K was late! Apparently delays in Tang International Airport!Already a Van full of food, equipment, gear, tables and...


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