Josh Eden-Waitiri (Old Belvedere), James McCarthy and Rob O’Herlihy (Dolphin) at the launch of the inaugural McCarthy-O’Reilly Trophy last season. Old Belvedere travel to Cork on Saturday hoping for their 7th win in nine games. They are presently in 2nd place just 1 point behind Clontarf, a good away record has helped this, two
Monthly Archives / December 2013
After a very good few months, the Dolphin U 13′s have finished the year as league leaders, being unbeaten after five games. They celebrated this in style by going to the Coliseum Leisureplex for a well deserved Christmas Party. Well done lads, hopefully they will be celebrating again at season’s end.
Congratulations to Niall Scannell (pictured with Cian Bohane) who will make his first Munster start in the Rabo Direct v Connacht this evening at Thomond Park. There will be many familiar faces in the pack, he will have James Cronin at loose head and Sean Dougal at No 7 in a side captained by James Coughlan. Denis
Liam Harrington and Matt Perrott in action at the World Record attempt at Douglas Village Shopping centre. Congratulations to the u 16 side who were attempting to set and break separate World records for passing last Saturday at Douglas Village Shopping Centre. They set out to break 2336 passes in one hour, they smashed this
The Minis are looking forward to next Saturday morning. They will have training at 10 am as normal (just a light session) and then at 11 am retire indoors for their Christmas Party and of course the arrival of their special guest.
Dolphin’s successful under 16 team are attempting to break 1 world record and set another on Saturday the 21 st December at Douglas village Shopping centre between 10am and 4pm. The first attempt is a speed record, attempting to pass the ball over 2336 times in an hour,( currently held by the Maccabi GB Junior Rugby
Loose head James Cronin continues to put in eye catching performances for Munster. He was a vital cog in the Munster scrum who were awarded a penalty try after putting the Perpignan scrum under pressure for six consecutive scrums. Both Sunday Times & Sunday Independent named him as the Man of the Match on Sunday.
‘Dolphin Christmas Family Gathering’….Friday week, 13th…come along and enjoy this social evening…bring the kids, family, friends, work colleagues, lapsed members….all very welcome. Entertainment / songs by the fire, nibbles…even Santa is visiting !! No Entry Charge.
The Dolphin Under 14′s showed great determination to fight back having conceded three tries in the opening 10 minutes. Match Report to follow They had an enjoyable day, full credit to them for fighting back, they showed great team spirit as well as Christmas Spirit.
Niall Scannell has been named as captain for the Munster A’s for their B & I cup fixture with Plymouth Albion on Friday night. His brother Rory has also been named in the side at fullback while Cian Bohane is in the centre. The backrow contains two Dolphin players, Dave O’Callaghan and Ryan Murphy and