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Docs fight the law, and the law wins

Sheriff YC 5-1 St Vincent’s Hospital FC 1 February 2020 Sheriff YC, Clontarf Road, Dublin 3 Leinster Senior League, Saturday Major 1B In what has been an, ahem, challenging season so far for St Vincent’s Hospital FC, an easy fixture would have been just what the doctors ordered amidst a run of five league defeats.…

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St Vincent’s Hospital FC manager’s mid-season review

St Vincent’s Cardiology Registrar and player-manager Dr Rory Durand reflects on how the season has started for the doctors in the Leinster Senior League A fresh start The 2019-2020 season has been exciting for my co-manager John Cosgrove and I. We started in July with our pre-season campaign, which ran a lot more smoothly than…

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Vincent’s in need of resuscitation

Balscadden FC 5 -0 St Vincent’s Hospital FC   Ringscommon Sports Centre, Naul, Dublin Leinster Senior League Saturday 1B 2 November 2019 It was a day to forget for St Vincent’s Hospital FC as they travelled to a well-organised Balscadden team from North Co Dublin. The day started off poorly when a tailback on the M50…

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Dunboyne done by doctors at the death

St Vincent’s Hospital FC 4-3 Dunboyne AFC Pearse Park Astro, Crumlin Leinster Football Association (LFA) Junior Cup 25 October 2019 Towards the end of extra-time in the 2005 Champions League Final between AC Milan and Liverpool, Reds goalkeeper Jerzy Dudek parried a close-range header only for the ball to drop to the feet of Milan…

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Students come-of-age to overtake doctors

St Vincent’s Hospital FC 0-2 UCD AFC 18 October 2019 Pearse Park Astro, Crumlin Leinster Senior League, Saturday Major 1B A stuttering start to the league season continued for St Vincent’s as they suffered a 2-0 defeat at home to UCD in Crumlin. The visitors scored twice early in the second-half in a fairly even…

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Keeping it in the family

This week’s player profile focuses on the utility defender with St Vincent’s FC and family practitioner Colm Cosgrove, who is currently working in Ballymun Family Practice and living in Goatstown Roll of Honours: Colm has won LSLleagues with St Vincent’s, played in six Med Cups, 10 Hospitals Cups (winning 2), five NAMS (winning two) as…

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Born to run or cycle or walk

Sport Ireland, Sport Northern Ireland and Healthy Ireland (through the Healthy Ireland fund) has published the first all-island children’s sport participation and physical activity (CSPPA 2018) study. It provides insights into the experiences of children and adolescents throughout the island around their participation in physical activity, sport and physical education. In the case of children…

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Sport

Giant-killing doctors enjoy magic of the cup TEK United 1-2 St Vincent’s Hospital FC Saturday 14 September Grange Grove, Lansville Noel Ryan Cup, 2nd Round After finishing on the wrong side of a 6-1 home defeat in their opening league game of the 2019/20 campaign, a visit to Major 1 outfit TEK United wasn’t the…

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