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Grassroots

# grassroots - Thursday 10 April, 2014

VIDEO: A slick reminder that the grassroots game is the heartbeat of Irish rugby

Leinster rugby have produced some inspiring footage that may get you down to a local rugby club this weekend.

# grassroots - Friday 4 April, 2014

Brilliant video captures what it means to win the FAI Junior Cup

The captain of last year’s champions relives winning the biggest competition in Irish junior football.

# grassroots - Saturday 29 March, 2014

Injured Healy cheers on Clontarf as they beat Old Belvedere to lead league

The Leinster prop was joined by Connacht’s Paul O’Donohoe at Castle Avenue last night.

# grassroots - Monday 17 March, 2014

45 pictures that capture this season’s AIB All-Ireland senior club championships Local Heroes This post contains images

45 pictures that capture this season’s AIB All-Ireland senior club championships

Portumna and St Vincent’s were crowned champions this afternoon in Croke Park.

# grassroots - Tuesday 4 February, 2014

Roy Keane shows up at Ireland U17s training, gives ‘inspirational’ speech

We don’t remember Marco Tardelli doing anything of this sort.

# grassroots - Tuesday 21 January, 2014

Limerick sign up Martin O’Neill for club fundraiser

The Ireland boss will be in the Treaty City on 20 February.

# grassroots - Wednesday 8 January, 2014

Snapshot: Sean O’Brien is lending a hand to Carlow’s senior footballers

The lure of inter-county football is surely far stronger than Toulon.

# grassroots - Monday 6 January, 2014

In pics: Connacht get down and dirty for European tests Grassroots This post contains images

In pics: Connacht get down and dirty for European tests

Pat Lam is getting his squad angry before Zebre come to visit.

# grassroots - Sunday 29 December, 2013

Snapshot: Robbie Keane helped out his old club Crumlin United yesterday

The LA Galaxy striker opened the club’s new astro-turf pitch at Pearse Park.

# grassroots - Friday 22 November, 2013

Robbie Keane ‘worried’ for the future of Irish football

The country’s record goalscorer says more needs to be done to help young aspiring players during their development stages.

# grassroots - Tuesday 29 October, 2013

Here’s the key GAA club fixtures for the week ahead

There’s plenty Gaelic football and hurling action on around the country.

19 of our favourite pics from the weekend’s GAA club action Local Battles This post contains images

19 of our favourite pics from the weekend’s GAA club action

It was a busy schedule of Gaelic football and hurling from around the country.

# grassroots - Friday 25 October, 2013

6 Talking Points before this weekend’s GAA club action

There’s showpiece games on the agenda in Mayo, Kilkenny and Galway.

# grassroots - Sunday 20 October, 2013

As it happened: Sunday GAA club match tracker

It was another busy day of action around the country.

# grassroots - Sunday 13 October, 2013

As it happened: Sunday GAA club match tracker

Keep in touch with all the football and hurling action that’s taking place around the country today.

# grassroots - Saturday 12 October, 2013

Here’s your round-up of today’s key club hurling action

Cork champions Sarsfields are still on track to retain their title while last year’s Clare beaten finalists Cratloe bowed out.

9 characters you’ll meet at a schoolboy soccer match

These are the people you come across when you take a stroll down to the local football pitch.

# grassroots - Friday 11 October, 2013

Waterford hurling great hoping to see Passage claim senior glory

Ex-Deise defender Sean Cullinane is hoping to witness history on Sunday afternoon in Walsh Park.

# grassroots - Thursday 10 October, 2013

23 signs that your GAA club is in a county final

There’s only one topic of conversation around the parish this week.

# grassroots - Wednesday 9 October, 2013

VIDEO: Seamus Coleman celebrates Killybegs county semi-final win

The Irish international was supporting his Donegal GAA club last Sunday.

# grassroots - Sunday 6 October, 2013

As it happened: Sunday GAA club match tracker

Keep in touch with all the football and hurling action that took place around the country today.

# grassroots - Friday 27 September, 2013

Here’s the 9 clubs that supply players to Cork’s All-Ireland starting side

All you need to know about the Rebel clubs who will have players in action tomorrow.

Here’s the 10 clubs that supply players to Clare’s All-Ireland starting side

All you need to know about the Banner clubs who will have players in action tomorrow.

# grassroots - Wednesday 3 April, 2013

Schoolboy football chief criticises controversial rule change which sees Dublin club kicked out

Kilnamanagh FC’s U15s Premier side were banned from seeing out the season after playing an ineligible player.

# grassroots - Monday 18 March, 2013

10 phrases you might hear at a junior soccer match

Whether it’s Pike Rovers or Brayzil 2nds you play for, you’re probably used to shouts like these.

# grassroots - Thursday 28 February, 2013

VIDEO: Connacht want your help locating a World Cup winning captain

With the help of their supporters, the westerners want to groom future Henshaws and Marmions for Test success.

# grassroots - Monday 14 January, 2013

From Business ETC Jobs initiative helped turn 6,000 pledges into 4,000 new hires in 2012 Employment

Jobs initiative helped turn 6,000 pledges into 4,000 new hires in 2012

Hireland, the voluntary initiative which urges SMEs to pledge to take on more staff, helped created 4,000 jobs in its first year.

# grassroots - Friday 2 November, 2012

Ulster Bank league: Garryowen out for more than just bragging rights

Plus, Anglesea Road will play host to a bottom-of-the-table scrap tomorrow.

# grassroots - Sunday 21 October, 2012

As it happened: GAA senior club championship action

It was another busy, busy day of club action with plenty of medals handed out. Here are the results.

# grassroots - Thursday 18 October, 2012

‘They won’t come and watch’ — Futbol Mundial profiles the League of Ireland

The Sky Sports magazine show spoke with figures in the Irish domestic game about the challenges ahead.

# grassroots - Sunday 14 October, 2012

As it happened: GAA senior club championship action

We were keeping an eye out for drama in 12 county finals (and much more) this afternoon.

# grassroots - Saturday 6 October, 2012

From TheJournal.ie The Evening Fix… now with added Gangnam Style Need To Know

The Evening Fix… now with added Gangnam Style

Here’s the things we learned, loved and shared today.

From TheJournal.ie James Reilly must go: Labour grassroots meet to call for Reilly’s resignation Pressure

James Reilly must go: Labour grassroots meet to call for Reilly’s resignation

The members say that Reilly’s approach to healthcare is “completely incompatible” with Labour values.

# grassroots - Tuesday 2 October, 2012

VIDEO: Somebody finally found a use for the rainbow flick

We dare you to not try this at home.

# grassroots - Monday 1 October, 2012

Club GAA round-up from Munster

There were key football games in Clare, Cork and Tipperary over the weekend while the semi-finalists are known in the Kerry SFC and the final stage has been reached in the Waterford SHC.

# grassroots - Sunday 9 September, 2012

St Brigid’s educating the Galway hurling youth

The Loughrea based school has played a major role in the hurling development of several members of the Galway squad that are in action in tomorrow’s Croke Park showpiece.

# grassroots - Wednesday 15 August, 2012

VIDEO: Sky give German district sides the full big-match treatment

We’re not sure who Germany’s Geoff Shreeves is, but no doubt he’s in the tunnel ready to dish out some harsh truths.

# grassroots - Thursday 19 January, 2012

Norfolk football team faces eviction 21 years after death of King Olav

What in the name of Thor does King Olav the fifth of Norway have to do with little old Cromer Town FC? I hear you ask. Well, gather close.

# grassroots - Thursday 3 November, 2011

Column: Football fans are taking back control of their clubs – and it’s working

This year’s League of Ireland has shown that supporter-run clubs can be successful. But it’s about much more than results on the pitch, writes Kevin Rye of Supporters Direct.

# grassroots - Thursday 1 September, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Bertie Ahern called Fianna Fáil grassroots ‘useless good-for-nothings’ Bertie

Bertie Ahern called Fianna Fáil grassroots ‘useless good-for-nothings’

The former Taoiseach said cumainn members had “tea parties” instead of working to build the party’s vote.

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