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Féile History Made at Ranelagh Gaels

Ranelagh Gaels entered a team into Dublin LGFA’s Féile competition for the first time – and it was a brilliant experience for all concerned.

Féile is an Under-14 competition played off on a blitz basis, with clubs divided into divisions. The winners of each county go forward to the national Féile.

Ranelagh’s oldest team in 2018 are Under-13 so they were playing a year above themselves, but the girls still put in a string of great performances and only missed out on a semi-final spot on scoring difference. Read the rest

Peil Óg Comes to Ranelagh Gaels

Ranelagh Gaels and Dublin LGFA are delighted to announce that Peil Óg is coming to the club – starting on Thursday, May 17 at Herbert Park.

Peil Óg is a special football training  programme aimed at girls aged between eight-and-13 years old. Sessions will run between 6.45pm and 8.0pm weekly.

Girls of all abilities are encouraged to take part – even if they have never played football before – and you don’t have to be a member of Ranelagh Gaels to join in either. Just come along!

Each training session will cost €3 per child and will run for six weeks. The programme is being run by Dublin LGFA and will feature coaching from members of Dublin’s 2017 All-Ireland-winning team. You can pre-register here and be entered into a draw to win an signed Dublin jersey. Read the rest

Easter Camp 2018

The Ranelagh Gaels Easter Camp will take place in Alexandra College, Milltown between Monday, 26 March and Thursday, 29 March from 10am-2pm.

Our wonderful club GPO Simon Lambert will lead his team of coaches to ensure the kids enjoy another fun week to remember.

The week only costs €60. That’s the cheapest childcare in Dublin 6!

You can register by clicking here.

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Sexton and Carbery meet Ranelagh Gaels U9s

Ranelagh Gaels U9s with Ireland and Leinster stars Johnny Sexton and Joery Carbery.

Ranelagh Gaels U9s with Ireland and Leinster stars Johnny Sexton and Joey Carbery.

As the new league season began today, our U9s got a special treat when they got to meet Ireland’s hero in Paris and Dublin 6 neighbour, Johnny Sexton. Read the rest

Men’s training

A great turn-out of 36 players braved the cold by Irish Sea last night for more winter training in Sean Moore Park in Irishtown last night.

Let’s hope we can keep these huge numbers up as the league season draws near.

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Ranelagh Gaels Awards Night

Ranelagh Gaels’ Annual Award Night took place on Saturday, January 27.

A great crowd turned out at The Tap House, where the event took place.

Five awards, honouring volunteers and players from all sectors of the club, were given out on the night.

Guests of honour on the night were Sam Maguire and Brendan Martin – the cups won by Dublin’s All-Ireland winning men’s and ladies teams last season.

The winners were:
Club Person of the Year – Shane Minihane
Ladies Player of the Year – Deirdre Breathnach
Men’s Player of the Year – Ciaran McGovern
Boys Coach of the Year – Frank Kelly and David Coyle
Girls Coach of the Year – Maria Broderick and Anthony Kavanagh

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