John Canty

Ranelagh Gaels men’s training is in full swing, with the first game of the season due to start on February 15.

Pre-season training will take place twice a week. On Mondays we are on Clanna Gael’s grass pitch under lights at 8.30. (See map below for details). Dressing rooms and showers are available on site.

Map of Clanna Gael Fontenoy

Then, on Wednesdays we train at Wesley College, Ballinteer, and the session runs from 8.15 to 9.45pm (see map below).

This is another pitch session – the pitch is astroturf and studs ARE NOT ALLOWED. Please wear runners or astro boots. Again, changing rooms and showers are available.

Wesley College


Ranelagh Gaels ladies footballers have also returned to action for 2015.

The club’s outstanding team, promoted in the League and Championship semi-finalists last year, began pre-season on Tuesday, January 27.

The panel start with six weeks of circuit training every Tuesday and the rust will be blown off with the annual warm-up competition run by Stars of Erin in February.

Circuit training will take place at Underground Fitnesss in Deansgrange. For a map of the location, click here.

The sessions will run from 7.30pm to 8.30pm and cost €5 per person per night.