WHEN you go to an Olympic Games you hear an awful lot about the F-word.But sometimes it feels like the ‘Olympic family’ is just a fancy name for the sponsors and the folks in the logoed blazers who get ferries around in courtesy cars while everyone else puts up with athlete-unfriendly schedules and convoluted transport […]
Under The Spotlight: "If you use every hour as best as you can, you have time for everything" – Luke Evans
As the countdown to Rio gets more intense, our new feature series will see us putting athletes, coaches and mentors ‘Under the Spotlight’ to find out how training, competitions and indeed, life in general is going. Recently, we caught up with swimmer James Scully, while this week, we spoke to 26-year-old football captain, Luke Evans, […]
Ireland drawn against Brazil, USA and Great Britain for Pre-Paralympic Tournament
Irish Paralympic football team finish sixth at Cerebral Palsy Football World Championships after defeat to hosts England
The Irish Paralympic football team were defeated 2-0 by hosts England this evening in the 5th/6th place play-off at the 2015 Cerebral Palsy Football World Championships, in St. George’s Park. In what was an entertaining game of 7-a-side Football two great individual goals from the home side sealed the win.
Irish team guarantee Rio 2016 place with 1-0 win over Argentina at Football 7-a-side World Championships
The Irish Paralympic football team guaranteed their place at the 2016 Rio Paralympic Games today with a brilliant 1-0 win over Argentina in their classification match at the Cerebral Palsy Football World Championships in St. George’s Park in England. Gerard Glynn’s Irish side will now progress to a 5th/6th place play-off tomorrow afternoon against the […]
Ireland’s Paralympic football team suffered a disappointing 4-0 defeat at the hands of reigning European Champions and world number two side Ukraine in their Football 7-a-side World Championship quarter-final, in St. George’s Park in England this evening.
Ireland’s Cerebral Palsy Football Team heading to Rio 2016 Paralympics after victory over Portuguese
Ireland secure place in quarter-final of the World Championships RESULT: IRELAND 8:0 PORTUGAL Ireland’s Cerebral Palsy Football Team today almost assured qualification for the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro ending four years of hurt after missing out by one place for London 2012. At the World Championships at St. George’s Park in England […]
Result moves Ireland a step closer to quarter-finals and precious Paralympic Games qualification Ireland’s Paralympic football team secured an emphatic victory today in their second group game at the Cerebral Palsy Football World Championships defeating Australia 4-1. Following an opening defeat to tournament favourites Russia this was a game Ireland needed to win to ensure […]
Ireland lose out to tournament favourites Russia in opening game of Cerebral Palsy Football 7-a-side World Championships
Ireland’s Paralympic football team suffered a heavy defeat to the top ranked team in the world Russia in their opening group game at the Cerebral Palsy Football World Championships in St George’s Park in the UK this evening. The Russian side put in a hugely impressive performance and looked every bit the tournament favourites on […]