Championship Round 1 - Match Report Sunday 23rd April 2006
Clontarf 1-8 (1-4) UCD 1-12 (0-7)
"Spirited Clontarf fail to teach students a lesson"
When the draw was made for the 1st round of the Dublin 2006 Senior Championship, the pundits were not giving Clontarf much hope. UCD, blue ribbon winners in 2002 were defeated by a single point last year to eventual finalists Na Fianna. Probably most concerning for Clontarf was that just 10 weeks previous UCD had taken Dublin to extra time in the O'Byrne cup. Clontarf on the otherhand were seeking to halt a run of 8 1st round championship exits. The game was played on a perfect evening for football at Parnell Pk. read more ...
League Round 1 - Match Report Saturday 11th March 2006
Clontarf 1-13 (0-7) Naomh Mearnog 1-9 (0-5)
"Clontarf Seniors grab first league points"
Clontarf Senior Footballers kicked off their 2006 league campaign with a good win at home against Naomh Mearnog. Despite easy wins over Mearnog in recent years, Clontarf were not taking this 1st game for granted. Injuries to key players (Kevin Devine and Damien Carew) and a few defections from the 2005 panel brought a few hardy supporters out to see how this years crew would shape up. On the day Clontarf produced a team fine performance in dreadful conditions and looked like an outfit well capable of driving for Div 1 status again. read more ...
AIB Cup - Match Report Sunday 19th February 2006
Clontarf 2-9 (2-5) St. Anne's 1-10 (1-5)
"Clontarf Seniors get their season off to a winning start."
Playing into a stiff breeze in the first half Clontarf found themselves a point behind after four minutes.Shane McIntyre then missed with a 30-metre free kick before Cian Reidy kicked an excellent point from play to level matters in the 10th minute.Clontarf then took control of the game with Shane McIntyre finding his range. read more ...