A fantastic afternoon and a fundraiser for a great cause.
I was invited by Ivan to come down and take Photos.
Brian still has it…
I took a lot of them as Usual So Here is a sample The Complete set is on Flickr.
This was the Last event in my rugby callendar this year (gamewise).
Clontarf J5 hosting a touring Maastricht Maraboes.
Some Photos of the an enjoyable game despite the conditions.
As Usual Flickr for all the photos
A fantastic occasion in Castle Avenue and a display of great quality from both sides.
A special mention to the AIL Players getting a chance to shine with the Barbarrians: Ger Slattery (Young Munster) William Ryan (Cork Constitution) , Charlie Butterworth (Lansdowne), Philip O’Dwyer (old Belvedere) , Colm McMahon (St Mary’s College).
All the Players gave it all and With the smallest of Margin Clontarf Held on to a 1 point lead at the Death. Final Score 43 -42.
Thanks to the Baabaas for letting me in and Clontarf for a fantastic season.
Thanks to Nigel Owens for a great refereeing performance, to Andy Wood and Mike Ruddock for Getting these two teams to Play such a beautiful game. And to the all the Players For Playing to Such a good level.
Lastly Thanks to the Clontarf Mini rugby teams and Coaches for the halftime game.
As usual a Flickr link For more Photos
On Wednesday Prior to Clontarf hosting the Barbarians. I was allowed in with the Players and club members for the jerseys presentation.
The game was preceded by the Artane Band and some Para Flying in with the Game ball. and a very traditional team photo.
All the prematch photos on Flickr