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JD leaves a void that will never be filled

JD leaves a void that will never be filled
At 5.20 a.m. on Thursday, June 21, 2018 John Dowling (JD) passed from this life leaving a void that will never be filled. He is survived by his loving wife Gaye, daughter Niamh, sons Tomas and Kieran, grandson Conor, sisters Mary and Catherine and brothers Elisha and Damien and Many friends.
As well as being a family man JD was a fantastic club man as hundreds of past players of St. Brendan’s Park FC will testify to. For those of us who were members of the 1974/75/76 St. Brendan’s Park FC squads we have many treasured memories of JD who always had a smile on his face. To the players lucky enough to have played with JD in that era they will remember him as always giving one hundred per cent. He was never one to carry a grudge and he was a great believer of what happened on the field stayed on the field. For many years he organised trips to Irish International Soccer matches that were played in Lansdowne Road, now known as the Aviva Stadium.
We have lost a great friend – may he rest in peace.

 

Thanks to Christy Leahy for the above piece .

Girls Soccer

St. Brendan’s Park fc are hoping to facilate girls soccer for the under sixteen age group. We will be holding an information meeting on Sunday 19/11/17 at 3.30pm for parents followed by a training session at 4pm. Any Girls born in 2001/2002/2003 intrested in playing soccer in tralee or the surrounding areas contact us Padraig McCannon ,director of football, 0872606538 or on info@stbrendansparkfc.com

Here’s a link to a recent study by UEFA into the benefits of teenage girls playing soccer.
http://www.uefa.com/womenseuro/news/newsid=2470403.html

Competition

NEW ST.BRENDANS PARK FC SHIRT DESIGN COMPETITION

In conjunction with O’Neill’s Sportswear, the Club will shortly be unveiling a new jersey for the seasons ahead and we would like as many members as possible to enter a competition to decide what it looks like!

We are inviting all members to enter a competition, where they will design what they believe should be the Clubs shirt going forward.

The only stipulation is that the design MUST include the Clubs traditional RED and BLACK colours only.

The winner of the competition will receive a personalised shirt with the winning design!

Entry Details:

Entries can be emailed to info@stbrendansparkfc.com or paper versions can be handed to any of the coaches, Management Committee members, or you can also use the following link!

http://icreate.oneills.com/soccer-jerseys-3.html

Entries must be received no later than Monday, 20th November next.

BEST OF LUCK!

Aviva Soccer Sisters Easter Camp

The girls had two great days of fun at our Aviva Soccer Sisters Easter Camp at Christy Leahy Park #AvivaSoccerSisters

Girls taking Part in the Aviva Easter Soccer Sisters Camp at St Brendans Park Fc

Important Club Update

” Any player that participates in any non-F.A.I. affiliated football programme(s) without prior approval of the Management Committee of the St. Brendan’s Park Football Club is deemed to be in breach of Club Rules and membership will be terminated immediately. Participation in non-FAI affiliated football programme(s) may  compromise the integrity of existing coaching structures and practices at St. Brendan’s Park Football Club.”
Kind Regards
St Brendans Park Fc Management Committee .

St.Patrick’s Day Parade.

Once again we will be represented in the parade this Friday, 17th March, where we will meet on the John Joe Sheehy Road at 11.30am. We have been allocated Number 19 in the parade and ask that all our boys and girls to please wear our club colours. This year the parade will finish at upper Ashe Street.