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Weston 1st XI 1954/55 – First season in league

Weston hockey team

The team were beaten finalists in the Junior League Final v Railway Union Hockey Club, in Templeogue Ground, April 1955.

Back L-R: Billy Birnie, Parkes Lynam, Paddy Molloy, Bernard Burke, Tom Molloy, Liam Duke, Kevin Duke, Jack Kane.
Front L-R: John Black, Louis Eiffe, Harry Vallom (Capt), Michael Lynam, Dermot Smyth, Eamon Duke.

The photo taken 55 years ago by Mrs. Duke of the Round House.
Thank you to Bernard Burke for sending it in to us.


Lucan Sarsfields 1950s

sarsfields at langans field

Back: Billy Malone, Aidan Buggle, Tom Carr, Bob Dardis, John Dobbs, Denis Byrne, Dick Byrne, Barney Walsh, Mungy Behan.
Front: Peadar Condron, Paul Gogarty, Dinny Malone, Larry Downes, Tommy McCormack, Sean Bonass, Dick Fallon, Johnny Scarff.

The picture was taken in Langan’s field, behind the Foxhunter, where two railway carriages were used as changing rooms. The top of one can be seen just behind the players.
Thanks to Peter Brady for the photo.