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Saturday 10 December 2016

Bernard was the original Dub Superstar

ALAN Brogan is back training with the Dubs. But the Brogan Boys will never be as fit as the Da, Bernard Senior.

The Dublin legend was the Irish Sports Superstar back in 1980. Footage of the event will be shown on Second Captain's Live on RTE 2 tomorrow night (10.pm).

The event featured top athletes undertaking many different sporting disciplines.

Jimmy Magee hosted the show and Brendan O'Reilly was on commentary.

Bernard went on to represent Ireland at the World Superstar Championship.

Pat Spillane was the first winner of the Irish competition in 1979.

GOOD NIGHT AHEAD

TICKETS are going well for the Under The Mask Charity Ball at Croke Park on Friday week, April 17th.

"We are delighted with the response, and the preparations are going nicely," states organiser, Sam Osborne.

The event will highlight teenager's mental health, and it will raise funds for Head Strong, Pieta house and Aware.

If anybody would like to help with sponsorship, they can contact Sam on 086-1266937 or underthemaskball@gmail.com

Tickets from underthemask.eventbrite.ie

Check out Facebook.com/underthemaskball

DUBLIN CATS CONVOY

ON Sunday week, April 19, Dublin will be in Nowlan Park for their Allianz National Hurling League Division 1 semi-final against Cork (2.0).

The Friends of Dublin Hurling will be running their buses.

They'll leave Connolly Station (11.am) and Rathcoole Village (11.30am). The cost is €10 for members and €15 for non-members. To book a seat, text 087-2331983 by 6.pm on Friday week, April 17th.

AHEAD OF THE POSSE

THE wise Dubs didn't use the car park beside St Tiernach's Park on Sunday.

Cars are not allowed to leave that car park until twenty minutes after the final whistle.

They just wouldn't be able to get through the town as the crowds left the ground.

So those with a little local knowledge parked away from the stadium, with the nose pointing for home.

email: niallscullyfootball@eircom.net

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