Echo Sports Year in Review 2020: July

By Hayden Moore 

AFTER months of uncertainty caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, full team contact sports made a comeback with Shamrock Rovers and St Patrick’s Athletic togging out in football and the GAA club season swinging back into action.

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Football made its hugely anticipated return as St Patrick’s Athletic tabled an impressive 1-1 draw away against Dundalk.

1. St Judes V Faughs 11

Local rivals St Jude’s and Faughs collided in the Dublin Senior A Hurling Championship and it finished in a pulsating 1-18 deadlock while in the Intermediate Hurling Championship, St Jude’s substitute Lee Kelly put daylight between his side and St Mark’s in their 4-16 to 1- 18 return to the division.

PSAudrey Murtagh 25 04 09 Lucan Sarsfields Camogie Battle of the Parishes 2

Lucan Sarsfields Senior A camogie team lost the services of two true stalwarts in Emer Keenan and Audrey Murtagh after they decided to call time on their club careers in that code.

Despite that, Lucan made a blistering return in their Dublin Camogie Senior One Cup bout with Faughs Celtic, running out 2-9 to 1-3 victors while Naomh Jude also carded a victory

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Dublin Minor Camogie team boss John O’Connell, from Lucan Sarsfields, was frustrated with the Camogie Association’s decision to scrap the All-Ireland Minor Camogie Championship, despite the Under 16 and Adult equivalent going ahead.

For a full look back at July visit The Echo's website HERE, where all of editions from 2020 are free to read online until January 31st 2021. 

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