Palmerston Football Club Founded in Ranelagh.
H Swan, R Exshaw & R Douglas are selected for
Leinster for the first ever
Junior Inter pro Vs Munster.
The club enters the Leinster Senior Cup for the first time.
The Club hosts the second All Blacks (The Invincible). (Note:
autographed photo on display in Kilternan).
New grounds acquired at Clonskeagh. Pavilion opened by J.J.Coffey
President of the IRFU, followed by a game
D.M.Hudson becomes the Club’s first Leinster Senior Interprovincial.
V.E. Kirwan elected President of the Leinster Branch
V.E. Kirwan elected President of the IRFU.
V.E. Kirwan elected Hon. Sec. of the International
Rugby Football Board.
Palmerston win their first ever Leinster Branch
trophy (“The Moran Cup”).
Mr Bob Fitzgerald appointed Secretary of the IRFU.
De La Salle RFC founded in April.
De La Salle RFC win their first Leinster Branch competition the
Third A’s League
Hugh Mc Cullough (De La Salle) is selected for the first ever
Leinster u-19 team
The first floodlit rugby pitch in the republic is opened & De la
Salle RFC win the Spencer Cup for the first time.
De La Salle Past Pupils RFC acquire grounds in Glenamuck
Palmerston F.C. purchase 16 acres in Kilternan.
Barry O’Connor selected for the Irish B team.
Palmerston F.C. play their first game in Kilternan on
August 30th and
new clubhouse are officially opened by the President of the IRFU
Barry O’Connor plays for Ireland in non cap winning
test matches on the tour of South Africa.
De La Salle RFC And Palmerston FC make history by
becoming the first two Irish rugby clubs to merge and will be known
as De La Salle Palmerston F.C.
Dr Michael Foley is elected as the first President
and Pat Mc Cabe Captain of
De La Salle Palmerston F.C.
De La Salle Palmerston win their first Leinster
Branch Competitions the J2
League and the Guilfoyle cup at J8 level.
Ronan Garvey, Tom Leigh & Ultan Waldron become the
first De La Salle Palmerston members to be selected for Leinster (at
u-19 Level) and Collie Gleeson was also selected for Connacht at
Des Fitzgerald selected for Irish World Cup squad.
De La Salle Palmerston qualify for Division 3 of the AIL.
Ciaran Shanley becomes the first member of De La
to be selected
De La Salle Palmerston qualify for Division 2 of the AIL.
De La Salle Palmerston promoted to Division 1 of the AIL.
Palmerston qualify for their first Leinster Senior
Declan O’Brien becomes the first De La Salle
Palmerston to be awarded a
full time contract from the Leinster Branch.
De La Salle Palmerston celebrate their Centenary year and retain
their Division 1 status.