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23/03/01: Sports events scheduled for this weekend and next week have not yet been cancelled because of yesterday's foot-and-mouth outbreak in Louth. The Irish Masters snooker event, All-Ireland League in rugby and league and cup fixtures in soccer will go ahead as planned, while men's and women's hockey competitions are also set to resume.
The All-Ireland League in rugby, with the exception of Midleton's game against City of Derry, will resume while the Leinster Schools' Senior Cup final between Blackrock and Terenure will go ahead at Lansdowne Road on Sunday. The match is expected to attract in excess of 15,000 supporter

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Club News

Annual Club Vs College game:
De La Salle College Churchtown were beaten by the club u18 team.

De La Salle Palmerston Golf Classic:
The Organising committee of the annual De La Salle Palmerston Golf Classic have been in touch to ask for a mention for their upcoming event on Holy Thursday April 12th 2001.
This year the Golf Classic is taking place in The Grange Golf Club Rathfarnham.
Tee off times are between: 8.00am-12.30pm and 1.30-3.30pm.
The cost per team of four is 450, which includes green fees, evening dinner and snacks.
If you would like to enter a team, please contact either:
Kevin Fitzpatrick@ 086 2707481(m)
Paddy Feeney @6764755(w)

3/4/01: Congratulations to Kevin Fitzpatrick, who following his successful role as Liason officer for the Romanian World Cup team during the 1999 World Cup, has been appointed by the IRFU to the role of Liason officer for the forthcoming tour of Ireland by The All Black's in November.

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First XV

All Ireland League Division 1:
De La Salle Palmerston 17 Dungannon 43
P Costello 1T
M Viorneau 1T
Damien Mc Cabe 2c 1P

First XV to play Garryowen:
The first team are to rseume their All Ireland League programme with against Garryowen this Saturday in Dooradoyle kick off at 2.30pm. Best of luck to Tony and all the team.
As most of you will be aware the IRFU are going to reduce the current AIB league campaign by three games (due to foot and mouth crisis) and will still have a relegation ad promotion form/to Division two of two teams.
A sub committee is to work out the reamaining games for each club next week. The U-20 team are also scheduled to play the Garryowen u-20 team before the big game, however this has to be confirmed yet.

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Junior News


Tonight Monday @ 6pm in Kilternan DLSP J4'S (Derek Lawlor and Dave Lillis selection xv including Phil Warahoiko, Pat Nugent and Paddy Sheridan)
N.B: Match was originally scheduled for Tuesday night.

Tuesday night @ 6pm in Kilternan
DLSP J2 team Vs Old Wesley in Albert O'Connell Cup, fresh from beating Guinness in the first round
Wednesday Night @ 6pm in Templeville Rd Niall Fitzgerald's J3's Vs Mary's in the cup, having had that famous win over Lansdowne last week.

J1 League Final:
De La Salle Palmerston 8 St Mary's 10

Mark Kavanagh 1P
Stephen Gormley 1T

J1's to Play Old Wesley in Metropolitan Cup on Sunday:
Fresh from playing in the J1 league league final last Sunday, Mark Kavanagh and the team will play Old Wesley this Sunday in the second round of the Heineken Metropolitan cup in Kilgobbin.

J2 League Quarterfinal @ Donnybrook:
De La Salle Palmerston 13 Old Wesley 5
Dylan Clancy 1P 1DG 1C
Daryl Porter 1T

J2's Qualify for League Semi Final:
Congratulations to the J2's who qualified for our first league semi-final (since 1995 Vs Wanderers), by beating Old Wesley 13-5 in Donnybrook on Saturday.
It was a fantastic result, as we became the first team to beat Wesley (who have won it for the last two years) in nearly three seasons in the J2 League competition, with their team including Chris Pim, Adrian Hawe and Colin Younger.
The semi final Vs Mary's will take place in Templeville Road, with the date has yet to be confirmed.
However they will also be playing Old Wesley again this Saturday in the Albert O'Connell cup in Kilternan with a 3pm Kick off

The Club Secretary Leonard Brodie, has receive notification from The Leinster Branch regarding the number of replacements allowed play in all Junior Cup competition's
. Five selected and all five are allowed play. Extra time will also be played of 10 minutes each way when required.

The position in respect of league play offs will be advised on each occasion

J1 League Quarterfinal !!!

De La Salle Palmerston 22 Old Belvedre 16
Congratulations to the J1's (captained by Mark Kavanagh) on beating Old Belvedre in the J1 League Quarterfinal on Sunday in Kilternan. It's a fantastic result for the lads (and keeps this year's unbeaten record intact). Details on Semis Final date and draw are due over the next few days.
J2's Qualify for Quarterfinal's of the League?
James Brannigan and the Managent of the J2 team are awaiting confirmation that the Blackrock J2 team beat Clontarf's J2 in Castle Avenue in the J2 League on Saturday. If the Leinster Branch confirm this is the correct result, this would mean our J2's would qualify for the quarterfinal's of the league.
All in all this season has been fantastic for us at J2, a level that we have failed to compete strongly at for a long number of years. congrats for the work done to date by Peter Fields, Frank Ennis and James Brannigan.
J3's Unofficially crowned League DIVISION 2 Champion's for this season!!
The failure of The Royal College Of Surgeons J3 team to arrive at Kilternan on Sunday and fulfil their fixture in the league, could have confirmed Niall Fitzgerald's Team as champions.
With the referee being in Kilternan, all indications are that we will be awarded the points for the non show of the RCS team.
In true Salmo spirit the team went out celebrating anyway, and all looked very smart in their new fleeces and baseball caps that were very kindly sponsored by kevin Tobin of Pk Chemicals.
J4's Get up and running: 
D.P.Smyth Cup
De La Salle Palmerston 13 St Mary's 20
Jim Martin 1Try
Damien Deegan 2P1C
In our first match of the season we had a very good run out in our inaugural league match against Mary's in the DPSmyth cup being organised by Mary's at Templeville yesterday.
19 people turned up and all got a game in a tough but enjoyable game. This cup is being run in two sections of four and our next game is against Terenure in the club in two weeks time, then the following week we play Belvedre away. Should we win both the remaining games we will qualify for the Semi final stage.

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U-20's Mc Corry Cup League

U20 League: U 20's beaten by Trinity College.

De La Salle Palmerston 50 Naas 8

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UCD Beaten in JP Flanagan League:
Commiserations to Eoin hickey who was playing outhalf on the UCD team that was beaten in the final of the JP Flanagan League Vs Lansdowne on Friday night.