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Irish Lions Players

European Championships London 2016March 2016

team-photo Players: Paul Murphy, Luke Snow, Muriris Bartley, Coilin Lordan, Dominic Joyce, Padraic O Connell, Conor O'Halloran, Rory John, Eoin O'Sullivan.

2015 Euro 9s in Umag, CroatiaOctober 2015

team-photo Players: Richard McSweeney, Conor O'Halloran, Coilin Lordan, Eoin O'Sullivan, Peter Traynor, Dean Johnson, Padraic O Connell

Ass. Coach: Brian Currane

2014 International Cup (Runners Up)August 2014

team-photo Players: Players: Conor O'Halloran, Muiris Bartley, Dominic Joyce

2014 Euro 9s LondonMarch 2014

team-photo Players: Padraic McSweeney, Richard McSweeney, Coilin Lorand, Eoin O'Sullivan.

2013 European ChampionshipsSeptember 2013

team-photo Players; Brian O'Connell, Brian Roche, Vincent Manning, Dominic Joyce, Conor O'Halloran, Eoin O'Sullivan, Muiris Bartley.

Ass. Coach: Currane
Manager: Paul Ryan

Euro Cup 2012, EdinburghSeptember 2012

Eoin O Suilleabhain and Muiris Bartley were on the Euro Cup winning team of 2012, where Muiris kicked a goal in the dying seconds of the Grand Final to win it for Ireland. Watch the video of the game on the left.

Paul 'Junior' Ryan was team manager. Ireland beat Denmark in a tense final to win the cup.

Euro Cup 2011, BelfastOctober 2011

team-photo The 9-aside Euro Cup team of 2011 had 5 Lions players selected for the 16-man squad;
Brian O'Connell, Vincent Manning, Muiris Bartley, Brian Roche and Ian O'Sullivan. Paul Ryan was also involved as Team Manager.

Ireland beat Austria, European Crusaders, England and Croatia in the final to win the cup. Brian Roche and Brian O'Connell had stand out performances and were named in the team of the tournament.

World Cup 2011, Melbourne and SydneyAugust 2011

team-photo The World Cup team of 2011 had 2 Lions players selected for the squad;
Cian Quigley (captain) and Eoin � S�illeabhain.

Ireland beat Papua New Guinea in an epic battle in the MCG to win the World Cup! Both Eoin and Cian had a huge part to play in this achievement so well done lads.

EU Cup 2010, Milan ItalyOctober 2010

team-photo The EU 9-aside Cup in 2010 had 3 Lions players selected for the squad;
Eoin O Suilleabhain (captain), Rob Armstrong (selected on team of the tournament) & Brian Healy (pictured and winning his first cap)

Ireland lost to eventual winners Croatia in the semi-final but beat England in 3rd place play off.

European Championship 2010, Malmo SwedenAugust 2010

team-photo The European Championship in 2010 had 5 Lions players selected for the squad;
Vincent Manning, Cian Quigley (captain), James Flavin, Rob Armstrong and Eoin �� S��illeabh��in.

Ireland beat Denmark to claim the European Championship Cup!

 

 

 

 

 

 

World Cup 2008, Melbourne AustraliaAugust 2008

team-photo In 2008 the Lions had 10 players selected for the the World Cup squad; Brian O'Connell, Denis Goggin, Cian Quigley (captain), Garret Kelleher, Liam O'Connor, Ian O'Sullivan (vice captain), Ciaran Keegan, James Flavin, Liam Twomey, Diarmuid Griffin and Brian Currane (Assistant Manager).

Ireland lost the semi-final to New Zealand and then the 3rd place play-off to South Africa (due to a very contentious decision) and finished in 4th place overall.

 

 

 

Challenge Cup 2006, London UK2006

team-photo In 2006 the Lions had 6 players selected for the the Challenge Cup squad to play Great Britain;
Alan Coomey, Donal Cullinane, Brian O'Connell, Garret Kelleher, Feargal Killoury, Ciaran Keegan, Cian Quigley, Brian Currane (Assistant Coach), Michael Currane (Team Manager)

 

 

 

 

 

 

World Cup 2005, Melbourne AustraliaAugust 2005

team-photo In 2005 the Lions had 8 players selected for the the World Cup squad;
Brian O'Connell (captain), Mark Kilgallon, Denis Kennelly, Denis Goggin, Ian O'Sullivan, Ciaran Keegan, Cian Quigley, James Flavin, and Brian Currane (Assistant Manager).

Ireland lost the semi-final to Papua New Guinea and then the 3rd place play-off to the United States and finished in 4th place overall.

 

 

 

World Cup 2002, Melbourne AustraliaAugust 2002

team-photo In the first ever Aussie Rules World cup the Lions had 11 players selected for the the World Cup squad;
Alan Coomey, Brian Currane, Gary Lane, Denis Reidy, Feargal Killoury, Diarmuid Griffin, Declan O'Sullivan, John "Lock" O'Sullivan (RIP), Michael Currane (then Dublin Demons!), Liam O'Connor, Paul Kiely

Ireland beat Papua New Guinea, in the MCG, in the final to claim the World Cup!!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Atlantic Alliance Cup 20012001

team-photo The Atlantic Alliance cup was the first international tournament in the Northern Hemisphere.

The team had 7 Lions players;
Alan Coomey, Brian Currane, Denis Reidy, Feargal Killoury, Diarmuid Griffin, Michael Currane (then Dublin Demons!), Liam O'Connor.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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