Irish Lions Players
Players: Paul Murphy, Luke Snow, Muriris Bartley, Coilin Lordan, Dominic Joyce, Padraic O Connell, Conor O'Halloran, Rory John, Eoin O'Sullivan.
Players: Richard McSweeney, Conor O'Halloran, Coilin Lordan, Eoin O'Sullivan, Peter Traynor, Dean Johnson, Padraic O Connell
Ass. Coach: Brian Currane
Players: Players: Conor O'Halloran, Muiris Bartley, Dominic Joyce
Players: Padraic McSweeney, Richard McSweeney, Coilin Lorand, Eoin O'Sullivan.
Players; Brian O'Connell, Brian Roche, Vincent Manning, Dominic Joyce, Conor O'Halloran, Eoin O'Sullivan, Muiris Bartley.
Ass. Coach: Currane
Manager: Paul Ryan
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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)
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.
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!!
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.