Monthly Archives: May 2011

Gallery: Drogheda Ligthning @ Tullamore Phoenix

The match report from Tullamore’s second win of the season will be up shortly but, in the mean time, here are a selection of images taken yesterday. As always, credit must go to the very talented Alison Thornton, Phoenix’s photographer … Continue reading

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Game Preview: Drogheda Lightning @ Tullamore Phoenix

Drogheda Lightning visit Tullamore this Sunday, May 29, to take on the Phoenix at 2pm in Tullamore Rugby Club. While it’s still very early in the season, the Irish American Football League DV8s will see its top two teams go … Continue reading

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Phoenix secure victory over hard-working Trim Bulldogs

Tullamore Phoenix kicked off the defence of their IAFL DV8s Championship in style last Sunday, scoring a 49-0 “mercy rule” win over Trim Bulldogs. With a gale force wind blowing, Phoenix had little choice but to start the game by … Continue reading

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Gallery: Trim Bulldogs @ Tullamore Phoenix

We’ll have a match report and stats from Tullamore’s impressive 49-0 win over Trim Bulldogs tomorrow. In the mean time please enjoy a selection of photographs taken by Alison Thornton before, during and after the game. Many thanks to Alison … Continue reading

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Coach’s Corner #4: An Al Pacino free zone

Too often, in dressing rooms up and down the country, coaches trot out Al Pacino’s ‘the six inches in front our face’ speech from Any Given Sunday. The first time I heard that speech I thought “that’s pretty good.” The … Continue reading

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Coach’s Corner #3: Competition encourages co-operation

Coach’s Corner sees Tullamore Phoenix coaches and players delve into their collective experience to offer snippets of advice, stories from between the tramlines and reflections on the game in general. In this edition, Offensive Coach Steven O’Rourke looks at how … Continue reading

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