Remembering our Past …1907 Freemans Journal 24/08/1907 – Wrestling

Freemans Journal 1763-1924, 24.08.1907, page 19


DUBLIN wrestling committee. At a mooting of the Co. Dublin Wrestling Committee (G.A.A.) held on Thursday, final azrangotnenta wore completed for the amt./fits on The ‘Thatch Grounds to-morrow at 3 p.m. Several well-known wrestlers in the collar-and-elbow style have entered, and followers of the game that wore once familiar on the Phoenix Park when wrestling was in full swing on Sunday evenings will ho round the ring.

The three LS cups and the medals have attracted some first-class talent, and a good evening’s sport, followed by many more, is anticipated are the championships are decided. – The following are the entries for Sunday’s contests

  • Heavyweights – (Dublin) – S. M’Loughlin v. J. Geraghty (St. Margaret’s) ; R. Curtis (Drumcondra) v. John Gallagher. (Dublin)
  • Middle weights – Bros (Tallaght) v. P. Hughes (Swords) ; Milea Perry (Tallaght) v. Robert Savage – (Swords); John Ros.siter (Tallaght) v. Fitzpatrick (Malahide); John Poynton (Tallaght) v. Dockrell (Donabate); C. Lawrence (Crumlin) v. Donis Cully (Dublin); John Lynch (Crumlin) v. Farrell (St, Margarets); Wm. King (Crumlin) v Scully St Margaret’s.
  • Lightweights – John Uealy (Tallaght) c. John Daly (Driurcondral ; John Norton (Tallaght) v. C. Shoridan

Referees–Mes3re. Sa.vagA, lime; Cur! s. “Loughlin, Lawronco, Otyrne, Cully, and St Margarets.’

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