The North Siders know the drill. They know how to win even when they only have a few chances. While the Wild Geese could not quite rise to the occasion in the manner of their magnificent fans, they had a good go and did not…
Monday August 24th 2009 The David MacMahon Cup The North Siders launched the David MacMahon Cup on Sunday, marking a significant step that could further strengthen the ties between north and south of the city. “This is a step from the Northsiders for the welfare…
Sunday August 23rd 2009 Cups on mantlepiece of Captain Francis Naughton Geese Captain Francis Naughton has expressed his pride that he, and his wife Aisling, will host the Connolly Furniture Cup and Lenny McCarthy cup in their new home in Leixlip. He said: "It's a…
Friday Aug 21st 2009 North Siders 1 Wild Geese 2 John O'Keeffe, an aerially dominant, almost Kluivert-esque centre-forward secured the win yesterday. He gave a striker's master class in finishing: Two chances. Two goals. However, the three wins in a row are mostly due to…
Saturday Aug 15th 2009 FC Pastis d'Aubagne 3 Wild Geese 5 Late goals, last night, by Malcolm Lane and Lenny McCarthy gave the Wild Geese a deserved McCarthy Cup final victory over rivals FC Pastis in Aubagne. FC Pastis pushed them all the way. However,…
Friday Aug 14th 2009 Olympic Nice 2 Wild Geese 7 Last night, the Wild Geese lifted their first ever trophy, as they defeated Olympic Nice 7-2 to become the first club from the Ireland to lift the Connolly Furniture Cup. Paraic Joyce opened the scoring…
Wednesday August 12th 2009 Wild Geese launch New Kit Steven Connolly, Chief Executive said: "The Wild Geese is delighted to commence its partnership with O'Neills, whose national brand appeal and heritage in sports apparel is second to none. "We expect great success by joining forces…
On the evening of August 6th, Catherine McCarthy photographed the Wild Geese play the North Siders in St Annes Park. She produced the best existing photographs of the Wild Geese in action. The original images are too high resolution for this site. So unfortunately those…
Friday Aug 7th 2009 North Siders 2 Wild Geese 0 Geese lose despite great save from Malcolm Lane "We had to try and adapt. Short-term wins had to be sacrificed in the chase for the big trophies in France. We were a little bit behind…
Thursday July 30th 2009 North Siders 3 Wild Geese 1 The North Siders earned this win with disciplined defending after they conceded an early goal. The Geese, however, were a shadow of the team that won the previous week. They seemed almost drained by the…
Thursday July 23rd 2009 North Siders 4 Wild Geese 6 Dadie gets a Hat-Trick The Wild Geese finally ended their long-standing winless sequence in the best possible fashion with a 6-4 victory over their fierce rivals on Thursday night. This was their their first win…