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The Team of '96 - 20 years on

Brian Talty reminded me to mention that it was 20 years since Syls won our only ever Dublin Senior Football Championship. I took a look at my archives, courtesy of Brian Colgan a few years ago, and was struck by the number of lads still very involved in coaching, some still playing, a great tribute to St Sylvesters.. Have a root through the pictures and news clippings, pretty cool stuff. I think Talty said he was going to buy a pint some evening, maith fear, mines a Guinness.
    • John Leonard - coaching the minor footballers  - was in the news back at Christmas with his best selling book Dub Sub
    • Derek Roche - still playing Junior Football and Hurling - coaching U12 and helping a few other juvenile teams.
    • Brian Silke - currently a selector with Galway
    • David Super Ryan - coaching U15 in Div1 - coached Minors to Championship Final in 2012
    • Brian Barnes - coaching minor footballers this year, has been with this team since 2006
    • John Murphy - coaching Junior A team had the Inters last year
    • Keith Galvin - still playing Inter, Junior A, Junior B - he's like the Energizer Bunny - gives a hand coaching juvenile teams
    • Declan Hetherton - coaching Junior Ladies, halps with lots of teams - helped with the bar refurb last year
    • Martin Barnes - busy up in Leitrim
    • Colm Early  - brother Seamus is very busy with the U8s
    • Glen O'Neill - coached minors a few years ago and was a generous sponsor to a number of teams
    • Niall Giddy Guiden - took the U15s from Nursery, now with U10s and Inters
    • Timmy Cummins - always generous with his time for club developments
    • Shay Keogh - managing U13, played junior football last Sunday
    • Declan Barnes - coaching minor football this year, had a great few years with the Senior Ladies
    • Ian McCafferty - playing junior hurling and helping U9 hurling
    • Anthony Keogh - managing U14, busy on lots on committees
    • Eoin Stuart - captained the team to promotion to Div1 9 years ago and his dad Mick is still very involved 
    • Mark Ryan - supports at lots of teams games
    • Mark Green - was coaching junior and Inters up to last year
    • Panner McCarthy = Club Coach and schools liaison - a busy bunny
    • Peter McGarrity - managed the Junior As for about 5 years
    • Bernard Gaughran 
    • Glen Troy - was coaching the current minors up to recently, former Chairman, part of the clubhouse refurb group
    • Paul Hussey - coaching Senior Football
    • Garreth Lehany
    • Gavin Dolan - helps between committees and coaching 
    • Kevin Meehan
    • Brian Talty - back in the club coaching coaches
    • Tim O'Donnell
    • Terry Roche - has been chairman and many other roles over the years, big supporter of his grandchildren playing with the club

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    Match program here

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    And some articles here

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