Wanderes F.C.

Andrew Hoffman R.I.P.

Andrew Hoffman R.I.P. We are deeply saddened at the death of Andrew Hoffman, brother of current Wanderers president Simon Hoffman . We extend our condolences to Simon and to his other brothers Bob, Bevin & Ed and his mother Vi.

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Arthur Pollock R.I.P.

Arthur Pollock R.I.P. We are saddened at the death of Arthur Pollock a long time member,and former player with the Club. We extend our condolences to his wife Irene, his sister Lucy Bell, brother Brian and his extended family and friends in Ireland and the UK. Due to the current government restrictions a family funeral will take place privately, those …

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Wanderer wins the Gold Cup

Wanderer wins the Gold Cup Well known Wanderers member Barry Maloney certainly had a Friday to remember this week. His horse, Minella Indo won the Cheltenham Gold Cup with trainer Henry DeBromhead and jockey Jack Kennedy. In a further connection Minella Indo was bred by Carrigeen Bloodstock owned by the fanily of another Wanderer, Des Lalor. Congratulations to all! Photograph …

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A poem for Gary Halpin written by Tom Clancy

Gary Halpin (our friend) Go and find your chariot of gold and shining steel And Manannan awaits your call as raucous thunders peal Run your horses brave and sure On every Celtic Tide Yesterday you made us laugh you knew not how to hide   Heaven will be richer now straight through the gates you’ll go As Seraph’s run for …

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Wally Bornemann R.I.P.

Wally Bornemann R.I.P. We are saddened at the death of  Walter (Wally) Bornemann a former member, player and coach with the Club. We extend our condolences to his wife Phyllis and daughters Karen, Jill and Lisa. Wally played for Leinster and was capped four times for Ireland, making his debut against England in Twickenham in 1960. The team contained fellow …

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Wanderers and the British and Irish Lions

Wanderers feature in Lions Video This year the Lions in partnership with Canterbury have identified the 681 Lions Origin Clubs i.e. rugby clubs that have provided a player to a Lions tour. Wanderers are a proud Lions Origin club with 14 members having toured with the Lions and we worked with Lions rugby on a video to celebrate the clubs …

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Gary Halpin R.I.P.

Gary Halpin R.I.P. We are saddened at the death of Gary Halpin a former member and player with the Club.`We extend our condolences to his wife Carol, son Bentley and daughters Leonie and Lenka. Gary was a member of the Wanderers’ Leinster Cup winning team of 1989/90, captained by Andy Kelly. He was capped 11 times for Ireland, playing at …

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Covid19 Mental Wellness Initiatives January 2021 – Leinster Rugby Covid Sub-Committee

Mental Wellness Initiatives It is more important than ever to take care of your mental health. To help clubs mind their members, the Leinster Rugby Covid Sub-Committee has put together the following information, your club and members may find useful. To stay connected, members can be encouraged to set up their own Zoom groups, by age group or team While …

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Ron McCarten R.I.P.

Ron McCarten R.I.P. We are saddened to hear of the death of Ron McCarten a former member and player with the Club. We extend our condolences to his wife Edna and sons James and Philip. Ron played for a number of our junior sides and was involved in coaching. He had won caps for Ireland in 1961, while a member …

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Cancellation of AIL and prospect of some competetive club rugby in Leinster

Main points Energia AIL Lrague cancelled Leinster Rugby hoping for a window to  run some competitive rugby if at all possible. Extend the season to the end of May or June, if permitted, and hope to finish the Leinster Conference in that period Normal cup competitions at all levels, playing evening fixtures on a  weekly basis LEINSTER MESSAGE TO THE …

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