Tuesday, July 10, 2012

1928, Amsterdam: The team of Ireland

The team of Ireland that took part in Amsterdam 1928 Olympic Games. Back Row L- R: Thomas “Hayes” Dockrell (Dublin University SC, Full-back), Lt. Joseph A. O’Connor (RCSI graduate, RAMC, Aldershot Command, Forward); Charles Fagan (Sandycove SC, Forward); Mr A.J. Cullen, President Irish Amateur Swimming Association. Front Row L- R: Norman F. Judd (Dublin SC, Full-back); Michael Anthony O’Connor* (Dublin SC, Captain, Brother of J.A. O’Connor, Half-back); Patrick “Paddy” McClure (Clonard SC, Belfast, Forward); Stanley “Stan” Moore (East End SC, Belfast, Goal).  Missing from the photograph are the two reserves James S. Brady (Sandycove SC, back) and Henry Graham Ellerker (Dublin University SC, forward).
Source: http://www.geheugenvannederland.nl/, Player's identification by Mr. Cyril J Smyth (Fellow Emeritus Chairman DUCAC Sports Centre, Trinity College, University of Dublin, Dublin 2, Ireland)