Ireland Men's Lacrosse Team Celtic Cup 2013 Roster and Match Reports

Celtic Cup 2013 Poster [Ref: 3]

Box Score & Match Report

Saturday, 17 August 2013, University of Limerick, Ireland: Ireland 19 France 7

This match was the first International Men’s Lacrosse match held in Ireland since 1903, and Ireland created history in the process, winning their first International Tournament on Home Soil, the Celtic Cup, by beating France 19-7., having previously won the Cup in 2005. Zak Jordan scored the first goal of the match, and Kevin Owens scored six goals.

At U Limerick, Q1Q2Q3Q4Total
Ireland Men’s Lacrosse v France, Celtic Cup, 17 August 2013 Box Score [Ref: 1]
Ireland ScorersFrance Scorers
Kristian Prior (4), Zak Jordan (3), Cillian Murphy (3), Sean Gibson (1), Sean O’Shaughnessey (1), Liam O’Mahoney (1)Felix DeClerq (2), Axel Andurp (2), Pierre Atkinson (2), Dominic Sandy (1)
Celtic Cup Scorers 2013 [Ref: 1]

Ireland Team Roster Celtic Cup 2013

22Tadhg BolgerMidfieldDublin, IRL
48Conor DockeryMidfieldAthlone, Co. Roscommon, IRL
7Patrick FerryDefense /LSMBelfast, NI
13Sean GibsonMidfield / AttackStepaside, Co. Dublin
4Jamie HanfordDefense / FODarien, CT, USA
18Zak JordanMidfield /FOLondon, ENG
91Kieran LimmingDefense / LSMVictoria, BC, CAN
17Tom Henry McDonaldMidfieldStockport, Cheshire, ENG
9Jacob MorrisMidfieldCanterbury, Kent, ENG
2Cillian MurphyAttackDublin, IRL
29John O’ConnorMidfieldWaterford, IRL
14Paddy O’LearyMidfieldEnniscorty, Co. Wexford, IRL
37Liam O’MahoneyAttackChigwell. Essex
5Sean O’ShaughnesseyMidfieldDublin, IRL
32Kevin OwensMidfield / FOFairfield, CT, USA
11Kristian PriorAttackMerrick, NY, USA
1Kevin QuinnGoalieBallina, Co. Mayo, IRL
85Martin ScanlonMidfieldLetterkenny, Co. Donegal, IRL
24Conor WalshDefenseDublin, IRL
Coaches & StaffCoaching PositionOther Post
Tom PriorHead Coach
Sean BodieAssistant Coach
Colm MurphyAssistant Coach
John CavanaughAthletic TrainerNational Team Director
Ryan CavanaughEquipment Manager
Michael KennedyIreland Lacrosse CEO /
Event Director
Donald CavanaughLogistical Support Officer
Ireland Team Roster Men’s Lacrosse Celtic Cup 2013 [Ref: 2]



[1] Ireland Lacrosse (2013) Ireland wins Celtic Cup and makes history in the process [Internet] Available from: [Accessed 5 July 2018]

[2] Ireland Lacrosse (2013) 2013 Celtic Cup Roster [Internet] Available from: [Accessed 5 July 2018]


[3] Sports Tours Ireland (2013) 2013 Celtic Cup Tournament Poster [Internet] Available from: [Accessed 9 March 2020]


Thanks to Brian Bird & Cillian Murphy (Ireland Lacrosse Commissioner)

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Researched, compiled and written by Enda Mulcahy for the

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Last Updated: 9 March 2020

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I am currently Web Manager for Baseball Ireland. I have been involved in American Football Ireland since 1987 either as a fan (going to the first College Games in Ireland in the 1980s, the Shamrock Bowl or Dublin Tornadoes & Dublin Rebels matches), player (South West Jets Flag Football 1995), Line Judge (IAFL 1996-2003), Chain Crew Member (I was on the Sidelines for the NFL game in Dublin between the Pittsburgh Steelers & Chicago Bears in 1997), Team Manager (Dublin Bay Raptors, IFFL 2018-present), Statistician (I did the stats for Shamrock Bowl X and currently do the stats for the Raptors). I have also played Softball for Marlay Mustangs, represented my school (St. Colmcille's Knocklyon) in Basketball & Olympic Handball, played plenty of Street Soccer, played Badminton for over 30 years (Knocklyon Social Badminton Club), played Croquet in the Annual Trinity SWSS v Green Party Challenge, Ran the Belfield Mile (UCD), played Chess for Trinity in the annual Colours Match, and played a lot of Games and E-Sports (Subbuteo, Fantasy NFL & Madden NFL etc) and have tried most of the sports on this website at least twice. I have a BA in World Development from the Development Studies Centre @ The Holy Ghost College Kimmage and have completed a Professional Qualification in Webmaster level 1 in Web Design at the Irish Academy of Computer Training (The research Project) both in Dublin, Ireland I could not have done this on my own, however, and the help of friends, co-workers, teachers and family has been significant. Please see the Acknowldegemets section (below the Home Menu Button for a full list of those who have helped, guided or supported me.

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