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Barrow Rovers 1964 &1973

Carlow Rovers A.F.C, 1929, home ground Oak Park cricket ground.
Seated players M. Nolan, W. Scanlon, D. Haydon, J. Quigley, J, Welby, P. Shaw. Standing: A. Burns, W. Redmond, J. Keafy, E. Wall, H. Alcock, M. Byrne (?), P. Foley.
Remember the team? ... This is the Carlow Rovers Soccer Club team of 1935-36.
Back: Paddy Haughney; Ned Kelly; Jack Scully Bertie Seymore; Crock Nolan; Tom Doyle.
Front: ..... Burke; Christy Byrne; Phil Seymore; Michael Kelly; Gerry Nolan.
This photo was printed in the Carlow Nationalist in 1985 it is showing the Carlow Rovers Soccer team of 1935-36. My father Melvin (Philip) Seymour is the Blond lad sitting behind the ball and my Grandfather shown as Philip Seymour in the picture is behind my father and a great Uncle shown in the picture with no first name is in the back row, my great Uncles name was 'Bertie'. It is my understanding they lived on the Dublin road at the time. Posted by Tony Seymour living in England but known to a few in Graigue and Carlow and New York and beyond!
Source: Tony Seymore Facebook (Graiguecullen)
Barrow Rovers date 1970's?? taken in Athy
In this photo: Tom Hennessy, Sean McDonald, Diarmuid O'Byle, Diarmuid O'Boyle, Dinty Byrne, Eamonn Fitzpatrick, Westy Walsh, Paddy Farrell, Charlie O'Connor, Paddy Farrell, Teddy Fennell, Tom Farrell, J. J. Farrell, Frank Byrne.
Source: Facebook 
Barrow Rovers F.C. - Winners McCalmont Cup 1964
Back Row (L to R.) Brian Doyle, Enda Smyth, Roy Penny, Paul Donaghy, Har Donnelly, Gerry Ruth, Willie Purcell.
Front Row (L to R.) Dermot O'Boyle, Mickey Brennan, Victor Noctor, Dom Kinsella, Tom Hennessy.
Source Carlow Now & Then Spring / Summer 1997.

Barrow Rovers F.C-1971-72 Season. with Ricky Forde, James Forde, Noel Salter, Garry Hears, Teddy Fennell, Rasher Farrell, Mick Salter, Johanna Gentleman, Paddy Kenna, Willis Brennan and Pop Lawler at Pacelli Avenue.

Source: Ben Dowling on Facebook

1973 Winners of Midland Area F.A.I. Junior Cup,
Counties Cup, Leinster Junior League Div I.
Front: 1 to r: Danny Doogue, Willie Brennan, Ted Fennell, John Joe Farrell Capt, Ben Dowling, Paddy Kenna, Noel Salter.
Back: Mick Lawlor, Tommy Moore, Garry Hearns, Pat Moran, Paddy Kelly, Martin Culleton.

Source: ''The Parish of KILLESHIN, Graiguecullen'. by P.MacSuibhne. 1972

Footnote from Peter Walker c2008:

I remember Babby Walker as Babby Ayres, her husband was my uncle Ned Walker. They lived on the Maryborough Road in Graiguecullen. I have discovered that his Grandfather was Tom Walker who was married to a Haughney. Do any Haughney's know of her family? I lived on Pollerton Road a few houses from Ned Haughney who owned the Coal yard near the Guy Brennan's Forge and never knew we might have been related.  Garry has passed away R.I.P. I went to the "Tech" with Noel Salter, John Joe Farrell works in Hydrohoist on O'Brien road.

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