Scotland win LD Gathering International Tournament 2013

04 Apr
A hat trick from Scottish centre forward Kyle Hannin and a goal from centre midfielder Wesley Young ensured Scotland emerged as winners of the LD Dublin Gathering International Tournament in a 4-0 win over Republic of Ireland at Peamount United in South Dublin this afternoon. 
The win for Scotland capped a great week in South Dublin in a very close tournament with little or nothing between all teams leading into the final day.
On Tuesday Republic of Ireland defeated Northern Ireland 1-0 in the dying seconds of a fiercely competitive encounter with fine finish from Alan Crosby. Northern Ireland bounced back however the following day Wednesday with a 2-1 win over Scotland with goals from Darren Hayes and James Murphy with the Scottish goal coming from Billy Nicholson.
This gave hosts Republic of Ireland the opportunity to win the tournament on the final day needing only a draw but Scotland proved far too strong in the end and worthy winners of the tournament.  
The LD Dublin Gathering International Football Tournament is just one of many fantastic events taking place in South Dublin and across Ireland this year.
From American Football to Baseball to Art Competitions, 2013 is the year where we all get together to "Meet To Compete" in South Dublin, located 30 minutes from one of Europe's most historic yet cosmopolitan cities. Dublin, voted one of the world's friendliest cities is busy preparing for a very exciting 2013.
With visitors arriving from all over the world, here in South Dublin they have decided to show off what they do best. They have top of the line sporting facilities like Tallaght Stadium and The National Basketball Arena, there's theatre spaces like Civic Theatre and RUA RED and have completely connected by the bus and red line LUAS.
With 35 sporting events, an international art competition running across 15 countries and the chance to trace your genealogy, The Gathering Dublin 2013 welcomes first-timers and ex-pats to Ireland for a chance to make memories and fondly visit old ones.