Jesuits Played in HK Football League Division 1

HKWY_teachersVsboys[Match between HKWY teachers and students: Photo from “Jesuits in Hong Kong , South China and Beyond by Thomas Morrissey, S.J.”]

In the 1950’s Frs. McLaughlin (1922-2002), Tarpey (1924-2001), Farren (1923-2015), Deignan (1927- ) and Keane (taught at WYK for 1 year, 1954-55; now in Singapore) played for Hong Kong Club, Division 1.  香港足球聯賽甲组香港會。

In those years, annual international match between Ireland and Italy was played at WYK.  Representing Ireland were the Fathers we know and Italy, the Italian priests in HK.   Friendship first; there was no score board!

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