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Monksland earns return to Grade 1 company


Classy nine-year-old Monksland earned a return to Grade 1 company when outpointing front-running favourite Marinero in the Ryans Cleaning Chase, middle leg of a superb treble for Noel Meade, in Galway yesterday.

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We asked members of the Orlando Sentinel staff to share some of their memories of Arnold Palmer. Mulligan and more Arnold Palmer had a pet dog in his Bay Hill office. Its name was "Mulligan." Perfect.
Arnold Palmer's vast legacy isn't found just in his hallowed golf career, charity work and family. You'll find it inside of a glass as well. Palmer may not have been the first to mix iced tea and lemo
What made Arnold Palmer such an object of admiration? We originally made a list of 86 reasons for his 86th birthday. We figured we'd update it when turned 100. Sadly, we'll never see that day. But we
By Anthony Gimino, The Sports Xchange A recap of College Football in Week 8 including a big injury for Alabama, Leonard Fournette's unbelievable day and how the top Heisman Trophy candidates fared.
Pádraig Harrington’s Portugal Masters victory hasn’t just reignited his desire to play another Ryder Cup, it’s also reinforced his belief that he can still intimidate the oppo
Joy Neville has made a habit out of being a trailblazer.
Ten days since Tomás O’Leary first landed in the Languedoc region for a four-month tour of duty with Montpellier and the 33-year-old scrum-half must feel as if his feet are yet to really
It was a treasured Thomond Park afternoon, and a treasured man-of-the-match award for Munster out-half Tyler Bleyendaal.
It would have been some shock yesterday had the IRFU announced that Joe Schmidt was going to leave at the end of the season.
“You just can’t write it can you?” beamed John Mountney after playing his part in helping Dundalk to their third league title success in-a-row on Sunday night.
Vincent Kompany, a player who has endured an estimated 34 injury lay-offs in his eight years as a Manchester City player, left the Etihad Stadium on Sunday evening with a broad grin on his face, an in
Jose Mourinho faces a challenge far bigger than simply beating rivals Manchester City in the EFL Cup tomorrow as he surveys the wreckage of a 4-0 defeat at Chelsea; and that is to find a strong and de
Cork City 5 Wexford Youths 0: With Dundalk clinching the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division for the third season in a row on Sunday night, runners-up Cork City showed their professionalism wi
Stan Kroenke, the majority shareholder at Arsenal, presented a strong case for the retention of Arsene Wenger as manager yesterday, but the club has no immediate intention of opening contract talks wi
Barry Foley didn’t hurl senior with Patrickswell in 2014. At 36 years young, he was content to “tip away” with the club juniors. It was, he believed, the beginning of the end of his
Ryan O’Dwyer has lost his sense of smell and is a little more forgetful than he once was, the consequences of being knocked unconscious almost 12 months ago to the day.
The past was a massive motivation for Ballygunner in claiming their third consecutive Waterford SHC title last Sunday, says Philip Mahony.
Sunday’s Cork Premier IFC final went well for Anthony Casey. Very well, in fact.
The changing nature of intercounty football was the primary factor behind Cork attacker Daniel Goulding’s decision to retire.
Where would Luke Skywalker have been without Darth Vader? demanded France Football last week.
One of the ironies of the Premier League being so hyped through the years is that criticisms and critics of the same league can be guilty of gross exaggeration as well.
This Thursday evening Castleknock play in their first senior football semi-final. Formed in 1998, they truly are the nouveau riche of Dublin GAA. Their story is a heartening one, their defiance to mak
Ukraine, Montenegro, Albania, Norway, and Liechtenstein have joined the anti-Russian sanctions that were extended by the Council of the European Union until March 15, 2017, as restrictive measures for
Cape Town delivery man honoured for heroism after stopping drunk driver from crashing into oncoming cars.
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates, CMC – West Indies were left needing a miracle to save the second Test and avoid yet another series loss to Pakistan, after their batting again let them down on the pe
DAMBULLA, Sri Lanka,  CMC – West Indies A made a stuttering start to the opening unofficial One-Day International against Sri Lanka A before rain intervened to end play prematurely at the Rangiri Damb
DAMBULLA, Sri Lanka, CMC – Head coach Graeme West believes West Indies A have proven they have what is required to play at the highest level is urging more consistency from the unit, in the wake of t
MELBOURNE, (Reuters) – Australia captain Steven Smith has shrugged off his team’s lamentable form on tour and is adamant his side will lift for the test series against South Africa.
MOSCOW,  (Reuters) – Russia has dismissed a deputy sports minister at the heart of the doping scandal that led to its track and field athletes being banned from the Rio Olympics, the government
Balgobin Ragnauth won last Saturday’s Demerara Life annual golf tournament at the Lusignan Golf Club. The Medal Play format tournament saw Ragnauth storming to first place with a net 69 from a 27 han
MANILA, Philippines – Arnold Van Opstal, Kevin Ferrer, Jio Jalalon, Ed Daquiaog and Chris Tolomia loom as the next leading choices with Mac Belo cinch to be
League leader Den Amstel squeaked past Eagles FC 2-1 when the National Milling Company (NAMILCO) National u17 Football Championship continued Sunday in the West Demerara section.
The Guyana Boxing Association (GBA) will be staging its Terrence Ali National Open Championships this weekend at the National Gymnasium. So said GBA president Steve Ninvalle who recently gave Stabroek
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