The consensus was almost instant a couple of Saturdays ago.
Back in pro action for the fourth time in just over four months, Katie Taylor steps up to eight rounds for her “toughest fight to date in the pro ranks” at the Manchester Arena tonight.&nb
Banbridge Academy completed a fairytale season by claiming the Subway All-Ireland Schoolgirls Championship in style at Havelock Park yesterday.
Just about five minutes in, David Meyler had gone in hard on Joe Allen and over 51,000 sets of eyeballs zeroed in on the Italian dressed in black.
Concern for the welfare of their stricken captain Seamus Coleman rather than the road to Russia was the overriding emotion of Ireland’s players after their scoreless draw against Wales.
Ireland paid a heavy price for a valuable and hard-fought point on the road to Russia last night as captain Seamus Coleman suffered a horribly broken leg in a scoreless draw with Wales.
It really is one of the great contradictions. The evidence provided by the Cheltenham festival - an unprecedented 19 winners for Ireland - tells us that the National Hunt game in this country is absol
This week a bunch of hopefuls returned from the Scottish highlands where they’d spent a year building a self-sufficient community away from the outside world, writes Larry Ryan.
Munster and Ireland second row Donnacha Ryan has inked a deal to move to Ronan O’Gara’s Racing 92 in Paris, Examiner Sport understands.
Connacht coach Pat Lam has thrown down the gauntlet to his side ahead of today’s crucial Guinness PRO12 clash away to Glasgow Warriors.
Waterford’s Austin Gleeson believes Tipperary are 15% “ahead of every other team” but the recent loss to them and Cork isn’t worrying him too much even if losing to C
In the last round of the league in 2013, Dublin played Carlow in Parnell Park. We were second in Division 1B so we needed to win to ensure we made the final against Limerick, writes Anthony Daly.
Cork City v Dundalk: Before a ball was kicked, Cork City had one over their great rivals Dundalk this season.
Renault driver Niko Hulkenberg has the kind of name that sounds like big could be his thing.
Leinster v Cardiff Blues: Leo Cullen must plan without Rob Kearney and Jamie Heaslip for next week’s Champions Cup quarter-final against Wasps, after the pair underwent surgery last week.
He was our man. He was the man that, when you had the big bullies from the big clubs coming up to us, we’d say, ‘You know what, we’ve got Ryan and Ryan will help us’. And that&
Tyrone v Mayo: Ahead of tomorrow’s match bwteen Tyrone and Mayo at Healy Park, John Fogarty puts Mayo under the microscope and doesn’t reckon it looks good for them.
Cork football always seems to have enjoyed flirting with crisis, controversy and chagrin, writes John Coleman.
Derry v Cork: How dramatically the Cork football landscape has changed since their last visit to Derry, how sharply their graph has fallen.
The discussion in the staff room at Our Lady’s, Templemore on Wednesday morning centred on the long list of household names who passed through their doors without ever pocketing a Harty Cup meda
St Augustine’s College (Waterford) 1-16 St Fintan’s High School (Dublin) 0-10: Neil Montgomery and Darragh McGrath were in inspirational form as St Augustine’s lifted their firs
Sizing John was Moone, Co Kildare trainer Jessica Harrington’s first runner in the Cheltenham Gold Cup, and last week he duly landed the biggest prize of the jumping calendar, writes Joe Finnega
Clint Dempsey made a fairytale return to international duty with a hat-trick as the United States reignited their 2018 World Cup qualifying campaign with a 6-0 thrashing of Honduras Friday
Iran coach Carlos Queiroz has heaped praise on China counterpart Marcello Lippi ahead of their vital World Cup qualifier next week, the Portuguese saying the man who led Italy to the global title in 2
Briton Lewis Hamilton took pole for Mercedes in qualifying for the Australian Grand Prix Saturday, edging Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel into second on the grid
Phoenix Suns guard Devin Booker became the unlikeliest member of an elite scoring club when he erupted for 70 points Friday against the Boston Celtics
Welcome to our Day 1 live coverage of the fourth and final Test match between India and Australia, being played at Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium, Dharmasala.
MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Lewis Hamilton took pole for Mercedes at the season-opening Australian Grand Prix on Saturday but Sebastian Vettel raised hope of a Ferrari renaissance by grabbing a spot on the
In-form Cape Town City captain Lebogang Manyama is on the bench, along with Sundowns stars Hlompho Kekana, Tiyani Mabunda and Percy Tau, as well as U20 striker Luther Singh.
Phoenix Suns guard Devin Booker became the unlikeliest member of an elite scoring club when he managed 70 points against the Boston Celtics in an astounding performance.
Two summers ago, Srikanth became the only Indian male shuttler to clinch the India Open when he along with Saina Nehwal had made it a double delight for India at the Siri Fort Stadium.
At stumps, the Proteas' captain had advanced to 33, Temba Bavuma was on 13 and South Africa were 123 for four.
Hamilton in a Mercedes clocked a record lap of one minute 22.188 seconds to take his 62nd career pole and sixth in Australia into Sunday's race in Melbourne.
Yadav, 22, was included in the playing XI, in place of skipper Virat Kohli.