Nearly five weeks ago, the championship revved into high gear via that terrific Cork-Tipperary Munster quarter-final.
As if being selected in the British and Irish Lions Test front row was not confidence-lifting in itself, Tadhg Furlong received a further boost from Warren Gatland to send him into tomorrow morning&rs
Garry Ringrose hasn’t looked back since making his Irish debut last November and tomorrow (6.40am, Eir Sport) he will chalk up his 11th appearance in a row for the national side.
With Kilkenny not exactly lighting up Cusack Park on Wednesday evening, it was left to Limerick to fire the first warning signal in the race for All-Ireland U21 glory.
The disappointment on Leeside that Páirc Uí Chaoimh will not be ready for the Munster football final is shared in the Kingdom, Kerry football manager Éamonn Fitzmaurice said last
Tipperary boss Michael Ryan says that his All-Ireland champions are itching to escape from hurling “purgatory.”
Paul McBride is the only Irish star left standing in the 122nd Amateur Championship at Royal St George’s on the Kent coast.
Sergio Garcia marked his first appearance on European soil since winning the Masters by heading into the second day of the BMW International in third place.
Richard Kilpatrick (Banbridge GC), Tim Rice (Limerick GC), and Colm Moriarty (Drive Golf Performance) lead the way on six under par after the opening round of the 107th Irish PGA Championship at Moyva
Ireland have been awarded Test status and given full member status following a meeting of the International Cricket Council [ICC], the sport’s governing body, in London yesterday.
The Olympic Council of Ireland (OCI) will insist that all sports represented at future Olympic Games will have to be led by their high performance directors.
Liverpool have finally kick-started their summer recruitment drive in earnest after completing a deal for Roma winger Mohamed Salah.
Celtic’s potential powder-keg Champions League qualifier with Northern Irish champions Linfield in Belfast now looks set to take place on July 14.
It’s been ten months and two days since the closing ceremony at the Maracana Stadium brought an end to a deeply flawed extravaganza in Brazil but, for the Olympic Council of Ireland (OCI), Rio 2
You’re sitting 18 points clear at the top of the league, you’re unbeaten since the start of the season and you’re entering into European competition with an attractive draw against L
Not screaming and roaring, rather going menacingly into the night. That is the leadership approach Warren Gatland sees Lions Test captain Peter O’Mahony possessing as he prepares to lead the tou
All Blacks head coach Steve Hansen knows all about the benefits of taking a series lead from a first Test victory, but he is relishing a genuine three-game tussle with the British & Irish Lions ov
Across the generations, the fundamental strength of every single sports club is defined by its ability to command the devotion of people who commit their time, energy and talents to its service.
Irish boxing could surpass its remarkable record at the last five European Championships in Kharkiv, Ukraine this weekend.
With little preparation time, the opening test of a Lions series can often be decided by poor selection.
Hurling is a good game. A centre-back can catch a ball above his head in hurling and lump it over his shoulder. Imagine a centre-back in football catching it and kicking it as far as he could: he will
Legendary sports writer Frank Deford spent five decades as one of the defining voices of Sports Illustrated.
With four rounds completed Sam Moffett (Ford Focus WRC) is marching towards success in the Triton National Rally Championship.
Will the Pistons take a shooting guard like Louisville’s Donovan Mitchell or Duke’s Luke Kennard? Or maybe a big man like Gonzaga’s Zach Collins?
Duke's Luke Kennard, regarded as one of the best shooting prospects, hit 44 percent from beyond the arc last season.
Wilson had a big junior season for the Wolverines, showing the promise John Beilein first saw.
The Kings do not have a lot to show from the NHL draft in recent memory. Years of poor trades, signings and salary-cap maneuvering around their two Stanley Cup victories have not given them good p
Julio Urias is expected to return to Los Angeles amid heightened concern about the severity of the injury to his left shoulder, according to people familiar with the situation. Urias, the Dodgers’
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Saturday’s Ohio Derby (G3) could vault a horse into the top ranks of the sophomore set. Join the R-J’s interactive handicapping forum and post your picks on Twitter, using the hashtag #RJh
CHICAGO — It is easy to do. Take a look at the two-time Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins, do the math and begin to compare the rosters.