Kevin O’Connor believes Cork City’s home form will be the X factor which can bring the league title to Leeside.
FA Cup fifth roundBlackburn Rovers 1 (Graham 17) Manchester United 2 (Rashford 27, Ibrahimovic 75)Mourinho is rebuilding his reputation and, more significantly, that of Manchester United.
The Red Army are on proper full-scale excited manoeuvres week, via massed visits to Blackburn, St Etienne, and Wembley, with the scent of silverware in spring nostrils.
FA Cup fifth roundFulham 0 Tottenham 3 (Kane 16, 51, 73)Mauricio Pochettino revealed that some hard truths had come out over the past few days.
Lidl Ladies National LeagueCork 2-11 Dublin 1-8 Orla Finn’s 1-7 helped Cork secure their second win from three in the Lidl Ladies Division 1 National League in Mallow yesterday.
Tipp and Wexford are the only teams whose form-lines have been ultra-consistent so far but February can do that to you, says Anthony Daly.
Allianz HL Division 1AWaterford 0-15 Tipperary 1-18 Sub-plots were much in evidence yesterday in Walsh Park.
Team Ambassador UCC Glanmire returned to winning ways in the Women’s Super League after an impressive 93-71 victory over Cork rivals Singleton’s Supervalu Brunell.
It was moving day at both ends of the men’s EY Hockey League with a slew of surprise results on Saturday.
Camogie League first roundWexford 1-11 Waterford 1-10The Déise girls fell just short though and their visitors made the short journey up the Coast Road with the vital points.
Defence needs to be the best policy for RebelsOverlooked in the glow of Cork’s victory over Clare two weekends ago was the fact the losers had engineered at least three worthy goal chance
Wexford 1-21 Galway 3-13: The Salthill Hotel sits at the back of Pearse Stadium. It’s a favourite haunt for Galway supporters on match-day.
Clare 2-19 - Kilkenny 0-12: You know things aren’t going Kilkenny’s way when Richie Hogan makes way. The sight of the 2014 hurler of the year being called ashore in the 49th minute was a g
Tralee CBS 1-10Coláiste Chríost Rí 0-11
AIB All-Ireland Club IHC final Carrickshock (Kilkenny) 2-15 Ahascragh-Fohenagh (Galway) 0-6Carrickshock showed no mercy as they swept to a convincing victory in the All-Ireland Club IHC final at Croke
AIB All-Ireland Club JFC finalGlengeigh-Glencar (Kerry) 1-14 The Rock (Tyrone) 1-11Darran O’Sullivan has won more important titles with Kerry at Croke Park, in front of much bigger crowds,
First, there is no defection. Regis Sonnes, recently appointed Rugby Director with Bandon RFC and a highly-rated coach with Bandon Grammar School, is going nowhere.
Friday afternoon in Monaghan RFC and all seems right with the world. The vibe is good and a rare weekend off base awaits.
Mayfield teenager Thomas McCarthy has promised to learn from his first National Elite Championship final bout and “be back better”, while Rio Olympian Brendan Irvine has backed head coach
Ireland’s Mark Downey won a gold medal in the 30k points race at the UCI Track World Cup in Cali, Colombia, over the weekend while Lydia Gurley followed up 24 hours later with a bronze in the wo
Ospreys 23 - Munster 25: As gritty and resilient away performances go, this was right up there with Munster’s best and bravest.
Ciara Neville (Emerald) kept her cool to clinch gold after a poor start in the women’s 60m while Phil Healy (Bandon) secured the European standard for the 400m on a weekend full of back stories
Don’t ask me why I never thought of this before, but at least I thought of it now, kind of, so that’s progress.
Ulster 37 - Glasgow Warriors 17: Big Jacob Stockdale is delivering on the potential shown during last summer’s Junior World Cup when he produced another scintillating performance as Ulster
Connacht 14 - Dragons 9: Connacht coach Pat Lam says Kieran Marmion is fit to make his first start in the Six Nations next Saturday against France if called into action.
Dr Harty Cup finalOur Lady’s (Templemore) 2-22 St Colman’s (Fermoy) 1-6 Just short of a year ago, Tom Byrnes stood on the MacDonagh Park pitch in Nenagh and spoke to the media after seeing
Sigerson Cup Final St Mary’s University Belfast 0-13 University College Dublin 2-6 There are 850 students enrolled at St Mary’s University in Belfast. Less than 200 are male.
AIB All-Ireland Club JHC finalMayfield (Cork) 2-16 Mooncoin (Kilkenny) 1-18Mayfield’s marauders went for broke and wrote a momentous new chapter in the history of a club that has had its share o
Carlos Carvalhal hailed Keiren Westwood as “a fantastic goalkeeper” after his first-half penalty save helped Sheffield Wednesday to a 2-1 win at Nottingham Forest in Championship action.
Premier LeagueSutton United v Arsenal Tonight: Gander Green Lane, 7.55pm Referee: Michael Oliver TV: BBC One Bet: Sutton 14/1, Arsenal 1/ 6, Draw 13/2
Mattias Ekholm scored the go-ahead goal in the third period, Juuse Saros stopped 35 shots and the Nashville Predators beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 4-3
Patrick Kane had a goal and an assist in his annual homecoming, leading the Chicago Blackhawks to a 5-1 win over the Buffalo Sabres
Anthony Davis, Russell Westbrook closing in on Wilt Chamberlain's All-Star record of 42 points in 1962
USC?landed one of the most coveted linebacker prospects in the nation on Sunday, as No. 1 outside linebacker? Palaie Gaoteote?announced his commitment to the Trojans.