Skibbereen’s ability to produce rowers - and raconteurs - was in evidence on a glorious morning at the European Championships in the Czech Republic.
Two goals down after four minutes, county champions Thurles Sarsfields recovered well to see off Kilruane MacDonaghs in the Tipperary senior hurling championship second round at Templemore yesterday.&
When I was coming out of Tullamore yesterday, I ran into a few Dublin supporters. The disappointment and frustration was visible on their faces.
Although he had no quibbles with the result, Ger Cunningham raised serious questions about some of the decisions made by referee Barry Kelly.
The Ulster championship’s status as the undisputed market leader in competitive provincial combat took another tumble yesterday with Tyrone repeating last year’s 11-point victory over Derr
A contaminated supplement has been cited by Brendan O’Sullivan as the reason why the Kerry footballer failed a doping test last year.
Starting as they mean to go on and carrying on where they left off in the league, Galway disposed of Dublin with all the comfort of seasoned assassins.
Déise boss Tom McGlinchey hopes Saturday’s brave showing against Cork will make Waterford football an easier sell to players not involved in the county set-up.
Tipperary will fancy their chances of turning over Cork for a second consecutive summer after watching the Rebels scrape past Waterford, according to Cork selector Eoin O’Neill.
It was hard to know which was the winning dressing room. Down behind the large scoreboard at the corner of the field, the mood was that of a funeral parlour. There wasn’t a smile to be bought.
It felt like one of those slow-motion car-crash moments when Koscielny recklessly clattered into Valencia during last Sunday’s climax to our league campaign.
Big managers make big decisions in big games and then they are judged by that wisdom, or lack of it. Big time.
Arsene Wenger insists he will head into tomorrow’s board meeting to discuss his Arsenal future perfectly equipped with all he needs to secure a new contract – namely a recording of Saturda
I didn’t like the fact that we were such favourites – it made me nervous. With good reason it turned out. Conte’s cup record is also rather poor which worried me.
Lewis Hamilton believes Sebastian Vettel’s victory at the Monaco Grand Prix has provided the clearest indicator yet that his championship rival is being afforded preferential treatment by Ferrar
Taking the lead on the third stage, Donegal cousins Declan and Brian Boyle (Ford Fiesta WRC) won the Hotel Kilmore Cavan Rally finishing 32.1 seconds ahead of the Subaru WRC of Fermanagh’s Garry
The giddy smile on Colm Collins’ face said it all.
If this was the end, it was the perfect final chapter. Should Arsene Wenger bid au revoir to North London this week he will do so having guided Arsenal to their most unlikely FA Cup success of his 20-
In the stand but making the most of it. Davy Fitzgerald is the subject of a forthcoming episode of RTÉ’s Living with Lucy and the Wexford boss took the chance to get some filming done yes
Around teatime last Sunday week a pal rang: “Well, what did you think?” He was referring to Cork-Tipperary, lately ended, and was clearly settling in for a long chat. I pointed out I was n
Munster may have fluffed their lines on the pitch on Saturday but the party line was rattled off effortlessly by those players wheeled out afterwards to explain the almost inexplicable manner of their
For the Scarlets the celebrations will be shortlived.
A chastening end to what has proved one of the most horrifically demanding and challenging seasons any group of players and management has ever had to endure.
A bad day for Munster, not so much for the PRO12.
After as comprehensive a defeat as Munster suffered at the hands of a rampant and quite brilliant Scarlets in Dublin on Saturday, it would be easy to rant and rave about the shortcomings exposed in th
In keeping with his surname, it might have taken Kevin Long a fair old length of time to finally get his first senior Irish call-up but it took him only 20 minutes to reach last week’s squad tra
Few sports blur the lines of cinema quite like boxing.
Nick Kyrgios is having a "hard time" with hip and shoulder injuries but the Australian said he has done all he can to be ready for his French Open first round match against German veteran Philipp Kohl
A total of 27 fans were arrested right before the start of the football game between the teams of Levski and CSKA last night, reported BNR.
The traffic downtown Sofia had been stopped several times du
Just over two years since a defeat by Bangladesh in Adelaide sealed their embarrassing first-round exit from the 2015 World Cup, England face the Tigers in the Champions Trophy opener at The Oval on
Pat Cummins, Josh Hazlewood, Mitchell Starc and James Pattinson are all fit and poised to bowl together given conducive conditions at the tournament in England and Wales.
Taylor has stroked a New Zealand record 17 one-day centuries, is one behind the country's Test best with 16, and with no plans to retire before the 2019 World Cup he has the New Zealand records
Andretti Autosport wound up on top again at the Indy 500, while Scott Dixon's terrifying wreck and other story lines made the race one to remember
Making a record 20th appearance at Roland Garros, Venus Williams is looking to finally get her hands on the French Open trophy