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.
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
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.
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
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
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.
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
The Winnipeg Goldeyes will finally get to enjoy some home cooking this week – having already filled their bellies during a tough road trip to kick off their season.
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A look back at the life and times of our favorite MSU All-America WR-turned-Tigers slugger, who turned 60 years old on Sunday.
Navigating the Stanley Cup playoffs requires intensity in each moment and respect for the big picture, quick bursts of energy and a well of endurance, scaling emotional highs and displaying restra
He is 35, has 15 years of big-league experience, and still believes he can play in Detroit, or elsewhere.
Britain’s former light-welterweight world boxing champion Amir Khan wants to end years of failed negotiations and finally take on compatriot Kell Brook, he told Sky Sports.
Tom Dumoulin won the 100th edition of the Giro d’Italia in sensational style Sunday to make history as the first Dutch winner of the three-week Italian race.
British double Olympic champion Mo Farah made his last U.S. track race a special one, running the year’s fastest 5,000 meters at the Prefontaine Classic Diamond League meeting Saturday.
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger said he remained in the dark about his future after steering his side to a magnificent 2-1 victory over Chelsea in the FA Cup final.
Francesco Totti bid farewell to Roma after a remarkable 25-season career with his hometown club Sunday, contributing to a 3-2 win over Genoa that secured the Giallorossi a Champions League spot.
Vegas is betting against them and the bookies are hardly alone. Let’s be honest, not many are giving the Cleveland Cavaliers much of a chance in the NBA Finals.
In a 25-year career with Roma that saw him symbolize Italian football, Francesco Totti scored 250 Serie A goals, won one World Cup and saw four presidents walk through the doors of the Quirinal Palace
Luis Enrique leaves Barcelona with no regrets and the feeling of mission accomplished. The coach capped his three-year stint with the Catalan club by winning the Copa del Rey title with a 3-1 win over
Sebastian Vettel stretched his championship lead over Lewis Hamilton to 25 points Sunday after becoming the first Ferrari driver since Michael Schumacher in 2001 to win Formula One’s showcase Monaco G
Three-time Roland Garros champion Mats Wilander reflects on Day One of the French Open. The Swedish former world No. 1 is in the French capital soaking up all the action as a commentator and pundit fo