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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 35-year-old led 27 laps in his much-hyped Indy 500 debut before a blown Honda engine ended his day 20 laps shy.             
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. A 10-game ......
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.             
A week earlier, Lee was disqualified when she failed to sign the card she submitted after the Kingsmill Championship.             
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
The Andretti family has struggled for decades to win the Indianapolis 500. As a car owner, though, Michael Andretti certainly knows the way to victory lane.
Angelique Kerber became the first top seed to lose in the opening round at Roland Garros as tearful Petra Kvitova swept to victory in her first match since surviving a knife attack which almost ended
Manchester United are yet to launch an official bid for Inter Milan's £48m-rated midfielder Ivan Perisic but the 'interest is there' - according to the sporting director of the Italian club Piero Au
Foley, a reliever who has been throwing 97-99 mph at Single A West Michigan, topped out in a game last week at 101.             
A full wrap of Round 12 of the Holden Cup, a weekend that saw the Warriors record their first win of the season and a contender for comeback of the year.
HE’S played 10 seasons in the Canadian Football League between the Saskatchewan Roughriders and Winnipeg Blue Bombers. Despite a career that grossly exceeds that of the average player, the feeli
Aljaz Bedene switched allegiances from his native Slovenia in 2015 but has so far been unable to represent Great Britain either in Davis Cup or at the Olympics.
A highly anticipated pitcher’s duel between Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw and Chicago Cubs left-hander Jon Lester turned into a power-point presentation on Sunday, the teams combining to club seven
Henrikh Mkhitaryan has been awarded one of the highest honours in his home country of Armenia in recognition of his exceptional debut season after joining Manchester United.
Top-ranked Macomb Dakota and No. 2 Utica Ford are on collision course to play for the Division 1 district title.             
Maybe “workhorse” is too strong a term to use in describing left-handed reliever Jose Alvarez. Yes, he’s pitched in 64 games over each of the last two seasons. Yes, he leads the league in appearan
Pittsburgh captain's will to win a driving force in Penguins' bid to become first NHL team to repeat since 1998.             
Only two other keepers, Manuel Neuer and Gianluigi Buffon, have ever been sold for more than £20million. So why are City prepared to outlay such a hefty fee for a prospect keeper?
The Orlando Pride were confident they were going to earn their first road win of the season at Sky Blue FC Saturday. Instead, Orlando ended up with a 2-1 loss. It was the club’s third road defeat of t
WILL KELLEHER AT TWICKENHAM STADIUM: England claimed a 28-14 victory over the Barbarians at HQ on Sunday afternoon ahead of their summer tour to Argentina.
John Terry has revealed he will spend the next week deciding his future, with the outgoing Chelsea captain admitting he could call time on his illustrious 22-year professional career this summer.
The All Blacks have suffered an injury scare involving their premier fly-half, Beauden Barrett – while first-choice hooker Dane Coles appears in grave danger of missing the Lions series.
Chelsea playmaker Eden Hazard capped a magnificent return to form by being named Player of the Year at the club's end-of-season awards ceremony in London on Sunday night.
Steven Soderbergh was never a big NASCAR fan despite growing up in the South. But the Academy Award winning director has become one after working on his new film 'Logan Lucky'
Kevin Kisner, 45th in the world, had finished in the top 10 in the tournament in 2015 and 2016 and held his nerve to par the 18th and win by one shot from Jordan Spieth, Sean O'Hair and Jon Rahm.
The 35-year-old Alonso led 27 laps in his much-hyped Indy 500 debut - the third most behind Max Chilton and Ryan Hunter-Reay - before a blown Honda engine ended his day.
LAURIE WHITWELL: Hefele usually celebrates his goals by curling the fingers like claws, but when he converted his penalty against Sheffield Wednesday he fired an imaginary arrow.
Neither Reading nor Huddersfield Town were expected to be in the mix for promotion to the Premier League this season, however both have had dream campaigns.
Two-time Indy 500 winner Juan Pablo Montoya finished sixth after it appeared he was destined for a long day. Driving for Team Penske, Montoya started 18th and ran out of fuel just before a pit sto
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