GAA - Today's News

Tipperary's Paddy Stapleton. Picture: INPHO/James Crombie
Limerick will still be a force, warns Stapleton

While supporters of Limerick hurling are still coming to terms with events of the last few days, Tipperary’s Paddy Stapleton — Limerick’s opponents in the Munster championship on June 1 — warns it might turn out to be a blessing in disguise.

SOCCER - Today's News

Shamrock Rovers' Ronan Finn and Ian Rush show off their heading prowess at the Liverpool v Shamrock Rovers Press Day, at the Aviva Stadium, Dublin yesterday. Picture: Inpho/Morgan Treacy
Rush in a hurry for title glory

It was back on August 24, just two games into the campaign, when Ian Rush began to suspect that Liverpool’s stated target of qualification for the Champions League need not be the sum of their season’s ambitions.

RUGBY - Today's News

JJ Hanrahan training with physio Colm Fuller at Musgrave Park this week. Picture: INPHO/James Crombie
Hopes rise for Hanrahan as Penney ponders changes in back row

Munster are holding out hope that fly-half JJ Hanrahan will make it onto the plane for Marseille today as the Irish province head into Sunday’s Heineken Cup semi-final with Toulon.

GOLF - Today's News

GOOD SIGNS: Trevor Stokes and Mark Neville in the process of erecting a sign for the Irish Open at the entrance to Fota Island. Picture: Denis Scannell
Pádraig putting things right

Pádraig Harrington was pleased a new putting alignment lasted a full 18 holes after recording a two under par 70 on the opening day of the Zurich Classic of New Orleans.

RACING - Today's News

Catchy Lass poised to strike again

The progressive Catchy Lass gets the nap to land the Dual Racing Sunday 17th August Handicap at Dundalk tonight.

OTHER SPORTS - Today's News

Tallaght's Brendan Hyland on his way to winning the Men's LC 200m Butterfly Final and setting a new Irish record in the processPicture: INPHO/Morgan Treac
Hyland sets senior butterfly record

Brendan Hyland was the standout performer at the Irish Long Course National Championships, securing the 200m Butterfly title in an Irish senior record time of 1:58.68 at the National Aquatic Centre in Dublin. The previous best was 1:59.14.