THE end is in sight, even if we are not quite there yet.
Richie McCaw: His men can deal with the big occasions.
The radio ads for Friday night’s production of Alone it Stands in Dublin, the play depicting the events ...
Ireland need a quick fix in three key areas...
Ireland need a quick fix in three key areas...
Gentleman, that he is, Beaumont whispers to Moss “may the best team win”.
Well, at least Ireland’s new management team has a very clear picture of the enormity of the task facing ...
Australian sport is going through a rough time at present, something an ultra-competitive, sports-mad ...
On the face of it, a record win over a side positioned about us on the IRB rankings, scoring five tries ...
The things Ireland need to prove in this autumn series
Even for a coach as experienced as Joe Schmidt, international rugby represents a whole new canvass for ...
The battle for control of the European game took a worrying twist last week. Entering the City Hall ...
It shows just how competitive the Heineken Cup have become that after the opening two rounds, only three ...
ON THE face of it, an outstanding weekend for the Irish in Europe. However, while Ulster in particular, ...
What a terrible pity Connacht couldn’t come good in that last-ditch siege on the Saracens line in their ...
Never before has the old adage that you’re only as good as you’re next game felt so apt.
THE more I read the protestations of the Anglo-French protagonists from Premier Rugby Limited (PRL) ...
His passing went largely unnoticed, even within the rugby family, which was strange, given how he shaped ...
It’s only a few months since I last put pen to paper yet so much has happened in the intervening period, ...
Frankie Dolan is facing a lengthy ban after an alleged assault on the fourth official after last month's Connacht Club final.
Manchester United boss David Moyes says he warned Bill Kenwright he would return to Everton for some of his players.
Sometime next year, certainly in league and possibly championship, the veteran secretary of the Sarsfields club will smile across at the first-year secretary of Erin's Own, and give a knowing nod.
With Mike Sherry ruled out, Munster will have to name one of two rookie hookers to fill the Heineken Cup squad for Sunday's clash with Perpignan at Thomond Park.
Oulart-the-Ballagh and Wexford defender Eoin Moore is unfazed by criticism of the leggings he wore in last Sunday's AIB Leinster senior club hurling final against Mount Leinster Rangers.
Manchester United executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward insists the club do not need to keep winning trophies to remain attractive to sponsors.
Premiership Rugby chief executive Mark McCafferty has revealed that alternative plans to the Heineken Cup will be drawn up as quickly as possible.
It is a safe assumption that Walter Walsh and Shane O'Donnell will never stand side by side in any identity parade.
Champions Manchester United fell further adrift of the Barclays Premier League pacesetters after losing at home to Everton for the first time since 1992.
Wexford hurling boss Liam Dunne blames Cork counterpart Jimmy Barry-Murphy for the furore which surrounded the proposed changes to the National Hurling League.
Nelson Mandela, the pioneering president who helped to end apartheid in South Africa, has died at the age of 95.
The Government's Fiscal Advisory Council has slapped down Labour's suggestion of tax cuts for families and warned there is no scope for such relief until at least 2016.
WHETHER in or out of prison, Nelson Mandela was a crowd puller.
NELSON MANDELA was the glowing beacon of hope, shining across South Africa and the world, whose 27 years in jail left him without a trace of bitterness or hatred against those who practiced the evil of apartheid.
Finance Minister Michael Noonan has confirmed that 130 high rollers will earn on average €4m each this year.
He shoots — he scores. New figures show that the media firm owned by Irish soccer legend and RTÉ pundit John Giles enjoyed a bumper year last more than doubling accumulated profits to €328,367.
Clare hurlers' philosophy of going the extra mile on the pitch is the driving force behind their promise to visit every school in the county within seven weeks.
In gambling you have winners and losers – but Premiership Rugby's punt on the future of European rugby means we have all lost. <
NOTHING beats a bit of Boucicault at Christmas.
Born Dionysius Lardner Boursiquot in 1820, 'Boucicault' — a man destined to become the most electrifying dramatist of the Victorian era — had a whiff of sensation about him from the start.
Three bunches of flowers, two candles, and a brief note from friends — tributes left yesterday outside the home of murder victim Susan Dunne in the heart of rural North Kerry.
Long-range weather guru Ken Ring is predicting a frosty Christmas for Ireland this year, with the south of the country most likely to get a festive snowfall.
IT IS, at best, a troubled relationship. We have in this country a prof-essional group made up of individuals we all hope we never get to meet.
The earliest known settlers in Co Cork were hunter-gatherers who lived near Fermoy more than 10,100 years ago.
Christmas has come early for animal lover Cormac Williams whose pet donkey, named Tulip, has given birth to twin foals.
A former Kerry GAA star and the latest Operation Transformation leader has said his obsession with sport cost him his marriage.
The father of a teenager beaten to death in an un-provoked attack, has written to Alan Shatter begging him to help get justice for his murdered son.
Three quarters of the €27.856m donated to the charity wing of the Central Remedial Clinic between 1998 and 2011 was not sent on to the facility.
The grandmother of a toddler with Down's syndrome has been waiting a year for a response from the Taoiseach and three government ministers to correspondence about disability cuts referred to them on her behalf by the troika.
Wherefore the halos, oh how they slip so lightly.