Six groups of Munster rugby players continued their journeys toward Kerry, spending plenty of time with fans along the way.
In Pat Spillane’s autobiography Shooting From The Hip, he related how Mick O’Dwyer would deal with rumours of opposition spies attending Kerry training.
Referees in Premier League matches next season will use the vanishing spray that came to prominence in the recent World Cup in Brazil, it was announced yesterday.
Just three years after taking up the whistle, Irish referee Helen O’Reilly has made it onto the biggest stage — the Women’s Rugby World Cup.
After recently reluctantly agreeing to be photographed with the Claret Jug in France, Graeme McDowell will turn down a request to pose with the Rodman Wanamaker Trophy, the prize in capturing next week’s USPGA Championship.
Tony Martin’s Greatness arrived from the clouds to justify favouritism in the Tote Jackpot Guarantee Handicap Hurdle, initiating a double for Plate hero Shane Shortall at Galway yesterday.
In sport and in life, everybody wants to be like Eddy Merckx – the outrageously gifted Belgian cyclist whose natural talent and extra-terrestrial strength allowed him to brush aside his rivals with contemptuous ease.
Robert Heffernan is in line to win a retrospective bronze medal in the 20km race walk from the 2010 European Championships in Barcelona after Russian Stanislav Emelyanov was found to have committed an anti-doping violation.