“I hope to be back playing soon and will be aiming to put myself in the frame for selection for Ulster and Ireland over the coming months.
Sylvester Hennessy crunches the numbers from the weekend’s big Allianz League games in Ballyshannon and Killarney.
Liverpool vice-captain Jordan Henderson insists they will not get carried away with beating reigning Premier League champions Manchester City as the memories of last season’s title heartbreak provide a reminder of what can go wrong.
There is much to savour and appreciate regarding Ireland’s Six Nations win over England on Sunday, and much of it comes down to the numbers.
When pushed on it afterwards, Aogán Ó Fearghail insisted he was referring to himself more than anybody else, writes John Fogarty.
When Pádraig Harrington was preparing to chase his third Open victory in a row at Turnberry and his fourth major in the space of two years, he reflected on what it meant to be great, or special, writes Brian Keogh.
Henry de Bromhead is no nearer to deciding whether to let Sizing Europe return to Cheltenham for another tilt at the Queen Mother Champion Chase.
The IBF super-bantamweight champion successfully defended his world title on Saturday night, stopping 25-year-old Californian challenger Chris Avalos (25-3) in the fifth round to extend his undefeated record to 20-0 (14 knockouts).