Murphy back in the groove at Kealkill

David Murphy has his Munster senior championship campaign back on track after a last-shot win over John Creedon at Kealkill.


Irish coach blasts ref as Cully loses out

BOXING: Johnny Joyce and Wayne Kelly will be aiming to get Ireland back to winning ways at the 105-nation AIBA World Youth Championships in Sofia, Bulgaria today.


Delighted Doherty makes World Champs

SNOOKER: Dubliner Ken Doherty secured the 19th Crucible appearance of his career as he qualified for the Dafabet World Championship with a 10-5 success over Thai Dechawat Poomjaeng.


Domenicali resigns from Ferrari after team’s poor start to the season

Stefano Domenicali said it was time for a “significant change” as he announced his resignation as team principal of Ferrari.

VICTORY MARCH: Cork Church of Ireland celebrate their Irish Hockey Trophy final victory over North Down at UCD on Saturday. Picture: Adrian Boehm/Irish Hockey Photographers

Munster net three hockey titles

Munster sides landed three national titles from a possible four over a memorable weekend at Belfield.

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Sligo and Leevale take top honours at road relays

Sligo AC retained their men’s title while Leevale’s women went on the roll of honour for the first time at the Woodie’s DIY National Road Relay Championships in Raheny, Dublin yesterday.

Two-time Rás winner Ciarán Power is making a comeback to the sport after retiring in 2008.

Geared for one last Rás

Ciarán Power is one of a select few Irish riders to have ridden the Giro d’Italia, but racing in a peloton fuelled by EPO, he rarely won a major race. After retiring in 2008, he’s back, and on a mission.

Andy Lee: Southpaw plans to fight at 154lb in Cardiff next month.

‘Rusty’ Lee pleased to get rounds under belt ahead of title bid

Andy Lee blamed ring-rust for his underwhelming performance against Frank Horta but is now hoping to seal a world title shot at light-middleweight before the end of the year.


Devaney touching the sky

Longford man Paul Devaney caught the mountaineering bug by accident on a holiday trek to see Mount Everest in 2005. Nine years later he is back in its shadows but this time preparing to climb the highest peak on the planet as part of the seventh and final leg of an amazing journey around the world’s most challenging mountains.


Sleeping your way to success

Can you get through a thousand words on sleep without using the phrase, ‘perchance to dream’? We’ll do our best, but no promises.