Kilmore GAA club will form the first local branch of the National Club Player’s Association (CPA) after what they claim were “utterly unacceptable circumstances” surrounding their fixtures at the weekend, writes Gavin Spillane.
Ballygunner 4-20 Passage 1-12: The memory of the late Pat Flynn was honoured in style by his Ballygunner clubmen as they claimed a thoroughly convincing third consecutive senior county title in front of a disappointing 3,811 Walsh Park crowd.
So how are we all doing then? Good? I should hope so.
Every now and then, a sporting event takes place which leaves those who witnessed it wondering whether a superior force had been at work.
Never before did Thomond Park radiate such an emotionally-charged atmosphere for a game which, in advance at least, the outcome wasn’t the most important issue on the day. Some harboured a fear that, with little or no preparation over the course of a draining week, Munster were vulnerable and exposed to a very good Glasgow Warriors side.
Few people believe that Pádraig Harrington can win a fourth major but averaging 25 putts per day and shooting the lowest winning aggregate of his 21-year professional career to claim the Portugal Masters, writing him off now would be the height of folly.
I’ll ride far more horses on the gallops this weekend than I will on the track, as I have just one mount, which comes today at Punchestown aboard Myles Ahead, trained by my father.
Lewis Hamilton turned in a commanding display to win the United States Grand Prix and complete the first leg of what would be a remarkable fightback in the Formula One world championship race.