Scholes does not believe his old club have the quality up front to be a force in Europe this season.
Six-time All-Ireland winning Cork camogie goalkeeper Aoife Murray has expressed frustration at how female sports, and its participants, are treated in Ireland.
Louis van Gaal has given Luke Shaw permission to stay away from Manchester United’s match against PSV in case he feels it will reopen the psychological wounds of his leg break in Eindhoven.
Some 29 years have elapsed since Connacht last beat Munster at Thomond Park. In that space of time, they have been unlucky on a few occasions, on others they returned west on the back of one or two hammerings.
IT HAS been some week for rugby. In a period overshadowed by the terrorist attacks that has put all in France and beyond on high alert, the postponement of Munster’s Champions Cup game in Paris was absolutely necessary.
Shane Lowry admits a good showing in the EurAsia Cup early in the New Year could help turn his Ryder Cup dream into a reality.
A seven-race programme at Dundalk offers opportunities for midweek punters, and Jacobs Well gets the nap to take the concluding Crowne Plaza Jockey & Trainer Awards Handicap for rider Ross Coakley and handler Noel Hynds.
Killian Kingston was the standout performer at Whitechurch’s Mercy Cancer Appeal benefit weekend for Mercy University Hospital, Cork.