Crosse moving in right direction more quickly than the norm

Crosse moving in right direction more quickly than the norm

LAST weekend offered another illustration of the wealth of young talent inhabiting Irish weigh rooms at the moment.

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Divilly, Noonan, and Wall bid to impress scouts in Australia

Divilly, Noonan, and Wall bid to impress scouts in Australia

Galway star Olivia Divilly has been wooing AFLW scouts with her stunning tests, finishing in the top two in three tests during the Draft Combine in Melbourne.

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Westmeath come from seven points behind to secure intermediate Camogie title

Westmeath come from seven points behind to secure intermediate Camogie title

Pamela Greville shot nine points, three of them from play, while Laura Doherty and Amy Scally led an astounding second-half defensive effort that kept Galway to ...

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Kerry secure historic camogie championship win over Limerick

Kerry secure historic camogie championship win over Limerick

It was a first ever title for the Kingdom - who fielded players from the Clanmaurice club - the only senior club in the county.

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Galway v Kilkenny: Downey resolute as familiar foes do battle in senior camogie final

Galway v Kilkenny: Downey resolute as familiar foes do battle in senior camogie final

It is part of lore now how a deputation of Wexford hurlers took a bus trip down to Clare around this time last year to exhort Davy Fitzgerald to remain at the helm ...

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Promise to grandad saw Casserly switch codes

Promise to grandad saw Casserly switch codes

Motivation is a very personal thing. When Lisa Casserly was playing soccer for Ireland, that was all she wanted to do and though she was a club camogie player with ...

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From small acorns, mighty oaks will grow

From small acorns, mighty oaks will grow

Any week in Kerry is a football week, but when the Sam Maguire Cup is up for grabs, that applies to every second of every day.

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Legends answer call for Pat Smullen

Legends answer call for Pat Smullen

The conversation takes place prior to the dreadful news his friend and long-time weigh-room colleague Pat Smullen would need to undergo a further course of chemotherapy ...

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'It’s not about individuals and the girls don’t want it to be about individuals,' Kilkenny’s Ann Downey

'It’s not about individuals and the girls don’t want it to be about individuals,' Kilkenny’s Ann Downey

Moments after Kilkenny had accounted for a gallant but tiring Tipperary with a last-quarter score rush, Ann Downey was enjoying the luxury of looking forward to ...

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Paudie Murray insists Cork Camogie has bright future despite semi-final defeat

Paudie Murray insists Cork Camogie has bright future despite semi-final defeat

Galway’s development since Cathal Murray took over the reins after the 2018 National League has been incremental and obvious.

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‘Galway deserved it more than us’

‘Galway deserved it more than us’

Galway’s development since Cathal Murray took charge after the 2018 National League has been incremental and obvious.

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Quilty provides the Q mark as Kilkenny see off Tipp

Quilty provides the Q mark as Kilkenny see off Tipp

Moments after Kilkenny had accounted for a gallant but tiring Tipperary with a late rush of scores, Ann Downey was enjoying the luxury of looking forward to watching ...

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Rebels' reign comes to an end as Galway emerge victorious

Rebels' reign comes to an end as Galway emerge victorious

Galway produced a performance of real steel to match their talent to return to the Liberty Insurance All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship Final for the first ...

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Kilkenny return to Championship final after second half comeback against Tipp

Kilkenny return to Championship final after second half comeback against Tipp

Kilkenny came good in the second half to return to the Liberty Insurance All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship Final for the sixth time in the last seven seasons. ...

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Amy O'Connor: ‘I am very, very proud to be from Knocknaheeny’

Amy O'Connor: ‘I am very, very proud to be from Knocknaheeny’

If she has heard it once, she has heard it a thousand times and it really grinds her gears.

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Tipp manager Lillis: 'We’re as far as we were last year. The plan is to progress that one step further'

Tipp manager Lillis: 'We’re as far as we were last year. The plan is to progress that one step further'

Niamh Lillis did not begin the year as Tipperary manager but she was a key member of Bill Mullaney’s backroom staff so there was no way the ambition would ...

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Former Derry under age star promoted to senior Aussie Rules  squad in first season

Former Derry under age star promoted to senior Aussie Rules squad in first season

Former Derry underage star, Callum Brown has been promoted to the senior squad of AFL side, GWS Giants, in his first season as an Aussie rules footballer and a week ...

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Galway score 1-10 without reply to overturn Waterford resistance

Galway score 1-10 without reply to overturn Waterford resistance

GALWAY qualified for the Liberty Insurance All-Ireland Senior Camogie Semi-Final, having survived the severest of stress tests from a vibrant Waterford at Semple ...

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Tipperary grind out win despite Mulcahy magic

Tipperary grind out win despite Mulcahy magic

Tipperary's experience of knockout camogie showed as they ground out victory in the Liberty Insurance All-Ireland Senior Camogie Quarter-Final at Semple Stadium.

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Nicole Walsh: I just remember waking up in the helicopter in mid-air and your man telling me ‘You are okay, you are safe’

Nicole Walsh: I just remember waking up in the helicopter in mid-air and your man telling me ‘You are okay, you are safe’

When Cork blitzed Tipperary in the second half of a 15-point defeat at CIT on June 22, it was the third serious setback in a horror week that had begun with Nicole ...

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One step at a time on Limerick’s return to top

One step at a time on Limerick’s return to top

All athletes hide guilty pleasures but Marian Quaid has no qualms about digging into a pack of Starbursts.

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Camogie CEO targets 25,000 for All-Ireland final

Camogie CEO targets 25,000 for All-Ireland final

New Camogie Association chief executive Sinéad McNulty has revealed the organisation is targeting a significant increase in attendances at the Liberty Insurance ...

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'We have a lot of work to do' – Tipperary Camogie boss Niamh Lillis after their win over Meath

'We have a lot of work to do' – Tipperary Camogie boss Niamh Lillis after their win over Meath

It wasn’t pretty but Tipperary manager Niamh Lillis was pleased that her charges hit the last five points to register a hard-fought 0-15 to 0-11 win over Meath ...

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Orla Cronin cuts loose as Cork conquer Déise to reach camogie semi-final

Orla Cronin cuts loose as Cork conquer Déise to reach camogie semi-final

Cork had to dig deep but inspired by Orla Cronin they produced a trademark improved second-half showing to finally see off Waterford by 2-10 to 0-7 the Liberty Insurance ...

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Kilkenny send message with 22-point defeat of Limerick

Kilkenny send message with 22-point defeat of Limerick

Kilkenny were irresistible as they confirmed their place in the Liberty Insurance All-Ireland Senior Camogie Semi-Finals on August 17 with a 4-23 to 1-13 triumph ...

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Cork tyros catch eye as champions crush Meath

Cork tyros catch eye as champions crush Meath

Galway have one foot in the knockout stages of the Liberty Insurance All-Ireland senior camogie championship after yesterday’s 2-12 to 1-10 triumph over Limerick ...

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Galway close in on knockout stages after win over Limerick

Galway close in on knockout stages after win over Limerick

Galway have one foot in the knockout stages of the Liberty Insurance All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship as a result of their 2-12 to 1-10 triumph over Limerick ...

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Mary Ryan regal as Tipp recovery continues

Mary Ryan regal as Tipp recovery continues

Fourteen years after making her debut for Tipperary, Mary Ryan is still one of the Premiers’ prime performers, as illustrated by another tour de force that ...

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Camogie wrap: Cool Cork make it three wins from three

Camogie wrap: Cool Cork make it three wins from three

All-Ireland champions Cork provided a coolly efficient performance as they dismantled Dublin by 2-20 to 0-9 to record a third win from as many games in Group 2 of ...

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Formguide holds as Tipperary, Kilkenny and Limerick secure victories

Formguide holds as Tipperary, Kilkenny and Limerick secure victories

There were no upsets in this afternoon’s Liberty Insurance senior camogie championship, though underdogs Waterford, Offaly and Wexford made life difficult ...

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Muireann Creamer: ‘We come into the Championship and it seems to fall asunder’

Muireann Creamer: ‘We come into the Championship and it seems to fall asunder’

Limerick have been among the great underachievers of camogie in recent years and no-one has been more frustrated than the players themselves.

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The Daragh Ó Conchúir Interview: Pat Smullen finally OK with being a non-runner

The Daragh Ó Conchúir Interview: Pat Smullen finally OK with being a non-runner

The Daragh Ó Conchúir Interview He will watch them go to stalls for today’s DDF Irish Derby at the Curragh and, for a moment, wonder.

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Kevin Prendergast: Madhmoon can shine at Irish Derby

Kevin Prendergast: Madhmoon can shine at Irish Derby

He describes himself as “hanging in there”, but as a keen golfer, who also enjoys fishing and shooting game, the soon-to-be 87-year-old Kevin Prendergast ...

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Camogie: Wexford’s Foxe only looking to road ahead

Camogie: Wexford’s Foxe only looking to road ahead

It was a tough time for everyone involved in Wexford camogie in the spring, as the Seniors began the National League without a manager and unable to field a team.

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The Daragh Ó Conchúir interview: A horse whisperer says his goodbyes

The Daragh Ó Conchúir interview: A horse whisperer says his goodbyes

Corky Browne left Carrigtwohill for a life in racing, working with legendary trainer Fred Winter, in England, before forging a glorious partnership with five-time ...

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‘We are not afraid of change and we’re not afraid of the challenge’

‘We are not afraid of change and we’re not afraid of the challenge’

The Camogie Association is “not afraid of change” as players demand rule changes to improve the game as a spectacle.

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Mickey Quinn goal earns Longford replay against Kildare

Mickey Quinn goal earns Longford replay against Kildare

Both sides kicked some wonderful points though remarkably, the second half of extra time yielded no score.

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‘Mum says I was in a boat before I was born as she paddled when she was pregnant’

‘Mum says I was in a boat before I was born as she paddled when she was pregnant’

Jenny Egan, who made history last August as the first Irish athlete to medal at an ICF Senior Canoe Sprint World Championships with a bronze, is looking forward ...

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Laois beat Limerick in All-Ireland minor B camogie replay

Laois beat Limerick in All-Ireland minor B camogie replay

Three goals in eight second-half minutes propelled Laois to a first ever All-Ireland Minor B Camogie Championship, getting the better of Limerick by 4-6 to 2-5 in ...

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‘It was a feather in the cap to get him over because he was iconic’

‘It was a feather in the cap to get him over because he was iconic’

Last Monday’s Irish Grand National evoked plenty of memories for Roy Craigie, many of them from long before he enjoyed an 11-year stint as Fairyhouse general ...

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‘You start to ride a winner or two and you start to get the bug again’

‘You start to ride a winner or two and you start to get the bug again’

The Flat season is not long under way but already, Mark Gallagher is making a claim to providing one of the outstanding narratives of the campaign.

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Paddy Kennedy still floating on air after experiencing magic of the National

Paddy Kennedy still floating on air after experiencing magic of the National

He is a few days down the track but Paddy Kennedy is still floating on air after guiding Magic Of Light to finish second in Aintree Grand National, on his first ...

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‘There is nothing more fun than having a winner. But there are plenty of aspects you can enjoy along with that’

‘There is nothing more fun than having a winner. But there are plenty of aspects you can enjoy along with that’

Henry de Bromhead is putting his shoulder to the wheel as racing looks to attract new owners and followers but for now, the Co Waterford trainer, who has already ...

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Harty still loving National buzz 50 years after Highland fling

Harty still loving National buzz 50 years after Highland fling

“When he hit that hill, it was like he was doing what he was bred to do.”

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Galway turn it on to end Kilkenny reign

Galway turn it on to end Kilkenny reign

Littlewoods Ireland Camogie League Division 1 Final: Galway 0-16 Kilkenny 2-8

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Teen tyro Morrissey a growing force for Kilkenny

Teen tyro Morrissey a growing force for Kilkenny

Danielle Morrissey may not turn 19 until next month, but she is already in her third season with a Kilkenny squad that is bidding for a fourth consecutive Littlewoods ...

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Racing’s quiet man set for fond farewell

Racing’s quiet man set for fond farewell

Noel Fehily retires as a professional jump jockey today, having enjoyed a scintillating career. The 43-year-old explains why he’s getting out now and doing ...

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Elliott planning ambitious double Grand National tilt with Tiger Roll

Elliott planning ambitious double Grand National tilt with Tiger Roll

Any doubts surrounding Tiger Roll’s participation in the Aintree Grand National were allayed by his trainer Gordon Elliott yesterday, who also revealed that ...

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Galway stand in the way of Kilkenny’s four-in-a-row hopes

Galway stand in the way of Kilkenny’s four-in-a-row hopes

A majestic performance by Anne Dalton gave Kilkenny a 0-12 to 0-9 victory over rivals Cork in the Littlewoods Ireland Camogie League Division 1 semi-final in Carriganore. ...

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Tom O’Connor: ‘We’re only picking them out of lucky bags. You never know’

Tom O’Connor: ‘We’re only picking them out of lucky bags. You never know’

It wasn’t just the connections of Lilshane that were smiling when the 11-year-old pulled away to win the veterans chase at Navan on Saturday by six lengths.

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