Adrian O’Sullivan’s return to Cork would be Super, admits Ballincollig ace

Adrian O’Sullivan’s return to Cork would be Super, admits Ballincollig ace

Ballincollig will join Cork rivals Neptune, Kerry’s Tralee Warriors and Killorglin plus Maree and Moycullen from Galway in basketball’s reconfigured ...

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€70m cash boost for IRFU as CVC to buy stake in Six Nations

€70m cash boost for IRFU as CVC to buy stake in Six Nations

The IRFU is set for a badly needed €70m cash boost after private equity company CVC closed in last night on a 14.5% investment stake in the Six Nations.

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Spike in Covid-19 cases at hotspot popular with Irish tourists risks Algarve reopening plans

Spike in Covid-19 cases at hotspot popular with Irish tourists risks Algarve reopening plans

Carefully staged tourism plans to re-open Portugal’s Algarve to sunseekers have been blown apart by a dramatic surge in confirmed Covid-19 cases linked to ...

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Rory McIlroy remembers one important thing about Hilton Head – it can bite

Rory McIlroy remembers one important thing about Hilton Head – it can bite

It was nothing like the ‘crap’ he finished playing at the Charles Schwab Challenge in Texas last Sunday, but Rory McIlroy still needed a 30ft birdie ...

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Future of popular Kerry forest walk threatened

Future of popular Kerry forest walk threatened

When John Lenihan ruled the world of mountain running, the Kerry man honed his technique and built incredible stamina across the steep inclines of Glanageenty wood ...

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Not so Dalo: Austin Stacks reject claims of football-only blinkers

Not so Dalo: Austin Stacks reject claims of football-only blinkers

The Austin Stacks GAA club in Kerry has taken issue with a suggestion in this newspaper by our columnist and All-Ireland winning captain Anthony Daly that hurling ...

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Tony Leen: Danaher, Kerry and me: A minor matter

Tony Leen: Danaher, Kerry and me: A minor matter

By the only metric that matters in Kerry — championship appearances in the green and gold in one of the three acknowledged grades — I was a footballing ...

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Tony Leen: Where a shop opening is a heartbeat, not a hard sell

Tony Leen: Where a shop opening is a heartbeat, not a hard sell

Pat McCarthy's decision to open a small shop was more of a statement of community defiance than a commercial punt, but business is booming, writes Tony Leen

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Martin Lehane: A lifetime of fairways and friends

Martin Lehane: A lifetime of fairways and friends

If Muskerry Golf Club's Martin Lehane was the self-professed 'worst pro of all time', how come over 500 members came out to honour him when he retired? Tony Leen ...

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Belfast's Blaylock and Glanmire star Parker take top basketball awards

Belfast's Blaylock and Glanmire star Parker take top basketball awards

Belfast Star, awarded basketball’s Men’s Superleague crown after leaders Tralee were hit with a points deduction, have swept the boards in Basketball ...

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Tralee Warriors stripped of Men’s Superleague basketball title

Tralee Warriors stripped of Men’s Superleague basketball title

The governing body’s Men’s National Competitions Committee (MNCC) has confirmed that Belfast Star have been declared champions

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Altior still in the running for Cheltenham Champion Chase

Altior still in the running for Cheltenham Champion Chase

Altior remains in the running to defend his crown in the Betway Queen Mother Champion Chase at Cheltenham on Wednesday.

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Dave Kilcoyne and Kevin O’Byrne commit their futures to Munster

Dave Kilcoyne and Kevin O’Byrne commit their futures to Munster

Loosehead prop Kilcoyne has signed a three-year extension with hooker O’Byrne signing a two-year deal.

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Cheltenham: Inclusion of high-profile trio make for a fascinating Champion Chase

Cheltenham: Inclusion of high-profile trio make for a fascinating Champion Chase

Altior, Chacun Pour Soi and Defi Du Seuil remain on course for a fascinating clash at the Cheltenham Festival next Wednesday, after the trio featured among 11 horses ...

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Victorious Kerry young guns stir bottle into the mix

Victorious Kerry young guns stir bottle into the mix

Kerry put a foul first period to one side in Tralee Wednesday night and outscored the Munster and All-Ireland champions Cork 0-12 to 0-3 after the break. Impressive ...

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Basketball: Ballincollig finally up where the air is sweeter

Basketball: Ballincollig finally up where the air is sweeter

BALLINCOLLIG head coach Kieran O’Sullivan is a Liverpool supporter so could be forgiven for coming over all Jurgen Klopp when the possibility of a perfect ...

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Clare's Liam Jegou has become the first Team Ireland athlete selected for the Tokyo Olympic Games

Clare's Liam Jegou has become the first Team Ireland athlete selected for the Tokyo Olympic Games

Jegou (24) will compete in the C1 category at the Kasai Canoe Slalom Centre in Tokyo from July 26-27.

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Dennis the Menace: Weather wreaks havoc on weekend sport schedule

Dennis the Menace: Weather wreaks havoc on weekend sport schedule

Postponements, deferments and cancelled tv coverage – Storm Dennis has certainly left its mark on the weekend’s sports program.

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Former Munster CEO Garrett Fitzgerald passes away, aged 65

Former Munster CEO Garrett Fitzgerald passes away, aged 65

Garrett Fitzgerald, the straight-talking Munster-to-the-core rugby man, who oversaw the province’s greatest days as coach and CEO, has passed away.

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Counties covering every detail as Kerry face 2,800km of League mileage

Counties covering every detail as Kerry face 2,800km of League mileage

Kerry flew to Dublin last Saturday week for the opening round of the League when, ordinarily for a big game in the capital, they would travel on the eve of the fixture. ...

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Superleague leaders Tralee Warriors win appeal against points deduction

Superleague leaders Tralee Warriors win appeal against points deduction

Superleague pacesetters Garvey’s Tralee Warriors have won their appeal against a points deduction imposed for incorrectly registering American, Andre Berry, ...

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Cork City hoping to land Arsenal defender on loan - reports

Cork City hoping to land Arsenal defender on loan - reports

It says that Olowu is preparing to fly into Cork to put pen to paper on deal which will see him remain with City until the end of this season.

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Peter Keane: 'Smash and grab? Yes, you could say that'

Peter Keane: 'Smash and grab? Yes, you could say that'

His opposing manager, Pádraic Joyce, was left to rue Galway's missed chances.

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Killian Spillane edges it at the death for Kerry

Killian Spillane edges it at the death for Kerry

Kerry won’t have grafted harder for a pair of league points in quite some time. And that will make this come-from-behind victory all the sweeter for Peter ...

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Nick Haining to make Scotland debut against Ireland

Nick Haining to make Scotland debut against Ireland

Edinburgh number eight Nick Haining will make his Scotland debut against Ireland on Saturday in Dublin.

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World No 1 Koepka commits to Adare Manor

World No 1 Koepka commits to Adare Manor

Brooks Koepka has signed up for the JP McManus Pro Am in July

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Aspell, Forde, Keating, Wilkinson to be inducted into basketball Hall of Fame

Aspell, Forde, Keating, Wilkinson to be inducted into basketball Hall of Fame

Inductees will join a dozen Hall of Fame members

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Cork steel themselves for football’s rubber chicken circuit

Cork steel themselves for football’s rubber chicken circuit

The road to Tier 1 salvation will take the Cork footballers to the heart of Division 3 in Longford, by way of Tipperary and Leitrim.

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Tony Leen: Kerry ‘leaders’ would do well to lighten David Clifford’s load

Tony Leen: Kerry ‘leaders’ would do well to lighten David Clifford’s load

Why is the David Clifford Kerry captaincy an issue at all?, asks Tony Leen.

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Brian Hurley’s new hamstring injury a blow for Cork

Brian Hurley’s new hamstring injury a blow for Cork

The appearance side by side of ‘Cork attacker Brian Hurley’ and ‘hamstring injury’ is liable to induce a wince from even the most sanguine ...

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'It feels amazing, but it was a war of attrition': Eanna best Tralee in defensive slugfest

'It feels amazing, but it was a war of attrition': Eanna best Tralee in defensive slugfest

At different ends of the hallway leading to the locker rooms at Neptune Stadium, there was a stark contrast in light and mood.

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'We got embarrassed on national TV': Killester draw inspiration from past Glanmire pain

'We got embarrassed on national TV': Killester draw inspiration from past Glanmire pain

So has the hunter become the hunted? When Killester lagged badly behind Glanmire in the opening quarter of Saturday’s Women’s National Cup semi-final, ...

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Eanna delight as Tralee fail Cup scrutiny again

Eanna delight as Tralee fail Cup scrutiny again

‘Better win a bad game than lose a good one’ - so Dublin’s DBS Eanna won’t mind the quality of Saturday’s Men’s National Cup ...

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Claire Melia lines out for native club Portlaoise; US college career may be impacted

Claire Melia lines out for native club Portlaoise; US college career may be impacted

TheSt Joseph’s (Philadelphia) roster no longer includes a link profile of Melia, even though they are only midway through their season.

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Gutsy Killester edge Glanmire in Cup thriller

Gutsy Killester edge Glanmire in Cup thriller

Hula Hoops Women’s National Cup semi-final.

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The Big Interview with Paul Dick: Bark, bite, and basketball brilliance

The Big Interview with Paul Dick: Bark, bite, and basketball brilliance

Is Tralee Warriors’ 6’ 4” point guard Paul Dick the best Irish basketballer in the country? Probably. But priorities have changed, and staying ...

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Cork City sign Dylan McGlade who wants to 'help the club get back to where it belongs'

Cork City sign Dylan McGlade who wants to 'help the club get back to where it belongs'

Winger Dylan McGlade has joined Cork City, subject to international clearance.

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'We have a massive pick': Cork adding breadth and depth to 2020 mission

'We have a massive pick': Cork adding breadth and depth to 2020 mission

Put aside momentarily the gulf in strength and game experience between the two sides in Tralee yesterday. Any cursory examination of what Cork started with, brought ...

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Walsh injury a dampener as Gore's hat-trick helps Cork to 22-point win

Walsh injury a dampener as Gore's hat-trick helps Cork to 22-point win

Luckless Nathan Walsh’s injury woes continued Sunday in Tralee as Cork pummelled Kerry’s Under 20’s in the McGrath Cup.

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'It might just go on forever': Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Castleisland Blitz

'It might just go on forever': Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Castleisland Blitz

A basketball tournament that began in a converted ballroom 50 years ago today has attained national and international acclaim not because it attracted many of the ...

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Sports pictures of the year: And these are the ones that didn’t make it...

Sports pictures of the year: And these are the ones that didn’t make it...

One of the year’s most satisfying assignments doesn’t even necessitate a pair of street shoes much less a crack-of-dawn flight or a winter bobble hat.

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Borris-Ileigh named Munster club of the year; Kerry's O'Brien wins football award

Borris-Ileigh named Munster club of the year; Kerry's O'Brien wins football award

The minor footballer and hurler of the year were also announced.

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Match officials for Six Nations announced

Match officials for Six Nations announced

World Rugby has announced the match official appointments for the men’s Six Nations 2020 as the road to Rugby World Cup 2023 begins in earnest for the world’s ...

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Cash-strapped Cork conjuring ways of wooing back the fans

Cash-strapped Cork conjuring ways of wooing back the fans

IF Cork GAA fans voted with their feet to the tune of a €200,000 drop in local gate receipts this year, little wonder that injecting life into the 2020 county ...

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When it comes to bad news, Cork GAA’s surely sold out now

When it comes to bad news, Cork GAA’s surely sold out now

In the difficult matter of serving up bad news, those PR execs in sharp suits like to talk of getting out in front of the story. Beating the naysayers to the punch ...

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Other things we learned from Cork GAA finances

Other things we learned from Cork GAA finances

The “legal fees” referred to in Cork GAA’s annual report relate to the controversial High Court case involving the Board and former administrator ...

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No levies will be placed on clubs, insists Tracey Kennedy

No levies will be placed on clubs, insists Tracey Kennedy

Cork GAA chair Tracey Kennedy has insisted that clubs in the county will not be levied to help ease the financial debt hanging over the Board — but she said ...

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Two Cup treats to keep an eye on this weekend

Two Cup treats to keep an eye on this weekend

At this time of the year, there is no better atmosphere in Irish sport than in the Tralee Sports Complex around 8pm on a Saturday night.

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Ladies Football revamp senior structures for 2020 - with no Leinster Championship

Ladies Football revamp senior structures for 2020 - with no Leinster Championship

The Ladies Gaelic Football Association has revealed a major revamp of the 2020 All-Ireland Senior Championship structure.

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Where does your club rank? Cork GAA confirms grading for 2020 Championships

Where does your club rank? Cork GAA confirms grading for 2020 Championships

Cork GAA chiefs have published its club-by-club rankings table which will form the basis for new county championship structures from 2020 on.

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