The New York Yankees have set a new record for the most home runs hit at an opposing team’s ballpark in a season, smashing five homers in a 9-6 win over the Baltimore Orioles to take their 2019 total at Camden Yards to 32.
Tue, 06 Aug, 2019
Shane O’Donnell will be back in a Clare jersey far sooner than envisaged with confirmation that the 2013 All-Ireland final hero will be lining out for the Banner County in the Aer Lingus Fenway Hurling Classic in Boston on Sunday.
Wed, 14 Nov, 2018
Last week, the Irish Independent reported four counties — Armagh and Laois footballers and Waterford and Wexford’s hurlers — are to lose home advantage for their opening 2019 Allianz League home game after breaching the pre-Championship training camp rule, writes
Tue, 13 Nov, 2018
Last week, the Irish Independent reported four counties — Armagh and Laois footballers and Waterford and Wexford’s hurlers — are to lose home advantage for their opening 2019 Allianz League home game after breaching the pre-Championship training camp rule, writes John Fogarty.
Tue, 13 Nov, 2018
Much like the persistence of racism, to be still talking about a problem that existed in the days when Graeme Souness had a moustache and a perm feels like a depressing indictment of humanity’s inability to change for the better, writes
Thu, 03 May, 2018
Sat, 18 Nov, 2017
Around teatime last Sunday week a pal rang: “Well, what did you think?” He was referring to Cork-Tipperary, lately ended, and was clearly settling in for a long chat. I pointed out I was not only still working, but actually right in the middle .... “What, you’re still there? Still?”
Mon, 29 May, 2017
New York’s World Trade Centre at Ground Zero, the Big Wheel on Place de la Concorde in Paris, and City Hall in Tel Aviv are three of the latest landmarks to join the growing list of famous international attractions that will go green this St Patrick’s Day.
Thu, 11 Feb, 2016
Dublin GAA secretary John Costello has accused Croke Park top brass of behaving like Ebeneezer Scrooge after their request for a share of the gate receipts from the Dublin-Mayo All-Ireland semi-final replay yielded the “princely sum” of €7,500.
Tue, 08 Dec, 2015
The Fenway hurling classic may be under review by the GAA for the “mass brawl” that broke out between the Dublin and Galway hurlers midway through the second quarter, but one thing seems certain: the Americans loved it.
Wed, 25 Nov, 2015