Galway’s hurling managerial crisis shows no signs of abating as the hurling board have asked officials to approach Francis Forde and Noel Larkin to reconsider their decisions to step away from the managerial appointment process.
Sun, 13 Oct, 2019
Hurling clubs in Galway will meet later this week to start the process again of coming with a manager to lead the senior team in 2020 after all three nominated to succeed Micheál Donoghue withdrew their names.
Tue, 08 Oct, 2019
Last night Dave Mahedy closed his office door for the final time at the University of Limerick. As Director of Sport and Recreation, Mahedy has been the driving force behind the growth — and importance — of sport at all levels in UL for almost 30 years.
Sat, 28 Sep, 2019
The RDS has played host to Grand finals, a European Challenge Cup decider and all manner of memorable Leinster wins in the last half-dozen seasons. It’s even been the backdrop for an unlikely home defeat at the hands of Benetton Rugby. What it hasn’t done lately is open its doors to Munster.
Fri, 18 May, 2018
Eoin Hand’s was a journeyman’s career in football, but it was still the stuff of his boyhood dreams. Managing his country was beyond those wildest dreams and he was so close to success. But chaos and catastrophe confounded his best-laid plans.
Sat, 11 Nov, 2017
A legend, a leader, a braveheart, a kind, loving and spiritual man were among the accolades used to describe Willie Duggan at his funeral Mass, when more than 1,000 people gathered to say farewell to a giant of Irish and international rugby.
Fri, 01 Sep, 2017
Tue, 23 Aug, 2016
Thomond Park has played host to many chapters in Munster’s storied rugby journey but pride of place remains the game against the otherwise unbeaten New Zealanders on October 31, 1978, an occasion that understandably claims pride of place in a new book ‘Where Miracles Happen - The Story of Thomond Park’, by Charlie Mulqueen and Brendan O’Dowd.
Fri, 30 Oct, 2015
Sun, 18 Oct, 2015
Galway 1-14 Wexford 2-10: A dramatic late Niamh McGrath point from a ‘45 booked Galway’s place in the Liberty Insurance All-Ireland senior camogie final next month and put paid to the courageous challenge of Wexford in Nowlan Park on Saturday.
Mon, 17 Aug, 2015
The football championship tends to be a slow burner while the hurling equivalent enjoys a low-key start with the preliminary rounds in Leinster, but camogie’s summer series will burst out of the traps today when Cork and Galway renew acquaintances in Tullamore.
Sat, 20 Jun, 2015
Gerry Fitzpatrick has been one of Ireland’s leading, if unsung, sports operators for over four decades. From hoops to hurling, from training Henry and Mullane to watching Shaq in the flesh, he’s seen a lot, if not it all. Now, he’s playing his part in the Wexford hurling revival.
Sat, 26 Jul, 2014