Longford consolidated their place in Division 3 for next year while still keeping their promotion hopes alive with a fine win over Tipperary in Glennon Brothers Pearse Park. For Tipperary, they need results in their next two games if they want to avoid relegation.
Back when Borris-Illeigh were winning county titles in Tipp and supplying captains to the county, Seamus Quigley and the lads from Kiladangan would tip over and celebrate with them. Borris were royalty and Kiladangan could only imagine.
A private healthcare plan created by a Defence Forces representative association, as a result of dwindling resources in the Defence Forces medical corps, has proved so successful that it is planned to roll it out to the families of military personnel’s and veterans.
Rory Gallagher isn’t shying away from it. Five games into a division they were favourites to be relegated from, unbeaten Fermanagh took another big step towards a fairytale promotion at Brewster Park yesterday and their manager isn’t blinking at the bright lights ahead.
An environmental health and safety officer for one of the three contracted firms being prosecuted for an alleged fish kill has said staff were incensed by an Inland Fisheries Ireland description of their actions as “panicked”.
As much as the diminishing number of Premier League regulars in the senior Ireland squad is a concern, deeper problems are evident among the U21 panel, though Noel King’s main striker Reece Grego-Cox insists the non-league circuit is ideal for him at this stage.
Having recorded three wins in the US since his 2015 loss to Chris Eubank Jr, Cork middleweight Gary ‘Spike’ O’Sulivan (25-2) has one of his biggest opportunities tonight when the 33-year-old Mahon native headlines a Golden Boy/Murphy’s Boxing fight card, live on two ESPN channels in the States, at the House of Blues, Boston
In a tale of two Las Vegas super fights, Jason Quigley admits the September middleweight showdown between Gennady Golovkin and Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez is the quality match-up. But, understandably, he cannot get away from the hype that surrounds the battle of you-know-who next weekend.