The curtain came down on the Munster club championships with Russell Rovers taking the last piece of silverware in front of 1,610 enthusiastic spectators at the Fraher Field and adding another chapter in a fairytale season for hurling in East Cork.
Sun, 08 Dec, 2019
2014 and 2016 winners Clontarf proved too strong for defending All-Ireland League champions Lansdowne as they deservedly clinched their place in next Sunday's Division 1A final after a hard-fought 23-15 victory at a windy Castle Avenue.
Sat, 27 Apr, 2019
Joey Carbery and Darren Sweetnam have both moved on since starring for Clontarf and Cork Constitution in last year’s Ulster Bank League Division 1A final, but Andy Wood insists there will still be plenty of talent to savour as the sides contemplate another decider this Sunday.
Thu, 04 May, 2017
Fri, 10 Jun, 2016
If you watched Ireland’s U20s take on Wales in Dublin last Friday evening then chances are that the sheer size of the Leinster loosehead prop Andrew Porter stood out every bit as much as the abandon with which Nigel Carolan’s offloading side played.
Thu, 11 Feb, 2016
January 2015. Nigel Carolan is sitting in the Bective Rangers clubhouse at Donnybrook Stadium explaining his coaching philosophy before the upcoming Six Nations campaign that will be his first in charge and it is a recipe few supporters would refuse.
Fri, 05 Feb, 2016
Wed, 14 Oct, 2015
YOUR rugby columnist Donal Lenihan suggested (May 8) that Declan Kidney’s quick throw-in during the Presentation College (Pres) v CBC (Christians) Senior Cup final in 1977 happened shortly before the end of the match and was the reason for Pres’s defeat.
Wed, 14 May, 2008