It wasn’t pretty but Tipperary manager Niamh Lillis was pleased that her charges hit the last five points to register a hard-fought 0-15 to 0-11 win over Meath in the Liberty Insurance All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship at Donaghmore-Ashbourne on Saturday.
In front of one of the biggest crowds of spectators in recent times, Waterford’s Craig Breen and his Killarney co-driver Paul Nagle took their Ford Fiesta R5 to victory in the Corrib Oil Galway International Rally, the opening round of the Irish Tarmac Rally Championship.
Cork driver and four-time British Rally Champion Keith Cronin will campaign the new generation Hyundai i20 R5-N in this year’s British Rally Championship that includes rounds of the World Rally Championship (Wales Rally GB) and the European Rally Championship (Rally Ypres).
Ireland star Keith Earls is a major concern for Munster ahead of Sunday’s Champions Cup opener against French champions Racing 92 in Paris but Rassie Erasmus is less concerned about a potential shortage of looseheads following James Cronin’s four-week suspension.
The former Ballincollig DIY & Garden Centre — an offshoot of a previously relocated business which was originally the Victoria Cross Sawmills — on a good 1.8 acre site with high-quality existing buildings is up for sale, suitable for storage, trading or other new uses.
Waterford’s Craig Breen (26) will defend his Circuit of Ireland title against opposition that includes European Rally Champion and last year’s event runner-up Kajetan Kajetanowicz along with former triple British rally champion Keith Cronin and Ulster driver Alastair Fisher.