International referee Andrew Brace goes into Six Nations action in ten days time when he handles the clash of Wales and Italy but after handling his first Clayton Hotels Munster Senior Schools Cup tie at Thomond Park readily admitted that he could hardly enjoy such an auspicious occasion any more than he did this clash of Limerick rivals St Munchins and Ardscoil Ris.
Wed, 29 Jan, 2020
A goal five minutes into injury time by Tipperary and Borris-Ileigh teenage star James ('JD') Devaney gave Our Lady’s Templemore the narrowest of victories over Thurles CBS in the Tipperary Derby in the Dr Harty Cup at The Ragg.
Wed, 08 Jan, 2020
Sixty minutes plus injury-time, 20 minutes of extra-time, another 10 minutes of "extra" extra-time, and still these brave teams couldn't be separated as they put everything they had into trying to earn a place in this year's Harty Cup semi-final.
Wed, 09 Jan, 2019
A magnificent try by out-half Alexander Wood two minutes into the second half proved the inspiration for St Munchin’s as they bridged a 20-year gap when beating holders CBC in a gripping Clayton Hotels Munster Schools Junior Cup final at Thomond Park yesterday.
Thu, 08 Mar, 2018
A magnificent try after a dazzling 45 metre run by out-half Alexander Wood, a son of former Ireland captain Keith, proved the match winner for St Munchins when they defeated the holders CBC in an outstanding final at Thomond Park this afternoon.
Wed, 07 Mar, 2018
Thu, 09 Mar, 2017
A point from play by Cork senior county player Brian O’Driscoll in the sixth minute of extra-time proved the winning score as UCC progressed to the Sigerson Cup semi-final with victory over IT Carlow in an undistinguished game at the IT Carlow grounds last night.
Thu, 09 Feb, 2017
Mon, 21 Nov, 2016
Thu, 14 Apr, 2016
Tom Cribbin wore the look of a man who just had his shoulders relieved of the heavy load which had sat there since the final Sunday in January. That was the afternoon Westmeath’s promotion plans were refused take off at Cusack Park with Kildare bagging maximum points behind enemy lines.
Mon, 14 Mar, 2016
Wed, 09 Mar, 2016
Kildare recorded their fourth successive win in Division 3 at St Conleths Park yesterday to put them firmly on course for an immediate return to Division 2, but manager Cian O’Neill was left deeply unimpressed by their performance.
Mon, 07 Mar, 2016
Rising senior star Con O’Callaghan led the scoring at Parnell Park last night with an impressive 1-7 as holders Dublin cruised through to the semi-finals of the EirGrid Leinster U21 football championship.
Thu, 03 Mar, 2016