A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
Cork minor football selector Ollie Rue O’Sullivan is hopeful the county’s latest All-Ireland winners will show the desire required to push up through the ranks and replicate what they achieved on Sunday at U20 and senior level.
Tue, 03 Sep, 2019
To oversee their five-year football plan, Cork GAA opted for All-Ireland winner — as player (1989, 1990) and coach (2010) — Conor Counihan. His job spec? To pull together, across a sprawling county, the diverse strands of the 2024 project. A victory in today’s All-Ireland U20 final against Dublin wouldn’t be a bad start
Sat, 03 Aug, 2019
Embarrassing. A crisis. Unacceptable. And those were the more moderate terms used in the media to describe the state of Cork football just last March following the county’s relegation to Division 3 of the Allianz league.
Wed, 31 Jul, 2019
Cork U20 captain Peter O’Driscoll has described as premature the commentary which pronounced Cork football as being dead and buried.
Tue, 30 Jul, 2019
Tuesday’s Munster U20 final defeat to Tipperary was another disappointing day for Cork hurling. On the back of the seniors recent loss to Kilkenny, another narrow loss — similar to the 2017 All-Ireland minor final and last year’s
Sat, 27 Jul, 2019
“We’ve got James McCarthy back on the pitch, Eoin Murchan, Jonny Cooper, Diarmuid Connolly’s back training with us, Rob McDaid is back, Peadar Byrne Ó Cofaigh is with the U20s, Darren Gavin’s coming back this week as well so there’s a whole host of players who are returning to play and then there is the squad themselves.”
Tue, 16 Jul, 2019
Kerry U20 selector Eamon Whelan is disappointed with the rule which prevents David Clifford and Seán O’Shea from playing with their side today.
Fri, 15 Jun, 2018
The prospect of an Irish U20s jersey must have seemed a distant dream to a 16-year-old Tom O’Toole, as he looked out the window of Campbell College, in Belfast, on his first night at the school, and thought about the family he had left 10,000 miles behind, in Australia.
Fri, 23 Feb, 2018
The former Ireland international has taken his first steps into coaching, but not in the sport in which he made his name.
Thu, 15 Feb, 2018
Ireland’s representatives at the U20s grade haven’t exactly made Donnybrook a fortress since swapping Dubarry Park for the Dublin venue midway through the 2015 Six Nations campaign.
Fri, 09 Feb, 2018
Johann van Graan is not giving up hope that Munster legend Paul O’Connell will join his coaching think tank at the province.
Fri, 22 Dec, 2017
Paul O’Connell will be back in a green tracksuit today as he begins the next step on his journey into coaching.
Thu, 21 Dec, 2017
Michael Bradley admits it: His Italian isn’t up to much.
Thu, 31 Aug, 2017
Thu, 04 May, 2017
The Ireland U20s have been dealt a fresh injury blow, as stand-in captain Cillian Gallagher is set to miss out on Friday’s crunch Six Nations encounter with France at Donnybrook.
Tue, 21 Feb, 2017
Fri, 27 Jan, 2017
England 45 Ireland 21: Twenty-one points was enough to win each of the two previous World Rugby U20 Championship finals and only twice has a team scored more than that and lost, but you got the impression at the AJ Bell Stadium on Saturday evening that no matter what Ireland scored, England would nab more.
Mon, 27 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
Sat, 06 Feb, 2016
Tue, 26 Jan, 2016
Donnybrook is to be the new home venue for the Ireland women’s Six Nations matches as well as the men’s U20s.
Wed, 30 Sep, 2015
Nigel Carolan has asked his Irish U20 side to finish their campaign positively in Netherdale tonight by returning to the full-throttle game which has been suffocated by two defeats in a row.
Fri, 20 Mar, 2015
Munster’s Argentinian hooker Eusebio Guinazu has done a share of travelling between clubs, from his home place of Mendoza through to French outfits Toulon, Agen, Toulouse and Biarritz, on to South Africa and the Stormers and latterly to Bath in the English Premiership.
Fri, 27 Feb, 2015
Ireland U20 Six Nations: Ireland’s U20s did all that was expected of them, and maybe more, in beating Italy 47-15 seven days ago but a truer reflection of their collective worth lies in store tonight as they host Fabien Pelous’ French side at Dubarry Park in Athlone (7.05pm).
Fri, 13 Feb, 2015
Ireland’s U20s and Women’s: Both teams enjoyed ultimately comfortable openings to their respective Six Nations campaigns last Friday.
Thu, 12 Feb, 2015
Ireland Women's Coach Tom Tierney has named six uncapped players in their squad for their 6 Nations opener against Italy in Florence on Friday night (6pm Irish Time).
Wed, 04 Feb, 2015
Lost amid the post mortems of Munster’s Aviva Stadium victory over Leinster last Saturday was the no-fanfare return pitchside of a former great when the ‘A’ teams faced off earlier that afternoon.
Thu, 09 Oct, 2014
Munster’s U20 rugby team manager Graham Burns claims Cork senior hurling star Darren Sweetnam has the rugby “X factor”.
Fri, 14 Sep, 2012
Ireland Test captain Brian O’Driscoll led the congratulations for the U20s following their famous first win over South Africa at the Junior World Championships.
Wed, 06 Jun, 2012
IRELAND U20s captain Niall Annett is in bullish mood ahead of this year’s IRB Junior World Championship, insisting his side can claim the title.
Thu, 09 Jun, 2011
IRELAND’s rugby World Cup pool C opponents — Russia — are suffering in the New Zealand heat as they ramp up their preparations for the tournament.
Wed, 12 Jan, 2011
IRELAND’s U20s have two jobs to do tomorrow (8.10pm Irish time): silence the crowd and secure a first win at the IRB Junior World Championships.
Sat, 12 Jun, 2010
Ireland's U20s play their second game in Pool A of the IRB Junior World Championships this evening.
Tue, 10 Jun, 2008