Cork Con scored a last-gasp try to beat rivals UCC 18-20 last night at the Mardyke in the second round of the All-Ireland League.
Sat, 13 Oct, 2018
A new sculpture to be installed in a Cork harbourside town has the potential to become one of the most photographed in Ireland — because of its design.
Mon, 11 Jun, 2018
Boasting a CV featuring six Investec Derby victories would be good enough for many - that is unless you are on the brink of claiming a record-equalling seventh and go by the name of Aidan O’Brien.
Thu, 31 May, 2018
Lansdowne continue to look the team to beat in Ulster Bank League Division 1A after winning at Tom Clifford Park for the first time since 2011, while defending champions Cork Constitution have leapfrogged Terenure College in pursuit of the second home semi-final berth.
Mon, 09 Apr, 2018
He is, quite simply, the most hyped horse since Golden Cygnet. It is just as well Gordon Elliott’s Samcro isn’t human, because, if he was, the weight of expectation might overwhelm him, writes
Sat, 02 Dec, 2017
Scott Deasy came back to scupper his former club on the Aviva Stadium’s back pitch yesterday as Lansdowne earned a 24-10 win over Ulster Bank League champions Cork Constitution.
Mon, 09 Oct, 2017
Cork Constitution advanced from a tough Bank of Ireland Munster Senior Cup tie against Shannon with a late rally at Coonagh on Saturday.
Mon, 11 Sep, 2017
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Sun, 14 May, 2017
There’s a top and a bottom in every sport, and to suggest the top is killing the bottom in jump racing is, in my opinion, off the mark, writes.
Sat, 06 May, 2017
Munster A couldn’t have faced a stiffer challenge than the champions in today’s B&I Cup opener with London Welsh at Towns Park, Midleton (2.30p.m.), but coach Peter Malone believes his young side will be up to the task.
Sat, 15 Oct, 2016
Matt Chapman emerged with a good deal of credit from the television coverage of the Prix de I’Arc de Triomphe at Chantilly last Sunday.
Sat, 08 Oct, 2016
David Wachman’s announcement this week that he is to retire from training at the end of the season, after some 20 years, encouraged one to reflect on various aspects of this great game.
Sat, 03 Sep, 2016
an McEvoy from the Hebron Road, opposite Nowlan Park, went to his first All-Ireland final in 1945. He was 17-years-old.
Fri, 02 Sep, 2016
Thu, 23 Jun, 2016
Irish coach Nigel Carolan says they will treat next Saturday’s World Rugby U-20 Championship final in much the same way as they have approached every other game in the tournament and try not to dwell on the significance of their appearance.
Tue, 21 Jun, 2016
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Fri, 20 May, 2016
It has gone down in racing history as one of the most unlikely yet successful comebacks, and it all started at Tipperary.
Fri, 13 May, 2016
How the First Lady of Irish racing did things ‘the Wittenoom Way’, writes
Fri, 06 May, 2016
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Sat, 23 Apr, 2016
Patrick Mullins expects today’s Scottish Grand National meeting at Ayr to be “pivotal” as the race to be crowned British champion trainer enters its final throws.
Sat, 16 Apr, 2016
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In the end it was all very logical.
Mon, 29 Jun, 2015
Recently, in the Racing Post, Tom Segal described Aidan O’Brien as "the best flat trainer in my lifetime.’’
Sat, 27 Jun, 2015
Jamie Myerscough was given the job of getting Robbie Williams back into shape for his new world tour, writes
Sat, 30 May, 2015
Built for an archbishop, and later putting up European and Hollywood royalty, Tipperary’s historic Cashel Palace Hotel comes on the market this week.
Wed, 27 May, 2015
Pique Sous has been ruled out of the Ascot Gold Cup due to a setback.
Thu, 07 May, 2015
Top Notch represents a good value bet in the Triumph Hurdle at Cheltenham, writes.
Fri, 13 Mar, 2015
Ol’ Man River enhanced his Classic prospects with an authoritative victory in the Juddmonte Beresford Stakes at the Curragh.
Mon, 29 Sep, 2014
Ol’ Man River, as low as 12-1 for the 2015 Derby, makes his eagerly awaited second appearance in the Juddmonte Beresford Stakes at the Curragh tomorrow.
Sat, 27 Sep, 2014
U19 Interprovincials: Leinster were clinical defeating Munster (19-10) in Saturday’s U19 Interprovincial Championship at Templeville Road.
Mon, 08 Sep, 2014
Mon, 07 Apr, 2014
Cannabis with a street value of €250,000 was seized in a drug squad operation at Vicarstown, Blarney, Co Cork, a detective yesterday said when a man appeared in court facing charges in relation to the case.
Fri, 04 Apr, 2014