Club Players Association (CPA) chairman Micheál Briody fears Saturday’s decision to back a Tier 2 inter-county football competition will scupper the chances of the GAA’s fixtures review committee’s own T2 proposal being back in February.
Tue, 22 Oct, 2019
The name Joseph O’Brien may not have been on the card, but Ivanovich Gorbatov’s win in the Triumph Hurdle heralded the dawn a new era for the O’Brien family as the former flat horse gave the soon-to-be official trainer, son of Ballydoyle supremo Aidan, his first Festival success.
Sat, 19 Mar, 2016
The Bulgarian town of Samokov has been renowned for its iron-forging skills since the Middle Ages and when our elite boxers return from the European Elite Championships being held there this week the expectation is that they will do so having fashioned some precious metal of their own.
Wed, 12 Aug, 2015
A few years ago, I had the privilege of proposing on these pages how I believed the All-Ireland Football Championships should be restructured to make it more appealing, more relevant and, above all, more rewarding for the most important component — the players and management.
Tue, 16 Jun, 2015
It was generally accepted that boxing took a step backwards in Trabzon when teenage sensation, Joe Ward, was dumped out of the Olympic qualifying tournament on the back of what was a dreadful decision that robbed the 2012 Olympic Games of one of the best boxers in the world.
Thu, 26 Jul, 2012
ROY SHEAHAN, St Michael’s (Athy), got his World Championship campaign off to the perfect start when posting an impressive 15-10 victory over Carl Hield (Bahamas) in Baku yesterday and his next opponent, Borna Katalinic (Croatia) is a man he has beaten twice previously.
Fri, 30 Sep, 2011
HIGH Performance Coach Billy Walsh will travel to a training camp in Assisi, Italy tomorrow with 16 boxers after failing in his bid to have Saturday’s meeting of the IABA’s Central Council brought forward to select the team for the World Championships.
Thu, 18 Aug, 2011