Denise Walsh and Aoife Casey continued a remarkable run of success for Rowing Ireland with a win in the London Metropolitan Regatta last weekend, taking the top spot in the Elite Championship double sculls at Dorney Lake. Monika Dukarska of Killorglin Rowing Club also took the title in the women’s single sculls. A total of fourteen Irish clubs were represented at the event.
Felix Healy is the only Irishman, north or south, to make the leap from domestic leagues to a major international tournament. spoke to him about 1982, the World Cup, balancing his days playing football with nights as a gigging musician and a life less ordinary.
Cork driver Matt Griffin and his AF Corse team-mates Duncan Cameron and Aaron Scott had to be content with sixth spot in the LMGTE category of yesterday’s 4 Hours of Imola, the second round of the European Le Mans Series that ended under the safety car due to incessant rain.
He’s won everything Gaelic football has to offer and been handsomely rewarded with silverware, but Frank McGlynn has revealed his sporting career could have been panned out very differently — if it hadn’t been for Wayne Rooney.
When Richard Carey climbed the steps in Celtic Park five years ago, it was the culmination of an incredible rise. From a junior final in 2000, via an All-Ireland intermediate final in 2007, an unfashionable group of players wrote one of the great pieces of history in Derry’s annals.