What is it with Limerick musicians and their penchant for masks?
Thu, 13 Dec, 2018
Back in August, Podge Collins found himself marking Tony Kelly for a brief period when Cratloe played Ballyea in the Clare championship.
Fri, 19 Oct, 2018
To appreciate the extraordinary journey and career Kieran Donaghy underwent before announcing his inter-county retirement yesterday on the 17th anniversary of 9/11, it’s worth rewinding to where he was when those planes crashed into those towers.
Wed, 12 Sep, 2018
RTÉ have announced their new season will feature brand new drama and comedy as well as the return of some old favourites.
Thu, 16 Aug, 2018
LÉ Samuel Beckett’s crew saved 106 migrants from drowning, revived an unresponsive baby, searched ships for suspected gun-running and, at night, watched gun battles rage on the shore between rival militias fighting for control of Libya.
Sat, 21 Jul, 2018
First All-Ireland quarter-final win in five years. First time heading back to Croke Park in five years. Redemption for a Munster final that didn’t go to plan. Visible progress — at long, long last.
Mon, 16 Jul, 2018
The Rebel city has done royal visits before. But for Patsy Flynn and his wife, Kathy, it was their first.
Fri, 15 Jun, 2018
Clare absolutely cashed in those chips when the roulette wheel seemed about to spin off the table, writes
Mon, 11 Jun, 2018
Diarmuid Lyng owes John Meyler an apology.
Sun, 04 Feb, 2018
Mon, 29 Jan, 2018
Limerick are as skilful as the rest, however in championship speed is king, writes
Sat, 03 Jun, 2017
Mon, 13 Mar, 2017
Mon, 13 Mar, 2017
A savage amount of rain has fallen in the last week and I just wonder did the underfoot conditions contribute to so many injuries in Semple Stadium and Nowlan Park yesterday?
Mon, 06 Mar, 2017
Sat, 18 Feb, 2017
Limerick hurling coach Paul Kinnerk fears the dual player will become an extinct species at inter-county level unless alterations are made to the fixtures programme.
Fri, 13 Jan, 2017
Clare football manager Colm Collins has lamented “the death of the dual player”, which he says has come about due to the fixture congestion brought on by the qualifier system.
Sun, 01 Jan, 2017
For the record, it wasn’t Podge Collins’ decision last month to concentrate on inter-county hurling that marked the end of the dual dodo. When the bionic Aidan Walsh opted for the hurlers in 2015, it confirmed this art of juggling had seen its day. When someone as insanely athletic as Walsh could no longer do it, nobody could.
Tue, 06 Dec, 2016
Clare boss Davy Fitzgerald admitted that Ger Loughnane’s scathing post-Leinster final criticism of Galway did his team no favours yesterday.
Mon, 25 Jul, 2016
Tue, 19 Jul, 2016
Mon, 18 Jul, 2016
Clare only led once in this qualifier, but they hit the front when it mattered most, landing a winner as the game slipped into stoppage time to crown a great weekend for the Banner County.
Mon, 11 Jul, 2016
Clare manager Colm Collins says the decision to refix the Laois-Armagh qualifier has “big implications” for the ‘A’ side of the All-Ireland SFC qualifiers.
Wed, 22 Jun, 2016
Wed, 11 May, 2016
It would seem that if you were to come up with a two-year plan to win the national league, then get relegated in year one.
Tue, 10 May, 2016
Sat, 07 May, 2016
Sat, 07 May, 2016
Davy Fitzgerald has confirmed Podge Collins will be available for Clare for Sunday’s Division 1 final – but has ruled out David McInerney (back) and Conor Ryan (calf), while Shane O’Donnell (foot) is rated as “50-50”.
Wed, 27 Apr, 2016
Tipperary will be without influential forward Patrick ‘Bonner’ Maher for next Sunday’s Allianz Hurling League quarter-final clash with Clare in Ennis.
Thu, 31 Mar, 2016
Sat, 19 Mar, 2016
Tue, 15 Mar, 2016
Sat, 05 Dec, 2015
Na Piarsaigh boss Shane O’Neill paid a warm tribute to Thurles Sarsfields after the game.
Mon, 16 Nov, 2015
Anticipating the great wave of ennui that would sweep the land following another Kilkenny All-Ireland win, telly chiefs were good enough to distract us with a welter of sporting fare this week, largely uncontaminated by on-field action.
Sat, 12 Sep, 2015
Clare goalkeeper Patrick Kelly has reiterated the county hurling squad’s faith in manager Davy Fitzgerald.
Fri, 24 Jul, 2015
Clare football’s injury crisis has robbed management of six first-team regulars for Sunday’s Munster championship semi-final against Cork.
Wed, 10 Jun, 2015
Clare star Podge Collins will miss the remainder of the season after tearing his cruciate in a club championship hurling game on Saturday afternoon.
Mon, 01 Jun, 2015
Colm Collins has no fears Clare’s decision to not participate in the McGrath Cup will come back to haunt them as they begin their Division 3 campaign against Wexford on Sunday.
Fri, 30 Jan, 2015
McGrath Cup: Waterford 1-16 University of Limerick 2-7
Mon, 05 Jan, 2015
Last January’s list of players to shine in the year ahead featured Kerry’s Paul Murphy, who would be man of the match in the All-Ireland SFC final. So, no pressure then on these bright young things...
Sat, 03 Jan, 2015
Clare football boss Colm Collins is targeting immediate promotion to Division 2 as he looks to build on a positive 2014.
Tue, 30 Dec, 2014
Conor Ryan has revealed how Cratloe’s dual players made a private pact vowing not to allow their football heartache affect their AIB Munster club hurling bid.
Wed, 19 Nov, 2014