Former minor star Lyndon Fairbrother goaled from a 25m free five minutes into injury time to give JK Brackens a sensational one-point win over Holycross-Ballycahill in the O'Riain Cup (Tipperary Senior B hurling final) at Semple Stadium, yesterday.
Back when Borris-Illeigh were winning county titles in Tipp and supplying captains to the county, Seamus Quigley and the lads from Kiladangan would tip over and celebrate with them. Borris were royalty and Kiladangan could only imagine.
Clonoulty-Rossmore suffered a setback when losing to Toomevara 0-19 to 1-18 at The Ragg last evening in a game that finished in a welter of excitement as Clonoulty sought to wipe out an eight-point gap in the closing 10 minutes.
Consumer and financial experts have called on regulators to probe the grip held by AIB and Bank of Ireland on the banking market. The calls come after ECB head Mario Draghi told the Oireachtas Finance Committee on Thursday that a “quasi-monopoly” was driving up the costs of credit for homes and business borrowers.
Newly released MI5 papers have added fresh speculation that second generation Irishman ‘Paddy’ Costello, the son of a Dublin grocer, could have been The Sixth Man in the infamous Cambridge Spy Ring. Writer/researcher looks at the evidence as to whether he was an Irish nightingale or a carrier pigeon?
Cathal Barrett will do “whatever it takes” to regain his place on the Tipperary hurling panel, his club’s chairman, Tom O’Dwyer said, after the Holycross-Ballycahill player was dropped from the county set-up for disciplinary reasons.
A fruitful period at the start of the second-half — and a desire to prove others wrong — helped Waterford’s De La Salle to overcome Nenagh CBS in Kilmallock yesterday to book their place in the semi-finals of the Dr Harty Cup.