A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
Roisin Begley’s final second strike helped Catholic Institute secure a little piece history as they landed their first ever win in the women’s EY Hockey League, beating Belfast Harlequins 3-2.
Sun, 17 Nov, 2019
Cork C of I and Harlequins start the long road in pursuit of a place for Munster at the top table of the national league stage with their maiden games in EY Hockey League Division 2 tomorrow.
Fri, 11 Oct, 2019
Mick McCarthy recently admitted Troy Parrott is a ‘shoo-in’ for a call-up to the senior squad if he figures regularly for Spurs this season
Thu, 08 Aug, 2019
The owners of Belvedere have kept this beautiful property close to its original design with period restoration, writes
Sat, 30 Mar, 2019
If Catholic Institute’s women continue their remarkable perfect record for the season, they will be crowned Munster Division One champions on Sunday evening.
Fri, 01 Mar, 2019
A single tackle in a rugby match has rarely generated such debate and controversy as the one the virtually unknown Fineen Wycherley rocked World Player of the Year Johnny Sexton with in the opening minutes of the Munster-Leinster Guinness PRO14 game at Thomond Park in December.
Thu, 21 Feb, 2019
A last-second Hannah Matthews strike saw Cork Harlequins leave Grange Road with their hearts broken, and helped move Loreto back to the top of the women’s EY Hockey League.
Mon, 11 Feb, 2019
Ireland’s women finished on a high in Santiago with a 3-0 victory over their Chilean hosts in the final game of a four-match series.
Fri, 18 Jan, 2019
Irish coach Graham Shaw rang the changes as they drew their first game since the World Cup - a scoreless tie against Chile.
Mon, 14 Jan, 2019
An Garda Síochána received almost €1.5m from promoters and organisers to police some of the largest events held in the country last year — but received no external payment towards the cost of providing security for the Pope’s visit.
Sat, 12 Jan, 2019
Caoimhe Perdue’s strike gave Cork Harlequins a big lift as they defeated Muckross at Farmers’ Cross to get them back in contention for a top-four EY Hockey League play-off place.
Mon, 19 Nov, 2018
Irish coach Alexander Cox is set to make his first significant squad announcement next Tuesday as the men’s hockey World Cup in India comes into view.
Fri, 19 Oct, 2018
Dave Egner has divided loyalties this weekend as the Cork Harlequins side he plays for face the UCC team he coaches in the Irish Hockey Trophy.
Fri, 05 Oct, 2018
A spectacular second-half performance from Railway Union saw them claim the IRFU Women’s All-Ireland Cup following a comprehensive 33-3 victory over UL Bohemians, the defending cup champions and league leaders at Dubarry Park on Saturday.
Mon, 26 Mar, 2018
Thu, 22 Mar, 2018
Glenstal Abbey head coach Sean Skehan is optimistic the school can finally break their duck in the Clayton Hotels Munster Schools’ Senior Cup when they meet CBC Cork in tomorrow’s decider at Musgrave Park (4pm).
Sat, 17 Mar, 2018
Cliodhna Sargent’s last-minute penalty corner smash has kept Cork Harlequins’ outside chances of EY Hockey League glory alive.
Mon, 12 Mar, 2018
Following the cancellation of the Irish women’s series against Scotland in midweek, Cork Harlequins hope to have a quintet of internationals back for the visit of Hermes-Monkstown in the EY Hockey League.
Fri, 09 Mar, 2018
Cork City boss John Caulfield believes League of Ireland suspension rules need to be changed in the wake of Graham Cummins controversial weekend sending off.
Wed, 21 Feb, 2018
Naomi Carroll’s goal 15 minutes from time saw Cork Harlequins record another marquee win on the road as they beat Ulster’s finest, Pegasus, 2-1 at Queen’s in the women’s EY Hockey League.
Mon, 19 Feb, 2018
Although there was no great surprise in news of his retirement, already the cavity in the Ireland team created by Wes Hoolahan’s absence is being sorely mourned.
Fri, 09 Feb, 2018
UCD showed the sharper touches in the key exchanges to forge four points clear of Cork Harlequins with a 2-0 win over their nearest women’s EY Hockey League rivals at Farmer’s Cross.
Mon, 29 Jan, 2018
Are our youngsters coached right? Should they play less competitive football? Or more? Is the cross-channel route to the top of the game viable any longer? And can the League of Ireland provide a feasible alternative? In the second part of his look at our supply line of footballers, canvasses more opinion from around the Irish game.
Wed, 20 Dec, 2017
Ireland’s women have been dealt a reasonably favourable pool in the women’s World Cup next July with their date with India looking to be the crucial one if they are to make the knock-out phases.
Mon, 27 Nov, 2017
Cork Harlequins are the last remaining unbeaten side in the women’s EY Hockey League as they swept to a 3-0 win over Pembroke Wanderers in Dublin. The result keeps them within a point of leaders UCD.
Mon, 20 Nov, 2017
Seldom will a ridiculous 23-0 result in the Oceania Cup mean so much to those 17,000 kilometres away but Australia’s crushing of Papua New Guinea proved the outcome that confirmed the Irish women’s team will go to the 2018 World Cup.
Fri, 13 Oct, 2017
Former footballer Richie Sadlier has called for greater supports for players when they retire from the game as he admitted to contemplating suicide after he was forced out due to a hip injury in 2003.
Fri, 12 May, 2017
Fri, 05 May, 2017
Mon, 01 May, 2017
Ursulines Thurles’ hopes of a first Subway All-Ireland Schoolgirls title since 1996 are all but dead as Kilkenny College and Banbridge Academy led the way on the first day of the national championships at Havelock Park yesterday.
Fri, 24 Mar, 2017
Thu, 23 Mar, 2017
Cork Constitution had to come from behind to secure victory against a brave Old Belvedere outfit in this tightly contested Ulster Bank League Division 1A tussle at Temple Hill on Saturday.
Mon, 06 Mar, 2017
Thu, 26 Jan, 2017
Sun, 01 Jan, 2017
The relief in Cork Constitution ranks was palpable as they picked up a valuable first home win of the Ulster Bank League season to lift themselves clear of the bottom at Temple Hill on Saturday.
Mon, 10 Oct, 2016
The scoresheet told the feel-good story, the team sheets the political one.
Tue, 12 Apr, 2016
Karen Bateman’s brace ended Catholic Institute’s hopes of another Munster Senior Cup final upset as she guided Cork Harlequins to a 2-1 success at Garryduff yesterday.
Fri, 18 Mar, 2016
coelis animo corpore terris — Let the mind be in heaven while the body dwells upon the earth.
Fri, 11 Mar, 2016
Tue, 23 Feb, 2016
Ashton and Catholic Institute will size each other up yet again in an overly familiar Munster Senior Cup semi-final clash at Rosbrien tomorrow (1pm).
Fri, 19 Feb, 2016
Sat, 13 Feb, 2016
Limerick’s ladies enjoyed one of the biggest victories of their short history as they dumped UCC out of the Munster Senior Cup on penalties on Saturday.
Mon, 18 Jan, 2016
Despite their respective defeats at the weekend, both Old Belvedere and Garryowen hang onto their top four spots in the Ulster Bank League — after the weekend fixture schedule was decimated by the weather, UCD proved too strong for Belvedere and won 20-12 at the Belfield Bowl, while Clontarf defeated Garryowen at Castle Avenue and eased to a bonus point win on a 39-25 scoreline.
Mon, 07 Dec, 2015