There’s never a good time to have a major disruption to fixtures involving a few countries, but one coming in a Rugby World Cup season is going to exacerbate the situation, with Ireland’s Six Nations clash with Italy on Saturday week set to be the first of many games impacted.
Wed, 26 Feb, 2020
A key test, passed with flying colours. For a golden generation of young athletes, Saturday’s National Junior and U-23 Championships proved a low-key but high-intensity examination of their fitness as they prepare to take their talents to a bigger stage.
Mon, 08 Jul, 2019
The much-awaited clash between Charlie O’Donovan (Coláiste Chríost Rí) and Darragh McElhinney (Coláiste Pobail, Bantry) in the senior boys 1500m lived up to expectations at the Irish Life Health Munster Schools Championships which took place in glorious conditions at Castleisland.
Mon, 21 May, 2018
It took a back-to-basics approach for Munster to rebound from their Cardiff Blues no-show to get the show on the road again last weekend and Jean Kleyn believes the squad will be similarly focused ahead of tomorrow’s tricky league trip to Edinburgh.
Thu, 01 Mar, 2018
A Cork Garda who was shot at multiple times by a gunman after stopping his van at a checkpoint, said she was “honoured” to receive a Silver Scott Medal for “exceptional courage and bravery” after she tried to disarm the man, before he took his own life.
Sat, 09 Dec, 2017