Fri, 22 May, 2020
Maynooth University Town, in the words of manager Barry Prenderville, already “know the road to Cork well” having beaten Rockmount and Blarney United on their way to winning the Intermediate Cup in May and then Everton and Leeds in this year’s FAI Cup.
Fri, 24 Aug, 2018
Fri, 22 Apr, 2016
Two-time winner of the FAI Ford Cup, former Ireland international Glen Crowe, will be the standout player in the St Mochta’s line-up when they visit Turner’s Cross tonight for an FAI Ford Cup second-round tie against Cork City (kick-off 7.45pm).
Fri, 06 Jun, 2014
Ronnie Whelan was back in his old football nursery this week, revisiting the tight little Home Farm pitch in Whitehall that must have seemed as big as Wembley when, aged just six, he was brought along by his famous dad to debut in the mini-leagues.
Sat, 17 May, 2014
The prestigious three mile and five furlong Boylesports Irish Grand National at Fairyhouse is one of the few major prizes to elude champion trainer Willie Mullins and he unsurprisingly has a plethora of entries this year, including Prince De Beauchene, Vesper Bell, Touch The Eden and Away We Go.
Tue, 08 Apr, 2014
Given that he is synonymous with the history of Cork City Football Club, it must be quite the double-whammy for the uninitiated to learn that the club’s new manager John Caulfield was (a) born some 3,000 miles from the banks of the Lee and (b) actually made his League of Ireland debut in the colours of Athlone Town.
Sat, 01 Mar, 2014
IT might be well known within the game that Shelbourne full-back Sean Byrne comes from good League of Ireland stock, but spend some time in his company in the run-up to Sunday’s final against Sligo Rovers and it becomes apparent there is much more to the 22-year-old Dubliner than an ability to kick a football.
Fri, 04 Nov, 2011
DARREN O’DEA played no part in last Friday’s bore draw with Slovakia but the defender gave a scintillating performance over the weekend when he faced a media corps that had just lambasted Giovanni Trapattoni and his team.
Mon, 05 Sep, 2011