Person: Patrick Butler
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
James Buckley bowled like an Oisín returned from Tír na nÓg in Sunday’s Hurley’s of Midleton King of the Roads final at Ballincurrig, we hadn’t seen anything like this from him since the 1990s.
Wed, 15 Oct, 2014
Defending champion Aidan Murphy is well placed to win his third Hurley’s of Midleton King of the Roads crown at Ballincurrig on Sunday.
Fri, 10 Oct, 2014
Séamus Sexton and Willie O’Donovan will contest what promises to be an exceptional Munster intermediate final at Jagoes Mills on Sunday.
Wed, 23 Jul, 2014
Seamus Sexton beat Pat Butler by a bowl in a brilliant Munster intermediate championship quarter-final at Timoleague.
Wed, 09 Jul, 2014
Cathal Toal is Ulster senior champion after beating Thomas Mackle in the last shot of a close, if slightly low-key final at Knappagh on Sunday.
Wed, 02 Jul, 2014
Killian Kingston beat Donal Riordan by over a bowl in the Tim Foley Cup at Templemartin on Sunday.
Wed, 02 Oct, 2013
Gary Daly kept his Munster championship dreams alive when he beat James Buckley with a huge last shot at Ballincurrig on Sunday in the last score of Pool C.
Wed, 12 Jun, 2013
Gary Daly kept his championship ambitions alive with a good last shot win over Christy Mullins in Pool C of the Munster senior championship at Shannonvale.
Wed, 22 May, 2013
David Murphy continued his march to the Munster senior championship quarter-final with a bowl-of-odds win over Nicholas Carey at Templemichael on Sunday.
Wed, 15 May, 2013
All-Ireland champion Martin Coppinger was awesome in the opening score of his title defence at Grange on Friday beating Brian Wilmot by three bowls of odds.
Wed, 17 Apr, 2013
Aidan Murphy beat Raymond Ryan comfortably in the last shot of a great score — they both beat the line in 14 throws — at Ballinacurra on Saturday.
Wed, 05 Dec, 2012
A scrap metal company has sued Kilkenny County Council in the High Court over allegedly costing it hundreds of thousands of euro by wrongly classifying their product as hazardous waste.
Thu, 14 Jun, 2012
The Munster senior championship quarter-final draws and next Sunday’s Pool A play-off at Skibbereen between Aidan Murphy, Martin Coppinger and James O’Donovan are dominating bowling discourse this week.
Wed, 09 May, 2012
AIDAN MURPHY won a place in the Munster senior quarter-final when he beat Edmund Sexton by almost a bowl at Baile Bhuirne on Monday evening.
Wed, 04 May, 2011
CHRISTY Mullins and James Buckley got valuable wins in the Munster Senior Championship at the weekend. Mullins beat Bill Daly in the last throw at Shannonvale and Buckley edged Nicholas Carey at Carraig na bhFear.
Wed, 13 Apr, 2011
CORK city council will officially name the Mick Barry Road at the Black Ash on the south side of the city today in honour of the acknowledged greatest bowler of all time.
Wed, 15 Dec, 2010
THOMAS BOYLE beat Olan Noonan by over a bowl of odds in the Sean Scanlon Cup at Donoughmore on Sunday, on a weekend where few fixtures survived the severe weather.
Wed, 08 Dec, 2010
The Ireland U20 Team to play England in their second game of the IRB Junior World Championship in Argentina has been named.
Tue, 08 Jun, 2010
THE power and pace of centre Robert Campbell was the decisive factor in CBS Naas’s second Leinster Schools Section A McMullen Senior Cup title in six seasons at Navan RFC yesterday.
Thu, 25 Mar, 2010
Ireland U-20 44 Scotland U-20 15
Sat, 20 Mar, 2010
ENGLAND U-20 coach Mark Mapletoft reckons last year’s shock defeat by Ireland provides all the motivation for his side ahead of tonight’s re-match at Kingsholm, Gloucester tonight (kick-off 7.45pm).
Fri, 26 Feb, 2010
The Ireland U20s will travel to Gloucester this weekend to take on their English counterparts in the mid-tournament clash in this year's Under 20 RBS Six Nations.
Wed, 24 Feb, 2010
There are seven players returning from last year for the Ireland Under 20s in their Six Nations Championship opener against Italy in Dubarry Park on Friday night (K.O. 7.35pm).
Wed, 03 Feb, 2010
An Ireland U-20 squad of 26 players has been named for the forthcoming U-20 RBS 6 Nations Championship.
Mon, 25 Jan, 2010
ONE hundred years after lifting the inaugural Munster Schools Senior Cup, Christian Brothers College, Cork could bring perfect symmetry to the record books if they prevail in tomorrow’s final, sponsored by Avonmore Milk, at Musgrave Park (3pm).
Sat, 14 Mar, 2009
GLENSTAL ABBEY bid to build on the promise of their maiden Limerick City Cup win when they meet Crescent College Comprehensive in the Avonmore Milk Munster Senior Schools Cup quarter-final at Clanwilliam today.
Wed, 28 Jan, 2009
Ireland U-18 Schools coach Peter Melia has made sweeping changes to his team ahead of their final outing against Italy tomorrow in the U-18 Six Nations Festival.
Mon, 31 Mar, 2008
Michael Kelliher and David McSharry will form a new centre partnership for the Ireland U18 Schools team that takes on Scotland tomorrow and are two of six changes, two of which are in personnel, to the side that lost to Wales in their opening game of the U18 Six Nations Festival.
Fri, 28 Mar, 2008
PBC Cork’s Brian O’Hara will have the honour of leading the Ireland U-18 Schools team in his home town when they play Wales tomorrow evening in their first game of the U-18 Schools Six Nations festival in Musgrave Park.
Tue, 25 Mar, 2008
The Ireland school selectors have named their 26-man squad for the forthcoming Six Nations U-18 Festival that will be held for the first time in Cork over the Easter period.
Thu, 20 Mar, 2008
A CONTROVERSIAL France try, seven minutes from time, denied Ireland a famous victory in an entertaining schoolboy Under-18 international at Temple Hill last night.
Fri, 21 Dec, 2007