Person: Sean Flanagan
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
Sean Desmond has hardly had time to fully take in the magnitude of his victory in the South of Ireland Championship last Sunday before gearing himself up for the AIG Irish Close Championship beginning at Ballybunion on Saturday.
Fri, 02 Aug, 2019
South African teenager Martin Vorster became the second youngest winner in the history of the East of Ireland Championship when he closed with a brace of five-under 67s to win by four strokes from Carton House’s Paul O’Hanlon at County Louth Golf Club.
Tue, 04 Jun, 2019
Conor Purcell leads the Irish charge on home turf at Co Sligo as the Flogas Irish Amateur Open gets underway at Rosses Point tomorrow.
Wed, 15 May, 2019
A culture of innate modesty and resilience among jockeys has resulted in a huge
Tue, 12 Mar, 2019
Why, oh why, has the Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board felt it necessary to tamper with the rules
Sat, 09 Mar, 2019
A sending off in hurling affects a game in various ways, writes
Mon, 04 Jun, 2018
Davy Russell, crowned champion-jockey for the third time at Punchestown on Saturday, got off the mark for the new season when partnering Crezic, trained for Gigginstown House Stud by Gordon Elliott, to victory in the Follow Kilbeggan On Twitter Maiden Hurdle at last night’s rescheduled meeting in Kilbeggan.
Tue, 01 May, 2018
Kilkenny teenager Mark Power is gunning to become the youngest winner of the West of Ireland since Rory McIlroy in 2006 after he completed two impressive wins on the opening day of matchplay combat at Rosses Point.
Mon, 02 Apr, 2018
I don’t think it is any great exaggeration to describe Willie Mullins’ Djakadam as having developed into something of a professional loser.
Sat, 16 Dec, 2017
The West’s Awake was a poignant winner of the two-and-a-half-mile novice chase at Punchestown yesterday.
Thu, 30 Nov, 2017
Sat, 18 Nov, 2017
Wed, 13 Sep, 2017
Wed, 30 Aug, 2017
Athenry schoolboy David Kitt could become the youngest winner of the AIG Irish Amateur Close since Rory McIlroy in 2006 after cruising into the semi-finals in impressive style on a day of shocks at Galway Golf Club.
Sat, 26 Aug, 2017
Nine of the eleven-strong Irish team that achieved a Grand Slam in last year’s Home Internationals and in the process completed a hat-trick of successes in the championship have entered for the Pierse Motors South of Ireland, starting with the first of two qualifying rounds at Lahinch next Wednesday.
Fri, 21 Jul, 2017
Caolan Rafferty showed his title credentials as he beat Frenchman David Ravetto to cruise into the last 32 of the 122nd Amateur Championship at Royal St George’s, Sandwich on the Kent coast.
Thu, 22 Jun, 2017
Conor O’Rourke will spearhead the Irish attack as 16 stars travel to Scotland for the start of St Andrews Links Trophy today.
Fri, 09 Jun, 2017
Conor O’Rourke, Naas, put a stuttering start to the season behind him by scorching to a stunning five under par 66 to grab a two-stroke lead after the first qualifying round of the Radisson Blu sponsored West of Ireland Amateur Open Championship at Co Sligo.
Sat, 15 Apr, 2017
Sun, 01 Jan, 2017
Bapaume claimed the scalp of Landofhopeandglory in the Knight Frank Juvenile Hurdle at Leopardstown.
Mon, 26 Dec, 2016
Camelia De Cotte emerged as the shortest-priced runner at a well-attended meeting at Tramore, winning the opening tramoreracecourse.com Mares’ Maiden Hurdle in the manner expected of a 1-5 chance.
Fri, 16 Dec, 2016
Fri, 18 Nov, 2016
Wed, 12 Oct, 2016
Sat, 01 Oct, 2016
Tue, 13 Sep, 2016
Fri, 09 Sep, 2016
Castle’s Alex Gleeson shrugged off some late resistance from Whitehead’s John-Ross Galbraith to win the AIG Irish Amateur Close title 3 and 1 on the majestic Glashedy Links at Ballyliffin.
Mon, 22 Aug, 2016
Leading National Hunt jockey Paul Carberry has called time on his distinguished career due to an ongoing issue with a leg injury.
Wed, 10 Aug, 2016
Mon, 25 Jul, 2016
Sat, 23 Jul, 2016
Thu, 21 Jul, 2016
Wed, 20 Jul, 2016
Thu, 07 Jul, 2016
A dramatic 45 foot birdie putt on the 18th green at Fota Island last evening by Ulster’s Ben Best foiled Connacht of a famous victory on the second day of the Interprovincial Championship. The match ended 5½ points apiece, leaving Leinster, who defeated Munster 8-3, the favourites to retain the title when they take on Ulster in today’s decider.
Wed, 06 Jul, 2016
Tue, 05 Jul, 2016
Ostatnia continued trainer Willie McCreery’s rich vein of form when foiling trail-blazing top-weight Chiclet in the five-furlong Follow Tipperary On Facebook Handicap in Tipperary yesterday.
Fri, 27 May, 2016
Sat, 21 May, 2016
Tue, 29 Mar, 2016
The Island’s Kevin LeBlanc is determined to prove the doubters wrong and become the youngest West of Ireland champion since Rory McIlroy.
Mon, 28 Mar, 2016
Co Sligo’s Sean Flanagan coped with southerly winds gusting up to 48mph to take a one-shot lead after the opening round of the Radisson Blu sponsored West of Ireland Amateur Open at Rosses Point.
Sat, 26 Mar, 2016
Fri, 25 Mar, 2016
ONE of comedy trio Foil, Arms and Hog’s weekly YouTube sketches features a Skype job interview gone wrong, writes.
Thu, 17 Mar, 2016
Bonny Kate enhanced her Irish Grand National claims as she made every yard of the running to land the Grade Two 8/1 Willie Mullins To Train A Cheltenham Winner At Coral.ie EBF Mares Novice Chase at Limerick.
Mon, 14 Mar, 2016