A teenage soccer player lost his court case against his former club for psychological injury.
With age has come maturity and a better balance between life and Gaelic football though Paul Flynn still struggles to separate the two at times, writes Paul Keane.
Cork City v Bray Wanderers, SSE Airtricity Premier Division: The accent is decidedly Dublin but the words are unmistakably Cork, more Shandon than his hometown Skerries.
Benetton Treviso v Munster, Guinness PRO12: It is perhaps the most encouraging aspect of Munster’s European Champions Cup semi-final defeat by Saracens last week; that not a single member of the team or coaching setup has deluded themselves about the merit of the English team’s victory.
Nichols Canyon is not the best work horse in the world, but he’s going as well now as he was before Cheltenham, writes Ruby Walsh.
Love was clearly in the air at Ashford Castle in Mayo last weekend as Rory McIlroy wed his American fiancée Erica Stoll.
Willie Mullins made significant gains on Gordon Elliott in his quest to retain his trainers’ title, but suffered what could prove a fatal setback on the Punchestown festival’s opening day as the Colin Tizzard-trained Fox Norton proved too strong for Mullins’ Un De Sceaux in the most valuable race of the day, the Grade 1 Boylesports Champion Chase.
Maria Sharapova’s controversial return to competitive tennis was a winning one as she overcame Roberta Vinci 7-5 6-3 in the first round of the Stuttgart Open.