Devastating first-half sees Sarsfields put away Kanturk in SHC round 1 game

This Cork senior hurling championship round 1 game didn’t survive to half-time as a contest, with a vastly experienced Sarsfields side putting away Kanturk with a devastating first-half scoring burst.

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Tyler Bleyendaal’s refusal to throw in towel will stand to him now

Donal Lenihan runs the rule over the Heineken Cup semi-finalists

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Midleton and the Glen guaranteed to get pulses racing

It was one of the games of last year’s Cork SHC – Midleton against the Glen, down the Páirc, in a proper game of knock-out hurling.

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Kidney and Kiss lead London Irish to promotion back to English Premiership

London Irish secured promotion back to the Gallagher Premiership after recording a 46-7 victory over Richmond.

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Paul O’Connell dismisses talk of a return to Munster coaching role

Paul O’Connell has dismissed speculation that he could return to a coaching role with Munster anytime soon.

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Chris Farrell: Munster need different mindset to overcome semi-final woes

Chris Farrell admits Munster’s inability to progress beyond the semi-finals has become a concern that will influence their approach to Saturday’s Champions Cup clash with Saracens.

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Sam Bennett retains Tour of Turkey lead after third-place finish

Sam Bennett remains in the leader’s blue jersey after the fourth stage of the Tour of Turkey.

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Team news: Dublin make eight changes as Cork keep firepower in reserve for League semi-final

Dublin boss Mick Bohan has rung the changes as the champions prepare for Sunday’s Lidl Ladies National Football League Division 1 semi-final clash with Cork at Nowlan Park.

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James Lowe and Johnny Sexton picked to start for Leinster

An injury to Jamison Gibson-Park has handed James Lowe the opportunity to start on the wing for Leinster against Toulouse on Sunday.

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Ronan O’Gara reveals World Cup role with France is ‘off the table’

Ronan O’Gara has ruled out joining the French coaching setup for the World Cup.

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Keith Earls ruled out as Munster name team for Saracens clash

Keith Earls has been ruled out of Munster’s Heineken Champions Cup semi-final away to Saracens tomorrow.

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‘It feels like the right time’ – Rory Best to retire after Rugby World Cup

Ulster and Ireland captain Rory Best has confirmed that he will retire from professional rugby when his contract expires after the Rugby World Cup in Japan.

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One violation in Sport Ireland’s 2018 anti-doping review

Sport Ireland has released their anti-doping review for 2018, revealing that 1,112 tests were carried out last year.

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Cork club celebrate glory at All-Ireland Scór Sinsir final

Kilshannig celebrated All-Ireland glory last Saturday, the Cork club winning the Ceol Uirlise (Instrumental Music) competition at the All-Ireland Scór Sinsir final in Castlebar.

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Ulster confirm Marty Moore’s season is over after ankle ligament injury

The northern province confirmed that Moore will miss the rest of the season and will see a specialist later in the week.

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Nigel Owens calls for respect in rugby homophobia controversy

A Rugby World Cup final referee has called for respect in the wake of the homophobia issues that have hit the sport.

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From 96 greyhounds to just 6 – Con and Annie Kirby Memorial Stake final takes place Sunday

Six greyhounds and their assigned clubs will take to the traps with glory in their sights in the final of the Con and Annie Kirby Memorial Stake 2019 this Saturday at Limerick Greyhound Stadium.

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Baseball round-up: New York Yankees thrash Boston Red Sox

James Paxton struck out 12 as the New York Yankees thrashed bitter rivals the Boston Red Sox 8-0.

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Russell Wilson becomes highest paid NFL player ever with €124m contract

Russell Wilson is understood to have become the highest-paid player in NFL history after signing a new four-year contract with the Seattle Seahawks.

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Sam Bennett sprints to victory in Tour of Turkey first stage

It continues a fine record for Bennett in Turkey, as he’s now won eight stages of the race over the past three years.

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