Sports

Ireland come close vs.  Aussie pros at Croker
Sports
Ireland come close vs. Aussie pros at Croker
By Kieran Rooney SOME much needed credibility was restored to the International Rules series when Australia survived a late rally from Ireland in t...
Ireland claw back deficit  to made 2nd leg competitive
Sports
Ireland claw back deficit to made 2nd leg competitive
By Kieran Rooney IRELAND remain in contention in the International Rules Series against Australia - just. The two match series looked over as a con...
Keane is not finished, but needs to move
Sports
Keane is not finished, but needs to move
By Dave Hannigan There must be something karmic about the name R. Keane. Mention it in Irish football circles and it will be guaranteed to divide. ...
New crop of pugs awaiting the bell
Sports
New crop of pugs awaiting the bell
By Jay Mwamba While speculation over a possible New York mega-fight between Andy Lee and the Derry Destroyer, John Duddy, continues to swirl, anoth...
McDowell adds Ryder clincher to U.S. Open success
Sports
McDowell adds Ryder clincher to U.S. Open success
By John Manley Can life get any better for Graeme McDowell after 2010? Hot on the heels of winning his first major tournament, McDowell won his sin...
 Leinster's form is worry as Irish plan for N.Z., S.A.
Sports
Leinster's form is worry as Irish plan for N.Z., S.A.
By Kieran Rooney IRISH rugby coach Declan Kidney should be feeling pretty satisfied about how the season has started. Three of the four Irish provi...
 Cork's strength in depth is key to All Ireland win
Sports
Cork's strength in depth is key to All Ireland win
By Kieran Rooney HALF an hour into last Sunday's All-Ireland Football Championship decider at Croke Park, and you had to be seriously concerned for...
 Ireland take maximum points,  but fail to build goal tally
Sports
Ireland take maximum points, but fail to build goal tally
By Kieran Rooney YET again the lack of creativity in the Republic of Ireland's soccer team's midfield has become an issue. It followed the 3-1 Euro...
Cats deprived of five as Tipp self-belief wins out
Sports
Cats deprived of five as Tipp self-belief wins out
By Kieran Rooney ALL week, the talk was that Lar Corbett was potentially Tipperary's equivalent of Henry Shefflin. But it's one thing getting such ...
Down break Kildare hearts,  through to Sept. 19 final
Sports
Down break Kildare hearts, through to Sept. 19 final
By Kieran Rooney JUST as the Dublin supporters left Croke Park devastated the week previously, Kildare fans must still be pondering about how event...
  Cork conquer Dubs, take  1st berth in Sam decider
Sports
Cork conquer Dubs, take 1st berth in Sam decider
By Kieran Rooney AT last, the pundits got it right in the knock-out stages of the All-Ireland Football Championship. But only just. Dublin had a pl...
Tipp set up tantalizing decider after win over Waterford
Sports
Tipp set up tantalizing decider after win over Waterford
By Kieran Rooney SUDDENLY we have a real final on our hands. Tipperary's 3-19 to 1-18 All-Ireland semi-final victory over Waterford at Croke Park l...

 

 

Donate