‘I’m just delighted the Camogie Association listened to the players’ voice’

DUBLIN CAMOGIE PLAYER Leah Butler has backed the Camogie Association’s decision to opt for a split season after their initial schedule drew strong criticism.  The threat of strike action prompted the organisation into a rethink and following a nationwide poll of clubs, a small majority backed a demarcation between the club and county seasons.  53%Read moreRead more

The ‘athletic freak’ that is Lindsay Peat, José’s quiet departure, and the week’s best sportswriting

1. Imagine, just for a second, that a man did all of this. His mug would be splashed across Connolly Station Bridge so people marching on Croker could see him. His brand would amass seven-figure annual returns from a post-career media profile. He’d be a household name, loved or despised with everyone agreeing he’s anRead moreRead more

Huge blow for Tipperary as two-time All-Ireland winner suffers cruciate injury

THE TIPPERARY LADIES have suffered a huge blow ahead of the championship following the news that star player Aishling Moloney has suffered a cruciate injury. Moloney, who was named the 2019 LGFA Intermediate Player of the Year, confirmed the news of the dreaded knee injury on her Instagram account today. “Joining the ACL club for aRead moreRead more

Hegarty and Lynch start for Limerick as several big names return for Tipperary

Updated May 14th 2021, 10:14 PM THE GALWAY SIDE to face All-Ireland champions Limerick on Sunday has been named.  Tribe boss Shane O’Neill makes four changes to the side from last weekend’s big win over Westmeath, as Padraic Mannion, Joseph Cooney, Adrian Tuohey and David Burke come into the team. Out go Aidan Harte, Conor Cooney,Read moreRead more

Dublin’s Madden makes winning debut for Brisbane while Tipp’s O’Riordan triumphs with Sydney

Colin O’Riordan (right) in action for the Sydney Swans. Source: AAP/PA Images THERE WAS A winning start for Dubliner James Madden to his AFL career on a busy day of action for Irish players in Aussie Rules action. Madden made his bow for Brisbane Lions in their Round 7 clash with Port Adelaide at the Gabba.Read moreRead more

Offaly and Kerry enjoy big wins as Higgins captains Mayo hurlers to victory

OFFALY OVERCAME a slow start to defeat Meath by 16 points in today’s Division 2A  Allianz Hurling League opener. Offaly found themselves a point behind at the first-half water break after missing plenty of chances. They led by 2-13 to 0-7 at half-time and another scoring burst in the third quarter put them in control. TheRead moreRead more

Andy McEntee claims Meath player was ‘spat on in the face’ during defeat to Kildare

MEATH BOSS ANDY McEntee says full-back Conor McGill was spat on by a Kildare player in the incident that sparked a full-scale brawl at the end of their Division 2 semi-final defeat. The Royals were left counting the cost of defeat after an ankle injury to Brian Menton and shoulder problem for Donal Keogan forcedRead moreRead more

Two sin bins, three penalties and 1-13 for Costello as Dublin ease past Roscommon

Dublin 1-22 Roscommon 0-16 A NINE-POINT victory for Dublin in a league game that won’t live long in the memory banks. The six-in-a-row All-Ireland champions got the job done in Roscommon to open up their Division 1 South campaign with two points. In truth, the game took on a challenge match feel at times, particularly inRead moreRead more

‘Great to be back’ – Four-time All-Ireland winner returns to Wexford camogie panel

FOUR-TIME ALL-Ireland winner Katrina Parrock has returned to the Wexford camogie panel ahead of the 2021 season. Parrock, who was part of Wexford’s three-in-a-row All-Ireland champions, has linked up with the squad after stepping away from inter-county camogie in 2017. She was 17 when she played in her first All-Ireland final, coming on as aRead moreRead more

‘Running on the roads around Wexford town, I was genuinely broke up’ – From lockdown to hurling

IF DIARMUID O’KEEFFE has learned anything from being an intercounty hurler during the rolling lockdowns of the past year, it is an increased admiration for athletes in individual sports. The Wexford player will finally get going with his team next Sunday afternoon with their league opener against Laois. Over the past twelve months, the 2019Read moreRead more