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General registration open for IRONMAN Cork 2021 – as IRONMAN 70.3 set to swell event...

1,500 additional athletes are expected to compete over the IRONMAN weekend in Cork next year, with the announcement this week of the addition of IRONMAN® 70.3® Ireland, Cork on August 14, 2021.

Go Red to celebrate 30th anniversary for Cork GAA double win

Cork GAA and Marymount Hospice are calling on Cork to 'Go Red' on September 16 to mark the 30th anniversary of Cork winning the GAA double in 1990. Conor Cahalane, son of Niall Cahalane...

Former hurler aiming to unlock Tour de France potential

It has been quite a journey for Stephen Barrett in the last 15 years - from Castlelyons hurling, to a world leader in sports science working with cycling stars at the Tour de France,...

Fermoy rower selected for Irish squad for 2020 European Championships

Fermoy Rowing Club member Alison Bergin has been selected for the Irish Junior (U19) squad and is preparing to represent her country in the upcoming European Junior Rowing Championships in Serbia next month. The Irish selection...

16/1 winner for Johnny Barry while O’Keeffe steers Crazywork De Vassy to victory

RACING REVIEW Conna rider Johnny Barry got in on the act at Killarney on Wednesday last as Staging Post, ridden patiently, took the bumper at 16/1. Doneraile’s Darragh O'Keeffe was...

Frustration over new restrictions

BY KATIE GLAVIN & NIALL O'CONNOR Sporting organisations are the latest group to be dealt a blow by Covid-19 regulations with Tuesday's announcement of tightening restrictions which will be in place until September 13. 

Impressive win for Darragh O’Keeffe at Downpatrick

HORSE RACING Doneraile jockey Darragh O'Keeffe was first into the winners’ enclosure at Downpatrick on Sunday when he landed the opening mares’ maiden hurdle on 4/6 favourite Rhythm Divine. Trained by Tom Gibney,...

All eyes on Mullingar for first event in Bridgestone series

GOLFING NEWS The island’s best male amateur golfers make their much-anticipated return to competition when the men’s championship season belatedly tees off with the Mullingar Scratch Trophy on August 15 and 16 – the first...

Promising signs as ‘Ballyhooly Bullet’ adapts to new bike

Ballyhooly’s Jamie Collins has been riding off-road bikes from a young age and has settled in to track racing at a fast pace. Determined to progress in motorbike racing, the qualified motorbike mechanic has recently...

Conna 1-2 as Gallagher betters neighbour Mangan in Mallow

Grand National winner Jimmy Mangan, played his part in the success of neighbouring trainer Eamonn Gallagher's Cailean's Angel in the opening division of the Mallow (Mares) Handicap Hurdle at Cork Racecourse Mallow on Sunday,...

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