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John Kiely ‘understands’ club celebrations

Galbally native, Limerick hurling boss and the Abbey School (formerly Abbey CBS), Tipperary Town principal John Kiely, has made an impassioned defence of recent GAA club celebrations. During an online Zoom press conference to coincide with the...

Challengers put to the ‘Sword’

Araglin neighbours Des Kenneally and amateur rider Darragh Allen combined to win the mares’ maiden hurdle with Empors Sword at Clonmel last Thursday. It was a first training success for Allen on...

Ballyhooly Bullet hitting the target

Here is ‘The Ballyhooly Bullet’ in action as he takes on the country’s best motorcycle racers in a delayed championship.  Jamie Collins raced at the 2020 Dunlop Mondello Masters which finally got underway...

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,...

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