Cork ace Lyons scores the vital try as Ireland defeat France in Women’s Six Nations

IRELAND 13 FRANCE 10 The Ireland women’s rugby side mastered the squally conditions at Donnybrook to deservedly grind out a 13-10 win over France in front of an enraptured 3,886-strong crowd. The Old Belvedere trio of Nora Stapleton, Jenny Murphy...

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Smooth Rebels cruise to win over Fermanagh, late win for Derry and easy victory for Galway

Cork 1-14 Fermanagh 0-9 Michael Moynihan, Pairc Ui Rinn. A comfortable win for Cork in a surprisingly sunny Pairc Ui Rinn, the Rebels too strong for visitors Fermanagh in this NFL Division 2 clash. Cork defended the scoreboard end in...

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WATCH: Mary I manager Jamie Wall hails ‘close to perfect’ display in Fitzgibbon Cup final

Jamie Wall was delighted with his side when interviewed after he led Mary I to the 2017 Fitzgibbon Cup by...

Saturday, 25/02/17 - 9:55pm Read More

Cork move clear on top of Division 1 of the Lidl NFL as Waterford top Division 2

Lidl Ladies National Football League round-up, compiled by Jackie Cahill. Ephie Fitzgerald’s Cork moved ominously to the head of affairs...

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GAA Congress: Motion to recognise Club Players Association withdrawn

Tipperary and Wexford’s motion to officially recognise the Club Players Association (CPA) was withdrawn after a call to do so...

Saturday, 25/02/17 - 9:54pm Read More

New-look Cork ladies footballers with the same impact

Mary White LADIES FOOTBALL IN the aftermath of Sunday’s win against Dublin, full-back Roisín Phelan succinctly stated exactly what Cork...

Saturday, 25/02/17 - 12:49pm Read More

The time has come for the championship to be run on a league basis

The Barry O’Donovan column WHEN details began to emerge recently on the proposed new All-Ireland football championship structures being voted...

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League of Ireland round-up: Here’s what happened on the opening night

It’s the opening night of the new League of Ireland season. Dundalk have made a winning start to the defence...

Friday, 24/02/17 - 10:21pm Read More

Munster blow lead as Scarlets win at Thomond for first time in 14 years

Scarlets claimed the scalp of Guinness PRO12 leaders Munster with a stunning 30-21 comeback win at Thomond Park. The Welsh...

Friday, 24/02/17 - 10:25pm Read More

Cobh can be in the Hunt for promotion despite Waterford’s big spending

Noel Spillane SOCCER COBH Ramblers’ vastly experienced goalkeeper and vice-captain Paul Hunt is adamant the claret-and-blues can have a crack...

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WATCH: Dual legend Rena Buckley is the Evening Echo Supreme Ladies Sports Star

Éamonn Murphy SPORT RENA Buckley was a fitting winner of the Evening Echo Supreme Ladies Sports Star award at a lavish function...

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UCC celebrate second Collingwood in three years

John Hudson Soccer ACE marksman Daniel Pender headed a dramatic injury-time winner for UCC at a wind and rain swept...

Friday, 24/02/17 - 11:47am Read More

Pitch inspection at Finn Park ahead of Airtricity league opening night

The 2017 SSE Airtricity League gets underway tonight. Dundalk versus Shamrock Rovers is the feature game on the opening night...

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The new season is here: Can Cork City wrestle the title from Dundalk?

Noel Spillane SOCCER COULD this be Cork City’s year to lift the Holy Grail of Irish football and knock Stephen...

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Sweetnam hopes he can follow up Brian O’Driscoll’s tweet with an Irish cap

Seán McCarthy RUGBY DARREN Sweetnam says that Munster’s win in the Pro12 last weekend was as much down to confidence...

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Cork jockey to miss Cheltenham

LOCAL jockey Jonathan Burke has been dealt a huge blow ahead of this year’s Cheltenham Festival. The Curraglass native has...

Thursday, 23/02/17 - 12:53pm Read More

Chill the beans on judging the Cork or Kilkenny hurlers this early in the season

Peter McNamara HURLING “CHILL the beans,” Davy Fitzgerald said of the potentially mounting expectations surrounding his Wexford team. He could...

Thursday, 23/02/17 - 1:14pm Read More

If teenage GAA players get the fundamentals of body movement then Cork can become a force again

Everyone is looking for a quick-fix in Cork GAA. Yet Dr Wesley O’Brien believes improving athleticism, movement and body strength...

Thursday, 23/02/17 - 12:31pm Read More

Munster make five changes for visit of Scarlets

Munster have made five changes to the team that beat the Ospreys with a number of academy players in the...

Friday, 24/02/17 - 7:54am Read More

Bolger: City must make Turner’s Cross a fortress again

Noel Spillane SOCCER GREG BOLGER’S immediate wish for the new football season is for Cork City to step up and...

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