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Your midweek football highlights

By Keelan Moore THERE are multiple international football matches being played this week, and we’ve plucked out the four fixtures we feel are worth keeping an eye on as they have some super players on show. Russia V Belgium This...

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This weekend’s sporting highlights

By Aaron Doyle THE Carlow hurlers have their destiny in their own hands as they take on Armagh for a...

Friday, 24/03/17 - 10:51am Read More

Defiant hurlers still in hunt for honours

By Kieran Murphy THE Carlow senior hurlers kept alive their hopes of a place in the National Hurling League Division...

Thursday, 23/03/17 - 2:08pm Read More

Kavanagh’s late free earns a draw

Kildare 2-17 Carlow 1-20 By Kieran Murphy THIS NHL Division 2A fourth round match may not have risen to the...

Thursday, 23/03/17 - 2:06pm Read More

Carlow have ‘heart and bottle’ to snatch a draw

By Kieran Murphy As Marty Kavanagh stood over that late, late 65 the St Mullins man would have known he...

Thursday, 23/03/17 - 2:06pm Read More

Tracey points edge Carlow past Laois

Carlow 0-5 Laois 0-3 By Pat Delaney THIS camogie clash of Barrow-side neighbours Laois and Carlow must surely qualify as...

Thursday, 23/03/17 - 2:03pm Read More

Meath minors prove too strong

Meath 2-14 Carlow 1-6 By Kieran Murphy CARLOW’S excellent run in the Leinster minor football league ended in Netwatch Cullen...

Thursday, 23/03/17 - 2:02pm Read More

Nolan points Carlow to victory

Carlow 1-15 Kerry 2-9 By Kieran Murphy CARLOW had the dead-ball accuracy of Jon Nolan and the opportunism of Sam...

Thursday, 23/03/17 - 2:01pm Read More

Finn turns his focus to Japan

FINN Lynch is eight years old and he’s sitting quietly at the back of a group of teenagers, but it’s...

Thursday, 23/03/17 - 1:58pm Read More

O’Donoghue is on top of the world

By Kieran Murphy CARLOW’S Brian O’Donoghue achieved a long-held ambition when he won the WFM (World Federation in Elite Martial...

Thursday, 23/03/17 - 1:54pm Read More

National Sport

Five-year-old writes heart-warming letter to Seamus Coleman

A young fan who met Seamus Coleman the day before he broke his leg has written a touching letter to the Ireland captain, writes Stephen Barry. The right-back suffered a horrific double-break of his right leg after a reckless challenge...

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Johnny Sexton will be carefully managed ahead of Lions tour

Stuart Lancaster insists Johnny Sexton will be carefully managed throughout the business end of a season that concludes with the...

Tuesday, 28/03/17 - 1:19pm Read More

Partizan Belgrade’s three-year ban from European football overturned

The Court of Arbitration for Sport has overturned Partizan Belgrade’s three-year ban from European club football after the Serbian club...

Tuesday, 28/03/17 - 1:04pm Read More

Missing link ‘Bonner’ Maher will safeguard Tipperary supremacy

There was a suspicion midway through the second half of Tipperary’s draw with Kilkenny in the Allianz NHL Division 1...

Tuesday, 28/03/17 - 12:29pm Read More

Tipperary’s Brendan Maher ‘took one for the team’

Brendan Maher admits he was previously a jack of all trades for Tipperary and was a player “who took one...

Tuesday, 28/03/17 - 11:49am Read More

Rassie Erasmus fails to quell talk of return to South Africa

Rassie Erasmus has sent a shockwave through Munster Rugby by choosing not to unequivocally shoot down speculation he is in...

Tuesday, 28/03/17 - 11:42am Read More

We’ll be fired up to win Merseyside derby for Seamus Coleman, says Everton teammate

Everton captain Phil Jagielka believes the horrific injury sustained by Seamus Coleman provides additional motivation for his team-mates heading into...

Tuesday, 28/03/17 - 11:05am Read More

Here’s the moment a Paris pitch invasion causes international friendly to be abandoned

A Paris friendly between Senegal and Ivory Coast had to be abandoned on Monday night after fans invaded the pitch...

Tuesday, 28/03/17 - 11:56am Read More

Gareth Bale was lucky not to be sent off for John O’Shea tackle, says Martin O’Neill

Martin O’Neill remains convinced Gareth Bale was fortunate not to see red as the Republic of Ireland’s World Cup qualifier...

Tuesday, 28/03/17 - 10:45am Read More

Robbie Fowler: Merseyside derby will be perfect send-off for Ronnie Moran

Robbie Fowler believes next week’s Merseyside derby will provide a fitting Anfield send-off for former Liverpool captain and assistant manager...

Monday, 27/03/17 - 10:43pm Read More

Sport Columnists

Pádraig Amond: You wouldn’t bet against Barca now

  LAST Wednesday night I was chatting to my brother John about the Champions League games that night and about whether Barcelona had a chance of qualifying against Paris Saint Germain. I said Barca hadn’t a hope as a 4-0...

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The Forum: Ballinkillen puts its best foot forward

By Kieran Murphy IT will probably be talked about for years to come. The day the President didn’t make it....

Thursday, 23/03/17 - 1:44pm Read More

Pádraig Amond: Two more goals as we get back on track

It was a massive week for us at Hartlepool as we ended a bad run of results to grab victories...

Thursday, 23/03/17 - 12:45pm Read More

Pádraig Amond: Sickening decision to sack Ranieri

It takes a lot to overshadow Jose Mourinho becoming the first Manchester United manager to win a trophy in his...

Friday, 10/03/17 - 10:51am Read More

The Forum: ‘GAA trading dollars for democracy’

By Kieran Murphy IT was appropriate to meet Cormac Mullins, Carlow co-ordinator for the nascent Club Players Association (CPA), at...

Friday, 10/03/17 - 10:45am Read More

Pádraig Amond: Lincoln fairytale is well deserved

I’VE written before about how in the last few years the FA Cup may have lost a little bit of...

Thursday, 02/03/17 - 10:30am Read More

Pádraig Amond: Leicester can still save their season

IT is amazing the difference a couple of months can make. Last May, Leicester City shocked the world by doing...

Thursday, 23/02/17 - 12:42pm Read More

The Forum: Carlow football’s mood comes crashing down with London defeat

By Kieran Murphy IF a week is a long time in politics then surely those same seven days must seem...

Thursday, 23/02/17 - 12:36pm Read More

Pádraig Amond: Pleased to get my 11th goal of the season

WE bounced back from the extremely disappointing loss away at Newport County with a 1-1 draw on Saturday at home...

Thursday, 16/02/17 - 11:55am Read More

The Forum: Irish train derails before it ever leaves the station

AND just like that, Scotland took a pin to the Irish rugby team’s ambitions which had been inflated by those...

Thursday, 16/02/17 - 11:38am Read More