Carlow Sport

Carlow get the job done

By Kieran Murphy THE Carlow senior footballers are bracing themselves for the challenge of Leitrim after Monday morning’s draw pitted the two Division 4 counties against each other in round 2B of the All-Ireland qualifiers. With four teams on each...

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Cork experience sees them strike decisive blows

All-Ireland Intermediate Camogie Championship Cork 1-11 Carlow 0-7 By Kieran Murphy CARLOW put in a huge performance in this All-Ireland...

Thursday, 06/07/17 - 12:47pm Read More

Dogged Carlow get over the line

London 0-12 Carlow 0-13 By Conor O’Sullivan The most pleasing thing for Turlough O’Brien will be that Carlow survived this...

Thursday, 06/07/17 - 12:46pm Read More

First-half goals leave Carlow U21s with too much of a hill to climb

Wexford 3-16 Carlow 1-12 By Kieran Murphy FORMER Ireland rugby international Neil Francis once described his experiences of playing New...

Thursday, 06/07/17 - 12:45pm Read More

Hurlers just fall short of Laois

Laois 2-14 Carlow 1-16 By Kieran Murphy HAVING qualified for next year’s Leinster championship round-robin through their Christy Ring Cup...

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Limerick fight back to edge out Carlow U17s

  Limerick South/East 3-18 Carlow 2-16 By Kieran Murphy NOW in its second year, the 2017 Celtic Challenge has seen...

Thursday, 06/07/17 - 12:43pm Read More

Féile Peil na nÓg: Shield win for Naomh Eoin the highlight

Rathvilly Boys Division 4 A 4-2 to 3-5 draw against a hotly-fancied South London side drawn from three different clubs...

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Finals played out in glorious sunshine

  CARLOW Community Games athletics finals were held in glorious sunshine in Ardattin. Over 1,000 children competed and celebrated Community...

Thursday, 06/07/17 - 12:38pm Read More

McCarthy and Harte claim top singles titles in Carlow

CARLOW Tennis Club have just completed another successful senior tennis open week. A total of 167 players entered from 17...

Thursday, 06/07/17 - 12:34pm Read More

Glór na nGael produces some fine contests

CORN Glór na nGael, the annual Gaelic football competition for primary schools, was held recently over two afternoons with a...

Thursday, 06/07/17 - 12:30pm Read More

National Sport

Here’s the view from the queue as tennis fans line up for Wimbledon 2017

July is here and tennis fans everywhere have flocked to the central shrine of their sport: the queues outside Wimbledon. Thousands of fans braved the overnight chill and hunkered down in sleeping bags and tents over the weekend, hopeful of...

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Kilkenny to meet Waterford as hurling and football draws made

The draw for the next round of hurling and football All-Ireland qualifiers were announced this morning. In the hurling, the...

Monday, 03/07/17 - 9:00am Read More

Alun Wyn Jones ready for more intense clash with All Blacks in decider

Alun Wyn Jones believes the intensity will “go up again” when the British and Irish Lions target Test series glory...

Sunday, 02/07/17 - 11:00pm Read More

Ten-man Sligo earn points to move them out of drop zone

Sligo Rovers captain John Russell had an eventful game at the Showgrounds against Shamrock Rovers this evening. He scored the...

Sunday, 02/07/17 - 10:50pm Read More

Germany win Confederations Cup for first time after Chile waste host of chances

Chile 0 Germany 1 Lars Stindl struck the only goal as Germany beat Chile 1-0 to win the Confederations Cup...

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Team Ireland returns from World Transplant Games with 32 medals

The 27 members of Transplant Team Ireland were welcomed home by a large gathering of family, friends and supporters at...

Sunday, 02/07/17 - 9:00pm Read More

Galway blow Wexford away to claim Leinster Hurling title

By Paul Keane Galway 0-29 Wexford 1-17 Joe Canning and Conor Cooney weighed in with 0-18 between them at Croke...

Sunday, 02/07/17 - 6:40pm Read More

Marcel Kittel wins dramatic Tour de France stage after favourites crash in the rain

Chris Froome and Geraint Thomas were grateful to emerge with little more than bumps and bruises from a crash as...

Sunday, 02/07/17 - 10:50pm Read More

Portugal come back to claim third place in fiery extra-time clash with Mexico

Portugal claimed third place in the Confederations Cup with a fiery 2-1 extra-time victory over Mexico in Moscow. The European...

Sunday, 02/07/17 - 5:10pm Read More

West Brom sign Southampton striker Jay Rodriguez

West Brom have signed Southampton striker Jay Rodriguez. The Baggies have long been liked with the 27-year-old England international and...

Sunday, 02/07/17 - 10:50pm Read More

Sport Columnists

Pádraig Amond: Pre-season kicks off with lots of new faces

  THE summer break has been a busy one for me as I had been doing my coaching badges for nearly half of it but it is already over for me as I have headed back to pre-season training with...

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The Forum: Tough times call for tough men

THE Lions’ first test ended with disappointment in Auckland on Saturday morning as New Zealand strangled the life out of...

Thursday, 06/07/17 - 12:26pm Read More

Pádraig Amond: Ronaldo rumours set to rule the summer

EVERY transfer window there are a couple of major rumours that dominate the headlines and this summer window will be...

Thursday, 06/07/17 - 12:02pm Read More

The Forum: Racing duo living the dream

By Kieran Murphy ALL eyes have been on the battle for the National Hunt trainer’s title in recent days, but...

Friday, 12/05/17 - 2:32pm Read More

Pádraig Amond: A tasty week of action on the horizon

THE quarter-finals of the Champions League are on the horizon and we have some treats in store this week. There...

Thursday, 27/04/17 - 12:38pm Read More

The Forum: Aggression and precision at Ireland’s call

AT the end of Saturday’s game at the Aviva Stadium, Johnny Sexton was skipping around with young Luke McGrath like they...

Thursday, 30/03/17 - 3:08pm Read More

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...

Thursday, 23/03/17 - 1:52pm Read More

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...

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