Carlow Sport

Dominant Éire Óg crowned champions

ÉIRE Óg are the senior football champions for 2017. In Netwatch Cullen Park on Sunday their 2-8 to 1-8 replay victory over Rathvilly was more comprehensive than the score line suggests.A goal in each half from Eoghan Ruth and Jordan...

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Éire Óg show self-belief to win first senior championship in five years

CARLOW SENIOR FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP FINAL REPLAY Éire Óg 2-8 Rathvilly 1-8 By Kieran Murphy THIS senior football championship replay success...

Friday, 10/11/17 - 3:49pm Read More

 ‘It is what we wanted since we were young lads’ – Fitzgerald

ÉIRE ÓG REACTION   By Kieran Murphy WHILE much will be made of the two strikes from Eoghan Ruth and...

Friday, 10/11/17 - 3:43pm Read More

Win means everything for veterans

 SFC FINAL REACTION EVEN though a lot has been made of the younger Éire Óg players coming through there was...

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Éire Óg come back stronger after past heartache

ÉIRE ÓG REACTION By Kieran Murphy THE family ethos is as strong, if not stronger, in Éire Óg than in...

Friday, 10/11/17 - 3:25pm Read More

Stylish Palatine maintain unbeaten record to claim cup

JUNIOR HURLING CHAMPIONSHIP Palatine 1-10 Erin’s Own 0-7 By Kieran Murphy TALK about doing it in style. On Sunday in...

Friday, 10/11/17 - 3:16pm Read More

Driven squad get the cup back

Reaction   By Kieran Murphy HUNGER. This was the motivation for Rangers this year. From goalkeeper Frank Foley, who up...

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Fennelly pays tribute to a fine performance

Reaction By Kieran Murphy TIME flies. Is it really four years since Rangers last won a senior hurling final? Their...

Friday, 10/11/17 - 2:31pm Read More

Masterful Rangers are in seventh heaven

Senior Hurling Championship Final Mount Leinster Rangers 3-17 Naomh Eoin 0-17 By John Foley MOUNT Leinster Rangers are the champions...

Friday, 10/11/17 - 2:26pm Read More

Battling Naomh Bríd get over the line

Intermediate Hurling Championship Final   Naomh Bríd 3-7 Mount Leinster Rangers 0-15 By Kieran Murphy THIS intermediate hurling final win...

Friday, 10/11/17 - 12:57pm Read More

National Sport

England rugby players decide not to give Samoa any of their match fee

England’s players have opted against giving a portion of their match fee to their Samoan counterparts ahead of Saturday’s clash at Twickenham. Anthony Watson revealed that the possibility of donating part of the £23,000 (€25,000) they are paid for each...

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Willian the star as Chelsea crush 10-man Qarabag to qualify for Champions League knockout stage

Qarabag 0 – Chelsea 4: Willian scored twice and was fouled for two penalties as Chelsea cruised into the Champions...

Wednesday, 22/11/17 - 7:16pm Read More

Teacher murder: Police did not ask pupils why they didn’t report classmate’s plan to kill

None of the children who heard Will Cornick boast that he was going to kill Spanish teacher Ann Maguire has...

Wednesday, 22/11/17 - 6:16pm Read More

Irish player dodges punch as mass brawl ends not-so-friendly match

Limerick-born Leeds United defender Paudie O’Connor had a lucky escape last night as he ducked a punch from an opposition...

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‘Absolute gem’ Mary Diamond revealed as first Operation Transformation 2018 leader

The first Operation Transformation 2018 leader has been revealed as 52-year-old Mary Diamond from Kiltimagh in Co Mayo, writes Breda Graham. The...

Wednesday, 22/11/17 - 9:16pm Read More

London Assembly demands to see accounts of London Stadium company

London Assembly members have demanded to see the financial accounts of the company that owns West Ham’s London Stadium home...

Wednesday, 22/11/17 - 5:36pm Read More

Airline defendants to pay $95m in 9/11 settlement

Insurers have agreed to pay $95m (€81m) to settle claims that security lapses led planes to be hijacked in the...

Wednesday, 22/11/17 - 4:44pm Read More

Actress Julia Stiles announces birth of baby boy

Actress Julia Stiles has announced the birth of her first child with Preston J Cook. The 10 Things I Hate...

Wednesday, 22/11/17 - 4:34pm Read More

US says violence against Burma’s Rohingya Muslims constitutes ethnic cleansing

The United States is declaring that the violence against Rohingya Muslims in Burma constitutes ethnic cleansing. More than 600,000 Rohingya...

Wednesday, 22/11/17 - 7:36pm Read More

Former Westlife member Mark Feehily has announced a Christmas album and live Dublin show

It has been a while since we have heard from former Westlife member Mark Feehily. In what could be considered...

Wednesday, 22/11/17 - 4:44pm 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...

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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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