Carlow Sport

Three sporting events to look forward to this weekend

  By Eamonn Normanly   1 Ladies football All-Ireland finals Mick Bohan’s Dublin take on Frank Browne’s Mayo in the 2017 All-Ireland ladies football senior championship final this Sunday in Croke Park. Dublin, who lost their last three All-Ireland finals...

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Five talking points from the weekend’s Premier League

By Harry Shorthose   1 Manchester Clubs simply too good Both Manchester United and Manchester City are dominating at the...

Monday, 18/09/17 - 2:48pm Read More

5 sporting events to look forward to this week

By Harry Shorthose 1 Manchester City v Liverpool This will undoubtedly be the fixture of the weekend between two of...

Monday, 04/09/17 - 4:24pm Read More

Five sports events to look forward to…

By Harry Shorthose   1 Rep of Ireland v Georgia Rep of Ireland are in a commanding position in their...

Thursday, 31/08/17 - 4:11pm Read More

Five sports events to look forward to this weekend

By Harry Shorthose 1 McGregor v Mayweather It’s finally here. One of the most anticipated fights of this century will...

Friday, 25/08/17 - 11:38am Read More

Five talking points from this weekend’s Premier League action

By Harry Shorthose   1 Money talks for Man United Over the past few seasons, Manchester United have forked out...

Monday, 21/08/17 - 4:14pm Read More

Five sporting events to look forward to this weekend

By Harry Shorthose   1 England vs West Indies The England cricket team play host to the West Indies in...

Thursday, 17/08/17 - 3:27pm Read More

Five talking points from the opening weekend of the Premier League

By Harry Shorthose   1 It’s only the first weekend Probably the most important thing to remember from the weekend...

Wednesday, 16/08/17 - 10:37am Read More

Five sporting highlight for the coming days

  By Harry Shorthose 1 The Return of the Premier League After nearly three months away from our screens, the...

Wednesday, 09/08/17 - 4:11pm Read More

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...

Thursday, 06/07/17 - 12:48pm 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...

Sunday, 02/07/17 - 9:30pm Read More

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...

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