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Your weekend sporting highlights

By Aaron Doyle CHELSEA could lift the Premier League title with a win over West Brom while Clermont Auvergne and Saracens face each other to see who is the best club in European rugby. Here are the sporting highlights for...

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Champion to the Power of 10: Willie Mullins claims trainers’ title after toughest battle yet

By Kieran Murphy AFTER a mammoth battle to the very last day, Willie Mullins claimed his 10th National Hunt Irish...

Friday, 12/05/17 - 3:03pm Read More

Carlow race out of the traps

Carlow 5-18 Mayo 2-7 By Kieran Murphy FOREWARNED is forearmed. After Mayo had run Kildare to a point in their...

Friday, 12/05/17 - 3:01pm Read More

Tempo and intensity proves the difference

HOME defender Gary Bennett admitted Carlow were surprised when Mayo won the toss but opted to play against the strong...

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Juniors make waves in Limerick

By Valerie Keating ON what was a pleasant weekend, Carlow rowing club made the journey down to the beautiful O’Brien’s...

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Three-try Farrell leads defiant Tullow to the promised land

Tullow 22 Old Belvedere 7 By Kieran Murphy TULLOW’S dream season continued in Naas on Wednesday. If the men made...

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Tight bond holds this team together

By Kieran Murphy THERE have been great families associated with Tullow rugby club over the years: Brownes, Bolgers, Canavans, Coadys,...

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Huge work rate is key as a great bunch get reward

TULLOW’S Paul Flood Cup success was a victory for a happy and focussed squad. Despite some great performances no individual...

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Tullow seconds fall short to Nass

Naas 15 Tullow 8 By Kieran Murphy THE heavy rain which came down 30 minutes before the start of this...

Friday, 12/05/17 - 2:43pm Read More

Soccer Sisters increasing in popularity

By Aaron Doyle GIRLS from around the county got to show off their soccer skills at the FAI Soccer Sisters...

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National Sport

Fans send sinister message to Roma players as dummies found hanging by Colosseum

Dummies wearing replica jerseys of three Roma players were found hanging from a pedestrian walkway in Rome following the club’s 3-1 recent defeat to local rivals Lazio. The sinister display was accompanied by a large banner, which read: “Un consiglio...

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Listen to Ray Wilkins and Neil Custis at each other’s throats over Marcus Rashford’s free-kick

Football is often the source of hot debate, but an exchange between former footballer Ray Wilkins and Sun football writer...

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Morgan Schneiderlin will miss Everton’s trip to Swansea

Everton midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin will not be fit for the trip to Swansea. The Frenchman missed last weekend’s defeat to...

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Granit Xhaka set to miss out as Arsenal face Manchester United

Arsenal are likely to be without Granit Xhaka for their Premier League clash at home to Manchester United on Sunday....

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Ronan O’Gara says his next move won’t be back home

Ronan O’Gara expects to move to another job outside Ireland when he eventually leaves Paris. In his column in Friday’s...

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Fans’ concern as diver Tom Daley posts hospital bed picture before wedding

Diver Tom Daley has concerned fans by sharing a picture of himself in a hospital bed ahead of his wedding....

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No holiday for Anthony Joshua as he prepares to return to training on Monday

Anthony Joshua will return to training on Monday in the wake of his thrilling win over Wladimir Klitschko. The British...

Thursday, 04/05/17 - 11:56pm Read More

Everyone was very pleasantly surprised by the A-Team theme tune playing at Celta Vigo v Manchester United

Even non-football fans would have enjoyed being in the stands at Celta Vigo’s stadium tonight as the football match between...

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Marcus Rashford secures precious away goal for Man United

Celta Vigo 0 Manchester United 1 Marcus Rashford’s splendid free-kick secured Manchester United a hard-fought win at Celta Vigo to...

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Athlone Town players to be interviewed about ‘irregular betting patterns’ report

The Football Association of Ireland (FAI) is to interview players and staff from Athlone Town FC after receiving a UEFA...

Thursday, 04/05/17 - 8:18pm Read More

Sport Columnists

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 just over a week ago two Carlow racing men created their own bit of history when horse breeder Martin Byrne...

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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...

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...

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