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 Champion Trainers’ title on Saturday. Going into the Punchestown five-day festival, Gordon Elliott was a healthy €400,000 ahead of his...

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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...

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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...

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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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Carlow karateka win 20 medals in Belfast

FOURTEEN members of Carlow Karate Club travelled to Belfast last week for the Belfast International Karate Championships. The karateka did...

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Magnificent All-Ireland win for Borris VS

THERE was joy for the Borris Vocational Schools equestrian team who sealed a memorable victory in the All-Ireland Interschools Championships...

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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...

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Tullow heroes make Towns Cup history

By Kieran Murphy TULLOW are the Provincial Towns Cup winners for 2017. In Athy on Sunday they put in a...

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Tullow show determination to get job done

Tullow 20 Skerries 3 By Kieran Murphy IF there is a bigger sports story in Carlow this year then it...

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‘A result for 40 years of work’: Hanbidge

By Kieran Murphy WHEN Tullow flanker John Hanbidge joined Tullow in 2012, the Donard man had an ulterior motive. Football...

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Past defeats are finally put to bed

By Kieran Murphy FOR one Tullow player in particular this was a poignant occasion. Last August, Louis Kilcoyne’s father passed...

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O’Brien hails ‘unbelievable’ group of lads

By Kieran Murphy WHERE does this Towns Cup achievement rank for Sean O’Brien who has done it all with Leinster,...

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Waters lifted the siege with lung-bursting run

By Kieran Murphy THE late Paul Donaghy once described Joe Waters as a “lovely fella”. It was in 2010 when...

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Glorious homecoming for a heroic bunch

By Kieran Murphy BLACKGATES was the only place to be on Easter Sunday night. History had been created in Athy...

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