Fabulous Further Entries Announced for Punchestown

  – Cheltenham Grade 1 winners Farclas, Footpad, Penhill and Samcro all in mix   – Star mares Apple’s Jade and La Bague Roi bidding to bounce back   The countdown is underway for the 2018 Punchestown Festival following today’s publication of the Grade 1 entries for the meeting’s final three days.   The Festival […]

Munster team named to face Southern Kings

CJ Stander to Captain Munster A much changed Munster side will take on the Southern Kings for the first time in the Guinness PRO14 on Saturday at Outeniqua Park, George (7.35pm/6.35pm Irish). George native CJ Stander, who turned 28 yesterday, will captain the province and is one of five players to retain their place from last weekend’s […]

Top Jumping Names Head to Punchestown Festival – Entries Released

Cheltenham feature race winners Samcro, Altior and Balko Des Flos among superb entries for opening two days   Fabulous Grade 1 entries are revealed today for the opening two days of Ireland’s National Hunt showpiece, the 2018 Punchestown Festival.   Staged over five days from Tuesday, April 24 to Saturday, April 28, this year’s Festival boasts massive prize […]

Munster A Team Named for Quarter-Final Against Leinster

Head Coach Peter Malone has named the Munster A team to face Leinster A in the British and Irish Cup quarter-final at Donnybrook tomorrow (3pm). Defending champions Munster qualified from B&I Cup Pool 1 having secured five wins from six games as they finished second to Bedford Blues. The squad for tomorrow’s game contains 12 senior players with eight […]

Plans for International Standard Indoor Tennis Clay Court Facility Unveiled in Thurles

  LIT & Thurles Tennis Club, with the support of Tennis Ireland, sign major agreement to build six indoor clay tennis courts. New state of the art facility to be co-located with LIT’s 2,000 square metre Sports Lab. The significance of Thurles as one of Ireland’s most important sporting locations is to be greatly enhanced, […]

Templemore Athletes Win Medals

Templemore athletes won eighteen national medals at all Ireland championships in Athlone IT last Saturday.

Munster Make Six Changes For Edinburgh Clash

The Munster team to face Edinburgh at Murrayfield in their rearranged Guinness PRO14 clash tomorrownight has been named by Head Coach Johann van Graan (7.35pm). There are six changes to the starting XV that defeated Glasgow at Irish Independent Park three weeks ago. Billy Holland captains the side on his 150th PRO14 appearance as JJ Hanrahan, […]

Munster Rugby Players Dave O’Callaghan, Brian Scott and Ciaran Parker sign contract extensions

Munster Rugby and the IRFU can confirm that Dave O’Callaghan, Brian Scott and Ciaran Parker are the latest trio to sign contract extensions, while it has also been confirmed that Robin Copeland will depart the province at the end of the season. Dave O’Callaghan, who recently returned from a long-term knee injury, has signed a […]

Fun and Adventure as Lough Derg Blueway Opens for Business

  The Lough Derg Blueway was officially launched on Tuesday 6th March 2018 at a special ceremony in Killaloe in the presence of providers of commercial and recreation service providers around Lough Derg. The launch of the initiative is the culmination of a successful partnership between Clare, Tipperary and Galway County Councils, the Lough Derg Marketing Group […]

Borrisoleigh Track-Attack

Natasha Leads the Way There is just 2 scoring weeks left in the Track-Attack Double-Trouble Series which is sponsored by Declan Maher Financial Services left and it’s impossible to predict who will win each of the 22 groups bar one. Natasha Kennedy looks odds on to take the Mark Carroll group having amassed a total […]

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