Great servant O’Connor to hang up his rugby boots

Rugby Round Up with Rob Murphy ONE of Connacht’s most prominent rugby players has announced his retirement this week. Johnny O’Connor was a household name in the west and throughout Ireland over the past...

Galway keeper Forde proving worth at international level

THE joy of keeping a clean sheet in Sweden in his first competitive game as Republic of Ireland goalkeeper gave way to the despair of conceding a last-gasp equaliser to Austria in Dublin during...

Sharpshooter Tierney on the mark as Ramblers advance in Cup

2013-04-09Soccer Round Up with Mike Rafferty PLYING their trade in the lower leagues, Ramblers don’t get too many days in the limelight but a weekend cup semi final victory is a big cause for...

Battling Mervue United Youths knocked out by classy Kevin’s

FOR the second week in succession, there was disappointment for a Mervue United selection as the U17 side followed the Youth team out of a National competition at the semi-final stage. An injury time...

Mervue United maintain club’s unbeaten start to new season

MERVUE UNITED 2FINN HARPS 2 JASON BYRNE at Fahy’s Field THE chance to pull clear at the top of the Airtricity League First Division table eluded them, but Mervue United continued their unbeaten start...

Corinthians on cloud nine as promotion is won in Cork

UCC 14Corinthians 17 THERE have been great days in the long history of Corinthians RFC and some of them will neatly fit alongside Saturday's win at the Mardyke in Cork city in terms of...


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