Favourites advance to FAI Junior Cup 4th Round draw

The draw for the Third Round of the FAI Junior Cup kept all the big players apart and as a result there were comfortable wins for the top-flight teams in action against lower division...

No regrets over kicking BOD to touch

CONNACHT Rugby may not have had player representation during the British and Irish Lions’ tour of Australia but an unconventional tactic hatched in the province over two decades ago did get an airing Down...

Browned off !

Connacht Rugby has marketed Saturday’s game against Glasgow at the Sportsground (kick-off, 5pm) as a Halloween special, urging fans to come in scary fancy dress costumes to “frighten off the Scots”. ...

In-form Silke turns screw in Corofin’s U-21 title triumph

Corofin 1-15 Claregalway 1-13 COROFIN are tremendously difficult opposition to overcome at any age grade in a final. Despite the worthy efforts of Claregalway, they had just enough know-how to see them win their...

Penalty woe for battling Mervue in second leg

Longford Town 3 Mervue United 2 (After extra-time, 3-3 on aggregate, Longford Town win 3-0 on penalties). THE cheers of celebration from the home fans were almost drowned out by the...

Salthill U-21 footballers finish in blaze of glory

Salthill /Knocknacarra 0-13 St Michaels 1-7 A brilliant closing ten minutes was enough to see Salthill/Knocknacarra crowned U-21 A West champions in this closely contested replay on Monday. St Michael’s had...


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