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20 October 2018 20:10 Duhallow progress to first Cork SFC final in six years

Goals at the beginning of either half were pivotal in returning Duhallow to a first Cork SFC final since 2012. This second replay, though largely fluid and devoid of defensive systems, didn’t live up to the excitement of last weekend’s replay, with the divisional outfit keeping their opponents at arm’s length throughout. Ahead by 2-7 to 0-7 at the break 1

20 October 2018 17:00 Edinburgh earn bonus-point win over Toulon

Edinburgh stormed to a 40-14 win over Toulon in Heineken Champions Cup Pool 5. A deserved bonus-point win kept their qualifying hopes on track as Ben Toolis, Henry Pyrgos, Stuart McInally and Chris Dean scored tries and Jaco van der Walt kicked 18 points. Toulis and Pyrgos crossed as Edinburgh built up a 26-7 half-time lead, Romain Taofifenua with Toulon's 2

20 October 2018 11:13 Surfer escapes shark attack at nudist beach by 'punching it until it let go'

“It’s the Australian thing to do now, isn’t it?” the surfer said. A SURFER WHO got bitten by a shark at an Australian nudist beach managed to make his break for freedom after punching the creature until it let him go. Paul Kenny was riding the waves off Samurai Beach, a naturist spot 200km north of Sydney, when he accidentally clashed heads with the toothsome 1

18 October 2018 19:15 Stunning free kick the latest high as Wayne Rooney proves a big hit Stateside

Wayne Rooney scored a stunning free-kick to secure DC United a 1-0 win over Toronto as his excellent Major League Soccer form continued. The 32-year-old former England captain has made a considerable impact in the United States following his move to the Washington outfit from Everton over the summer. Here, Press Association Sport takes a close look at how things 1

18 October 2018 08:15 Taliban suicide blast targets Nato convoy near Kabul

At least two civilians have died after a suicide bomb attack on a Nato convoy near the Afghan capital, Kabul. Wahida Shakar, spokeswoman for the provincial governor in Parwan, said the assault took place in Bagram district. Along with the two people killed, at last three civilians were wounded. Bagram is located about 24 miles from Kabul and is also the home of a sprawling

18 October 2018 07:53 Wounded airlifted to Russian hospitals in wake of deadly Crimean shooting

At least 10 of those who were wounded in a deadly shooting at a vocational school in Crimea will be airlifted to hospitals in Russia, officials said. An 18-year-old student went on a shooting rampage at the school on the Crimean Peninsula, which Russia annexed from Ukraine in 2014, killing 19 people and wounding more than 50 others before killing himself

16 October 2018 05:46 Man who assaulted wife, hitting her twice across the head, gets suspended sentence

The man pleaded guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court to assault causing harm to the woman. A MAN WHO hit his wife twice across the head after dragging her upstairs and removing her jeans by force, has walked free from court after being given a fully suspended sentence. The man pleaded guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court to assault causing harm to the woman 1

15 October 2018 03:30 Conor Cahalane earns reprieve for Castlehaven in epic replay

Castlehaven and Duhallow must do it all over again after extra-time failed to separate them in an epic semi-final replay played in Páirc Uí Rinn last night. Duhallow had looked to have snatched victory from the jaws of defeat when Knocknagree’s Anthony O’Connor goaled in the 82nd minute to give his side a 2-15 to 1-17 lead. However, huge credit must go to the ’Haven

15 October 2018 03:00 Dingle and East Kerry left with same question: Did we blow it?

If anything got the 4,500 or so at Austin Stack Park out of their seats theretofore, it was frustrating refereeing, scuffed penalties and tetchy flashpoints. Dingle led 1-10 to 0-7 at the three-quarter point of this Kerry SFC semi-final, and the only intervention looking likely to deny them a place in the final was a wave or two of David Clifford’s magic

13 October 2018 11:36 West Bank woman dies after settlers throw stones at car

Palestinians in the northern West Bank say a woman has been killed after being struck in the head by a stone thrown by Israeli settlers. A relative says Aisha Rabi, 48, was travelling with her husband and two daughters to their home in Bidya early on Saturday when their vehicle was pelted with stones. Her cousin, Isam Rabi, says she was struck in the head and rushed 28