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  • Katie Taylor set to fight Victoria Bustos

    12 February 2018 01:23 10

    Argentina’s Victoria Bustos has been confirmed as Katie Taylor’s opponent for a title unification bout in New York. Unbeaten Taylor, the current WBA lightweight champion, and Bustos, the reigning IBF titlist, will clash over 10 rounds at the Barclays Centre in Brooklyn on April 28, according to the website Boxrec. Bustos has won 18 of her 22 outings

  • Corofin at heart of club v college conundrum

    09 February 2018 02:31 11

    Whoever wins through to the final is not expected to be able to call on half-backs Liam Silke (UCD) and Kieran Molloy (NUIG) from the Connacht club champions as the Sigerson decider takes place on the same afternoon (3.30pm) in Santry as Corofin’s All-Ireland semi-final against Moorefield in Tullamore (2pm) tomorrow week. Silke came on as a second-half

  • Ulster University power past UL to semi-finals

    07 February 2018 01:17 19

    Trillick brothers Rory and Lee Brennan, Ronan McNamee and Monaghan’s Ryan McAnespie all found the net in what was a straightforward win. UL centre-back Pearse Lillis received a straight red card after five minutes for striking Tyrone’s Mark Bradley, which resulted in an early skirmish. The home side, with the wind in the first half, kicked on and led 3-4 to 0-2 at the break

  • Racing UK confirmed as new home of Irish racing

    07 February 2018 01:17 18

    Racecourse Media Group (RMG) and Sports Information Services (SIS) have extended their relationship to encompass direct-to-home and streaming rights to all 26 Irish racecourses - as well taking over Chelmsford City from ATR. RMG manages the rights of many of the leading British racecourses, while SIS holds the horse racing rights to all Irish racecourses

  • Coleman’s different class, says Theo Walcott

    02 February 2018 00:55 18

    Walcott scored his first goals for the club with two in the first half of their 2-1 win over Leicester, which ended a run of seven matches without victory. But it was his link-up play with Coleman, making his first appearance in 319 days after a double fracture of his leg on international duty last March, which really caught the eye. “Having him around

  • Premier League football highlights to continue as ‘Match of the Day’ seals new deal

    31 January 2018 01:28 18

    A new contract sees Match of the Day, Match of the Day 2, Football Focus, and the Premier League Show all given rights to show Premier League football until 2021/22. Match of the Day has been running since 1964 and has shown Premier League highlights in all but three of the competition’s seasons. Its iPlayer catch-up service also shows repeats of the highlights

  • Basketball finals reach over 300,000 TV viewers

    31 January 2018 01:28 16

    More than 300,000 TV viewers tuned in at some point to TG4’s live weekend coverage of Basketball’s Men’s and Women’s National Cup finals, figures indicate. Saturday night’s controversial men’s decider between Dublin rivals Templeogue and UCD Marian reached 157,000 people in total and averaged 17,000. The Sunday evening live broadcast of Glanmire’s bid for five Women’s

  • Fighting Tiger ‘very pleased’ as game coming together

    30 January 2018 00:50 19

    He didn’t dip into the 60s as he hoped he would on a brilliant sunny — and windy — Sunday at Torrey Pines. He missed three times more fairways than he hit in his four rounds in the Farmers Insurance Open. Yet he was “very pleased” with only his second PGA Tour event since he tied for 10th in the Wyndham Championship in August 2015. He had two back surgeries

  • UCD’s star quality shines out as Maynooth spurn chances

    24 January 2018 00:57 14

    Laois forward Eoin Lowry was the star forward for the 2016 champions, and he scored 1-7 while Jack Barry landed the other goal, after UCD led by 1-8 to 0-1 at half-time in Maynooth. The hosts had Tom Hannifan and Jason Gibbons shown black cards after half-time, and they had already kicked 10 wides in the first-half, with Keith Beirne’s second-half penalty

  • Harper driving force for victory as Templeogue College claim Schools All-Ireland Cup

    24 January 2018 00:57 19

    In a final that lived up to all expectations, Templeogue’s Matthew Harper was crowned MVP as the Dubliners won 74-65. Harper had a huge supporting cast around him in the form of Iarla McKeon, Sam and Jack Walsh to name but a few. Meanwhile, Colaiste Pobail Setanta secured the Under 19 C Girls title earlier today, with a 49-60 point win over Carrick-