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  • Harry Kane back on track for Tottenham

    01 May 2018 00:07 10

    Kane was mocked by the FA Cup’s official Twitter feed last week following Manchester United’s semi-final win, something boss Mauricio Pochettino called “embarrassing”, and he responded the only way he knows how by firing in his 27th league goal of the season. Kane scored three minutes after the break, following Dele Alli’s first-half opener, to give on-looking

  • Limerick SHC: Na Piarsaigh steer a steady course

    30 April 2018 01:34 13

    Kilmallock and South Liberties have the only other 100% records after successive weekends of the championship. After an eight-point win over Doon in round one, All-Ireland finalists Na Piarsaigh followed up with 16 points to spare over Ballybrown. It finished 2-12 to 1-8 in Bruff after Na Piarsaigh led 0-12 to 0-4 at half-time. The sides were evenly

  • Mike Cahalane and Mark Sugrue make it a blissful day for Bandon

    30 April 2018 01:34 12

    Bandon 2-15 Na Piarsaigh 0-15: Last September, Bandon’s first year back at senior level ended with a quarter-final defeat to Na Piarsaigh, with goals proving decisive for the city side. In yesterday’s re-match at Brinny, goals again played a pivotal part in determining the outcome, but this time it was the Lilywhites who found the net, with second-half

  • Paul Dunne four shots adrift of maiden winner Bjork

    30 April 2018 01:34 12

    A closing round 68 saw Paul Dunne claim a share of seventh place, four shots behindBjork. Dunne began the final day two shots adrift joint-leaders Adrian Otaegui and Matt Wallace and for the second successive round, didn’t drop a single shot. Meanwhile Bjork carded seven birdies in a flawless closing 65 at Topwin Golf and Country Club to finish 18 under

  • Beckett determined to erase painful memories

    27 April 2018 02:40 19

    Beckett, a Freshford native whose grandfather and granduncle hurled for the Barrs, had hit five points when his season came to an end 49 minutes into their opening championship game last year. Operating from centre-forward, the Barr’s captain was running for a puckout when his knee gave way. The young doctor collapsed onto the Páirc Uí Rinn sod in agony

  • Grant and Mehaffey in Curtis Cup team

    27 April 2018 02:40 21

    Ireland’s Paula Grant and Olivia Mehaffey have been named in the Great Britain and Ireland team which will attempt to retain the Curtis Cup. They join English teenagers Lily May Humphreys (16) and Annabell Fuller (15) on an eight-strong team for the contest at Quaker Ridge in New York from June 8-10. Mehaffey and England’s Alice Hewson will make their

  • Clarke urges Welsh rugby to ape Irish stucture

    27 April 2018 02:40 19

    The former Ireland hooker is the new head coach of the Ospreys having worked since January as interim boss and turned around the Welsh region’s fortunes after a wretched season which sees them at risk of missing out on Champions Cup qualification. Clarke is one of two Irishmen who holds the role of head coach at one of the four Welsh regions, with Bernard

  • Cuala's success a double-edged sword for the Dubs

    27 April 2018 02:40 17

    Dublin hurling coach Anthony Cunningham has confirmed Cuala’s Mark Schutte has opted to commit to the footballers for a second season in a row. As was reported last week, four of the back-to-back All-Ireland senior club champions have made themselves available to hurling manager Pat Gilroy this year: Jake Malone, Cian O’Callaghan, club hurler of the season

  • Cronin in drive for five in British Rally Championship

    27 April 2018 02:40 22

    All his previous bids have proven successful and tomorrow he campaigns a PCRS-prepared Hyundai i20 R5 on the eight-stage, Carlisle-based Pirelli Rally. I’m excited, but also you are nervous at the start of any championship. Competition is strong and the Pirelli is a one-day event and something small can upset a result. In his four championship-winning

  • Brilliant start sets up McDonagh for easy win

    25 April 2018 00:31 13

    He opened with a brilliant first shot. Twohig was too far right with his and missed the tip by 70m. Twohig recovered with a good second, but McDonagh held his 70m lead. They both reached the end of the straight in two more, where McDonagh led by 50m. Twohig then missed sight at McSweeney’s cross. McDonagh lofted nicely to beat the cross. He followed