Nearly five weeks ago, the championship revved into high gear via that terrific Cork-Tipperary Munster quarter-final.
As if being selected in the British and Irish Lions Test front row was not confidence-lifting in itself, Tadhg Furlong received a further boost from Warren Gatland to send him into tomorrow morning&rs
Garry Ringrose hasn’t looked back since making his Irish debut last November and tomorrow (6.40am, Eir Sport) he will chalk up his 11th appearance in a row for the national side.
With Kilkenny not exactly lighting up Cusack Park on Wednesday evening, it was left to Limerick to fire the first warning signal in the race for All-Ireland U21 glory.
The disappointment on Leeside that Páirc Uí Chaoimh will not be ready for the Munster football final is shared in the Kingdom, Kerry football manager Éamonn Fitzmaurice said last
Tipperary boss Michael Ryan says that his All-Ireland champions are itching to escape from hurling “purgatory.”
Paul McBride is the only Irish star left standing in the 122nd Amateur Championship at Royal St George’s on the Kent coast.
Sergio Garcia marked his first appearance on European soil since winning the Masters by heading into the second day of the BMW International in third place.
Richard Kilpatrick (Banbridge GC), Tim Rice (Limerick GC), and Colm Moriarty (Drive Golf Performance) lead the way on six under par after the opening round of the 107th Irish PGA Championship at Moyva
Ireland have been awarded Test status and given full member status following a meeting of the International Cricket Council [ICC], the sport’s governing body, in London yesterday.
The Olympic Council of Ireland (OCI) will insist that all sports represented at future Olympic Games will have to be led by their high performance directors.
Liverpool have finally kick-started their summer recruitment drive in earnest after completing a deal for Roma winger Mohamed Salah.
Celtic’s potential powder-keg Champions League qualifier with Northern Irish champions Linfield in Belfast now looks set to take place on July 14.
It’s been ten months and two days since the closing ceremony at the Maracana Stadium brought an end to a deeply flawed extravaganza in Brazil but, for the Olympic Council of Ireland (OCI), Rio 2
You’re sitting 18 points clear at the top of the league, you’re unbeaten since the start of the season and you’re entering into European competition with an attractive draw against L
Not screaming and roaring, rather going menacingly into the night. That is the leadership approach Warren Gatland sees Lions Test captain Peter O’Mahony possessing as he prepares to lead the tou
All Blacks head coach Steve Hansen knows all about the benefits of taking a series lead from a first Test victory, but he is relishing a genuine three-game tussle with the British & Irish Lions ov
Across the generations, the fundamental strength of every single sports club is defined by its ability to command the devotion of people who commit their time, energy and talents to its service.
Irish boxing could surpass its remarkable record at the last five European Championships in Kharkiv, Ukraine this weekend.
With little preparation time, the opening test of a Lions series can often be decided by poor selection.
Hurling is a good game. A centre-back can catch a ball above his head in hurling and lump it over his shoulder. Imagine a centre-back in football catching it and kicking it as far as he could: he will
Legendary sports writer Frank Deford spent five decades as one of the defining voices of Sports Illustrated.
With four rounds completed Sam Moffett (Ford Focus WRC) is marching towards success in the Triton National Rally Championship.
Silva believes he struck fear into his Saturday opponent when he shoved him during today’s Bellator NYC news conference.
The Kings do not have a lot to show from the NHL draft in recent memory. Years of poor trades, signings and salary-cap maneuvering around their two Stanley Cup victories have not given them good p
Miami has chosen Kentucky forward Bam Adebayo with the No. 14 pick in the NBA Draft
Saturday’s Ohio Derby (G3) could vault a horse into the top ranks of the sophomore set. Join the R-J’s interactive handicapping forum and post your picks on Twitter, using the hashtag #RJh
The Phoenix Suns selected small forward Josh Jackson of Kansas with the fourth overall pick of the NBA draft
For the first time in NBA draft history, the top five picks all went to freshmen.
The Charlotte Hornets selected shooting guard Malik Monk from Kentucky with the 11th pick in the NBA draft Thursday night
LaVar Ball’s proclamation came to life Thursday night. The Los Angeles Lakers selected his son, electric UCLA point guard Lonzo... Read More »
New Wisconsin-Milwaukee coach Patrick Baldwin is thankful for his time as an assistant coach at Northwestern
A timeline of events in the case of Brendan Dassey, one of two defendants in a Wisconsin killing that was the focus of the Netflix series 'Making a Murderer'
Cowboys co-captain Johnathan Thurston will undergo surgery for an injured shoulder and will not play rugby league again in 2017.
South America could be home to the next major threat to the world's health, researchers say.
The five candidates running to be the next federal leader of the New Democratic Party are battling it out in an unofficial debate in Toronto tonight
Monique Lhuillier dresses all sorts of brides and now she will help decorate their homes too through a deal with Pottery Barn. Through a multiseason collaboration, the designer will be serving up
"When was the last time an actor assassinated a president?" he asked at Glastonbury.
A newly released video taken moments after the police shooting of Philando Castile last July in Minnesota shows his distraught girlfriend, Diamond Reynolds, handcuffed in the back of a police car
Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies accidentally shot and killed a teenager in Palmdale early Thursday when their bullets bounced off the ground as they opened fire on an aggressive dog, sheriff