Sports


Robin Good!

Dawson claims Irish Amateur crown despite final round nerves Robin Dawson claimed the biggest win of his career when he won the Irish Amateur Championship at Royal County Down on Sunday last. The Tramore international, who was Irish Boys Champion in 2013, survived a disappointing final round of six over par 77 to win the tournament [...]


Hurling


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Deise Set for Longest Road

Munster Senior Hurling Championship (Clare v Waterford, Cusack Park, Sunday, 3.30pm) My eyebrows adjusted into Roger Moore-like territory when Derek McGrath made the following claim roughly halfway through our interview at the Granville Hotel on Friday morning last. “At the end of the day, you’re judged by what you do on the field with the players, [...]

Eastern Intermediate Hurling Dunhill v Ballyduff Lower

Debatable Call Helps Dunhill Over the Line

Eastern Intermediate Hurling Championship Dunhill 2-17 Ballyduff 0-22 A superlative display by Dunhill’s Shane Casey, in addition to a contentiously awarded 22nd minute Darryl Swift point, ultimately proved the difference between these neighbours at a sun-kissed Kill on Saturday evening last. On a thickly sodded pitch, Dunhill and Ballyduff produced a terrific hour’s hurling, a game whose competitiveness [...]

Soccer


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Carrick Secure Magic 12th Premier Crown with Second Half Goals

Carrick United 2 Ferrybank 0 Carrick United secured their 12th Premier League title on Thursday night in front of a massive crowd in Ozier Park. They won their first Premier League crown in 2000 and to win it a dozen times in 17 years is quite simply an unbelievable achievement by a club who [...]


Football


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Deise Bow Out of Provincial Series

Munster Senior Football Championship Quarter-Final Tipperary 0-20 Waterford 0-09 Brian Flannery at Semple Stadium Waterford’s Munster Senior Football campaign is another ‘one and done’ event after an 11-point defeat to Tipperary at Thurles on Saturday night last. Without a victory in the Championship since 2011 there was little expectation on the visitors going into this game and so it transpired. Tipperary [...]

General


NFL Div4 Waterford v Carlow

Sticking With the Hard Sell

Munster Senior Football Championship Quarter-Final (Tipperary v Waterford, Semple Stadium, Saturday, 7pm) “Good people will do what they find honourable to do, even if it requires hard work; they’ll do it even if it causes them injury; they’ll do it even if it will bring danger. Again, they won’t do what they find base, even if [...]