We’ll Leave It There So: O’Leary has reason to be happy, UFC champ stripped of title and today’s sport

Ryanair boss Michael O’Leary, owner of Don Cossack, pretends to throw water over spectators after winning the Punchestown Gold Cup. Source: Morgan Treacy/INPHO HomeIreland and Leinster hooker Sean Cronin will be sidelined for 12 weeks after undergoing surgery on his shoulder.Rode by Paul Carberry, the Gordon Elliott-trained and Michael O’Leary-owned Don Cossack won the Punchestown Gold Cup on Day 2 of the […]

BOD and D’Arcy are hairstyle fwends! It’s the sporting tweets of the week

1. Kieran Donaghy 2. Brian O’Driscoll 3. Gordon D’Arcy 4. Boring James Milner 5. Eamonn McGee 6. Carl Froch 7. Michael Dara MacAuley 8. Melbourne Rebels 9. Paul Galvin 10. Sean Cronin 11. Paul Redmond 12. Jerome Boateng 13. Noel Connors The Melbourne Rebels Twitter account really enjoyed a former Leinster hooker’s big break earlierKnow Your Sport? Take our big […]

Connacht promote from within to fill forwards coaching vacancy

CONNACHT RUGBY HAVE today appointed Jimmy Duffy as their new forwards coach. Duffy replaces the long-standing Dan McFarland who was recruited by Guinness Pro12 champions Glasgow Warriors for next season. The new forwards coach has been employed by the western province since 2009, acting first as coach of the under 18-19 sides and coach development officer. In 2011, Duffy was […]

WWE Raw Live Event Results – December 29, 2018 – Chicago, Illinois

1. Triple Threat Match Finn Balor defeated Dolph Ziggler and Drew McIntyre 2. #1 Contender’s (WWE Intercontinental Championship) Battle Royal Apollo Crews defeated No Way Jose, Tyler Breeze, Rhyno, Titus O’Neil, Heath Slater, Jinder Mahal, Mojo Rawley, and Curt Hawkins 3. Nia Jax (w/Tamina) defeated Ember Moon 4. Bobby Lashley (w/Lio Rush) defeated Elias 5. No Disqualification Match Bray Wyatt […]

We’ll Leave It There So: An Irish medal in Baku, Spieth’s Major success and all today’s sport

Irvine celebrates his win. Source: Ryan Byrne/INPHO HomeBrendan Irvine silenced the home crowd to secure Ireland’s first medal at European Games.The news was not so good for the Ireland U17 women’s team who lost the first game of the European Championships.James McLean secured a move back to the Premier League with West Brom.The Irish clubs involved in the Champions League […]

Pienaar and ‘Boks up against Botha and 7 more Toulon stars in World XV

WITH JEAN DE Villiers restricted to the replacements bench, Victor Matfield has been named captain of South Africa for Saturday’s (kick-off 5pm Irish time) Rugby Championship warm-up against a World XV laden with talent from Toulon. Including the retiring second row partnership of Bakkies Botha and Ali Williams,  the three-time European champions have supplied eight players to the World XV’s […]

We’ll Leave it There So: Open drama, money showers and all today’s sport

Members of Greystones Golf Club watched on as Paul Dunne competed in the final round of The Open. Source: Donall Farmer/INPHO HomeZach Johnson won The Open after a tense three-way playoff against Louis Oosthuizen  and Marc Leishman.Irish amateur Paul Dunne ended the competition on -6, having grabbed headlines around the world when he led after round three.The GAA confirmed the fixture details for the upcoming […]