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Dublin win in front of record attendance

TG4 All-Ireland ladies senior football championship final Dublin 4-11 Mayo 0-11 By Jackie Cahill at Croke Park MICK Bohan’s Dublin smashed their TG4 All-Ireland ladies senior football championship jinx as a record crowd flocked to Croke Park on finals day. An official attendance of 46,286 flocked to the Drumcondra venue as Dublin, beaten finalists in 2014, 2015 and 2016, finally ... Read More »

‘Will you marry me?’

Derry star Ciara McGurk had a day in Croke Park that she will never forget. First, the full-forward scored a goal in the TG4 All Ireland Junior Final against Fermanagh and then her boyfriend got down on one knee to propose to her in front of a record 46,000 crowd. ‘It’s been a whirlwind of emotions’, says Ciara. ‘It’s been ... Read More »

Dublin are Champs

TG4 All-Ireland ladies senior football championship final Dublin 4-11 Mayo 0-11 By Jackie Cahill at Croke Park MICK Bohan’s Dublin buried Mayo under an avalanche of late goals to claim TG4 All-Ireland ladies senior football glory at Croke Park. Dublin, who had lost the last three finals to Cork, finally got their hands on the Brendan Martin Cup for a ... Read More »

THREE WINS FOR IRISH CREWS – WORLD ROWING CHAMPIONSHIPS DAY 1

SUNDAY 24TH SEPTEMBER 2017 SARASOTA-BRADENTON, FLORIDA, USA Three Irish crews have won their heats at the opening day of the 2017 World Rowing Championships in Sarasota today. First to race were Shane O’ Driscoll and Mark O’ Donovan (both from Skibbereen Rowing Club) in the lightweight men’s pair, in which they are unbeaten in 2017, taking first place in their ... Read More »

RILSA Dublin Inaugural County Championship

The RILSA Dublin Inaugural County Championship was held in Joey’s recently with Caitlin Tucker taking the title against Faye Jameson in a close encounter. This Dublin County Championship is part of the RILSA County promotions in 2017, with Offaly, Kildare and Carlow already having played their events earlier in the year.  Meath, Tipperary are next on the cards. It’s fantastic ... Read More »

All Ireland League – Rugby Round 2

Over a century of points for leaders Railway Union and impressive  displays from Old Belvedere, reigning champions UL Bohemians and Cooke marked the second weekend of the Women’s All-Ireland League, writes Michael Gallagher. WOMEN’S ALL-IRELAND LEAGUE – ROUND 2: September 23-24 OLD BELVEDERE 31 GALWEGIANS 0, Anglesea Road The weekend’s action began with Old Belvedere, last season’s beaten  finalists, recording ... Read More »

Late Mackey goal gives Ireland winning start to qualifying group

Ireland top group after opening victory against host nation… Republic of Ireland WU17 started their UEFA European Championship Qualifying Round group games with a 1-0 win over host nation Bosnia & Herzegovina. Chelsea midfielder Megan Mackey headed home a late goal with just three minutes remaining to give Ireland all three points in their opening game and send them top ... Read More »

Tipperary claim Intermediate All Ireland Title

TG4 All-Ireland ladies intermediate football championship final Tipperary 1-13 Tyrone 1-10 By Jackie Cahill at Croke Park AISLING McCarthy scored 1-4 and landed the player of the match award as Tipperary were crowned TG4 All-Ireland ladies intermediate football champions at Croke Park. Shane Ronayne’s charges ground out a three-point victory over Tyrone – to seal senior championship football for themselves ... Read More »

Fermanagh rescues draw in Junior All Ireland Final

TG4 All-Ireland ladies junior football championship final Derry 2-10 Fermanagh 3-7 By Jackie Cahill at Croke Park SHARON Murphy’s penalty goal in the dying seconds rescued a draw for Fermanagh in Sunday’s dramatic TG4 All-Ireland ladies junior football final at Croke Park. Fermanagh and Derry will have to do it all over again on October 8 – with the Erne ... Read More »

Shelbourne Ladies claim WNL Cup

Shels retain trophy after penalty shoot-out drama… Goalkeeper Amanda McQuillan proved the Shelbourne hero in the penalty shoutout as they beat Peamount United to retain the Continental Tyres Women’s National League Cup at Greenogue. McQuillan saved Niamh Barnes’ third spot kick for Peamount after 120 minutes of fitful football had failed to separate the sides at the windswept Newcastle venue. ... Read More »