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Lidl National Football League Division 3 & 4 Final Previews

Credit: Jerome Quinn Media Sunday, April 30th Lidl National Football League Division 4 Final Longford v Wicklow, Clane, 2:00pm (N. McCormack) Clane will host the meeting of Longford and Wicklow in a very highly anticipated match. These two teams dominated the League stages in Division 4 as they finished in the top 2 places. Longford emerged victorious when they met ... Read More »

The Magees keep the Irish Flag flying in Denmark

After winning their match Thursday evening Chloe and Sam Magee secure their place in the quarter finals of the European Championships and now have a chance to clinch Ireland’s first ever medal in this event. They beat the French pair of Bastian Kersaudy and Lea Palermo in three nervy games 19-21 21-16 21-15. They will be coming up against former ... Read More »

Bernard Dunne Confirmed as High Performance Director for Irish Boxing

The Irish Athletic Boxing Association (“IABA”) confirmed Bernard Dunne’s appointment as High Performance Director at an event held at the Sport Ireland Institute at the Sport Ireland National Sports Campus in Abbottstown this morning. The IABA also announced that their High Performance Unit would move to the Sport Ireland National Sports Campus on a permanent basis following the completion of an ... Read More »

Dave Bell names squad for the UEFA Women’s Under 17 European Championships

Republic of Ireland travel to the Czech Republic following impressive qualifying campaign The squad are set to fly out to the competition on Thursday as they face England, Netherlands and Norway in Group B, with the eight best teams in Europe competing in the finals competition. The WU17s progressed through a difficult Elite Round stage to reach the finals competition. After beating ... Read More »

It’s Wild Atlantic Sports for Ruth Herman

Wild Atlantic Sports was started in 2015 by Ruth Herman, to provide all things cycling to the Kinsale and Cork area. “I believe in excellent quality rental bikes, a great, personal service and the beauty of the Irish countryside.” sportswomen.ie recently bumped into Ruth in Kinsale and learnt a bit more about Ruth and her love of the outdoors ! ... Read More »

Mermaid, Short Documentary on Wild Swimmer Maureen McCoy

A Short documentary about wild swimmer Maureen McCoy. This film explores the origins of Maureen’s passion for outdoor swimming, and how it continues to influence who she is today. Director: Kitty Camilleri Producers: Kitty Camilleri and Natalia Witkowska DP: Natalia Witkowska Editor: Natalia Witkowska Check out Maureen McCoy’s website here. Share This: Read More »

McLaughlin and Stack look to final

Cork and Donegal will contest the Lidl National League Division One Final on Sunday week after their respective semi-final wins over Dublin and Galway. It will be Cork’s tenth successive Final and Donegal’s first ever. Their hero, captain Geraldine McLaughlin with four goals, says ‘it’s a dream’ to quality for the decider. 2016 Player of the Year Brid Stack made her first ... Read More »

Cork inflict knock out defeat on Dublin

Credit Jerome Quinn Med Lidl Ladies National Football League Division 1 semi-fina Cork 1-16 Dublin 0-13 By Jackie Cahill at Nowlan Park, Kilkenny ORLA Finn and Eimear Scally combined for 1-10 as holders Cork qualified for a tenth successive Lidl Ladies National Football League Division 1 final. The Rebelettes continue to hold the Indian Sign over rivals Dublin, as they ... Read More »

‘Hugely important’ LGFA programme – Cora Staunton

Ladies Football legend Cora Staunton has hailed a new LGFA initiative as ‘hugely important’ in keeping teenage girls involved in the sport. ‘Gaelic4Teens’ saw an 8-week pilot programme culminate in a day of talks, coaching and games in Croke Park for nine clubs from nine different counties, including Valley Rovers from Cork who have seen a remarkable turnaround in involvement. ... Read More »

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