Jim Gavin’s Dubs ready to take flight in drive for five

And so begins the Dublin drive for five.

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Horan: Mayo have survived protests, battles, and dogfights with the Rossies

It may be 18 years since Roscommon beat Mayo in the championship, but James Horan is bracing himself for a tough battle in Saturday evening’s Connacht SFC ...

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Two-tier championship the best way forward, says Westmeath’s Sayeh

Westmeath’s Boidu Sayeh believes a two-tier championship is a runner in Gaelic football, pointing to the “outrageous” set-up that Dublin have which ...

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Football or golf, Mark Travers happy to go it alone

Spoiler alert for Mark Travers and, more particularly, the other Irish players who will spend part of their day off from training tomorrow by taking to one of the ...

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Even if England call, Luca Connell ready to bloom in green

At Ireland’s training camp in Portugal, Luca Connell is telling us how his unexpected call-up has disrupted his summer holiday plans. Not that he’s complaining, ...

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Ben Thornley: ‘There are many things I loved about Roy Keane’

Manchester United starlet Ben Thornley’s burgeoning career was derailed by a tackle that resulted in the Bury native having knee ligaments looking like a ‘book ...

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Contepomi: Balance must be right before Leinster can let it flow

Felipe Contepomi has stressed the need for Leinster to strike the perfect balance between free-flowing and high-pressure rugby as they attempt to negotiate Glasgow ...

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David Nucifora signs three-year deal to stay with the IRFU

The IRFU have secured the services of Performance Director David Nucifora for another three seasons.

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Mike Prendergast appointed Racing 92 attack coach

Mike Prendergast has been appointed as Racing 92's new attack coach.

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Aidan O’Brien willing to wager Sir Dragonet is Epsom bound

Aidan O’Brien believes Sir Dragonet is more likely to head for the Investec Derby than the French equivalent.

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Appleby not yet ruling out Derby date with Duty

Charlie Appleby will delay his decision over Line Of Duty’s possible participation in next month’s Investec Derby.

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Too Darn Hot puts Derby credentials on the line

John Gosden expects to have a clear idea of whether Too Darn Hot is a realistic Derby contender after he runs in York’s Al Basti Equiworld Dubai Dante Stakes ...

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Lowry shows major mindset after passing test of mental strength

Majors are a test of mental strength, and Shane Lowry felt as much a winner as Brooks Koepka following his gutsy tie for eighth alongside Rory McIlroy in the US ...

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Avoiding the rough in search to secure Irish golfing growth

It is all very well taking the historic steps to form an inclusive governing body for the game on this island, but with preparations underway for Golf Ireland to ...

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US PGA champ's Irish caddie knew Koepka was ‘the real deal’

The American won his fourth major at the US PGA Championship on Sunday.

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Emotional Hamilton allowed to skip media duties after death of Lauda

Hamilton’s Mercedes team have numerous tributes planned this weekend in Monaco to honour the memory of Lauda, who died on Monday.

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IOC recommends AIBA suspension but wants boxing at Tokyo 2020 Olympics

AIBA has been banned from helping to organise the sport’s participation in the Japanese capital following an inquiry committee report.

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Ambitious Allen loving life in South-East Asia’s fast lanes

Having grown up in the culinary institution that is Ballymaloe, Formula 4 racing driver Lucca Allen might have been pre-destined towards a kitchen apron than the ...

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GAA podcast: Dalo was wrong. Emotional Cork. Limerick's Plan B? Tipp back it up. Ref justice

Anthony Daly, Ger Cunningham and TJ Ryan review the weekend's hurling.

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Dalo's Hurling Podcast: Bubbles baffles Cork, Clare conquer Walsh Park, Dubs rattle the cage

Anthony Daly, Ger Cunningham and Michael Moynihan review the hurling weekend.

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The Championship Preview: Dalo, Ger Cunningham and Derek McGrath throw it in

An hour of hurling chat with the three former inter-county bosses.

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