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New Hibs boss Pat Fenlon. The death of Welsh international soccer manager Gary Speed dominated the news at the weekend. Speed was found dead in his home in Huntingdon, Cheshire, early on Sunday morning; he had committed suicide. He was only 42 and had been in charge of the Welsh national team for 11 months. His pro...

"We had no mojo," said Graeme McDowell. Poor putting by Rory McIlroy cost Ireland the Omega Mission Hills World Cup in China. McIlroy, paired with Graeme McDowell, squandered the lead they brought into the fourth and final round. The Irish duo combined to three-putt the first hole. They regained some momentum when...

Coolderry's Cathal Parlon, right, and Keith Rossiter of Oulart-the-Ballagh reach for the sliotar during the Leinster club final. OFFALY’S Coolderry proved yet again that nothing can be taken for granted in sport when they upset Oulart-The-Ballagh from Wexford to claim the Leinster Club Senior Hurling Championship...

Marco Tardelli and his boss Giovanni Trapattoni are likely to get a new contract. Following the play-off win over Estonia Irish soccer supporters are now looking ahead to the draw for the 2012 European Championship finals which will be made in Kiev on Dec. 2. We are fourth seeds and definitely will not be paired with...

Richard Dunne of Ireland is challenged by Estonia's Kaimar Saag during European Championship 2012 play-off at the Aviva Stadium. In the last couple of days, I’ve received several emails containing links to various YouTube montages chronicling Ireland’s improbable qualifying campaign for Euro 2012. Of course, my favorite...

No change at the top of the English Premier League with both Manchester clubs winning at the weekend. On the day they announced record losses of £195 million for the year ending May 31, 2011, City ended Newcastle United’s unbeaten start to the season, winning 3-1 at the City of Manchester Stadium. United, who also have...

In the final of the u 16 league  Rockland just about had the edge but the combination squad made them work hard all the way to the final whistle. Rockland started very impressively and soon jumped ahead with points from Aidan Weir, Ronan Curry and Garvin Lee. St Raymond’s/St Brendan’s were slow to start but eventually...

Sean McMullen was Shamrock Reserves hat-trick hero. Karl Hughes’s wonder strike on the hour sank East leaders Barnstonworth Premier 1-0 on Randalls Island last Sunday, ending a run of poor results for the Shamrock Over-30s. The pacey winger lobbed the Premier goalie from some 35 yards out to hand Shamrock their first...

Eddie Kenneally’s acquisition this past summer of the Anstu Stable horses has worked quite well and he reaped another benefit on Saturday when Blues Street won the River City Handicap at Churchill Downs. The 7-year-old gelding bided his time past the stands the first time, made a move into the far turn, took command...

Brian Cody will try to win yet another title with Kilkenny in 2012. As expected Brian Cody is to continue as manager of the Kilkenny senior hurlers for a record 14th season. The James Stephens clubman has guided The Cats to 10 All-Ireland titles and five National League wins and he will be keen to retain the MacCarthy...