McManamon’s St Judes stun star-studded Ballymun in Dublin football quarter-final

St Judes 2-9 Ballymun Kickhams 1-11 Kevin O’Brien reports from Parnell Park BALLYMUN KICKHAMS WERE sensationally dumped out of the Dublin senior 1 football championship quarter-final by St Judes after Kieran Doherty’s stoppage-time winner. A start-studded Ballymun side looked in control when they led by 1-10 to 1-6 after 55 minutes, but Judes scored 1-3 down Read more about McManamon’s St Judes stun star-studded Ballymun in Dublin football quarter-final[…]

Maher goal deep in injury time keeps Thurles Sarsfields’ dream of fifth Tipperary title alive

THURLES SARSFIELDS’ QUEST for a fifth Tipperary Senior Hurling Championship title remains alive, but only just, as they needed a Ronan Maher goal deep in injury time to see off the challenge of Kilruane MacDonaghs, 2-14 to 1-16, in the quarter final in Nenagh today. Maher’s strike, his second in the space of ten minutes, Read more about Maher goal deep in injury time keeps Thurles Sarsfields’ dream of fifth Tipperary title alive[…]

MDMA sent off but Basquel brothers score 3-6 as Ballyboden power past Na Fianna

Ballyboden St Enda’s 3-13 Na Fianna 0-15 Kevin O’Brien reports from Parnell Park BALLYBODEN ST ENDA’S gave notice of their championship intentions with a commanding seven-point victory over Na Fianna to seal a passage into the Dublin senior 1 football championship semi-finals. The 2016 All-Ireland club champions easily took care of a Na Fianna outfit that were Read more about MDMA sent off but Basquel brothers score 3-6 as Ballyboden power past Na Fianna[…]

Kerry’s Walsh and Galway’s O’Shea named Electric Ireland Minor Footballer and Hurler of the Year for 2018

THE ELECTRIC IRELAND Minor Star Awards Hurler and Footballer of the Year were announced today at the second annual Electric Ireland GAA Minor Star Awards in Croke Park. Kerry’s All-Ireland Minor winning forward, Paul Walsh was named as Electric Ireland Minor Footballer of the Year, with Galway Minor full forward Donal O’Shea securing the Electric Read more about Kerry’s Walsh and Galway’s O’Shea named Electric Ireland Minor Footballer and Hurler of the Year for 2018[…]

Parsons received ‘fantastic, motivating, inspiring letter’ from Springbok legend de Villiers

TOM PARSONS IS targeting a comeback in the early part of next summer as he recovers from the devastating knee injury he suffered against Galway last May. Parsons underwent the third and final surgery on his knee in Santry Sports Clinic recently, following the injury he sustained in Mayo’s Connacht semi-final defeat to the Tribesmen. Read more about Parsons received ‘fantastic, motivating, inspiring letter’ from Springbok legend de Villiers[…]

Meath champions Simonstown dethroned by Dunboyne in 14-point defeat

SIMONSTOWN GAELS SUFFERED a 2-16 to 0-8 beating at the hands of Dunboyne in the Meath SFC semi-final today.  Dunboyne went in at half-time behind by 0-7 to 0-3 after playing against the breeze, but they outscored the champions by 2-13 to 0-1 in a dominant second period.  Meath star Donal Lenihan clipped over seven points while Robert Read more about Meath champions Simonstown dethroned by Dunboyne in 14-point defeat[…]

Geelong’s O’Connor makes surprise return as Geaney double steers Dingle into semi-final

Dingle 3-9 Austin Stacks 0-9 THREE FIRST-HALF goals – including a double from Paul Geaney – ensured Dingle were the first team into the Kerry county senior football championship semi-finals after they accounted for 2014 county champions Austin Stacks in a temperamental game in Tralee this evening. Dingle sprung a surprise before throw-in with the inclusion Read more about Geelong’s O’Connor makes surprise return as Geaney double steers Dingle into semi-final[…]

‘If you were involved in a car crash I’m not sure why you would want to see it again’

SEAN CAVANAGH SAYS he hasn’t watched back the video footage of an incident which left him hospitalised after Tyrone SFC action with his club Moy. The former Tyrone captain suffered a broken nose, concussion and extensive facial injuries in a loss to Edendork on 15 September, a game which was marred by scenes of violence Read more about ‘If you were involved in a car crash I’m not sure why you would want to see it again’[…]

Late goals see Paul Mannion’s Kilmacud Crokes comfortably past St Sylvester’s

Kilmacud Crokes 2-17 St Sylvester’s 0-15 Stephen O’Meara reports from Parnell Park BOOSTED BY THE return of Paul Mannion to the starting line-up since their most recent championship outing, Kilmacud Crokes — still without Cian O’Sullivan — were in fine form as they progressed past St Sylvester’s in today’s Dublin SFC quarter-final. Though both sides Read more about Late goals see Paul Mannion’s Kilmacud Crokes comfortably past St Sylvester’s[…]

Diarmuid Connolly completes return as Dublin star comes off the bench for St Vincent’s

DIARMUID CONNOLLY MADE his return to senior club football on Sunday afternoon, coming off the bench during St Vincent’s emphatic Dublin Senior Club Football Championship quarter-final win against Castleknock. Connolly was named on the bench for the final eight clash at Parnell Park and made his entrance to replace Eamonn Fennell in the 54th minute. The 31-year-old Read more about Diarmuid Connolly completes return as Dublin star comes off the bench for St Vincent’s[…]