National Sport

No sports building grants may be made this year, despite budget increase

It has been revealed that there may be no allocation of sports capital grants this year, despite a 40% increase in the budget. It emerged at a review of estimates for the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport that it...

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I think about controversial collision with Zola Budd ‘every day’, admits Mary Decker

Former athlete Mary Decker has revealed she thinks about the controversial collision with Zola Budd at the 1984 Olympics “every...

Wednesday, 29/06/16 - 1:09pm Read More

Slaven Bilic ‘not be the slightest bit interested’ in England job, says West Ham chairman

West Ham co-chairman David Gold is convinced manager Slaven Bilic would not be “the slightest bit interested in taking on...

Wednesday, 29/06/16 - 12:44pm Read More

Paris to give Irish fans a medal for Euro 2016 sportsmanship and atmosphere

Paris is to confer a medal of honour on the Irish soccer fans that turned the city into a sea...

Wednesday, 29/06/16 - 9:46am Read More

Robbie Brady for Leicester? And other football rumours from the media

The Sun claims Leicester are in pole position to sign Ireland winger Robbie Brady from Norwich. German publication Kicker reports...

Wednesday, 29/06/16 - 9:31am Read More

Gareth Southgate set for interim job as England look for Hodgson replacement

Gareth Southgate is in line to take charge of England on a temporary basis after chief executive Martin Glenn suggested...

Wednesday, 29/06/16 - 9:27am Read More

Neil Taylor insists Wales can upset Belgium in Euro 2016 quarter-final

Neil Taylor has warned Belgium that Wales can hurt them just like they did in Cardiff a year ago. The...

Wednesday, 29/06/16 - 9:25am Read More

Roy Hodgson warns of a ‘damaged’ England squad in awkward press conference

Roy Hodgson ended his four-year stint as England manager with an awkward press conference he would rather not have attended...

Wednesday, 29/06/16 - 6:49am Read More

Paul Dunne, Graeme McDowell and Colin Montgomerie seal their places at the Open

At the 36-hole final qualifier at Woburn, Irishman Paul Dunne booked his place at The Open with rounds of 68...

Tuesday, 28/06/16 - 10:57pm Read More

Christy Fagan gives St Pat’s slender Europa League advantage

St. Patrick’s Athletic 1 AS Jeunesse Esch 0 St. Patrick’s Athletic have a slender 1-0 lead after the first-leg of...

Tuesday, 28/06/16 - 10:12pm Read More

Wexford Sport

Saturday point-to-point races at Monksgrange has 97 entries

For the second weekend in succession, Bree Hunt will stage point-to-point races over the picturesque Monksgrange track, at the foot of the Blackstairs Mountain, near Rathnure tomorrow (Saturday). They raced there very successfully last Sunday for the annual fixture, but...

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Manager is lukewarm on Congress changes

WHILE QUITE receptive to a number of the changes to competition rules applied at national GAA Congress last weekend in...

Friday, 04/03/16 - 4:28pm Read More

‘Mac’ back to face Kerry

CONOR McDONALD starts his first game of 2016 for the Wexford senior hurlers on Sunday when they face Kerry at...

Friday, 04/03/16 - 4:26pm Read More

Rosbercon out to scale biggest hill yet

WITH OUR Lady of Lourdes in Rosbercon not having any green-area for sport, their camogie challengers must negotiate the sapping...

Friday, 04/03/16 - 4:12pm Read More

Barry O’Neill has four winners at Bray point-to-point races

Elusive Classic (3) leads the eventual winner, Singing Banjo, ridden by Barry Walsh, as the field heads out on the final circuit at Tinahely today.
Barry O’Neill was the jockey to follow at the Bray Harriers point-to-point held at Fairwood, Tinahely, this afternoon, where he...

Sunday, 21/02/16 - 7:42pm Read More

Tinahely Point-to-point off, rescheduled for Sunday week

The Shillelagh & District Hunt point-to-point due to take place at Fairwood, Tinahely, tomorrow (Sunday) has been called off due...

Saturday, 09/01/16 - 5:24pm Read More

Lingstown point-to-point races next Sunday

The scene is set for the point-to-point races at Lingstown, Tomhaggard, next Sunday. The six-race card has an entry of...

Friday, 20/11/15 - 12:13pm Read More

Wexford Races rained off

The scheduled race meeting for Bettyville Park next Tuesday has been abandoned due to a waterlogged track and a poor...

Saturday, 14/11/15 - 8:42pm Read More

Point-to-Point racing at Fairwood, Tinahely, next Sunday

The first point-to-point action in the south-east for the new 2015-’16 season gets under way at Fairwood, Tinahely, with a...

Wednesday, 07/10/15 - 11:17pm Read More

History is made

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NEW ROSS man, Tadhg Furlong, made history for himself at the weekend when he became the first man ever from...

Wednesday, 30/09/15 - 11:24am Read More