By Gerard Mulreaney (@gerardmulreaney) Local hope Ekaterina Alexandrova is feeling the pressure of being top seed at the St Petersburg Open. Having come through her second round match against Czech player Tereza Martincova in straight sets.
By Gerard Mulreaney (@gerardmulreaney) Daria Kasatkina came out on top in her first round clash with promising Danish teenager Clara Tauson at the St Petersburg Open.
By Gerard Mulreaney (@gerardmulreaney) Vera Zvonareva secured her passage into the second round of the St Petersburg Ladies Trophy following a straight sets victory over qualifier Arena Rodionova. Zvonareva 36, who won the Doubles title in 2018, had previously never lost to her Australian opponent. She never looked likely to lose here either, despite fallingContinue reading “Zvonareva cruises into round two in St Petersburg”
By Declan Rooney Refereeing her first TG4 All-Ireland Final, a maiden Ulster Senior Final and being voted in as Donegal LGFA’s new chairperson made for a busy winter for Siobhan Coyle, but she aims to top it all in 2021.
By Gerard Mulreaney (@gerardmulreaney) The biggest story in the world of horse racing has finally a come to a conclusion, after Irish jumps trainer Gordon Elliott was given a 12-month suspension by the Irish Horse Regulatory Board (IHRB), with the final six months suspended, following the photo of him sitting on a deceased horse atContinue reading “Jumps trainer Elliott suspended for 12 months”
“Leading into an Olympic season it is really important for me to skate against the best,” Irish Speed Skater Liam O’Brien
By Gerard Mulreaney (@gerardmulreaney) When the Irish Women’s Hockey team took to the pitch for their opening game in the 2018 World Cup Finals in London, a 3-1 victory over the United States, they were under no real pressure. The were ranked 16 out of 16, but as everyone knows by now, they overcame thatContinue reading “Ireland goalkeeper Ayeisha McFerran ready for the Olympic challenge as FIH Series comes to Banbridge”
Ireland will have two participants in the 2019 U.S. Women’s Open at the Country Club of Charleston after both Stephanie Meadow and Leona Maguire came through qualifying yesterday.
By Gerard Mulreaney (@gerardmulreaney) Some in the media were billing this game as the Jofra Archer show, however in the end it turned into the Josh Little show. The game may ultimately have ended in defeat, but Irish supporters will have been heartened by the performance of the Pembroke bowler.
By Gerard Mulreaney (@gerardmulreaney) Cricket fans in Ireland are in for a real treat over the next fortnight, with Ireland facing England this Friday in a one-off ODI followed by an ODI Tri-Series with the West Indies and Bangladesh in Dublin.