Naas racecourse will host the Group 3 Alleged Stakes over a mile and 2 furlongs this Saturday, a race won previously by the likes of Black Sam Bellamy, Brian Boru, Dylan Thomas, Parish Hall twice and last years winner, 2017 Irish Derby and St Leger winner Capri. Continue reading
Ahead of the country’s historic first test match next week, Chairman of the National Men’s selectors Andrew White today announced Ireland’s squad for the game against Pakistan in Malahide (May 11-15). Continue reading
After 13 years of professional rugby, where he was part of Ireland’s Six Nations winning side in both 2014 and 2015, Ulster winger Andrew Trimble has announced that he will retire from the game at the end of this current campaign. Continue reading
The Braehead Clan today announced that the Great Britain National Team Head Coach Pete Russell will replace John Tripp for the 2018-19 season.
The 43-year-old Scot arrives after three years at Milton Keynes Lightning. Continue reading
Disgraced Australian cricketer David Warner has accepted responsibility for his part in the ball tampering scandal.
In a message posted on his official Twitter page, Warner 31 apologised to crickets fans the world over for what he claimed were mistakes made by him.
The statement read;
‘To cricket fans in Australia and all over the world: I am currently on my way back to Sydney. Mistakes have been made which have damaged cricket. I apologise for my part and take responsibility for it. I understand the distress this has caused the sport and it’s fans. It’s a stain on the game we all love, and I have loved since I was a boy. I need to take a deep breath and spend time with my family, friends and trusted advisors. You will hear from me in a few days.’
Warner was suspended yesterday by Cricket Australia, along with captain Steve Smith for 12 months following the ball tampering investigation, while Cameron Bancroft was suspended for nine months for their part in it. Cricket Australia also banned Warner from ever captaining an Australian side again. He has also stepped down as captain of IPL side Sunrisers Hyderabad, and will not participate in the 2018 competition.
Australian wonder-mare Winx, the subject of much speculation about a possible trip to Royal Ascot, will remain in Australia after the horses connections decided not to embark on an International campaign. Continue reading
Maria Sharapova makes her return to the WTA Porsche circuit at the Grand Prix in Stuttgart this morning following a suspension the 30-year-old was given after testing positive for cardiac drug meldonium last January. Continue reading
Bernd Wiesberger beat Tommy Fleetwood in a play-off to win the Shenzhen International – his fourth European Tour title – on a dramatic final day at Genzon Golf Club. Continue reading
The 2017 IIHF World Championships Div 1B will tip of later today in the SSE Arena in Belfast, the first time in 25 years that the Championships will be held in the UK, when the Netherlands will play Japan. However most local eyes will be on the days second game as the hosts Great Britain take on Croatia. Continue reading
Kristian Dacey is the latest player to pledge his future to Cardiff Blues after signing a new long-term deal with the region. Continue reading