The downfall of Rugby in the Northern Hemisphere

The emphasis on club rugby in the northern hemisphere has led to the downfall of its international scene.

My Alternative Football Championship

GAA football championship article

It has been common knowledge for some time now that the All-Ireland Senior Football Championship, in its present form, is a joke. Although there are some genuine All-Ireland contenders in each province, some have a much easier route to glory than others. Take Kerry for instance. Every year they play a Munster Championship with five […]

8km to a better you

At the launch of the NUI Galway 8k (l-r): Brian King, Kingfisher Club; Dr Pat Morgan, VP for the Student Experience, NUI Galway; Justin McDermott, Jigsaw Galway; and Emer Kavanagh, Aerogen.

NUI Galway and Kingfisher Fitness Club announce details of annual 8km race in aid of Jigsaw

Hurling heartbreak for Galway as Kilkenny take the Liam McCarthy Cup

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Liam goes to Kilkenny for the 36th time.

Six Nations Preview: Scotland v Ireland

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It’s the final round of matches in this year’s RBS Six Nations and it’s going right to the wire.

Six Nations Preview: Wales v Ireland


It’s the penultimate round of games in the RBS Six Nations tournament and the headline act is Wales v Ireland. The Irish will be looking to keep their Grand Slam hopes alive as they travel to the Millennium Stadium on Saturday, to face a resurgent Wales. (KO 14:30)

Angry Ángel sees red


Manchester United’s poor second-half showing and 2- 1 defeat to Arsenal was compounded by the manner of Ángel Di Maria’s 77th minute sending-off.

FA Cup : Man Utd v Arsenal Preview


Tonight’s game between Manchester United and Arsenal could prove to be nostalgic with fans of both clubs as they cast a glance back to the previous meetings between these two clubs in the FA Cup.

Is there too many demands on sports people and a lack of outlets for them when they retire?

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The life of an athlete is a tough one. Hours of training, multiple sacrifices and utmost dedication are needed to reach the top of your game.

Galway United F.C step up to top flight

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After a fairy-tale first year for the newly formed club, Galway United F.C are ready to begin life as a top flight side, when they make their Airtricity League bow against Derry City in Eamonn Deacy Park on 6 March.