WESTMEATH 1-13 LAOIS 2-7 (Saturday, 27th May – Leinster Senior Championship) Division Two league champions Westmeath opened the Leinster round-robin series with victory in Moate. Four Leona Archibold points helped the Lake County to a 0-7 to 0-0 lead but an Emma Lawlor goal on 16 minutes reduced the deficit. Johanna Maher got Westmeath goal before half-time as they led 1-9 to 1-1. They[..]

GALWAY 2-28 DUBLIN 1-17 (Sunday, 28th May – Tullamore) Ben Quinn’s goal before half-time put Dublin back in contention but Galway pulled away to book a Leinster semi-final meeting with Offaly on June 18th. After their stunning league final performance against Tipperary, many pundits were looking to see if Micheal Donoghue’s team could repeat that display. But despite this occasion lac[..]

Tyrone 0-22 Derry 0-11 (Sunday, 28th May – Celtic Park) The stats look impressive but this was a stroll for a Tyrone side nowhere near their best as they booked an Ulster semi-final meeting with Donegal on June 18th. Gradually, Mickey Harte’s team built a 0-5 to 0-0 advantage and maintained that buffer before pulling clear in the final 20 minutes. Tyrone had the luxury of 12 wides as De[..]

Leinster Senior Hurling Championship - WESTMEATH vs OFFALY (Saturday - 7pm Mullingar) Westmeath – Paddy Maloney; Conor Shaw, Tommy Doyle, Tommy Gallagher; Aaron Craig, Paul Greville, Shane Power; Aonghus Clarke, Gary Greville; Cormac Boyle, Niall Mitchell, Robbie Greville; Killian Doyle, Niall O’Brien, Alan Devine. Offaly – James Dempsey; Ben Conneely, Conor Doughan, Enda Grogan; Sean [..]

DUBLIN vs GALWAY (Sunday, 28th May – 4pm Tullamore) Galway’s stock is up as they begin their attempt for a first All-Ireland title since 1988. After resounding 3-21 to 0-14 win over Tipperary in the league final and the Premier County’s subsequent Munster championship loss to Cork, the Tribesmen are 10/3 favourites to lift Liam McCarthy. But ask any of the Galway panel and they’ll i[..]

DERRY vs TYRONE (Sunday, 28th May – 2pm Celtic Park) Cork’s victory has the championship summer purring for more shocks and Derry will be looking for their own story as they attempt to dethrone Mickey Harte’s Tyrone. The Oak Leafers had a disappointing spring. Despite victories over promoted Kildare and Fermanagh, home losses to Down and Cork resulted in Damian Barton’s side droppin[..]

SATURDAY 27TH MAY Leinster Senior Hurling Championship OFFALY 4-15 Westmeath 1-20 Munster Senior Football Championship CORK 1-12 Waterford 1-11 Leinster Senior Ladies Football Championship WESTMEATH 1-13 Laois 2-7 Leinster Intermediate Ladies Football Championship LOUTH 5-9 Offaly 4-10 WEXFORD 7-16 Wicklow 3-3 Munster Junior Football Semi-Final CORK 3-21 Waterford 0-[..]

Fixtures (Subject to Change): Saturday 27th June – (Quarter-Final) – Waterford vs Cork (7pm Fraher Field, Dungarvan) Sunday 28th June – (Quarter-Final) - Clare vs Limerick (3.30pm Cusack Park, Ennis) Saturday 10th June – (Semi-Final) – Cork/Waterford vs Tipperary (7pm Pairc Ui Rinn/Semple Stadium) Sunday 11th June – (Semi-Final) – Clare/Limerick vs Kerry (Cusack Park, Enn[..]

Louth manager Colin Kelly admitted his side can play better even though they advanced to a Leinster football quarter-final with Meath. Injuries to Declan Byrne and Jim McEneaney hampered the Wee County’s preparations though both players came off the bench to contribute. The teams were level entering the final 20 minutes before Byrne, McEneaney and Gerard McSorley kicked scores to push Louth c[..]

After six years, Carlow finally managed a Leinster championship victory when they surprised Wexford in Netwatch Cullen Park. Second half goals from Danny Moran and Brendan Murphy sandwiched Wexford green flags for PJ Banville and Naomhan Rossiter with Paul Broderick also getting 10 Carlow points. Their prize is a meeting with Dublin on June 3rd in the quarter-final but this result was their fi[..]