A lot is expected from Wexford full forward  Conor McDonald as his side take on Waterford in the SHC at Nowlan Park.

The last time this pair met in Nowlan Park, a crowd of 26,000 jammed in on a Saturday evening 11 years ago to the day. The novelty of their fir(...)

Meath’s Damien Carroll with Dublin’s Jack McCaffrey during last year’s Leinster final at Croke Park. Photo: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Mick O’Dowd’s painstaking stewardship of Meath’s fortunes brings the county into another Leinster final against Dublin. They are imbued with enough(...)

Cork’s Pa Cronin and Donal O’Grady of Limerick at close quarters in the Munster GAA Hurling Senior Championship Final at Gaelic Grounds, Limerick last year. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Twelve months ago this was a genuinely surprising Munster final in a momentous season by the end of which both teams had been beaten by the new All-Ir(...)

 Brendan Bugler wins a high ball while under pressure from Garrett Sinnott and PJ Nolan of Wexford at Cusack Park last week. Photo: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

However this ends, Wexford can’t go back now. For so long, the distance between where they are and where they want to be seemed so thoroughly unbridge(...)

Ryan Moore, riding Lines of Battle, races towards the finish line during the fourth race "UAE Derby" of the Dubai World Cup

It might not get the locals quaking in their boots but Aidan O’Brien has confirmed Lines Of Battle as being on track to try and record a slice (...)

Trading Leather (right) may run in Leopardstown’s Ballysax Stakes.

Dawn Approach is the headline act but a first sighting of Jim Bolger’s team of potential Classic colts could be made at Leopardstown on Sunday (...)

Leicester's Tom Croft showing a return to the form of 2009

The rampaging form of Leicester makes the millions of euro poured into creating a culture of galacticos at Toulon largely irrelevant tomorrow. The (...)

Borussia Dortmund’s coach Jurgen Klopp refuses to understimate Champions League quarter-final opponents Malaga despite their off-field problems. Photograph: Jon Nazca/Reuters

Malaga’s run to the Champions League quarter-finals on their debut despite the club’s off the field problems proves the Spanish team cannot be (...)

Jockey Niall ‘Slippers’ Madden can make the most of his sole ride today in the Irish Grand National on Carlingford Lough. Photograph: Inpho

Finding a Ladbrokes Irish Grand National winner is rarely easy, but teasing out today’s competitive handicap – with a huge field of runners ai(...)

England manager Roy Hodgson and Wayne Rooney see the funny side during a training session at the City Stadium, Podgorica, Montenegro

Steven Gerrard has dismissed Branko Brnovic’s pre-match criticisms of England and suggested the Montenegro coach’s comments actually revealed the v(...)