It’s barely a year since 19-year-old Jack Grealish was out on loan at Notts County, and Ireland under-21 manager Noel King says he is delighted to see the teenager make the most of his opportunities at Aston Villa. Photograph: Martin Rickett/PA Wire.

For an awful lot of English clubs, the next few days and weeks will define their season but even before the finer points of the profit and loss column(...)

Paul Griffin: competed at the Irish Rowing Championships last week

Ireland will have a new crew at the World Championships next month. Trials on Wednesday yielded a women’s double scull of Helen Walshe and Monika Duk(...)

The Irish Schools Regatta was for years an adjunct to the University Championships but has now bloomed in to a massive event. Photograph: Inpho

The Irish Schools Regatta takes place on Sunday at O’Brien’s Bridge and has a record 315 crews entered from 4(...)

Monika Dukarska and Leonora Kennedy of Ireland in the Women’s Double Sculls in South Korea. Photograph: Getty Images

Ireland’s Monika Dukarska and Leonora Kennedy finished 10th overall at the World Rowing Championships in Chungju in Korea with a solid fourth place in(...)

Richard and Peter Chambers: will shoot it out in one of the most early-awaited duels at  British trials.

Rowing in Ireland has had its problems, but administrators have not been shy of making innovative changes. Trinity Regatta has been the most tr(...)