Roy Keane at the launch of the SSE Airtricity Under-17 National League at FAI Headquarters in Abbotstown yesterday. Keane called for more Irish players to be playing at top level. Photo: Donall Farmer/INPHO
The Morning Sports Briefing
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  • July 28, 2015, 08:07

Jim McGuinness: Cork the victims of a flawed competition format In today’s paper the former Donegal manager poses the question why the All-Irel(...)

Beckwith Star ridden by Adam O’Neil comes home to win the Easyfix Rubber Products Handicap Hurdle at Ballybrit. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Anyone doubting the importance of luck needed only look at Kate Harrington’s charmed victory on Modem in the Galway festival’s opening day highlight a(...)

Katie Harrington salutes as she and Modem win the Connacht Hotel Handicap race from Awsome Star and Ted Veale at Galway races. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/Irish Times

Trainer Jessica Harrington and daughter Kate teamed up in glorious fashion to take the feature race on day one of the Galway Festival with Modem. The (...)

Gambling Girl: Gambling Girl: has looked something more like her old self in her last two starts. Photograph: Inpho/Presseye/Darren Kidd

Tony Martin pushed Dermot Weld all the way for Galway’s leading trainer title in 2013 with nine winners and while Artful Artist can continue that fest(...)

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Oliver Reed – Wild Thing Pavilion Theatre, Dubli(...)