Clontarf’s Matt Darcy runs in a try at the Belfield Bowl. The player could play an important role for the Ireland Club international team in the coming weeks. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/INPHO

Clontarf 38 UCD 17 Matt D’Arcy heated up a bitterly cold Belfield Bowl with a terrific hat-trick of tries as Clontarf claimed a 38-17 bonus point win(...)

Fergal Walsh of Terenure is tackled by the UCD duo of Emmet McMahon and Ross Byrne during the Ulster Bank League Division 1A match at Lakelands Park. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Ulster Bank League Division 1A round-up: Terenure College’s mid-season slump continued at Lakelands Park on Saturday as they were outgunned 33-24 by U(...)

Brian O’Donnell , solicitor with his wife Mary Patricia O Donnell outside  the commercial court.Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Bankrupt solicitor Brian O’Donnell is seeking to set aside a €71 million judgment granted to Bank of Ireland against him and his wife on foot of claim(...)

Conor Owende of Old Belvedere takes a lineout catch during the Ulster Bank  Division 1A clash against  St Mary’s College at Anglesea Road. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Ulster Bank League Division 1A round-up: Conor McKeon was the hero for Lansdowne as his nerveless injury-time penalty decided today’s low-scoring top (...)

Dungannon’s Paul Magee and UL’s Rory White during the Division 1B clash. UL-Bohs won 29-13.  Photo: Russell Pritchard/Inpho/Presseye

Right-wing Michael McGrath crossed for a hat-trick of tries to help Clontarf secure a bonus-point 46-28 victory over Young Munster and maintain their (...)

Andy Moran at the Mayo team’s press night at the Breaffy Hotel in Castlebar during the week. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

MINUTES after Mayo had beaten Dublin in the All-Ireland semi-final of 2006, an elated Mickey Moran recalled a conversation that he had with Andy Moran(...)

Mayo's Keith Higgins celebrates at the final whistle of last year’s semi-final. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

From a purely historical perspective it was a big deal. When Mayo defeated Dublin in the 2006 All-Ireland semi-final, it was t(...)