Aidan O’Brien is in pursuit of a 10th Tattersalls Irish 2,000 Guineas victory – and a 33rd Irish classic in all – but it is Gleneagles’ prohibitive 1(...)

Westmeath manager Michael Ryan patrols the sideline during his side’s victory over Antrim. Photograph: Tommy Grealy/Inpho

Westmeath 1-21 Antrim 0-7 Westmeath’s hurlers emerged from the driving rain in front of just under 1,300 spectators in Mullingar yesterday afte(...)

Maurice Shanahan proved Waterford’s plundered in chief, scoring 2-5 in a 28-minute cameo against Antrim at at Walsh Park. Photograph: Inpho

Waterford 4-30 Antrim 0-10 Waterford’s push for an immediate return to Division One B of the Allianz Hurling League was maintained at Walsh Par(...)

UCC’s Conor Cox is challenged by Carlow IT’s  Thomas Featherston during the Sigerson Cup semi-final at The Mardyke in Cork. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

UCC 2-12 Carlow IT 0-8UCC will meet DCU in the Sigerson Cup final after an ultimately comfortable 10-point win over Carlow IT. Despite trailing at hal(...)

O’Donovan Rossa’s Christopher McGuinness and Deaglin Murphy celebrate victory over Kilburn Gaels in the All-Ireland Intermediate Club Hurling Final at Croke. Photo: James Crombie/Inpho

On Sunday Antrim open their home league campaign with the visit of All-Ireland semi-finalists Limerick. A week ago, Kevin Ryan’s team defied most pre(...)

Eoin Ryan of Kilmallock tussles with Na Piarsaigh’s David Breen. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/INPHO

Clares’s 1995 and 1997 All-Ireland SHC medallist Ger “Sparrow” O’Loughlin masterminded a shock victory for Kilmallock in yesterday’s Limerick senior h(...)

Trainer Aidan O’Brien ©INPHO/Dan Sheridan

Aidan O’Brien will make a late decision on where Ol’ Man River runs this weekend with the highly-regarded juvenile one of 16 possibles in the Juddmont(...)

Ryan Moore aboard The Grey Gatsby comes home to take the Champion Stakes just ahead of Australia, ridden by Joseph O’Brien. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

The first chapter of the inaugural Champions Weekend got a finish for the ages with The Grey Gatsby’s dramatic defeat of Australia in Saturday evening(...)

Australia day: Joseph O’Brien rides Champions Stakes favourite Australia to victory in The Juddmonte International Stakes at York in  August 2014. Photograph:  Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Champions Weekend has been built and it only remains to be seen if they will come. But what can already be said ahead of kick-off at Leopardstown tod(...)

Kevin Ryan:  Easy decision to supplement his French Derby winner but “everything now depends on the ground”. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

With just three days to Champions Weekend it’s a case of all present and correct as The Grey Gatsby’s €75,000 supplementary into the €1 million Qip(...)