Wexford’s Conor McDonald along with another senior panel player  Liam Ryan were All Star nominees last year. Photograph:  Ryan Byrne/Inpho

It’s hard to imagine a more clear-cut match in an All-Ireland semi-final. Antrim may have surprised Wexford two years ago at the same stage but the c(...)

Ryan McHugh celebrates his goal in Donegal’s Championship win over Galway. Photograph: Inpho

Football has followed the pattern of hurling in this year’s championship by underlining the accuracy of league rankings. It was noticeable in this yea(...)

Baraweez ridden by Donnacha O’Brien (orange silks) beats Pintura (left) to win the Irish Stallion Farms EBF Ahonoora Handicap during the final day of the  Galway Festival at  Ballybrit. Photograph:  PA

Baraweez landed the Irish Stallion Farms EBF “Ahonoora” Handicap for the second successive year as British raiders dominated the feature event on the (...)

Frankie Dettori partnered the brilliant Golden Horn to victory in the Eclipse at Sandown. Photograph: Getty

Derby hero Golden Horn stretched his unbeaten record to five with a superb all-the-way victory in the Coral-Eclipse at Sandown. John Gosden’s colt was(...)

 Frankie Dettori riding Golden Horn to victory in The Investec Derby at Epsom. Photo:  Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Jamie Spencer will again partner The Grey Gatsby for his mouthwatering clash with Derby hero Golden Horn in the Coral-Eclipse at Sandown tomorrow. (...)

Suits You ridden by Cristian Demuro (purple and white) gets the better of Ryan Moore and Ballydoyle to win the  Chesham Stakes at  Royal Ascot. Photo: Matthew Childs/Action Images via Reuters/Livepic

Undrafted won the Diamond Jubilee Stakes for Frankie Dettori and American trainer Wesley Ward. Ward is no stranger to success at the big meeting but (...)

Free Eagle ridden by jockey Pat Smullen (left) wins the Prince Of Wales’s Stakes (British Champions Series) ahead of The Grey Gatsby ridden by jockey Jamie Spencer on day two of the 2015 Royal Ascot Meeting at Ascot Racecourse, Berkshire. Photo: David Davies/PA

Dermot Weld has had winners in big races all over the world, from America to Australia and from Cheltenham to Galway, but few have given him greater p(...)

Jamie Spencer will ride The Grey Gatsby, pictured with trainer Kevin Ryan, in the Prince of Wales’s Stakes at Royal Ascot on Tuesday. Photograph: Inpho

Jamie Spencer has come in for the ride of The Grey Gatsby in Wednesday’s Prince of Wales’s Stakes at Royal Ascot for which 10 have been declared. Ryan(...)

Antrim’s defeat sends them down to the Christy Ring Cup. Photo: Inpho

Carlow 2-18 Antrim 1-11 Carlow hurlers reserved their best championship display of the Round Robin Leinster SHC series on Sunday by inflicting a(...)

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(...)