Wexford’s Kevin Foley: his senior distractions have now been removed

Wexford need this. There’s clear evidence they have superior hurlers to Kilkenny who have been in a slump at this age grade since 2012. Wexford are a(...)

Howth boats are leading the way at the ICRA Nationals and Sovereigns Cup. Photograph: David Branigan/Oceansport

Howth boats dominate half the classes competing in the ICRA Nationals and Sovereigns Cup at the start of day two on Thursday morning at Kinsale Yacht (...)

Dublin players after Under-21 championship defeat to Kilkenny. Inpho

Kilkenny 4-12 Dublin 2-16 Kilkenny goals, a familiar lament for so many fallen opponents, caused a significant upset in this Leinster under-21 (...)

Kilkenny’s Conor O’Shea tries to tackle  Jack Guiney of Wexford during their Under-21 hurling  quarter-final at Nowlan Park, Kilkenny. Photograph: Inpho

Wexford 2-14 Kilkenny 0-10 A brace of second-half goals saw Wexford blast past the challenge of Kilkenny and race into the Leinster under-21 hur(...)

Sailing in Cork, where double Olympian John Somers Payne was a doyen of sailing. Photograph:  David Brannigan/ Oceansport

John Somers Payne, a double Olympian and doyen of Cork Harbour sailing, died yesterday, aged 87. Payne, a member of a well-known Munster(...)