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(...)