It’s not every day that you get to play in a pro-am with three sporting legends and I thoroughly enjoyed my time on the golf course yesterday with AP (...)

Tony McCoy with Jonjo O’Neill at Sandown racecourse. “We’ll never see the likes of him again,” said O’Neill. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

The cheering was so tumultuous as AP McCoy returned from his final race, his horse Box Office was probably thinking third is the new first, his ears p(...)

The blue skies over The Showgrounds in Sligo for Sunday’s FAI Cup semi-final. Photograph:   Donall Farmer/Inpho

Yet another lively old sporting weekend, an unseasonably balmy one too. “I’ve been in Sligo for plenty of cup games over the years and I’ve never had (...)

Old comrades: Munster's Ronan O’Gara and Paul O'Connell celebrate at the Stoop

After yesterday’s events at The Stoop, the only man you could really imagine horselessly winning the National, ta(...)