Richie Towell celebrates Dundalk’s victory in  the FAI Cup final over Cork City. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Richie Towell has picked up the main prize at the PFAI end of season awards on Friday night in Dublin with the 24-year-old midfielder named as the (...)

Dundalk’s Richie Towell celebrates with the FAI Cup. Photo: Ryan Byrne/Inpho
The Morning Sports Briefing
  • Sport
  • November 9, 2015, 08:20

Soccer John O’Shea may still play for Ireland in Monday’s Euro 2016 play-off second leg with Bosnia and Herzegovina, despite Sunderland Sam All(...)

Wexford Youths celebrate winning the penalty shootout against Shelbourne in the women’s FAI Cup final. Photograph: Inpho

On a day when the swirling wind threatened to blow everyone away, four teams steadfastly stood their ground at the Aviva stadium, where, in front of a(...)

Wexford Youths celebrate winning the FAI Cup for the first time after a  penalty shoot-out against Shelbourne at the Aviva Stadium. Photograph: Inpho

Emma Byrne, up in the RTÉ studio with Peter Collins and Stephanie Roche, was hoping nerves on the big occasion wouldn’t “dampen” Wexford Youths’ fire,(...)

Stephen Kenny: has assembled a Dundalk team that has won successive league titles. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

It’s the guts of two decades now since Stephen Kenny sat opposite Vinny Perth and suggested the then teenage Dubliner’s career in football might be(...)

Stephen Kenny: “We believe in ourselves but we know all about Cork. We know we have to earn the right to win.” Photo: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

The ease with which they have swept to their second consecutive league title may make it hard for the Dundalk players to fathom but completing the (...)

Cork City striker Karl Sheppard has been playing at left back this season. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho.

In a world where many believe you should seek to under-promise then over-deliver, Karl Sheppard and Cork City might have brought a little bit of tr(...)

Martin Russell: his Limerick side’s brave bid to avoid relegation has been undermined by three recent costly home defeats. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Amid all the talk of shaking up the league structure so that there are more “meaningful” games, things seem to have taken care of themselves pretty w(...)

Richie Towell was on the scoresheet for Dundalk in the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division game against Cork City at Turner’s Cross. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Cork City: 2 O’Sullivan 29, Sheppard 37 Dundalk: 2 McMillan 9, Towell 25 Cork City came from behind to avoid defeat and secure a point against Dunda(...)

Drogheda United’s Michael Schlingermann on being named as goalkeeper in the Professional Footballers’ Association of Ireland team of the year: “it’s a personal highlight rather than a team highlight.” Photograph: Gary Carr/Inpho

Naturally delighted to be named by his peers as goalkeeper in the Professional Footballers’ Association of Ireland team of the year, Micheál Schlin(...)