Jeamie Deacon in action for Blackrock.

She’s had her fair share of memorable moments during her sporting career to date, being flown by private jet to play in a hockey quarter-final for Mic(...)

Serena Williams poses with the Daphne Akhurst Memorial Cup after winning the  Australian Open in Melbourne. Photograph: Thomas Peter/Reuters

‘It’s inconceivable to think that Maria Sharapova could lose to anybody 16 times in a row, it’s impossible,” the BBC’s John Lloyd told Sue Barker befo(...)

The  top five teams in the Leinster first division scored 22 goals without reply against the bottom five. Photgraph: Ryan Byrne /Inpho

Between them the top five in the Leinster first division scored 22 goals without reply on Saturday against the bottom five in the table with Hermes (...)

Hermes play bottom club North Kildare twice before end of season. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

After Loreto put an end to Hermes’ 12-match unbeaten run, with a fine 3-0 win over the league leaders, the Leinster Division One title race has opene(...)

Andy Murray: took grilling over his forthcoming wedding in good spirits.  Photograph:  Issei Kato/Reuters

Gary Lineker looked a bit glum yesterday. On a weekend overflowing with FA Cup thrills and spills, the BBC ended up with Bristol City 0, West Ham 1, a(...)

Pegasus face the long trip south to take on Cork Harlequins in the quarter-finals of the Irish Senior Cup, and they’ll trust the weather will ensure (...)

Jockey Brian Hughes celebrates onboard Katie T after winning the BoyleSports Hurdle. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Spirits were high at Leopardstown yesterday, not least after the BoyleSports Handicap Chase which was won by 6-1 chance Foxrock, almost making up for (...)

Hermes haven’t tasted defeat since their first their first league game of the season and  they now  look to extend their unbeaten run to 12 games when they take on Old Alexandra at Milltown. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

They lost their first league game of the season, 1-0 away to Pembroke Wanderers, but Hermes haven’t tasted defeat since and tomorrow they will look t(...)

Ann Marie McGlynn (left) with the bronze medal-winning Ireland team at the European Cross Country Championships. Photograph: Inpho.

We’re off again. Hardly had the applause abated for our 2014 Sportswoman of the Year Katie Taylor, after she was honoured in Dublin last month, it wa(...)


Ferenc Puskas was born in 1927 and it kind of felt like that’s when the build-up began to the announcement of the winner of the award named in his hon(...)