Kane Douglas still hoping for Wallabies call-up ahead of Leinster move. Photograph: Morgan Treacy / Inpho

If his career takes a turn for the better Australian secondrow Kane Douglas may not be available to play with Leinster until December. The lock, a pe(...)

Former Irish cricket captain Trent Johnston will leave Ireland to take up a job coaching inj New South Wales. Photograph:   ©INPHO/Barry Chambers

Former Irish cricket captain, Trent Johnston has accepted a coaching job with Cricket New South Wales and will begin a two-year contract with the Aust(...)

 Nina Carberry (left) and Jane Mangan after they were presented with the Mary Hyde cup having tied  as leading women rider for the national hunt season, on day one of the Galway Festival. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA

In the grander scheme of things, the only tip that mattered on the first evening of Galway’s Race Week was to be found in the blue and gold colours i(...)

Former junior minister Ivor Callely will be sentenced this morning for fraudulently claiming mobile expenses at Leinster House while he was a senator.   Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times 1:54

Former Fianna Fáil junior minister Ivor Callely has been sentenced to five months in prison for fraudulently claiming mobile phone expenses during his(...)

Wexford’s Keith Rossiter fends off Clare’s Darach Honan. Nicky English believes the absence of Rossiter or Liam Óg McGovern would represent a serious blow for Wexford’s ambitions against Limerick. Photograph: Inpho

The main debilitating aspect of Wexford’s run of six championship matches in eight weeks is not principally tired minds and limbs but rather the likel(...)

Geoff Lenehan: supplied the half point required by Munster. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Munster took the Interprovincial Championship on a thrilling final day at The Island with victory over Ulster in the deciding match.After the sides fi(...)

The incident in which Meath’s Mickey Burke and Dublin’s Eoghan O’Gara clashed at Croke Park last Sunday. Photograph: Inpho.

The GAA have called an end to the alleged biting affair that emerged after Sunday’s Leinster football final at Croke Park. No further investigation(...)

(Tweetto Jackie Tyrrell from Colum Mackey @cMack1987): @Jackllock any chance of RT for my sister, ended up with this tattoo after a night in Tijuana #dedication #kingjackie

Quote of the weekend goes, hands down (so to speak), to Tyrone player-turned-pundit Owen Mulligan. Near the end of the discussion on The Sunday(...)

Seagulls above the boardwalk on Dublin’s quays. It could be argued that the city’s seagulls are more highly evolved than those in other parts of the country. Photograph: The Irish Times

Seagulls, is it? It must be frustrating to be a Senator intent on getting loads of work done and trying to reform the system from within. You toil day(...)

Meath’s Michael Burke protests to the referee after a scuffle involving several players on both teams late in the Leinster final defeat to Dublin. Photo: James Crombie/Inpho

So Dublin recorded a 16-point thumping of their neighbouring rivals on a lovely sunny afternoon in Croke Park before the best attendance of the season(...)