Madeline Perry

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Madeline Perry: On Saturday week she takes on world number three Raneem El Welily of Egypt in the opening round of the Tournament of Champions at Grand Central Terminal, New York. Photograph: Inpho

We’re off again, just a few weeks after Fiona Coghlan was crowned Sportswoman of the Year for a memorable Six Nations campaign in which she captained (...)

Carnacon’s Cora Staunton in action against  Donaghmoyne during the All-Ireland senior club football final in which see scored 1-5 in helping her club regain the title. Photograph: Inpho

Where does the time go? We’ve reached the end of another awards year, one that produced monthly winners and high achievers in athletics, basketball, r(...)

Ireland’s Madeline Perry – currently ranked No 8 in the world – in action. Photograph: Bryn Lennon/Getty Images

Can someone explain why squash isn’t an Olympic sport but the trampoline is? BMX-riding is worthy of Olympic inclusion too, a none-too subtle attempt (...)

Galway senior camogie player Therese Maher holds the O’Duffy Cup. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

There’s less than a year between Therese Maher and Juliet Murphy, both players starting their intercounty careers in the mid 1990s, both giving the sa(...)

Kelly Proper, left, pips Ailis McSweeney to win the Women’s 100 metre title at the  National Senior Track and Field Championships at Morton Stadium, Santry, in July. Photo:  Tomas Greally/Sportsfile

It was back in the dim and distant past of January 2008 that Kelly Proper first came to the attention of these awards, the Waterford athlete, who was (...)

Annalise Murphy has her mind firmly fixed on success at Rio 2016.  Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Irish Times/Irish Sports Council Sportswoman of the Month – May 2013Almost a year on from that day Annalise Murphy suffered the heartbreak of finishin(...)

Aisling Blake is last month’s sportswoman of the month winner

While the emergence of long-time international team-mates Madeline Perry and Aisling Blake only a few years apart proved to be a boon for Irish(...)

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