Ian O Riordan

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Kerry’s Bryan Sheehan stood out for many as being the most reliable free-taker in the country. Photo: Inpho

SEÁN MORAN 1. Is it a case of the usual suspects or is there a chance of a springer this year? Who is that most likely to be? I suspect Tipperary’s (...)

Celta Vigo’s players arrive for a training session at Old Trafford ahead of their Europa League semi-final second leg clash with Manchester United. Photo: Reuters
The Morning Sports Briefing
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  • May 11, 2017, 07:46

Soccer Despite Saul Niguez and Antoine Griezmann giving them an early scare at the Vicente Calderon last night, Real Madrid ensured that they would m(...)

Jim Gavin congratulates Kerry manager Éamonn Fitzmaurice after the game in Croke Park. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

How strange does that feel? Not normally the first question asked after a one-point defeat in a league final, after coming within inches of forcing(...)

Davy Fitzgerald and his Wexford charges will not be letting up against Laois on Sunday. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho.

ALLIANZ HURLING LEAGUE PREVIEWS SUNDAY (3.0 unless stated) DIVISION 1A, ROUND FIVE Clare v Waterford, Cusack Park – Derek McGrath’s monologue duri(...)

Pat Hickey (71) was arrested in Rio over the alleged illegal sale of tickets for the Olympic Games. He denies any wrongdoing. Photograph:   Humberto Ohana/AFP/Getty Images

Pat Hickey has threatened legal action against his own executive committee of the Olympic Council of Ireland (OCI) to prevent them from proceeding wit(...)

Almost 20,000 runners are tackling the 2016 SSE Airtricity Dublin City Marathon after having to contend with the unexpected obstacle of an unattended (...)

 Pat Hickey:  facing ticket-touting charges in Rio de Janeiro following his arrest at the Olympic Games. Photograph: Alan Betson

Lawyers acting for Pat Hickey, who is facing ticket-touting charges in Rio de Janeiro following his arrest at the Olympic Games last August, have lodg(...)

Kerry manager Éamonn Fitzmaurice during the All-Ireland SFC semi-final against Dublin at Croke Park. Phorograph:  Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Sometimes the silence can be like thunder. Nothing Éamonn Fitzmaurice could or maybe even should say was about to change the result, other than help (...)

Michael Conlan’s post-defeat interview was grief in sport at it’s most cruel. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Ian O’Riordan -Thomas Barr’s dreams become reality Performances of starry-eyed wonder can come at you from all directions at the Olympics, often when(...)

Kerry’s Aidan O’Mahony is sent off by referee Eddie Kinsella at the Division One final in Croke Park. Photograph: INPHO/Ryan Byrne

Most managers will tell you they learn as much in defeat as in victory, although Eamonn Fitzmaurice was not being as philosophical as that. Defeat to(...)

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