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Daily Archives: May 15, 2017

O’Neill on Long, Maguire, Sheridan & Scott Hogan

Martin O’Neill revealed his 38-man squad for the upcoming June friendlies against Mexico and Uruguay, and the crunch World Cup qualifier showdown with Austria in Dublin. There was a dream call-up for Corkman Kevin Long, who finally made his first Premier League start for Burnley

Joe McMahon calls time on Tyrone career

Tyrone’s Joe McMahon has announced his retirement from inter-county football. The two-time All-Ireland winner said the combination of injuries over the last two years and “the struggle to respond to treatment to gain the fitness required at this level” has led to the decision. He

Kal Yafai retains title, James Toney says goodbye with victory

A roundup of the past week’s notable boxing results from around the world: Saturday at Birmingham, England Kal Yafai W12 Suguru Muranaka — Full recapRetains a junior bantamweight titleScores: 119-107 (twice), 118-108Records: Yafai (22-0, 14 KOs); Muranaka (25-3-1, 8 KOs) Rafael’s remarks: In December, Yafai,

European champion Jim Hamilton sees Scotland and Saracens similarities

Jim Hamilton plays his final European match, the European Champions Cup final against Clermont Auvergne Lock Jim Hamilton can see similarities between European Champions Saracens in recent years and the Scotland team to have emerged under Vern Cotter. The 34-year-old will retire from rugby at