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Daily Archives: June 12, 2017

Robbie Brady: Disallowed goal ‘a disgrace’

Robbie Brady called the decision to disallow what would have been a late winner from Shane Duffy against Austria “a disgrace” but said the Republic of Ireland wouldn’t let it disrupt their march to World Cup 2018. Ireland remain second in Group D after fighting

Selection errors cost Mayo dearly

Two-time All-Ireland winner Bernard Flynn believes that selection errors cost Mayo in their Connacht semi-final loss to Galway in Pearse Stadium on Sunday. For the second successive year, Mayo will be forced to take their chances through the back-door after Galway held off a late

Monaghan are the best team in Ulster

In recent years, Donegal and Tyrone have invariably been the Ulster teams most fancied for a tilt at the All-Ireland Football Championship.    But former All-Ireland winner Martin McHugh believes that Monaghan now boast the strongest squad in Ulster.   A late Conor McManus goal allowed Monaghan

Jelena Jankovic suffers shock defeat at Ricoh Open

Jelena Jankovic suffered a shock defeat in the opening round of the Ricoh Open in Hertogenbosch. The experienced Serbian lost 6-3, 7-5 to qualifier Petra Krejsova, who recorded her maiden WTA Tour main draw win. Sixth seed Timea Babos was also dumped out as home

Steve Johnson, Mischa Zverev progress at Stuttgart Open

STUTTGART, Germany — Seeded players Steve Johnson of the United States and Mischa Zverev of Germany progressed to the second round of the Stuttgart Open on Monday. Johnson, the No. 5 seed, rallied to defeat German wild card Maximilian Marterer 3-6, 7-6 (2), 6-4. Zverev,