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Daily Archives: May 12, 2018

Christy Ring and Nicky Rackard round-up

There were some high-scoring clashes in the opening round of the Christy Ring Cup, with London, Wicklow, Down and Kildare all coming away with victories. Meanwhile, there were three fixtures down for decision as the Nicky Rackard Cup also got underway this weekend. Warwickshire were

Galway put five goals past Offaly in round robin opener

Brian Concannon hit two goals for Galway on his championship debut as Micheál Donoghue’s champions struck five past Offaly to claim their first two points of the Leinster hurling championship round robin series. Offaly were well in the hunt at half-time and only trailed by

Dominic Thiem reaches Madrid Open final

MADRID — Dominic Thiem beat Kevin Anderson 6-4, 6-2 to advance to the Madrid Open final on Saturday. Petra Kvitova, who won the Madrid Open in 2011 and 2015, added a third title with a hard-fought win over Kiki Bertens. The fifth-seeded Thiem arrived at

‘We weren’t getting goals but we put that right today’

The old GAA saying of “take your points and the goals will come” certainly did not apply to Galway on their march to All-Ireland hurling glory in 2017. In their five championship games the the Connacht side averaged just under 28 points per game. Only

Kingston inspires epic Laois comeback against Wexford

Donie Kingston was at the heart of an epic Laois fight-back from 1-10 to 0-3 down at half-time to eventually cracking Wexford after extra-time in Saturday’s Leinster SFC first-round duel at sunny Innovate Wexford Park. The midlanders would have been left kicking themselves had they