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Daily Archives: May 26, 2018

Kingston crowns Laois win with regal hat-trick

2018 continues to be a hugely successful season for Laois football as John Sugrue’s men negotiated their way to a first Leinster semi-finals in nine years. The Midlanders were convincing winners over Westmeath at Bord na Móna O’Connor Park Saturday evening. They were full value

Sugrue happy the monkey is off the Laois back

Laois footballers took a while to get going, but once they did they left Westmeath in their slipstream in Saturday’s Leinster SFC quarter-final at O’Connor Park. Paul Kingston fired home three goals as the O’Moore County eventually ran out 4-12 to 1-3 victors.  Manager John

Down coast to comfortable win over Antrim

      Down coasted through to the Ulster SFC semi-finals with a 1-18 to 0-14 win over Antrim at Pairc Esler. Kevin McKernan’s stoppage time goal sent Down in with a 1-9 to 0-5 interval lead, and Antrim’s fading hopes disappeared when defender Ricky

Resurgent Cork power past Tipp in Thurles

       Luke Connolly scored ten points and Cork advanced to the Munster SFC final after a 1-17 to 0-09 win over Tipperary at Semple Stadium in Thurles. The returning corner-forward was in outstanding form for his side with six first-half points as Colm

Wexford destroy 12-man Offaly in Tullamore rout

      Davy Fitzgerald’s Wexford cruised to a big win in Tullamore to maintain an impressive 100 per cent record in the new look Leinster SHC. Fresh from defeating Dublin in their opening game, last year’s Leinster finalists steamrolled the Faithful in front of

Josh Freeman retires from CFL, leaving Montreal Alouettes

TAMPA, Fla. — Former Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Josh Freeman has decided to retire from the CFL, the Montreal Alouettes announced Saturday. Freeman, 30, signed a two-year deal with the Alouettes in January, in an attempt to resurrect his once-promising NFL career. But he found

Miami Marlins place Martin Prado on DL with hamstring injury

MIAMI — Marlins third baseman Martin Prado has been placed on the 10-day disabled list with a strained left hamstring, raising doubts about his future. Prado suffered the injury Friday night while running out a grounder against the Nationals. Said Prado: “It has been a