London Irish and European Rugby

Damian Dolan on what changes to European Rugby will mean for London Irish [...]

A Sheedy character

By David Hennessy For scored Republic of Ireland’s first ever goal in a World Cup finals when he equalised against England in 1990, Kevin Sheedy is etched into the memory of every Irish football fan. It [...]

A Killa instinct

By David Hennessy “It was a little bit scary,” Republic of Ireland’s third most capped player of all time Kevin Kilbane remembers telling Big Sam Allardyce, his assistant manager at Preston North End, that he wanted [...]

These could be worth a flutter

Our Racing expert John Doyle completes his look ahead to this year’s Cheltenham Festival by focusing on Days 3 and 4, including Thursday’s World Hurdle and the big one, the Gold Cup on Friday. For more [...]

Morris’ Gold Cup fever

By Damian Dolan. When Mouse Morris tells you that First Lieutenant has what it takes to be a Gold Cup winner, you’d be well advised to take heed. The Tipperary-based trainer knows a thing or two [...]

McGinley has Ryder Cup glory in his sights

By Damian Dolan. It may still be more than six months away, but with Paul McGinley naming two of his vice-captains last week for the 2014 Ryder Cup at Gleneagles on 26-28 September, the countdown is [...]

Epic Exiles comeback stuns Kildare

London 2-10, Waterford 0-9 By Larry Cooney. London had seven points to spare over Waterford to earn their first victory of this year’s league campaign at the WIT Sports Campus, Carriganore, last Sunday afternoon. But the [...]

14-man London off the mark

London 2-10, Waterford 0-9 By Larry Cooney. London had seven points to spare over Waterford to earn their first victory of this year’s league campaign at the WIT Sports Campus, Carriganore, last Sunday afternoon. But the [...]

Hennessy the hero for Warks

Warwickshire  0-12, Sligo 2-5 By Michael McGarry. Sean Hennessy bagged seven points as never-say-die Warwickshire carved out the narrowest of wins over understrength Sligo in this National Hurling League Division 3B game at Markievicz Park on [...]

The Dubs are coming!

By Damian Dolan. County Board delegates will decide next Monday (March 10) whether to give the green light to a challenge match between London and All Ireland champions Dublin at Ruislip on May 4. If delegates [...]

Why it’s all about the Four Fs for Aogan O Fearghail

By Martin Mannering. One week after being elected as the next President of the GAA Aogan O Fearghail had his first official public engagement last Saturday evening. The President Elect was in the Northwest city as [...]

Take a punt on these

Irish World horse racing expert John Doyle gives his race by race guide to Days 1 and 2 of this year’s Cheltenham Festival in this week’s edition. See this week’s Irish World to find out who [...]

Tony’s got very high hopes for Festival success

By Damian Dolan. 2013 was a big year for Tony Martin, in more ways than one. No stranger to the winner’s enclosure at Cheltenham, Benefficient and Ted Veale did the business for the Meath based trainer [...]

Fitzgerald: ‘We are serious contenders’

By Bernard Purcell. Last month’s nail-biting clash between Ireland and Rugby demonstrated conclusively, if proof were needed, that the Irish game has moved into the professional age and 21st century. For the past forty years one [...]

Depleted London awaiting victory

Derry 1-13, London 0-10 By Larry Cooney. London are still awaiting their first victory in this year’s league campaign after a six-point defeat by Derry at Celtic Park last Sunday afternoon. But the final score did [...]

Clinical Tipp add to London’s sorrows

Tipperary 1-19, London 1-07 By Damian Dolan. There was more disappointment for London at Ruislip on Sunday. Seven days after Clare handed out a nine-point defeat, Tipperary arrived to dish out a 12-point beating. It was [...]

Age no obstacle for Fehily

By Caroline Whelan. Noel Fehily is the epitome of evergreen; at 38-years-of-age, he is riding better than ever, with 106 winners to his name so far this season, effortlessly surpassing his previous best tally of 89. [...]

The pride of Munster

By Damian Dolan. Statistics alone will never truly be enough to sum up the career of Ronan O’Gara, but a quick glance through them makes mightily impressive reading. Two Heineken Cup winner’s medals, 128 Ireland caps [...]

Time for Warks youth to shine

By Damian Dolan. Pat Hoey is back for a third spell as Warwickshire manager and believes the absence of Fullen Gaels is an opportunity for youth to step up to the mark. Warwickshire welcome Tyrone to [...]

London missed an opportunity

Carlow 2-12, London 0-08 By Larry Cooney. London suffered their first league defeat in this campaign against Carlow in Dr. Cullen Park last Sunday afternoon. But the hosts’ ten-point margin of victory did not do justice [...]

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