Carlow Sport

Five events to watch this weekend

By Evan Curran   1 Liverpool vs Spurs Sunday, 4 February, 5:30pm Sky Sports Main Event This weekend’s stand out Premier League clash is to take place in Anfield on Sunday at 5:30pm. Jurgen Klopp’s men will be looking to...

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McGrane making plans for new Carlow role

By Kieran Murphy RAIN, snow, frost and high winds in December and January may be keeping golfers away from the...

Friday, 02/02/18 - 12:19pm Read More

Presentation DLS teams battle all the way

A FEAST of schools basketball action took place at Old Leighlin Hall on Saturday and Sunday as All-Ireland schools play-offs...

Friday, 02/02/18 - 12:16pm Read More

Tullow make light of inexperience to get a winning start in Towns Cup

Naas 6 Tullow 11 By Kieran Murphy TULLOW fielded five debutants but still sent out a clear signal they are...

Friday, 02/02/18 - 12:07pm Read More

Carlow fall at the first hurdle

Gorey 18 Carlow 6 IF possession and territory were all that mattered Carlow would have won this Bank of Ireland...

Friday, 02/02/18 - 12:03pm Read More

IT Carlow win the first battle in race for Fitzgibbon glory

IT Carlow win the first battle in race for Fitzgibbon glory   IT Carlow 1-22 Mary Immaculate, Limerick 0-22 By...

Friday, 02/02/18 - 11:57am Read More

IT Carlow set to sponsor Carlow GAA for three years

  IT Carlow are the new sponsors of Carlow GAA. The local Institute of Technology has signed a deal which...

Wednesday, 31/01/18 - 2:55pm Read More

FCJ KO CBS in South Leinster

South Leinster Schools Senior B FC FCJ Bunclody 3-12 Carlow CBS  0-11 FCJ Bunclody advanced to the semi-final of the...

Wednesday, 31/01/18 - 2:48pm Read More

Borris VS down but not out after defeat to Dublin North in senior championship

Leinster Schools Senior A Hurling Championship Dublin North 1-13 Borris VS 0-12 By Kieran Murphy AN early opportunist’s goal for...

Wednesday, 31/01/18 - 2:39pm Read More

Goals at the right time prove crucial as Carnew beat Presentation DLS

  South Leinster Schools Junior C Hurling Final Colaiste Bhríde, Carnew 3-6 Presentation DLS, Bagenalstown 2-7 By Kieran Murphy THERE...

Wednesday, 31/01/18 - 2:29pm Read More

National Sport

Juan Mata: United have to be ready for any Man City slip-ups

Juan Mata has warned Manchester City they can ill afford any slip-ups as Manchester United look to give them a bloody nose in the derby and gradually reel them in. Pep Guardiola’s in-form side make the short journey to Old...

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Record books rewritten in Champions League group stage

A number of records fell in a high-scoring finish to the Champions League group stage. There were 33 goals scored...

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Spurs stroll into Champions League knock-outs with win over Apoel

Fernando Llorente and Georges-Kevin Nkoudou scored their first goals for Tottenham as Spurs strolled into the Champions League last 16...

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Liverpool top group after ‘Fab Four’ put seven past Spartak

A scintillating display of football from Liverpool’s ‘Fab Four’ saw Jurgen Klopp’s side blaze their way into the Champions League...

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Manchester City suffer first loss of season

Manchester City slumped to their first defeat of the season with a 2-1 loss to Shakhtar Donetsk in their final...

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Pope ‘profoundly concerned’ at Trump decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital

Pope Francis has called for the status quo of Jerusalem to be respected and for “wisdom and prudence” to prevail...

Thursday, 07/12/17 - 12:16am Read More

Where Neymar failed, Ronaldo could be the first to achieve this Champions League record

Where Neymar failed, Ronaldo could record a Champions League first this evening, writes Stephen Barry. The Real Madrid frontman has...

Wednesday, 06/12/17 - 8:16pm Read More

IS suffers ’complete defeat’ in eastern Syria, say Putin

Islamic State has suffered a "complete defeat" in eastern Syria at the hands of Syrian troops and Kurdish-led forces, both...

Wednesday, 06/12/17 - 5:56pm Read More

U2 put on a show on Berlin’s U2 line as Bono and The Edge take subway ride

U2’s Bono and The Edge have taken a trip on the Berlin subway line that shares the band’s name and...

Thursday, 07/12/17 - 12:35am Read More

Churchill’s reading glasses fetch £6,000 at auction

Reading glasses worn by Sir Winston Churchill have sold at auction for £6,000 (€6,800) – more than three times the...

Wednesday, 06/12/17 - 5:26pm Read More

Sport Columnists

Ready to earn our Spurs

Pádraig Amond AFTER the excitement of beating Leeds United in the third round of the FA Cup, everybody involved in Newport County sat down last Monday to watch the fourth round draw full of nerves and excitement. We all were...

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Pádraig Amond: Pre-season kicks off with lots of new faces

  THE summer break has been a busy one for me as I had been doing my coaching badges for...

Thursday, 06/07/17 - 12:27pm Read More

The Forum: Tough times call for tough men

THE Lions’ first test ended with disappointment in Auckland on Saturday morning as New Zealand strangled the life out of...

Thursday, 06/07/17 - 12:26pm Read More

Pádraig Amond: Ronaldo rumours set to rule the summer

EVERY transfer window there are a couple of major rumours that dominate the headlines and this summer window will be...

Thursday, 06/07/17 - 12:02pm Read More

The Forum: Racing duo living the dream

By Kieran Murphy ALL eyes have been on the battle for the National Hunt trainer’s title in recent days, but...

Friday, 12/05/17 - 2:32pm Read More

Pádraig Amond: A tasty week of action on the horizon

THE quarter-finals of the Champions League are on the horizon and we have some treats in store this week. There...

Thursday, 27/04/17 - 12:38pm Read More

The Forum: Aggression and precision at Ireland’s call

AT the end of Saturday’s game at the Aviva Stadium, Johnny Sexton was skipping around with young Luke McGrath like they...

Thursday, 30/03/17 - 3:08pm Read More

Pádraig Amond: You wouldn’t bet against Barca now

  LAST Wednesday night I was chatting to my brother John about the Champions League games that night and about...

Thursday, 23/03/17 - 1:52pm Read More

The Forum: Ballinkillen puts its best foot forward

By Kieran Murphy IT will probably be talked about for years to come. The day the President didn’t make it....

Thursday, 23/03/17 - 1:44pm Read More

Pádraig Amond: Two more goals as we get back on track

It was a massive week for us at Hartlepool as we ended a bad run of results to grab victories...

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