Ireland have named an unchanged squad for their two-match one-day international series against Pakistan in Dublin later this month.
Sweet My Lord will attempt to make a successful return to timber in the feature race of the day at Kilbeggan.
Trainer John Murphy's phone has been ringing off the hook since the impressive victory of Big Time at Naas on Wednesday evening.
Defending champion Nicolas Colsaerts and former winner Ian Poulter face a battle to remain in the Volvo World Match Play Championship after losing their opening group games in Bulgaria.
Trading Leather has Classic options open to him after filling the runner-up berth in the Betfred Dante Stakes at York.
Isaac Boss expects Stade Francais to show no fear when they chase Amlin Challenge Cup final glory against Leinster at the RDS on Friday night.
Brian O'Driscoll has been ruled out of the Amlin Challenge Cup final between Leinster and Stade Francais at the RDS.
Munster have announced the retirement of their former New Zealand wing Doug Howlett.
Sizing Rio is the star of the show at Tipperary on Thursday as he makes his fencing debut in the Kedrah House Stud 'Well Chosen' Beginners Chase.
Big Time caused a 16-1 stir by claiming the Fishery Lane Race at Naas.
Gordon Lord Byron ran a cracking race to finish third in the Duke Of York Clipper Logistics Stakes on the Knavesmire.
Princess Highway's quest to win back-to-back renewals of the Irish Stallion Farms EBF Blue Wind Stakes was derailed by 33-1 chance Euphrasia.
Most sportsmen will insist they never look beyond their next opponent in a tournament, but Graeme McDowell refreshingly admits he would love to play Shane Lowry in Sunday's Volvo World Match Play final.
Leinster are optimistic about Brian O'Driscoll being fit for Friday night's Amlin Challenge Cup final against Stade Francais in Dublin.
Leinster fly-half Jonny Sexton has revealed he would have loved the opportunity to learn from Jonny Wilkinson had the Englishman been selected to tour with the British and Irish Lions this summer.
Olympic medallists John Joe Nevin, Paddy Barnes and Michael Conlan have been named in a 10-strong Ireland squad for next month's European Championships in Minsk.
Kerry qualified for the Christy Ring Cup semi-finals with a 0-14 to 0-8 win over Derry at Tralee.
Giovanni Trapattoni will attempt to plot a route to the 2014 World Cup finals in Brazil when his Ireland squad meets up later this month.
Trainer Tom Hogan would like the rain to stay away from the Knavesmire for his Duke Of York Clipper Logistics Stakes challenger Gordon Lord Byron.
David Nagle is praying the rain comes for Maarek ahead of the Duke Of York Clipper Logistics Stakes at York on Wednesday.
Dermot Weld's Princess Highway is the star of the show as she defends her title in the Irish Stallion Farms EBF Blue Wind Stakes at Naas on Wednesday night.
Sweden's David Lingmerth was the surprise leader of the £6.1million Players Championship when play was suspended due to darkness during the third round at Sawgrass.
Munster overcame an eight-point half-time deficit to win 27-25 and ensure RaboDirect Pro12 minnows Zebre finished their campaign without a single victory.
Ulster earned a home semi-final against the Scarlets by seeing off Cardiff Blues 37-13 at a wet Ravenhill to finish top of the RaboDirect Pro12 table.
Kilkenny retained their National Hurling League title with a 2-17 to 0-20 win over Tipperary at Nowlan Park.
Rory McIlroy, Lee Westwood and David Lynn are all battling to win the Wells Fargo Championship - as tournament officials battled the weather in North Carolina.
Glasgow Warriors missed out on a home semi-final in the RaboDirect Pro12 but tries from DTH van der Merwe and British and Irish Lions call-up Sean Maitland did see the Scottish side advance to the play-offs on the back of a 20-3 victory over Connacht.
Former Ireland international Stephen Carr has called time on his career after more than 400 league appearances for Tottenham, Newcastle and Birmingham.
Alan Dunbar, the 2012 British Amateur champion who competed in the Masters earlier this month, has turned professional.
Stephen Craigan has taken over as Northern Ireland's Under-19 manager.
Graeme McDowell's victory in the RBC Heritage has lifted the Northern Irishman back into the top 10 of golf's world rankings.
Graeme McDowell has won the RBC Heritage in South Carolina, beating US Open champion Webb Simpson in a play-off.
Ireland all-rounder John Mooney has been suspended for three matches over comments he made on Twitter following the death of Margaret Thatcher earlier this month.
Sir Des Champs hung on grimly in a thrilling finish to the Bet Online With thetote.com Punchestown Gold Cup as Long Run and First Lieutenant came storming home.
R&A chief executive Peter Dawson would like to take the pressure off Rory McIlroy's decision of who to represent at the 2016 Olympics.
Hurricane Fly faces just six rivals as he bids to land the Rabobank Champion Hurdle for the fourth successive year at Punchestown on Friday.
Following earlier wins for Quevega and Twinlight, Arvika Ligeonniere extended the dominance of Willie Mullins and Ruby Walsh on day three of the Punchestown Festival when bouncing back to form in the Ryanair Novice Chase.
Leinster closed to within three points of RaboDirect PRO12 leaders Ulster as five different try-scorers settled a comfortable 41-22 win at Zebre.
Morning Assembly provided Pat Fahy with his biggest win since 2004 when battling back to hold off Inish Island in the Irish Daily Mirror Novice Hurdle at Punchestown.
Irishman Daniel Martin recorded the biggest win of his career to date as a late attack carried him to victory in the Liege-Bastogne-Liege classic.
Sprinter Sacre stretched his unbeaten record over fences to 10 with a commanding victory in the Boylesports.com Champion Chase at Punchestown.
Cavan's heroic comeback fell just short as Cork held on to book their place in the All-Ireland U21 football final with a 0-15 to 1-11 win.
Connections of Alive Alive Oh are hanging on to the dream that the filly can go right to the top.
Davy Russell and Ruby Walsh are both in action at Cork as the final week of the jumps season gets under way ahead of the Punchestown Festival.
Willie Mullins hopes Sir Des Champs can end his long losing spell in the Bet Online With The Tote.com Punchestown Gold Cup by winning the Grade One feature on Wednesday.
Stuart Olding was in sensational form as RaboDirect PRO12 leaders Ulster beat Connacht 34-18.
Newport Gwent Dragons ended a run of four straight RaboDirect Pro12 defeats but had to withstand a surge from Irishmen Munster before coming out on top 30-24 in a match which grew by the minute to a great finale.
The returning Brian O'Driscoll scored the match-winning try for Leinster in a bruising RaboDirect PRO12 22-16 victory over Munster.
Frustration was the overriding emotion for Rory McIlroy as his bid for a first Masters title ended just as the leaders teed off in their final round.
Pay Day Kitten defied a market drift when showing an excellent attitude in wearing down Hold The Line to land the Naas Median Auction Maiden at Naas in the hands of Pat Smullen.
- Two Tipperary players called up for Irish overseas rugby tours
- Clonmel Town praised for promotion of soccer on its 50th birthday
- Bobby Ryan’s body officially identified
- Barlo Motors look with confidence to the future with Ford and Nissan Brands
- From politicans to Aussie outlaws - all at the Kelly clan gathering in Tipp
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