The Scoreby Declan O'Kelly
- Andy Lee KO’s James Cook in round five in Oklahoma
- John Duddy ready for Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. challenge
- Giovanni Trapattoni spurns Inter Milan interest to stay with Ireland
- Irish boxer Andy Lee wins in Limerick after Thiam retires with back injury after two rounds
- Rory McIlroy has Tiger Woods in his Ryder Cup sights
Bernard Dunne lost his WBA world super bantamweight title to Poonsawat Kratingdaenggym last Saturday night after the Thai challenger knocked the 29-year-old down three times in the third round.
Dunne was reportedly in the best shape of his life, and admitted afterwards that it was his own "stupid fault for getting lured into a fight."
Last week FIFA decided to seed the European section of World Cup qualifying playoffs, thus giving the big teams with the large TV markets (France and Germany to name but two) as easy a ride as possible to the World Cup, and ensuring that these ‘money” teams had every chance of making the finals in South Africa.
10/10/2009 7:57 PM
The Irish players weren’t jumping for joy at the final whistle. There weren’t delighted at winning a hard fought point, they were utterly dejected because they knew they left this one behind.
10/23/2009 10:45 AM
For Tadhg Kennelly, the fairytale was complete. Came home from Australia after a successful Aussie Rules career, won an All-Ireland Football medal and honored his father and upheld a proud family tradition in the annals of Kerry football history.Mission accomplished, as George W. Bush might say.
The Times of London reported that a deal might be done if Irish financier Dermot Desmond, who owns 37 per cent of the Scottish club, will loosen the purse strings to facilitate Keane’s hefty wage demands.