Category: Sports

‘Low expectations and high hopes’ for Novak Djokovic at French Open

Novak Djokovic says he feels “embarrassed” at how low his expectations are at this year’s French Open. The world number one, 24-time grand slam winner and defending champion has endured a turbulent build-up to Roland Garros. He has yet to win a title all season, or even reach a final, and suffered recent defeats to […]

Dublin and Kilkenny reach Leinster final as Galway’s season sends

Dublin and Kilkenny will contest this season’s Leinster Hurling Final after their victories on Sunday. Dublin put an end to Galway’s summer with a 2-27 to 1-24 victory in Salthill. Dublin got off to a flying start with a goal from Seán Currie in the opening minute. Despite a second Dublin goal coming from Donal […]

Jack Willis unlikely to return to England after more top honours with Toulouse

Jack Willis has developed an emotional attachment to Toulouse that indicates a prompt return to England is unlikely. Willis added a Investec Champions Cup winners’ medal to the Top 14 honours he claimed last season after Leinster were defeated 31-22 in extra time at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on Saturday. The 27-year-old flanker was magnificent in […]

Charles Leclerc wins home race at processional Monaco Grand Prix

Hometown hero Charles Leclerc ended his Monaco curse by winning a processional race that Max Verstappen claimed was “so boring” he wish he had “brought my pillow”. After near-misses in 2021 and 2022, Leclerc kept McLaren’s Oscar Piastri at bay to take his first victory on home soil and reduce the championship gap to Verstappen […]

Leinster and Munster Hurling Championships take centre stage

GAA There are a number of crucial games in both the Leinster and Munster Senior Hurling Championships on Sunday. Kilkenny host Wexford at 2pm knowing the winner will head to the Leinster final. At the same time, Galway and Dublin need to avoid defeat in Salthill if they are to stay in the championship. Elsewhere, […]