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Barney Curley lands odds of 9,000/1 four timer to win millions

One of the greatest gambles of all time has been landed in the 6:25 at Kempton. Barney Curley, one of the most renowned gamblers has organised to win four races in one day even though he’s retired. The legendary trainer has...

Injury worries for both Kilkenny and Limerick

BOTH Limerick and Kilkenny have injury concerns leading up to their intriguing encounter this Sunday in the All-Ireland hurling quarter-final at Semple Stadium. FOR UPDATED TEAM NEWS CLICK HERE Limerick are sweating on the fitness of defender Tom Condon for Sunday’s...

Irish Sports Calendar for Major GAA, Rugby, Soccer and other Sports dates

So another year has come and gone in the sporting but 2019 looks set to be another massive year of sport. We will take you through below what there is to look forward to in the coming year, it...
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Video – A P McCoy wins on last ride as Professional

AP McCoy who retired at the end of last season, made a comeback on the flat today to record a win on his last ride as a professional on GANNICUS for Brendan Powell. 20-times champion jump jockey A P McCoy’s...

Dummies Guide to GAA – Basic rules of Gaelic Football & Hurling

Here is a Dummies Guide to GAA – Here at Sportsnewsireland, we have put together a beginner’s basic rules guide to GAA.  Basic Rules: If the ball goes over the crossbar but between the posts, it’s worth a point. If it...

Five reasons Manchester city will beat Liverpool to Premiership title

As we head into the final stretch of the season, people are going to be wondering whether it will be Manchester City or Liverpool who will be taking the title at the end of it. I reckon that it...

Headcases – the improvement in dealing with concussion in Irish sport

The identification and treatment of concussion in contact-related team sports has improved dramatically over the last decade. The day of the coach running onto the pitch and asking a player “how many fingers am I holding up?” are thankfully...
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Mayo v Galway team news and betting

The first big match between two footballing giants takes place on Sunday in MacHale Park with plenty at stake for both sides as Mayo play Galway

Horse racing News – Kentucky Derby 5th May 2018

Its just over four months to the highlight of the 2018 Kentucky horse racing season, the Derby is on the 5th May and the Oaks is on the 6th May.  The Anti-post market for the Derby is wide open with Bolt Doro the...

Douvan and Altior part of list of exciting entries for Cheltenham 2018

The two star chasers are set for a mouth-watering clash in the £400,000 G1 Betway Queen Mother Champion Chase over two miles on Ladies Day, Wednesday, March 14 at Cheltenham 2018. Douvan (Willie Mullins IRE), yet to race this season,...