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# amateur - Saturday 5 March, 2022

In Ireland, commitment, passion and progress, but still no pay for elite female footballers
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# Amateur

In Ireland, commitment, passion and progress, but still no pay for elite female footballers

Mar 5th 2022, 8:00 AM 12,291 Views 9 Comments

The Women’s National League kicks off this weekend, and the fight for semi-professional status remains a big talking point.

# amateur - Saturday 25 April, 2020

'I'm from a small town and when you’re young, people are saying ‘When will you be playing on the telly?’'
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# Pot Luck

'I'm from a small town and when you’re young, people are saying ‘When will you be playing on the telly?’'

Apr 25th 2020, 8:00 AM 41,594 Views 15 Comments

Tipperary native Brendan O’Donoghue on the ups and downs that go hand-in-hand with a career in snooker.

# amateur - Thursday 8 March, 2018

Ex-Munster centre Cian Bohane to lead Ireland Students against Scotland
# International
# International

Ex-Munster centre Cian Bohane to lead Ireland Students against Scotland

Mar 8th 2018, 3:38 PM 9,052 Views 1 Comment

The 26-year-old is the star name in a talented Irish team to travel to Edinburgh this weekend.

# amateur - Monday 30 January, 2017

How different is professional rugby to the good old days of amateurism?
# Analysis
# Analysis

How different is professional rugby to the good old days of amateurism?

Jan 30th 2017, 8:00 AM 39,572 Views 32 Comments

We’ve taken a look at the Ireland v Scotland games from the 1995 Five Nations and 2016 Six Nations.

# amateur - Sunday 27 November, 2016

'I won the fight and didn't get the recognition but that's the way boxing is going. It's sickening'
# Bittersweet Victory
# Bittersweet Victory

'I won the fight and didn't get the recognition but that's the way boxing is going. It's sickening'

Nov 27th 2016, 8:00 PM 41,557 Views 7 Comments

Christina Desmond knows she should have won more than European bronze in Sofia last week but isn’t letting a contentious judge’s decision deter her ambitions of reaching the top.

# amateur - Tuesday 6 September, 2016

Former European amateur champion boxer announces he's turning pro
# Changing Focus
# Changing Focus

Former European amateur champion boxer announces he's turning pro

Sep 6th 2016, 12:27 PM 8,116 Views 1 Comment

Mayo’s Ray Moylette will not be attempting to qualify for Tokyo 2020.

# amateur - Thursday 24 September, 2015

A farmer, a bicycle shop salesman and the Namibian amateurs to take on the All Blacks
# Part-timers
# Part-timers

A farmer, a bicycle shop salesman and the Namibian amateurs to take on the All Blacks

Sep 24th 2015, 6:00 AM 6,232 Views 12 Comments

8 members of the Welwitschias squad have taken time off work to play in the Rugby World Cup.

# amateur - Saturday 1 August, 2015

'Turning pro is where I want to be,' but Maguire patiently plotting Olympic route in the mean time
# Steady As She Goes
# Steady As She Goes

'Turning pro is where I want to be,' but Maguire patiently plotting Olympic route in the mean time

Aug 1st 2015, 6:00 PM 5,343 Views 1 Comment

The Maguire twins talked with us about the temptation of turning pro and the structured life of a collegiate athlete.

# amateur - Sunday 24 May, 2015

10 brilliant 'spontaneous moment' photos from the National Geographic Traveller photo contest
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# Beautiful Moments

10 brilliant 'spontaneous moment' photos from the National Geographic Traveller photo contest

May 24th 2015, 10:00 PM 61,184 Views 23 Comments

There’s still time to enter…

# amateur - Friday 15 May, 2015

Gaelic football could be 'much better if it went professional' says this double All-Ireland winner
# Go Pro
# Go Pro

Gaelic football could be 'much better if it went professional' says this double All-Ireland winner

May 15th 2015, 12:05 AM 6,905 Views 15 Comments

However, Philly McMahon says the GAA’s amateur ethos has its benefits.

# amateur - Thursday 10 July, 2014

A Meathman made this incredible short surfing film to make you all insanely jealous
# A Letter To Home
# A Letter To Home

A Meathman made this incredible short surfing film to make you all insanely jealous

Jul 10th 2014, 1:45 PM 5,854 Views 4 Comments

Take 17 minutes to immerse yourself in Maxie Hill’s wonderful postcard.

# amateur - Wednesday 23 April, 2014

Jason Quigley turns pro after signing up with Oscar De La Hoya's Golden Boy
# Going Pro
# Going Pro

Jason Quigley turns pro after signing up with Oscar De La Hoya's Golden Boy

Apr 23rd 2014, 10:33 AM 4,213 Views 5 Comments

The Donegal boxer surrendered his national title in February, sparking speculation he was to leave the amateur ranks.

# amateur - Sunday 29 December, 2013

Sports Film of the Week: The Good, the Bad and the Rugby
# Reel Stories
# Reel Stories

Sports Film of the Week: The Good, the Bad and the Rugby

Dec 29th 2013, 9:30 PM 6,206 Views 1 Comment

We go old school this week with the behind-the-scenes doc of the 1989 All Blacks’ tour to Ireland and Wales.

# amateur - Thursday 13 June, 2013

Irish amateur Kevin Phelan 4 shots off Mickelson and US Open lead
# Young Gun
# Young Gun

Irish amateur Kevin Phelan 4 shots off Mickelson and US Open lead

Jun 13th 2013, 10:45 PM 5,224 Views 3 Comments

The Waterford golfer has kept his wits about him on a stormy day in Philadelphia.

# amateur - Saturday 6 October, 2012

John Joe going pro? Nevin to announce decision tonight
# Team Ireland
# Team Ireland

John Joe going pro? Nevin to announce decision tonight

Oct 6th 2012, 1:05 PM 606 Views 0 Comments

The Olympic silver medallist will reveal news about his future on the Brendan O’Connor Show tonight.

# amateur - Saturday 4 August, 2012

Ladies Irish Open: Level par round for Leona Maguire as Matthews leads the way
# Cavan Cailín
# Cavan Cailín

Ladies Irish Open: Level par round for Leona Maguire as Matthews leads the way

Aug 4th 2012, 7:34 PM 680 Views 0 Comments

The 17-year-old amateur from Cavan carded a fine 72 but is well behind a low-scoring duo from Scotland.

# amateur - Friday 3 August, 2012

Ladies Irish Open: Matthew leads the way with English duo close behind
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# Carly Booth

Ladies Irish Open: Matthew leads the way with English duo close behind

Aug 3rd 2012, 6:32 PM 562 Views 0 Comments

Local amatuer stars Lisa and Leona Maguire endured tough opening rounds at Killeen Castle.

# amateur - Thursday 19 July, 2012

Double bogeys cost amateur golfer Alan Dunbar on his Open debut
# Medal Hunter
# Medal Hunter

Double bogeys cost amateur golfer Alan Dunbar on his Open debut

Jul 19th 2012, 5:45 PM 751 Views 0 Comments

The 22-year-old was left cursing three mismanaged holes but still outscored his compatriot, a ‘disgusted’ Darren Clarke.