John O'Malley's top five teams and top 10 players to watch for the 2018 boys tennis season

Top 5 Teams<p><b>1. Munster:</b> The Mustangs lost only one of their top seven players and have talented freshman Jack Gauderman playing No. 1 singles.<p><b>2. Valparaiso</b>: Coach Tim Shideler's Vikings could dethrone two-time defending DAC champ Chesterton as five of their top seven players return, including …

Top 10

Field of Dreams

Galway and Limerick ready to bring down curtain on hurling's year of years<p>Having the final day in August breaks from tradition, and for an innovative …


Chemistry class: Longtime friends, Munster tennis teammates Zack Schmidt and Frank Wolf set sights on state

Munster seniors Zack Schmidt and Frank Wolf have been friends since first grade and have been tennis teammates for years as well.<p>But the idea of them being doubles partners took a little getting used to for Schmidt. The change happened last season when Mustangs coach Patrick Spohr decided to shift …

Munster Rugby

'Not a perfect' debut but Munster fullback Haley is an exciting addition

The 24-year-old was part of Joe Schmidt’s Ireland camp earlier this week.

Munster Rugby

Ulster strike late to beat Munster as Leinster Schools excite in UL

Munster Schools 6<br>Ulster Schools 12<p>ULSTER STRUCK FOR two tries in three minutes by hooker Tom Stewart and fullback Conor Rankin to stun Munster in the …


Sinead Kissane: Class differences simply do not apply when it comes to sport in Limerick

It's not just about rugby and hurling in the Treaty County but the two sports play into each other<p>The last time I watched a game on the Hill was 11 …


Munster's young guns show their promise in pre-season success

Number eight Gavin Coombes and back row Jack Daly were among those to impress.

Munster Rugby

Connacht stun Leinster with late comeback at inaugural U18 festival

Connacht U18 Clubs 33<br>Leinster U18 Clubs 26<p>CONNACHT CAME BACK from the dead to stun Leinster in the opening game of the IRFU U18 inter-provincial …

Irish Rugby

Schafer: How Minneapolis' top tech watcher views the Tesla and Musk drama

Gene Munster’s latest research note on Tesla appeared earlier this week, after CEO Elon Musk attempted to clear up the questions on his plan to take …


Munster says Government has 'no plan and no clue' regarding housing crisis

Local TD Imelda Munster has hit out at the Government over the latest rental figures, saying it shows they have “no plan and no clue”.<p>As reported by …


Bundalo's joy: Lake Central quarterback Zach Bundalo finds Keysean Wigley in season-opening win

With senior quarterback Zach Bundalo returning this season, Lake Central had the answer to one very important question.<p>But the Indians needed weapons to complement the 6-foot-4, 225-pound Bundalo.<p>Lake Central found one Friday night in junior wide receiver Keysean Wigley.<p>The 5-11, 160-pound Wigley …


Gloucester lock Gerbrandt Grobler 'wouldn't turn down' chance to represent England

Gerbrandt Grobler, the Gloucester lock who was effectively forced out of Munster last season following the furore over a doping ban when he was playing for Western Province in South Africa, has revealed that he would be interested in qualifying for England.<p>Grobler has returned to Ireland for the …


Munster Branch endorse brand new Junior Rugby Club in Limerick

Munster Branch endorse brand new Junior Rugby Club in Limerick.<p>Limerick has a new junior rugby club for the first time in over forty years after …


Leinster face Wasps in opening game of European Champions Cup

Leinster will begin the defence of their European Champions Cup crown against Wasps after the fixtures draw for the competition was made on …

European Rugby Champions Cup

TV3 announce which Champions Cup fixtures they will show free-to-air this season

TV3 will add Champions Cup rugby to their growing sports portfolio this season.<p>Image: James Crombie/INPHO<p>TV3 will add Champions Cup rugby to their …


Key Leinster and Munster matches set to clash as full Champions Cup pool stage fixtures are revealed

Leo Culllen's men will host the English giants on Friday October 12 at 19.45, with Munster into action the following afternoon in what is a tricky …

European Rugby Champions Cup

Sweetnam superb as Munster start season with win over Kidney's London Irish

Johann van Graan’s men opened their campaign with a five-try victory in Cork.

London Irish

Munster centre Scannell hungry for more Ireland caps after missing out on Oz

HAVING SPENT THE entire Grand Slam campaign in Ireland’s training squad and travelled with Joe Schmidt’s team as 24th man twice in the Six Nations, …


Brother Defends Brother In Munster Pit Bull Attack

<b>CHICAGO (CBS) —</b> A Northwest Indiana boy knew exactly what to do when his little brother was attacked by pit bulls.<p>CBS 2’s Jeremy Ross has the story …


Apple Store seen growing to 600 locations worldwide by 2023

Gene Munster sees growth in China and India leading to a big future expansion, with Apple employing 80,000 customer service employees just at Apple …

Apple Store

Tesla Stock Tumbles Again, Following CEO Elon Musk's 'NYT' Interview

Tesla's stock has been dropping precipitously, following a <i>New York Times</i> interview, in which CEO Elon Musk described being exhausted and under immense pressure.<p>Transcript<p>MARY LOUISE KELLY, HOST:<p>Tesla stock tumbled again today by almost 9 percent. The decline came on the heels of CEO Elon Musk's …


Council losing patience with Canal Street ferry terminal revamp |

New Orleans City Councilwoman Kristin Gisleson Palmer said she's beginning to lose hope in a proposal for a new Canal Street ferry terminal.<p>Palmer's …

New Orleans

Storm Ernesto set to bring heavy rains to Ireland

The remnants of the sub-tropical storm are due to hit the country this weekend<p>14 minutes ago<p>Heavy rains are reportedly on the way this weekend, when …


An Unforgettable Summer Of Hurling Backed Up By TV Viewing Figures

<b>An unforgettable summer of hurling reaches a climax this weekend when Galway and Limerick contest the All Ireland Senior Hurling final in Croke Park</b> …


3 Floyds offering a pop up bar in Logan Square

Aug 16, 2018<p>If you make to trip out to Munster to visit 3 Floyds, the good news is that you won't need to for now. A pop up bar is coming to Logan …

Space Station

Ready's Mail | Roosters Set To Chase Cameron Munster As Cooper Cronk Replacement

<b>In an astonishing coup, the Sydney Roosters have set their sights on Cameron Munster as the man to replace Cooper Cronk, once the 2-time Premiership</b> …

Cooper Cronk

'My best is yet to come': Munster's Hart keen to prove a point this season

JAMES HART ISN’T afraid to admit his first season at Munster failed to live up to expectation, but acknowledging that fact is the first step to …

Munster Rugby

'Ireland and Quins are very supportive of me going back and forth'

AS MUNSTER BEGIN the defence of their Women’s Interprovincial Championship title against Connacht on 1 September, Leah Lyons might feel a pang of …


'In a semi-final, you don’t see the Cork from Munster Championship. It seems to be their graveyard round'

Seán Óg Ó hAilpín can’t figure out why Cork are struggling at the All-Ireland semi-final stage but he knows they will be back.


TV3 news anchor Claire Brock tells of incredible memories as rugby WAG to Munster and Leinster legend Trevor Hogan

TV3 news anchor Claire Brock has told of her fond memories of being a rugby WAG.<p>Claire’s husband Trevor Hogan played for Munster for four seasons and …