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GAA: Ulster Council secretary Danny Murphy dies

Ulster Council secretary Danny Murphy has died at the age of 67.

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Conor McGregor (left) and Floyd Mayweather Jnr.

Mayweather vs. McGregor - who would win?

The possibility of a fight between U.F.C. champion, Conor McGregor and five weight world boxing champion, Floyd Mayweather Jnr took one step closer to happening this week when the Irish man was granted a boxing licence by the California State Athletic Commission

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Carl Frampton has not been included on the shortlist for SPOTY.

OPINION: Frampton doesn’t need ‘some worthless gong’

Carl Frampton MBE does not need grey men in grey suits leading grey lives at the BBC deciding if he should be nominated for the BBC Sports Personality of the Year award.

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Frampton defeated Leo Santa Cruz in New York

POLL: Should Carl Frampton have been shortlisted for SPOTY?

He defeated strongly-fancied WBA featherweight title holder Leo Santa Cruz to become the first fighter from Northern Ireland to win world titles at two different weights, but Carl Frampton has not been shortlisted for the BBC's Sports Personality of the Year award.
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Valerie Sleith taken aim during  Ballyvally's Coolnacran Mixed Fita field shoot in Loughbrickland Woods recently.

ARCHERY: Ballyvalley Archers hit the target at Coolnacran classic

Ballyvally Archers hosted the final of their three annual classic Coolnacran record status Fita Field shoots in Loughbrickland Woods recently as upward of 40 hardy field archers of all ages and styles turned out on the coldest weekend of the year.

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Albert Morrison was top scorer in round five of the Mervyn Stewart Winter League at Banbridge Golf Club with a superb 38 points over just 14 holes. That proved enough to win the 20+ handicap section.

GOLF: Albert tops the scores in the Winter League

All the news from round five of ther Banbridge Golf Club Winter League with Tommy Fee.

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Banbridge CC rider Mark Downey took gold in the points race at the UCI World Cup last weekend.

CYCLING: Downey beats his heroes to World Cup crown

Dromore cyclist Mark Downey is on top of the world.

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Wildcats clubs out on the prowl

Wildcats clubs out on the prowl

Wildcats Activ8 Clubs will be running again in Banbridge this Autumn for children in P1 to P7.

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Make sure you are safe on your bike this winter by adhering to some simple tips from See.Sense

11 ways to keep safe when cycling this winter

The very thought of winter is enough to put off even the most hardened cyclist.

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The worlds first airbag for cyclists

VIDEO - Check out the world’s first airbag for cyclists

A Swedish firm has designed the world’s first airbag for cyclists.

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Paul McCart. Pic by Edward Byrne.

CRICKET: Donaghcloney and Millpark on course for merger

Donaghacloney and Millpark took a significant step towards a merger between the Northern Cricket Union clubs this week with an unanimous vote by both sets of members.

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Adam Carroll.

MOTORSPORT: Adam Carroll poised for Jaguar comeback in Hong Kong

Seventeen years ago Eddie Irvine spearheaded the Jaguar Team in Formula One and on Sunday another Ulsterman, Adam Carroll, will lead the new Jaguar Team in the Formula E Championship at the opening round of the new series in Hong Kong.

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Barry McGuigan (left) and professional boxer, Tyson Fury.

Barry McGuigan calls for boxing to help fighters with mental health problems

Former Irish professional boxer, Barry McGuigan, has called for authorities within the sport to help fighters battling mental illness by paying for a mental health fund.

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Banbridge Golf Club's Matchplay Champion Christopher Lennon is congratulated by beaten finalist Roy Sipson.

GOLF: Chris is Banbridge GC’s new matchplay champ

Chris Lennon won the Matchplay Championship at Banbridge Golf Club when he defeated Roy Sipson 2 up in an amazing final.

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Emma Cartmill will play for Northern Ireland U21s this weekend. INBL1448-221PB

Rathfriland girl gets NI call-up

Rathfriland girl Emma Cartmill has been called up to the U21 NI Netball Squad for the upcoming U21 European Championships.

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Lord Mayor of Belfast, Cllr Brian Kingston launches the 36th Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon with the help of Miss Northern Ireland (Emma Carswell) and Kerry O'Flaherty (Olympic Athlete) Entries are open now at www.belfastcitymarathon.com (
Photograph: Darren KIdd / Press Eye )

BELFAST MARATHON: 16,000 expected to compete on May Day

Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon

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Russell White was in action on the top stage recently. Pic: INPHO/Ryan Byrne

Russell races in his first World Championships

The world was watching as Alistair Brownlee helped his brother Jonathan across the line in the World Championships.

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Ballyvally AC's Orla OConnor is one of nine club archers who are shooting at the World Field Archery Championships this week.

Orla off to Worlds among nine Ballyvally archers

Nine members of local club Ballyvally archers will be shooting in the World Field Championships this week.

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Banbridge AC member and local lady Joanne Walker is representing Team GB in her second World Field Archery Championships this week.

Banbridge AC trio at World Champs

Banbridge Archery Club are very proud that three of their members will be shooting in the World Field Archery Championships, which take place this week up until Sunday in Wicklow.

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Eugene Laverty rode for Aprilia in World Superbikes in 2012 and 2013.

Aprilia confirms factory backing for Eugene Laverty’s WSBK return

Following weeks of speculation, Aprilia has finally confirmed its return to the World Superbike Championship with a factory-supported team including Eugene Laverty and Italian Lorenzo Savadori in 2017.

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