He says being able to call on the likes of Ronan Maher is a huge boost.Tipp FM will have updates on the Tipperary Water U21A Hurling Championship Final, which gets underway in The Ragg on Sunday at 12.15pm. Denis Kelly’s team face Thurles Sarsfields in the competition decider on Sunday.He’s well aware of the hurdle they’ll have to ovecome to claim the silverware.Thurles Sarsfields selector Tony Lanigan is very satisfied with the ‘blend’ of players in their line-up.
The Shannon Rovers club man is convinced the raw talent required to play the game to a good standard is in that part of the Premier… The Chairman of the Football Board says there’s ‘no easy fix’ for improving the position of the sport in North Tipperary.However, Joe Hannigan believes the situation isn’t completely without hope.He thinks the County Board Chairman’s pledge to investigate what can be done to make things better is a positive move.
The West Tipperary club defeated their hosts 23-14 in a Division 2A clash at Stradbrook.However, their task was made more difficult than it might have been.The referee wrongly, as a result of a case of mistaken identity, sent Cashel’s Kieran Murphy to the sin bin but the side managed the weather his absence and hold on for the win.
Tipperary footballers could be without goalkeeper Evan Comerford for their entire Championship campaign.The C.C.C of the Premier county board has proposed a 12 week suspension for “physical interference ” with a referee during a club match between his side Kilsheelan Kilcash and JK Brackens.Comerford has 3 days to appeal the proposed punishment. Tipp are already without Philip Austin and Ciaran McDonald through injury for their Championship opener with Cork on Saturday week in Pairc Ui Rinn.Former Tipp player and Tipp FM analyst Conor O’Dwyer says losing Evan Comerford would be a huge blow for Liam Kearns side.
This is something strongly disputed by Deputy Kelly and Secretary of the Irish Greyhound Owners and Breeders Federation.Tipp FM’s Trudy Waters reports… News that racing will resume at Shelbourne Park next week is being welcomed by Tipperary greyhound owners and local political representatives.There have been protests at the Dublin track since February over the decision by the Irish Greyhound Board to sell Harolds Cross to fund legacy debts.Speaking on Tipp Today several local representatives welcomed the resumption of racing however they felt it could have been reached sooner but for promises made by Deputy Alan Kelly – Photo © pixabay
“More good heads are better than a few. As stakeholders of the game, sports journalists have a responsibility to serve as watchdogs and also to make recommendations that will steer the ship of Nigeria sports to better shores.”NFF President Amaju Pinnick congratulated Sirawoo on his election, and pledged that the present NFF administration will work together with the new SWAN executive council and listen to its advice and suggestions from time to time.With Sirawoo on the visit were SWAN secretary general, Mr. Olawale Alabi, Chairman of FCT chapter, Mr. Kayode Adeniyi and some other members of the executive council.Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegram Newly-elected President of the Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN), Mr. Honour Sirawoo, yesterday pledged that the rank and file of the association will give ample support to the present NFF administration to return Nigeria football to glory days.Speaking during a visit to the NFF Secretariat in Abuja, where he met with NFF President Amaju Pinnick and other members of the NFF Board, Sirawoo assured that his leadership would ensure that sports journalists in the country observe the fine ethics of the profession in their daily practice.“In truth, there are several challenges facing football, nay sports in our country today. Yet, the times call for constructive criticisms and for putting heads together to come up with workable solutions that can drive us to new heights.
Former Super Eagles Captain and one of the Soccer Ambassadors selected by Confederation of African Football (CAF) to AFCON 2019, Nwanwko Kanu, has tipped Nigeria to overcome the Cameroon hurdle to reach the next stage of the tournament.The two African rivals go head to head at the Alexandria stadium tomorrow in one of the second round matches of the tournament and the former African Footballer of the Year said the Super Eagles have all it takes to win against their traditional foes, Cameroon in the match.“It is always good when the team is written off in a big match of this magnitude and we have a way of coming on top against all expectations. From what I have seen of the team in the build up to this match, I think they are mentally focused to grind the result here in Alexandria. Nwankwo Kanu “I will urged all Nigerians to stand behind the team because we have done it before and it’s achievable again when we come up against them, Super Eagles players will surely stand against all element of magical errors and get the result from the epic encounter,” he remarked at the team’s hotel lobby last night.Kanu, who has been invited by the NFF as one of the motivators to the team recalled his experience in 2004 tournament in Tunisia when Super Eagles came up against Cameroon the then defending champions of the tournament at same stage of the tournament.“Nobody gave us a chance to stand against them for even 45 minutes because the Cameroonian side led by Rigobert Song, Samuel Etoo, Raymond Kalla and the rest of the team were the toast of fans during the tournament.“We had a plan which was to believe in ourselves and even when we conceded the first goal midway in the first half, we knew that the match was not yet over and we equalized shortly before the end of the half before we buried them with a late goal towards the end of the match in Monastery Stadium,” Kanu recalled.Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegram