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Bready Jubilee rookies storm to Ulster Hockey Finals

Bready Jubilee Primary School’s hockey team have qualified for the Ulster Championship Finals after winning the Western Region McCloy Cup qualifiers in Omagh earlier this month.

Paul takes the North West Angling Fair bait

Paul takes the North West Angling Fair bait

Fishing expert Paul Young has performed a juggling act between his high profile TV presenting and acting career for over two decades but having entered into semi-retirement in recent years he now has the luxury of choosing only the jobs he’ll enjoy.

Ireland international player Nora Stapleton, right, pictured during her visit to City of Derry Rugby Club with the Rugby Women's World Cup. Included are City of Derry players Michelle Gormley-McLaughlin, Claire McGill and Stacey Sloan. DER1217-159KM

WOMEN’S RUGBY WORLD CUP: Ireland’s Nora Stapleton believes Women’s Rugby is on the up

As women’s rugby continues to prosper globally, Ireland’s Nora Stapleton feels this summer’s arrival of the World Cup can only help the sport to grow locally.

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The future of Irish road racing is in the spotlight once again due to insurance costs.

Exclusive: Road racing admission fees achievable, but may not be sport’s saviour

The introduction of admission charges at Irish National road races is an achievable proposition if the will exists to ‘take the bull by the horns’, it has been claimed.

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RBAI captain Michael Lowry lifts the Danske Bank Ulster School's Cup after defeating Methodist College 12-8   during the St Patrick's Day Danske Bank Ulster School's Cup Final at Kingspan Stadium, Ravenhill.

RBAI secure first Schools Cup hat-trick since 1948!

Danske Bank Ulster Schools' Cup Final from Kingspan Stadium

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Officially announcing support from Derry City and Strabane District Council for the return of the John Mulholland Motors Ulster Rally the City is Robert Harkness, President of the NIMC (Northern Ireland Motor Club); the Mayor of Derry City and Strabane, Alderman Hilary McClintock; Ian Duff, Commercial Manager for Ulster Rally; Eamonn Gallagher, Campsie Karting (and car owner), Gerry O'Doherty, Maiden City Motor Club (who are host club for the rally); Trevor and Hannah McConnell, McConnell Motorsport Car Preparation.

Ulster Rally set to return to Derry in August

Mayor of Derry City and Strabane District Council, Alderman Hilary McClintock, said she is delighted that Ulster Rally organisers have again teamed up with Maiden City Motor Club and the Council to ensure the return of the prestigious sporting event to city and district.

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Fintan Stewart of City of Derry AC Spartans who won individual gold at the Irish Secondary Schools Cross Country Championships.

ATHLETICS: Spartans duo win Irish Secondary Schools titles

Another quality weekend of athletics action saw a brace of Irish Secondary Schools Cross Country individual titles won by local athletes Cara Laverty and Fintan Stewart (right), representing Thornhill College and Lumen Christi respectively.

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Joe Dunleavy powers forward for City of Derry during Saturday's match against Greystones. DER1117-137KM

AIL RUGBY: City of Derry lose out to Greystones

City of Derry 22, Greystones RFC 57

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Foyle Arena climbing wall instructor Rodney Moore is looking forward to welcoming the cream of Irelands underage climbing talent to the Derry City and Strabane District Council facility later this month.

CLIMBING: Foyle Arena to host major climbing event

The cream of Ireland’s young climbers will make their way to the Foyle Arena on Saturday, March 25th when Derry City and Strabane District Council host the third and final event in the Mountaineering Ireland Youth Climbing Series.

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Daryl Gurney is heading to Las Vegas to compete in the US Masters competition.

WORLD DARTS: Daryl Gurney is heading to Las Vegas

Waterside darts player Daryl ‘SuperChin’ Gurney’s professional career continues to grow and grow.

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SNOOKER: Pair ready for Cypriot Test

Duo Christopher Clifford and Shea Moore are jetting out to Cyprus tomorrow to represent Northern Ireland in the European Snooker Championships.

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The recent A McLean Bookmakers A2/A3 525 Final  was won by  Central Cloud from trap No.2 in a time of 28.83. The RM at Lifford Greyhound Stadium, Paul Murphy, presented the trophy to Mr Brendan Duffy from Derry City. Others included from left were Mr. Peter Hutton, Cathal Mc Ghee (who is holding the dog) and Mr Brian Duffy, nephew of Brendan.

GREYHOUNDS: Donegal Hospice Gala at Lifford

Lifford Stadium have switched this weekend’s race meeting to Sunday rather than the usual Saturday evening card.

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Foyle's Dare Gill in action with Banbridge's Andrew Denver.

SCHOOLS’ CUP: Foyle College defeat Banbridge Academy in Danske Bank Trophy final

Foyle College have won the first of thise season’s Danske Bank Schools’ subsidiary competitions, lifting the Schools’ Trophy following a 15-11 win over Banbridge Academy at RS Dungannon.

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Derry climbers, Oliver Crouch, Dillon McLaughlin and Adam Tinney. (Picture Martin McKeown)

Local climbing trio hit heights in Dublin

The Foyle Arena Climbing Club is toasting national success after three local youngsters recorded success at the recent Mountaineering Ireland Youth Climbing Series in Dublin.

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Stephen Corr  and the City of Derry pack enjoyed a dominant afternoon against Bective as the locals made it five successive AIl victories.

AIL RUGBY: City of Derry out of bottom two after Bective victory

City of Derry 21, Bective Rangers 8

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Jono Gibbes

RUGBY: Ulster confirm Jono Gibbes as new head coach from next season

Ulster have landed a major coup in attracting former All Black international Jono Gibbes to Kingspan Stadium as head coach ahead of the 2017-18 season.

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Neil Burns contributed 21 of City of Derry's tally against Old Crescent at Judges Road.

AIL RUGBY: Superb Derry defeat Old Crescent in thriller

Ulster Bank All Ireland League, Division 2B

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