The local golfing focus may be on the eagerly anticpated return of The Open Championship to Royal Portrush this summer, but at Ballymena Galgorm Spa and Golf Resort are preparing to make a little bit of history themselves.
The Ireland women’s teams received a boost ahead of the weekend semi-finals at the FIH Series Finals in Banbridge when official driving partners of Hockey Ireland, Charles Hurst Jaguar Land Rover, revved into Havelock Park on Tuesday.
After bad weather wiped out the first weekend of the NCU Premier League season, the 2019 campaign is set to get underway on Saturday and the News Letter and its associated titles in the jpimedia group are launching a fantasy league for the action!
Sports charity The Mary Peters Trust, has joined forces with leading energy company Power NI to launch a new community athletes programme which will provide funding bursaries for three young athletes, helping them get on track to achieve their sporting ambitions.
Sport Northern Ireland and the NI Football League are pleased to announce a new partnership with Sporting Chance, which will provide education sessions to Danske Bank Premiership and Academy teams, focusing on emotional and mental health in a sporting context.
A heroic combined batting effort from Ireland, headlined by half-centuries from Andy Balbirnie and Kevin O’Brien, ensured they set Afghanistan a tricky target of 147 to chase for victory at the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium in India.