In The Irish News - Feb 24 1998: Dunloy marksman Gregory O’Kane is major doubt for All-Ireland club hurling semi-final replay
Back in the day: a look at some of the sports stories making the headlines in The Irish News on this day 20 years ago.
IT could be his last act in an amateur vest and, if it is, Caoimhin Hynes is determined to make it a memorable one
Kevin Óg Carney
EXACTLY 30 years after going toe-to-toe with Cork in the NFL, Stephen King isn’t ruling out history repeating itself come the end of this year’s Division Two campaign.
On This Day - Feb 24 1940: Denis Law, Manchester United, Man City and Scotland star forward, is born
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Allianz National Football League Division Three: Fermanagh v Derry (tonight, 7pm, Brewster Park) THE final whistle in Brewster Park last April brought down the most reverential of hushes.
Allianz National Hurling League Division 1B: Antrim v Limerick (tomorrow, Cushendall, 2pm) NOT only are Limerick showing that they’re the best team in Division 1B this year, they’re winning games without their sizeable Na Piarsaigh contingent.
Allianz National Football League Division Two: Down v Clare (tomorrow, 2pm, Páirc Esler) IT was in Clare last year that the whole idea of Down as a footballing force seemed to run out of road, only for the entire year to take a sharp turn after a humbling loss.
Allianz National Hurling League Division 2B: Derry v Armagh (tomorrow, 2pm, Celtic Park) THE table doesn’t lie – three games, three defeats and occupying the bottom two spots in Division 2B, Ulster rivals Derry and Armagh are right in the middle of relegation battle with just two games to go.
By Padriag Kelly
THE last five years have provided a number of landmark moments for hurling in Dublin.
By Padraig Kelly
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