Sports

  • Race goes ahead despite pandemic

    Race goes ahead despite pandemic



    25 March 2020 THE only sporting fixture in the province at the weekend took place behind closed doors at Downpatrick racecourse on Sunday.

  • Niall honoured for channelling energy into youth coaching after medical scare

    Niall honoured for channelling energy into youth coaching after medical scare



    25 March 2020 THE 12 months that Loughinisland GAC’s Niall Flynn didn’t play his beloved Gaelic football were among the toughest the 20 year-old faced in his short life.

  • Space Cadet powers to victory in Ulster National

    Space Cadet powers to victory in Ulster National



    25 March 2020 THE first ever Ulster National, sponsored by Randox, took place behind closed doors at a bright but chilly Downpatrick on Sunday, the local track’s first meeting of the year.

  • Joy for locals at Down Royal on St Patrick’s Day

    Joy for locals at Down Royal on St Patrick’s Day



    25 March 2020 THE annual St Patrick’s Day meeting at Down Royal went ahead in wet conditions and behind closed doors.

  • Stay at home and wait for plague to end

    Stay at home and wait for plague to end



    25 March 2020 WHAT do you write about when you’ve nothing to write about?  Turn your hand to writing for politicians, or indeed anyone else who says a lot without actually saying anything? The reason for my dilemma is of course the absence of athletics or any sort of sporting activity in the area, due to the effects of the coronavirus which has rendered the sporting calendar totally devoid of activity, apart from the odd horse race meeting held behind closed doors.

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