Redzer Ardfert could be the new kennel star for Maunsell 

Could Brendan Maunsell have another Cash Is King on his hands? His kennel star, winner of €24,750 in prize money up to this, bowed out of the Boylesports Irish Derby at the second round stage in Shelbourne Park on Friday night after completely missing the break from trap 5, but it would appear that the Abbeydorney man has another star in the making in Redzer Ardfert, which greatly impressed at Tralee on the same night when winning a first round heat of the Castleisland Tyre Centre A3 525 Sweepstake (winner, €2,350).

Finnegan claims gold in Santry 

The Irish Life Health National Senior Championships took place at Morton Stadium in Santry last Saturday and Sunday. The fine weather of recent weeks broke and heavy rain on the first day and strong winds on the second, made for testing conditions. The only gold medal of the weekend came courtesy of Denis Finnegan from An Riocht who took the men's triple jump title with a leap of 14.33m. Club mate Shona Heaslip ran a gutsy 5,000m to take the silver medal. Leading from the start she was just pipped into second place in the final...