Cathal Pendred (right) and Mike King exchange blows

Pendred: I overcame poor start to claim win

23 Jul Irish UFC middleweight Cathal Pendred has revealed a poor start and lack of composure in the opening round of his bout with Mike King was the reason he almost succumbed to defeat before going on to win with a second-round submission.

Scott Evans was knocked out in the last 16 at the US Open

Irish players exit US Badminton Open

12 Jul Ireland's interest at the US Open in New York ended last night as Scott Evans lost in his singles while Sam and Chloe Magee were beaten in the mixed doubles.

Dublin clubs Half Moon and St Vincent's won the men's and ladies senior national titles respectively

Half Moon retain waterpolo national title

03 May Dublin club Half Moon are the men's Irish Senior Waterpolo champions for the second year in a row after beating Belfast's Cathal Brugha on penalties in the National Championship final in Bangor, Co Down tonight.

Madeleine Perry lost her match with France's Camille Serme

Ireland to face England in Euro semi-finals

01 May Ireland's women will face champions England in the semi-finals of the European Squash Championships after losing their final group match against France in Riccione, Italy today.

Nouran Ahmed Gohar (front) has won the Irish Squash Open women's title

Gohar and Waller take Irish squash titles

26 Apr Sixteen-year-old Egyptian Nouran Ahmed Gohar has taken the women's Cannon Kirk Homes Irish Squash Open title, with England's Adrian Waller claiming the men's title.

Irish number one Scott Evans

Mixed fortunes for Irish in Russia

23 Apr The brother and sister partnership of Chloe and Sam Magee got off to winning ways at the European Championships in Kazan on Wednesday.

Madeline Perry dismissed Antonella Falcione in just 18 minutes

Richards retires as Perry dazzles at Irish Open

23 Apr Number one seed Tom Richards exited squash's Cannon Kirk Homes Irish Open in the first round this afternoon after injury forced him into an early retirement, while Madeline Perry made an impressive start to her title defence in the women's competition.

Chloe Magee will team up with her brother Sam in the mixed doubles

Chloe Magee gets Euros bye

17 Apr Chloe Magee, seeded at No 7, has been given a bye into the second round of the European Badminton Championships starting in Kazan, Russia, next Wednesday.