We use cookies to provide you with a better service. Carry on browsing if you're happy with this, or find out how to manage cookies.

6 great sport channels

Football, Rugby, UFC, GAA

All free when you join eir Broadband

Subscribe to eir Sport
Published: 16:08 | 10/9/16

Baker leads Harbour Law to St Leger


George Baker steered Harbour Law to victory in the St Leger as Laura Mongan becomes the first woman to train a winner in the Grade One race.

Baker came past Ventura Storm and Housesofparliament to take victory on the outside after favourite Idaho had unseated Seamie Heffernan following a slip with over three furlongs to run.

"We saw him in the paddock and we couldn't believe how well he looked," Mongan said.

"It's all a bit surreal at the moment - a lot of screaming - but this is brilliant.

"George has ridden the horse all the time. He knows exactly what to do and we left it all in his hands today as we knew he would know what to do."

Mick Cornwell, who owns the horse with wife Jackie, said: "We were praying for rain on the way up and when we got about 15 miles on the track it stopped and we thought that might be that but he was the best horse on the day.

"We'll sit down now and make a plan. He's progressed as the year has gone on and I think he will progress again next year.

"Between myself and Jackie, we've been involved in racing for more than 20 years, we have a pre-training yard in Whitcombe, but we've never experienced anything like this."

Heffernan walked away unaided following the fall and will now travel to Leopardstown for the Irish Champions Weekend.

"That wasn't part of the plan!" said Coolmore spokesman Kevin Buckley.

"The main thing is that I hope that Seamie is okay now as he has to get to Leopardstown now.

"Fair play to Laura Mongan. It's a great result for her. Is it the Classic that got away? Very possibly. We'll sleep on it."

Setanta Sports is now eir Sport. We have 6 great channels of live sport including eir Sport 1 & 2 and all 4 BT Sport channels. The eir Sport pack is free to all eir broadband customers. To learn more about setting sport free visit www.eir.ie/sport.

Kearney to undergo scan

15:25 | 27/2/17

Rob Kearney is to undergo a scan on the groin injury he sustained in Ireland's RBS Six Nations win over France on Saturday.


Vardy: Caretaker boss' instructions led to goals against Liverpool

08:15 | Today

Caretaker Leicester boss Craig Shakespeare told Jamie Vardy to press higher up the pitch, which led to his two goals against Liverpool, the striker revealed pos...


Limini could be supplemented for Champion

09:54 | Today

Willie Mullins is leaning towards supplementing Limini for the Stan James Champion Hurdle on the opening day of the Cheltenham Festival.


Leicester return to winning ways without Ranieri

08:37 | Today

Leicester City defeated Liverpool 3-1 at King Power Stadium to start the post-Claudio Ranieri reign with a victory.


GAA community not in favour of Super 8 - McGlynn

10:22 | Today

Donegal defender Frank McGlynn does not believe the GAA community is in favour of the Super 8 motion, which was passed at Congress on Saturday.


What’s in the eir Sport Pack?

We’ve got heartstopping action across 6 great sports channels, with 42 Premier League games, every Champions League game and every Europa League game, as well as UFC, Allianz Leagues GAA, Golf, F1 and much more.