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: 10:24 | 12/10/16

Cooper yet to decide on Kerry future

Colm Cooper is in no rush to make a decision on whether or not to extend his inter-county career by another year.

It has been rumoured that Cooper was on the verge of announcing his retirement from inter-county football, but the eight-time All-Star insists that he will not make any decision until his club commitments with Dr Crokes are at an end.

"I heard on the Friday night before the All-Ireland final that I was definitely staying on. And I heard last Tuesday night, when I finished Crokes' training, that I was retired. There were quite a few notifications on Twitter. I don't make any rash decisions," he said.

Cooper missed the entire 2014 season as he recovered from a serious knee injury and he wants to see how his body is before he commitments to a 17th season with Kerry.

"Whenever the Crokes thing finishes up then I need to take a look at the overall picture. How's the body, the enjoyment, the hunger, and then hopefully make the right decision," he is quoted as saying in the Irish Independent.

Should he decide to carry on for another year, Cooper will have a call to make on how much involvement he has during the Allianz Football League.

"I know from last year when I met with Eamonn Fitzmaurice we both felt the league was important for me, to get back playing and get as much time under my belt as possible. Would that be the case this year? I'm not sure. It's something that needs to be thrashed out," Cooper explained.

"He's very fair and reasonable and would certainly be looking at the bigger picture. Let's be honest, Kerry are going to be judged on the championship next year, not where they finish in Division 1."

Conor McGregor will fight Eddie Alvarez for the lightweight belt at UFC 205 in New York on November 12 live on the eir Sport pack. The eir Sport pack is free to all eir broadband customers. To learn more about setting sport free visit www.eir.ie/sport .

Donaghy will continue for Kerry

11:53 | 22/10/16

Kieran Donaghy has declared his intention to continue to play inter-county football for Kerry so long as his body allows him to.

McStay confirmed as Roscommon manager

09:38 | 21/10/16

Kevin McStay is the new Roscommon senior football manager.

McEnaney appointed Wexford manager

12:03 | 19/10/16

Seamus McEnaney has been named as the new manager of the Wexford senior footballers.

McNamara ends inter-county career

09:04 | 19/10/16

Limerick's Wayne McNamara has announced his retirement from inter-county hurling.

Mannion unsure of O'Carroll return

15:07 | 18/10/16

Rory O'Carroll is unlikely to feature for the Dublin footballers in 2017.

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.