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: 11:22 | 2/6/16

Final field of 16 for Derby

There were just two withdrawals from Saturday's Investec Derby at the 48-hour declaration stage to leave a final field of 16 for the Epsom Classic.

Aidan O'Brien took out Beacon Rock and Bravery at Thursday's final declaration stage but he will still have five representatives in the feature with US Army Ranger spearheading his quintet.

Ryan Moore will partner the Chester Vase winner, while Deauville (Jamie Spencer), Idaho (Seamie Heffernan), Port Douglas (Colm O'Donoghue) and Shogun (Donnacha O'Brien) completing the Ballydoyle interest.

The strong Irish-trained contingent will also feature Dermot Weld's Harzand and Moonlight Magic from Jim Bolger's yard.

Dante Stakes winner Wings Of Desire was one of four horses supplemented on Monday and John Gosden's charge has stood his ground alongside the Sir Michael Stoute-trained Ulysses and Across The Stars.

Godolphin's famous silks will be carried by the Andre Fabre-trained Cloth Of Stars as 2000 Guineas runner-up Massaat will take his chance for Owen Burrows.

Algometer, Biodynamic, Humphrey Bogart and Red Verdon complete the field.

Meanwhile, Found and Postponed will meet in the Queen Elizabeth II Coronation Cup on the same card.

Found had been expected to miss the race after finishing second in the Tattersalls Gold Cup but the filly has been declared and will take on the King George VI And Queen Elizabeth Stakes winer.

Postponed is joined in the race by stable companion Roseburg, while Simple Verse and Arabian Queen will provide stiff opposition.

Luca Cumani's Second Step, the James Fanshawe-trained Star Storm and Rod Millman's Master Carpenter complete the field.

Taylor joins the professional ranks

10:35 | 27/10/16

Former Olympic boxing champion Katie Taylor is to turn professional with her first bout scheduled for November 26.

Un De Sceaux could focus on France

12:06 | 26/10/16

Un De Sceaux could be campaigned in France for the majority of the season, according to part-owner Colm O'Connell.

Minding to stay in training

11:27 | 25/10/16

Dual Classic winner Minding is to stay in training as a four-year-old.

Thistlecrack wins on chasing bow

16:24 | 25/10/16

?World Hurdle winner Thistlecrack made the perfect start to his career over fences with victory in the Aspen Waite Complete Business Growth Service Novices' Cha...

Klitschko v Joshua off

08:49 | 25/10/16

Wladimir Klitschko's proposed world heavyweight title fight with Anthony Joshua has been delayed until 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.