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.

7 great sport channels

Football, Rugby, UFC, GAA

All free when you join eir Broadband

Subscribe to eir Sport
Published: 17:46 | 4/9/16

O'Dwyer: We proved Tipp doubters wrong

John 'Bubbles' O'Dwyer struggled to contain his satisfaction after the forward helped Tipperary to a superb 2-29 to 2-20 All-Ireland final victory over Kilkenny at Croke Park.

Tipp produced a stunning display of chance creation and clinical finishing in the second period to surge ahead of the Cats, eventually winning by a nine-point margin.

O'Dwyer scored a crucial goal to put the Premier County back ahead after Kevin Kelly's 41st-minute three-pointer had looked like it might turn the match in the favour of Brian Cody's side.

And O'Dywer, whose place in the starting XV was questioned in some quarters, was thrilled to answer his critics with a personal tally of 1-5 and an stunning all-round display.

“2014 is forgotten about,” he told RTE. “We’re champions of 2016.”

“People have been doubting this team. We knew exactly what we had in this team, in this dressing room in 2016.

“Everyone doubted us from the start of the year. We proved our doubters wrong today. We’re champions of f**king Ireland!

“I had my doubters at the start of the year. I think I’m after proving my doubters wrong here now.

“Myself, Seamie (Callanan) and Johnny (McGrath) in the inside forward line, we do the easy part. It’s the boys out in the middle of the field and in the backs that do the hard part.

"We’re only there to finish. I got the chance and put it away.”

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 .

New two-year term for Fitzmaurice

22:55 | 18/10/17

Eamonn Fitzmaurice has agreed a two-year extension to remain as Kerry boss until 2020.

Tipp unsettled by Barrett rumours, says Cahill

11:37 | 18/10/17

Michael Cahill says the speculation surrounding Cathal Barrett's absence affected Tipperary's defence of their All-Ireland title this summer.

Gilroy "very close" to appointing backroom team

16:52 | 17/10/17

New Dublin hurling boss Pat Gilroy says he is "very close" to finalising his backroom team.

St Vincent's boss Mullins looks for improvements

11:30 | 17/10/17

St Vincent's manager Brian Mullins says the reigning Dublin club football champions need to improve if they are to retain their title this year.

Offaly set to appoint Martin as new hurling boss

12:33 | 16/10/17

Two-time All-Ireland winner Kevin Martin is set to be appointed as Offaly's new senior hurling manager.

What’s in the eir Sport Pack?

We’ve got heartstopping action across 7 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.