Thurles Sars overcome by Na Piarsasigh

first_imgHaving led by 3 points at half time the Tipp champions could only add 5 points to their tally in the second period while the Limerick side added 12 to theirs to run out 2-15 to 17 point winners.Sars coach Paddy McCormack says at the end of the day goals were the difference at the Gaelic Grounds but they can have no complaints.last_img

Attention turns to club hurling action

first_imgAll attention turns now towards the club championship in the Premier County this weekend as the Mid Tipp hurling crown is up for grabs.The players involved in this weekend’s Mid Tipperary Senior Hurling Championship Final are prepared to ‘do anything to get the better of the opposition’.That’s the view of Drom-Inch manager Ted Kennedy, whose side face Loughmore-Castleiney in the divisional decider in Templetuohy on Sunday. He says friendships will be cast aside for the duration of the game.Loughmore boss Declan Laffan is hoping a recent run of defeats for the club in the final can be brought to an end.Tipp FM will have regular updates from the match, which throws-in at 3.30 on Sunday afternoon.last_img

Video: Cab driver who loves John Elway had no idea he was driving NFL legend

first_imgA cab driver was caught on tape praising John Elway as the best quarterback of all time, while the NFL legend — unbeknownst to him — was sitting in his backseat. “He’s a great quarterback,” explained Sam Snow, in the now-viral Facebook video, posted last week by Glenn Stearns.“A great quarterback,” he said.Snow — who was wearing a Pittsburgh Steelers jacket — had been driving around Washington D.C. with a group of people during the inauguration when they suddenly pulled out their cell phones and started asking him some football-related questions.“I asked our cab driver Mr. Sam Snow to name his top three quarterbacks of all time,” Stearns said. “This is what happens when he finally realizes he is driving his #1 choice!” The encounter was shared by countless people on Monday, and had already racked up nearly 300,000 views as of 11:30 p.m.In the clip, Snow can be heard explaining why Elway is his “Number 1,” and Tom Brady and Ben Roethlisberger are “Numbers 2 and 3” — all while Elway unsuspectingly snickers in the back seat.Attempting to have some fun with the cabbie, a woman sitting next to the Denver Broncos executive vice president — presumably his wife — tells Snow, “I think [Elway] is hot.”“This girl slept with him,” Stearns says.“Hey, with the money he got…guys would go to bed with him,” Snow adds, sparking several laughs. “Would you go to bed with John Elway?” a woman asks.“No, no, no, I don’t roll like that,” Snow says.After chatting for several minutes, the group finally lets the Steelers fan in on the secret.“Oh, come on man — are you serious?! It’s John Elway!” Snow says. “Man, I gotta take a picture…Seriously! That’s John Elway! I’ll be damned.”last_img read more