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Cork County Welcome Home their Rowing Champions

The National Rowing Centre, Cork, invites everyone to join the rowing community in celebrating Ireland’s success at the World Rowing Championships this Saturday. Sanita Pušpure of Ballincollig took gold in…

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Incase you Missed it…

Gaelic Football fans, don’t forget the Dublin/Cork All-Ireland Ladies Senior Football Final is on this weekend, Sunday 16th September. #SeriousSupport has been shown for Ladies Gaelic Football in recent months…

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Looking to Get Back into Sport?

Thinking of trying out a new sport as a new hobby, or maybe just getting back into something that was forced to be put on the backburner? Dublin Sportsfest 2018…

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Curious sporting symmetry revealed by memories of last papal visit

In 1979 Ireland recorded a Test series win in Australia and Galway lost the hurling final. The impending arrival of Pope Francis to Ireland on Saturday and the only previous…

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Jim Gavin’s true genius is Dublin’s regeneration game

Dublin keep regenerating like a city in boomtime. Block by block, hood by hood, Jim Gavin and his backroom team are constantly refreshing and recycling, laying down work that will…

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Geraint Thomas wins Tour de France: What does victory mean for Team Sky?

In terms of reputation, Geraint Thomas’ Tour de France victory appears a blessing for Team Sky after a year of controversy – and perhaps a relief for the wider sport…

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World Cup 2018: France beat brave Croatia to win final

It was a final that had everything Russia 2018 has been celebrated for, everything it has enthralled us with, except one key ultimately decisive factor: a surprise. France lifted their…

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Lahinch Golf Club To Host 2019 Irish Open

The European Tour has today announced that Lahinch Golf Club in County Clare is to host the 2019 Dubai Duty Free Irish Open. Next year’s tournament will be played in County Clare…

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2018’s New Heights Champions Series

Launched last month, Showjumping Ireland’s 2018 New Heights Champions Series is taking place at 9 legs across the country, including the final, with an overall prize fund of €105,000. In addition,…

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Guinness PRO14 Announce Partnership With Freshly Chopped

PRO14 Rugby have announced that Freshly Chopped is to become its Official Health Food Partner for the Guinness PRO14 final series this coming May. This year’s final series will end…

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Spurs hit six as VAR dominates

Fernando Llorente scored a hat-trick as Tottenham cruised to the FA Cup quarter-finals with a 6-1 win over Rochdale in a replay littered with VAR controversy at Wembley. After Erik…

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Mauricio Pochettino’s boys come of age

Tottenham drew 2-2 with Juventus in the first leg of their Champions League round-of-16 tie in Turin. Having come back from being two goals down inside 10 minutes, it is…

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Republic of Ireland to play Northern Ireland in Dublin friendly this November

The Republic of Ireland is set to take on Northern Ireland in a friendly match on Thursday, November 15th this year at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin. It will be…

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Formula 1 To End Tradition Of Using Grid Girls

Formula 1 has said it will end its tradition of using grid girls. In a statement today, Sean Bratches, Managing Director of Commercial Operations at Formula 1 said: “Over the…

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Bert Trautmann – A Journey From Villain To Hero

When a German paratrooper and holder of the Iron Cross transferred to Manchester City in the 1950’s thousands took to the streets in protest; but just a few years later Bert…

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2017 League of Ireland Premier Division Preview

With the new season just days away, the forthcoming Premier Division season is shaping up to be the most exciting for some time. At the top, there are a number…

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New laws to clamp down on high tackles could prove revolutionary in rugby

In theory it is just another winter Tuesday. No big games are happening on January 3rd 2017, no one will instantly sense the change. Could it be, nevertheless, that the…

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All four provinces proving competitive on the European stage

In stark contrast to this point last season when only Ulster still harboured hopes of reaching the knock-out stages of the European Champions Cup, all four provinces are still standing…

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Koeman ridicules Wenger for blaming loss on officials

Ronald Koeman ridiculed Arsène Wenger for claiming the referee Mark Clattenburg was responsible for Arsenal’s defeat at Everton as the visitors missed the chance to overtake Chelsea at the top…

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Marco Reus strikes late to condemn Real Madrid to second place

Real Madrid failed to win their Champions League group for the first time in four years when a late goal by substitute Marco Reus allowed Borussia Dortmund to equalise and…

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West Ham striker Andy Carroll held up at gunpoint

West Ham striker Andy Carroll was held at gunpoint after training on Wednesday, Sky sources understand. A club statement said later on Wednesday night that the police were investigating an…

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Dundalk duo named in Irish squad as Shane Long misses out

Dundalk duo Andy Boyle and Daryl Horgan have received their first call-ups in Republic of Ireland manager Martin O’Neill’s provisional squad for the 2018 World Cup qualifier against Austria in…

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Liam Toland: It was Anthony’s intelligence that stood out most

The first time I played against Anthony ‘Axel’ Foley was in 1989. I was at number eight for St Clement’s and Anthony was at number eight for St Munchin’s. It…

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O’Gara ‘heartbroken’ as rugby world mourns Foley

Ronan O’Gara has spoken about the loss of an “incredible man” as the rugby world struggles to come to terms with the sudden death of Anthony Foley. The 42-year-old coach…

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