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'We often joke that we literally feel like full-time professionals without getting paid'
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'We often joke that we literally feel like full-time professionals without getting paid'

Updated Mar 20th 2021, 3:00 PM 25,798 Views 19 Comments

Wexford Youths great Kylie Murphy reflects on 10 years of the Women’s National League, and the strides made this off-season.

Ireland international the matchwinner for Liverpool in important victory at Crystal Palace
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Ireland international the matchwinner for Liverpool in important victory at Crystal Palace

Mar 8th 2021, 9:27 AM 4,014 Views 1 Comment

Reds skipper Niamh Fahey was on target on another busy day for the Irish across the water.

Seamus Coleman delighted to end 11 years of derby hurt
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Seamus Coleman delighted to end 11 years of derby hurt

Feb 20th 2021, 8:16 PM 9,195 Views 9 Comments

The Irish international was the only Everton player to feature the last time they beat Liverpool.

Aherne makes history by becoming first captain to lift four successive All-Irelands
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Aherne makes history by becoming first captain to lift four successive All-Irelands

Dec 20th 2020, 7:06 PM 5,218 Views 8 Comments

‘She’s a phenomenal leader, she’s the most selfless person,’ said Noelle Healy of her skipper.

'Being told I was captaining Ireland was cool, pretty humbling, unexpected'
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'Being told I was captaining Ireland was cool, pretty humbling, unexpected'

Nov 13th 2020, 11:22 PM 15,256 Views 20 Comments

Stand-in skipper James Ryan admits Ireland will need to up their game significantly if they are to get a result in Twickenham next week.

Stuttgart, the 2002 World Cup, and the second coming - Mick's Ireland career
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Stuttgart, the 2002 World Cup, and the second coming - Mick's Ireland career

Apr 5th 2020, 4:10 PM 4,860 Views 5 Comments

The 61-year-old will walk away from the Ireland set-up with many fond memories.

Three-week lay-off leaves Henderson in race against time for Atletico showdown
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Three-week lay-off leaves Henderson in race against time for Atletico showdown

Feb 21st 2020, 2:20 PM 4,094 Views 4 Comments

The Liverpool captain sustained a hamstring injury during Tuesday’s 1-0 defeat in Madrid.

'He's fairly similar to Maurice Fitz' - Kerry legend Moynihan lauds 'exceptional' Clifford
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'He's fairly similar to Maurice Fitz' - Kerry legend Moynihan lauds 'exceptional' Clifford

Feb 5th 2020, 5:14 PM 7,884 Views 4 Comments

High praise for the Kingdom skipper.

'Excellent' Browne singled out for praise after Preston ease to Championship win
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'Excellent' Browne singled out for praise after Preston ease to Championship win

Jan 21st 2020, 10:53 PM 7,457 Views 2 Comments

In tonight’s other fixture, Dan Crowley’s Birmingham and Middlesborough drew 1-1.

Klopp lauds 'exceptional' Henderson after Premier League leaders go a year without defeat
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Klopp lauds 'exceptional' Henderson after Premier League leaders go a year without defeat

Jan 3rd 2020, 9:10 AM 5,157 Views 11 Comments

Liverpool overcame Sheffield United at Anfield last night.

Major coup for Chelsea as English women's top-flight leaders sign Australia's World Cup star
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Major coup for Chelsea as English women's top-flight leaders sign Australia's World Cup star

Nov 13th 2019, 12:00 PM 2,804 Views 0 Comments

‘The WSL is the best league in Europe,’ Sam Kerr said. ‘I want team success and I don’t want it to come easy.’

'We'll go there on the front foot and this team and this nation is always capable of a big result'
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'We'll go there on the front foot and this team and this nation is always capable of a big result'

Sep 6th 2019, 1:44 PM 5,404 Views 2 Comments

Seamus Coleman is promising a positive return performance in Geneva next month.

From Rush to Lord's: Eoin Morgan on top of the world
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From Rush to Lord's: Eoin Morgan on top of the world

Jul 15th 2019, 12:44 PM 8,739 Views 11 Comments

The Dubliner was never scared to chase his sporting dreams even if it meant swimming against the tide. On Sunday, he achieved all of those and more.

'The whole idea of being a footballer for me is to play in the Premier League. It’s not to have a nice car'
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'The whole idea of being a footballer for me is to play in the Premier League. It’s not to have a nice car'

Jun 12th 2019, 8:00 AM 20,500 Views 5 Comments

Seamus Coleman talks about what it means to captain Ireland, the next generation of players and recovering from setback at Everton.

'We probably won't reap the benefits of it, but the generations behind us will'
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'We probably won't reap the benefits of it, but the generations behind us will'

May 25th 2019, 7:30 AM 6,270 Views 1 Comment

After making her 100th Cork City appearance, Ciara McNamara hopes to pave the way for others to follow suit.

Vincent Kompany thunderbolt sees Man City take massive step towards Premier League glory
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Vincent Kompany thunderbolt sees Man City take massive step towards Premier League glory

May 6th 2019, 10:20 PM 39,939 Views 182 Comments

The veteran skipper scored a phenomenal effort from range to beat Leicester City on Monday night.

Coleman's fine form recognised with Premier League Player of the Month nomination
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Coleman's fine form recognised with Premier League Player of the Month nomination

Apr 5th 2019, 2:11 PM 8,760 Views 16 Comments

Robbie Keane is the last Irishman to claim the prize back in 2007.

2017 and 2018 All-Ireland winning captain and Player of the Year to lead Dublin again
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2017 and 2018 All-Ireland winning captain and Player of the Year to lead Dublin again

Jan 31st 2019, 10:03 AM 2,056 Views 0 Comments

Sinéad Aherne is a real leader.

The Alchemist: Why Pádraig Harrington is an ideal fit for the Ryder Cup captaincy
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The Alchemist: Why Pádraig Harrington is an ideal fit for the Ryder Cup captaincy

Jan 8th 2019, 8:00 PM 13,788 Views 11 Comments

The Dubliner has been announced as Europe’s captain for the 43rd instalment of the Ryder Cup.

Ireland's Aiden McGeady is on fire for Sunderland right now
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Ireland's Aiden McGeady is on fire for Sunderland right now

Dec 1st 2018, 4:54 PM 13,734 Views 14 Comments

The experienced winger is tearing it up for the League One side.

Quiz: How well do you know Roy Keane and his history with Ireland?
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Quiz: How well do you know Roy Keane and his history with Ireland?

Nov 21st 2018, 8:31 PM 35,973 Views 30 Comments

Ireland’s former captain and assistant manager is now a free agent.

'Peter is in some of the best fitness form of his life'
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'Peter is in some of the best fitness form of his life'

Sep 17th 2018, 6:15 AM 10,551 Views 2 Comments

There was no sign of early-season rust as Peter O’Mahony hit the ground running against Ospreys on Friday.

'It would be wonderful for my family, especially my Mam and Dad. That's why you do it'
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'It would be wonderful for my family, especially my Mam and Dad. That's why you do it'

Sep 6th 2018, 6:00 PM 5,159 Views 1 Comment

Aoife Murray is chasing her ninth All-Ireland senior camogie medal on Sunday but the captaincy role makes it a more special occasion.

'There's no reason why he can't feel some part English and also be very proud to play for Ireland'
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'There's no reason why he can't feel some part English and also be very proud to play for Ireland'

Sep 6th 2018, 3:04 PM 20,488 Views 30 Comments

Seamus Coleman has his say on Declan Rice’s situation.

'Sinead any day could score 2-4, 2-6, 2-8 - she’s one of the game’s top players'
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'Sinead any day could score 2-4, 2-6, 2-8 - she’s one of the game’s top players'

Aug 26th 2018, 7:00 AM 4,286 Views 0 Comments

Dublin captain Sinead Aherne produced a scintillating first-half performance before the posts yesterday.

'Hendo is so important to us' - Klopp says Henderson still key despite Fabinho and Keita signings
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'Hendo is so important to us' - Klopp says Henderson still key despite Fabinho and Keita signings

Aug 6th 2018, 8:26 PM 9,115 Views 13 Comments

Two key signings mean that the fight for midfield places is fiercer than ever at Anfield, but the England star will continue to play a big role.

Dardis to the rescue for Ireland as late O'Brien try delivers win over Chile
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Dardis to the rescue for Ireland as late O'Brien try delivers win over Chile

Jul 21st 2018, 12:36 AM 8,475 Views 5 Comments

A thundering run from Pedro Verschae threatened to derail Ireland’s World Cup campaign.

Watch: Eoin Donnelly's stoppage time goal earns Fermanagh first Ulster final spot in 10 years
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Watch: Eoin Donnelly's stoppage time goal earns Fermanagh first Ulster final spot in 10 years

Jun 3rd 2018, 4:09 PM 9,313 Views 3 Comments

Rory Gallagher’s side defeated Monaghan in dramatic circumstances on Sunday to book their place in the 2018 Ulster final.

'It's massive' - Cavan captain Greene aiming to overwrite past disappointments
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'It's massive' - Cavan captain Greene aiming to overwrite past disappointments

May 6th 2018, 7:30 AM 2,771 Views 1 Comment

Tipperary stand in their way of the Division 2 league title and promotion to the top flight.

'Leading my country out in my hometown of Tallaght will be a really proud moment'
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'Leading my country out in my hometown of Tallaght will be a really proud moment'

Apr 6th 2018, 8:00 AM 15,765 Views 7 Comments

Ireland captain Katie McCabe will live her childhood dream this evening.

Grand Slam-winning captain Rory Best signs new IRFU contract
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Grand Slam-winning captain Rory Best signs new IRFU contract

Mar 20th 2018, 10:21 AM 11,472 Views 53 Comments

The hooker has extended his deal until the end of the 2019 World Cup.

'The biggest highlight of my career': Best joins O'Driscoll and Mullen in Ireland's elite club
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'The biggest highlight of my career': Best joins O'Driscoll and Mullen in Ireland's elite club

Mar 18th 2018, 12:05 AM 15,188 Views 15 Comments

Ireland captain says this team are ‘greedy’ and want to build on the Grand Slam win.

Sam Allardyce delivers glowing praise for 'superhuman' Seamus Coleman
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Sam Allardyce delivers glowing praise for 'superhuman' Seamus Coleman

Feb 2nd 2018, 11:56 AM 7,842 Views 7 Comments

“When you sprint 80 yards with the ball in the 92nd minute and the opposition players, who have been playing every week, can’t catch up, it shows the tremendous capacity for the game that he has.”

'A world-class performance from a world-class player': O'Mahony at the heart of Munster's rise
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'A world-class performance from a world-class player': O'Mahony at the heart of Munster's rise

Dec 18th 2017, 12:37 PM 13,561 Views 27 Comments

He’s worth every last cent.

Ireland's Ciaran Clark scores as Newcastle stage second-half comeback
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Ireland's Ciaran Clark scores as Newcastle stage second-half comeback

Nov 28th 2017, 10:20 PM 5,787 Views 5 Comments

West Brom looked headed for victory until the Magpies snatched a 2-2 draw at The Hawthorns.

'I've believed for a long time that we'll go to Russia... Bring them on'
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'I've believed for a long time that we'll go to Russia... Bring them on'

Oct 10th 2017, 1:29 AM 5,898 Views 1 Comment

David Meyler is confident that Ireland can progress through the play-offs to reach next year’s World Cup.

Coleman joins up with Ireland squad ahead of top-of-the-table clash as Hendrick is ruled out
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Coleman joins up with Ireland squad ahead of top-of-the-table clash as Hendrick is ruled out

Sep 4th 2017, 12:08 PM 9,760 Views 13 Comments

The team captain was present at today’s training session, while Burnley midfielder Hendrick won’t be available.

'I've no fear I won't be coming back the same player, there's none of that nonsense'
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'I've no fear I won't be coming back the same player, there's none of that nonsense'

Apr 29th 2017, 2:00 PM 4,332 Views 2 Comments

Staying patient about his return from a broken leg is the biggest challenge facing Seamus Coleman.

Paul McShane the hero as Reading boost promotion hopes
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Paul McShane the hero as Reading boost promotion hopes

Mar 4th 2017, 5:29 PM 5,118 Views 1 Comment

The Irish defender’s 78th minute header handed the Royals a victory that consolidated fifth spot in the table.

Captain, leader, legend: John Muldoon signs on for a 15th season with Connacht
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Captain, leader, legend: John Muldoon signs on for a 15th season with Connacht

Jan 18th 2017, 12:39 PM 5,330 Views 19 Comments

“I have always said that I would like to continue playing if I had the physical fitness and mental hunger to do so.”

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