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'I'm sure the critics have already ruled us out' - Browne seeking to prove Ireland's doubters wrong
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'I'm sure the critics have already ruled us out' - Browne seeking to prove Ireland's doubters wrong

Mar 21st 2021, 5:28 PM 3,144 Views 2 Comments

Ireland begin their World Cup qualification campaign against Serbia next Wednesday.

'We have to regroup but I know these guys will because they’re full of the right stuff'
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'We have to regroup but I know these guys will because they’re full of the right stuff'

May 19th 2019, 8:45 PM 10,702 Views 38 Comments

The Limerick manager is confident they can bounce back from today’s loss to Cork.

LIVE: UFC 229 press conference with Nurmagomedov and McGregor
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LIVE: UFC 229 press conference with Nurmagomedov and McGregor

Sep 20th 2018, 9:30 PM 13,692 Views 23 Comments

Ahead of next month’s fight, the pair are scheduled to address the media in New York at 10pm Irish time.

UFC champ Woodley hits back at 'delusional' Dana White over Diaz claim
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UFC champ Woodley hits back at 'delusional' Dana White over Diaz claim

Nov 30th 2017, 4:07 PM 8,025 Views 4 Comments

Recent speculation suggested that Tyron Woodley would defend his title against Nate Diaz at UFC 219.

'I fully believe we can claw it back' - Conor McManus
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'I fully believe we can claw it back' - Conor McManus

Nov 12th 2017, 8:45 AM 12,391 Views 4 Comments

Ireland lost to Australia on a scoreline of 63-53 after the opener in Adelaide.

Paulie Malignaggi brands McGregor a 'd**khead' after training camp row
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Paulie Malignaggi brands McGregor a 'd**khead' after training camp row

Aug 8th 2017, 11:40 AM 47,730 Views 85 Comments

Former boxing champ quit as sparring partner ahead of McGregor v Mayweather on 26 August.

LIVE from LA: The first press conference with Mayweather and McGregor
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LIVE from LA: The first press conference with Mayweather and McGregor

Jul 11th 2017, 9:30 PM 19,120 Views 22 Comments

From 10pm Irish time, the pair meet at the Staples Center for the first time ahead of their 26 August bout.

'I'm not just going to go there and wish him all the best for the Test match'
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'I'm not just going to go there and wish him all the best for the Test match'

May 9th 2017, 6:00 AM 10,285 Views 3 Comments

Wales’ Rhys Webb will be fighting Conor Murray for the Lions’ nine shirt.

Tony Adams aims to kick Granada backsides
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Tony Adams aims to kick Granada backsides

Apr 11th 2017, 4:55 PM 5,458 Views 2 Comments

The former Arsenal captain was already working at the club before taking charge.

David Haye does boxing no favours as he warns Bellew to 'enjoy your last days'
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David Haye does boxing no favours as he warns Bellew to 'enjoy your last days'

Mar 2nd 2017, 4:55 PM 8,271 Views 18 Comments

It’s not the first time Haye’s mouth has got him in trouble.

Conan: Maybe somewhere else is better but I want to play for Leinster
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Conan: Maybe somewhere else is better but I want to play for Leinster

Feb 14th 2017, 7:56 PM 10,628 Views 26 Comments

The number eight is happy to fight for his place at the eastern province.

Michael Cheika and Eddie Jones have already started their war of words
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Michael Cheika and Eddie Jones have already started their war of words

Nov 28th 2016, 12:36 PM 14,677 Views 20 Comments

Jones’ behaviour damaging his legacy in Oz, warns Cheika.

McGregor claims Mayweather is 'afraid' as the pair continue to exchange verbal blows
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McGregor claims Mayweather is 'afraid' as the pair continue to exchange verbal blows

Nov 17th 2016, 10:15 AM 8,401 Views 19 Comments

The UFC star wants $100 million to enter the ring with Mayweather.

Watch: Eddie Alvarez and Conor McGregor at the UFC 205 press conference
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Watch: Eddie Alvarez and Conor McGregor at the UFC 205 press conference

Nov 10th 2016, 7:30 PM 11,510 Views 19 Comments

Ahead of their bout on Saturday night, Alvarez and McGregor addressed the media this evening in New York.

Rout of Man United proves we have fight to win the title - Pedro
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Rout of Man United proves we have fight to win the title - Pedro

Oct 24th 2016, 1:31 PM 3,020 Views 5 Comments

Chelsea now turn their attention to a London derby against West Ham in the EFl Cup.

Anthony Joshua will fight on 10 December - even if Wladimir Klitschko won't
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Anthony Joshua will fight on 10 December - even if Wladimir Klitschko won't

Oct 19th 2016, 12:02 PM 3,777 Views 6 Comments

Klitschko considering shot in Germany if WBA refuses to sanction title fight.

'Some people have a great opinion of me and some people probably think I'm absolutely useless'
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'Some people have a great opinion of me and some people probably think I'm absolutely useless'

Oct 9th 2016, 12:17 PM 7,814 Views 5 Comments

After signing for City in 2006, the goalkeeper has moved to Serie A.

Watch: Eddie Alvarez and Conor McGregor at the UFC 205 press conference
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Watch: Eddie Alvarez and Conor McGregor at the UFC 205 press conference

Sep 27th 2016, 11:55 PM 14,709 Views 15 Comments

The pair spoke to the media in New York tonight ahead of their lightweight title bout on 12 November.

McIlroy recalls Braveheart-inspired speech that launched Miracle at Medinah
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McIlroy recalls Braveheart-inspired speech that launched Miracle at Medinah

Sep 27th 2016, 5:41 PM 10,531 Views 9 Comments

Europe’s 2012 comeback regarded as the greatest in Ryder Cup history.

Under-fire Wayne Rooney hits back at 'rubbish' criticism
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Under-fire Wayne Rooney hits back at 'rubbish' criticism

Sep 22nd 2016, 9:36 PM 10,161 Views 20 Comments

Wayne Rooney is determined to answer his critics by helping Manchester United return to form.

'I'd love to share a ring with him' - John Joe Nevin eyes up dream fight with Carl Frampton
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'I'd love to share a ring with him' - John Joe Nevin eyes up dream fight with Carl Frampton

Aug 30th 2016, 10:56 AM 5,613 Views 8 Comments

The Mullingar boxer returned to the ring last weekend after a nine month absence.

Watch: Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor at the UFC 202 press conference
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Watch: Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor at the UFC 202 press conference

Aug 17th 2016, 8:30 PM 12,662 Views 12 Comments

The pair addressed the media ahead of Saturday night’s bout.

'The whole world will see me embracing my daughter after winning the gold medal in Rio'
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'The whole world will see me embracing my daughter after winning the gold medal in Rio'

Aug 14th 2016, 7:30 AM 11,713 Views 14 Comments

After winning World and European gold in 2015, Michael Conlan tells The42 why he is now ready to achieve his boyhood dream in Rio.

'It felt horrible, horrible to the lads, but a bit of perspective is needed too'
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'It felt horrible, horrible to the lads, but a bit of perspective is needed too'

Jul 25th 2016, 12:06 PM 5,137 Views 3 Comments

Derek McGrath was speaking about the aftermath of Waterford Munster final hammering to Tipperary.

'We don't have to go back to USA '94 for inspiration, we beat the world champions last year!'
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'We don't have to go back to USA '94 for inspiration, we beat the world champions last year!'

Jun 21st 2016, 9:30 PM 3,526 Views 5 Comments

Tomorrow night, Ireland need their first victory over the Azzurri at a major tournament since the heroics of Giants Stadium.

'Te’o and Ringrose, there was a lot of smoke blown up those guys’ asses, the Ulster centres ripped them to shreds'
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'Te’o and Ringrose, there was a lot of smoke blown up those guys’ asses, the Ulster centres ripped them to shreds'

May 20th 2016, 1:00 AM 13,222 Views 41 Comments

There’s plenty of evidence to convince Stephen Ferris either side can win tonight’s big Pro12 semi-final.

"The government has been sacked": Mary Lou tops poll, says FG/FF deal not inevitable
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"The government has been sacked": Mary Lou tops poll, says FG/FF deal not inevitable

Feb 27th 2016, 7:50 PM 58,854 Views 145 Comments

There were several false dawns, but Mary Lou was eventually elected on the sixth count.

'Everything else, apart from the rugby, is a sideshow': Ireland not taking Eddie Jones's bait
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'Everything else, apart from the rugby, is a sideshow': Ireland not taking Eddie Jones's bait

Feb 26th 2016, 3:00 PM 5,200 Views 4 Comments

Best hails Josh van der Flier as a “handful” ahead of his Ireland debut.

'We're going to Twickenham to play rugby and throw everything at England'
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'We're going to Twickenham to play rugby and throw everything at England'

Feb 26th 2016, 11:04 AM 4,872 Views 3 Comments

The wounds from Perpignan are still raw but Ireland are determined to make amends this weekend.

Watch: McGregor and Diaz square off at UFC 196 press conference
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Watch: McGregor and Diaz square off at UFC 196 press conference

Feb 24th 2016, 8:48 PM 24,380 Views 39 Comments

The pair addressed the media in California this evening ahead of their welterweight bout in 10 days’ time.

Donald Trump and Pope Francis got into a proper row today
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Donald Trump and Pope Francis got into a proper row today

Feb 18th 2016, 6:45 PM 26,138 Views 112 Comments

Francis said Trump was “not Christian”. Trump called his comments “disgraceful.”

'I won't be as nice to Billy Joe when we get in the ring' - Andy Lee
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'I won't be as nice to Billy Joe when we get in the ring' - Andy Lee

Dec 16th 2015, 5:20 PM 15,161 Views 23 Comments

The WBO world champion is determined to lose his ‘Mr. Nice Guy’ tag

'Fury says what a lot of people are thinking... you know where you are with him'
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'Fury says what a lot of people are thinking... you know where you are with him'

Dec 1st 2015, 1:45 PM 7,256 Views 13 Comments

Long-time promoter Mick Hennessy won’t censor new heavyweight champ

Frampton: They will boo Quigg in Manchester
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Frampton: They will boo Quigg in Manchester

Nov 16th 2015, 4:30 PM 2,834 Views 2 Comments

Belfast fighter confident travelling Irish fans will make unification bout feel like a home fight.

Micheál Martin has just issued a big challenge to Enda
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Micheál Martin has just issued a big challenge to Enda

Oct 10th 2015, 8:40 PM 29,036 Views 96 Comments

The Fianna Fáil leader says he’ll go all the way to Mayo to debate the Taoiseach – and Micheal Ring can ask the questions.

McGuigan backs Cummings to follow Frampton's path to glory
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McGuigan backs Cummings to follow Frampton's path to glory

Oct 1st 2015, 12:30 AM 3,887 Views 1 Comment

The Tyrone prospect has some harsh words for rival Jason Quigley ahead of his first domestic duel.

Jackie Tyrrell gave an 'unbelievable' speech to rally the Kilkenny team at half-time
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Jackie Tyrrell gave an 'unbelievable' speech to rally the Kilkenny team at half-time

Sep 6th 2015, 7:50 PM 17,082 Views 8 Comments

Kilkenny were three points down at half-time but turned it around to win by four.

'Conor McGregor has an illegitimate belt': UFC commentator calls 'bulls***' on interim title
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'Conor McGregor has an illegitimate belt': UFC commentator calls 'bulls***' on interim title

Aug 31st 2015, 10:42 PM 12,313 Views 6 Comments

Joe Rogan is more of a braces than a belt man it seems.

'If they valued me, it would be there': Jon Walters hits out at Stoke City's contract offer
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'If they valued me, it would be there': Jon Walters hits out at Stoke City's contract offer

Aug 27th 2015, 8:15 PM 8,519 Views 13 Comments

The attacker’s current deal expires at the end of the season.

Jim Gavin didn't want to talk about the Davey Byrne incident yesterday
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Jim Gavin didn't want to talk about the Davey Byrne incident yesterday

Jul 31st 2015, 6:00 AM 4,864 Views 0 Comments

Dubs and Armagh facing reported €10,000 fines following challenge match bust-up.

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