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'People look at Connacht down the end of their nose' - Friend responds to comments by Bulls boss
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'People look at Connacht down the end of their nose' - Friend responds to comments by Bulls boss

Oct 5th 2021, 3:00 PM 21,122 Views 23 Comments

The province have also confirmed the signing of Samoa international loosehead Tietie Tuimauga.

'Cynicism, give us a break. Really?' - Dublin boss Bohan's mounting frustration
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'Cynicism, give us a break. Really?' - Dublin boss Bohan's mounting frustration

Aug 15th 2021, 7:05 AM 53,254 Views 12 Comments

‘Physicality has been thrown out like a dirty word at us at the moment – and cynicism.’

Rugby Australia slam Erasmus' 'unacceptable' attack on referee Berry
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Rugby Australia slam Erasmus' 'unacceptable' attack on referee Berry

Jul 30th 2021, 10:15 AM 9,528 Views 13 Comments

The Aussie union’s CEO says public attacks like this can’t be tolerated.

Hardcore Super League trio defiant against UEFA 'coercion'
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Hardcore Super League trio defiant against UEFA 'coercion'

May 26th 2021, 9:30 PM 5,404 Views 2 Comments

UEFA on Tuesday opened formal disciplinary proceedings against the three clubs.

'It’s very, very sad' - Mourinho left fuming with Solskjaer over Son Heung-min comments
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'It’s very, very sad' - Mourinho left fuming with Solskjaer over Son Heung-min comments

Apr 11th 2021, 8:39 PM 21,157 Views 16 Comments

Son Heung-min was involved in a controversial moment in the first half and post-match comments from Solskjaer riled former United boss Mourinho.

Lewis Hamilton’s claim safety sacrificed for entertainment is ‘offensive’ – FIA
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Lewis Hamilton’s claim safety sacrificed for entertainment is ‘offensive’ – FIA

Sep 14th 2020, 5:16 PM 5,830 Views 1 Comment

Hamilton is also being investigated by the FIA because of the T-shirt he wore before and after Sunday’s race.

'The online abuse I get is upsetting,' says James McClean
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'The online abuse I get is upsetting,' says James McClean

Apr 5th 2020, 11:17 PM 7,399 Views 15 Comments

Irish international speaks out against trolls.

Rooney says footballers have been made 'scapegoats' with 30% cut demands
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Rooney says footballers have been made 'scapegoats' with 30% cut demands

Apr 5th 2020, 10:41 AM 10,096 Views 18 Comments

Now with Derby in the Championship, the 34-year-old has criticised UK health secretary Matt Hancock.

World Rugby refers Scottish Rugby Union to independent disputes committee
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World Rugby refers Scottish Rugby Union to independent disputes committee

Oct 15th 2019, 7:06 AM 21,376 Views 30 Comments

The Scots threatened legal action against the game’s governing body last week.

Comer: 'It's actually pretty embarrassing the press he has got over the last few years'
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Comer: 'It's actually pretty embarrassing the press he has got over the last few years'

Jul 8th 2019, 10:50 AM 10,956 Views 6 Comments

Damien Comer has come to the defence of under-fire Galway manager Kevin Walsh.

'Attacking players and stuff as they have done is not very respectful' - Clare boss
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'Attacking players and stuff as they have done is not very respectful' - Clare boss

Jun 17th 2019, 6:00 AM 12,101 Views 9 Comments

Donal Moloney hit out at the critics of the Clare players.

'It was sly, it was devious' - O'Neill unhappy with coverage of his pre-Dublin comments
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'It was sly, it was devious' - O'Neill unhappy with coverage of his pre-Dublin comments

Jun 10th 2019, 12:00 PM 48,999 Views 11 Comments

Some outlets took the Kildare manager’s remarks after their replay win over Longford as a bold prediction.

'You shut up and I’ll talk' - Juventus boss Allegri storms off after dramatic TV interview
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'You shut up and I’ll talk' - Juventus boss Allegri storms off after dramatic TV interview

Apr 28th 2019, 11:08 AM 11,648 Views 5 Comments

Massimiliano Allegri has been criticised for his tactics, but he believes his success speaks for itself.

'No logic to his point' - Gaoth Dobhair star McGee addresses Brady's 'piss up' tweet
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'No logic to his point' - Gaoth Dobhair star McGee addresses Brady's 'piss up' tweet

Feb 18th 2019, 10:21 AM 11,296 Views 10 Comments

The former Mayo footballer’s opinion was a rather unpopular one on Saturday night.

Mayo boss Leahy defends his set-up and calls Staunton's 'unsafe' claims 'close to slanderous'
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Mayo boss Leahy defends his set-up and calls Staunton's 'unsafe' claims 'close to slanderous'

Sep 13th 2018, 10:27 AM 10,223 Views 12 Comments

Peter Leahy says the controversial player walkout took place because of team selection issues.

Trump mocks US Attorney General Jeff Sessions in another burst of tweets
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Trump mocks US Attorney General Jeff Sessions in another burst of tweets

Aug 24th 2018, 1:51 PM 25,503 Views 71 Comments

He called on him to probe a litany of recurring complaints against those investigating his administration and Democrats.

'They were f***ing useless back then and they're still f***ing useless'
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'They were f***ing useless back then and they're still f***ing useless'

Jul 9th 2018, 11:42 AM 69,429 Views 21 Comments

Armagh manager Kieran McGeeney has blasted critics of his side – many of whom he says he has played against.

Dublin's Jonny Cooper dismisses 'very unfair' comments against Jim Gavin
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Dublin's Jonny Cooper dismisses 'very unfair' comments against Jim Gavin

Oct 5th 2017, 11:03 AM 8,202 Views 19 Comments

The Dublin manager has been criticised for withholding his emotions after winning the 2017 All-Ireland final.

Januzaj: 'My critics chat s**t about me, I'll prove them wrong'
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Januzaj: 'My critics chat s**t about me, I'll prove them wrong'

Oct 3rd 2017, 2:54 PM 10,221 Views 7 Comments

The former Man United winger isn’t happy.

Kerry football boss: 'I think that's a huge question - why and how and who leaked it?'
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Kerry football boss: 'I think that's a huge question - why and how and who leaked it?'

Jun 5th 2017, 3:45 PM 11,473 Views 21 Comments

The Kerry manager has spoken for the first time about the Brendan O’Sullivan case.

Case for defence - Mings 'extremely disappointed' at 5-game ban for stamp on Zlatan
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Case for defence - Mings 'extremely disappointed' at 5-game ban for stamp on Zlatan

Mar 10th 2017, 10:38 AM 4,023 Views 26 Comments

The Bournemouth defender insists it was not ‘an intentional stamp’.

Pirlo slams English paper for 'interview' in which he allegedly trolls Man United
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Pirlo slams English paper for 'interview' in which he allegedly trolls Man United

Aug 16th 2016, 9:31 AM 9,109 Views 5 Comments

The Italian was quoted as saying that Juventus were “still laughing” at Manchester United over losing Paul Pogba.

What about the €12 million?: DJ's emotional speech at mental health rally
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What about the €12 million?: DJ's emotional speech at mental health rally

Apr 28th 2016, 5:02 PM 27,017 Views 60 Comments

Advocates are aiming to keep the issue on the agenda.

Primary school teachers haven't had promotions for eight years
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Primary school teachers haven't had promotions for eight years

Mar 8th 2016, 8:49 PM 36,323 Views 115 Comments

Members of the INTO have voted in favour of industrial action.

'I'm a golfer, not a body builder' - McIlroy hits back at criticism over weights programme
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'I'm a golfer, not a body builder' - McIlroy hits back at criticism over weights programme

Feb 17th 2016, 10:30 PM 21,146 Views 12 Comments

The Northern Irishman wasn’t pleased with one journalist’s comments.

Lucinda Creighton hits out over standards in public office complaint
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Lucinda Creighton hits out over standards in public office complaint

Feb 14th 2016, 12:33 PM 16,986 Views 74 Comments

A complaint against the Renua leader was made anonymously earlier this month.

'They've changed many players' lives' - Flynn defends GPA after O'Rourke criticism
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'They've changed many players' lives' - Flynn defends GPA after O'Rourke criticism

Jan 21st 2016, 12:30 PM 22,075 Views 22 Comments

The newly installed secretary insists the GPA ‘do great things’.

Wales manager Chris Coleman hits back at Arsene Wenger and his 'cheap shot'
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Wales manager Chris Coleman hits back at Arsene Wenger and his 'cheap shot'

Nov 4th 2015, 2:40 PM 5,069 Views 22 Comments

Coleman was responding to Wenger’s claim Aaron Ramsey was injured on international duty.

Former Chelsea doctor Eva Carneiro slams FA in damning statement over Jose Mourinho row
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Former Chelsea doctor Eva Carneiro slams FA in damning statement over Jose Mourinho row

Oct 2nd 2015, 3:09 PM 10,213 Views 12 Comments

The 42-year-old criticised the FA for not asking her to give evidence during its investigation into alleged sexist abuse.

'People calling us cowards and chokers and bottlers' - Defiant Dubs have their say
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'People calling us cowards and chokers and bottlers' - Defiant Dubs have their say

Sep 21st 2015, 8:30 AM 7,366 Views 18 Comments

James McCarthy on Dublin’s significant statement.

Was Ciaran Whelan too soft on Dublin? Here's his defence of Sunday Game views
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Was Ciaran Whelan too soft on Dublin? Here's his defence of Sunday Game views

Sep 2nd 2015, 9:58 AM 14,054 Views 69 Comments

The pundit went on Newstalk last night to address the issue.

'I've had one bad game this season and everyone's all over it' - Rooney hits back at critics
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'I've had one bad game this season and everyone's all over it' - Rooney hits back at critics

Aug 20th 2015, 12:01 AM 5,995 Views 12 Comments

Although the Man United captain admits he hasn’t been good enough so far this campaign.

This woman had the best response to a man who body-shamed her during a run
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This woman had the best response to a man who body-shamed her during a run

Aug 12th 2015, 7:56 AM 7,796 Views 9 Comments

That’s him told.

FAI insist Fifa money was 'a legitimate payment' for the Aviva Stadium
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FAI insist Fifa money was 'a legitimate payment' for the Aviva Stadium

Jun 4th 2015, 10:30 PM 7,798 Views 9 Comments

The FAI have released a statement this evening.

'Remind me, was it two teams outside the top eight involved in an entertaining game?'
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'Remind me, was it two teams outside the top eight involved in an entertaining game?'

Feb 25th 2015, 9:00 PM 8,961 Views 5 Comments

Gary Wilson took aim at the ICC after helping Ireland beat UAE.

'Cowards behind the computer screens - it's an absolute disgrace what some people are saying'
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'Cowards behind the computer screens - it's an absolute disgrace what some people are saying'

Feb 17th 2015, 12:13 PM 8,622 Views 8 Comments

Offaly captain Daniel Currams isn’t happy with those knocking the Faithful county’s hurlers.

The contentious Dublin Christmas Market has a 100 per cent approval rate
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The contentious Dublin Christmas Market has a 100 per cent approval rate

Dec 12th 2014, 10:00 PM 35,181 Views 62 Comments

According to a survey from the group that set it up … The Restaurants Association of Ireland have criticised it for an over-reliance on fast food operators.

The people weren't happy with the RTÉ soccer panel last night but Dunphy launches defence
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The people weren't happy with the RTÉ soccer panel last night but Dunphy launches defence

Oct 15th 2014, 12:45 PM 12,794 Views 24 Comments

The RTÉ pundit insists he was only doing his job ‘properly as an analyst’.

Claims of trouble in the Mayo management camp are 'mind-boggling' says James Horan
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Claims of trouble in the Mayo management camp are 'mind-boggling' says James Horan

May 13th 2014, 4:40 PM 4,136 Views 0 Comments

The Mayo boss has rejected suggestions there is trouble between himself and coach Donie Buckley.

Watch: Sarah Palin hits back at her depiction in 'Game Change' movie
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Watch: Sarah Palin hits back at her depiction in 'Game Change' movie

Mar 1st 2012, 8:50 PM 5,182 Views 19 Comments

The former US vice presidential candidate is the subject of a hotly-anticipated movie being shown on American television later this month.