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‘Bitterly disappointed’ Neil Lennon insists Celtic won’t give up title fight
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‘Bitterly disappointed’ Neil Lennon insists Celtic won’t give up title fight

Jan 2nd 2021, 5:12 PM 7,433 Views 12 Comments

Lennon felt his side dominated against Rangers.

'A real coup': Shane Duffy joins Celtic on a season-long loan
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'A real coup': Shane Duffy joins Celtic on a season-long loan

Sep 2nd 2020, 9:26 AM 13,662 Views 17 Comments

‘Huge honour’ as Ireland defender moves from Brighton for the 2020/21 season.

Quiz: How well do you remember 90s NBA?
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Quiz: How well do you remember 90s NBA?

May 19th 2020, 6:30 PM 9,680 Views 8 Comments

Take a trip down memory lane as we test your knowledge.

Real Madrid in the NBA? Florentino Perez asks for Eastern Conference spot
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Real Madrid in the NBA? Florentino Perez asks for Eastern Conference spot

Sep 12th 2019, 9:45 PM 11,938 Views 10 Comments

Real Madrid’s basketball team have dominated the sport in Europe in recent years.

Ireland U20s stun Croatia to reach FIBA European Championship semi-final
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Ireland U20s stun Croatia to reach FIBA European Championship semi-final

Aug 9th 2019, 9:32 AM 5,742 Views 3 Comments

The Ireland women’s team will take on Bulgaria in Saturday’s semi-final showdown.

'There were a few clubs interested, but I knew this was the club for me' - Irish midfielder on Celtic move
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'There were a few clubs interested, but I knew this was the club for me' - Irish midfielder on Celtic move

Jul 12th 2019, 2:20 PM 9,328 Views 6 Comments

Luca Connell is hoping to make his debut for the Glasgow giants at Parkhead tomorrow.

'Little bit of extra needle' won't distract revitalised Rovers from top-of-the-table Dundalk task
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'Little bit of extra needle' won't distract revitalised Rovers from top-of-the-table Dundalk task

Jun 27th 2019, 7:36 PM 3,972 Views 9 Comments

‘We’ve got to stand up and really show our worth, show we believe we can challenge for this title,’ says Hoops captain Ronan Finn.

Irish winger Shodipo rewarded with contract extension at QPR
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Irish winger Shodipo rewarded with contract extension at QPR

May 2nd 2019, 1:44 PM 4,435 Views 0 Comments

The injury-hampered Ireland U21 international recently returned for QPR after a two-year absence.

Irish defender lands Celtic's 2018/19 Player of the Year award
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Irish defender lands Celtic's 2018/19 Player of the Year award

Apr 29th 2019, 9:39 AM 5,114 Views 0 Comments

Dubliner Keeva Keenan was rewarded for her excellent form last night.

Superb Shamrock Rovers open up 10-point lead with first win in Cork since 2013
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Superb Shamrock Rovers open up 10-point lead with first win in Cork since 2013

Apr 5th 2019, 9:57 PM 8,010 Views 9 Comments

Stephen Bradley’s side reaffirmed their title credentials with a long-overdue away victory over Cork City.

Shamrock Rovers open up a lead at the top as McEneff settles South Dublin derby
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Shamrock Rovers open up a lead at the top as McEneff settles South Dublin derby

Mar 8th 2019, 10:21 PM 5,238 Views 11 Comments

The midfielder scored the only goal of the game from the penalty spot to see off St Patrick’s Athletic.

From chasing basketball dream in New York to stunning debut against All-Ireland champions in Clones
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From chasing basketball dream in New York to stunning debut against All-Ireland champions in Clones

Feb 3rd 2019, 9:00 AM 12,511 Views 1 Comment

Former Ireland U20s basketball star Stephen O’Hanlon scored a goal against Dublin on his first appearance for Monaghan last Sunday.

'There'd be games where I'd be telling her to eff off... it's not anything malicious, it's just our passion'
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'There'd be games where I'd be telling her to eff off... it's not anything malicious, it's just our passion'

Jan 11th 2019, 3:02 PM 28,363 Views 10 Comments

Gráinne Dywer has linked up with her assistant coach-player sister Niamh as Fr Mathews chase Cup history.

Late drama as Raptors and Nuggets scrape wins while Thompson-inspired Warriors cruise
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Late drama as Raptors and Nuggets scrape wins while Thompson-inspired Warriors cruise

Jan 9th 2019, 9:24 AM 2,242 Views 0 Comments

A look back on last night’s NBA action.

LeBron makes more NBA history as he moves into fifth on all-time scoring list
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LeBron makes more NBA history as he moves into fifth on all-time scoring list

Nov 15th 2018, 8:58 AM 3,915 Views 0 Comments

It was a good night for the Los Angeles Lakers star.

'Coach told me, 'You'll be playing with Kieran Donaghy. He's the LeBron James of Gaelic football''
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'Coach told me, 'You'll be playing with Kieran Donaghy. He's the LeBron James of Gaelic football''

Sep 12th 2018, 8:59 PM 32,300 Views 6 Comments

American Trae Pemberton had two enjoyable years playing basketball alongside Donaghy with Tralee Warriors.

Done deal? 16-year-old Hoops keeper joins Manchester City on €400k deal - report
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Done deal? 16-year-old Hoops keeper joins Manchester City on €400k deal - report

Aug 21st 2018, 5:16 PM 10,797 Views 4 Comments

Gavin Bazunu is set to make the move after sitting his Leaving Cert.

Hoop dreams! DCU deny Glanmire five-in-a-row and land elusive National Cup title
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Hoop dreams! DCU deny Glanmire five-in-a-row and land elusive National Cup title

Jan 28th 2018, 8:38 PM 4,044 Views 0 Comments

The thrilling final finished 72-71.

Templeogue seal a memorable double after pulsating National Cup final in Tallaght
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Templeogue seal a memorable double after pulsating National Cup final in Tallaght

Jan 27th 2018, 10:39 PM 6,313 Views 7 Comments

There was late drama but Templeogue held on to get the better of their south Dublin rivals UCD Marian.

Lorcan Murphy's highlight reel dunks worth much more than two points to Irish basketball
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Lorcan Murphy's highlight reel dunks worth much more than two points to Irish basketball

Jan 26th 2018, 8:55 AM 5,111 Views 1 Comment

The Templeogue star has gone viral on several occasions for his athletic prowess.

Ireland defender Keenan makes the move across Glasgow to join Celtic for 2018
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Ireland defender Keenan makes the move across Glasgow to join Celtic for 2018

Jan 3rd 2018, 4:11 PM 5,856 Views 0 Comments

‘I was looking for a change for the new season and as a Celtic supporter, I’m thrilled to be joining the club.’

'It was an indescribable experience. Still now, when you think about it you get goosebumps'
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'It was an indescribable experience. Still now, when you think about it you get goosebumps'

Dec 24th 2017, 12:00 PM 16,541 Views 0 Comments

Sorcha Tiernan on an historic summer of basketball for the Ireland U18s, Leaving Cert year and balancing it all on and off the court.

Shamrock Rovers boost European hopes with win in Limerick
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Shamrock Rovers boost European hopes with win in Limerick

Aug 15th 2017, 10:10 PM 4,806 Views 9 Comments

Dave McAllister and Ronan Finn bagged the goals on a night that was comfortable for Stephen Bradley’s troops.

The fairytale continues! Ireland make history by booking place in European Championship final
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The fairytale continues! Ireland make history by booking place in European Championship final

Aug 12th 2017, 8:45 PM 12,787 Views 12 Comments

It was another memorable night at the National Basketball Arena as Ireland’s golden girls beat Poland.

History makers: Ireland U18 Women storm into FIBA European Championships semi-final
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History makers: Ireland U18 Women storm into FIBA European Championships semi-final

Aug 11th 2017, 8:51 PM 8,799 Views 1 Comment

The U18 women’s team is the first underage Irish basketball team in history to reach the European semis.

Superb brace from ex-Villa youngster keeps Shamrock Rovers' Europa League hopes alive
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Superb brace from ex-Villa youngster keeps Shamrock Rovers' Europa League hopes alive

Jul 13th 2017, 10:13 PM 11,043 Views 7 Comments

Graham Burke claimed two goals amid late drama at Tallaght Stadium.

Shamrock Rovers show class to qualify for Europa League second round
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Shamrock Rovers show class to qualify for Europa League second round

Jul 6th 2017, 9:55 PM 8,820 Views 20 Comments

Graham Burke’s excellent first half strike capped off an assured performance from Stephen Bradley’s side.

The joy of six: After a superb campaign under Brendan Rodgers, Celtic are Scottish champions
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The joy of six: After a superb campaign under Brendan Rodgers, Celtic are Scottish champions

Apr 2nd 2017, 5:45 PM 7,474 Views 24 Comments

With eight games left, the Bhoys can’t be caught after an incredible unbeaten run.

'That’s the first time I've seen Tallaght like that in 4 or 5 years'
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'That’s the first time I've seen Tallaght like that in 4 or 5 years'

Mar 4th 2017, 7:30 AM 8,033 Views 17 Comments

Shamrock Rovers boss Stephen Bradley knows they will need more results like last night’s in order to bring in large attendances every week.

Brendan Rodgers believes Celtic could be a top-four club in England
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Brendan Rodgers believes Celtic could be a top-four club in England

Sep 30th 2016, 6:30 AM 6,545 Views 80 Comments

Rodgers says Celtic would be an “exciting prospect” south of the border, but he says teams in England see them as a threat.

Former Irish international's late free-kick leaves Rovers in the driving seat for Europe
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Former Irish international's late free-kick leaves Rovers in the driving seat for Europe

Sep 27th 2016, 10:59 PM 5,388 Views 4 Comments

The Hoops came from 2-0 down away to Derry City tonight.

Could an unsettled James McCarthy be heading home to Glasgow?
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Could an unsettled James McCarthy be heading home to Glasgow?

Aug 25th 2016, 6:12 PM 11,569 Views 20 Comments

Celtic are in the hunt for the out-of-favour Everton midfielder.

'Showtime' Lakers would beat Warriors - Magic Johnson
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'Showtime' Lakers would beat Warriors - Magic Johnson

Jun 8th 2016, 8:12 AM 4,724 Views 0 Comments

Magic Johnson won five NBA championships with the Los Angeles Lakers in the 1980s, with the Hall of Famer named MVP in three of the Finals.

'Is he ready to go? He could very well be' - O'Neill thinks Keane and Celtic would be a good fit
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'Is he ready to go? He could very well be' - O'Neill thinks Keane and Celtic would be a good fit

May 12th 2016, 5:11 PM 15,456 Views 49 Comments

The Ireland manager was speaking about on-going speculation about his assistant’s future.

Cavs, Spurs, Heat and Clippers draw first blood in NBA playoffs
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Cavs, Spurs, Heat and Clippers draw first blood in NBA playoffs

Apr 18th 2016, 8:13 AM 5,042 Views 1 Comment

LeBron James, Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love led the Cleveland Cavaliers past the Detroit Pistons in game one on Sunday.

Four-star Hoops earn bragging rights with win in heated Dublin derby
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Four-star Hoops earn bragging rights with win in heated Dublin derby

Apr 15th 2016, 10:16 PM 5,131 Views 12 Comments

The game was delayed because of incidents with the fans on the pitch at stages.

A retro celebration was in order as Danny North celebrated his new arrival and a Rovers win
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A retro celebration was in order as Danny North celebrated his new arrival and a Rovers win

Sep 25th 2015, 10:08 PM 3,537 Views 1 Comment

The new Dad was on the mark while Gavin Brennan also found the net against Galway.

The most famous basketball player in the world accidentally got his lad out on live TV
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The most famous basketball player in the world accidentally got his lad out on live TV

Jun 12th 2015, 3:29 PM 8,026 Views 2 Comments

And the internet went into meltdown. Obviously.

Just what is March Madness and why is everyone talking about it?
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Just what is March Madness and why is everyone talking about it?

Mar 16th 2015, 9:10 AM 6,490 Views 1 Comment

It’s an American obsession.

'There are good basketball players in Ireland but they need to be lucky to be spotted'
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'There are good basketball players in Ireland but they need to be lucky to be spotted'

Mar 1st 2015, 7:05 PM 8,083 Views 1 Comment

Ex-Ireland international Paul Cummins is getting young talent noticed through his Sport Dream Academy.

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