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West Ham on the brink of Europa League spot after come-from-behind victory at West Brom
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West Ham on the brink of Europa League spot after come-from-behind victory at West Brom

Updated May 19th 2021, 10:29 PM 6,474 Views 3 Comments

Ireland goalkeeper Darren Randolph made a rare Premier League start for the Hammers.

Celtic youngster among 3 replacement call-ups to Ireland U21 squad
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Celtic youngster among 3 replacement call-ups to Ireland U21 squad

Mar 22nd 2021, 6:07 PM 9,508 Views 3 Comments

Luca Connell has been given the nod, while Ademipo Odubeko will not be available.

Cormac Izuchukwu to make first Ulster start
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Cormac Izuchukwu to make first Ulster start

Mar 18th 2021, 12:26 PM 8,567 Views 18 Comments

The 21-year-old has been included in the starting XV to play Zebre.

Dead rubber can offer a little bounce for Connacht
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Dead rubber can offer a little bounce for Connacht

Mar 13th 2021, 6:15 AM 4,768 Views 3 Comments

It’s a Connacht side with debuts and full debuts to celebrate.

Tigers the focus for Connacht as they prepare to rotate in Pro14
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Tigers the focus for Connacht as they prepare to rotate in Pro14

Mar 10th 2021, 6:44 AM 6,505 Views 2 Comments

Andy Friend and Denis Buckley have their eye on European silverware.

Amid another injury blow for Liverpool, Jurgen Klopp backs Ozan Kabak to handle pressure
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Amid another injury blow for Liverpool, Jurgen Klopp backs Ozan Kabak to handle pressure

Feb 12th 2021, 7:21 PM 9,510 Views 11 Comments

The centre-back could replace injured Fabinho against Leicester this weekend.

Former Leicester and Swansea boss named new Poland coach
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Former Leicester and Swansea boss named new Poland coach

Jan 21st 2021, 10:29 PM 8,505 Views 1 Comment

Ex-Juventus midfielder Paulo Sousa spent two years in Britain managing.

'When I retired, Banty was on to me within the 24 hours' - Dundalk legend joins Monaghan setup
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'When I retired, Banty was on to me within the 24 hours' - Dundalk legend joins Monaghan setup

Jan 6th 2021, 3:47 PM 9,479 Views 0 Comments

Gary Rogers on his decision to become Monaghan GAA’s goalkeeper coach.

Randolph makes first Premier League appearance in a year for West Ham
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Randolph makes first Premier League appearance in a year for West Ham

Jan 1st 2021, 5:50 PM 8,221 Views 3 Comments

The Ireland goalkeeper has replaced Lukasz Fabianski for this evening’s game against Everton.

The Irishman aiming to fill David McGoldrick's boots
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The Irishman aiming to fill David McGoldrick's boots

Dec 19th 2020, 10:20 AM 23,109 Views 6 Comments

James Collins is hoping he can carry his encouraging club form onto the international scene.

Now is the time for McCarthy to show he can help Doherty and Stevens shine for Ireland
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Now is the time for McCarthy to show he can help Doherty and Stevens shine for Ireland

Mar 4th 2020, 7:00 AM 3,494 Views 4 Comments

Mounting injuries and a lack of game-time for key players ahead of the Euro 2020 semi-final play-off with Slovakia means there is more responsibility to get the best from two of the best wing backs in the Premier League.

Ciaran Clark's injury has given an Irish teenager a chance to impress at Newcastle
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Ciaran Clark's injury has given an Irish teenager a chance to impress at Newcastle

Feb 28th 2020, 12:12 PM 6,620 Views 0 Comments

Oisin McEntee has been drafted into the first-team picture at the Premier League club this week.

Idah in line for Old Trafford start as Norwich boss confirms striker shortage
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Idah in line for Old Trafford start as Norwich boss confirms striker shortage

Jan 10th 2020, 1:52 PM 7,649 Views 18 Comments

Teemu Pukki and Josip Drmic will both be absent for the Canaries’ clash with Manchester United.

Toronto chance too good for Sonny Bill Williams to turn down
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Toronto chance too good for Sonny Bill Williams to turn down

Nov 14th 2019, 4:40 PM 9,151 Views 4 Comments

The New Zealand star will return to rugby league for a third time in his career.

McCarthy on Ireland teen sensation Connolly: 'He deserves this chance'
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McCarthy on Ireland teen sensation Connolly: 'He deserves this chance'

Oct 6th 2019, 8:44 PM 9,380 Views 12 Comments

The 19-year-old Galway native scored twice for Brighton against Tottenham on Saturday.

Irish U21 goalkeeper Caoimhin Kelleher handed Liverpool first-team debut by Jurgen Klopp
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Irish U21 goalkeeper Caoimhin Kelleher handed Liverpool first-team debut by Jurgen Klopp

Sep 25th 2019, 6:33 PM 30,755 Views 34 Comments

He becomes the first Irish player picked for the club since Robbie Keane played against Wigan almost 4,000 days ago.

Cullen excited to see Leinster's young guns after 'digging a bit deeper into the system'
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Cullen excited to see Leinster's young guns after 'digging a bit deeper into the system'

Aug 15th 2019, 6:45 PM 9,116 Views 9 Comments

The eastern province face Coventry in their first pre-season friendly this weekend.

Bath wing and 7s specialist to make debut as England name side to face Wales
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Bath wing and 7s specialist to make debut as England name side to face Wales

Aug 15th 2019, 2:48 PM 5,592 Views 1 Comment

Ruaridh McConnochie has overcome a hip problem and is set to feature.

Wallin warns Fury has 'everything to lose' in Las Vegas
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Wallin warns Fury has 'everything to lose' in Las Vegas

Aug 14th 2019, 12:06 PM 4,474 Views 1 Comment

The Swede knows he will be an underdog against the Briton, but insists it will be in for a rude awakening at the T-Mobile Arena.

Irish rider Eddie Dunbar named in Team Ineos squad for Giro D'Italia
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Irish rider Eddie Dunbar named in Team Ineos squad for Giro D'Italia

May 7th 2019, 3:39 PM 3,114 Views 8 Comments

‘Given his recent performances, it is well deserved,’ team principal Dave Brailsford said of the 22-year-old’s inclusion.

Leinster's much-changed side urged to take their big chance against Benetton
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Leinster's much-changed side urged to take their big chance against Benetton

Apr 5th 2019, 4:06 PM 6,942 Views 5 Comments

‘It’s a great chance for guys to lay down a marker and put their hands up,’ says Leo Cullen.

From 'not ok' barriers to breaking down more and more for go-getter Cantwell
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From 'not ok' barriers to breaking down more and more for go-getter Cantwell

Mar 8th 2019, 7:00 AM 8,783 Views 2 Comments

The former Ireland rugby star has been appointed chair of Sport Ireland’s Women in Sport steering committee.

Injuries bring World Cup to mind as Schmidt seeks flexibility
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Injuries bring World Cup to mind as Schmidt seeks flexibility

Feb 7th 2019, 8:04 PM 16,284 Views 0 Comments

The Ireland head coach was enthusiastic about the prospect of entering a crucial game without his first choice lock and centres

'The onus is on players to produce a spectacle' - Double-headers can show rising standards, says Dublin star
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'The onus is on players to produce a spectacle' - Double-headers can show rising standards, says Dublin star

Jan 22nd 2019, 7:20 PM 6,426 Views 5 Comments

Three-time All-Ireland winner Niamh McEvoy feels it’s the way forward for ladies football.

Darmian happy to play anywhere for Man United after being brought back in from the cold
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Darmian happy to play anywhere for Man United after being brought back in from the cold

Jan 8th 2019, 12:02 AM 9,989 Views 1 Comment

The Italian defender struggled for regular game time under Jose Mourinho, but is hoping to earn more minutes amid fierce competition under a new boss.

'My mobile started ringing. I recognised the dialling code:  +679. Fiji'
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'My mobile started ringing. I recognised the dialling code: +679. Fiji'

Dec 27th 2018, 9:42 PM 117,124 Views 10 Comments

Ben Ryan describes the unusual events that led to a life-changing moment.

Months after his Argentina stint ended disastrously, Jorge Sampaoli is back in management
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Months after his Argentina stint ended disastrously, Jorge Sampaoli is back in management

Dec 13th 2018, 6:48 PM 7,400 Views 1 Comment

Santos are set to bring in the ex-Albiceleste boss.

'We're hoping for great things': Cullen continues Leinster's investment in youth
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'We're hoping for great things': Cullen continues Leinster's investment in youth

Nov 23rd 2018, 6:45 AM 7,471 Views 7 Comments

There are seven academy players named in the province’s squad for tonight’s Pro14 clash against Ospreys.

4 Ireland players we'd like to see get a chance for tomorrow night's Poland friendly
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4 Ireland players we'd like to see get a chance for tomorrow night's Poland friendly

Sep 10th 2018, 7:00 PM 12,467 Views 21 Comments

Ronan Curtis and others who could be given an opportunity by Martin O’Neill.

Johnston gets his chance in the Munster 10 jersey as Haley starts at fullback
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Johnston gets his chance in the Munster 10 jersey as Haley starts at fullback

Aug 23rd 2018, 1:26 PM 13,058 Views 15 Comments

Johann van Graan’s side host Exeter Chiefs in Cork tomorrow evening.

'Galway were probably faltering in the last three games. I think Limerick will be very conscious of that'
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'Galway were probably faltering in the last three games. I think Limerick will be very conscious of that'

Aug 15th 2018, 5:48 PM 8,287 Views 3 Comments

All-Star hurler Ollie Moran believes that Limerick can hurt Galway in the final stages of the All-Ireland final.

Southgate: England must make the most of World Cup draw
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Southgate: England must make the most of World Cup draw

Jul 5th 2018, 7:08 PM 4,249 Views 8 Comments

‘We might not have this opportunity again.’

'It has been an eye-opener and it did get me down, but I know I'm good enough'
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'It has been an eye-opener and it did get me down, but I know I'm good enough'

Jul 4th 2018, 9:00 PM 20,033 Views 4 Comments

Gavin Moynihan has endured a difficult start to life on the European Tour, but is hoping to find a spark at this week’s Irish Open at Ballyliffin.

‘The idea came at the right time’ - How the Irish Fairy Door company came to life
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‘The idea came at the right time’ - How the Irish Fairy Door company came to life

May 13th 2018, 1:00 PM 17,135 Views 14 Comments

As part of our How My Business Works series, we profile The Irish Fairy Door Company.

Robbie Keane in line to take player-manager role in India - Report
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Robbie Keane in line to take player-manager role in India - Report

Feb 6th 2018, 4:49 PM 7,306 Views 5 Comments

Atletico de Kolkata are looking to replace Teddy Sheringham, who was sacked last month.

Hanrahan determined to seize chance at 10 after slow start to Munster homecoming
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Hanrahan determined to seize chance at 10 after slow start to Munster homecoming

Dec 31st 2017, 12:03 PM 8,194 Views 7 Comments

“Getting the chance against Ulster is a big opportunity.”

Ireland U20s star Larmour starts at fullback for Leinster's pre-season trip to Perpignan
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Ireland U20s star Larmour starts at fullback for Leinster's pre-season trip to Perpignan

Aug 10th 2017, 1:05 PM 8,724 Views 9 Comments

Leo Cullen has named a youthful XV for Friday’s friendly.

'Stand out, play well and you will be looked at': Henshaw knows Test door is far from shut
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'Stand out, play well and you will be looked at': Henshaw knows Test door is far from shut

Jun 26th 2017, 5:49 PM 7,689 Views 4 Comments

The Lions play their final midweek game of the tour against the Hurricanes tomorrow morning.

New test for young guns, sweeper puzzle, League gamble - Cork-Waterford talking points
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New test for young guns, sweeper puzzle, League gamble - Cork-Waterford talking points

Jun 17th 2017, 9:00 AM 6,943 Views 4 Comments

The counties lock horns at Semple Stadium tomorrow afternoon.

'There's a buzz back and there's kids wanting to go to watch Wexford hurling again'
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'There's a buzz back and there's kids wanting to go to watch Wexford hurling again'

Jun 10th 2017, 10:30 AM 5,906 Views 7 Comments

Wexford take on Kilkenny in the Leinster SHC semi-final this evening.

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