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'Unfortunate timing' of Tipp's trip to Spain, the pain of losing on penalties and Bonner's return
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'Unfortunate timing' of Tipp's trip to Spain, the pain of losing on penalties and Bonner's return

Oct 12th 2020, 4:30 PM 15,096 Views 2 Comments

Brendan Maher is gearing up for a unique hurling championship in 2020.

Lamenting Finn Russell's absence and finding 'gratitude' after an almost fatal neck injury
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Lamenting Finn Russell's absence and finding 'gratitude' after an almost fatal neck injury

Feb 1st 2020, 9:30 AM 6,533 Views 0 Comments

Former Scotland international Thom Evans suffered a serious neck injury in 2010.

'I took the opportunity and it didn’t work out' - Stander on late penalty call against Saracens
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'I took the opportunity and it didn’t work out' - Stander on late penalty call against Saracens

Dec 23rd 2019, 5:53 PM 11,784 Views 18 Comments

The Munster star opted to go for touch but failed to get over for a try.

Gavin admits to feeling 'sadness' as he steps away from Dublin job
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Gavin admits to feeling 'sadness' as he steps away from Dublin job

Dec 22nd 2019, 7:20 PM 6,247 Views 6 Comments

The outgoing boss has today reflected on his absurdly successful tenure.

The Vera Era: Oh, what a night as Pauw's Ireland look in good stead to reach next level
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The Vera Era: Oh, what a night as Pauw's Ireland look in good stead to reach next level

Oct 12th 2019, 7:45 AM 3,974 Views 0 Comments

Plenty of positives for the Girls in Green on an historic night in Tallaght.

'Huge loss' of Tyrone S&C coach, Harte's future and watching back Kerry defeat
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'Huge loss' of Tyrone S&C coach, Harte's future and watching back Kerry defeat

Aug 26th 2019, 6:16 PM 16,658 Views 2 Comments

Red Hand midfielder Richie Donnelly has backed Mickey Harte to remain in charge.

McGrath on possible Waterford return, interest in managing another county and Sunday Game 'regrets'
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McGrath on possible Waterford return, interest in managing another county and Sunday Game 'regrets'

Aug 14th 2019, 4:39 PM 13,988 Views 12 Comments

Derek McGrath refused to rule out the prospect of returning to the Deise job.

Klopp insists Karius was '100%' influenced by concussion in Champions League final
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Klopp insists Karius was '100%' influenced by concussion in Champions League final

Jul 6th 2018, 10:26 AM 5,887 Views 31 Comments

“What the rest of the world is making of it, I don’t care,” said the Liverpool manager.

'I probably wasn’t mature enough to go over to England at 15'
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'I probably wasn’t mature enough to go over to England at 15'

Dec 23rd 2017, 5:26 PM 23,409 Views 11 Comments

Stephen O’Donnell chats to The42 about his early days at Arsenal and his development into one of the League of Ireland’s best players.

Randolph defiant after World Cup failure: 'People have very short memories!'
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Randolph defiant after World Cup failure: 'People have very short memories!'

Nov 16th 2017, 10:31 AM 6,559 Views 12 Comments

The Ireland goalkeeper insists the Boys in Green will bounce back from Tuesday night’s disappointment.

'We might have to score two... we'll have to show a bit more creativity'
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'We might have to score two... we'll have to show a bit more creativity'

Nov 12th 2017, 8:15 AM 5,680 Views 5 Comments

Ireland manager Martin O’Neill feels his side can improve on last night’s display in Copenhagen.

McGregor believes a longer training camp would have made the difference
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McGregor believes a longer training camp would have made the difference

Aug 31st 2017, 2:40 PM 30,478 Views 60 Comments

“I think for the time we had, 10 weeks in camp, it had to be done this way,” the Dubliner said.

'Maybe we should just take a hard look at ourselves' - Kiss downbeat after late Bordeaux blitz
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'Maybe we should just take a hard look at ourselves' - Kiss downbeat after late Bordeaux blitz

Oct 17th 2016, 12:15 AM 9,160 Views 6 Comments

Three tries in the final eight minutes condemned Ulster to defeat in France.

'Not fighting is hard' - Paddy Holohan on adjusting to life as a former UFC star
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'Not fighting is hard' - Paddy Holohan on adjusting to life as a former UFC star

Oct 14th 2016, 6:15 PM 5,782 Views 3 Comments

The popular Dubliner was forced to retire from mixed martial arts this year due to a rare blood disorder.

Steve Nicol on Liverpool's 1990s decline and why he wouldn't like to be a footballer now
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Steve Nicol on Liverpool's 1990s decline and why he wouldn't like to be a footballer now

Sep 18th 2016, 7:45 AM 8,691 Views 7 Comments

The Anfield legend won five league titles and one European Cup before standards at the club started to slip.

Gary Speed in Williams' thoughts ahead of Euro 2016 semi
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Gary Speed in Williams' thoughts ahead of Euro 2016 semi

Jul 6th 2016, 12:12 AM 4,679 Views 4 Comments

The Dragons captain and boss Chris Coleman paid tribute to the nation’s former boss.

Cork say 'marquee forwards' didn't perform but Cadogan blameless in Tipp collapse
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Cork say 'marquee forwards' didn't perform but Cadogan blameless in Tipp collapse

May 23rd 2016, 4:00 PM 10,111 Views 7 Comments

Cork selector Pat Ryan has been speaking about Sunday’s nine-point defeat.

Pat's toothless without Fagan and the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division talking points
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Pat's toothless without Fagan and the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division talking points

May 9th 2016, 6:04 PM 3,741 Views 0 Comments

Cork City’s Sean Maguire also features, while we look at how Dundalk’s title challenge compares to this time last season.

Grand National-winning trainer pays tribute to his late son in emotional interview
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Grand National-winning trainer pays tribute to his late son in emotional interview

Apr 16th 2016, 10:07 AM 29,018 Views 5 Comments

Mouse Morris’ 30-year-old son Christopher was tragically found dead in his apartment in Argentina last June.

Di Maria criticises Van Gaal: 'I started a game in one position, then the next game in another'
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Di Maria criticises Van Gaal: 'I started a game in one position, then the next game in another'

Apr 1st 2016, 5:35 PM 5,614 Views 18 Comments

No regrets about leaving Old Trafford for the PSG star.

Joe Schmidt: 'We don't feel that we're too far away'
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Joe Schmidt: 'We don't feel that we're too far away'

Feb 15th 2016, 5:03 PM 6,375 Views 16 Comments

The Ireland head coach is aiming to rally his troops this week after Saturday’s disappointment in Paris.

Donal Óg Cusack: 'There always needs to be friction between players and administrators'
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Donal Óg Cusack: 'There always needs to be friction between players and administrators'

Nov 30th 2015, 5:05 PM 8,059 Views 3 Comments

The former Cork goalkeeper stepped away from the GPA recently.

Donal Óg Cusack on THAT call from Clare and stepping down as GPA chairman
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Donal Óg Cusack on THAT call from Clare and stepping down as GPA chairman

Nov 21st 2015, 7:00 AM 15,117 Views 20 Comments

The former Cork goalkeeper has been about his new role alongside former foe Davy Fitzgerald in Clare.

The weather, the case for the defence and the rest of today's final talking points
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The weather, the case for the defence and the rest of today's final talking points

Sep 20th 2015, 7:15 PM 5,892 Views 7 Comments

It was a blue Sunday once again at HQ.

5 talking points from Kilkenny's Leinster hurling final victory over Galway
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5 talking points from Kilkenny's Leinster hurling final victory over Galway

Jul 5th 2015, 7:26 PM 8,233 Views 0 Comments

The Cats retained their provincial crown with a seven-point victory.

How the football world reacted to Blatter's departure
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How the football world reacted to Blatter's departure

Jun 3rd 2015, 6:00 PM 4,987 Views 1 Comment

Football Association chairman Greg Dyke was fully behind the decision, saying so in a statement on its official website.

Bill O'Herlihy: A consummate broadcaster whose humility and warmth shone through
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Bill O'Herlihy: A consummate broadcaster whose humility and warmth shone through

May 25th 2015, 4:03 PM 21,944 Views 28 Comments

The TV presenter and journalist has died at the age of 76.

John Giles says 'resentment' stopped him succeeding at Shamrock Rovers
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John Giles says 'resentment' stopped him succeeding at Shamrock Rovers

Apr 17th 2015, 3:08 PM 6,322 Views 4 Comments

The Leeds legend and RTÉ pundit recalled his time at the helm of the Irish side on Off the Ball.

'We should have got to 3 tournaments at least' - David Connolly has regrets about Ireland career
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'We should have got to 3 tournaments at least' - David Connolly has regrets about Ireland career

Mar 11th 2015, 6:00 AM 5,228 Views 2 Comments

The former West Ham and Feyenoord striker also revealed he had been in touch with Conor O’Shea at Harlequins.

IKEA has invented a mirror that literally says nice things about you
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IKEA has invented a mirror that literally says nice things about you

Oct 3rd 2014, 6:00 PM 16,937 Views 13 Comments

Actually life-changing.

'The end of an era': Where did it all go wrong for Spain at the World Cup?
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'The end of an era': Where did it all go wrong for Spain at the World Cup?

Aug 1st 2014, 7:25 AM 3,803 Views 4 Comments

Gaizka Mendieta and Guillem Balague give their thoughts on the Spanish team’s failure one month on.

When Roy met John, the All Blacks & hurling replays - I wish I was there in 2013
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When Roy met John, the All Blacks & hurling replays - I wish I was there in 2013

Dec 24th 2013, 8:00 AM 10,876 Views 11 Comments

Our writers on the sporting events they would have loved to witness in 2013.

VIDEO: Jose Mourinho's first interview since joining Chelsea
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VIDEO: Jose Mourinho's first interview since joining Chelsea

Jun 4th 2013, 9:36 AM 2,018 Views 2 Comments

The manager said it only took him “five minutes” to make the decision to rejoin the club.

6 things we've learned so far from Craig Bellamy's autobiography
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6 things we've learned so far from Craig Bellamy's autobiography

Jun 2nd 2013, 3:33 PM 6,603 Views 6 Comments

The Welsh player recalls that infamous golf club incident and his problems with Alan Shearer.

10 things we learned from Paul Kimmage's interview on Marian
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10 things we learned from Paul Kimmage's interview on Marian

Apr 27th 2013, 9:00 PM 25,816 Views 16 Comments

The former cyclist and acclaimed journalist was on the RTE Radio 1 show earlier today.

Analysis: It's David's night, not Ronaldo's at Bernabeu
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Analysis: It's David's night, not Ronaldo's at Bernabeu

Feb 14th 2013, 8:02 AM 7,046 Views 13 Comments

United’s much-maligned goalkeeper produced a superb performance last night to earn his side a draw.

Cricket: Australia's Ponting bows out on his terms
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Cricket: Australia's Ponting bows out on his terms

Nov 29th 2012, 1:31 PM 465 Views 0 Comments

Almost exactly 17 years since his debut, the 37-year-old is retiring from Test cricket.

Cody and Cunningham set for round two
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Cody and Cunningham set for round two

Sep 28th 2012, 12:33 PM 1,004 Views 0 Comments

So what did the Kilkenny and Galway managers make of events in the recent drawn All-Ireland final?

Treacy: 'The government have provided very significant funds over the last four years and we hope that will continue'
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Treacy: 'The government have provided very significant funds over the last four years and we hope that will continue'

Aug 14th 2012, 8:00 AM 5,019 Views 38 Comments

The CEO also hit back at critics of the Irish athletes’ efforts.

Sharapova admits beaten Hsieh drove her crazy
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Sharapova admits beaten Hsieh drove her crazy

Jun 29th 2012, 6:34 PM 1,243 Views 0 Comments

The 25-year-old said the player was “a nightmare” at junior level too.

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