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Milan midfielder credits Ibrahimovic, 16 years his senior, for inspiring club's young guns
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Milan midfielder credits Ibrahimovic, 16 years his senior, for inspiring club's young guns

Feb 11th 2021, 1:09 PM 4,839 Views 0 Comments

Ismael Bennacer has become one of the key members of the team who are currently leading Serie A.

Connacht hoping Aki recovers from knee issue for crucial Munster clash
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Connacht hoping Aki recovers from knee issue for crucial Munster clash

Jan 5th 2021, 1:51 PM 5,285 Views 2 Comments

The Ireland centre has been absent over the past two weekends.

Madigan says Ulster's players understand Coetzee's decision to leave
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Madigan says Ulster's players understand Coetzee's decision to leave

Dec 29th 2020, 6:00 AM 6,065 Views 2 Comments

The South African will join the Blue Bulls next summer.

Bonner wants more protection from referees for Donegal's Murphy
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Bonner wants more protection from referees for Donegal's Murphy

Nov 17th 2020, 11:23 AM 7,168 Views 2 Comments

‘Michael is a big strong lad and he comes in for special treatment,’ said Declan Bonner.

Coetzee absence makes Cooney and McCloskey returns timely for Ulster
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Coetzee absence makes Cooney and McCloskey returns timely for Ulster

Nov 2nd 2020, 7:00 AM 5,552 Views 8 Comments

Dan McFarland’s men are away to Cardiff Blues in the Pro14 this evening.

Klopp impressed with Liverpool response to being without Virgil van Dijk
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Klopp impressed with Liverpool response to being without Virgil van Dijk

Oct 26th 2020, 5:18 PM 9,213 Views 2 Comments

The central defender faces several months out due to a knee injury.

'He's got genuine belief, Bundee. That's something other players feed off'
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'He's got genuine belief, Bundee. That's something other players feed off'

Oct 3rd 2020, 8:15 PM 10,990 Views 5 Comments

Connacht boss Andy Friend was pleased with how his side sorted out their discipline against Glasgow.

Aubameyang keen to leave legacy after signing new Arsenal deal
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Aubameyang keen to leave legacy after signing new Arsenal deal

Sep 15th 2020, 7:01 PM 6,590 Views 1 Comment

The Gabon international has scored 72 goals in 111 games across all competitions for the club.

Talismanic back row Coetzee an injury doubt for Ulster's trip to Toulouse
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Talismanic back row Coetzee an injury doubt for Ulster's trip to Toulouse

Sep 15th 2020, 5:18 PM 5,945 Views 8 Comments

The South African carried injury niggles into last weekend’s Pro14 final.

Talismanic Henderson 'a big loss' as Ulster prepare for Edinburgh trip
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Talismanic Henderson 'a big loss' as Ulster prepare for Edinburgh trip

Sep 3rd 2020, 6:30 AM 5,991 Views 3 Comments

The Scottish club are aiming to reach their first-ever Pro14 final.

'He understands rugby mortality more than most' - Coetzee shining for Ulster
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'He understands rugby mortality more than most' - Coetzee shining for Ulster

Dec 6th 2019, 1:00 AM 5,079 Views 13 Comments

The South African was denied his shot at the World Cup but has bounced back once again with his province.

Bale rescues faltering Wales at home to Azerbaijan
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Bale rescues faltering Wales at home to Azerbaijan

Sep 6th 2019, 10:22 PM 10,139 Views 5 Comments

Wales just about did enough to beat Azerbaijan on Friday, with Gareth Bale scoring the winner in the 85th minute after a poor showing.

'There was a middle part of my career where I had to step back and realise I wasn't enjoying it'
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'There was a middle part of my career where I had to step back and realise I wasn't enjoying it'

Aug 3rd 2019, 7:00 AM 28,985 Views 30 Comments

Ahead of this evening’s crunch Super 8s clash against Donegal, we caught up with Mayo star Aidan O’Shea.

'Only if someone clumps him' - McCarthy doubts Champions League will affect Eriksen
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'Only if someone clumps him' - McCarthy doubts Champions League will affect Eriksen

May 29th 2019, 5:30 PM 5,666 Views 4 Comments

Denmark’s kingpin is playing against Liverpool just six days before facing Ireland.

Pollard stars as South Africa down Scotland at Murrayfield
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Pollard stars as South Africa down Scotland at Murrayfield

Nov 17th 2018, 8:05 PM 11,215 Views 4 Comments

The 24-year-old kicked 13 points and notched a try during Saturday’s game.

Barca concern ahead of Clasico as Messi injured in win over Sevilla
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Barca concern ahead of Clasico as Messi injured in win over Sevilla

Oct 20th 2018, 10:03 PM 7,244 Views 5 Comments

After creating one goal and scoring another, Lionel Messi was replaced in the first half of Barcelona’s 4-2 victory.

Wales captain Bale named to face Spain and Ireland after shaking off groin strain
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Wales captain Bale named to face Spain and Ireland after shaking off groin strain

Oct 4th 2018, 1:58 PM 1,856 Views 1 Comment

The Real Madrid superstar has been included by Ryan Giggs, having missed Tuesday night’s Champions League game.

Parisse ready to shrug off neck concern ahead of Ireland clash
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Parisse ready to shrug off neck concern ahead of Ireland clash

Feb 6th 2017, 9:03 PM 4,514 Views 7 Comments

The focal point of Italy’s game will be in place this weekend.

Dembele sprung from the bench to rescue Celtic with fabulous second half hat-trick
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Dembele sprung from the bench to rescue Celtic with fabulous second half hat-trick

Feb 5th 2017, 3:07 PM 8,021 Views 7 Comments

The French striker’s third was pretty special as the Hoops made it 29 matches unbeaten with a 5-2 win.

'He's a freak of nature, we're blessed to have him' - Aidan O'Shea on Diarmuid O'Connor
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'He's a freak of nature, we're blessed to have him' - Aidan O'Shea on Diarmuid O'Connor

Apr 13th 2016, 7:00 AM 9,364 Views 4 Comments

The Mayo star also lamented his side’s sluggish start to this year’s league campaign.

Schmidt: 'We knew Johnny was ok' after collision with Bastareaud
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Schmidt: 'We knew Johnny was ok' after collision with Bastareaud

Feb 14th 2015, 8:36 PM 11,536 Views 20 Comments

The Ireland out-half will return to Racing Métro next week to prepare for a Top 14 clash with Clermont.

'The toughest decision of my life': Gerrard confirms Liverpool departure
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'The toughest decision of my life': Gerrard confirms Liverpool departure

Jan 2nd 2015, 9:36 AM 27,277 Views 116 Comments

The midfielder says he’s taking up a new challenge to ensure he doesn’t end his career with regrets.

Lar Corbett back as Tipp make 3 changes for Galway game
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Lar Corbett back as Tipp make 3 changes for Galway game

Jul 3rd 2014, 9:34 PM 14,156 Views 13 Comments

The 33-year-old forward replaces Niall O’Meara in attack ahead of the clash in Thurles.

Italy without captain Sergio Parisse for Six Nations visit to Dublin
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Italy without captain Sergio Parisse for Six Nations visit to Dublin

Mar 6th 2014, 2:21 PM 5,404 Views 13 Comments

Jacques Brunel has also changed his halfback pairing for the clash with Ireland.

139 and counting: Latest O'Driscoll record leaves Schmidt dumbfounded
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139 and counting: Latest O'Driscoll record leaves Schmidt dumbfounded

Feb 20th 2014, 5:00 PM 24,286 Views 24 Comments

‘You have to be incredibly resilient, incredibly talented, a phenomenal professional – that’s Brian O’Driscoll.’

Summer Tour Diary: Next time this guy is back, he will be a tourist ... or a coach
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Summer Tour Diary: Next time this guy is back, he will be a tourist ... or a coach

Jun 22nd 2012, 8:46 AM 5,778 Views 1 Comment

Seven tours to New Zealand and not many wins to speak of but Brian O’Driscoll can sign off in style by conquering the All Blacks.