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Today’s News

'There's more important things in life than sport' - Joe Canning hails Davy Fitz return

8 minutes ago

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Canning says the real victory was seeing the Clare boss return to the sideline after a recent health scare.

Cork champions Glen Rovers come from 11 points down to claim thrilling win over Sarsfields

50 minutes ago

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Erins Own saw off St Finbarr’s in yesterday’s other senior hurling tie on Leeside.

Cristiano Ronaldo joins Conor McGregor at Las Vegas training camp ahead of UFC 202

2 hours ago

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Messi was always a fan of the Diaz brothers.

All Blacks extend Hansen's contract through to 2019 World Cup

2 hours ago

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Joe Schmidt may stick around a little longer then.

Pre-season Manchester derby cancelled because of state of the pitch

2 hours ago

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Manchester’s City and United will not meet in a pre-season friendly in Beijing after torrential rain made the pitch unplayable.

Ireland U21 youngster buzzing after stunning goal against Premier League champions

4 hours ago

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The Celtic starlet made a big impression against Leicester City at the weekend.

'I was getting 200 quid a week, I thought why not turn it into 400 or 600 quid'

5 hours ago

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The former Shelbourne player has spoken openly about his problems of late.

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'Snubbing Barca for Man City was the best decision for me'

10 hours ago

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The Spain forward moved to the Etihad Stadium for £13.8 million in June.

Wayne Rooney dreaming of becoming a manager

10 hours ago

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The striker is keen not to walk away from football when he finally hangs up his boots.

Yesterday’s News

David Moyes and Sunderland players forced to make emergency plane landing

11 hours ago

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The Eastern Airways Flight was scheduled to fly from Newcastle to Geneva.

Irish-qualified MLS midfielder scores cracker in New York Derby

12 hours ago

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17 Comments

Tommy McNamara is on the FAI’s radar and recently expressed an interest in representing the Boys in Green.

Meet Ireland's Olympic team: Bryan Keane

13 hours ago

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The 35-year-old Cork man is preparing for his first Games.

Ronnie Whelan: Liverpool will finish in the top four

13 hours ago

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The Irish footballing legend is backing the Reds to continue their progress under Jurgen Klopp.

Galway silence the doubters, plenty for Waterford to work on — Sunday hurling talking points

14 hours ago

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Plus we take a look at what went wrong for Clare after such a positive start to the year.

Barcelona in talks with 32-goal striker, agent confirms

14 hours ago

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The Camp Nou side have made a move for the 32-year-old in their hunt for attacking reinforcements.

It’s Sunday so here are 11 of our favourite images from the sporting week

14 hours ago

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Here’s how all the action of the last seven days looked through a lens.

A career designed to damage their brains and lives: WWE stars file lawsuit

15 hours ago

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The 214-page complaint which outlines the basis of the case alleges a host of failings on WWE’s part.

'The most important thing in life is life' - Davy Fitz reflects on 'tough week'

16 hours ago

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The Clare boss saw his side lose out in today’s All-Ireland SHC quarter-final.

Canning-inspired Galway see off Clare to progress to All-Ireland semi-final

17 hours ago

23,710 Views

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The Tribesmen were deserved winners over Davy Fitzgerald’s side in Thurles.

Meet Ireland's Olympic Team: Paddy Barnes

18 hours ago

4,896 Views

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Team Ireland’s flag-bearer is vying to make history on his third appearance at the Games.

Waterford cruise past Wexford to book All-Ireland SHC semi-final spot

19 hours ago

18,393 Views

20 Comments

The Déise ran out 10-point winners and will face Kilkenny as a result.

Limerick book All-Ireland minor semi-final place with win over Wexford

19 hours ago

6,375 Views

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The Shannonsiders saw off the beaten Leinster finalists by eight points.

As it happened: Galway v Clare, All-Ireland SHC quarter-final

20 hours ago

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The Tribesmen and the Banner faced-off for a place in the last four.

Messi cuts short holiday and he (and his new blonde hair) could now feature in Dublin friendly

22 hours ago

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The Catalan giants head for a training camp in England next week, before playing Celtic at the Aviva Stadium on Saturday.

As it happened: Waterford v Wexford, All-Ireland SHC quarter-final

22 hours ago

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32 Comments

The curtain-raiser at Semple Stadium threw-in at 2pm.

Australian Rules footballer kicks his own leg so hard he breaks it in two places

22 hours ago

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Western Bulldogs midfielder Mitch Wallis suffered the horrific injuries during their game with St Kilda.

‘It’s the greatest athlete the world has ever seen and he’s refusing to go to the Olympics’

23 hours ago

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Journalist Richard Askwith chats to The42 about his new book on the legendary Czechoslovak long-distance runner Emil Zatopek.

Kendrick Lamar loves a Zaytoons! It's the sporting tweets of the week

Sun 10:30 AM

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Padraig Harrington, Sean Cronin and Aisling Daly also feature.

Behind-the-goal footage of Wicklow goalkeeper pulling off super save

Sun 10:30 AM

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Kim Connors made a crucial stop as her team went through in the All-Ireland intermediate championship yesterday.

'He made us ruthless and loved a few pints with the lads': Big Sam's life in Limerick

Sun 10:00 AM

28,906 Views

23 Comments

Sam Allardyce was a player-coach in the Treaty County for just one season and Barry Ryan was a young, impressionable member of the team.

Ex-UFC champion Holly Holm suffers shock defeat to Valentina Shevchenko

Sun 9:19 AM

16,866 Views

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That’s back-to-back losses now for the woman who ended Ronda Rousey’s unbeaten record.

The world champion Irish wrestler, Michelle Smith revisited and the week's best sportswriting

Sun 9:00 AM

8,288 Views

4 Comments

Plus, why the 1916 Philadelphia A’s might have been the worst team ever.

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