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“Heart And Soul Of Our Club Ripped Out.” – GAA Club Shocked At Devastating Metro Impact

Today, the emerging preferred route corridor and associated stations for Dublin’s new public transport project, Metrolink, was published. The new public transport system will link Swords and Dublin Airport with the city centre and will travel onto the existing Luas Green Line to the south of the city. However, although the project is well overdue and welcomed, it has come …

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Romanian Rugby President Labels Spanish Players’ Behaviour As “Hooliganism”

Romanian Rugby President, Alin Petrache, has described the behaviour shown by the Spanish players, representatives and supporters as “hooliganism” in the aftermath of Spain’s loss to Belgium on Sunday. By now, you are probably aware that Spain missed out on their first and most likely opportunity of World Cup qualification at the weekend as they lost to Belgium in the Rugby Europe …

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RFU Back Eddie Jones After Disappointing Six Nations Campaign

The real significance of England’s fifth-place finish in this year’s Six Nations won’t be known until we see the team perform over the summer and of course, in the November internationals when they will face the All Blacks at Twickenham. Is finishing second-from-bottom a true reflection of their current plight? Probably not, but what is obvious is that there are clear …

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The Difference In Game Time Between Ireland And England’s Top Players Is Startling

The post-mortem into England’s fifth-place finish in this year’s Six Nations is well underway and one of the main reasons which is being discussed is the load being put on some of England’s top stars. With the Lions tour taking place last summer, which extended the 2017/18 season for all those involved, there was concern surrounding the welfare of those players …

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Warren Gatland Reckons That Ireland’s Grand Slam Triumph Was “A Bit Lucky”

Wales secured second place in this year’s Six Nations championship after securing a narrow 14-13 victory over France at the Principality Stadium on Saturday. It’s not a game which will live long in the memory and there were only three points scored in the second-half, a 49th-minute penalty from Maxime Machenaud. The result means that Wales finish runners-up and they …

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