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Munster Didn’t Make The Final In Murrayfield But Their Fans Are Making Their Voices Heard

Munster EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND - MAY 13: A general view during the European Rugby Champions Cup Final between ASM Clermont Auvergne and Saracens at Murrayfield Stadium on May 13, 2017 in Edinburgh, Scotland. (Photo by Mark Runnacles/Getty Images)

The Champions Cup final between Saracens and Clermont Auvergne was certainly not part of the script for Irish rugby fans. With Leinster and Munster in the two semi-finals, fans were dreaming of an all-Ireland final. However, Sarries and Clermont paid no notice in Dublin and Lyon in the final four. Nonetheless, many Irish fans had already booked for the trip …

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Tipperary To Appeal As Jason Forde Could Be Hit With Ban For Davy Fitzgerald Altercation

Allianz Hurling League Division 1A Semi-Final, Nowlan Park, Kilkenny 16/4/2017 Wexford vs Tipperary Wexford Manager Davy Fitzgerald and Aidan Nolan clash with Jason Forde of Tipperary Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

Yesterday it was confirmed that Davy Fitzgerald is banned for eight weeks, and will miss Wexford’s championship opener as well as their likely clash with Kilkenny on June 10. The former Waterford and Clare manager came in for huge criticism after entering the field of play against Tipperary in the National Hurling League semi-final last Sunday. Now Tipp star Jason …

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Champions Cup Final To Take Place In Bilbao Next Year

Champions Cup BILBAO, SPAIN - APRIL 07: A general view inside the stadium prior to the UEFA Europa League quarter final first leg match between Athletic Bilbao and Sevilla at San Mames Stadium on April 7, 2016 in Bilbao, Spain. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)

All roads lead to Edinburgh in this year’s Champions Cup and Challenge Cup competitions. The home of Scottish Rugby will host the two showpiece events. In recent years, the finals have taken place in some European rugby strongholds, such as the Aviva Stadium, Twickenham and the Principality Stadium. However, the EPCR are now set to break new ground with the …

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Ger Loughnane Has Serious Reservations About Tipperary’s Ability To Build A Legacy

Ger Loughnane Tipperary

Following last September’s All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship final, many question marks were raised about both Kilkenny and Tipperary. The Cats have wintered, licking their wounds, but many are anticipating that they may have to undergo a transitional period before Liam McCarthy will go back to the Noreside. Meanwhile, the Premier have been bigged up, as they embark on the quest …

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Watch: Monaghan Minor Champions Interrupt TG4 Panel In Celebrations

Corduff Gaels Monaghan TG4

Scotstown won yesterday’s Monaghan Senior Football Championship final with a 2-13 to 1-12 victory over Clontibret. The decider was being covered by TG4, and as part of the build-up, the pundits were pitch-side previewing the game. However, the curtain-raiser for the day featured the minor final between Corduff and Aughnamullen. The victorious Corduff side had little regard for the senior …

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Mayo Goalkeeper Rob Hennelly Posts Classy Statement Following All-Ireland Final Defeat

All-Ireland Senior Football Championship Final Replay, Croke Park, Dublin 1/10/2016 Dublin vs Mayo Mayo goalkeeper Robert Hennelly is black carded by referee Maurice Deegan Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

Mayo lost to Dublin on Saturday evening by a single point in the All-Ireland final replay. Before throw-in, Stephen Rochford elected to promote substitute goalkeeper Rob Hennelly into the starting team. Hennelly gave away a second-half penalty which Diarmuid Connolly duly converted. Today, Hennelly has posted a statement on his Instagram account. “I’ll never be able to fully describe what was …

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