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Manchester United Fans Ecstatic As Season Ends On High

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The end justifies the means. This season has certainly had its up and downs for Manchester United, but ultimately their goal was achieved. Jose Mourinho oversaw the Red Devils as they claimed the Charity Shield and League Cup titles. However, if they failed to qualify for next season’s Champions League, the season would be deemed a failure. As the season …

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Watch: Chilling Scenes As Tribute Paid To Manchester Attack Victims Before Europa League Final

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Manchester United and Ajax are facing off in the Europa League final in Stockholm this evening. However, the football game seems insignificant following the events in Manchester earlier this week. Following the tragic events, the issue of a Europa League title and a Champions League qualification spot did not seem overly important. The event as a whole acted as a …

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Watch: Billy Vunipola Breaks Ceiling As Saracens Celebrations Kick Off In Dressing Rooms

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Saracens joined an exclusive club today, becoming the seventh team to win multiple European Cups. Alongside Leicester Tigers, Wasps, Leinster, Munster, Toulouse and Toulon, Sarries now can be considered one of the great European clubs. Their 11-point victory over Clermont Auvergne today was thoroughly deserved, as they fought throughout the game to make history. Although they have a Premiership semi-final …

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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

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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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