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Watch: Richie Sadlier And Kenny Cunningham Pick Their Ireland Team To Face Austria

Sadlier Cunningham Ireland

With the friendlies against Mexico and Uruguay down, attention for Ireland now turns to next week’s World Cup qualifier against Austria. Martin O’Neill’s side successfully put Thursday night’s poor showing in New Jersey behind them on Sunday, defeating the Uruguayans 3-1 in a fine performance by the Boys in Green. With so many players putting in good shifts (and some …

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Ireland Manager Martin O’Neill Heaps Praise On Cyrus Christie

Leinster , Ireland - 4 May 2017; Cyrus Christie of Republic of Ireland scores his sides 2nd goal during the international friendly match between Republic of Ireland and Uruguay at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin. (Photo By Eóin Noonan/Sportsfile via Getty Images)

It may have only been a friendly versus Uruguay on Sunday but Cyrus Christie would have been watched closely by fans and management alike as he aspires to step into the shoes of the injured Seamus Coleman.  He performed superbly against Óscar Tabárez’s side in what was a nice build-up game to next Sunday’s crucial qualifier at home to Austria. The 24-year-old still …

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The Ireland XI That Should Start Against Uruguay With One Eye On Austria

Mexico vs Republic of Ireland Ireland's James McClean dejected after the game

Martin O’Neill’s Ireland will be looking to bounce back immediately from a disappointing result against Mexico on Thursday night. The understrength Boys in Green went down 3-1 in New Jersey, as O’Neill’s 3-5-2 experiment failing to pay dividends. The manager will be looking for a much better performance against Uruguay on Sunday, and indeed he should get it as nine …

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Martin O’Neill Adds Nine Players To The Ireland Squad To Face Uruguay

International Friendly, MetLife Stadium, New Jersey, USA 1/6/2017 Mexico vs Republic of Ireland Ireland Manager Martin O'Neill

Ireland manager Martin O’Neill has significantly strengthened the Ireland squad from Thursday night’s 3-1 defeat to Mexico in New Jersey. As expected, the 19-man collective that travelled to the US has been added to, with nine additions and one withdrawal taking the panel for Sunday’s match in Dublin to 28. The player in question to drop out is Birmingham’s Stephen …

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John Hayes’ Preparations For The 2009 Lions Tour Were Far From Ideal

John Hayes Lions

The British and Irish Lions kick off their ten-game tour of New Zealand with a tie against the New Zealand Provincial Barbarians tomorrow morning. Warren Gatland’s party have not yet suffered any major injuries since touching down in the southern hemisphere, but with a host of warm-up games before the opening test, it is likely that somebody will be ruled …

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Darts World Cup: Ireland Advance But Top Seeds Scotland Are Out

Betway Premier League Darts, The SSE Arena, Belfast 21/4/2017 Phil Taylor vs Gary Anderson Gary Anderson Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Presseye/Matt Mackey

The 2017 PDC World Cup of Darts got underway in Frankfurt on Thursday night, with top seeds Scotland suffering a shock defeat. The Scottish team, consisting of world number two Gary Anderson and number three Peter Wright, were expected to go all the way to the final. However, both players struggled for consistency as the number one seeds were dumped …

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Five Talking Points As Ireland Downed By Mexico

New York , United States - 1 June 2017; Jesus Corona of Mexico scores his side's first goal during the International Friendly match between Republic of Ireland and Mexico at the MetLife Stadium in New Jersey, USA. (Photo By David Maher/Sportsfile via Getty Images)

As Ireland went down 3-1 to Mexico, we take a look at some of the talking points from the friendly match in New Jersey. Stephen Gleeson’s consolation goal was not enough as Ireland suffered a crushing defeat to the Gold Cup champions. Important to see context of match It is very hard to take many positives from the game but …

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Watch: Stephen Gleeson Bags His First Ireland Goal With A Fine Finish Vs. Mexico

Gleeson Ireland Goal

Martin O’Neill’s Ireland suffered a disappointing 3-1 defeat to Mexico in New Jersey on Thursday night. A bright start from the Boys in Green‘ White soon gave way to the first Mexican goal as Jesus Corona finished after a fine counter-attack with just fifteen minutes gone. The lead was doubled ten minutes later from a Raul Jiminez penalty after James McClean, …

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