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Wes Hoolahan Announces Retirement From International Football

PARIS, FRANCE - JUNE 13: Wes Hoolahan (C) of Republic of Ireland celebrates scoring his team's first goal with his team mate Glenn Whelan (L) and Robbie Brady (R) during the UEFA EURO 2016 Group E match between Republic of Ireland and Sweden at Stade de France on June 13, 2016 in Paris, France. (Photo by Matthias Hangst/Getty Images)

Ireland cult hero Wes Hoolahan has called it a day from international football. The creative midfielder was a fan favourite throughout the latter part of his career, but was not always a go-to choice for Giovanni Trapattoni nor Martin O’Neill. The Norwich star has featured prominently in some of Ireland’s greatest moments in recent times. Having opened the scoring again Sweden …

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France’s HIA Controversy Escalates As Six Nations Release Second Statement

After an initial review by an independent Head Injury Assessment Review Processor, Six Nations Rugby have officially announced that two incidents have been referred to the HIA Review Panel. Some huge controversy arose during Ireland’s clash with France on Saturday as two French players were removed from the field of play for head injury assessments in highly questionable circumstances. Flyhalf …

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Watch: ‘That’s A Shocking Call’ – Alan Quinlan Was Baffled By One Nigel Owens Decision Against Ireland

After some dramatic scenes saw Ireland snatching victory from the jaws of defeat at the Stade de France on Saturday, some Irish fans criticized the performance of the highly respected Nigel Owens. Nigel Owens is widely regarded as the best referee plying his trade in the rugby realm. However, much like all other walks of life, even the best are …

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Listen: The Insanely Brilliant Irish Radio Commentary Of That Johnny Sexton Drop Goal

An unforgettable moment in Irish rugby history was perfectly captured by the elation of RTE’s Michael Corcoran.  Jonny Sexton’s incredible drop goal has been hailed as a moment of true sporting genius by countless pundits since the final whistle blew in the Stade de France on Saturday evening. Oh good lord, cross field kick with the clock in the red and …

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