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Limerick FC Players Set To Vote On Strike Action Over Unpaid Wages

Limerick FC players are set to ballot tomorrow on whether or not to take strike action over unpaid wages, according to RTE Sport. They become the second SSE Airtricity side to consider taking action following Bray Wanderers decision to strike, casting doubts over their fixture with Cork City later this month. Bray have until 5pm today to pay their players …

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Hurling Team Of The Week: The Men From Munster Dominate

We were treated to two cracking hurling quarter-finals over the weekend with Clare and Limerick edging their way into the All Ireland semi-finals at the expense of Wexford and Kilkenny. As a result, there’s plenty of competition in our Hurling Team of the Week. 1 Eoin Murphy (Kilkenny) Every week he plays, his name ends up on one team of …

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Winners And Losers As World Cup Ends & Super 8s Begin

As the World Cup draws to a close and the Super 8s kick into gear let’s take a look at the winners and losers from this weekend of sporting action. _____ Winners: France A second World Cup triumph 20 years after their first, France defeated opponents Croatia by 4-2 in Sunday’s final in Moscow. Despite starting on the backfoot the …

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Anglo-Irish Tug Of War: Ten Players With Divided Loyalties

England’s World Cup run could have a knock-on effect on Ireland’s tradition of recruiting granny rule players. The last decade has seen a greater resistance by the FA to the advances of other countries towards their promising stars. Ireland have possibly suffered the most from this and could be left frustrated for years to come. We have compiled a list …

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O’Donovan Brothers Take Gold Medal In World Cup Regatta

Gary and Paul O’Donovan have won gold in the A Final of the lightweight double sculls at the World Cup Regatta in Lucerne.  Sanita Puspure also secured a silver medal for Ireland in the women’s event. The Skibberen men led from the 800m mark but were pushed hard from Denmark and Belgium with the brothers edging out the race by 0.8 …

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Five Things We Learned From An Enthralling World Cup Final

MOSCOW, RUSSIA - JULY 15: France players celebrate with Didier Deschamps, Manager of France following their sides victory in the 2018 FIFA World Cup Final between France and Croatia at Luzhniki Stadium on July 15, 2018 in Moscow, Russia. (Photo by Robert Cianflone - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images)

France emerged as the 2018 World Cup winners in Moscow at the end of an eventful final against Croatia. Les Bleus could count themselves lucky to have been given the rub of the green with two decisions leading to goals in the first half, sandwiching a brilliant strike from Ivan Perisic to level the sides on the half-hour mark. France …

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Novak Djokovic Wins Fourth Wimbledon Title And 13th Major

Novak Djokovic raced to a fourth Wimbledon title and 13th career Grand Slam crown on Sunday when he defeated a battling but exhausted Kevin Anderson 6-2, 6-2, 7-6 (7/3). World number 21 Djokovic added the 2018 title to his wins in 2011, 2014 and 2015 as he became the lowest-ranked champion since Goran Ivanisevic in 2001. It also took his …

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