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Mayo Ladies Break Silence On Inter-County Exodus

The Mayo Ladies have released a statement clarifying the welfare issues that led them to walk away from the panel a number of months ago Cora Staunton and 13 other members of the panel, including two members of the back-room staff, left the team in July who cited welfare issues as the reason behind their departure. The statement, which can be read …

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Ireland Close In On All Blacks In Latest World Rugby Rankings

Kieran Read of the All Blacks and Conor Murray

New Zealand’s recent loss to South Africa in the Rugby Championship has seen their lead at the top of the World Rugby rankings cut to just 2.40 points with Ireland hot on their heels.   The latest rankings, released on Monday, means that November’s clash between the All Blacks and Joe Schmidt’s side will have an added layer of significance. …

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New Kick-Off Times & All You Need To Know About The CL On Irish TV

This season the Champions League’s television format in Ireland will differ slightly from previous years. The likes of Liverpool, Manchester United, Tottenham and Manchester City will all be in action in the group stages of the competition which begins this week. Here’s everything you need to know about the Champions League on Irish television. What Time Are The Games On …

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Sinead Goldrick: We Wanted To Win People’s Respect For The Game

Dublin ladies football stalwart, Sinead Goldrick says that yesterday’s win in the All Ireland senior final was the culmination of a long journey for her side.  In front of a record-breaking crowd of 50,141 at Croke Park, Dublin retained the Brendan Martin Cup for the first time in their history, recording their first championship victory over Cork. It was the sixth …

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MacKenna On Monday – Musings From The Sporting World

My old English teacher Larry Lloyd frequently had his work cut out, particularly when it came to poetry which was never a strong point. And when Emily Dickinson popped up on the Leaving Cert curriculum it got worse for him still, as the grim professions of a 19th-century female eccentric and recluse just never lined up with or made sense …

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Pat Gilroy Steps Down As Dublin Hurling Manager

Pat Gilroy has stepped down as the Dublin senior hurling manager after one year in charge, citing work commitments.  The 46-year old who led the county to the All Ireland football title in 2011, was widely praised for his effort with the hurling team, who were highly competitive in this year’s new-look Leinster championship. “It was a huge honour for …

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Dublin Retain Brendan Martin Cup With Victory Over Cork

Dublin 3-11 Cork 1-12 For the third year in a row, the ladies football final broke the record for the most attended women’s sporting event in Europe. 50,141 came through the gates of Croke Park today to watch Limerick, Tyrone and Dublin be crowned All Ireland champions. In the senior final, Dublin retained the Brendan Martin Cup for the first …

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Watch: Sanita Puspure Wins Gold At World Rowing Championships

Sanita Puspure won gold this morning at the World Rowing Championships in Plovdiv, Bulgaria a day after Gary and Paul O’Donovan won gold in their respective event.  Puspure blew away the field as she put in a performance of a lifetime to win a much deserved gold medal after years of near misses at World and European events. Puspure was …

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Cork’s Martina O’Brien Taking Occasion In Her Stride

Being in Croke Park on All Ireland final day in September is a situation the Cork ladies footballers are well used to. This is their eighth final since 2011, having won the title on six occasions throughout that period.  But you won’t find any of the players taking the situation for granted, having experienced the heartbreak of missing out last …

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