Katie Taylor vows to make history after defending lightweight world title

Katie Taylor has vowed to make history in boxing after successfully defending her WBA lightweight world title against stubborn opponent Jessica McCaskill at York ...

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Far from vintage Celtic, but Hoops make it 69 games without a loss

Celtic extended their unbeaten domestic run to 69 games with a win over Hamilton at Parkhead.

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Premier League wrap: Man City break all-time winning record as Arsenal and Liverpool slip-up

Manchester United responded from the derby loss with a victory over Bournemouth.

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How professionalism would reduce GAA grassroots to just another accounting phrase

Australia is a sports mad nation. With a population of 24 million, it is home to an extraordinary 90 professional men’s and women’s teams.

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Jack McCaffrey can’t understand why freak injury happened

Dublin defender Jack McCaffrey says he’s come to terms with his horror cruciate knee ligament injury but admitted, as a medicine student, he still can’t understand why it happened.

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Sports Manager of the Year Michéal Donoghue: Galway primed to back up magical year

September is long gone now. The last strains of ‘The West’s Awake’ have petered out on the cold winter winds as a New Year clears its throat but still the hurlers from Galway continue to rack up the prizes.

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How Sean Dyche made Burnley contenders for Europe

Burnley’s impressive start to the campaign is this season’s ‘Cinderella’ story but the stereotype of the Lancashire club led by a gruff ‘old-school’ manager disguises the very effective method behind their rise.

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Wasteful Arsenal held by rejuvenated West Ham

West Ham 0 - Arsenal 0: Arsenal missed an excellent chance to get back into the Premier League top four as they made it three games without a win for the first time since last April.

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‘Fab four’ reunited but Liverpool out of tune

Liverpool 0 - West Brom 0: There is an exciting new game at Anfield: Guess the Liverpool team. No one seems to know quite which line-up Jurgen Klopp will go into a game with these days. The only guarantee is that it will not be the team you expected.

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Jamie Heaslip feeling ‘good’ but return still down the track

The man circling the athletics track situated below Jamie Heaslip as he spoke to the gathered media was the perfect metaphor for the conversation taking place.

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Johann van Graan determined to slash Munster's penalty count in Leicester return

Johann van Graan has called on his Munster side to reduce the penalty count when they go into the Tigers’ den at Welford Road on Sunday.

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Tom McCartney relishing Connacht’s festive schedule

Connacht hooker Tom McCartney says he is ready to leave his injury woes behind and play his part in a busy Christmas period for the westerners.

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Noel Cronin Q&A: ‘Waterville is a great golf course, fair for everyone’

Kevin Markham chats with Noel Cronin, one of Irish golf’s great gentlemen.

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Golfers reveal driving ambition

As the saying goes, drive for show, putt to drive another showy car into your garage.

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Gift ideas to tee up the golfer’s ideal Christmas

Kevin Markham looks at a broad range of potential Christmas gifts for golfers...

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Perfect time for final Power play from Phil Taylor

Phil Taylor is adamant now is the right time to retire from darts as he bids to end his glittering career with a 17th world title.

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Chris Froome battles to save career after adverse test for asthma drug

Chris Froome is fighting to save his career after an adverse test for asthma drug salbutamol.

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Adrian O’Sullivan’s hot hand steers Demons into Cup semi

If there aren’t many palatable reasons to remember the 80’s, the explosion of basketball in Cork was a passion worth savouring, writes Tony Leen

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