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Stars on receiving end as league continues to reel

An embattled NFL, reeling from off-field brutality issues, received more bad news with numerous injuries to key players in the second week of an already tumultuous campaign.

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Kennedy rolls back the years to stun McCarthy

Eoin Kennedy’s legacy as one of the greatest handballers in the history of the sport has long been secured but the manner of his extraordinary win over Robbie McCarthy last Saturday may nudge him up a spot or two in the all-time rankings.

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Robinson and Mageean third in Fifth Avenue Mile

Paul Robinson and Ciara Mageean starred at the NYRR Fifth Avenue Mile in New York on Saturday, taking some prized scalps with third place finishes in their respective races.

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Martin secures seventh as Contador claims Vuelta

Ireland’s Dan Martin finished a career best in a Grand Tour yesterday when he finished seventh overall at the Vuelta A Espana.

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Connors retains Munster Grand Prix League title

Francis Connors retained his Connolly’s Red Mills Munster Grand Prix League title at Banteer Show, Co Cork, yesterday.

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Sheridan is Ireland’s kicking king

Damien Sheridan is still the man with the most powerful boot in Gaelic football.

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John Mooney hit a brilliant 96 for Ireland.

Scots spoil Mooney’s comeback

John Mooney hit 96, but the Ireland all-rounder’s brilliant innings was in vain as Scotland won the third and final one-day international at Malahide by eight wickets.

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Irish sailor James Espey at the ISAF Sailing World Championships and Olympic Qualifiers currently taking place in Santander, Spain.

Murphy struggles in Spain

Ireland’s fortunes could hardly have been more mixed in the two Laser single-handed classes on the opening day of the ISAF Sailing World Championships in Santander yesterday, as the hunt for a place at Rio 2016 heats up.

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Broderick misses out as Ard Ginger Pop gets Lanaken wild card

A call-up for nations cup duty with MHS Going Global means Greg Broderick will miss the chance to repeat his gold medal performance at next week’s World Breeding Championships at Lanaken, Belgium, with Super Chilled and Alberta Mist.

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O’Brien demands improvement despite ODI series win

Ireland held off a determined Scotland fightback to secure a three-wicket victory in yesterday’s second one-day international at Malahide.

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Limerick marksman O’Sullivan strikes gold

A Limerick marksman yesterday won a gold medal at the ISSF World Championship in Granada, Spain.

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Rebel Karate kids jetting off to Lisbon

Three Cork brothers have been selected on the Irish team for the World Karate Championship in Lisbon at the end of the month.

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