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Interview with Carl Frampton ‘I believe I need to teach this lad a bit of manners’

Belfast’s Carl Frampton looks ahead to the first defence of his IBF super-bantamweight world championship against Californian Chris Avalos at the Odyssey Arena tonight.

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Paddy Barnes wins Gold at Commonwealth Games, July 2014

Paddy Barnes and Michael Conlan on Olympic trail again

Paddy Barnes and Michael Conlan will both look to take another step towards qualification for next year’s Olympic Games in Brazil when they represent Italia Thunder in the World Series of Boxing (WSB) today. 

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Early upsets in Irish Cup as Blueview and Tullamoy exit

There were two major upsets, as well as a few minor ones, on the opening day of the Irish Cup meeting at Limerick Racecourse yesterday but the majority of the fancied contenders are still standing.

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Equestrian: Peter Fell says National Championships will be ‘major event’

The inaugural Eventing Ireland National Championships at Ballindenisk, Co Cork, will be a “major affair” according organiser Peter Fell. 

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LIVE UPDATES: Ronan O’Gara and Ruby Walsh field your questions

Ronan O’Gara and Ruby Walsh are fielding a range of reader questions at Cork’s Clarion Hotel and the Irish Examiner sports team are providing live updates right here.

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Templeogue aiming to tighten grip on fourth

Templeogue should consolidate fourth place in the Men’s Premier league when they travel to Mountview for a clash with Dublin Inter.

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Conor O’Reilly’s basketball All-Star team challenge

Colin O’Reilly has laid down a challenge to players hopeful of making the Men’s Premier League All-Star team competing at the Sino-European Championships in July.

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John Mooney: New helmet invention may help prevent deaths

Ireland World Cup cricketer John Mooney hopes that his new invention will help prevent deaths like that of Australian batsman Phillip Hughes.

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McGuigan banking on Frampton birthday bash

Barry McGuigan is hoping for the perfect birthday present from his protégé tomorrow night, with the Clones Cyclone calling on Carl Frampton to deliver a knockout in his first world-title defence.

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Waterford’s Andrew Purcell to set pace in Willie Loughman Forest Rally

Andrew Purcell (Mitsubishi) is likely to be the barometer of the pace on Sunday’s Willie Loughman Forest Rally, the first round of the Valvoline National Forest Rally Championship.

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Horsing groups seeking common ground

Chairman of the Traditional Irish Horse Association (TIHA) Hugh Leonard will adopt a collegiate approach when a delegation from the association meets Horse Sport Ireland representatives today.

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LIVE: Ronan O’Gara and Ruby Walsh to answer your questions

Join us on irishexaminer.com tomorrow morning where Irish Examiner sports desk staff will be providing live updates as Ronan O’Gara and Ruby Walsh field a range of questions at the Irish Examiner Ronan O’Gara Ruby Walsh Breakfast in the Clarion Hotel in Cork.

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Ireland march on after UAE scare

After the euphoria of Ireland’s successful overhaul of 305 against the West Indies, some blithely assumed that the UAE would meekly subside.

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Avalos raises stakes in war of words

Chris Avalos has branded Carl Frampton a dancing "fairy" as he continued his efforts to rile the champion ahead of Saturday night’s world-title showdown in Belfast.

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Team Montenotte in full control

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The world is not enough for Carl Frampton

‘The Hitman’ is first on the hitlist for Ireland's new champ.

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Moneyball: baseball star pockets a tenner every time his episode of Seinfeld screens

Actually, it's closer to €11.90 for Roger McDowell for every 'second spitter' cameo. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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HOT SEAT: Ireland's Mark English  at the announcement of the Irish team for the European Indoor Athletics Championships in Prague.

Mark English hoping to feed off confidence of being a medal winner

Mark English is not shying away from the expectation that will rest squarely on his young shoulders when he leads a dozen-strong Irish challenge at next month’s European Indoor Athletics Championship. 

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Nick Turner: Rio Olympic ticket sees ‘switch in focus’

Ireland eventing high performance manager Nick Turner says securing qualification for the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro has meant for a “switch in focus”.

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John Mooney: Ireland are now world class

Four years ago, John Mooney flicked James Anderson to midwicket to complete Ireland’s stupendous run chase against England.

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