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Tallaght's Brendan Hyland on his way to winning the Men's LC 200m Butterfly Final and setting a new Irish record in the processPicture: INPHO/Morgan Treac

Hyland sets senior butterfly record

Brendan Hyland was the standout performer at the Irish Long Course National Championships, securing the 200m Butterfly title in an Irish senior record time of 1:58.68 at the National Aquatic Centre in Dublin. The previous best was 1:59.14.

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Sam Moffett and James O'Reilly in action during the Circuit of Ireland Rally 2014. Picture: Barry Cregg / SPORTSFILE

Moffett in tune-up for Rallyof Lakes

These are busy times for Monaghan driver Sam Moffett.

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Legend Phelps to make return today

American Michael Phelps, the most decorated Olympian of all-time, will make his return to competitive swimming today.

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Quigley finally makes move to pro ranks

World silver medallist and 2013 European middleweight champion Jason Quigley has made his long awaited move into professional boxing.

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Lance’s team director banned for 10 years

CYCLING: Johan Bruyneel, Lance Armstrong’s long-time team director, has been banned for 10 years by the American Arbitration Association.

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McMahon out of Long Course nationals

SWIMMING: Irish record holder Sycerika McMahon is the notable absentee from the National Long Course Championships which start tomorrow.

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Perry hits back to set up O’Sullivan showdown

World number 15 Joe Perry overturned a 6-3 overnight deficit to beat Jamie Burnett 10-7 to set up a clash with Ronnie O’Sullivan in the second round of the Dafabet World Championship in Sheffield.

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Dowling’s late break delivers knockout blow to Clarke hopes

Mark Dowling claimed the biggest win of his career at the Kerry Group Rás Mumhan in Killorglin yesterday when he wrestled the yellow jersey from overnight leader Paddy Clarke by 12 seconds.

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Lynch’s winner secures treble for Cork C of I

Cork Church of Ireland completed a domestic treble as Richard Lynch’s extra-time strike sealed a 3-2 Munster Senior Cup final victory over UCC at Garryduff yesterday.

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Coyle clinches third Spring Tour title

Daniel Coyle clinched his third successive HSI/Connolly’s Red Mills Spring Tour title yesterday when seventh with Uptown Girl in the final at Coilog Equestrian Centre, Co Kildare.

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Attack-minded Clarke takes Rás yellow jersey

Paddy Clarke takes the yellow jersey into today’s final stage of the Kerry Group Rás Mumhan – level on time with Mark Dowling (DID Dunboyne) – following yesterday’s thrilling third stage.

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Early flag nearly puts brakes on Hamilton’s hat-trick drive

For the first time in Lewis Hamilton’s Formula One career he has now taken the chequered flag for three consecutive races, even though the one in China caused confusion by being waved prematurely.

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Perez says Jennings first step in title tilt

Cork-based heavyweight Mike Perez will bid to clinch a shot at the world heavyweight title in Texas next month.

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Delighted Doherty savouring every moment at Crucible

Ken Doherty drew on the memories of his greatest Crucible triumphs as he struck a blow for snooker’s senior citizens yesterday.

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Out-of-contention Twomey pulls Serenade out of World Cup

Having fallen out of contention, Billy Twomey yesterday pulled out of the World Cup final citing Tinka’s Serenade age.

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Murphy masters Ulster champ in McVeigh Cup final

Aidan Murphy is Joe McVeigh Cup champion following his bowl of odds win over Ulster champion Eddie Carr on the Markethill Road in Keady yesterday.

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