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Glanmire survive late drama to reach cup semis

Team Ambassador UCC Glanmire were given a mighty scare before prevailing over WIT Wildcats 61-56 in the Women’s National Cup.

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Ryan Barrett and Paul McCann land Historic Rally

Omagh’s Ryan Barrett (Ford Escort) made light of his inexperience of the Killarney terrain, and guided by Paul McCann took a maiden victory in the Rentokil Initial Killarney Historic Rally. Moving into the lead on the fourth stage they finished the seven-stage event 45.1 seconds ahead of the Escort of Welsh ace Mel Evans and his Cork co-driver Sean Hayde.

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Tomás Mac an t-Saoir: ‘The American people have been incredible to me’ on fundraising journey

A former Kerry minor and U21 footballer is closing in on completing the adventure of a lifetime as he pedals his way across America to help raise funds and awareness for the Donal Walsh Live Life Foundation.

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Corinthian and Mossley upset formbook in Irish Senior Cup

Two EY Hockey League sides were dumped out of the Irish Senior Cup by provincial sides as Corinthian and Mossley proved there is life outside the national league.

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Tommy Byrne: The greatest driver you never heard of

Very few sporting lives have skirted as often, or as wilfully, with drama and danger as Tommy Byrne’s.

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Nico Rosberg move no surprise to Lewis Hamilton

Lewis Hamilton insisted yesterday he was not surprised that long-running rival Nico Rosberg has brought the curtain down on his Formula One career.

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Motorpsport: Barrett hoping to go down a storm in Killarney

A year ago, Tyrone’s Ryan Barrett (Ford Escort) was set to sample the challenge of some of the classic Killarney stages until Storm Desmond forced the cancellation of the Rentokil Initial Killarney Historic Rally.

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Basketball: Scannell rallies Glanmire for cup quarter-final trip to Wildcats

Champions Team Ambassador UCC Glanmire face a tricky test away to WIT Wildcats in the pick of the weekend’s National Cup quarter-finals.

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Thomas Barr the star amid Irish athletics royalty

There was never any doubt that Thomas Barr would win the athlete of the year award at the Irish Life Health National Athletics Awards yesterday.

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Margaret Cremen and Cathal Cummins come out on top at UL indoors

As December arrives, winter training of weights, circuits and hours on the rowing machine is now becoming the norm for rowers across the country. 

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Minister will use ‘stick’ to enforce gender balance regulations

Minister of State for Sport Patrick O’Donovan says he is prepared to “use a stick” to make sports bodies fulfil some of their responsibilities around gender balance.

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Remembering Ronnie Delany’s ‘great day’

Tomorrow is the 60th anniversary of Ronnie Delany’s gold medal in the 1,500m at the Olympic Games in Melbourne. His is among the greatest Irish sporting stories ever told, and maybe the most often told. But the charm of a sporting icon keeps it fresh.

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Leo Santa Cruz vows to dethrone Carl Frampton in Vegas rematch

To say Leo Santa Cruz was comfortable in Belfast yesterday may be misleading, but the Mexican former three-weight world champion was certainly taking comfort from personal events away from the hype that goes with prize-fighting.

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James O’Donovan keeps on rolling as he sees off Killian Kingston

The James O’Donovan juggernaut continued in the Co-Action benefit in Casteltownkenneigh where he beat Killian Kingston. Brothers Aidan and David Murphy beat Martin Coppinger and Séamus Sexton in the opening score there.

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