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Noel Murphy determined to keep bandwagon going

Three years and three days on from the contentious judges’ decision that encouraged Noel Murphy to abandon his amateur career, the Cork welterweight hopes to make a victorious return to the National Stadium tonight.

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Sport proves more than a pastime for Syrian refugees

Every Sunday, the gymnasium along Beirut’s airport highway echoes with the shouting and laughter of dozens of Syrian children enjoying a rare escape from a grim and confined life in exile.

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David Harte retains FIH’s World Goalkeeper of the Year status

It’s unlikely that David Harte and CJ Stander have ever met, but these two very different sportsmen share an unusual distinction.

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Unbeaten Stevie Collins Jr unfazed by Chris Eubank link

Given his famous father’s association with Chris Eubank, it is not surprising Stevie Collins Jr has grown accustomed to fielding questions on the young man from Brighton with the same name.

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O’Donovan brothers shine at regional trials in Cork

Paul and Gary O’Donovan remain the two fastest lightweight scullers in the country. 

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GAA Podcast: Davy Fitz's grand plan, Tipp focus and Cody's worries after worst ever defeat

John Fogarty reviews the Allianz Hurling League weekend with Colm O'Connor on PaperTalk.

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Thrillers as Ciara Neville and Phil Healy lead the charge

Ciara Neville (Emerald) kept her cool to clinch gold after a poor start in the women’s 60m while Phil Healy (Bandon) secured the European standard for the 400m on a weekend full of back stories and close finishes at the Irish Life Health National Indoor Championships in Abbotstown, Dublin.

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Mark Downey collects gold while Lydia Gurley follows up with bronze

Ireland’s Mark Downey won a gold medal in the 30k points race at the UCI Track World Cup in Cali, Colombia, over the weekend while Lydia Gurley followed up 24 hours later with a bronze in the women’s 10k scratch race.

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Thomas McCarthy promises to return stronger and better than ever

Mayfield teenager Thomas McCarthy has promised to learn from his first National Elite Championship final bout and “be back better”, while Rio Olympian Brendan Irvine has backed head coach Zaur Antia to get Irish boxing back on track.

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Mark Scannell happy as Glanmire hit back

Team Ambassador UCC Glanmire returned to winning ways in the Women’s Super League after an impressive 93-71 victory over Cork rivals Singleton’s Supervalu Brunell.

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Railway Union put dent in Cork C of I’s title challenge

It was moving day at both ends of the men’s EY Hockey League with a slew of surprise results on Saturday.

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