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Series leader Roy White realises pressure on in Carlow

In his first full season on-board the FESP liveried Ford Fiesta WRC, Clonmel’s Roy White, the current leader of the Triton Showers National Rally Championship knows there are difficult times ahead as his rivals begin to apply the pressure.

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Kieran Donaghy and Tralee return to top table

Premier League basketball will return to Kerry later this year, with Basketball Ireland confirming four new franchises for the national leagues, including Tralee Town BC.

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Ciara Kennelly raises the bar at Cork IT

A new junior girls high jump record and a number of impressive doubles were the highlights of the first day of the South Munster Schools Track & Field, which took place in glorious sunshine at Cork IT.

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Nicolas Roche primed for Giro challenge

Nicolas Roche will roll down the start-ramp in Apeldoorn in the Netherlands this afternoon as one of the two Irish riders in this year’s Giro d’Italia.

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Watch the slow motion action from the Munster Schools Track and Field Championships

This will get you in an Olympic mood!

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David Harte relishing visit by Euro champs Holland to Cork

International hockey will come to Cork for the first time in eight years with a visit by European champions the Netherlands in early July, as preparations ramp up for Ireland’s first Olympic challenge in over a century.

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Amir Khan not interested in Floyd Mayweather fight as he focuses on upsetting Saul Alvarez

Amir Khan has insisted he would not be interested in fighting Floyd Mayweather if the American makes his expected return from retirement, even if he defeats Saul Alvarez to win the WBC middleweight title.

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World snooker champion Mark Selby keen to party with Leicester City footballers

Mark Selby wants to join Leicester’s open-top bus parade after missing the greatest moment in the club’s history while he wrapped up the Betfred World Championship title.

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Nicolas Roche and Philip Deignan in Sky squad for Giro

Ireland’s Nicolas Roche and Philip Deignan have been named in Team Sky’s nine-man roster for the Giro d’Italia, which gets under way this Friday in the Netherlands.

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Mark Selby makes it a Leicester double by winning second World Championship

Mark Selby swept to Crucible glory and gave Leicester a second trophy of the night to toast as he fended off Ding Junhui in the Betfred World Championship final.

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Rockybay Yank’s eye-catching injection of pace decisive

An eye-catching injection of pace proved pivotal in the third race on Saturday night at Curraheen, as the Kieran Lynch-trained Rockybay Yank earned an eighth career victory.

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Ballyhooly Henry’s stamina pays off at Gain Dog Foods Open 600 at Shelbourne Park

After a brilliant effort in the semi-finals, Ballyhooly Henry was lumbered with odds-on favouritism for Saturday night’s final of the Gain Dog Foods Open 600 at Shelbourne Park, and Tom O’Neill’s powerful tracker did not disappoint.

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Nico Rosberg takes winning streak to seven

Championship leader Nico Rosberg extended his incredible winning streak to seven races with a comfortable lights-to-flag victory at the Russian Grand Prix.

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Donagh Kelly still king of the Lakes

Donegal’s Donagh Kelly and his Monaghan co-driver Conor Foley campaigned their KN Network supported Ford Focus WRC to back-to-back wins on the Cartell.ie Rally of the Lakes in Killarney. 

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Mona McSharry claims five Irish titles

Mona McSharry was the star on the final night of the Irish Open Swimming Championships as she picked up titles in the 200m Individual Medley, 200m Breaststroke and 50m Freestyle.

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