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Tipp's high price of success

Tipperary chairman Seán Nugent has revealed the county board are spending almost €25,000 a week on preparing their six inter-county teams.

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GMac: Schedule taking toll on lovestruck Rory

Graeme McDowell believes Rory McIlroy's passionate love affair with tennis star Caroline Wozniacki and his gruelling travel schedule is "wearing him down".

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McGuigan spits fury at Kerry duo

Tyrone's Brian McGuigan has sensationally claimed Declan O'Sullivan exaggerated an injury to get him sent off last Saturday.

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Ó Sé: Idle Rebels left at a disadvantage

Tomás Ó Sé believes Cork are seriously and unfairly disadvantaged by the structure of the All-Ireland championship.

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Limerick's learning curve

"Ancora imparo," quoted Limerick wing-back Gavin O'Mahony this week.

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Down can be six shooters

All week they have been watched suspiciously.

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Ryan: Fitness is the key

Michael Ryan believes Waterford's fitness is a big reason why they're so optimistic heading into Sunday's All-Ireland quarter-final — but that it'll be another couple of years before the impact of trainer Pat Flanagan really kicks in.

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Veteran Ó hAilpín returns to Rebels' line-up

Seán Óg Ó hAilpín will make his first championship start in almost two years on Sunday as Jimmy-Barry Murphy hands out yet another first SHC start in the form of Daniel Kearney.

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Grimley takes the reins in Armagh

Paul Grimley was last night named the new Armagh manager, having served as his predecessor Paddy O'Rourke's selector this season.

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Déise's fighting spirit gives Cullinane hope

Waterford hurling selector Sean Cullinane says he and his backroom colleagues are heartened by their players' attitude in the Munster final.

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Senegal dent Team GB expectations

Great Britain's Olympic dreams suffered an unexpected setback at Old Trafford last night as Moussa Konate's late equaliser for Senegal earned them a 1-1 draw.

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Mancini:Time to splash the cash

Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini has flexed his muscles in an internal battle about player recruitment.

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City look to extend run

Cork City will look to extend their 10-game unbeaten Airtricity League of Ireland Premier Division run when they host Shelbourne at Turner's Cross tonight (kick-off 7.45pm).

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Brazil or bust for Capello and Russia

Fabio Capello has one simple aim after being announced as Russia's new head coach — qualify for the 2014 World Cup.

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Sligo make tame exit

Sligo Rovers' dreams of progressing to the glamour stages of the Europa League ended in this second leg qualifier at the Showgrounds last night.

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Euro 2012 experience 'enjoyable', declares Doyle

Ireland may have failed to win a point at Euro 2012 but striker Kevin Doyle insists playing in a major tournament was an enjoyable experience.

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Fagan Pat's hero again

Christy Fagan scored an extra-time winner to delight Richmond Park last night as St Patrick's advanced to a lucrative Europa League third round meeting with Bundesliga giants Hannover 96.

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Cooney drives Munster on

Captain Phil Cooney and his superbly balanced Munster team were celebrating at Royal Co Down last night after they completed a clean sweep in the Interprovincial Championship by beating a hotly fancied Ulster side by 7 matches to 4.

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'We will beat the All Blacks'

Paul O'Connell was many thousands of miles away when Ireland came within inches of beating New Zealand for the first time and seven days later when the All Blacks scored their biggest ever win over the Irish.

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Munster may grace Wembley

Munster fans are readying themselves for the mouth-watering prospect of seeing their team in action in the hallowed surroundings of Wembley Stadium nine days before Christmas.

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Imokilly gear up for first rally

Tomorrow is a red letter day for the fledgling Imokilly Motor Club who will host their first ever stage rally since affiliating with Motorsport Ireland six years ago.

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Famous Name roadshow rolls on

The Famous Name roadshow rolled on at Leopardstown last night as the seven-year-old recorded his twelfth win on the Foxrock track when justifying 30/100 favouritism in the Group 3 Jockey Club Of Turkey Meld Stakes.

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Rules looks set to rule

Tommy Carmody, one of the finest National Hunt jockeys ever produced by this country, has made a decent impression since returning to the training ranks.

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ICC withdraws threat to move Irish Cup from Limerick

In a dramatic about turn last night, the Irish Coursing Club (ICC) withdrew it's threat to move the Irish Cup blue riband fixture from Co. Limerick, its traditional home for over 100 years.

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Walsh fuming after Summer Star is virtually left at the start

"It's a long way to come for f*** all," said an irate Ted Walsh after his hot-pot, Summer Star, was left about 15 lengths at the start of the Tote Jackpot Mares' Maiden Hurdle at Limerick last night.

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Kyle hopes to be 'there abouts' in terms of a medal

Like all Olympians, eventer Mark Kyle, has weighed up his and his team's prospects in terms of probabilities and possibilities.

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