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Kerry have four survivors from last year's final win

There are four survivors from last year’s All-Ireland-winning team on the Kerry side to face Clare in the Electric Ireland Munster MFC quarter-final in Tralee this evening (7pm).

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Jack O'Shea: Tyros ensured Éamonn Fitzmaurice did not walk

Éamonn Fitzmaurice would have walked away from the Kerry manager’s position, but for the young talent coming through, according to Kerry legend Jack O’Shea.

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Ray Cosgrove sees the positives in Dublin's league final loss

Former Dublin forward Ray Cosgrove is convinced the county will be the better for their Division 1 defeat to Kerry, as their unbeaten run was beginning to burden them.

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Donegal deliver new group of stars

Donegal 3-17Derry 0-13 Ulster U21 FC final  

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Pressure rises on Arsene Wenger as Crystal Palace shock Arsenal

Crystal Palace 3 -Arsenal 0: Arsene Wenger and the Arsenal hierarchy insist no final decision has been taken about the manager’s future. More performances like this, however, and the manager’s position will become untenable.

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Leicester players did not 'kill' me, insists Claudio Ranieri

Claudio Ranieri has denied player power lost him his job as Leicester manager, saying they did not “kill” him.

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Dortmund boss Thomas Tuchel talks up Monaco challenge

Borussia Dortmund coach Thomas Tuchel believes his side are underdogs for tonight’s Champions League quarter-final with Monaco.

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Antoine Griezmann will stay at Atletico, says teammate Luis

Atletico Madrid defender Filipe Luis is convinced “genius” Antoine Griezmann will reject overtures from Manchester United and Chelsea to remain with the Rojiblancos.

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Golfing gods finally give Sergio Garcia a break

Eighteen years and 71 majors later, more tears for Sergio Garcia.

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Sergio Garcia: I have a beautiful life. Major or no major

Sergio Garcia insisted he would have enjoyed a beautiful life with or without a major championship victory but the new Masters championship was mighty glad to be wearing a green jacket at Augusta National on Sunday night.

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Gritty Galway keep finding a way down home straight

At half-time across their eight league games this spring, the Galway footballers found themselves in front on just two occasions.

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Donnchadh Walsh says Kerry had to beat Dublin for Éamonn Fitzmaurice

Donnchadh Walsh admits the Kerry players felt compelled to finally beat Dublin for manager Éamonn Fitzmaurice who came out batting on their behalf last week.

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Family fortunes at all-time high for Scannells at Munster

Rory Scannell is warming to the challenge of becoming Munster’s emergency out-half.

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Rassie Erasmus sweats on fitness of Munster's stars

Rassie Erasmus is no more than “hopeful” of having a full deck from to choose from when Munster take on holders Saracens in the semi-final of the European Champions Cup at the Aviva Stadium on April 22. 

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Formula 1: Lewis Hamilton gears up for Sebastian Vettel battle

Lewis Hamilton’s so-called ‘bromance’ with Sebastian Vettel has become a defining storyline of the new season, but the Briton is not anticipating a messy break-up even if their title battle goes the distance this year.

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Ronnie O'Sullivan told to 'grow up' by World Snooker chairman

Ronnie O’Sullivan has been told to “grow up” by World Snooker chairman Barry Hearn as he prepares to head to the Crucible.

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Dave Kearney fighting back after injury misery with Leinster

There are good times to be injured, bad times to be injured and then there is Dave Kearney’s appalling luck this season.

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Augusta has again produced a fitting finale to the first major of the year

Sport can be cruel, but in Garcia golf has another worthy champion who finally determined his own destiny, writes John McHenry.

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Mike Quirke: Kerry have taken a stick to the biggest beehive in the woods

Don’t be fooled into thinking that Dublin are suddenly going to fall away now, writes Mike Quirke.

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Bernard Brogan can still make his doubters eat their words

The ambivalence of Joe Brolly towards Colm Cooper shouldn’t shock nor should it surprise, writes John Fogarty. 

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