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Dream Manor memorabilia auction for F1 fans

If some pit lane equipment would make your motoring dreams come true, just wait until next month. Manor, the now-defunct British-based Formula One team, is to auction off over 4,000 redundant parts in May.

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Dreams can come true, says Connacht's captain fantastic

Connacht captain John Muldoon says he never thought in his wildest dreams that he would win 300 caps for his native province.

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Luke Shaw sets sights on Europa League success

Luke Shaw believes Manchester United have what it takes to become “unstoppable” in their quest for Europa League glory.

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Cork run riot over 14-man Limerick

Cork 0-16 Limerick 0-6: The advantages of being able to play members of a minor team that has yet to make its championship debut were evident in the Gaelic Grounds last evening, when Cork easily defeated Limerick before a crowd of 468 in the opening round of the Munster U17 hurling championship.

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Robert Lewandowski faces Real fitness fight

Bayern Munich coach Carlo Ancelotti has admitted star striker Robert Lewandowski remains a major doubt for tonight’s Champions League quarter-final first-leg clash with Real Madrid.

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Shakespeare: I didn't script Claudio Ranieri's demise

Leicester boss Craig Shakespeare reiterated his conscience is clear after former manager Claudio Ranieri hinted someone at the club betrayed him.

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Peter Keane fears minor changes will have major fallout

Kerry minor football manager Peter Keane has expressed reservations over the decision to change the grade from U18 to U17 from 2018.

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Tommy Walsh: 'Tipperary putting Lar Corbett out on me in 2012... it was just a massive mistake'

Tommy Walsh has spoken openly for the first time about the difficulty he experienced in being dropped by Brian Cody in 2014.

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Fans to get help with premium Páirc Uí Chaoimh seats

Cork GAA is to help supporters directly with the financing of premium ticket purchases for the redeveloped Páirc Uí Chaoimh, it has emerged.

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Hard work pays for Wexford's Diarmuid O'Keeffe

No other team, it’s fair to say, worked harder than Wexford hurlers this January. Just as he did with Clare and Waterford previously, Davy Fitzgerald put his players through the ringer, training them on no less than 26 days.

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10 players who emerged as stars during the League

Few Allianz Football Leagues have provided more excitement. Fewer still have unearthed so much developing talent. John Fogarty picks the 10 standouts who’ve announced themselves this spring.

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Former Arsenal stars slate Wenger's flops

A host of former Arsenal favourites have questioned the appetite and ability of the current wearers of the shirt after Monday night’s 3-0 mauling at Crystal Palace.

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Donncha O'Brien claims last-gasp victory at Derrinasafa

Donncha O’Brien closed with three sensational bowls to snatch the Marshall Clarke Cup from Mick Hurley in the last shot at Derrinasafa.

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Croke Park cracker a tantalising taste of sensational Super 8

Kieran Shannon picks out four key takeaways from the weekend’s League final.

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Cork City hitman Sean Maguire sets sights on the title

Striker Sean Maguire admits he is dreaming of a move to England but believes he “owes something to Cork City” and is determined to first bring the league title back to Leeside.

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Death occurs of Kerry kitman Vincent Linnane

Long-serving Kerry football kitman and Austin Stack Park groundsman Vincent Linnane has passed away.

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Johnny Glynn home to fire up Galway

Galway defender Pádraic Mannion has explained Jonathan Glynn will be based at home for significant parts of the summer as he returns to the panel. 

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Dave Kilcoyne gears up for derby battle

When you ply your trade in the front-row of the Munster scrum, following legendary figures like Tom Clifford, Phil O’Callaghan, Peter Clohessy, and John Hayes, there’s little confusion over your responsibility to the famous red shirt.

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My Lions squad: Getting the chemistry right is key

Given all the other challenges Warren Gatland faces, getting the balance to the squad right is one of the few totally within his control, writes Donal Lenihan.

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Les Kiss: 'Thomond Park is a special place to play, we have to embrace that side of it'

While Munster, who will have one eye on the big Saracens test the following week, are likely to be without six of their front-line players, Ulster’s director of rugby Les Kiss is more or less able to stack his side for Saturday’s must-win PRO12 clash at Thomond Park.

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Fit-again Sean Cronin retains hope of Lions summer role

Go back to the day before Leinster’s Champions Cup quarter-final defeat of Wasps at the Aviva Stadium and Sean Cronin (right) was making his return from injury as a replacement for Ed Byrne during Leinster A’s win over Ulster’s second string at Rifle Park in Banbridge.

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