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Min heads multiple Mullins entries for Durkan Chase

Min heads multiple Mullins entries for Durkan Chase

Willie Mullins and Gordon Elliott are responsible for nine of the 14 remaining entries in the John Durkan Memorial Chase at Punchestown on Sunday.

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FAI risks Ross wrath and government funding with Cooke’s CEO appointment

FAI risks Ross wrath and government funding with Cooke’s CEO appointment

The Football Association of Ireland are prepared to defy Sports Minister Shane Ross by appointing a new chief executive without his imprimatur.

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Pessoa and Kenny may clash in Riders Masters Cup

This coming Friday will see Team Europe battle with Team Americas in the Riders Masters Cup at the five-star Longines Masters of Paris meeting in France.

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Saudi showdown won’t be end of Ruiz rivalry for Joshua

The pair meet for a second time on Saturday night.

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O’Donovan and Collins win cracking decider

James O’Donovan and Meghan Collins were full value for their win over Gary Daly and Emma Fitzpatrick in the mixed-doubles final at Sam’s Cross on Sunday.

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Donal Lenihan: When Munster traded blow  for blow at Vicarage Road

Donal Lenihan: When Munster traded blow for blow at Vicarage Road

Love them or loathe them, Saracens have played a big part in Munster’s celebrated European journey.

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Kieran Shannon: Dublin philosophy— as much as their football— was Jim Gavin’s greatest gift

Kieran Shannon: Dublin philosophy— as much as their football— was Jim Gavin’s greatest gift

When the Dublin footballers continuously speak about the ‘culture’ that Pat Gilroy changed and established and that Jim Gavin then perfected, they rarely go into detail while knowing the secret of winning and Gavin was in the detail.

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'Dream come true' as Sam Bennett joins Deceuninck-QuickStep

'Dream come true' as Sam Bennett joins Deceuninck-QuickStep

Sam Bennett has completed his move to Deceuninck-QuickStep a month after cutting ties with Bora-Hansgrohe.

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Trials of concussion substitutes could be introduced next season

The game’s law-makers are looking at ways to improve concussion assessment and management.

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Premier League refs should be using pitchside monitors – Wenger on VAR debate

The former Arsenal boss suggests the Premier League policy should be altered.

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Defending champion O’Sullivan to face Ding in UK Championship fourth round

O’Sullivan eased into the fourth round at York Barbican.

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Former Ireland forward Davidson extends Brive contract until 2023

“We are building something exceptional for the club and we all have the same desire to succeed.”

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Klopp warns Liverpool that derby win could ‘solve a lot of problems’ for Everton

A win for the Toffees might buy under-fire manager Marco Silva, and the club’s board, more time.

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Dean Smith hails ‘serial winner’ John Terry ahead of Stamford Bridge return

Terry returns to Stamford Bridge for the first time on the opposing side since leaving the Blues in 2017.

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Marco Silva: Upset win at Liverpool can turn Everton’s season around

The Toffees have only two wins in their last 10 league games.

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UEFA set to introduce group stage to Women’s Champions League from next season

The competition has previously been a straight knockout.

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Freddie Ljungberg hopes to get advice from Arsene Wenger and Sven-Goran Eriksson

Arsenal interim boss Ljungberg is looking to speak to his former manager and his former Swede.

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Crystal Palace to provide shelter at Selhurst Park for rough sleepers

Palace will host a temporary shelter for up to 10 rough sleepers this winter when the overnight temperature is below freezing.

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Ireland team manager Paul Dean steps down

Dean was appointed to Joe Schmidt's backroom team in September 2016.

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Ireland Under-17s learn opponents for Elite Round European qualifiers

The Republic of Ireland will head to Scotland for their Elite Round qualifiers to the 2020 European Under-17 Championship.

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FAI appoints Paul Cooke to new role of executive lead

FAI appoints Paul Cooke to new role of executive lead

The FAI have switched Vice-President Paul Cooke to a full-time position of executive lead as their search for a new CEO continues.

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Frank Lampard: Chelsea will find out transfer ban decision very soon

The Blues’ appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport was heard last month over their two-window transfer suspension imposed by FIFA.

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Wall and O’Sullivan to be inducted into Munster GAA Hall of Fame

Cork footballers will also be honoured at the Munster GAA Awards.

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Nuno Espirito Santo unhappy with Wolves’ ‘absurd’ December schedule

Wolves will play eight games in December, including one in the Europa League.

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Van Graan: 'The most important thing is Tyler himself as a man after rugby'

Van Graan: 'The most important thing is Tyler himself as a man after rugby'

Johann van Graan understands the task in front of his Munster team when Saracens come calling to Thomond Park this Saturday but he is relishing the challenge of a Heineken Champions Cup pool clash against a Test-quality side.

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Kerry report €143,000 profit despite increase in senior team costs

The season may have ended in disappointment for the Kerry footballers with defeat to Dublin in an All-Ireland final replay but off the field, there was plenty to celebrate.

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Mourinho coy on future of key Spurs trio

Christian Eriksen, Jan Vertonghen and Toby Alderweireld are out of contract at Tottenham after this season.

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Premier League clubs to learn mid-season break fate in December

Every team will get one weekend off, either on February 7-10 or February 14-17.

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Pickford aims to right his derby wrong

Goalkeeper Jordan has bad memories of last season’s Premier League match at Anfield.

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Quality not quantity the key as Joseph O’Brien continues meteoric rise

Quality not quantity the key as Joseph O’Brien continues meteoric rise

I guess, given his phenomenal success in such a short space of time, there are few days which aren’t good ones at Joseph O’Brien’s Owning Hill yard, but yesterday’s visit to the stables was the morning after a treble on a superb Sunday at Fairyhouse, and all was extremely well with the trainer and his team.

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Irish Olympic hopefuls face six-hour storm delay before action begins at world championships

Either or both Irish boats must reach the gold fleet to be in contention for Olympic qualification.

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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer not scared of the sack despite Man Utd’s struggles

United are winless in three and face Jose Mourinho’s Tottenham on Wednesday.

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GAA coaching from those who know best: A brainstorming session with football's sharpest minds

An Irish Examiner special podcast featuring Mike Quirke, Tony McEntee, Cian O’Neill, Ronan McCarthy, Éamonn Fitzmaurice, Ray Cosgrove, Declan O’Sullivan, and Oisin McConville.

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GAA coaching from those who know best: A brainstorming session with football's sharpest minds

GAA coaching from those who know best: A brainstorming session with football's sharpest minds

An Irish Examiner special podcast featuring Mike Quirke, Tony McEntee, Cian O’Neill, Ronan McCarthy, Éamonn Fitzmaurice, Ray Cosgrove, Declan O’Sullivan, and Oisin McConville.

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Aleksander Ceferin insists UEFA is ‘trying’ in fight against racism

UEFA has come under fire for their approach to disciplinary action following recent high-profile incidents.

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Paul Pogba ruled out of Jose Mourinho’s return to Old Trafford

The Manchester United midfielder is still sidelined through injury.

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Seattle Seahawks move top of NFC West

The Seahawks are ahead of the San Francisco 49ers on head-to-head record with four games to play.

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Ronaldo and team-mates to dance to a different tune

Ronaldo and team-mates to dance to a different tune

Cryptocurrency app to allow its users to vote on which music will be played when Juventus score goals at home.

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Young helps Hawks end slump and add to Warriors’ woe

There were also wins for the Bucks and Sixers.

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Football rumours from the media

Talk about the next Arsenal manager features in Tuesday’s papers.

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Former CEO urges FAI to consider selling stake in Aviva Stadium

Former CEO urges FAI to consider selling stake in Aviva Stadium

The Chair of the Oireachtas Sport Committee Fergus O'Dowd has said the FAI needs to appoint an independent chairperson quickly in order to restore some form of credibility.

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Nigel Bond trumps Judd in York

World number one sent packing after losing five successive frames.

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Pep Guardiola not looking to add to his squad in January

Guardiola acknowledges he needs to regenerate his squad, but he is not intending to do it mid-season.

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Pick of the ties in the third round of the FA Cup

Third round draw has guaranteed some mouthwatering ties.

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From beanies to bioflow bands, there’s so much to give golfers for Christmas

From beanies to bioflow bands, there’s so much to give golfers for Christmas

Another Christmas rolls along and the golfer in your life waits nervously to discover what gifts await under the tree. $1 offers some options

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Two Irish jockeys banned after testing positive for cocaine

Two Irish jockeys banned after testing positive for cocaine

Neither jockey requested for their ‘B’ Sample to be analysed and both entered guilty pleas.

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DJ Carey rejected county offers to take role with Kilkenny

New Kilkenny selector DJ Carey has admitted that being threatened with suspension for organising an U20 challenge game last March left a sour taste in his mouth.

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Luke Connolly: Nemo Rangers found ‘complete performance’

Luke Connolly: Nemo Rangers found ‘complete performance’

A welcome case of having saved their best till last, according to Luke Connolly

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Sevens: Billy Dardis and Ireland ready for rarified air of Dubai

The Ireland men’s sevens team will make history in Dubai on Thursday

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Munster more potent with Larkham and Rowntree, says Mark McCall

Munster more potent with Larkham and Rowntree, says Mark McCall

Mark McCall believes the addition of Stephen Larkham and Graham Rowntree to the Munster coaching team has made them more formidable opponents

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Ulster look to ‘keep momentum going’ at home to Harlequins

This time last year Ulster used the back-to-back Champions Cup games against the Scarlets as the launchpad for the rest of the season.

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Trying to fit all the pieces is Leinster’s most immediate challenge

Trying to fit all the pieces is Leinster’s most immediate challenge

For Leinster this week it will be a case of out with the new and in with the old. More or less, anyway.

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Tears at last turn to cheers for incredible Conor Laverty and Kilcoo

Finally at last, with the Ulster Club Championship won and all that he had been striving for over the past decade secured

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Douglas chair and secretary to contest bans

Douglas chair and secretary to contest bans

The Douglas GAA chairman and secretary are to contest the proposed 48-week suspensions they were slapped with last week

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Colin Fennelly hails wizardry of Shamrocks star TJ Reid

Reid was given little space or respite by St Mullins’ Michael Walsh in the provincial decider in Portlaoise on Sunday.

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Is this Amazon stream set to become raging torrent?

Is this Amazon stream set to become raging torrent?

The battleground for the way Premier League football is consumed will be re-set on today as Amazon Prime begins

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