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Mata sends Manchester United through to round four but Rashford injury sours win

Mata skilfully lifted over Norwich goalkeeper John Ruddy midway through the second half.

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Rescue package likely to minimise FAI job losses

Rescue package likely to minimise FAI job losses

Unions representing staff at the Football Association of Ireland are confident of minimal job losses at the cash-strapped organisation following talks with Shane Ross.

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This ‘dynamic’ Ireland squad has got the lot, claims Farrell

Andy Farrell believes he will be leading Ireland into a new era with a squad for the upcoming Guinness Six Nations he believes has got the lot.

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Paul Stirling steers Ireland to four-run win over West Indies

Ireland have beaten the T-20 world champions in Grenada.

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Wales include 18-year-old wing Louis Rees-Zammit in Six Nations squad

Wales boss has named five uncapped players in 38-man group.

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O’Grady rescues St Brendan’s at the death as Flannan’s almost cause shock

St Brendan's College Killarney staged a dramatic second-half comeback with this last-ditch Corn Uí Mhuirí quarter-final win over St Flannan's in Ballyagran.

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Casement Park redevelopment given renewed hope

The stadium has been lying idle since 2013.

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Ireland squad talking points: Is this farewell to the most decorated player around?

Andy Farrell's first squad was not one named for shock value, though the omissions are as notable as the new additions.

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Sizing John on target for Irish Gold Cup

Sizing John on target for Irish Gold Cup

Sizing John is on course to try to reclaim the Paddy Power Irish Gold Cup on February 2.

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Ardscoil comprehensive victors over Glenstal Abbey

Ardscoil Ris set up a tie with St Munchin’s College in the second round of the Munster Schools Senior Cup after a comprehensive 27-10 victory over Glenstal Abbey at the Markets Field.

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Rampant Tralee CBS overpower Hamilton High School in Corn Uí Mhuirí quarter-final

The eagerly awaited meeting of Tralee CBS and Hamilton High School Bandon in the quarter-final of Corn Uí Mhuirí turned into a damp squib as the Green overpowered the Hammies to emerge 18-point winners.

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Dublin basketball club St Vincent's secures injunction to halt suspension of 11 teams

The suspension by the Dublin Men's Basketball Board (DMBB) relates to issues including the registrations of a number of adult players by the club.

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Arsenal boss Arteta calls on players to fill Aubameyang’s boots

The forward’s appeal against a three-match ban has failed.

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Colm McMahon appointed Munster's new Head of Rugby Development

Colm McMahon appointed Munster's new Head of Rugby Development

Munster have appointed Colm McMahon as the province’s new Head of Rugby Development.

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Sexton to captain Ireland as Farrell names five uncapped players in Six Nations squad

The coaching group have also named four development players who will train with the squad.

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Rathmore beat Coláiste Choilm to make first Corn Uí Mhuirí semi-final

“This is a huge achievement for a small school.”

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Paddy Butler delighted to join southern stars as he signs for Japanese club

The former Munster forward, now 29, will be the first Irish player to play in the league, if not the country itself, joining a who's who of southern hemisphere stars.

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Beram Kayal back at Brighton as Charlton loan is cut short

The 31-year-old recently underwent groin surgery.

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Liverpool ‘hit the post’ last season – Firmino

The Brazil international wants the Reds to stay focused this season.

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Ford: England won’t be left with World Cup hangover

England will open their Six Nations campaign against France on February 2.

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O’Dwyer scores a hat-trick as Rockwell whitewash Tipperary rivals

Rockwell made it safely through to the second round of the Clayton Hotels Munster Schools Senior Cup and a meeting with Bandon Grammar School with a comprehensive win over High School Clonmel at Musgrave Park on Wednesday.

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'You're like f***ing Aontú': Joe Brolly reveals why he joined eir after RTÉ 'hurt'

Joe Brolly has admitted he came to the realisation that he was "howling into the wilderness" when it came to criticising the GAA for doing deals with pay-per-view broadcasters.

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Garcia wants to show the ‘true Sergio’ in Abu Dhabi

Garcia wants to show the ‘true Sergio’ in Abu Dhabi

The Spaniard was thrown out of the inaugural Saudi International for serious misconduct in 2019.

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Cork City’s Harry Nevin scores the winner on Ireland U16 debut

Nevin netted the only goal of the game in the 76th minute as Paul Osam’s side began the tournament in the perfect fashion.

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'I love it': DeChambeau welcomes European Tour’s crackdown on slow play

'I love it': DeChambeau welcomes European Tour’s crackdown on slow play

Bryson DeChambeau insists he welcomes the European Tour’s crackdown on slow play, which includes a significant change to the previously announced four-point plan at this week’s Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship.

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Tottenham’s Tanganga: Best bit of my week to remember was smile on dad’s face

His rise to prominence under Jose Mourinho has come as a bit of a surprise.

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'I had no hesitation in coming back': Darren Randolph returns to West Ham

The Republic of Ireland international has agreed a deal until the summer of 2023.

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Eriksen ‘can leave Spurs with pride’ amid rumours of Inter move

Giovani Lo Celso and Erik Lamela scored in the win.

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Steve Bruce has ‘clear message’ ahead of transfer talks with Mike Ashley

The Sports Direct owner was in attendance as the Magpies booked their place in the fourth round.

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Stuart Hogg named Scotland captain for Six Nations

The Exeter full-back takes over from Stuart McInally.

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Wayne Pivac names five uncapped players in Wales Six Nations squad

There is also a recall for scrum-half Rhys Webb.

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Brands accepts it’s ‘not realistic’ for Everton to buy a player for £60million

The Dutchman is currently overseeing his fourth transfer window since being appointed by the club in May 2018.

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Gedson Fernandes relishing Jose Mourinho link-up after completing ‘dream’ move

The 21-year-old midfielder has signed on an 18-month loan deal from Benfica.

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Tottenham clinch Fernandes 18-month loan from Benfica with option to buy

The Portuguese midfielder becomes Jose Mourinho’s first signing at Spurs.

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10 players to look out for at the Australian Open

10 players to look out for at the Australian Open

Usual suspects Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer and Serena Williams will once again be among the title favourites.

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Football rumours from the media

Christian Eriksen’s price seems to be rising, while Tahith Chong could be leaving Manchester.

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Poor air quality affects Australian Open qualifying for second day

Poor air quality affects Australian Open qualifying for second day

The start of play was pushed back by three hours to allow conditions to improve.

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Kennedy moves to allay concerns over Cork future

While a backlash may have been expected at last night’s Cork County Board meeting at Páirc Uí Chaoimh, relations between the executive and club delegates were cordial.

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'It works for us that it’s very calm, relaxed, and chilled out’

Ask Dan McCormack to explain the breadth of Johnny Kelly’s influence with the Borris-Ileigh team that contests this weekend’s AIB All-Ireland Club Hurling final and the Tipperary player rattles off a litany of examples and areas.

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Walsh: Years of hurt behind Tullaroan’s quest

It’s difficult to believe but by the time Pádraig Walsh won his first senior club championship proper game with Tullaroan, he already had two All-Ireland medals with Kilkenny to his name.

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Come west young men, urges Friend

Connacht coach Andy Friend has urged some of Leinster’s fringe players to consider other Irish provinces in order to increase their first team game time.

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Ulster refusing to rule Addison out of Bath clash

Ulster are refusing to rule Will Addison out of Saturday’s Champions Cup clash against Bath even though he left France on crutches last weekend.

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Kieran Shannon: 'The best teams make changes before change is needed'

Kieran Shannon: 'The best teams make changes before change is needed'

Last Saturday week,before he’d oversee Leinster steamroll Connacht in the RDS, Stuart Lancaster popped over to DCU on the other side of town to speak to coaches from all sports and all over the country on the theme of talent development.

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Contepomi: I’d love to play in this side

Take a quick look at the statistics of this year’s Heineken Champions Cup and the numbers almost paint a picture of the rugby Leinster are playing.

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Earls: People need to stop comparing us to old Munster

Keith Earls knows the present situation at Munster could be better but he has also been around long enough to know the province has been in worse jams than this and with less cause for optimism.

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