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Ian Baraclough: I never took it for granted I’d be Michael O’Neill’s successor

Baraclough has taken over from O’Neill as Northern Ireland manager.

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Bruno Fernandes at the double as Manchester United cruise in Brighton

The Portuguese followed up Mason Greenwood’s opener with a brace to boost the Red Devils into fifth place.

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Denis Walsh: Cork at a disadvantage to Munster semi-final rivals

Cork’s senior teams will be at a distinct disadvantage in their Munster semi-finals because of the size of their club championships, according to former hurling manager Denis Walsh.

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Robbie Smyth and Barry McKeon back for Longford

Smyth is regarded as the best forward in the county and his presence will be a significant boost.

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Van Graan: Munster learning lessons on return to rugby from NZ and Australia

Van Graan: Munster learning lessons on return to rugby from NZ and Australia

Johann van Graan has praised his Munster players for embracing the “opportunity” of a return to rugby under unique circumstances following the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Former Cork City winger Kieran Sadlier leaving Doncaster Rovers

Kieran Sadlier is leaving Doncaster Rovers after turning down a new deal at the League One club.

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Cork's James Sugrue forced to abandon PGA Tour debut after visa issue

Cork's James Sugrue forced to abandon PGA Tour debut after visa issue

The latest setback marks the third time this year that the Corkman has missed a chance to play in a professional event in the United States due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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Black Lives Matter support not a green light for other forms of activism – Premier League boss

The league has given its support to the movement, which seeks equality for black people across the globe.

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Niall Quinn: League of Ireland changes were 'least disruptive' option

Niall Quinn believes the tweaked Airtricity League format is not perfect but that it is the “least disruptive” of the options that were on the table.

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Roadmap to complete All-Ireland road bowling championships unveiled

Roadmap to complete All-Ireland road bowling championships unveiled

A roadmap to complete the 2020 road bowling championships was unveiled by Ból-Chumann na hÉireann this week. It is planned to complete all three All-Ireland series to a modified calendar.

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Shamrock Rovers welcome decision on League of Ireland format and return

Shamrock Rovers have expressed their satisfaction with the decision reached on Tuesday morning which will see the Airtricity League start back again at the end of July.

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No Chelsea interest in free agent Angel Gomes insists Frank Lampard

Manchester United have confirmed the 19-year-old midfielder is leaving Old Trafford.

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'Sometimes things get complicated': Premier League chief quizzed over Newcastle United takeover delay

The Saudi Public Investment Fund is seeking to buy an 80 per cent stake in the club.

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Own points and unfinished matches: The story of hurling championship games in December

The 2020 All-Ireland Hurling final, scheduled for December 13, will be just the 13th Senior Hurling Championship game played in the final month of the year.

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Promotion and relegation to apply as decision made on League of Ireland resumption

The impasse over the SSE Airtricity League and what format it will take on its resumption has ended with a ruling that it will amount to an 18-game season and with the usual relegation and promotion places to apply.

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GAA open to trialling electronic whistle as coronavirus precaution

The GAA is open to trialling electronic whistles for referees to smooth the return to action on the field of play.

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To beat Wexford will be vital, says Galway boss Shane O'Neill

Galway senior hurling manager Shane O’Neill has stressed the importance of beating Wexford in a Leinster semi-final at the end of October.

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Solskjaer excited by star potential of striking trio

Manchester United boss says Martial, Rashford and Greenwood can be “so much better.”

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Azerbaijan link a sign of the times for Roy Keane

It's nine years since Roy Keane last managed a side.

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Dr Crokes to face Austin Stacks as Kerry SFC draw made

The competition will run on a straight knockout basis.

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Kilkenny club members self-isolating after GAA player tests positive for coronavirus

A number of members of a Kilkenny GAA club are understood to be self-isolating as a result of one of them testing positive for coronavirus.

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Liverpool defender Joel Matip out for the season with foot injury

The former Cameroon international suffered the injury during the Merseyside derby.

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Jack Grealish to Man City? Football rumours from the media

Jack Grealish and Angel Gomes crop up in today’s rumours.

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Roy Hodgson: We will play Leicester anywhere

The Crystal Palace manager was speaking after his side lost 1-0 at home to Burnley.

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John Fogarty: It’s primitive to use GAA clubs as weapons to hit county

John Fogarty: It’s primitive to use GAA clubs as weapons to hit county

“Club good, county bad.” That about sums up the argument put forward by Captain Cavemen these last few weeks, writes $1

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Tipperary boss David Power ‘flabbergasted’ by GAA’s stance on inter-county training

Tipperary senior football manager David Power says he is “flabbergasted” by the GAA’s stance on county teams training before September 14.

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