Two U20 Six Nations winners among those added to Munster Academy

Two of Ireland's U20 Six Nations winners are among the four players added to the Munster Academy for next season.

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UCD awarded 3-0 win after Bohemians field suspended player

Bohs have also had a fine imposed on them.

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'Something I'll never forget': Jose Mourinho congratulates Dundalk after penalty success

It was an emotional night all round, featuring a newborn baby, a European record, the financial boost of another round, and Dundalk's Champions League dream living ...

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Diarmuid O'Sullivan defends Cork against 'flakiness' but criticises lack of commitment, hunger, or plan B

Diarmuid O'Sullivan defends Cork against 'flakiness' but criticises lack of commitment, hunger, or plan B

Diarmuid O'Sullivan has defended Cork against accusations of flakiness but criticised John Meyler's side for lacking commitment, hunger, or a plan B.

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Colin O'Riordan signs two-year Sydney Swans contract extension

Colin O'Riordan signs two-year Sydney Swans contract extension

Colin O'Riordan has signed a two-year contract extension with the Sydney Swans.

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Damian McErlain resigns as Derry manager

Damian McErlain resigns as Derry manager

The County Board said they "reluctantly" accepted his resignation.

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Pro14 fixtures for 2019/20 revealed

Munster will begin their 2019/20 Pro14 campaign by welcoming the Dragons to Thomond Park while reigning champions Leinster face an away trip to Benetton.

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Wexford star scores stunning keepie-uppie volley

Wexford Youths Women have been on the wrong side of wonder-goals over the years but this weekend they got one of their own.

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Ex-Formula One driver got botox injections into his eye on long road to racing, and winning, again

Ex-Formula One driver got botox injections into his eye on long road to racing, and winning, again

"I couldn't move, I was like a ghost, with very big headaches and very big pains. My eyes were crossed, I couldn’t see; couldn’t watch television, couldn’t ...

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Cork's home Super 8s game moved as Páirc Uí Chaoimh pitch replacement set to begin

Cork's home Super 8s game moved as Páirc Uí Chaoimh pitch replacement set to begin

"We cannot ask our teams and supporters to endure another season where our flagship stadium is unavailable to host the games it was built for."

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Post-game melee follows UCD's shock win over Bohemians

Post-game melee follows UCD's shock win over Bohemians

A Bohs supporter attempted to confront the UCD goalkeeper.

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'It’s time to hand the baton over': Cian O'Neill steps down as Kildare manager

'It’s time to hand the baton over': Cian O'Neill steps down as Kildare manager

The Newbridge man said his decision was "undoubtedly informed" by the group not always reaching their potential, despite "relative successes".

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The best of Irish Twitter's reaction to Eoin Morgan captaining England to the World Cup

The best of Irish Twitter's reaction to Eoin Morgan captaining England to the World Cup

There has been an outburst of pride from all those in Ireland who helped Eoin Morgan on his path to becoming a World Cup-winning captain.

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Leinster announce first-ever double-header between men's and women's teams

Leinster have announced the first-ever double-header between their men's and women's teams.

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Patrick Horgan's 3-10 leads the way for scoring feats in defeatsThis story is enriched with multi-media content

Patrick Horgan's 3-10 leads the way for scoring feats in defeats

Horgan's three highest tallies this year have all come in losses.

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Stephen Kenny: Jack Grealish and Declan Rice should still be playing for Ireland

Stephen Kenny: Jack Grealish and Declan Rice should still be playing for Ireland

Jack Grealish and Declan Rice would still be playing for the Republic of Ireland but for weak relationships between former manager Martin O'Neill and underage coaches, ...

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Former Ireland underage international signs for Barcelona

Former Ireland underage international signs for Barcelona

He reportedly rejected a lucrative offer from PSG.

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Sean Cavanagh: 'Páidi Ó Sé was right. Kerry supporters are absolute animals'

Sean Cavanagh: 'Páidi Ó Sé was right. Kerry supporters are absolute animals'

Sean Cavanagh has called Kerry fans a "strange breed", mirroring comments made by Páidi Ó Sé 16 years ago.

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Watch: Triallist and 14-year-old combine for equaliser as Bohs deny Frank Lampard's Chelsea

Watch: Triallist and 14-year-old combine for equaliser as Bohs deny Frank Lampard's Chelsea

The cartwheel-backflip celebration was as good as the goal too!

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Ireland's most well-travelled professional footballer joins Israeli club

Ireland's most well-travelled professional footballer joins Israeli club

He has previously played for clubs in Scotland, England, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Poland, and New Zealand.

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All Blacks head coach clarifies domestic violence comments

All Blacks head coach Steve Hansen has issued a statement to clarify comments he made about domestic violence while defending his selection of Sevu Reece.

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Preston North End squad take up hurling during Cork pre-season camp

Preston North End squad take up hurling during Cork pre-season camp

The Preston North End squad have enjoyed a game of hurling as their pre-season camp continues in Cork.

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'You're excluding people': Megan Rapinoe delivers powerful message to Donald Trump on national TV

'You're excluding people': Megan Rapinoe delivers powerful message to Donald Trump on national TV

Trump has previously criticised Rapinoe on Twitter.

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Man United's Irish goalie heading out on loan again

Man United's Irish goalie heading out on loan again

Republic of Ireland goalkeeper Kieran O'Hara is heading out on loan for the seventh time in his Manchester United career.

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Here's the best reaction to Laois's shock win over Dublin in videos, photos, and tweetsThis story is enriched with multi-media content

Here's the best reaction to Laois's shock win over Dublin in videos, photos, and tweets

A shock to go in the annals of hurling alongside Antrim beating Offaly in '89 and Kerry defeating Waterford in '93, the victory sparked a joyous pitch invasion at ...

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All hurling quarter-finals and Super 8 games live on TV this weekend, despite clashes

All hurling quarter-finals and Super 8 games live on TV this weekend, despite clashes

All six of this weekend's hurling and football quarter-final games will be broadcast live on TV, despite some high-profile fixture clashes.

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Direct Provision scholarships: Hope found in sanctuary of education

Direct Provision scholarships: Hope found in sanctuary of education

Universities have started to open their gates with sanctuary scholarships, reports Stephen Barry

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Former Cork hurler breaks record in 512km race across 214 mountain peaks

Former Cork hurler breaks record in 512km race across 214 mountain peaks

He sliced seven hours off the record, completing the equivalent of 12 marathons and four summits of Everest in six days and six hours.

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Munster hurling final set for full house as public sale tickets snapped up

Munster hurling final set for full house as public sale tickets snapped up

The LIT Gaelic Grounds will be filled to its 44,000 capacity in 10 days' time.

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Antrim cliffs become ‘Mount Rushmore of golf’ ahead of The Open

Antrim cliffs become ‘Mount Rushmore of golf’ ahead of The Open

The design was achieved with the help of a Hollywood CGI artist.

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'The blue page has turned': Bastareaud retires from international rugby after World Cup omission

Mathieu Bastareaud has retired from international rugby after his omission from the French World Cup squad.

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Champions Cup draw: Munster in group of death with Saracens and Racing 92

Munster received a tough draw against reigning champions Saracens in next season's Champions Cup pool stages.

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Europa League draw: Cork City could face Rangers in second qualifying round

Europa League draw: Cork City could face Rangers in second qualifying round

Cork City could face a Europa League qualifier against Scottish runners-up Rangers, should both clubs come through their first qualifying round ties.

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Sheedy will find Woodlock role for injured 'Bonner' Maher, says Kelly

Sheedy will find Woodlock role for injured 'Bonner' Maher, says Kelly

Patrick 'Bonner' Maher will still have a role for Tipperary this year, says Eoin Kelly, despite being ruled out for the season through injury.

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Champions League qualifying draw: Dundalk face potential trip to Albania or Azerbaijan

Champions League qualifying draw: Dundalk face potential trip to Albania or Azerbaijan

Dundalk will face a trip to Albania or Azerbaijan in the second qualifying round of the Champions League, should they defeat Riga FC.

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Cathal Barrett suffered 'mild hamstring tear'

Cathal Barrett suffered 'mild hamstring tear'

Tipperary defender Cathal Barrett has not yet been ruled out of the Munster final after a scan revealed he suffered a "mild hamstring tear".

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Cork City, Shamrock Rovers and St Pat's learn Europa League opponents

Cork City, Shamrock Rovers and St Pat's learn Europa League opponents

Cork City will face opposition from Luxembourg or Wales in their Europa League first qualifying round.

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Dundalk drawn against Champions League debutants Riga

Dundalk drawn against Champions League debutants Riga

They won the Latvian league-and-cup double in 2018, and continue to lead the league this season - much like Dundalk in the League of Ireland.

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Munster announce first all-female staff for women's squads

"It is brilliant to have a strong cohort of female coaches and management in place ahead of our summer training programme," said head coach Laura Guest.

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Vice-captain Bastareaud dropped from France World Cup squad

He's not the only big name to miss out in a reshuffled squad.

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Patrick 'Bonner' Maher suffers ruptured cruciate ligament

Patrick 'Bonner' Maher suffers ruptured cruciate ligament

The injury is set to rule the Lorrha man out for the rest of the season.

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Seamus Callanan savouring winning feeling over Limerick

Seamus Callanan savouring winning feeling over Limerick

Seamus Callanan will have the chance to lift his first silverware as Tipperary captain in a fortnight’s time after Sunday’s four-point win over Limerick. ...

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Wexford footballer signs Sydney Swans deal

Wexford footballer signs Sydney Swans deal

Wexford footballer Barry O'Connor has signed a contract with the Sydney Swans.

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Bray homecoming organised for Katie Taylor

Katie Taylor will be honoured with a homecoming event in Bray on Friday.

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Katie Taylor homecoming: Twitter reacts to undisputed champion of the political photobomb, Shane Ross

Just as Katie Taylor dodged and weaved her way to becoming an undisputed world champion, Shane Ross has dodged and weaved his way to becoming the undisputed champion ...

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Graham Rowntree named as Munster forwards coach

Graham Rowntree has been named as Munster's new forwards coach.

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The success of the championship not confined to field of play

The success of the championship not confined to field of play

While the people of Clare endured two home losses at the weekend, the town of Ennis enjoyed the financial windfall which comes with hosting two high-profile double-headers. ...

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Keane: ‘It mightn’t have been sexy, but we got out of it’

Keane: ‘It mightn’t have been sexy, but we got out of it’

Peter Keane was at pains to repeat his message to the media after his Kerry side failed to impress in their six-point win over Clare.

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Unimpressive Kerry get the job done

Unimpressive Kerry get the job done

The result was never in doubt, so why did Kerry’s victory feel like a let-down?

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Kerry fail to impress in laboured win over Clare

Kerry fail to impress in laboured win over Clare

Kerry made hard work of seeing off Clare in heavy conditions to book a Munster final spot against Cork in three weeks’ time.

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