Cork player among GAA quartet chasing AFL contracts

Footballers from Carlow, Down, Derry and Cork will be hoping to impress the scouts as they pursue a professional contract at the AFL Draft Combine in Melbourne from ...

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Donnchadh Walsh becomes second Kerry footballer to retire this month

Donnchadh Walsh has become the second Kerry forward to announce his retirement this month after breaking the news this morning through his club Cromane’s social ...

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Liam Sheedy set to return as Tipp manager

Liam Sheedy is in line to return as Tipperary senior hurling manager just weeks after he distanced himself from the position.

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Liam Miller tribute match to be televised on Virgin Media Three channel

The Liam Miller tribute match will be televised on the Virgin Media Three channel, the broadcaster has announced.

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Jurgen Klopp confident Liverpool will avoid European hangover against Southampton

The Reds struggled to back up after Champions League games last season.

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Nuno honoured by Mourinho praise ahead of showdown with Manchester United

Nuno was the reserve goalkeeper at Porto under Mourinho between the club’s trophy-laden years of 2002-04.

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Edinburgh coach Richard Cockerill looking forward to Leinster test

Cockerill has made several changes for the trip to Dublin.

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Robin Copeland's debut one of six changes for Connacht

Back row Robin Copeland is set to make his Connacht debut as Andy Friend’s side take on Scarlets in the PRO14 at the Sportsground tomorrow at 5.15pm.

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Johnny Sexton to win his 150th cap for Leinster

The Leinster team has been named by Leo Cullen for tomorrow's PRO14 clash against Edinburgh at the RDS.

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Gavin Cromwell eyeing Naas return for Espoir D’Allen

Espoir D’Allen is likely to make his seasonal reappearance in the Fishery Lane Hurdle at Naas on November 10.

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Jerry Hannon: ‘I’ve been lucky in life, not everyone’s dream becomes reality’

Almost 20 years after beginning his career at a pony meeting in Athea, Jerry Hannon became Ireland’s primary racecourse commentator in July following the retirement ...

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COLM GREAVES: Oisin Murphy and Roaring Lion take star billing

Leopardstown and the Curragh share hosting duties in the coming days for the newly

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Oliver Fisher makes European Tour history with second-round 59 in Portugal

There had previously been 19 rounds of 60 on the European Tour.

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Fisher makes history with first round of 59 on European Tour

Englishman records unprecedented score after reaching the turn in 28.

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5 talking points as Europe aim to regain Ryder Cup in Paris

The USA ended Europe’s recent domination last time out.

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WADA’s first boss Dick Pound backs under-fire agency over Russian compromise

After wide criticism of the decision to lift RUSADA’s ban, Pound’s support will come as a huge relief to current WADA boss Sir Craig Reedie.

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Oliver Fisher makes European Tour history with second-round 59 in Portugal

There had previously been 19 rounds of 60 on the European Tour.

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Punishing Joshua could be about to bring down the curtain on another career

Joshua returns to Wembley for the first time since stopping Wladimir Klitschko and faces 39-year-old Alexander Povetkin.

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Stand by for seven in a row but Dubs still good for the game

Irish Examiner sports editor Tony Leen asks where now for Dublin and football after the four in a row was completed. Plus we hear Jim Gavin tackle the drive for ...

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BRENDAN O'BRIEN: So this is what happens when the All Blacks lose a match...

Winning, it seems, could come with a health warning, writes Brendan O’Brien

Sports may be rife with illegal substances but the endorphins released by the whiff of success, that sweet high, remain the biggest hit even if too much can lead to unexpected complications.

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PAUL ROUSE: If time is the issue for players, why has GPA done nothing about it?

There are things so obvious they should not need to be said, writes Paul Rouse

But sometimes the most obvious words are made startling by the context in which they are written.

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JACK ANDERSON: Playing Gaelic games must not be used as licence for thuggery

As the GAA inter-county season ends and its club championships reach their final stages, it’s time to reflect on some of the key challenges that lie ahead for the GAA.

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