Wasps keep European hopes alive by avenging La Rochelle hammering

Elliot Daly scored two tries as Wasps kept alive their hopes of progressing to the Champions Cup quarter-finals with a hard-fought 21-3 victory.

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Hearts emphatically end Celtic's unbeaten domestic run

Hearts ended Celtic's 69-game unbeaten domestic run in stunning fashion with a 4-0 hammering of the Ladbrokes Premiership champions at Tynecastle.

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John Higgins beats Ronnie O'Sullivan 5-0 in Scottish Open

John Higgins ruthlessly ended Ronnie O'Sullivan's hopes of winning the Scottish Open with an accomplished display in Glasgow.

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Preserving the memory of Cormac McAnallen - a beloved brother of mythical status

It was in the spring of 2014 that Dónal McAnallen first drafted his memories of the death of his brother Cormac was in the spring of 2014.

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GAA community shining a light on homeless crisis

Tipperary hurler Brendan Maher described this initiative perfectly when explaining that this evening’s Gaelic voices for change sleep-out is no act of rebellion or political statement.

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Eoin Cadogan commits to Cork hurlers in 2018

Eoin Cadogan was back training with Cork last night - but with a hurley and sliotar, not a football - confirming his decision to switch codes and commit to the Cork hurlers in 2018.

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Mauricio Pochettino won’t turn down music if Tottenham shock Manchester City

Mauricio Pochettino will have no problem with Tottenham turning up the music if they pull off a shock win against unbeaten Manchester City today.

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Henrikh Mkhitaryan facing Manchester United exit door

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho has paved the way for departures next month, stating “every player has a price”.

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Questions about David Luiz frustrate Antonio Conte

Chelsea head coach Antonio Conte is frustrated by those questioning his honesty over the fitness of David Luiz.

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Jerry Flannery keeping the Munster value system intact through years of change

He’s the coaching constant at Munster, working under three different head coaches in as many years. Jerry Flannery understands better than most the value system crucial to the province’s future - and the importance of the Munster manual.

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Leicester Tigers will be different animal when Munster travel to Welford Road

For all the good news coming out of Munster in the past couple of days, the appearance of centres Matt Toomua and Manu Tuilagi on the Leicester Tigers teamsheet yesterday lunchtime will have offered a sobering counterpoint ahead of tomorrow’s Champions Cup re-match at Welford Road.

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Conor Murray says plenty pretenders for Sarries’ crown

Munster pitch up at the home of one English heavyweight tomorrow but it is the travails being experienced by another which has opened up the vista of potential glory for the province, and many others besides, next May.

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Pádraig Harrington's ladybird kid now ready to write his own adventure

Patrick Harrington, the 14-year-old son of three-time major winner Pádraig Harrington, says he doesn’t get asked about his famous father too much, but when he does, the first question usually is an inquiry about his handicap.

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Noel Cronin Q&A: ‘Waterville is a great golf course, fair for everyone’

Kevin Markham chats with Noel Cronin, one of Irish golf’s great gentlemen.

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Golfers reveal driving ambition

As the saying goes, drive for show, putt to drive another showy car into your garage.

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Cue Card unlikely to run in King George VI Chase at Kempton

Colin Tizzard expects Cue Card to have just three more runs before heading into retirement, with the 32Red King George VI Chase at Kempton on Tuesday week looking increasingly unlikely.

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Gary ‘Spike’ O’Sullivan: People might laugh at me, but I will be king of the world

Every night during his training camp in Dublin, after he’s finished his stretching routine on the floor of the hotel room, Gary ‘Spike’ O’Sullivan pulls out a pen and paper.

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‘I’m not drunk, Garda, I’ve actually been swimming!’

Ger Kennedy is a world-renowned ice swimmer who swam his second Ice Zero Mile (in water below one degree) in Siberia last week. The Dubliner is also planning an Antarctica 2020 swimming expedition in honour of the Corkman who discovered the continent.

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Katie Taylor urged to call it quits now, by her dad Pete

Katie Taylor should hang up her gloves and retire, according to her dad and former coach Pete Taylor.

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