Cork captain Seamus Harnedy sent off in losing clash with Waterford

Cork must beat Tipperary in Thurles next Sunday to have a chance of avoiding a relegation play-off after this third consecutive defeat.

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Donegal secure must-win match over Kildare

Donegal came through something of a must-win to give themselves a fighting chance of Division 1 survival at Kildare’s expense at Ballyshannon.

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Galway lead from third minute to win over Dublin

Jason Flynn's 1-9 haul eased All-Ireland title holders Galway to an anticipated victory at Parnell Park, setting up an Allianz hurling league promotion shoot-out ...

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Waterford need spring in their step more than others

John Mullane cut a gloomy figure at half-time in Walsh Park last Sunday. John Mullane cut an even gloomier figure at full-time.

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Cats great Keher very nearly took a different flight path

A life less ordinary was celebrated in Kilkenny last evening as one of hurling’s greatest players, Eddie Keher, was conferred with the freedom of the city.

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Galway need to be careful with Comer

Three down and four to go. The Galway footballers have, out of necessity, raced out of the NFL traps this year and are in a good position to chase down a spot in this year’s Football league final.

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Kevin Long: My job is to prove I’m the top man for the job

Kevin Long is the only Corkman in the Ireland squad to grace the Premier League this season, but his journey from the Connolly Road to Turner’s Cross, and further afield to Burnley’s Turf Moor, has taken in a multitude of highs and lows. 

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Dundalk and Rovers again fail to ignite

Shamrock Rovers 0 Dundalk 0: While Shamrock Rovers and Dundalk are still searching for their first win this season, it was the Lilywhites who went back the M1 last night from Tallaght Stadium carrying the regret of Pat Hoban missing a sitter to nick victory on the hour.

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Arsenal’s silent leader wants more than cup cameos

The most important figure in the Arsenal team for tomorrow’s Carabao Cup final against Manchester City will not be big money January signing Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, World Cup winner Mesut Ozil, or England international Jack Wilshere.

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Fine margins should swing in Ireland’s favour today

Fine margins, this fixture has been determined by them time and time again over the past decade and everything points to a similar scenario when Ireland and Wales lock horns once more in Dublin this afternoon.

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Jacob Stockdale: An old head on young shoulders

Even watching from the family sofa, Jacob Stockdale could see that Six Nations rugby was at a different level to anything else in the game.

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Katie Fitzhenry: We’re starting to gel at the right time

Wexford native Katie Fitzhenry is hoping that Ireland can build on victory over Italy when they welcome Wales to Donnybrook Stadium tomorrow afternoon (3pm).

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Alex Noren sets pace as Tiger Woods level in Florida

Sweden’s Alex Noren shot a four-under-par 66 for the early lead as Tiger Woods was at even par in the opening round of Florida’s Honda Classic yesterday.

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Portrush Golf Club raises concerns over hotel plans

The 2019 Open Championship is less than 18 months away. The town of Portrush and the surrounding areas continue to buzz with anticipation at what will be the biggest sporting event in this island’s history. 

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Golf unites behind fairer handicap system

The vexed question of golf handicaps and how they are calculated is set to be transformed by a new system jointly developed by the R&A and USGA.

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Chris’s Dream books Cheltenham ticket

After proving a class apart from his rivals in making a winning debut for new connections in the featured Grade Three Surehaul Mercedes-Benz Novice Hurdle in very testing conditions at Powerstown Park, Chris’s Dream earned his ticket to next month’s Cheltenham Festival for a tilt at the Albert Bartlett.

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Sara Bradstock defiant as injury curse strikes Coneygree again

Sara Bradstock is “not giving up” on Coneygree despite ruling the 2015 Cheltenham Gold Cup hero out for the rest of the season due to a stress fracture of his tibia.

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Ireland hope to repeat last year’s nations cup success in Florida

Ireland has two show jumping teams in action this weekend for the first of this year’s nations cup fixtures. Michael Blake takes charge of affairs for the five-star meeting in Ocala, Florida, while Taylor Vard will be overseeing matters at Abu Dhabi’s five-star contest in the UAE.

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Gráinne Walsh and the new wave of women boxers

A top soccer prospect in her early days, Gráinne Walsh turned to boxing at 16 and never looked back.

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Obituary: Gabriel Howard, legendary figure in Irish cycling

‘Everybody knew Gaybo the length and breadth of the country and beyond’ - Gabriel Howard, a legendary figure in Irish cycling, passed away earlier this month following a farm accident, writes Paul Fitzpatrick

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Mark Scannell urges Glanmire to grasp opportunity at Celtics

Ambassador UCC Glanmire will have an opportunity to regain outright leadership in the Women’s Super League when they travel to play reigning champions Liffey Celtics tomorrow.

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