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Shortlist For RTÉ Sportsperson Of The Year Trimmed From 23 To 13

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The RTÉ Sport Awards take place next Saturday night, and who will win Sportsperson of the Year is anyone’s guess. The sheer strength-in-depth of the 23 person ‘longlist’ released last week showcased just how great a year 2018 was for Irish sport across many codes. That list has since been shortened to 13, with the likes of boxer TJ Doheny, athlete …

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Late Penalty Sinks Kilmacud Crokes As Mullinalaghta Crowned Kings Of Leinster

Overall it was a poor game, however, St. Columba’s Mullinalaghta won’t care one iota as they travel home to Longford as Leinster champions having overcome Dublin powerhouse, Kilmacud Crokes. The game won’t be remembered for its free-flowing football, and it looked as though the Dublin champions were going to labour to victory over the Longford minnows, until the 58th minute of …

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Mourneabbey End All-Ireland Heartbreak With Victory Over Fox-Cab

Mourneabbey 1-13 Foxrock-Cabinteely 1-7 _____ Driven on by the heartbreak of final defeats in three out of the past four seasons, Mourneabbey were finally crowned All-Ireland Ladies Senior Club Football champions with an emphatic triumph over Foxrock-Cabinteely at Parnell Park. The Cork outfit came up short in the 2014, 2015 and 2017 deciders, but with Doireann O’Sullivan (0-6) in outstanding form …

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Your Guide To A Crucial Weekend Of Football Club Action

There are plenty of trophies up for grabs this weekend in the club world as we edge closer to Christmas. It’s the final round of games in the Leinster championship’s while in Ladies Football, six teams will battle it out to be crowned All Ireland champions across three grades. In the Leinster junior football championship final, Young Irelands of Louth …

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Amy Ring: You Lose So That Better Days Will Come

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A recent move out of home may have denied Foxrock/Cabinteely captain Amy Ring the chance of in-depth footballing discussions her father and team manager Pat, but she’s not getting to vent with her new housemates either. Ring and her Foxrock-Cabinteely team-mates are on the march towards their first ever Ladies football senior club title, with Cork champions Mourneabbey awaiting in Saturday’s All-Ireland final, but …

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Jim McGuinness Appointed Manager Of United Soccer League Side

Former All Ireland winning manager, Jim McGuinness, has been appointed as the manager of Charlotte Independence in North Carolina. The 46-year-old has been making huge strides in the soccer world since he left the role of Donegal boss in 2014 and this move marks his first role as a professional manager. He was brought on board as a consultant with …

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Mark Lynch Brings Curtain Down On 15-Year Inter-County Career

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Derry stalwart Mark Lynch has retired from inter-county duty after 15 years with the Oak Leaf footballers it was confirmed today.  Lynch cited family and work commitments for his departure and admitted to being heartbroken at having made the decision to bring the curtain down on his illustrious Oak Leaf career. The Banagher man was a highly touted youngster and …

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