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Michael Corry

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

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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Starting Line-Ups Revealed For Six All-Ireland Ladies Club Finalists

THE six All-Ireland Ladies Club Football finalists have revealed their starting line-ups ahead of the weekend’s eagerly-anticipated fixtures. Dublin and Leinster champions Foxrock-Cabinteely will tackle Cork and Munster standard-bearers Mourneabbey on Saturday at Parnell Park (5.15pm), in the first of a LIVE TG4 double-bill. Both teams are unchanged from their semi-final victories, when Fox-Cab saw off the challenge of 2016 …

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Exclusive: Kevin Dyas On Leinster Club Final & Armagh Retirement

It has been a long and arduous road for Kevin Dyas, but this Sunday he will attempt to land one of his greatest achievements; a Leinster senior club championship. The Armagh star transferred to Kilmacud Crokes three years ago, having spent the last eight years living in Dublin and travelling north for club and county duty. Dublin clubs have come …

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Superbowl Winner Sentenced To Eight Years For Attempted Murder

Two-time Super Bowl-winner Brandon Browner was jailed for eight years on Tuesday after pleading no contest to attempting to murder his ex-girlfriend in California. Browner, 34, had appeared in court in Pomona, outside Los Angeles, following an attack at his victim’s home on July 8. The former cornerback, who won back-to-back Super Bowls with the Seattle Seahawks and New England …

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Anthony Daly On Board With Antrim Hurlers For 2019

Anthony Daly has agreed to come on board the Antrim hurling set-up in an advisory capacity to new manager Neal Peden in 2019. Peden was appointed as the Saffron county’s new hurling manager after joint bosses Terence McNaughton and Dominic McKinley stepped down. Peden will step up into the leading role having been part of the former regime’s backroom team. …

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Jurgen Klopp Accepts FA Misconduct Charge Following Merseyside Derby

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp accepted on Tuesday a charge of misconduct levelled by the Football Association (FA), saying “if you break rules you have to pay for it.” The 51-year-old German had been charged after his exuberant celebrations following Divock Origi’s goal in the 96th minute for Liverpool in the Merseyside derby with Everton on Sunday which secured a dramatic …

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Kick-Off Times Confirmed For 2022 FIFA World Cup In Qatar

World Cup matches in Qatar could kick-off as early as 10:0o GMT if it holds four games a day during the 2022 tournament group stage, organisers confirmed Tuesday. The other three games would start at 13:00, 16:00 and 19:00 GMT, Nasser al-Khater, assistant secretary general for the World Cup organising body the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy, told local …

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All-Star Nominee Daniel Flynn Opts Out Of Kildare Squad For 2019

Daniel Flynn has opted out of the Kildare panel for 2019 as Cian O’Neill announced his squad for the upcoming O’Byrne Cup.  Full-forward, Flynn was nominated for an All-Star this year off the back of some impressive performances for the Lilywhites and news of his exclusion will come as a huge blow for Kildare as they seek to bounce straight …

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Kevin Cassidy: “It’s The Proudest Moment Of My Life”

Kevin Cassidy described Gaoth Dobhair’s Ulster final triumph on Sunday as the proudest moment of his life. Only two years ago the former All-Star retired from club duty before being enticed back into the fold. His decision to return has now been rewarded after the Donegal club collected their maiden Ulster title, defeating Scotstown in Healy Park, Omagh. “It’s unbelievable, …

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Tony Galvin Believes Declan Rice Could Captain Ireland Within Two Years

Tony Galvin was born in England and represented England schoolboys before going on to win 29 caps for the Republic of Ireland, which included a game against England at Euro ’88. However, the Huddersfield native can’t quite understand the predicament that West Ham’s Declan Rice finds himself in regarding his own international future. “I can’t see his predicament, because I think …

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Boxing’s Future Hangs In Balance Ahead Of 2020 Olympic Games

Boxing is currently fighting for its Olympic future as top officials decide whether to punish the sport’s governing body, which is on the ropes over finances, judging and its controversial leader. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has made clear that boxing’s future at the Tokyo 2020 Games could be facing a knockout blow amid serious concerns over governance at the …

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