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Dessie Farrell Announced As New Dublin manager

Dessie Farrell has been appointed the new Dublin Senior Gaelic Football manager, replacing Jim Gavin, who stood down from the position at the end of November. Farrell will take over at the All-Ireland champions, where he will look to build on his work at underage level with the county. He was the manager when Dublin won the minor title in …

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Munster’s Enda Lynch Appointed To Board Of Federation For Irish Sport

The Federation of Irish Sport has announced that Enda Lynch, Head of Enterprise with Munster Rugby has been appointed an Independent Director of the Federation.  The Federation of Irish Sport is the representative organisation for the National Governing Bodies of Sport (NGBs) and Local Sports Partnerships (LSPs) in Ireland. The Federation’s membership consists of over 100 NGBs and LSPs from …

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How Ronnie O’Sullivan Became Snooker’s Roger Federer

The Rocket reveals the secrets to becoming snooker’s most prolific major winner and discusses being compared to Roger Federer and Tiger Woods. ___ Three decades and 72 titles into his professional career, there will be one thing motivating Ronnie O’Sullivan when he pitches up at the York Barbican to defend the Betway UK Championship title. “Coffee,” O’Sullivan says. “There are …

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Harding Cup Heads To UCD After Powerful Performance Against Maynooth

UCD  3-0   MAYNOOTH UNIVERSITY –  (November 22nd, Queens University) By John Hudson Two set-piece first-half goals from central defenders plus a late strike helped capture the Irish Universities Harding Cup, the first year’s main cup, for UCD with a hard-earned 3-0 win over Maynooth University in the final at Queen’s University Belfast. Well done to all of our freshers who …

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James Gallagher To Headline Bellator’s Dublin Return

Bellator MMA today revealed its return to Dublin on Saturday, February 22, with the 3Arena set to host the first European Series event of 2020 in the Irish capital. The main event will see Ireland’s James “The Strabanimal” Gallagher (10-1) face Sunderland’s Cal “Pacino” Ellenor (8-2) in a highly anticipated bantamweight bout, with Gallagher headlining his third Bellator Dublin show inside 12 months. Tickets …

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English FA Investigate Alleged Sectarian Chants Aimed At James McClean During Barnsley Match

The English Football Association have launched an investigation after James McClean was allegedly targeted with sectarian chanting by Barnsley fans. The Republic of Ireland international was said to have been targeted during Stoke City’s 4-2 win over Barnsley at Oakwell on Saturday afternoon. According to the Daily Mail, a small section of supporters regularly booed McClean and songs containing the …

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Ireland Fans Drowned Out The Haka By Singing The Fields Of Athenry

Ireland and New Zealand met in a Rugby World Cup quarter-final on Saturday and the atmosphere was electric ahead of the game. The Tokyo Stadium in Japan’s capital city was a sea of colour and noise, with both sets of supporters combing to create a brilliant spectacle. After the players lined out for the anthems, the All Blacks performed their …

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A Look At Why Football & Feature Films Have Historically Failed To Mix

This month, Disney will finally start principal photography on their first big budget football film. The project is a remake of, what we believe to be, the greatest ever football film, Next Goal Wins, a documentary released in 2014 that followed the American Samoa international team (harshly known as the worst team in the world after losing 0-31 to Australia) …

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Supermac’s Say Complaints Led Them To Release Statement On Galway GAA

Supermac’s have released another statement regarding Galway GAA’s use of sponsorship funds, clarifying the motivation behind their previous statement. Last week, the fast-food chain called for the Galway County Board to show how it has spent sponsorship money. Supermac’s have been the sponsor of Galway GAA since 1991 in one of the longest-running sponsorship deals in the GAA. They have …

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ESPN to Broadcast First-Ever ‘College GameDay’ Live from Dublin

College GameDay Built by The Home Depot is bringing its iconic pregame show to Dublin on Saturday, 29th August 2020. The game between Navy and Notre Dame will kick off a new college football season and marking the first time in history the traveling road show will originate from outside the United States. The 11-time Emmy Award winning pregame show, …

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Burnley Reportedly Interested In Talented League Of Ireland Duo

Sean Dyche is to attend the FAI Cup final in November to check out Shamrock Rovers’ Jack Byrne and Dundalk’s Sean Gannon, Mark McCadden from the Irish Daily Star reports. The Burnley manager clearly has faith in Irish players as he has bought plenty of them before. Throughout recent years, there’s been a strong contingent from the Emerald Isle with …

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“Donal Conway Mentioned The Two Of Us Will Be Old & Grey Before FAI Changes”

Ex-Ireland international, Niall Quinn gave his despondent thoughts on the current state of the FAI during Wednesday’s Champions League coverage on Virgin Media Sports. The Association has come under intense scrutiny over the last few months which has resulted in numerous Oireachtas Committees, lengthy statements and, ultimately, the resignation of former CEO and Executive Vice President John Delaney. Quinn, who …

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David Power Ratified As New Tipperary Senior Football Team Manager

David Power has been ratified as the new senior Tipperary Gaelic Football manager by the Tipperary county board. Power is the former manager of the Tipp under-21 team and was in charge when the county beat Dublin in the 2011 All-Ireland minor final. He has been granted a two-year term as senior coach. According to Tipperary Live, Power will be …

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