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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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Con O’Callaghan Puts On Fantastic Hurling Display In Dublin Senior Championship

Con O’Callaghan made a scorching return to club hurling for Cuala in their Dublin senior hurling championship clash against Kilmacud Crokes today. Just over one week after his All-Ireland-winning efforts in Dublin football’s drive for five, the Cuala star re-entered the fray in his side’s clash with Kilmacud Crokes. Scoring two goals within ten minutes of taking to the pitch, …

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Cian o'neill

Cian O’Neill Appointed As Coach For Cork Senior Football Team

Cian O’Neill has been appointed as a coach for the Cork Senior Football team. The former Kildare manager will work alongside manager Ronan McCarthy for the 2020 season. He stepped down as manager of his native county back in July after four seasons in the role. Cork GAA made the announcement on Tuesday morning, releasing a statement which reads: “Cork …

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Katie Taylor

Katie Taylor To Headline Manchester Arena In Bid To Become Two-Weight World Champion

Katie Taylor will headline a huge night of boxing on November 2 at the Manchester Arena. Taylor, the undisputed champion of the lightweight division, will aim to become a two-weight world champion at the 21,000-seater venue. She will fight at light-welterweight and headline a card featuring Anthony Crolla. The event will be broadcast on Sky Sports. The Irish boxer’s opponent …

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David Denton

David Denton Announces Retirement From Professional Rugby

David Denton has announced his retirement from professional rugby. The Scotland and Leicester Tigers back-rower has not played since suffering a head injury against Northampton Saints at Twickenham in October 2018. After a long spell on the sidelines, and extensive consultation with medical experts and the medical staff at his club, the 29-year-old has been advised to retire. “It is …

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Mike Quirke To Take Over As Laois Senior Football Manager

The former Kerry footballer Mike Quirke is reportedly being lined up to take the reins as Laois senior football manager.  Quirke, who will leave his current role as the manager of Kerins O’Rahillys as a result, has tasted All-Ireland glory on four different occasions during his playing career – which lasted between the years 2003 and 2011. According to reports …

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The Ireland Team Who Should Start Against Switzerland As Chosen By You

The Republic of Ireland play Switzerland on Thursday night in a Euro 2020 qualifier, in a match could prove pivotal for their qualification campaign. Mick McCarthy’s side are currently top of Group D, with 10 points from four games. They are five points clear of second-place Denmark, who have a game in hand, and six points ahead of Switzerland. However, …

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Wales Announce Squad For Upcoming Rugby World Cup

Wales manager Warren Gatland has revealed his finalised 31-man squad ahead of next month’s Rugby World Cup in Japan. The side had their final opportunity to impress the coach ahead of the tournament – losing out to Ireland by a score of 22-17 yesterday. And while the match was technically a warm-up, there was quite a lot on the line …

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