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eRacing Leading The Way For Cycling Ireland Despite Challenging Times

It’s been almost a month since the sporting landscape in Ireland changed utterly, with the country taking the appropriate measures to deal with the ongoing Covid-19 crisis. Leagues and tournaments across the nation were suspended or cancelled, with every sport continuing to feel the hit of the global pandemic that is likely to continue into the summer months. Among difficult …

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Selecting Gaelic Football’s Greatest Midfielder – Round Five

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Welcome to the final round in our selection of the greatest All-Star winning midfielder in Gaelic football.  Today’s final round involves a Dublin legend, a Royal County doctor as well as a midfielder known more for his managerial credentials to today’s younger audience. Here are our selections for the final round. _____ Brian Mullins [Dublin] When talk turns to the …

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Five Outside Shouts For Stephen Kenny’s First Ireland Squad

By Robert Redmond and Oisin McQueirns _____ On Saturday, the FAI announced that Mick McCarthy would be stepping aside from his role as Irish senior manager with immediate effect to make way for the incoming Stephen Kenny. Kenny will take charge of Ireland’s Euro 2020 playoff against Slovakia, whenever that game occurs, as well as the upcoming Nations League campaign …

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The Alternative Premier League Team Of The Season (So Far)

When the 2019/2020 Premier League season eventually goes down in the history books, it will be remembered as unquestionably the most bizarre campaign of all time. Coming to a halt with nine games left and Liverpool just two games away from their first ever Premier League title, 19/20 has been an unprecedented rollercoaster for all involved. The end of season …

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Selecting Gaelic Football’s Greatest Midfielder – Round One

Over the course of this week, we will be running a series asking you, the reader, to pick the best midfielder in Gaelic football history. We’ve thought long and hard about this one. Choosing who is the best can be a tough task with opinions varying from generation to generation while many will feel that their county’s greatest centrefield star …

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Another Five Of The Best Sporting Documentaries On Netflix Right Now

With the population confined to their houses across the nation, there’s never been a better time to explore some of the best content Netflix has to offer. And for those of us scrambling to consume at least some semblance of sport amid its almost worldwide cancellation across the globe, the universal streaming site can provide some much-needed respite. For your …

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Five All-Ireland Winners Who Surprisingly Never Won An All-Star

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Winning an All-Star is the highest individual honour that can be bestowed upon an inter-county footballer. Of course, every player has hopes and dreams of taking home the big prize in September but to win an All-Star award is in many ways the cherry on top following a hard year’s graft. Unfortunately, not all will have their All-Ireland achievements recognised …

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Five Of The Best Irish Players Never To Play At A Major Tournament

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By Robert Redmond & Oisin McQueirns _____ Over the years, Ireland has developed some incredibly talented footballers that have had the chance to shine on the biggest international stages. The likes of Ronnie Whelan at Euro 88, Paul McGrath at the World Cup in 1994, Damien Duff and Robbie Keane in Korea and Japan in 2002 – there’s been plenty. …

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The Story Of How Two Meath Managers Almost Came To Blows

Sean Boylan is an icon of Gaelic games and arguably the greatest Gael to hail from the Royal County of Meath. Known more for his exploits on the hurling field, the Meath county board surprised everyone back in 1983 when they took a gamble on the relatively unknown and untested Boylan, giving him the manager’s job during a period where …

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Four Gaelic Football Greats Unlucky Not To Win An All-Ireland

Winning an All-Ireland senior football championship medal is seen as the pinnacle of one’s Gaelic football career. Year in, year out, players strive to get the best out of their careers living in the hope that one day they will be lucky enough to climb the steps of the Hogan Stand. However, for every Colm Cooper, there is a Ciaran …

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Five Of The Best Sports Podcasts To Listen To Right Now

With the population confined to their houses across the nation, there’s never been a better time to escape the madness of the world with a podcast. And for those of us scrambling to consume at least some semblance of sport amid its almost worldwide cancellation across the globe, a sporting podcast can provide some much-needed respite. For your listening pleasure, …

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