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Munster Announce That Robin Copeland Is Leaving The Province

When Robin Copeland arrived at Munster in 2014, there was huge excitement and hope that they had bagged a real gem. The Wexford native had impressed hugely in his time with the Cardiff Blues, and upon arrival in Limerick, became an immediate hit by scoring his first try against Leinster. An Ireland debut followed, but injury then halted his progress …

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CJ Stander Could Be Leaving Munster Next Season [Report]

Ireland Rugby Press Conference, Carton House, Co. Kildare 20/11/2017 CJ Stander Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

After Simon Zebo announced that he will be leaving Munster at the end of the season, shockwaves went through Irish Rugby. The lure of bumper contracts in France is something that has certainly been a factor for Ireland’s top players for some time now, but the country’s stance on international selection among other things has prevented the floodgates from opening …

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Floyd Mayweather: There’s A 90% Chance I Fight Conor McGregor

Floyd Mayweather Conor McGregor

Conor McGregor this week announced that he would be fighting Floyd Mayweather. The Notorious one declared that his side of the contract was signed, and that they were now waiting on the undefeated boxer to get his paperwork out of the way before the duo could throw down. Speaking about the fight for the first time since McGregor’s announcement earlier in …

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Brendan Rodgers Signs New Four-Year Deal With Celtic

EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND - APRIL 02: Celtic Manager Brendan Rodgers celebrates at full time during the Ladbrokes Premiership match between Hearts and Celtic at Tynecastle Stadium on April 2, 2017 in Edinburgh, Scotland. (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)

Fresh from winning the SPL title in his first year, a campaign in which Celtic have been undefeated up to this point, Brendan Rodgers has signed a new four-year deal with the Hoops. The former Swansea City and Liverpool manager has made a major impact at the Glasgow giants, and the future appears to be bright under his stewardship. The …

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Leinster Announce New Contracts For 15 Players

Leinster are riding the crest of a wave at present. Sitting atop the Pro12 table, they marched onto the Champions Cup semi-final with a comprehensive win over Premiership leaders Wasps last weekend. However, what is evening more promising for the RDS-faithful is the manner in which the younger generation led the charge in the Aviva Stadium on Saturday. Joey Carbery, …

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Laois Club Hilariously Parodies St. Brigid’s Club Contract

Mayo All Ireland Senior Football Championship Qualifier Round 3 17/7/2010 General view of a GAA ball Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/James Crombie GAA Club Players Association

There was a lot said and written about Dublin club St. Brigid’s after they drew up a players contract, which was leaked to the press. Now Laois club Crettyard have parodied this contract by releasing their own version. This includes buying snackboxes – but not eating more than your fair share – as well as making references to Electric Picnic …

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This GAA Senior Club Team’s Contract Is Causing Quite A Stir


St Brigid’s GAA club in Dublin clearly mean business ahead of 2017. The 2003 and 2011 Dublin county champions have drawn up a contract for all of their players to sign ahead of the new year. Quite frankly, it seems over-the-top for amateur athletes. Remember a time when GAA used to be fun, not farcical? Me too! Have a read …

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Big All Blacks Pay Rise Boosts Hopes of Retaining Stars

AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND - AUGUST 15: Richie McCaw of the New Zealand All Blacks performs the haka prior to The Rugby Championship, Bledisloe Cup match between the New Zealand All Blacks and the Australian Wallabies at Eden Park on August 15, 2015 in Auckland, New Zealand. (Photo by Hannah Peters/Getty Images)

Steve Hansen’s Christmas wish-list to retain his All Blacks stars might come to fruition after the announcement of a €48 million pay increase for New Zealand players over the next three years. A rise in the player payment pool from $121m (NZD) to $191m from 2016 to 2018 was announced by New Zealand Rugby after successful negotiations with the Players’ …

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Joe Schmidt Signs New Deal With IRFU Until 2019 World Cup

Joe Schmidt 16/6/2016

Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt will remain with the country until 2019, it has been confirmed today. Schmidt oversaw back-to-back Six Nations titles in his first two seasons in charge, and guided Ireland to the quarter-finals of last year’s World Cup. He has now committed to leading the country to the next tournament in Japan. Continue reading below _____ Make …

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Arsenal Youngsters Set To Be Offered Bumper New Contracts

BURNLEY, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 02: Arsene Wenger, Manager of Arsenal waves to the fans during the Premier League match between Burnley and Arsenal at Turf Moor on October 2, 2016 in Burnley, England. (Photo by Matthew Lewis/Getty Images)

Arsenal have enjoyed a somewhat mixed start to the season.  The opening day defeat at home to Liverpool got things off to the worst possible start.  A convincing win over Antonio Conte’s Chelsea revived their hopes for the season while last weekend saw the Gunners struggling to break down a battling Burnley side, with a last minute winner sealing all …

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The Secret Agent Exclusive: Bundee Aki To Turn Down New Contract

Connacht won the Pro 12 during a historic season last term, beating Leinster in the final at Murrayfield. The western province were full value for their victory, with several standout performers. However, arguably the star of the season was Pro 12 Player of the Year Bundee Aki. The Kiwi was a revelation in the midfield, combining physicality with raw footballing ability …

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Galway County Board Extend Deals Of Hurling And Football Managers


The Galway County Board has this evening ratified Mícheál Donoghue and Kevin Walsh as managers of the senior hurling and football teams respectively, until 2019. This evening both Kevin Walsh and Micheal Donoghue were ratified by the Galway County Board for a three year term 2017-2019 #gaa #tribesmen — Darren Frehill (@Darrenfrehill) September 26, 2016 Despite relegation to Division 1B …

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England Centre Kyle Eastmond To Leave Bath

England centre Kyle Eastmond is set to depart Bath Rugby and sign with Sale Sharks, according to reports. The Bath Chronicle is claiming that Eastmond has left the club after those in charge at the cash-laden Premiership outfit decided the former rugby league player was not worth the salary they offered him back in December. The six cap inside centre …

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Report: Liverpool To Sign Arsenal Star For £25 Million

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 21: Jurgen Klopp, manager of Liverpool applauds the supporters after his team's 4-1 win in the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester City and Liverpool at Etihad Stadium on November 21, 2015 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

A report in The Express today is suggesting that Liverpool are set to take Theo Walcott off the Gunners’ hands. The 27 year-old has been out of favour at the Emirates this season, and failed to make the England squad for Euro 2016. Although Walcott is struggling to break into the side, it is believed that he is determined to …

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Joe Schmidt Heavily Linked With Ireland Exit

DUBLIN, IRELAND - MARCH 19: Joe Schmidt the head coach of Ireland watches over his team warm up prior to kickoff during the RBS Six Nations match between Ireland and Scotland at the Aviva Stadium on March 19, 2016 in Dublin, Ireland. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt pulled off one of the country’s greatest ever results yesterday, as the Irish recorded a famous victory over South Africa. The 2014 and 2015 Six Nations champions were heavily depleted, and played the majority of the game with 14 men. However, they dug deep to record a famous six point win. While Schmidt is a …

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Big News Update On Alexis Sanchez’s Arsenal Future

Alexis Sanchez

As the official signing of Granit Xhaka draws closer, and Arsenal are linked with big names like Medhi Benatia and Alvaro Morata, it’s fair to say Arsene Wenger is looking forward this transfer window. But what about the players that are already at the club? For a while now, Alexis Sanchez has seemed unsettled at Arsenal. Whether it be his …

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Munster Hijack Robbie Henshaw’s Move To Leinster

GLOUCESTER, ENGLAND - APRIL 03: Robbie Henshaw of Connacht is tackled by James Hook of Gloucester during the European Rugby Challenge Cup match between Gloucester and Connacht at Kingsholm Stadium on April 3, 2015 in Gloucester, England. (Photo by Dan Mullan/Getty Images)

Massive Irish rugby news is emerging this morning, as Munster have hijacked Robbie Henshaw’s move to Leinster. The Connacht and Ireland centre was due to move east next season, but we can confirm this morning that the southern province are now set to announce the signature of the highly rated 22 year-old. This comes as a major blow to the Dublin 4 …

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