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Leinster Trio Among Nominees For European Player Of The Year

Leinster nominees

The nominees for the 2020 EPCR European Player of the Year have been announced with three Leinster players included.  In total, seven clubs are represented among the 15 nominees who were picked by a panel of judges which include Brian O’Driscoll, Alan Quinlan, Bryan Habana and Dimitri Yachvili. Leinster, Racing 92 and the Exeter Chiefs all have three nominees included …

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Wexford And Offaly Have Learned Their Opponents For Leinster SHC Quarter-Finals

Leinster Bord na Mona Walsh Cup Round 1, Gorey, Wexford 8/1/2017 Wexford vs UCD Wexford manager Davy Fitzgerald Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Donall Farmer

Wexford and Offaly have learned their Leinster SHC quarter-final opponents after the final round of games in the round-robin this afternoon. The draw took place live on RTÉ Radio 1, after Westmeath beat Meath to relegate their neighbours, and Laois overcame Kerry. Leinster SHC quarter-final line-up: Westmeath vs Offaly Laois vs Wexford Galway vs Dublin [Already decided] _____ The winner …

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Brendan Cummins’ Frustrations Sum Up Flaws Of The Hurling Season

Brendan Cummins Hurling

The Leinster Hurling Championship has gone through two rounds of games, with two quarter-final berths up for grabs. Westmeath must beat neighbours Meath to avoid relegation to the Christy Ring Cup next season, while all four sides harbour aspirations of finishing in the top two. However, the stark reality is that for these counties, where hurling is undoubtedly making strides, the …

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Draw For Rugby World Cup 2019 In Coming Weeks

DUBLIN, IRELAND - MARCH 02: The Webb Ellis Cup at the announcement of the Rugby World Cup 2019 Venues at the Westbury Hotel on March 2, 2015 in Dublin, Ireland. (Photo by Patrick Bolger/Getty Images)

With all the talk of the Lions tour and the run-in of the European Champions Cup and various leagues around Europe, you’d be forgiven for forgetting about the Rugby World Cup. Oh yeah, that thing that’s happening in two and a half years… Well, after the Six Nations, seedings were confirmed for the competition in Japan, as Ireland secured their …

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Predicting The European Challenge Cup Quarter Final Line Up

LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 08: A close-up of the European Rugby Challenge Cup trophy and official ball during the 2014/15 European Rugby Champions Cup and European Rugby Challenge Cup Tournament Launch at The Twickenham Stoop on October 8, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Andrew Redington/Getty Images)

With our predicted Champions Cup quarter final line-up complete, we now turn to the contenders for the quarter final places in Europe’s second tier competition, the Challenge Cup. Pro12 toppers Ospreys have all-but sealed their place, and are likely to top the seeds despite being in one of the more difficult groups. Scoring 31 tries in four matches is evidence …

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Poll: Who Will Win The Sam Maguire Cup in 2017?

Stephen Cluxton Sam Maguire Dublin GAA

Dublin beat Mayo in a tight affair yesterday evening in Croke Park to capture the Sam Maguire Cup. Earlier today, we posted an article onsite featuring the odds for the 2017 All-Ireland Football Championship. The Dubs are clearly favourites, with runners-up Mayo in second place (again!). Meanwhile, usual suspects Kerry, Donegal, Tyrone and Cork are all knocking about. It will be …

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Jack McCaffrey Publicly Blasts “False” Headline

jack mccaffrey

2015 Player of the Year Jack McCaffrey is not taking part in the Championship this summer, as his travels took him overseas for the majority of the season. Despite the loss of McCaffrey and Rory O’Carroll, Jim Gavin and his side have managed admirably. Having not lost a game in League nor Championship so far in 2016, the Boys in …

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The CCCC Have Made A Decision On The Christy Ring Cup Final

Meath Antrim Christy Ring Cup hurling

The CCCC has made a decision that Antrim and Meath will replay the controversial Christy Ring Cup final, it has been confirmed this afternoon. Meath won the game by a point on Saturday evening in Croke Park, but it soon became clear in the aftermath that the score was incorrectly recorded, and the match was in fact level. Meath were …

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Opinion: The Controversial Christy Ring Final Result Must Stand

Christy Ring Cup Final, Croke Park, Dublin 4/6/2016 Antrim vs Meath Sean Quigley of Meath celebrates scoring the winning point in injury time Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Tom Beary

On Saturday evening at Croke Park, Meath completed a remarkable comeback to defeat Antrim in the final of the Christy Ring Cup to secure Liam McCarthy status for 2017. However, their narrow one-point win was shrouded in controversy, as it soon became clear that the scoreboard and referee had the score wrong. Now the score is wrong on scoreboard… Should be …

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