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Reports In Australia Suggest Dave Wessels Has A New Job And It’s Not With Munster

Munster CHRISTCHURCH, NEW ZEALAND - MARCH 24: Head Coach Dave Wessels of the Force looks on prior to the round five Super Rugby match between the Crusaders and the Force at AMI Stadium on March 24, 2017 in Christchurch, New Zealand. (Photo by Kai Schwoerer/Getty Images)

With Rassie Erasmus’ impending departure, speculation has been flying around as to who will take over Munster when the South African departs. The province are clearly casting the net far to find a replacement, and there were reports strongly linking former Western Force head coach Dave Wessels to the role. However, according to reports emerging from Australia, this isn’t the case. …

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Anthony Daly States He Has Not Been Contacted About Dublin Job

Anthony Daly

Since Ger Cunningham has resigned as Dublin hurling manager, there has been great speculation as to a potential successor. The Corkonian left after an underwhelming three seasons in the capital, as the Boys in Blue look to make their way back to the sport’s top table. Several names have been thrown about for the job, including Cuala’s All-Ireland winning manager …

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Former All-Ireland Club Winning Manager In Contention For Donegal Job

Donegal are currently on the lookout for a new manager after Rory Gallagher stepped away from the role following a disappointing summer. The 2012 All-Ireland champions suffered heavy defeats to Tyrone and Galway as their championship campaign ended prematurely. Jim McGuinness was always going to be a tough act to follow for Gallagher, as he now moves away from the …

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Conor McGregor Mocks The Idea Of A Showdown With Paulie Malignaggi

UFC Fight Night: Mousasi vs Hall, SSE Arena, Belfast Northern Ireland 19/11/2016 Teruto Ishihara vs Artem Lobov UFC Featherweight and Lightweight Champion Conor McGregor celebrates Artem Lobov's victory Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Presseye/Matt Mackey

The war of words between Conor McGregor and Paulie Malignaggi has lit up the build-up to Irishman’s bout with Floyd Mayweather next week. Malignaggi, a former world champion, was brought in to spar with the Dubliner, but relations soon went south as he wasn’t happy with images and footage released of the training. Malignaggi has since floated the idea of …

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With Three Wins From 10 Tests, What’s Gone Wrong For Wales?

CARDIFF, WALES - NOVEMBER 05: Justin Tipuric (l) and Luke Charteris look on dejectedly after another try during the international match between Wales and Australia at the Principality Stadium on November 5, 2016 in Cardiff, Wales. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

Welsh rugby looked in a good place a year ago, with only a late Fourie Du Preez try knocking them out of the 2015 Rugby World Cup at the quarter-finals. But with just three wins in their last 10 tests, what has gone wrong for Wales? Wales were destroyed by Australia at the Principality Stadium on Saturday. Brian Moore, writing …

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New Frontrunners Emerge As Anthony Daly Out Of Running For Clare Job

All Ireland Senior Hurling Championship Semi-Final Cork vs Clare 14/8/2005 Cork manager John Allen and Clare manager Anthony Daly shake hands at the end of the match Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/ Tom Honan

Davy Fitzgerald stepped aside as manager of the Clare senior hurlers last month, and now focus turns to potential successors. There were obvious candidates in the running, with former supremo Anthony Daly heading the field. However, the former Dublin manager has pulled out of the race, according to reports last night. SPORT: Anthony Daly has dropped out of the race …

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Tony McEntee Rules Himself Out Of Cavan Job As New Frontrunner Emerges

All-Ireland Senior Football Championship Final Replay, Croke Park, Dublin 1/10/2016 Dublin vs Mayo Selectors' Tony McEntee Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/James Crombie

Cavan are on the lookout for a new senior football manager, after Terry Hyland departed following this year’s Championship. The Breffni Men reached the National Football League Division 2 final this year, and despite losing to Tyrone, they will be promoted to the top tier next season. However, the summer failed to live up to expectations. After an Ulster quarter-final victory over …

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Anthony Daly Emerges As Frontrunner For Clare Job With High Profile Backroom Team

Clare Leinster GAA Hurling Senior Championship Semi-Final Replay 29/6/2013 Kilkenny vs Dublin Kilkenny's manager Brian Cody and Dublin's manager Anthony Daly after the game Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/James Crombie

After Davy Fitzgerland resigned as manager of the Clare senior hurling team, there has been much talk about potential successors. This morning, a report via RTÉ suggests that Anthony Daly will be returning for a second stint with the Banner. The former All-Ireland winning captain led Clare for three seasons last decade, reaching an All-Ireland quarter-final in his first year, before back-to-back …

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Shane Lowry’s Tweet To Sam Allardyce Is Simply Fantastic

AALBORG, DENMARK - AUGUST 24: Shane Lowry of Ireland plays to the cameras after a fine second shot on the 18th hole during the Pro Am prior to the start of Made In Denmark at Himmerland Golf & Spa Resort on August 24, 2016 in Aalborg, Denmark. (Photo by Andrew Redington/Getty Images)

Sam Allardyce has this evening been sacked as England manager, after a sting operation last night revealed him talking ill of his predecessor Roy Hodgson, and advising businessmen on how to get around FA rules regarding player transfers. Irish golfer Shane Lowry, who hails from the Faithful County, is never one to be quiet on Twitter. Nor is he one …

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Anthony Cunningham In Line For Senior Intercounty Football Management Role

GAA Hurling All Ireland Senior Championship Final, Croke Park, Dublin 6/9/2015.Kilkenny vs Galway.Galway manager Anthony Cunningham.Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Morgan Treacy

Anthony Cunningham was not a man ready to step away from intercounty management, after his controversial departure from the Galway senior hurling set-up. Having reached All-Ireland finals in 2012 and 2015 with the Tribesmen, Cunningham was ousted by the squad after they felt it was time for change. He spent this summer working under Mick Lillis with the Laois footballers. …

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Betting Odds For Clare’s Next Manager Help Paint The Picture

Next Clare Manager?

Clare are on the market for a new hurling manager after Davy Fitzgerald resigned last week. The former goalkeeper led the Banner to an All-Ireland title in 2013, but failed to build on that success, beating just Laois, Offaly and Limerick in the Championship since. Following this year’s defeat to Galway in the All-Ireland quarter-final, there were serious questions asked of …

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Ger Loughnane Has His Say On Davy Fitzgerald’s Departure From Clare

Clare Ger Loughnane Davy Fitzgerald

Former Clare supremo Ger Loughnane has offered his two cents on the current situation regarding Davy Fitzgerald. The 2013 All-Ireland winning manager is set to leave his managerial role in the county, and writing in his Irish Daily Star column, Loughnane has given his thoughts. The pair enjoyed success together in the 1990s, winning the Liam McCarthy Cup in 1995 and 1997. …

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Five Potential Replacements For Davy Fitzgerald As Clare Manager

Next Clare Manager?

It looks like Davy Fitzgerald will not take command of the Clare senior hurlers next year, with rumours emanating on Tuesday that the current panel may vote in favour of a change of manager for the 2017 campaign. We take a look at some of the names most likely to succeed the 2013 All-Ireland-winning manager should he depart. Anthony Daly Daly has been out …

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A Decision Has Been Made On Eamonn Fitzmaurice’s Kerry Future

GAA Football All Ireland Senior Championship Quarter-Final, Croke Park, Dublin 31/7/2016 Kerry vs Clare Kerry Manager Eamonn Fitzmaurice Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Donall Farmer

Kerry manager Eamonn Fitzmaurice is set to remain as manager of the senior footballers for another two years. Despite the All-Ireland semi-final loss to Dublin, the Kingdom are happy for Fitzmaurice to continue at the helm. Kerry boss Eamonn Fitzmaurice to be reappointed at tonight’s county committee meeting #GAA — THE KERRYMAN (@kerryman_ie) September 6, 2016 Having masterminded the 2014 …

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