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Croatia Advance To Semis After Beating Russia On Penalties

Croatia advance to a semi-final meeting with England after beating host-nation Russia in a very tense penalty shoot-out. The World Cup quarter-final between hosts Russia and Croatia went to penalties on Saturday after the match finished 2-2 in extra-time following a dramatic late equaliser by Mario Fernandes. Denis Cheryshev struck a stunning opener from distance to give Russia the lead …

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Quarter-Final Draw For The European Champions Cup Has Been Confirmed

Don’t worry, rugby fans. It’s over. Now that the final round of games in the European Champions Cup pool stages is completed, it means you no longer need to hurt your brain trying to figure out permutations. Winning/losing bonus points, head-to-head ties, best runner-up spots, and home quarter-finals… It’s all confirmed now. The quarter-final line-up for the European Champions Cup …

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There Is Still A Chance To Pick Up Tickets For Croke Park On Saturday

Croke Park

Over 65,000 thousand fans flocked to Croke Park last Sunday for the first double-header of the All-Ireland quarter-finals, as Kerry saw off Galway and Roscommon could not be separated from Mayo. This Saturday, demand for tickets will go up again, as Dublin play their quarter-final against Monaghan, while Ulster champions Tyrone take on Armagh. The game is being billed as …

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Five Talking Points From The All-Ireland Quarter-Finals In Croke Park

Dublin , Ireland - 30 July 2017; Lee Keegan of Mayo celebrates after scoring his side's first goal of the game during the GAA Football All-Ireland Senior Championship Quarter-Final match between Kerry and Galway at Croke Park in Dublin. (Photo By Ramsey Cardy/Sportsfile via Getty Images) quarter-finals

Kerry will face either Mayo or Roscommon in the All-Ireland semi-final, which will take place in three weeks’ time. After an entertaining day of action at Croke Park, we take a look at the major talking points as the Kingdom beat Galway and there was a Connacht stalemate in the All-Ireland quarter-finals. Galway left to rue missed chances The Tribesmen threatened the …

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The Draw For Next Saturday’s All-Ireland Quarter-Finals Has Been Made

The draw for the All-Ireland quarter-finals has thrown up two exciting ties. Dublin and Tyrone have learned their fate for next Saturday evening. On Saturday night, Armagh and Monaghan won through to the All-Ireland quarter-finals, and as there was no prospect of a repeat pairing in this side of the All-Ireland bracket, a draw had to be made. Mickey Harte’s Tyrone …

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There Will Be A Draw To Determine The Line-Up For Next Saturday’s All-Ireland Quarter-Finals

All-Ireland quarter-finals

Following this evening’s doubleheader of qualifiers at Croke Park, there now must be a draw ahead of next Saturday’s All-Ireland quarter-finals. This evening in Croker provided two entertaining games, as a strong Monaghan second half showing saw off Down, as Armagh edged Kildare in a nail-biter. Leinster and Ulster champions Dublin and Tyrone lie in wait in the quarter-finals. As …

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Páirc Uí Chaoimh Opening Date Confirmed With All-Ireland Hurling Quarter-Finals

Páirc Uí Chaoimh

The opening games in the new Páirc Uí Chaoimh have been confirmed, after the Cork County Board Chairman has announced that the All-Ireland Hurling Championship quarter-finals will be held in the new venue. The Lee-side stadium was initially intended to play host to the Munster Senior Football Championship final, but the deadline for completion was not met. This evening, the news …

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Five Talking Points After Champions League Quarter-Final First Legs

TURIN, ITALY - APRIL 11: Paulo Dybala of Juventus celebrates with Miralem Pjanic, Mario Mandzukic and Alex Sandro of Juventus after scoring his team's second goal during the UEFA Champions League Quarter Final first leg match between Juventus and FC Barcelona at Juventus Stadium on April 11, 2017 in Turin, Italy. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)

We are half ways through the four intriguing Champions League Quarter Final ties and as expected have produced plenty of talking points. Juventus, Monaco, Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid all hold the advantage in their respective fixtures but will they hold their leads? It is a short turn around with the second legs to come next week. Let’s have a …

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Four In-Form Players To Watch During Sunday’s Hurling Quarter-Finals

Munster Under 21 Hurling Championship Semi-Final, Walsh Park, Waterford 13/7/2016 Waterford vs Clare Waterford manager Sean Power congratulates Shane Bennett as he is replaced late in the game Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/James Crombie

If you want to be anywhere this Sunday afternoon, it has to be Thurles. Semple Stadium will host two All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship quarter-finals for 2016, with Wexford v Waterford and Galway v Clare the games on show. Whether you’re going to Thurles or watching the games on TV, this article will pin-point some key players to watch. _____ Shane Bennett Waterford’s Shane …

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Five Reflections from the Rugby World Cup Quarter Finals

We were all led to believe the Rugby Championship was due to be shortened in 2015 in order to accommodate the Rugby World Cup. In actual fact, it was merely paused in August, to be resumed in Twickenham this October. Despite Scotland’s gallant efforts to prevent a clean sweep on Sunday afternoon, for the first time in World Cup history …

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The August Bank Holiday Weekend Ain’t What It Used To Be For GAA Fans Anymore

Later today, the All-Ireland quarter-finals get underway under a blanket of unfamiliar indifference. For thirteen years, the August Bank Holiday weekend sat proudly as the best weekend on the GAA calendar. Four quarter-finals would take place over two days, virtually all of them at Croke Park, and for many it marked the real start of knockout championship action between the …

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Race To Reach Last 8 Hotting Up As Provincial Final Season Begins

With the provincial finals getting under way last Sunday, the thriller between Cork and Kerry signalled the beginning of the quest to claim a coveted place in the last 8. But are we any closer to finding out who will occupy the craved position of playing Championship football beyond July? The Football Championship is slowly creeping towards its most crucial …

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