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TJ Reid Masterclass Sees Kilkenny Power Past Tipperary In League Final


Brian Barry reports from Nowlan Park as Kilkenny were crowned Allianz Hurling League Division 1 champions with a 2-23 to 2-17 win over Tipperary. Kilkenny vs Tipperary. Packed house. Silverware on the line. It doesn’t get much bigger for April hurling. This was not a March Saturday night game as was originally determined by the much-maligned master fixture list, but …

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Roscommon See Off Cavan In Goal-Fest To Win Division 2 Final


Brian Barry reports from Croke Park as Roscommon were crowned Allianz Football League Division 2 champions, after beating Cavan 4-16 to 4-12. Cavan and Roscommon descended on Croke Park this afternoon, both eager to finish their Allianz League campaigns on a high. After winning promotion to Division 1 for 2019, the sides were aiming to head into summer with silverware under …

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Cuala Beat Na Piarsaigh In Epic To Be Crowned All-Ireland Champions

Cuala Na Piarsaigh

Brian Barry reports from Portlaoise as Cuala and Na Piarsaigh played out another cracker in the AIB All-Ireland Club Hurling Championship final. Full-time: Cuala 2-17 Na Piarsaigh 1-17 After 80 minutes of pulsating action seven days ago, Cuala and Na Piarsaigh couldn’t be separated in Croke Park. The Dublin and Limerick sides met in Portlaoise again today, as a home …

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Waterford Click Into Gear To See Off 14-Man Cork

Brian Barry reports from Páirc Uí Chaoimh as Waterford beat Cork 1-20 to 1-15. Winless Waterford travelled to Páirc Uí Chaoimh today in Division 1A of the Allianz National Hurling League. The Rebels were coming off the back of two losses themselves, and needed a win to allay any fears of relegation. It was clear from throw-in that this was …

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Donegal Go Close At Croke Park But Dublin Show Too Much Class


Brian Barry reports from Croke Park as Dublin saw off a brave Donegal challenge, 0-20 to 0-15. Donegal came to Croke Park this evening in bad need of a win to allay fears of relegation from Division 1 of the Allianz National Football League. After narrow losses to Kerry and Galway, Declan Bonner’s outfit found themselves point-less heading to HQ …

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The Reaction As Late Late Leicester Show Breaks Munster Hearts

LEICESTER, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 17: Ed Slater of Leicester celebrates their victory during the European Rugby Champions Cup match between Leicester Tigers and Munster at Welford Road on December 17, 2016 in Leicester, United Kingdom. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

Two giants of European rugby played out a tense and nail-biting battle this evening in Welford Road, as Leicester Tigers denied Munster a famous victory at the death. Despite going down 38-0 at Thomond Park last week, the English side dug deep to secure a memorable win over the two-time European champions. In a game that didn’t quite spring to life …

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Five Quick Conclusions As New Zealand Edge Ireland In Thriller

Ireland New Zealand

Ireland fell at home to New Zealand this evening despite a brave effort. The All Blacks showed why they are the best side in world rugby at present, digging deep to grind out a result. Here are five quick take-aways from an entertaining clash in Dublin. Barrett masterclass Beauden Barrett is different gravy. The All Blacks fly-half reaffirmed his status …

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Twitter Reacts As Munster Pay Tribute To Anthony Foley With Bonus Point Victory Over Glasgow

There was something in the air in Thomond Park on Saturday afternoon, as Munster put in a powerful display to secure a remarkable win over Glasgow Warriors. The Scottish side opened their account in the European Champions Cup last weekend with a dominant victory over Leicester Tigers. However the home side, who were mourning the loss of Anthony Foley, hit them …

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New Zealand Rugby Chief Contradicts BBC Regarding Rugby Calendar Changes

HAMILTON, NEW ZEALAND - SEPTEMBER 09: New Zealand Rugby CEO Steve Tew speaks to media during the New Zealand All Blacks Captain's Run at Waikato Stadium on September 9, 2016 in Hamilton, New Zealand. (Photo by Fiona Goodall/Getty Images)

New Zealand Rugby Union CEO Steve Tew has poured cold water over suggestions that the June internationals of a World Cup season could be scrapped. Under the current structures, the northern hemisphere sides keep the revenue gained from the November internationals, and the southern hemisphere sides act likewise for the summer tours. However, if the June series were to be …

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Twitter Reacts As Kilkenny Beat Cork To Claim All-Ireland Senior Camogie Title

REPRO FREE***PRESS RELEASE NO REPRODUCTION FEE*** Liberty Insurance All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship Final, Croke Park, Dublin 11/9/2016 Cork vs Kilkenny Kilkenny's Shelly Farrell celebrates scoring the first goal of the game Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

Kilkenny are All-Ireland Senior Camogie Champions, after beating Cork in Croke Park today on a scoreline of 1-13 to 1-09. While their male counterparts were unable to capture the Liam McCarthy Cup last Sunday, the ladies in black and amber made amends today. In an intriguing clash, the Cats were too good for the reigning All-Ireland champions. Before the sliotar was thrown …

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Twitter Reacts To A Classic Between Dublin And Kerry

Dublin Kerry

We were treated to a classic today in Croke Park, as Dublin and Kerry went toe-to-toe for a spot in the All-Ireland final against Mayo. The Dubs started the brighter, opening up a four point lead early on, and things looked ominous for the Kingdom. Dublin might want to ease up here or the county will be split for next …

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Cork Fans Lament As The Search For Underage Success Goes On

Fitzgibbon Cup Final 4/3/2006 Cork General view of Pairc Ui Rinn Mandatory Credit INPHO/Andrew Paton

Cork were dumped out of the u21 Munster Hurling Championship this evening in Páirc Uí Rinn, and despite a late rally, they were well beaten. The last time the Rebels won an underage title was the Minor All-Ireland in 2001, and the hurling community on Lee-side is growing impatient, while some were optimistic after some promising spells during the match. …

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