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Doris Set For Ireland Debut As Murray Retains Place In Starting XV

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Andy Farrell has named his Ireland side ahead of Saturday’s Six Nations opener against Scotland at the Aviva Stadium. The big news stemming from Farrell’s first-ever team announcement as head coach is that Munster’s Conor Murray will continue at scrum-half alongside new captain Johnny Sexton while Caelan Doris of Leinster gets the nod at number eight in what will be …

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The Draw For The Fifth Round Of The FA Cup Has Been Made

FA Cup draw

The draw for the fifth round of the FA Cup has been made. FA Cup holders Manchester City have been drawn away to Sheffield Wednesday. If Liverpool get past Shrewsbury Town, they will play Chelsea at Stamford Bridge. While Manchester United will be away to either Northampton or Derby County. Wayne Rooney, the Derby captain, could come up against his …

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Quiz: Can You Name This Infamous Newcastle United XI?

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Can you name Newcastle United’s team from the day they were relegated from the Premier League in May 2009? The Magpies’ 16-year stay in the English top-flight was brought to an end on a beautiful summer’s day at Villa Park over a decade ago. Newcastle lost 1-0 to Martin O’Neill’s Aston Villa and dropped into the Championship after a disastrous …

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David Beckham Posts Emotional, Moving Tribute To Kobe Bryant

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David Beckham has posted an emotional, moving tribute to Kobe Bryant, after the basketball legend tragically died on Sunday. Byrant lost his life in a helicopter accident in California. He was just 41. Kobe’s teenage daughter Gianna Maria was also on board the helicopter when it crashed and has passed away. She was just 13. The terrible tragedy stunned the …

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Talking Points Following Intriguing First Round In Allianz Hurling League

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The Allianz Hurling League returned with a bang this weekend with major wins for Limerick, Kilkenny and Waterford, among others. The action began sensationally on Saturday evening as Limerick snuck past Tipperary during a thrilling affair. Following that, Wexford impressed as they comprehensively overcame Laois. Meanwhile on Sunday, Kilkenny, Clare, Waterford and Galway all recorded wins to get their campaigns …

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Leinster Trio Among Nominees For European Player Of The Year

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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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Kobe Bryant Killed In Helicopter Crash In California

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NBA legend Kobe Bryant has died in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California, according to multiple reports in the US media.  He was 41. It is believed that there were multiple passengers on board when the helicopter crashed in foggy conditions in the hills over Calabasas. According to several reports, his teenage daughter Gianna Maria was also on board and …

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Charlton Reportedly Keen On Loan Move For Troy Parrott

Championship club Charlton Athletic are reportedly set to offer Troy Parrott the chance of first team football by way of a loan move from Tottenham this January. According to a report from The Daily Star, the Addicks are keen to bring the 17-year-old striker to the Valley on a deal until the end of the season as they browse the …

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Saracens Could Face International Teams While In The Championship


Saracens are seeking the opportunity to play against international sides next season when they are plying their trade in the Championship, according to a report in The Sunday Times.  Saracens’ relegation to England’s second-tier was confirmed last weekend after it was found that the club would not be able to comply with the salary cap this season. This followed a …

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Peter Keane Happy Heading Home With A Point In The Pocket

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Peter Keane was his usual coy self as he addressed the media following Kerry’s entertaining draw with Dublin in the opening round of the Allianz Football League.  The Kerry boss settled into his chair and was immediately pressed on whether it was a point gained or a point dropped for the Kingdom in Croke Park. “I suppose we could look …

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Kerry Versus Dublin Always Warms The Heart, Even In Cold Conditions

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Dublin 1-19 Kerry 1-19 Michael Corry reporting live from Croke Park. There really is something to be said for Saturday night football. Making the journey through town this evening, there was a sense of optimism flowing through the air as Drumcondra drew closer. Dublin versus Kerry, opening game of the season, under lights and a healthy crowd in HQ, you …

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Team News Ahead Of Exciting Opening Round In Allianz Hurling League

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The Allianz Hurling League returns with a bang on Saturday evening as All-Ireland champions Tipperary welcome current league holders Limerick to Semple Stadium.  That clash takes place in the newly formed Division 1, Group A, while in Group B this evening, Wexford travel to Laois to face Eddie Brennan’s charges. On Sunday, Galway and Westmeath go head-to-head before Waterford and …

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England Camp Clear The Air Following Saracens’ Salary Cap Controversy

The England players have held a meeting to air their grievances over the controversy surrounding Saracens’ breach of the Premiership salary cap policy, according to Jonny May.  The Leicester Tigers winger insisted that following the 30-minute meeting that coaches were excluded from, the Saracens contingent have the full support of their England teammates. “The tone was that there is obviously …

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“It Was Disappointing Not To Win It, It Would Have Been A Nice Reward”

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“Kerry’s star performer throughout 2019. O’Brien caused continual headaches for opposition teams in the championship and turned the screw when Kerry needed him in the final 15 minutes against Tyrone. Kerry looked like they were heading for the exit until O’Brien’s goal flipped the script. “Touch and go as to whether he will receive an All-Star, such is the competition …

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