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Offaly hurlers should make it 5 in row
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Offaly hurlers should make it 5 in row
The end of summer is definitely fast approaching as the first major final is on the New York GAA calendar for Sunday. Galway meet Offaly in the sen...
Irish lose WC warm-up
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Irish lose WC warm-up
It may have been a second successive defeat but Ireland's preparations for the forthcoming Rugby World Cup received something of a boost in Bordeau...
Enough with the Kerry-Dubs yarns already
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Enough with the Kerry-Dubs yarns already
In the interests of public safety, the government should issue a health warning immediately. The sports pages of every newspaper in Ireland are lik...
Big Four fail  to make PGA impression
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Big Four fail to make PGA impression
Anticlimactic hardly begins to describe the whimper with which Ireland's Big Four closed out the final of golf's major championships. Rory McIlroy ...
Champs Tipp squeeze by  Dubs, face Cats in final
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Champs Tipp squeeze by Dubs, face Cats in final
TIPPERARY may not yet fully appreciate it but Dublin could have done them a huge favour by running them so close in last Sunday's second All-Irelan...
Dub hurlers aim for 1st final in 50 years
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Dub hurlers aim for 1st final in 50 years
When Dublin play Tipperary in the second of the All-Ireland semifinals on Sunday next it will be the Dubs first semifinal appearance since 1948 whe...
Macklin joins Lee camp in multi-year deal
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Macklin joins Lee camp in multi-year deal
Matthew Macklin has signed a multi-year deal with New York-based DiBella Entertainment that brings the English-domiciled fighter under the same pro...
Graham rides stakes double in West Virginia
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Graham rides stakes double in West Virginia
Jockey James Graham made a successful foray to Mountaineer in West Virginia, where he won two stakes races on Saturday. He partnered Culotte ($9.40...
Superior Cork make winning look like hard work
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Superior Cork make winning look like hard work
Cork got the measure of Tyrone in this senior football clash but their mentors will be worried about their capability to finish off the opponent on...
Parents hire music teachers,  so why not hurling coaches
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Parents hire music teachers, so why not hurling coaches
On the outskirts of the Long Island town where I live, an enormous furniture store has lain idle for a couple of years, one more victim of the rece...
Fans talk football ahead of EPL kickoff
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Fans talk football ahead of EPL kickoff
Just a few months ago, Manchester United won their 19th championship, surpassing Liverpool, who've been stuck on 18 since 1990. With the new season...
McIlroy stresses positives ahead of PGA in Atlanta
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McIlroy stresses positives ahead of PGA in Atlanta
Ireland's big four played their first tournament together all as major champions in the Bridgestone Invitational at Firestone Country Club in Akron...

 

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