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Brian O'Driscoll to speak in New York
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Brian O'Driscoll to speak in New York
Ireland's Brian O'Driscoll will speak this evening in Manhattan about the highlights and challenges of his rugby career, Leinster's successful run ...
Dublin expected to get past Lilywhites
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Dublin expected to get past Lilywhites
Kildare, a county at the heart of our horse racing industry, don't normally play intercounty football games on the weekend of the Irish Derby at th...
Internet gossip, criticism adds to pressures on stars
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Internet gossip, criticism adds to pressures on stars
The internet message board is the 21st century version of the Enlightenment salon, a place where people informally exchange ideas, opinions and, ye...
Cavan go into cruise control vs. Combo
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Cavan go into cruise control vs. Combo
A brace of goals from both Emma Clarke and Nicola King in the second half left Cavan cruising very comfortably to the finish line. Meanwhile the op...
Tipperary deal with strong Clare challenge, Cork win by 44 points
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Tipperary deal with strong Clare challenge, Cork win by 44 points
TIPPERARY are living proof, as Kilkenny were before them, that goals win games. That vital ingredient was the difference as they saw off a plucky C...
Connacht to face French champs in Heineken pool
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Connacht to face French champs in Heineken pool
LEINSTER will start their defense of the Heineken Cup in a pool also involving Bath, Glasgow Warriors and French Championship runners-up Montpellie...
Breen's 'Ice is shock  Belmont Stakes' winner
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Breen's 'Ice is shock Belmont Stakes' winner
Those mercurial 3-year-olds; they did it again in the Belmont Stakes, treating the long-shot players to riches in the mud. Leading the way was Geor...
The best and the worst
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The best and the worst
Best Buys 1. Manchester United's Javier Hernández Balcázar, aka Chicharito, from Guadalajara for £6 million - a very impressive 20 goals in his fir...
Trap wants 'yes' or 'no,' not no-show
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Trap wants 'yes' or 'no,' not no-show
GIOVANNI TRAPATTONI had a word for the players who failed to turn up following the Republic of Ireland's latest 2-0 victory over Italy in Liege. Go...
Tipp will be too strong for rebuilding Clare
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Tipp will be too strong for rebuilding Clare
Tipperary, the reigning All-Ireland hurling champions, are back in action on Sunday next when they play Clare at the Gaelic Grounds in Limerick. Af...
GAA can't dictate to RTE who covers games
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GAA can't dictate to RTE who covers games
There are things about the GAA that are almost impossible to explain to people from outside Ireland. No matter how you try to spin it, they can't q...
Foley's Old World is new kid on block
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Foley's Old World is new kid on block
Heavyweight Tom Hardwick is off the card, but it's all systems go for Jim Foley's Old World Boxing which makes its promotional debut June 24 in Woo...