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Milwaukee shows the way in hurling enthusiasm
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Milwaukee shows the way in hurling enthusiasm
A prediction at the conclusion of the first Sunday of the hurling championship. At some point in the next few weeks, at least one pundit or columni...
McDermott, Gunn to fight for world titles
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McDermott, Gunn to fight for world titles
One is winless in his last two fights and the other last fought two years ago, but light Danny "Little Mac" McDermott and cruiserweight Bobby Gunn ...
Lowry has another good week on tour with joint BMW 4th
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Lowry has another good week on tour with joint BMW 4th
There was very little challenge from the Irish contingent in last week's BMW Championship at Wentworth in England despite virtually all hands appea...
Tipperary raise game to counter Cork's spirited 2nd-half comeback
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Tipperary raise game to counter Cork's spirited 2nd-half comeback
AFTER a week when much of the attention was on dwindling crowds, Tipperary and Cork showed exactly why the All-Ireland Championships are of such tr...
Ulster refuses to accommodate fans on CL final
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Ulster refuses to accommodate fans on CL final
"Ulster says No" was a slogan first heard with unionist opposition to the Anglo-Irish Agreement signed by the late Garret FitzGerald and Margaret T...
Meadow, Alabama come up short at NCAA
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Meadow, Alabama come up short at NCAA
COLLEGE ROUNDUP Stephanie Meadow of the University of Alabama tied for 32nd place in the NCAA Division 1 Women's Golf Championship at Traditions Go...
Wolves survive Premiership season, but only just
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Wolves survive Premiership season, but only just
There are no excuses. West Ham United sealed their fate when they hired Avram Grant as manager. The club and its directors have only themselves to ...
Irish are heating up in Chicago
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Irish are heating up in Chicago
John Haran won a couple races last week after recently taking over training responsibilities for his Eagle Valley Farm horses from long-time collea...
Rangers edge Astoria to take final berth
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Rangers edge Astoria to take final berth
The semifinal of the intermediate knockout competition was a highly entertaining and a very competitive affair with extra time being required to de...
GAA HQ need to borrow from Adidas playbook
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GAA HQ need to borrow from Adidas playbook
In a matter of 24 hours a couple of weeks back, almost 8,000 people logged onto YouTube to watch the viral video of Kerry's Colm Cooper, Tipperary'...
Hardwick sends the Postman packing in 3rd
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Hardwick sends the Postman packing in 3rd
With his hero John Duddy at ringside, heavyweight Thomas Hardwick made a winning start to prizefighting with a third round TKO over Derek Walker on...
Champs, Kingdom qualify with ease in Munster
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Champs, Kingdom qualify with ease in Munster
Elsewhere, defending All-Ireland champions Cork and rivals Kerry began their Munster campaigns with comfortable victories. Cork demolished a disapp...