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# Battle

Last month
January 2023
# Battle
Haaland hat-trick shouldn't take gloss off a stirring Nathan Collins display
Manchester City cruise to win over Wolves as they close gap on Arsenal to two points, while Ireland defender faces relegation battle.
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Martina Navratilova diagnosed with breast and throat cancer
The 66-year-old told Tennis.com about the diagnosis but added they were both treatable.
Last year
2022
# Battle
Breakdown woes of chief concern as Ireland look to learn from Paris pain
Struggles to ‘exit’ from their own 22 were also damaging for Andy Farrell’s side.
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Ballygunner survive Slaughtneil test to book first ever All-Ireland club hurling final
Billy O’Keeffe scored 2-3 for the Waterford kingpins.
All time
# Battle
World champion Springboks edge a thriller with Wales in the rain in Cardiff
Malcolm Marx scored the winning try from a maul late on.
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Klopp says Liverpool 'didn't change anything' at half-time, while Guardiola fumes at Milner non-yellow
The Reds boss said fans will still be talking about Mohamed Salah’s wondergoal in ’50 or 60 years’ time’.
# theme
Furlong and the Lions pack set for another Rumble in the Jungle
The Irish tighthead was pleased with his side’s set-piece effort in the first Test.
# Battle
Djokovic survives first major test as Tiafoe digs deep at Australian Open
Former champion Stan Wawrinka missed three match points in a dramatic five-set loss to Hungary’s Marton Fucsovics.
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Beirne shines as Van Graan's Munster cling on for gritty win away to Connacht
Chris Farrell’s first-half try was crucial while JJ Hanrahan kicked 11 points off the tee.
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Leeds denied by woodwork three times as 10-man Arsenal hold on for point
Nicolas Pepe, who also hit the goal frame, was sent off for the Gunners after an apparent headbutt on Ezgjan Alioski.
# poachers
Beirne braced for breakdown battle in Paris with Barnes not ruled out as ref
Ireland and France both have strong jackal threats in their teams.
# Battle
Cork come from behind to secure vital point in bid for survival
Deshane Dalling’s cross-cum-shot helps the Leesiders get a 1-1 draw at Tolka Park.
# fundraiser
'It means a lot to some of the girls on our squad' - Cork and Galway to go head-to-head for a worthy cause
The counties’ ladies football sides are facing off in a skills challenge and raising funds for LauraLynn Children’s Hospice this weekend.
# Battle
RTÉ fighting for rights to televise Ireland's crucial Euro 2020 play-off
Ireland play Slovakia later this month and at this stage only people who subscribe to Sky will be able to see it.
# Battle
Cooney impresses in Ireland cameo but Murray 'will be happy enough'
Both Ireland scrum-halves contributed impressive moments against Scotland.
# Battle
Corofin see-off Kilcoo in extra-time to complete historic All-Ireland three-in-a-row
Conor Cunningham grabbed the all-important goal for the Galway side.
# Road to Croker
Ballyhale battle past Slaughtneil in thrilling All-Ireland semi-final showdown
A late Colin Fennelly goal was key as Henry Shefflin’s side marched on.
# Battle
'They were very aggressive against us and all of us were complaining about our legs' - Salah
Club World Cup opponents Monterrey’s tough-tacking left the Egyptian star unhappy at a lack of protection from officials.
# Battle
Real Madrid go head-to-head with Barcelona for Neymar - reports
PSG are believed to be willing to sell the player.
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Monaghan see off wasteful Fermanagh to advance in All-Ireland qualifiers
Sean Quigley missed a penalty as Fermanagh slipped to a four-point defeat at St Tiernach’s Park.
# Battle
Carlow suspension saga to drag on until next week after DRA ruling
Brendan Murphy, Turlough O’Brien and Steven Poacher are set to have their cases heard by the CAC once again.
# Battle
Carlow trio to fight hefty suspensions in front of appeals committee
Turlough O’Brien, Steven Poacher and Brendan Murphy have appealed their bans to the GAA’s Central Appeals Committee.
# Battle
Ireland look to blow the roof off Wales' Grand Slam party in Cardiff
A bruising encounter in the rain awaits at Principality Stadium.
# notorious rbg
Ruth Bader Ginsburg helped change America - but her fight for gender equality hasn't been won
A new biopic about the Supreme Court Justice looks at her early years as a Harvard student and fledgling lawyer.
# Battle
Ryan outstanding as scrappy Ireland overcome Pumas challenge in Dublin
Joe Schmidt and his team have plenty to work on before the All Blacks visit next weekend.
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Mickey Harte reveals he is in the clear following cancer treatment
The Tyrone boss was diagnosed with bladder cancer in early 2015.
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Beaten candidate of Dublin-based association for Igbo people takes challenge to the High Court
Counsel claimed 18 people were stopped from voting.
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Wexford edge Cats in hurling's first ever free-taking competition to settle pulsating Walsh Cup final
Brian Cody was sent to the stand and Richie Reid was sent off as Wexford won their first Walsh Cup in 16 years.
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Hometown hero Crolla defeats Burns in grueling 12 round contest
Hometown favourite Crolla outpointed Burns over 12 close rounds at the Manchester Arena.
AS IT HAPPENED
Leo Varadkar is officially the new leader of Fine Gael
The Dublin TD won the battle against Cork’s Simon Coveney for the top job.
# Battle lines
'They will never come up alive unless they surrender': Filipino troops have ISIS cornered
The army says it has killed at least 89 ISIS fighters as they take back territory from the militants in Marawi.
# I'll see you in court
Deschamps vows to take legal action against Cantona over racial slur
The former Manchester United striker’s comments caused uproar before the European Championships.
# baby iguanas
It seemed like everyone in Ireland was glued to the brilliant Planet Earth II last night
THE PENGUINS.
# islamic state
Russia takes credit for killing "principal architect" of terrorist attacks against the West
Islamic State said that one of its main figures has been killed by a US airstrike.
# Battle
Howlin 'hasn't made up his mind' about running for the Labour leadership
The Wexford TD denied that he looked for a precondition of an uncontested leadership, saying “certainly not” and that he’s “absolutely” up for a contest.
# Battle
Bernie Sanders wins in West Virginia while Trump cruises to victory in two more states
The 74-year-old Vermont senator has mounted an unyielding come-from-behind.
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Finn Harps left frustrated as Wexford Youths fight back to earn draw
Ryan Curran gave the visitors the lead with a 23rd-minute first-half penalty.
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Two red, six yellow and two black cards as Kerry defeat Donegal in bruising Tralee clash
Victory for Kerry in a ferocious contest.
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'Forward position is mine to lose,' Shane Long warns new signing Charlie Austin
The Tipperary native also suggested being played in different positions hadn’t helped his form until recently.
# Battle
2008 champs Castletroy squeeze past Glenstal in Munster Senior Cup
Tries from Alan Fitzgerald and Sean English were crucial for the Limerick side.