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# Battle

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# Former Foes
McDonald and Cosgrove recall infamous Hill 16 warm-up
The ex Mayo and Dublin forwards share their memories of what ensued before throw-in in that memorable 2006 All-Ireland semi-final.
# Battle
On the mend: Petrov leukaemia in remission, say Aston Villa
Petrov was diagnosed with the condition just over four months ago, after which followed his immediate withdrawal from first-team duties.
# Egypt
Egypt president's order "start of a battle"
The president’s call for the parliament to reconvene could plenge the country into a new bout of instability, say activists.
New Zealand v Ireland, Second Test
Rugby League Park in Christchurch was the setting for what could be a punishing affair for the Irish unless they could up their game significantly.
# Battle
Springboks maintain Test dominance over England
The hosts secured a 22-17 victory earlier today, to hand Heyneke Meyer a winning start as coach.
# Courts
High Court dismisses Doherty complaint against Referendum Commission
The High Court rules that there is not sufficient clarity between Irish and EU laws about how countries ratify certain measures.
# Reaction
SF welcomes High Court's agreement on 'legitimate room for debate'
Gerry Adams says the court’s findings are “a far leap” from the Yes side’s belief that the ESM was “set in stone”.
# Referendum
Court to rule on Pearse Doherty’s challenge against Referendum Commission comments
Doherty claims that the Referendum Commission changed its stance on Ireland’s veto of the ESM – and did not seek equal publicity for its second statement. The Commission rejects the claims.
# Courts
High Court dismisses first part of Sinn Féin challenge to Referendum Commission
The High Court will hold a special late-night sitting this evening to hear the second part of Sinn Féin’s call for a judicial review.
# April 30
Roberto Mancini: The league is probably still United's to lose
The Manchester City manager was remaining downbeat after his team’s 2-0 win over Wolves brought them within three points of top spot.
# Battle
Petrov will remain defiant, says McLeish
“I spoke to him about half an hour ago. He’s typical Stan, defiant, but I think obviously he’s concerned about how it’s affected his loved ones.”
# hot potato
WATCH: Chinese soldiers pass around a live grenade
Don’t try this one at home…
# Battle
WATCH: Jim Stynes talks about his struggle with cancer
The legendary Irish ex-AFL star continues to defy doctors’ predictions that his death is imminent.
# All-Ireland Final
Kerry v Dublin: Where will the key battles take place at Croker on Sunday?
With the destination of Sam Maguire set to be decided on Sunday afternoon at Headquarters, we take a look at the factors that will decide the game…
# Head-to-head
Keane/Viera: there’s a little bit of rivalry there
As Patrick Vieira takes up his new coaching role at Eastlands, Paul Ring reflects on his era-defining rivalry with a legend from the other half of Manchester.
# Battle
Ger Loughnane undergoing treatment for cancer
Former All-Ireland winning manager Ger Loughnane has been diagnosed with leukaemia.
# Captain Marvel
Bryan Robson battling cancer
Former Manchester united skipper undergoes surgery in Bangkok after tumour discovered in throat.