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Friday 9 June 2023 Dublin: 12°C

# Code Breaker

This week
4th June 2023 - 9th June 2023
# Code Breaker
Cork U20 star hurler Ben O'Connor confirms switch to rugby
Multi-talented defender confirms ‘very tough decision’ after helping Cork to All-Ireland U20 glory.
All time
# Men At Work
How the Stynes brothers changed the game for the Irish in Australia
The Dubliners made a huge impact on tactics and culture in the AFL and helped pave the way for generations of Irish hopefuls Down Under.
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Canada rugby sevens wing lands a contract in the NFL
Adam Zaruba impressed in a trial, two months after winning a World Series bronze medal at the London Sevens.
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'The principles are the same': Former Mayo boss Horan off to a winning start in club hurling
Horan guided Turloughmore to an opening win in the Galway senior club hurling championship.
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Aidan O'Shea had an eye-opening experience trying his hand at American football
The Mayo forward was taking part in the second episode of The Toughest.
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Former Aussie Rules player becomes the latest athlete to switch codes to the NFL
America’s game’s quest to go global continues.
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Exiled Davy O'Halloran will play for the Clare footballers instead this summer
‘Humiliated’ hurler togged out with Colm Collins’ squad for training this week.
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Sky Sports promo says Kilkenny v Offaly is a Connacht football game
And it’s live.
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Mayo boss James Horan 'excited' about progress from rugby convert Gavin Duffy
The ex-Connacht skipper has returned to his GAA roots and his targeting Croke Park.
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'I don't think you can do both' -- Jim Gavin not keen on Ciáran Kilkenny's dual ambitions
The Dublin manager says any decision is the player’s though.
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Aidan Walsh to play hurling and football for Cork next season
The Kanturk man has been given the go-ahead by the Rebels’ new football coach.
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Sonny Bill Williams won't make rugby union comeback next year
Williams had been tipped to rejoin the All Blacks ahead of the 2015 Rugby World Cup.
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Ciaran Kilkenny: I made the right call coming home from Oz
The Castleknock man’s former AFL club are in the Grand Frinal this weekend.
# last-minute deals
Pro12: Tuqiri signing imminent for Leinster
Lote Tuqiri will be a rugby union player again in time for the opening rounds of the Heineken Cup.
# Code Breaker
At least one Cork fan had a good day yesterday, thanks to Paul O'Connell
But how good is Paulie under a high dropping ball?
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Wallabies boss Deans remains hopeful on Quade Cooper future
Australian rugby’s poster boy is yet to formally reject a contract and is tipped to ply his trade elsewhere next season. Isn’t Cooper an Irish name?
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Brian McEniff: 'If anyone can work it, Jim McGuinness can'
The Donegal legend has backed the current county chief to succeed at Parkhead in his new role.
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Sign him up! Sergio Ramos nails 43-yard field goal during NFL preseason game
VIDEO: The Real Madrid defender brought his kicking boots to Philadelphia on Thursday night.
# Leinster SHC
'Everything has been geared towards today' - Johnny McCaffrey
The Dublin midfielder speaks about their ambition to overcome Kilkenny in the Leinster SHC semi-final.
# Wanted
Kilkenny shelves AFL offer to focus on Dublin
The dual player says he would be interested in travelling to Australia in the future but wants to concentrate on breaking into Pat Gilroy’s and Anthony Daly’s teams.
# Code Breaker
Caption time: when ROG met Mickey Harte...
What was said between the Munster out half Ronan O’Gara and the Red Hand boss?
# Code Breaker
Call back: McBrearty set for second trial after impressing Aussie Rules scouts
The young Donegal footballer could soon be relocating Down Under if a training camp next month goes well.
# Code Breaker
(More) Friday Night Lights: Parnell Park to host high school American football games
The northside venue will host a double-header on Friday 31 August, the eve of Notre Dame and Navy’s game in Dublin.