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Bale 'towards end of his career' - agent responds to Spurs absence
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Bale 'towards end of his career' - agent responds to Spurs absence

Feb 17th 2021, 2:22 PM 15,314 Views 11 Comments

The 31-year-old has struggled to get game time since his return to the Premier League side.

Eamonn Ryan: A true Gaelic games legend and an enduring legacy
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# The Master

Eamonn Ryan: A true Gaelic games legend and an enduring legacy

Jan 14th 2021, 9:28 PM 19,136 Views 5 Comments

The Cork great passed away today.

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Impact of Farrell's bench, more heartbreak for Mayo and when will this Dublin run end?
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Impact of Farrell's bench, more heartbreak for Mayo and when will this Dublin run end?

Dec 19th 2020, 8:55 PM 10,285 Views 18 Comments

5 talking points after Dublin outlasted Mayo to continue their dominance of the All-Ireland SFC.

The case for Mayo, is Keegan comfortable at full-back and what left-field tactics could we see?
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The case for Mayo, is Keegan comfortable at full-back and what left-field tactics could we see?

Dec 19th 2020, 9:00 AM 15,574 Views 19 Comments

5 talking points as Mayo and Dublin clash for the All-Ireland football title.

5 talking points after Limerick confirmed their status as one of hurling's great teams
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5 talking points after Limerick confirmed their status as one of hurling's great teams

Updated Dec 13th 2020, 9:48 PM 42,143 Views 52 Comments

We also discuss Waterford’s goal chances, Tadhg de Burca’s injury, Gearoid Hegarty’s performance and Limerick’s bright future.

5 talking points as Limerick and Waterford do battle for the All-Ireland hurling crown
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5 talking points as Limerick and Waterford do battle for the All-Ireland hurling crown

Dec 13th 2020, 8:00 AM 21,120 Views 13 Comments

Who’ll be lifting the Liam MacCarthy Cup later today?

Failing miserably to master the balancing act amid a deluge of live sport
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Failing miserably to master the balancing act amid a deluge of live sport

Updated Nov 23rd 2020, 3:00 PM 28,851 Views 24 Comments

In a duel between parenting responsibly and satisfying one’s appetite for sport, there can be only one winner.

July Test rugby finally postponed, but rescheduling only poses more problems
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July Test rugby finally postponed, but rescheduling only poses more problems

May 15th 2020, 5:33 PM 3,442 Views 1 Comment

Rugby seasons are arduous enough without cramming a backlog of fixtures in.

Losing our wages is far from ideal but there are bigger concerns now
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Losing our wages is far from ideal but there are bigger concerns now

Mar 24th 2020, 7:28 PM 6,475 Views 1 Comment

Cork City FC captain Gearóid Morrissey shares his thoughts on the impact of Covid-19.

Madigan will return to find Ireland's out-half depth chart all the deeper
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Madigan will return to find Ireland's out-half depth chart all the deeper

Mar 14th 2020, 9:40 PM 16,336 Views 39 Comments

The Dubliner will face an utterly changed landscape to the one he left four years ago.

Teams withdrawing and college game clashes - GAA must scrap meaningless pre-season competitions
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Teams withdrawing and college game clashes - GAA must scrap meaningless pre-season competitions

Jan 10th 2020, 8:00 PM 15,823 Views 14 Comments

Donegal are unable to field a team for their McKenna Cup semi-final clash with Monaghan.

Why Slaughtneil remain keepers of the hurling flame in Ulster
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Why Slaughtneil remain keepers of the hurling flame in Ulster

Jan 6th 2020, 6:33 PM 6,344 Views 11 Comments

They’ve effectively kept the small ball code alive up north at a time when Ulster hurling is on its knees.

Dublin confirm their greatness, Kerry kick big chance away and potential retirements
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Dublin confirm their greatness, Kerry kick big chance away and potential retirements

Sep 14th 2019, 10:04 PM 55,796 Views 94 Comments

5 talking points after Dublin defeated Kerry in the replay to complete the five-in-a-row.

It wasn't a perfect game but the All-Ireland final was something football fans badly needed
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It wasn't a perfect game but the All-Ireland final was something football fans badly needed

Sep 2nd 2019, 7:30 PM 5,364 Views 3 Comments

Fans were relieved to see a competitive game on the biggest day of the season.

5 talking points after Kerry and Dublin's thrilling All-Ireland final draw
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5 talking points after Kerry and Dublin's thrilling All-Ireland final draw

Sep 2nd 2019, 8:00 AM 50,388 Views 72 Comments

Dean Rock and Sean O’Shea scored 20 points between them yesterday.

The big talking points ahead of the All-Ireland football final between Dublin and Kerry
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The big talking points ahead of the All-Ireland football final between Dublin and Kerry

Aug 28th 2019, 3:23 PM 6,498 Views 3 Comments

Can Jim Gavin’s men complete the first senior five-in-a-row in history?

Sheedy returns to the promised land, where it went wrong for Kilkenny and Callanan's goal rush
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Sheedy returns to the promised land, where it went wrong for Kilkenny and Callanan's goal rush

Aug 19th 2019, 9:15 AM 11,534 Views 27 Comments

5 talking points after Tipperary’s 14-point hammering of Kilkenny in the All-Ireland final.

The big talking points ahead of the All-Ireland hurling final between Kilkenny and Tipperary
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The big talking points ahead of the All-Ireland hurling final between Kilkenny and Tipperary

Aug 14th 2019, 5:23 PM 6,466 Views 1 Comment

The biggest game on the hurling calendar is here.

Tommy Walsh's decisive impact, the Kerry comeback and where did it go wrong for Tyrone?
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Tommy Walsh's decisive impact, the Kerry comeback and where did it go wrong for Tyrone?

Aug 11th 2019, 7:15 PM 17,105 Views 9 Comments

5 talking points after Kerry’s power-packed second-half saw off Tyrone in the All-Ireland semi-final.

Tipperary show their character, Wexford let big chance slip and the referee's performance
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Tipperary show their character, Wexford let big chance slip and the referee's performance

Jul 28th 2019, 6:59 PM 43,094 Views 94 Comments

5 talking points after Tipperary pipped Wexford in an enthralling All-Ireland semi-final.

Cody or Sheedy - Who'll have been the happier manager leaving Croke Park?
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Cody or Sheedy - Who'll have been the happier manager leaving Croke Park?

Jul 14th 2019, 7:58 PM 13,466 Views 17 Comments

Both beaten provincial finalists booked their All-Ireland semi-final places with wins over Cork and Laois.

Question marks over Walsh's future, Mayo end losing run and looking ahead to Super 8s
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Question marks over Walsh's future, Mayo end losing run and looking ahead to Super 8s

Jul 6th 2019, 10:45 PM 12,555 Views 30 Comments

5 talking points after Mayo’s 2-13 to 1-13 win over rivals Galway in Limerick.

Mayo and Galway renew fiery rivalry, momentum of qualifier teams and who'll fall at final Super 8s hurdle?
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Mayo and Galway renew fiery rivalry, momentum of qualifier teams and who'll fall at final Super 8s hurdle?

Jul 1st 2019, 1:39 PM 10,520 Views 15 Comments

5 talking points after this morning’s intriguing All-Ireland SFC qualifiers round 4 draw.

Davy Fitz's unique clean sweep of titles, big players deliver for Wexford and Kilkenny's drought
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Davy Fitz's unique clean sweep of titles, big players deliver for Wexford and Kilkenny's drought

Jun 30th 2019, 8:00 PM 38,720 Views 21 Comments

5 talking points after the Yellowbellies enjoyed Leinster success in Croke Park.

Mayo enter 'do or die' territory, Tyrone bid to avoid giant-killing and Ulster big guns clash
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Mayo enter 'do or die' territory, Tyrone bid to avoid giant-killing and Ulster big guns clash

Jun 20th 2019, 5:34 PM 10,327 Views 11 Comments

5 talking points ahead of this weekend’s All-Ireland SFC round 2 qualifiers.

Rossies book Super 8s, Cunningham's impact and can Galway save their season?
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Rossies book Super 8s, Cunningham's impact and can Galway save their season?

Jun 16th 2019, 7:56 PM 9,131 Views 4 Comments

5 talking points after Roscommon dethroned Galway in Salthill.

Injuries, lack of goals, loss of form - where did it go wrong for the Galway hurlers?
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Injuries, lack of goals, loss of form - where did it go wrong for the Galway hurlers?

Jun 16th 2019, 11:24 AM 29,113 Views 51 Comments

21 months after their All-Ireland triumph, Galway’s season is over in mid-June.

Cody's half-time changes prove crucial but nothing beats Kilkenny's hunger for work
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Cody's half-time changes prove crucial but nothing beats Kilkenny's hunger for work

May 12th 2019, 11:14 AM 6,312 Views 1 Comment

The Cats pulled off a nine-point swing in an impressive second-half showing.

The Dubs are beatable and 4 more things we learned from the football league campaign
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The Dubs are beatable and 4 more things we learned from the football league campaign

Apr 1st 2019, 8:00 PM 24,931 Views 39 Comments

The Dubs are beatable, their rivals are growing in confidence and Leinster counties are on the rise.

Limerick are hurling's top dogs, fifth straight final defeat for Waterford and league reflections
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Limerick are hurling's top dogs, fifth straight final defeat for Waterford and league reflections

Mar 31st 2019, 8:29 PM 9,480 Views 6 Comments

5 talking points after Limerick’s Division 1 final win over Waterford.

The big talking points for all this weekend’s football and hurling league finals
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# Looking Ahead

The big talking points for all this weekend’s football and hurling league finals

Mar 29th 2019, 10:24 AM 4,292 Views 0 Comments

Croke Park hosts the matches this Saturday and Sunday.

5 debutants who shone, McManus the early star of advanced mark and major spotlight on referees
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5 debutants who shone, McManus the early star of advanced mark and major spotlight on referees

Updated Jan 28th 2019, 5:09 PM 23,318 Views 11 Comments

Lots to digest as the Allianz Leagues returned over the weekend.

Wilderness to Leinster champions - Mullinalaghta story sums up magic of club game
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# Slaying The Beast

Wilderness to Leinster champions - Mullinalaghta story sums up magic of club game

Dec 9th 2018, 8:05 PM 27,871 Views 18 Comments

The Longford champions pulled off the greatest win in the club’s history today.

Kenny's departure gives Dundalk owners a dose of League of Ireland's harsh reality
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Kenny's departure gives Dundalk owners a dose of League of Ireland's harsh reality

Nov 26th 2018, 5:23 PM 10,900 Views 3 Comments

The Lilywhites must appoint a new manager just weeks after winning their second double in four seasons.

Mullinalaghta's historic moment, Crokes run riot again and Burke rounds off year in style
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Mullinalaghta's historic moment, Crokes run riot again and Burke rounds off year in style

Nov 25th 2018, 6:43 PM 10,686 Views 2 Comments

5 talking points after the weekend’s provincial club football action.

Quick-fix appointment could waste a huge opportunity for Irish football
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Quick-fix appointment could waste a huge opportunity for Irish football

Nov 22nd 2018, 11:34 AM 5,623 Views 6 Comments

The FAI must resist the lure of a stop-gap hire for the senior manager’s role, writes John O’Sullivan.

Ireland's devoted followers deserve more than propaganda about phoney progress
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Ireland's devoted followers deserve more than propaganda about phoney progress

Nov 20th 2018, 6:04 PM 9,467 Views 15 Comments

In spite of the current malaise, the Irish team had substantial support last night in Aarhus.

Which of the GAA's radical rule changes would actually improve Gaelic football?
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Which of the GAA's radical rule changes would actually improve Gaelic football?

Oct 3rd 2018, 6:17 PM 6,445 Views 7 Comments

A number of the SCPR’s proposals could help promote attacking play, while one or two should be dumped.

The big talking points ahead of Sunday’s clash between Dublin and Tyrone
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The big talking points ahead of Sunday’s clash between Dublin and Tyrone

Aug 29th 2018, 5:35 PM 5,602 Views 4 Comments

Can Tyrone stop Dublin’s four-in-a-row bid?

Limerick's heroic defensive display, their impressive run to All-Ireland glory and below-par Galway
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Limerick's heroic defensive display, their impressive run to All-Ireland glory and below-par Galway

Aug 19th 2018, 9:07 PM 13,620 Views 17 Comments

5 talking points after Limerick ended a 45-year wait for an All-Ireland title.