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Tuesday 7 February 2023 Dublin: 8°C

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Will a new Conor McGregor emerge from the rubble of his UFC 196 collapse?
“When he elected to follow that route to success, McGregor knew it was a potentially perilous policy.”
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5 talking points as Dublin stay unbeaten and Cork lose third game in a row
A four point win for the Dubs in Croke Park last night.
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High flying Rossies, clinical McManus, unfamiliar Donegal – weekend football talking points
Plenty of football action to discuss after its return this weekend.
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Tipp must vault Kilkenny psychological hurdle to help define Ryan's tenure
Tipp have won just twice against Kilkenny in 13 competitive clashes.
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Kilkenny clinical, Kerry progress, Waterford ride high - weekend hurling talking points
Plenty to discuss after the Allianz league action.
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No room for excuses as Clare hurlers seek to recapture past glories
Clare have assembled a superb backroom team and group of players that need to achieve.
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New Tipp hurling boss Michael Ryan will ruffle a few feathers in the quest for success
Eamon O’Shea’s successor won’t be afraid to do things his way.
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Duffy can still reach the top but Poirier was a step too far, too soon
The Irishman suffered his first taste of defeat as a UFC fighter on Saturday night in Las Vegas.
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Despite winning 10 All-Irelands, Cork's ladies footballers now face their biggest challenge
Eamonn Ryan’s departure as Cork manager could be the biggest game changer in the history of ladies football.
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Hope springs for Liverpool as Klopp effect takes hold
But he must find a way to replicate his side’s blitzkrieg tactics when teams are not willing to engage them.
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Isn't it great to feel great again?
It’s not too long ago when the future seemed incredibly bleak.
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Comment: Club players are now a forgotten species in the GAA
Recent fixtures crises in various counties are wholly avoidable with better long-term planning.
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5 talking points as Kilkenny celebrate again and Galway's wait goes on
The Liam MacCarthy Cup is heading back to Noreside again.
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5 talking points after a day of joy for Dublin and heartbreak for Mayo
Jim Gavin’s side advance while the Pat Holmes-Noel Connelly managed team bow out.
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6 talking points after Dublin and Mayo's pulsating All-Ireland semi-final draw
Round two beckons next Saturday in Croke Park.
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Will standards drop in Tipperary hurling again following Eamon O'Shea's departure?
Premier County stars must ensure that progress on the field of play is matched by good discipline off it.
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5 talking points after Galway savour glory and Tipperary suffer heartbreak
Galway head towards the All-Ireland final while Tipperary head for the exit door.
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It's time for Tipperary to set up another All-Ireland hurling final with Kilkenny
Defeat is not an option for the Premier County against Galway on Sunday.
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'Whatever it is about Conor's personality, his wins are always overlooked' - John Kavanagh
The latest exclusive column from Ireland’s leading MMA coach.
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What next for the Waterford hurlers after All-Ireland semi-final defeat?
Derek McGrath and his players made huge strides forward in 2015 but can they take the next steps?
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John Gardiner: Relentless Kilkenny march on but Waterford can still be proud after 2015
The42.ie’s hurling columnist reviews today’s Croke Park showdown.
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6 talking points after Mayo and Tyrone advance with Dublin and Kerry lying in wait
We now know the last four in the football championship.
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McGregor is the UFC's main man but Ronda remains its brightest star
“No one has pulled in non-MMA fans like Rousey and McGregor…”
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5 talking points as Kerry cruise to All-Ireland semi-final and Kildare suffer humiliating loss
A great day for the Kingdom, a bad day for the Lilywhites.
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5 talking points after Galway dominate to send Cork to the 2015 exit door
The Tribesmen are celebrating tonight while Cork have reached the end of the road.
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6 talking points after a huge win for Kildare and a crushing loss for Cork
It was a major night for both counties football sides.
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5 talking points after Limerick triumph and Tipp exit in Munster U21 hurling drama
Limerick now take on Clare on 30 July.
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5 talking points after Clare book Munster U21 final spot and Waterford bow out
It was a great night for the Banner but a tough night for the Deise.
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Another Leinster title - but Dublin's performance leaves as many questions as answers
All-Ireland favourites cruise to another provincial title but still have plenty of room for improvement.
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5 talking points after Tipperary's Munster glory and Waterford head the backdoor route
The Premier were celebrating after today’s action in Thurles.
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Are Dublin's hurlers back up and running or was Laois victory a false dawn?
The Sky Blues looked a far more cohesive unit but face a much bigger test next weekend.
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Is Kerry's decision to drop Colm Cooper madness or masterstroke?
Eamonn Fitzmaurice sprung a Munster final surprise when he left Colm Cooper out of his starting team.
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The back door will slam shut on Cork's hurlers as they chase All-Ireland glory
The Rebels will struggle to create their 2013 heroics, when they contested an All-Ireland final.
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Is another Tipperary v Kilkenny All-Ireland final a foregone conclusion?
It could be the ‘big two’ doing it all over again at Croke Park in September.
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'The confusion over Aldo's drug test raised some eyebrows' - John Kavanagh
Conor McGregor’s coach brings us the latest from their camp.
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6 talking points after a winning championship Sunday for Kerry, Mayo, Donegal and Cork
The footballers of Meath and Westmeath are also smiling tonight.
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5 talking points as Cathal Pendred wins again in the UFC
It’s four victories in a row now for the Dubliner.
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Sunday was just the first step on Maurice Shanahan's road to stardom
It’s time for Maurice Shanahan to step out of his older brother’s shadow and create his own legacy.
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Are Dublin in danger of returning to hurling's abyss?
Ger Cunningham has plenty to ponder after O’Connor Park setback.
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Can we now describe Waterford as genuine All-Ireland contenders?
Derek McGrath has the chance to finish the exciting project that he’s started.