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# Family ties

This year
'Like a little sister' - Former Mayo footballer following niece's World Cup dream
Aoife Mannion is in line to earn her second Ireland cap this weekend.
'We probably drove my sister insane. We were always fighting, playing rugby'
Jonathan and Mark Sexton will be involved in Grand Slam tilts this weekend. Their brother Jerry travelled the world as a rugby player.
'There’s definitely a lot of pride for the job he’s doing' - Owen Farrell on facing father Andy
Farrell’s father Andy stands on the brink of coaching Ireland to a Six Nations Grand Slam.
Last year
'We're her brothers now' - Galway All-Ireland winner following sister's World Cup dreams
Galway’s 2001 All-Ireland winning captain is hoping to travel Down Under to support his sister Niamh and the Ireland women’s team.
'Dad had passed the year before and he is a huge part of me playing football. You miss him'
Gráinne Harvey is one of four sisters who have played for the Clare Ladies in the last decade.
All time
'Now fans are back I can hear my Nanny shouting at me over the manager'
Dave Webster turned 32 last month and continues to fight the good fight in search of silverware in the League of Ireland – watched closely by his family.
The search for consistency and advice from uncle Oisín: Rían O'Neill is Armagh's latest star
The young Crossmaglen Rangers forward comes from a family with a rich footballing history.
From water girl for Galway's 2013 All-Ireland double to captain hoping history repeats itself
Laura Ward, daughter of successful manager Tony, will lead one of two Galway camogie teams in the hunt for glory at Croke Park.
'Surreal' for Kilkenny to be back in All-Ireland final, says 2009 winning-captain Fennelly
Sunday’s showdown against Tipperary is a family affair for ex-Cats star Michael Fennelly.
Solskjaer's son named in squad to face Man United this evening
The Premier League giants take on Kristiansund on Tuesday, with whom Solskjaer’s son, Noah, plays.
Newcastle in £350m takeover talks with member of Abu Dhabi royal family
Mike Ashley is negotiating with Dubai-based billionaire Sheikh Khaled bin Zayed al-Nehayan, who a cousin of Manchester City’s owner.
Sam Allardyce - grandson of the man himself - signs for League One side Oxford
The club say that the 18-year-old is an ‘old-school defender’.
'It's like a fairytale' - The Irish mother travelling to see her daughter play in AFLW Grand Final
Ailish Considine and the Adelaide Crows will take on Carlton in the decider this weekend.
'Tommy Shefflin said it in training on Friday night: 'You can't beat breeding''
A few families backbone this Ballyhale Shamrocks side.
'If you saw him going to the pitch, straight away you were going practicing the same things he was'
Galway U21 hurling captain Fintan Burke is following in his cousin David’s footsteps.
'Joe is not going to be playing for me, I have to play for myself'
Jack Canning is making his own mark in hurling as he looks forward to a Leinster U21 final with Galway.
'He always said he was a hurler, and hurlers can play football'
Galway’s Áine McDonagh joined us on The Ladies Football Show today.
'I'd two sons playing, but they're all like my family' - savouring All-Ireland junior success
Knocknagree manager John Fintan Daly Snr watched his side defeat Multyfarnham on Saturday.
'It’s not a bad reflection on Connacht at all' - Masterson represents the west for U20s
The Corinthians clubman has always looked up to his older brother, Eoghan.
Edward 'Feathers' Byrne, son of 'Big Bird', on nicknames, hurling and family
Byrne and Mount Leinster Rangers face Kilcormac/Killoughey in the Leinster club SHC semi-final on Sunday.
Remember George Weah? His son is burning up the U-17 World Cup for the US
Tim Weah scored a hat-trick in the Round of 16 clash with Paraguay and will be crucial in tomorrow’s quarter-final.
Jenny Egan was in a canoe before she was born, this month she'll take another shot at the Olympics
Family ties are helping the record-breaking Lucan woman strengthen for make-or-break qualifiers in Germany.
This guy with nine elderly rescue dogs and a pig is the best thing on Instagram
Meet Steve, Engelbert, Bikini and co.
The next big O'Shea hoping to impress new Mayo boss (as his first opponent)
22-year-old Conor aims to make 2016 they year when he joins Aidan and Seamie and vital cogs in the Mayo machine.
Munster hurling pedigree helping Fitzgerald thrive for Ireland under 20s
The father of the try-scoring winger enjoyed his own underage success.
Five members of this Galway family lived to see 100 and it's got them a Guinness World Record
Joe, Charles, Pat, James and Madge all have 504 years of life between them.
Opinion: I can be an awful grump when it comes to my folks – but, the truth is, they're saints
I spent most of Christmas suffering from serious food poisoning on my parents’ couch… and it made me realise how much they do for me.
Five members of this family lived to see 100 and they're hoping it's a world record
The family have made an application to the Guinness World Records.
Bill Clinton: Hillary was right on Benghazi and is NOT brain damaged
The ‘Big Dog’ has come to the defence of his wife.
16 ways childhood TV ruined your life
Why WAS it called The Cosby Show?
Sad scenes as families are reunited for first time since Korean War
A group of elderly and frail South Koreans met with family members in North Korea more than 60 years after they were separated.
Ruddock - Wolfhounds 'very much feel part of the Six Nations campaign'
The 23-year-old Leinster flanker is captain for the clash with the England Saxons this evening.
The essential 'Christmas at home' survival guide
All this time with your family can be tricky, here are a few tips to make it easier.
Tiger Woods' niece Cheyenne roars into Spanish Open lead
The 22-year-old shot a superb round of 64 to lead the way after the first round.
Lions winger Maitland looking forward to beating cousin Quade Cooper
Ever since he lost a race against his older cousin, 19 years ago, the Scottish winger has been plotting revenge.
VIDEO: Martin McHugh recalls the magic moment he embraced his All-Ireland winning son last September
The apple didn’t fall far from the tree for this famous Donegal clan.
8 sitcom theme tunes you’ll have to sing along to
Kate and Allie, Perfect Strangers, Family Ties… they’re all here.
Tevez to leave Man City due to 'difficult circumstances'
The Argentine striker reportedly favours a move to either Spain or Italy but City will demand up to £50million.