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# fine margins

Last year
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Former West Ham star the difference as Jose Mourinho left frustrated in Rome derby
Felipe Anderson was on target, while Juventus’ long crisis showed signs of being over
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Mayo hold off Cavan rally to book All-Ireland quarter-final spot as Galway also advance
Tara Needham grabbed the decisive point for Mayo while Galway overcame Westmeath.
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'We're very, very close to winning the tournament, and we don't unfortunately'
Another European season which looked so promising for Leinster ended in heartbreak in Marseille on Saturday.
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'We played against the strongest team in Europe and were their equals' - Inzaghi
The Italian champions were unable to scale the mountain they had to climb against Liverpool after losing the first leg 2-0.
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Munster fall narrowly short of draw after gutsy comeback in Glasgow
Munster were trailing by 10 points at one stage at Scotstoun Stadium.
All time
# captain's call
'We've come on leaps and bounds. 1-0 against the second best in the world isn't the worst result'
Ireland skipper Katie McCabe says her side ‘need to eliminate the fine margins’ after an own goal proved costly against Sweden.
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Phil Healy narrowly misses out on advancing to 400m semi-finals
The 26-year-old missed the time qualifier spots by just 0.07 of a second.
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Northern Ireland suffer narrow defeat to Andriy Shevchenko's Ukraine
Oleksandr Zubkov netted the winner after only 10 minutes.
# Targets
'That's where we'll see what he's made of': O'Gara has sympathy for Burns blunder and O'Mahony red
The La Rochelle head coach feels more red cards are inevitable when the ruck changes so rapidly.
# Back three
Calf niggle derails Addison's late push for World Cup selection
Joe Schmidt opted for Munster’s Chris Farrell in his squad for Japan.
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'That's a definite '65' - Limerick denied late equalising chance in All-Ireland semi-final
Kilkenny prevailed by a point at Croke Park to book their place in this year’s All-Ireland final.
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One of the teams tipped as outsiders to win the World Cup earn hard-fought victory
Canada edged past Cameroon this evening.
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Murray: 'I know how good I can be and I'm hungry to show that off'
The Munster scrum-half says the recent criticism of his form didn’t affect him as he looks to return to his world-class best.
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Warnock rages at controversial calls as Loftus-Cheek completes late Chelsea comeback
The substitute headed in Willian’s cross in added time as the Blues rallied from a goal down pick up a 2-1 win.
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Agony and ecstasy for Irish golfers on final day of European Tour Q-School
Gavin Moynihan secured his Tour card by one shot, while Cormac Sharvin missed out by the same margin.
# added edge
'Anatomically and physiologically, we're different' - Ladies footballers welcome menstrual cycle app
The effects of periods are rarely acknowledged in sport, but the FitrWoman app is aiming to change that.
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18 seconds that proved decisive in Clare's thrilling win over Tipp
There was a six-point swing in the Banner’s favour when Ian Galvin found the net with five minutes left.
# close-run thing
Class of Conway and Carbery help stuttering Ireland edge past Fiji
An experimental selection from Joe Schmidt was put under intense scrutiny by a fantastic array of Fijian talent.
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Kilkenny legend Richie Hogan takes on Southampton stars in skills test
Hogan and Shane Long last clashed during the 2004 Minors, when James Ward-Prowse was nine.
# Cardiff Chaos
Schmidt stresses positives but Ireland leave Cardiff in deep disappointment
Wales scored three tries to Ireland’s zero in a 22-9 win.
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We'll take it! This scrappy Séamus Coleman goal gives Ireland all three points against Georgia
The Donegal man netted early in the second-half.
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Rassie Erasmus' Munster taste home defeat to Cardiff in Cork
Darren Sweetnam was superb for the southern province.
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Analysis: Ireland leave their best try-scoring chance untaken in Port Elizabeth
A four-on-two in the second half simply had to be converted into a try.
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Roddy fine could be more 'Game of Thrones' than League of Ireland
Reaction to heavy-handed fine could prompt League of Ireland managers to band together, writes John O’Sullivan.
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There's no money in sports stadia, says major contractor
But when you’re talking about a stadium worth close to a billion dollars, the small margins are a big chunk of change.
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Lansdowne land second title with thrilling UBL final win over Clontarf
Scott Deasy played a central role in an absorbing final at the Aviva Stadium.
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For one brief moment, every Leinster fan thought they were going to the European Cup final
Leinster were a couple of feet away from their fourth European Cup final.
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Heaslip's try-saving smash on Hogg is the sort of thing you'll remember in 50 years time
I want to be buried with today’s rugby when I die.
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Wales edge Scotland in thrilling end-to-end encounter full of great tries
Scotland weren’t clinical enough to eke out the win.
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Madigan thinks Leinster are 'a pass away' from ending their try-scoring drought
The out-half also talked about the trio of confidants that help him get through pressures situations.
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Saracens pile pressure on Munster with crucial away win at Sale
A piece of play from Charlie Hodgson helped Saracens to four points.
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Wexford take advantage of misfiring Galway to book All-Ireland U21 hurling final spot
Seven second half wides cost the Tribesmen.
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Analysis: Munster match Toulon's fierce physicality but errors prove costly (Part 1)
Using GIFs and videos, we take a look at the excellence of Rob Penney’s men in the tight and with their restarts.
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Rory Best: Ulster must stay cool and selfish to see off Saracens
The hooker is counting the minutes to Saturday’s Heineken Cup quarter-final at Ravenhill.
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Reed's birdie set to be Shane Lowry's golden ticket to the WGC Match Play
Shane Lowry has held on to 65th place in the world rankings — by 0.0002 points — ahead of today’s qualifying cut-off.
# So Close
VIDEO: Phil Mickelson's birdie putt for a 59 rolled around the inside of the cup and lipped out
By such fine margins are heroes made.
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Twenty20: Porterfield laments narrow defeat
Despite a one run loss, the batsman vowed that Ireland would come out swinging this afternoon.