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# Interview
Pearce Hanley: Leaving Brisbane, his brother and dog behind for a fresh start in Aussie Rules
We caught up with the Mayo man ahead of his 10th AFL season and a Round 1 game against his former employers.
# start over
Ulster flanker Coetzee scheduled to return for start of next season
The worst was feared for the Springbok, but exploratory surgery yesterday showed only cartilage damage and he faces a four-month recovery.
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From being told she'd never play football again to getting the buzz back with Wexford Youths
Kylie Murphy suffered a back injury that threatened her career.
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Edinburgh appoint former England hooker Richard Cockerill as new head coach
The 46-year-old has signed a two-year deal with the Pro12 club.
# Rebuilding
Emotions high as Chapecoense play first game since tragic plane crash
The friendly against Palmeiras is being played in the 20,000-seater Arena Conda stadium.
# Interview
'It’s a fresh start for me because I’ve been out of the game for the guts of two years'
Paul Corry is back in the League of Ireland after a luckless time with injuries and managers in England.
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Stephanie Roche on her horrific recent illness and finding her place at Sunderland
While life on the pitch has settled for Stephanie Roche, she’s had some ill-health to overcome off it.
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Hard-thinking Jones enjoying transition to coaching as he begins first season after retirement
A neck injury forced the fullback to retire at the age of just 28, and he’s barely taken a day off since.
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Aiden McGeady stayed behind at Ireland's team hotel tonight to complete loan move to Preston
The winger is heading to Deepdale for the season.
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Top welterweight Rory MacDonald to leave the UFC for rival promotion Bellator
The UFC have chosen not to match the terms of a contract offered to the Canadian contender by Bellator.
# new chapter
Ireland international Marc Wilson joins Arter and O'Kane at Bournemouth
The defender leaves Stoke City after six years at the club.
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Rafael van der Vaart moves to Denmark after falling out with Gus Poyet
The former Tottenham midfielder had been linked with a move to Reading.
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New scheme will see 793 people walk away from bankruptcy today
A new scheme will also be offer free advice from personal insolvency practitioners.
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Ireland U21 defender Cleary finds new club following Liverpool departure
The Dubliner signs for Birmingham’s Development Squad.
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Scarlets sign 24-year-old Irish lock Tadhg Beirne from Leinster
Beirne played four times for Leinster last season after graduating from the province’s academy.
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Former UFC lightweight champ Pettis gets tough introduction to life at featherweight
After three defeats, he’s aiming to revive his career in the division where Conor McGregor is the champion.
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From bad to worse for Castrogiovanni as O'Shea leaves him out of first Italy squad
The prop made the headlines for all the wrong reasons recently when he was pictured partying in Las Vegas.
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Munster have secured a world-class operator with the signing of Erasmus
The South African director of rugby will assume control at the start of next season.
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Three red cards at Cusack Park as Clare overcome Offaly
It was comfortable in the end for Davy Fitzgerald’s men.
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Galway have decided on a new hurling manager - reports
Michael Donoghue had been widely tipped to succeed Anthony Cunnigham and is expected to be ratified tonight.
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Tony Kelly: 'Players will be buzzing going back in trying to impress Donal Óg'
Clare’s former Hurler of the Year is excited by the arrival of Donal Óg Cusack as coach.
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'I want to see more bravery, more fun in their eyes. Play like in your best dream' - Klopp
The Liverpool boss has outlined his hopes as he prepares for his first game in charge against Tottenham.
# dirty emissions
'Shocked and stunned' boss of Volkswagen quits his job
VW rigged nearly half a million cars to defeat US smog tests. Their CEO says it’s time for a fresh start.
# Pastures new
'I was fed up gardening! My garden looks superb now'
New Sligo Rovers boss Micky Adams says moving to Ireland was a ‘no-brainer’.
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Anthony Elding is quickly becoming a LOI journeyman after his latest move to Derry City
The English striker was announced as the Candystripes’ latest signing today.
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Open thread: Here are our resolutions for 2015 - what are yours?
We’ve discovered that for some reason about half the newsroom wants to learn Spanish next year – what are your plans?
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Di Matteo to face old club Chelsea next month after being handed Schalke job
The Italian has been named as Jens Keller’s replacement at the Bundesliga side.
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Just three board-members kept on, as Rehab continues "transformation process"
The 13 new appointees to the board will all serve in a voluntary, unpaid capacity.
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Ireland international Shane Duffy leaves Everton to join Blackburn
The 22-year-old has penned a three-year deal at Ewood Park.
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'Everyone says we're in transition, but players are here to win trophies' - Axel Foley
‘Everything in Munster is about being competitive’, says the legendary number eight.
Louis van Gaal's first press conference as Man United manager
The Dutchman took questions from the media at Old Trafford from 3pm today.
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Is there a future for the 'Haass' process? Eamon Gilmore's in Belfast to find out
It’s hoped progress can be made ahead of the peak of the marching season next month.
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Refurbishment works to begin on Priory Hall - and there are hopes for a name change
The works are expected to take two years to complete.
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O'Gara believes injury troubles are finally behind him
The Dublin forward is hopeful of returning for the beginning of the Allianz Football League campaign.
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Rory McIlroy in 'a really good frame of mind' ahead of 2014 season opener
The world number claims to have solved the issues he had both on and off the course in 2013.
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Ryan excited to embark on Canadian adventure
The former PFAI Player of the Year has left Shamrock Rovers to join Ottawa Fury.
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Clean sheet for Shay Given on his Middlesbrough debut
The former Ireland number one had a good day at his new, Riverside office.
# party with marty
8 things Martin O'Neill needs to do in his first week in charge
Ireland will be presented with a new manager later today but can he hit the ground running?
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Galway FC invited to apply for League of Ireland licence
If successful in their application, home games will be played at Terryland Park next year.
# First Impressions
O'Connor calls on Madigan to step up and into Sexton's shoes
The new Leinster coach hints that the young Irish number 10 may not have the shirt all to himself this season.