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# New Era

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# deadly duo
Blow for Mike Quirke's Laois as key Kingston brothers opt out for 2020
The Kerryman is without Donie and Paul Kingston ahead of his first outing in charge.
# New Era
Jim Gavin's successor as Dublin manager expected to be named next week
The All-Ireland five-in-a-row winning boss stepped down on Saturday.
# New Era
New European Commission begins fresh term under leadership of von der Leyen
The team took the reins as the 28-member union is faced with a mountain of difficulties, including Brexit.
# New Era
The new European Commission has been voted in ... here are the key players
The incoming European Commission will take office on 1 December.
# new boss
Murray excited by 'fresh' Farrell era after Ireland's World Cup failings
The Munster scrum-half is focused on enjoying his rugby again after the dejection in Japan.
# New Era
Hibs hand managerial reins to the man sacked by Sunderland last month
The Edinburgh club, where Daryl Horgan is on the books, today announced the appointment of Jack Ross.
# Moving On
The new Andy Farrell era will be fascinating, exciting and challenging
The 44-year-old Englishman takes over as Ireland head coach from Joe Schmidt.
# New Era
Women's Rugby World Cup set for gender-neutral rebrand
This change will be applied to their Sevens World Cup competitions as well.
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FAI open to All-Ireland league 'if it's the right thing for clubs'
Kieran Lucid’s plan received positive feedback at a two-day National League strategic planning convention at the weekend.
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FAI invite nominations for President and Vice President
The move is in accordance rule changes recommended in the report issued by the Governance Review Group (GRG).
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The FAI will tomorrow unveil their plans for reform - why it's important, and what happens next
Big change is proposed for the embattled football body.
# New Era
Ireland legend calls for more female representation on new FAI board
Áine O’Gorman earned 100 caps for her country before retiring from international duty last year.
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Weekend tips: Surprise inclusion can prove Too Darn Hot in Irish 2,000 Guineas
There’s the first Irish Classics of 2019 at the newly-revamped Kildare course, and we throw an eye towards Haydock for the Temple Stakes.
# New Era
Scotland confirm Steve Clarke as new national team boss
The now-former Kilmarnock boss replaces Alex McLeish, who was sacked after a humiliating defeat to Kazakhstan.
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Stephen Kenny promises 'very positive' approach ahead of qualifier debut with Irish U21s
The new manager begins his reign at Tallaght Stadium this Sunday.
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'No worries' for Dundalk as life after Stephen Kenny begins in Cork
Georgie Kelly looks ahead to the new season, which starts with Saturday’s President’s Cup clash.
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Kerry see off All-Ireland finalists Tyrone as life under Keane begins on the right foot
The Kingdom saw off the Mickey Harte’s side on a scoreline of 0-11 to 0-7.
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New Ireland boss Mick McCarthy insists he has no issue with Stephen Kenny arrangement
The outgoing Dundalk manager will take over the Irish senior job after Euro 2020.
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'Arsenal must write a new history' - Unai Emery relishing looming Liverpool battle
The Gunners are ready for their top-of-the-table clash against Jurgen Klopp’s unbeaten side.
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Cork County Board announce Kevin O'Donovan as successor to long-serving secretary Frank Murphy
The recruitment process began in the summer and the appointment represents a seismic change.
# New Era
'We don't accept that changes can be made without the voice of the players' - GPA chief Flynn
Paul Flynn talks fixture changes, player expenses, rising demands and staying amateur as his reign as CEO of the GPA begins.
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Upbeat Henderson hoping Ulster can 'keep steering the ship in the right direction'
The northern province welcome Edinburgh to Kingspan Stadium tonight.
# New Era
Arrival of head coach McFarland 'the last piece of the jigsaw' for Ulster
There is renewed optimism around the northern province as they look to put a difficult year behind them.
# RISE UP
'Number one, rugby is about expressing yourself. You've got to play'
Connacht’s new head coach, Andy Friend, wants his team to play without any fear.
# Bittersweet
Keane hoping Muldoon's day in the sun can inspire bright days ahead
After a week of looking back on the John Muldoon era, Connacht have to look ahead at how they will improve next season.
# college education
'Nowadays, you won't find one player has pinned another against the dressing room by the throat'
Collie O’Neill, manager of the only all-student team in the League of Ireland, on defying the odds and the changing culture in football.
# New Era
'I'm just delighted to be back in the game'
Former Ireland coach Declan Kidney gave his first press conference as technical consultant at London Irish today.
# New Era
Gilroy hat-trick crowns Ulster demolition job on Kings to begin Gibbes reign
The bonus point win was tempered for Gibbes as Charles Piutau, Sean Reidy and Rob Lyttle all picked up injuries.
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New Dundalk owners have no immediate plans for Oriel Park revamp
Members of the American consortium fielded questions from Dundalk supporters last night.
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Injury concern for emerging Cork forward and a useful McGrath Cup campaign
Manager Ronan McCarthy reflected on Saturday’s final win over Clare.
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Nominations for a new Sinn Féin leader open today
The race to succeed Gerry Adams is on. But there appears to be only one front runner in Mary Lou McDonald.
# New Era
Here's what the Republic of Ireland's starting XI should be for their first game of 2018
With the squad in transition, some younger players should certainly get their chance to shine.
# the crocodile
'The people have spoken' - Zimbabwe has sworn in its new president
Former vice president Emmerson Mnangagwa takes over from Robert Mugabe who had been in power for 37 years.
# New Era
Ex-Galway boss joins Dublin hurling management and recall for 2013 All-Star
Danny Sutcliffe is named on the panel that will travel to Boston for the Fenway Classic against Galway.
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'Johann van Graan the best fit for Munster out there' - Stander
The Ireland number eight said the new Munster coach will hit the ground running.
# New Era
Game-changer: Facebook emerges as genuine contender in Premier League rights war
The social media giant, and other digital corporations, are lingering and may be set to pounce.
# New Era
'Boston have done the best rebuilding that I've seen in sports in a long, long time - maybe ever'
Los Angeles Clippers head coach Doc Rivers gave a glowing assessment of his former employers.
# New Era
A Chinese businessman has just bought Southampton for €220 million
It’s being reported that Gao Jisheng has acquired an 80% stake in the club.
# New Era
Mending fences the order of the day for Leo - but there just aren't enough seats at the table
Leo Varadkar has won the Fine Gael fight, but he has another battle on his hands.
# New Era
'I'm a father, I'm a husband, then I'm a rugby player' - Munster's Earls
The Ireland international wing has learned to be part of a new Munster modus operandi.