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Friday 8 December 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# Off the hook

Last year
Cian Healy cleared for Champions Cup opener as red card rescinded
The Ireland international prop was sent off after 20 minutes of last Saturday’s URC victory over Ulster for a tackle on hooker Tom Stewart
All time
Dublin GAA team will not face prosecution for Covid-19 breaches
Photographs were published in the Irish Independent of the team taking part in a training session last March.
Saracens' Rhodes has citing complaint over Henshaw incident dismissed
Rhodes was cited for headbutting Leinster centre Robbie Henshaw during his side’s Heineken Champions Cup win, but a panel dismissed the charge.
Toulouse second row cleared to face Leinster despite dangerous tackle
Joe Tekori was cleared by a disciplinary hearing today.
Farrell free to face All Blacks after escaping ban for 'no-arms' tackle
The England out-half wasn’t cited by yesterday’s commissioner.
Brian Cody free to oversee Kilkenny campaign and will not face sanction
Leinster GAA have confirmed that they judged the incident was dealt with sufficiently.
George Hook's return to Newstalk airwaves delayed until January
Hook has been suspended from Newstalk for three months now.
Complaint against George Hook rejected after he called texter a 's**t'
Hook also jokingly said he would box the texter in the face.
Rubber Bandits tweeted that George Hook was a 'gowl'... and he thought they spelled 'ghoul' wrong
Oh dear God.
Liverpool set to escape sanction over Van Dijk chase
Reports say the Reds won’t be punished by the Premier League.
Nina Carberry's Grand National ban lifted thanks to 'ambiguous wording'
BHA rule ban will not apply on Grand National day.
Man United escape punishment over Hillsborough disaster chants at Anfield
Uefa will not take any disciplinary action after last Thursday’s Europa League clash.
This lad's friends put an ad on DoneDeal saying he had cheap Justin Bieber tickets
And his phone nearly exploded.
Lion-killing dentist who shot Cecil will NOT be facing charges
Zimbabwe had said previously that they would seek to extradite Walter Palmer.
Jose Mourinho will not be punished over Eva Carneiro incident, the FA say
The former Real Madrid boss was accused of using abusive language towards the doctor against Swansea City but the governing body will take no action against the Blues boss.
Save a thought for those answering the phones at Irish Water
Off the hook doesn’t quite cover it.
McGrath escapes citing after knee offence to relieve World Cup fears
Ian Madigan has also escaped any sanctions for his use of the boot on Konstantin Mikautadze.
48 week ban for Wexford hurler is overturned and he's free to play in 2015
Good news for Andrew Shore.
Eircom has found a way to make money - take the razor to its workforce
The company has cut about one-third of its staff in the past two years.
Despite edging the win, Porterfield admits Ireland got their plans wrong
Meanwhile, Kevin O’Brien has been fined 30% of his match fee for dissent.
Manchester City were denied a stonewall penalty and the referee booked Aguero for diving
It mattered little because the visitors went onto win 3-0.
Glen Johnson's first goal in two years lifts Liverpool's gloom
The defender struck in the final few minutes as the hosts beat Stoke 1-0.
Drug charges against Brazilian footballer Adriano dropped
The striker was charged on Tuesday with buying motorbikes for drug dealers four years ago.
Retired hooker scorches in 80 metre try against Aussie legends
Perhaps this is the new gameplan Munster coach Rob Penney is aiming for?
George Hook: Eddie O’Sullivan went to RTÉ and wanted me off the station
The former Connacht and US coach also paid credit to his skills as a rugby pundit.
Rooney wins appeal against Euro 2012 ban
The striker will be free to play in England’s final group game against Ukraine after successfully arguing that his three-game suspension should be reduced.
Ref justice: Atkinson escapes punishment for Rodwell red
The FA confirm that Martin Atkinson will not be banished to the lower leagues after sending off Jack Rodwell against Liverpool.
Drogheda granted reprieve while Galway prepare for legal challenge
Drogheda and Bohemians have been awarded Premier Division Licences at this morning’s licensing meeting while Galway’s top-flight status is in jeopardy.