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# Reaction

Last week
24th September 2023 - 30th September 2023
'A great player' - Blackburn boss praises Ireland's Moran
The Irish U21 international scored two and created another two in Blackburn’s Carabao Cup thrashing of Cardiff.
Plenty of positives but improvement eyed as interim Ireland boss coy on future
Eileen Gleeson, Katie McCabe and Denise O’Sullivan on tonight’s 4-0 win over Hungary.
Last month
September 2023
'Special' Aviva Stadium showdown about much more than football
The Republic of Ireland enjoyed a 3-0 win over Northern Ireland in their historic Nations League opener.
'The past is the past... Nothing makes me prouder than playing for Ireland'
Tyler Toland keen to move on after impressive end to four-year international exile.
Mickey Harte left Louth for Derry to 'win one more All-Ireland'
Louth chairman says move is a ‘real kick in the teeth’.
Eddie Jones says Australia ‘under the pump’ heading into crunch Wales showdown
The Wallabies suffered a shock 22-15 defeat to Fiji at the weekend.
Kenny says he will see out Euros campaign as Ireland left hoping for a play-off
Dutch manager Ronald Koeman, meanwhile, had some praise for Ronald Koeman.
'We can’t just let this now be it. We can’t just let it fade away'
Defiant Nathan Collins throws full support behind manager Stephen Kenny after latest Euro 2024 qualifying defeat.
'We could have lost convincingly but the players never gave in'
Ireland boss Stephen Kenny praises side after France defeat as attention turns to Sunday’s must-win clash with the Netherlands.
Jorge Vilda says Spain sacking ‘unfair’ after World Cup win
Vilda’s side beat England to lift the trophy in Sydney.
'I haven't got gum shields or boxing gloves so I'll stay away from it'
Shamrock Rovers boss Stephen Bradley won’t attend what is predicted to be a contentious club AGM today.
August 2023
Ten Hag hails Man Utd character after 'horror' start against Forest
United fell 2-0 down against Nottingham Forest at Old Trafford.
'To be disappointed with fourth in the world is probably a good thing'
Mageean taking positives from her best-ever season as she looks ahead to the 2024 Olympics.
Gary Neville condemns ‘pretty horrible’ Man Utd handling of Mason Greenwood case
United announced on Monday that Greenwood will leave the club by mutual agreement.
Jurgen Klopp praises Liverpool's €19 million debutant
The Reds boss admitted Wataru Endo would have had “no clue what to do” tactically.
Steve Borthwick hopes for quick outcome on Billy Vunipola and Owen Farrell
Farrell watched from the stands in Dublin as England slipped to a meek loss compounded by the second-half red card of Saracens team-mate.
'We were bullied in Parnell Park': Dublin recover for All-Ireland glory
Mick Bohan’s Dubs powered past Kerry to regain the Brendan Martin Cup yesterday.
'It was a bit clunky' - Farrell reflects on mixed Ireland performance
The Ireland head coach also provided an update on injured trio Jack Conan, Craig Casey and Jimmy O’Brien.
July 2023
'My last two performances haven't been the best. I hold myself accountable for that'
Denise O’Sullivan enjoyed playing in a more advanced role against Nigeria.
Jack O'Connor: 'We were hoping that we would get him up the steps after the tough year'
Jack O’Connor offered his reaction to Kerry’s two-point loss.
James McCarthy: 'Maybe it’s my last time, I’m not sure'
Nine-time All-Ireland winner will take stock over the coming months.
James McCarthy: 'Maybe it’s my last time, I’m not sure'
Nine-time All-Ireland winner will take stock over the coming months.
'This is just the beginning. We are capable of being one of the top teams in the world'
‘Mixed emotions’ for Marissa Sheva and Ireland as the World Cup dream comes to a disappointing end.
Emotional and frustrated Katie McCabe 'hopes we've done the nation proud'
The Ireland captain and her side went down fighting at their first World Cup.
Derek Lyng: 'They're a fantastic team. We weren't good enough'
The beaten Kilkenny boss had no complaints after Limerick defeated them by nine points.
'We had a big talk at half time to get us going. We saw the response. The lads were immense'
Limerick’s Peter Casey and Diarmaid Byrnes explain stunning second-half turnaround as they claim fourth All-Ireland SHC title in a row.
'A lot of media had written us off completely as the whipping girls'
Niamh Fahey on Ireland’s World Cup debut defeat to Australia.
Australia coach praises 'phenomenal' Ireland
Tony Gustavsson was impressed by Vera Pauw’s side.
Vera Pauw: 'The game plan worked and they couldn’t do what they wanted to do'
Ireland fell to a 1-0 defeat to Australia in their World Cup debut.
'We were in a state of shock and such devastation because we expected to win'
Derry manager Ciarán Meenagh reflected on their loss.
O'Connor hails Clifford: 'Incredible performance, he was willing the team'
The Kerry captain delivered another standout showing as he shot 0-9 in Croke Park.
Bradley confident that Rovers can overturn first-leg Champions League deficit
Rovers fell to a 1-0 defeat to the champions of Iceland on Tuesday night.
TJ Reid: 'There's a bit of hurt there, it's going to take a great team to beat Limerick'
The Kilkenny star helped his team defeat Clare and book a decider date with Limerick.
John Kiely: 'They don’t need any further success to demonstrate they are a great team'
The Limerick boss hailed his players after their nine-point victory.
Ireland's World Cup departure plans, learning from mistakes and tribute to record crowd
Vera Pauw and Kyra Carusa spoke after last night’s 3-0 defeat to France.
McCabe injury scare makes Ireland's World Cup send-off far too interesting
At home with Ireland's youngest World Cup star: Fearless, a fighter, and a bit of a messer
'It’s an incredibly tough time' - Ireland U20s show guts to pull through in spite of tragedy
Head coach Richie Murphy was proud of his team’s efforts after a devastating couple of days.
Toto Wolff plays down ‘just please drive it’ remark to Lewis Hamilton
The Mercedes team principal rarely speaks to his drivers over the radio but twice rebuked the Briton in Spielberg.
Kevin McStay: 'It’s a tough arena to be in when the Dubs are in their pomp'
The Mayo manager saw his team lost out 2-17 to 0-11 in Croke Park today.
O'Connor hails Kerry players - 'Delighted overall, it's very hard to pick holes in that'
The Kerry boss reflected on an impressive performance by his team.
June 2023
Ireland coach: 'We showed great character and grit to eventually finish it off'
Richie Murphy hailed his players after their win over Australia.