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Tuesday 31 January 2023 Dublin: 6°C

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22nd January 2023 - 28th January 2023
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'Croke Park looks tired but we now know what it can and can't take' - GAA reacts to criticism
It’s hoped that the condition of the surface will return to normal when the schedule of events eases and the weather improves.
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January 2023
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'Unbelievable how I was sent off' - Clifford criticises All-Ireland final red card
The Fossa star made the remark during his acceptance speech.
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Amid Chelsea interest, Benfica condemn 'disrespectful' Enzo Fernández approach
The 21-year-old Argentine was voted best young player at the World Cup.
Last year
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David Beckham makes first statement on his Qatar World Cup deal
The former Manchester United and Real Madrid player had appeared very little in public during the tournament.
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'Angry' Vera Pauw considering legal action in response to NWSL allegations
The Republic of Ireland women’s national team manager spoke at a press conference this afternoon.
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Toulouse proved too strong, but Munster can make trip to Northampton with confidence
Graham Rowntree insists his squad’s progress won’t be derailed by Sunday’s Champions Cup defeat at Thomond Park.
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Manchester United release statement in wake of Ronaldo claims
Meanwhile, Jamie Carragher believes the Portugal star ‘wants to be sacked’ by the club.
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Russell says Scotland omission 'good for him' after starring role in Racing win
The 30-year-old kicked 18 points and laid on two tries as the Parisians beat Montpellier 38-31.
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Rangers bounce back from Liverpool embarrassment with Motherwell win
Malik Tillman and John Lundstram found the net for Giovanni van Bronckhorst’s side.
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Wounded Australia write to World Rugby over refereeing concerns
French referee Mathieu Raynal sparked uproar in Australia last Thursday.
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'His team does it all the time' - Cheika hits back at All Blacks over illegal play jibe
New Zealand accused the Pumas of bending the rules during their historic Rugby Championship win.
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Varadkar hits out at 'sworn political opponents' as DPP directs no charges in GP leak affair
Varadkar says allegations against him are “politically motivated and often highly personalised
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'Maybe Eamonn’s comments were a bit stretched' - Moving past AFLW saga, and Leinster final regrets
Vikki Wall has defended her manager after coming under fire for his comments earlier this year.
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'When you lose a big game, you want to get it out of your system and play again'
Leo Cullen was pleased to see his Leinster team deliver a positive response to their Champions Cup final defeat by hammering Glasgow at the RDS yesterday.
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Liverpool CEO says over 5,000 fans have submitted accounts of Paris chaos
‘Nobody should experience what our fans experienced both before or after the match.’
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Liverpool: Authorities ‘deflecting responsibility’ for Champions League chaos
Uefa and French government ministers claimed ‘industrial level’ ticket fraud was to blame for the scenes outside the match in Paris.
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'Bizarre' and 'unfair' - Meath boss under fire for criticising Dublin stars
Retired Dublin star Noelle Healy was responding to the Meath manager’s remarks about Sinéad Goldrick and Lauren Magee.
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Mexico bans away fans after league game suspended by violence
Fifa have condemned a ‘barbaric incident’ that left 26 people needing hospital treatment.
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Coveney summons Russian ambassador to express Ireland's 'strong views' on actions in Ukraine
Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney says that Russia is in “severe breach” of international law.
Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney says that Russia is in "severe breach" of international law.
Amid claims the IFSC was being used as a "funnel" for Russian money, Coveney says Ireland will enforce EU sanctions.
The Russian ambassador to Ireland Yury Filatov has previously said that EU sanctions will result in a 'proportionate' response from Moscow.
Fears of invasion mount as separatist leaders ask for Russia's help against Ukraine 'aggression'
US sanctions Russia for 'beginning' invasion of Ukraine
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WTA still 'concerned' over Peng Shuai after new denial
The Chinese tennis player has issued a further denial of sexual assault allegations.
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Jesse Lingard denies asking for time away from Man Utd after move fell through
The 29-year-old attacking midfielder has hit back at Ralf Rangnick’s claim.
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Tipperary's Billy Seymour scores 0-11 to keep TUS Midwest’s Fitzgibbon hopes alive
They bounced back from a 30-point loss to UL last week with an eight-point win over TU Dublin.
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IRFU expresses disappointment and 'refutes the overall tenor' of women's letter
The union views the letter as “outside interference” during the two ongoing reviews into women’s rugby.
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Waterford FC owner 'backed into a corner' over controversial sacking of Bircham
Richard Forrest has had his say on a dramatic day for the club.
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'Reasonable person' Jones defends methods amid criticism over high staff turnover
A report in The Times cited anonymous accounts from players and former coaching staff to portray Jones as a harsh taskmaster.
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GPA respond to GAA's 'surprisingly conservative' financial projections for Proposal B
The players’ body are ‘delighted’ that the Association’s figures show ‘no meaningful financial impact’ for the league-based championship.
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'I did my job. What do you want from me?' - Koepka on doubts over his Ryder Cup commitment
US captain Paul Azinger said Koepka should give his spot to someone else if he’s not committed to playing in the Ryder Cup.
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Fifa promise ‘adequate actions’ over racist abuse aimed at England players
Raheem Sterling and Jude Bellingham were targeted for abuse in the World Cup qualifier against Hungary in Budapest.
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The Boks must produce backlash after getting taste of their own medicine
The Lions inflicted serious damage on the hosts at the maul and through their kicking game.
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'What people in England said was not me' - Gattuso on racism and homophobic allegations by Spurs fans
The 2006 World Cup winner had looked set to succeed Jose Mourinho as manager of the Premier League side before the accusations.
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Police insist Euro 2020 final could have been abandoned without their intervention
England fans allegedly bribed stewards and forged tickets to enter the stadium for the game against Italy.
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'I felt as if I’d let everyone down' - Rashford apologises for penalty miss in moving Twitter post
The Manchester United forward was one of three players who failed to score their penalty in the final of the Euros.
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Uefa demands Ukraine make changes to 'political' jersey
Ukraine’s Euro kit has sparked fury in Russia.
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Verbal abuse and body image in Gaelic games - 'More conversation and awareness is a good thing'
Meath All-Ireland winner Vikki Wall recently opened up about the regular abuse she has been subjected to on the pitch.
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'People are telling you to go die in a hole' - Ex-England international on personal online abuse
Alex Hartley was targeted in the wake of her tweet during England’s two-day Test defeat to India last week.
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Ex-Galway boss 'deeply hurt' by LGFA accusation on back of All-Ireland semi-final saga
LGFA CEO Helen O’Rourke says Tim Rabbitt ‘attempted to destroy the integrity’ of the association.
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'I felt embarrassed for my sport. An appalling picture' - Walsh reacts to Elliott photo
Ruby Walsh also described the incident as ‘indefensible.’
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'Accepted too easily' - GAA need explanation over loss of Level 5 status
CPA Chairman Micheál Briody also says he accepts the GAA is in a difficult position in relation to Covid-19 restrictions.
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'I didn’t expect that comment' - Pep hits back at Klopp's Man City Covid break remark
The Liverpool boss raised the issue of City’s break in fixtures in his pre-match press conference.
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Celtic thump managerless Kilmarnock with a four-star display at Rugby Park
Scott Brown opened the scoring before Odsonne Edouard’s double and an Albian Ajeti goal made it 4-0.