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Grand Slam winning coach Ruddock joins Ospreys from Lansdowne on short-term deal
Mike Ruddock’s move is for one month but it “may turn into a longer commitment.”
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Drogs make significant addition for 2020 by snapping up Hugh Douglas
The 26-year-old centre-back has spent the past five seasons with First Division rivals Bray Wanderers.
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Poll: Will a levy increase make you give up plastic bags at the supermarket?
Minister Richard Bruton will bring a memo to Cabinet tomorrow outlining a number of options to increase environmental levies.
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Cork City sign Derry City attacker Eoghan Stokes
The 23-year-old Leixlip native joined the Candystripes ahead of this season, following a year at Bohemians.
Rovers midfielder Sam Bone joins Waterford on loan until the end of the season
The 20-year-old signed for Stephen Bradley’s side last year.
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Wallaby and former Ulster star Lealiifano to leave Brumbies for Japan
The out-half described the offer as ‘too good to turn down.’
# Time to shine
Cork striker makes the move back to Scotland after stint on home soil
Clare Shine has re-signed for Glasgow City FC.
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Ulster hoping to push through deal to sign Jack McGrath from Leinster
The Ireland international is understood to have initiated the discussions over a possible move.
# Treaty Task
Former Limerick hurling captain makes move into county football coaching
2013 Munster final man-of-the-match James Ryan has been ratified as Limerick’s new minor football coach.
# Change up
Venue switch confirmed for Cork-Clare hurling clash after 'unacceptable' state of Páirc pitch
The GAA have stated that Páirc Uí Rinn will host the tie on 16 February.
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Henshaw endures tough evening after Schmidt opts for fullback switch
England’s sublime kicking game saw them toy with the Leinster man.
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Irish international defender Boyle makes another loan move away from Preston
The 27-year-old Dubliner has joined Scottish Championship leaders Ross County until the end of the season.
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Waterford bring in ex-Irish international Damien Delaney following Cork City exit
The 37-year-old defender’s contract was recently cancelled by the Leesiders by mutual consent.
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Comerford swaps Waterford for Cork as Caulfield makes another new addition
‘It’s a big club and the calibre of players here is unbelievable, so I just want to play my part.’
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Declan Rice nearing England switch after further Southgate talks - reports
It looks like the tug of war could be over.
# Red Alert
Promising Sligo forward becomes the AFL's latest Irish recruit
Red Óg Murphy has been snapped up by North Melbourne after impressing during a trial in August.
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Lyon complete €13.5million signing of Belgian international from Man City
Jason Denayer never made a competitive appearance during his time with the Premier League champions.
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Paris Saint-Germain agree €37 million deal for young German defender
U21 international Thilo Kehrer made 27 appearances for Schalke in the Bundesliga in the 2017-18 season.
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UFC announce Fight Night 130 is set for Liverpool after Dublin reports
Liverpool native Darren Till will headline the first ever UFC event in the city.
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Analysis: Isa Nacewa runs the purest of pure switch lines
The veteran Leinster captain was impressive at inside centre against Glasgow.
# Camogie
Having won All-Irelands with Cork, Dublin's adopted daughter gears up to face her former side
Sarah O’Donovan shares her turbulent story with The42.
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Tyrone legend Mulligan set to transfer to former London champions for coming season
The 35-year-old Cookstown forward is expected to link up with Fulham Irish.
# Ready to go
Southampton star closes in on €9m West Ham switch
Jose Fonte is set to move to London in a deal that could rise to €14 million.
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Irish goalkeeper Lawlor leaves Manchester City for League 2 leaders
The 22-year-old Dubliner has signed a deal that will keep him with Doncaster Rovers until the summer of 2019.
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Paul Galvin linked with move to Dublin's St Oliver Plunkett for 2017 season
The three-time Allstar could be joining up with the Brogan brothers.
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# Switcheroo
'I never said that': Renua's latest recruit denies trying to join Sinn Féin
Patrick McKee has confirmed his defection from Fianna Fáil to Ireland’s newest political party.
# Fabricated
'I don't know where it came from' - POC quashes French move rumour
The Ireland captain laughed off speculation of a transfer to join James Coughlan and Simon Mannix at Pau.
# Allegiance
Mark Noble to make Ireland decision in 'next couple of weeks'
The West Ham midfielder admitted it would be strange to pull on a green jersey.
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# Ambition
Brumbies confirm Fisher exit ahead of expected Humphreys hook-up
The former Munster forwards coach is the favourite to be named head coach at Gloucester.
# code hopper
Slammin' Sam Burgess to join union in 2015 Rugby World Cup bid
Bath have confirmed the capture of the rugby league star on a three-year contract.
# Comeback
Earls returns to Munster line-up for Heineken Cup showdown
The return of the 25-year-old will give Rob Penney’s side a boost for Saturday’s semi-final against Clermont.
# Glasgow bliss
Jim McGuinness confirms Celtic move and insists it will be 'the best of both worlds'
The Donegal coach confirmed to Highland Radio that the Scottish club’s flexibility was a vital factor in taking up his new job.
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Ex-Ireland international Bruce included in Northern Ireland squad
The Hull defender could now feature in the side’s World Cup qualifier with Portugal.
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Van Persie on the brink after completing United medical
The Netherlands striker will put pen to paper on a four-year deal worth a reported £235,000 a week.
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Nicolas Roche: 'I'm not a bold guy because I'm going to a team where the leader has been banned'
He’ll ride for leader Alberto Contador and manager Bjarne Riis.