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# Tough Times

Last month
April 2024
A second long-term injury in three years - Casey's cruel fate poses problems for Limerick
Last year
Ulster show signs of life in La Rochelle dogfight as knock-out clash with Sale looms
All time
No guarantees Chelsea can complete season, says Cech
'You definitely miss playing for Ireland and being involved'
Wayne Rooney vows to stick with Derby despite looming administration
Guardiola may not give Aguero game time 'for minutes' sake' as contract runs down
IRFU suffers €35.7 million deficit as Irish rugby tries to 'buy time' financially
Loew under pressure as Germany forced to rally from two goals down to draw against Switzerland
Paschal Donohoe says ministers won't take pay cut during Covid-19 pandemic
Bournemouth boss becomes first Premier League manager to take pay cut
Rugby Australia makes salary cuts and stands down 75% of workforce
England's RFU expects losses up to £50 million over next 18 months due to Covid-19 crisis
Sligo Rovers announce temporary layoffs for all management, players and administration staff
Munster confirm Joey Carbery's season is over as he looks to recover fully
'That's the part of rugby that people don't see' - Cronin fit again with Munster
Patriots fans 'have the right' to boo after second straight defeat - Brady
Ljungberg: 'Scared' Arsenal just need to 'dig out a win' for confidence boost
'Maybe I should’ve started others, who knows?' - Solskjaer bewildered after latest United setback
Transfer business won't be easy for United 'in the pit with the rest of the sharks,' warns Neville
'It's nearly sad that we got beat by 13 points and Waterford people are half-happy'
Peat makes passionate plea for change as Ireland continue to fall behind
'Ignorance is bliss' - Playing on a torn cruciate for 10 months but missing All-Ireland glory
Under-fire Sarri admits Chelsea 'played confusing football' after limping out of FA Cup
England captain dedicates 100th cap to seriously-ill footballer husband
Thierry Henry's Monaco thrashed 4-0 at home in Champions League as wait for first win continues
'Not going to lie, I'm gutted...This is hard to take' - Joe Hart on World Cup rejection
'I hit rock bottom' – Kell Brook opens up on depression battle
McCall's Saracens put six-week deadline in place to revive their season
'We're going to cop a lot of shite for this in the coming week, I'm guessing'
John Connors defends bare-knuckle boxing, "I wouldn't say no to a fight"
How will Dublin recover from huge Leinster hurling setback?
Here we go again? Microsoft Windows is starting to slide
A day after his 30th birthday, Sean St Ledger is left without a club yet again
'There are no friends in football' - Sean St Ledger on his difficulties with finding a club
LOI double winner has to sell medals to pay daughters' university fees
Bad news for Irish newspapers: every single one has dropped in circulation
Analysis: Premier League youngsters face uncertain future
11 great pieces of advice for your teenage self
'There's a lot of head maggots going on' - Donnacha Ryan on Ireland's fall
Paraic Duffy: 'I don't think clubs will go under'