Limerick see off Antrim to book a Round 2 place

Limerick 2-6 Antrim 0-9 Limerick rubbished their underdogs tag to book a place in Round 2 of the SFC Qualifiers, with a hard-earned, three-point win over the hosts in front of a small crowd at Corrigan Park, Belfast this afternoon....

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Jamaican sprinter Kemar Bailey-Cole: I have the Zika virus

Jamaican sprinter Kemar Bailey-Cole has revealed he has contracted the Zika virus. But the Commonwealth 100 metres champion still plans to compete at Jamaica’s Olympic trials, which get under way on Thursday, where he will battle the likes of Usain...

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Gutsy Japan lose out to Scotland

Japan 16 Scotland 21 Greig Laidlaw came off the bench to kick four late penalties as Scotland secured an undeserved...

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A close contest ends for England ends in a win against Australia

Australia 40 England 44 England concluded a glorious season by completing a 3-0 series whitewash of Australia with a 44-40...

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All Blacks dominate against Wales with heaviest victory in 13 years

New Zealand 46 Wales 6 Wales slumped to their heaviest defeat to New Zealand in 13 years as Beauden Barrett...

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Shane Long insists Republic are not motivated by revenge in France clash

Shane Long insists the Republic of Ireland’s Euro 2016 mission against France has nothing to do with Thierry Henry and...

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Pablo Cuevas to face Steve Johnson in Aegon Open final

Pablo Cuevas’ grass-court epiphany continued with victory over Gilles Muller to reach the Aegon Open final in Nottingham. Prior to...

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Debutant Jon Rahm holds share of the lead at Quicken Loans National

Spanish debutant Jon Rahm showed his first round was no flash in the pan at Congressional as he kept a...

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Airtricity League round-up: Dundalk extend their lead from Cork at the top

The Airtricity League resumed tonight after its summer break, with Dundalk retaining their spot at the top of the Premier...

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Ireland U20 team named for World Championship final

Nigel Carolan has named an unchanged 23 for Ireland’s World Rugby U20 Championship final against England tomorrow evening. Ireland previously...

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Michael O’Neill wants the North to be emotional for ‘good old-fashioned British game’

Michael O’Neill claims Northern Ireland and Wales will serve up a “good old-fashioned British game” in the French capital and...

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Rio anti-doping lab suspended just weeks before Olympics

The World Anti-Doping Agency has suspended Rio’s new laboratory just six weeks before the start of the Olympics, plunging plans...

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Shane Long: ‘It’s not going to be easy – but we fancy ourselves to cause an upset’

Shane Long is hoping the Republic of Ireland can write a new chapter in the nation’s footballing history against France...

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Joe Schmidt predicts Ireland will make him proud in South Africa series decider

Ireland coach Joe Schmidt is confident his much-changed team will rise to the challenge of Saturday’s Test series decider against...

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Watch as Tyson Fury postpones Wladimir Klitschko rematch due to ankle injury

Tyson Fury’s world heavyweight re-match with Wladimir Klitschko has been postponed after the British boxer suffered an ankle injury. The...

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Tactical analysis: Ireland have to target France’s suspect defence from the flanks

Whisper it quietly, Republic of Ireland can indeed knock France out of Euro 2016 on Sunday, writes Peter McNamara. Huddle...

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Sports lawyer: Brexit likely to ‘throw up issues’ for professional sportspeople

The Brexit result has serious implications for professional sportspeople in Ireland and beyond, says a leading sports lawyer, writes Michael...

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I hug people all the time, says Roy Keane

Roy Keane has vowed to carry on hugging as Ireland gears up for the Euro 2016 showdown with hosts France....

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James McClean Twitter account deleted after controversial Brexit-related tweet

Never one to duck the limelight, James McClean has put himself at the heart of reaction to the Brexit campaign....

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The sporting world’s reaction to Brexit; James McClean account deleted after tweet

Sports stars throughout Ireland and the UK have reacted with shock to the news that Britain has voted to leave...

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