Carlow trio fail to get suspensions overturned before Championship opener

Carlow manager Turlough O'Brien has had his 20-week suspension upheld by the Central Appeals Committee.

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Michael Ryan hails Tipperary's 'total hurling' but urges caution from fans

Ex-Tipperary manager Michael Ryan has hailed the "total hurling" of his former charges as the best the county has produced in a while.

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Replacing Martin as Offaly manager 'another short-term, reactionary move', says Duignan

A disastrous start to their Joe McDonagh Cup campaign has left Offaly in a battle to avoid relegation to hurling's third tier.

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Mick McCarthy keen to see Luca Connell in training

Although it appeared initially as if Luca Connell was already in the final squad for the upcoming Euro 2020 qualifiers against Denmark and Dublin, Mick McCarthy ...

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Chris Powell: Black managers aren’t fired sooner, there just aren’t enough of us

The ex-Southend boss on the need to grow the pool of BAME managerial candidates, his next move and his ambassadorial work for Prostate Cancer UK.

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Emery respects Mkhitaryan decision but calls it ‘bad news’ for Arsenal

Arsenal’s Armenia international will not play in the Europa League final against Chelsea in Azerbaijan.

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Cian Kelleher rejoins Leinster as 21 new contracts confirmed - but no update on Rob Kearney

The full-back's contract expires in November after the Rugby World Cup.

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Cian Healy signs new IRFU contract

The 88-times capped Ireland prop's contract will run until summer 2021.

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Healy banking on fans to neutralise enemy territory

Brendan O'Brien It’s eight years since Leinster faced an ‘away’ league final.

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Appleby not yet ruling out Derby date with Duty

Charlie Appleby will delay his decision over Line Of Duty’s possible participation in next month’s Investec Derby.

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Too Darn Hot puts Derby credentials on the line

John Gosden expects to have a clear idea of whether Too Darn Hot is a realistic Derby contender after he runs in York’s Al Basti Equiworld Dubai Dante Stakes ...

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O’Leary drops bombshell he will phase out National Hunt team

The racing world was rocked yesterday after Michael O’Leary announced he will phase out his National Hunt team over the next five years.

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Lowry shows major mindset after passing test of mental strength

Majors are a test of mental strength, and Shane Lowry felt as much a winner as Brooks Koepka following his gutsy tie for eighth alongside Rory McIlroy in the US ...

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Avoiding the rough in search to secure Irish golfing growth

It is all very well taking the historic steps to form an inclusive governing body for the game on this island, but with preparations underway for Golf Ireland to ...

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US PGA champ's Irish caddie knew Koepka was ‘the real deal’

The American won his fourth major at the US PGA Championship on Sunday.

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Stewart says brave Lauda was one of the best

Stewart recalls the courage of the Austrian, who has died at the age of 70.

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Top sportspeople calling for greater promotion of women’s sport

Some of Ireland’s top sportspeople have come together to call for greater promotion of women’s sport.

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Caster Semenya to race 3,000m after losing rule-change appeal

Caster Semenya will race in the 3,000m at the Diamond League Prefontaine Classic in June.

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GAA podcast: Dalo was wrong. Emotional Cork. Limerick's Plan B? Tipp back it up. Ref justice

Anthony Daly, Ger Cunningham and TJ Ryan review the weekend's hurling.

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Dalo's Hurling Podcast: Bubbles baffles Cork, Clare conquer Walsh Park, Dubs rattle the cage

Anthony Daly, Ger Cunningham and Michael Moynihan review the hurling weekend.

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The Championship Preview: Dalo, Ger Cunningham and Derek McGrath throw it in

An hour of hurling chat with the three former inter-county bosses.

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