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London GAA's Ruislip stand closed for Sligo game due to 'safety' reasons

LONDON GAA ARE hopeful the McGovern Stand in Ruislip will be re-opened in time for Sunday’s Allianz Hurling League Division 2B clash between the Exiles and Derry. 

The stand was closed at last Sunday’s Division 4 football tie between London and Sligo, with supporters forced to watch ...

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Conor Murray set to be retained in Farrell's Ireland team to face Scotland

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CONOR MURRAY IS set to be retained at scrum-half in the Ireland team to face Scotland in Dublin on Saturday [KO, 4.45pm].

Andy Farrell is due to name his starting XV and bench at 2pm tomorrow, with Murray in line to beat off the competition of John Cooney to ...

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Arteta's young Gunners set up FA Cup clash with Portsmouth

ARSENAL’S LOVE AFFAIR with the FA Cup continued with a 2-1 fourth-round victory over Bournemouth on Monday.

The competition’s most successful club, with 13 wins, secured a last-16 trip to 2008 winners Portsmouth courtesy of a deserved triumph at the Vitality ...

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Long queues into Croke Park for Dublin v Kerry due to 'very late arrival of supporters'

THE GAA HAVE explained the long queues outside Croke Park last Saturday which caused delays for fans attending the National League meeting between Kerry and Dublin.

In a statement released to The42, the GAA said the queues were caused by the “very late arrival of supporters who ...

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How Kerry rejuvenated former Footballer of the Year with 'link man' role in attack

Kerry’s James O’Donoghue and Niall Scully of Dublin. Source: James Crombie/INPHO

THERE WERE PLENTY of positives for Kerry supporters to glean from their 1-19 apiece draw with Dublin at the weekend.

Perhaps the most pleasing aspect of the game was the sight of a ...

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Celtic sign 21-year-old Ivorian midfielder

21-YEAR-OLD Ivorian midfielder Ismaila Soro has joined Celric on a four-and-a-half year deal, the club have confirmed.

The youngster waited for visa paperwork to be finalised before officially sealing his move to Parkhead.

✍ We are delighted to announce the signing of Ismaila ...

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Chelsea handed potential Liverpool clash in FA Cup

PREMIER LEAGUE LEADERS Liverpool will face Chelsea in the FA Cup fifth round if Jurgen Klopp’s understudies win their replay against Shrewsbury.

Third-tier Shrewsbury fought back to draw 2-2 with Liverpool on Sunday, earning a replay at Anfield that falls during the Premier League ...

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Liverpool were warned over possible winter break clash - FA

LIVERPOOL WERE WARNED about the possibility of an FA Cup fourth-round replay during the mid-season break before the start of the current campaign, the Football Association has said.

Manager Jurgen Klopp said neither he nor his first-team stars would be present for their replay at ...

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'It's a great memory to treasure' - The Dubliner who once went toe-to-toe with Kobe Bryant

“THE MAN ON the spot today will be Emmet Donnelly. Emmet gets the assignment on Kobe Byrant, it’s going to be a tough assignment for Donnelly.”

Kobe Bryant came up against Dubliner Emmet Donnelly in a high school game in 1996. Source: Emmet Donnelly

Match ...

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AFC Wimbledon youngster joins Cork City on loan

AFC WIMBLEDON YOUNGSTER Kyron Stabana has joined Cork City on loan until the summer, the club have confirmed.

The 21-year-old defender has yet to play in League One for his parent club, but represented them on three occasions in the Football League Trophy this season.

He also has ...

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Castleknock overcome Roscrea to seal Leinster Senior Cup quarter-final spot

CASTLEKNOCK AVENGED THEIR league semi-final loss to Roscrea, joining Gonzaga in the Leinster Senior Cup quarter-finals, after victory at Energia Park this afternoon.

This was always going to be a real dust-up as Castleknock came hunting payback and they got off to a fine start when Conor ...

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Barton hails debutant Whelan for showing 'Premier League and international class'

FLEETWOOD TOWN MANAGER Joey Barton was delighted with the contribution of Glenn Whelan in his debut for the League One club on Saturday.

Despite not playing a game since 21 December, Whelan came through all 90 minutes as Fleetwood played out a goalless draw away to Bristol Rovers which ...

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Norwich City boss acknowledges 'harsh' omission of FA Cup hero Idah

NORWICH CITY BOOKED their place in the last 16 of the FA Cup at the expense of fellow Premier League side Burnley on Saturday.

From an Irish perspective, what was notable about the Canaries’ 2-1 win was the absence of the player whose hat-trick helped them to advance to the fourth-round ...

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O'Sullivan, Coombes and McHenry earn senior deals as Munster announce six new contracts

JACK O’SULLIVAN, LIAM Coombes and Alex McHenry will be promoted to Munster’s senior squad next season while Stephen Archer, Dan Goggin and Liam O’Connor have all extended their deals with the southern province.

Back row O’Sullivan, a first cousin of Scannell brothers Niall and ...

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Irish international Williams rewarded with new deal by promotion-chasing Millwall

MILLWALL HAVE ANNOUNCED that Irish midfielder Shaun Williams has signed a new deal with the club.

Williams has penned a one-year extension that ties him to the Championship outfit until the summer of 2021.

Since his arrival from MK Dons in 2014, the Republic of Ireland international ...

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'It doesn’t look great at this stage' - Blow as Leitrim star suffers another knee injury ahead of AFLW debut

LEITRIM STAR ÁINE Tighe has suffered a blow ahead of her potential Aussie Rules league debut with Fremantle after sustaining a knee injury in their final pre-season match.

Tighe was forced off after “landing awkwardly” in the third quarter of Freo’s 17-point loss to 2019 Premier ...

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Celtic send Ireland U21 striker Afolabi on loan to Scottish Championship side

JONATHAN AFOLABI WILL spend the rest of the season with Dunfermline Athletic.

In a bid to gain senior experience, the Republic of Ireland U21 striker has joined the Scottish Championship club on loan from Celtic.

After coming through the ranks at Southampton, Afolabi signed a ...

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Leeds recruit French striker from Bundesliga leaders Leipzig to boost promotion bid

LEEDS UNITED HAVE signed striker Jean-Kévin Augustin on loan from Bundesliga leaders RB Leipzig until the end of the season with the option to buy him upon the completion of his temporary deal.

The 22-year-old French youth international came through the ranks at Paris Saint-Germain ...

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Tottenham target hits out at claims he refused to play for PSV

REPORTED TOTTENHAM target Steven Bergwijn has denied claims he refused to play for current club PSV in order to force through a move to the Premier League.

The 22-year-old Dutch forward is widely reported to be on the verge of joining Spurs, handing Jose Mourinho a transfer boost as ...

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League Two loan switch for Irish goalkeeper Ian Lawlor

LEAGUE TWO CLUB Scunthorpe United have signed goalkeeper Ian Lawlor on loan until the end of the season.

The Dubliner makes the temporary move from Doncaster Rovers, to whom he remains contracted until the summer of 2021.

Lawlor has made 85 first-team appearances for Doncaster — ...

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Nadal beats Kyrgios in epic clash to reach Australian Open quarter-final

RAFAEL NADAL HAS booked his spot in the Australian Open quarter-finals after edging out Nick Kyrgios in a four-set thriller.

33-year-old top seed and world number one Nadal had not dropped a set so far in this tournament before 23rd-seed Kyrgios proved to be the top seed’s toughest test ...

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