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Dublin: 9 °C Thursday 26 May, 2016


# reaction - Monday 23 May, 2016

'Johnny is a very emotional man' - Heaslip on Sexton's heart-on-sleeve approach

The Leinster forward also had high praise for Jordi Murphy.

# reaction - Friday 20 May, 2016

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Body part and luggage found in search for missing EgyptAir plane

The country’s aviation minister has said a “terrorist attack” was a more likely cause than technical failure.

# reaction - Wednesday 11 May, 2016

Van Gaal refuses to use bus attack as excuse for Man United loss

The Red Devils were delayed in their arrival to the stadium after being pelted by Hammers fans on their entrance.

# reaction - Saturday 7 May, 2016

Cullen expects to have Sexton available for semi-final showdown with Ulster

But the news isn’t as positive on Rob Kearney.

'I think it's relief' - Foley feels pressure lift as Munster secure Europe

The Munster head coach feels his players have learned how to deal with pressure better.

# reaction - Tuesday 3 May, 2016

Spurs star apologises for behaviour in 'Battle of Bridge'

There were 12 yellow cards and two touchline melees during the match at Stamford Bridge.

'I just wanted to win match after match' - Ranieri 'proud' of his title winners

The Italian said he never expected to win the Premier League.

Roscommon rally troops after New York scare

A team fancied by so many to go all the way in the Connacht Championship were nearly grounded from the get-go in the Bronx.

# reaction - Sunday 1 May, 2016

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'Sex masochism' as Van Gaal blasts hairline Huth

“It was a very difficult match for the referee — when you see what Huth is doing with Fellaini.”

# reaction - Saturday 30 April, 2016

'It was a bit dramatic from Pienaar' - Cullen hits out at referee after Belfast defeat

But Les Kiss insisted George Clancy got the decision absolutely spot on.

# reaction - Thursday 28 April, 2016

Manny Pacquiao shocked at Islamic militant kidnap claim

The boxing star is campaigning to win a Senate seat in next month’s national elections.

# reaction - Tuesday 26 April, 2016

'This has been the greatest miscarriage of justice of our times. But, finally, it is over'

British Prime Minister David Cameron joins those welcoming the landmark Hillsborough inquest verdicts.

# reaction - Wednesday 20 April, 2016

Van Gaal admits Rashford is forcing Rooney into deep role

Louis van Gaal says he was happy with his captain’s display on Wednesday.

# reaction - Tuesday 19 April, 2016

Atletico Madrid defender speaks out on Suarez elbow

The Uruguay team-mates are no strangers to a tussle on the pitch.

'Spurs delivered the perfect message to Leicester'

Tottenham secured a fourth win in five matches thanks to two goals each from Harry Kane and Dele Alli.

# reaction - Monday 18 April, 2016

Kilkenny chairman apologises after minor footballers' 71-point loss

Ned Quinn admits he has to take “overall responsibility” for the embarrasing result.

# reaction - Friday 15 April, 2016

'It's nice for us to be in the position where we can control what we need'

Leo Cullen said Leinster had ‘mixed emotions’ after their bonus-point win over Edinburgh.

'It wasn't my day,' admits disappointed Katie Taylor

The Bray native was stunned after suffering her first defeat since 2011 earlier this afternoon.

# reaction - Thursday 14 April, 2016

A tragedy in cycling opened a discussion on safety, we must give MMA the same opportunity

The sport’s detractors want it banned, but there’s an opportunity to make it safer than ever in the wake of this week’s tragedy.

# reaction - Wednesday 13 April, 2016

'FA Cup win important for Man United, not me'

The Dutchman has come under increasing pressure in recent weeks with the Red Devils underperforming.

# reaction - Tuesday 12 April, 2016

Conor McGregor: 'It is easy for those on the outside to criticise our way of living'

The Irish MMA star was speaking in reaction to the death of Portuguese fighter Joao Carvalho.

# reaction - Monday 11 April, 2016

Winless Sligo showing encouraging signs and this week's LOI talking points

Derry City continued their impressive start to the campaign, while Wexford Youths held their own at Turner’s Cross and Galway United won ugly.

# reaction - Wednesday 6 April, 2016

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'It was not my intention to hurt Michael' - Pocock apologises for 'choke hold' on opponent

The Brumbies player pleaded guilty to grasping the neck of Waikato Chiefs opponent Michael Leitch.

Should Suarez have been sent off and more Champions League talking points

Plus, Atletico Madrid striker Fernando Torres goes from hero to villain.

# reaction - Sunday 3 April, 2016

‘It’s definitely a slog to get to this point but we’re not relying on permutations’

Leinster are now in pole position to secure a home semi-final after last night’s win over Munster.

# reaction - Saturday 2 April, 2016

'A draw probably would have been a fair reflection of the game' - Sexton

The Leinster out-half was man of the match as they beat Munster in Dublin.

# reaction - Thursday 31 March, 2016

Paul McGrath slams Aston Villa players for not respecting the club

The former defender claims recently-departed manager Remi Garde was badly let down by his men.

# reaction - Wednesday 30 March, 2016

What’s the point in hiring young, inexperienced coaches if they’re not given a chance?

In a football world where there’s such a dearth of originality, Gary Neville’s first foray into management should be applauded and not ridiculed.

‘The Slovakia lad put the second goal in with his arm’

Despite some encouraging displays, the Boys in Green had to settle for a draw last night.

# reaction - Tuesday 29 March, 2016

Hoolahan, Christie and O’Kane shine and other thoughts from Ireland’s draw with Slovakia

Rob Elliot’s chances of heading to Euro 2016 were also dealt a significant blow tonight.

Chris Eubank confirms Nick Blackwell mercy plea

The 25-year-old boxer has been in an induced coma and was found to have suffered a small bleed on the brain.

# reaction - Sunday 27 March, 2016

‘I’m not going to get upset’ – Irish Olympian waiting on apology and refund after flight controversy

Arthur Lanigan-O’Keeffe tells The42 that he is surprised at how much attention the incident has received.

It’s cranked up for next week — Leo Cullen

“These games at this time of the year — there are going to be no holds barred.”

# reaction - Saturday 26 March, 2016

5 talking points as Dublin beat Donegal to extend their 100% league record

Dubs march on but Donegal have it all still to do on the final weekend.

Anthony Foley hails history-maker Simon Zebo

“He has come back from the Six Nations with good confidence,” the coach said.

# reaction - Friday 25 March, 2016

New faces for the Euros? 3 talking points from Ireland’s win against Switzerland

Shane Duffy and Ciaran Clark consolidated their Euro claims, but it was a frustrating debut for Alan Judge.

‘Roy said at half-time: This is where you show what you can do off the ball’

It was a frustrating evening for the Brentford midfielder at the Aviva Stadium tonight.

# reaction - Monday 21 March, 2016

‘It was a nice surprise to get the call from Joe considering how well Josh had gone’

Tommy O’Donnell was determined to grasp his chance against Scotland with both hands.

# reaction - Saturday 19 March, 2016

‘There were bodies flat in front of me and I thought why not jump over like NFL’

CJ Stander showed great opportunism to set Ireland on their way to victory earlier.

# reaction - Thursday 17 March, 2016

Suarez: I don’t know how I scored that goal!

Barcelona forward Luis Suarez shocked himself with his 43rd goal of the season, a remarkable volley to down Arsenal in the Champions League.

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