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# reaction - Today’s News


# reaction - Saturday 21 March, 2015

The greatest 6 Nations day ends with the sweetest of all Ireland’s titles

Disruptions could have played havoc on Ireland’s campaign, but they held it together throughout.

# reaction - Friday 20 March, 2015

From The Daily Edge The most handsome referee in sport retired and people are in mourning Dreamboat

The most handsome referee in sport retired and people are in mourning

He was nicknamed ‘The Dreamboat’ for a reason.

# reaction - Tuesday 17 March, 2015

Neil Francis defends controversial Warren Gatland comments following backlash

The Western Mail was particularly scathing, suggesting the pundit’s remarks were “an embarrassment”.

# reaction - Monday 16 March, 2015

# reaction - Sunday 15 March, 2015

‘That’s the world we live in’ – Rooney responds to boxing controversy

The England captain was on target as United beat Spurs today.

# reaction - Thursday 12 March, 2015

David Luiz apologises for celebrating against Chelsea, insists he’s friends with Costa

The two men continued their tussles from the first leg at Stamford Bridge but the defender insists there is no ill feeling.

# reaction - Wednesday 11 March, 2015

‘No pressure’ on Martin Keown’s son after decision to declare for Ireland

The 19-year-old defender has opted to diverge from his father by declaring allegiance to the Boys in Green.

‘I do what makes me happy’ – Fabregas plays down casino visit with Messi

The Spaniard was pictured at an exclusive Mayfair venue along with the Argentina superstar and their partners.

# reaction - Tuesday 3 March, 2015

‘I just kept telling myself the yips weren’t back again’ – Harrington on his Honda Classic triumph

“As much as I was struggling, I still would choose myself to read that putt and hit that putt.”

# reaction - Monday 2 March, 2015

‘Sexton can deliver that World Cup’ – How the English media reacted to Ireland’s win

The opposition’s journalists were impressed by what they saw from the home side yesterday.

‘I found that mental edge I’ve been lacking’ – Pádraig Harrington

The Dubliner also said that a previous win at the Indonesia Open back in December helped improve his confidence substantially.

6 talking points as Ireland take control of the 6 Nations after win over England

Joe Schmidt’s men were in imperious form against England as they extended their winning run to 10 games.

# reaction - Sunday 1 March, 2015

You might be surprised by who Jose Mourinho chose as man-of-the-match today

The Chelsea manager paid tribute to the players left out today.

# reaction - Saturday 28 February, 2015

Hughes angry after Stephen Ireland left needing ‘12-15 stitches’ following Hull game

Peter Crouch netted the only goal of a drab affair at the Britannia Stadium.

# reaction - Monday 23 February, 2015

Luis Enrique ‘not interested’ in Messi and Pique’s night at the casino

The Barca boss claims he has no desire to engage in “gossip” ahead of his side’s clash at Manchester City.

# reaction - Saturday 21 February, 2015

‘Leinster must get better’ insists O’Connor

The Blues’ head coach insists his side need to improve after their win over Zebre.

# reaction - Friday 20 February, 2015

Mourinho ‘ashamed’ and Abramovich ‘disgusted’ by Paris Metro incident

The Blues boss insisted the infamous group of fans were not representative of the club as a whole

# reaction - Thursday 19 February, 2015

From asked to remove ‘no rent allowance’ filter from property listings New Legislation

# reaction - Tuesday 17 February, 2015

From A catastrophe waiting to happen? A child could die from allergies while in school EpiPen

A catastrophe waiting to happen? A child could die from allergies while in school

1 in 5 anaphylactic reactions happen in school but teachers not required to administer medicine

# reaction - Monday 16 February, 2015

Joe Schmidt is a ‘magician’ – The French media reaction to Ireland’s win

There are concerns about the ‘incredible’ Johnny Sexton’s tackling technique.

JBM on Cork’s disappointing opener – ‘We made too many mistakes’

In the winners enclosure last night, Brian Cody was satisifed.

# reaction - Saturday 14 February, 2015

Ireland captain O’Connell left frustrated despite rare win over France

The legendary lock felt Joe Schmidt’s side released the pressure on les Blues at crucial times.

# reaction - Monday 9 February, 2015

‘Your laughter, our shame’ – Real Madrid fans angered by Ronaldo after-party

A provocative banner was held up by a group of supporters outside the training complex in Valdebebas.

# reaction - Sunday 8 February, 2015

‘Joe’s pretty ruthless, if you don’t deliver then his faith in you will only run so far’

Mike Ross was relatively satisfied with the team’s display as they swept aside Italy yesterday.

# reaction - Saturday 7 February, 2015

Murray glad Ireland’s patience rewarded against stubborn Italians

The Man of the Match admitted there was some rustiness in the backline.

# reaction - Thursday 5 February, 2015

Return of the magnificent 7 and more talking points from Schmidt’s team-sheet

There were some big and surprising calls in Ireland’s first XV of 2015.

‘We showed brilliant character’ – Rodgers delighted with Liverpool’s FA Cup progression

The manager saw his side score two late goals to beat Bolton Wanderers.

# reaction - Friday 30 January, 2015

‘I’d feel confident of doing the job’ – O’Brien raring to go for Six Nations

The Leinster back row got through 50 minutes of impressive action on his return from injury.

# reaction - Tuesday 27 January, 2015

‘If you speak as much as Joe Brolly speaks you’re bound to make a mistake’ – O’Neill

“I don’t want to get into an argument but, yes, he was over the top with what he said.”

# reaction - Sunday 25 January, 2015

‘Bittersweet’ feeling for Foley as Munster’s European season ends

The Munster head coach praised the ‘good character’ of his side during the win over Sale.

Wenger defends Arsenal players taking selfies

The Gunners boss has backed his players after they were criticised for posting photos on social media.

# reaction - Saturday 24 January, 2015

O’Connor disappointed with Leinster’s inability to close out Wasps clash

However, Leinster’s head coach took some encuragement from the first-half performance in Coventry.

# reaction - Saturday 17 January, 2015

Cannonball Cronin and more talking points after Leinster put 50 on Castres

The hooker scored arguably the try of the night as Leinster took the driver’s seat in Pool 2.

Foley left frustrated and annoyed after Saracens dismantle Munster

The Munster head coach believes his side was good enough to qualify for the quarter-finals in Europe.

# reaction - Wednesday 14 January, 2015

From Fianna Fáil TD thinks Charlie is ‘dreadfully unfair’ Reaction This post contains videos

Fianna Fáil TD thinks Charlie is ‘dreadfully unfair’

Dara Calleary has been responding to the RTÉ drama in an interview with

# reaction - Tuesday 13 January, 2015

From The Daily Edge Here’s how Ireland reacted to the Golden Globes on RTÉ last night Reaction

Here’s how Ireland reacted to the Golden Globes on RTÉ last night

We all got round to actually watching it.

# reaction - Monday 12 January, 2015

From Pope on Paris attacks: People become ‘enslaved to deviant forms of religion’ Extremism

Pope on Paris attacks: People become ‘enslaved to deviant forms of religion’

Pope Francis’ comments come as France’s deploys up to 10,000 security services to prevent further attacks.

# reaction - Sunday 11 January, 2015

Lam proud of Connacht despite loss, laments worst conditions ‘in my experience’

The province lost 16-13 against Edinburgh on Friday, bringing their unbeaten home record to an end.

# reaction - Saturday 10 January, 2015

Lam’s Connacht left disappointed in Galway for first time this season

The western province’s head coach was frustrated by his side’s lack of discipline.

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