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Dublin: 6 °C Sunday 11 December, 2016


# reaction - Friday 9 December, 2016

Leinster wait on SOB, Carbery and Kearney injuries after big win in Northampton

Leo Cullen was pleased with his side’s five-try win in Franklin’s Gardens.

'I'm disappointed for the team' - Mallinder expects ban for Hartley after red card

The England captain swung an arm recklessly into Sean O’Brien’s exposed head.

# reaction - Monday 5 December, 2016

'It’s obviously going to give a lift to all the clubs in Dublin' - Mattie Kenny

Kenny heaped praise on his entire team after helping them deliver a first ever Leinster title.

# reaction - Saturday 3 December, 2016

Selection headaches await Cullen as Leinster look ahead to Northampton

Leinster got the job done tonight and now the focus turns to the Champions Cup.

Cheika hesitant to label England northern hemisphere's best

England’s gritty style is not one that the Australia coach is keen to replicate.

'I had some friends there' - David Luiz pays tribute to Chapecoense after Chelsea victory Reaction This post contains videos

'I had some friends there' - David Luiz pays tribute to Chapecoense after Chelsea victory

The defender was integral to his side’s defeat of Man City.

# reaction - Wednesday 30 November, 2016

Mourinho: Half-time pep talk was catalyst for United win

The Red Devils were pegged back before the break against West Ham, but went on to win 4-1 to reach the EFL Cup semi-finals.

# reaction - Sunday 27 November, 2016

'I don't think I did anything dangerous' - Hamilton on Mercedes 'headmaster' summons

The defending three-time world champion won, but his Mercedes team-mate Rosberg finished second to claim the championship.

Erasmus warns table toppers Munster: 'Now we are going into big games'

A trip to Glasgow Warriors is next up for the southern province after a facile win over Treviso yesterday.

# reaction - Thursday 24 November, 2016

Record-breaker Rooney shuts down booze talk

The England international was in no mood to discuss the recent controversy when speaking to BT Sport.

# reaction - Tuesday 22 November, 2016

Pochettino cites need for change after Spurs' UCL exit

The manager felt the club would learn a lot after their Champions League exit at the hands of Monaco.

# reaction - Thursday 17 November, 2016

'I didn’t make players pick me for Footballer of the Year. I didn’t pay them fifties to vote for me'

Lee Keegan was responding to criticism that a Dublin player should have won the big award.

# reaction - Sunday 13 November, 2016

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Watch the UFC 205 post-fight press conference

Conor McGregor and co. were in front of the media in New York after UFC 205.

# reaction - Wednesday 9 November, 2016

From 'We have to respect America's decision. That doesn't mean we'll agree with everything he says or does' Reaction

'We have to respect America's decision. That doesn't mean we'll agree with everything he says or does'

There is a feeling of shock and disbelief around the halls of Leinster House today as the reality sets in that Donald Trump has been elected as the US president.

# reaction - Tuesday 8 November, 2016

Roy Keane on Everton: 'Maybe their players need to toughen up a bit'

The Ireland assistant boss says he “couldn’t care less” about Ronald Koeman’s opinions.

# reaction - Monday 7 November, 2016

'There may be an opportunity to go to the UK' - Future uncertain for Cork's cup hero

John Caulfield admits Sean Maguire could leave the Leesiders after a phenomenal debut season with the club.

Kenny left deflated as Dundalk’s double dream dies

The Lilywhites boss felt his side didn’t deserve to be beaten after an incredibly close FAI Cup final went down to the wire.

'You give your life to this... It affects everyone'

John Caulfield paid tribute to his team and particularly veteran midfielder Colin Healy after his side’s FAI Cup win yesterday.

# reaction - Sunday 6 November, 2016

Teenage dreams so hard to beat as Kiernan lights up FAI Cup final Reaction This post contains videos

Teenage dreams so hard to beat as Kiernan lights up FAI Cup final

There was one name on everybody’s lips after today’s clash at the Aviva Stadium.

# reaction - Saturday 5 November, 2016

Man City 'did absolutely everything' to beat Boro

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola dismissed the notion of his side suffering a Barcelona hangover.

# reaction - Thursday 3 November, 2016

Kenny laments defensive errors but remains upbeat over Europa League progression

The focus of the Dundalk manager will quickly turn to Sunday’s FAI Cup final against Cork City.

'They were playing the Champions League final and we were playing a summer friendly' Reaction This post contains videos

'They were playing the Champions League final and we were playing a summer friendly'

Jose Mourinho said Man United struggled with “two left-backs playing central defender”.

# reaction - Saturday 29 October, 2016

Leo Cullen delighted at Leinster's strength in depth as young guns impress again

The Leinster head coach says the next few weeks is a great opportunity for his players.

Lam laments basic errors as Connacht's RDS hoodoo extends to 12 years

The Connacht head coach admits his side weren’t at their best this evening.

# reaction - Tuesday 25 October, 2016

James McClean hits out at Derry City manager's 'silly and stupid comments'

The former Candystripes midfielder says that, while he remains a fan of his hometown club, the manager should not be a “comedian”.

# reaction - Monday 24 October, 2016

'I was a football player, so I know how to behave on the pitch'

Antonio Conte has responded to Jose Mourinho’s criticism during the Chelsea-United match.

Kiss praises Jackson's nerve after vital drop goal, but wants improvements from Ulster

The province edged out the Exeter Chiefs in the Champions Cup.

# reaction - Sunday 23 October, 2016

Hamilton unaware of Mercedes' overnight sensations after powering to pole

The British driver admitted it was only the first step towards success in his bid to keep his title defence alive.

# reaction - Saturday 22 October, 2016

'I know he meant the world to them, he meant the world to me' - Stander

Dan and Tony Foley joined the Munster players on the pitch after the win over Glasgow.

'We played for Olive and the kids and all their family and I hope we did them proud'

Tyler Bleyendaal and Peter O’Mahony starred for Munster in an incredible 38-17 win over Glasgow Warriors.

# reaction - Friday 21 October, 2016

Fatigue finally catches up on Dundalk and more Europa League talking points

Plus why the jeering of United players was ridiculous.

# reaction - Thursday 20 October, 2016

'Kevin McManamon came up trumps with some great points when they were needed'

St Judes boss Padraic Monaghan heaped praise on his star forward.

# reaction - Monday 17 October, 2016

Mourinho hails Man Utd for silencing Anfield and 'controlling' the game

The Man United manager was content with a point.

# reaction - Saturday 15 October, 2016

That tremendous try and more talking points as Connacht topple Toulouse

It was an epic night out west.

Sexton, Furlong and Ruddock concerns before Leinster's Montpellier trip

The Ireland international trio will all look to overcome minor injuries this week.

# reaction - Wednesday 12 October, 2016

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'A pint for everyone': How the front pages are covering the Budget

There are very few puns.

# reaction - Sunday 9 October, 2016

Connacht's Heffernan ready to pick up where McCartney left off

The 25-year-old hooker is relishing a big few weeks ahead for Pat Lam’s side.

# reaction - Saturday 8 October, 2016

Southgate does not understand Rooney boos

A section of England supporters left the interim manager baffled.

'It was great to see him out in blue at long last'

Leo Cullen was delighted to see Robbie Henshaw make his Leinster debut earlier.

'Obviously the referee tries his best': Erasmus refuses to make excuses for Munster defeat

The southern province were found wanting at the Aviva Stadium, slipping to a third straight defeat to their rivals.

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