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Sunday 28 April, 2019

The X Factor of Derry club football, Gary Neville's punditry shortfall and the week's best sportswriting
# Good Reads
# Good Reads

The X Factor of Derry club football, Gary Neville's punditry shortfall and the week's best sportswriting

Apr 28th 2019, 8:30 AM 8,304 Views 0 Comments

Time reading these will be time well spent.

Friday 26 April, 2019

Louth man makes Australia debut in U20 Oceania Championships
# Dundalk Dynamo
# Dundalk Dynamo

Louth man makes Australia debut in U20 Oceania Championships

Apr 26th 2019, 6:11 PM 12,884 Views 4 Comments

Michael McDonald came off the bench during the second half of the Junior Wallabies’ 64-14 win.

Bolton players threaten to boycott final two Championship fixtures over unpaid wages
# Bolton Boycott
# Bolton Boycott

Bolton players threaten to boycott final two Championship fixtures over unpaid wages

Apr 26th 2019, 4:06 PM 3,222 Views 0 Comments

The Lancashire side have been relegated to League One after a campaign of struggle, during which there has been ownership issues.

Donegal club given appeal hearing date over proposed eight-week ban for hosting soccer charity event
# Paul Dillon
# Paul Dillon

Donegal club given appeal hearing date over proposed eight-week ban for hosting soccer charity event

Apr 26th 2019, 2:59 PM 2,737 Views 6 Comments

Naomh Colmcille have been cited by the Donegal county management for permitting a fundraising soccer tournament to be played on their grounds.

'I thought Keane was brilliant in his analysis and actually tore Neville to bits'
# Analysis
# Analysis

'I thought Keane was brilliant in his analysis and actually tore Neville to bits'

Apr 26th 2019, 1:23 PM 20,234 Views 21 Comments

John Giles has also questioned Paul Pogba’s inclusion in the PFA Team of the Season.

'They're not like Paul Pogba waiting for their Rolls Royces instead of going on the bus'
# Ballers
# Ballers

'They're not like Paul Pogba waiting for their Rolls Royces instead of going on the bus'

Apr 26th 2019, 7:00 AM 18,350 Views 5 Comments

Kieran Donaghy says the lack of pre-championship expectation will help Kerry as they bid to stop Dublin’s ‘drive for five’.

Kilkenny legend tips 2019 All-Ireland final rematch, but says Clare need to get to the decider
# Tipster
# Tipster

Kilkenny legend tips 2019 All-Ireland final rematch, but says Clare need to get to the decider

Apr 26th 2019, 6:30 AM 10,685 Views 8 Comments

JJ Delaney predicts another meeting of Limerick and Galway in this year’s All-Ireland final.

Thursday 25 April, 2019

Dublin can learn from Kilkenny's failed 'drive-for-five' bid, says Delaney
# Drive For Five
# Drive For Five

Dublin can learn from Kilkenny's failed 'drive-for-five' bid, says Delaney

Apr 25th 2019, 5:26 PM 6,482 Views 9 Comments

Nine-time All-Ireland winner JJ Delaney has warned Dublin of the challenges they’ll face as they aim to make history.

'This championship, more than any championship over the last decade, is the most important for Meath'
# Meath Rising
# Meath Rising

'This championship, more than any championship over the last decade, is the most important for Meath'

Apr 25th 2019, 4:03 PM 4,817 Views 0 Comments

Senan Connell reckons the Royals must reach the Super 8s, says Donegal can be contenders, and feels Mayo must win Connacht.

Canning could yet return to help Galway's Leinster three-in-a-row bid
# The Joe Show
# The Joe Show

Canning could yet return to help Galway's Leinster three-in-a-row bid

Apr 25th 2019, 2:50 PM 6,588 Views 3 Comments

The Tribesman went under the knife on the injury he sustained in the league semi-final defeat to Waterford.

Sunday 21 April, 2019

Tiger's tale of revenge, more John Delaney and the week's best sportswriting
# Good Reads
# Good Reads

Tiger's tale of revenge, more John Delaney and the week's best sportswriting

Apr 21st 2019, 8:30 AM 5,502 Views 1 Comment

Chill, and take a read over these.

Saturday 20 April, 2019

'You won't notice anything outside the moment because you're just trying to basically stay alive'
# Scaling Heights
# Scaling Heights

'You won't notice anything outside the moment because you're just trying to basically stay alive'

Apr 20th 2019, 8:15 AM 9,412 Views 5 Comments

Former professional rugby player Damian Browne is attempting to climb the seven summits of the world.

Friday 19 April, 2019

Irish star on the scoresheet as Sheffield United maintain promotion push
# Enda Stevens
# Enda Stevens

Irish star on the scoresheet as Sheffield United maintain promotion push

Apr 19th 2019, 2:52 PM 6,015 Views 2 Comments

Enda Stevens hit the Blades’ second in today’s 2-0 win at home to Nottingham Forest.

Waterford to lodge appeal against Europa League expulsion
# Lee Power
# Lee Power

Waterford to lodge appeal against Europa League expulsion

Apr 19th 2019, 12:43 PM 6,636 Views 17 Comments

Blues owner Lee Power issued a statement today, saying the club feel ‘misled’ by the FAI.

'I think what Rovers have at the moment is a team of men' - Fenlon feels leaders can maintain strong form
# Hoops
# Hoops

'I think what Rovers have at the moment is a team of men' - Fenlon feels leaders can maintain strong form

Apr 19th 2019, 6:30 AM 3,559 Views 2 Comments

Finishing in European places should be Derry’s aim, says the Candystripes former boss.

Thursday 18 April, 2019

Fleetwood boss Barton 'emphatically' denies Barnsley allegations
# Off The Field
# Off The Field

Fleetwood boss Barton 'emphatically' denies Barnsley allegations

Apr 18th 2019, 12:40 PM 4,411 Views 2 Comments

The former Manchester City and QPR player took to Twitter this morning.

Former Tottenham midfielder set to make his darts tournament debut
# Dutch Dartist
# Dutch Dartist

Former Tottenham midfielder set to make his darts tournament debut

Apr 18th 2019, 11:35 AM 12,544 Views 4 Comments

Rafael van der Vaart will compete at next month’s Denmark Open.

Saturday 13 April, 2019

'Let's be havin you' - Norwich the latest all-star cast in one of football's most romantic leagues
# Farke's Forces
# Farke's Forces

'Let's be havin you' - Norwich the latest all-star cast in one of football's most romantic leagues

Apr 13th 2019, 9:00 AM 7,850 Views 4 Comments

Canaries’ rise to the Championship summit entails hallmarks of Wolves, Bournemouth and Huddersfield promotion campaigns.

Friday 12 April, 2019

Cycling Ireland appoint former Triathlon chief as new CEO
# Matt McKerrow
# Matt McKerrow

Cycling Ireland appoint former Triathlon chief as new CEO

Apr 12th 2019, 5:22 PM 3,191 Views 4 Comments

Australian Matt McKerrow returns to Ireland following six years away.

Uefa 'aware' of decision to withdraw State funding from the FAI
# From The Top
# From The Top

Uefa 'aware' of decision to withdraw State funding from the FAI

Apr 12th 2019, 3:36 PM 12,483 Views 15 Comments

Sport Ireland announced on Tuesday that they were to cease providing grants to Irish football.

'We’ve about 50 clubs back - it’s not positive': Leinster clubs voice their concerns over FAI board
# Statement
# Statement

'We’ve about 50 clubs back - it’s not positive': Leinster clubs voice their concerns over FAI board

Apr 12th 2019, 12:14 PM 26,045 Views 46 Comments

Leinster Senior League chairman David Moran has called on the FAI to restore the public’s confidence in the organisation.

Thursday 11 April, 2019

Supporters' group calls for anti-John Delaney protest at League of Ireland match
# Protest
# Protest

Supporters' group calls for anti-John Delaney protest at League of Ireland match

Apr 11th 2019, 8:30 PM 8,358 Views 12 Comments

The Bit O’ Red Supporters Trust, the Dublin Supporters Club and Forza Rovers issued a statement today.

Ireland to play two of their three U17 European Championships group stage games in Dublin
# On Home Turf
# On Home Turf

Ireland to play two of their three U17 European Championships group stage games in Dublin

Apr 11th 2019, 6:21 PM 3,789 Views 4 Comments

Colin O’Brien’s charges face Greece, Czech Republic and Belgium in next month’s tournament.

Jack Byrne continues flying start at Rovers with Player of the Month award
# League Of Ireland
# League Of Ireland

Jack Byrne continues flying start at Rovers with Player of the Month award

Apr 11th 2019, 2:58 PM 3,386 Views 4 Comments

The midfielder scored three times across March and was included in Mick McCarthy’s Ireland squad.

Watch: Jack Grealish scores a stunner as Aston Villa stretch winning run to 7 matches
# Grealish
# Grealish

Watch: Jack Grealish scores a stunner as Aston Villa stretch winning run to 7 matches

Apr 11th 2019, 2:06 PM 6,656 Views 15 Comments

The Villa captain’s goal was his first since the Second City derby against Birmingham

Louth man named in Australia U20 squad ahead of World Cup meeting with Ireland
# Junior Wallabies
# Junior Wallabies

Louth man named in Australia U20 squad ahead of World Cup meeting with Ireland

Apr 11th 2019, 12:45 PM 13,482 Views 7 Comments

Michael McDonald has been included in the Junior Wallabies squad for the Oceania Championships.

Sunday 7 April, 2019

Substitute teaching by day, League of Ireland career at night for Kilduff after US spell
# Killer Touch
# Killer Touch

Substitute teaching by day, League of Ireland career at night for Kilduff after US spell

Apr 7th 2019, 8:45 AM 6,943 Views 2 Comments

Dundalk’s Europa League hero talks to The42 about signing for Shels, life outside the game and this season’s First Division.

Saturday 6 April, 2019

'It was just blown up to say that I wanted to declare for Northern Ireland'
# Committed
# Committed

'It was just blown up to say that I wanted to declare for Northern Ireland'

Apr 6th 2019, 12:23 PM 43,999 Views 14 Comments

Dundalk native Michael O’Connor made his Republic of Ireland U21 debut against Luxembourg last month.

'It must be a trait of Kerry men because Micko seemed to have the same ability' - Laois benefit from Kingdom leader
# John Sugrue
# John Sugrue

'It must be a trait of Kerry men because Micko seemed to have the same ability' - Laois benefit from Kingdom leader

Apr 6th 2019, 8:15 AM 5,977 Views 0 Comments

Fergal Byron was on the selection committee that appointed John Sugrue.

Friday 5 April, 2019

Laois name team to take on Westmeath in Division 3 final
# Starting XV
# Starting XV

Laois name team to take on Westmeath in Division 3 final

Updated Apr 5th 2019, 3:39 PM 5,574 Views 0 Comments

Manager John Sugrue has made three changes from the round seven defeat of Carlow, while his opposite number, Jack Cooney, has kept faith with the side that drew with Louth

Coleman's fine form recognised with Premier League Player of the Month nomination
# Leading By Example
# Leading By Example

Coleman's fine form recognised with Premier League Player of the Month nomination

Apr 5th 2019, 2:11 PM 8,754 Views 16 Comments

Robbie Keane is the last Irishman to claim the prize back in 2007.

Thursday 4 April, 2019

Gerrard and Brown charged for involvement in hot-tempered Old Firm derby
# Boiling Over
# Boiling Over

Gerrard and Brown charged for involvement in hot-tempered Old Firm derby

Apr 4th 2019, 1:19 PM 6,595 Views 12 Comments

The pair are now facing bans as the Scottish Football Association takes action.

Sunday 31 March, 2019

'We used to kick lumps out of each other in training and Pat Fenlon would just sit back and laugh'
# LOI Legends
# LOI Legends

'We used to kick lumps out of each other in training and Pat Fenlon would just sit back and laugh'

Mar 31st 2019, 9:30 PM 21,729 Views 3 Comments

Former Dundalk and Shelbourne defender David Crawley looks back on his playing days.

Saturday 30 March, 2019

Westmeath secure promotion and book Division 3 final berth with late draw against Louth
# Moving On Up
# Moving On Up

Westmeath secure promotion and book Division 3 final berth with late draw against Louth

Mar 30th 2019, 4:21 PM 6,149 Views 0 Comments

Jack Cooney’s side scored four of the game’s final six points to complete the comeback.

Mayo seeking to end an extraordinary losing sequence at Croke Park
# Croker Dreams
# Croker Dreams

Mayo seeking to end an extraordinary losing sequence at Croke Park

Mar 30th 2019, 7:30 AM 8,002 Views 22 Comments

James Horan’s men take on Kerry looking for a first league title since 2001.

Friday 29 March, 2019

'It wasn't that popular playing for Meath' - Royals legend on their turnaround in fortunes
# Royals' Rise
# Royals' Rise

'It wasn't that popular playing for Meath' - Royals legend on their turnaround in fortunes

Mar 29th 2019, 6:30 PM 9,102 Views 2 Comments

Mattie Kerrigan thinks the county is starting to reap the rewards of its underage set-up, ahead of tomorrow’s Division Two final.

Ex-Dundalk and Shelbourne midfielder forced to retire at 22 making waves in management
# Magic Of The Cup
# Magic Of The Cup

Ex-Dundalk and Shelbourne midfielder forced to retire at 22 making waves in management

Mar 29th 2019, 1:05 PM 8,052 Views 0 Comments

Stephen McDonnell is aiming to guide Warrenpoint Town into the Irish Cup final tomorrow.

Former Dundalk fitness coach making his mark with promotion-chasing Louth
# Coach Graham
# Coach Graham

Former Dundalk fitness coach making his mark with promotion-chasing Louth

Mar 29th 2019, 6:00 AM 4,206 Views 0 Comments

Wee County star Andy McDonnell has singled out the Dubliner for praise.

Thursday 28 March, 2019

Provincial football associations back Delaney by acknowledging his 'contribution to the grassroots game'
# Allies
# Allies

Provincial football associations back Delaney by acknowledging his 'contribution to the grassroots game'

Mar 28th 2019, 6:40 PM 9,793 Views 0 Comments

The former FAI chief executive has received support via a statement released today.

'He'd move hell or high water to get to this one' - the Derry family links for Leitrim player
# Lovely Leitrim
# Lovely Leitrim

'He'd move hell or high water to get to this one' - the Derry family links for Leitrim player

Mar 28th 2019, 6:03 PM 9,102 Views 3 Comments

Shane Quinn plays for Leitrim in the Division 4 final on Saturday.

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