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Friday 15 April, 2022

Brosnan on GAA: When the talking stops, all that's left is the truth
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Brosnan on GAA: When the talking stops, all that's left is the truth

Apr 15th 2022, 3:00 PM 13,714 Views 1 Comment

Maurice Brosnan gets set for a blockbuster start to the 2022 hurling championships.

Saturday 17 July, 2021

Vikki Wall, Jennifer Higgins and Joanne Doonan declare for AFLW draft
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# AFLW

Vikki Wall, Jennifer Higgins and Joanne Doonan declare for AFLW draft

Jul 17th 2021, 3:44 PM 3,929 Views 0 Comments

Meath star Wall is hoping to pick up a club in the draft along with Roscommon’s Higgins and Fermanagh’s Doonan.

Saturday 10 July, 2021

What the AFL's pursuit of Cathal McShane says about the Irish who'll make it Down Under
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What the AFL's pursuit of Cathal McShane says about the Irish who'll make it Down Under

Jul 10th 2021, 6:00 AM 12,904 Views 1 Comment

Cathal McShane’s Tyrone begin their championship today. In a different life, he was an Irish export prototype in Oz.

Saturday 26 June, 2021

Joe McDonagh, the man of the people who helped modernise the GAA
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Joe McDonagh, the man of the people who helped modernise the GAA

Jun 26th 2021, 7:00 AM 17,098 Views 3 Comments

It is five years since former GAA president Joe McDonagh died. Today, the competition named in his honour — a fitting legacy — gets under way.

Monday 17 May, 2021

The lessons Irish rugby should learn from Australian rugby’s calamity
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The lessons Irish rugby should learn from Australian rugby’s calamity

May 17th 2021, 8:30 AM 50,059 Views 21 Comments

From heavyweights in the game to being ‘on the bones of its arse’, the story of rugby Down Under is a cautionary one.

Tuesday 20 April, 2021

Cora Staunton keeps getting better. How?
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# Evergreen And Red

Cora Staunton keeps getting better. How?

Apr 20th 2021, 8:00 PM 13,407 Views 4 Comments

The Mayo great will turn 40 this year but continues to set standards and post ever-improving stats in Australia.

Friday 19 March, 2021

How the Stynes brothers changed the game for the Irish in Australia
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How the Stynes brothers changed the game for the Irish in Australia

Mar 19th 2021, 9:11 AM 19,947 Views 4 Comments

The Dubliners made a huge impact on tactics and culture in the AFL and helped pave the way for generations of Irish hopefuls Down Under.

Friday 13 March, 2020

Breaking gym records and getting the dressing room hopping: Derry teen Brown embracing AFL adventure
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# Thunder Down Under

Breaking gym records and getting the dressing room hopping: Derry teen Brown embracing AFL adventure

Mar 13th 2020, 11:00 PM 20,444 Views 5 Comments

‘I’ve never played the sport, everyone else has 13 years playing it. They will be more efficient, more technical but still, I just know I will get the better of them.’

Friday 14 February, 2020

'I can’t set up a maul in an office. Rugby was my release'
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'I can’t set up a maul in an office. Rugby was my release'

Feb 14th 2020, 8:30 AM 31,161 Views 7 Comments

Sportsground favourites, JP Cooney and Andrew Browne, soldiered for Connacht for many seasons; now they reside on opposite sides of Galway’s big AIL rivalry.

Thursday 6 February, 2020

'I remember saying - I don’t know if I can do this - it felt like hitting the wall'
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'I remember saying - I don’t know if I can do this - it felt like hitting the wall'

Feb 6th 2020, 9:38 PM 37,454 Views 3 Comments

Ahead of the AFLW season kick-off, Cora Staunton sits down with Maurice Brosnan in Sydney to chat about her injury comeback and her hopes for the year.

Wednesday 1 February, 2017

Glenstal Abbey knock 26-time Munster winners Rockwell out to storm into semi-final
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# Schools Rugby

Glenstal Abbey knock 26-time Munster winners Rockwell out to storm into semi-final

Feb 1st 2017, 4:51 PM 9,777 Views 1 Comment

Ben Healy led the Limerick school to an impressive win.

Wednesday 18 January, 2017

Rockwell stake their Senior Cup claim with battling win against Munchin's
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# Schools Rugby

Rockwell stake their Senior Cup claim with battling win against Munchin's

Jan 18th 2017, 5:18 PM 6,736 Views 1 Comment

Tipp school’s pursuit of a 27th title begins with 28-18 win.

Friday 6 May, 2016

The Irishman leading the mile-high rugby revolution in sports-mad Denver
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The Irishman leading the mile-high rugby revolution in sports-mad Denver

May 6th 2016, 9:36 PM 25,798 Views 7 Comments

Sean O’Leary is head coach of the newly-formed professional side in the city.

Wednesday 3 February, 2016

Defending champions knocked out of Munster Senior Cup as Crescent advance to semi-finals
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# Schools Rugby

Defending champions knocked out of Munster Senior Cup as Crescent advance to semi-finals

Feb 3rd 2016, 4:54 PM 9,120 Views 2 Comments

The Limerick school were comfortable winners this afternoon.

Wednesday 27 January, 2016

Brilliant Hurley try helps Crescent to six-try win over Glenstal
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# 6 Of The Best

Brilliant Hurley try helps Crescent to six-try win over Glenstal

Jan 27th 2016, 6:44 PM 10,200 Views 2 Comments

Crescent are headed for the Munster Senior Cup quarter-finals.

Thursday 21 January, 2016

Defending champions Rockwell off to four-try winning start against Bandon
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# MSSC

Defending champions Rockwell off to four-try winning start against Bandon

Jan 21st 2016, 6:30 PM 7,579 Views 4 Comments

Rockwell scored four tries at Clanwilliam Park in a well-earned victory

Wednesday 20 January, 2016

Buckley hat-trick helps PBC hit Clement's for 60 in Munster Senior Cup
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# Dominant

Buckley hat-trick helps PBC hit Clement's for 60 in Munster Senior Cup

Jan 20th 2016, 6:07 PM 8,152 Views 14 Comments

Back row Jack O’Sullivan led a powerful performance from the Cork school.