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#Familiar Foes

# familiar-foes - Monday 31 August, 2020

Daunting semi-final against Leinster ahead as Munster look to take next step

Friday night at the Aviva Stadium should be an intriguing battle between the provinces.

# familiar-foes - Wednesday 16 October, 2019

Schmidt v Hansen: The decisive bout in a memorable rivarly

This weekend’s World Cup quarter-final between Ireland and New Zealand will be the fifth, and potentially final meeting between two of rugby’s most successful head coaches.

# familiar-foes - Saturday 1 June, 2019

Analysing the similarities between Klopp and Pochettino as they fight to end trophy hoodoo

Both managers share plenty of traits – but only one of them will finally deliver a major title to their club.

# familiar-foes - Thursday 14 June, 2018

Mesut Özil dreams of beating England in the World Cup final

We all dream of a team of Gary Breens, Mesut.

# familiar-foes - Tuesday 4 April, 2017

Kerry head to Croke Park for another crack at knocking the Dubs off their perch

Kerry came within a whisker of ending Dublin’s unbeaten run in Tralee.

# familiar-foes - Sunday 2 April, 2017

Kerry cruise past powerless Tyrone to book rematch with the five-in-a-row chasing Dubs

Kerry kept their side of the deal by beating Tyrone by seven points.

# familiar-foes - Saturday 4 February, 2017

CJ Stander's ex-roomie Strauss plotting 'strategy' to counter Murray

Familiarity has fuelled the fire with our celtic brethren after Munster’s feisty meetings with Glasgow.

# familiar-foes - Saturday 14 January, 2017

Bristling Warriors will be ready to move on Munster

Gregor Townsend desperately wants to put his side in the knock-out stages before departing for the international stage.

# familiar-foes - Monday 12 December, 2016

'I am confident' - Ancelotti fancies Bayern's chances against Arsenal

The Italian is optimistic about his side’s chances of reaching the quarter-finals at the expense of the Gunners.

# familiar-foes - Saturday 9 July, 2016

The day Fermanagh gave Mayo an almighty scare - and both counties' fortunes since then

Qualifier clash is the counties’ first competitive meeting since 2004 All-Ireland semis.

# familiar-foes - Friday 3 June, 2016

'They just seem to be our kind of bogey team' - Waterford's U21 suffering against Clare

Austin Gleeson knows all about disappointments against the Banner.

# familiar-foes - Friday 23 October, 2015

It was Peter Stringer v Donncha O'Callaghan as Sale beat Worcester tonight

Danny Cipriani, overlooked by England for the World Cup, opened the scoring with a fine individual effort.

# familiar-foes - Saturday 25 July, 2015

Here's how Ireland's World Cup 2018 rivals have fared since we last met

Ireland will be on red alert for in-form Welsh and Austrian outfits.

# familiar-foes - Wednesday 15 April, 2015

Facing Cork - 'I just think Ger has that in his mind that he can't get emotionally attached to it'

Dublin’s Ryan O’Dwyer believes their manager will park his emotions next Sunday in Nowlan Park.

# familiar-foes - Saturday 4 October, 2014

Leinster fullback Kearney: 'I expect a very different Munster this week'

The Ireland international believes being written off suits Anthony Foley’s men perfectly.

# familiar-foes - Thursday 20 September, 2012

The story so far: the Dublin and Meath minors’ paths to the final

They’ve already met this summer but how will Sunday’s minor decider turn out? Here’s the story of Dublin and Meath’s season so far.