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# main-man - Sunday 25 November, 2018

Johnny Sexton crowned World Rugby Player of the Year

What an achievement.

# main-man - Sunday 23 September, 2018

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Cristiano Ronaldo keeps Juventus perfect in Serie A

The Portuguese star erased the frustration of his Champions League red card midweek.

# main-man - Monday 25 June, 2018

Sensational Sexton shows his class and composure for Ireland

The 32-year-old was instrumental in the series success in Australia.

# main-man - Wednesday 20 June, 2018

Can Ronaldo drag workmanlike Portugal to World Cup glory?

With four goals in two games, the 33-year-old has started the tournament in formidable form.

# main-man - Thursday 7 June, 2018

Schmidt: 'We really wanted to get Joey out there at 10 at some stage'

The 22-year-old is set for the biggest start of his career as he guides Ireland against the Wallabies.

# main-man - Sunday 27 May, 2018

Patrick McBrearty inspires Donegal to win over Derry

Down, victors over Antrim last night, now lie in wait at St Tiernach’s Park in Clones in two weeks’ time.

# main-man - Friday 4 May, 2018

LeBron not claiming 'mental edge' over Raptors despite stunning game two display

LeBron James is again closing in on eliminating the Toronto Raptors but would not comment on claims he has a mental edge over them.

# main-man - Wednesday 28 March, 2018

'The Argentines criticise Messi a lot... You should thank God that he’s there'

Diego Costa believes Tuesday’s international shows the Barcelona ace deserves to be cut more slack by critics back home.

# main-man - Thursday 8 March, 2018

Lukaku: I'm Mourinho's sergeant on the pitch

The striker believes his “soldier mentality” and selflessness have made him a very important part of the coach’s plans at Old Trafford.

# main-man - Saturday 20 January, 2018

'I love to have the chance to run at the halfbacks, so it's great for me!'

Jack Conan has excelled in Leinster’s number eight shirt this season.

# main-man - Wednesday 8 November, 2017

Tarnished Luka Modric key to Croatia World Cup hopes

The 32-year-old was involved in a scandal in June over allegedly false testimony he gave at a major corruption trial.

# main-man - Thursday 12 October, 2017

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Former United defender: 'Lukaku can beat Ronaldo’s scoring record in season one'

The striker has enjoyed a productive opening to his time at Old Trafford, and Mikael Silvestre has tipped him for bigger things.

# main-man - Wednesday 11 October, 2017

Argentina boss Sampaoli: 'Football owed Messi the World Cup'

Jorge Sampaoli was full of praise and indebted to hat-trick hero Lionel Messi after their win last night.

# main-man - Monday 18 September, 2017

Mannion's moment - Dublin forward makes his mark on football's biggest day

The 24-year-old capped off a superb season yesterday.

# main-man - Friday 7 July, 2017

Lions 10 Johnny Sexton proving his doubters wrong once again

Warren Gatland turned to the Ireland out-half in the Lions’ time of need and he delivered.

# main-man - Friday 30 June, 2017

'We’ve a good relationship - apart from trying to kill each other at the Aviva!'

Johnny Sexton takes over at 10 for the Lions tomorrow, with his good friend Owen Farrell moving to 12.

# main-man - Thursday 20 April, 2017

Hartley picked to captain England for tour of Argentina after Lions omission

Eddie Jones has named 15 uncapped players in his squad.

# main-man - Friday 17 March, 2017

'I feel pressure every game I play for Ireland because I put pressure on myself'

Johnny Sexton will be without his regular halfback partner against England tomorrow.

# main-man - Friday 10 June, 2016

'We see Zlatan week in, week out but it's not only him we have to be wary of'

Ireland full-back Stephen Ward has been speaking about Sweden’s biggest threat.

# main-man - Sunday 7 February, 2016

Brilliant Ozil gets Arsenal back to winning ways

The Gunners are now level on points with second-place Tottenham Hotspur.

# main-man - Friday 8 January, 2016

IABA set to wait until after the Olympics to appoint Billy Walsh's successor

Zaur Antia expected to lead Irish boxing’s medal charge at Rio 2016.

# main-man - Tuesday 22 September, 2015

Philly McMahon - Donaghy incident, Gooch marking and lifting Sam

The Ballymun Kickhams club man has been a central figure in the 2015 championship.

# main-man - Sunday 20 September, 2015

'I think Sexton's salary is probably the same as all of ours put together'

Canada were impressed with the form of Ireland’s out-half yesterday.

# main-man - Friday 11 September, 2015

How Kieran McGeeney helped transform Tipperary's hurling scoring star

Seamus Callanan credits the Armagh manager for helping his transformation.

# main-man - Thursday 10 September, 2015

'He eats, sleeps, drinks camogie' - the Galway boss winning All-Ireland titles decades apart

Tony Ward is continuing to steer Galway in the right direction.

# main-man - Thursday 25 June, 2015

'He reminds me of Jan Molby in his pomp in his Liverpool days, he can just control the play'

Brendan Devenney is full of praise for Donegal’s talismanic captain Michael Murphy.

# main-man - Monday 15 June, 2015

'Why wouldn't Benitez build Madrid around Bale?'

The Wales coach says the incoming Madrid boss must have been happy with the winger’s display against Belgium.

# main-man - Saturday 14 February, 2015

Shane Dooley helps himself to 1-14 as Offaly claim opening Division 1B win over Laois

The Faithful had four points to spare in Portlaoise tonight.

# main-man - Thursday 29 January, 2015

'Just give me the ball,' Eriksen tells Spurs

He has scored late Premier League winners against Hull City, Swansea City and Sunderland since November.

# main-man - Saturday 12 July, 2014

Lionel Messi ready for 'most important match'

“Tomorrow, we will play the most important match of our lives for our country,” he wrote on Facebook.

# main-man - Friday 11 July, 2014

TJ Ryan on mental preparation, Páirc Uí Chaoimh memories and sleepless nights

The Limerick boss chats to us ahead of Sunday’s Munster hurling final.

# main-man - Monday 19 May, 2014

Louis van Gaal confirmed as new Man United manager

The veteran coach will join the Old Trafford outfit once Holland’s World Cup campaign culminates.

# main-man - Wednesday 7 May, 2014

Kevin Durant thanks God, his mam, his team-mates and his city in tearful MVP speech

“You’re the real MVP,” Durant tells mam as he is named the resounding winner of the NBA’s regular season award.

# main-man - Saturday 28 December, 2013

Jordi Murphy: 'Every player loves to get their hands on the ball'

The Leinster No. 8 stood out with his powerful ball carrying in tonight’s win over Ulster.

# main-man - Friday 22 November, 2013

If Sexton wasn't fit, Jackson would have started - Joe Schmidt

The Ireland coach admits that the Ulster out-half is unlucky to miss out, with versatility needed on the bench.

# main-man - Wednesday 14 August, 2013

Pienaar gets Springbok start but Kirchner surplus to requirements

Willie Le Roux has been selected ahead of the new Leinster signing.

# main-man - Thursday 4 April, 2013

Yaya Toure signs new Manchester City deal

“This is where I want to be,” Toure said after much brinkmanship with the club’s hierarchy.

# main-man - Friday 23 November, 2012

Snapshot: Roddy Collins arrives in Athlone, looks askance at camera

What are you looking at, Irish football fans?