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Tuesday 20 July, 2021

Footage of UK abattoir slaughtering racehorses 'does not happen here', Irish officials say
# Horse Racing
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# Horse Racing

Footage of UK abattoir slaughtering racehorses 'does not happen here', Irish officials say

Tue 12:05 PM 56,990 Views 0 Comments

The British Horseracing Authority has promised to examine content of the BBC Panorama investigation.

Poland forced to send six swimmers home from Olympics following 'administrative error'
# Tokyo 2020
# Tokyo 2020

Poland forced to send six swimmers home from Olympics following 'administrative error'

Tue 9:29 AM 8,152 Views 2 Comments

The six swimmers have threatened legal action against the Polish Swimming Federation.

Georgia rugby coach 'stable' in hospital with lung damage following Covid-19
# Levan Maisashvili
# Levan Maisashvili

Georgia rugby coach 'stable' in hospital with lung damage following Covid-19

Tue 8:33 AM 4,583 Views 0 Comments

Levan Maisashvili remains in hospital in South Africa.

Everton suspend first-team player pending police investigation
# Investigation
# Investigation

Everton suspend first-team player pending police investigation

Tue 8:12 AM 19,528 Views 0 Comments

The Merseyside club are supporting police with their inquiries.

Harrington and Irvine to carry Irish flag at Olympics opening ceremony
# Tokyo 2020
# Tokyo 2020

Harrington and Irvine to carry Irish flag at Olympics opening ceremony

Tue 7:59 AM 27,633 Views 8 Comments

Kellie Harrington welcomes ‘an amazing honour’ ahead of Friday’s parade of nations.

The Lions know what's coming but it's another story stopping the Boks
# Style Of Play
# Style Of Play

The Lions know what's coming but it's another story stopping the Boks

Tue 6:15 AM 4,478 Views 0 Comments

Warren Gatland’s Wales came close to beating the South Africans at the 2019 World Cup.

Monday 19 July, 2021

English the man of the hour as Limerick have 13 points to spare over Clare
# Munster U20 Hurling
# Munster U20 Hurling

English the man of the hour as Limerick have 13 points to spare over Clare

Mon 10:10 PM 14,214 Views 12 Comments

He and senior panelist Cathal O’Neill registered 1-17 between them as The Treaty marched on.

'Having our wives and partners here, the kids running around, it's great'
# Family Comes First
# Family Comes First

'Having our wives and partners here, the kids running around, it's great'

Mon 10:00 PM 10,059 Views 5 Comments

The Lions are missing their loved ones but the Springboks have brought families into their bubble.

Newcastle’s takeover saga to drag on as arbitration hearing adjourned until early 2022
# The Wait Continues
# The Wait Continues

Newcastle’s takeover saga to drag on as arbitration hearing adjourned until early 2022

Mon 9:54 PM 3,791 Views 3 Comments

Magpies fans face months of more frustration as they wait to find out if the Saudi Arabian-backed bid will succeed.

Red Bull considering protest against Hamilton’s British GP punishment
# All's Fair
# All's Fair

Red Bull considering protest against Hamilton’s British GP punishment

Mon 9:34 PM 9,904 Views 12 Comments

Hamilton was dealt a 10-second penalty following his 190mph collision with Verstappen at Silverstone, but won the British Grand Prix.

Manning brothers Peyton and Eli to co-front 'alternate' ESPN Monday Night Football broadcasts
# Brothers With Arms
# Brothers With Arms

Manning brothers Peyton and Eli to co-front 'alternate' ESPN Monday Night Football broadcasts

Mon 9:20 PM 6,795 Views 1 Comment

The brothers ‘MegaCast’ will air on ESPN2 and ESPN+, while the network’s traditional MNF broadcast team will continue on its main channel.

World's best Shamsi spins web around hosts as South Africa beat Ireland by 33 runs in T20 opener
# Malahide
# Malahide

World's best Shamsi spins web around hosts as South Africa beat Ireland by 33 runs in T20 opener

Mon 8:56 PM 2,573 Views 1 Comment

Shamsi finished his day 4-27 as South Africa sealed a comfortable win despite Ireland spirited bowling efforts.

Furlong looks a certainty but plenty of Irish hopes for Lions' Test 23
# Key Man
# Key Man

Furlong looks a certainty but plenty of Irish hopes for Lions' Test 23

Mon 8:00 PM 28,738 Views 5 Comments

Conor Murray and Robbie Henshaw were pre-tour favourites to start.

Ulster football final to return to Croke Park for first time since 2006
# Hq
# Hq

Ulster football final to return to Croke Park for first time since 2006

Updated Mon 8:00 PM 7,827 Views 3 Comments

Meanwhile, the Ulster U20 football final has been pushed back by six days following the tragic death of Monaghan captain Brendan Óg Duffy.

Real Madrid's Spain midfielder rejoins AC Milan on two-year loan deal
# On The Dotted Line
# On The Dotted Line

Real Madrid's Spain midfielder rejoins AC Milan on two-year loan deal

Mon 6:56 PM 12,713 Views 0 Comments

Brahim Diaz spent three seasons with Manchester City before joining Madrid in 2019.

Power ruled out of Galway Festival over back surgery, Samcro allotted top weight
# Unlucky
# Unlucky

Power ruled out of Galway Festival over back surgery, Samcro allotted top weight

Mon 6:17 PM 3,043 Views 0 Comments

Power say he hopes to return to fitness in time for the Listowel Festival in September.

Kildare star likely to miss Leinster final against Dublin after knee injury
# Major Blow
# Major Blow

Kildare star likely to miss Leinster final against Dublin after knee injury

Mon 5:50 PM 9,108 Views 1 Comment

Kevin Feely had to leave the field during the first half of Kildare’s Leinster SFC semi-final win over Westmeath.

'If you’re picking on form, it’s Itoje and Henderson' - Rory Best
# Locks
# Locks

'If you’re picking on form, it’s Itoje and Henderson' - Rory Best

Updated Mon 5:29 PM 22,951 Views 14 Comments

The ex-Ireland captain also believes Johnny Sexton should have been called up.

'What people in England said was not me' - Gattuso on racism and homophobic allegations by Spurs fans
# Response
# Response

'What people in England said was not me' - Gattuso on racism and homophobic allegations by Spurs fans

Mon 4:57 PM 7,464 Views 3 Comments

The 2006 World Cup winner had looked set to succeed Jose Mourinho as manager of the Premier League side before the accusations.

The42 GAA Weekly: Heavy metal Limerick, worries for Waterford and Davy's tirade
# Membership Highlights
# Membership Highlights

The42 GAA Weekly: Heavy metal Limerick, worries for Waterford and Davy's tirade

Mon 4:55 PM 3,753 Views 0 Comments

Clare All-Ireland winner Colin Ryan joined host Maurice Brosnan and The42′s Kevin O’Brien to reflect on a brilliant weekend of hurling.

'We’ll be ready' - Return of influential Pollard a huge boost for the Boks
# Tactician
# Tactician

'We’ll be ready' - Return of influential Pollard a huge boost for the Boks

Mon 4:14 PM 4,001 Views 1 Comment

The 27-year-old out-half is out of Covid isolation ahead of the first Lions Test.

Andy McEntee 'wouldn’t read too much' into talk of Dublin's decline
# Close Contest
# Close Contest

Andy McEntee 'wouldn’t read too much' into talk of Dublin's decline

Mon 4:06 PM 6,461 Views 7 Comments

‘They’re still going to be a pretty good handful for everybody,’ the Meath boss stated after their defeat.

Arsenal sign Belgian midfielder Albert Sambi Lokonga from Anderlecht
# Gunners
# Gunners

Arsenal sign Belgian midfielder Albert Sambi Lokonga from Anderlecht

Mon 3:57 PM 3,528 Views 0 Comments

‘He is a very intelligent player who has shown great maturity in his performances during his development,’ says Gunners boss Mikel Arteta.

Griffiths back in contention for Celtic after police probe, Ireland U21 midfielder Connell included for European tie
# Team News
# Team News

Griffiths back in contention for Celtic after police probe, Ireland U21 midfielder Connell included for European tie

Mon 3:06 PM 7,033 Views 3 Comments

The Hoops face Danish side FC Midtjylland in a Champions League qualifier at Parkhead on Tuesday.

Ireland's Rhys McClenaghan weighs in amid claims of 'anti-sex' Olympic beds
# Clarification
# Clarification

Ireland's Rhys McClenaghan weighs in amid claims of 'anti-sex' Olympic beds

Mon 3:00 PM 55,082 Views 18 Comments

Organisers are expected to hand out 160,000 condoms.

Irish pair Cillian Sheridan and Ian Lawlor join Scottish Premiership outfit
# Double Swoop
# Double Swoop

Irish pair Cillian Sheridan and Ian Lawlor join Scottish Premiership outfit

Mon 2:33 PM 7,973 Views 0 Comments

Dundee were promoted to the top flight via the play-offs last season.

Shamrock Rovers handed favourable draw in third qualifying round of Europa Conference
# Opportunity
# Opportunity

Shamrock Rovers handed favourable draw in third qualifying round of Europa Conference

Mon 1:33 PM 7,298 Views 1 Comment

Bohemians and Dundalk will face tougher tasks should they win their second-round ties.

Ex-FAI chief Noel Mooney appointed new CEO of Welsh FA
# New Gig
# New Gig

Ex-FAI chief Noel Mooney appointed new CEO of Welsh FA

Mon 12:56 PM 6,235 Views 7 Comments

He spent six months as the interim General Manager of the FAI during the Association’s fire-fighting days in 2019.

Richard Cockerill leaves Edinburgh to ‘pursue other opportunities’
# Surprise Exit
# Surprise Exit

Richard Cockerill leaves Edinburgh to ‘pursue other opportunities’

Mon 12:29 PM 7,656 Views 9 Comments

Cockerill signed a two-year contract extension last summer.

'It's big boy rugby, isn't it?' - DJ Furlong fired up for the Springboks
# First Test
# First Test

'It's big boy rugby, isn't it?' - DJ Furlong fired up for the Springboks

Mon 12:28 PM 11,580 Views 4 Comments

The Ireland tighthead prop is relishing the set-piece battle this weekend.

English FA commission independent probe into Wembley fiasco
# Wembleygate
# Wembleygate

English FA commission independent probe into Wembley fiasco

Mon 12:16 PM 2,207 Views 2 Comments

‘A key emphasis of the findings will be to ensure that lessons are learned and such disgraceful scenes are never able to be repeated’ say the FA.

Shane Lowry moves into automatic Ryder Cup places following The Open
# Shane's World
# Shane's World

Shane Lowry moves into automatic Ryder Cup places following The Open

Mon 12:03 PM 12,931 Views 20 Comments

Lowry moves up the rankings after finishing T12th behind Collin Morikawa.

Cody wary of 'close contact situation that really can cripple a team'
# Careful Now
# Careful Now

Cody wary of 'close contact situation that really can cripple a team'

Mon 11:40 AM 21,248 Views 0 Comments

Dublin lost four players for Saturday’s Leinster hurling final due to a Covid case in the camp.

Williams on track to return from head injury for Lions' first Test
# Injury Update
# Injury Update

Williams on track to return from head injury for Lions' first Test

Mon 11:13 AM 3,518 Views 1 Comment

The Irish contingent are all fit and available to face the Springboks.

BBC Panorama documentary to focus on fate of ex-racehorses
# Investigation
# Investigation

BBC Panorama documentary to focus on fate of ex-racehorses

Mon 9:41 AM 6,531 Views 1 Comment

‘The Dark Side of Horse Racing’ will be shown at 8.30pm this evening.

Here is the All-Ireland hurling round 2 qualifier draw
# Out Of The Hat
# Out Of The Hat

Here is the All-Ireland hurling round 2 qualifier draw

Mon 8:47 AM 49,536 Views 22 Comments

Waterford and Galway face off, while Clare meet Cork.

'I don’t know if there is much to look forward to' - McIlroy's mixed feelings on Olympics
# Out Of Sorts
# Out Of Sorts

'I don’t know if there is much to look forward to' - McIlroy's mixed feelings on Olympics

Mon 8:44 AM 6,996 Views 10 Comments

The Northern Irishman is not looking forward to his trip to Japan because of stringent protocols enforced to fight the spread of the virus.

Lewis Hamilton insists he did nothing wrong after being accused of putting rival's life at risk
# Argument
# Argument

Lewis Hamilton insists he did nothing wrong after being accused of putting rival's life at risk

Mon 8:25 AM 10,058 Views 17 Comments

The British star was criticised for making ‘an amateur’s mistake and a desperate mistake’.

'This changes everything for me' - Séamus Power wins first PGA Tour title after playoff epic
# Deserved
# Deserved

'This changes everything for me' - Séamus Power wins first PGA Tour title after playoff epic

Mon 2:28 AM 52,919 Views 25 Comments

The Waterford man finally bettered American JT Poston on their sixth extra hole to pocket $630,000 and earn a host of other career rewards.

Sunday 18 July, 2021

Coco Gauff pulls out of Olympics in Japan after testing positive for Covid-19
# Ruled Out
# Ruled Out

Coco Gauff pulls out of Olympics in Japan after testing positive for Covid-19

Sun 10:08 PM 4,491 Views 4 Comments

The 17-year-old was due to represent the USA in the Tokyo games.