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# post-match - Saturday 17 March, 2018

'It was clear from the first minute' - Bradley surprised by St Pats' lack of ambition in Tallaght

After having a word at half-time, the Shamrock Rovers boss watched his side find the vital goal to seal all three points.

# post-match - Friday 9 December, 2016

'I'm disappointed for the team' - Mallinder expects ban for Hartley after red card

The England captain swung an arm recklessly into Sean O’Brien’s exposed head.

# post-match - Saturday 22 October, 2016

'I know he meant the world to them, he meant the world to me' - Stander

Dan and Tony Foley joined the Munster players on the pitch after the win over Glasgow.

# post-match - Monday 3 October, 2016

Seanie Maguire works his magic, Dundalk's fixture headache gets worse

Four of the major talking points from the weekend’s domestic football action.

# post-match - Wednesday 4 May, 2016

Jim Gavin isn't happy with the timing of drug tests - 'They may be a little over anxious to do it'

The All-Ireland winning manager has elaborated on his comments after the football league final.

# post-match - Wednesday 30 March, 2016

'Shane has made himself an important part of this squad' - O'Neill lauds 'confident' Long

The Ireland manager also spoke about giving away poor goals and the performance of Eunan O’Kane in his post-match press conference.

# post-match - Saturday 13 February, 2016

A good day for the Irish boys and the Premier League talking points

Louis van Gaal is on borrowed time, and Stoke’s big signing hasn’t taken long to find his feet.

# post-match - Tuesday 17 November, 2015

'It’s the nights that you live for' - O'Neill thrilled for 'fantastic bunch of players' and 'exceptional' Walters

Ireland’s manager also singled out right-hand man Roy Keane for his contribution throughout the campaign.

# post-match - Sunday 15 March, 2015

'I’m only a simple Kiwi boy' - Gatland has last laugh against Ireland

The Wales head coach was understandably satisfied by proceedings at the Millennium Stadium yesterday.

# post-match - Friday 30 January, 2015

'I'd feel confident of doing the job' - O'Brien raring to go for Six Nations

The Leinster back row got through 50 minutes of impressive action on his return from injury.

# post-match - Sunday 11 January, 2015

'Southampton were lucky. They came for a draw' - Van Gaal Post-Match This post contains videos

'Southampton were lucky. They came for a draw' - Van Gaal

According to the Manchester United boss, they were the better team but got punished for not putting away their chances.

# post-match - Sunday 7 December, 2014

5 talking points after Leinster suffer disappointing loss to Harlequins

Forcing passes, a poor performance overall, Harlequins backing themselves and Madigan’s kicking.

# post-match - Sunday 23 November, 2014

Schmidt's Ireland are a big threat going into the World Cup - Cheika

The Wallabies head coach was making no excuses for his side’s disappointing defeat in Dublin.

# post-match - Sunday 9 November, 2014

Springboks gracious in defeat to Schmidt's 'tactically brilliant' Ireland

South Africa head coach Heyneke Meyer lauded the ability of man of the match Johnny Sexton.

# post-match - Saturday 8 November, 2014

'I didn't mention the injuries once' - Schmidt proud of Ireland's intelligence

The Kiwi head coach was enthused by the excellence of Conor Murray and Johnny Sexton in the halfbacks.

# post-match - Friday 5 September, 2014

'It'll be hard to sleep tonight' - Munster's Foley hurt by Edinburgh loss

A failure to win the collisions stung the province’s new head coach.

# post-match - Sunday 30 March, 2014

Munster 'not in a happy place' but focus shifts immediately to Toulouse

Head coach Rob Penney was disappointed by the manner in which Leinster enjoyed long periods of possession.

# post-match - Saturday 29 March, 2014

18 of our favourite post-match football interview clichés

“I didn’t see it,” “at the end of the day,” and more perennial favourites.

# post-match - Saturday 4 January, 2014

Penney calls for improvements after Ulster defeat

Munster take on Gloucester in the Heineken Cup next weekend and could have Conor Murray back to ease the growing casualty list.

# post-match - Saturday 2 November, 2013

'We deserved to lose' - Mourinho unimpressed by beaten Chelsea

The Portuguese coach saw his side unexpectedly lose 2-0 to Newcastle this afternoon.

# post-match - Monday 26 August, 2013

3 thoughts from tonight's game between Manchester United and Chelsea

Two of the Premier League’s ‘Big 3′ played out a 0-0 draw at Old Trafford.

# post-match - Sunday 4 August, 2013

Gavin satisfied with energy levels shown by Dublin

He was keen to focus on the positives and wasn’t dwelling on the number of wasted goal opportunities in the win over Cork.

# post-match - Saturday 13 July, 2013

'Our response was truly magnificent' - Brian Cody

The Kilkenny manager has praised his team for showing incredible fighting spirit in Thurles tonight.

# post-match - Saturday 25 May, 2013

Analysis: Bayern wash away their European woes at Wembley

After last season’s heartbreak, the Bavarians won a fifth European Cup title to confirm their status as the continent’s best side.

# post-match - Wednesday 27 March, 2013

'Ireland were fortunate to get a point' - Austria reacts to late World Cup draw

One Austrian newspaper described how the Irish were ‘up to their necks in water’ late in the second-half.

# post-match - Saturday 17 November, 2012

Kidney happy with selection headache after stunning displays by McFadden and Gilroy

The Ulster winger ran in three tries while his wing colleague chipped in with a double.

# post-match - Sunday 28 October, 2012

VIDEO: Joe Schmidt interview after Leinster's 59-22 win Pro12 This post contains videos

VIDEO: Joe Schmidt interview after Leinster's 59-22 win

The Kiwi coach talked to reporters about the form of Ian Madigan and Richardt Strauss, as well as keeping up with the Pro12 leaders.

# post-match - Sunday 21 October, 2012

We're on the bottom of that pit but there's light at the end of the tunnel - Rob Penney

The Kiwi coach admitted after his team’s bonus point victory that Munster are far from the finished article.

# post-match - Tuesday 16 October, 2012

Trapattoni pleased with young players and confident Ireland are back on track

The Italian dismissed further speculation on his coaching future and proclaimed ‘a golden goal’ for Marc Wilson.

# post-match - Sunday 7 October, 2012

Schmidt calls on new faces to up intensity levels after Munster test

The Leinster coach also claimed to have been unsighted for the Casey Laulala try that was controversially ruled out.

# post-match - Monday 13 August, 2012

VIDEO: Cork are a team on the road to greater things, says Cunningham

The Galway manager is full of praise for their opponents after yesterday’s All-Ireland SHC semi-final clash.

# post-match - Monday 23 July, 2012

VIDEO: 'Ulster final victory means everything to Donegal' - McHugh Jubilation This post contains videos

VIDEO: 'Ulster final victory means everything to Donegal' - McHugh

The Man of the Match emphasised the significance of the win following their defeat of Down yesterday.

VIDEO: McCartan bemoans missed first-half chances Interview This post contains videos

VIDEO: McCartan bemoans missed first-half chances

The manager added that Down have “six days to get ou heads right”.

# post-match - Sunday 22 July, 2012

VIDEO: 'Donegal win probably even better than last year' - McGuinness Reaction This post contains videos

VIDEO: 'Donegal win probably even better than last year' - McGuinness

The manager was quite pleased after seeing his side gain a comprehensive win in the Ulster SFC final.

# post-match - Monday 16 July, 2012

VIDEO: ‘It was a struggle but we have something to build on’ – Horan

The Mayo boss also responded to the statement released by Conor Mortimer’s family after the narrow Connacht final win over Sligo yesterday.

# post-match - Monday 9 July, 2012

VIDEO: 'It's early days and there is a lot to improve on' Munster SFC This post contains videos

VIDEO: 'It's early days and there is a lot to improve on'

Cork forward Ciaran Sheehan gives his thoughts after a man-of-the-match performance yesterday.

# post-match - Saturday 23 June, 2012

Analysis: Unambitious French allow Spain to cruise into semi-finals

Laurent Blanc’s side lacked the precision and penetration to test the reigning world champions in Donetsk tonight, writes Miguel Delaney.

# post-match - Monday 18 June, 2012

Post-match reaction: How Twitter saw Ireland v Italy Twittersphere This post contains images

Post-match reaction: How Twitter saw Ireland v Italy

The great and the good analyse Ireland’s final Euro 2012 game as it happened.

# post-match - Saturday 12 May, 2012

LOI reaction: Dunne and Buckley regret missed opportunity

The two managers were both somewhat dissatisfied following last night’s 0-0 draw between Pat’s and Cork.

# post-match - Monday 30 April, 2012

GAA reaction: Counihan pleased with result rather than performance

Meanwhile, James Horan was content with his side’s recent progress, in spite of their loss today.

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