# Reaction

This week
26th March 2023 - 31st March 2023
# Reaction
'We have to get 6 points' - No margin for error as Ireland look ahead to June qualifiers
Chiedozie Ogbene says Stephen Kenny’s side should take encouragement from their performance against France on Monday.
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Kenny: 'Out of this world' save denied Ireland on a night when Mbappe was shackled
Reaction from Stephen Kenny and Didier Deschamps.
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'It was a chaotic week' - Stand-in manager Aidan O'Rourke unsure of Donegal future
O’Rourke and Paddy Bradley took charge of the squad on an interim basis after Paddy Carr resigned as manager last week.
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Graham Rowntree: 'I'm not going to sugar coat it. That wasn't us, we have to do better'
Munster head coach says if you ‘lose collisions both side of the ball, you’re going to lose the game’.
Last week
19th March 2023 - 25th March 2023
# Reaction
'You feel you have let people down' - Ireland have a lot to learn after heavy Wales defeat
Greg McWilliams said his squad would work tirelessly to show an improvement against France next week.
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'No suggestion of any misconduct relating to Karl' - Donegal to seek Lacey's return to academy
The county has become embroiled in controversy in recent weeks.
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Kenny pleased but 'not euphoric' with Latvia win
Ireland squandered an early two-goal lead but rescued a 3-2 win at the Aviva Stadium.
Last month
March 2023
# Reaction
Spurs boss Conte hits out - 'I see selfish players that don’t want to help each other'
The Spurs boss produced an astonishing 10-minute rant about the mentality of his ‘selfish’ players at St Mary;s.
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Guardiola laughs off Haaland substitution, recalls Julia Roberts 'disappointment'
The Manchester City striker was withdrawn one goal short of a double hat-trick against RB Leipzig.
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Tim Clancy: Jeering Pat's fans 'well within their rights to express their opinions'
Pat’s were booed off after a 2-0 loss at home to Bohemians, a third defeat in a week.
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Stephen Bradley coy on Tottenham-linked youngster's absence
Justin Ferizaj has been playing with Shamrock Rovers’ U19s team recently.
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'He was ready' - Praise for Nathan Collins after spell out of Wolves' team
Meanwhile, Will Smallbone also attracted acclaim for his display.
This year
# Reaction
'The gaffer sat me down and said maybe I was trying too hard' - Ogbene
The Ireland international scored the equaliser in his side’s 1-1 draw with Swansea City last night.
# Progress
Varadkar says Windsor Agreement reached as Sunak built trust and Europe made concessions
Varadkar said negotiations were kept confidential which helped the deal getting done today.
# Glory Glory
Manchester United have ‘hunger’ to win more trophies - Rashford
A Casemiro strike and a Sven Botman own goal secured victory in the Carabao Cup final yesterday.
# Reaction
Kerry's response - 'It was an unacceptable performance and the players knew that'
Jack O’Connor was pleased with how his players bounced back from last week’s loss to Mayo.
# Job Done
'That was a proper Test match... I thought we showed great character'
Ireland boss Andy Farrell confirmed that prop Finlay Bealham suffered a twisted knee.
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Thibaut Courtois critical of Liverpool after Champions League encounter
The goalkeeper criticised the Reds’ defensive shortcomings.
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Cork boss Cleary - 'Soft cards and soft sending offs, that was it today'
Cork midfielder Ian Maguire and Dublin defender Lee Gannon were both sent-off in the Páirc Uí Chaoimh clash.
# Unimpressed
'It was rubbish' – Erik ten Hag rages at Man United's start
The manager thought the 3-0 scoreline flattered his side against Brendan Rodgers’ Leicester.
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McFarland left frustrated by Ulster's blown opportunities and poor second half
The Ulster boss was also puzzled by some of the officiating around Glasgow’s three tries.
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Czech international Jakub Jankto says coming out publicly was 'definitely a relief'
Jankto became the first active international player to announce he was gay on Monday.
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We needed this performance – Jurgen Klopp relieved after Liverpool beat Everton
It was the Reds’ first Premier League victory since beating Leicester on 30 December.
# Manchester Evening News
Haaland faces fitness test before Arsenal showdown, Rashford hailed as one of Europe's best
The prolific Norway striker was withdrawn at half-time of Manchester City’s win over Aston Villa.
# Ladies Football
'With a little change, the game could be way more open' - Bohan reiterates frustrations
His Dublin side edged a seven-goal thriller in Cork on a busy Bank Holiday weekend of league action.
# Reaction
'I’m not going to say the Harry team otherwise Pochettino will be grumpy' - Guardiola
The reigning champions could have cut the gap to Premier League leaders Arsenal to two points.
# The Boss
'They were outstanding' - Farrell praises Murray and Bealham for stepping up
The Ireland head coach was very pleased with his side’s good start to the Six Nations.
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Colm O'Rourke: 'It is a relief. There will be bumps in the road, but it is a great start'
The Meath boss saw his team get off to a winning league start today against Cork.
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'Last year should have broken us' - Comeback from All-Ireland nightmare to triumph
Goalkeeper Conor Ferris ended up the Kilmacud hero today with his late save.
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Malachy O'Rourke on Kilmacud extra players: 'I just think we'll accept we got beat on the day'
The Derry champions lost out by two points in Croke Park.
# Explanation
Marsch defends not playing €41 million record signing in Leeds stalemate
Georginio Rutter had to be content with a place on the bench against Brentford.
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McFarland: 'I quite fancy Leinster - challenge yourself against the best'
Dublin date against Leinster looks set to be Ulster’s reward for booking their place in the Champions Cup last 16.
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Pep Guardiola hits out: 'There's nothing from the stomach, from the guts and we were lucky'
Man City came from behind to defeat Spurs tonight.
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Ramsdale's ‘sour taste’ as fan kicks Arsenal goalkeeper in back following derby win
A spectator jumped over the advertising hoardings from behind the goal as the players clashed at full-time.
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No comment from Kiely over alleged disciplinary incident involving Limerick hurler
The Limerick boss also confirmed Diarmaid Byrnes has gone travelling for a short period.
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Manchester City fume as United come from behind to take derby spoils
City felt United’s equaliser should not have been allowed to stand.
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Mannion's potential All-Ireland return and screensaver of 'Kilcoo boys lifting the cup'
Kilmacud Crokes boss Robbie Brennan on today’s All-Ireland club semi-final win.
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'We didn’t have a full understanding of what this tournament and game was going to require'
Jesse Marsch says Leeds need better ‘savviness and awareness’ after FA Cup scare.
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Pep Guardiola jokes he is a ‘genius’ after substitutes' impact
Riyad Mahrez fired Man City to a 1-0 win at Chelsea.
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'When I say they stretch the rules, they do... Don’t get me wrong, it’s smart, but they do'
Jurgen Klopp highlights Brentford’s ‘chaotic’ tactics from set-pieces as he admits Liverpool couldn’t handle it.