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# statement - Monday 1 March, 2021

FAI 'delighted' after UK government commit to support joint bid to host 2030 World Cup
# Statement
# Statement

FAI 'delighted' after UK government commit to support joint bid to host 2030 World Cup

Mon 11:02 PM 18,980 Views 34 Comments

The FAI could launch a bid to host the tournament with the football associations of England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales.

# statement - Thursday 25 February, 2021

Zander Fagerson may still play some part for Scotland in Six Nations despite ban
# Confusion
# Confusion

Zander Fagerson may still play some part for Scotland in Six Nations despite ban

Feb 25th 2021, 7:32 PM 3,682 Views 0 Comments

The Scots’ next clash with France has been postponed.

# statement - Thursday 18 February, 2021

'The best of the best' - Limerick GAA pay tribute to key behind-the-scenes figure in All-Ireland wins
# RIP
# RIP

'The best of the best' - Limerick GAA pay tribute to key behind-the-scenes figure in All-Ireland wins

Feb 18th 2021, 8:55 PM 10,720 Views 3 Comments

Physiotherapist Mark Van Drumpt passed away following an illness.

# statement - Tuesday 16 February, 2021

Stoke City vow to 'bring the perpetrators to justice' after vile online abuse of McClean
# Statement
# Statement

Stoke City vow to 'bring the perpetrators to justice' after vile online abuse of McClean

Feb 16th 2021, 3:48 PM 2,925 Views 1 Comment

The Republic of Ireland winger and his wife have highlighted the ‘anti-Irish abuse’ and threats they have received.

# statement - Wednesday 10 February, 2021

Inter-county GAA no longer allowed in Level 5, with no activity until Easter at earliest
# Development
# Development

Inter-county GAA no longer allowed in Level 5, with no activity until Easter at earliest

Feb 10th 2021, 7:44 PM 30,924 Views 32 Comments

A letter was sent to county boards this evening following a meeting of the GAA’s Covid Advisory Group.

# statement - Monday 8 February, 2021

'I am not a part of a criminal gang' Daniel Kinahan insists, as pressure mounts in wake of BBC documentary
# Statement
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# Statement

'I am not a part of a criminal gang' Daniel Kinahan insists, as pressure mounts in wake of BBC documentary

Feb 8th 2021, 12:32 PM 95,924 Views 4 Comments

Kinahan repeatedly claims he has done nothing wrong.

# statement - Thursday 28 January, 2021

Manchester United condemn ‘mindless idiots’ who sent players racist abuse
# Statement
# Statement

Manchester United condemn ‘mindless idiots’ who sent players racist abuse

Jan 28th 2021, 5:44 PM 5,627 Views 10 Comments

Axel Tuanzebe and Anthony Martial were targeted on social media after United’s shock Premier League defeat.

# statement - Monday 25 January, 2021

Lampard: 'I am disappointed not to have had the time this season to take the club forward'
# Statement
# Statement

Lampard: 'I am disappointed not to have had the time this season to take the club forward'

Jan 25th 2021, 9:58 PM 9,298 Views 17 Comments

‘Tuchel will be exposed to exactly the same rules as Frank,’ said Gary Neville. ‘We’ll be talking about him being let go in the next 18 months to two years…’

# statement - Friday 22 January, 2021

Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane tests positive for Covid-19
# Statement
# Statement

Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane tests positive for Covid-19

Jan 22nd 2021, 1:16 PM 2,311 Views 1 Comment

The news comes on the eve of his side’s La Liga clash with Alaves.

# statement - Monday 18 January, 2021

Positive update on Bríd Stack after horror incident, with Cork great to make full recovery
# Giant
# Giant

Positive update on Bríd Stack after horror incident, with Cork great to make full recovery

Jan 18th 2021, 9:45 AM 42,664 Views 6 Comments

Her club, Greater Western Sydney Giants, has issued a statement, confirming the extent of the neck injury.

# statement - Friday 15 January, 2021

President Higgins says State 'must bear primary responsibility' for mother and baby homes
# Report
From TheJournal.ie
# Report

President Higgins says State 'must bear primary responsibility' for mother and baby homes

Jan 15th 2021, 8:22 AM 22,971 Views 101 Comments

Michael D Higgins issued a statement on the report published this week.

# statement - Monday 11 January, 2021

EPCR confirms suspension of Champions Cup and Challenge Cup
# Directive
# Directive

EPCR confirms suspension of Champions Cup and Challenge Cup

Jan 11th 2021, 5:45 PM 23,278 Views 24 Comments

A directive from the French government meant Top 14 clubs couldn’t play this month.

# statement - Friday 8 January, 2021

Celtic hit out at 'vile' anti-Semitic online slurs aimed at Bitton after red card in Rangers defeat
# Statement
# Statement

Celtic hit out at 'vile' anti-Semitic online slurs aimed at Bitton after red card in Rangers defeat

Jan 8th 2021, 8:57 PM 5,032 Views 3 Comments

The Israel international was sent off midway through the second half at Ibrox.

# statement - Sunday 3 January, 2021

'Disappointed' Manchester City investigating Covid-19 breach by Mendy on New Year's Eve
# Statement
# Statement

'Disappointed' Manchester City investigating Covid-19 breach by Mendy on New Year's Eve

Jan 3rd 2021, 1:37 PM 5,257 Views 3 Comments

A spokesperson for the French defender did not deny the allegations.

# statement - Wednesday 30 December, 2020

Premier League chiefs have 'no plans' to pause the season despite Covid-19 postponements
# Business As Usual
# Business As Usual

Premier League chiefs have 'no plans' to pause the season despite Covid-19 postponements

Dec 30th 2020, 9:46 PM 2,338 Views 3 Comments

Tonight’s scheduled match between Tottenham and Fulham was the latest to be called off.

# statement - Tuesday 29 December, 2020

Two Leinster players test positive for Covid-19
# Statement
# Statement

Two Leinster players test positive for Covid-19

Dec 29th 2020, 11:47 AM 35,846 Views 20 Comments

It comes just four days out from the Guinness Pro14 clash with Connacht at the RDS.

# statement - Wednesday 9 December, 2020

League of Ireland stalwart Bolger on the hunt for new club after Rovers departure
# Moving On
# Moving On

League of Ireland stalwart Bolger on the hunt for new club after Rovers departure

Dec 9th 2020, 1:30 PM 6,855 Views 1 Comment

‘Being part of this club’s history, I’ll be forever grateful for,’ the midfielder wrote, confirming his exit on social media.

# statement - Sunday 6 December, 2020

Controversy after another late venue change for All-Ireland ladies semi-final and no TV coverage
# Statement
# Statement

Controversy after another late venue change for All-Ireland ladies semi-final and no TV coverage

Updated Dec 6th 2020, 4:28 PM 15,404 Views 42 Comments

The LGFA has released a statement, moving to clarify matters through a timeline of today’s events.

# statement - Thursday 3 December, 2020

Gaelic games players' bodies could come together with vote to follow on possible merger
# Joint Statement
# Joint Statement

Gaelic games players' bodies could come together with vote to follow on possible merger

Dec 3rd 2020, 10:51 AM 4,875 Views 4 Comments

The GPA and WGPA have released a statement, with members to ‘make the final decision on whether or not they want to become part of one new players’ association’.

# statement - Friday 27 November, 2020

Dundalk hit out over 'vile comments' aimed at players on social media
# Statement
# Statement

Dundalk hit out over 'vile comments' aimed at players on social media

Nov 27th 2020, 5:29 PM 8,877 Views 2 Comments

It comes in the wake of the team’s 3-1 defeat to Rapid Vienna last night at the Aviva Stadium.

# statement - Tuesday 24 November, 2020

Tipperary will revert to blue and gold jerseys for All-Ireland semi-final
# Statement
# Statement

Tipperary will revert to blue and gold jerseys for All-Ireland semi-final

Nov 24th 2020, 9:48 PM 40,572 Views 24 Comments

The Premier County will take on Mayo in their final-four clash.

# statement - Tuesday 17 November, 2020

Stiles' family calls for dementia "scandal" to be addressed while FA defends commitment to issue
# Statement
# Statement

Stiles' family calls for dementia "scandal" to be addressed while FA defends commitment to issue

Nov 17th 2020, 8:02 PM 5,678 Views 0 Comments

The association says it holds a “clear and unwavering commitment” to battling the illness.

# statement - Tuesday 10 November, 2020

One member of senior men's Republic of Ireland team tests positive for Covid-19
# Statement
# Statement

One member of senior men's Republic of Ireland team tests positive for Covid-19

Nov 10th 2020, 8:00 PM 31,294 Views 15 Comments

There are no close contacts of the player and the rest of the staff and squad have tested negative.

# statement - Monday 9 November, 2020

Former champion Sergio Garcia ruled out of Masters after testing positive for Covid-19
# Statement
# Statement

Former champion Sergio Garcia ruled out of Masters after testing positive for Covid-19

Nov 9th 2020, 4:46 PM 4,507 Views 0 Comments

The 40-year-old will miss his first major championship since 1999.

# statement - Friday 6 November, 2020

Hunt for new football boss begins as Louth GAA 'will not be offering' Kierans a third year
# Moving On
# Moving On

Hunt for new football boss begins as Louth GAA 'will not be offering' Kierans a third year

Updated Nov 6th 2020, 9:34 AM 4,736 Views 0 Comments

The Wee county has released a statement, while Kierans says his involvement was ‘a real privilege’.

# statement - Saturday 31 October, 2020

Cabinteely express disappointment after being controversially denied a play-off spot
# Statement
# Statement

Cabinteely express disappointment after being controversially denied a play-off spot

Oct 31st 2020, 12:07 PM 8,016 Views 6 Comments

Originally, the club’s 0-0 draw with Wexford had been awarded as a 3-0 win to the Dublin side.

# statement - Wednesday 21 October, 2020

Roscommon player tests positive for Covid-19 ahead of clash with Cavan
# Statement
# Statement

Roscommon player tests positive for Covid-19 ahead of clash with Cavan

Oct 21st 2020, 11:03 PM 7,414 Views 2 Comments

The Rossies, who are on the cusp of securing promotion, have committed to playing Saturday’s game.

# statement - Wednesday 7 October, 2020

CPA hit out at 'unfair' suspension of club fixtures and call on GAA to reverse decision
# Club Players
# Club Players

CPA hit out at 'unfair' suspension of club fixtures and call on GAA to reverse decision

Oct 7th 2020, 9:38 AM 6,108 Views 5 Comments

The club players’ body is pleading with the GAA to allow outstanding adult championships to be completed behind closed doors.

# statement - Tuesday 6 October, 2020

Waterford GAA to continue investigation into Dungarvan Covid controversy at management exec meeting
# Latest
# Latest

Waterford GAA to continue investigation into Dungarvan Covid controversy at management exec meeting

Oct 6th 2020, 11:55 PM 6,342 Views 1 Comment

A full meeting of the management executive of Waterford county board has been set for tomorrow night.

FAI confirms level 3 plans with all adult amateur and underage fixtures ceased from midnight
# Grassroots
# Grassroots

FAI confirms level 3 plans with all adult amateur and underage fixtures ceased from midnight

Oct 6th 2020, 9:16 PM 6,050 Views 1 Comment

Elite football matches – those in the SSE Airtricity League, the Women’s National League and all five underage National Leagues – can continue.

Dungarvan club apologise for fielding player in Waterford final who was awaiting Covid test results
# Statement
# Statement

Dungarvan club apologise for fielding player in Waterford final who was awaiting Covid test results

Oct 6th 2020, 8:02 AM 47,550 Views 55 Comments

Dungarvan won Saturday’s intermediate decider by four points.

# statement - Monday 5 October, 2020

GAA suspends all club games with immediate effect until further notice
# Statement
# Statement

GAA suspends all club games with immediate effect until further notice

Oct 5th 2020, 1:40 PM 54,547 Views 64 Comments

Training will continue as per the safety guidelines in relation to Covid-19 restrictions.

# statement - Wednesday 23 September, 2020

Rangers 'bemused' by 'bizarre charge' handed to Gerrard over Morelos incident
# Statement
# Statement

Rangers 'bemused' by 'bizarre charge' handed to Gerrard over Morelos incident

Sep 23rd 2020, 7:54 PM 13,407 Views 9 Comments

The Colombian was stretchered off with a nasty gash after a tackle by Dundee United’s Ryan Edwards.

# statement - Wednesday 9 September, 2020

Newcastle slam Premier League after rejection of Saudi-backed takeover
# Statement
# Statement

Newcastle slam Premier League after rejection of Saudi-backed takeover

Sep 9th 2020, 10:08 PM 5,325 Views 0 Comments

Owner Mike Ashley is taking legal advice after accusing the league of not acting ‘appropriately’.

# statement - Wednesday 26 August, 2020

'We've unfairly paid a price for playing it safe' with Covid, say Dublin club after decision not to reschedule fixture
# Statement
# Statement

'We've unfairly paid a price for playing it safe' with Covid, say Dublin club after decision not to reschedule fixture

Aug 26th 2020, 6:32 PM 8,339 Views 1 Comment

Clanna Gael Fontenoy pulled out of a championship quarter-final tie after a Ballyboden St Enda’s player tested positive, and ‘Boden now progress.

# statement - Tuesday 25 August, 2020

Antonio Conte to continue as Inter Milan manager
# Going Nowhere
# Going Nowhere

Antonio Conte to continue as Inter Milan manager

Aug 25th 2020, 6:22 PM 5,498 Views 2 Comments

The former Chelsea and Juventus boss threw his future into doubt after Europa League final defeat.

# statement - Friday 21 August, 2020

Leo Varadkar: 'The event organised by the Oireachtas Golf Society should not have happened'
# Statement
From TheJournal.ie
# Statement

Leo Varadkar: 'The event organised by the Oireachtas Golf Society should not have happened'

Aug 21st 2020, 12:07 PM 54,410 Views 87 Comments

Varadkar confirmed that the party whip has been removed from three of his party’s senators.

# statement - Thursday 20 August, 2020

GAA still planning for 2020 championships and set to give funds to county boards
# Statement
# Statement

GAA still planning for 2020 championships and set to give funds to county boards

Aug 20th 2020, 7:09 PM 19,404 Views 12 Comments

Counties were also asked to double down in their fight against the Covid-19 pandemic.

# statement - Wednesday 19 August, 2020

Stade Francais cancel friendly as some players who tested positive for Covid-19 have lung damage
# Statement
# Statement

Stade Francais cancel friendly as some players who tested positive for Covid-19 have lung damage

Aug 19th 2020, 5:08 PM 6,446 Views 4 Comments

The Top 14 side were due to face RC Toulon later this month.

# statement - Tuesday 18 August, 2020

CPA: 'Circumstances have presented the GAA with a golden opportunity to trial a clear split in the season'
# Statement
# Statement

CPA: 'Circumstances have presented the GAA with a golden opportunity to trial a clear split in the season'

Aug 18th 2020, 12:05 AM 6,249 Views 10 Comments

The CPA have backed the GPA’s proposal as the GAA’s Fixture Calendar Review Task Force prepare to make their decision.

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