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#talisman

# talisman - Tuesday 17 November, 2020

Bonner wants more protection from referees for Donegal's Murphy

‘Michael is a big strong lad and he comes in for special treatment,’ said Declan Bonner.

# talisman - Monday 2 November, 2020

Coetzee absence makes Cooney and McCloskey returns timely for Ulster

Dan McFarland’s men are away to Cardiff Blues in the Pro14 this evening.

# talisman - Monday 26 October, 2020

Klopp impressed with Liverpool response to being without Virgil van Dijk

The central defender faces several months out due to a knee injury.

# talisman - Saturday 3 October, 2020

'He's got genuine belief, Bundee. That's something other players feed off'

Connacht boss Andy Friend was pleased with how his side sorted out their discipline against Glasgow.

# talisman - Tuesday 15 September, 2020

Aubameyang keen to leave legacy after signing new Arsenal deal

The Gabon international has scored 72 goals in 111 games across all competitions for the club.

Talismanic back row Coetzee an injury doubt for Ulster's trip to Toulouse

The South African carried injury niggles into last weekend’s Pro14 final.

# talisman - Thursday 3 September, 2020

Talismanic Henderson 'a big loss' as Ulster prepare for Edinburgh trip

The Scottish club are aiming to reach their first-ever Pro14 final.

# talisman - Friday 6 December, 2019

'He understands rugby mortality more than most' - Coetzee shining for Ulster

The South African was denied his shot at the World Cup but has bounced back once again with his province.

# talisman - Friday 6 September, 2019

Bale rescues faltering Wales at home to Azerbaijan

Wales just about did enough to beat Azerbaijan on Friday, with Gareth Bale scoring the winner in the 85th minute after a poor showing.

# talisman - Saturday 3 August, 2019

'There was a middle part of my career where I had to step back and realise I wasn't enjoying it'

Ahead of this evening’s crunch Super 8s clash against Donegal, we caught up with Mayo star Aidan O’Shea.

# talisman - Wednesday 29 May, 2019

'Only if someone clumps him' - McCarthy doubts Champions League will affect Eriksen

Denmark’s kingpin is playing against Liverpool just six days before facing Ireland.

# talisman - Saturday 17 November, 2018

Pollard stars as South Africa down Scotland at Murrayfield

The 24-year-old kicked 13 points and notched a try during Saturday’s game.

# talisman - Saturday 20 October, 2018

Barca concern ahead of Clasico as Messi injured in win over Sevilla

After creating one goal and scoring another, Lionel Messi was replaced in the first half of Barcelona’s 4-2 victory.

# talisman - Thursday 4 October, 2018

Wales captain Bale named to face Spain and Ireland after shaking off groin strain

The Real Madrid superstar has been included by Ryan Giggs, having missed Tuesday night’s Champions League game.

# talisman - Monday 6 February, 2017

Parisse ready to shrug off neck concern ahead of Ireland clash

The focal point of Italy’s game will be in place this weekend.

# talisman - Sunday 5 February, 2017

Dembele sprung from the bench to rescue Celtic with fabulous second half hat-trick Talisman This post contains videos

Dembele sprung from the bench to rescue Celtic with fabulous second half hat-trick

The French striker’s third was pretty special as the Hoops made it 29 matches unbeaten with a 5-2 win.

# talisman - Wednesday 13 April, 2016

'He's a freak of nature, we're blessed to have him' - Aidan O'Shea on Diarmuid O'Connor

The Mayo star also lamented his side’s sluggish start to this year’s league campaign.

# talisman - Saturday 14 February, 2015

Schmidt: 'We knew Johnny was ok' after collision with Bastareaud

The Ireland out-half will return to Racing Métro next week to prepare for a Top 14 clash with Clermont.

# talisman - Friday 2 January, 2015

'The toughest decision of my life': Gerrard confirms Liverpool departure

The midfielder says he’s taking up a new challenge to ensure he doesn’t end his career with regrets.

# talisman - Thursday 3 July, 2014

Lar Corbett back as Tipp make 3 changes for Galway game

The 33-year-old forward replaces Niall O’Meara in attack ahead of the clash in Thurles.

# talisman - Thursday 6 March, 2014

Italy without captain Sergio Parisse for Six Nations visit to Dublin

Jacques Brunel has also changed his halfback pairing for the clash with Ireland.

# talisman - Thursday 20 February, 2014

139 and counting: Latest O'Driscoll record leaves Schmidt dumbfounded

‘You have to be incredibly resilient, incredibly talented, a phenomenal professional – that’s Brian O’Driscoll.’

# talisman - Friday 22 June, 2012

Summer Tour Diary: Next time this guy is back, he will be a tourist ... or a coach

Seven tours to New Zealand and not many wins to speak of but Brian O’Driscoll can sign off in style by conquering the All Blacks.