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Asian Gaelic Games

Bernard Brogan playing as a goalkeeper/Celebrity Bainisteoir for a new GAA club in the Philippines was one of the many highlights from the superb FEXCO Asian Gaelic Games in Bangkok. More than 700 players travelled from all over Asia to take part in the 22nd AGG hosted by Thailand GAA and featuring Jarlath Burns, Colm Boyle and Brid Stack at …

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ILGU announce 2018 schedule of events

As the 2017 season comes to a close, the Irish Ladies Golf Union have confirmed their calendar of events for 2018. With student’s events, the Irish Colleges Match Play, Irish Students Amateur and the Irish Students Sixes kicking off the season from a National perspective, the first underage championship again will be the Irish Girls’ Open Stroke Play Championship at …

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Ireland’s 7s side for World Series Opener in Dubai

The Ireland’s 7s side to compete at the opening leg of the World Rugby Women’s Sevens World Series in Dubai has been named by Director of Rugby 7s Anthony Eddy. The side will be captained by Lucy Mulhall and features two uncapped players in Eve Higgins and Deirbhile Nic a Bhaird. Higgins has come through the Ireland 7s pathway, representing Ireland at schools and U18s …

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All Ireland Club Finals decided

By Jackie Cahill CARNACON and Mourneabbey will contest the All-Ireland ladies senior club  football final at Parnell Park on December 3. Mayo outfit Carnacon and Cork’s Mourneabbey came through their respective semi-finals over the weekend, to set up an intriguing decider. Mourneabbey needed extra-time at Bray Emmets on Saturday, before seeing off the challenge of Dublin outfit Foxrock-Cabinteely. Laura Fitzgerald …

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UCD remain on top in EYIHL

Lena Tice’s 40th minute penalty stroke kept UCD’s slender lead at the head of the women’s EY Hockey League intact as they beat Railway Union 1-0, ending the Park Avenue side’s unbeaten record. She kept her nerve after Deirdre Duke won the penalty for the only goal of a thrill-a-minute battle with chances a plenty at each end. The win …

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ALL-IRELAND LEAGUE: ROUND 8 REVIEW

UL BOHEMIANS 62 BLACKROCK 5, Annacotty Defending All-Ireland League champions UL Bohemians showed why they are so highly-rated with a comprehensive 62-5 win over Blackrock at Annacotty this afternoon. Bohemians ran in ten tries over the course of the game and gave Blackrock little room in which to operate in or build phases. Bohs started the game in explosive fashion …

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Liffey Celtics go six from six

In the Women’s Super League, Courtyard Liffey Celtics remain unbeaten at the top of the table, after a superb 66-60 win over Ambassador UCC Glanmire in Cork on Sunday afternoon.  A dazzling display from Liffey’s Jazmen Boone sent them into the lead by the end of the second quarter, and they kept their cool to close out the win. “We’re …

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Jenny Egan, sportswomen.ie Sportwoman of the Month for October 2017

Jenny Egan was announced as sportswomen.ie Sportswoman of the Month for October during our recent #WSportHour on twitter. The 2017 competition season has been Egan’s most successful season to date winning five major international medals namely; a gold medal at the ICF Senior Canoe Sprint World Cup 1 in Montemor-o-Velho, Portugal in May, a bronze medal at the ICF Senior …

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Megan Campbell likely to miss World Cup campaign after knee injury

Farrelly and Meaney receive first call-ups… Republic of Ireland Women’s National Team defender Megan Campbell is likely to miss the rest of the FIFA 2019 World Cup qualifying campaign after rupturing her ACL. The 24-year old ruptured the ACL in her right knee during Manchester City’s 2-1 UEFA Women’s Champions League victory over LSK Kvinner on Thursday night. Drogheda-born Campbell …

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Head Coach Colin Bell names 21-player squad for Netherlands trip

Unbeaten Ireland head to European Champions Republic of Ireland’s National Team Head Coach Colin Bell has named a 21-player squad for the upcoming FIFA 2019 World Cup qualifier against the Netherlands. Ireland are set to face the Netherlands on Tuesday, November 28th, with kick-off at 7pm (8pm local time), at De Goffert in Nijmegen. The Netherlands won the UEFA European …

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