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  • Bizarre Bray missive invites more ridicule

    28 July 2017 01:31

    Tragi-comic summer continues with baffling statement The club has been mired in crisis mode since a half-time statement from ex-chairman Denis O'Connor in their defeat to Dundalk last month. Since then, they have been engaged in a battle to show they have a viable future. Behind the scenes, discussions between officials, the FAI, the players and their

  • Rhasidat Adekele storms to European Youth Olympics silver

    27 July 2017 18:44 1

    Rhasidat Adekele secured Ireland's fourth medal of this year's European Youth Olympics Festival with a lung-busting run to capture silver in the U17 Women's 200m. Adekele, 14, pushed Zoë Sedney of the Netherlands to the pin of her collar, finishing just just 0.07 behind her in a PB of 23.81. France's Gémima Joseph placed third in 23.89. Miriam Daly was second

  • Wicklow County Council respond to Bray Wanderers statement

    27 July 2017 15:46 2

    The bizarre press release, sent out by the club on behalf of interim chairman Gerry Mulvey, referenced Conor McGregor, a football revolution, and creating a centre of excellence that will rival the best football academies in the world, as well as the club's intention to buy a new ground and to rezone the land at Bray's current ground of the Carlisle

  • Why is it proving so tough to find quality opponents for Katie Taylor?

    27 July 2017 15:46 1

    It was real tough to find an opponent last time (Wembley fight in April). We went through close to 20 opponents before we got the girl for the last fight and you want someone who is ready for a fight and has been in training. No one wants to take a fight on three weeks notice against Katie, but normally Eddie (Hearn) says, you just give an opponent more money

  • Bray Wanderers chairman likens Wicklow to North Korea

    27 July 2017 11:55 2

    Gerry Mulvey promises a people’s ‘revolt’ in the form of new ‘world class’ academy After several weeks of uncertainty, Bray Wanderers chairman Gerry Mulvey has issued a statement insisting the club is now financially stable “for the foreseeable future,” and intent on pursuing an ambitious development plan that includes the redevelopment of the Carlisle

  • Rooney fit to face Ruzomberok, Sigurdsson & Barkley latest

    27 July 2017 11:23 3

    All the latest news and views from Goodison Park Ronald Koeman was typically ruthless in his press conference yesterday. Asked about Ross Barkley’s future, the Blues boss left the room in no doubt that the Wavertree-born midfielder’s career at Goodison Park was well and truly over. Everton have still got plenty of transfer business to do themselves and Koeman

  • Striker crisis forcing Rodgers to think outside the box

    26 July 2017 22:21 2

    Brendan Rodgers has striking concerns following Celtic's goalless draw with Rosenborg but remains confident of making the Champions League play-off round. The Hoops played without a recognised centre forward in the first leg of their third-round qualifier due to injury and suspension - midfielder Tom Rogic was ostensibly the furthest man forward - and struggled

  • Joe Brolly: The GAA in 2050 will be a commercialised and soulless place

    26 July 2017 18:35 4

    "Someone like John Costello, who has proven himself not only as an administrator but a strategist and a visionary... make no mistake about it, what has happened in Dublin would never had happened without John Costello being at the helm. A visionary, a tremendous GAA man, a communitarian but he also understands, intimately, how to get the right relationship

  • Dublin fans lash out at the GAA over flag ban and threaten boycott

    26 July 2017 15:42 4

    The ban comes after the GAA introduced a new safety directive last month which dictates that all flags, bags or packages exceeding an A4 size (8.27in/21cm × 11.7/ 29.7cm) will be prohibited from the grounds. As a result, a sub-section of Dublin fans have threatened to boycott all bars, food stalls and retailers at the ground until the GAA addresses supporters

  • Katie Taylor excited to fight in New York as she awaits world title bout

    26 July 2017 15:10 2

    “I’m really excited about fighting in Brooklyn,” Taylor told MatchRoom Boxing on Wednesday. “New York has been very good to Irish fighters in the past and hopefully I can give people something to shout about. “I feel like I’m still improving and still learning every day in the gym but I definitely feel ready for a World title fight now. Hopefully I can get another