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  • Joe Schmidt turned down All Blacks' approach last year

    12 December 2018 13:22

    Joe Schmidt is said to have turned down an approach from the All Blacks last year. New Zealand Rugby head Steve Tew has told the New Zealand Herald that the Irish boss rejected an offer to join Steve Hansen's backroom staff. It's understood the role would have seen Schmidt work alongside assistant coach Ian Foster, with the view that one would be promoted

  • Dragons part company with Bernard Jackman

    12 December 2018 10:26

    Dragons have announced that Bernard Jackman will leave his post at the region with immediate effect. Former Ireland international hooker Jackman was appointed by the region in June 2017 so was not even halfway through his three-year contract at the Welsh region, but has paid the price for their shocking form this season. His first year at Rodney Parade

  • 2017 Galway U21 final to be played a year behind schedule

    12 December 2018 05:30

    The 2017 Galway U21 hurling final takes place on Saturday, as poor fixture-planning and a condensed calendar has resulted in the competition running 12 months behind schedule. Having failed to run off their U21 championship by the end of 2017, Galway County Board officials decided to shelve the competition until October of this year. Knockout games continued

  • Manchester City sign United States goalkeeper Zack Steffen

    11 December 2018 19:40

    United States international goalkeeper Zack Steffen will join Manchester City from Columbus Crew next summer on a four-year deal, the clubs have announced. The 23-year-old, who has played six times for his country, will officially become a City player in July. Columbus Crew said in a statement on their official website that the undisclosed transfer fee is the largest

  • Carnacon players unlikely to return to Mayo fold

    11 December 2018 05:20 1

    No Carnacon footballer is expected to be part of the Mayo ladies panel in 2019, despite manager Peter Leahy’s assertion that he is “quite happy to let bygones be bygones”. Leahy has confirmed that none of the eight Carnacon players who quit the Mayo set-up last summer over player welfare issues have returned to pre-season training. The Mayo manager has assembled

  • Kieran Sadlier exits Cork City to complete move to Doncaster

    11 December 2018 00:00 2

    Kieran Sadlier has completed a move back to English football after last night competing a move to League One side Doncaster Rovers from Cork City. Sadlier, who made the 2018 PFAI Premier Division team of the year, has signed an 18-month deal at Doncaster after spending the past season and a half at Turner’s Cross. Having joined Cork in mid-season 2017 from Sligo

  • 'That's an absolute cracker': Watch this wonder goal from Tourlestrane's Katie Walsh

    10 December 2018 17:37 1

    A late contender for goal of the year came from the boot of Tourlestrane's Katie Walsh this weekend. "That’s an absolute cracker," says Kerry's Paul Geaney while Jamie Wall says it's "actually way better than Mugsy's". High praise for a wonder goal scored by Katie Walsh for Tourlestrane in the All-Ireland Junior Club Championship Final in Ballinasloe

  • Min bravely battles to John Durkan victory

    09 December 2018 16:27 1

    Min showed admirable battling qualities to make a winning return to action in the John Durkan Memorial Punchestown Chase at the Naas track. Willie Mullins' seven-year-old was short of room approaching the second-last fence, but he answered Ruby Walsh's call by bravely going through the tight gap to hit the front before the last. The even-money favourite

  • West Ham striker Javier Hernandez enjoying football again

    09 December 2018 16:19

    Javier Hernandez admitted he is enjoying his football again following West Ham’s 3-2 win over Crystal Palace. Hernandez scored his third goal in the space of a week as the Hammers made it three wins on the spin. The Mexican striker has at times cut a frustrated figure since joining West Ham for £16million in July 2017, and there were even rumours he could

  • Bride Rovers claim U21 county title with late burst

    09 December 2018 15:21

    Bride Rovers were crowned Cork U21AHC champions at Páirc Uí Rinn today, adding to the Cork Premier 2 minor hurling championship and league titles already secured this season. Level seven times throughout, the east Cork side needed a strong final quarter to pull away from Clougduv. With the wind to their backs, Cloughduv held a narrow 1-6 to 1-5 lead at the break