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  • Siobhan Killeen haul propels Clontarf towards Club Championship ladies title

    08 December 2018 22:52 1

    Republic of Ireland women’s international Siobhan Killeen grabbed an astonishing haul of 5-4 at Parnell Park to propel Clontarf towards an historic All-Ireland Ladies Intermediate Club Championship Football title win. They finished with all of 27 points to spare over Emmet Óg of Monaghan and, in the process, became the first Dublin club to triumph at this grade

  • Mandzukic header gives Juventus victory over Inter

    07 December 2018 21:56 1

    Mauro Mandzukic sent Juventus 11 points clear in Serie A as they edged out Inter Milan 1-0 in the Derby d’Italia in Turin. A hard-fought game was settled by Mandzukic’s 66th minute header as the Croatian once again proved the man for the big occasion. Victory means Juventus remain unbeaten after 15 league matches – winning 14 of them – and no team in Europe’s

  • Glen Rovers' motions for convention could have a major impact on divisions and colleges

    07 December 2018 14:07 2

    GLEN ROVERS have proposed two motions for Cork County Board’s annual convention which could see the involvement of divisional and college sides drastically altered. Convention takes place tomorrow week, December 15, and clubs were furnished with the motions last night. The first motion for discussion will be the Glen’s proposal to delete bye-law 41, which

  • Damien Delaney leaves Cork City by mutual consent

    06 December 2018 16:12 1

    The former Republic of Ireland international returned to the club in July after nearly 20 years in the English leagues, with his final six seasons being spent with Crystal Palace. Speaking to, Delaney said: “I would like to thank everyone associated with Cork City for helping me to fulfil my long-held ambition to come back and play for the club again

  • Chelsea defender Marcos Alonso not focusing on Premier League table

    06 December 2018 12:16 2

    Marcos Alonso has urged Chelsea to forget about the growing gap to Manchester City, with the Blues’ title hopes hanging by a thread. Wednesday’s shock 2-1 defeat at Wolves left Maurizio Sarri’s side 10 points behind the Premier League leaders ahead of Saturday’s Stamford Bridge showdown with Pep Guardiola’s side. Lose that and the Blues, who now sit fourth

  • Gary Lineker makes Kilmarnock title promise

    06 December 2018 08:43 1

    Gary Lineker has promised to wear Kilmarnock socks on Match of the Day if Steve Clarke’s side win the Ladbrokes Premiership. Killie are the surprise pacesetters in Scotland after beating Livingston 2-0 on Wednesday, leading Glasgow giants Rangers and Celtic by a point. Lineker famously hosted Match of the Day in his boxer shorts in 2016 after honouring

  • Richarlison secures point for Everton against Newcastle

    05 December 2018 22:03 4

    Everton were forced to settle for a point as Newcastle dug in to claim a creditable 1-1 draw at Goodison Park. Everton forward Richarlison cancelled out Salomon Rondon’s early strike for the visitors but the hosts paid the price for spurning further gilt-edged chances before the break. Gylfi Sigurdsson and Cenk Tosun both looked certain to score before

  • Fitzgibbon Cup champions UL drawn in 'group of death'

    05 December 2018 16:18 8

    Fitzgibbon Cup champions UL have been drawn in a tough group for the defence of their title. The impressive 2018 winners will face the top-three teams in the all-time roll of honour, UCC, UCD and NUIG, in group A, with only the top-two qualifying for the quarter-finals. "Group of death is probably an appropriate term. It's four huge names in there moreso

  • Irish goalie's stunning point-blank save up for FA Cup's save of the round

    05 December 2018 14:40 4

    An Irish goalkeeper produced one of the saves of the round in the FA Cup at the weekend. Ian Lawlor, once of Manchester City, was intent on keeping a clean sheet as Doncaster Rovers looked to close out a 2-0 second-round win over Charlton Athletic. The hosts comeback hopes were extinguished by the Dubliner when he produced a top-drawer reaction save in the 87th minute

  • Lester Piggott to remain in hospital 'as a precautionary measure'

    05 December 2018 12:27 4

    Lester Piggott is expected to remain in hospital in London for a "few more days" after being admitted over the weekend. One of the sport's all-time great figures, Piggott, 83, was reported to be "in good shape" by his daughter Maureen Haggas, wife of Classic-winning trainer William Haggas. Haggas told the Racing Post her father would be having routine