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  • Disarray as Jonathan Griffin sacking prompts Kerry resignations

    19 February 2018 00:53 45

    Chairman Mike Moriarty and secretary Maurice Dunworth, both from Ballyduff GAA club, stepped down on the day of the ladies minor football team’s Munster Championship opener against Tipperary, which they won 3-13 to 3-5. “I just wasn’t able to carry out the role I was asked to carry out,” said Dunworth of his resignation. “Instead of dealing with football

  • I almost joined Wigan after Barca, reveals Pep Guardiola

    19 February 2018 00:53 27

    The Manchester City manager, who is preparing his side for an FA Cup fifth-round trip to the DW Stadium tonight, held talks with the Latics towards the end of his playing career in 2005. Wigan, then managed by Paul Jewell, were newly established in the Premier League while Guardiola was in his mid-30s and looking for a final challenge in a glittering

  • ‘Obscene’ demands on players described after Sigerson Cup final

    19 February 2018 00:53 26

    Kieran Molloy was rushed by Garda car from Tullamore on Saturday afternoon, where he played the full game for AIB All-Ireland club semi-final winners Corofin, to appear as a sub for NUI Galway in Santry Avenue. Liam Silke scored the winning goal for Corofin and is a UCD player though, unlike Sheridan, UCD boss John Divilly told Silke he wasn’t required

  • Blistering first half has Cavan in control

    19 February 2018 00:53 23

    The hosts laid the foundations for a convincing victory by engineering a none-too-flattering 1-8 to 0-4 interval lead. Two points apiece by the lively pair of Caoimhín O’Reilly and Niall Clerkin fired the hosts into a 0-6 to 0-1 lead after 14 minutes. Eamon Wallace’s fourth-minute point had Meath level but they were to play a poor second fiddle for the remainder

  • ‘Players are being flogged’

    17 February 2018 00:20 25

    UCD and NUIG enter this afternoon’s third-level decider having not kicked a ball in earnest since their respective semi-final victories on Wednesday evening. Compared with how the Sigerson finals weekend was structured in years past, three days of a break between the penultimate round and final is not to be scoffed at. Think back to the 2015 finals weekend

  • Alan Bennett savours borrowed time

    16 February 2018 02:57 38

    Back then, Harry Kane was still a chubby goal-getter for Ridgeway Rovers in north-east London, yet to be picked up and discarded by Arsenal. Ireland U21 international defender Danny Kane, City’s most recent signing, was just four years old. If Bennett’s tale seems like football’s never-ending story, he’s not buying into it. “I know I’m on limited time. I know that. The game against

  • Davy Fitzgerald: I didn’t want Jason Forde suspended

    16 February 2018 02:57 42

    As the counties face off in Thurles tomorrow evening, Fitzgerald regrets the Tipperary forward was suspended for the Munster SHC clash with Cork after incurring a one-match ban for contributing to a melee. As a result of the ban and the incident, Tipperary will bring forward a motion to Annual Congress in Dublin tomorrow week defining what constitutes

  • Ulster's Jared Payne ‘now having his lunch with coaches’

    15 February 2018 01:09 22

    Ulster’s New Zealand-born Ireland and Lions star Jared Payne has given the broadest hint yet that he is on the cusp of retiring by taking up an Ulster coaching role. Dogged by a recurring head injury which brings on severe migraines following strenuous training, the 20-times capped international has not played since June 20 when he was concussed in the dying

  • Maurice Sheridan calls the cavalry against Dublin IT as NUIG charge to final

    15 February 2018 01:09 21

    The Galway college haven’t been in the final since they last won it in 2003. They held off a spirited rally from a DIT side who were boosted by the availability of Dublin star Brian Howard for his first Sigerson Cup action of the campaign. But while he is now free to concentrate on his league commitments with Dublin, spare a thought for Corofin defender

  • UCD find extra gear in Ulster thriller

    15 February 2018 01:09 17

    The 2016 champions and University of Ulster played around 100 exhausting minutes in Inniskeen last night, with little to separate two shattered teams at the end. UCD will face NUIG in the decider in Santry. Monaghan’s Conor McCarthy lit up the final quarter of normal time with four points in the last 15 minutes to put UCD 0-12 to 0-10 ahead going into injury-time