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St Pat's earn point with two-goal comeback at Limerick

St Patrick's Athletic had to come back from 2-0 down to earn a draw with Limerick in the Market's Field.

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Sergio Garcia and Richard Bland lead BMW International Open

Richard Bland and Sergio Garcia were tied at the top of the leaderboard ahead of the final round of the BMW International Open after posting rounds of 67 on Saturday. ...

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Portugal coast to Confederations Cup semi-finals while hosts Russia are knocked out

Portugal coasted to a 4-0 win over New Zealand in St Petersburg and secured their place in the semi-finals of the Confederations Cup.

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Wexford and Cork stroll to easy wins in the Camogie championship

Wexford got the post-Kate Kelly era off to a good start with a comfortable victory over Offaly in their first Liberty Insurance All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship ...

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Limerick rue missed chances as they fall to Wexford

A catalogue of missed chances allowed Wexford to hold on for their first championship win in two years, and end Limerick’s summer in the process.

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Joe Ward wins his third European gold medal

Joe Ward is a triple European boxing champion.

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Brian Gregan Ireland's only winner as they lie seventh in European Athletics Team Championships

Ireland lie seventh after the middle day of the European Athletics Team Championships in the northern Finnish city of Vaasa, with Brian Gregan scoring the only Irish ...

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Lewis Hamilton saves the best until last as he claims pole in Azerbaijan

Lewis Hamilton blitzed the Formula One field with a phenomenal last lap to secure pole position for the Azerbaijan Grand Prix.

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Israel Dagg 'blown away' by Sean O'Brien try

Israel Dagg has promised the All Blacks are going to come back even stronger when they face the British & Irish Lions for the second Test in Wellington next Saturday, ...

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All Blacks coach Steve Hansen takes a swipe after Lions are silenced in Auckland

Steve Hansen took a swipe at the British and Irish Lions' bid to become the world's best forward pack after the All Blacks' muscular first Test victory.

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Additional security on duty at Ascot after 'beer throwing' incident

Additional security has been put in place at Ascot following Friday's incident which saw a pint of beer narrowly miss Andrea Atzeni.

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Hamilton third in final practice as vettel has mechanical woes in Baku

Lewis Hamilton finished final practice for the Azerbaijan Grand Prix in third as his championship rival Sebastian Vettel was struck down by a mechanical issue.

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Joe Schmidt: 'Victory over Japan was tough going'

Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt was relieved to see his side clinch a hard-fought 35-13 victory over Japan at Ajinomoto Stadium in Tokyo.

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Lions captain Peter O'Mahony: 'We've got to be more clinical'

The British and Irish Lions were left to rue poor finishing after world champions New Zealand won a thrilling first Test 30-15 in Auckland.

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Commanding win for New Zealand as they take first Test over the Lions

All Blacks 30, Lions 15: Simon Lewis talks through the moments that mattered as the All Blacks see off the Lions, writes Simon Lewis.

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Lewis Hamilton preparing for tough weekend in Baku

Lewis Hamilton fears he faces an uphill task to land his Mercedes on pole position for the Azerbaijan Grand Prix following Friday's troubled practice.

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Twitter reacts to the Lions defeat against the All Blacks

Lions 15, All Blacks 30: The British and Irish Lions have been defeated by New Zealand in their first test at Eden Park in Auckland.

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Live updates: British & Irish Lions take on All Blacks at Eden Park

The British & Irish Lions are taking on the All Blacks at Eden Park in New Zealand today.

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Ireland make it three wins from three with decisive win over Japan

Japan 13, Ireland 35: An inexperienced Irish squad made it three wins from three to wrap up their summer tour with another decisive win.

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Scotland fail to finish summer tour unbeaten with 27-22 loss to Fiji

Fiji 27, Scotland 22: Scotland's mission to finish their summer tour unbeaten failed as they lost 27-22 to Fiji in Suva.

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Padraig Harrington in running for Travelers Championship

Padraig Harrington is right in contention going into the weekend at the Travelers Championship.

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Howard Webb warns players they could be punished immediately for diving under video system

Howard Webb says diving players will run the risk of "immediate punishment" under the introduction of the Video Assistant Referee system.

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Rob Howley urges Lions squad to savour atmosphere around Auckland despite restaurant incident

Rob Howley has told the British and Irish Lions squad to "enjoy the atmosphere" around a packed Auckland in the build-up to the first All Blacks Test.

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Cork win again. Here’s how tonight’s Airtricity League games finished

Cork City remain 18 points clear at the top of the Airtricity League Premier Division.

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Aidan O'Brien had a good day at Royal Ascot today

Drawing a blank on the first day of Royal Ascot is just a distant memory for trainer Aidan O'Brien after Caravaggio and Winter provided him with a magnificent Group ...

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Joe Ward through to third Euro final after leaving opponent in tears mid-fight

Ward is through to his third European Boxing Championships final in seven years, where he will bid for a third gold medal.

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Turn 8 is proving a little too narrow for some at the Azerbaijan Grand Prix

This could cause some problems throughout the weekend.

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British number three Dan Evans tests positive for cocaine

The 27-year-old called an impromptu press conference at the Novotel hotel in London.

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Conor McGregor's new movement training ahead of the Floyd Mayweather fight is rather unique

Will this help McGregor in the boxing ring?

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Southampton appoint Mauricio Pellegrino as new manager

Pellegrino has been appointed as the new Southampton manager on a three-year deal.

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Cricket is Ireland's biggest export since Riverdance, says CEO

"Cricket is arguably representative of the new Ireland like no other sport."

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Fans scammed out of €5,500 for Mayweather–McGregor tickets

Dana White has warned fans not to be scammed by sites purporting to sell tickets for the megabucks fight.

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Mike Ashley offloads Rangers shares

The news comes just two days after Rangers chairman Dave King brokered a peace pact with the Sports Direct chief.

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Monaco midfielder: Potential Man United move 'very tempting'

The 23-year-old has been linked with a move away from the principality.

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Leigh Griffiths: Rangers chief's claims about Celtic are 'ludicrous'

Griffiths has told Rangers chairman Dave King he is talking nonsense.

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Tim Sherwood: 'John Terry won't feel like he's going to a smaller club at Aston Villa'

Sherwood has told John Terry he will not be going to a smaller club if he heads for Villa Park.

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One month on from dream Old Trafford debut, Man United prospect switches to PNE for free

His first game for United has proved his last.

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Westmeath centre-back ruled out for Dublin game after serious knee injury

Dublin will be without star forward Diarmuid Connolly, who is serving a 12-week suspension.

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Lionel Messi makes offer to pay additional fine to avoid jail sentence

The fine-for-time deal was presented by Messi's lawyers to the judge who will rule on whether to suspend his sentence.

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Over 4,000 Huddersfield fans will get to attend Premier League matches for a fiver per game

Their chairman is honouring a promise made in 2010.

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‘My God, I love Manchester United’: Damien Duff reveals how the move to his club fell through

Duff met Alex Ferguson about a potential move in 2002, the same year as the World Cup.

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Frank de Boer 'very excited' about Crystal Palace management role, says twin brother

The Eagles look set to be closing in on their next new boss following the surprise resignation of Sam Allardyce.

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Community Shield proceeds to be donated to Grenfell Tower fire victims

Both clubs involved have donated their club match fee to the Grenfell Tower support fund.

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Celtic reject ticket allocation for potential Linfield game

The game has been delayed from the originally scheduled July 11 or 12 clash.

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Ex-Ireland international considering wrongful dismissal claim against Huddersfield

Huddersfield will play in the top flight for the first time in 45 years next season.

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Waterford star banned for hurling qualifier

It follows an incident during last Sunday’s Munster SHC semi-final defeat to Cork in Thurles.

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Éamonn Fitzmaurice: Kerry share Cork’s disappointment over Páirc Uí Chaoimh delay

The disappointment on Leeside that Páirc Uí Chaoimh will not be ready for the Munster football final is shared in the Kingdom.

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Late try saves Wales from Samoa defeat

Steffan Evans' late try snatched the dramatic win for Wales.

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