From number 33 to the first defender: How Jonny Cooper bounced back from 2012 snub to become a Dublin legend

A LEINSTER quarter-final against Louth. Back where it all started for Jonny Cooper in 2012. Independent.ie – Sport RSS Feed  More...

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By James Mackanzie On Friday, May 24th, 2019
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Sean O’Brien denied final farewell as Sexton and Kearney return to Leinster team for PRO14 decider

Sean O’Brien has been denied a final Leinster appearance after being ruled out of the PRO14 final against Glasgow through injury. Independent.ie – Sport RSS Feed  More...

By James Mackanzie On Friday, May 24th, 2019
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‘It’s an injury the doc has never seen’ – Ireland goalkeeper Travers ruled out after training ground injury

Mark Travers is out of Ireland’s Euro 2020 qualifiers with Denmark and Gibraltar after suffering a hand injury in Portugal. Independent.ie – Sport RSS Feed  More...

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Rúaidhrí O’Connor: ‘Most fans wouldn’t recognise the most powerful man in Irish rugby – and he won’t mind one bit’

Chances are, David Nucifora could have walked through the RDS last Saturday with most fans oblivious to his influence. Independent.ie – Sport RSS Feed  More...

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Rúaidhrí O’Connor: ‘Most fans wouldn’t recognise one of Irish rugby’s most powerful men – and he won’t mind one bit’

Chances are, David Nucifora could have walked through the RDS last Saturday with most fans oblivious to his influence. Independent.ie – Sport RSS Feed  More...

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Niall Quinn takes key role in Irish football’s power play – ex-Ireland star to meet with FAI and Shane Ross

Niall Quinn is taking a central role in Irish football’s power play after committing to discussions with both Shane Ross and Noel Mooney. Independent.ie – Sport RSS Feed  More...

By James Mackanzie On Thursday, May 23rd, 2019
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Cooney, Beirne and Fardy make PRO14 Dream Team for second year in-a-row as Irish provinces claim seven spots

Seven players representing Irish provinces have been included in the PRO14 Dream Team for the 2018/19 season. Independent.ie – Sport RSS Feed  More...

By James Mackanzie On Thursday, May 23rd, 2019
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Mayo name starting 15 for Saturday’s Connacht SFC semi clash with Roscommon

Mayo manager James Horan has named his starting 15 for Saturday’s Connacht Senior Football Championship semi-final clash with Roscommon. Independent.ie – Sport RSS Feed  More...

By James Mackanzie On Thursday, May 23rd, 2019
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Ewan MacKenna: ‘Kildare and Meath are seeing a big population boom, but an obvious obstacle still stands in their way’

“Ah no, ah no,” Kevin McStay cried from his commentary position high in the Hogan Stand. “Look it,” he added, “if you know the game, how could you call a free at 14-all with seconds More...

By James Mackanzie On Thursday, May 23rd, 2019
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‘Lower than anything I’ve ever had on a football field. It was horrific’- Niall Quinn on ‘trick or treat’ chant in Windsor Park

Former Republic of Ireland striker Niall Quinn’s toughest memory in sport was when the Northern Ireland crowd chanted ‘trick or treat’ in reference to the Greysteel massacre during the 1993 World More...