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Cork City must wait to be crowned champions

soccer-aThe champagne is on ice for Cork City managed by Roscommon native John Caufield as they must wait to be crowned League of Ireland Premier Division champions. Shamrock Rovers made it six wins in-a-row with a 3-1 victory over the champions in waiting at Tallaght. Dundalk hammered St Pat’s 6-nil. Finn Harps are out of the relegation […]

Friday night was a busy night of FAI Cup action

soccer1-aNon-league Bluebell United have pulled off the shock of the night in the Irish Daily Mail FAI Cup.  Shane Stritch got the winner in their 1-nil victory at First Division Cabinteely as they advanced to the quarters. Former Ireland international Keith Fahey was sent-off for Bluebell after receiving two yellow cards. The Cup dream ended for […]

Stephen Kenny signs new contract with Dundalk

soccer-aFormer Longford Town manager Stephen Kenny will be staying in charge of Dundalk until the end of the 2020 season. The 2016 Philips Sport Manager of the Year has put pen to paper on a new contract at Oriel Park. Since taking over in 2012, he’s brought the Lilywhites to the group stages of the […]

Sporting Column: We’ve had Roy of the Rovers.Time for a GAA version

roy-of-the-rovers-cropRoy of the Rovers is a comic strip that first appeared in 1954. It featured Roy Race playing for Melchester Rovers. A normal uneventful season of midtable mediocrity was unkown for Roy. Dramatic storylines were the trademark of the character with cup winning goals, escaping kidnapping to play for his country and even a helicopter […]

Soccer Saturday duo challenged to Commentate on All-Ireland Football Final

jeffJeff Stelling and Chris Kamara, two of the most recognisable faces in soccer punditry, travelled the length and breadth of Ireland in a bid to understand how grassroots GAA clubs fuel the county championships. Their journey was documented as part of a mini-series to be released exclusively across AIB’s social channels. That trip that saw […]

Bray Wanderers’ entire playing staff have placed themselves on the transfer list

soccer-aBray Wanderers’ entire playing staff have announced that they are placing themselves on the transfer list with immediate effect. They have released a statement through the PFAI, claiming that they are currently without job security due to the ongoing financial difficulties at the club. The players say they have yet to receive guarantees that their […]

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