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Post match reaction from Thomond Park as Connacht win a controversial game over Munster

Barry McNamee scored a stunning goal for the hosts, to which Ole Erik Midtskogen responded accordingly, and it finished 1-1.

An entertaining game at the RDS saw Leinster take control in the second half.

The Students move a point clear of second-placed Shelbourne, for now anyway.

The newly-crowned Premier League champions came from behind twice to win 4-3.

'The county players threatened to strike, we have a nuclear option too and we’ll be pressing that button if needs be. We’re going as far as we possibly can to get common sense prevailing.' @SarsfieldsCC 

The win moves Clancy’s newly-promoted side into fourth place while the Saints remain in second place.


'What happened the team bus before the game?' Mick McCarthy: 'It broke down.' 'Can you expand on that?' MM: 'It wouldn't go any further'.

One reader suggested this to us and we think it's a great idea. #ThanksPaulie 

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Roy Keane on West Ham co-owner David Gold saying he hopes Declan Rice becomes a "strong England defender": “It's going to be pretty difficult if he's Irish – and he is Irish. He plays for Ireland."

Magic. Dublin's Kevin McManamon leads Smithfield with a powerful rendition of 'The Rare Auld Times' at the All-Ireland homecoming earlier

A night to remember for Aaron Greene's son, Jack. After watching his dad play for @ShamrockRovers  against AC Milan, he's going home with Zlatan Ibrahimovic's shirt as a souvenir (📷 @Inphosports )

Ten years ago, @bfcdublin  was close to bankruptcy. Now, as a central part of the Phibsborough community, Bohs are "building not just a team, but building a club".


John Kavanagh says @TheNotoriousMMA  is still training twice daily with UFC 200 in mind

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You will have to speak up, it is hard to hear you with so many trophies in the cabinet .

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