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Today’s News

From The Score Dublin and Donegal’s tactical warfare won’t define the future – Gavin Dubs V Donegal

Dublin and Donegal’s tactical warfare won’t define the future – Gavin

The 2012 and 2013 All-Ireland champions square off against each other in Croke Park on Sunday.

Yesterday’s News

From The Score Dublin blow as Ger Brennan ruled out of All-Ireland semi-final Sidelined

Dublin blow as Ger Brennan ruled out of All-Ireland semi-final

Centre-back will miss Sunday’s showdown against Donegal.

Wednesday 27 August, 2014

From The Score Leinster: ‘We’ve put our best foot forward’ to bring Sexton home Jonny Come Home

Leinster: ‘We’ve put our best foot forward’ to bring Sexton home

CEO Mick Dawson confirms that Leinster have offered Jonny Sexton a four-year deal to take him up to the 2019 Rugby World Cup.

From The Score There was a bit of controversy in today’s sprint finish at the Vuelta Vuelta

There was a bit of controversy in today’s sprint finish at the Vuelta

For the second time in as many days, John Degenkolb was first to the finish line.

From The Score Evans into World Championship last 16 (and he’s up against the world’s best player next) Top Of The Bill

Evans into World Championship last 16 (and he’s up against the world’s best player next)

Dubliner won the last 11 points to beat David Obernosterer 21-7, 21-18 in Copenhagen today.

From The Score Robert Hendrick has won Ireland’s latest medal at the Youth Olympics Youth Olympics

Robert Hendrick has won Ireland’s latest medal at the Youth Olympics

Kildare canoeist wins silver in a tight finish to the C1 Obstacle Slalom.

From The Score Federer plays a ‘tweener’ off opponent’s back, draws a chuckle from new bestie Michael Jordan Goats This post contains videos
From The Score Australia’s McCabe on verge of retirement after fracturing neck for a third time Decision Time

Australia’s McCabe on verge of retirement after fracturing neck for a third time

A specialist has advised the 26-year-old utility back to hang up his boots.

From The Score Flynn: If Donegal go ultra-defensive, we have to be patient enough to find the holes Dubs V Donegal

Flynn: If Donegal go ultra-defensive, we have to be patient enough to find the holes

Paul Flynn is ready for a culture clash when the free-scoring Dubs meet Donegal this weekend.

Tuesday 26 August, 2014

From The Score Ireland’s Dan Martin continued his great start at the Vuelta today Vuelta 2014

Ireland’s Dan Martin continued his great start at the Vuelta today

Martin fourth in the race for the green jersey after the opening four stages in spain.

From The Score Rovers v Dundalk the pick of the FAI Cup quarter-finals – here’s the full draw Path To The Final

Rovers v Dundalk the pick of the FAI Cup quarter-finals – here’s the full draw

The quarter-finals will take place on the weekend of 13/14 September.

From The Score Celtic Manor, St George’s Park confirmed as two of Ireland’s Rugby World Cup bases RWC 2015

Celtic Manor, St George’s Park confirmed as two of Ireland’s Rugby World Cup bases

Ireland open their campaign against Canada at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff on 19 September.

From The Score College football player Shaw injures himself ‘while saving drowning nephew’ Safe Hands

College football player Shaw injures himself ‘while saving drowning nephew’

However, doubts have been cast over Josh Shaw’s story.

From The Score Ireland’s Ciara Ginty wins boxing silver at the Youth Olympics Silver Lining

Ireland’s Ciara Ginty wins boxing silver at the Youth Olympics

Ginty adds silver to go with bronze won by Donegal’s Michael Gallagher in Nanjing.

From The Score Balotelli is ‘trouble’, jokes Rodgers – but warns Super Mario that this could be his last chance Red Redemption

Balotelli is ‘trouble’, jokes Rodgers – but warns Super Mario that this could be his last chance

£16m man watched from the stands last night as a Stevan Jovetic double helped Man City to a 3-1 win over Liverpool.

Sunday 24 August, 2014

From The Score Jonny Wilkinson’s kicking guru tries to teach TheScore.ie a thing or two Can You Kick It?

Jonny Wilkinson’s kicking guru tries to teach TheScore.ie a thing or two

Dave Alred was in Dublin this week — and Niall Kelly went along to learn from one of the world’s best kicking coaches.

From The Score It’s Sunday so here are 9 of our favourite pictures from the past week Snap Happy This post contains images

It’s Sunday so here are 9 of our favourite pictures from the past week

Here’s how the highs and lows of the last seven days looked through a lens.

Saturday 23 August, 2014

From The Score Antrim annihilated as ruthless Clare close in on U21 hurling treble Banner

Antrim annihilated as ruthless Clare close in on U21 hurling treble

All-Ireland champions Clare ran out 27-point winners against Antrim in Semple Stadium this afternoon.

From The Score As it happened: Clare v Antrim, All-Ireland U21 hurling semi-final Minute-by-Minute

As it happened: Clare v Antrim, All-Ireland U21 hurling semi-final

Could underdogs Antrim cause Clare any trouble as they bid for a third straight title? We had minute-by-minute updates.

From The Score Should JBM come back for another shot with Cork next year? Ronan Curran says yes One More Year

Should JBM come back for another shot with Cork next year? Ronan Curran says yes

“If Jimmy wants to do it himself then I think he should be allowed to take it on for a few more years.”

From The Score O’Neill: We don’t want to stop Dublin making money – we want to bring others up to their level Money Talks

O’Neill: We don’t want to stop Dublin making money – we want to bring others up to their level

“There has to be some sort of thought put into a possible realignment of finance.”

From The Score Phil Mickelson tried a ‘Lefty special’ from the hospitality tents yesterday Grandstand Approach This post contains videos

Friday 22 August, 2014

From The Score ‘It’s great to be recognised as a dancer’ – Kerry minor Tomas Ó Sé on his two loves Toe Tap This post contains videos

‘It’s great to be recognised as a dancer’ – Kerry minor Tomas Ó Sé on his two loves

See the full interview with Ó Sé on Thank GAA It’s Friday, tonight on RTÉ 2 at 8.30pm.

From The Score Ireland’s top tennis player is one win away from the US Open main draw American Dream

Ireland’s top tennis player is one win away from the US Open main draw

James McGee faces Ze Zhang in New York later today.

From The Score ‘Pre-season friendly’ obviously means something different to this NFL player Ring My Bell
From The Score Jack Grealish named in Ireland U21 squad despite senior uncertainty Rising Stars

Jack Grealish named in Ireland U21 squad despite senior uncertainty

“He’s happy to play for us at this time and we’re happy to accommodate him,” says Noel King.

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From The Score The LMA has apologised for its Malky Mackay ‘banter’ apology Omnishambles

The LMA has apologised for its Malky Mackay ‘banter’ apology

“The LMA remains absolutely aware of our responsibility… to promote and uphold the highest standards of behaviour.”

From The Score Racing Métro have offered Jonny Sexton a new four-year deal in Paris Le Jonny

Racing Métro have offered Jonny Sexton a new four-year deal in Paris

Sexton’s young son Luca could be the French out-half in 20 years if he stays, Racing coach Laurent Labit joked.

From The Score O’Neill ready for serious business of qualifiers after ‘the longest build-up imaginable’ Road To France

O’Neill ready for serious business of qualifiers after ‘the longest build-up imaginable’

Plenty of decisions for Ireland boss to mull over before his squad meets up in Malahide next week.

Thursday 21 August, 2014

From The Score £12m Southampton move is Shane Long’s time to shine – O’Neill Centre Stage

£12m Southampton move is Shane Long’s time to shine – O’Neill

“You’re a centre-forward, set yourself a proper target and go for it.”

From The Score It’s gold again for unstoppable Jason Smyth at the European Paralympics Mine's A Double

It’s gold again for unstoppable Jason Smyth at the European Paralympics

“Delighted” Orla Barry takes discus silver on another medal-heavy day for Ireland in Swansea.

From The Score Johnston: Cricket’s Girls in Green deserve every bit of success The Slog Sweep

Johnston: Cricket’s Girls in Green deserve every bit of success

Departing women’s cricket coach Trent Johnston says the opportunity to work in his native Australia was “too good to pass up.”

From The Score Ireland or England? Jack Grealish is considering options, says Martin O’Neill Party With Marty

Ireland or England? Jack Grealish is considering options, says Martin O’Neill

The young Aston Villa playmaker can still switch to the country of his birth.

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From The Score Martin O’Neill names 36-man squad for Oman friendly and Euro 2016 opener COYBIG

Martin O’Neill names 36-man squad for Oman friendly and Euro 2016 opener

Ireland face Oman on 3 September before travelling to Tbilisi four days later.

From The Score Home or away? Jonny Sexton says he’s ‘pretty much’ decided on his future Paris Match

Home or away? Jonny Sexton says he’s ‘pretty much’ decided on his future

Ireland out-half targets silverware as he sets out on his second season with Top 14 giants Racing Métro.

Tuesday 19 August, 2014

From The Score Coutinho in, Alves dropped as Dunga cleans house before first Brazil friendlies Selecao

Coutinho in, Alves dropped as Dunga cleans house before first Brazil friendlies

Shattered Seleção begin to rebuild following their nightmare World Cup exit.

Wednesday 30 July, 2014

From The Score James O’Donoghue: ‘No mad science’ behind my Cork masterclass King Maker

James O’Donoghue: ‘No mad science’ behind my Cork masterclass

James O’Donoghue knows that Kerry had a lot to prove this summer but they’re starting to answer those questions.

Tuesday 29 July, 2014

From The Score English cricketer banned from wearing pro-Gaza wristbands during match Gaza

English cricketer banned from wearing pro-Gaza wristbands during match

Moeen Ali wore “Save Gaza” and “Free Palestine” wristbands during England’s Test against India yesterday.

From The Score A Jamaican not named Usain Bolt won 100m gold at the Commonwealth Games last night Glasgow 2014 This post contains videos
From The Score Reilly slams GAA player abuse – ‘When it turns personal and nasty, it is wrong’ Harsh Words

Reilly slams GAA player abuse – ‘When it turns personal and nasty, it is wrong’

The Meath captain has had some “interesting conversations” since their 16-point defeat against Dublin.

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