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#Close Call

# close-call - Saturday 18 October, 2014

From The Score 5 talking points as All-Ireland finalists Castlebar defend Mayo crown against Ballintubber Close Call

5 talking points as All-Ireland finalists Castlebar defend Mayo crown against Ballintubber

Since 2009 Castlebar and Ballintuber will have made six county final appearances between them in the five years.

# close-call - Monday 22 September, 2014

From The Daily Edge Luckiest cyclist in Russia has insanely close call with car and lorry Close Call

# close-call - Thursday 4 September, 2014

Homeless man in Athlone escapes being tipped into bin truck

Staff at the waste management company had been instructed to check in every bin before emptying it and a worker spotted him asleep inside one.

# close-call - Monday 25 August, 2014

From The Score This cricket commentary booth was almost destroyed by a rogue projectile Close Call

This cricket commentary booth was almost destroyed by a rogue projectile

Mitchell Johnson’s six nearly blew out this commentary box window.

# close-call - Thursday 24 July, 2014

Turns out Earth survived near-miss from a solar storm back in 2012

Modern civilization could have been “knocked back to the 18th century.”

# close-call - Sunday 29 June, 2014

From The Daily Edge Insanely lucky pedestrian narrowly avoids falling crane Close Call

# close-call - Wednesday 26 March, 2014

From The Score 14-man Antrim push Armagh all the way in Ulster U21 quarter-final Close Call

14-man Antrim push Armagh all the way in Ulster U21 quarter-final

Stevie McDonnell’s side move on to play Donegal in the provincial semis next week.

From The Daily Edge Unbelievable footage shows construction worker’s lucky rescue from raging fire Rescue Me

# close-call - Saturday 22 March, 2014

From The Score Roscommon reach fifth U21 Connacht football final in a row Close Call

Roscommon reach fifth U21 Connacht football final in a row

There was nearly late drama in Sligo but the 2012 champions held on.

# close-call - Tuesday 18 March, 2014

From The Score ‘Christ, here we go again’: Rob Kearney on the nervous TMO wait in Paris Close Call

‘Christ, here we go again’: Rob Kearney on the nervous TMO wait in Paris

The Irish fullback was convinced Damien Chouly’s late score would be allowed.

# close-call - Saturday 8 March, 2014

From The Score Ireland’s Neil Seery gains plaudits but loses points decision on UFC debut Close Call

Ireland’s Neil Seery gains plaudits but loses points decision on UFC debut

The Dubliner took his highly ranked opponent the distance in London this evening.

# close-call - Saturday 15 February, 2014

From The Score Second half showing sees Tipperary beat Waterford in Allianz Hurling Division 1A Close Call

Second half showing sees Tipperary beat Waterford in Allianz Hurling Division 1A

Waterford had dominated the opening period.

# close-call - Monday 3 February, 2014

From The Score Johne Murphy determined to keep Munster on top after missing Ireland’s call Close Call

Johne Murphy determined to keep Munster on top after missing Ireland’s call

The winger was disappointed to miss out on the Irish squad for the Six Nations but is channelling his energies towards the Pro12.

# close-call - Saturday 28 December, 2013

From The Score 19 shots off target but Dzeko makes one count as City pip Palace League Leaders This post contains videos

19 shots off target but Dzeko makes one count as City pip Palace

Manuel Pellegrini’s side have climbed to the Premier League summit after a nervy home win.

# close-call - Saturday 23 November, 2013

From The Score Painful memories of blowing a 21-7 lead against the All Blacks Flashback

Painful memories of blowing a 21-7 lead against the All Blacks

David Wallace recalls a harrowing defeat against New Zealand that marked Richie McCaw’s Test debut.

# close-call - Friday 22 November, 2013

From The Score If Sexton wasn’t fit, Jackson would have started – Joe Schmidt Close Call

If Sexton wasn’t fit, Jackson would have started – Joe Schmidt

The Ireland coach admits that the Ulster out-half is unlucky to miss out, with versatility needed on the bench.

# close-call - Tuesday 5 November, 2013

From The Daily Edge Skydivers record terrifying collision between two planes Close Call

Skydivers record terrifying collision between two planes

Two planes collided at 12,000 feet and incredibly, everyone survived.

# close-call - Saturday 19 October, 2013

From The Score ‘We got out of jail’ admits O’Connor as Leinster survive late scare Close Call

‘We got out of jail’ admits O’Connor as Leinster survive late scare

Former Ulster player Pedrie Wannenburg looked to have clinched a late point when he touched down near the Leinster line.

# close-call - Sunday 6 October, 2013

From The Score Watch this terrifying American Le Mans Series crash Woah

Watch this terrifying American Le Mans Series crash

Fortunately, nobody was hurt in the high-speed incident.

# close-call - Monday 9 September, 2013

From The Daily Edge WATCH: Crazy compilation of close-calls with trucks Keep On Truckin'

# close-call - Friday 30 August, 2013

Close call for minister and senator as large branch misses them by inches at Dáil

Minister of State Joe Costello, Fine Gael Senator Paul Coghlan and his brother Michael Coghlan were standing under the tree when a large branch fell.

# close-call - Wednesday 24 July, 2013

From The Daily Edge Diver has luckiest escape ever after whale almost eats him Swim Away! This post contains videos

Diver has luckiest escape ever after whale almost eats him

We’re going to need a bigger… everything.

# close-call - Tuesday 23 July, 2013

Eight injured as plane lands nose-first in New York

The plane carrying 150 people collapsed on landing at La Guardia airport.

# close-call - Sunday 21 July, 2013

From The Score Relive the closest finish in Tour de France history Close Call This post contains videos

Relive the closest finish in Tour de France history

Just 8 seconds seperated Greg LeMond and Laurent Fignon after 3285km of racing.

# close-call - Thursday 13 June, 2013

From The Score Ireland U20s’ semi-final dreams dashed by mighty New Zealand Close Call

Ireland U20s’ semi-final dreams dashed by mighty New Zealand

Mike Ruddock’s men staged a late fightback but went down fighting at the Junior World Championships.

# close-call - Friday 24 May, 2013

From The Score Did an Irishman just produce the greatest finish in the history of motor racing? Close Call This post contains videos

# close-call - Thursday 29 November, 2012

Enda Kenny ‘egged’ at UCD

The protesters missed though.

# close-call - Sunday 11 November, 2012

From The Score Ulster Bank League: Lansdowne stay top as they return to winning ways in Clontarf Club Rugby

Ulster Bank League: Lansdowne stay top as they return to winning ways in Clontarf

A second-half comeback gave Mike Ruddock’s side the victory while Garryowen stayed in touch with a win over Shannon.

# close-call - Friday 28 September, 2012

From The Score PRO12 Report: Ulster obliterate Cardiff Blues with seven-try salvo Inspired

PRO12 Report: Ulster obliterate Cardiff Blues with seven-try salvo

There were two tries apiece for Tommy Bowe and Nick Williams on an emotional night at Cardiff Arms Park.

# close-call - Monday 6 August, 2012

From The Score Annalise Murphy: I’ll work so hard and hopefully be ready to win at Rio 2016 Close Call

Annalise Murphy: I’ll work so hard and hopefully be ready to win at Rio 2016

The Laser Radial competitor fought back the tears after she finished just outside of the Olympic medals.

# close-call - Sunday 1 July, 2012

From The Score ‘I was very nervous,’ admits relieved Andy Murray Close Call This post contains videos

‘I was very nervous,’ admits relieved Andy Murray

The Scot also revealed that his knee was “a little bit sore” following last night’s match.

# close-call - Saturday 23 June, 2012

From The Score Pride: England draw some comfort from South African tour Close Call

Pride: England draw some comfort from South African tour

Stuart Lancaster’s side came close to winning in Johannesburg, but must settle for 14 apiece.

# close-call - Wednesday 25 January, 2012

From The Score WATCH: roof collapses over kids’ ice-rink Close Shave This post contains videos

WATCH: roof collapses over kids’ ice-rink

The roof began to creak as a group of Slovakian children warmed up for hockey, and took little time to fall through.

# close-call - Friday 23 December, 2011

From The Daily Edge Video: Terrifying footage of jackknifing truck on Russian road Close Call This post contains videos

Video: Terrifying footage of jackknifing truck on Russian road

These Russian drivers had a very lucky escape…

# close-call - Friday 4 November, 2011

Asteroid to pass between the earth and the moon

It is bigger than an aircraft carrier – but it won’t hit the earth, scientists promise.

# close-call - Sunday 11 September, 2011

From The Score McCloskey edges Prescott in tight contest Close Call

McCloskey edges Prescott in tight contest

“A rematch will be huge” says Amir Khan after the Dungiven man’s points victory over Bredis Prescott.

# close-call - Friday 26 August, 2011

From The Daily Edge Video: Boy survives being caught by train in Sydney Close Call This post contains videos

Video: Boy survives being caught by train in Sydney

CCTV footage shows the boy did not manage to clear the tracks before the train rushed through the Sydney station.