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# Down but not out

Last year
Bale: I'll continue playing for Wales as long as I'm wanted
‘It’s a difficult moment now but we go again in March,’ said the Welsh skipper.
Branagan's withering remarks on lack of winning mentality 'hasn’t got inside' the Down camp
Barry O’Hagan confirmed a number of players have departed James McCartan’s panel ahead of the Tailteann Cup.
All time
Ireland 7s fall to second defeat in Tokyo against impressive USA side
Ireland were beaten 19-17 by the USA in their second Pool C game.
'I was just so down. It was the most upsetting part of my career, to be totally honest'
Having put the Ukraine heartbreak behind her, Ireland star Denise O’Sullivan feels ‘anything can happen’ against Germany.
Ancelotti capable of working anywhere 'at the top level' after Napoli sacking, says Lampard
The Arsenal-linked manager will return to the top echelon of football, according to Frank Lampard.
'We're on a bit of a journey at the moment and this is only a stopping point on it'
Galway manager Tim Rabbitt reflects on his side’s All-Ireland final defeat at the hands of Dublin.
Aged 55, Down All-Ireland winner Mickey Linden rolls back the years with incredible score
The former All-Star showed age is just a number with a fine score off the bench for Mayobridge.
'I couldn’t be prouder of them. I’m sure they’re going to bounce back again' - Donoghue
The Galway manager heaped praise on Limerick and didn’t draw on any excuses following their one-point defeat.
'We had high hopes coming into it and we fell short, so it's very disappointing'
Ireland captain Caelan Doris was left dejected as his side came up just short of beating France in Perpignan.
'This certainly doesn't rule us out of any World Cup. We'll come back fighting in June'
Katie McCabe says last night’s defeat to Netherlands, as damaging as it was, will be a learning curve for her side.
'Good atmospheres and bums on seats would be high up my list of World Cup priorities'
Rory Best says we should be proud of the Irish bid even if it falls short.
'We know it's a difficult game, Moldova are a good team that cause problems'
Shane Duffy says Ireland must secure a win against Moldova on Friday before a crucial meeting with Wales in Cardiff.
Improvements made but Ireland's World Cup hopes take a major hit as 10-man Serbia claim narrow win
Martin O’Neill’s side were handed their first defeat of the current qualifying campaign in Dublin.
10-man Sligo earn valuable point as battle against relegation continues
Limerick were held by Ger Lyttle’s men at Markets Field.
Theresa May says she'll form minority government with 'friends and allies' in the DUP
May has acted swiftly to agree a deal that will see her return as Prime Minister.
Down by 14 points with 65 seconds left, Nevada produced a comeback for the ages
New Mexico will be working on their free-throws this week, you’d imagine.
A year after their Top Gear walkout, its former stars are having no trouble raising cash
Facebook and Hailo’s backers have invested in a new Clarkson-Hammond-May project.
'We've got to take it on the chin' - Donal Óg on Clare defeat to Waterford
Cusack confident players will respond well as the Banner begin preparation for qualifiers.
'We'll be fighting in this championship' - Davy's vow that Clare will respond
Clare head to the qualifiers after meeting a superior force.
'Look it's still February, I wouldn't be panicking' - Ryan calm after Tipp loss
Tipperary lost out against Kilkenny yesterday after two late goals by Kevin Kelly.
O'Connell left looking towards Scotland after giving 'a leg up' to Wales
The centurion and captain bemoaned the early glut of penalties conceded as a crucial part of Ireland’s loss.
Rural Ireland: 'The life has gone out of it. Even 20 or 30 jobs would give the place a lift'
A short documentary shows how the people of Ballydehob are dealing with unemployment and emigration.