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# Fallout

This week
17th September 2023 - 22nd September 2023
'I wasn't anything part of any reviews or decision-making process'
Interim Ireland head coach Eileen Gleeson insists she had no part to play in Vera Pauw departure as she praises ‘great group of girls’ in squad.
This year
'He's out of his depth... He's been found out now. He's had enough time in the job'
Former Ireland international Damien Delaney doesn’t hold back on manager Stephen Kenny following defeat to Greece.
GAA partisans should not try to take moral high ground on diving
Cynical play is not restricted to soccer.
US Soccer crisis deepens as top team officials quit
Sporting Director Earnie Stewart is leaving to join PSV Eindhoven and General Manager Brian McBride has stood down from his role.
Last year
Argentina and Netherlands charged by Fifa over fiery player confrontations
Spanish referee Antonio Mateu Lahoz issued 18 yellows cards in total at the Lusail Stadium.
Manchester United release statement in wake of Ronaldo claims
Meanwhile, Jamie Carragher believes the Portugal star ‘wants to be sacked’ by the club.
Conte should have been banned as well says Tuchel
Tuchel has appealed against his one-match ban, but expects to be missing from the bench when Chelsea host Leicester on Saturday.
Hansen: Relationship between New Zealand Rugby and All Blacks 'worst it's ever been'
The former All Blacks head coach also believes Ireland were ‘outstanding’ in claiming a 2-1 series win in New Zealand.
Liverpool fans ‘mistreated and wronged’ in ‘scary’ Champions League final, MPs told
Labour’s shadow culture secretary Lucy Powell has demanded further pressure be put on Uefa.
French sports minister blames Liverpool over final chaos
British MPs have joined calls for a formal investigation.
Mbappe snub leaves Real Madrid reeling as reality of new world order sets in
The La Liga giants thought they had a signing to define an era and the heir to Cristiano Ronaldo.
Greg Norman accuses PGA Tour of ‘bullying’ players
The former world number one has written an open letter to PGA Tour commissioner Jay Monahan.
Michael Masi’s future as F1 race director still in the balance following meeting
Two months since the contentious Abu Dhabi Grand Prix – a race Lewis Hamilton said was ‘manipulated’ – Masi’s fate is yet to be decided.
Ref receives death threat after Bellingham's 'match-fixing' comment
Felix Zwayer was slammed by the England international following Dortmund’s defeat to Bayern Munich last month.
All time
Chambers ‘disappointed’ by IRFU response to players’ letter
The Minister would not be drawn on the possibility of withholding funding from the Union.
'I was disappointed to see how many people jumped down his throat' - Egan and Kenny defend 'vilified' Robinson
The Irish manager and captain are sticking by Callum Robinson, after his comments on the Covid-19 vaccine caused a stir internationally.
Australia threatens to bill New Zealand in rugby row
The All Blacks failed to travel to Perth as scheduled this weekend for the August 28 clash against the Wallabies.
Tyrone Mings calls out British Home Secretary Priti Patel over claim she’s ‘disgusted’ at racist abuse
‘You don’t get to stoke the fire at the beginning of the tournament by labelling our anti-racism message as ‘Gesture Politics’ and then pretend to be disgusted when the very thing we’re campaigning against, happens.’
'If I was a man, this would not have happened' - Pauw not for turning as player row drags on
Tyler Toland remains estranged from the Ireland camp.
Father of Tyler Toland hits back at 'ludicrous' Vera Pauw claims and calls on FAI to intervene
The Ireland boss addressed the Donegal teenager’s long-term international absence on a call with the media on Friday.
'Two-hour trashathon': Parts of British media react angrily to Harry and Meghan's Oprah interview
Broadcaster Piers Morgan was scathing of the couple on Twitter and on breakfast television this morning.
Noel and Valerie Moran's company terminates Gordon Elliott sponsorship deal
eCOMM Merchant Solutions have ended their arrangement with Elliott, while a local GAA club has voiced its support for the trainer.
'It was illegal' - Munster dismiss Harlequins 'rolling around and diving' claims
Ben Healy was left injured by two late hits at Thomond Park.
European clubs chief warns that football is in 'crisis-management' mode
Juventus chairman Andrea Agnelli said football will have a revenue drop of four billion euros in two years.
Trump boasts that Soleimani got 'American justice' as House vote to curb his military moves in Iran
Trump said he had no plans to take further military action.
'Strong possibility' of legal action from First Division clubs following admittance of Rovers 'B'
Clubs have also discussed boycotting games against any ‘B’ sides allowed to compete in the competition.
'Lennox is a clown' - Joshua and heavyweight boxing great Lewis exchange public jabs
‘He’s right!’ Lewis responded to Joshua’s barb. ‘We ARE cut from a different cloth.’
SDLP Brexit spokesperson resigns over partnership with Fianna Fáil
Fianna Fáil and the SDLP announced their policy partnership last month.
'A bit cowardly' - Frankfurt sporting director slams Ozil for Germany retirement
Ozil called time on international duty after Germany’s World Cup exit, citing ‘racism and disrespect.’
Eddy 'surprised' IRFU's decision to turn down Australia tour invite 'became an issue'
The IRFU’s strategic review on the women’s game is still in progress, but is due to be completed before the end of the summer.
'A lot of supporters will not renew their season tickets. Ulster need to explain their decision'
Former out-half Paddy Wallace says Ulster’s decision to sever ties with Paddy Jackson and Stuart Olding was commercially driven.
Ulster and Ireland's Craig Gilroy unavailable for selection amid internal review
Paddy Jackson and Stuart Olding are also subject to similar reviews by rugby officials.
Rugby Europe officials to meet this week to review controversial RWC2019 qualifier
Romanian referee under fire after Belgium’s 18-10 win against Spain.
'My heart breaks for all the women who suffered': Weinstein's wife says she's leaving him
Hilary Clinton and Barack Obama have also come out against the disgraced film producer.
Steve Bannon out of job as Trump's chief strategist
It comes after a huge backlash over Trump’s response to white supremacist violence in Charlottesville, Virginia,
Gardaí begin 'lessons-learnt' review of Jobstown protest investigation
The review will look at key learning points, practices which require improvement, and any other issues of note.
Rio ticketing scandal costs the Olympic Council of Ireland €1.5 million - and it could rise
The organisation published its financial results ahead of the AGM tonight.
'I thought he should be put up into the stand' - Davy Fitz verdict from ex-Cork star
“You just cannot enter the field of play, you cannot be sparring up to opponents, you cannot be shouldering players.”
Ireland face 'nerve-wracking' 6 Nations campaign following Scotland defeat - Kearney
A second loss in the RBS 6 Nations is not an option, says the Ireland full-back.
1986: The levels of radioactive material in Irish water, milk and vegetables following Chernobyl
Arrangements were made to impound any produce which showed unacceptable levels of contamination.