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# hometown-hero - Friday 6 April, 2018

CJ Stander will captain Munster tomorrow in his hometown of George
# Proud Day
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# Proud Day

CJ Stander will captain Munster tomorrow in his hometown of George

Apr 6th 2018, 12:12 PM 18,559 Views 11 Comments

The 28-year-old leads a Munster team featuring 10 changes from last weekend.

# hometown-hero - Sunday 8 October, 2017

Hometown hero Crolla defeats Burns in grueling 12 round contest
# Battle
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# Battle

Hometown hero Crolla defeats Burns in grueling 12 round contest

Oct 8th 2017, 10:16 AM 3,976 Views 6 Comments

Hometown favourite Crolla outpointed Burns over 12 close rounds at the Manchester Arena.

# hometown-hero - Sunday 18 June, 2017

Paddy Barnes takes WBO European flyweight title in just his third professional bout
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# Hometown Hero

Paddy Barnes takes WBO European flyweight title in just his third professional bout

Jun 18th 2017, 12:03 AM 7,562 Views 11 Comments

Barnes now claims a top-15 ranking after a majority decision result in Belfast.

# hometown-hero - Monday 21 December, 2015

Former Irish international defender commits his future to Cork City
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# Hometown Hero

Former Irish international defender commits his future to Cork City

Dec 21st 2015, 11:39 AM 10,562 Views 2 Comments

Alan Bennett has signed a new two-year deal.

# hometown-hero - Saturday 15 August, 2015

'This was not my decision' - Andy Lee breaks silence after title fight moved from Limerick to Manchester
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# Hometown Hero

'This was not my decision' - Andy Lee breaks silence after title fight moved from Limerick to Manchester

Aug 15th 2015, 10:20 AM 26,124 Views 32 Comments

‘Nothing will stop me from winning this fight.”‘

# hometown-hero - Saturday 31 May, 2014

Shay Given spent his Friday night at Donegal county training
# Star Quality
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# Star Quality

Shay Given spent his Friday night at Donegal county training

May 31st 2014, 12:01 AM 10,529 Views 5 Comments

He didn’t keep a clean sheet, but he did pose for at least one selfie.

# hometown-hero - Wednesday 19 December, 2012

Hopefully I'm going to win a few Irish Opens in my career - Rory McIlroy
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Hopefully I'm going to win a few Irish Opens in my career - Rory McIlroy

Dec 19th 2012, 1:39 PM 896 Views 3 Comments

The world number one has targeted multiple titles in front of home crowds in Ireland.