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# talisman - Tuesday 5 January, 2021

Connacht hoping Aki recovers from knee issue for crucial Munster clash
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Connacht hoping Aki recovers from knee issue for crucial Munster clash

Jan 5th 2021, 1:51 PM 5,268 Views 2 Comments

The Ireland centre has been absent over the past two weekends.

# talisman - Tuesday 29 December, 2020

Madigan says Ulster's players understand Coetzee's decision to leave
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Madigan says Ulster's players understand Coetzee's decision to leave

Dec 29th 2020, 6:00 AM 6,054 Views 2 Comments

The South African will join the Blue Bulls next summer.

# talisman - Tuesday 17 November, 2020

Bonner wants more protection from referees for Donegal's Murphy
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Bonner wants more protection from referees for Donegal's Murphy

Nov 17th 2020, 11:23 AM 7,156 Views 2 Comments

‘Michael is a big strong lad and he comes in for special treatment,’ said Declan Bonner.

# talisman - Monday 2 November, 2020

Coetzee absence makes Cooney and McCloskey returns timely for Ulster
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Coetzee absence makes Cooney and McCloskey returns timely for Ulster

Nov 2nd 2020, 7:00 AM 5,548 Views 8 Comments

Dan McFarland’s men are away to Cardiff Blues in the Pro14 this evening.

# talisman - Monday 26 October, 2020

Klopp impressed with Liverpool response to being without Virgil van Dijk
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Klopp impressed with Liverpool response to being without Virgil van Dijk

Oct 26th 2020, 5:18 PM 9,193 Views 2 Comments

The central defender faces several months out due to a knee injury.

# talisman - Saturday 3 October, 2020

'He's got genuine belief, Bundee. That's something other players feed off'
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'He's got genuine belief, Bundee. That's something other players feed off'

Oct 3rd 2020, 8:15 PM 10,984 Views 5 Comments

Connacht boss Andy Friend was pleased with how his side sorted out their discipline against Glasgow.

# talisman - Tuesday 15 September, 2020

Aubameyang keen to leave legacy after signing new Arsenal deal
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Aubameyang keen to leave legacy after signing new Arsenal deal

Sep 15th 2020, 7:01 PM 6,579 Views 1 Comment

The Gabon international has scored 72 goals in 111 games across all competitions for the club.

Talismanic back row Coetzee an injury doubt for Ulster's trip to Toulouse
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Talismanic back row Coetzee an injury doubt for Ulster's trip to Toulouse

Sep 15th 2020, 5:18 PM 5,926 Views 8 Comments

The South African carried injury niggles into last weekend’s Pro14 final.

# talisman - Thursday 3 September, 2020

Talismanic Henderson 'a big loss' as Ulster prepare for Edinburgh trip
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Talismanic Henderson 'a big loss' as Ulster prepare for Edinburgh trip

Sep 3rd 2020, 6:30 AM 5,977 Views 3 Comments

The Scottish club are aiming to reach their first-ever Pro14 final.

# talisman - Friday 6 December, 2019

'He understands rugby mortality more than most' - Coetzee shining for Ulster
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'He understands rugby mortality more than most' - Coetzee shining for Ulster

Dec 6th 2019, 1:00 AM 5,048 Views 13 Comments

The South African was denied his shot at the World Cup but has bounced back once again with his province.

# talisman - Friday 6 September, 2019

Bale rescues faltering Wales at home to Azerbaijan
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Bale rescues faltering Wales at home to Azerbaijan

Sep 6th 2019, 10:22 PM 10,132 Views 5 Comments

Wales just about did enough to beat Azerbaijan on Friday, with Gareth Bale scoring the winner in the 85th minute after a poor showing.

# talisman - Saturday 3 August, 2019

'There was a middle part of my career where I had to step back and realise I wasn't enjoying it'
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'There was a middle part of my career where I had to step back and realise I wasn't enjoying it'

Aug 3rd 2019, 7:00 AM 28,902 Views 30 Comments

Ahead of this evening’s crunch Super 8s clash against Donegal, we caught up with Mayo star Aidan O’Shea.

# talisman - Wednesday 29 May, 2019

'Only if someone clumps him' - McCarthy doubts Champions League will affect Eriksen
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'Only if someone clumps him' - McCarthy doubts Champions League will affect Eriksen

May 29th 2019, 5:30 PM 5,663 Views 4 Comments

Denmark’s kingpin is playing against Liverpool just six days before facing Ireland.

# talisman - Saturday 17 November, 2018

Pollard stars as South Africa down Scotland at Murrayfield
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Pollard stars as South Africa down Scotland at Murrayfield

Nov 17th 2018, 8:05 PM 11,210 Views 4 Comments

The 24-year-old kicked 13 points and notched a try during Saturday’s game.

# talisman - Saturday 20 October, 2018

Barca concern ahead of Clasico as Messi injured in win over Sevilla
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Barca concern ahead of Clasico as Messi injured in win over Sevilla

Oct 20th 2018, 10:03 PM 7,242 Views 5 Comments

After creating one goal and scoring another, Lionel Messi was replaced in the first half of Barcelona’s 4-2 victory.

# talisman - Thursday 4 October, 2018

Wales captain Bale named to face Spain and Ireland after shaking off groin strain
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Wales captain Bale named to face Spain and Ireland after shaking off groin strain

Oct 4th 2018, 1:58 PM 1,851 Views 1 Comment

The Real Madrid superstar has been included by Ryan Giggs, having missed Tuesday night’s Champions League game.

# talisman - Monday 6 February, 2017

Parisse ready to shrug off neck concern ahead of Ireland clash
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Parisse ready to shrug off neck concern ahead of Ireland clash

Feb 6th 2017, 9:03 PM 4,509 Views 7 Comments

The focal point of Italy’s game will be in place this weekend.

# talisman - Sunday 5 February, 2017

Dembele sprung from the bench to rescue Celtic with fabulous second half hat-trick
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Dembele sprung from the bench to rescue Celtic with fabulous second half hat-trick

Feb 5th 2017, 3:07 PM 8,019 Views 7 Comments

The French striker’s third was pretty special as the Hoops made it 29 matches unbeaten with a 5-2 win.

# talisman - Wednesday 13 April, 2016

'He's a freak of nature, we're blessed to have him' - Aidan O'Shea on Diarmuid O'Connor
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'He's a freak of nature, we're blessed to have him' - Aidan O'Shea on Diarmuid O'Connor

Apr 13th 2016, 7:00 AM 9,357 Views 4 Comments

The Mayo star also lamented his side’s sluggish start to this year’s league campaign.

# talisman - Saturday 14 February, 2015

Schmidt: 'We knew Johnny was ok' after collision with Bastareaud
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Schmidt: 'We knew Johnny was ok' after collision with Bastareaud

Feb 14th 2015, 8:36 PM 11,532 Views 20 Comments

The Ireland out-half will return to Racing Métro next week to prepare for a Top 14 clash with Clermont.

# talisman - Friday 2 January, 2015

'The toughest decision of my life': Gerrard confirms Liverpool departure
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'The toughest decision of my life': Gerrard confirms Liverpool departure

Jan 2nd 2015, 9:36 AM 27,274 Views 115 Comments

The midfielder says he’s taking up a new challenge to ensure he doesn’t end his career with regrets.

# talisman - Thursday 3 July, 2014

Lar Corbett back as Tipp make 3 changes for Galway game
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Lar Corbett back as Tipp make 3 changes for Galway game

Jul 3rd 2014, 9:34 PM 14,152 Views 13 Comments

The 33-year-old forward replaces Niall O’Meara in attack ahead of the clash in Thurles.

# talisman - Thursday 6 March, 2014

Italy without captain Sergio Parisse for Six Nations visit to Dublin
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Italy without captain Sergio Parisse for Six Nations visit to Dublin

Mar 6th 2014, 2:21 PM 5,401 Views 13 Comments

Jacques Brunel has also changed his halfback pairing for the clash with Ireland.

# talisman - Thursday 20 February, 2014

139 and counting: Latest O'Driscoll record leaves Schmidt dumbfounded
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139 and counting: Latest O'Driscoll record leaves Schmidt dumbfounded

Feb 20th 2014, 5:00 PM 24,286 Views 24 Comments

‘You have to be incredibly resilient, incredibly talented, a phenomenal professional – that’s Brian O’Driscoll.’

# talisman - Friday 22 June, 2012

Summer Tour Diary: Next time this guy is back, he will be a tourist ... or a coach
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Summer Tour Diary: Next time this guy is back, he will be a tourist ... or a coach

Jun 22nd 2012, 8:46 AM 5,775 Views 1 Comment

Seven tours to New Zealand and not many wins to speak of but Brian O’Driscoll can sign off in style by conquering the All Blacks.