John Kiely hails Limericks incredible achievement while Cork manager Kieran Kingston says Treaty were on another level

John Kiely could not hide his delight at full-time. After leading Limerick to a third All-Ireland title in four years, he has steered the county to new heights. Limerick put in a stunning display, amassing 3-32 in a dominant victory. Limerick reign supreme with All-Ireland final masterclass “Incredible. It’s hard to believe it,” he told Sky Sports. “We’ve been building […]

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James Horan immensely proud of Mayo players after Dublin victory while Dessie Farrell laments flat second-half display

Mayo delivered Dublin’s first championship defeat since 2014. The Dubs’ 45-match unbeaten run in the championship came to an end. Brian Fenton tasted a championship defeat for the first time. Mayo secured their first win over the Sky Blues in 15 attempts. The records tumbled. But the big one for Mayo is still to be achieved: ending their 70-year wait […]

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World Matchplay 2021: Luke Humphries dazzles to knock out James Wade in the first round

On a baking hot Sunday afternoon in Blackpool, ‘Cool Hand’ Luke Humphries caused the biggest shock of the 2021 World Matchplay, beating world No 4 James Wade with a sensational display at the Winter Gardens. Two-time world youth champion Humphries marked his Blackpool debut with one of his very best displays to beat The Machine. Only Phil Taylor has reached […]

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World Matchplay qualification race set for thrilling conclusion at PDC Super Series 5

This week’s PDC Super Series in Coventry represents the last chance for players to seal World Matchplay qualification, and there are a host of big names still vying to book their place in this summer’s darting showpiece. The Matchplay will return to its spiritual Winter Gardens home after being staged behind closed doors in Milton Keynes in 2020, with 32 […]

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Dublin hurling manager Mattie Kenny hails James Maddens courage for playing a day after his fathers funeral

Dublin’s win over Galway ensures they are back in a Leinster final for the first time since 2014, but sport’s significance was put into context this week for the group. James Madden starred for the Dubs at Croke Park, one day after his father Noel’s funeral. Meanwhile, manager Mattie Kenny’s brother-in-law Michael Flanagan also passed away in recent days. “Huge […]

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Black Swimming Association chair says FINA decision to reject caps for natural hair not what inclusion is about

The chair of the Black Swimming Association says FINA’s decision to ban swim caps created for natural hair will drive away swimmers from diverse backgrounds. Global aquatics’ governing body FINA rejected an application from the brand SOUL CAP, which makes swimming caps that accommodate diverse hair types, to become certified for competition swimming. BSA chair Danielle Obe says the decision […]

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National Football League semi-finals: Dublin too strong for Donegal; Kerry hit Tyrone for six

Dublin and Kerry will share the Allianz Football League title for 2021, after wins over Donegal and Tyrone respectively. Dublin 1-18 Donegal 1-14 1-3 without reply for Dublin saw the All-Ireland champions take control of the contest at Kingspan Breffni Park, and from there they looked comfortable in keeping their opponents at bay. Kerry’s result earlier in the evening ensured […]

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