Noboa: Ecuador winning at home is extremely important

Noboa: Ecuador winning at home is extremely important

World Cup 2018
Cristhian Noboa thinks Ecuadors next two qualifiers could determine whether or not they reach the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia. Gustavo Quinteross side are third in the South American standings,
New three-year agreement to support inter-county players announced

New three-year agreement to support inter-county players announced

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Taoiseach Enda Kenny was joined by the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Shane Ross TD and the Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, Patrick ODonovan TD, at Croke
Munster Council Awards €1m to Clubs

Munster Council Awards €1m to Clubs

The Munster Council has announced details of the 2016 Development Grant Scheme, funding club and school capital development projects across the province. Council Chairman Jerry O Sullivan said I am
GAA referees are fit for purpose

GAA referees are fit for purpose

By John Harrington Its a cold December night at the GAAs National Games Development Centre in Abbottstown, and the frigid air is doing little to balm my burning lungs.Ive joined
Munster Council Awards €1 million to Clubs

Munster Council Awards €1 million to Clubs

The Munster Council last night announced details of the 2016 Development Grant Scheme, funding club and school capital development projects across the province.Council Chairman Jerry O Sullivan said: "I am
Marzipan, Klopse, Fleck and beer: a distinctly Germanic feel to Kaliningrad cooking

Marzipan, Klopse, Fleck and beer: a distinctly Germanic feel to Kaliningrad cooking

World Cup 2018
Kaliningrad, the westernmost Host City of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia, was the capital city of East Prussia from the 13th century to 1946, when it was known as
Brian Cody: 'Galway have been beneficial for the Leinster Championship'

Brian Cody: 'Galway have been beneficial for the Leinster Championship'

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By John Harrington Kilkenny hurling manager Brian Cody thinks that Galway minor and U-21 teams should be allowed to compete in the Leinster championship along with their senior team.This week
Flores: Special Deeney can play for England

Flores: Special Deeney can play for England

World Cup 2018
Troy Deeney, who has twice rejected Jamaica call-ups, is good enough to realise his dream of representing England, according to Quique Sanchez Flores. The 28-year-old forward played under the now-Espanyol
Illgner lauds Sanchez class, Vidal lungs

Illgner lauds Sanchez class, Vidal lungs

Bodo Illgner, the first goalkeeper to keep a clean sheet in a FIFA World Cup Final, has hailed Alexis Sanchez and Arturo Vidal and insisted Chile can win next years
Ukraine’s World Cup record-setter ends 23-year career

Ukraine’s World Cup record-setter ends 23-year career

Oleksandr Shovkovskiy, who made penalty-defending history at the FIFA World Cup, has called time on his Dynamo Kyiv-exclusive career. The 41-year-old made 645 appearances for the club, with
GAA World Podcast - Episode 15

GAA World Podcast - Episode 15

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In our latest World GAA Podcast we look back on the 2016 Asian Gaelic Games from Shanghai, there's a report from a first ever Asia Youth Championship, Galicia start a
Kieran Martin: 'We need to get out of Division Four'

Kieran Martin: 'We need to get out of Division Four'

By John Harrington Westmeath footballer Kieran Martin admits the Lake Countys three successive relegations in the Allianz Football League have been hard to comprehend.A Division One team in 2014, the
Lara: I’m doing this job for the dream of El Salvador

Lara: I’m doing this job for the dream of El Salvador

World Cup 2018
Former Colombia coach Eduardo Lara is the new man at El Salvador's reins. The 57-year-old replaces former Ramon Maradiaga, who stepped down after La Selecta were eliminated from CONCACAF qualifying

St Vincent's Secure Their Seventh Leinster Club Title

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AIB Leinster Club Senior Football Championship Final: St Vincents Dublin 1-16, Rhode Offaly 0-12No team managed to come closer than seven points against St Vincents in this seasons AIB Leinster
Backe sacked as Finland coach

Backe sacked as Finland coach

World Cup 2018
Hans Backes short-lived tenure as Finland coach has come to end after he was sacked following a winless start to qualifying for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia. Assistant coach
Westmeath urge other counties to help homeless this Christmas

Westmeath urge other counties to help homeless this Christmas

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By John Harrington The Westmeath U-21 and senior hurlers and management hope other county teams will follow their example by donating a post-match meal to the homeless this Christmas.At 5.30pm
Put the GAA in your pocket this Christmas

Put the GAA in your pocket this Christmas

No idea what to get the GAA fan in your life this Christmas? 'The Pocket Book of the GAA' takes the panic out of present buying and is the perfect
Interprovincial Finals fixture details

Interprovincial Finals fixture details

The times and venues for the Interprovincial Hurling and Football Finals have been announced.Munster will play Leinster in the Hurling Final in Semple Stadium on Thursday evening at 7.45pm, while

GAA Inter-Provincial Hurling Final – Munster v Leinster

Munster will play Leinster in the GAA Inter-Provincial Hurling Final on Thursday December 15th at 7:45pm in Semple Stadium Thurles.Fixture Details 15.12.2016 Thurs GAA Hurling Interprovincial Championship Final
Okazaki: I’m thrilled to win Asian award

Okazaki: I’m thrilled to win Asian award

World Cup 2018
Shinji Okazaki has expressed his joy at being named Asian International Player of the Year for 2016. The Japan attacker beat compatriot Shinji Kagawa and Korea Republics Son Heungmin to
O’Neill: I was worried about a EURO hangover

O’Neill: I was worried about a EURO hangover

Martin ONeill feared the offshoot of Republic of Irelands successful UEFA EURO campaign and has admitted that two fewer points in 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia qualifying would have done
Ventura: I won’t pick players who think they’re phenomenons

Ventura: I won’t pick players who think they’re phenomenons

Giampiero Ventura has warnedcocksure players that they will not play for Italy and opined that Mario Balotelli has failed to live up to his hype. The 68-year-old expelled Graziano Pelle
Kahn: Germany don’t have an exceptional outfield player

Kahn: Germany don’t have an exceptional outfield player

Oliver Kahn does not reckon Germany have one magnificent outfield player and has explained the keys to FIFA World Cup holders success. Three Germans Toni Kroos, Manuel Neuer and

St Vincent's Secure Their Seventh Leinster Club Title

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AIB Leinster Club Senior Football Championship Final: St Vincents Dublin 1-16, Rhode Offaly 0-12No team managed to come closer than seven points against St Vincents in this seasons AIB Leinster