‘Tenacious player who gave his all’: Tributes paid to former Roscommon footballer Conor Connelly who has died

Roscommon GAA have paid tribute to Conor Connelly, 40, in a statement confirming the sad news.

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Conor McGregor wants Defence Forces to help with lockdown

The Government told people to stay at home for two weeks on Friday.

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GAA puts fun into learning with online challenges for students

The GAA has rarely been found wanting when it comes to engaging young kids inside the four white lines of a playing field.

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Rowing Ireland shuts down National Rowing Centre

Rowing Ireland has this morning shut the National Rowing Centre.

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Mentally tougher Jack Carty no longer searching for social approval

The Connacht and Ireland out-half made a timely appearance to talk about mental health during these disrupted times amid the Covid-19 outbreak.

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Conor McGregor to buy €1m worth of equipment to protect health workers treating coronavirus patients

McGregor has urged the Government to impose more stringent limitations to stop the spread of the disease.

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28-year-old footballer warns of taking Covid-19 lightly after positive test

Former Longford Town and Drogheda United player Lee Duffy has urged people to take the coronavirus seriously.

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No winners as organisers call off Ireland’s domestic rugby season with immediate effect

The rest of Ireland’s domestic rugby season has been called off over the coronavirus pandemic.

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Padraig Harrington optimistic Ryder Cup will be played in September as planned

European captain Padraig Harrington expects this year’s Ryder Cup to go ahead as planned, despite the sporting calendar being decimated by the coronavirus pandemic.

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Waterford becomes the latest county to postpone April club championship games

Following in the wake of Limerick and Dublin, the Waterford county board has decided to postpone all club games scheduled for next month.

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Grand National cancelled due to coronavirus outbreak

The 2020 Randox Health Grand National at Aintree has been cancelled and will not take place on April 4 because of the coronavirus pandemic, it has been announced by Jockey Club Racecourses.

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British horse racing to go behind closed doors until end of March

Racing in Britain is set to go behind closed doors this week, initially until the end of the month, as a result of the escalating coronavirus outbreak.

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Global ban may impact Irish rowers

Rowing Ireland are concerned by the immediate cancellation of all international events through March, April and May.

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Conor McGregor pays tribute to ‘friendly, loving auntie’

The Irish MMA fighter learned of the news before a live television interview in Dublin for a US audience.

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Euro 2020 doubt raises McCarthy/Kenny manager succession doubts

McCarthy’s contract runs until July this year, with Kenny due to take over in August so, barring a revisiting of the deal with both men, the planned succession would take on an entirely unexpected complexion.

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Rugby grapples with coronavirus shutdown

Irish rugby players, professional and amateur, will have woken this morning to a very different sporting landscape as their governing bodies called a halt to all playing activity in response to the growing threat of Covid-19 on these shores.

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Arsenal boss Arteta tests positive for Covid-19 as Premier League fixtures to go ahead

Arsenal head coach Mikel Arteta has tested positive for coronavirus, the Premier League club have announced.

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Bernard O’Byrne ‘astonished’ at Cheltenham Festival go-ahead as Basketball Ireland suspends games

Basketball Ireland Chief Executive Bernard O’Byrne has said it is only right they listened to the advice of experts around the spread of the coronavirus.

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5 things learned as Liverpool’s back-up keeper weakness is ruthlessly exposed

Chris Hatterhall looks at what we learned as Liverpool were knocked out of the Champions League.

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Here’s the state of play so far as coronavirus hits more sporting fixtures

Manchester City’s Premier League clash with Arsenal is the latest game to be been postponed as a “precautionary measure” over coronavirus fears.

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