Northern Ireland happy to emerge on right side of close contest

Northern Ireland completed their second group stage at the Netball World Cup with a 46-43 win over Barbados.

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‘Something I’ll never forget’: Jose Mourinho congratulates Dundalk after penalty success

It was an emotional night all round, featuring a newborn baby, a European record, the financial boost of another round, and Dundalk’s Champions League dream living on after a see-saw penalty shoot-out.

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Rory McIlroy shoots disastrous quadruple-bogey on first hole at Portrush

Favourite and Ireland’s biggest hope Rory McIlroy had a nightmare start to the Open as he began with a quadruple-bogey eight.

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Leigh Griffiths makes comeback as Celtic cruise past Sarajevo

Leigh Griffiths made his comeback as Celtic eased past Sarajevo in the Champions League qualifiers.

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Crowds flock to Killarney to see Frankie Dettori beaten in photo finish in feature race

Frankie Dettori was out of luck in his four rides at Killarney this evening but he could hardly have come any closer.

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Dundalk win on penalties to progress in Champions League qualifiers

Dundalk are through to the second round of the Champions League qualifiers.

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Sport Ireland supports Minister’s call for Conway not to seek FAI re-election

Sport Ireland has said it supports Minister Shane Ross’ call for FAI President Donal Conway not to seek re-election to the board of the beleaguered football association.

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Rahm hoping accommodation switch has Open benefits at Portrush

Jon Rahm is hoping an accommodation switch can lead to a reversal of fortunes in the Open Championship at Royal Portrush.

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Diarmuid O’Sullivan defends Cork against ‘flakiness’ but criticises lack of commitment, hunger, or plan B

Diarmuid O’Sullivan has defended Cork against accusations of flakiness but criticised John Meyler’s side for lacking commitment, hunger, or a plan B.

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Two Cork stars shine as mistakes prove costly at Croker

On a weekend at Croke Park where people were eager to see if Cork’s players in both codes would sink or swim, two men shone like beacons for their respective causes, writes Peter McNamara.

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Colin O’Riordan signs two-year Sydney Swans contract extension

Colin O’Riordan has signed a two-year contract extension with the Sydney Swans.

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Sport Ireland add to calls for Donal Conway to withdraw nomination for FAI President

The Chair of Sport Ireland says Donal Conway should not continue as FAI President.

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Damian McErlain resigns as Derry manager

The County Board said they “reluctantly” accepted his resignation.

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Pro14 fixtures for 2019/20 revealed

Munster will begin their 2019/20 Pro14 campaign by welcoming the Dragons to Thomond Park while reigning champions Leinster face an away trip to Benetton.

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New Ulster signing out for nine months

Ulster prop Gareth Milasinovich is set to miss most of his debut season with the province.

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Wexford star scores stunning keepie-uppie volley

Wexford Youths Women have been on the wrong side of wonder-goals over the years but this weekend they got one of their own.

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Cavan para powerlifter Britney Arendse upgraded to bronze medal after doping violation by UAE athlete

Irish para powerlifter Britney Arendse has been upgraded to bronze from last year’s Asia-Oceania Open Championships after a doping violation by the original third-placer.

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Ball boy at Wimbledon 1946 to return to role, aged 88

“I was a ball boy 73 years ago and I cannot wait to be a ball gentleman again.”

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US Open winner takes role of photographer for Portrush golf fans

“Kuch and I went to breakfast yesterday and I took about 20 pictures for him.”

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Northern Ireland’s miserable Netball World Cup run continues

Northern Ireland’s miserable run at the Netball World Cup continued with a 77-28 defeat by New Zealand in Liverpool.

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