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League matters

clock January 31, 2012 11:10 by author JohnF
GAA correspondent John Fogarty casts his eye over the runners and riders in the top flight of the Allianz Football League [More]

Dessie Dolan on the importance of diet and hydration

clock January 30, 2012 13:24 by author Diarmuid O'Flynn
Dessie Dolan talks about the importance of diet and hydration in the modern game [More]

FA Cup winners and losers

clock January 30, 2012 13:15 by author Irish Examiner Sports
Liverpool completed a fine week's work with a second consecutive cup victory over a team from Manchester. Brighton and Crawley Town's fairytale seasons continued while David de Gea and Mike Dean had weekends to forget. Just another typical FA Cup fourth round writes Ger McCarthy. [More]

United weaknesses are being exposed

clock January 29, 2012 17:13 by author Irish Examiner Sports
Following Saturday's loss to Liverpool, Alex Ferguson will need to do business this transfer window [More]

Talking points from the midweek games

clock January 26, 2012 13:12 by author Irish Examiner Sports
Another pulsating El Clasico encounter, Cardiff and Liverpool reach Wembley to fight over the first silverware of the season, Equatorial Guinea are quids in and Libya earn headlines for football rather than political reasons. Ger McCarthy mulls over all the mid-week talking points. [More]

This game was a powder keg waiting to explode

clock January 24, 2012 11:50 by author Fintan
GAA reporter Fintan O'Toole's first hand account of the ugly incidents in O'Moore Park, Portlaoise [More]

Provinces are intrinsic to the GAA's ethos

clock January 23, 2012 17:28 by author JohnF
The GAA has allowed rugby steal a march with the strength of the provinces but it's not too late [More]

The Super Bowl everyone wanted to see

clock January 23, 2012 11:08 by author John Riordan
The New England Patriots will face the New York Giants in Sunday week’s Super Bowl XLVI after both teams emerged victorious from a pair of gripping championship clashes, writes John Riordan [More]

Premier League winners and losers

clock January 23, 2012 11:07 by author Irish Examiner Sports
The city of Manchester reaffirmed its position as the most likely destination for this season's Premier League title on a weekend London's top clubs suffered disappointing results writes Ger McCarthy. [More]

Ali books have not covered the subject

clock January 22, 2012 15:27 by author Michael
So many books have been written about Mohammad Ali but we're still waiting for one to encapsulate the real man [More]


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