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Where are Dublin’s “Killer Bs”?

clock May 31, 2012 12:37 by author JohnF
Dublin need players pushing through and forcing the pace - but their team selection against Louth suggests some are happy to warm the bench [More]

Dublin's challengers will have them in their sights

clock May 30, 2012 16:51 by author Fintan
Winning back-to-back All-Ireland titles is a feat not many counties have achieved but it's the task facing Pat Gilroy's men this year [More]

It won’t be the same without you

clock May 30, 2012 16:32 by author Irish Examiner Sports
Euro 2012 is almost upon us so Ger McCarthy looks at three countries that failed to qualify and why they’ll be missed when the party starts in Poland-Ukraine. [More]

Daly's Dublin will impress again

clock May 30, 2012 16:19 by author Diarmuid O'Flynn
Don't write off Dublin's hurlers this summer - they have been focusing on the big prize [More]

Romain Poite: The man equally disliked by Munster and Leinster

clock May 28, 2012 17:41 by author Charlie Mulqueen
A series of bad displays by French referee Romain Poite have cost Leinster and Munster on the highest levels [More]

'The pace did not relax and as we came within the final 5km disaster struck'

clock May 27, 2012 07:46 by author Irish Examiner Sports
So close to Skerries, but sentiment and the prospect of an easy day is never an option at the Rás, writes Patrick Clarke [More]

Sun, sea, sand but no surf to go with it

clock May 25, 2012 11:16 by author Brian
The weekend has every ingredient, but the most important one - surf!, but don't let that put you off, writes Richard O'Connor [More]

'It seemed endless but I fought the intense gradient right to the top '

clock May 25, 2012 11:05 by author Irish Examiner Sports
The Queen stage of this years Rás shredded the pelootn as soon as the road went up out of Bundoran, writes Patrick Clarke [More]

National anthem still an issue for GAA

clock May 24, 2012 13:08 by author JohnF
The GAA, as the quintessential emblem of all things Irish, must ensure supporters take the national anthem seriously [More]

'The bunch exploded into many pieces and I found myself in the second group'

clock May 23, 2012 21:34 by author Irish Examiner Sports
Halfway through this year's An Post Rás and Patrick Clarke recalls his toughest ever Rás stage of any of the four he has done [More]


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