Anthony Foley praises fearless younger players after Edinburgh win

Munster head coach Anthony Foley praised his young players’ fearlessness after they helped secure a vital 27-19 bonus-point Guinness Pro12 victory over Champions Cup qualification rivals Edinburgh in Cork on tonight, writes Simon Lewis. Rookie fly-half Johnny Holland pulled the...

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Ding Junhui moves close to World final, despite missed 147 chance

Marco Fu summoned the Crucible emergency services to rescue his Betfred World Championship title hopes after his cue tip dramatically fell off in a gripping semi-final against Mark Selby. Fu was on the brink of leading the contest for the...

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Airtricity League round-up: Daryl Horgan’s double helps Dundalk go four clear as Cork City move into second

Dundalk have extended their lead at the top of the Airtricity League Premier Divison. Two goals from Daryl Horgan earned...

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Four-try Munster take huge step towards Champions Cup qualification

Munster 27 Edinburgh 19 Francis Saili’s 76th-minute try sealed a vital 27-19 bonus-point win for Munster against Edinburgh to put...

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Shock loss at the death dents Connacht’s home semi-final hopes

Treviso 22 Connacht 21 Connacht secured a maiden PRO12 semi-final place despite suffering a 22-21 defeat to Benetton Treviso following...

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Girls steal the show as star mares shine on Punchestown Ladies’ Day

Two mares fittingly lit up Ladies’ Day at the Punchestown Festival as Vroum Vroum Mag and Jer’s Girl landed Grade...

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