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Daily Archives: April 21, 2017

Muslim teen can box competitively in hijab

MINNEAPOLIS — A Muslim teen boxer from Minnesota who hopes to one day compete in the Olympics has won a fight to wear a hijab during matches in the United States. Amaiya Zafar will also be allowed to cover her arms and legs in accordance

Club Players Association pitch fixture reforms to GAA

The Club Players Association says it has had “frank, constructive discussions” with the GAA over reform of the playing calendar for Gaelic games, with periods reserved for club fixtures among a list of key priorities. The CPA was set up earlier this year in response to frustration

British & Irish Cup final: Munster A 29-28 Jersey Reds

David Johnston’s try gave Munster the momentum to come back and triumph Munster A battled back from 18-0 down to beat Jersey and lift the British & Irish Cup in a tense final in Cork. Nick Scott and Joe Buckle scored early tries to put

Bray come from behind to floor the Hoops

Gary McCabe tormented his former club to score twice – and make it a remarkable 11 goals for the season – as Bray Wanderers maintained their fine start to the season with an impressive win over Shamrock Rovers. Further strikes from Dylan Connolly and Jason

Tipp to edge battle of the two best teams

While accepting that Galway have much going for them ahead of the Division 1 league final, Michael Duignan feels Tipperary are just at a level above the westerners and that will be key in deciding the outcome. The Premier County are bidding to end a