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Daily Archives: June 17, 2017

Eight-year Leinster final exile unacceptable

Cian O’Neill believes that Kildare’s eight-year absence from the Leinster football final wasn’t good enough for a county of its size.  While Kildare were centimetres away from reaching the All-Ireland final in 2010, they haven’t played in a Leinster final since 2009.  For the current Kildare

Folan snatches point for Galway at the Showgrounds

Neither Sligo Rovers or Galway United did much to ease their relegation worries as both sides played out a drab 1-1 draw at the Showgrounds. Jonah Ayunga had given Rovers the lead ten minutes in before a mistake from Micheál Schlingermann allowed Stephen Folan to

Gilles Muller and Ivo Karlovic make Ricoh Open final

3:30 PM ET ESPN Staff Veterans Gilles Muller and Ivo Karlovic will meet in the Ricoh Open final after beating Alexander Zverev and Marin Cilic respectively. The 34-year-old Muller rolled back the years to upset second seed Zverev in Den Bosch — eventually prevailing 7-6(5),

Angelique Kerber confirms wild card entry at Eastbourne

World No. 1 Angelique Kerber will step up her Wimbledon preparations at the Aegon International in Eastbourne after accepting a wild card into the main draw. A runner-up in Eastbourne in 2012 and 2014, German left-hander Kerber joins a line-up that includes Great Britain’s Johanna

The guide to Andre Ward vs. Sergey Kovalev II

LAS VEGAS — Let’s flash back for a moment to last Nov. 16 at the T-Mobile Arena. That is when then-unified three-belt light heavyweight world titleholder Sergey Kovalev and former super middleweight champion Andre Ward, two of boxing’s elite pound-for-pound fighters, put on a highly

One-Day Cup: Batty wickets help Surrey thrash Worcestershire

Captain Gareth Batty takes five wickets as Surrey beat Worcestershire by 153 runs at New Road to qualify for their third consecutive One-Day Cup final at Lord’s, where they will face Nottinghamshire on Saturday 1 July. REPORT: Roy & Batty star as Surrey thrash Worcestershire

Celtic sign Irish international Jonny Hayes

Celtic have signed Republic of Ireland international Jonny Hayes on a three-year contract from Aberdeen. Hayes, who opened the scoring against the Hoops in the Scottish Cup final last month before ending up on the losing side, has been a key player for the Dons since