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Daily Archives: June 23, 2017

Ten-man Cork dig deep to beat Derry

Ten-man Cork City showed why they are going to be champions as they produced a tremendous gritty display to see off Derry City. The Rebel Army came from behind to claim another win, this time in front of a packed Maginn Park. Despite Barry McNamee

Gilles Muller and Feliciano Lopez book semifinals at Queen’s

Gilles Muller and Feliciano Lopez continued to defy age and their unseeded status as they progressed to the Queen’s semifinals on Friday. Lopez, 35, saved a match point on his serve en route to ousting seventh-seeded Tomas Berdych in three sets, while Muller, 34, overcame

Guys at my weight are praying for my downfall

For UFC lightweight Kevin Lee, this weekend isn’t just an opportunity to headline his first event. He’s also hoping it’s a No. 1 contender fight — for a division that doesn’t yet exist. Lee (15-2) will look to improve on a stellar 8-2 UFC record

Heslin hoping for fortune to go Westmeath’s way

Few expect Westmeath to halt Dublin’s charge for a seventh successive Leinster title in their semi-final clash this weekend, but John Heslin has outlined what they need to do in order to cause an almighty upset. After meeting in the provincial decider for the last

British and Irish Lions: ‘We didn’t expect Liam to start’

Liam Williams’ parents Brian and Jane and partner Sophie Harris did not expect him to be picked to start for the Lions against New Zealand on Saturday. Harris also admits she blurted out news of his selection at Dubai Airport before the official team announcement.

Petra Kvitova fights back to reach semifinals of Aegon Classic

Petra Kvitova secured the best win of her comeback so far, beating Kristina Mladenovic to reach the semifinals of the Aegon Classic in Birmingham. The Czech was playing her fifth match since returning from the horrific stabbing she suffered at her home in Prostejov six