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Daily Archives: July 30, 2017

Have Roscommon missed their chance to beat Mayo?

Roscommon and Mayo played out a pulsating draw in Croke Park on Sunday. The Rossies led by seven points at one stage after an early two-goal burst but ultimately needed a late Donie Smith free to avoid defeat. The teams will lock horns again next

Swedish Open tennis final Katerina Siniakova defeats Caroline Wozniacki

Caroline Wozniacki struggled with injury Sunday as she lost the Swedish Open final to Katerina Siniakova. The 56th-ranked Siniakova, who had injury problems of her own, took advantage of Wozniacki’s inconsistent serving to win 6-3, 6-4 for her second career title. “I couldn’t imagine a

Fitzmaurice concedes ‘sloppy’ Kerry have work to do

Eamonn Fitzmaurice admits Kerry have “plenty we can improve on” after a sometimes “sloppy” quarter-final victory over Galway. Eight points split the sides at the finish at Croke Park but there were a number of aspects of the display that left a lot to be

Jodie Taylor fires England into Euros semi-finals

England 1-0 France Jodie Taylor struck again as England defied decades of history to reach the Women’s Euro 2017 semi-finals with a 1-0 victory over France in Deventer. The result ended a winless run over France which stretched back to 1974, when England defeated Les

Caulfield wants one more push with finish line in sight

John Caulfield said Cork City “are in control” of their own destiny as they look to drive towards the 11 points from 11 games they need to capture the Airtricity League Premier Division title. The Leesiders welcome Bohemians – fresh off their derby defeat of

Stephen Rochford and Kevin McStay get their wish

The All-Ireland Senior Football Championship quarter-final replay between Roscommon and Mayo will be played on the August Bank Holiday Monday at Croke Park. This is a move that will please Stephen Rochford and Kevin McStay who called on the GAA to fix the rematch for

Mourinho says Matic wants United move ‘very, very much’

Nemanja Matic is eager to leave Chelsea and sign for Manchester United, according to Red Devils boss Jose Mourinho. Reports have claimed a deal in the region of £40m is close to being agreed between the two clubs for the 28-year-old Serbia international midfielder. Matic

Kerry gold, Mayo box office & a rising Rossies force

In the end, we got the two quarter-finals we probably should have expected. There was a nice enough game of football between Kerry and Galway with the Kingdom easing into the last four with plenty to spare. Only two yellow cards in a high-stakes game