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Daily Archives: September 22, 2017

Where would FC Barcelona be in an independent Catalonia?

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption All FC Barcelona’s fans are passionate about football… and many are passionate about Catalan independence FC Barcelona has been anything but a neutral bystander on the question of Catalan independence in recent years. It has firmly nailed its colours

Shamrock Rovers roll over Finn Harps to cement third

Shamrock Rovers took a firm grip on the race for third place and the final guaranteed European spot with an emphatic 4-1 win over Finn Harps at Tallaght Stadium on Friday night. With fourth-placed Derry City surprisingly on the end of a 5-0 thumping at

Saints remain in relegation mire after derby defeat

Dinny Cororan scored twice as Bohemians inflicted a damaging defeat on Dublin rivals St Patrick’s Athletic in a rip-roaring Dublin derby at Dalymount Park. St Pat’s had Gavin Peers send off after just 15 minutes and this defeat sees them drop back into the bottom three

Dundalk’s derby clean sweep keep pressure on leaders

Cork City’s title party was put on hold yet again as Dundalk cruised to another derby win over Drogheda United at Oriel Park. Goals either side of the break from Steven Kinsella, making his full league debut for the Lillywhites, and David McMillan paved the

Pro14: Ulster 52-25 Dragons – BBC Sport

Ulster maintain winning start to Pro14 as they hammer dismal Dragons Pro14: Ulster v Dragons Ulster (33) 52 Tries: McCloskey, Nelson, Penalty, Timoney 2, Herbst, Stockdale, Shanahan Cons: Nelson 5, Herron Dragons (13) 25 Tries: Buckley, Blacker, Talbot-Davies Cons: Jones, O’Brien Pens: Jones 2 Ulster

Cork’s nervy run-in continues as Limerick bag vital win

Cork City’s title run-in continued to resemble a nervy stroll as they came undone on Shannonside to Munster rivals Limerick. City made one change from their FAI Cup success in Longford. Steven Beattie came in for Conor McCarthy – with Robbie Williams facing his former