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Daily Archives: January 6, 2018

I was thinking ‘this is not normal’

Eight-time All-Ireland winner Michael Fennelly had originally decided to commit to the Kilkenny hurlers for 2018 but the re-occurrence of a back injury prompted a change of heart.  Fennelly, who turns 33 next month, announced his retirement from the inter-county game in the final days of

Former Tipperary captain Mick Murphy passes away

Former All-Ireland winning Tipperary captain Michael ‘Mick’ Murphy has died at the age of 77. The Thurles Sarsfields half-back skippered the Premier County to the Liam MacCarthy Cup in 1964 but his career was prematurely ended by a knee injury later that year. He won

Pro14: Ospreys v Cardiff Blues (Sat)

Lloyd Williams and Jeff Hassler cannot gather this high ball Pro14: Ospreys v Cardiff Blues Venue: Liberty Stadium, Swansea Date: Saturday, 6 January Kick-off: 15:15 GMT Coverage: Live on S4C; updates on the BBC Sport website and app Match report will appear here. Ospreys: Sam

Roger Federer, Belinda Bencic win Perth’s Hopman Cup

World No.2 Roger Federer paid tribute to Martina Hingis on the way to winning his second Hopman Cup crown. Federer gave Switzerland a perfect start in the final against Germany by coming from a set down to beat world No.4 Alexander Zverev 6-7 (4-7) 6-0

Ashes: England have stuck together – Jonny Bairstow

Pint-sized Ashes: Tough day for England in scorching Sydney England should be pleased with the way they have stuck together on a difficult Ashes tour, says Jonny Bairstow. The tourists – 3-0 down in the series – endured another disappointing day in the final Test