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“It’s disappointing it’s over, but it’s time. I am going home for personal reasons, including homesickness, but I have really enjoyed my time at the club."

Brophy's return is a boost to Kildare football with Cian O’Neill’s side having recently clinched Division 2 league promotion.
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Boost for Kildare football as Brophy to bring Aussie Rules career in Perth to an end and return to Ireland

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The Dutch master Johan Cruyff would have turned 70 today.

One of the all-time greats.
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Cawley: You've made a bit of a boo-boo, Eamon.

Dunphy: What did I do?

Cawley: I was sitting at home last week watching the match and I was saying 'please no, Eamon, please don't write him off'.

Dunphy: You've got it all wrong. The first thing I said was that Barcelona, as a team, were gone and that we won't see that team again.
Cawley: You've made a bit of a booboo Eamon

'You should get a job on f***ing Morning Ireland' - Dunphy denies saying Messi is finished

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Former Ireland head coach joins Murray Kinsella to look back at a disappointing weekend for the Irish in the Champions Cup, as Leinster and Munster both failed to make the final.
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The key games start for the Ireland women's team in September as they bid to realise their World Cup dream and now they know who they'll be facing.
The key games start for the Ireland womens team in September as

Ireland to face Northern Ireland as Women's World Cup qualifying draw is made

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Getting set up at the Aviva Stadium for a review of the weekend's Leinster Rugby and Munster Rugby games.

Give us your questions below for Eddie and Murray and we'll send a money-can't-buy The42 goodie bag to the ones we use!
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Former England rugby player Matt Dawson has teamed up with Irish rugby captain Rory Best to raise awareness about a rare form of meningitis.

Dawson's son contracted the condition last year.

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"It disappoints me to know we live in a society where people like Ilie Nastase can make such racist comments towards myself and unborn child, and sexist comments against my peers."

Serena Williams vowed to continue standing up for what's right after Ilie Nastase's weekend rants.

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Ireland Six Nations winner Mike Ross will bring the curtain down on his rugby career this summer at the age of 37.

"Rugby has been a huge part of my life and I’ve been incredibly lucky to have been a part of some amazing teams."
Ireland Six Nations winner Mike Ross will bring the curtain down on

Mike Ross, cornerstone of Ireland and Leinster, to retire from rugby at 37

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The league final provided confirmation, if any were needed, that Galway are genuine All-Ireland contenders.

The stand-out feature of the match was Galway's defence, the way they went about defending and the intensity of it.

It was one of the most significant factors in the game, they completely demolished the Tipperary forward unit.
The league final provided confirmation if any were needed that Galway are

Analysis: How Galway's defensive brilliance obliterated Tipperary's League title dreams

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From Damien Reck to Donal Burke: There’s plenty more to come from these players who have delivered encouraging cameo moments during the Spring campaign.
From Damien Reck to Donal Burke Theres plenty more to come from

10 young players who caught the eye in the 2017 National Hurling League

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"You lads [in the media] have been hounding me about it for a long time, haven’t ye, to be fair?"

Yep, we've touted Furlong's Lions call-up for a long time now, but the Wexford man will always take immense pride from the call.
You lads in the media have been hounding me about it for

'It’s unbelievably proud for me and my family' - Furlong the Lion

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The Toronto Raptors meant business against the Bucks last night.

After being taunted with the theme to Barney in Milwaukee, they handed out a beating to take a 3 - 2 series lead.

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"We lost to Perpignan in 2003, I remember it like it was yesterday..."

The ghosts of lost semi-finals are tough to banish for Leo Cullen, but Leinster's head coach is excited about the future of his young squad.
"We lost to Perpignan in 2003 I remember it like it was yesterday"

Pain of defeat and 'what ifs' still raw for Leinster as Cullen sets sights on another semi-final

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It was a heartbreaking scene last weekend as Dave Kearney was helped from the field on the night of his return from injury.

The silver lining for the Leinster wing after surgery on his ankle is that he will be fit if Joe Schmidt wants to call on him for the summer Tests in the USA and Japan.
It was a heartbreaking scene last weekend as Dave Kearney was helped

Leinster put six-week timeframe on Kearney as Henshaw hampered by rib issue

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Gamechanger!

Yaya Toure could not stop himself giving out about referees and reckons the Manchester Derby would be better off without one.
Gamechanger Yaya Toure could not stop himself giving out about referees and

Yaya Toure lets fly at officials

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There's usually a bit of whimzy about Jeff Stelling's Hartlepoole love as he rattles off live scores from matches all over England, but he used his position to maximum effect at the weekend when calling for the head of manager Dave Jones.

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