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Gambling addiction 'a huge issue' for Gaelic Games

Former Galway dual star Alan Kerins has welcomed the GAA's ban on betting sponsorship but warned that more needs to be done to help battle the problem of gambling addiction.

Talking points - Ireland v Wales

As Ireland's Grand Slam hopes remain on track, Michael Glennon looks at five talking points from a hard-earned win over Wales.

Black card the only cure for hurling's cynicism problem

Hurling is every bit as cynical as Gaelic football. Is it time to bring in the black card to help stamp it out?

Porter: We owe Scotland one for last year

Andrew Porter insists Ireland's desire to atone for last season's defeat to Scotland will quell any Grand Slam talk.

At a glance: Sunday's football league action

Round 4 action in the Allianz Football League continues, with promotion and relegation issues likely to be that bit clearer after the day's play.

At a glance: Sunday's hurling league action

It's the penultimate round of games in the Allianz Hurling League.

Farrell may face the music after Murrayfield 'scuffle'

England will discover by Monday evening whether the tunnel fracas at Murrayfield involving Owen Farrell is to be investigated by Six Nations organisers.

13 new champions at National Elite Boxing finals

Thirteen new champions were crowned at the National Elite finals at Dublin's National Stadium On Saturday night.

Chris Farrell - Monster of the match

Fears about the loss of Robbie Henshaw's defensive experience against Wales proved unfounded as Six Nations debutant Chris Farrell stood up to the task, writes Michael Glennon.

Rochford rues missed goal chance after Dubs defeat

Stephen Rochford pinpointed Adam Gallagher's missed goal chance as the moment the tide turned for his Mayo team after their Allianz Football League Division 1 defeat to Dublin.

Monaghan cling on to take crucial win over Tyrone

Malachy O'Rourke's Monaghan side claimed what may turn out to be a crucial two points, after a narrow one point victory over fierce rivals Tyrone.

Schmidt frustrated yet elated following Wales win

Joe Schmidt endured phases of frustration throughout today's clash with Wales, however, the Ireland coach was ultimately proud of his team as they beat their Celtic rivals 37-27 at the Aviva Stadium.

Evolution after the revolution at GAA Congress

Gambling sponsorship, melees and public voting were all on the agenda at the GAA's annual congress in Croke Park

'Playing Liverpool means more than facing Chelsea'

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho says playing Liverpool means more than facing his former club Chelsea.

Beirne on scoresheet as Scarlets beat Ulster

Tadhg Beirne's late try sealed a bonus-point win for Scarlets, who proved too strong for Ulster in tonight's Pro14 clash at Parc y Scarlets.

Luke List leads the way as McIlroy & Lowry slide

Luke List shot a four-under par 66 to hold a one-stroke lead at the Honda Championship on Saturday while Tiger Woods' 69 ensured he remained within striking distance.

Dublin extend winning run against wasteful Mayo

Goals from Paul Mannion and Niall Scully propelled Dublin to their fourth straight victory in Division 1 of the Allianz League at a freezing cold MacHale Park, Castlebar on Saturday night.

Championship wrap: Whelan & Hourihane strike for Villa

Republic of Ireland pair Glenn Whelan and Conor Hourihane both hit the target as Aston Villa ramped up the pressure on second-placed Cardiff, who host Bristol City on Sunday, with a 4-2 comeback victory at Sheffield Wednesday.

Suarez hits hat-trick as Barca move ten clear

Luis Suarez fired a hat-trick and Lionel Messi a brace as Barcelona ran riot in a 6-1 win against Girona to stay on course for their 25th LaLiga title.

Gatland offers droll apology to Joe Schmidt after loss

Wales coach Gatland issued a tongue-in-cheek apology to Ireland counterpart Schmidt, after appearing to believe he had previously offended his Kiwi compatriot.
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