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Poland 2-1 Ireland: Left-sided defensive weakness and absence of Hoolahan guile condemns Irish to playoff

In a pug-ugly, scrappy game, in which neither nation could seemingly manage to string two passes together, Ireland fell victim to a calamitous performance from the left-side of their defence – and only remained in touch to the end thanks to an extremely fortunate penalty decision in their favour. 577 more words


A Night to Remember: Ireland v Germany, Aviva Stadium, Dublin, 8 October 2015

“Be Not Afraid” said the Irish banner hanging from the upper stand in the Aviva Stadium Dublin. It was not clear if this was by way of friendly guidance or stern instruction. 851 more words


Republic of Ireland v Georgia - The Verdict

“We have to stop talking ourselves down.” Eamon Dunphy’s words immediately following the Republic of Ireland’s nervy 1-0 victory over Georgia last night make for a welcome change. 535 more words


Class should prevail but Contributer must overcome a few hazards

Dato Tan Chin Nam Stakes 2015

IT’S hard to imagine two races with the same conditions, same distance, same status and same prizemoney, on the same day, that are so different. 404 more words

Australian Racing News

Sunderland vs. Swansea 1-1

(Saturday 22nd August, 2015)

No offence to Dick Advocaat and Sunderland but Garry Monk and his men must have been relishing the opportunity to play Sunderland prior to kick off with the likes of Jefferson Montero, Bafétimbi Gomis and André Ayew in such fine attacking form for the Swans so far this season. 550 more words

Cox Plate fave impresses at Valley

There were no concerns for trainer John O’Shea after Cox Plate favourite Contributer had his first look at Moonee Valley on Tuesday morning ahead of Saturday’s Group 2 Dato’ Tan Chin Nam Stakes (1600m). 351 more words

Australian Racing News