Former manager Derek McGrath coy on Waterford return

Derek McGrath hasn’t ruled out a return as manager of the Waterford senior hurlers. The Déise are on the lookout for a new boss, after Paraic Fanning stepped away following just one campaign at the helm. “I was [surprised],” McGrath said of his successor’s departure. “I was on holidays and I got a text whatever day Paraic stepped down. I […]

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WWE SmackDown: Highlights from Tuesday night’s show

Kevin Owens and Shane McMahon remodelled the commentary position and Roman Reigns’ mystery attacker was revealed on a chaotic episode of SmackDown. The final SmackDown before SummerSlam had plenty of thrills and spills ahead of Sunday night’s big Sky Sports Box Office event. Erick Rowan is the man who has been pursuing Reigns and the match between Trish Stratus and […]

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Waterford hurling manager Paraic Fanning steps down

Waterford hurling manager Paraic Fanning has stepped down after just one season in charge. The Déise supremo succeeded Derek McGrath at the end of 2018. While the county enjoyed a successful National League campaign in which they reached the Division 1 final, they failed to back it up in the Munster Championship. A narrow defeat at home to Clare was […]

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Mayo must make home advantage count against Donegal, says Alan Dillon

Ex-Mayo star Alan Dillon pointed out that Castlebar hasn’t been “a pleasant hunting ground” for the Connacht county in recent years, ahead of their Super 8s clash with Donegal. Although James Horan’s side will enjoy home advantage in MacHale Park on Saturday evening, this group hasn’t made the venue a fortress, with two championship losses to Galway and one to […]

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Vitality Blast: Martin Guptill fires Worcestershire to win over Durham

Riki Wessels and Martin Guptill blasted Worcestershire to a stunning nine-wicket victory over Durham in the Vitality Blast, the Rapids reaching their 182-run target in just 12.1 overs. WORCS vs DURHAM SCORECARD | NORTH GROUP TABLE Wessels and Guptill made short work of Durham’s score as they raced to half-centuries off just 20 and 18 balls, respectively. Surrey vs Kent July 30, […]

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US teen Regan Smith sets world record in women’s 200 back

Regan Smith broke the world record in the women’s 200-meter backstroke Friday at the world swimming championships. The 17-year-old American won her semifinal heat in 2 minutes, 3.35 seconds. That erased the old mark of 2:04.06 set by Missy Franklin at the 2012 London Olympics. Smith lowered her own junior world record in the morning preliminaries, finishing in 2:06.01. In […]

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