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Paul O'Connell 19/4/2014

Paul O’Connell tells JOE about pre-season, what lies ahead for Munster and being coached by Jerry Flannery

O’Connell spoke to us about Ireland’s tour of Argentina, pre-season, being coached by Jerry Flanney and his hopes for Munster this season…

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Paul O'Connell 19/4/2014

Paul O’Connell tells JOE about pre-season, what lies ahead for Munster and being coached by Jerry Flannery

O’Connell spoke to us about Ireland’s tour of Argentina, pre-season, being coached by Jerry Flanney and his hopes for Munster this season…

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Video: These ‘slideliner’ seats in Australia are either the best or worst seats ever for a rugby game

Fancy sitting right on the touchline and moving up and down with the action? Yeah, we’re not sure either.

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Fastest man in rugby, Carlin Isles, is set to play in Limerick next month

The speedster has been named in the New York City Sevens that will play in the Limerick Sevens on on August 9 and 10.

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Either Jamie Heaslip knows a lot of “cute chicks” or his Twitter account was hacked

The Leinster and Ireland back-row’s Twitter was all over the place this evening…

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Pic: Has Ulster Rugby’s new away kit been leaked online?

The official launch is a week away but an image of Ulster Rugby’s new away shirt has appeared online today.

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Four men in custody following attack on French rugby stars

The three players were returning to the team hotel when the attack happened.

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French rugby stars attacked with ‘machetes, knives & swords’

JOE wishes the trio a speedy recovery…

Bath v Newport Gwent Dragons - Amlin Challenge Cup

Pics: We reckon Peter Stringer had a good night out at the UFC

The Irish legend was in attendance at UFC Fight Night Dublin on Saturday night and he managed to grab some pictures with a few familiar faces.

Leinster v Glasgow Warriors - RaboDirect Pro 12 Final

Brian O’Driscoll hoping to emulate Roy Keane in the TV punditry stakes

The former Ireland rugby captain will work with BT Sport next season.

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Video: This week’s Rugby HQ Top Five is dedicated to the one and only Honey Badger

If anyone deserves their own top five, it’s Nick Cummins, the man better known as The Honey Badger.

Brian O'Driscoll leaves the field injured 31/5/2014

Brian O’Driscoll is going to be a rugby pundit on BT Sport next season

It still galls that we won’t be seeing him on the pitch anymore but rugby fans are still going to see and hear a lot of Brian O’Driscoll next season.

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Pic: Half-time game in Aussie Rugby League leaves fan with brutal broken ankle (Graphic Content)

Maybe don’t go any further if you’ve just had your breakfast.

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Pic: Stade Francais’ new shirts are up to the usual standard

The French side are known for their wild kits, and the 2014-15 editions are up there with the best of them.

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Leinster announce big plans to redevelop the RDS

Already one of the best live sport venues in the capital, Dublin’s RDS, the home of Leinster Rugby, is about to get even better.

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Video: Doug Howlett makes an appearance in Rugby HQ’s top five Super Rugby moments of ’01

A fresh-faced Howlett, George Gregan falling over and a wonderful pass by Stephen Larkham make the list…

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Video: Peter Stringer shows he’s still got it in this cool skills video for Bath Rugby

The Corkman’s precision passes look as good as ever…

Ian Madigan and Cian Healy carry Brian O'Driscoll after the game 31/5/2014

Report: Guinness to be the new title sponsors of the PRO12 League

Big, and great, news for the Irish provinces and the competition as a whole

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Pic: Cian Healy’s late-night snack is considerably bigger than yours

Milk and cookies before bed? More like milk, a ginormous steak and a pie before bed…

Munster v Northampton Saints - Heineken Cup Quarter Final

Pic: Here’s the new Munster away jersey, a lovely shade of green

And it is for sale on the adidas site right now…

Saracens v Northampton Saints - Aviva Premiership Final

Video: All the best bits from the 2013/14 Aviva Premiership season

To celebrate the announcement of the 2014/15 fixture list, the Aviva Premiership released a nifty video of the the season just gone.

Munster v Northampton Saints - Heineken Cup Quarter Final

Video: Find out what Pat Shortt, Batman and the World Club 7s in Limerick have in common

The first ever World Club 7s tournament in Ireland takes place on August 9 and

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Nick ‘Honey Badger’ Cummins leaves Australia for Japan to help family’s ‘health and well being’

Everyone’s favourite Australian is leaving his home country to play abroad so that he can put his family first. What a legend.

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Pic: Munster’s Billy Holland was probably regretting his choice of t-shirt after meeting Ruud van Nistelrooy on the Copacabana beach

It’s a good job the fashion police weren’t patrolling the famous beach in Rio de Janeiro yesterday… for Billy and Ruud.

Munster's players with referee Wayne Barnes after the ball hits him 20/1/2013

Video: Ian Keatley whacking Wayne Barnes in the face stars in Rugby HQ’s Top Five referee bloopers

Rugby HQ presents man getting hit by rugby ball… starring Ian Keatley and Wayne Barnes.

Mark Anscombe 13/5/2014

Les Kiss joins Ulster as Director of Rugby as Mark Anscombe leaves with immediate effect

Weeks after the departure of David Humphreys to Gloucester, Ulster Rugby have today confirmed that coach Mark Anscombe has left the province with immediate effect.

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Video: Hundreds of school kids perform the greatest Haka dance-off we’ve ever seen

The noise both sides generate is just spine tingling…

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Video: Irish lad on J1 in LA invades pitch after Man United/LA Galaxy game, shakes Reece James’ hand, gets smashed by stewards
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Vine: Northern Ireland player target of vicious kick to the head as violence breaks out in Milk Cup clash with Mexico
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He’s so lonely: Some of the best Ashley Cole memes after his apparent ‘isolation’ from new Roma teamates
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Video: Conor McGregor performs a double rope climb like an absolute beast
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Video: 17-year old sells three players a dummy and scores a cracking goal in the Mayo Senior Championship
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Outdoors

Video: This guy made heart-stopping jump off a five-storey building into a swimming pool
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Michael O’Leary’s wages last year were pretty sweet
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Video: Fella from Offaly gets his haircut live on Jimmy Kimmel
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Video: All the goals from Liverpool’s penalty shootout victory over Manchester City last night
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World Affairs

Video: Terrifying time-lapse shows the destruction of Gaza neighbourhood in just one hour
U.S. Gas Prices Reach 13-Month High

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Shopping list on a ten euro note handed in to a Sligo filling station reveals a night of fun was on the cards
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Pics: Mexican stand off; Just look at the amount of people queueing up for a free burrito in Dublin
Tensions Remain High At Israeli Gaza Border

World Affairs

Pic: The Guardian’s front page on Gaza this morning is incredibly powerful
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Pic: This Spanish side’s tuxedo jersey looked even more amazing in its first team photo last night
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Video: Watch this hair-raising version of the Game of Thrones theme tune performed in Shop Street in Galway yesterday
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Pic: Enniscrone GAA club in Sligo have the best VIP seats bar none in Ireland
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Music

Pics: Ed Sheeran’s surprise gig in Dublin last night looked absolutely class
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Style

Gallery: Boys in their hoods can look cool too you know
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Video: Who knew David Nugent was capable of this outside of the boot screamer?
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US Sports

Video: This 13-year-old Romanian basketball player is 7’4 and attracting attention from the NBA
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Video: Ex-Real Madrid striker hits one of the worst misses that you will ever see
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Video: Brace yourselves! The first SpongeBob SquarePants movie trailer is here and looks ridiculously good
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Music

Red Bull Music Academy stage confirmed for Electric Picnic
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Features

Video: Idiot taking a selfie during a bull run in France gets his painful comeuppance
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Tweet of the day

Stop everything. Luke Skywalker is in Ireland… and he’s loving it
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Videos

Video: JOE meets Guillem Balagué and Gaizka Mendieta
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Video: This 13-year-old Romanian basketball player is 7’4 and attracting attention from the NBA
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TV & Radio

Video: Japanese-American magician claims to have a real hoverboard from Back to the Future
NYC Mayor Bloomberg Joins Spotify To Make Announcement

Music

Spotify’s Top 10 guilty pleasure songs have been revealed… and they’re eerily accurate
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The Tooth Hurts: Five foods and drinks to avoid if you have sensitive teeth
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TV & Radio

Vine: Did you miss Sharknado 2 last night? Don’t worry, we have the best bits right here…
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League of Ireland

A heated war of words has started between Shamrock Rovers and RTÉ soccer analyst Alan Cawley
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Pic: This Spanish side’s tuxedo jersey looked even more amazing in its first team photo last night
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Video: Smart’s new fortwo electric drive advert is very clever
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Video: Who knew David Nugent was capable of this outside of the boot screamer?
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Home News

Bank of Ireland payment problems sees customers waking up with no wages
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World Affairs

Pic: Photographer known only as ‘Villager Jim’ snaps the most penis-shaped cloud you’ll ever see in the UK skies
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Jamie Foxx to play Mike Tyson in upcoming biopic by the writer of the Wolf of Wall Street
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Outdoors

Video: This guy made heart-stopping jump off a five-storey building into a swimming pool
U.S. Gas Prices Reach 13-Month High

Pic of the day

Shopping list on a ten euro note handed in to a Sligo filling station reveals a night of fun was on the cards
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