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Olivia O'Toole: 'I'd love us to have been treated better - with the travel and the tracksuits, it hasn't really changed'

Fri, Apr 03 2020

In the 1990s and early 2000s, it wasn’t an uncommon occurrence for players to be presented with stacks of posters ...

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Returning AFL star Sarah Rowe: 'One of the things I feel will happen after all of this is that it will give us all a new appreciation and new perspective on life'

Tue, Mar 24 2020

The Mayo native was forced to cut short her time in Melbourne with AFLW club Collingwood after the season was ...

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Lucy Bronze wins BBC Women's Footballer of the Year

Tue, Mar 24 2020

Lucy Bronze has been named BBC Women's Footballer of the Year for 2020.

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Montenegro -v- Republic of Ireland: Where can I watch it and what do I need to know?

Wed, Mar 11 2020

Another must-win game awaits the Republic of Ireland as Vera Pauw’s side touch down in Montenegro for game five of ...

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Euro 2021 Qualifier Preview: Montenegro -v- Republic of Ireland

Wed, Mar 11 2020

Only three points will do for Ireland manager Vera Pauw and her squad against Montenegro today as they look to ...

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Watch: Diane Caldwell nets second international goal on 75th appearance as Ireland seal vital Euro 2021 win over Greece

Thu, Mar 05 2020

The SC Sand defender was ideally placed to tap home Louise Quinn’s knockdown with virtually the last kick of a ...

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EURO 2021 Qualifier Preview: Republic of Ireland - v - Greece

Wed, Mar 04 2020

Ireland manager Vera Pauw and her squad will be confident of making home comforts count against Greece on Thursday evening

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Northern Ireland manager Kenny Shiels names two new faces in squad for Pinitar Cup in Spain

Thu, Feb 27 2020

The Green and White Army will take on Iceland, Ukraine and Scotland in Murcia over six days in preparation for ...

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Champions Peamount United make statement of intent as internationals Steph Roche and Tiegan Ruddy sign for 2020

Thu, Feb 27 2020

The league champions have been busy in the off-season, with striker Alannah McEvoy having arrived from Shelbourne, and have now ...

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American-born striker Kyra Carusa called up for Greece and Montenegro qualifiers

Thu, Feb 27 2020

24-year-old Carusa is currently in pre-season training with Danish side HB Koge, whom she joined from Le Havre after spending ...

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Ireland and Manchester City full-back Megan Campbell suffers another injury blow as she undergoes ankle surgery

Tue, Feb 25 2020

Manchester City confirmed the luckless defender has gone under the knife once more having previously suffered two serious ankle injuries ...

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Champions Peamount United kick off their 2020 season with a trip to Cork City while new kids Bohemians and Athlone Town face off

Thu, Feb 20 2020

The Peas clinched their first title in seven years with an 8-1 victory over the same opposition at Greenogue on ...

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Bohemians v Shamrock Rovers - Where can I watch it and what do I need to know?

Sat, Feb 15 2020

The FAI Cup champions travel the short distance to their biggest rivals with far more than just three points at ...

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Frustration grows among WNL clubs with no fixture list on horizon as FAI mull over Bohemians application

Fri, Feb 14 2020

With just over a month until the league kicks off on March 15th, clubs are still in dark about fixture ...

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Cork City sign former Limerick captain Carys Johnston

Fri, Jan 31 2020

24-year-old Johnston joins the Leesiders ahead of the start of their pre-season campaign this weekend, as she departs the Markets ...

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Extratime.ie's 2020 general election manifesto review

Wed, Jan 29 2020

The programme for any incoming government will be shaped by the various party election manifestos and extratime.ie has had a ...

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Former Wexford Youths midfielder McKenna Davidson joins Lithuanian side FK Gintra

Tue, Jan 28 2020

The 25-year-old bowed out of the Women’s National League with a FAI Cup medal to her name, as the Slaneysiders ...

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DLR Waves unveil link up with TEK as five sign for 2020

Sat, Jan 25 2020

Waves have also confirmed the signing of Katie Malone and Iran Echeverria as they confirmed the re-signings of Roisin McGovern, ...

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Former Ireland striker Niall Quinn appointed interim deputy CEO of the FAI

Thu, Jan 23 2020

Quinn had been tentatively linked with a role in the association recently but had ruled himself out of the running ...

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Cork City sign Becky Cassin ahead of 2020 Women's National League campaign

Mon, Jan 20 2020

Cassin had been a core player for the Youths for six very successful seasons in which Cassin picked up four ...

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Athlone bring in five more players ahead of opening Women's National League campaign

Mon, Jan 20 2020

Sisters Leah and Kayla Brady, Clodagh Dillon, Bronagh Kane and Angelina De Rosa have all committed to the Midlands club ...

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Galway WFC issue statement saying 'a four or five team Under-19s league is not in the best interests of our club and players'

Mon, Jan 20 2020

The Galway Girls had been due to enter a side into a future Under-19s Women’s underage league in 2020 – ...

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Irish international Keeva Keenan signs pro deal with Celtic

Thu, Jan 16 2020

The Irish international has earned two caps for Vera Pauw’s Girls in Green, as they look to secure qualification for ...

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Athlone Town ramp up Women's National League preparations with three new signings

Wed, Jan 15 2020

Fiona Owens, Laura Mathews and Jessica Hennessy have all committed to The Town for the 2020 season

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Captain Catherine Cronin and Ireland goalkeeper Eve Badana re-sign with DLR Waves

Mon, Jan 13 2020

The pair are the latest to sign up ahead of the 2020 campaign as defender Niamh Prior and midfielder Fiona ...

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Oleta Griffin signs for DLR Waves as Donnelly and Prior pen new deals

Sat, Jan 11 2020

Griffin, who joined United from Shelbourne last season, returns to the capital ahead of the 2020 season after Kilkenny were ...

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Kilkenny United release lengthy statement following Women's National League departure

Fri, Jan 10 2020

United were recently informed of their withdrawal from the Women’s National League by the Football Association of Ireland (FAI), and ...

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Shelbourne sign Irish international Ciara Grant

Fri, Jan 10 2020

Grant joins the Reds after she spent last season with Northern Irish outfit Sion Swifts – who came second to ...

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Had Boots, Did Travel: Irish Abroad - FA Cup special (January 5 2019)

Mon, Jan 06 2020

Adam Idah was the star of the FA Cup third round as the Corkman, in just his second senior start, ...

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Adam Idah nets hat-trick for Norwich City as Arter scores FA Cup winner for Fulham

Sat, Jan 04 2020

Cork native Idah scored three against Championship side Preston North End as the Canaries sealed their passage to the 4th ...

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Top 10 extratime.ie Live Updates for 2019

Fri, Jan 03 2020

We look back on the top ten most-followed minute-by-minute updates from around the grounds in 2019.

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From Kerr's Kids to reality show Dream Team the Extratime.ie Advent Calendar 2019 has it all

Fri, Jan 03 2020

The ExtraTime.ie Advent Calendar 2019 was a project brought to you by our trusty ol’ ExtraTime.ie Sportscast team. The lads ...

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Kilkenny United 'devastated' following FAI decision to axe them from 2020 Women's National League

Thu, Dec 19 2019

It was announced last month that Athlone Town were to become the first club to enter a club in the ...

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James Dermody departs Kilkenny United to take charge of Longford Town's under-19s

Mon, Nov 25 2019

Dermody will return to Longford Town to take charge of the club’s under-19s side, just months after leaving his post ...

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WATCH: Clare Shine scores late winner in Scottish Cup Final

Sun, Nov 24 2019

Watched in front of a record attendance of 3,123 – Shine scored twice to earn the Player of the Match ...

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Glentoran midfielder Demi Vance named Irish Premiership player ofthe season

Sun, Nov 24 2019

The 60-times-capped Northern Ireland was rewarded for a fine season in which she helped the Glens to the Irish Cup, ...

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Charlton snap up signing of Chloe Mustaki from Shelbourne

Wed, Nov 20 2019

Mustaki joins the Addicks from Women’s National League (WNL) runners-up Shelbourne – who finished just two points behind eventual league ...

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Athlone Town latest club to join So Hotels Women's National League

Wed, Nov 20 2019

The Midlander’s, who already have had a team playing in the Women's under-17 National League for the last two seasons, ...

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WFAI Cup Final Preview: Peamount United -v- Wexford Youths

Sat, Nov 02 2019

Peas were defeated in last year’s decider by a solitary goal from Katrina Parrock in the first-half despite a late ...

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Wexford Youths' McKenna Davidson: 'I think it's very unrealistic to ask a player to come here and have to support themselves with no job'

Sat, Nov 02 2019

Moving to the Emerald Isle in 2016 as part of her studies in UL, Davidson has since played in the ...

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Ireland's Denise O'Sullivan helps North Carolina Courage to second successive NWSL title

Sun, Oct 27 2019

Denise O’Sullivan picked up a second consecutive NWSL title as the North Carolina Courage ran out comfortable 4-0 winners over ...

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WNL Report: Galway WFC 2 - 1 DLR Waves

Sat, Oct 26 2019

It was the final day of the SO Hotels Women's National League on Saturday and Galway WFC managed to finish ...

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Shelbourne captain Pearl Slattery: 'We've done all we can - all we can do now is wait'

Sat, Oct 26 2019

A 4-0 victory over DLR Waves on Wednesday night put Shels temporarily on top of the Women’s National League but ...

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extratime.ie Sportscast Episode 165 - Captain > Superior Officer (Interviews: Jack Brady, Keith Long, Derek Pender)

Tue, Oct 22 2019

Jack Brady joins us for an honest discussion on the Limerick dressing room throughout the match fixing allegations, how the ...

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WNL round-up: Shelbourne fight back to bring title race to the final day

Sun, Oct 20 2019

Peamount secured a comfortable 8-0 win over DLR Waves – a result that forced the Reds to win over Youths ...

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WNL Report: Shelbourne 2 - 1 Wexford Youths

Sun, Oct 20 2019

The Reds fell behind in the first half thanks to a Lauren Kelly opener before Emily Whelan and Jamie Finn ...

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Former Republic of Ireland boss Colin Bell appointed as South Korean Women's National Team boss on a three-year deal

Sat, Oct 19 2019

Bell resigned from his position as manager of the Girls in Green in June, to take a role on Jan ...

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