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# shop-talk - Wednesday 7 March, 2012

Scotland encounter is far from meaningless, insists Kidney

The Ireland coach also admitted Donnacha Ryan was unlucky not to have featured more prominently until now.

# shop-talk - Tuesday 29 November, 2011

Kidney criticism affected me, admits Cullen

The Leinster captain has described how “you have to back yourself as a player” when faced with criticism.

# shop-talk - Saturday 26 November, 2011

Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: here are our 30 favourite soccer clichés

Don’t you just hate it when a commentator utters a phrase you’ve heard a zillion times before? Well, here’s some of the worst offenders for your sins.

# shop-talk - Friday 25 November, 2011

WATCH: Top Irish sports stars explain how sport can benefit the country

Athletes including Bernard Brogan, Sean O’Brien and Deirdre Ryan describe how sport can lift the nation in these tough economic times.

# shop-talk - Saturday 22 October, 2011

You said what? Here’s our 16 favourite Rugby World Cup quotes Shop Talk This post contains images

You said what? Here’s our 16 favourite Rugby World Cup quotes

From #seanobrienfacts to Marc Lievremont’s penchant for pessimism, we round up the memorable words of wisdom from some of the sport’s most eminent figures… And George Hook.

# shop-talk - Wednesday 14 September, 2011

Quittin’ Time? Sepp Blatter reportedly considering his future

Rumours abound that the Swiss official will not fulfil his four-year term, despite his dismissal of the speculation via Twitter.

# shop-talk - Tuesday 6 September, 2011

Russia vow not to underestimate Ireland

Dmitri Torbinski has denied that his side are the favourites going into today’s vital Group B encounter.

# shop-talk - Friday 5 August, 2011

Robinho defends Balotelli; slams Manchester

Ex-City player says he can relate to the Italian star’s complaints.

# shop-talk - Thursday 18 November, 2010

‘Bryan Robson never used to cry’ – Alex Ferguson reflects on the modern game

Look who the Manchester United manager relaxed with at the Argentina versus Brazil game.