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South Africa name new-look squad for Ireland tests

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CAPE TOWN New South Africa coach Allister Coetzee named nine uncapped and just three foreign-based players on Saturday in a 31-man squad to face Ireland in three tests next month.

UPDATE 1-Rugby-South Africa name new-look squad for Ireland tests 28 May 2016

CAPE TOWN, May 28 New South Africa coach Allister Coetzee named nine uncapped and just three foreign-based players on Saturday in a 31-man squad to face Ireland in three tests next month.

Rugby-South Africa squad for tests v Ireland 28 May 2016

CAPE TOWN, May 28 The South Africa squad to face Ireland in three tests next month was named on Saturday by new coach Allister Coetzee:

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Grigg named in Northern Ireland squad for Euro 2016 28 May 2016

LONDON In-form striker Will Grigg was included in Northern Ireland's 23-man squad for Euro 2016 named on Saturday.

SOCCER-Grigg named in Northern Ireland squad for Euro 2016 28 May 2016

LONDON, May 28 In-form striker Will Grigg was included in Northern Ireland's 23-man squad for Euro 2016 named on Saturday.

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Northern Ireland extend unbeaten run with Belarus win 27 May 2016

BELFAST Northern Ireland's record-breaking unbeaten streak was stretched to 11 matches with a 3-0 victory over Belarus at Windsor Park on Friday as Michael O’Neill’s team continued their impressive preparations for Euro 2016.

Soccer-Northern Ireland extend unbeaten run with Belarus win 27 May 2016

BELFAST, May 27 Northern Ireland's record-breaking unbeaten streak was stretched to 11 matches with a 3-0 victory over Belarus at Windsor Park on Friday as Michael O'Neill's team continued their impressive preparations for Euro 2016.

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Euro-bound Ireland held to draw by late Dutch strike 27 May 2016

DUBLIN Striker Shane Long showed his poacher's instincts to grab a first-half goal that looked like giving Ireland a win in their friendly against Netherlands in Dublin on Friday, but Luuk De Jong's late equaliser snatched a draw for the Dutch.

Soccer-Euro-bound Ireland held to draw by late Dutch strike 27 May 2016

DUBLIN, May 27 Striker Shane Long showed his poacher's instincts to grab a first-half goal that looked like giving Ireland a win in their friendly against Netherlands in Dublin on Friday, but Luuk De Jong's late equaliser snatched a draw for the Dutch.

Dynamic Euro 2016 start is key for Ireland, says Long 27 May 2016

Ireland are targeting wins from their opening two games at the European Championship in France as they look to reach the knockout stages for the first time, said striker Shane Long.

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Between 700-900 migrants may have died at sea this week - NGOs

ROME At least 700 migrants may have died at sea this past week in the busiest week of migrant crossings from Libya towards Italy this year, Medecins San Frontieres and the UN Refugee agency said on Sunday. | Video