Former Irish rugby international Ronan O’Gara will speak at the Bord Gáis Energy leadership conference at the Aviva Stadium on Thursday.  Photograph: Eric Luke

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Aaron Ramsey scores Arsenal’s second goal despite Hull’s Republic of Ireland international Robbie Brady’s best efforts. Photograph: Alex Livesey/Getty Images.

  Hull City 1 Arsenal 3 Another masterclass in passing and movement from Santi Cazorla and two more goals from Alexis Sanchez were (...)

Michael Dawson celebrates after scoring Hull City’s winner against Liverpool at the KC Stadium. Photograph: Lee Smith/Reuters

Hull City 1 Liverpool 0 Michael Dawson scored his first goal for Hull City to help Steve Bruce’s team take another step towards Premier Leagu(...)

Hull City’s Michael Dawson heads home a goal in the Premier League game against Liverpool at   the KC Stadium,   Photo: Martin Rickett/PA Wire

Hull City 1 Liverpool 0 Michael Dawson’s first-half header sunk woeful Liverpool at the KC Stadium and lifted Hull to the brink of Premier League saf(...)

Loic Remy’s second half strike saw Chelsea extend their lead at the top of the Premier League to eight points. Photograph: Afp

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  Hull City boss Steve Bruce has demanded an apology from out-of-favour defender Paul McShane. Photograph:  Anna Gowthorpe/PA Wire

Hull City boss Steve Bruce has demanded an apology from out-of-favour defender Paul McShane. The Republic of Ireland international, who is a fans’ fav(...)

Everton’s Romelu Lukaku celebrates after scoring his side’s first goal of the game during the Barclays Premier League match at Goodison Park, Liverpool. Photograph: Martin Rickett/Pa

Everton 1 Hull City 1 The natives were audibly restless at Everton and with good cause. Hull City, third from bottom at the start of play, beca(...)

Robin van Persie celebrates scoring Manchester United’s third goal in the  Premier League victory over Hull City at Old Trafford. Photograph:   Martin Rickett/PA

Robin van Persie felt he was back in business after capping Manchester United’s convincing 3-0 win over Hull with a superb final goal.The Dutchman str(...)