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# final hurdle

This month
May 2023
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'We'll miss him' - Leinster look to send Lancaster out on a high
Today’s Champions Cup final will be the Leinster senior coach’s final game with the province.
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Leinster quickly park URC semi-final pain as La Rochelle lie in wait
The province won’t be URC champions this year but can still land the biggest prize in European club rugby.
This year
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'There's a fair bit of hatred, isn't there?' - Hansen ready to sample Ireland-England rivalry
The winger played a starring role in Sunday’s defeat of Scotland.
All time
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Sarah Lavin exits 100m hurdles despite second-fastest time of career
Lavin finished seventh in her heat behind world record holder Kendra Harrison.
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Wasps given all-clear to play in Premiership final following coronavirus cases
Wasps’ place in the showpiece finale had been in doubt after 11 positive coronavirus tests.
# within touching distance
'It'll be a massive weight lifted to finally get over the line' - Watch our Premier League Zoom event in full
Jason McAteer and Gareth Roberts of The Anfield Wrap chatted to The42′s Gavan Casey and Gavin Cooney ahead of the restart.
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Branagan's goal decisive as Kilcoo move to within touching distance of long-sought Ulster title
The Down champions saw off their Fermanagh foes in today’s semi.
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Late Gavin goal seals return to Mayo senior football final for champions Ballintubber
A seven-point success for the titles holders tonight against Ballina.
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Cratloe set up historic Clare decider with neighbours after hitting 3-24 in semi-final win
Sixmilebridge await in the decider.
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'The job's not done': Cullen focuses Leinster minds for another big week
The defending European champions are in a strong position to secure a home quarter-final, but there is still work to do.
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Ireland's Moynihan in pole position to secure European Tour card at Q-School
The 24-year-old currently sits inside the all-important qualification zone with one round to play.
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King Con - O'Callaghan and McCarthy help UCD claim victory after marathon Sigerson Cup semi-final
UCD saw off Ulster University in Inniskeen tonight.
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Clare put four goals past Cork to set up Munster hurling league decider with Limerick
Limerick had ten points to spare over Kerry this afternoon.
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'I've never been in a Munster jersey that's won a trophy. It's a huge goal'
Peter O’Mahony is looking to lift his first silverware with the province tomorrow against Scarlets.
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Spillane and Bambury impress as Kerry claim 14-point Munster U21 semi-final win over Waterford
Cork are next up for Jack O’Connor’s side.
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'We had enough chances... 15 years playing so we have only ourselves to blame'
Ken McGrath never tasted All-Ireland success but he believes Waterford’s current side can end a 58-year wait.
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Carolan able to name unchanged 23 for Ireland's U20 World Championship final clash with England
Carolan has had to deal with his fair share of injuries in this tournament, but there’s a familiar look to the side taking on England.
# boks it off
Schmidt 'utterly confident' Ireland have the energy to end long season with series win
The Kiwi says his players are always motivated and won’t need reminding before Saturday’s deciding third Test.
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Tiernan's test, impact bench and more Ireland team talking points
Conor Murray will win cap number 50, while the loss of Jared Payne is a heavy blow.
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Clermont ready to topple mighty Toulon and the weight of history
Toulon can make themselves European rugby royalty by sealing a third successive European crown.
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Derval O'Rourke has retired from athletics
Cork hurdler brings down the curtain on a 12-year career in which she won five championship medals.
# sob is back
Sean O'Brien starts at blindside for Leinster as Ulster send weakened team to Munster
All four provinces have named their starting line-ups for the final regular season matches on Saturday.
# Explainer
Here's the state of play going into the final two rounds of the RaboDirect Pro12
Three Irish provinces hope to be involved in the Pro12 playoffs, here’s what they need to do.
# London 2012
Lynch dropped from Irish show-jumping team for London Olympics
The Tipperary jockey has been cut from Team Ireland days after the disqualification of his horse from an event in Germany.