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Clare's Considine crowned AFLW champion again after Grand final win with Adelaide
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Clare's Considine crowned AFLW champion again after Grand final win with Adelaide

Updated Apr 9th 2022, 12:46 PM 22,414 Views 5 Comments

The Crows saw off Melbourne in the decider, with Sinéad Goldrick excellent in defeat.

'Nothing but good things to say' - praise for Liverpool's Irish trio after title success
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'Nothing but good things to say' - praise for Liverpool's Irish trio after title success

Apr 7th 2022, 3:27 PM 5,594 Views 0 Comments

Lovely words for Niamh Fahey, Leanne Kiernan and Megan Campbell in Matt Beard’s guide to his squad.

More recognition for Staunton and O'Dwyer as Irish duo nominated for AFLW MVP
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More recognition for Staunton and O'Dwyer as Irish duo nominated for AFLW MVP

Apr 4th 2022, 12:46 PM 5,752 Views 0 Comments

Bríd Stack is also in the running for Most Courageous Player.

Two Irish stars in line for top All-Australian honours
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Two Irish stars in line for top All-Australian honours

Mar 30th 2022, 11:24 AM 9,138 Views 1 Comment

Cora Staunton and Orla O’Dwyer are in the initial 40-strong squad.

Irish disappointment as Chelsea and City reach FA Cup semi-finals, Barrett brilliant in Germany
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Irish disappointment as Chelsea and City reach FA Cup semi-finals, Barrett brilliant in Germany

Mar 20th 2022, 6:38 PM 4,084 Views 1 Comment

Super sub Amber Barrett scored two and assisted one as FC Koln all but secured their place in the Frauen-Bundesliga for another year.

Giant ambitions as Eagle soars: the Irish leaders making an impact in Australia
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Giant ambitions as Eagle soars: the Irish leaders making an impact in Australia

Mar 6th 2022, 10:00 AM 17,564 Views 1 Comment

Cora Staunton and Aisling McCarthy are important figures at GWS Giants and West Coast Eagles respectively.

The Irish contingent central to Liverpool's promotion bid and FA Cup dream
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The Irish contingent central to Liverpool's promotion bid and FA Cup dream

Updated Feb 27th 2022, 10:23 AM 12,224 Views 0 Comments

Niamh Fahey, Leanne Kiernan, Megan Campbell and S&C coach Colm Smith are having a big influence on Merseyside.

Two new Irish records set on World Indoor Tour
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Two new Irish records set on World Indoor Tour

Feb 19th 2022, 4:50 PM 6,357 Views 0 Comments

Georgie Hartigan and Sarah Healy had a day to remember in Birmingham.

Leona Maguire and Séamus Power shoot up world rankings after weekend exploits
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Leona Maguire and Séamus Power shoot up world rankings after weekend exploits

Updated Feb 8th 2022, 12:00 PM 30,586 Views 0 Comments

Maguire hits a career-high of 20th following her maiden LPGA Tour win.

Brilliant Coscoran wins World Indoor Tour mile in New York, with McCann third
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Brilliant Coscoran wins World Indoor Tour mile in New York, with McCann third

Feb 7th 2022, 11:41 AM 4,451 Views 4 Comments

‘We’re back, baby!’

Two Irish stars named in AFLW Team of the Week
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Two Irish stars named in AFLW Team of the Week

Feb 2nd 2022, 6:11 PM 7,781 Views 1 Comment

Mayo’s Aileen Gilroy and Áine Tighe of Leitrim have really impressed Down Under.

Katie McCabe's Arsenal face Chelsea in today's historic FA Cup final at Wembley
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Katie McCabe's Arsenal face Chelsea in today's historic FA Cup final at Wembley

Dec 5th 2021, 7:00 AM 17,869 Views 4 Comments

The Republic of Ireland captain will fly the flag on the big stage.

'It's been a phenomenal year for Irish women in sport'
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'It's been a phenomenal year for Irish women in sport'

Dec 3rd 2021, 10:00 AM 2,146 Views 2 Comments

Leona Maguire was one of many to excel on the world stage in 2021.

Ireland captain and Arsenal star McCabe named WSL Player of the Month for October
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Ireland captain and Arsenal star McCabe named WSL Player of the Month for October

Nov 4th 2021, 11:33 AM 2,054 Views 1 Comment

Katie McCabe has been in stellar form of late.

'A phenomenal athlete' - Irish teen Slevin finishes 19th at World Gymnastics Championships
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'A phenomenal athlete' - Irish teen Slevin finishes 19th at World Gymnastics Championships

Oct 21st 2021, 2:20 PM 3,288 Views 1 Comment

The Galway native made history earlier this week in Japan.

Kiernan continues Liverpool goal-scoring form, Connolly downs Birmingham's Irish Seven
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Kiernan continues Liverpool goal-scoring form, Connolly downs Birmingham's Irish Seven

Oct 13th 2021, 10:15 PM 6,176 Views 0 Comments

There were two Irish scorers on a busy night of Continental Cup action.

'Representing Ireland in Europe is a huge honour' - Champions League adventure begins
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'Representing Ireland in Europe is a huge honour' - Champions League adventure begins

Aug 17th 2021, 10:39 AM 6,067 Views 2 Comments

Peamount United face Serbian champions Spartak Subotica in tomorrow’s Qualifying Round.

McIlroy relieved just to make the cut at the Open, Lowry in contenion after stunning 65
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McIlroy relieved just to make the cut at the Open, Lowry in contenion after stunning 65

Updated Jul 16th 2021, 8:29 PM 11,055 Views 5 Comments

‘I’m just trying to play my own game and not even look at the board,’ says McIlroy.

Fremantle show faith in Leitrim star with new deal despite two injury-ravaged seasons
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Fremantle show faith in Leitrim star with new deal despite two injury-ravaged seasons

Jun 18th 2021, 9:56 AM 3,373 Views 0 Comments

Áine Tighe will look to make her AFLW debut next season after a nightmare run of knee injuries.

Ireland's Aine Donegan eliminates leading qualifier to reach last 32 of Amateur Championship
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Ireland's Aine Donegan eliminates leading qualifier to reach last 32 of Amateur Championship

Jun 9th 2021, 9:07 PM 3,330 Views 1 Comment

The Lahinch golfer led the charge on a good day for the Irish contingent.

Tipp's Premiership champion O'Dwyer among Irish stars returning to AFLW next season
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Tipp's Premiership champion O'Dwyer among Irish stars returning to AFLW next season

Jun 9th 2021, 5:06 PM 7,855 Views 2 Comments

Dublin duo Sinéad Goldrick and Lauren Magee will also head back to Melbourne.

Ireland duo impress at World Cup as Coyle finishes fifth and Brassil edges closer to Olympic qualification
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Ireland duo impress at World Cup as Coyle finishes fifth and Brassil edges closer to Olympic qualification

May 14th 2021, 7:59 PM 4,863 Views 0 Comments

‘I’m absolutely delighted with a fifth place in the World Cup final,’ Coyle said. ‘It’s a competition that replicates the Olympics so I’m delighted I’m coming into form.’

Ireland Women's 4x200m team take second with stunning national record in World Relays final
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Ireland Women's 4x200m team take second with stunning national record in World Relays final

Updated May 2nd 2021, 7:13 PM 82,344 Views 13 Comments

And having qualified for the Olympics yesterday, Ireland’s mixed 4x400m team finished seventh in their final.

Irish heptathlete O'Connor 'so excited for what's next' after stunning second and national record in Italy
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Irish heptathlete O'Connor 'so excited for what's next' after stunning second and national record in Italy

Apr 26th 2021, 9:21 AM 7,536 Views 1 Comment

The 20-year-old’s first heptathlon in two years was one to remember.

The Irish stars and clubs to watch as the 2021 AFLW finals kick off tomorrow
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The Irish stars and clubs to watch as the 2021 AFLW finals kick off tomorrow

Apr 2nd 2021, 7:15 AM 4,247 Views 0 Comments

With nine players involved across the six teams remaining, we’re guaranteed another Irish Premiership winner.

'This is our first Olympics so there's still an element that other countries will think of us as underdogs'
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'This is our first Olympics so there's still an element that other countries will think of us as underdogs'

Mar 31st 2021, 8:10 PM 9,292 Views 0 Comments

Chloe Watkins and the Irish women’s hockey team are aiming for another memorable summer.

Huge performances from 'first-class' McCabe and 'magnificent' Moloney bode well for Ireland
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Huge performances from 'first-class' McCabe and 'magnificent' Moloney bode well for Ireland

Mar 30th 2021, 3:53 PM 1,728 Views 0 Comments

Louise Quinn was also on the scoresheet in Italy over the weekend.

'The best way to make us achieve and to bring home medals is for people to get behind us'
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'The best way to make us achieve and to bring home medals is for people to get behind us'

Mar 23rd 2021, 4:42 PM 4,500 Views 0 Comments

Tokyo-targeting Colin Judge and Martin Gordon hope Paralympics Ireland’s fundraiser helps them – and others – to The Next Level.

Two good wins for Irish trainers as Vanillier triumphs in Albert Bartlett
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Two good wins for Irish trainers as Vanillier triumphs in Albert Bartlett

Mar 19th 2021, 3:03 PM 2,376 Views 0 Comments

Beforehand, Belfast Banter sprung a 33-1 surprise in the McCoy Contractors County Handicap Hurdle.

'We’re really happy to have the Irish girls. They just play sport how it’s meant to be played'
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'We’re really happy to have the Irish girls. They just play sport how it’s meant to be played'

Mar 16th 2021, 9:49 AM 5,124 Views 1 Comment

Aisling McCarthy and Niamh and Grace Kelly starred for West Coast Eagles in their big win yesterday.

In-form Irish duo Lavin and Tobin clock huge PBs to advance at European Indoors
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In-form Irish duo Lavin and Tobin clock huge PBs to advance at European Indoors

Mar 6th 2021, 12:40 PM 34,986 Views 6 Comments

Nadia Power, Mark English, Cian McPhillips and Phil Healy are all in action in the business end of their respective events this evening.

Power's stunning form continues on successful day for Irish women's middle-distance running
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Power's stunning form continues on successful day for Irish women's middle-distance running

Updated Feb 13th 2021, 9:50 PM 11,171 Views 5 Comments

The Dubliner produced another impressive 800m win in Belgium, while Síofra Cléirigh Büttner ran a big 1500m in Boston.

'Awesome!' - Darren Clarke wins second straight PGA Tour Champions title
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'Awesome!' - Darren Clarke wins second straight PGA Tour Champions title

Jan 24th 2021, 9:25 PM 79,470 Views 16 Comments

The 2011 Open champion won again in Hualalai.

Bennett becomes first Irishman in 31 years to wear green jersey at Tour de France
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Bennett becomes first Irishman in 31 years to wear green jersey at Tour de France

Sep 2nd 2020, 4:59 PM 39,115 Views 39 Comments

The Deceuninck–Quick-Step rider had a third-place finish, with Wout van Aert claiming Stage 5.

Big milestone ahead as Zach Tuohy set to go second on AFL appearance list for Irish players
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Big milestone ahead as Zach Tuohy set to go second on AFL appearance list for Irish players

Updated Aug 13th 2020, 12:03 PM 27,907 Views 12 Comments

The Laois star and Kerry’s Mark O’Connor are in line for a big clash with Geelong.

Irish trio set to lead West Coast's line as Mayo Sister Act sign contract extensions
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Irish trio set to lead West Coast's line as Mayo Sister Act sign contract extensions

Aug 4th 2020, 9:59 AM 8,650 Views 0 Comments

Grace and Niamh Kelly will return to the Eagles after impressing in their debut season.

No joy for the Irish in Germany as Donegal striker Barrett sees red on Bundesliga restart
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No joy for the Irish in Germany as Donegal striker Barrett sees red on Bundesliga restart

May 30th 2020, 9:28 AM 3,960 Views 1 Comment

The focus switches to Claire O’Riordan and her MSV Duisburg side today.

'The attitude they showed coming back in was the most pleasing of all' - Cullen hails Leinster's Ireland crew
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'The attitude they showed coming back in was the most pleasing of all' - Cullen hails Leinster's Ireland crew

Feb 17th 2020, 6:30 AM 7,834 Views 3 Comments

Leinster’s returning international quintet played their part in securing another win for the province at the RDS on Saturday.

More winning debuts, goals and county teammates going head-to-head on AFLW opening weekend
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More winning debuts, goals and county teammates going head-to-head on AFLW opening weekend

Feb 10th 2020, 10:19 AM 7,761 Views 1 Comment

Tipperary star Aisling McCarthy led the Irish contingent Down Under.

Irish duo Meadow and Maguire on the hunt in Oz as McDowell the pick of the bunch at Pebble Beach
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Irish duo Meadow and Maguire on the hunt in Oz as McDowell the pick of the bunch at Pebble Beach

Feb 7th 2020, 8:15 PM 4,805 Views 0 Comments

The pair are both in the top 20 at the Vic Open as part of the LGPA tour.

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