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Leinster's quarter-final spot confirmed as Toulon rage at 'scandal'
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Leinster's quarter-final spot confirmed as Toulon rage at 'scandal'

Apr 2nd 2021, 6:22 PM 71,352 Views 33 Comments

Leo Cullen’s men will face Exeter or Lyon next weekend.

'My dad was thinking of sneaking in, I had to tell him not to do it'
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'My dad was thinking of sneaking in, I had to tell him not to do it'

Oct 26th 2020, 8:00 PM 71,030 Views 1 Comment

Dan Leavy said his knee ‘felt perfect’ as he completed his long-awaited comeback for Leinster.

Leinster and Munster players free to return to training after Covid-19 tests come back clear
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Leinster and Munster players free to return to training after Covid-19 tests come back clear

Jun 21st 2020, 5:14 PM 6,702 Views 20 Comments

The second phase of testing with Connacht and Ulster will commence this week.

Premier League clubs to vote on return to contact training proposals
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Premier League clubs to vote on return to contact training proposals

May 25th 2020, 12:09 PM 2,101 Views 4 Comments

Players and managers are to be consulted on the proposals ahead of a meeting on Wednesday.

Quigley to continue on comeback trail with second fight in seven weeks
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Quigley to continue on comeback trail with second fight in seven weeks

Jan 8th 2020, 12:25 PM 2,920 Views 3 Comments

‘I’ve seen it in training and I’ve felt it myself: there is a change there and click of things back in place again.’

Celtic midfielder Ntcham: I want Marseille move because Scottish football level 'is not high'
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Celtic midfielder Ntcham: I want Marseille move because Scottish football level 'is not high'

Jul 6th 2019, 2:27 PM 10,681 Views 10 Comments

The Scottish champions face a fight to keep the €15 million rated midfielder amid interest from Ligue 1.

Folau says he has 'a lot of rugby left' despite sacking
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Folau says he has 'a lot of rugby left' despite sacking

May 20th 2019, 7:20 AM 9,741 Views 19 Comments

The Wallabies confirmed the sacking of the the star fullback last week.

Different class: champion jockey Donnacha O'Brien looking towards the future with trainers' course
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Different class: champion jockey Donnacha O'Brien looking towards the future with trainers' course

May 17th 2019, 11:25 AM 4,015 Views 0 Comments

‘The plan for now is to continue riding,’ he says.

'He’s a big game player' - Cooney ready for possible Six Nations debut
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'He’s a big game player' - Cooney ready for possible Six Nations debut

Feb 1st 2019, 1:02 PM 8,157 Views 12 Comments

The Ulster scrum-half provides back-up to the returning Conor Murray against England.

Kildare's Dennis Hogan secures world title shot after impressive display Down Under
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Kildare's Dennis Hogan secures world title shot after impressive display Down Under

Dec 15th 2018, 2:49 PM 6,106 Views 1 Comment

The Irishman defeated Jamie Weetch of Wales to set-up a world title challenge against Jaime Munguia next year.

Munster man Tadhg Beirne's move home to Ireland already paying off
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Munster man Tadhg Beirne's move home to Ireland already paying off

Nov 2nd 2018, 6:45 AM 10,825 Views 50 Comments

The 26-year-old will make his first start under Joe Schmidt against Italy tomorrow.

Three wins from three see Ireland's young guns coast into Euro 2019 Elite Round
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Three wins from three see Ireland's young guns coast into Euro 2019 Elite Round

Oct 8th 2018, 4:46 PM 8,225 Views 0 Comments

The dream of reaching next summer’s finals in Scotland is well and truly alive.

Ireland top their pool despite England defeat as Hockey World Cup quarter-final looms
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Ireland top their pool despite England defeat as Hockey World Cup quarter-final looms

Jul 29th 2018, 11:33 PM 12,497 Views 5 Comments

Ireland will play either India or Italy in their quarter-final.

Ireland storm into Hockey World Cup quarter-finals after sensational win over India
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Ireland storm into Hockey World Cup quarter-finals after sensational win over India

Jul 26th 2018, 4:03 PM 34,706 Views 37 Comments

A penalty corner goal from Anna O’Flanagan proved to be enough to send Ireland through to the knockout stages of the tournament.

Government approves plan to hold blasphemy referendum in October
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Government approves plan to hold blasphemy referendum in October

Jun 12th 2018, 6:10 PM 43,398 Views 143 Comments

A referendum on the role of women in the home will also be held in October.

Barcelona legend Andres Iniesta appears to confirm next destination
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Barcelona legend Andres Iniesta appears to confirm next destination

May 23rd 2018, 11:33 PM 9,289 Views 2 Comments

The 34-year-old is going to his “new home” with his “friend” Hiroshi Mikitani, owner of Japan’s Vissel Kobe.

TDs approve Eighth Amendment referendum Bill
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TDs approve Eighth Amendment referendum Bill

Mar 21st 2018, 9:30 PM 31,036 Views 196 Comments

Health Minister Simon Harris said Ireland’s abortion law must change to help women who are currently “isolated and neglected”.

Ireland are firm favourites but Schmidt warns of new Welsh strengths
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Ireland are firm favourites but Schmidt warns of new Welsh strengths

Feb 16th 2018, 6:25 AM 7,335 Views 9 Comments

Warren Gatland’s team have been using their forwards to pass the ball more often.

'We're under no illusions how tough it will be:' Ireland preparing for tricky Italian job
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'We're under no illusions how tough it will be:' Ireland preparing for tricky Italian job

Feb 9th 2018, 12:47 PM 3,967 Views 1 Comment

Ireland are looking to get back to winning ways in the Six Nations against Italy.

DJ Carey's IT Carlow progress to Fitzgibbon Cup semi-finals after strong second-half display
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DJ Carey's IT Carlow progress to Fitzgibbon Cup semi-finals after strong second-half display

Feb 7th 2018, 9:30 PM 15,096 Views 6 Comments

A first-half goal from Seán Downey proved to be a crucial score against Limerick IT.

Star forward David Clifford hits nine points as Kerry minors seal All-Ireland semi-final spot
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Star forward David Clifford hits nine points as Kerry minors seal All-Ireland semi-final spot

Aug 5th 2017, 3:27 PM 14,077 Views 1 Comment

The defending All-Ireland champions overcame Louth with 10 points to spare in Portlaoise.

'I'm definitely ready for a world title fight': Katie Taylor looking to bigger prizes
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'I'm definitely ready for a world title fight': Katie Taylor looking to bigger prizes

Jul 30th 2017, 11:55 AM 26,188 Views 35 Comments

Taylor pulled brought her professional fight record to (6-0) following a third-round stoppage win over USA’s Jasmine Clarkson.

MMA talent Sinéad Kavanagh looks to extend her flawless pro-record tonight
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MMA talent Sinéad Kavanagh looks to extend her flawless pro-record tonight

Feb 24th 2017, 7:30 AM 3,748 Views 1 Comment

The SBG fighter is looking for her fifth consecutive win in the professional ranks.

FA Cup draw: Chelsea, Spurs and Man United handed favourable fourth-round ties
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FA Cup draw: Chelsea, Spurs and Man United handed favourable fourth-round ties

Jan 9th 2017, 8:06 PM 11,911 Views 5 Comments

The big guns have been kept apart.

Former Tipp star Shane McGrath takes a further step in his coaching career
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Former Tipp star Shane McGrath takes a further step in his coaching career

Dec 31st 2016, 5:18 PM 8,415 Views 1 Comment

Having previously captained his county, McGrath will now take the reins at Kilruane MacDonagh’s.

Cork champions Carbery Rangers book their place in Munster semi-final
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Cork champions Carbery Rangers book their place in Munster semi-final

Oct 30th 2016, 5:04 PM 9,217 Views 1 Comment

Ronan McCarthy’s side dismissed Limerick champions Monaleen at the Gaelic Grounds.

Paul O'Connell turns down forwards coaching role with Grenoble
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Paul O'Connell turns down forwards coaching role with Grenoble

Jun 3rd 2016, 9:09 AM 10,669 Views 3 Comments

The 36-year-old has yet to make a decision on his future in rugby.

Paul O'Connell has been talking to the IRFU about his coaching future
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Paul O'Connell has been talking to the IRFU about his coaching future

Jun 1st 2016, 8:00 AM 16,135 Views 23 Comments

The 36-year-old former lock has been in discussions with the union.

Sonny Bill expected to sign on with New Zealand for another Rugby World Cup
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Sonny Bill expected to sign on with New Zealand for another Rugby World Cup

May 31st 2016, 3:27 PM 7,288 Views 4 Comments

The 30-year-old is also being tipped to join the Blues for next year’s Super Rugby season.

Schmidt considering changes as Ireland look to build on solid foundation
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Schmidt considering changes as Ireland look to build on solid foundation

Feb 8th 2016, 12:41 PM 35,251 Views 79 Comments

Mike Ross and Cian Healy may come into the selection mix for the France clash.

After a global expansion, Netflix's next aim is to have the same shows everywhere
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After a global expansion, Netflix's next aim is to have the same shows everywhere

Jan 7th 2016, 12:26 PM 15,404 Views 32 Comments

Its CEO says that “over the next five to ten years”, they will see content on Netflix consistent across all countries.

Conor McGregor outlines where he goes from here after dethroning Jose Aldo
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Conor McGregor outlines where he goes from here after dethroning Jose Aldo

Dec 13th 2015, 11:36 AM 72,236 Views 61 Comments

A featherweight title defence, a lightweight title shot… or both?

Letter from London: Schmidt's Ireland get World Cup show on the road
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Letter from London: Schmidt's Ireland get World Cup show on the road

Sep 25th 2015, 10:30 PM 16,244 Views 13 Comments

Murray Kinsella has landed in the English capital after a week at St. George’s Park.

O'Brien returns as Schmidt picks strong Ireland XV for visit to England
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O'Brien returns as Schmidt picks strong Ireland XV for visit to England

Sep 3rd 2015, 2:21 PM 23,843 Views 59 Comments

Tadhg Furlong will provide loosehead cover from the bench with Cian Healy still missing.

Captain O'Connell set to be unleashed as Ireland turn to Scotland Test
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Captain O'Connell set to be unleashed as Ireland turn to Scotland Test

Aug 10th 2015, 8:49 AM 13,123 Views 11 Comments

A number of Joe Schmidt’s squad players impressed during the win over Wales in Cardiff.

Lives changing: Adjusting to a new home after homelessness
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Lives changing: Adjusting to a new home after homelessness

Oct 3rd 2014, 5:30 PM 5,735 Views 0 Comments

The final step out of homelessness isn’t easy.

Gavin Duffy weighing up return to GAA after release from Connacht
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Gavin Duffy weighing up return to GAA after release from Connacht

May 8th 2014, 12:23 PM 12,233 Views 6 Comments

The fullback played his final game at The Sportsground last weekend and is on the verge of completely retiring.

'Winning World Cups is achievable' - Nucifora says Ireland cannot limit ambition
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'Winning World Cups is achievable' - Nucifora says Ireland cannot limit ambition

Apr 17th 2014, 12:51 PM 13,003 Views 34 Comments

The IRFU’s newly-appointed Performance Director wants to see more young Irish players in first-team action.