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# Pole Position

Last month
September 2023
Real Madrid come from behind to reclaim La Liga top spot
Goals from Fede Valverde and Joselu fired Real Madrid to their fifth win from five games.
This year
2023
Shamrock Rovers extend lead with hard fought win over Cork City
Rovers are now four points clear thanks to goals from Graham Burke and Liam Burt.
Rory McIlroy takes slender lead into final day of Scottish Open
Shane Lowry is just three shots off the lead at The Renaissance Club.
Nowak's header seals sixth win in seven for Bohs at The Showgrounds
Bohs are back on top of the Premier Division table after inflicting a second defeat of the campaign upon Sligo Rovers.
Last year
2022
De Bruyne winner fires Man City to top of Premier League table
Man City earned a 1-0 win over Leicester to push ahead of Arsenal at the summit.
Rodrygo and Valverde on target as Real Madrid edge out heated derby to reclaim top spot
Carlo Ancelotti’s side have started their title defence in perfect fashion.
Swiatek eyes second grand slam title this season after battling past American Pegula
The world number one and French Open champion is the only player remaining with a slam to her name.
Verstappen snatches pole position in first home race as World Champion at Dutch Grand Prix
The championship leader edged out Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc to take top spot on the Zandvoort circuit.
Swiatek racks up 31st straight win as French Open gets Nordic twist
The Pole was the only top 10 women’s seed left standing at the French Open as Casper Ruud and Holger Rune gave Roland Garros a rare Nordic twist with landmark performances.
Caoimhín Kelleher to start tomorrow's friendly game against Belgium
The Liverpool goalkeeper has his chance to stake a claim for the starting spot at international level.
UK and Ireland expected to be confirmed as Euros hosts with no rival bids on the table
The deadline is this Wednesday.
All time
Australia scent Ashes victory as England collapse again
Marcus Harris top-scored with a battling 76 against a dangerous English attack.
Real Madrid return to top of La Liga despite Osasuna stalemate
Karim Benzema struck the bar in the second half at the Santiago Bernabeu.
Lewandowski scores twice as Bayern beat Dortmund in German Super Cup
Munich retained the Super Cup with a 3-1 win in BVB’s home.
Lewandowski breaks mid-season record as Bayern go four clear atop Bundesliga
The striker netted his 21st league goal of the season but the champions were again lethargic-looking in victory.
Lewandowski pips Messi and Ronaldo to win top Fifa men's award
Lucy Bronze took the women’s award, while there was also recognition for Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp.
Eddie Jones tells England players to conquer Europe and dominate Lions squad
Australian’s words won’t go down well with the Irish players seeking to get on the plane to South Africa.
Explainer: Why is Ireland looking for observer status at the Arctic Council?
Cabinet has agreed that Ireland should apply for observer status at the Arctic Council.
Celtic score two goals in three minutes and hold off late rally in five-goal battle to go top
Callum McGregor, Ryan Christie and Albian Ajeti were on target for Neil Lennon’s side.
Lukaku brace ends San Paolo famine and sends Inter back top
Juventus’ brief stay on top of Serie A brought to an end by Belgian’s double.
Addison and Murphy in 'pole position' among Ireland's standby list
Joe Schmidt confirmed that he definitely won’t be calling on foreign-based players in an emergency.
Liverpool fire three past Bournemouth to reclaim top spot and put pressure back on Man City
Sadio Mane, Georginio Wijnaldum and Mohamed Salah were all on target for the Reds.
Central Bank governor Philip Lane only applicant for top role at European Central Bank
He’s on course to take job of chief economist from 1 June.
Buckley and Cummins on target as Cork City rally against Waterford to reclaim top spot
City took the lead at the eight minutes into the second half at the RSC.
Watch: Celtic down Dundee to go 11 points clear
Leigh Griffiths then staked his claim for a starting slot in the Old Firm derby with a goal.
'He had a target on his back' - Lobov ready for the fight he's been chasing
The Straight Blast Gym featherweight returns to familiar territory tonight for his sixth outing in the UFC.
The billionaire owner of Virgin Media and TV3 is plotting to buy Formula One
Media mogul John Malone, who has significant holdings in Ireland, is poised to take over the sport.
Walsh and Warren lead the race to take over as Galway senior football manager
The Galway clubs only put forward two names to replace Alan Mulholland.
Majka wins stage 14 as Nibali cements lead
Nico Roche was part of the breakaway again but faltered badly near the end.
Pole dancers on the Late Late Show? Ireland was VERY confused
Was it for this?
Election posters may 'distract from the beauty of our countryside' as Giro D'Italia approaches - Senator
Louth/East Meath Senator Mary Moran wants the posters taken down for the weekend of the bicycle race.
Whoops: Fianna Fáil candidate's poster blocks traffic lights
The poster for MEP hopeful Mary Fitzpatrick was inadvertently put up blocking the lights at Custom House Quay.
Vettel takes the 100th pole of his F1 career at US Grand Prix
The German needs to out-score Fernando Alonso by 15 points if he wants to win his third championship on Sunday.
Formula 1: Vettel expresses delight at faultless qualifying session in Japan
The German sits in pole position for the fourth consecutive race at Suzuka.
Britain's Lewis Hamilton bounces back with pole position
The British driver today secured a best lap of one minute and 24.010 seconds to set the pace.
Button claims his first pole for McLaren in Belgium
It is the first time in 60 races that the Briton starts from the front of the grid.
Dani Pedrosa dominates the field to win the Indianapolis MotoGP
The Spaniard started the race in pole position and never looked back.
Lorenzo back on the winning track with dominant performance at Italian MotoGP
The Spaniard overtook pole sitter Dani Pedrosa at the second corner and sauntered to victory.
Alonso grabs first pole position in two years at Silverstone
The inclement conditions were no match for the brilliant Spaniard.
Denied: Schumacher records fastest time at Monaco but Webber starts in pole
The German will start from fifth on the grid after he was penalised for a crash a fortnight ago.