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A six-year layoff to making history in Croke Park - Cavan chase hurling glory
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# Long Road

A six-year layoff to making history in Croke Park - Cavan chase hurling glory

Sat 7:30 AM 6,830 Views 2 Comments

The Breffni county face Fermanagh in the Lory Meagher Cup final this evening.

Bohs hold advantage but seeking improved performance against Dudelange at the Aviva Stadium
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Bohs hold advantage but seeking improved performance against Dudelange at the Aviva Stadium

Thu 6:00 AM 2,233 Views 2 Comments

Keith Long’s side lead from the first leg, with a glamour tie against Greek giants PAOK in sight.

Lions and Springboks' clash in Cape Town has the makings of a classic
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# First Test

Lions and Springboks' clash in Cape Town has the makings of a classic

Updated Jul 24th 2021, 10:00 AM 18,474 Views 2 Comments

Warren Gatland’s tourists will need to get out in front in the first half.

Bohemians the latest Irish side to face Luxembourg test in quest for European progress
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Bohemians the latest Irish side to face Luxembourg test in quest for European progress

Jul 22nd 2021, 6:10 AM 2,298 Views 2 Comments

Keith Long’s side face Dudelange in the second qualifying round of the Europa Conference League tonight.

Lions get final chance to earn Test spots in Cape Town clash with Stormers
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# Audition

Lions get final chance to earn Test spots in Cape Town clash with Stormers

Jul 17th 2021, 6:30 AM 5,157 Views 1 Comment

South Africa A face the Bulls this afternoon with the first Lions Test now just a week away.

This Lions tour is about to go up a few notches tonight in Cape Town
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# Showdown

This Lions tour is about to go up a few notches tonight in Cape Town

Jul 14th 2021, 8:00 AM 26,176 Views 8 Comments

Conor Murray leads the Lions for their biggest challenge yet.

Much-changed Lions aim to make best of the rematch nobody wanted
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# Backing Up

Much-changed Lions aim to make best of the rematch nobody wanted

Jul 10th 2021, 7:30 AM 4,999 Views 3 Comments

Yesterday’s negative PCR results were a great relief to the Lions camp.

David Meyler: Euro 2020 has been tough for an Irishman in England but Italy will do the business
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# William Hill

David Meyler: Euro 2020 has been tough for an Irishman in England but Italy will do the business

Jul 9th 2021, 8:10 AM 4,352 Views 6 Comments

Our football columnist previews Sunday’s final at Wembley Stadium.

Ireland U20s go hunting for Triple Crown against England side who 'can do a bit of everything'
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Ireland U20s go hunting for Triple Crown against England side who 'can do a bit of everything'

Jul 1st 2021, 7:30 AM 5,758 Views 1 Comment

The two teams meet in Cardiff this evening.

League specialists v championship conquerors - greatest rivalry renewed on the biggest stage
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League specialists v championship conquerors - greatest rivalry renewed on the biggest stage

Jun 26th 2021, 6:45 AM 1,472 Views 0 Comments

Cork and Dublin face off in the Lidl Ladies National Football League Division 1 final in Croke Park this evening.

'We know each other well. It's always a battle' - All-Ireland finalists renew rivalry in league decider
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'We know each other well. It's always a battle' - All-Ireland finalists renew rivalry in league decider

Jun 20th 2021, 7:00 AM 13,419 Views 1 Comment

Kilkenny and Galway will do battle in the Division 1 final later this evening.

Key storylines and players to watch in today's Division 1 league semi-final showdowns
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# Ladies Football

Key storylines and players to watch in today's Division 1 league semi-final showdowns

Jun 12th 2021, 8:30 AM 3,017 Views 1 Comment

There’s a big weekend of ladies football action ahead.

The teams, storylines and pundits set to dominate as the Euros finally kick off
# Get Up To Speed
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# Get Up To Speed

The teams, storylines and pundits set to dominate as the Euros finally kick off

Jun 11th 2021, 3:30 PM 10,685 Views 8 Comments

The craziest iteration of the tournament for the craziest of times, and it all kicks off tonight.

'We can compete, now we need results' - big test for Ireland in Iceland as Euros fever takes over
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'We can compete, now we need results' - big test for Ireland in Iceland as Euros fever takes over

Jun 11th 2021, 7:01 AM 1,638 Views 0 Comments

Vera Pauw’s Girls In Green play two friendlies over the coming days.

Carbery and co. bid to finish Munster's season with attacking show in Italy
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# Final Outing

Carbery and co. bid to finish Munster's season with attacking show in Italy

Jun 11th 2021, 6:00 AM 6,199 Views 7 Comments

Johann van Graan has selected a strong matchday 23 for the province’s final game of the campaign.

Ireland need to be 'like goldfish' and eye new target as England showdown nears
# Green Army
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# Green Army

Ireland need to be 'like goldfish' and eye new target as England showdown nears

Jun 10th 2021, 2:39 PM 5,094 Views 3 Comments

Sean Dancer’s side must bounce back quickly, as they go in search of the last remaining World Cup ticket on offer at this week’s Euros.

Irish team working on 'De Bruyne crossing' as they prepare to face Hungary
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Irish team working on 'De Bruyne crossing' as they prepare to face Hungary

Jun 8th 2021, 6:30 AM 8,682 Views 2 Comments

The Boys in Green face their last friendly of the season in Budapest this evening.

Wise heads and future stars on show as Connacht clash with Ospreys
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# Season Finale

Wise heads and future stars on show as Connacht clash with Ospreys

Jun 4th 2021, 6:45 AM 2,535 Views 2 Comments

Andy Friend’s men won’t be short of motivation despite this being their last game of the season.

'Our expectation is that we'll win' - Kenny's first victory finally beckons against lowly Andorra
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'Our expectation is that we'll win' - Kenny's first victory finally beckons against lowly Andorra

Updated Jun 3rd 2021, 8:55 AM 16,655 Views 37 Comments

Ireland are red-hot favourites to win a first game since November 2019 in this evening’s friendly.

Shades of Munster's journey about La Rochelle's quest for first European title
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# Decider

Shades of Munster's journey about La Rochelle's quest for first European title

May 22nd 2021, 7:15 AM 4,764 Views 6 Comments

Ronan O’Gara and co. will have to see off Toulouse to claim their first European title at Twickenham.

Is Dundalk's greatest era now over?
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# Talking Point

Is Dundalk's greatest era now over?

May 21st 2021, 7:00 AM 3,991 Views 10 Comments

The Lilywhites take on reigning champions Shamrock Rovers at Oriel Park this season.

Leinster must make big-game experience count against ROG's La Rochelle
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# Jouez

Leinster must make big-game experience count against ROG's La Rochelle

May 2nd 2021, 8:00 AM 17,982 Views 22 Comments

The Top 14 side have plenty of threats but Leinster will expect to handle the pressure better.

Vera Pauw's Ireland set to learn World Cup qualifier fate
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Vera Pauw's Ireland set to learn World Cup qualifier fate

Apr 30th 2021, 6:15 AM 1,133 Views 1 Comment

The draw takes place for the World Cup qualifiers later today.

Look to an each-way chance in the Champion Stayers Hurdle at Punchestown
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Look to an each-way chance in the Champion Stayers Hurdle at Punchestown

Apr 28th 2021, 10:28 AM 2,793 Views 2 Comments

Johnny Ward takes you through Thursday’s feature race.

No Ruby, but Kemboy can clinch it again: Punchestown Gold Cup preview
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No Ruby, but Kemboy can clinch it again: Punchestown Gold Cup preview

Apr 27th 2021, 11:51 AM 2,298 Views 0 Comments

Johnny Ward previews a race that was last won by Ruby Walsh on his final ride.

Nube Negra worth a punt at 5/1 in the first big race of the Punchestown Festival
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Nube Negra worth a punt at 5/1 in the first big race of the Punchestown Festival

Apr 26th 2021, 4:10 PM 2,977 Views 5 Comments

Johnny Ward takes you through Tuesday’s feature race, the William Hill Champion Chase.

Unwanted spotlight on women's rugby during window of opportunity for Ireland
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Unwanted spotlight on women's rugby during window of opportunity for Ireland

Apr 24th 2021, 10:05 AM 3,314 Views 0 Comments

Energia Park will host Ireland’s final game of the Six Nations.

Munster men get last Lions audition as Leinster shake team up for inter-pro
# Priorities
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# Priorities

Munster men get last Lions audition as Leinster shake team up for inter-pro

Apr 24th 2021, 7:00 AM 30,955 Views 27 Comments

The two provinces have different agendas ahead of this evening’s Rainbow Cup clash.

Ireland find cohesion in time for France face-off with Six Nations title decider on the line
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# Ireland V France

Ireland find cohesion in time for France face-off with Six Nations title decider on the line

Apr 17th 2021, 8:35 AM 2,139 Views 0 Comments

Adam Griggs’ side welcome the French to Energia Park this afternoon.

Ireland find cohesion in time for France face-off with Six Nations title decider on the line
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Ireland find cohesion in time for France face-off with Six Nations title decider on the line

Apr 16th 2021, 5:08 PM 69 Views 0 Comments

Adam Griggs’ side welcome the French to Energia Park this afternoon.

Munster final Down Under as Clare and Tipperary stars vie for AFLW Premiership crown
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# Grand Final Preview

Munster final Down Under as Clare and Tipperary stars vie for AFLW Premiership crown

Apr 16th 2021, 1:05 PM 19,376 Views 3 Comments

It’s Ailish Considine and Adelaide Crows versus Orla O’Dwyer and Brisbane Lions.

Cardiff offers Ireland an ideal stage to put months of frustration behind them
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# W6N

Cardiff offers Ireland an ideal stage to put months of frustration behind them

Apr 10th 2021, 6:30 AM 1,329 Views 0 Comments

Today’s Six Nations meeting with Wales is Ireland’s first outing since last October.

Leinster's all-Ireland team look to set European marker against Toulon
# Goals
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# Goals

Leinster's all-Ireland team look to set European marker against Toulon

Apr 2nd 2021, 6:00 AM 7,535 Views 16 Comments

Leo Cullen’s men have never beaten Toulon but aim to set the record straight at the RDS.

Team selection a conundrum as Kenny bids to halt slide in friendly with Qatar
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Team selection a conundrum as Kenny bids to halt slide in friendly with Qatar

Mar 30th 2021, 3:00 PM 15,303 Views 15 Comments

Ireland are playing the World Cup hosts in Hungary tonight, in one of the most absurd international football matches in recent memory.

Win against Luxembourg needed to mint progress of Kenny's reign and get campaign back on track
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Win against Luxembourg needed to mint progress of Kenny's reign and get campaign back on track

Mar 27th 2021, 8:00 AM 17,496 Views 51 Comments

Ireland’s World Cup hopes rely on earning a first win under their new manager in Dublin tonight.

Kenny's Ireland looking more uncertain than ever as World Cup campaign gets underway
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Kenny's Ireland looking more uncertain than ever as World Cup campaign gets underway

Updated Mar 24th 2021, 3:41 PM 18,753 Views 12 Comments

An injury-ravaged and unproven Ireland side go to Serbia for their opening World Cup qualifier tonight.

Ulster's exciting all-Irish team to give a glimpse of the future
# Talent
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# Talent

Ulster's exciting all-Irish team to give a glimpse of the future

Mar 19th 2021, 10:30 AM 12,610 Views 19 Comments

Dan McFarland has picked a promising young side for tonight’s clash with Zebre.

Farrell's Ireland must quash renewed Scottish confidence in Murrayfield
# Big One
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# Big One

Farrell's Ireland must quash renewed Scottish confidence in Murrayfield

Mar 14th 2021, 7:00 AM 10,370 Views 16 Comments

Gregor Townsend’s side believe they are better placed to end Ireland’s dominance of this fixture.

Dead rubber can offer a little bounce for Connacht
# Opportunity Knocks
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# Opportunity Knocks

Dead rubber can offer a little bounce for Connacht

Mar 13th 2021, 6:15 AM 4,771 Views 3 Comments

It’s a Connacht side with debuts and full debuts to celebrate.

Dublin star John Small: ‘My dad brought me racing when I was younger. I’d say I’ve been to every course in Ireland’
# Cheltenham 2021
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# Cheltenham 2021

Dublin star John Small: ‘My dad brought me racing when I was younger. I’d say I’ve been to every course in Ireland’

Mar 12th 2021, 2:22 PM 28,030 Views 2 Comments

The six-time All-Ireland winner joins Johnny Ward and Donn McClean to preview this year’s Cheltenham Festival on the latest episode of The Punt.

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