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Tyrone and Meath advance to All-Ireland minor football final
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Tyrone and Meath advance to All-Ireland minor football final

Aug 21st 2021, 4:42 PM 9,245 Views 5 Comments

There was disappointment for both Cork and Sligo in this afternoon’s semi-finals.

'It's big boy rugby, isn't it?' - DJ Furlong fired up for the Springboks
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'It's big boy rugby, isn't it?' - DJ Furlong fired up for the Springboks

Jul 19th 2021, 12:28 PM 11,622 Views 4 Comments

The Ireland tighthead prop is relishing the set-piece battle this weekend.

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

Jul 14th 2021, 8:00 AM 26,183 Views 8 Comments

Conor Murray leads the Lions for their biggest challenge yet.

Hospitality representatives to meet government ministers today amid anger over delayed reopening
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Hospitality representatives to meet government ministers today amid anger over delayed reopening

Jun 30th 2021, 7:53 AM 12,990 Views 57 Comments

The industry has reacted furiously to the postponed return of indoor dining.

Ireland earn vital win to close in on World Cup qualification
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Ireland earn vital win to close in on World Cup qualification

Jun 7th 2021, 3:04 PM 7,102 Views 5 Comments

Naomi Carroll’s 46th-minute goal set up a big victory against Scotland.

Ireland on 'red alert' for Van der Merwe as Scotland aim to turn the corner
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Ireland on 'red alert' for Van der Merwe as Scotland aim to turn the corner

Mar 11th 2021, 6:30 AM 4,667 Views 6 Comments

Ireland have enjoyed dominance of this fixture in recent times.

Blow for PSG ahead of Barcelona showdown
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Blow for PSG ahead of Barcelona showdown

Mar 9th 2021, 5:40 PM 5,496 Views 2 Comments

Brazilian star Neymar has been ruled out of the tie.

Shamrock Rovers and St Pat's set for Dublin derby to kick off 2021 LOI season
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Shamrock Rovers and St Pat's set for Dublin derby to kick off 2021 LOI season

Updated Feb 1st 2021, 5:24 PM 4,028 Views 3 Comments

The fixture list for the 2021 SSE Airtricity League Premier Division was revealed on Friday evening.

Leinster poising to bounce back against 'the best team in the Pro14'
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Leinster poising to bounce back against 'the best team in the Pro14'

Jan 5th 2021, 6:31 AM 8,093 Views 11 Comments

Leinster are in the unfamiliar position of looking up at Ulster in the standings ahead of Friday’s showdown.

Flannery looks to add 'steely edge' to Quins pack as they visit Thomond Park
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# Inside Track

Flannery looks to add 'steely edge' to Quins pack as they visit Thomond Park

Dec 10th 2020, 7:15 AM 8,397 Views 1 Comment

The Premiership side have been impressed by some of the province’s young players.

Softies? Ireland vow to deliver physicality in Paris after Rassie's comment
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Softies? Ireland vow to deliver physicality in Paris after Rassie's comment

Oct 31st 2020, 7:00 AM 42,945 Views 26 Comments

Andy Farrell’s men head into Super Saturday with the Six Nations title still on the line.

As it happened: Leinster v Saracens, Champions Cup quarter-final From The42
Live Sep 19th 2020, 2:15 PM

As it happened: Leinster v Saracens, Champions Cup quarter-final

Why not Munster? Van Graan's men out to upset the odds against Leinster
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Why not Munster? Van Graan's men out to upset the odds against Leinster

Sep 4th 2020, 12:00 PM 26,107 Views 33 Comments

Leo Cullen’s side are the firm favourites as they look to secure a spot in the Pro14 final.

Opinion: Joe Kennedy fights for his family’s legacy in a 'nasty' campaign
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Opinion: Joe Kennedy fights for his family’s legacy in a 'nasty' campaign

Aug 23rd 2020, 7:30 AM 52,320 Views 24 Comments

As Democrats rally against Trump, the race for Massachusetts’ Senate seat is also worth watching, Larry Donnelly writes.

Leinster know Munster's two big new signings could 'add a new dimension'
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Leinster know Munster's two big new signings could 'add a new dimension'

Aug 19th 2020, 6:00 AM 5,266 Views 6 Comments

Scrum-half Luke McGrath hopes his team can find their cohesion again quickly as rugby restarts.

Star-studded squads named for South v North clash in New Zealand
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Star-studded squads named for South v North clash in New Zealand

Aug 18th 2020, 11:43 AM 10,029 Views 2 Comments

New Zealand’s best players will face off on 29 August.

Dalton gets late-notice opportunity to upset former champion Pimblett
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Dalton gets late-notice opportunity to upset former champion Pimblett

Mar 11th 2020, 1:03 PM 3,166 Views 1 Comment

The Belfast native will take on the popular Liverpudlian at Cage Warriors 113 in London.

Ireland 'starting to buy into how good we could potentially be' just in time for England showdown
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Ireland 'starting to buy into how good we could potentially be' just in time for England showdown

Feb 10th 2020, 6:30 AM 6,522 Views 0 Comments

Adam Griggs’ side sit top of the Women’s Six Nations table after yesterday’s bonus-point win over Wales.

Cork and Galway kingpins name teams ahead of All-Ireland club final showdown
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Cork and Galway kingpins name teams ahead of All-Ireland club final showdown

Nov 22nd 2019, 12:27 PM 4,902 Views 1 Comment

Mourneabbey defend their crown against Kilkerrin-Clonberne in Limerick tomorrow.

'We actually live in county Galway' - no divided loyalties for Daly brothers ahead of Corofin clash
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'We actually live in county Galway' - no divided loyalties for Daly brothers ahead of Corofin clash

Nov 22nd 2019, 6:05 AM 13,551 Views 1 Comment

Padraig Pearses face four-in-a-row chasing Corofin in Sunday’s Connacht club SFC final.

Ireland to face favourites New Zealand in Rugby World Cup quarter-finals
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Ireland to face favourites New Zealand in Rugby World Cup quarter-finals

Oct 13th 2019, 1:41 PM 80,247 Views 160 Comments

Joe Schmidt’s side will take on the number one team in the world in Tokyo next Saturday.

McIlroy one back as Koepka hits the front in race for FedEx Cup glory
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McIlroy one back as Koepka hits the front in race for FedEx Cup glory

Aug 25th 2019, 4:49 PM 5,505 Views 1 Comment

The pair duelled it out at last month’s WGC Bridgestone Invitational in Tennessee, with the American emerging victorious.

Old rivals Kerry and Dublin to meet in traditional All-Ireland football final pairing
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Old rivals Kerry and Dublin to meet in traditional All-Ireland football final pairing

Aug 11th 2019, 5:36 PM 10,000 Views 23 Comments

Tyrone and Mayo lost out at the semi-final stage.

Katie Taylor's undisputed showdown against Persoon still awaiting confirmation
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# Nearly There

Katie Taylor's undisputed showdown against Persoon still awaiting confirmation

Apr 15th 2019, 6:47 PM 3,342 Views 1 Comment

The deal should be done in the coming days though.

Venezuelan forces fire tear gas at crowd demanding to cross bridge into Colombia
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Venezuelan forces fire tear gas at crowd demanding to cross bridge into Colombia

Updated Feb 23rd 2019, 2:01 PM 14,259 Views 42 Comments

Last night, President Nicolas Maduro ordered the closure of all four bridges linking Tachira to Colombia.

Schmidt sees 'opportunity' for Wales to do Ireland a favour against England
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Schmidt sees 'opportunity' for Wales to do Ireland a favour against England

Feb 23rd 2019, 6:00 AM 6,168 Views 4 Comments

A riveting Six Nations clash takes place this evening at Principality Stadium.

Spying, Connect 4, Vunipolas and kicks - Ireland and England prep for a rugby war
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Spying, Connect 4, Vunipolas and kicks - Ireland and England prep for a rugby war

Jan 24th 2019, 8:00 AM 18,080 Views 15 Comments

Ireland are keen to avoid looking towards the World Cup before a big game in Dublin on 2 February.

Vibrant new boys versus hipster darlings: MLS decider a snapshot of league's progress
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Vibrant new boys versus hipster darlings: MLS decider a snapshot of league's progress

Dec 8th 2018, 8:06 AM 8,274 Views 2 Comments

Later today, Atlanta United take on the Portland Timbers.

'You're a disgrace': Clashes in the Dáil over medicinal cannabis delay (and Leo breaks Dáil rules)
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'You're a disgrace': Clashes in the Dáil over medicinal cannabis delay (and Leo breaks Dáil rules)

Nov 28th 2018, 4:19 PM 84,897 Views 110 Comments

Leo Varadkar broke Dáil rules today by holding up a poster in the chamber.

May faces Brexit showdown with EU leaders today amid talks of transition extension
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May faces Brexit showdown with EU leaders today amid talks of transition extension

Oct 17th 2018, 8:51 AM 8,791 Views 35 Comments

May will meet with EU president Donald Tusk this evening before briefing her 27 European colleagues.

Leinster braced for 'assault on the senses' away to proud Toulouse
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# Old Gods And The New

Leinster braced for 'assault on the senses' away to proud Toulouse

Oct 16th 2018, 6:40 AM 9,701 Views 23 Comments

Leinster are brimming with respect for their fellow four-time champions.

What would need to happen for a new Labour leader to be elected?
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What would need to happen for a new Labour leader to be elected?

Sep 1st 2018, 6:00 PM 10,924 Views 46 Comments

Alan Kelly has thrown his leader down the gauntlet and called for a change of leadership.

WBC champ Deontay Wilder confirms he'll be in Belfast to watch Tyson Fury on Saturday
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WBC champ Deontay Wilder confirms he'll be in Belfast to watch Tyson Fury on Saturday

Aug 13th 2018, 4:54 PM 5,910 Views 2 Comments

Wilder and former champion Fury are expected to clash this winter.

As it happened: Galway v Clare, All-Ireland hurling semi-final From The42
Live Jul 28th 2018, 4:00 PM

As it happened: Galway v Clare, All-Ireland hurling semi-final

Ronan O'Gara's Crusaders cruise past Sharks to book Hurricanes semi-final
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Ronan O'Gara's Crusaders cruise past Sharks to book Hurricanes semi-final

Jul 21st 2018, 11:53 AM 7,391 Views 24 Comments

The last two champions of Super Rugby will meet in the semi-finals after the Crusaders made light work of the Sharks.

Taoiseach wants Brexit put on the agenda of EU leaders meeting in September
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Taoiseach wants Brexit put on the agenda of EU leaders meeting in September

Jul 10th 2018, 6:58 AM 8,415 Views 40 Comments

Theresa May has convened her Cabinet today in desperate bid to quell rebellion within her party.

'It's a huge challenge' - Wexford gearing up for star-studded Leinster U21 final with Galway
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'It's a huge challenge' - Wexford gearing up for star-studded Leinster U21 final with Galway

Jun 21st 2018, 7:35 AM 5,881 Views 2 Comments

Both squads are littered with senior players.

Leinster look to complete historic double against ever-dangerous Scarlets
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Leinster look to complete historic double against ever-dangerous Scarlets

May 26th 2018, 6:45 AM 6,393 Views 9 Comments

The Welsh region have focused on bringing far more physicality to bear this time around.

Simon Harris to take part in live televised Eighth debate
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Simon Harris to take part in live televised Eighth debate

May 21st 2018, 9:11 PM 22,322 Views 141 Comments

The debates come with just days left in the campaign.

RTÉ to host two live debates on the Eighth
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RTÉ to host two live debates on the Eighth

May 3rd 2018, 8:55 AM 22,158 Views 242 Comments

The debates will take place over the coming weeks.

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