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Slovakia collapse gives Ireland World Cup seeding boost

Although the rankings will be determined after next month’s games, Ireland have snuck into pot two.

Mullan strikes late to secure Ireland's top-tier status at European Hockey Championships

The 3-2 win also ensures Ireland Women’s place in the 2021 edition of the tournament.

From The42 Split-decison heartbreak for Michaela Walsh in European Games final Silver Lining This post contains videos

Split-decison heartbreak for Michaela Walsh in European Games final

The Belfast boxer lost 4-1 on the scorecards to Bulgaria’s Petrova Stanimira in Minsk.

'Disastrous races' to World Cup medal: Ireland's Egan takes silver in Poland

Another podium place as the 32-year-old Dublin canoeist finished second yesterday.

No longer sailing solo, Annalise Murphy's 2020 'experiment' one to keep an eye on

The Olympic silver medallist has jumped ship to sail alongside Cork’s Katie Tingle.

Ireland's fairytale World Cup ends with historic silver as Dutch class tells

The defending champions proved too strong for Ireland, as Shaw’s side finish as World Cup runners-up.

Five-try Ireland show Wales a clean pair of heels to reach Sevens World Cup Challenge final

Ireland will face Australia at 00:08 Irish time.

Cork City face daunting task against Polish kingpins in Champions League opener

However, a stroke of luck means the losers receive a bye to the Europa League’s third qualifying round.

Two-try Gilroy helps Ulster see off Ospreys to take place in Champions Cup

John Cooney underlined his importance to the northern province as he kicked 15 points to help seal victory.

Racing's Nakarawa pips Leinster trio to win European Player of the Year

Johnny Sexton, Scott Fardy and Tadhg Furlong had made the shortlist for the prize.

Klopp sees Liverpool as more 'unpredictable' without Coutinho

The man in charge at Anfield has been delighted with his side’s reaction to the Brazilian’s departure.

'Next thing, he was in a coma. I'm sat there thinking, 'what the f*** is boxing all about?''

With Gary Murray having woken from his coma, Paddy Gallagher wants his former foe to walk him to the ring in 2018.

O'Halloran in line to face champions as Connacht welcome no fresh injuries

The international fullback will hope to arrest his province’s slide down the Pro14 Conference A table.

'A diamond gets formed out of coal when it gets put under pressure'

Rassie Erasmus believes this defeat is part of Munster’s journey.

'To get experience in those situations is great': Marmion ready to build after impressing in Cardiff

It was a rare opportunity for the scrum-half to show his worth for a extended period on the big stage.

Expecting the worst, Golden State Warriors reassured about integral Kevin Durant

KD could yet feature in the Western Conference Playoffs.

Medal alert! Cork's Orla Barry goes one better than London to take home Paralympic silver

A brilliant performance from the 26-year-old.

Annalise Murphy told nobody but she came to Rio for this Olympic medal

After heartbreak four years ago, the sailor has a massive opportunity today.

'He didn't know the half of what we were up to' - O'Donovans reveal rocky road to silver medal glory

Gary and Paul O’Donovan claimed a historic silver medal in the men’s lightweight double sculls final on Friday.

Ireland mark return to European competition with silver medal

Mark Scannell’s side finished second behind Malta.

Ronaldo to stay and frantic January spending - the consequences of Real's transfer ban

New boss Zinedine Zidane could benefit from an enforced period of stability at the club.

Disappointment for Joe Ward as he's forced to settle for World Championship silver

The 21-year-old was beaten in this evening’s final.

Her upcoming UFC bout was cancelled but Aisling Daly will still be fighting next month

Ireland’s only female UFC fighter is heading to Canada.

Regan strikes late to nick the Walsh Cup for Galway

The Dubs led by seven points at one stage but left Croke Park empty-handed/

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Silver linings: Rodgers takes heart from Can display

And the former Bayer Leverkusen man will only get better as his fitness improves.

From The42 Silver lining as Ryan Mullen misses out on world title by fraction of a second Cycling

Silver lining as Ryan Mullen misses out on world title by fraction of a second

Mullen stormed to second in today’s U23 time-trial in Ponferrada, Spain.

Daily Mail explains to its readers that the iCloud is not, in fact, an actual cloud

Wait a minute – it’s not a real cloud? Like in the sky?

Ireland's Ciara Ginty wins boxing silver at the Youth Olympics

Ginty adds silver to go with bronze won by Donegal’s Michael Gallagher in Nanjing.

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Some Croke Park residents are signing a petition to reinstate all five concerts

The organiser said that ‘most residents are fuming that a minority are speaking on behalf of the whole area’.

Six Nations call-ups the high point of another testing Connacht week

The westerners have three players in the extended Ireland squad.

Better news for Ireland as Chris Henry and Iain Henderson near return

The Ulster duo are in contention for playing roles against Munster, who have lost Sean Dougall and James Downey to injury.

New Zealand confirm injured Dan Carter will miss Irish Test

Irish rugby fans, meanwhile, must wait until Tuesday to learn if Jonny Sexton and Rob Kearney will be ruled in or out.

O’Mahony: Munster must start turning 'bitterness' into trophies again

The back row says the southern province was left broken-hearted by the loss to Clermont which ended their season.

'I'm glad that it's all over' - Healy relieved after biting allegations prove toothless

The Irish prop is flying home from Australia after his ankle injury was confirmed as tour-ending.

22 things we’ll still have, even if the ECB takes everything Prom Night This post contains videos

22 things we’ll still have, even if the ECB takes everything

These are Ireland’s REAL assets.

Ireland v Croatia wins the battle of TV sports ratings

There you go Shay, you can clap for that.

Fair play to Flintoff but it was more like white-collar boxing - Ken Egan

The Olympic Silver Medallist is hoping to dethrone Joe Ward in the national championships next February.

From The42 'The route I need to take': John Joe Nevin will go pro with Khan Boxing

'The route I need to take': John Joe Nevin will go pro with Khan

Mullingar’s Olympic silver-medallist has decided not to go for gold in Rio 2016.

Team news: Gibbes expects Reddan to start against Munster

Slowly, but surely, Leinster’s injury trouble is beginning to ease.

From TheJournal.ie Second report predicts 1 per cent growth in Ireland's economy Bank Of Ireland

Second report predicts 1 per cent growth in Ireland's economy

Two days after a similar IBEC projection, now Bank of Ireland believes the Irish economy will grow by 1 per cent this year.

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