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It's on: Katie Taylor to meet Amanda Serrano in landmark Madison Square Garden headliner
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It's on: Katie Taylor to meet Amanda Serrano in landmark Madison Square Garden headliner

Jan 27th 2022, 4:30 PM 32,293 Views 26 Comments

The biggest fight in the history of women’s boxing between the Irish icon and the Puerto Rican great will finally take place on 30 April in New York.

Liverpool's Klopp fears 'incredible' Man Utd despite patchy form
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Liverpool's Klopp fears 'incredible' Man Utd despite patchy form

Oct 22nd 2021, 2:50 PM 3,439 Views 3 Comments

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s men have failed to keep a clean sheet in 12 consecutive home games in all competitions.

Campbell returns for first time in over a year as Pauw names squad for decisive Germany qualifier
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Campbell returns for first time in over a year as Pauw names squad for decisive Germany qualifier

Nov 23rd 2020, 6:09 PM 4,697 Views 0 Comments

One Megan in, one Megan out as Vera Pauw puts together a squad of 27 for next Tuesday’s likely pivotal clash.

'Eddie Jones is just playing games' - Ireland aim to walk the walk in Twickenham
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'Eddie Jones is just playing games' - Ireland aim to walk the walk in Twickenham

Nov 21st 2020, 7:00 AM 28,035 Views 12 Comments

James Ryan captains Andy Farrell’s side on what feels like a very important occasion for this squad.

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 4,944 Views 1 Comment

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

We have a fight: Katie Taylor weighs in to rapturous reception at Madison Square Garden
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We have a fight: Katie Taylor weighs in to rapturous reception at Madison Square Garden

May 31st 2019, 10:25 PM 62,514 Views 50 Comments

Taylor was four pounds heavier than her opponent, but still safely under the lightweight limit.

'Sometimes I'd nearly bring myself to tears even thinking about it - that's how much it means to me'
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'Sometimes I'd nearly bring myself to tears even thinking about it - that's how much it means to me'

May 29th 2019, 9:39 PM 5,737 Views 3 Comments

Media coverage is the last thing on Katie Taylor’s mind ahead of what she says is ‘by far the biggest night’ of her career.

Joshua confirmed for US debut with Katie Taylor pencilled in for undisputed title fight
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Joshua confirmed for US debut with Katie Taylor pencilled in for undisputed title fight

Feb 13th 2019, 3:46 PM 11,982 Views 1 Comment

Taylor must first vanquish Rose Volante in a major fight in March, but is due to face Delfine Persoon in New York provided she’s successful.

Schmidt expects Sexton to be fully fit for Six Nations opener against England
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Schmidt expects Sexton to be fully fit for Six Nations opener against England

Jan 23rd 2019, 11:43 AM 6,011 Views 4 Comments

The experienced out-half has been sidelined with a knee tendon injury in recent weeks.

'Every game is a big game but this is a special one for the people of Munster'
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'Every game is a big game but this is a special one for the people of Munster'

Dec 28th 2018, 7:15 AM 5,204 Views 12 Comments

Munster head coach Johann van Graan said Chris Farrell won’t be available for their crunch tie against Leinster but is close to making a return.

Munster ramping up for 'game of the season' against fully-loaded Leinster
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Munster ramping up for 'game of the season' against fully-loaded Leinster

Dec 24th 2018, 8:10 AM 14,650 Views 36 Comments

Munster are ready for December 29th and a heavyweight contest in Thomond.

'There'll be sparks and fireworks' - Ronan O'Gara gives his take at our All Blacks preview night
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'There'll be sparks and fireworks' - Ronan O'Gara gives his take at our All Blacks preview night

Nov 15th 2018, 5:25 PM 13,968 Views 2 Comments

The Irish rugby legend spoke openly on a series of topics at Liberty Hall in Dublin.

Schmidt says Ireland 'need to get the car tuned' as All Blacks arrive in Dublin
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Schmidt says Ireland 'need to get the car tuned' as All Blacks arrive in Dublin

Nov 12th 2018, 8:28 AM 19,058 Views 14 Comments

The Kiwis will provide a far sterner test than Argentina did last weekend.

Wilder likely next up for Joshua in either September or November, says Hearn
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Wilder likely next up for Joshua in either September or November, says Hearn

May 15th 2018, 4:07 PM 4,239 Views 6 Comments

Promoter Eddie Hearn says he’s exploring options which might see Joshua-Wilder land in the States.

Hardly a shocker, but Joshua and Parker predict knockouts ahead of titanic clash
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Hardly a shocker, but Joshua and Parker predict knockouts ahead of titanic clash

Mar 27th 2018, 2:22 PM 4,809 Views 8 Comments

The pair square off in Cardiff on Saturday night.

Gleeson loss, elder Déise lemons, X-Factor up front - Galway-Waterford talking points
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Gleeson loss, elder Déise lemons, X-Factor up front - Galway-Waterford talking points

Sep 3rd 2017, 7:00 AM 4,609 Views 2 Comments

The counties lock horns in the All-Ireland senior hurling final at Croke Park.

6 of the brightest Kilkenny and Tipperary hurling talents chasing Croke Cup glory
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6 of the brightest Kilkenny and Tipperary hurling talents chasing Croke Cup glory

Mar 25th 2017, 7:00 AM 9,798 Views 1 Comment

St Kieran’s are aiming for a 22nd title, and four-in-a-row, as Our Lady’s Templemore seek the title for the first time since 1978.

A massive earthquake will inevitably hit California in the future, and experts warn the state is not prepared
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A massive earthquake will inevitably hit California in the future, and experts warn the state is not prepared

Jul 17th 2016, 9:45 AM 20,622 Views 15 Comments

A new report shows that people need to face the reality to “prevent the inevitable disaster from becoming a catastrophe”.

Ireland set up massive Olympics qualifier semi-final against Russia
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Ireland set up massive Olympics qualifier semi-final against Russia

Jun 26th 2016, 12:42 PM 3,710 Views 1 Comment

Niamh Briggs was injured in a rout of Tunisia in the quarter-finals.

Senior influence, history repeating and more All-Ireland U21 football final talking points
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Senior influence, history repeating and more All-Ireland U21 football final talking points

Apr 29th 2016, 2:00 PM 3,876 Views 0 Comments

There’s plenty to discuss ahead of Saturday’s EirGrid All-Ireland U21 football decider between Cork and Mayo.

6 players to watch as Dublin and Kerry battle it out for National Football League glory
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6 players to watch as Dublin and Kerry battle it out for National Football League glory

Apr 23rd 2016, 9:00 AM 6,629 Views 3 Comments

This sextet will have a big say as Gaelic Football’s heavyweights contest for national silverware again.

Mexico is bracing for the most dangerous hurricane EVER, tonight
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Mexico is bracing for the most dangerous hurricane EVER, tonight

Oct 23rd 2015, 8:56 PM 24,184 Views 27 Comments

The Category 5 Hurricane Patricia is expected to bring 200 mph winds, and potentially catastrophic rainfall.

Don’t let the big game pass you by: 2011 still hurts Stephen Ferris
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Don’t let the big game pass you by: 2011 still hurts Stephen Ferris

Oct 10th 2015, 8:24 AM 7,313 Views 3 Comments

The retired blindside could be among the Ireland ranks under different circumstances this weekend, and he knows the hurt they carry into this World Cup.

France look towards 'a hell of a task' against Ireland after Canada win
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France look towards 'a hell of a task' against Ireland after Canada win

Oct 2nd 2015, 5:39 AM 8,352 Views 12 Comments

Philippe Saint-André’s men finished powerfully after a stuttering display in Milton Keynes last night.

6 talking points ahead of Dublin and Kerry's All-Ireland senior football final
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6 talking points ahead of Dublin and Kerry's All-Ireland senior football final

Sep 20th 2015, 8:15 AM 8,554 Views 8 Comments

The scene is set for another titanic collision between the game’s age-old rivals.

TJ Dillashaw has got an opponent and date for his next UFC title defence
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TJ Dillashaw has got an opponent and date for his next UFC title defence

Sep 10th 2015, 11:05 AM 3,595 Views 4 Comments

The ultimate test for the bantamweight champion.

6 talking points ahead of Tipperary and Waterford's Munster hurling final
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6 talking points ahead of Tipperary and Waterford's Munster hurling final

Jul 12th 2015, 12:40 PM 10,502 Views 6 Comments

The scene is set for Sunday’s provincial final at Semple Stadium.

Five reasons to tune in for tonight's clash of the League of Ireland's top two
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Five reasons to tune in for tonight's clash of the League of Ireland's top two

Apr 24th 2015, 7:15 PM 5,087 Views 5 Comments

Cork City and Dundalk will square off in front of the RTÉ cameras at a packed Turner’s Cross.

Many Clouds takes the Grand National while AP McCoy can only finish fifth in Aintree farewell
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Many Clouds takes the Grand National while AP McCoy can only finish fifth in Aintree farewell

Apr 11th 2015, 4:40 PM 17,957 Views 37 Comments

Jockey Leighton Aspall won the race for the second year in-a-row.

So, will you be paying the €25 fee to watch Mayweather-Pacquiao in your own home?
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So, will you be paying the €25 fee to watch Mayweather-Pacquiao in your own home?

Mar 24th 2015, 9:35 PM 7,358 Views 22 Comments

All round to your gaff.

Schmidt stays grounded as potential Six Nations decider against England looms
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Schmidt stays grounded as potential Six Nations decider against England looms

Feb 15th 2015, 8:00 AM 20,496 Views 43 Comments

The Ireland head coach and Paul O’Connell warned of the quality of Stuart Lancaster’s team.

Bayern wins $5m Breeders' Cup Classic by a nose after surviving stewards' inquiry
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Bayern wins $5m Breeders' Cup Classic by a nose after surviving stewards' inquiry

Nov 2nd 2014, 11:34 AM 3,838 Views 0 Comments

This pic shows just how close a finish it was.

Hundreds of people are queuing to see a flower called 'Titan's Penis'
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Hundreds of people are queuing to see a flower called 'Titan's Penis'

Jul 1st 2014, 12:08 PM 4,154 Views 1 Comment

Size matters, apparently.

This photo of the London Eye just won an official prize. Does it remind you of anything?
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This photo of the London Eye just won an official prize. Does it remind you of anything?

Jun 22nd 2014, 11:18 AM 4,864 Views 4 Comments

*nudge, wink*

In Pics: Paris presents perfect conditions for rugby as O'Driscoll jogs out on final Captain's Run
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In Pics: Paris presents perfect conditions for rugby as O'Driscoll jogs out on final Captain's Run

Mar 14th 2014, 4:16 PM 5,885 Views 2 Comments

There’s nothing quite like Paris in the springtime.

Heaslip ready to meet familiar fire with fire
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Heaslip ready to meet familiar fire with fire

Feb 7th 2014, 3:00 PM 10,514 Views 19 Comments

“The way Wales play the game, you have to be physical to negate that.”